The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 76 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 21 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 3.64% 3.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.38% 9.66% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 35
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,125 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,701 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +0.53%
Mathematics
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
622 507 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.90% 37.64% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 417 299 296
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mathematics Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 37 (80.43%) Degree
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
4 19 (41.30%) C++
5 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
5 17 (36.96%) C#
6 15 (32.61%) Java
6 15 (32.61%) SAS
7 14 (30.43%) .NET
7 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (23.91%) Economics
8 11 (23.91%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (21.74%) Oracle
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) SDLC
10 9 (19.57%) Physics
10 9 (19.57%) Analytics
11 8 (17.39%) Google Analytics
11 8 (17.39%) Algorithms
11 8 (17.39%) Statistics
11 8 (17.39%) Google
11 8 (17.39%) Windows
11 8 (17.39%) MS Office
12 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
12 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.22%) Adobe
12 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (32.61%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.87%) SPSS
4 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.17%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Google Analytics
2 5 (10.87%) GitHub
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) GIS
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Statistical Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Graduate
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) CSS
3 4 (8.70%) EJB
3 4 (8.70%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) Java EE
3 4 (8.70%) STL
3 4 (8.70%) XML
4 3 (6.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.35%) DirectX
5 2 (4.35%) OpenCL
5 2 (4.35%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.35%) OpenMP
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.17%) D3.js
6 1 (2.17%) LAMP
6 1 (2.17%) MFC
6 1 (2.17%) Middleware
6 1 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (23.91%) Economics
4 9 (19.57%) Physics
5 8 (17.39%) Algorithms
5 8 (17.39%) Statistics
6 7 (15.22%) Psychology
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.17%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 1 (2.17%) GPGPU
8 1 (2.17%) Informatics
8 1 (2.17%) Life Science
8 1 (2.17%) PACS
8 1 (2.17%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.57%) Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) SDLC
5 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) OO
6 6 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Campaign Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Line Management
7 5 (10.87%) Propensity Modelling
7 5 (10.87%) UML
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
8 4 (8.70%) Image Processing
8 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) C++
3 17 (36.96%) C#
4 15 (32.61%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Python
5 7 (15.22%) R
6 6 (13.04%) C
6 6 (13.04%) VBA
7 5 (10.87%) Perl
8 4 (8.70%) VB
9 3 (6.52%) PHP
10 2 (4.35%) Fortran
10 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.35%) Ruby
11 1 (2.17%) Scala
11 1 (2.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Basel II
1 4 (8.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) Google
4 7 (15.22%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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