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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 78 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 3 20 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 1.62% 3.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 3.46% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 34
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
371 578 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.26% 46.69% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 228 385 336
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,050 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 16 (66.67%) C++
2 14 (58.33%) Degree
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (29.17%) GIS
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) Physics
7 4 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
8 3 (12.50%) DirectX
8 3 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) C
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (12.50%) Games
9 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (8.33%) Stata
9 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) GIS
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) CAD Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Unity 3D Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) DirectX
2 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 2 (8.33%) D3.js
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) Flash
4 1 (4.17%) STL
4 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (8.33%) Informatics
5 2 (8.33%) Statistics
5 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) CAD
4 2 (8.33%) CAE
4 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Linear Algebra
4 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.33%) OOD
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Research
4 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) C
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) R
6 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.17%) Fortran
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Greenplum
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Tableau
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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