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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 69 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 108 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.93% 1.84% 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.35% 5.98% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 95 37 65
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,600 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1043 1003 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.28% 30.79% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 674 649 624
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Edinburgh +17 58 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Glasgow +7 41 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Aberdeen +13 3 £38,250 +45.71%
Fife - 2 £29,000 -
West Lothian +12 1 £50,000 -
Dundee -3 1 £40,000 +8.85%
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 181 (84.98%) Degree
2 151 (70.89%) Computer Science
3 129 (60.56%) C++
3 129 (60.56%) Java
4 124 (58.22%) Physics
5 86 (40.38%) Finance
6 79 (37.09%) Software Engineering
7 64 (30.05%) Banking
8 62 (29.11%) Market Risk
8 62 (29.11%) Risk Management
8 62 (29.11%) Grid Computing
9 56 (26.29%) C#
10 49 (23.00%) .NET
11 45 (21.13%) Financial Institution
11 45 (21.13%) Investment Management
11 45 (21.13%) Investment Banking
12 41 (19.25%) OO
13 38 (17.84%) C
13 38 (17.84%) Games
14 33 (15.49%) PhD
15 30 (14.08%) HTML
16 29 (13.62%) JavaScript
17 24 (11.27%) CSS
17 24 (11.27%) WPF
18 21 (9.86%) OOP
18 21 (9.86%) OOD
18 21 (9.86%) Qt
19 20 (9.39%) UNIX
19 20 (9.39%) Windows
19 20 (9.39%) Electronics

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (4.69%) SAS
1 10 (4.69%) Node.js
2 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.94%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SPSS
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.51%) Ethernet
2 8 (3.76%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) VLAN
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) CDMA
4 1 (0.47%) PSTN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.94%) Big Data
3 2 (0.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.51%) Subversion
3 6 (2.82%) Maven
3 6 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.82%) Mocha
3 6 (2.82%) Jasmine
3 6 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (1.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
General
1 86 (40.38%) Finance
2 64 (30.05%) Banking
3 45 (21.13%) Investment Banking
3 45 (21.13%) Financial Institution
4 38 (17.84%) Games
5 20 (9.39%) Electronics
6 10 (4.69%) Advertising
7 5 (2.35%) Marketing
8 2 (0.94%) Retail
8 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (61.03%) Developer
2 87 (40.85%) Java Developer
3 47 (22.07%) Software Engineer
4 44 (20.66%) Senior Developer
5 43 (20.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (14.08%) Software Developer
7 22 (10.33%) Junior
8 19 (8.92%) C++ Developer
9 17 (7.98%) Junior Developer
9 17 (7.98%) Senior Software Developer
9 17 (7.98%) C++ Software Developer
9 17 (7.98%) Senior C++ Developer
9 17 (7.98%) Java Software Developer
9 17 (7.98%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 17 (7.98%) C++/Java Developer
10 15 (7.04%) Graduate
11 14 (6.57%) Junior Java Developer
12 10 (4.69%) Analyst
13 9 (4.23%) Flash Developer
13 9 (4.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.00%) .NET
2 30 (14.08%) HTML
3 24 (11.27%) CSS
3 24 (11.27%) WPF
4 21 (9.86%) Qt
5 19 (8.92%) Spring
6 18 (8.45%) Apache Flex
7 17 (7.98%) OpenGL
7 17 (7.98%) HTML5
8 16 (7.51%) Direct3D
8 16 (7.51%) STL
8 16 (7.51%) MFC
9 15 (7.04%) jQuery
10 13 (6.10%) Parsley
11 11 (5.16%) CSS3
11 11 (5.16%) JMS
12 10 (4.69%) Flash
12 10 (4.69%) XML
12 10 (4.69%) DOM
12 10 (4.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 151 (70.89%) Computer Science
2 124 (58.22%) Physics
3 62 (29.11%) Grid Computing
3 62 (29.11%) Market Risk
4 19 (8.92%) Management Information System
5 16 (7.51%) Visualisation
5 16 (7.51%) CUDA
6 10 (4.69%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.76%) Online Games
8 7 (3.29%) Statistics
8 7 (3.29%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (3.29%) Economics
9 6 (2.82%) Open Source
10 4 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.88%) VHDL
10 4 (1.88%) Verilog
10 4 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.39%) UNIX
1 20 (9.39%) Windows
2 13 (6.10%) Linux
3 5 (2.35%) Android
3 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (37.09%) Software Engineering
2 62 (29.11%) Risk Management
3 45 (21.13%) Investment Management
4 41 (19.25%) OO
5 21 (9.86%) OOP
5 21 (9.86%) OOD
6 18 (8.45%) Software Architecture
7 17 (7.98%) Game Development
7 17 (7.98%) Unit Testing
8 16 (7.51%) 3D Visualisation
8 16 (7.51%) TDD
9 15 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.10%) Scrum
11 11 (5.16%) Project Management
12 9 (4.23%) Automated Testing
13 8 (3.76%) TOGAF
13 8 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.76%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.76%) Analytics
13 8 (3.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (60.56%) C++
1 129 (60.56%) Java
2 56 (26.29%) C#
3 38 (17.84%) C
4 29 (13.62%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.51%) VC++
6 15 (7.04%) SQL
7 13 (6.10%) Python
8 10 (4.69%) ECMAScript
8 10 (4.69%) Fortran
9 8 (3.76%) Perl
9 8 (3.76%) Scala
10 7 (3.29%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.29%) Lisp
11 5 (2.35%) Tcl
12 4 (1.88%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.88%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.88%) Ruby
13 3 (1.41%) PHP
14 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 181 (84.98%) Degree
2 33 (15.49%) PhD
3 8 (3.76%) CISSP
3 8 (3.76%) CISA
3 8 (3.76%) CISM
3 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.76%) BC Cleared
3 8 (3.76%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) QA
2 8 (3.76%) BS25999
2 8 (3.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.76%) COBIT
3 2 (0.94%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (4.23%) Adobe
1 9 (4.23%) Oracle
2 4 (1.88%) Xilinx
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.41%) Google
4 2 (0.94%) Twitter
5 1 (0.47%) Progress
5 1 (0.47%) IBM
5 1 (0.47%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) EMC
5 1 (0.47%) Citrix
5 1 (0.47%) NetApp
5 1 (0.47%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago