The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 131 170 177
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +7
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 136 69 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.85% 1.00% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.68% 3.18% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 88 62 66
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £19,100 £21,175
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%
Mathematics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2395 2169 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.66% 31.51% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1789 1991
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the North West region.

Mathematics Salary Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematics across the North West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in the North West

Mathematics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the North West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +29 84 £35,750 +19.16% 5
Cheshire +18 39 £22,500 -43.75% 3
Lancashire +2 4 £29,000 +61.11% 2
Merseyside -1 4 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 146 (62.39%) Degree
2 81 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 77 (32.91%) SQL
4 70 (29.91%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (26.92%) Physics
6 62 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (24.79%) SQL Server
8 57 (24.36%) Finance
9 56 (23.93%) .NET
10 55 (23.50%) HTML
11 54 (23.08%) CSS
11 54 (23.08%) Statistics
12 53 (22.65%) Analytics
13 48 (20.51%) Economics
13 48 (20.51%) C#
14 45 (19.23%) Java
15 42 (17.95%) OO
16 40 (17.09%) Data Analysis
17 39 (16.67%) SAS
18 38 (16.24%) Marketing
19 34 (14.53%) Unit Testing
20 33 (14.10%) Microsoft
21 32 (13.68%) VB.NET
22 31 (13.25%) ADO.NET
22 31 (13.25%) OOD
22 31 (13.25%) MVC
22 31 (13.25%) LINQ
22 31 (13.25%) WCF
22 31 (13.25%) .NET Framework
22 31 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 39 (16.67%) SAS
2 13 (5.56%) Apache
3 9 (3.85%) Lync
4 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (5.98%) MS Office
4 9 (3.85%) SPSS
5 5 (2.14%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (6.84%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.28%) Magento
2 3 (1.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) HTTP
1 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.43%) Internet
1 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 31 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 10 (4.27%) Data Mining
7 10 (4.27%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.27%) OLAP
8 9 (3.85%) OLTP
8 9 (3.85%) MySQL
9 7 (2.99%) Cognos Query Studio
10 4 (1.71%) Big Data
11 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.85%) Redis
11 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (13.25%) NUnit
1 31 (13.25%) Moq
2 17 (7.26%) Eclipse
3 10 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.56%) Selenium
5 5 (2.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.43%) Behat
General
1 57 (24.36%) Finance
2 38 (16.24%) Marketing
3 11 (4.70%) Retail
4 10 (4.27%) Games
5 8 (3.42%) Legal
6 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.85%) Military
8 2 (0.85%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (40.17%) Developer
2 73 (31.20%) Analyst
3 37 (15.81%) .NET Developer
4 32 (13.68%) Software Developer
5 31 (13.25%) C# Developer
5 31 (13.25%) C# Software Developer
5 31 (13.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (13.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 19 (8.12%) Graduate
7 16 (6.84%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.84%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (5.98%) Insight Analyst
10 13 (5.56%) Consultant
11 11 (4.70%) Junior
11 11 (4.70%) Data Analyst
12 10 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 10 (4.27%) Web Analyst
13 9 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.93%) .NET
2 55 (23.50%) HTML
3 54 (23.08%) CSS
4 31 (13.25%) ADO.NET
4 31 (13.25%) .NET Framework
4 31 (13.25%) WCF
4 31 (13.25%) LINQ
4 31 (13.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 19 (8.12%) WPF
5 19 (8.12%) WinForms
5 19 (8.12%) SOAP
6 16 (6.84%) XML
7 15 (6.41%) Web Services
7 15 (6.41%) J2EE
7 15 (6.41%) Spring
8 14 (5.98%) Java EE
9 11 (4.70%) jQuery
10 9 (3.85%) JSON
10 9 (3.85%) Servlets
10 9 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 70 (29.91%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (26.92%) Physics
4 54 (23.08%) Statistics
5 48 (20.51%) Economics
6 21 (8.97%) Credit Risk
7 18 (7.69%) User Experience
8 15 (6.41%) Mobile App
8 15 (6.41%) Data Extraction
9 10 (4.27%) Visualisation
10 9 (3.85%) Open Source
10 9 (3.85%) Online Games
11 5 (2.14%) Animation
11 5 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.28%) Psychology
13 2 (0.85%) Human Factors
13 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.85%) Neural Network
13 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.82%) Linux
2 22 (9.40%) UNIX
3 17 (7.26%) Windows
4 5 (2.14%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.14%) Android
4 5 (2.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.65%) Analytics
3 42 (17.95%) OO
4 40 (17.09%) Data Analysis
5 34 (14.53%) Unit Testing
6 31 (13.25%) OOD
6 31 (13.25%) MVC
7 22 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.55%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.41%) Coaching
10 14 (5.98%) OOP
11 13 (5.56%) Web Analytics
12 12 (5.13%) Statistical Analysis
12 12 (5.13%) CHAID
12 12 (5.13%) Scrum
13 11 (4.70%) Project Management
14 10 (4.27%) Data Architecture
14 10 (4.27%) Game Development
14 10 (4.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.91%) SQL
2 48 (20.51%) C#
3 45 (19.23%) Java
4 32 (13.68%) VB.NET
5 25 (10.68%) C
6 18 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.26%) C++
8 15 (6.41%) PHP
8 15 (6.41%) VBA
9 10 (4.27%) Python
10 8 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.85%) R
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (62.39%) Degree
2 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.14%) MCITP
2 5 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.28%) MCP
3 3 (1.28%) MCSE
3 3 (1.28%) MCSA
4 2 (0.85%) PMP
4 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) MBA
5 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.84%) Google
3 13 (5.56%) Oracle
4 7 (2.99%) Cognos
5 5 (2.14%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.14%) SmartFocus
5 5 (2.14%) Minitab
6 4 (1.71%) IBM
7 3 (1.28%) Zend
7 3 (1.28%) ClickTale
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe
9 1 (0.43%) Compuware
9 1 (0.43%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.43%) Facebook
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