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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 86 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 87 97 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.64% 2.63% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.46% 7.13% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53 84 47
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1346 1360 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.86% 36.86% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 816 902 706
Average salary £41,750 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.08% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +7 38 £51,500 +13.18% 8
Edinburgh -29 29 £40,000 - 4
Dundee +8 11 £36,500 -
Aberdeen +12 3 £40,000 +4.57%
Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 89 (64.49%) Computer Science
2 86 (62.32%) Degree
3 68 (49.28%) Physics
3 68 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (45.65%) C++
5 62 (44.93%) C#
6 57 (41.30%) Software Engineering
7 54 (39.13%) Java
8 46 (33.33%) .NET
9 43 (31.16%) SDLC
10 40 (28.99%) JavaScript
11 38 (27.54%) TDD
12 36 (26.09%) Oracle
13 35 (25.36%) Relational Database
14 32 (23.19%) SQL
15 31 (22.46%) Windows
16 28 (20.29%) Software Architecture
17 26 (18.84%) MVC
17 26 (18.84%) Python
17 26 (18.84%) HTML
18 25 (18.12%) Algorithms
19 24 (17.39%) C
19 24 (17.39%) CSS
19 24 (17.39%) Finance
20 23 (16.67%) Scrum
20 23 (16.67%) Ethernet
20 23 (16.67%) Linux
21 21 (15.22%) OOP
21 21 (15.22%) Visual Studio
21 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (10.14%) WebLogic
1 14 (10.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 14 (10.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (9.42%) SAS
3 10 (7.25%) Apache
4 4 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.17%) JBoss
6 2 (1.45%) IIS
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.45%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) SPSS
2 7 (5.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) GitHub
2 2 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (1.45%) Firewall
3 2 (1.45%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.45%) LDAP
3 2 (1.45%) SNMP
3 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.45%) DNS
3 2 (1.45%) DHCP
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.36%) Relational Database
2 19 (13.77%) RDBMS
3 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 16 (11.59%) Oracle Database
5 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.07%) Big Data
6 7 (5.07%) MySQL
7 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.62%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.90%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.72%) QlikView
11 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.49%) Subversion
3 7 (5.07%) Maven
4 5 (3.62%) JUnit
5 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.17%) JIRA
6 3 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.45%) Trac
7 2 (1.45%) VectorCAST
7 2 (1.45%) Hudson
7 2 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.72%) GDB
8 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 24 (17.39%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Electronics
3 13 (9.42%) Games
4 8 (5.80%) Banking
5 7 (5.07%) Military
6 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.17%) Avionics
7 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 31 (22.46%) Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Lead Designer
3 14 (10.14%) Designer
3 14 (10.14%) SOA Designer
4 12 (8.70%) Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) C++ Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Graduate
6 8 (5.80%) Programmer
7 7 (5.07%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Oracle Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Data Scientist
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (2.90%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (2.17%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (2.17%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (1.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.33%) .NET
2 26 (18.84%) HTML
3 24 (17.39%) CSS
4 20 (14.49%) XML
5 19 (13.77%) J2EE
5 19 (13.77%) Java EE
5 19 (13.77%) jQuery
6 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 17 (12.32%) STL
8 16 (11.59%) MFC
9 15 (10.87%) Oracle ADF
10 14 (10.14%) Middleware
10 14 (10.14%) XSLT
10 14 (10.14%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (9.42%) WinForms
12 12 (8.70%) NHibernate
12 12 (8.70%) Spring.NET
12 12 (8.70%) Castle Windsor
12 12 (8.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (64.49%) Computer Science
2 68 (49.28%) Physics
3 25 (18.12%) Algorithms
4 20 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (13.04%) Statistics
6 17 (12.32%) Visualisation
7 12 (8.70%) User Experience
8 11 (7.97%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (6.52%) Economics
10 8 (5.80%) Data Structures
11 6 (4.35%) CUDA
11 6 (4.35%) Psychology
11 6 (4.35%) Data Integration
12 4 (2.90%) Neural Network
12 4 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (2.90%) RIA
13 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
13 3 (2.17%) W3C
14 2 (1.45%) Grid Computing
14 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.46%) Windows
2 23 (16.67%) Linux
3 16 (11.59%) Apple iOS
4 14 (10.14%) Android
5 13 (9.42%) UNIX
6 2 (1.45%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.45%) CentOS
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) Software Engineering
3 43 (31.16%) SDLC
4 38 (27.54%) TDD
5 28 (20.29%) Software Architecture
6 26 (18.84%) MVC
7 23 (16.67%) Scrum
8 21 (15.22%) OOP
8 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing
9 20 (14.49%) OOD
10 19 (13.77%) OO
11 18 (13.04%) Open Source
12 17 (12.32%) Waterfall
13 16 (11.59%) SOA
13 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (11.59%) 3D Visualisation
13 16 (11.59%) Linear Algebra
14 15 (10.87%) Performance Testing
15 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
15 14 (10.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.65%) C++
2 62 (44.93%) C#
3 54 (39.13%) Java
4 40 (28.99%) JavaScript
5 32 (23.19%) SQL
6 26 (18.84%) Python
7 24 (17.39%) C
8 18 (13.04%) PL/SQL
9 16 (11.59%) VC++
10 11 (7.97%) MATLAB
11 9 (6.52%) R
12 6 (4.35%) Ruby
12 6 (4.35%) VBA
12 6 (4.35%) VB
12 6 (4.35%) Perl
13 5 (3.62%) PHP
14 3 (2.17%) PHP5
15 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.45%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (62.32%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) PhD
3 3 (2.17%) HNC
3 3 (2.17%) HND
4 2 (1.45%) MCSE
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) RHCE
4 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) WAI
1 3 (2.17%) Section 508
2 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.45%) Nagios
1 2 (1.45%) Puppet
1 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Oracle
2 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.62%) Informatica
4 3 (2.17%) PayPal
4 3 (2.17%) WorldPay
4 3 (2.17%) SAP
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco
5 2 (1.45%) IBM
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe
5 2 (1.45%) Dell
5 2 (1.45%) Remedy
5 2 (1.45%) VMware
5 2 (1.45%) Google
5 2 (1.45%) Brocade
5 2 (1.45%) Wind River
5 2 (1.45%) Opsware
5 2 (1.45%) Tableau
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