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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 161 153 143
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2040 2337 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 2.14% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.06% 5.07% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 1950 1936
Median salary £41,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
40297 46068 47009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.19% 42.09% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32977 36848 36639
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -7 1952 £42,500 -1.16% 268
London -23 906 £56,500 +7.61% 116
South East +22 415 £36,000 -4.00% 51
East of England +13 251 £35,000 -12.50% 28
City of London +20 201 £61,250 +13.42% 35
Cambridgeshire +17 156 £37,000 -13.95% 22
Cambridge +14 142 £35,000 -19.54% 21
Hampshire +44 110 £31,250 -3.84% 14
South West -5 98 £37,500 - 26
Yorkshire +72 85 £40,000 +60.00% 7
West Midlands -13 85 £27,500 -31.25% 8
Surrey -23 80 £37,500 -16.66% 10
North West +17 63 £34,000 +4.61% 19
East Midlands -4 63 £31,500 -14.86% 9
West Yorkshire +42 61 £40,000 +63.26% 4
Hertfordshire -19 57 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Berkshire -23 57 £30,000 -14.28% 10
Oxfordshire +19 44 £41,000 +9.33% 9
Scotland -22 43 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Manchester -4 40 £40,000 +6.66% 11
West Sussex +24 39 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Leeds +41 38 £39,250 +57.00% 3
Southampton +19 35 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 33 £22,500 -35.71%
Birmingham +5 32 £27,500 -19.70% 2
Edinburgh +14 29 £47,500 +18.75%
Oxford +8 29 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Bristol -22 27 £50,000 +33.33% 9
South Wales +16 26 £25,000 -29.07% 3
Wales +11 26 £25,000 -24.24% 4

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 2809 (66.82%) Degree
2 2228 (53.00%) Computer Science
3 1335 (31.76%) SQL
4 1198 (28.50%) Finance
5 1191 (28.33%) Java
6 1154 (27.45%) C++
7 1146 (27.26%) Physics
8 1073 (25.52%) Python
9 1060 (25.21%) C#
10 1052 (25.02%) Software Engineering
11 936 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
12 811 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
13 759 (18.05%) Analytics
14 730 (17.36%) .NET
15 672 (15.98%) Statistics
16 582 (13.84%) Linux
17 576 (13.70%) C
18 571 (13.58%) JavaScript
19 551 (13.11%) SQL Server
20 521 (12.39%) OO
21 517 (12.30%) HTML
22 515 (12.25%) PhD
23 500 (11.89%) Microsoft
24 493 (11.73%) Algorithms
25 437 (10.39%) Machine Learning
26 433 (10.30%) Windows
27 390 (9.28%) Oracle
28 374 (8.90%) Big Data
29 346 (8.23%) CSS
30 344 (8.18%) MS Excel

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
1 239 (5.69%) SAS
2 206 (4.90%) Apache Spark
3 73 (1.74%) JBoss
4 65 (1.55%) GlassFish
5 63 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 58 (1.38%) Apache
7 56 (1.33%) WildFly
8 50 (1.19%) IIS
9 47 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 39 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 32 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 28 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 15 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 15 (0.36%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.26%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.24%) CMS
16 10 (0.24%) WordPress
17 9 (0.21%) Confluence
18 8 (0.19%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 344 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 199 (4.73%) MS Office
3 106 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 88 (2.09%) SPSS
5 29 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.48%) Stata
8 17 (0.40%) GNU Octave
9 12 (0.29%) Mathcad
9 12 (0.29%) XMetaL
10 11 (0.26%) MS Project
11 9 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
12 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.095%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.095%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.095%) Weka
14 3 (0.071%) Blender
14 3 (0.071%) EViews
14 3 (0.071%) Gephi
15 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (0.33%) FastStats
2 11 (0.26%) ReMetrica
3 9 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.12%) Magento
7 4 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.095%) Shopify
7 4 (0.095%) SystmOne
8 3 (0.071%) Oracle AML
8 3 (0.071%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.048%) Global One
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.048%) Primavera
9 2 (0.048%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.024%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 126 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (1.33%) SaaS
4 46 (1.09%) Google Analytics
5 32 (0.76%) GitHub
6 29 (0.69%) Office 365
7 20 (0.48%) PaaS
8 16 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.21%) IaaS
13 7 (0.17%) Heroku
14 5 (0.12%) AdWords
14 5 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.12%) iTunes
15 4 (0.095%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.071%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.88%) Internet
2 75 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 71 (1.69%) Firewall
4 65 (1.55%) Network Security
5 44 (1.05%) Wireless
6 43 (1.02%) DNS
7 39 (0.93%) WAN
8 37 (0.88%) LAN
9 33 (0.78%) DHCP
10 28 (0.67%) VoIP
11 25 (0.59%) VPN
12 22 (0.52%) MPLS
13 21 (0.50%) Ethernet
14 18 (0.43%) HTTP
15 17 (0.40%) PBX
16 15 (0.36%) SAN
17 14 (0.33%) Intranet
18 13 (0.31%) ISDN
19 12 (0.29%) NAS
19 12 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 374 (8.90%) Big Data
3 236 (5.61%) Hadoop
4 197 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 191 (4.54%) MySQL
6 174 (4.14%) Data Mining
7 144 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
8 136 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
9 131 (3.12%) Relational Database
10 125 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 125 (2.97%) MongoDB
11 88 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 66 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 64 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 58 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 56 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 54 (1.28%) Oracle Database
17 40 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
18 37 (0.88%) Redis
19 35 (0.83%) GIS
Development Applications
1 175 (4.16%) Visual Studio
2 150 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 147 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 109 (2.59%) JUnit
5 95 (2.26%) Selenium
6 94 (2.24%) Jenkins
7 80 (1.90%) NUnit
8 78 (1.86%) Maven
9 77 (1.83%) Subversion
10 61 (1.45%) Hudson
11 56 (1.33%) JBehave
12 52 (1.24%) Gradle
13 50 (1.19%) JIRA
14 37 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
15 36 (0.86%) TeamCity
16 34 (0.81%) Cucumber
17 28 (0.67%) Eclipse
17 28 (0.67%) HP UFT
18 24 (0.57%) RSpec
18 24 (0.57%) SilkTest
General
1 1198 (28.50%) Finance
2 327 (7.78%) Banking
3 300 (7.14%) Marketing
4 235 (5.59%) Front Office
5 220 (5.23%) Games
6 203 (4.83%) Telecoms
7 185 (4.40%) Retail
8 80 (1.90%) Electronics
9 71 (1.69%) Automotive
9 71 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 63 (1.50%) Aerospace
12 60 (1.43%) Advertising
13 59 (1.40%) Legal
14 49 (1.17%) Back Office
15 47 (1.12%) Billing
16 46 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
17 37 (0.88%) Financial Institution
18 31 (0.74%) Local Government
19 27 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1719 (40.89%) Developer
2 730 (17.36%) Analyst
3 552 (13.13%) Graduate
4 469 (11.16%) Software Engineer
5 449 (10.68%) Java Developer
6 381 (9.06%) C# Developer
7 375 (8.92%) Software Developer
8 338 (8.04%) Senior Developer
9 305 (7.25%) Data Scientist
10 295 (7.02%) .NET Developer
11 252 (5.99%) Junior
12 242 (5.76%) C++ Developer
13 226 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 180 (4.28%) Graduate Developer
15 177 (4.21%) Data Analyst
16 176 (4.19%) Python Developer
17 172 (4.09%) SQL Developer
18 162 (3.85%) Consultant
19 135 (3.21%) Junior Developer
20 128 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (17.36%) .NET
2 517 (12.30%) HTML
3 346 (8.23%) CSS
4 290 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 228 (5.42%) HTML5
6 224 (5.33%) XML
7 203 (4.83%) Web Services
8 195 (4.64%) AngularJS
9 183 (4.35%) Spring
10 169 (4.02%) jQuery
11 146 (3.47%) CSS3
12 121 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 120 (2.85%) WPF
14 116 (2.76%) RESTful
15 115 (2.74%) OpenGL
16 109 (2.59%) STL
17 100 (2.38%) .NET Framework
18 93 (2.21%) Java EE
19 88 (2.09%) Hibernate
20 79 (1.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2228 (53.00%) Computer Science
2 1146 (27.26%) Physics
3 811 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
4 672 (15.98%) Statistics
5 493 (11.73%) Algorithms
6 220 (5.23%) Economics
7 202 (4.80%) Visualisation
8 184 (4.38%) Hedge funds
9 181 (4.31%) Management Information System
10 159 (3.78%) Artificial Intelligence
11 103 (2.45%) Derivative
12 97 (2.31%) User Experience
13 81 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 80 (1.90%) Fintech
15 78 (1.86%) Equities
16 75 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
16 75 (1.78%) Driving Licence
17 71 (1.69%) Data Structures
18 68 (1.62%) Mobile App
19 65 (1.55%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 582 (13.84%) Linux
2 433 (10.30%) Windows
3 203 (4.83%) Unix
4 99 (2.35%) Android
5 93 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 67 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 31 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 28 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 21 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.19%) VxWorks
14 7 (0.17%) CentOS
14 7 (0.17%) Solaris
15 6 (0.14%) MVS
16 5 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1052 (25.02%) Software Engineering
2 936 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (18.05%) Analytics
4 521 (12.39%) OO
5 437 (10.39%) Machine Learning
6 295 (7.02%) SDLC
7 292 (6.95%) TDD
8 251 (5.97%) Scrum
9 240 (5.71%) Data Analysis
10 231 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
11 229 (5.45%) Data Analytics
12 224 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 220 (5.23%) Multithreading
14 211 (5.02%) Open Source
15 209 (4.97%) MVC
16 193 (4.59%) Project Management
17 184 (4.38%) OOD
18 182 (4.33%) OOP
19 172 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
19 172 (4.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1335 (31.76%) SQL
2 1191 (28.33%) Java
3 1154 (27.45%) C++
4 1073 (25.52%) Python
5 1060 (25.21%) C#
6 576 (13.70%) C
7 571 (13.58%) JavaScript
8 318 (7.56%) R
9 187 (4.45%) MATLAB
10 184 (4.38%) Scala
11 141 (3.35%) VBA
12 122 (2.90%) Ruby
13 110 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 102 (2.43%) PHP
15 88 (2.09%) Perl
16 83 (1.97%) VB.NET
17 72 (1.71%) PL/SQL
18 69 (1.64%) VB
19 63 (1.50%) Clojure
20 59 (1.40%) F#
Qualifications
1 2809 (66.82%) Degree
2 515 (12.25%) PhD
3 126 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 68 (1.62%) CISSP
5 61 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 55 (1.31%) ISEB
8 48 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 47 (1.12%) CISM
10 46 (1.09%) CISA
10 46 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 36 (0.86%) SC Cleared
12 34 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 25 (0.59%) CRISC
15 24 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
16 23 (0.55%) CCNA
17 20 (0.48%) GIAC
18 19 (0.45%) MCP
19 16 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (4.14%) QA
2 64 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 48 (1.14%) SLA
4 34 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.38%) MiFID
7 14 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.19%) ISO27002
11 7 (0.17%) EMIR
11 7 (0.17%) ISO27005
12 6 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.14%) WAI
13 5 (0.12%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.12%) FATCA
13 5 (0.12%) RMADS
14 4 (0.095%) COREP
System Software
1 80 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 60 (1.43%) Docker
3 52 (1.24%) Firmware
4 50 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.31%) HDFS
6 13 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 12 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.17%) Cygwin
11 7 (0.17%) XenApp
12 6 (0.14%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.071%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 47 (1.12%) Puppet
2 25 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.19%) SCCM
5 7 (0.17%) Ansible
5 7 (0.17%) SCOM
6 6 (0.14%) QRadar
7 5 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.12%) Nagios
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.12%) WSUS
8 4 (0.095%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.095%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (0.095%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.095%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.095%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.095%) Nessus
8 4 (0.095%) Nmap
8 4 (0.095%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.095%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 500 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 390 (9.28%) Oracle
3 121 (2.88%) Tableau
4 80 (1.90%) Cisco
5 72 (1.71%) Google
6 62 (1.47%) VMware
7 60 (1.43%) Facebook
8 56 (1.33%) SAP
9 41 (0.98%) IBM
10 40 (0.95%) Informatica
11 37 (0.88%) Citrix
11 37 (0.88%) Cloudera
12 34 (0.81%) Hortonworks
13 33 (0.78%) Twitter
14 31 (0.74%) Cognos
15 30 (0.71%) StreamBase
16 26 (0.62%) HP
17 21 (0.50%) Greenplum
18 20 (0.48%) Adobe
19 19 (0.45%) Remedy
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £17000.0000 - £22500.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70k DoE + stock options
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + equity
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday