Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 252 288
Rank change year-on-year +16 +36 -18
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 56 66 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.67% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 51
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,625 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,850 £51,875 £67,500
England 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 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 3,545 3,961 4,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.63% 38.85% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,545 3,139 3,256
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,900 £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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +51 38 £40,000 +45.45% 10
Staffordshire +20 4 £30,500 -41.90%
Worcestershire +5 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Warwickshire +31 3 £22,000 -51.11% 2
Coventry -11 2 £52,500 +81.03% 1
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 25 (44.64%) Software Engineering
2 23 (41.07%) C#
3 21 (37.50%) C++
4 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.93%) Mathematics
6 17 (30.36%) Python
7 15 (26.79%) Scrum
7 15 (26.79%) Data Structures
8 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.00%) Degree
9 13 (23.21%) JIRA
9 13 (23.21%) QA
9 13 (23.21%) Atlassian
9 13 (23.21%) Multithreading
9 13 (23.21%) C
9 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (23.21%) Project Management
9 13 (23.21%) GitHub
9 13 (23.21%) Issue Tracking
9 13 (23.21%) Confluence
9 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
10 12 (21.43%) Computer Vision
10 12 (21.43%) SQL
10 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
11 11 (19.64%) OpenCV
12 9 (16.07%) .NET
12 9 (16.07%) MySQL
13 8 (14.29%) Web Development
14 7 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence

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 13 (23.21%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) Kinematics
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Simulink
3 2 (3.57%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) GitHub
2 3 (5.36%) AdWords
2 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.57%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.71%) Redis
4 2 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
1 13 (23.21%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Appium
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.57%) Robotium
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) TestNG
4 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Automotive
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) German Language
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Machine Learning Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) SEO Executive
6 2 (3.57%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) OpenCV
2 9 (16.07%) .NET
3 7 (12.50%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
4 6 (10.71%) LAMP
4 6 (10.71%) Laravel
4 6 (10.71%) Semantic UI
4 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.36%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) HTML5
6 2 (3.57%) WinForms
6 2 (3.57%) WPF
7 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.79%) CSS3
7 1 (1.79%) JSON
7 1 (1.79%) LINQ
7 1 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.79%) WCF
7 1 (1.79%) WebGL
7 1 (1.79%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Data Structures
2 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) CUDA
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Software Engineering
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Mathematics
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 13 (23.21%) Issue Tracking
6 13 (23.21%) Multithreading
6 13 (23.21%) Project Management
7 12 (21.43%) Computer Vision
8 8 (14.29%) Web Development
9 7 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (10.71%) Business Development
11 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.93%) SDET
12 4 (7.14%) Analytics
12 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
13 3 (5.36%) Data Visualisation
13 3 (5.36%) Link Building
13 3 (5.36%) Machine Learning
13 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) C++
3 17 (30.36%) Python
4 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (23.21%) C
6 12 (21.43%) SQL
7 6 (10.71%) Java
7 6 (10.71%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
10 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.79%) Scala
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) CIPD
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.93%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Siemens
3 1 (1.79%) Talend
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter