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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 67 79 115
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +36
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 94 98 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.02% 2.65% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.22% 7.40% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35 72 29
Average salary £38,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,350 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,250 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
1143 1325 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.78% 35.83% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 674 826 625
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,100
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 37 £38,500 - 2
Glasgow +14 34 £55,000 - 4
Dundee +8 8 £37,500 -14.28%
Fife +2 7 - -
Dunbartonshire - 6 - -
West Lothian -2 1 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 94 (63.09%) Degree
2 77 (51.68%) Computer Science
3 59 (39.60%) Physics
4 58 (38.93%) C
5 55 (36.91%) C#
6 51 (34.23%) .NET
7 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (31.54%) Software Engineering
8 40 (26.85%) C++
9 39 (26.17%) Finance
10 35 (23.49%) TDD
11 28 (18.79%) Java
11 28 (18.79%) Windows
11 28 (18.79%) Software Architecture
12 27 (18.12%) OOP
13 23 (15.44%) OpenGL
14 22 (14.77%) UNIX
14 22 (14.77%) STL
14 22 (14.77%) Visual Studio
14 22 (14.77%) SQL
14 22 (14.77%) Qt
14 22 (14.77%) Unit Testing
15 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
16 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
16 20 (13.42%) OO
16 20 (13.42%) Ethernet
17 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
17 19 (12.75%) Subversion
17 19 (12.75%) Scrum
17 19 (12.75%) Relational Database

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.04%) SAS
2 2 (1.34%) JBoss
2 2 (1.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) Node.js
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) SPSS
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.42%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
1 19 (12.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.34%) MySQL
4 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Visual Studio
2 19 (12.75%) Subversion
3 5 (3.36%) Clang
4 4 (2.68%) Maven
5 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Banking
3 17 (11.41%) Electronics
4 7 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.36%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Games
6 4 (2.68%) Billing
7 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.34%) Front Office
8 2 (1.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 39 (26.17%) Developer
2 36 (24.16%) Trainee
3 31 (20.81%) Software Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.05%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) Graduate
7 10 (6.71%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.71%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Data Scientist
8 8 (5.37%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Software Architect
9 7 (4.70%) Architect
10 5 (3.36%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Data Manager
11 4 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Operations Manager
11 4 (2.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.23%) .NET
2 23 (15.44%) OpenGL
3 22 (14.77%) STL
3 22 (14.77%) Qt
4 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
5 18 (12.08%) HTML
6 17 (11.41%) MFC
6 17 (11.41%) WPF
6 17 (11.41%) Direct3D
7 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (8.05%) NHibernate
9 11 (7.38%) Spring.NET
9 11 (7.38%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.38%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (4.70%) Web Services
11 6 (4.03%) jQuery
12 5 (3.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (3.36%) Spring
13 4 (2.68%) Apache Flex
13 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (51.68%) Computer Science
2 59 (39.60%) Physics
3 19 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (12.08%) Visualisation
5 17 (11.41%) CUDA
6 14 (9.40%) Statistics
7 12 (8.05%) Open Source
8 11 (7.38%) User Experience
9 7 (4.70%) Economics
10 5 (3.36%) GIS
10 5 (3.36%) Grid Computing
10 5 (3.36%) Market Risk
10 5 (3.36%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.01%) Psychology
13 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.34%) Exotic Derivative
13 2 (1.34%) Derivative
13 2 (1.34%) Equities
14 1 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.79%) Windows
2 22 (14.77%) UNIX
3 12 (8.05%) Linux
4 5 (3.36%) Android
4 5 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (31.54%) Software Engineering
2 35 (23.49%) TDD
3 28 (18.79%) Software Architecture
4 27 (18.12%) OOP
5 22 (14.77%) Unit Testing
6 20 (13.42%) OO
7 19 (12.75%) Scrum
8 18 (12.08%) Waterfall
8 18 (12.08%) Linear Algebra
9 17 (11.41%) 3D Visualisation
9 17 (11.41%) MVC
10 15 (10.07%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.07%) Investment Management
11 11 (7.38%) UX Design
11 11 (7.38%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.71%) MVVM
12 10 (6.71%) Low Latency
13 7 (4.70%) Analytics
13 7 (4.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.93%) C
2 55 (36.91%) C#
3 40 (26.85%) C++
4 28 (18.79%) Java
5 22 (14.77%) SQL
6 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
7 17 (11.41%) VC++
8 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.68%) R
10 3 (2.01%) Python
10 3 (2.01%) Perl
11 2 (1.34%) VBA
11 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.34%) F#
12 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby
12 1 (0.67%) Fortran
12 1 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (63.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) PhD
3 2 (1.34%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.67%) ISEB
4 1 (0.67%) PMP
4 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.34%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.67%) Informatica
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