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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 55 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 60 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.96% 2.63% 3.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.66% 7.71% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 18 27
Average salary £38,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £23,700 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +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
621 454 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.02% 34.08% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 401 309 257
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 £28,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £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 30 September 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 82 (73.87%) Degree
1 82 (73.87%) Computer Science
2 66 (59.46%) Software Engineering
3 63 (56.76%) C++
4 56 (50.45%) C#
5 50 (45.05%) Physics
6 47 (42.34%) Java
7 46 (41.44%) .NET
8 45 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (34.23%) C
10 32 (28.83%) OO
10 32 (28.83%) Games
11 28 (25.23%) PhD
12 27 (24.32%) WPF
13 26 (23.42%) OOP
14 23 (20.72%) Windows
14 23 (20.72%) Qt
15 22 (19.82%) Unit Testing
16 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
16 20 (18.02%) OpenGL
17 19 (17.12%) Linux
17 19 (17.12%) Software Architecture
17 19 (17.12%) Algorithms
18 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (16.22%) 3D Visualisation
18 18 (16.22%) CUDA
18 18 (16.22%) Visualisation
18 18 (16.22%) Direct3D
18 18 (16.22%) UNIX
18 18 (16.22%) VC++

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (8.11%) SAS
2 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.41%) Internet
3 5 (4.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) VLAN
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.22%) Subversion
3 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
General
1 32 (28.83%) Games
2 18 (16.22%) Electronics
3 9 (8.11%) Finance
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Developer
2 45 (40.54%) Software Engineer
3 27 (24.32%) Software Developer
4 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 15 (13.51%) C++ Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Senior Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 13 (11.71%) C++ Software Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Senior C++ Developer
6 13 (11.71%) C++/Java Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Java Software Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Flash Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Graduate
8 9 (8.11%) Junior
9 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Scala Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (41.44%) .NET
2 27 (24.32%) WPF
3 23 (20.72%) Qt
4 20 (18.02%) OpenGL
5 18 (16.22%) MFC
5 18 (16.22%) STL
5 18 (16.22%) Direct3D
6 16 (14.41%) HTML
7 14 (12.61%) XML
8 13 (11.71%) CSS
9 11 (9.91%) REST
10 10 (9.01%) Robotlegs
10 10 (9.01%) Cairngorm
10 10 (9.01%) PureMVC
10 10 (9.01%) Adobe AIR
10 10 (9.01%) Apache Flex
10 10 (9.01%) Flash
10 10 (9.01%) Parsley
11 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
11 9 (8.11%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 82 (73.87%) Computer Science
2 50 (45.05%) Physics
3 19 (17.12%) Algorithms
4 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (16.22%) CUDA
4 18 (16.22%) Visualisation
5 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.31%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (5.41%) Economics
7 6 (5.41%) Online Games
7 6 (5.41%) Hedge funds
7 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.50%) Statistics
9 4 (3.60%) Open Source
10 3 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.80%) Animation
12 1 (0.90%) iPhone
12 1 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Windows
2 19 (17.12%) Linux
3 18 (16.22%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (59.46%) Software Engineering
2 45 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.83%) OO
4 26 (23.42%) OOP
5 22 (19.82%) Unit Testing
6 19 (17.12%) Software Architecture
7 18 (16.22%) 3D Visualisation
7 18 (16.22%) TDD
8 14 (12.61%) Waterfall
9 13 (11.71%) Game Development
9 13 (11.71%) OOD
10 12 (10.81%) Project Management
11 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.31%) Analytics
13 6 (5.41%) Automated Testing
14 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.50%) Scrum
14 5 (4.50%) Multithreading
15 4 (3.60%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.76%) C++
2 56 (50.45%) C#
3 47 (42.34%) Java
4 38 (34.23%) C
5 18 (16.22%) VC++
6 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.91%) Fortran
8 10 (9.01%) Python
8 10 (9.01%) SQL
9 8 (7.21%) Perl
10 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.31%) Lisp
11 6 (5.41%) Scala
12 5 (4.50%) ActionScript
13 4 (3.60%) Ruby
14 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
14 3 (2.70%) R
15 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (73.87%) Degree
2 28 (25.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Adobe
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Google
4 3 (2.70%) Twitter
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) HP
6 1 (0.90%) EMC
6 1 (0.90%) Citrix
6 1 (0.90%) NetApp
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive Benefits
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Salary: £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
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