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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 85 91 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 9 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.24% 3.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.94% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 42
Median salary £44,000 £34,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £49,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
362 612 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.09% 42.21% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 242 368 376
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £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 7 December 2016.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 24 (60.00%) Degree
2 23 (57.50%) C++
3 20 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.00%) Physics
5 12 (30.00%) C#
6 11 (27.50%) Python
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
6 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.00%) Big Data
8 9 (22.50%) GIS
9 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) Analytics
10 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
10 7 (17.50%) Statistics
10 7 (17.50%) SAS
11 6 (15.00%) PhD
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
11 6 (15.00%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (15.00%) Machine Learning
12 5 (12.50%) Tableau
12 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
12 5 (12.50%) Operations Research
12 5 (12.50%) SQL
12 5 (12.50%) C
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft

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 7 (17.50%) SAS
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Stata
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Big Data
2 9 (22.50%) GIS
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
5 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.00%) MS Access
6 2 (5.00%) QlikView
6 2 (5.00%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Scientist
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.00%) CAD Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Optimisation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) D3.js
3 3 (7.50%) STL
4 2 (5.00%) DirectX
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) CGI
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) Flash
5 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (30.00%) Physics
3 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
4 7 (17.50%) Statistics
5 6 (15.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.50%) Informatics
7 2 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.50%) Derivative
8 1 (2.50%) Economics
8 1 (2.50%) Equities
8 1 (2.50%) Fintech
8 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.50%) GPGPU
8 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.50%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.00%) Analytics
4 6 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 5 (12.50%) Operations Research
6 4 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Data Governance
7 3 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (7.50%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (7.50%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) CAD
8 2 (5.00%) CAE
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.00%) OOD
8 2 (5.00%) Open Source
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C++
2 12 (30.00%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) Python
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) C
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) R
7 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.50%) Scala
7 3 (7.50%) VBA
8 2 (5.00%) Fortran
9 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.50%) F#
9 1 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.50%) Tableau
2 3 (7.50%) Greenplum
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
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