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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 27 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 144 88 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.11% 5.93% 8.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.61% 12.94% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 149
Average salary £38,750 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £45,000 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
867 680 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.82% 45.82% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 595 537 843
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,556 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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 21 October 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 216 (83.40%) Degree
2 186 (71.81%) Computer Science
3 140 (54.05%) Software Engineering
4 129 (49.81%) C#
4 129 (49.81%) Java
5 108 (41.70%) C++
6 80 (30.89%) Physics
7 76 (29.34%) Finance
8 74 (28.57%) .NET
8 74 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (28.19%) C
9 73 (28.19%) OO
9 73 (28.19%) Python
10 66 (25.48%) Analytical Skills
11 64 (24.71%) Internet
12 61 (23.55%) SQL
13 57 (22.01%) UNIX
14 56 (21.62%) Windows
15 53 (20.46%) Linux
16 40 (15.44%) Information Security
17 39 (15.06%) Microsoft
18 38 (14.67%) Cryptography
19 37 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
20 33 (12.74%) QA
20 33 (12.74%) ASP.NET
21 29 (11.20%) Scrum
21 29 (11.20%) Mentoring
22 28 (10.81%) PKI
23 27 (10.42%) Management Information System
24 24 (9.27%) ISO 9000

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (8.88%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.79%) OpenStack
2 15 (5.79%) CloudStack
3 14 (5.41%) Apache
4 7 (2.70%) JBoss
4 7 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.93%) MS Project
2 5 (1.93%) TargetLink
3 2 (0.77%) Simulink
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
1 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.71%) Internet
2 11 (4.25%) Intranet
3 10 (3.86%) Network Security
4 8 (3.09%) Firewall
5 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.39%) TETRA
7 1 (0.39%) LTE
7 1 (0.39%) 2G
7 1 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.39%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.86%) Data Mining
3 8 (3.09%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.70%) MySQL
4 7 (2.70%) Big Data
4 7 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.77%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.25%) Subversion
2 11 (4.25%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.86%) Maven
3 10 (3.86%) Selenium
4 5 (1.93%) JUnit
5 3 (1.16%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 76 (29.34%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Electronics
3 10 (3.86%) Marketing
4 9 (3.47%) Military
5 6 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.93%) Publishing
6 5 (1.93%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.93%) Automotive
6 5 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.16%) French Language
8 3 (1.16%) Advertising
8 3 (1.16%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (33.59%) Software Engineer
2 67 (25.87%) Developer
3 31 (11.97%) Graduate
4 24 (9.27%) Test Engineer
4 24 (9.27%) Senior Software Engineer
5 22 (8.49%) Support Engineer
6 20 (7.72%) Data Scientist
7 16 (6.18%) Software Test Engineer
7 16 (6.18%) Software Developer
8 14 (5.41%) Junior
8 14 (5.41%) Analyst
9 13 (5.02%) Junior Developer
10 11 (4.25%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.25%) Consultant
11 10 (3.86%) Architect
11 10 (3.86%) Software Architect
12 9 (3.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.70%) Lead Software Engineer
13 7 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.57%) .NET
2 33 (12.74%) ASP.NET
3 20 (7.72%) jQuery
4 12 (4.63%) HTML
5 11 (4.25%) CGI
6 10 (3.86%) CSS
6 10 (3.86%) Web Services
7 9 (3.47%) HTML5
8 8 (3.09%) Middleware
9 7 (2.70%) Spring
9 7 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (2.70%) Dojo
9 7 (2.70%) J2EE
9 7 (2.70%) SOAP
9 7 (2.70%) REST
10 4 (1.54%) LAMP
10 4 (1.54%) JSP
10 4 (1.54%) WPF
11 3 (1.16%) WCF
11 3 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (71.81%) Computer Science
2 80 (30.89%) Physics
3 66 (25.48%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (14.67%) Cryptography
5 37 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 28 (10.81%) PKI
7 27 (10.42%) Management Information System
8 23 (8.88%) Algorithms
9 22 (8.49%) Statistics
10 15 (5.79%) Open Source
11 12 (4.63%) Applied Mathematics
12 10 (3.86%) User Experience
13 9 (3.47%) Data Structures
14 7 (2.70%) Wiki
14 7 (2.70%) GIS
14 7 (2.70%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.93%) Visualisation
16 3 (1.16%) Derivative
17 2 (0.77%) Device Driver
17 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.01%) UNIX
2 56 (21.62%) Windows
3 53 (20.46%) Linux
4 22 (8.49%) Solaris
5 8 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.09%) Android
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 74 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (28.19%) OO
4 40 (15.44%) Information Security
5 29 (11.20%) Scrum
5 29 (11.20%) Mentoring
6 22 (8.49%) OOP
6 22 (8.49%) TDD
7 17 (6.56%) Analytics
8 16 (6.18%) Machine Learning
8 16 (6.18%) Product Management
8 16 (6.18%) Data Protection
8 16 (6.18%) OOD
8 16 (6.18%) Risk Management
9 14 (5.41%) Regression Testing
9 14 (5.41%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.02%) Web Development
10 13 (5.02%) Test Strategy
10 13 (5.02%) Requirements Engineering
11 12 (4.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 129 (49.81%) C#
1 129 (49.81%) Java
2 108 (41.70%) C++
3 73 (28.19%) C
3 73 (28.19%) Python
4 61 (23.55%) SQL
5 19 (7.34%) Perl
6 13 (5.02%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.02%) Delphi
7 9 (3.47%) PHP
8 6 (2.32%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.93%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.93%) R
10 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.16%) VB6
11 3 (1.16%) F#
11 3 (1.16%) VBA
11 3 (1.16%) VB
12 2 (0.77%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 216 (83.40%) Degree
2 21 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.34%) PhD
4 8 (3.09%) Postgraduate
5 5 (1.93%) CISSP
5 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.74%) QA
2 24 (9.27%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (3.86%) Firmware
2 6 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Ansible
1 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.88%) Oracle
3 16 (6.18%) Sun
4 11 (4.25%) Sybase
5 7 (2.70%) Facebook
5 7 (2.70%) Twitter
6 6 (2.32%) TOWER Software
6 6 (2.32%) Cisco
7 5 (1.93%) CA
7 5 (1.93%) OpenLink
8 3 (1.16%) Perforce
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.39%) Brady
10 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.39%) VMware
10 1 (0.39%) Talend
10 1 (0.39%) Tableau
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