Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 125 144
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 17 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 2.22% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 10
Wales median annual salary £25,000 £24,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -52.00% +27.39%
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

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 782 720 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.81% 35.09% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 613 579 716
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,735 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,900 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
West Wales +22 10 £25,000 -
South Wales -15 7 £46,250 +92.71%
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (58.82%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
5 3 (17.65%) ES6
5 3 (17.65%) npm
5 3 (17.65%) Jest
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics

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 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Chatbot
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) npm
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
2 1 (5.88%) Presto
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C++ Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Junior
2 10 (58.82%) Junior C++ Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Junior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) Jest
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
1 3 (17.65%) Sass
2 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Caffe
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) TensorFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Torch
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
2 3 (17.65%) OOP
2 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Science
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Vision
4 1 (5.88%) Conversational UI
4 1 (5.88%) Decision Tree
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Research
4 1 (5.88%) Random Forest
4 1 (5.88%) Support Vector Machines
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) ES6
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) R
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau