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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 32 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 125 92 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.84% 5.72% 6.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.69% 16.43% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 99
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,160 £25,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
749 560 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.97% 34.83% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 552 465 598
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 243 (79.67%) Degree
2 194 (63.61%) Computer Science
3 141 (46.23%) Java
4 137 (44.92%) Software Engineering
5 125 (40.98%) C#
6 118 (38.69%) C++
7 112 (36.72%) Physics
8 86 (28.20%) Python
9 83 (27.21%) .NET
10 69 (22.62%) Finance
11 68 (22.30%) OO
12 67 (21.97%) C
13 61 (20.00%) Linux
14 58 (19.02%) Internet
15 57 (18.69%) SQL
16 53 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
17 51 (16.72%) UNIX
18 48 (15.74%) Windows
19 44 (14.43%) Perl
19 44 (14.43%) QA
20 39 (12.79%) Microsoft
21 38 (12.46%) ASP.NET
22 34 (11.15%) Statistics
23 33 (10.82%) Electronics
24 29 (9.51%) OOP
24 29 (9.51%) TDD
25 28 (9.18%) Tomcat
26 27 (8.85%) Oracle
27 26 (8.52%) PhD
27 26 (8.52%) Information Security

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (9.18%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.92%) Apache
3 9 (2.95%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.95%) CloudStack
4 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.98%) SAS
6 2 (0.66%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.33%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (1.64%) MS Project
2 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Simulink
3 1 (0.33%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.33%) SPSS
3 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Endur
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.31%) SaaS
2 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (19.02%) Internet
2 19 (6.23%) Wireless
3 15 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (4.92%) Bluetooth
4 13 (4.26%) Network Security
5 11 (3.61%) Intranet
5 11 (3.61%) Firewall
6 9 (2.95%) UWB
7 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.64%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.64%) HTTP
9 1 (0.33%) 3G
9 1 (0.33%) LTE
9 1 (0.33%) 2G
9 1 (0.33%) TETRA
9 1 (0.33%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.57%) Data Mining
3 15 (4.92%) MySQL
3 15 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.61%) Big Data
5 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.97%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.98%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) QlikView
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.59%) Selenium
3 12 (3.93%) Subversion
4 7 (2.30%) WinRunner
5 6 (1.97%) JUnit
5 6 (1.97%) Maven
5 6 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.33%) GCC
7 1 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.33%) SCons
7 1 (0.33%) GoogleTest
General
1 69 (22.62%) Finance
2 33 (10.82%) Electronics
3 20 (6.56%) Marketing
4 13 (4.26%) Advertising
5 7 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.97%) Military
7 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.64%) Publishing
7 5 (1.64%) Games
7 5 (1.64%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (31.80%) Developer
2 77 (25.25%) Software Engineer
3 33 (10.82%) Graduate
3 33 (10.82%) Data Scientist
4 28 (9.18%) Software Developer
5 25 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.23%) Analyst
7 14 (4.59%) C++ Developer
7 14 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (4.26%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (4.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 11 (3.61%) Tester
10 10 (3.28%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.28%) Consultant
10 10 (3.28%) Test Engineer
11 9 (2.95%) Graduate Software Developer
11 9 (2.95%) Junior
11 9 (2.95%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.62%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (27.21%) .NET
2 38 (12.46%) ASP.NET
3 22 (7.21%) jQuery
4 20 (6.56%) HTML
5 16 (5.25%) Web Services
6 15 (4.92%) CSS
7 11 (3.61%) CGI
7 11 (3.61%) Middleware
8 10 (3.28%) J2EE
8 10 (3.28%) Spring
9 8 (2.62%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.30%) HTML5
11 6 (1.97%) Dojo
12 5 (1.64%) WCF
12 5 (1.64%) LINQ
12 5 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (1.64%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.64%) XML
13 4 (1.31%) XHTML
13 4 (1.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 194 (63.61%) Computer Science
2 112 (36.72%) Physics
3 34 (11.15%) Statistics
4 25 (8.20%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (7.87%) Firmware
6 23 (7.54%) Cryptography
7 22 (7.21%) PKI
8 21 (6.89%) Applied Mathematics
9 18 (5.90%) Management Information System
10 13 (4.26%) Visualisation
11 12 (3.93%) Open Source
11 12 (3.93%) Mobile App
12 9 (2.95%) Wiki
13 6 (1.97%) Grid Computing
13 6 (1.97%) GIS
14 5 (1.64%) VHDL
14 5 (1.64%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 3 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
15 3 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.00%) Linux
2 51 (16.72%) UNIX
3 48 (15.74%) Windows
4 23 (7.54%) Solaris
5 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.30%) Android
6 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (44.92%) Software Engineering
2 68 (22.30%) OO
3 53 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (9.51%) TDD
4 29 (9.51%) OOP
5 26 (8.52%) Information Security
6 25 (8.20%) Scrum
6 25 (8.20%) Machine Learning
7 22 (7.21%) E-Commerce
8 21 (6.89%) Signal Processing
9 19 (6.23%) Analytics
10 18 (5.90%) OOD
11 17 (5.57%) Unit Testing
11 17 (5.57%) Test Automation
12 16 (5.25%) Software Architecture
12 16 (5.25%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.26%) Validation
13 13 (4.26%) Statistical Modelling
14 12 (3.93%) Product Management
15 11 (3.61%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 141 (46.23%) Java
2 125 (40.98%) C#
3 118 (38.69%) C++
4 86 (28.20%) Python
5 67 (21.97%) C
6 57 (18.69%) SQL
7 44 (14.43%) Perl
8 23 (7.54%) PHP
9 21 (6.89%) JavaScript
10 11 (3.61%) Assembly Language
11 9 (2.95%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.62%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.30%) VB6
13 7 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.30%) Delphi
13 7 (2.30%) VB
14 6 (1.97%) R
15 4 (1.31%) C++/CLI
15 4 (1.31%) Ruby
16 3 (0.98%) Lua
Qualifications
1 243 (79.67%) Degree
2 26 (8.52%) PhD
3 13 (4.26%) Postgraduate
4 12 (3.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.64%) CISSP
5 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.43%) QA
2 15 (4.92%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) WAI
4 1 (0.33%) CDISC
4 1 (0.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (2.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Puppet
1 2 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.85%) Oracle
3 18 (5.90%) Sun
4 11 (3.61%) Sybase
5 9 (2.95%) Cisco
6 6 (1.97%) JBoss
7 5 (1.64%) CA
8 4 (1.31%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.66%) Perforce
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.66%) Tableau
9 2 (0.66%) Facebook
9 2 (0.66%) Twitter
10 1 (0.33%) Talend
10 1 (0.33%) Google
10 1 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.33%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 package (DOE)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE + share options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k according to experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago