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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 164 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2032 2952 2398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 2.46% 2.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.78% 6.17% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 2512 1969
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 -49 1880 £42,500 -5.55% 324
London -38 930 £50,000 -4.76% 135
South East -64 349 £40,000 -15.78% 52
City of London -19 211 £50,000 -9.09% 42
East of England -28 182 £40,000 - 47
South West -18 157 £34,000 -2.85% 31
Surrey -42 112 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Cambridgeshire -14 102 £40,000 +3.89% 27
Cambridge -9 96 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Scotland +3 80 £39,250 -10.79% 8
West Midlands -34 79 £30,000 -25.00% 10
North West +13 76 £37,500 +25.00% 17
Hampshire -12 61 £35,000 -26.31% 12
Berkshire -14 53 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Devon +7 41 £36,000 +4.34% 5
Bristol +1 40 £33,500 -10.66% 5
East Midlands -57 40 £31,000 -11.42% 11
Buckinghamshire -3 39 £35,000 - 2
Manchester -3 39 £37,500 +20.96% 11
Somerset +9 38 £34,000 +2.25% 10
Tyne and Wear +6 38 £42,500 -4.49% 10
North East +1 38 £42,500 +9.67% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 37 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Hertfordshire -35 37 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Bath +10 32 £34,000 +13.33% 5
Oxfordshire -46 32 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire -67 32 £30,000 +48.14% 11
Edinburgh +2 30 £38,500 -6.09% 5
Bedfordshire +37 29 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Glasgow -2 29 £77,500 +40.90% 1

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2509 (66.41%) Degree
2 1945 (51.48%) Computer Science
3 1319 (34.91%) SQL
4 1145 (30.31%) Finance
5 1056 (27.95%) Java
6 1031 (27.29%) C#
7 976 (25.83%) C++
8 928 (24.56%) Software Engineering
9 890 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
10 881 (23.32%) Physics
11 821 (21.73%) Analytical Skills
12 680 (18.00%) Analytics
13 661 (17.50%) Statistics
14 658 (17.42%) .NET
15 653 (17.28%) Microsoft
16 596 (15.78%) SQL Server
17 549 (14.53%) C
18 534 (14.13%) JavaScript
19 498 (13.18%) HTML
20 490 (12.97%) OO
21 465 (12.31%) Windows
22 462 (12.23%) Python
23 446 (11.81%) MS Excel
24 421 (11.14%) Linux
25 396 (10.48%) Algorithms
26 353 (9.34%) Marketing
27 352 (9.32%) CSS
28 329 (8.71%) Banking
29 328 (8.68%) SAS
30 301 (7.97%) Oracle

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 328 (8.68%) SAS
2 72 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 59 (1.56%) Apache Pig
4 54 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 51 (1.35%) Node.js
6 50 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 50 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 47 (1.24%) IIS
8 43 (1.14%) Apache
9 27 (0.71%) CMS
10 25 (0.66%) OpenStack
11 21 (0.56%) JBoss
11 21 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.34%) Lync
16 11 (0.29%) ColdFusion
16 11 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 446 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 173 (4.58%) SPSS
3 167 (4.42%) MS Office
4 87 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.34%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.32%) Stata
7 12 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.26%) Mathematica
8 10 (0.26%) MS Project
9 9 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.21%) CPLEX
11 7 (0.19%) GNU Octave
12 6 (0.16%) FastStats
13 5 (0.13%) Simulink
14 4 (0.11%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.11%) Weka
15 3 (0.079%) EViews
16 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (0.50%) Cognos Planning
2 15 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 7 (0.19%) Radian6
6 6 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.16%) RMDS
7 4 (0.11%) Endur
7 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.053%) FINCAD Analytics
8 2 (0.053%) MoSes
8 2 (0.053%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.053%) Unica
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Clinical
9 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.026%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 83 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 63 (1.67%) SaaS
3 62 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 16 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.26%) Office 365
8 10 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.21%) GitHub
10 7 (0.19%) PaaS
10 7 (0.19%) Silverpop
11 5 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.079%) Trello
13 2 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.053%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.053%) IaaS
13 2 (0.053%) SmartFocus
14 1 (0.026%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.026%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.94%) Internet
2 86 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 40 (1.06%) Firewall
4 36 (0.95%) DNS
4 36 (0.95%) HTTP
5 33 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 29 (0.77%) WAN
6 29 (0.77%) LAN
7 27 (0.71%) VPN
8 22 (0.58%) Wireless
9 20 (0.53%) DHCP
10 18 (0.48%) SMTP
10 18 (0.48%) Network Security
11 17 (0.45%) FTP
11 17 (0.45%) Broadband
11 17 (0.45%) Intranet
12 12 (0.32%) VoIP
13 9 (0.24%) LDAP
13 9 (0.24%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 255 (6.75%) Big Data
3 189 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 189 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 181 (4.79%) MySQL
4 181 (4.79%) Data Mining
5 126 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 122 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 116 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 86 (2.28%) QlikView
9 82 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 81 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 78 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 70 (1.85%) Apache Hive
13 67 (1.77%) Oracle Database
14 61 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 51 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 50 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
17 45 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
18 39 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 198 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 138 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 105 (2.78%) Subversion
4 103 (2.73%) NUnit
5 87 (2.30%) Git (software)
6 70 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 63 (1.67%) JIRA
8 50 (1.32%) Selenium
8 50 (1.32%) JUnit
9 44 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 44 (1.16%) Maven
10 28 (0.74%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.53%) Bugzilla
11 20 (0.53%) ClearCase
12 19 (0.50%) FitNesse
13 18 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 17 (0.45%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
16 14 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
17 13 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 1145 (30.31%) Finance
2 353 (9.34%) Marketing
3 329 (8.71%) Banking
4 171 (4.53%) Retail
5 159 (4.21%) Games
6 146 (3.86%) Front Office
7 120 (3.18%) Electronics
8 113 (2.99%) Investment Banking
9 94 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 85 (2.25%) Financial Institution
11 75 (1.99%) Aerospace
12 64 (1.69%) Back Office
13 57 (1.51%) Manufacturing
14 53 (1.40%) Advertising
15 46 (1.22%) Military
15 46 (1.22%) Automotive
16 44 (1.16%) Billing
17 42 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (0.95%) Legal
19 35 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 1338 (35.42%) Developer
2 705 (18.66%) Analyst
3 504 (13.34%) Software Engineer
4 459 (12.15%) Graduate
5 320 (8.47%) Software Developer
6 256 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 248 (6.56%) Junior
8 245 (6.48%) Java Developer
9 180 (4.76%) C++ Developer
10 169 (4.47%) Data Analyst
11 165 (4.37%) Senior Developer
12 158 (4.18%) Consultant
13 146 (3.86%) Data Scientist
14 141 (3.73%) Junior Developer
15 112 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
16 110 (2.91%) Support Analyst
17 106 (2.81%) .NET Developer
18 93 (2.46%) Business Analyst
19 89 (2.36%) Web Developer
20 87 (2.30%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (17.42%) .NET
2 498 (13.18%) HTML
3 352 (9.32%) CSS
4 268 (7.09%) XML
5 262 (6.93%) ASP.NET
6 225 (5.96%) Web Services
7 204 (5.40%) jQuery
8 178 (4.71%) HTML5
9 137 (3.63%) Spring
10 133 (3.52%) WPF
11 113 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 113 (2.99%) CSS3
12 102 (2.70%) WCF
13 100 (2.65%) J2EE
14 99 (2.62%) .NET Framework
15 84 (2.22%) OpenGL
16 78 (2.06%) AngularJS
17 76 (2.01%) STL
18 75 (1.99%) Ajax
19 73 (1.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1945 (51.48%) Computer Science
2 881 (23.32%) Physics
3 821 (21.73%) Analytical Skills
4 661 (17.50%) Statistics
5 396 (10.48%) Algorithms
6 243 (6.43%) Visualisation
7 185 (4.90%) Management Information System
8 184 (4.87%) Economics
9 136 (3.60%) Derivative
10 124 (3.28%) Open Source
11 102 (2.70%) Data Structures
12 100 (2.65%) Hedge funds
13 94 (2.49%) User Experience
14 93 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 78 (2.06%) Fixed Income
16 77 (2.04%) Credit Risk
17 68 (1.80%) Mobile App
18 67 (1.77%) 3D Graphics
19 62 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
20 57 (1.51%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 465 (12.31%) Windows
2 421 (11.14%) Linux
3 256 (6.78%) UNIX
4 114 (3.02%) Android
5 96 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 42 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 16 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.42%) Solaris
11 15 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (0.24%) CentOS
13 9 (0.24%) BlackBerry OS
13 9 (0.24%) HPUX
14 8 (0.21%) Debian
15 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (24.56%) Software Engineering
2 890 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
3 680 (18.00%) Analytics
4 490 (12.97%) OO
5 290 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
6 278 (7.36%) Data Analysis
7 255 (6.75%) Scrum
8 240 (6.35%) TDD
9 213 (5.64%) OOP
10 206 (5.45%) Multithreading
11 203 (5.37%) MVC
12 200 (5.29%) Data Modelling
13 191 (5.06%) Project Management
14 181 (4.79%) Unit Testing
15 172 (4.55%) OOD
16 146 (3.86%) Mentoring
17 136 (3.60%) ITIL
18 134 (3.55%) Web Development
19 132 (3.49%) E-Commerce
20 131 (3.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1319 (34.91%) SQL
2 1056 (27.95%) Java
3 1031 (27.29%) C#
4 976 (25.83%) C++
5 549 (14.53%) C
6 534 (14.13%) JavaScript
7 462 (12.23%) Python
8 254 (6.72%) R
9 204 (5.40%) MATLAB
10 158 (4.18%) VBA
11 131 (3.47%) PHP
12 117 (3.10%) T-SQL
13 100 (2.65%) Perl
14 86 (2.28%) Scala
15 84 (2.22%) Ruby
16 76 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 69 (1.83%) VB.NET
18 54 (1.43%) VB
19 49 (1.30%) Shell Script
20 34 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2509 (66.41%) Degree
2 300 (7.94%) PhD
3 151 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 73 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 52 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (1.06%) ISEB
7 39 (1.03%) Postgraduate
8 31 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 29 (0.77%) CISSP
10 25 (0.66%) MCP
11 15 (0.40%) MCSE
12 14 (0.37%) CISM
13 13 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (0.34%) HND
13 13 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.34%) MBA
14 11 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.29%) CCNA
14 11 (0.29%) CISA
15 10 (0.26%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (5.48%) QA
2 83 (2.20%) SLA
3 37 (0.98%) EMIR
4 23 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 23 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.48%) CRD IV
8 17 (0.45%) MiFID
9 15 (0.40%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.16%) COBIT
12 5 (0.13%) Basel II
12 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.11%) HL7
13 4 (0.11%) DICOM
13 4 (0.11%) IEC 61508
14 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 3 (0.079%) BS7799
14 3 (0.079%) Solvency II
System Software
1 86 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.48%) Firmware
3 35 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.50%) XenApp
5 14 (0.37%) vSphere
6 13 (0.34%) IMail Server
7 11 (0.29%) Xen
7 11 (0.29%) Docker
8 10 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.24%) HDFS
9 9 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.21%) KVM
11 6 (0.16%) Snort
11 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.13%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.13%) LXC
12 5 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 3 (0.079%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 35 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.69%) Puppet
3 18 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.40%) Nagios
5 10 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (0.26%) SCCM
5 10 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.24%) MOM
6 9 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (0.13%) WSUS
9 5 (0.13%) Ansible
9 5 (0.13%) Mesos
10 4 (0.11%) SCOM
11 3 (0.079%) Nessus
11 3 (0.079%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.079%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 653 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 301 (7.97%) Oracle
3 148 (3.92%) Tableau
4 135 (3.57%) Google
5 62 (1.64%) SAP
6 61 (1.61%) Cisco
7 51 (1.35%) hybris
8 50 (1.32%) TOWER Software
9 47 (1.24%) VMware
10 42 (1.11%) Business Objects
10 42 (1.11%) Citrix
11 36 (0.95%) IBM
12 35 (0.93%) Adobe
12 35 (0.93%) Omniture
13 34 (0.90%) Twitter
14 33 (0.87%) Facebook
15 31 (0.82%) Cognos
16 23 (0.61%) Siebel
17 21 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
18 20 (0.53%) Red Hat
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