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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 78 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 26 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.82% 3.36% 2.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.17% 9.09% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 15
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,077 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,375 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
503 583 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.30% 36.97% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 320 353 268
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (77.42%) Degree
2 37 (59.68%) Computer Science
2 37 (59.68%) Software Engineering
3 36 (58.06%) C++
4 29 (46.77%) C
5 27 (43.55%) C#
6 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (40.32%) .NET
7 25 (40.32%) SDLC
8 23 (37.10%) Windows
8 23 (37.10%) Ethernet
9 21 (33.87%) OOP
10 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
11 19 (30.65%) Physics
11 19 (30.65%) Visual Studio
11 19 (30.65%) Linear Algebra
12 18 (29.03%) 3D Visualisation
12 18 (29.03%) MFC
12 18 (29.03%) VC++
12 18 (29.03%) STL
12 18 (29.03%) Electronics
12 18 (29.03%) Visualisation
12 18 (29.03%) Software Architecture
12 18 (29.03%) Waterfall
12 18 (29.03%) TDD
12 18 (29.03%) Subversion
13 14 (22.58%) OpenGL
14 13 (20.97%) UNIX
14 13 (20.97%) Qt
14 13 (20.97%) WPF

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (12.90%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) SPSS
3 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Visual Studio
2 18 (29.03%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.23%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (29.03%) Electronics
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Games
5 3 (4.84%) Military
5 3 (4.84%) Billing
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Avionics
6 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Graduate
3 8 (12.90%) Trainee
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Statistician
7 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Programmer
7 2 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Software Programmer
8 1 (1.61%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Graduate Java Developer
8 1 (1.61%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 18 (29.03%) MFC
2 18 (29.03%) STL
3 14 (22.58%) OpenGL
4 13 (20.97%) WPF
4 13 (20.97%) Qt
4 13 (20.97%) Direct3D
5 6 (9.68%) WinForms
6 3 (4.84%) HTML
6 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.84%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (59.68%) Computer Science
2 19 (30.65%) Physics
3 18 (29.03%) Visualisation
4 13 (20.97%) CUDA
5 9 (14.52%) Economics
6 8 (12.90%) Statistics
6 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
7 6 (9.68%) Psychology
8 5 (8.06%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.61%) Equities
10 1 (1.61%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (1.61%) Derivative
10 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.61%) Blog
10 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) UNIX
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Software Engineering
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) SDLC
4 21 (33.87%) OOP
5 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
6 19 (30.65%) Linear Algebra
7 18 (29.03%) Waterfall
7 18 (29.03%) 3D Visualisation
7 18 (29.03%) Software Architecture
7 18 (29.03%) TDD
8 10 (16.13%) OOD
9 8 (12.90%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (11.29%) OO
10 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.29%) UML
10 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (8.06%) Propensity Modelling
11 5 (8.06%) Analytics
12 3 (4.84%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) C++
2 29 (46.77%) C
3 27 (43.55%) C#
4 18 (29.03%) VC++
5 12 (19.35%) Java
6 11 (17.74%) SQL
7 6 (9.68%) R
8 4 (6.45%) MATLAB
8 4 (6.45%) Python
9 3 (4.84%) VBA
9 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.23%) VB
11 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.61%) Perl
11 1 (1.61%) F#
11 1 (1.61%) Ada
11 1 (1.61%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 48 (77.42%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) PhD
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe
2 2 (3.23%) Google
2 2 (3.23%) Wind River
3 1 (1.61%) Tableau
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
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