The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 147 141 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2214 2255 2681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 2.04% 2.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.18% 5.19% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1841 2307
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%

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
42709 43490 45082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 39.29% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34378 34841 37722
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 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 -2 2082 £40,000 -5.88% 245
London -14 934 £47,500 -5.00% 89
South East +24 441 £42,500 +6.25% 52
East of England -15 215 £35,000 +2.94% 33
City of London -49 207 £50,000 -13.04% 32
South West +9 161 £34,500 +15.00% 29
Surrey +15 145 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Cambridgeshire -1 125 £35,000 +2.94% 20
Cambridge +9 117 £36,250 +6.61% 20
East Midlands +32 95 £40,000 +6.66% 5
North West +4 83 £35,750 +2.14% 9
Reigate +21 73 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Berkshire +6 69 £30,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -2 69 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Scotland -33 64 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Hampshire -12 62 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Somerset +24 56 £34,500 +25.45% 8
Oxfordshire +2 53 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Edinburgh 0 53 £38,500 +43.92% 4
Manchester +1 50 £35,750 +16.26% 6
Hertfordshire -33 48 £34,000 +36.00% 8
Oxford +19 47 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -47 45 £32,500 +3.17% 20
Buckinghamshire +22 40 £32,500 -7.14% 5
North East +2 40 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 39 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Tyne and Wear +9 39 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Bath +18 37 £35,000 +62.79% 5
Bristol -11 35 £33,000 +25.71% 10
Nottinghamshire +38 33 £24,969 -10.82% 5

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2971 (63.29%) Degree
2 2368 (50.45%) Computer Science
3 1513 (32.23%) Java
4 1468 (31.27%) Finance
5 1456 (31.02%) SQL
6 1357 (28.91%) C#
7 1305 (27.80%) C++
8 1162 (24.76%) Software Engineering
9 1156 (24.63%) Physics
10 1000 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
11 981 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
12 848 (18.07%) .NET
13 700 (14.91%) C
13 700 (14.91%) OO
14 697 (14.85%) Analytics
15 688 (14.66%) Statistics
16 666 (14.19%) SQL Server
17 646 (13.76%) Microsoft
18 595 (12.68%) JavaScript
18 595 (12.68%) Windows
19 583 (12.42%) HTML
19 583 (12.42%) Linux
20 541 (11.53%) Python
21 498 (10.61%) MS Excel
22 462 (9.84%) Oracle
23 451 (9.61%) Algorithms
24 415 (8.84%) PhD
25 391 (8.33%) Marketing
26 382 (8.14%) UNIX
27 372 (7.93%) CSS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 332 (7.07%) SAS
2 67 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 65 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 58 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 54 (1.15%) Apache
6 44 (0.94%) Node.js
6 44 (0.94%) Apache Pig
7 43 (0.92%) IIS
8 39 (0.83%) JBoss
9 33 (0.70%) CMS
10 22 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 21 (0.45%) Lync
12 20 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.23%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.23%) CloudStack
15 10 (0.21%) nginx
16 9 (0.19%) Resin
17 8 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 498 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 248 (5.28%) MS Office
3 162 (3.45%) SPSS
4 64 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 27 (0.58%) CPLEX
7 25 (0.53%) MS Project
8 21 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.43%) MS Visio
10 18 (0.38%) PowerPivot
11 17 (0.36%) S-PLUS
12 14 (0.30%) Stata
12 14 (0.30%) FastStats
13 11 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (0.21%) NASTRAN
15 9 (0.19%) Simulink
16 7 (0.15%) Mathematica
17 5 (0.11%) TargetLink
18 4 (0.085%) Maya
19 3 (0.064%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 106 (2.26%) Google Analytics
2 23 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
3 20 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.32%) Magento
6 9 (0.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 8 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
8 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.13%) Endur
10 5 (0.11%) RMDS
11 4 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.085%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.085%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.085%) SAP FI-GL
11 4 (0.085%) SAP FSCM
11 4 (0.085%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.064%) Cognos Planning
12 3 (0.064%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
2 52 (1.11%) SaaS
3 34 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.28%) GitHub
6 10 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.17%) Office 365
8 7 (0.15%) PaaS
9 5 (0.11%) IaaS
10 1 (0.021%) Trello
10 1 (0.021%) Responsys
10 1 (0.021%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.021%) Heroku
10 1 (0.021%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 189 (4.03%) Internet
2 69 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 52 (1.11%) DNS
4 46 (0.98%) Firewall
5 43 (0.92%) LAN
6 42 (0.89%) WAN
7 33 (0.70%) VPN
8 27 (0.58%) Wireless
9 26 (0.55%) Intranet
10 25 (0.53%) DHCP
10 25 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 25 (0.53%) HTTP
10 25 (0.53%) LDAP
11 24 (0.51%) VoIP
12 23 (0.49%) MPLS
13 20 (0.43%) Network Security
14 15 (0.32%) SMTP
15 13 (0.28%) ADSL
16 11 (0.23%) Broadband
16 11 (0.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 246 (5.24%) Big Data
3 228 (4.86%) Relational Database
4 197 (4.20%) MySQL
5 181 (3.86%) Data Mining
6 176 (3.75%) Hadoop
7 145 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 108 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 95 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 90 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 85 (1.81%) MongoDB
12 83 (1.77%) Oracle Database
13 82 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 66 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
15 64 (1.36%) QlikView
16 61 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 60 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 57 (1.21%) MS Access
19 56 (1.19%) Apache Hive
20 51 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 213 (4.54%) Visual Studio
2 124 (2.64%) Git (software)
3 115 (2.45%) NUnit
4 108 (2.30%) Subversion
5 96 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 94 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 93 (1.98%) JIRA
8 81 (1.73%) Selenium
9 80 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 60 (1.28%) JUnit
11 55 (1.17%) Maven
12 37 (0.79%) Jenkins
13 36 (0.77%) Mercurial
14 30 (0.64%) JMeter
15 29 (0.62%) Ant
16 23 (0.49%) TestComplete
17 22 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
18 21 (0.45%) Moq
19 20 (0.43%) Ranorex
20 19 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1468 (31.27%) Finance
2 391 (8.33%) Marketing
3 337 (7.18%) Banking
4 239 (5.09%) Retail
5 225 (4.79%) Games
6 222 (4.73%) Front Office
7 137 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 115 (2.45%) Electronics
9 103 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 95 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 93 (1.98%) Advertising
12 89 (1.90%) Manufacturing
13 67 (1.43%) Automotive
14 57 (1.21%) Aerospace
15 47 (1.00%) Legal
16 44 (0.94%) Back Office
17 43 (0.92%) Military
18 38 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
19 34 (0.72%) Publishing
20 24 (0.51%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1906 (40.61%) Developer
2 899 (19.15%) Analyst
3 533 (11.35%) Software Engineer
4 500 (10.65%) Graduate
5 460 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 432 (9.20%) Software Developer
7 347 (7.39%) C# Developer
8 255 (5.43%) C++ Developer
9 223 (4.75%) Junior
10 203 (4.32%) Senior Developer
11 198 (4.22%) Consultant
12 195 (4.15%) .NET Developer
13 167 (3.56%) Junior Developer
14 155 (3.30%) Data Analyst
15 149 (3.17%) Data Scientist
16 139 (2.96%) Graduate Developer
17 137 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
18 134 (2.85%) Support Analyst
19 132 (2.81%) Programmer
20 120 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 848 (18.07%) .NET
2 583 (12.42%) HTML
3 372 (7.93%) CSS
4 342 (7.29%) XML
5 292 (6.22%) ASP.NET
6 208 (4.43%) jQuery
7 206 (4.39%) HTML5
8 197 (4.20%) WPF
9 194 (4.13%) Spring
10 184 (3.92%) Web Services
11 153 (3.26%) J2EE
12 103 (2.19%) XSLT
12 103 (2.19%) WCF
13 102 (2.17%) CSS3
14 98 (2.09%) .NET Framework
15 92 (1.96%) OpenGL
16 81 (1.73%) Hibernate
17 78 (1.66%) WinForms
18 76 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 75 (1.60%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2368 (50.45%) Computer Science
2 1156 (24.63%) Physics
3 981 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
4 688 (14.66%) Statistics
5 451 (9.61%) Algorithms
6 287 (6.11%) Economics
7 222 (4.73%) Visualisation
8 165 (3.52%) Hedge funds
9 150 (3.20%) Management Information System
10 134 (2.85%) Open Source
11 122 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 119 (2.54%) Derivative
13 105 (2.24%) Fixed Income
13 105 (2.24%) Mobile App
14 100 (2.13%) Credit Risk
15 96 (2.05%) Data Structures
16 92 (1.96%) Life Science
17 87 (1.85%) User Experience
18 83 (1.77%) Chemistry
19 78 (1.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 595 (12.68%) Windows
2 583 (12.42%) Linux
3 382 (8.14%) UNIX
4 109 (2.32%) Android
5 90 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 59 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (1.17%) Solaris
8 48 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 48 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 33 (0.70%) AIX
12 32 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (0.64%) Windows XP
14 24 (0.51%) CentOS
15 22 (0.47%) BlackBerry OS
16 19 (0.40%) Debian
17 18 (0.38%) VMS
18 16 (0.34%) HPUX
18 16 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1162 (24.76%) Software Engineering
2 1000 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 700 (14.91%) OO
4 697 (14.85%) Analytics
5 323 (6.88%) Data Analysis
6 266 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
7 265 (5.65%) Project Management
8 259 (5.52%) Multithreading
9 248 (5.28%) OOP
10 244 (5.20%) TDD
11 242 (5.16%) Web Development
12 236 (5.03%) Scrum
13 218 (4.64%) Unit Testing
14 187 (3.98%) Mentoring
15 183 (3.90%) OOD
16 174 (3.71%) Risk Management
17 169 (3.60%) Data Modelling
18 158 (3.37%) ITIL
18 158 (3.37%) Software Testing
19 156 (3.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1513 (32.23%) Java
2 1456 (31.02%) SQL
3 1357 (28.91%) C#
4 1305 (27.80%) C++
5 700 (14.91%) C
6 595 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 541 (11.53%) Python
8 229 (4.88%) MATLAB
9 217 (4.62%) R
10 183 (3.90%) VBA
11 140 (2.98%) Perl
12 112 (2.39%) PHP
13 111 (2.36%) PL/SQL
14 109 (2.32%) T-SQL
15 107 (2.28%) VB
15 107 (2.28%) VB.NET
16 96 (2.05%) Scala
17 80 (1.70%) Shell Script
18 75 (1.60%) Ruby
19 71 (1.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2971 (63.29%) Degree
2 415 (8.84%) PhD
3 157 (3.34%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (1.30%) ISEB
6 59 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 54 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 51 (1.09%) Postgraduate
9 33 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (0.62%) CISSP
11 28 (0.60%) MCP
12 27 (0.58%) ECDL
13 23 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (0.40%) CCNA
14 19 (0.40%) PMI Certification
14 19 (0.40%) CISM
15 18 (0.38%) A+ Certification
15 18 (0.38%) MCSE
16 17 (0.36%) HNC
16 17 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (4.58%) QA
2 96 (2.05%) SLA
3 34 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.53%) EMIR
4 25 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 24 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 21 (0.45%) ISO 9000
8 19 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 15 (0.32%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.21%) Basel III
11 10 (0.21%) Basel II
11 10 (0.21%) TickIT
12 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 5 (0.11%) COBIT
13 5 (0.11%) JTAG
14 2 (0.043%) MiFID
14 2 (0.043%) IAS 39
15 1 (0.021%) HL7
System Software
1 84 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 63 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.45%) Firmware
4 18 (0.38%) vSphere
5 15 (0.32%) KVM
6 12 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.23%) Ceph
8 9 (0.19%) IMail Server
8 9 (0.19%) XenApp
9 7 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.13%) Xen
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.11%) Snort
11 5 (0.11%) Docker
12 4 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.064%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 65 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (0.96%) Puppet
3 26 (0.55%) Nagios
4 14 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.28%) SCCM
6 12 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (0.19%) Munin
8 7 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.13%) ZENworks
9 6 (0.13%) Cacti
9 6 (0.13%) Ansible
9 6 (0.13%) Opsview
10 5 (0.11%) Icinga
10 5 (0.11%) logstash
10 5 (0.11%) Netcool
11 4 (0.085%) Casper Suite
11 4 (0.085%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.064%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.064%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.064%) SCOM
Vendors
1 646 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 462 (9.84%) Oracle
3 184 (3.92%) Google
4 85 (1.81%) VMware
5 62 (1.32%) Tableau
6 59 (1.26%) Sybase
6 59 (1.26%) Business Objects
7 54 (1.15%) SAP
8 52 (1.11%) Adobe
9 51 (1.09%) HP
10 50 (1.07%) Cisco
11 48 (1.02%) TOWER Software
12 45 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 43 (0.92%) hybris
14 39 (0.83%) IBM
15 32 (0.68%) Citrix
16 31 (0.66%) Twitter
17 26 (0.55%) Cognos
17 26 (0.55%) webMethods
18 24 (0.51%) NetApp
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
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Salary: From £18,000 to £27,000 per annum
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set2recruit
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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