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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 72 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 26 25 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.14% 1.70% 3.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 4.50% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 47
Median salary £43,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.55% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £31,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
532 556 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.79% 37.72% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 267 348 359
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 38 (66.67%) Degree
2 34 (59.65%) Physics
3 29 (50.88%) Computer Science
4 27 (47.37%) C++
5 24 (42.11%) Finance
6 23 (40.35%) Software Engineering
7 20 (35.09%) C#
8 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (28.07%) Economics
10 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
10 15 (26.32%) SAS
10 15 (26.32%) Python
10 15 (26.32%) PhD
10 15 (26.32%) Analytics
11 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
11 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
11 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.81%) Java
12 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (21.05%) Big Data
13 12 (21.05%) Operations Research
14 11 (19.30%) Statistics
14 11 (19.30%) SQL
14 11 (19.30%) .NET
14 11 (19.30%) Project Management
14 11 (19.30%) R
15 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
15 10 (17.54%) OO
15 10 (17.54%) Banking
15 10 (17.54%) Retail

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (26.32%) SAS
2 6 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) Stata
3 4 (7.02%) S-PLUS
4 2 (3.51%) MS Office
4 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) Big Data
3 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 6 (10.53%) GIS
4 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.51%) MS Access
5 2 (3.51%) QlikView
5 2 (3.51%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.51%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
3 8 (14.04%) Games
3 8 (14.04%) Local Government
4 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Avionics
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Graduate
3 10 (17.54%) Data Scientist
4 9 (15.79%) Graduate Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Junior
4 9 (15.79%) Junior Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Junior Test Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Qualitative Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Quantitative Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Optimisation Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Data Scientist
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) D3.js
3 5 (8.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (8.77%) STL
4 2 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.51%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) CGI
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (59.65%) Physics
2 29 (50.88%) Computer Science
3 16 (28.07%) Economics
4 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (19.30%) Statistics
6 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
7 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
8 8 (14.04%) Psychology
9 7 (12.28%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (10.53%) Informatics
11 5 (8.77%) Derivative
11 5 (8.77%) Fixed Income
12 4 (7.02%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (7.02%) Credit Risk
13 2 (3.51%) SWIFT
14 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (1.75%) Equities
14 1 (1.75%) GPGPU
14 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
14 1 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Android
2 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Software Engineering
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) Analytics
3 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 12 (21.05%) Operations Research
5 11 (19.30%) Project Management
6 10 (17.54%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) Data Governance
7 6 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (10.53%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning
9 4 (7.02%) API Design
9 4 (7.02%) Black-Scholes
9 4 (7.02%) Credit Risk Modelling
9 4 (7.02%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (7.02%) Presales
9 4 (7.02%) Stress Testing
9 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 4 (7.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) C++
2 20 (35.09%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) Python
4 13 (22.81%) Java
5 11 (19.30%) R
5 11 (19.30%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) MATLAB
6 7 (12.28%) VBA
7 6 (10.53%) C
7 6 (10.53%) Scala
8 5 (8.77%) Fortran
9 3 (5.26%) Perl
10 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 2 (3.51%) Ruby
11 1 (1.75%) F#
11 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (66.67%) Degree
2 15 (26.32%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Squid
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Tableau
3 6 (10.53%) Greenplum
4 4 (7.02%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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