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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 57 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 51 45 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.41% 3.18% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.43% 9.26% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 24
Average salary £38,500 £27,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £23,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £60,000
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
605 486 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.50% 34.39% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 376 336 233
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
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 22 October 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 83 (76.85%) Degree
2 80 (74.07%) Computer Science
3 58 (53.70%) C++
4 56 (51.85%) Software Engineering
5 54 (50.00%) C#
6 47 (43.52%) Java
7 46 (42.59%) Physics
8 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (37.96%) .NET
10 36 (33.33%) C
11 30 (27.78%) Games
12 29 (26.85%) OO
13 26 (24.07%) OOP
13 26 (24.07%) WPF
14 24 (22.22%) PhD
15 23 (21.30%) Windows
15 23 (21.30%) Unit Testing
16 21 (19.44%) Linux
17 20 (18.52%) Visual Studio
18 19 (17.59%) UNIX
18 19 (17.59%) OpenGL
18 19 (17.59%) Qt
19 18 (16.67%) Visualisation
19 18 (16.67%) Software Architecture
19 18 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (15.74%) 3D Visualisation
20 17 (15.74%) Direct3D
20 17 (15.74%) CUDA
20 17 (15.74%) Ethernet
20 17 (15.74%) VC++

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (9.26%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.56%) Internet
2 6 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) VLAN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.74%) Subversion
3 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
General
1 30 (27.78%) Games
2 17 (15.74%) Electronics
3 13 (12.04%) Finance
4 7 (6.48%) Banking
5 6 (5.56%) Marketing
6 4 (3.70%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (44.44%) Developer
2 40 (37.04%) Software Engineer
3 26 (24.07%) Software Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.19%) C++/Java Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Senior C++ Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Java Software Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.19%) C++ Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Senior Software Developer
5 11 (10.19%) C++ Software Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Flash Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Graduate
8 8 (7.41%) Junior
9 6 (5.56%) Scala Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.96%) .NET
2 26 (24.07%) WPF
3 19 (17.59%) OpenGL
3 19 (17.59%) Qt
4 17 (15.74%) Direct3D
4 17 (15.74%) STL
4 17 (15.74%) HTML
4 17 (15.74%) MFC
5 14 (12.96%) XML
5 14 (12.96%) CSS
6 12 (11.11%) REST
7 10 (9.26%) Flash
7 10 (9.26%) Apache Flex
7 10 (9.26%) Adobe AIR
7 10 (9.26%) Cairngorm
7 10 (9.26%) PureMVC
7 10 (9.26%) Robotlegs
7 10 (9.26%) Parsley
8 9 (8.33%) BlazeDS
8 9 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 80 (74.07%) Computer Science
2 46 (42.59%) Physics
3 18 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 18 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.74%) CUDA
5 15 (13.89%) Algorithms
6 10 (9.26%) Management Information System
7 8 (7.41%) Statistics
8 6 (5.56%) Data Structures
8 6 (5.56%) Online Games
8 6 (5.56%) Hedge funds
9 5 (4.63%) Economics
9 5 (4.63%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (3.70%) Open Source
11 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.85%) Animation
12 1 (0.93%) iPhone
12 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.30%) Windows
2 21 (19.44%) Linux
3 19 (17.59%) UNIX
4 5 (4.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.85%) OO
4 26 (24.07%) OOP
5 23 (21.30%) Unit Testing
6 18 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 17 (15.74%) 3D Visualisation
7 17 (15.74%) TDD
8 16 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 13 (12.04%) Project Management
10 11 (10.19%) Game Development
10 11 (10.19%) OOD
11 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.48%) Analytics
12 7 (6.48%) Data Analysis
13 5 (4.63%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.63%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.63%) Scrum
14 4 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.70%) C++
2 54 (50.00%) C#
3 47 (43.52%) Java
4 36 (33.33%) C
5 17 (15.74%) VC++
5 17 (15.74%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.04%) SQL
7 10 (9.26%) Python
8 9 (8.33%) Fortran
9 8 (7.41%) Perl
10 6 (5.56%) Scala
11 5 (4.63%) Lisp
11 5 (4.63%) ActionScript
11 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.70%) Ruby
13 3 (2.78%) R
13 3 (2.78%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.93%) PHP
14 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (76.85%) Degree
2 24 (22.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Adobe
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) Google
5 3 (2.78%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) NetApp
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
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