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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 83 79 116
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 78 106 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.49% 2.65% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.80% 8.01% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 30 83 29
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,400 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £53,000
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
1147 1324 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.61% 33.16% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 699 831 661
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 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 1 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
Glasgow -12 28 £66,250 +20.45% 1
Edinburgh -7 26 £38,500 -3.75%
Fife +9 10 £31,500 -35.05%
Dundee +9 7 - -
Dunbartonshire - 6 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 - 1
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 90 (62.07%) Degree
2 76 (52.41%) Computer Science
3 57 (39.31%) C
4 54 (37.24%) Physics
5 53 (36.55%) C#
6 47 (32.41%) .NET
7 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (31.03%) Software Engineering
8 37 (25.52%) Finance
9 36 (24.83%) C++
10 33 (22.76%) Java
10 33 (22.76%) TDD
11 29 (20.00%) Software Architecture
12 26 (17.93%) OOP
13 25 (17.24%) Windows
14 24 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (15.17%) UNIX
16 21 (14.48%) OpenGL
16 21 (14.48%) Visual Studio
16 21 (14.48%) Unit Testing
17 20 (13.79%) Qt
17 20 (13.79%) SQL Server
17 20 (13.79%) STL
17 20 (13.79%) HTML
17 20 (13.79%) Ethernet
18 19 (13.10%) JavaScript
18 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET
18 19 (13.10%) MVC
18 19 (13.10%) Banking
18 19 (13.10%) Subversion

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (7.59%) SAS
2 1 (0.69%) JBoss
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) SPSS
2 5 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.79%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.38%) MySQL
6 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (14.48%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.10%) Subversion
3 6 (4.14%) Maven
4 4 (2.76%) JUnit
5 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.07%) Clang
6 1 (0.69%) Selenium
6 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
General
1 37 (25.52%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Banking
3 17 (11.72%) Electronics
4 6 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Games
5 5 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.76%) Billing
7 2 (1.38%) Front Office
7 2 (1.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (25.52%) Developer
2 36 (24.83%) Trainee
3 31 (21.38%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.97%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Graduate
6 11 (7.59%) Data Scientist
7 9 (6.21%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Software Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Architect
10 6 (4.14%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Statistician
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 3 (2.07%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (2.07%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.41%) .NET
2 21 (14.48%) OpenGL
3 20 (13.79%) Qt
3 20 (13.79%) STL
3 20 (13.79%) HTML
4 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET
5 17 (11.72%) Direct3D
5 17 (11.72%) WPF
5 17 (11.72%) MFC
6 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (8.97%) NHibernate
7 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
7 12 (8.28%) Castle Windsor
7 12 (8.28%) Spring.NET
8 7 (4.83%) Spring
8 7 (4.83%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.14%) Web Services
9 6 (4.14%) Apache Flex
10 5 (3.45%) HTML5
10 5 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (52.41%) Computer Science
2 54 (37.24%) Physics
3 24 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (11.72%) CUDA
4 17 (11.72%) Visualisation
5 15 (10.34%) Statistics
6 14 (9.66%) Open Source
7 12 (8.28%) User Experience
8 11 (7.59%) Economics
9 8 (5.52%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.45%) Market Risk
10 5 (3.45%) Psychology
10 5 (3.45%) Grid Computing
11 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.76%) Neural Network
12 3 (2.07%) RIA
12 3 (2.07%) GIS
13 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.38%) Equities
13 2 (1.38%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Windows
2 22 (15.17%) UNIX
3 10 (6.90%) Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Android
4 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 33 (22.76%) TDD
3 29 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 26 (17.93%) OOP
5 21 (14.48%) Unit Testing
6 19 (13.10%) MVC
7 18 (12.41%) Risk Management
7 18 (12.41%) Scrum
7 18 (12.41%) Waterfall
7 18 (12.41%) Linear Algebra
8 17 (11.72%) 3D Visualisation
8 17 (11.72%) OO
9 13 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.97%) Investment Management
9 13 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.28%) UX Design
11 10 (6.90%) Asset Management
12 9 (6.21%) Analytics
13 8 (5.52%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.31%) C
2 53 (36.55%) C#
3 36 (24.83%) C++
4 33 (22.76%) Java
5 19 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 18 (12.41%) SQL
7 17 (11.72%) VC++
8 10 (6.90%) R
9 7 (4.83%) Python
9 7 (4.83%) VBA
10 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.76%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.38%) Perl
11 2 (1.38%) F#
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
12 1 (0.69%) Ruby
12 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.69%) Fortran
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (62.07%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) PhD
3 2 (1.38%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) PMP
4 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.69%) Google
2 1 (0.69%) Tableau
2 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bellshill
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 9 days ago
Stirling
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago