The 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 102 62 93
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 63 117 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 3.52% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.83% 9.21% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 46
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Mathematics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1080 1270 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.49% 38.18% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 707 798 611
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 -6 52 £38,500 +43.92% 1
Glasgow -39 8 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Aberdeen +13 2 £47,500 +11.76%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 135 (82.82%) Degree
2 127 (77.91%) Computer Science
3 89 (54.60%) C++
4 85 (52.15%) Java
5 83 (50.92%) Physics
6 68 (41.72%) C#
7 65 (39.88%) Software Engineering
8 52 (31.90%) Finance
9 51 (31.29%) .NET
10 49 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (25.77%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (23.93%) C
13 33 (20.25%) OO
13 33 (20.25%) Risk Management
14 31 (19.02%) Linux
14 31 (19.02%) OOP
15 29 (17.79%) Windows
15 29 (17.79%) Games
15 29 (17.79%) Banking
15 29 (17.79%) WPF
16 28 (17.18%) JavaScript
17 27 (16.56%) Grid Computing
17 27 (16.56%) Market Risk
18 25 (15.34%) Investment Management
18 25 (15.34%) HTML
19 24 (14.72%) OpenGL
19 24 (14.72%) Qt
20 23 (14.11%) Unit Testing
21 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
21 22 (13.50%) STL

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.13%) SAS
2 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.84%) Node.js
4 2 (1.23%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) SPSS
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.43%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.68%) HTTP
3 5 (3.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) CDMA
5 1 (0.61%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.43%) Subversion
3 5 (3.07%) Clang
4 1 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 52 (31.90%) Finance
2 29 (17.79%) Games
2 29 (17.79%) Banking
3 20 (12.27%) Investment Banking
4 19 (11.66%) Financial Institution
5 17 (10.43%) Electronics
6 6 (3.68%) Marketing
7 4 (2.45%) Retail
8 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 87 (53.37%) Developer
2 48 (29.45%) Software Engineer
3 40 (24.54%) Java Developer
4 27 (16.56%) Software Developer
5 21 (12.88%) Senior Developer
5 21 (12.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (10.43%) Junior
7 13 (7.98%) Graduate
7 13 (7.98%) C++ Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Junior Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Flash Developer
7 13 (7.98%) C++ Software Developer
8 12 (7.36%) .NET Developer
8 12 (7.36%) Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Junior Java Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior C++ Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.29%) .NET
2 29 (17.79%) WPF
3 25 (15.34%) HTML
4 24 (14.72%) Qt
4 24 (14.72%) OpenGL
5 22 (13.50%) STL
6 19 (11.66%) CSS
7 17 (10.43%) MFC
7 17 (10.43%) XML
7 17 (10.43%) Apache Flex
7 17 (10.43%) Direct3D
8 16 (9.82%) Spring
9 15 (9.20%) REST
10 14 (8.59%) Parsley
10 14 (8.59%) Flash
11 13 (7.98%) Hibernate
11 13 (7.98%) J2EE
11 13 (7.98%) Adobe AIR
11 13 (7.98%) Robotlegs
11 13 (7.98%) Cairngorm
Miscellaneous
1 127 (77.91%) Computer Science
2 83 (50.92%) Physics
3 42 (25.77%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (16.56%) Grid Computing
4 27 (16.56%) Market Risk
5 18 (11.04%) Visualisation
6 17 (10.43%) CUDA
7 14 (8.59%) Management Information System
7 14 (8.59%) Statistics
8 13 (7.98%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.68%) Economics
9 6 (3.68%) Open Source
10 5 (3.07%) Hedge funds
10 5 (3.07%) Online Games
10 5 (3.07%) GIS
10 5 (3.07%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.45%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.23%) Animation
13 1 (0.61%) SCADA
13 1 (0.61%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Linux
2 29 (17.79%) Windows
3 21 (12.88%) UNIX
4 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.07%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.07%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.88%) Software Engineering
2 49 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.25%) OO
3 33 (20.25%) Risk Management
4 31 (19.02%) OOP
5 25 (15.34%) Investment Management
6 23 (14.11%) Unit Testing
7 21 (12.88%) TDD
8 17 (10.43%) Project Management
8 17 (10.43%) Software Architecture
8 17 (10.43%) Waterfall
8 17 (10.43%) 3D Visualisation
8 17 (10.43%) Linear Algebra
9 14 (8.59%) OOD
10 13 (7.98%) Scrum
11 9 (5.52%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.91%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.91%) Analytics
12 8 (4.91%) Game Development
13 7 (4.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 89 (54.60%) C++
2 85 (52.15%) Java
3 68 (41.72%) C#
4 39 (23.93%) C
5 28 (17.18%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.88%) SQL
7 17 (10.43%) VC++
8 13 (7.98%) Python
9 8 (4.91%) Perl
10 6 (3.68%) ActionScript
11 5 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.07%) Fortran
11 5 (3.07%) Ruby
11 5 (3.07%) Scala
11 5 (3.07%) R
12 4 (2.45%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.45%) VB
13 3 (1.84%) Lisp
13 3 (1.84%) VB6
14 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (82.82%) Degree
2 19 (11.66%) PhD
3 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) Squid
Vendors
1 13 (7.98%) Adobe
2 10 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.29%) Oracle
4 4 (2.45%) Google
5 3 (1.84%) Twitter
5 3 (1.84%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.61%) Informatica
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
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