The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 52 66 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 58 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.95% 2.28% 5.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.47% 7.53% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 10 49
Average salary £40,000 £28,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.59% -24.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
465 372 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.68% 30.34% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 301 227 241
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mathematics
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 75 (72.12%) Degree
2 71 (68.27%) Computer Science
3 67 (64.42%) Software Engineering
4 57 (54.81%) C++
5 54 (51.92%) Physics
6 48 (46.15%) C#
6 48 (46.15%) Java
7 43 (41.35%) .NET
8 36 (34.62%) OO
9 34 (32.69%) Games
10 33 (31.73%) PhD
11 30 (28.85%) C
12 23 (22.12%) WPF
13 20 (19.23%) Qt
13 20 (19.23%) OOD
13 20 (19.23%) OOP
14 18 (17.31%) Windows
14 18 (17.31%) Software Architecture
15 17 (16.35%) Unit Testing
15 17 (16.35%) Game Development
15 17 (16.35%) OpenGL
16 16 (15.38%) Subversion
16 16 (15.38%) Electronics
16 16 (15.38%) Ethernet
16 16 (15.38%) UNIX
16 16 (15.38%) VC++
16 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 16 (15.38%) STL
16 16 (15.38%) MFC
16 16 (15.38%) Direct3D

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (8.65%) SAS
2 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 8 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Subversion
1 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.96%) PowerBuilder
General
1 34 (32.69%) Games
2 16 (15.38%) Electronics
3 9 (8.65%) Banking
4 8 (7.69%) Finance
5 4 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (48.08%) Developer
2 41 (39.42%) Software Engineer
3 29 (27.88%) Software Developer
4 23 (22.12%) Java Developer
5 19 (18.27%) C++ Developer
6 17 (16.35%) C++/Java Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 17 (16.35%) C++ Software Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior C++ Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Java Software Developer
7 12 (11.54%) Graduate
8 8 (7.69%) Scala Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Junior
8 8 (7.69%) Flash Developer
8 8 (7.69%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.35%) .NET
2 23 (22.12%) WPF
3 20 (19.23%) Qt
4 17 (16.35%) OpenGL
5 16 (15.38%) STL
5 16 (15.38%) MFC
5 16 (15.38%) Direct3D
6 15 (14.42%) HTML
7 11 (10.58%) CSS
8 9 (8.65%) XML
9 8 (7.69%) Robotlegs
9 8 (7.69%) Parsley
9 8 (7.69%) Cairngorm
9 8 (7.69%) PureMVC
9 8 (7.69%) Adobe AIR
9 8 (7.69%) Apache Flex
9 8 (7.69%) Flash
10 7 (6.73%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.73%) NHibernate
10 7 (6.73%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 71 (68.27%) Computer Science
2 54 (51.92%) Physics
3 16 (15.38%) CUDA
3 16 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 9 (8.65%) Hedge funds
5 8 (7.69%) Online Games
5 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.73%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (4.81%) Economics
8 4 (3.85%) Open Source
9 3 (2.88%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.92%) iPad
10 2 (1.92%) iPhone
10 2 (1.92%) Statistics
11 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 16 (15.38%) UNIX
3 11 (10.58%) Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) Software Engineering
2 36 (34.62%) OO
3 20 (19.23%) OOD
3 20 (19.23%) OOP
4 18 (17.31%) Software Architecture
5 17 (16.35%) Unit Testing
5 17 (16.35%) Game Development
6 16 (15.38%) 3D Visualisation
7 12 (11.54%) TDD
8 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.65%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.65%) Project Management
10 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.81%) Scrum
12 4 (3.85%) DSDM
12 4 (3.85%) RUP
13 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.88%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (2.88%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.81%) C++
2 48 (46.15%) C#
2 48 (46.15%) Java
3 30 (28.85%) C
4 16 (15.38%) VC++
5 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.62%) Fortran
7 8 (7.69%) Scala
7 8 (7.69%) SQL
8 7 (6.73%) Perl
8 7 (6.73%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.73%) Python
8 7 (6.73%) Lisp
9 3 (2.88%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (72.12%) Degree
2 33 (31.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Adobe
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) Google
3 2 (1.92%) Twitter
4 1 (0.96%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) EMC
4 1 (0.96%) Citrix
4 1 (0.96%) NetApp
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) VMware
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