The table below looks at the statistics for Mathematica skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematica over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank 849 872 874
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mathematica 17 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.003% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.10% 0.019% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £20,000 £17,500
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +14.28%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16502 15609 16186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.85% 14.97% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13590 12628 13874
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Mathematica
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mathematica Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mathematica
Salary Trend

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

Mathematica Salary Trend in the UK

Mathematica
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematica over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Mathematica Salary Histogram in the UK

Mathematica
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematica within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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
England +31 17 £35,000 -36.36% 1
South East - 7 £24,000 -
London -2 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Ipswich - 5 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £24,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £35,000 -
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
Oxford - 4 £24,000 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £50,000 -
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 £34,500 -

Mathematica
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Mathematica 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 Mathematica.

1 26 (78.79%) MATLAB
2 24 (72.73%) C++
3 23 (69.70%) Java
4 18 (54.55%) Python
5 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
6 16 (48.48%) Degree
6 16 (48.48%) R
7 14 (42.42%) Linux
8 13 (39.39%) Mathematics
8 13 (39.39%) Physics
8 13 (39.39%) Statistics
9 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
10 11 (33.33%) Visualisation
11 10 (30.30%) Windows
11 10 (30.30%) PhD
12 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
13 8 (24.24%) C#
14 7 (21.21%) Finance
14 7 (21.21%) Perl
14 7 (21.21%) Analytics
15 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (18.18%) SQL
15 6 (18.18%) C
15 6 (18.18%) OOD
15 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (15.15%) OpenGL
16 5 (15.15%) OpenCL
16 5 (15.15%) GLSL
16 5 (15.15%) QML
16 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning

Mathematica
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Mathematica 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 Mathematica. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.06%) Trac
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Military
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Programmer
3 7 (21.21%) Applications Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Research Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) OpenGL
1 5 (15.15%) Qt
1 5 (15.15%) QML
1 5 (15.15%) OpenCL
2 4 (12.12%) HTML5
2 4 (12.12%) CSS3
2 4 (12.12%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (12.12%) jQuery
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) OpenMP
3 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (6.06%) SciPy
3 2 (6.06%) NumPy
3 2 (6.06%) OpenCV
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
2 13 (39.39%) Statistics
2 13 (39.39%) Mathematics
2 13 (39.39%) Physics
3 11 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
5 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.15%) CUDA
7 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (6.06%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (6.06%) Derivative
8 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
8 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
8 2 (6.06%) GPGPU
8 2 (6.06%) Cybernetics
8 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
9 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Analytics
3 6 (18.18%) OOD
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
5 4 (12.12%) Bayesian Methods
5 4 (12.12%) Knowledge Discovery
6 3 (9.09%) Market Making
6 3 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Numerical Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Image Processing
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) Communications Security
8 1 (3.03%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (3.03%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) MATLAB
2 24 (72.73%) C++
3 23 (69.70%) Java
4 18 (54.55%) Python
5 16 (48.48%) R
6 8 (24.24%) C#
7 7 (21.21%) Perl
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) C
9 5 (15.15%) GLSL
10 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
12 1 (3.03%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) PhD
3 4 (12.12%) Postgraduate
4 2 (6.06%) RHCE
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Intel
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
1 2 (6.06%) ANSYS
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos
2 1 (3.03%) ION Trading