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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 85 84 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 89 78 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.45% 2.52% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.63% 7.26% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 75 53 40
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
1342 1074 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.99% 34.72% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 883 700 654
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 £30,000 £30,000 £26,549
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 59 £38,500 +31.06% 9
Glasgow -11 27 £42,000 -23.63% 4
Aberdeen +10 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Dundee +10 1 - -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 164 (83.67%) Degree
2 154 (78.57%) Computer Science
3 130 (66.33%) C++
4 122 (62.24%) Java
5 119 (60.71%) Physics
6 81 (41.33%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (40.31%) Software Engineering
8 75 (38.27%) Finance
9 68 (34.69%) C#
10 63 (32.14%) Risk Management
11 62 (31.63%) Grid Computing
11 62 (31.63%) Market Risk
12 57 (29.08%) Banking
13 54 (27.55%) .NET
14 49 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (23.98%) Investment Management
16 46 (23.47%) Investment Banking
16 46 (23.47%) Financial Institution
17 43 (21.94%) C
18 37 (18.88%) Games
19 35 (17.86%) OO
20 29 (14.80%) PhD
20 29 (14.80%) WPF
21 25 (12.76%) OOP
22 23 (11.73%) Windows
23 22 (11.22%) Linux
23 22 (11.22%) HTML
23 22 (11.22%) JavaScript
23 22 (11.22%) Qt
24 21 (10.71%) Visual Studio

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.59%) SAS
2 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.02%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.02%) Node.js
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.51%) SPSS
1 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.67%) Ethernet
2 7 (3.57%) Internet
3 5 (2.55%) HTTP
4 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) CDMA
5 1 (0.51%) PSTN
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.67%) Subversion
3 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
General
1 75 (38.27%) Finance
2 57 (29.08%) Banking
3 46 (23.47%) Financial Institution
3 46 (23.47%) Investment Banking
4 37 (18.88%) Games
5 18 (9.18%) Electronics
6 6 (3.06%) Marketing
7 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (60.20%) Developer
2 79 (40.31%) Java Developer
3 54 (27.55%) Software Engineer
4 37 (18.88%) Senior Developer
4 37 (18.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 24 (12.24%) Junior
7 18 (9.18%) Junior Developer
8 16 (8.16%) Graduate
9 15 (7.65%) C++ Developer
10 14 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
11 13 (6.63%) C++ Software Developer
11 13 (6.63%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (6.63%) Flash Developer
11 13 (6.63%) Senior C++ Developer
11 13 (6.63%) Java Software Developer
11 13 (6.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 13 (6.63%) C++/Java Developer
12 10 (5.10%) Analyst
13 7 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.55%) .NET
2 29 (14.80%) WPF
3 22 (11.22%) Qt
3 22 (11.22%) HTML
4 19 (9.69%) OpenGL
5 17 (8.67%) MFC
5 17 (8.67%) CSS
5 17 (8.67%) STL
5 17 (8.67%) XML
5 17 (8.67%) Direct3D
6 15 (7.65%) Flash
6 15 (7.65%) Apache Flex
7 14 (7.14%) Spring
7 14 (7.14%) REST
8 13 (6.63%) Robotlegs
8 13 (6.63%) Parsley
8 13 (6.63%) Adobe AIR
8 13 (6.63%) Cairngorm
8 13 (6.63%) PureMVC
9 12 (6.12%) BlazeDS
Miscellaneous
1 154 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 119 (60.71%) Physics
3 81 (41.33%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (31.63%) Market Risk
4 62 (31.63%) Grid Computing
5 17 (8.67%) Visualisation
5 17 (8.67%) CUDA
6 14 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.59%) Statistics
8 7 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (3.57%) Economics
8 7 (3.57%) Online Games
8 7 (3.57%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.55%) Open Source
10 3 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.51%) iPad
12 1 (0.51%) VHDL
12 1 (0.51%) Verilog
12 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Windows
2 22 (11.22%) Linux
3 19 (9.69%) UNIX
4 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.31%) Software Engineering
2 63 (32.14%) Risk Management
3 49 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (23.98%) Investment Management
5 35 (17.86%) OO
6 25 (12.76%) OOP
7 20 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 18 (9.18%) TDD
8 18 (9.18%) Software Architecture
9 17 (8.67%) 3D Visualisation
10 15 (7.65%) Project Management
11 13 (6.63%) OOD
11 13 (6.63%) Waterfall
11 13 (6.63%) Game Development
12 8 (4.08%) Analytics
12 8 (4.08%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.57%) Web Development
13 7 (3.57%) Automated Testing
13 7 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 130 (66.33%) C++
2 122 (62.24%) Java
3 68 (34.69%) C#
4 43 (21.94%) C
5 22 (11.22%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.67%) VC++
7 16 (8.16%) Python
8 15 (7.65%) SQL
9 11 (5.61%) Fortran
10 9 (4.59%) Perl
11 7 (3.57%) Lisp
11 7 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.57%) ActionScript
11 7 (3.57%) Ruby
11 7 (3.57%) Scala
12 4 (2.04%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.04%) VB
13 3 (1.53%) PHP
13 3 (1.53%) R
14 2 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 164 (83.67%) Degree
2 29 (14.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (6.63%) Adobe
2 9 (4.59%) Oracle
3 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.04%) Google
5 3 (1.53%) Twitter
6 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.51%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) EMC
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix
7 1 (0.51%) NetApp
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) VMware
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