Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 254 267
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 54 78 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.98% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 51 107 59
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £71,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,501 3,945 4,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.13% 39.66% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,500 3,155 3,352
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the West Midlands

Algorithms
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in the West Midlands

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the West Midlands

Algorithms
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Birmingham +21 30 £42,500 +54.55% 10
Warwickshire +33 6 £22,000 -51.11% 2
Worcestershire +14 5 £55,000 +12.82%
Coventry -22 5 £40,750 +8.67% 3
Staffordshire +16 4 £30,500 -30.68%
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 24 (44.44%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) C++
3 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 20 (37.04%) Degree
4 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
4 19 (35.19%) Python
5 17 (31.48%) Mathematics
6 13 (24.07%) Data Structures
7 12 (22.22%) Scrum
8 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (18.52%) Project Management
9 10 (18.52%) Atlassian
9 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
9 10 (18.52%) QA
9 10 (18.52%) JIRA
9 10 (18.52%) GitHub
9 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
9 10 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
9 10 (18.52%) Confluence
9 10 (18.52%) Computer Vision
10 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (16.67%) .NET
10 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.81%) C
11 8 (14.81%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) Windows
11 8 (14.81%) Google

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Simulink
2 4 (7.41%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) GitHub
2 4 (7.41%) BrowserStack
3 3 (5.56%) AdWords
3 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 4 (7.41%) GIS
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 10 (18.52%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Appium
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
3 4 (7.41%) Robot Framework
3 4 (7.41%) Robotium
3 4 (7.41%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) TestNG
3 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.96%) Retail
2 6 (11.11%) Automotive
2 6 (11.11%) Electronics
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Graduate
4 5 (9.26%) Junior
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Development Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Graduate Software Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering Graduate
6 3 (5.56%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) OpenCV
3 6 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) Google Maps API
4 4 (7.41%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (3.70%) WinForms
5 2 (3.70%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) CSS3
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) LINQ
6 1 (1.85%) Pixi.js
6 1 (1.85%) WCF
6 1 (1.85%) WebGL
6 1 (1.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.07%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) CUDA
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 17 (31.48%) Mathematics
3 12 (22.22%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) Computer Vision
4 10 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 8 (14.81%) Visualisation
7 7 (12.96%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (12.96%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 6 (11.11%) SDLC
9 5 (9.26%) Analytics
9 5 (9.26%) Data Validation
9 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.26%) Web Design
9 5 (9.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) C++
3 19 (35.19%) Python
4 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) C
5 8 (14.81%) Java
6 6 (11.11%) Ruby
7 5 (9.26%) Perl
8 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) MISRA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 8 (14.81%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) EMC
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Talend
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter