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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 165 144 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -29
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2048 2227 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 2.03% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.87% 5.18% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1811 2366
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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 £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -19 1923 £40,000 -5.88% 262
London -12 888 £47,500 -9.52% 116
South East +2 413 £42,500 +6.25% 56
East of England -21 213 £38,500 +10.00% 32
City of London -44 184 £47,000 -21.66% 48
South West +2 152 £34,500 +15.00% 27
Surrey +5 134 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Cambridgeshire -4 128 £37,500 +8.69% 23
Cambridge -1 118 £40,000 +17.64% 16
East Midlands +9 76 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hampshire -15 71 £32,500 -27.77% 14
Reigate +19 68 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Scotland -26 59 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Berkshire -14 55 £30,000 -27.27% 7
North West -20 54 £35,750 +2.14% 8
West Midlands -28 53 £34,000 -15.00% 9
Edinburgh +7 51 £38,500 +22.22% 2
Yorkshire -26 51 £32,500 -3.70% 9
Oxfordshire +5 48 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Somerset +20 46 £32,500 +13.04% 9
Hertfordshire -44 41 £38,000 +52.00% 7
Oxford +10 40 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bristol -12 35 £34,000 -1.44% 10
Buckinghamshire +19 33 £35,750 +2.14% 4
West Yorkshire -4 31 £35,500 +5.18% 7
Manchester -15 30 £35,750 +10.00% 4
Devon +1 29 £34,500 -8.00% 1
North East -7 28 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 27 £30,000 -29.41%
Nottinghamshire +24 26 £24,969 +16.13% 3

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2837 (63.28%) Degree
2 2262 (50.46%) Computer Science
3 1413 (31.52%) SQL
4 1410 (31.45%) Java
5 1386 (30.92%) Finance
6 1318 (29.40%) C#
7 1253 (27.95%) C++
8 1101 (24.56%) Software Engineering
9 1081 (24.11%) Physics
10 949 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
11 934 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
12 811 (18.09%) .NET
13 689 (15.37%) Analytics
14 676 (15.08%) C
15 674 (15.03%) Statistics
16 673 (15.01%) Microsoft
17 651 (14.52%) SQL Server
18 644 (14.37%) OO
19 587 (13.09%) Windows
20 565 (12.60%) JavaScript
21 560 (12.49%) HTML
22 547 (12.20%) Linux
23 517 (11.53%) Python
24 504 (11.24%) MS Excel
25 439 (9.79%) Oracle
26 423 (9.44%) Algorithms
27 379 (8.45%) CSS
28 374 (8.34%) PhD
29 372 (8.30%) Marketing
30 364 (8.12%) UNIX

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 309 (6.89%) SAS
2 70 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 63 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 57 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 49 (1.09%) Apache
6 48 (1.07%) Node.js
7 47 (1.05%) Apache Pig
8 36 (0.80%) IIS
9 35 (0.78%) JBoss
10 30 (0.67%) CMS
11 22 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 21 (0.47%) Lync
13 18 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (0.25%) Apache Spark
17 10 (0.22%) nginx
18 9 (0.20%) GlassFish
18 9 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (0.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 504 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 244 (5.44%) MS Office
3 158 (3.52%) SPSS
4 68 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 22 (0.49%) MS Project
7 21 (0.47%) CPLEX
7 21 (0.47%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.38%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.31%) S-PLUS
10 13 (0.29%) FastStats
11 12 (0.27%) Stata
12 11 (0.25%) Mathematica
12 11 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.20%) Simulink
14 6 (0.13%) NASTRAN
15 5 (0.11%) TargetLink
16 4 (0.089%) Weka
17 3 (0.067%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 113 (2.52%) Google Analytics
2 26 (0.58%) SiteCatalyst
3 22 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.33%) Magento
5 12 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.22%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 8 (0.18%) Radian6
7 8 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
8 7 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.13%) Endur
9 6 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
10 5 (0.11%) RMDS
11 4 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.089%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.089%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.089%) SAP FI-GL
11 4 (0.089%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.089%) SAP FSCM
11 4 (0.089%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 60 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
2 45 (1.00%) SaaS
3 39 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.33%) GitHub
6 13 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.18%) PaaS
8 6 (0.13%) Office 365
9 4 (0.089%) IaaS
10 1 (0.022%) Trello
10 1 (0.022%) Responsys
10 1 (0.022%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.022%) Heroku
10 1 (0.022%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 174 (3.88%) Internet
2 75 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 48 (1.07%) Firewall
4 46 (1.03%) DNS
5 39 (0.87%) LAN
6 36 (0.80%) WAN
7 35 (0.78%) VPN
8 26 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 25 (0.56%) HTTP
9 25 (0.56%) VoIP
10 24 (0.54%) DHCP
10 24 (0.54%) Wireless
11 23 (0.51%) LDAP
11 23 (0.51%) Intranet
11 23 (0.51%) MPLS
12 22 (0.49%) Network Security
13 14 (0.31%) ADSL
14 13 (0.29%) Broadband
14 13 (0.29%) FTP
15 12 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 242 (5.40%) Big Data
3 210 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 191 (4.26%) MySQL
5 185 (4.13%) Data Mining
6 176 (3.93%) Hadoop
7 156 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
8 121 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 116 (2.59%) NoSQL
10 107 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 91 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 84 (1.87%) MongoDB
13 79 (1.76%) RDBMS
14 67 (1.49%) QlikView
15 65 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 65 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 63 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
17 60 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
18 58 (1.29%) MS Access
19 53 (1.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 220 (4.91%) Visual Studio
2 119 (2.65%) NUnit
3 112 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 106 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 105 (2.34%) Subversion
6 98 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
7 83 (1.85%) JIRA
8 70 (1.56%) Selenium
9 66 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 56 (1.25%) JUnit
11 49 (1.09%) Maven
12 33 (0.74%) Mercurial
12 33 (0.74%) Jenkins
13 28 (0.62%) Ant
14 27 (0.60%) JMeter
15 23 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
17 18 (0.40%) Moq
18 17 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 17 (0.38%) TestComplete
General
1 1386 (30.92%) Finance
2 372 (8.30%) Marketing
3 314 (7.00%) Banking
4 227 (5.06%) Retail
5 197 (4.39%) Games
6 179 (3.99%) Front Office
7 119 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 117 (2.61%) Electronics
9 103 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 87 (1.94%) Manufacturing
11 86 (1.92%) Financial Institution
12 84 (1.87%) Advertising
13 69 (1.54%) Automotive
14 61 (1.36%) Aerospace
15 51 (1.14%) Legal
16 44 (0.98%) Back Office
17 42 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
18 40 (0.89%) Military
19 31 (0.69%) Publishing
20 26 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1761 (39.28%) Developer
2 847 (18.89%) Analyst
3 522 (11.64%) Software Engineer
4 468 (10.44%) Graduate
5 428 (9.55%) Software Developer
6 377 (8.41%) Java Developer
7 352 (7.85%) C# Developer
8 235 (5.24%) C++ Developer
9 225 (5.02%) Junior
10 178 (3.97%) .NET Developer
11 174 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 170 (3.79%) Consultant
13 158 (3.52%) Junior Developer
14 148 (3.30%) Data Analyst
15 146 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
16 135 (3.01%) Support Analyst
17 134 (2.99%) Data Scientist
18 120 (2.68%) Programmer
19 118 (2.63%) Web Developer
20 116 (2.59%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 811 (18.09%) .NET
2 560 (12.49%) HTML
3 379 (8.45%) CSS
4 315 (7.03%) XML
5 303 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 203 (4.53%) jQuery
7 200 (4.46%) HTML5
8 195 (4.35%) Web Services
9 187 (4.17%) WPF
10 181 (4.04%) Spring
11 152 (3.39%) J2EE
12 108 (2.41%) WCF
13 105 (2.34%) CSS3
14 93 (2.07%) .NET Framework
15 88 (1.96%) XSLT
16 80 (1.78%) OpenGL
17 78 (1.74%) Hibernate
17 78 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 76 (1.70%) WinForms
19 73 (1.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2262 (50.46%) Computer Science
2 1081 (24.11%) Physics
3 934 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 674 (15.03%) Statistics
5 423 (9.44%) Algorithms
6 263 (5.87%) Economics
7 213 (4.75%) Visualisation
8 157 (3.50%) Management Information System
9 153 (3.41%) Hedge funds
10 121 (2.70%) Open Source
11 116 (2.59%) Derivative
12 108 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 105 (2.34%) Mobile App
14 96 (2.14%) Data Structures
15 93 (2.07%) Life Science
16 90 (2.01%) Fixed Income
17 87 (1.94%) Credit Risk
18 79 (1.76%) User Experience
18 79 (1.76%) Chemistry
19 66 (1.47%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 587 (13.09%) Windows
2 547 (12.20%) Linux
3 364 (8.12%) UNIX
4 112 (2.50%) Android
5 95 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 68 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (1.14%) Solaris
9 48 (1.07%) Mac OS X
10 42 (0.94%) Windows 7
11 35 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (0.78%) AIX
12 32 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 21 (0.47%) CentOS
15 20 (0.45%) BlackBerry OS
15 20 (0.45%) Debian
16 18 (0.40%) VMS
17 17 (0.38%) HPUX
18 16 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1101 (24.56%) Software Engineering
2 949 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
3 689 (15.37%) Analytics
4 644 (14.37%) OO
5 316 (7.05%) Data Analysis
6 286 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 245 (5.47%) OOP
8 235 (5.24%) Project Management
8 235 (5.24%) Web Development
9 233 (5.20%) TDD
10 232 (5.18%) Multithreading
11 224 (5.00%) Scrum
12 215 (4.80%) Unit Testing
13 189 (4.22%) Data Modelling
14 182 (4.06%) Mentoring
15 176 (3.93%) OOD
16 168 (3.75%) Risk Management
17 165 (3.68%) MVC
18 144 (3.21%) ITIL
18 144 (3.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1413 (31.52%) SQL
2 1410 (31.45%) Java
3 1318 (29.40%) C#
4 1253 (27.95%) C++
5 676 (15.08%) C
6 565 (12.60%) JavaScript
7 517 (11.53%) Python
8 209 (4.66%) MATLAB
9 196 (4.37%) R
10 183 (4.08%) VBA
11 134 (2.99%) Perl
12 116 (2.59%) PHP
13 113 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 112 (2.50%) T-SQL
15 102 (2.28%) VB
15 102 (2.28%) VB.NET
16 83 (1.85%) Scala
17 75 (1.67%) Shell Script
18 69 (1.54%) Ruby
19 63 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2837 (63.28%) Degree
2 374 (8.34%) PhD
3 152 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (1.27%) Postgraduate
6 56 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 51 (1.14%) ISEB
8 46 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 33 (0.74%) CISSP
10 27 (0.60%) MCP
10 27 (0.60%) ECDL
10 27 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (0.47%) CISM
13 18 (0.40%) PMI Certification
13 18 (0.40%) CCNA
13 18 (0.40%) HNC
14 17 (0.38%) MCSE
15 16 (0.36%) HND
15 16 (0.36%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.35%) QA
2 99 (2.21%) SLA
3 34 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.47%) EMIR
6 21 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.38%) ISO 9000
9 14 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.27%) Basel II
12 9 (0.20%) TickIT
12 9 (0.20%) Basel III
13 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 7 (0.16%) COBIT
15 5 (0.11%) JTAG
16 2 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 2 (0.045%) BS7799
17 1 (0.022%) IAS 39
System Software
1 87 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 55 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.69%) Firmware
4 21 (0.47%) vSphere
5 16 (0.36%) KVM
6 13 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.27%) Ceph
8 11 (0.25%) XenApp
9 9 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.16%) Snort
10 7 (0.16%) Xen
10 7 (0.16%) IMail Server
10 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.11%) Docker
13 4 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.089%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (0.98%) Puppet
3 22 (0.49%) Nagios
4 15 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.29%) SCCM
6 12 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (0.20%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.16%) Munin
8 7 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.16%) Ansible
9 6 (0.13%) ZENworks
10 5 (0.11%) Cacti
11 4 (0.089%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.089%) Netcool
11 4 (0.089%) logstash
11 4 (0.089%) Opsview
11 4 (0.089%) Icinga
11 4 (0.089%) Casper Suite
11 4 (0.089%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.067%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 673 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 439 (9.79%) Oracle
3 185 (4.13%) Google
4 74 (1.65%) VMware
5 71 (1.58%) Tableau
6 58 (1.29%) Business Objects
7 57 (1.27%) Adobe
8 53 (1.18%) Sybase
8 53 (1.18%) Cisco
8 53 (1.18%) TOWER Software
9 49 (1.09%) SAP
9 49 (1.09%) HP
9 49 (1.09%) hybris
10 40 (0.89%) IBM
11 39 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 37 (0.83%) Twitter
13 36 (0.80%) Citrix
14 27 (0.60%) Facebook
15 26 (0.58%) webMethods
16 24 (0.54%) NetApp
Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits FREE FOOD
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday