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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
UK / Scotland
Rank 116 124 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 15 31 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 1.05% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 2.34% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 44
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £25,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
848 1327 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.64% 44.74% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 527 773 715
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Mathematics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee +16 5 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Glasgow +22 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Edinburgh -11 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 37 (72.55%) Degree
2 29 (56.86%) Computer Science
3 26 (50.98%) C++
4 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (35.29%) C#
6 15 (29.41%) Java
7 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
7 14 (27.45%) Algorithms
8 13 (25.49%) Oracle
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 12 (23.53%) C
9 12 (23.53%) Python
9 12 (23.53%) MVC
9 12 (23.53%) Games
10 11 (21.57%) OO
10 11 (21.57%) Physics
11 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 10 (19.61%) QA
12 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 9 (17.65%) PHP
12 9 (17.65%) Windows
12 9 (17.65%) Fortran
13 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
13 8 (15.69%) Project Management
13 8 (15.69%) VB
13 8 (15.69%) MySQL
13 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
13 8 (15.69%) jQuery
13 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
13 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) GemFire
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 7 (13.73%) GIS
4 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.84%) Big Data
5 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.96%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 12 (23.53%) Games
2 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.73%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
1 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Junior
2 9 (17.65%) Programmer
3 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Junior Programmer
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Data Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Data Modeller
4 4 (7.84%) Data Scientist
4 4 (7.84%) Information Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) jQuery
1 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) DirectX
4 4 (7.84%) Drools
4 4 (7.84%) Ehcache
4 4 (7.84%) OpenGL
5 3 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.92%) CryEngine
6 2 (3.92%) D3.js
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.96%) Flash
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.96%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (56.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (27.45%) Algorithms
3 11 (21.57%) Physics
4 6 (11.76%) Data Structures
5 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.80%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
6 4 (7.84%) Taxonomies
7 3 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.92%) Animation
8 2 (3.92%) Informatics
8 2 (3.92%) Statistics
8 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.96%) Economics
9 1 (1.96%) Fintech
9 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Android
3 5 (9.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.53%) MVC
4 11 (21.57%) OO
5 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
5 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.73%) OOD
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (7.84%) Process Management
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) SOLID
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.84%) UML
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) C++
2 18 (35.29%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) Java
4 12 (23.53%) C
4 12 (23.53%) Python
5 10 (19.61%) SQL
6 9 (17.65%) Fortran
6 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.65%) PHP
7 8 (15.69%) VB
8 3 (5.88%) Perl
8 3 (5.88%) R
8 3 (5.88%) Ruby
9 2 (3.92%) Scala
10 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.96%) GLSL
10 1 (1.96%) HLSL
10 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (72.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Sybase
2 4 (7.84%) Terracotta
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Greenplum
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
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