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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 55 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 53 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.55% 3.54% 3.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.08% 10.11% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 33
Average salary £38,500 £26,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.92% -18.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
584 524 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.06% 34.98% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 384 343 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

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 November 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 88 (79.28%) Degree
2 87 (78.38%) Computer Science
3 56 (50.45%) C#
3 56 (50.45%) C++
4 55 (49.55%) Software Engineering
5 50 (45.05%) Physics
6 48 (43.24%) Java
7 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (35.14%) .NET
9 32 (28.83%) OO
10 31 (27.93%) C
11 30 (27.03%) OOP
12 27 (24.32%) Windows
12 27 (24.32%) Linux
13 26 (23.42%) WPF
14 25 (22.52%) Games
15 24 (21.62%) OpenGL
15 24 (21.62%) Qt
16 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
17 22 (19.82%) STL
18 21 (18.92%) Finance
19 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
19 20 (18.02%) UNIX
20 18 (16.22%) PhD
20 18 (16.22%) HTML
20 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
20 18 (16.22%) Visualisation
21 17 (15.32%) Software Architecture
21 17 (15.32%) CUDA
21 17 (15.32%) Waterfall

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (9.01%) SAS
2 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.90%) JBoss
2 1 (0.90%) Apache
2 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SPSS
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.80%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.41%) HTTP
3 5 (4.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.32%) Subversion
3 5 (4.50%) Clang
4 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
General
1 25 (22.52%) Games
2 21 (18.92%) Finance
3 17 (15.32%) Electronics
4 7 (6.31%) Banking
5 6 (5.41%) Marketing
6 4 (3.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (46.85%) Developer
2 39 (35.14%) Software Engineer
3 26 (23.42%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.71%) C++ Developer
4 13 (11.71%) C++ Software Developer
5 12 (10.81%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Flash Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Graduate
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (7.21%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior C++ Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 8 (7.21%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) .NET
2 26 (23.42%) WPF
3 24 (21.62%) Qt
3 24 (21.62%) OpenGL
4 22 (19.82%) STL
5 18 (16.22%) HTML
6 17 (15.32%) MFC
6 17 (15.32%) Direct3D
7 15 (13.51%) CSS
8 14 (12.61%) XML
9 12 (10.81%) REST
10 10 (9.01%) Cairngorm
10 10 (9.01%) PureMVC
10 10 (9.01%) Adobe AIR
10 10 (9.01%) Apache Flex
10 10 (9.01%) Flash
10 10 (9.01%) Robotlegs
10 10 (9.01%) Parsley
11 9 (8.11%) XSLT
11 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 87 (78.38%) Computer Science
2 50 (45.05%) Physics
3 18 (16.22%) Visualisation
4 17 (15.32%) CUDA
5 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (9.91%) Algorithms
7 10 (9.01%) Statistics
7 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.50%) GIS
8 5 (4.50%) Economics
8 5 (4.50%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.50%) Hedge funds
8 5 (4.50%) Online Games
9 4 (3.60%) Open Source
10 3 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.80%) Animation
12 1 (0.90%) Psychology
12 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
1 27 (24.32%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) UNIX
3 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.50%) Android
3 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Software Engineering
2 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.83%) OO
4 30 (27.03%) OOP
5 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
6 17 (15.32%) Software Architecture
6 17 (15.32%) TDD
6 17 (15.32%) Waterfall
6 17 (15.32%) 3D Visualisation
6 17 (15.32%) Linear Algebra
7 14 (12.61%) OOD
8 13 (11.71%) Project Management
9 10 (9.01%) Scrum
10 8 (7.21%) Game Development
11 7 (6.31%) Analytics
11 7 (6.31%) Investment Management
11 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.41%) MVVM
12 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) C#
1 56 (50.45%) C++
2 48 (43.24%) Java
3 31 (27.93%) C
4 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.32%) SQL
5 17 (15.32%) VC++
6 8 (7.21%) Python
7 7 (6.31%) Perl
8 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.50%) Fortran
8 5 (4.50%) ActionScript
8 5 (4.50%) Scala
9 4 (3.60%) R
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby
10 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.70%) Lisp
11 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (79.28%) Degree
2 18 (16.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Adobe
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Google
4 3 (2.70%) Twitter
4 3 (2.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.90%) Informatica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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