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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 103 77 96
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 59 96 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 2.95% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.85% 7.26% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45 70 49
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
1008 1322 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.40% 40.59% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 672 794 637
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 £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 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 December 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
(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 +7 51 £38,500 +22.22% 2
Glasgow -38 6 £56,250 +32.35% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 119 (80.41%) Degree
2 115 (77.70%) Computer Science
3 75 (50.68%) Physics
4 74 (50.00%) C++
4 74 (50.00%) Java
5 70 (47.30%) C#
6 60 (40.54%) Software Engineering
7 49 (33.11%) Finance
8 47 (31.76%) .NET
9 42 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (22.97%) OOP
11 33 (22.30%) C
12 32 (21.62%) Linux
12 32 (21.62%) OO
12 32 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (18.92%) WPF
13 28 (18.92%) Windows
14 27 (18.24%) Risk Management
15 26 (17.57%) Games
16 24 (16.22%) Banking
16 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
17 23 (15.54%) SQL
17 23 (15.54%) OpenGL
17 23 (15.54%) Unit Testing
17 23 (15.54%) Qt
18 22 (14.86%) Visual Studio
19 21 (14.19%) Investment Management
19 21 (14.19%) STL
19 21 (14.19%) HTML
20 20 (13.51%) CSS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.08%) SAS
2 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.35%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) SPSS
3 2 (1.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) Ethernet
2 7 (4.73%) HTTP
3 4 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.03%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.35%) Big Data
4 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.81%) Subversion
3 5 (3.38%) Clang
4 1 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (33.11%) Finance
2 26 (17.57%) Games
3 24 (16.22%) Banking
4 16 (10.81%) Electronics
5 15 (10.14%) Investment Banking
6 14 (9.46%) Financial Institution
7 6 (4.05%) Marketing
8 4 (2.70%) Retail
9 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.68%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.68%) Front Office
11 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (50.68%) Developer
2 45 (30.41%) Software Engineer
3 29 (19.59%) Java Developer
4 24 (16.22%) Software Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (9.46%) Junior
7 13 (8.78%) Flash Developer
8 12 (8.11%) Graduate
8 12 (8.11%) Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Junior Developer
9 11 (7.43%) .NET Developer
10 10 (6.76%) C++ Developer
10 10 (6.76%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.76%) C++ Software Developer
11 7 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.05%) Junior Java Developer
12 6 (4.05%) Data Scientist
13 5 (3.38%) Flash ActionScript Developer
13 5 (3.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.76%) .NET
2 28 (18.92%) WPF
3 23 (15.54%) Qt
3 23 (15.54%) OpenGL
4 21 (14.19%) STL
4 21 (14.19%) HTML
5 20 (13.51%) CSS
6 18 (12.16%) XML
7 16 (10.81%) MFC
7 16 (10.81%) REST
7 16 (10.81%) Direct3D
8 15 (10.14%) Apache Flex
9 14 (9.46%) Spring
9 14 (9.46%) Flash
9 14 (9.46%) Parsley
10 13 (8.78%) Robotlegs
10 13 (8.78%) Hibernate
10 13 (8.78%) J2EE
10 13 (8.78%) Adobe AIR
10 13 (8.78%) Cairngorm
Miscellaneous
1 115 (77.70%) Computer Science
2 75 (50.68%) Physics
3 32 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (13.51%) Market Risk
4 20 (13.51%) Grid Computing
5 17 (11.49%) Visualisation
6 16 (10.81%) CUDA
7 15 (10.14%) Management Information System
8 11 (7.43%) Statistics
9 9 (6.08%) Algorithms
10 7 (4.73%) Economics
11 5 (3.38%) GIS
12 4 (2.70%) Online Games
12 4 (2.70%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.70%) Hedge funds
13 3 (2.03%) Open Source
13 3 (2.03%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (1.35%) Animation
14 2 (1.35%) Psychology
15 1 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.62%) Linux
2 28 (18.92%) Windows
3 20 (13.51%) UNIX
4 6 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.54%) Software Engineering
2 42 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.97%) OOP
4 32 (21.62%) OO
5 27 (18.24%) Risk Management
6 23 (15.54%) Unit Testing
7 21 (14.19%) Investment Management
8 20 (13.51%) TDD
9 16 (10.81%) Project Management
9 16 (10.81%) Software Architecture
9 16 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 16 (10.81%) 3D Visualisation
9 16 (10.81%) Linear Algebra
10 11 (7.43%) OOD
11 10 (6.76%) Scrum
12 8 (5.41%) Data Analysis
12 8 (5.41%) MVC
12 8 (5.41%) Analytics
13 7 (4.73%) MVVM
13 7 (4.73%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 74 (50.00%) C++
1 74 (50.00%) Java
2 70 (47.30%) C#
3 33 (22.30%) C
4 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 23 (15.54%) SQL
6 16 (10.81%) VC++
7 11 (7.43%) Python
8 6 (4.05%) ActionScript
8 6 (4.05%) Perl
8 6 (4.05%) R
8 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.38%) Ruby
10 4 (2.70%) Scala
10 4 (2.70%) VB
10 4 (2.70%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.03%) VB6
11 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.03%) PHP
12 2 (1.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 119 (80.41%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Firmware
2 1 (0.68%) Squid
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Adobe
3 6 (4.05%) Oracle
4 4 (2.70%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.70%) Google
5 3 (2.03%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Informatica
6 1 (0.68%) Apple
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago