The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 74 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 41 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.45% 1.73% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.32% 5.60% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 39
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
440 339 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.33% 30.79% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 268 195 255
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,635 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Mathematics
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 65 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 60 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 56 (62.22%) Degree
4 49 (54.44%) C++
5 38 (42.22%) Physics
6 37 (41.11%) C#
7 34 (37.78%) .NET
8 33 (36.67%) OO
9 30 (33.33%) PhD
10 27 (30.00%) Java
11 24 (26.67%) C
12 23 (25.56%) Qt
13 22 (24.44%) Banking
13 22 (24.44%) SQL
14 19 (21.11%) Windows
14 19 (21.11%) Unit Testing
15 18 (20.00%) Visualisation
15 18 (20.00%) WPF
15 18 (20.00%) Electronics
15 18 (20.00%) Python
15 18 (20.00%) Oracle
16 17 (18.89%) Perl
16 17 (18.89%) UNIX
16 17 (18.89%) SAS
17 16 (17.78%) VC++
17 16 (17.78%) Ethernet
17 16 (17.78%) Lisp
17 16 (17.78%) OpenGL
17 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
17 16 (17.78%) MFC

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (18.89%) SAS
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) HTTP
3 2 (2.22%) LAN
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Subversion
1 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.11%) VectorCAST
General
1 22 (24.44%) Banking
2 18 (20.00%) Electronics
3 15 (16.67%) Games
4 8 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 35 (38.89%) Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Software Developer
4 15 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 14 (15.56%) Java Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Junior
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 10 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Junior Software Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Graduate
9 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Scala Developer
11 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.78%) .NET
2 23 (25.56%) Qt
3 18 (20.00%) WPF
4 16 (17.78%) OpenGL
4 16 (17.78%) MFC
4 16 (17.78%) Direct3D
5 11 (12.22%) STL
5 11 (12.22%) Java EE
6 6 (6.67%) XML
6 6 (6.67%) HTML
7 4 (4.44%) GTK+
7 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.33%) CSS
8 3 (3.33%) HTML5
8 3 (3.33%) Open Inventor
9 2 (2.22%) Ext JS
9 2 (2.22%) RESTful
9 2 (2.22%) SOAP
9 2 (2.22%) Web Services
9 2 (2.22%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 65 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 38 (42.22%) Physics
3 18 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 16 (17.78%) CUDA
4 16 (17.78%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (11.11%) Hedge funds
6 6 (6.67%) Online Games
7 5 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (2.22%) Streaming Video
10 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.22%) iPad
10 2 (2.22%) iPhone
10 2 (2.22%) Open Source
11 1 (1.11%) Economics
11 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 17 (18.89%) UNIX
3 7 (7.78%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.22%) Android
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) VMS
5 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 33 (36.67%) OO
3 19 (21.11%) Unit Testing
4 16 (17.78%) 3D Visualisation
5 14 (15.56%) OOD
6 13 (14.44%) Software Architecture
7 11 (12.22%) OOP
8 8 (8.89%) Game Development
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.56%) TDD
10 5 (5.56%) Content Management
10 5 (5.56%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.22%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.22%) Web Development
13 2 (2.22%) RAD
14 1 (1.11%) Scrum
14 1 (1.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (54.44%) C++
2 37 (41.11%) C#
3 27 (30.00%) Java
4 24 (26.67%) C
5 22 (24.44%) SQL
6 18 (20.00%) Python
7 17 (18.89%) Perl
8 16 (17.78%) Lisp
8 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
8 16 (17.78%) VC++
9 6 (6.67%) Scala
10 4 (4.44%) Fortran
10 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.22%) XAML
11 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.22%) Ruby
12 1 (1.11%) PHP
12 1 (1.11%) COBOL
12 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (62.22%) Degree
2 30 (33.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) Sybase
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