The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 84 128 93
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -35
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 99 37 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.44% 1.19% 1.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.24% 4.08% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 76 20 56
Average salary £44,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £21,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1072 906 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.47% 29.08% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 677 479 577
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Mathematics Salary Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Mathematics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +26 43 £55,000 +107.54% 2
Edinburgh +3 42 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Fife +6 7 £48,500 -
Dundee -2 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Stirling -9 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 143 (74.87%) Degree
2 130 (68.06%) Computer Science
3 109 (57.07%) C++
4 97 (50.79%) Java
5 92 (48.17%) Physics
6 77 (40.31%) Software Engineering
7 63 (32.98%) Finance
8 57 (29.84%) C#
9 55 (28.80%) Banking
10 52 (27.23%) OO
11 41 (21.47%) .NET
12 38 (19.90%) PhD
13 37 (19.37%) Risk Management
13 37 (19.37%) Grid Computing
14 35 (18.32%) Market Risk
15 33 (17.28%) Python
16 30 (15.71%) C
16 30 (15.71%) Games
17 26 (13.61%) SQL
18 25 (13.09%) Financial Institution
18 25 (13.09%) Investment Banking
18 25 (13.09%) Investment Management
19 24 (12.57%) Qt
19 24 (12.57%) Electronics
20 23 (12.04%) UNIX
21 21 (10.99%) Windows
21 21 (10.99%) OOD
22 20 (10.47%) JavaScript
22 20 (10.47%) OpenGL
23 19 (9.95%) Oracle

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (9.42%) SAS
2 13 (6.81%) Node.js
3 5 (2.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) SPSS
2 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.90%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) LAN
3 2 (1.05%) WAN
3 2 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.62%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.38%) Visual Studio
1 16 (8.38%) Subversion
2 11 (5.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.14%) Jasmine
3 6 (3.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.14%) Mocha
3 6 (3.14%) Maven
4 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.52%) VectorCAST
General
1 63 (32.98%) Finance
2 55 (28.80%) Banking
3 30 (15.71%) Games
4 25 (13.09%) Financial Institution
4 25 (13.09%) Investment Banking
5 24 (12.57%) Electronics
6 10 (5.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (51.31%) Developer
2 53 (27.75%) Java Developer
3 50 (26.18%) Software Engineer
4 39 (20.42%) Senior Developer
5 34 (17.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (12.57%) Junior
7 19 (9.95%) Software Developer
8 16 (8.38%) C++ Developer
9 13 (6.81%) Graduate
10 11 (5.76%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Senior C++ Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 10 (5.24%) C++/Java Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (5.24%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Programmer
13 8 (4.19%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (4.19%) Junior Software Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.47%) .NET
2 24 (12.57%) Qt
3 20 (10.47%) OpenGL
4 18 (9.42%) WPF
5 17 (8.90%) HTML
6 16 (8.38%) MFC
6 16 (8.38%) Direct3D
6 16 (8.38%) jQuery
7 14 (7.33%) HTML5
7 14 (7.33%) JMS
7 14 (7.33%) CSS
8 12 (6.28%) JSON
9 11 (5.76%) STL
9 11 (5.76%) Java EE
9 11 (5.76%) CSS3
10 10 (5.24%) Ajax
10 10 (5.24%) Apache Flex
10 10 (5.24%) DOM
11 9 (4.71%) Spring
11 9 (4.71%) Parsley
Miscellaneous
1 130 (68.06%) Computer Science
2 92 (48.17%) Physics
3 37 (19.37%) Grid Computing
4 35 (18.32%) Market Risk
5 18 (9.42%) Visualisation
6 16 (8.38%) CUDA
6 16 (8.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (5.24%) Hedge funds
8 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.71%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (3.14%) Online Games
9 6 (3.14%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.62%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (2.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (2.09%) VHDL
11 4 (2.09%) Verilog
11 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.57%) Equities
13 2 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.04%) UNIX
2 21 (10.99%) Windows
3 15 (7.85%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.76%) Android
5 8 (4.19%) Linux
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
7 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.31%) Software Engineering
2 52 (27.23%) OO
3 37 (19.37%) Risk Management
4 25 (13.09%) Investment Management
5 21 (10.99%) OOD
6 19 (9.95%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.38%) OOP
7 16 (8.38%) 3D Visualisation
8 14 (7.33%) Scrum
9 13 (6.81%) Software Architecture
10 12 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.76%) TDD
12 9 (4.71%) Game Development
13 8 (4.19%) Information Assurance
13 8 (4.19%) TOGAF
13 8 (4.19%) Time Management
13 8 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.19%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.19%) Automation Testing
14 6 (3.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (57.07%) C++
2 97 (50.79%) Java
3 57 (29.84%) C#
4 33 (17.28%) Python
5 30 (15.71%) C
6 26 (13.61%) SQL
7 20 (10.47%) JavaScript
8 17 (8.90%) VC++
8 17 (8.90%) Perl
9 16 (8.38%) PL/SQL
9 16 (8.38%) Lisp
10 12 (6.28%) ActionScript 3.0
10 12 (6.28%) ActionScript
11 10 (5.24%) Ruby
11 10 (5.24%) ECMAScript
12 6 (3.14%) Scala
13 5 (2.62%) Fortran
14 4 (2.09%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.09%) Tcl
15 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 143 (74.87%) Degree
2 38 (19.90%) PhD
3 8 (4.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.19%) BC Cleared
3 8 (4.19%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.19%) CISA
3 8 (4.19%) CISM
3 8 (4.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) QA
2 8 (4.19%) BS25999
2 8 (4.19%) COBIT
2 8 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 19 (9.95%) Oracle
2 4 (2.09%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.05%) Sybase
4 1 (0.52%) Progress
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
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