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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 47 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 1 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.32% 2.09% 4.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 4.26% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 12
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Mathematics
Bedfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 188 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.68% 49.21% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59 163 134
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Mathematics Salary Trend in Bedford

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (93.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (60.00%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Physics
4 6 (40.00%) Games
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) PhD
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) WPF
4 6 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) MS Access
5 5 (33.33%) FileMaker
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Nagios
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) Debian
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) LAMP
6 3 (20.00%) Snort
6 3 (20.00%) Xen

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MS Access
1 5 (33.33%) FileMaker
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (40.00%) WCF
1 6 (40.00%) WPF
1 6 (40.00%) Silverlight
1 6 (40.00%) jQuery
1 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Snort
1 3 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft