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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 106 79 109
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 46 100 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 2.61% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.34% 7.94% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 32 90 31
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1061 1259 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.93% 32.86% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 672 795 666
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -5 22 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Glasgow -24 17 £77,500 +40.90% 1
Fife +5 3 £31,500 -
Aberdeen +20 2 £45,000 - 1
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 86 (61.43%) Degree
2 70 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 56 (40.00%) C
4 50 (35.71%) C#
5 49 (35.00%) Physics
6 44 (31.43%) .NET
6 44 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 34 (24.29%) C++
9 33 (23.57%) TDD
10 31 (22.14%) Finance
10 31 (22.14%) Java
11 28 (20.00%) Software Architecture
12 25 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (16.43%) Windows
14 22 (15.71%) OOP
15 21 (15.00%) Ethernet
15 21 (15.00%) Unit Testing
16 20 (14.29%) Visual Studio
16 20 (14.29%) HTML
16 20 (14.29%) MVC
17 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
17 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
17 19 (13.57%) UNIX
18 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET
18 18 (12.86%) Banking
18 18 (12.86%) Subversion
18 18 (12.86%) Waterfall
18 18 (12.86%) Relational Database
19 17 (12.14%) Linear Algebra

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) SPSS
2 6 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.43%) MySQL
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.86%) Subversion
3 7 (5.00%) Maven
4 5 (3.57%) JUnit
5 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 31 (22.14%) Finance
2 18 (12.86%) Banking
3 16 (11.43%) Electronics
4 5 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Games
5 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.86%) Billing
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Trainee
2 34 (24.29%) Developer
3 27 (19.29%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Data Scientist
5 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Graduate
7 7 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Software Architect
8 6 (4.29%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.57%) C++ Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Statistician
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.14%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (2.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 2 (1.43%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.43%) .NET
2 20 (14.29%) HTML
3 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET
4 16 (11.43%) MFC
4 16 (11.43%) STL
4 16 (11.43%) OpenGL
4 16 (11.43%) WPF
5 15 (10.71%) Qt
5 15 (10.71%) Direct3D
6 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (9.29%) NHibernate
7 12 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 12 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
7 12 (8.57%) Spring.NET
8 7 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.00%) Spring
9 6 (4.29%) Apache Flex
10 5 (3.57%) Spring MVC
10 5 (3.57%) jQuery
10 5 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 49 (35.00%) Physics
3 25 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.43%) Visualisation
4 16 (11.43%) Statistics
5 15 (10.71%) CUDA
6 14 (10.00%) Open Source
7 12 (8.57%) User Experience
8 11 (7.86%) Economics
9 8 (5.71%) Algorithms
10 6 (4.29%) Psychology
11 5 (3.57%) Market Risk
11 5 (3.57%) Grid Computing
12 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
12 4 (2.86%) Neural Network
12 4 (2.86%) RIA
13 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.43%) Equities
13 2 (1.43%) Exotic Derivative
13 2 (1.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) Windows
2 19 (13.57%) UNIX
3 7 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 33 (23.57%) TDD
4 28 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 22 (15.71%) OOP
6 21 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 20 (14.29%) MVC
8 18 (12.86%) Waterfall
9 17 (12.14%) Linear Algebra
10 16 (11.43%) Risk Management
10 16 (11.43%) 3D Visualisation
11 15 (10.71%) Scrum
12 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.57%) UX Design
15 10 (7.14%) Analytics
15 10 (7.14%) Investment Management
15 10 (7.14%) OO
16 9 (6.43%) Asset Management
17 7 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.00%) C
2 50 (35.71%) C#
3 34 (24.29%) C++
4 31 (22.14%) Java
5 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.14%) SQL
7 16 (11.43%) VC++
8 11 (7.86%) R
9 8 (5.71%) VBA
10 7 (5.00%) Python
11 4 (2.86%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.43%) F#
14 1 (0.71%) Ruby
14 1 (0.71%) Scala
14 1 (0.71%) VB
14 1 (0.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.71%) PHP
14 1 (0.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 86 (61.43%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) PhD
3 2 (1.43%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) PMP
4 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe
3 2 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (0.71%) Tableau
4 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
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