The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Applied Mathematics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applied Mathematics over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applied Mathematics (Applied Maths)
Rank 875 853 886
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Permanent jobs citing Applied Mathematics 27 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.063% 0.055% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 14
Average salary £72,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £45,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Applied Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applied Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applied Mathematics within the UK.

Applied Mathematics Salary Trend in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applied Mathematics over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Applied Mathematics Salary Histogram in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applied Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
England -14 27 £72,500 +61.11% 3
City of London +10 17 £72,500 +61.11% 1
London -24 17 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 - -
East of England - 9 - - 1
Cambridge - 9 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Applied Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Applied 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 Applied Mathematics.

1 66 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 52 (78.79%) Degree
3 46 (69.70%) Statistics
4 45 (68.18%) Python
5 40 (60.61%) PhD
6 39 (59.09%) SQL
6 39 (59.09%) C++
7 38 (57.58%) Economics
8 37 (56.06%) Visualisation
9 35 (53.03%) Hadoop
10 34 (51.52%) R
11 33 (50.00%) Analytics
11 33 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
11 33 (50.00%) Data Mining
12 32 (48.48%) Finance
12 32 (48.48%) Time Series Analysis
13 31 (46.97%) Predictive Modelling
13 31 (46.97%) SAS
14 29 (43.94%) Data Modelling
14 29 (43.94%) MATLAB
14 29 (43.94%) CPLEX
14 29 (43.94%) Data Analysis
14 29 (43.94%) Logistic Regression
14 29 (43.94%) Cluster Analysis
14 29 (43.94%) Markov Chain
14 29 (43.94%) Factor Analysis
14 29 (43.94%) Structural Equation Modelling
14 29 (43.94%) Big Data
15 25 (37.88%) Digital Media
15 25 (37.88%) Relational Database

Applied Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Applied 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 Applied Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (46.97%) SAS
2 13 (19.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) CPLEX
2 25 (37.88%) SPSS
3 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) Hadoop
2 33 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 29 (43.94%) Big Data
4 25 (37.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Retail
3 15 (22.73%) Marketing
4 11 (16.67%) Advertising
5 5 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.55%) Banking
6 3 (4.55%) French Language
7 2 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Consultant
4 5 (7.58%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Statistician
5 4 (6.06%) Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Market Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Quantitative Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Programmer
8 1 (1.52%) Tester
8 1 (1.52%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (1.52%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.52%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 46 (69.70%) Statistics
3 38 (57.58%) Economics
4 37 (56.06%) Visualisation
5 25 (37.88%) Neural Network
5 25 (37.88%) Digital Media
6 24 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (34.85%) Computer Science
8 15 (22.73%) Physics
9 9 (13.64%) Chemistry
9 9 (13.64%) Psychology
9 9 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (13.64%) Informatics
10 5 (7.58%) Open Source
11 3 (4.55%) Credit Risk
11 3 (4.55%) Market Risk
11 3 (4.55%) Derivative
11 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 33 (50.00%) Analytics
2 32 (48.48%) Time Series Analysis
3 31 (46.97%) Predictive Modelling
4 29 (43.94%) Logistic Regression
4 29 (43.94%) Cluster Analysis
4 29 (43.94%) Data Modelling
4 29 (43.94%) Data Analysis
4 29 (43.94%) Markov Chain
4 29 (43.94%) Factor Analysis
4 29 (43.94%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 25 (37.88%) Business Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) Statistical Analysis
7 11 (16.67%) Pay per click
7 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.67%) Web Marketing
8 10 (15.15%) Machine Learning
9 9 (13.64%) Monte Carlo Method
9 9 (13.64%) Biostatistics
9 9 (13.64%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Python
2 39 (59.09%) C++
2 39 (59.09%) SQL
3 34 (51.52%) R
4 29 (43.94%) MATLAB
5 22 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (19.70%) Ruby
6 13 (19.70%) Clojure
7 7 (10.61%) C
8 3 (4.55%) C#
9 2 (3.03%) Fortran
9 2 (3.03%) Smalltalk
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (78.79%) Degree
2 40 (60.61%) PhD
3 5 (7.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) IAS 39
1 3 (4.55%) Basel III
2 1 (1.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle
1 2 (3.03%) Informatica
1 2 (3.03%) Teradata
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