The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 77 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 9 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.17% 2.49% 6.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 6.17% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 53
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Mathematics
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
258 373 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.51% 40.46% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 229 321 357
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,875 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Southampton region.

Mathematics Salary Trend in Southampton

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in Southampton

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (61.11%) Physics
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Economics
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (27.78%) STL
4 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) R
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) Military
6 3 (16.67%) PhD
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
7 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) SQL

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Support Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (27.78%) STL
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Physics
2 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Economics
4 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Munging
4 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Linear Algebra
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (16.67%) R
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) PhD
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft