Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 254 273
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 54 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.80% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 52 99 66
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £26,675 £26,250 £22,375
90th Percentile £62,000 £51,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 3,770 4,063 4,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.10% 40.35% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,682 3,277 3,540
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,804 £24,080 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,450 £65,000
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -2 25 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Warwickshire +18 7 £45,000 - 5
Coventry -16 7 £40,750 +1.88% 4
Staffordshire +7 6 £31,500 -49.60%
Worcestershire +23 5 £55,000 +41.94% 2
Solihull - 2 £22,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £27,500 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
3 19 (35.19%) C#
3 19 (35.19%) Python
4 17 (31.48%) C++
5 15 (27.78%) Mathematics
6 13 (24.07%) Data Structures
7 12 (22.22%) Machine Learning
8 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 10 (18.52%) Automotive
9 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (16.67%) Electronics
10 9 (16.67%) HTML
10 9 (16.67%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) C
11 8 (14.81%) MySQL
11 8 (14.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (14.81%) Google
11 8 (14.81%) Computer Vision
11 8 (14.81%) Analytics
11 8 (14.81%) Visualisation
12 7 (12.96%) QA
12 7 (12.96%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (12.96%) SDLC
12 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
12 7 (12.96%) .NET

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 6 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.26%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (9.26%) Simulink
1 5 (9.26%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) GitHub
2 4 (7.41%) BrowserStack
3 3 (5.56%) AdWords
3 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.70%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) GIS
4 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
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%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Automotive
2 9 (16.67%) Electronics
3 6 (11.11%) Marketing
4 5 (9.26%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.56%) Games
6 2 (3.70%) Finance
6 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Junior
3 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Software Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Data Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Development Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering Graduate
5 3 (5.56%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (12.96%) .NET
3 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 6 (11.11%) CSS3
3 6 (11.11%) HTML5
3 6 (11.11%) OpenCV
4 3 (5.56%) Google Maps API
4 3 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
5 2 (3.70%) Kafka
5 2 (3.70%) Laravel
5 2 (3.70%) MFC
5 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (3.70%) WebGL
5 2 (3.70%) WebSockets
5 2 (3.70%) WinForms
5 2 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.07%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.56%) Infotainment
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) VHDL
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) BBC
6 1 (1.85%) CUDA
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Mathematics
4 12 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (14.81%) Analytics
6 8 (14.81%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (14.81%) Computer Vision
6 8 (14.81%) Visualisation
7 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.96%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 7 (12.96%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.26%) Defect Management
8 5 (9.26%) Front End Development
8 5 (9.26%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
8 5 (9.26%) Project Management
8 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) C#
1 19 (35.19%) Python
2 17 (31.48%) C++
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (14.81%) C
6 7 (12.96%) MATLAB
7 5 (9.26%) Scala
8 4 (7.41%) PHP
8 4 (7.41%) Ruby
9 3 (5.56%) Perl
10 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.70%) Java 8
11 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) MISRA
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.41%) Talend
4 3 (5.56%) MathWorks
5 2 (3.70%) EMC
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Twitter
6 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft