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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 80 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 29 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 3.80% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 9.17% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 45 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.17%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
630 611 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.13% 41.42% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 373 399 292
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 42 (80.77%) Degree
2 40 (76.92%) C++
3 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
4 37 (71.15%) Computer Science
5 32 (61.54%) C#
6 29 (55.77%) .NET
7 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (46.15%) Windows
8 24 (46.15%) SDLC
9 21 (40.38%) Ethernet
10 20 (38.46%) Unit Testing
11 19 (36.54%) C
12 18 (34.62%) OOP
12 18 (34.62%) Physics
13 17 (32.69%) Subversion
13 17 (32.69%) STL
14 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
14 16 (30.77%) VC++
14 16 (30.77%) MFC
14 16 (30.77%) Electronics
14 16 (30.77%) TDD
14 16 (30.77%) Visualisation
14 16 (30.77%) Software Architecture
14 16 (30.77%) Waterfall
14 16 (30.77%) Linear Algebra
14 16 (30.77%) 3D Visualisation
15 15 (28.85%) Java
16 14 (26.92%) OOD
17 13 (25.00%) Linux
17 13 (25.00%) Algorithms

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (17.31%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) SPSS
3 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Subversion
2 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.85%) VectorCAST
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 16 (30.77%) Electronics
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Military
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Avionics
4 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Software Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Graduate
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Statistician
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Software Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) .NET
2 17 (32.69%) STL
3 16 (30.77%) MFC
4 11 (21.15%) WinForms
5 9 (17.31%) OpenGL
6 6 (11.54%) WPF
6 6 (11.54%) Qt
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.54%) HTML
6 6 (11.54%) CSS
6 6 (11.54%) Direct3D
7 3 (5.77%) XML
7 3 (5.77%) EJB
7 3 (5.77%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (5.77%) Java EE
8 2 (3.85%) DirectX
8 2 (3.85%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (71.15%) Computer Science
2 18 (34.62%) Physics
3 16 (30.77%) Visualisation
4 13 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (15.38%) Economics
7 6 (11.54%) Statistics
7 6 (11.54%) Psychology
7 6 (11.54%) CUDA
8 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.92%) Chemistry
9 1 (1.92%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (46.15%) SDLC
4 20 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 18 (34.62%) OOP
6 16 (30.77%) TDD
6 16 (30.77%) Linear Algebra
6 16 (30.77%) Software Architecture
6 16 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 16 (30.77%) 3D Visualisation
7 14 (26.92%) OOD
8 12 (23.08%) UML
9 11 (21.15%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (17.31%) OO
11 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
13 4 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
13 4 (7.69%) Project Management
13 4 (7.69%) Propensity Modelling
13 4 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) C++
2 32 (61.54%) C#
3 19 (36.54%) C
4 16 (30.77%) VC++
5 15 (28.85%) Java
6 11 (21.15%) SQL
7 9 (17.31%) Python
8 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
10 5 (9.62%) R
10 5 (9.62%) VB
11 3 (5.77%) Perl
11 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.85%) VBA
13 1 (1.92%) Ada
13 1 (1.92%) Ruby
13 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (1.92%) PHP
13 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 42 (80.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) Wind River
4 1 (1.92%) Tableau
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago