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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 155 209 198
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 76 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 1.92% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 39
Average salary £52,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
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
2127 2546 2245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.19% 36.23% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 2178 1764
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,652 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +45 49 £52,500 +45.32% 5
Merseyside +1 12 - - 1
Cheshire +17 9 £47,500 +30.13% 3
Lancashire +21 6 £30,000 +300.00%
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (81.02%) Degree
2 79 (57.66%) SQL
3 63 (45.99%) Computer Science
4 46 (33.58%) Physics
5 37 (27.01%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
7 35 (25.55%) Statistics
8 34 (24.82%) Java
9 32 (23.36%) Finance
10 29 (21.17%) Linux
11 27 (19.71%) Analytics
12 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
13 25 (18.25%) Oracle
13 25 (18.25%) Spring
13 25 (18.25%) Selenium
14 24 (17.52%) Java EE
15 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
15 23 (16.79%) Oracle ADF
15 23 (16.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (16.06%) Data Analysis
17 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
17 21 (15.33%) OO
18 19 (13.87%) MS Office
19 18 (13.14%) CSS
19 18 (13.14%) HTML
19 18 (13.14%) Python
20 17 (12.41%) Banking
20 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (12.41%) Time Management
20 17 (12.41%) Machine Learning

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (2.92%) SAS
2 3 (2.19%) Apache
3 2 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.87%) MS Office
3 7 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Google Analytics
2 8 (5.84%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (1.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) AdWords
4 1 (0.73%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) DHCP
1 1 (0.73%) DNS
1 1 (0.73%) Firewall
1 1 (0.73%) SMS
1 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.73%) VLAN
1 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) MySQL
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.57%) Big Data
4 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.65%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.46%) DataStage
8 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.46%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) Selenium
2 9 (6.57%) Moq
2 9 (6.57%) NUnit
3 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.65%) Maven
5 3 (2.19%) Gradle
5 3 (2.19%) JUnit
5 3 (2.19%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.19%) TestNG
5 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.46%) JIRA
6 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Banking
3 16 (11.68%) Marketing
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 7 (5.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.65%) Electronics
7 4 (2.92%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.19%) Advertising
8 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Back Office
9 1 (0.73%) Billing
9 1 (0.73%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.73%) French Language
9 1 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.73%) German Language
9 1 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.73%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (43.07%) Developer
2 37 (27.01%) Software Developer
3 31 (22.63%) Analyst
4 30 (21.90%) SQL Developer
5 28 (20.44%) Java Developer
6 23 (16.79%) Java Software Developer
7 22 (16.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (10.95%) C# Developer
8 15 (10.95%) Junior
9 14 (10.22%) Data Analyst
10 13 (9.49%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (9.49%) Data Scientist
11 11 (8.03%) .NET Developer
11 11 (8.03%) Applications Support
11 11 (8.03%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (8.03%) Support Analyst
12 10 (7.30%) .NET Software Developer
13 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) Spring
2 24 (17.52%) Java EE
3 23 (16.79%) Oracle ADF
4 18 (13.14%) CSS
4 18 (13.14%) HTML
5 14 (10.22%) .NET
6 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.57%) Entity Framework
6 9 (6.57%) LINQ
6 9 (6.57%) WCF
6 9 (6.57%) Web Services
7 6 (4.38%) jQuery
8 5 (3.65%) HTML5
9 4 (2.92%) Direct3D
9 4 (2.92%) DirectX
9 4 (2.92%) OpenGL
9 4 (2.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (2.92%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (2.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (45.99%) Computer Science
2 46 (33.58%) Physics
3 37 (27.01%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (25.55%) Statistics
5 12 (8.76%) Algorithms
5 12 (8.76%) Credit Risk
6 11 (8.03%) SWIFT
6 11 (8.03%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.11%) Economics
8 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.92%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.92%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (2.92%) Life Science
10 3 (2.19%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.46%) Social Media
11 2 (1.46%) Telematics
11 2 (1.46%) User Experience
12 1 (0.73%) iPad
12 1 (0.73%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.17%) Linux
2 7 (5.11%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Android
3 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.71%) Analytics
2 23 (16.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (16.06%) Data Analysis
4 21 (15.33%) OO
5 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.41%) Machine Learning
5 17 (12.41%) Time Management
6 16 (11.68%) Statistical Modelling
7 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
8 13 (9.49%) OOD
8 13 (9.49%) Service Delivery
9 12 (8.76%) ITIL
9 12 (8.76%) Web Analytics
10 11 (8.03%) Change Management
10 11 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (8.03%) Wealth Management
11 10 (7.30%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 79 (57.66%) SQL
2 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 34 (24.82%) Java
4 18 (13.14%) Python
5 16 (11.68%) C
5 16 (11.68%) C#
6 11 (8.03%) R
7 9 (6.57%) VBA
8 7 (5.11%) C++
9 6 (4.38%) Ruby
10 4 (2.92%) ABAP
10 4 (2.92%) PHP
11 3 (2.19%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.46%) APL
13 1 (0.73%) Go
13 1 (0.73%) Lua
13 1 (0.73%) Perl
13 1 (0.73%) Scala
13 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 111 (81.02%) Degree
2 11 (8.03%) ISTQB
2 11 (8.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (5.84%) PhD
4 2 (1.46%) CCAB
4 2 (1.46%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.73%) CCENT
5 1 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.73%) CISM
5 1 (0.73%) CISSP
5 1 (0.73%) CLAS
5 1 (0.73%) GCIA
5 1 (0.73%) GIAC
5 1 (0.73%) HND
5 1 (0.73%) MCDST
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.73%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.73%) RHCE
5 1 (0.73%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) COSHH
3 1 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) Oracle
2 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.22%) Google
4 11 (8.03%) Bloomberg
4 11 (8.03%) Reuters
5 6 (4.38%) SAP
6 4 (2.92%) Tableau
7 2 (1.46%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.46%) Informatica
7 2 (1.46%) Minitab
8 1 (0.73%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) BT
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos
8 1 (0.73%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.73%) Northgate
8 1 (0.73%) Wyse
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