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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 46 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 51 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.74% 3.41% 3.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.76% 9.66% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 34
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 £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,701 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.73%
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
474 476 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.78% 35.31% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 303 289 271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 75 (77.32%) Degree
2 68 (70.10%) Computer Science
3 52 (53.61%) Software Engineering
4 51 (52.58%) C#
5 46 (47.42%) C++
6 42 (43.30%) Physics
7 36 (37.11%) .NET
8 33 (34.02%) C
8 33 (34.02%) OOP
8 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (30.93%) Windows
10 28 (28.87%) Finance
11 26 (26.80%) Java
11 26 (26.80%) Unit Testing
12 25 (25.77%) Qt
12 25 (25.77%) Visual Studio
12 25 (25.77%) OpenGL
13 24 (24.74%) STL
13 24 (24.74%) OO
13 24 (24.74%) SQL
14 22 (22.68%) UNIX
15 21 (21.65%) WPF
16 20 (20.62%) Visualisation
16 20 (20.62%) Linear Algebra
17 19 (19.59%) 3D Visualisation
17 19 (19.59%) Software Architecture
17 19 (19.59%) CUDA
17 19 (19.59%) Waterfall
17 19 (19.59%) Direct3D
17 19 (19.59%) VC++

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SPSS
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.59%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.19%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Visual Studio
2 19 (19.59%) Subversion
3 5 (5.15%) Clang
4 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 19 (19.59%) Electronics
3 9 (9.28%) Games
3 9 (9.28%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 2 (2.06%) Front Office
6 2 (2.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Czech Language
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Software Engineer
2 31 (31.96%) Developer
3 17 (17.53%) Software Developer
4 12 (12.37%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Graduate
7 7 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Data Scientist
7 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Operations Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Data Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Programmer
10 3 (3.09%) Trainee
10 3 (3.09%) Statistician
10 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.11%) .NET
2 25 (25.77%) Qt
2 25 (25.77%) OpenGL
3 24 (24.74%) STL
4 21 (21.65%) WPF
5 19 (19.59%) Direct3D
5 19 (19.59%) MFC
6 9 (9.28%) HTML
6 9 (9.28%) CSS
7 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.22%) XML
9 6 (6.19%) REST
10 5 (5.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (5.15%) Web Services
11 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.12%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.12%) jQuery
12 3 (3.09%) Pandas
13 2 (2.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 68 (70.10%) Computer Science
2 42 (43.30%) Physics
3 20 (20.62%) Visualisation
4 19 (19.59%) CUDA
5 13 (13.40%) Statistics
5 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.25%) Economics
7 5 (5.15%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.15%) GIS
8 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.09%) Psychology
10 2 (2.06%) Equities
10 2 (2.06%) Exotic Derivative
10 2 (2.06%) Derivative
10 2 (2.06%) Animation
10 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (1.03%) Online Games
11 1 (1.03%) Open Source
11 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Windows
2 22 (22.68%) UNIX
3 19 (19.59%) Linux
4 6 (6.19%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.15%) Android
5 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Software Engineering
2 33 (34.02%) OOP
2 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.80%) Unit Testing
4 24 (24.74%) OO
5 20 (20.62%) Linear Algebra
6 19 (19.59%) 3D Visualisation
6 19 (19.59%) Software Architecture
6 19 (19.59%) Waterfall
6 19 (19.59%) TDD
7 8 (8.25%) OOD
7 8 (8.25%) Investment Management
8 7 (7.22%) MVVM
8 7 (7.22%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.19%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.19%) Web Development
10 5 (5.15%) Analytics
10 5 (5.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) C#
2 46 (47.42%) C++
3 33 (34.02%) C
4 26 (26.80%) Java
5 24 (24.74%) SQL
6 19 (19.59%) VC++
7 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.19%) R
9 5 (5.15%) Python
10 4 (4.12%) Ruby
10 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.12%) Perl
11 3 (3.09%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.06%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.06%) VBA
12 2 (2.06%) Fortran
12 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) F#
13 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (77.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) PhD
3 2 (2.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Squid
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.03%) Twitter
4 1 (1.03%) Informatica
4 1 (1.03%) Google
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