Period
to 25 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 228 173 211
Rank change year-on-year -55 +38 -3
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 407 180 72
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.38% 1.64% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 4.54% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 272 145 52
10th Percentile £45,250 £45,000 £34,503
25th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £37,815
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% +15.56% -6.25%
75th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,000 £89,875
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -3.85%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,846 3,965 2,713
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 40.07% 36.19% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,694 3,367 2,330
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Algorithms
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Algorithms trend for jobs with a WFH option

Algorithms
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Algorithms.

Algorithms salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Algorithms
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Algorithms over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Algorithms salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, Algorithms job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Algorithms.

1 212 (52.09%) Python
2 175 (43.00%) Software Engineering
3 158 (38.82%) SQL
4 139 (34.15%) Machine Learning
5 125 (30.71%) Data Science
6 117 (28.75%) Analytics
7 113 (27.76%) Social Skills
8 112 (27.52%) Data Structures
9 97 (23.83%) AWS
10 92 (22.60%) Problem-Solving
11 89 (21.87%) Degree
12 87 (21.38%) Artificial Intelligence
12 87 (21.38%) Java
13 85 (20.88%) C
13 85 (20.88%) Computer Science
14 81 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
14 81 (19.90%) C++
15 75 (18.43%) MATLAB
15 75 (18.43%) Finance
16 74 (18.18%) Mathematics
17 70 (17.20%) CI/CD
18 69 (16.95%) JavaScript
19 68 (16.71%) Azure
20 67 (16.46%) R
21 64 (15.72%) React
22 63 (15.48%) Linux
23 62 (15.23%) Microservices
24 56 (13.76%) Deep Learning
24 56 (13.76%) Git (software)
25 55 (13.51%) Statistics

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 31 (7.62%) Apache Spark
2 27 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.72%) SAS
5 6 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.98%) Confluence
6 4 (0.98%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.74%) Apache
8 2 (0.49%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.25%) R Markdown
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Simulink
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.49%) CPLEX
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.25%) Blender
4 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.25%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.25%) Houdini
4 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.98%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 97 (23.83%) AWS
2 68 (16.71%) Azure
3 32 (7.86%) GCP
4 27 (6.63%) GitHub
4 27 (6.63%) Serverless
5 22 (5.41%) Power Platform
6 18 (4.42%) Amazon S3
7 13 (3.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 13 (3.19%) SaaS
7 13 (3.19%) Slack
8 11 (2.70%) Google Analytics
9 10 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (2.21%) PaaS
11 8 (1.97%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.72%) Amazon SageMaker
13 5 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (1.23%) AWS KMS
13 5 (1.23%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.13%) Wi-Fi
1 29 (7.13%) Wireless
2 27 (6.63%) DVB
2 27 (6.63%) MIMO
3 11 (2.70%) HTTP
4 8 (1.97%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.72%) Internet
5 7 (1.72%) IPv6
5 7 (1.72%) RTSP
5 7 (1.72%) UPnP
6 4 (0.98%) Multicast
6 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.49%) 3G
7 2 (0.49%) 4G
7 2 (0.49%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.49%) SSH
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.07%) Big Data
2 38 (9.34%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.62%) NoSQL
4 24 (5.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (5.65%) SQL Server
6 22 (5.41%) Data Mining
6 22 (5.41%) Power BI
6 22 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.91%) Data Lake
8 17 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.93%) Apache Hive
9 16 (3.93%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (3.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.95%) MySQL
13 10 (2.46%) Tableau
14 9 (2.21%) Blockchain
14 9 (2.21%) Metadata
15 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.16%) JIRA
3 16 (3.93%) GitLab
4 15 (3.69%) JMeter
5 14 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.70%) CircleCI
6 11 (2.70%) Maven
7 10 (2.46%) Subversion
8 8 (1.97%) Gradle
9 7 (1.72%) GCC
9 7 (1.72%) GDB
9 7 (1.72%) IDA Disassembler
10 6 (1.47%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.23%) Ant
11 5 (1.23%) JUnit
12 4 (0.98%) Browser DevTools
12 4 (0.98%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.74%) Polyspace
13 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 113 (27.76%) Social Skills
2 75 (18.43%) Finance
3 49 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (11.79%) Retail
5 30 (7.37%) Marketing
6 23 (5.65%) Public Sector
7 14 (3.44%) Banking
7 14 (3.44%) Games
8 11 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.21%) Advertising
9 9 (2.21%) Law
10 8 (1.97%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.72%) Legal
12 5 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (0.98%) Electronics
13 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 2 (0.49%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 108 (26.54%) Developer
2 75 (18.43%) Data Scientist
3 64 (15.72%) Software Engineer
4 38 (9.34%) Senior Data Scientist
5 36 (8.85%) Java Developer
6 35 (8.60%) Data Engineer
7 27 (6.63%) Algorithm Engineer
7 27 (6.63%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
7 27 (6.63%) DSP Engineer
7 27 (6.63%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
7 27 (6.63%) Senior DSP Engineer
7 27 (6.63%) Wireless Engineer
8 23 (5.65%) Java Engineer
9 22 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (4.67%) Analyst
10 19 (4.67%) Consultant
11 18 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (4.42%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.18%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.93%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.72%) React
2 53 (13.02%) scikit-learn
3 52 (12.78%) TensorFlow
4 51 (12.53%) Pandas
5 47 (11.55%) PyTorch
6 46 (11.30%) NumPy
7 43 (10.57%) Node.js
7 43 (10.57%) REST
8 41 (10.07%) HTML
9 40 (9.83%) .NET
10 34 (8.35%) Spring
11 32 (7.86%) Caffe
12 30 (7.37%) CSS
13 29 (7.13%) Hibernate
14 27 (6.63%) AngularJS
15 24 (5.90%) Elastic Stack
16 22 (5.41%) Web Services
17 18 (4.42%) PySpark
18 17 (4.18%) RESTful
19 16 (3.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 112 (27.52%) Data Structures
2 33 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (7.86%) User Experience
4 27 (6.63%) FPGA
5 15 (3.69%) Virtual Team
6 12 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.70%) Robotics
8 10 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.46%) NHS
8 10 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.21%) Blog
9 9 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.21%) Web3
10 7 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.72%) Internet of Things
10 7 (1.72%) MPEG
10 7 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (1.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.48%) Linux
2 25 (6.14%) Windows
3 22 (5.41%) Unix
4 10 (2.46%) Android
5 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.98%) Robot Operating System
7 3 (0.74%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (0.74%) SafeRTOS
8 2 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (43.00%) Software Engineering
2 139 (34.15%) Machine Learning
3 125 (30.71%) Data Science
4 117 (28.75%) Analytics
5 92 (22.60%) Problem-Solving
6 87 (21.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 85 (20.88%) Computer Science
8 81 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 70 (17.20%) CI/CD
11 62 (15.23%) Microservices
12 56 (13.76%) Deep Learning
13 55 (13.51%) Statistics
14 46 (11.30%) DevOps
15 41 (10.07%) OO
16 40 (9.83%) Full Stack Development
16 40 (9.83%) Open Source
16 40 (9.83%) Project Management
17 39 (9.58%) Fintech
17 39 (9.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (52.09%) Python
2 158 (38.82%) SQL
3 87 (21.38%) Java
4 85 (20.88%) C
5 81 (19.90%) C++
6 75 (18.43%) MATLAB
7 69 (16.95%) JavaScript
8 67 (16.46%) R
9 43 (10.57%) C#
10 42 (10.32%) TypeScript
11 41 (10.07%) Go
12 33 (8.11%) Scala
13 21 (5.16%) Java 8
14 19 (4.67%) Kotlin
15 13 (3.19%) Rust
15 13 (3.19%) T-SQL
16 10 (2.46%) Bash
16 10 (2.46%) PL/SQL
17 9 (2.21%) PowerShell
17 9 (2.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (21.87%) Degree
2 46 (11.30%) PhD
3 16 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.91%) QA
2 12 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.74%) ISO 26262
4 3 (0.74%) MISRA
5 1 (0.25%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.25%) MiFID
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (11.06%) Docker
2 29 (7.13%) Firmware
3 9 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 38 (9.34%) Kubernetes
2 27 (6.63%) Terraform
3 24 (5.90%) Kibana
4 16 (3.93%) logstash
5 13 (3.19%) Ansible
5 13 (3.19%) Packer
6 4 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.98%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (6.63%) Oracle
2 22 (5.41%) Databricks
3 17 (4.18%) Google
4 16 (3.93%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.95%) SAP
6 5 (1.23%) Facebook
6 5 (1.23%) IBM
7 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe
8 2 (0.49%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.49%) Apple
8 2 (0.49%) hybris
8 2 (0.49%) NVIDIA
8 2 (0.49%) Screaming Frog
8 2 (0.49%) Teradata
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.25%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.25%) Solace
9 1 (0.25%) Sony
9 1 (0.25%) Twitter