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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 76 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 22 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 3.05% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.01% 9.07% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 13
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,692 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,125 £55,000 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
439 529 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.16% 33.63% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 268 322 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 May 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 46 (68.66%) Degree
2 36 (53.73%) Software Engineering
3 34 (50.75%) Computer Science
4 29 (43.28%) C#
5 28 (41.79%) C++
6 27 (40.30%) C
6 27 (40.30%) SDLC
7 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (34.33%) .NET
9 22 (32.84%) Windows
9 22 (32.84%) OOP
10 21 (31.34%) Ethernet
11 20 (29.85%) Physics
12 19 (28.36%) Visual Studio
13 18 (26.87%) Unit Testing
14 17 (25.37%) Linear Algebra
15 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
15 16 (23.88%) 3D Visualisation
15 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
15 16 (23.88%) Software Architecture
15 16 (23.88%) TDD
15 16 (23.88%) Subversion
15 16 (23.88%) STL
15 16 (23.88%) MFC
15 16 (23.88%) SQL
15 16 (23.88%) VC++
15 16 (23.88%) OpenGL
15 16 (23.88%) Electronics
16 15 (22.39%) UNIX
16 15 (22.39%) CUDA

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (11.94%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
1 6 (8.96%) SPSS
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Visual Studio
2 16 (23.88%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.88%) Electronics
2 14 (20.90%) Finance
3 9 (13.43%) Banking
4 5 (7.46%) Games
5 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.97%) Billing
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Front Office
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Software Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Graduate
4 8 (11.94%) Trainee
5 5 (7.46%) C++ Developer
5 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Statistician
7 3 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Data Scientist
8 2 (2.99%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (1.49%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) .NET
2 16 (23.88%) MFC
2 16 (23.88%) STL
2 16 (23.88%) OpenGL
3 15 (22.39%) WPF
3 15 (22.39%) Qt
3 15 (22.39%) Direct3D
4 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) XML
6 2 (2.99%) WinForms
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.49%) jQuery
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.49%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.75%) Computer Science
2 20 (29.85%) Physics
3 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
4 15 (22.39%) CUDA
5 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (16.42%) Economics
6 9 (13.43%) Statistics
7 6 (8.96%) Psychology
8 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.99%) Equities
9 2 (2.99%) Exotic Derivative
9 2 (2.99%) Derivative
10 1 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.49%) Blog
10 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Software Engineering
2 27 (40.30%) SDLC
3 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.84%) OOP
5 18 (26.87%) Unit Testing
6 17 (25.37%) Linear Algebra
7 16 (23.88%) Software Architecture
7 16 (23.88%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (23.88%) TDD
7 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.43%) OO
9 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (8.96%) Propensity Modelling
11 5 (7.46%) Analytics
12 4 (5.97%) Campaign Analysis
12 4 (5.97%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (4.48%) OOD
13 3 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) C#
2 28 (41.79%) C++
3 27 (40.30%) C
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 16 (23.88%) VC++
5 11 (16.42%) Java
6 7 (10.45%) R
7 4 (5.97%) VBA
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) F#
9 2 (2.99%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) Fortran
10 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (68.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe
2 2 (2.99%) Google
3 1 (1.49%) Tableau
3 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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