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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 69 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 30 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 2.62% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.37% 7.95% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 14
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,625 £55,000 £51,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
471 541 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.11% 33.01% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 268 325 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 54 (69.23%) Degree
2 45 (57.69%) Computer Science
2 45 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 34 (43.59%) C#
4 32 (41.03%) C++
5 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (37.18%) Physics
6 29 (37.18%) C
7 28 (35.90%) .NET
8 27 (34.62%) OOP
9 26 (33.33%) Windows
10 23 (29.49%) OpenGL
11 22 (28.21%) STL
11 22 (28.21%) Qt
12 21 (26.92%) Visual Studio
12 21 (26.92%) Ethernet
12 21 (26.92%) Finance
13 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
14 19 (24.36%) UNIX
14 19 (24.36%) Linear Algebra
15 18 (23.08%) 3D Visualisation
15 18 (23.08%) Waterfall
15 18 (23.08%) Direct3D
15 18 (23.08%) VC++
15 18 (23.08%) SQL
15 18 (23.08%) MFC
15 18 (23.08%) Electronics
15 18 (23.08%) Visualisation
15 18 (23.08%) Software Architecture
15 18 (23.08%) CUDA

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (8.97%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
1 4 (5.13%) SPSS
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 18 (23.08%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) Clang
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Electronics
3 10 (12.82%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Games
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.13%) Billing
6 3 (3.85%) Retail
7 2 (2.56%) Front Office
8 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.28%) Marketing
8 1 (1.28%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Software Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Graduate
4 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Trainee
5 7 (8.97%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.13%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.13%) Statistician
7 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.28%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) .NET
2 23 (29.49%) OpenGL
3 22 (28.21%) STL
3 22 (28.21%) Qt
4 18 (23.08%) WPF
4 18 (23.08%) MFC
4 18 (23.08%) Direct3D
5 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 4 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.85%) CSS
7 3 (3.85%) HTML
8 2 (2.56%) XML
9 1 (1.28%) jQuery
9 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.28%) REST
9 1 (1.28%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.28%) DirectX
9 1 (1.28%) WinForms
9 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (57.69%) Computer Science
2 29 (37.18%) Physics
3 18 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 18 (23.08%) CUDA
4 10 (12.82%) Economics
5 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (10.26%) Statistics
7 4 (5.13%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.13%) Psychology
7 4 (5.13%) GIS
7 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.56%) Equities
8 2 (2.56%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (2.56%) Derivative
9 1 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.28%) Blog
9 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) UNIX
3 7 (8.97%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.62%) OOP
4 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 19 (24.36%) Linear Algebra
6 18 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 18 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 18 (23.08%) 3D Visualisation
6 18 (23.08%) TDD
7 17 (21.79%) OO
8 6 (7.69%) OOD
8 6 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
9 5 (6.41%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
10 4 (5.13%) Campaign Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) C#
2 32 (41.03%) C++
3 29 (37.18%) C
4 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 18 (23.08%) VC++
5 16 (20.51%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) R
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) VBA
8 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) F#
8 2 (2.56%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) Fortran
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (69.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) Tableau
2 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
Edinburgh
Accenture
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 25 days ago