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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 80 87 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 95 68 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.54% 2.23% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.08% 7.44% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 47 51
Average salary £42,000 £40,995 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +13.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
1046 914 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 30.00% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 662 588 539
Average salary £41,500 £41,247 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.61% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 +15 56 £41,000 +30.15% 10
Glasgow -3 32 £45,500 -17.27% 5
Aberdeen +12 2 £38,250 +53.00%
Fife - 2 £29,000 -
Dundee +2 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 165 (83.33%) Degree
2 150 (75.76%) Computer Science
3 129 (65.15%) C++
4 125 (63.13%) Java
5 121 (61.11%) Physics
6 81 (40.91%) Software Engineering
7 77 (38.89%) Finance
8 63 (31.82%) Risk Management
8 63 (31.82%) Grid Computing
8 63 (31.82%) Market Risk
9 61 (30.81%) C#
10 57 (28.79%) Banking
11 48 (24.24%) .NET
12 45 (22.73%) Financial Institution
12 45 (22.73%) Investment Banking
12 45 (22.73%) Investment Management
13 40 (20.20%) Games
13 40 (20.20%) C
14 36 (18.18%) OO
15 32 (16.16%) PhD
16 27 (13.64%) WPF
17 21 (10.61%) OOP
17 21 (10.61%) HTML
17 21 (10.61%) JavaScript
17 21 (10.61%) Qt
18 20 (10.10%) Windows
18 20 (10.10%) Electronics
19 19 (9.60%) UNIX
20 18 (9.09%) OpenGL
20 18 (9.09%) Software Architecture

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (4.55%) SAS
2 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SPSS
1 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.08%) Ethernet
2 8 (4.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) VLAN
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) CDMA
4 1 (0.51%) PSTN
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.01%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.08%) Subversion
3 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
General
1 77 (38.89%) Finance
2 57 (28.79%) Banking
3 45 (22.73%) Financial Institution
3 45 (22.73%) Investment Banking
4 40 (20.20%) Games
5 20 (10.10%) Electronics
6 6 (3.03%) Marketing
7 4 (2.02%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (61.62%) Developer
2 84 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 48 (24.24%) Software Engineer
4 41 (20.71%) Senior Developer
5 40 (20.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (15.15%) Software Developer
7 25 (12.63%) Junior
8 19 (9.60%) Junior Developer
9 18 (9.09%) C++ Developer
10 16 (8.08%) C++ Software Developer
10 16 (8.08%) Senior Software Developer
10 16 (8.08%) Graduate
10 16 (8.08%) Senior C++ Developer
10 16 (8.08%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (8.08%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 16 (8.08%) C++/Java Developer
11 15 (7.58%) Junior Java Developer
12 12 (6.06%) Flash Developer
13 10 (5.05%) Analyst
14 8 (4.04%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.24%) .NET
2 27 (13.64%) WPF
3 21 (10.61%) Qt
3 21 (10.61%) HTML
4 18 (9.09%) OpenGL
5 16 (8.08%) MFC
5 16 (8.08%) CSS
5 16 (8.08%) STL
5 16 (8.08%) Direct3D
6 14 (7.07%) XML
6 14 (7.07%) Flash
6 14 (7.07%) Apache Flex
6 14 (7.07%) Spring
7 12 (6.06%) Adobe AIR
7 12 (6.06%) Cairngorm
7 12 (6.06%) PureMVC
7 12 (6.06%) Robotlegs
7 12 (6.06%) Parsley
8 11 (5.56%) JPA
8 11 (5.56%) BlazeDS
Miscellaneous
1 150 (75.76%) Computer Science
2 121 (61.11%) Physics
3 63 (31.82%) Market Risk
3 63 (31.82%) Grid Computing
4 16 (8.08%) Visualisation
4 16 (8.08%) CUDA
5 14 (7.07%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.04%) Statistics
6 8 (4.04%) Online Games
6 8 (4.04%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.54%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (3.54%) Economics
8 5 (2.53%) Open Source
9 4 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.02%) VHDL
9 4 (2.02%) Verilog
10 3 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.01%) iPhone
11 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.10%) Windows
2 19 (9.60%) UNIX
3 17 (8.59%) Linux
4 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 63 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 45 (22.73%) Investment Management
4 36 (18.18%) OO
5 21 (10.61%) OOP
6 18 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 17 (8.59%) Unit Testing
7 17 (8.59%) OOD
7 17 (8.59%) TDD
8 16 (8.08%) Game Development
8 16 (8.08%) 3D Visualisation
9 14 (7.07%) Project Management
10 13 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.05%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.04%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.04%) Scrum
13 7 (3.54%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.54%) Web Development
13 7 (3.54%) Analytics
14 6 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 129 (65.15%) C++
2 125 (63.13%) Java
3 61 (30.81%) C#
4 40 (20.20%) C
5 21 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.08%) VC++
7 15 (7.58%) Python
8 14 (7.07%) SQL
9 10 (5.05%) Fortran
10 8 (4.04%) Scala
10 8 (4.04%) Perl
11 7 (3.54%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.54%) Lisp
12 6 (3.03%) MATLAB
12 6 (3.03%) ActionScript
12 6 (3.03%) Ruby
13 5 (2.53%) Tcl
14 3 (1.52%) PHP
15 2 (1.01%) VB
15 2 (1.01%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 165 (83.33%) Degree
2 32 (16.16%) PhD
3 1 (0.51%) CISSP
3 1 (0.51%) CISA
3 1 (0.51%) CISM
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) COBIT
2 1 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (6.06%) Adobe
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (2.02%) Google
3 4 (2.02%) Xilinx
4 3 (1.52%) Twitter
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.51%) IBM
5 1 (0.51%) HP
5 1 (0.51%) EMC
5 1 (0.51%) Citrix
5 1 (0.51%) NetApp
5 1 (0.51%) Apple
5 1 (0.51%) VMware
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