The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 167 146 146
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 1919 2382 2417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 2.17% 2.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.96% 5.13% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1947 1861
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%

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
38657 46472 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.98% 42.37% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31550 37401 35818
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,762 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mathematics
Salary Trend

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

Mathematics Salary Trend in the UK

Mathematics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematics over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in the UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 1830 £44,500 -1.11% 309
London -21 907 £57,500 +4.54% 140
South East 0 338 £35,500 - 56
City of London +36 242 £70,000 +27.27% 47
East of England -8 208 £32,500 -18.75% 51
Cambridgeshire +21 136 £31,500 -21.25% 38
Cambridge +13 121 £30,500 -29.06% 35
South West +4 111 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Hampshire +36 108 £30,000 -1.63% 13
West Midlands 0 89 £27,500 -23.61% 15
Surrey -39 66 £38,000 -15.55% 18
North West +29 63 £34,500 +26.60% 16
Yorkshire +38 61 £40,000 +60.00% 5
East Midlands +5 48 £36,000 +10.76% 9
Scotland -14 46 £41,500 +3.75% 17
Birmingham +9 45 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Manchester -3 41 £40,000 +45.45% 12
Berkshire -4 41 £32,500 -3.70% 14
Hertfordshire -33 41 £42,500 +36.00% 10
West Yorkshire +12 37 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Bristol -20 33 £46,500 +29.16% 6
Southampton +29 32 £52,500 -4.54% 3
West Sussex +37 31 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire -5 31 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Edinburgh +17 29 £43,000 +7.50% 3
South Wales +29 26 £25,000 -10.71% 1
Wales +13 26 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Andover - 23 £24,500 -
Cheshire +47 22 £28,750 +27.77% 2
North East +16 22 £39,500 +43.63%

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2647 (66.71%) Degree
2 2152 (54.23%) Computer Science
3 1270 (32.01%) SQL
4 1102 (27.77%) Java
5 1086 (27.37%) Finance
6 1081 (27.24%) Physics
7 1050 (26.46%) C++
8 1045 (26.34%) Python
9 1018 (25.66%) C#
10 974 (24.55%) Software Engineering
11 855 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
12 742 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
13 741 (18.67%) Analytics
14 721 (18.17%) .NET
15 662 (16.68%) Statistics
16 545 (13.73%) C
17 538 (13.56%) JavaScript
18 528 (13.31%) SQL Server
18 528 (13.31%) Linux
19 512 (12.90%) PhD
20 506 (12.75%) Algorithms
21 486 (12.25%) HTML
22 465 (11.72%) OO
23 439 (11.06%) Microsoft
24 431 (10.86%) Machine Learning
25 405 (10.21%) Windows
26 356 (8.97%) Big Data
27 343 (8.64%) Oracle
28 326 (8.22%) R
29 311 (7.84%) Marketing

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 230 (5.80%) SAS
2 189 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 60 (1.51%) JBoss
4 56 (1.41%) Apache
4 56 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 49 (1.23%) GlassFish
6 48 (1.21%) IIS
7 43 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 42 (1.06%) WildFly
9 40 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 28 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 26 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 18 (0.45%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
15 10 (0.25%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
18 6 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 301 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 185 (4.66%) MS Office
3 97 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (2.24%) SPSS
5 28 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.43%) GNU Octave
7 17 (0.43%) Stata
8 15 (0.38%) MS Project
9 12 (0.30%) XMetaL
10 9 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.13%) Mathcad
12 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.076%) Blender
13 3 (0.076%) EViews
13 3 (0.076%) Simulink
13 3 (0.076%) Weka
14 2 (0.050%) Maple
Business Applications
1 18 (0.45%) FastStats
2 10 (0.25%) ReMetrica
3 8 (0.20%) Infor M3
3 8 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.15%) Primavera
5 4 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.10%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.10%) SystmOne
6 3 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.076%) Endur
6 3 (0.076%) Oracle AML
6 3 (0.076%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.076%) SAP HR-PA
6 3 (0.076%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.050%) Global One
7 2 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.050%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.050%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 126 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (1.44%) SaaS
4 47 (1.18%) Google Analytics
5 28 (0.71%) GitHub
6 24 (0.60%) Office 365
7 21 (0.53%) PaaS
8 13 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.20%) IaaS
12 7 (0.18%) Heroku
13 5 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.13%) iTunes
13 5 (0.13%) Slack
14 4 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 78 (1.97%) Firewall
2 72 (1.81%) Internet
3 71 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.13%) DNS
5 44 (1.11%) Network Security
6 42 (1.06%) WAN
7 34 (0.86%) DHCP
7 34 (0.86%) LAN
8 31 (0.78%) VoIP
9 29 (0.73%) Wireless
10 27 (0.68%) MPLS
11 26 (0.66%) VPN
12 22 (0.55%) HTTP
13 21 (0.53%) Ethernet
14 19 (0.48%) PBX
15 15 (0.38%) BGP
15 15 (0.38%) OSPF
16 14 (0.35%) ISDN
16 14 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 356 (8.97%) Big Data
3 221 (5.57%) Hadoop
4 183 (4.61%) NoSQL
5 175 (4.41%) Data Mining
6 155 (3.91%) MySQL
7 131 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 128 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 115 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 108 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
11 105 (2.65%) MongoDB
12 78 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 64 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (1.54%) Apache Hive
15 58 (1.46%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.31%) Oracle Database
17 45 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 42 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (0.93%) Redis
20 35 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 145 (3.65%) Visual Studio
2 141 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 131 (3.30%) Git (software)
4 88 (2.22%) NUnit
5 85 (2.14%) JUnit
6 78 (1.97%) Selenium
7 76 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 68 (1.71%) Maven
9 62 (1.56%) Subversion
10 47 (1.18%) JIRA
11 44 (1.11%) Hudson
12 42 (1.06%) Gradle
12 42 (1.06%) JBehave
13 38 (0.96%) TeamCity
14 32 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
15 27 (0.68%) Cucumber
16 25 (0.63%) Eclipse
17 24 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 19 (0.48%) HP UFT
19 18 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1086 (27.37%) Finance
2 311 (7.84%) Marketing
3 305 (7.69%) Banking
4 222 (5.59%) Games
5 220 (5.54%) Front Office
6 166 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 165 (4.16%) Retail
8 77 (1.94%) Electronics
9 70 (1.76%) Automotive
10 69 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 65 (1.64%) Advertising
12 61 (1.54%) Investment Banking
13 58 (1.46%) Aerospace
14 50 (1.26%) Back Office
15 49 (1.23%) Legal
16 38 (0.96%) Billing
16 38 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
17 36 (0.91%) Financial Institution
18 26 (0.66%) French Language
19 25 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1641 (41.36%) Developer
2 666 (16.78%) Analyst
3 551 (13.89%) Graduate
4 447 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 414 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 376 (9.48%) Software Developer
7 363 (9.15%) C# Developer
8 323 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 302 (7.61%) Data Scientist
10 273 (6.88%) .NET Developer
11 232 (5.85%) Junior
12 225 (5.67%) C++ Developer
13 207 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
14 190 (4.79%) Graduate Developer
15 185 (4.66%) Data Analyst
16 164 (4.13%) Python Developer
17 162 (4.08%) SQL Developer
18 142 (3.58%) Consultant
19 126 (3.18%) Junior Developer
20 117 (2.95%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 721 (18.17%) .NET
2 486 (12.25%) HTML
3 307 (7.74%) CSS
4 287 (7.23%) ASP.NET
5 218 (5.49%) HTML5
6 203 (5.12%) AngularJS
7 197 (4.96%) Web Services
8 196 (4.94%) XML
9 170 (4.28%) jQuery
10 161 (4.06%) Spring
11 129 (3.25%) CSS3
12 125 (3.15%) WPF
13 109 (2.75%) .NET Framework
13 109 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 102 (2.57%) OpenGL
15 99 (2.49%) RESTful
16 97 (2.44%) STL
17 88 (2.22%) WCF
18 79 (1.99%) Java EE
19 75 (1.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2152 (54.23%) Computer Science
2 1081 (27.24%) Physics
3 742 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
4 662 (16.68%) Statistics
5 506 (12.75%) Algorithms
6 197 (4.96%) Economics
7 184 (4.64%) Visualisation
8 165 (4.16%) Hedge funds
9 154 (3.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 146 (3.68%) Management Information System
11 101 (2.55%) Derivative
12 93 (2.34%) User Experience
13 82 (2.07%) Fintech
14 81 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 79 (1.99%) Equities
16 78 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
17 77 (1.94%) Data Structures
18 75 (1.89%) Driving Licence
19 67 (1.69%) Applied Mathematics
20 66 (1.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 528 (13.31%) Linux
2 405 (10.21%) Windows
3 190 (4.79%) Unix
4 94 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 87 (2.19%) Android
6 53 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 31 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 29 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.15%) MVS
14 6 (0.15%) Solaris
14 6 (0.15%) VMS
15 5 (0.13%) CentOS
15 5 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (24.55%) Software Engineering
2 855 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 741 (18.67%) Analytics
4 465 (11.72%) OO
5 431 (10.86%) Machine Learning
6 278 (7.01%) TDD
7 271 (6.83%) SDLC
8 235 (5.92%) Data Analysis
8 235 (5.92%) Scrum
9 230 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
10 228 (5.75%) Data Analytics
11 216 (5.44%) Multithreading
12 209 (5.27%) MVC
13 189 (4.76%) Open Source
14 187 (4.71%) Unit Testing
15 185 (4.66%) OOD
16 172 (4.33%) OOP
17 171 (4.31%) Project Management
18 162 (4.08%) ITIL
19 161 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1270 (32.01%) SQL
2 1102 (27.77%) Java
3 1050 (26.46%) C++
4 1045 (26.34%) Python
5 1018 (25.66%) C#
6 545 (13.73%) C
7 538 (13.56%) JavaScript
8 326 (8.22%) R
9 176 (4.44%) Scala
10 172 (4.33%) MATLAB
11 125 (3.15%) VBA
12 118 (2.97%) PHP
13 105 (2.65%) T-SQL
14 101 (2.55%) Ruby
15 81 (2.04%) Perl
16 70 (1.76%) VB.NET
17 67 (1.69%) PL/SQL
17 67 (1.69%) VB
18 66 (1.66%) F#
19 58 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2647 (66.71%) Degree
2 512 (12.90%) PhD
3 109 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 59 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.21%) CISSP
7 37 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (0.93%) CISM
7 37 (0.93%) ISEB
7 37 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 34 (0.86%) CISA
8 34 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (0.55%) CCNA
10 19 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 19 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 18 (0.45%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.38%) CCNP
13 14 (0.35%) CEH
13 14 (0.35%) GIAC
13 14 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (3.73%) QA
2 57 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 48 (1.21%) SLA
4 34 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.43%) MiFID
7 13 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.20%) ISO27002
10 7 (0.18%) ISO27005
10 7 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.15%) EMIR
11 6 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.13%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.13%) FATCA
13 4 (0.10%) COREP
13 4 (0.10%) FINREP
13 4 (0.10%) HL7
13 4 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 87 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 61 (1.54%) Docker
3 50 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (1.16%) Firmware
5 16 (0.40%) HDFS
6 15 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.20%) XenApp
10 7 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.18%) Cygwin
10 7 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.10%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.076%) OpenSIPS
15 2 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (0.98%) Puppet
2 27 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.20%) Nagios
4 8 (0.20%) SCCM
5 6 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.15%) WSUS
6 5 (0.13%) Mesos
6 5 (0.13%) Nessus
6 5 (0.13%) Nmap
6 5 (0.13%) SCOM
7 4 (0.10%) Ansible
7 4 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.10%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.10%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.076%) Graphite
8 3 (0.076%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 439 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 343 (8.64%) Oracle
3 128 (3.23%) Tableau
4 78 (1.97%) Cisco
5 74 (1.86%) Google
6 64 (1.61%) VMware
7 60 (1.51%) SAP
8 49 (1.23%) Facebook
9 41 (1.03%) Citrix
10 38 (0.96%) Informatica
11 30 (0.76%) Cognos
12 29 (0.73%) IBM
13 27 (0.68%) Cloudera
13 27 (0.68%) Twitter
14 26 (0.66%) StreamBase
15 24 (0.60%) Hortonworks
16 22 (0.55%) HP
17 21 (0.53%) Sybase
18 19 (0.48%) Intel Security
18 19 (0.48%) Qualys
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + up to 34 days holiday!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Information Factory AG
Posted: 2 days ago