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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 144 137 145
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2298 2554 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.10% 2.18% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.20% 5.55% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 2038 1733
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -8 2162 £42,500 - 324
London +17 1120 £50,000 - 135
South East -44 398 £38,000 -5.00% 55
East of England +26 259 £40,000 +14.28% 59
City of London +10 247 £54,000 -16.92% 41
Surrey -35 144 £44,500 -1.11% 15
Cambridgeshire +6 114 £42,500 +21.42% 31
South West -47 108 £35,000 +2.18% 26
Cambridge +4 100 £43,000 +22.85% 31
West Midlands +9 92 £35,000 - 15
Hertfordshire +18 83 £28,500 -24.00% 15
East Midlands -14 75 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Berkshire -7 73 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Scotland -25 67 £40,000 -4.76% 7
North West -42 62 £35,000 - 15
Hampshire -16 59 £36,500 +0.68% 9
Buckinghamshire +13 49 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Yorkshire +9 48 £25,000 +16.27% 9
Bristol -12 48 £37,500 -8.53% 9
Manchester -6 47 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Bedfordshire +31 42 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Reading +15 39 £35,000 - 10
West Yorkshire +12 38 £25,000 +19.04% 5
Nottinghamshire +14 35 £27,500 -31.25% 6
Nottingham +14 35 £27,500 -33.33% 6
Milton Keynes -5 34 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire -9 28 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Leeds +11 25 £29,000 +43.20% 3
Edinburgh -30 25 £39,250 -1.87% 2
Gloucestershire -10 24 £38,750 +3.33% 6

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2955 (67.62%) Degree
2 2352 (53.82%) Computer Science
3 1691 (38.70%) SQL
4 1343 (30.73%) Java
5 1308 (29.93%) Finance
6 1212 (27.73%) Physics
7 1153 (26.38%) C++
8 1133 (25.93%) C#
9 1083 (24.78%) Software Engineering
10 1064 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
11 892 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
12 814 (18.63%) Analytics
13 720 (16.48%) Statistics
14 710 (16.25%) .NET
15 699 (16.00%) Microsoft
16 684 (15.65%) JavaScript
17 668 (15.29%) SQL Server
18 632 (14.46%) Python
19 631 (14.44%) C
20 541 (12.38%) HTML
21 537 (12.29%) Algorithms
22 527 (12.06%) Linux
23 522 (11.95%) OO
24 520 (11.90%) Windows
25 505 (11.56%) MS Excel
26 403 (9.22%) CSS
27 391 (8.95%) Oracle
28 370 (8.47%) PhD
29 363 (8.31%) SAS
30 356 (8.15%) Business Intelligence

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 363 (8.31%) SAS
2 90 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 80 (1.83%) Apache Pig
4 66 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 65 (1.49%) Apache
5 65 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 63 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 43 (0.98%) Node.js
8 40 (0.92%) IIS
9 35 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 32 (0.73%) JBoss
11 25 (0.57%) CMS
12 23 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.39%) Lync
14 17 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (0.37%) OpenStack
16 15 (0.34%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.32%) GlassFish
18 13 (0.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 505 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 209 (4.78%) MS Office
3 182 (4.16%) SPSS
4 129 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 19 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.32%) AutoCAD
9 12 (0.27%) GNU Octave
10 11 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.23%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.23%) Stata
12 9 (0.21%) Mathematica
13 7 (0.16%) Simulink
13 7 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 7 (0.16%) PTC Creo
14 6 (0.14%) Siemens NX
14 6 (0.14%) Solid Edge
14 6 (0.14%) CPLEX
14 6 (0.14%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (0.27%) WebTrends
3 11 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.18%) Cognos Planning
5 8 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.16%) Endur
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.092%) Magento
7 4 (0.092%) Unica
7 4 (0.092%) RMDS
8 3 (0.069%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.069%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.046%) MoSes
9 2 (0.046%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (1.76%) Google Analytics
3 56 (1.28%) SaaS
4 40 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.66%) Office 365
7 19 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 18 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
9 17 (0.39%) Heroku
10 12 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.16%) GitHub
12 6 (0.14%) IaaS
12 6 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.092%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.069%) PaaS
15 2 (0.046%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.046%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.046%) SmartFocus
15 2 (0.046%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.86%) Internet
2 120 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 62 (1.42%) DNS
4 55 (1.26%) Firewall
5 50 (1.14%) Ethernet
6 42 (0.96%) DHCP
7 40 (0.92%) VPN
8 35 (0.80%) LAN
9 34 (0.78%) WAN
9 34 (0.78%) SMTP
10 31 (0.71%) HTTP
11 27 (0.62%) Wireless
12 23 (0.53%) Intranet
13 19 (0.43%) Broadband
14 15 (0.34%) Network Security
15 13 (0.30%) VoIP
16 11 (0.25%) Unified Communications
17 10 (0.23%) VLAN
17 10 (0.23%) SAN
18 7 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 668 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 315 (7.21%) Big Data
3 244 (5.58%) Relational Database
4 224 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 213 (4.87%) Data Mining
6 188 (4.30%) MySQL
7 141 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 138 (3.16%) NoSQL
9 106 (2.43%) QlikView
10 95 (2.17%) Apache Hive
11 86 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 80 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 79 (1.81%) MongoDB
14 76 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 71 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 68 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
17 65 (1.49%) RDBMS
18 64 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
19 49 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
20 45 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 191 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 136 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 114 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 113 (2.59%) Subversion
5 100 (2.29%) Selenium
6 93 (2.13%) Maven
7 88 (2.01%) NUnit
8 74 (1.69%) JIRA
9 58 (1.33%) JUnit
10 45 (1.03%) Jenkins
11 42 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 39 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
13 32 (0.73%) Eclipse
14 29 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 27 (0.62%) Ant
16 22 (0.50%) FitNesse
17 19 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
18 18 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 18 (0.41%) ClearCase
19 17 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1308 (29.93%) Finance
2 356 (8.15%) Banking
3 339 (7.76%) Marketing
4 281 (6.43%) Games
5 242 (5.54%) Front Office
6 228 (5.22%) Retail
7 122 (2.79%) Electronics
8 108 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 104 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 101 (2.31%) Back Office
11 97 (2.22%) Financial Institution
12 84 (1.92%) Aerospace
13 61 (1.40%) Advertising
14 60 (1.37%) Manufacturing
15 57 (1.30%) Automotive
16 39 (0.89%) Law
16 39 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
17 37 (0.85%) Military
18 35 (0.80%) Legal
19 30 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1613 (36.91%) Developer
2 908 (20.78%) Analyst
3 581 (13.30%) Software Engineer
4 561 (12.84%) Graduate
5 351 (8.03%) Software Developer
6 302 (6.91%) Junior
7 301 (6.89%) Java Developer
8 238 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 234 (5.35%) Data Scientist
10 220 (5.03%) C++ Developer
11 215 (4.92%) Senior Developer
12 206 (4.71%) Support Analyst
13 193 (4.42%) Data Analyst
14 177 (4.05%) Junior Developer
15 165 (3.78%) Consultant
16 115 (2.63%) Applications Support
17 111 (2.54%) C++ Software Engineer
18 109 (2.49%) .NET Developer
18 109 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
18 109 (2.49%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 710 (16.25%) .NET
2 541 (12.38%) HTML
3 403 (9.22%) CSS
4 305 (6.98%) XML
5 291 (6.66%) jQuery
6 244 (5.58%) Web Services
7 221 (5.06%) ASP.NET
8 203 (4.65%) HTML5
9 192 (4.39%) Spring
10 151 (3.46%) WPF
11 122 (2.79%) WCF
12 114 (2.61%) J2EE
12 114 (2.61%) AngularJS
13 111 (2.54%) Ajax
13 111 (2.54%) CSS3
14 104 (2.38%) OpenGL
15 96 (2.20%) Hibernate
16 94 (2.15%) .NET Framework
17 93 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 87 (1.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2352 (53.82%) Computer Science
2 1212 (27.73%) Physics
3 892 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
4 720 (16.48%) Statistics
5 537 (12.29%) Algorithms
6 273 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 230 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 212 (4.85%) Economics
9 180 (4.12%) Derivative
10 154 (3.52%) Hedge funds
11 143 (3.27%) Data Structures
12 127 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 110 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
14 108 (2.47%) User Experience
15 104 (2.38%) Fixed Income
16 95 (2.17%) Equities
17 80 (1.83%) Credit Risk
18 72 (1.65%) Mobile App
19 69 (1.58%) Chemistry
20 65 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 527 (12.06%) Linux
2 520 (11.90%) Windows
3 288 (6.59%) UNIX
4 149 (3.41%) Android
5 105 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 30 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.50%) Solaris
11 21 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
13 17 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.34%) HPUX
16 13 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.25%) VxWorks
18 10 (0.23%) Windows Vista
19 9 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
20 8 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1083 (24.78%) Software Engineering
2 1064 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 814 (18.63%) Analytics
4 522 (11.95%) OO
5 356 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
6 315 (7.21%) Scrum
7 308 (7.05%) SDLC
8 301 (6.89%) Multithreading
9 289 (6.61%) TDD
10 288 (6.59%) Data Analysis
11 246 (5.63%) Project Management
12 228 (5.22%) MVC
13 198 (4.53%) Mentoring
14 197 (4.51%) OOP
15 183 (4.19%) Machine Learning
16 179 (4.10%) Unit Testing
17 172 (3.94%) OOD
18 161 (3.68%) ITIL
19 158 (3.62%) Data Modelling
20 151 (3.46%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1691 (38.70%) SQL
2 1343 (30.73%) Java
3 1153 (26.38%) C++
4 1133 (25.93%) C#
5 684 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 632 (14.46%) Python
7 631 (14.44%) C
8 349 (7.99%) R
9 248 (5.68%) MATLAB
10 167 (3.82%) VBA
11 155 (3.55%) PHP
12 147 (3.36%) T-SQL
13 146 (3.34%) Scala
14 127 (2.91%) VB
15 120 (2.75%) Ruby
16 110 (2.52%) PL/SQL
17 107 (2.45%) Perl
18 94 (2.15%) VB.NET
19 83 (1.90%) Shell Script
20 38 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2955 (67.62%) Degree
2 370 (8.47%) PhD
3 164 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 68 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 46 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (1.01%) ISEB
7 42 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 39 (0.89%) CISSP
9 30 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (0.59%) HND
10 26 (0.59%) MCP
11 25 (0.57%) CISM
12 21 (0.48%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.46%) CCNA
13 20 (0.46%) HNC
14 18 (0.41%) CISA
15 17 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (0.34%) CEH
17 14 (0.32%) OCA
17 14 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.15%) QA
2 61 (1.40%) EMIR
3 60 (1.37%) SLA
4 42 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 31 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.59%) CRD IV
7 24 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (0.53%) MiFID
9 17 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.32%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.16%) FATCA
12 3 (0.069%) Section 508
12 3 (0.069%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.069%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.069%) WAI
13 2 (0.046%) Basel II
13 2 (0.046%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.046%) JTAG
13 2 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 105 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 43 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (0.94%) Firmware
4 26 (0.59%) IMail Server
5 23 (0.53%) XenApp
6 19 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 14 (0.32%) vSphere
9 13 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
9 13 (0.30%) Docker
10 12 (0.27%) Apache Flume
11 9 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.18%) KVM
12 8 (0.18%) HDFS
13 7 (0.16%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.16%) Xen
14 5 (0.11%) LXC
14 5 (0.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 4 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.39%) Puppet
3 13 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.27%) SCCM
5 11 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (0.25%) WSUS
5 11 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (0.25%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.18%) MOM
8 5 (0.11%) Nagios
8 5 (0.11%) Mesos
8 5 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.092%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.069%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.069%) SCOM
11 2 (0.046%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.046%) Nessus
11 2 (0.046%) Nmap
Vendors
1 699 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 391 (8.95%) Oracle
3 174 (3.98%) Tableau
4 123 (2.81%) Google
5 79 (1.81%) Cisco
6 78 (1.78%) SAP
7 61 (1.40%) VMware
8 55 (1.26%) IBM
9 49 (1.12%) Citrix
10 47 (1.08%) Cognos
11 45 (1.03%) Sybase
12 43 (0.98%) TOWER Software
13 35 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 32 (0.73%) Apple
15 31 (0.71%) hybris
16 28 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
17 27 (0.62%) Facebook
18 26 (0.59%) Twitter
18 26 (0.59%) Omniture
18 26 (0.59%) Adobe
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Moneysupermarket
Salary: £27,000 per annum and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus Bonus Plus Car Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago