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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 89 82 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 69 86 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.24% 2.60% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.52% 6.61% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 39
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
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
1059 1301 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.36% 39.39% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 691 785 615
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +8 52 £38,500 +4.05% 4
Glasgow +2 14 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Dundee +2 1 £37,500 +41.50%
West Lothian -5 1 £40,000 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 106 (78.52%) Degree
2 94 (69.63%) Computer Science
3 67 (49.63%) C#
4 64 (47.41%) C++
4 64 (47.41%) Physics
5 60 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 51 (37.78%) .NET
7 45 (33.33%) Java
8 44 (32.59%) Finance
9 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (31.11%) C
10 35 (25.93%) OOP
11 32 (23.70%) Windows
12 29 (21.48%) Unit Testing
13 28 (20.74%) TDD
14 27 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 26 (19.26%) OO
15 26 (19.26%) OpenGL
15 26 (19.26%) Qt
15 26 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (18.52%) STL
16 25 (18.52%) SQL
17 24 (17.78%) UNIX
17 24 (17.78%) WPF
18 22 (16.30%) Software Architecture
18 22 (16.30%) Linux
19 21 (15.56%) Risk Management
19 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
19 21 (15.56%) Waterfall
19 21 (15.56%) Linear Algebra

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) Node.js
2 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.74%) JBoss
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
2 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) SPSS
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) Ethernet
2 6 (4.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.81%) Subversion
3 5 (3.70%) Clang
4 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium
5 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (32.59%) Finance
2 20 (14.81%) Electronics
2 20 (14.81%) Banking
3 12 (8.89%) Games
4 11 (8.15%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.41%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.22%) Marketing
7 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.48%) Front Office
8 2 (1.48%) Publishing
8 2 (1.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.74%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (38.52%) Developer
2 45 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 19 (14.07%) Software Developer
4 16 (11.85%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.37%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.89%) Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Graduate
8 9 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.44%) Trainee
10 6 (4.44%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.44%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Junior
11 5 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Flash Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.78%) .NET
2 26 (19.26%) OpenGL
2 26 (19.26%) Qt
3 25 (18.52%) STL
4 24 (17.78%) WPF
5 20 (14.81%) MFC
5 20 (14.81%) Direct3D
6 14 (10.37%) HTML
7 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
8 11 (8.15%) CSS
9 9 (6.67%) XML
10 8 (5.93%) REST
11 7 (5.19%) NHibernate
11 7 (5.19%) jQuery
12 6 (4.44%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.44%) Apache Flex
12 6 (4.44%) Spring
12 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 5 (3.70%) Parsley
Miscellaneous
1 94 (69.63%) Computer Science
2 64 (47.41%) Physics
3 26 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
5 20 (14.81%) CUDA
6 14 (10.37%) Statistics
7 12 (8.89%) Grid Computing
7 12 (8.89%) Market Risk
8 8 (5.93%) Economics
9 7 (5.19%) Algorithms
10 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
11 5 (3.70%) GIS
12 3 (2.22%) Psychology
12 3 (2.22%) Open Source
13 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.48%) Equities
13 2 (1.48%) Exotic Derivative
13 2 (1.48%) Derivative
13 2 (1.48%) Animation
13 2 (1.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Windows
2 24 (17.78%) UNIX
3 22 (16.30%) Linux
4 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.93%) OOP
4 29 (21.48%) Unit Testing
5 28 (20.74%) TDD
6 26 (19.26%) OO
7 22 (16.30%) Software Architecture
8 21 (15.56%) Waterfall
8 21 (15.56%) Linear Algebra
8 21 (15.56%) Risk Management
9 20 (14.81%) 3D Visualisation
10 19 (14.07%) Investment Management
11 10 (7.41%) MVC
12 9 (6.67%) MVVM
12 9 (6.67%) Low Latency
12 9 (6.67%) Scrum
13 8 (5.93%) OOD
13 8 (5.93%) Analytics
14 7 (5.19%) Project Management
14 7 (5.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (49.63%) C#
2 64 (47.41%) C++
3 45 (33.33%) Java
4 42 (31.11%) C
5 25 (18.52%) SQL
6 20 (14.81%) VC++
7 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.19%) Python
8 7 (5.19%) R
9 5 (3.70%) Ruby
9 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.96%) ActionScript
10 4 (2.96%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.96%) Perl
10 4 (2.96%) VB
10 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.22%) VB6
12 2 (1.48%) VBA
12 2 (1.48%) Fortran
12 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (78.52%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) PhD
3 2 (1.48%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) PMP
4 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Squid
Vendors
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.96%) Adobe
2 4 (2.96%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (0.74%) Informatica
4 1 (0.74%) Apple
4 1 (0.74%) Google
4 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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