The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 11 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.45% 1.13% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.81% 5.77% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +53.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Mathematics
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
27 52 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 43.55% 19.55% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 69
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Aberdeen region.

Mathematics Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Mathematics
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Mathematics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mathematics.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SCADA
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Delphi
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Mathematics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Delphi
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree