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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 54 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 46 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.42% 3.26% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.52% 9.20% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 22
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,701 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +7.14%
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
483 511 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.91% 35.49% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 279 310 272
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 2 March 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 73 (74.49%) Degree
2 62 (63.27%) Computer Science
3 48 (48.98%) Software Engineering
3 48 (48.98%) C#
4 43 (43.88%) C++
5 40 (40.82%) Physics
6 36 (36.73%) C
7 35 (35.71%) .NET
8 32 (32.65%) OOP
9 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (29.59%) Windows
11 27 (27.55%) Finance
12 25 (25.51%) Unit Testing
13 24 (24.49%) OpenGL
13 24 (24.49%) Visual Studio
14 23 (23.47%) STL
14 23 (23.47%) OO
14 23 (23.47%) SQL
14 23 (23.47%) Java
14 23 (23.47%) Qt
15 21 (21.43%) UNIX
16 19 (19.39%) Visualisation
16 19 (19.39%) WPF
16 19 (19.39%) Linear Algebra
17 18 (18.37%) Software Architecture
17 18 (18.37%) CUDA
17 18 (18.37%) Waterfall
17 18 (18.37%) Direct3D
17 18 (18.37%) 3D Visualisation
17 18 (18.37%) MFC

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (9.18%) SAS
2 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.02%) JBoss
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SPSS
2 3 (3.06%) MS Office
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Visual Studio
2 18 (18.37%) Subversion
3 5 (5.10%) Clang
4 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Electronics
3 11 (11.22%) Banking
4 8 (8.16%) Games
5 5 (5.10%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Billing
7 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.04%) Front Office
8 2 (2.04%) Marketing
8 2 (2.04%) Publishing
9 1 (1.02%) Czech Language
9 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 28 (28.57%) Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Graduate
4 12 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Trainee
7 7 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Data Scientist
9 5 (5.10%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.10%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Data Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Operations Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Statistician
11 3 (3.06%) Programmer
11 3 (3.06%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (2.04%) Quantitative Analyst
12 2 (2.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.71%) .NET
2 24 (24.49%) OpenGL
3 23 (23.47%) STL
3 23 (23.47%) Qt
4 19 (19.39%) WPF
5 18 (18.37%) MFC
5 18 (18.37%) Direct3D
6 8 (8.16%) HTML
6 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.16%) CSS
7 5 (5.10%) Web Services
7 5 (5.10%) XML
7 5 (5.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (5.10%) REST
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.08%) jQuery
8 4 (4.08%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (2.04%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 62 (63.27%) Computer Science
2 40 (40.82%) Physics
3 19 (19.39%) Visualisation
4 18 (18.37%) CUDA
5 12 (12.24%) Statistics
6 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (7.14%) Economics
8 5 (5.10%) GIS
8 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
8 5 (5.10%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.06%) Psychology
10 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.04%) Equities
10 2 (2.04%) Exotic Derivative
10 2 (2.04%) Derivative
10 2 (2.04%) Animation
11 1 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (1.02%) Blog
11 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
11 1 (1.02%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Windows
2 21 (21.43%) UNIX
3 17 (17.35%) Linux
4 6 (6.12%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.10%) Android
5 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) Software Engineering
2 32 (32.65%) OOP
3 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.51%) Unit Testing
5 23 (23.47%) OO
6 19 (19.39%) Linear Algebra
7 18 (18.37%) 3D Visualisation
7 18 (18.37%) TDD
7 18 (18.37%) Software Architecture
7 18 (18.37%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.16%) Investment Management
9 7 (7.14%) MVVM
9 7 (7.14%) OOD
9 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.14%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.12%) Scrum
10 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.12%) Web Development
11 5 (5.10%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) C#
2 43 (43.88%) C++
3 36 (36.73%) C
4 23 (23.47%) SQL
4 23 (23.47%) Java
5 18 (18.37%) VC++
6 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.10%) R
8 4 (4.08%) Python
8 4 (4.08%) Perl
8 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.06%) Ruby
10 2 (2.04%) F#
10 2 (2.04%) VBA
10 2 (2.04%) Fortran
10 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (74.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) PhD
3 2 (2.04%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.02%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Squid
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe
3 1 (1.02%) Informatica
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 18 days ago