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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 49 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 54 32 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.68% 2.63% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.37% 8.84% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 40
Average salary £41,000 £31,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.15% -11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
475 362 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.38% 29.79% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 308 231 225
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
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 27 August 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 73 (70.87%) Degree
2 72 (69.90%) Computer Science
3 67 (65.05%) Software Engineering
4 56 (54.37%) C++
5 50 (48.54%) Physics
6 48 (46.60%) C#
6 48 (46.60%) Java
7 42 (40.78%) .NET
8 34 (33.01%) Games
9 33 (32.04%) OO
10 32 (31.07%) C
10 32 (31.07%) PhD
11 24 (23.30%) WPF
12 21 (20.39%) Qt
13 20 (19.42%) OOP
14 18 (17.48%) Windows
14 18 (17.48%) OpenGL
14 18 (17.48%) Software Architecture
15 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
15 17 (16.50%) OOD
16 16 (15.53%) UNIX
16 16 (15.53%) Ethernet
16 16 (15.53%) STL
16 16 (15.53%) VC++
16 16 (15.53%) MFC
16 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio
16 16 (15.53%) Electronics
16 16 (15.53%) Subversion
16 16 (15.53%) CUDA
16 16 (15.53%) Visualisation

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (8.74%) SAS
2 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) Ethernet
2 8 (7.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) VLAN
3 1 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio
1 16 (15.53%) Subversion
2 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.97%) PowerBuilder
General
1 34 (33.01%) Games
2 16 (15.53%) Electronics
3 8 (7.77%) Banking
4 7 (6.80%) Finance
5 5 (4.85%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Developer
2 41 (39.81%) Software Engineer
3 29 (28.16%) Software Developer
4 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
5 18 (17.48%) C++ Developer
6 16 (15.53%) Senior Developer
6 16 (15.53%) C++ Software Developer
6 16 (15.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (15.53%) Senior Software Developer
6 16 (15.53%) Senior C++ Developer
6 16 (15.53%) Java Software Developer
6 16 (15.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 16 (15.53%) C++/Java Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Graduate
8 9 (8.74%) Flash Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Junior
9 8 (7.77%) Scala Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Analyst
11 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.78%) .NET
2 24 (23.30%) WPF
3 21 (20.39%) Qt
4 18 (17.48%) OpenGL
5 16 (15.53%) MFC
5 16 (15.53%) STL
5 16 (15.53%) Direct3D
6 13 (12.62%) HTML
7 11 (10.68%) XML
8 10 (9.71%) CSS
9 9 (8.74%) Flash
9 9 (8.74%) Apache Flex
9 9 (8.74%) Parsley
9 9 (8.74%) Robotlegs
9 9 (8.74%) Adobe AIR
9 9 (8.74%) Cairngorm
9 9 (8.74%) PureMVC
10 8 (7.77%) BlazeDS
10 8 (7.77%) JPA
10 8 (7.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (69.90%) Computer Science
2 50 (48.54%) Physics
3 16 (15.53%) Visualisation
3 16 (15.53%) CUDA
4 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.77%) Online Games
5 8 (7.77%) Hedge funds
6 7 (6.80%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (5.83%) Economics
8 3 (2.91%) Statistics
8 3 (2.91%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.91%) Open Source
9 2 (1.94%) iPad
9 2 (1.94%) iPhone
9 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) UNIX
3 13 (12.62%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.94%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) Software Engineering
2 33 (32.04%) OO
3 20 (19.42%) OOP
4 18 (17.48%) Software Architecture
5 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
5 17 (16.50%) OOD
6 16 (15.53%) Game Development
6 16 (15.53%) 3D Visualisation
7 15 (14.56%) TDD
8 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.71%) Project Management
9 9 (8.74%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.77%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.85%) Scrum
12 5 (4.85%) Analytics
13 4 (3.88%) RUP
13 4 (3.88%) DSDM
13 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) C++
2 48 (46.60%) Java
2 48 (46.60%) C#
3 32 (31.07%) C
4 16 (15.53%) VC++
5 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.68%) Fortran
7 8 (7.77%) Python
7 8 (7.77%) Scala
7 8 (7.77%) SQL
8 7 (6.80%) Perl
8 7 (6.80%) Lisp
8 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.88%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.94%) Ruby
11 1 (0.97%) R
11 1 (0.97%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (70.87%) Degree
2 32 (31.07%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Adobe
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) Google
4 3 (2.91%) Twitter
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) EMC
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix
5 1 (0.97%) NetApp
5 1 (0.97%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago