Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 245 267
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 44 68 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.76% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 96 66
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -30.43% +49.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £51,875 £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 3,656 3,856 4,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.95% 39.52% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 3,009 3,441
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,773 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -3 15 £55,000 +69.23% 9
Warwickshire +20 12 £50,000 +35.14% 3
Coventry -31 6 £40,750 +1.88% 1
Solihull - 4 £22,500 - 1
Worcestershire +29 3 £55,000 +41.94% 2
Staffordshire -2 2 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £27,500 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (43.18%) Python
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Degree
4 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (27.27%) Machine Learning
5 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 10 (22.73%) C++
6 10 (22.73%) HTML
6 10 (22.73%) Mathematics
6 10 (22.73%) Data Structures
7 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.45%) Automotive
8 8 (18.18%) Electronics
8 8 (18.18%) SQL
8 8 (18.18%) C#
8 8 (18.18%) Windows
8 8 (18.18%) Project Management
8 8 (18.18%) SDLC
8 8 (18.18%) Analytics
8 8 (18.18%) Visualisation
9 7 (15.91%) CSS3
9 7 (15.91%) HTML5
9 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (15.91%) MATLAB
9 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.91%) Java
9 7 (15.91%) CSS
10 6 (13.64%) MySQL
10 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling

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 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Simulink
1 5 (11.36%) Stateflow
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.55%) BrowserStack
2 2 (4.55%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) BGP
1 5 (11.36%) DHCP
1 5 (11.36%) DMVPN
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
1 5 (11.36%) EIGRP
1 5 (11.36%) HSRP
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
1 5 (11.36%) ISDN
1 5 (11.36%) OSPF
1 5 (11.36%) RTCP
1 5 (11.36%) RTP
1 5 (11.36%) SSL
1 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications
1 5 (11.36%) VoIP
1 5 (11.36%) VPN
1 5 (11.36%) Wireless
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) GIS
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Appium
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
4 2 (4.55%) Robotium
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) TestNG
4 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (20.45%) Automotive
2 8 (18.18%) Electronics
3 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.09%) Games
5 3 (6.82%) Aerospace
6 2 (4.55%) Marketing
7 1 (2.27%) Finance
7 1 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Junior
3 6 (13.64%) Junior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Data Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Network Services Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Service Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Service Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Software Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Graduate
6 3 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) CSS3
2 7 (15.91%) HTML5
3 3 (6.82%) Google Maps API
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
3 3 (6.82%) Kafka
3 3 (6.82%) Pixi.js
3 3 (6.82%) WebGL
3 3 (6.82%) WebSockets
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) Laravel
4 2 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (4.55%) MFC
4 2 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.27%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 10 (22.73%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Infotainment
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.55%) VHDL
6 1 (2.27%) BBC
6 1 (2.27%) CUDA
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Machine Learning
2 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 10 (22.73%) Mathematics
4 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.18%) Analytics
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) SDLC
5 8 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
6 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.64%) Data Science
8 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (11.36%) Defect Management
8 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.36%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
8 5 (11.36%) Statistics
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Python
2 10 (22.73%) C++
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) MATLAB
6 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 4 (9.09%) Scala
8 3 (6.82%) C
8 3 (6.82%) Perl
8 3 (6.82%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.55%) Java 8
9 2 (4.55%) R
10 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) CCNA
2 5 (11.36%) CCNP
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) MISRA
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.55%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) Talend
4 3 (6.82%) MathWorks
4 3 (6.82%) Twitter
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) SAP