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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 164 177 218
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +41
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 76 78 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.32% 3.22% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 70 27
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
2286 2425 2421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.27% 34.16% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1884 1987
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -3 39 £37,500 +20.96% 11
Cheshire +26 23 £37,000 +60.86% 3
Merseyside +15 6 £66,500 +121.66% 1
Lancashire +8 6 £31,500 +31.81% 1
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 73 (64.60%) Degree
2 44 (38.94%) Computer Science
3 32 (28.32%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (25.66%) Software Engineering
5 27 (23.89%) C++
6 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
7 24 (21.24%) SQL
7 24 (21.24%) Statistics
8 23 (20.35%) Java
9 21 (18.58%) Physics
10 20 (17.70%) C#
11 19 (16.81%) Games
12 18 (15.93%) Management Information System
13 17 (15.04%) Finance
13 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
13 17 (15.04%) Data Analysis
14 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (13.27%) Marketing
15 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
15 15 (13.27%) Electronics
16 14 (12.39%) Law
16 14 (12.39%) Project Management
16 14 (12.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (12.39%) .NET
16 14 (12.39%) Windows
17 13 (11.50%) Banking
17 13 (11.50%) Billing
18 11 (9.73%) OO
18 11 (9.73%) Python
18 11 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (7.96%) SAS
2 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.65%) Facebook Platform
3 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.77%) CMS
4 2 (1.77%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (8.85%) MS Office
4 5 (4.42%) SPSS
5 4 (3.54%) FastStats
6 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SmartFocus
2 1 (0.88%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.54%) DNS
2 4 (3.54%) LAN
2 4 (3.54%) WAN
2 4 (3.54%) DHCP
2 4 (3.54%) Firewall
2 4 (3.54%) VLAN
2 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.65%) OLTP
4 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.19%) NUnit
2 7 (6.19%) Moq
3 4 (3.54%) PVCS
4 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.65%) Ant
5 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.77%) Selenium
5 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (16.81%) Games
2 17 (15.04%) Finance
3 15 (13.27%) Electronics
3 15 (13.27%) Marketing
4 14 (12.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (12.39%) Law
5 13 (11.50%) Billing
5 13 (11.50%) Banking
6 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
6 8 (7.08%) Back Office
7 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
7 6 (5.31%) Retail
8 4 (3.54%) Legal
9 3 (2.65%) iGaming
10 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.88%) Military
10 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.88%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 25 (22.12%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Graduate
4 12 (10.62%) Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Architect
6 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Administrator
6 6 (5.31%) IT Administrator
6 6 (5.31%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Planning Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) XML
3 7 (6.19%) HTML
3 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.42%) OpenGL
5 5 (4.42%) DirectX
5 5 (4.42%) VXML
5 5 (4.42%) jQuery
5 5 (4.42%) Ninject
5 5 (4.42%) Backbone.js
5 5 (4.42%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.54%) CSS
6 4 (3.54%) J2EE
6 4 (3.54%) Web Services
7 3 (2.65%) WSDL
7 3 (2.65%) Java EE
7 3 (2.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (38.94%) Computer Science
2 32 (28.32%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (21.24%) Statistics
4 21 (18.58%) Physics
5 18 (15.93%) Management Information System
6 8 (7.08%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (7.08%) Economics
7 7 (6.19%) IVR
7 7 (6.19%) Visualisation
8 6 (5.31%) Life Science
9 5 (4.42%) Fat Client
9 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
9 5 (4.42%) Animation
9 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
9 5 (4.42%) Thin Client
10 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
10 4 (3.54%) Device Driver
10 4 (3.54%) Psychology
10 4 (3.54%) iPad
10 4 (3.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Software Engineering
2 17 (15.04%) Data Analysis
3 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.39%) Project Management
5 11 (9.73%) OO
5 11 (9.73%) Analytics
5 11 (9.73%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.96%) Multithreading
6 9 (7.96%) Operations Research
7 8 (7.08%) Workflow
7 8 (7.08%) UML
7 8 (7.08%) ERP
7 8 (7.08%) OOD
8 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.31%) Statistical Modelling
9 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.31%) MVC
9 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.42%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) C++
2 24 (21.24%) SQL
3 23 (20.35%) Java
4 20 (17.70%) C#
5 11 (9.73%) Python
6 10 (8.85%) C
7 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.54%) Erlang
8 4 (3.54%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.54%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.54%) Scala
9 3 (2.65%) OCaml
9 3 (2.65%) Lisp
9 3 (2.65%) Ruby
9 3 (2.65%) Haskell
9 3 (2.65%) PHP
9 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.77%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 73 (64.60%) Degree
2 8 (7.08%) MBA
3 4 (3.54%) MCDST
3 4 (3.54%) CCENT
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.65%) PhD
5 2 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) Firmware
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) XenApp
3 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Apple
4 3 (2.65%) BT
4 3 (2.65%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.65%) Facebook
4 3 (2.65%) Twitter
4 3 (2.65%) Citrix
5 2 (1.77%) Google
5 2 (1.77%) Xilinx
5 2 (1.77%) EMC
5 2 (1.77%) Minitab
6 1 (0.88%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
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