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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 122 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 41 79 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 2.51% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 6.63% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 81
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1173 1192 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.81% 37.94% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 668 696 806
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +13 31 £42,500 +10.38% 3
Glasgow -25 14 £26,500 -65.80% 2
Dundee -2 1 - -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (72.60%) Degree
2 41 (56.16%) Computer Science
3 31 (42.47%) C++
4 29 (39.73%) Physics
5 28 (38.36%) Software Engineering
6 25 (34.25%) C#
7 23 (31.51%) SAS
8 22 (30.14%) SQL
9 21 (28.77%) Finance
10 20 (27.40%) Java
11 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (23.29%) Economics
13 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
13 15 (20.55%) Statistics
14 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (19.18%) Python
14 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.81%) Banking
15 13 (17.81%) R
16 12 (16.44%) Analytics
16 12 (16.44%) Games
16 12 (16.44%) OO
17 11 (15.07%) .NET
17 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.07%) Algorithms
18 10 (13.70%) PhD
19 9 (12.33%) Data Mining
19 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
19 9 (12.33%) Windows
19 9 (12.33%) Project Management

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (31.51%) SAS
2 7 (9.59%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) Stata
3 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 4 (5.48%) S-PLUS
4 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.11%) SPSS
5 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
1 1 (1.37%) Skype
1 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) Big Data
2 9 (12.33%) Data Mining
2 9 (12.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.11%) GIS
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.74%) MySQL
8 1 (1.37%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.74%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Banking
3 12 (16.44%) Games
4 9 (12.33%) Retail
5 6 (8.22%) Local Government
6 5 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
7 4 (5.48%) Marketing
8 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.74%) Avionics
9 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.37%) Electronics
10 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Graduate
2 12 (16.44%) Junior
2 12 (16.44%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Graduate Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Junior Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Junior Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Statistician
6 6 (8.22%) Statistician
6 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Data Scientist
8 4 (5.48%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Qualitative Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) D3.js
3 4 (5.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (5.48%) STL
4 3 (4.11%) DirectX
4 3 (4.11%) OpenGL
4 3 (4.11%) OpenMP
5 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) Middleware
5 2 (2.74%) XML
6 1 (1.37%) ArcObjects
6 1 (1.37%) LAMP
6 1 (1.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 41 (56.16%) Computer Science
2 29 (39.73%) Physics
3 17 (23.29%) Economics
4 15 (20.55%) Statistics
5 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (15.07%) Algorithms
7 9 (12.33%) Psychology
8 6 (8.22%) Life Science
9 5 (6.85%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (6.85%) Biotechnology
9 5 (6.85%) Fixed Income
9 5 (6.85%) Informatics
9 5 (6.85%) Visualisation
10 4 (5.48%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (5.48%) Credit Risk
10 4 (5.48%) Derivative
11 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (2.74%) PACS
12 2 (2.74%) SWIFT
13 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Android
1 9 (12.33%) Apple iOS
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Software Engineering
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
4 12 (16.44%) Analytics
4 12 (16.44%) OO
5 9 (12.33%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) OOP
6 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
7 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.22%) OOD
7 6 (8.22%) Operations Research
7 6 (8.22%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (8.22%) TDD
7 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.22%) UML
8 5 (6.85%) Data Governance
8 5 (6.85%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (6.85%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) C++
2 25 (34.25%) C#
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 20 (27.40%) Java
5 14 (19.18%) Python
6 13 (17.81%) R
7 8 (10.96%) VBA
8 7 (9.59%) C
9 5 (6.85%) Perl
9 5 (6.85%) Scala
10 4 (5.48%) MATLAB
11 3 (4.11%) Fortran
11 3 (4.11%) PHP
11 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.11%) Ruby
12 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (72.60%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) PhD
3 4 (5.48%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) Basel II
1 4 (5.48%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Squid
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Informatica
3 5 (6.85%) Charles River
3 5 (6.85%) Greenplum
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) Tableau
4 4 (5.48%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe
5 3 (4.11%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Mapinfo
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