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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 81 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 25 60 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% 4.04% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 10.38% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 13
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
552 578 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.20% 38.95% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 352 370 281
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 40 (78.43%) Degree
2 36 (70.59%) C++
3 33 (64.71%) Computer Science
3 33 (64.71%) Software Engineering
4 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (49.02%) C#
4 25 (49.02%) .NET
5 24 (47.06%) C
6 23 (45.10%) SDLC
7 22 (43.14%) Ethernet
7 22 (43.14%) Windows
8 19 (37.25%) OOP
8 19 (37.25%) Unit Testing
9 17 (33.33%) Physics
9 17 (33.33%) Visualisation
9 17 (33.33%) Software Architecture
9 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 17 (33.33%) TDD
9 17 (33.33%) Subversion
9 17 (33.33%) STL
9 17 (33.33%) MFC
9 17 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 17 (33.33%) VC++
9 17 (33.33%) Electronics
9 17 (33.33%) Linear Algebra
9 17 (33.33%) 3D Visualisation
10 12 (23.53%) OOD
11 11 (21.57%) OpenGL
11 11 (21.57%) Algorithms
12 10 (19.61%) UML

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (13.73%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) SPSS
3 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 17 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.92%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.92%) VectorCAST
General
1 17 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Military
3 3 (5.88%) Avionics
4 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 6 (11.76%) C++ Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Graduate
4 5 (9.80%) Trainee
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Statistician
6 2 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Software Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.96%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) MFC
2 17 (33.33%) STL
3 11 (21.57%) OpenGL
4 9 (17.65%) WinForms
4 9 (17.65%) WPF
4 9 (17.65%) Qt
4 9 (17.65%) Direct3D
5 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 3 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) DirectX
7 1 (1.96%) Flash
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 33 (64.71%) Computer Science
2 17 (33.33%) Physics
2 17 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 11 (21.57%) Algorithms
4 9 (17.65%) CUDA
5 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (13.73%) Economics
7 6 (11.76%) Statistics
8 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.80%) Psychology
9 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.96%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.96%) Biology
10 1 (1.96%) Blog
10 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) UNIX
3 8 (15.69%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) SDLC
4 19 (37.25%) OOP
4 19 (37.25%) Unit Testing
5 17 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 17 (33.33%) TDD
5 17 (33.33%) Linear Algebra
5 17 (33.33%) 3D Visualisation
6 12 (23.53%) OOD
7 10 (19.61%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (19.61%) UML
8 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.76%) OO
10 4 (7.84%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Propensity Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) Analytics
11 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C++
2 25 (49.02%) C#
3 24 (47.06%) C
4 17 (33.33%) VC++
5 10 (19.61%) Java
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) Python
8 5 (9.80%) R
9 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.92%) VBA
10 2 (3.92%) VB
10 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.96%) Perl
11 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.96%) Ada
11 1 (1.96%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 40 (78.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe
2 2 (3.92%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) Wind River
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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