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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 196 176 160
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 54 68 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 1.00% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 3.03% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 93
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £20,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
2468 2243 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.50% 33.02% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 1812 2252
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 30 £35,750 +10.00% 4
Cheshire -7 14 £36,750 -18.33% 2
Merseyside +12 6 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Lancashire -2 4 £33,500 +34.00%
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 114 (58.76%) Degree
2 65 (33.51%) SQL
3 59 (30.41%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (29.38%) Computer Science
5 50 (25.77%) Analytics
6 46 (23.71%) Finance
7 45 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (22.68%) Statistics
9 41 (21.13%) Marketing
10 40 (20.62%) Physics
10 40 (20.62%) Economics
10 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
10 40 (20.62%) Data Analysis
11 34 (17.53%) Java
12 32 (16.49%) C#
13 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
13 31 (15.98%) HTML
14 30 (15.46%) SAS
15 27 (13.92%) .NET
16 25 (12.89%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (12.37%) OO
18 23 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
18 23 (11.86%) C
18 23 (11.86%) CSS
19 22 (11.34%) Software Engineering
20 20 (10.31%) Credit Risk
21 19 (9.79%) Unit Testing
21 19 (9.79%) Linux
22 18 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (15.46%) SAS
2 9 (4.64%) Apache
3 8 (4.12%) Lync
4 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.70%) SPSS
3 13 (6.70%) MS Office
4 8 (4.12%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.55%) Magento
2 3 (1.55%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.55%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.52%) VPN
1 1 (0.52%) SSL
1 1 (0.52%) Internet
1 1 (0.52%) Firewall
1 1 (0.52%) Wireless
1 1 (0.52%) IPsec
1 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.89%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (8.76%) Relational Database
5 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (6.19%) Data Mining
6 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.15%) OLAP
7 10 (5.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 10 (5.15%) OLAP Cube
8 9 (4.64%) OLTP
8 9 (4.64%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.09%) MySQL
10 5 (2.58%) Big Data
11 2 (1.03%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (8.25%) NUnit
1 16 (8.25%) Moq
2 10 (5.15%) Selenium
2 10 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.15%) WebDriver
3 9 (4.64%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (23.71%) Finance
2 41 (21.13%) Marketing
3 18 (9.28%) Games
4 13 (6.70%) Retail
5 8 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.09%) Legal
7 4 (2.06%) Back Office
8 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.55%) Advertising
9 2 (1.03%) Military
9 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.03%) Billing
10 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (29.38%) Analyst
2 53 (27.32%) Developer
3 21 (10.82%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.76%) Software Engineer
5 16 (8.25%) Software Developer
5 16 (8.25%) C# Developer
5 16 (8.25%) C# Software Developer
5 16 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (8.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 15 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (6.70%) Consultant
8 10 (5.15%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (5.15%) Web Analyst
9 9 (4.64%) Software Integration Engineer
9 9 (4.64%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (4.12%) Graduate
10 8 (4.12%) Insight Analyst
11 7 (3.61%) Mobile Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.98%) HTML
2 27 (13.92%) .NET
3 23 (11.86%) CSS
4 16 (8.25%) XML
4 16 (8.25%) WinForms
4 16 (8.25%) WCF
4 16 (8.25%) WPF
4 16 (8.25%) LINQ
4 16 (8.25%) .NET Framework
4 16 (8.25%) ADO.NET
4 16 (8.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 15 (7.73%) SOAP
6 10 (5.15%) Java EE
7 9 (4.64%) JSON
7 9 (4.64%) WSDL
7 9 (4.64%) Servlets
8 8 (4.12%) HTML5
8 8 (4.12%) WebGL
9 7 (3.61%) OpenGL
10 6 (3.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (30.41%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (29.38%) Computer Science
3 44 (22.68%) Statistics
4 40 (20.62%) Physics
4 40 (20.62%) Economics
5 20 (10.31%) Credit Risk
6 15 (7.73%) Data Extraction
7 10 (5.15%) User Experience
8 9 (4.64%) Online Games
9 8 (4.12%) Visualisation
9 8 (4.12%) Mobile Games
10 7 (3.61%) Animation
11 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
11 6 (3.09%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.58%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (2.58%) N-Tier
13 4 (2.06%) Open Source
13 4 (2.06%) Psychology
14 3 (1.55%) Life Science
14 3 (1.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.79%) Linux
2 14 (7.22%) Windows
3 12 (6.19%) UNIX
4 7 (3.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.77%) Analytics
2 45 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (20.62%) Data Analysis
4 24 (12.37%) OO
5 23 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.34%) Software Engineering
7 19 (9.79%) Unit Testing
8 18 (9.28%) MVC
9 17 (8.76%) OOD
10 15 (7.73%) Coaching
11 13 (6.70%) Web Analytics
12 12 (6.19%) Statistical Analysis
12 12 (6.19%) CHAID
12 12 (6.19%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.67%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.67%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.67%) Statistical Modelling
14 10 (5.15%) Test Strategy
14 10 (5.15%) Regression Testing
14 10 (5.15%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (33.51%) SQL
2 34 (17.53%) Java
3 32 (16.49%) C#
4 23 (11.86%) C
5 18 (9.28%) VBA
6 16 (8.25%) VB.NET
7 15 (7.73%) C++
8 13 (6.70%) Python
9 11 (5.67%) PHP
10 9 (4.64%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.12%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.58%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.06%) R
14 2 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 114 (58.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) MCP
2 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (1.55%) MCITP
2 3 (1.55%) MCSE
2 3 (1.55%) MCSA
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.03%) PMP
3 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.03%) MBA
3 2 (1.03%) PhD
4 1 (0.52%) CCNA
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.55%) XenApp
2 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.76%) Google
3 10 (5.15%) Oracle
4 6 (3.09%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.58%) Minitab
5 5 (2.58%) SmartFocus
6 4 (2.06%) Zend
7 3 (1.55%) ClickTale
7 3 (1.55%) VMware
7 3 (1.55%) Citrix
8 2 (1.03%) Remedy
9 1 (0.52%) BT
9 1 (0.52%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) RapidMiner
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