Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 241 281
Rank change year-on-year +19 +40 -19
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 55 69 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 1.95% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 82 35
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -31.25%
10th Percentile £29,600 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 3,099 3,537 3,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.40% 36.26% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,172 2,649 2,748
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,776 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +27 34 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Staffordshire +21 5 - - 2
Coventry 0 4 £57,500 +98.28% 1
Worcestershire -8 4 - - 3
Warwickshire +32 3 £22,000 -56.00% 2
Solihull +8 2 £38,750 +72.22%
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
2 25 (45.45%) C++
3 21 (38.18%) C#
3 21 (38.18%) Python
4 20 (36.36%) C
5 18 (32.73%) Mathematics
6 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.91%) Front End Development
7 13 (23.64%) Data Structures
7 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.64%) SQL
8 12 (21.82%) QA
9 11 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 11 (20.00%) Atlassian
9 11 (20.00%) Confluence
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (20.00%) Project Management
9 11 (20.00%) JIRA
9 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (20.00%) GitHub
9 11 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
10 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (18.18%) Java
10 10 (18.18%) MATLAB
10 10 (18.18%) Web Development
11 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
11 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
11 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
11 9 (16.36%) CSS

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 11 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) Kinematics
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Simulink
3 2 (3.64%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.64%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
1 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.55%) Redis
3 6 (10.91%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.82%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Appium
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.82%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.82%) Robotium
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) TestNG
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.73%) Automotive
2 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) German Language
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Senior Web Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Web Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (12.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Data Scientist
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Development Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Graduate
6 2 (3.64%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Research Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) CSS
2 8 (14.55%) jQuery
2 8 (14.55%) LAMP
2 8 (14.55%) Laravel
2 8 (14.55%) Semantic UI
2 8 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (10.91%) OpenCV
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) WinForms
7 1 (1.82%) WPF
7 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Structures
2 9 (16.36%) User Experience
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.64%) VHDL
5 1 (1.82%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
2 18 (32.73%) Mathematics
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) Front End Development
4 11 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 11 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 11 (20.00%) Project Management
4 11 (20.00%) Scrum
5 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.18%) Web Development
6 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
7 8 (14.55%) Business Development
8 7 (12.73%) Computer Vision
8 7 (12.73%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) Data Science
10 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
11 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) C++
2 21 (38.18%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) Python
3 20 (36.36%) C
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) Java
5 10 (18.18%) MATLAB
6 8 (14.55%) PHP
7 6 (10.91%) R
8 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.82%) Go
10 1 (1.82%) Rust
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) PhD
3 4 (7.27%) CIPD
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 26262
2 2 (3.64%) MISRA
2 2 (3.64%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.64%) Siemens
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Tableau