Period
to 21 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 137 136
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 24 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.28% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 0.68% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 12
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £49,700 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.54% -3.02% +28.13%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,693 £41,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £58,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

Algorithms is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 762 730 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.64% 35.20% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 571 601 655
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,349 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +5.55%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Wales

Algorithms
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithms in Wales.

Salary trend for Algorithms in Wales

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in Wales over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Wales

Algorithms
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +23 14 £47,500 -4.71%
West Wales - 9 £25,000 -
North Wales -6 1 £27,000 -29.24%
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 15 (62.50%) C++
2 12 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Python
5 7 (29.17%) Data Science
5 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
6 6 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.83%) Big Data
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.67%) C
8 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
9 3 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
9 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
9 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 3 (12.50%) R
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) Open Source
9 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 3 (12.50%) Statistics
10 2 (8.33%) Marketing
10 2 (8.33%) Google

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Presto
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C++ Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Junior
3 9 (37.50%) Junior C++ Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Junior Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Data Scientist
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) CAD Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) MATLAB Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) MXNet
2 2 (8.33%) TensorFlow
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) Jest
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) Kafka
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Sass
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) Blog
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (29.17%) Data Science
2 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Statistics
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Sentiment Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Value Proposition
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) C
6 3 (12.50%) R
7 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.17%) ES6
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 13485
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Google
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau