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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 51 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 59 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.96% 2.77% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.67% 7.88% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 49 18 29
Average salary £38,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.31% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £23,700 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
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
610 444 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.97% 35.18% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 411 299 245
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 80 (73.39%) Degree
2 79 (72.48%) Computer Science
3 66 (60.55%) Software Engineering
4 61 (55.96%) C++
5 56 (51.38%) C#
6 50 (45.87%) Physics
7 48 (44.04%) Java
8 45 (41.28%) .NET
9 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (33.03%) C
11 33 (30.28%) OO
12 32 (29.36%) Games
13 29 (26.61%) PhD
14 26 (23.85%) WPF
15 25 (22.94%) OOP
16 22 (20.18%) Windows
16 22 (20.18%) Qt
17 21 (19.27%) Unit Testing
18 19 (17.43%) Linux
18 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
18 19 (17.43%) OpenGL
19 18 (16.51%) Software Architecture
19 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (15.60%) CUDA
20 17 (15.60%) Visualisation
20 17 (15.60%) Direct3D
20 17 (15.60%) 3D Visualisation
20 17 (15.60%) Electronics
20 17 (15.60%) TDD
20 17 (15.60%) Subversion

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (8.26%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) Ethernet
2 7 (6.42%) Internet
3 5 (4.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.92%) VLAN
4 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.60%) Subversion
3 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 32 (29.36%) Games
2 17 (15.60%) Electronics
3 9 (8.26%) Banking
4 8 (7.34%) Finance
5 5 (4.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (45.87%) Developer
2 44 (40.37%) Software Engineer
3 28 (25.69%) Software Developer
4 18 (16.51%) Java Developer
5 15 (13.76%) C++ Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Software Developer
6 13 (11.93%) C++ Software Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Senior C++ Developer
6 13 (11.93%) C++/Java Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Java Software Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Graduate
8 10 (9.17%) Flash Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Junior
10 7 (6.42%) Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) .NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Scala Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.28%) .NET
2 26 (23.85%) WPF
3 22 (20.18%) Qt
4 19 (17.43%) OpenGL
5 17 (15.60%) MFC
5 17 (15.60%) STL
5 17 (15.60%) Direct3D
6 15 (13.76%) HTML
7 14 (12.84%) XML
8 12 (11.01%) CSS
9 11 (10.09%) REST
10 10 (9.17%) Robotlegs
10 10 (9.17%) Cairngorm
10 10 (9.17%) PureMVC
10 10 (9.17%) Adobe AIR
10 10 (9.17%) Apache Flex
10 10 (9.17%) Flash
10 10 (9.17%) Parsley
11 9 (8.26%) Hibernate
11 9 (8.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 79 (72.48%) Computer Science
2 50 (45.87%) Physics
3 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.60%) CUDA
4 17 (15.60%) Visualisation
5 10 (9.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.42%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (6.42%) Online Games
6 7 (6.42%) Hedge funds
7 6 (5.50%) Economics
8 5 (4.59%) Statistics
9 3 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (2.75%) Open Source
10 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.92%) Animation
11 1 (0.92%) iPhone
11 1 (0.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 19 (17.43%) Linux
3 17 (15.60%) UNIX
4 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (60.55%) Software Engineering
2 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.28%) OO
4 25 (22.94%) OOP
5 21 (19.27%) Unit Testing
6 18 (16.51%) Software Architecture
7 17 (15.60%) 3D Visualisation
7 17 (15.60%) TDD
8 13 (11.93%) OOD
8 13 (11.93%) Waterfall
8 13 (11.93%) Game Development
9 12 (11.01%) Project Management
10 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.42%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.42%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.42%) Analytics
12 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.59%) Scrum
13 4 (3.67%) RUP
13 4 (3.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 61 (55.96%) C++
2 56 (51.38%) C#
3 48 (44.04%) Java
4 36 (33.03%) C
5 17 (15.60%) VC++
6 14 (12.84%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.09%) Fortran
8 10 (9.17%) Python
8 10 (9.17%) SQL
9 8 (7.34%) Perl
10 7 (6.42%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.42%) Lisp
10 7 (6.42%) Scala
11 5 (4.59%) ActionScript
12 4 (3.67%) Ruby
13 3 (2.75%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.75%) R
14 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (73.39%) Degree
2 29 (26.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Adobe
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) Twitter
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) EMC
6 1 (0.92%) Citrix
6 1 (0.92%) NetApp
6 1 (0.92%) VMware
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 18 days ago