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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 24 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 117 97 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.47% 6.50% 9.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.21% 14.39% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 90 81 139
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £32,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
680 674 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.24% 45.14% 46.26%
Number of salaries quoted 534 551 656
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 179 (82.49%) Degree
2 170 (78.34%) Computer Science
3 100 (46.08%) Software Engineering
4 90 (41.47%) Physics
5 88 (40.55%) Java
6 83 (38.25%) C#
7 79 (36.41%) C++
8 71 (32.72%) SQL
9 54 (24.88%) .NET
9 54 (24.88%) Linux
10 51 (23.50%) HTML
11 50 (23.04%) Algorithms
12 49 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (21.20%) Finance
14 44 (20.28%) Unit Testing
14 44 (20.28%) SDLC
15 39 (17.97%) JavaScript
15 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (16.59%) C
16 36 (16.59%) OO
17 35 (16.13%) XML
17 35 (16.13%) Unix
18 32 (14.75%) ASP.NET
18 32 (14.75%) CSS
18 32 (14.75%) Visual Studio
19 31 (14.29%) Web Services
19 31 (14.29%) Python
20 30 (13.82%) jQuery
21 25 (11.52%) Shell Script
21 25 (11.52%) Windows

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (3.23%) IIS
2 3 (1.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.46%) JBoss
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) SAP CO
1 8 (3.69%) SAP FI
1 8 (3.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.84%) GitHub
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.99%) Firewall
1 13 (5.99%) Network Security
2 3 (1.38%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.46%) GSM
3 1 (0.46%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.76%) Big Data
2 17 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.91%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.69%) DB2
4 8 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.76%) GIS
6 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.68%) Eclipse
3 17 (7.83%) NUnit
3 17 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.45%) Selenium
5 10 (4.61%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.61%) Maven
6 9 (4.15%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.23%) QUnit
8 6 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.84%) JIRA
9 4 (1.84%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.38%) CMake
10 3 (1.38%) Gradle
10 3 (1.38%) Subversion
11 2 (0.92%) Protractor
12 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (21.20%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.84%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.38%) Electronics
6 3 (1.38%) German Language
7 2 (0.92%) Automotive
7 2 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (44.70%) Developer
2 43 (19.82%) Software Developer
3 30 (13.82%) Graduate
3 30 (13.82%) Software Engineer
4 25 (11.52%) Senior Developer
5 20 (9.22%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (8.76%) Computer Scientist
7 18 (8.29%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.37%) Graduate Developer
9 15 (6.91%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.91%) Junior
9 15 (6.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Administrator
12 12 (5.53%) Python Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.53%) Test Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) .NET Developer
13 11 (5.07%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.88%) .NET
2 51 (23.50%) HTML
3 35 (16.13%) XML
4 32 (14.75%) ASP.NET
4 32 (14.75%) CSS
5 31 (14.29%) Web Services
6 30 (13.82%) jQuery
7 23 (10.60%) CSS3
8 22 (10.14%) SOAP
9 21 (9.68%) HTML5
9 21 (9.68%) JDBC
9 21 (9.68%) JSP
10 20 (9.22%) Django
10 20 (9.22%) WPF
11 18 (8.29%) J2EE
12 16 (7.37%) RESTful
13 13 (5.99%) OpenGL
14 12 (5.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (5.07%) MFC
15 11 (5.07%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 170 (78.34%) Computer Science
2 90 (41.47%) Physics
3 50 (23.04%) Algorithms
4 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (10.60%) User Experience
6 17 (7.83%) Client/Server
7 13 (5.99%) Statistics
8 11 (5.07%) Life Science
9 8 (3.69%) Economics
10 6 (2.76%) Digital Media
10 6 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.30%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.84%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (1.84%) W3C
12 4 (1.84%) Web 2.0
13 3 (1.38%) Fintech
13 3 (1.38%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.38%) Neural Network
14 2 (0.92%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.92%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.88%) Linux
2 35 (16.13%) Unix
3 25 (11.52%) Windows
4 11 (5.07%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.38%) AIX
5 3 (1.38%) Android
5 3 (1.38%) HPUX
5 3 (1.38%) Solaris
6 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (46.08%) Software Engineering
2 49 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.28%) SDLC
3 44 (20.28%) Unit Testing
4 36 (16.59%) OO
5 24 (11.06%) Open Source
6 23 (10.60%) Analytics
7 22 (10.14%) User Stories
8 15 (6.91%) Web Design
9 14 (6.45%) MVC
9 14 (6.45%) Software Architecture
10 13 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.99%) Regression Testing
10 13 (5.99%) Test Strategy
11 12 (5.53%) Functional Testing
11 12 (5.53%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (5.53%) Scrum
12 11 (5.07%) Financial Modelling
12 11 (5.07%) Front End Development
13 9 (4.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.55%) Java
2 83 (38.25%) C#
3 79 (36.41%) C++
4 71 (32.72%) SQL
5 39 (17.97%) JavaScript
6 36 (16.59%) C
7 31 (14.29%) Python
8 25 (11.52%) Shell Script
9 21 (9.68%) Perl
10 11 (5.07%) Delphi
11 4 (1.84%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.38%) R
12 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.92%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.92%) PHP
14 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 179 (82.49%) Degree
2 15 (6.91%) PhD
3 8 (3.69%) ACCA
3 8 (3.69%) CIMA
4 2 (0.92%) ISEB
4 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) WAI
3 1 (0.46%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.37%) Oracle
3 9 (4.15%) TOWER Software
4 8 (3.69%) SAP
5 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.38%) Perforce
5 3 (1.38%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Wall Street Systems
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