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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank 859 870 881
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mathematica 21 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.055% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 11
Average salary £38,436 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.11% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -

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
17480 16336 16754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.82% 15.16% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14381 13236 14458
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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Mathematica Salary Histogram in the UK

Mathematica
Top 15 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 24 December 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
(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 +11 20 £38,436 -30.11%
South East - 10 £34,500 -
London -8 8 £38,436 -30.11%
Kent - 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £24,000 -
Sevenoaks - 5 £45,000 -
Oxford - 4 £24,000 -
East of England - 2 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £34,500 -

Mathematica
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) MATLAB
3 20 (68.97%) C++
4 19 (65.52%) Python
4 19 (65.52%) Computer Science
5 15 (51.72%) Degree
6 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
6 12 (41.38%) R
7 11 (37.93%) Linux
7 11 (37.93%) Statistics
7 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
7 11 (37.93%) Physics
7 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
8 10 (34.48%) Windows
8 10 (34.48%) PhD
9 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 7 (24.14%) C#
10 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
10 7 (24.14%) Machine Learning
11 6 (20.69%) Perl
11 6 (20.69%) OOD
11 6 (20.69%) Internet
11 6 (20.69%) Finance
11 6 (20.69%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (20.69%) Bayesian Methods
11 6 (20.69%) Knowledge Discovery
11 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.24%) C
13 4 (13.79%) Postgraduate
13 4 (13.79%) Law

Mathematica
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (6.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.90%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.90%) Trac
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Military
3 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Applications Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Research Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Quantitative Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (6.90%) SciPy
2 2 (6.90%) NumPy
2 2 (6.90%) OpenCV
2 2 (6.90%) OpenMP
2 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Qt
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Computer Science
2 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
2 11 (37.93%) Physics
2 11 (37.93%) Statistics
2 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
3 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.90%) Cybernetics
6 2 (6.90%) Grid Computing
6 2 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (6.90%) GPGPU
7 1 (3.45%) CUDA
7 1 (3.45%) Social Media
7 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
7 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.45%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (3.45%) Derivative
7 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Machine Learning
3 6 (20.69%) Bayesian Methods
3 6 (20.69%) Knowledge Discovery
3 6 (20.69%) OOD
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Image Processing
5 2 (6.90%) Market Making
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Information Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Numerical Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) Communications Security
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) MATLAB
3 20 (68.97%) C++
4 19 (65.52%) Python
5 12 (41.38%) R
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) Perl
9 5 (17.24%) C
10 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
11 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (3.45%) GLSL
12 1 (3.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) PhD
3 4 (13.79%) Postgraduate
4 2 (6.90%) RHCE
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Intel
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.90%) VMware
1 2 (6.90%) ANSYS
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos
2 1 (3.45%) ION Trading