The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 114 131 130
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2958 2375 2619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.44% 2.14% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.46% 6.58% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2514 1940 2285
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +11 2775 £45,000 +5.88% 393
London +1 1341 £52,500 +5.00% 145
South East +4 585 £47,500 +26.66% 66
City of London -19 328 £55,000 +15.78% 51
East of England +49 286 £39,500 +16.17% 68
Surrey +3 199 £50,000 +28.20% 21
Cambridgeshire +36 190 £38,500 +13.23% 55
Cambridge +27 167 £37,500 +1.35% 51
South West -25 154 £35,000 - 61
Oxfordshire +16 143 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East Midlands +60 140 £35,000 -1.40% 6
Oxford +10 124 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Yorkshire +25 111 £20,250 -28.94% 12
Scotland +44 99 £44,000 +35.38% 8
West Midlands +33 89 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Leicestershire +37 78 £35,000 -18.60%
North West +35 76 £30,000 +11.11% 20
West Yorkshire +23 76 £20,250 -27.67% 9
Hampshire -1 70 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hertfordshire +42 68 £39,000 +50.00% 9
Leeds +30 68 £20,250 -27.67% 7
Berkshire +13 66 £38,750 +19.23% 16
Leicester +30 58 £35,000 -30.00%
Reigate +33 51 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Guildford +2 50 £48,750 +30.00% 2
Manchester +36 48 £31,750 +58.75% 9
Northamptonshire +28 43 £34,750 -22.77% 1
Glasgow +26 43 £55,000 +107.54% 2
Edinburgh +3 42 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +34 40 £35,000 +15.70% 6

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3346 (65.56%) Degree
2 2704 (52.98%) Computer Science
3 1787 (35.01%) Java
4 1706 (33.42%) Finance
5 1529 (29.96%) C++
6 1508 (29.55%) Physics
7 1471 (28.82%) SQL
8 1453 (28.47%) C#
9 1393 (27.29%) Software Engineering
10 1086 (21.28%) OO
11 1076 (21.08%) .NET
12 751 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 744 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
14 728 (14.26%) Statistics
15 695 (13.62%) HTML
16 680 (13.32%) JavaScript
17 650 (12.74%) Linux
18 646 (12.66%) Windows
19 625 (12.25%) Python
20 620 (12.15%) Analytics
21 605 (11.85%) C
22 572 (11.21%) PhD
23 561 (10.99%) Microsoft
24 486 (9.52%) Oracle
25 454 (8.89%) CSS
26 429 (8.41%) ASP.NET
26 429 (8.41%) Scrum
27 418 (8.19%) UNIX
28 405 (7.93%) Marketing
29 390 (7.64%) Banking

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 317 (6.21%) SAS
2 103 (2.02%) IIS
3 90 (1.76%) Tomcat
4 84 (1.65%) Apache
5 53 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 46 (0.90%) CMS
7 30 (0.59%) Node.js
8 28 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 27 (0.53%) Apache Pig
10 22 (0.43%) Drupal
11 21 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
13 12 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.18%) Tornado
16 8 (0.16%) WordPress
16 8 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 388 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 229 (4.49%) MS Office
3 159 (3.12%) SPSS
4 76 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.33%) CPLEX
8 14 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.22%) FastStats
10 9 (0.18%) Stata
11 8 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 8 (0.16%) Doxygen
12 6 (0.12%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.12%) S-PLUS
13 5 (0.098%) MS Project
13 5 (0.098%) Vensim
14 4 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.078%) Simulink
15 3 (0.059%) Weka
15 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 64 (1.25%) Google Analytics
2 27 (0.53%) Front Arena
3 13 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
4 11 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.18%) Summit
6 8 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.098%) Aligne
7 5 (0.098%) ZaiNet
8 4 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.059%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.059%) Finacle
9 3 (0.059%) Misys Midas
9 3 (0.059%) Misys Opics
9 3 (0.059%) Kondor+
9 3 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.059%) Findur
10 2 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.020%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.020%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.27%) SaaS
2 49 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.25%) GitHub
5 12 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.098%) IaaS
8 4 (0.078%) Trello
8 4 (0.078%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.078%) Office 365
9 2 (0.039%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.020%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.020%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.020%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (2.92%) Internet
2 99 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 48 (0.94%) Firewall
4 47 (0.92%) VoIP
4 47 (0.92%) WAN
5 45 (0.88%) Wireless
5 45 (0.88%) HTTP
6 44 (0.86%) LDAP
7 43 (0.84%) LAN
8 38 (0.74%) DNS
9 36 (0.71%) Ethernet
10 33 (0.65%) Broadband
11 32 (0.63%) Network Security
12 25 (0.49%) DHCP
12 25 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (0.43%) MPLS
14 20 (0.39%) SSL
15 17 (0.33%) Intranet
15 17 (0.33%) VPN
15 17 (0.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 276 (5.41%) Big Data
3 229 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 205 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 182 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 179 (3.51%) MySQL
7 163 (3.19%) Data Mining
8 113 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 111 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 105 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 99 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 97 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 81 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 81 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 78 (1.53%) NoSQL
15 73 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 54 (1.06%) QlikView
17 50 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 44 (0.86%) Apache Hive
18 44 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 218 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 187 (3.66%) Selenium
3 140 (2.74%) Subversion
4 126 (2.47%) JUnit
4 126 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 126 (2.47%) Maven
5 83 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 76 (1.49%) FitNesse
8 56 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 52 (1.02%) Ant
9 52 (1.02%) Mercurial
10 44 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 42 (0.82%) TestComplete
11 42 (0.82%) JIRA
12 40 (0.78%) NUnit
13 31 (0.61%) Ranorex
13 31 (0.61%) WinRunner
14 28 (0.55%) Moq
15 22 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 1706 (33.42%) Finance
2 405 (7.93%) Marketing
3 390 (7.64%) Banking
4 307 (6.01%) Front Office
5 273 (5.35%) Games
6 263 (5.15%) Retail
7 170 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 158 (3.10%) Financial Institution
9 140 (2.74%) Telecoms
10 122 (2.39%) Electronics
11 111 (2.17%) Advertising
12 70 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 69 (1.35%) Legal
14 43 (0.84%) Back Office
15 36 (0.71%) Military
16 33 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.65%) Law
17 25 (0.49%) Local Government
18 23 (0.45%) Publishing
19 22 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2258 (44.24%) Developer
2 944 (18.50%) Analyst
3 728 (14.26%) Software Engineer
4 563 (11.03%) Java Developer
5 512 (10.03%) Software Developer
6 505 (9.89%) Graduate
7 405 (7.93%) C# Developer
8 313 (6.13%) Senior Developer
9 300 (5.88%) C++ Developer
10 263 (5.15%) Junior
11 249 (4.88%) Consultant
12 236 (4.62%) Programmer
13 217 (4.25%) .NET Developer
14 211 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 166 (3.25%) Junior Developer
16 163 (3.19%) C++ Software Engineer
17 162 (3.17%) Graduate Developer
18 138 (2.70%) Business Analyst
19 136 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
20 133 (2.61%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1076 (21.08%) .NET
2 695 (13.62%) HTML
3 454 (8.89%) CSS
4 429 (8.41%) ASP.NET
5 389 (7.62%) XML
6 306 (6.00%) jQuery
7 274 (5.37%) HTML5
8 251 (4.92%) WPF
9 249 (4.88%) Web Services
10 245 (4.80%) .NET Framework
11 243 (4.76%) Spring
12 201 (3.94%) WCF
13 174 (3.41%) Ajax
14 139 (2.72%) J2EE
15 134 (2.63%) STL
15 134 (2.63%) Java EE
16 133 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 128 (2.51%) Hibernate
18 115 (2.25%) XSLT
19 106 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2704 (52.98%) Computer Science
2 1508 (29.55%) Physics
3 728 (14.26%) Statistics
4 230 (4.51%) Economics
5 210 (4.11%) Derivative
6 176 (3.45%) Fixed Income
7 167 (3.27%) Hedge funds
8 166 (3.25%) Equities
9 161 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 159 (3.12%) Visualisation
11 120 (2.35%) Management Information System
12 118 (2.31%) Open Source
13 115 (2.25%) Machine Learning
14 112 (2.19%) Mobile App
15 98 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
16 88 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
17 85 (1.67%) Grid Computing
18 80 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
19 65 (1.27%) Social Media
20 63 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 650 (12.74%) Linux
2 646 (12.66%) Windows
3 418 (8.19%) UNIX
4 158 (3.10%) Android
5 124 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 70 (1.37%) Solaris
7 53 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 41 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 36 (0.71%) Windows XP
11 35 (0.69%) BlackBerry OS
12 22 (0.43%) AIX
13 16 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.20%) FreeBSD
15 10 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.18%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.18%) OpenBSD
17 8 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1393 (27.29%) Software Engineering
2 1086 (21.28%) OO
3 744 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 620 (12.15%) Analytics
5 429 (8.41%) Scrum
6 352 (6.90%) OOP
7 331 (6.49%) OOD
8 329 (6.45%) TDD
9 304 (5.96%) Multithreading
10 301 (5.90%) Project Management
11 265 (5.19%) MVC
12 245 (4.80%) Data Analysis
13 218 (4.27%) Unit Testing
14 216 (4.23%) E-Commerce
15 215 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
16 205 (4.02%) Web Development
17 204 (4.00%) Risk Management
18 163 (3.19%) Low Latency
19 153 (3.00%) Statistical Analysis
20 147 (2.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1787 (35.01%) Java
2 1529 (29.96%) C++
3 1471 (28.82%) SQL
4 1453 (28.47%) C#
5 680 (13.32%) JavaScript
6 625 (12.25%) Python
7 605 (11.85%) C
8 205 (4.02%) R
9 202 (3.96%) PHP
10 187 (3.66%) Perl
11 183 (3.59%) MATLAB
12 142 (2.78%) VBA
13 130 (2.55%) T-SQL
14 109 (2.14%) VB
15 106 (2.08%) VB.NET
16 103 (2.02%) PL/SQL
17 100 (1.96%) Scala
18 85 (1.67%) Shell Script
19 72 (1.41%) Delphi
20 70 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3346 (65.56%) Degree
2 572 (11.21%) PhD
3 144 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 66 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 65 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 40 (0.78%) ISEB
8 32 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (0.55%) MCITP
10 24 (0.47%) CISSP
11 23 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.39%) CCNA
13 18 (0.35%) MCP
14 17 (0.33%) MCSE
15 16 (0.31%) CISA
15 16 (0.31%) Postgraduate
16 15 (0.29%) MBA
17 14 (0.27%) CCNP
17 14 (0.27%) MCTS
18 12 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (5.94%) QA
2 33 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (0.59%) SLA
4 12 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.18%) COBIT
7 8 (0.16%) BS25999
7 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.098%) MiFID
9 4 (0.078%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.078%) COREP
9 4 (0.078%) FINREP
10 3 (0.059%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.059%) CDISC
10 3 (0.059%) TickIT
11 2 (0.039%) ISO 14000
11 2 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.039%) WAI
11 2 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 66 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.31%) XenApp
4 13 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.25%) KVM
5 12 (0.24%) vCloud
6 11 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.16%) Cygwin
9 6 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.12%) vSphere
9 6 (0.12%) XenServer
10 3 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.059%) Snort
10 3 (0.059%) Xen
11 1 (0.020%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.020%) Postfix
11 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.020%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (0.27%) Puppet
2 10 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.14%) SCCM
3 7 (0.14%) WMI
4 6 (0.12%) Nagios
4 6 (0.12%) WSUS
5 5 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.059%) Munin
7 3 (0.059%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.059%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.039%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.039%) OpenView
8 2 (0.039%) SCOM
9 1 (0.020%) Cacti
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.020%) Oozie
9 1 (0.020%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.020%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 561 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 486 (9.52%) Oracle
3 199 (3.90%) Google
4 91 (1.78%) hybris
5 72 (1.41%) Facebook
6 71 (1.39%) Cisco
7 66 (1.29%) JBoss
8 62 (1.21%) Tableau
9 61 (1.20%) Adobe
10 59 (1.16%) SunGard
11 56 (1.10%) Sybase
12 51 (1.00%) VMware
13 39 (0.76%) Business Objects
14 35 (0.69%) SAP
14 35 (0.69%) Citrix
15 32 (0.63%) IBM
15 32 (0.63%) DevExpress
16 28 (0.55%) Reuters
17 22 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
18 21 (0.41%) Actuate
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus guaranteed, 30 days hol
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
British Army
Salary: Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k & Excellent Corporate Benefits & Ca
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago