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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 63 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 50 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.33% 3.30% 3.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.24% 9.59% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 25
Average salary £38,500 £27,375 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.63% -17.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
607 490 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.47% 34.43% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 379 338 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 24 October 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 85 (79.44%) Degree
2 79 (73.83%) Computer Science
3 58 (54.21%) C++
4 54 (50.47%) Software Engineering
5 53 (49.53%) C#
6 47 (43.93%) Physics
7 45 (42.06%) Java
8 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (38.32%) .NET
10 35 (32.71%) C
11 29 (27.10%) Games
12 27 (25.23%) OO
13 25 (23.36%) OOP
13 25 (23.36%) WPF
14 23 (21.50%) Windows
15 22 (20.56%) Linux
15 22 (20.56%) Unit Testing
16 21 (19.63%) PhD
17 19 (17.76%) OpenGL
17 19 (17.76%) Visual Studio
17 19 (17.76%) Qt
18 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (16.82%) UNIX
19 17 (15.89%) STL
19 17 (15.89%) HTML
19 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
19 17 (15.89%) Visualisation
19 17 (15.89%) Software Architecture
20 16 (14.95%) CUDA
20 16 (14.95%) Waterfall

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.41%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.93%) JBoss
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.61%) HTTP
3 5 (4.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) VLAN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Visual Studio
2 16 (14.95%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
General
1 29 (27.10%) Games
2 16 (14.95%) Electronics
3 14 (13.08%) Finance
4 7 (6.54%) Marketing
5 5 (4.67%) Banking
6 4 (3.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (45.79%) Developer
2 37 (34.58%) Software Engineer
3 26 (24.30%) Software Developer
4 16 (14.95%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.21%) C++ Developer
5 12 (11.21%) C++ Software Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Software Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior C++ Developer
6 11 (10.28%) C++/Java Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Analyst
7 10 (9.35%) Flash Developer
7 10 (9.35%) .NET Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Graduate
9 7 (6.54%) Junior
10 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (38.32%) .NET
2 25 (23.36%) WPF
3 19 (17.76%) Qt
3 19 (17.76%) OpenGL
4 17 (15.89%) HTML
4 17 (15.89%) STL
5 16 (14.95%) MFC
5 16 (14.95%) Direct3D
6 14 (13.08%) CSS
6 14 (13.08%) XML
7 12 (11.21%) REST
8 10 (9.35%) Cairngorm
8 10 (9.35%) PureMVC
8 10 (9.35%) Adobe AIR
8 10 (9.35%) Apache Flex
8 10 (9.35%) Flash
8 10 (9.35%) Robotlegs
8 10 (9.35%) Parsley
9 9 (8.41%) XSLT
9 9 (8.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 79 (73.83%) Computer Science
2 47 (43.93%) Physics
3 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.89%) Visualisation
5 16 (14.95%) CUDA
6 14 (13.08%) Algorithms
7 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
8 9 (8.41%) Statistics
9 5 (4.67%) Economics
9 5 (4.67%) Hedge funds
9 5 (4.67%) Online Games
9 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.74%) Open Source
11 3 (2.80%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.87%) Animation
12 2 (1.87%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.93%) GIS
13 1 (0.93%) iPhone
13 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 22 (20.56%) Linux
3 18 (16.82%) UNIX
4 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.87%) Android
5 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.47%) Software Engineering
2 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.23%) OO
4 25 (23.36%) OOP
5 22 (20.56%) Unit Testing
6 17 (15.89%) Software Architecture
7 16 (14.95%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (14.95%) Waterfall
7 16 (14.95%) TDD
8 13 (12.15%) Project Management
9 12 (11.21%) OOD
10 11 (10.28%) Game Development
11 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.54%) Analytics
13 6 (5.61%) Scrum
14 5 (4.67%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.67%) Automated Testing
14 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
15 4 (3.74%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) C++
2 53 (49.53%) C#
3 45 (42.06%) Java
4 35 (32.71%) C
5 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.95%) VC++
7 12 (11.21%) SQL
8 9 (8.41%) Fortran
9 8 (7.48%) Python
10 6 (5.61%) Perl
11 5 (4.67%) ActionScript
11 5 (4.67%) Scala
12 4 (3.74%) Ruby
13 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.80%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.80%) Lisp
13 3 (2.80%) R
14 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (79.44%) Degree
2 21 (19.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Squid
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Adobe
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) Google
4 3 (2.80%) Twitter
4 3 (2.80%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) Informatica
5 1 (0.93%) NetApp
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
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