Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 269 264
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 69 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.43% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 43 53
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,700 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 3677 3980 3398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.80% 36.06% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2878 2943 2703
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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
Coventry +27 22 £29,000 -
Staffordshire +9 10 £52,500 -12.50%
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 -
Birmingham +13 6 £27,500 -
Warwickshire +2 6 £50,000 +19.76%
Worcestershire -4 5 £50,000 +48.15%
Halesowen - 5 £42,500 -
Solihull -21 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) HTML
3 26 (37.68%) C#
3 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (34.78%) .NET
5 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
5 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
5 22 (31.88%) Google
6 21 (30.43%) Degree
7 19 (27.54%) CSS
8 18 (26.09%) Scrum
9 17 (24.64%) SQL
9 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
10 16 (23.19%) HTML5
11 15 (21.74%) QA
11 15 (21.74%) C++
12 13 (18.84%) Electronics
12 13 (18.84%) Python
13 12 (17.39%) Linux
13 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
13 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 12 (17.39%) MATLAB
13 12 (17.39%) Games
13 12 (17.39%) Finance
13 12 (17.39%) Marketing
13 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
14 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
14 11 (15.94%) Firmware
15 10 (14.49%) UML

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 5 (7.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
1 7 (10.14%) SSL
2 6 (8.70%) BGP
2 6 (8.70%) DHCP
2 6 (8.70%) DMVPN
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 6 (8.70%) EIGRP
2 6 (8.70%) HSRP
2 6 (8.70%) Internet
2 6 (8.70%) ISDN
2 6 (8.70%) OSPF
2 6 (8.70%) RTCP
2 6 (8.70%) RTP
2 6 (8.70%) Unified Communications
2 6 (8.70%) VoIP
2 6 (8.70%) VPN
2 6 (8.70%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) H.323
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Apache Hive
2 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) Sqoop
2 5 (7.25%) SSDT
3 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.14%) JIRA
1 7 (10.14%) Mercurial
1 7 (10.14%) Subversion
2 4 (5.80%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.84%) Electronics
2 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Games
2 12 (17.39%) Marketing
3 7 (10.14%) Banking
4 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Military
6 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Software Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Junior
4 12 (17.39%) Junior Developer
5 11 (15.94%) SQL Developer
6 10 (14.49%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Python Software Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Junior JavaScript Developer
8 7 (10.14%) SEO Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Tools Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Network Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Network Services Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Senior Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) HTML
2 24 (34.78%) .NET
3 19 (27.54%) CSS
4 16 (23.19%) HTML5
5 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
7 9 (13.04%) Middleware
7 9 (13.04%) Polymer
7 9 (13.04%) Web Components
8 7 (10.14%) Apache Flex
8 7 (10.14%) CSS3
8 7 (10.14%) JSON
8 7 (10.14%) Pixi.js
8 7 (10.14%) RESTful
8 7 (10.14%) WebGL
8 7 (10.14%) WebSockets
9 5 (7.25%) Reactive Extensions
9 5 (7.25%) SignalR
9 5 (7.25%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.04%) Video\Live Streaming
4 8 (11.59%) Data Structures
5 7 (10.14%) User Experience
6 5 (7.25%) BBC
6 5 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (5.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (5.80%) VHDL
8 3 (4.35%) ASIC
8 3 (4.35%) CPLD
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.90%) PMI
10 1 (1.45%) FMCG
10 1 (1.45%) PKI
10 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
3 18 (26.09%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
5 10 (14.49%) Computer Vision
5 10 (14.49%) Mathematics
5 10 (14.49%) UML
6 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 9 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 9 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 9 (13.04%) Neural Network
6 9 (13.04%) Open Source
6 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Analytics
7 8 (11.59%) Regression Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Software Architecture
7 8 (11.59%) SysML
7 8 (11.59%) TDD
8 7 (10.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) C#
1 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) C++
4 13 (18.84%) Python
5 12 (17.39%) MATLAB
5 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.59%) PHP
7 5 (7.25%) F#
7 5 (7.25%) XAML
8 4 (5.80%) Assembly Language
8 4 (5.80%) C
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) Java
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.70%) CCNA
3 6 (8.70%) CCNP
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.35%) PhD
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) QA
2 8 (11.59%) IEC 61508
2 8 (11.59%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Firmware
2 7 (10.14%) Docker
3 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (7.25%) Oozie
3 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Google
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) Twitter
4 5 (7.25%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.35%) EMC
5 3 (4.35%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (4.35%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto