The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 31 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 125 95 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.11% 6.07% 7.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.86% 14.05% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 70 82 125
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Mathematics
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
841 676 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.84% 43.22% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 601 565 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Mathematics Salary Trend in Cambridge

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

1 229 (83.88%) Degree
2 187 (68.50%) Computer Science
3 141 (51.65%) Software Engineering
4 138 (50.55%) Java
5 125 (45.79%) C#
6 109 (39.93%) C++
7 99 (36.26%) Physics
8 81 (29.67%) .NET
9 80 (29.30%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (26.74%) Finance
11 71 (26.01%) OO
12 67 (24.54%) Python
13 65 (23.81%) C
14 62 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (21.61%) Linux
16 58 (21.25%) Internet
17 57 (20.88%) SQL
18 52 (19.05%) UNIX
18 52 (19.05%) Windows
19 42 (15.38%) QA
20 36 (13.19%) ASP.NET
21 35 (12.82%) Microsoft
22 29 (10.62%) Statistics
22 29 (10.62%) Information Security
23 27 (9.89%) Tomcat
23 27 (9.89%) TDD
23 27 (9.89%) Embedded Systems
24 25 (9.16%) Cryptography
24 25 (9.16%) OOP
24 25 (9.16%) Oracle

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 27 (9.89%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.40%) Apache
3 11 (4.03%) OpenStack
3 11 (4.03%) CloudStack
4 6 (2.20%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.37%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (1.83%) MS Project
2 4 (1.47%) TargetLink
3 2 (0.73%) Simulink
3 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.47%) SaaS
2 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (21.25%) Internet
2 12 (4.40%) Network Security
3 10 (3.66%) Intranet
3 10 (3.66%) Firewall
4 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.47%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.10%) HTTP
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless
7 1 (0.37%) 2G
7 1 (0.37%) TETRA
7 1 (0.37%) LTE
7 1 (0.37%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 14 (5.13%) Data Mining
3 12 (4.40%) MySQL
4 10 (3.66%) Big Data
5 9 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.10%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.76%) Selenium
3 9 (3.30%) Subversion
4 7 (2.56%) WinRunner
5 6 (2.20%) JUnit
5 6 (2.20%) Maven
5 6 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.37%) GCC
7 1 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.37%) SCons
7 1 (0.37%) GoogleTest
General
1 73 (26.74%) Finance
2 19 (6.96%) Marketing
3 18 (6.59%) Electronics
4 12 (4.40%) Advertising
5 8 (2.93%) Military
6 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.83%) Publishing
7 5 (1.83%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.47%) Automotive
8 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.10%) Back Office
10 2 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (30.40%) Developer
2 80 (29.30%) Software Engineer
3 30 (10.99%) Data Scientist
4 28 (10.26%) Graduate
5 27 (9.89%) Support Engineer
6 25 (9.16%) Software Developer
7 21 (7.69%) Analyst
8 15 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (3.66%) Web Developer
9 10 (3.66%) Consultant
9 10 (3.66%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 9 (3.30%) Tester
10 9 (3.30%) Junior
10 9 (3.30%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.93%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.93%) C++ Developer
11 8 (2.93%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.93%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (2.93%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.67%) .NET
2 36 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 18 (6.59%) jQuery
4 14 (5.13%) HTML
5 13 (4.76%) Web Services
6 12 (4.40%) CSS
7 11 (4.03%) Middleware
8 10 (3.66%) CGI
8 10 (3.66%) Spring
8 10 (3.66%) J2EE
9 9 (3.30%) HTML5
10 6 (2.20%) Dojo
11 5 (1.83%) WCF
11 5 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (1.83%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.83%) REST
11 5 (1.83%) SOAP
11 5 (1.83%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.47%) LAMP
12 4 (1.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (68.50%) Computer Science
2 99 (36.26%) Physics
3 80 (29.30%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (10.62%) Statistics
5 27 (9.89%) Embedded Systems
6 25 (9.16%) Cryptography
7 24 (8.79%) PKI
8 21 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
9 18 (6.59%) Management Information System
10 13 (4.76%) Open Source
11 12 (4.40%) Mobile App
12 10 (3.66%) Wiki
12 10 (3.66%) Firmware
13 9 (3.30%) Visualisation
14 8 (2.93%) User Experience
15 6 (2.20%) GIS
16 4 (1.47%) Device Driver
16 4 (1.47%) Grid Computing
17 3 (1.10%) Derivative
18 2 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.61%) Linux
2 52 (19.05%) UNIX
2 52 (19.05%) Windows
3 22 (8.06%) Solaris
4 10 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.66%) Android
5 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (51.65%) Software Engineering
2 71 (26.01%) OO
3 62 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.62%) Information Security
5 27 (9.89%) TDD
6 25 (9.16%) OOP
7 22 (8.06%) Machine Learning
7 22 (8.06%) Mentoring
8 21 (7.69%) Scrum
9 20 (7.33%) Analytics
10 18 (6.59%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.86%) OOD
11 16 (5.86%) Signal Processing
12 15 (5.49%) Risk Management
13 14 (5.13%) Product Management
14 12 (4.40%) Test Automation
14 12 (4.40%) Test Strategy
14 12 (4.40%) Statistical Modelling
14 12 (4.40%) Web Development
15 11 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (50.55%) Java
2 125 (45.79%) C#
3 109 (39.93%) C++
4 67 (24.54%) Python
5 65 (23.81%) C
6 57 (20.88%) SQL
7 24 (8.79%) Perl
8 17 (6.23%) PHP
9 15 (5.49%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.40%) Delphi
11 7 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.83%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.83%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.83%) R
13 4 (1.47%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.10%) VBA
14 3 (1.10%) VB6
14 3 (1.10%) VB
14 3 (1.10%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 229 (83.88%) Degree
2 23 (8.42%) PhD
3 15 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.03%) Postgraduate
5 5 (1.83%) CISSP
5 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.38%) QA
2 17 (6.23%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) WAI
4 1 (0.37%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (2.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Puppet
1 2 (0.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.16%) Oracle
3 17 (6.23%) Sun
4 10 (3.66%) Sybase
5 8 (2.93%) Cisco
6 6 (2.20%) JBoss
7 5 (1.83%) CA
7 5 (1.83%) OpenLink
7 5 (1.83%) Facebook
7 5 (1.83%) Twitter
8 4 (1.47%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.73%) Perforce
9 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.37%) Google
10 1 (0.37%) Tableau
10 1 (0.37%) Talend
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