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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 142 135 147
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2349 2460 2169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 2.13% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.27% 5.47% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 1907 1787
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%

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
44549 44937 43443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 38.86% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35843 35005 35130
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -3 2205 £45,000 +5.88% 351
London +36 1187 £52,500 +5.00% 142
South East -39 396 £37,500 -6.25% 55
East of England +19 265 £40,000 +6.66% 56
City of London +5 246 £54,000 -6.08% 40
Surrey -40 134 £45,000 - 10
South West -33 117 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Hertfordshire +19 99 £31,000 -17.33% 16
Cambridgeshire -3 98 £43,000 +17.80% 31
Cambridge -4 89 £43,000 +14.66% 31
Scotland -2 88 £40,000 -4.76% 10
West Midlands +10 80 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Berkshire +3 78 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Hampshire +48 74 £32,500 +8.33% 7
East Midlands -15 62 £40,000 - 7
Bristol +10 57 £36,750 -14.53% 14
North West -66 54 £27,500 -23.07% 22
Yorkshire +9 43 £25,000 +6.38% 8
Manchester -26 43 £29,500 -17.48% 19
Bedfordshire +39 40 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Glasgow +7 38 £51,500 +13.18% 6
West Yorkshire +6 38 £25,000 -16.66% 5
Reading +22 37 £35,000 +29.62% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 35 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottingham +3 32 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 32 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Edinburgh -25 30 £40,000 - 3
Milton Keynes -4 29 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire -33 27 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Leeds +13 24 £25,000 +25.00% 3

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3021 (67.49%) Degree
2 2421 (54.09%) Computer Science
3 1733 (38.72%) SQL
4 1356 (30.29%) Java
5 1352 (30.21%) Finance
6 1249 (27.90%) Physics
7 1154 (25.78%) C#
8 1149 (25.67%) C++
9 1091 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
10 1079 (24.11%) Software Engineering
11 920 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
12 888 (19.84%) Analytics
13 749 (16.73%) JavaScript
14 737 (16.47%) Statistics
15 719 (16.06%) .NET
16 678 (15.15%) Python
17 675 (15.08%) Microsoft
18 665 (14.86%) SQL Server
19 578 (12.91%) C
20 557 (12.44%) HTML
21 555 (12.40%) OO
22 547 (12.22%) Algorithms
23 536 (11.97%) Windows
23 536 (11.97%) Linux
24 508 (11.35%) MS Excel
25 432 (9.65%) CSS
26 401 (8.96%) Oracle
27 378 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
28 371 (8.29%) PhD
29 361 (8.07%) SAS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 361 (8.07%) SAS
2 94 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 76 (1.70%) Apache Pig
4 74 (1.65%) Apache
5 70 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 67 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 67 (1.50%) MS Exchange
7 57 (1.27%) Node.js
8 46 (1.03%) JBoss
9 39 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 34 (0.76%) IIS
11 21 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 20 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.40%) CMS
15 17 (0.38%) GlassFish
16 15 (0.34%) ArcGIS
16 15 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 508 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 216 (4.83%) MS Office
3 171 (3.82%) SPSS
4 132 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 18 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 17 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.34%) GNU Octave
9 14 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.31%) Stata
10 11 (0.25%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.22%) Photoshop
12 8 (0.18%) Mathematica
13 6 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
13 6 (0.13%) Simulink
13 6 (0.13%) Revit
13 6 (0.13%) MicroStation
13 6 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 6 (0.13%) CPLEX
13 6 (0.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 17 (0.38%) WebTrends
2 15 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.22%) Endur
4 10 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.11%) Unica
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.089%) Magento
10 3 (0.067%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.045%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.045%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.045%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 89 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 59 (1.32%) SaaS
4 53 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.67%) Office 365
7 29 (0.65%) Heroku
8 21 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (0.27%) GitHub
9 12 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.18%) IaaS
10 8 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
13 5 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.067%) Engine Yard
15 2 (0.045%) SmartFocus
15 2 (0.045%) PaaS
15 2 (0.045%) Amazon CloudSearch
16 1 (0.022%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 116 (2.59%) Internet
3 68 (1.52%) DNS
4 64 (1.43%) Firewall
5 58 (1.30%) Ethernet
6 50 (1.12%) DHCP
7 37 (0.83%) VPN
7 37 (0.83%) SMTP
8 33 (0.74%) WAN
8 33 (0.74%) LAN
9 30 (0.67%) HTTP
10 24 (0.54%) Intranet
10 24 (0.54%) Wireless
11 18 (0.40%) Network Security
12 16 (0.36%) Broadband
13 12 (0.27%) VLAN
14 10 (0.22%) VoIP
14 10 (0.22%) SAN
15 7 (0.16%) FTP
15 7 (0.16%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 665 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 323 (7.22%) Big Data
3 251 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 227 (5.07%) Hadoop
5 203 (4.54%) Data Mining
6 181 (4.04%) MySQL
7 157 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 139 (3.11%) NoSQL
9 101 (2.26%) QlikView
10 96 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 89 (1.99%) Apache Hive
11 89 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 88 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 70 (1.56%) RDBMS
14 68 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
15 67 (1.50%) MongoDB
16 66 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 61 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 57 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
19 47 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 189 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 153 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 127 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 117 (2.61%) Selenium
5 112 (2.50%) Subversion
6 102 (2.28%) Maven
7 86 (1.92%) JIRA
8 82 (1.83%) NUnit
9 55 (1.23%) JUnit
10 53 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 46 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 37 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 32 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
14 30 (0.67%) Ant
15 22 (0.49%) Mercurial
16 21 (0.47%) Cucumber
16 21 (0.47%) Grunt
17 20 (0.45%) Eclipse
18 19 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 19 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 1352 (30.21%) Finance
2 333 (7.44%) Marketing
3 310 (6.93%) Banking
4 275 (6.14%) Front Office
5 242 (5.41%) Games
6 240 (5.36%) Retail
7 128 (2.86%) Electronics
8 121 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 98 (2.19%) Financial Institution
10 93 (2.08%) Back Office
10 93 (2.08%) Investment Banking
11 73 (1.63%) Aerospace
12 59 (1.32%) Automotive
12 59 (1.32%) Advertising
13 55 (1.23%) Manufacturing
14 42 (0.94%) Legal
15 37 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.74%) Military
17 31 (0.69%) Publishing
18 26 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 1705 (38.09%) Developer
2 952 (21.27%) Analyst
3 560 (12.51%) Software Engineer
4 554 (12.38%) Graduate
5 346 (7.73%) Software Developer
6 324 (7.24%) Java Developer
7 301 (6.72%) Junior
8 263 (5.88%) Data Scientist
9 246 (5.50%) C# Developer
10 229 (5.12%) Senior Developer
11 222 (4.96%) Support Analyst
11 222 (4.96%) C++ Developer
12 195 (4.36%) Data Analyst
13 168 (3.75%) Consultant
13 168 (3.75%) Junior Developer
14 119 (2.66%) Graduate Developer
15 118 (2.64%) Applications Support
15 118 (2.64%) .NET Developer
16 114 (2.55%) Programmer
17 107 (2.39%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 719 (16.06%) .NET
2 557 (12.44%) HTML
3 432 (9.65%) CSS
4 327 (7.31%) jQuery
5 298 (6.66%) XML
6 252 (5.63%) Web Services
7 224 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 212 (4.74%) HTML5
9 198 (4.42%) Spring
10 158 (3.53%) WPF
11 129 (2.88%) WCF
12 127 (2.84%) AngularJS
13 126 (2.82%) Ajax
14 123 (2.75%) CSS3
15 113 (2.52%) J2EE
16 102 (2.28%) Hibernate
17 100 (2.23%) .NET Framework
18 95 (2.12%) REST
19 93 (2.08%) OpenGL
20 90 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2421 (54.09%) Computer Science
2 1249 (27.90%) Physics
3 920 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
4 737 (16.47%) Statistics
5 547 (12.22%) Algorithms
6 253 (5.65%) Visualisation
7 205 (4.58%) Economics
8 201 (4.49%) Management Information System
9 184 (4.11%) Hedge funds
10 163 (3.64%) Derivative
11 151 (3.37%) Data Structures
12 141 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 115 (2.57%) Fixed Income
13 115 (2.57%) User Experience
14 106 (2.37%) 3D Graphics
15 104 (2.32%) Equities
16 73 (1.63%) Credit Risk
17 70 (1.56%) Chemistry
18 60 (1.34%) Client/Server
19 59 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 536 (11.97%) Windows
1 536 (11.97%) Linux
2 299 (6.68%) UNIX
3 132 (2.95%) Android
4 91 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 34 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.49%) Solaris
11 21 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 16 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.31%) HPUX
14 14 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.27%) VxWorks
16 10 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1091 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1079 (24.11%) Software Engineering
3 888 (19.84%) Analytics
4 555 (12.40%) OO
5 378 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
6 353 (7.89%) SDLC
7 345 (7.71%) Scrum
8 333 (7.44%) Multithreading
9 305 (6.81%) TDD
10 297 (6.64%) Data Analysis
11 238 (5.32%) MVC
12 235 (5.25%) Project Management
13 220 (4.92%) OOP
14 212 (4.74%) Mentoring
15 194 (4.33%) Machine Learning
16 175 (3.91%) Unit Testing
17 171 (3.82%) OOD
18 169 (3.78%) Data Modelling
19 164 (3.66%) Risk Management
20 158 (3.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1733 (38.72%) SQL
2 1356 (30.29%) Java
3 1154 (25.78%) C#
4 1149 (25.67%) C++
5 749 (16.73%) JavaScript
6 678 (15.15%) Python
7 578 (12.91%) C
8 357 (7.98%) R
9 243 (5.43%) MATLAB
10 172 (3.84%) VBA
11 154 (3.44%) T-SQL
12 152 (3.40%) Scala
13 144 (3.22%) VB
14 143 (3.19%) PHP
15 130 (2.90%) VB.NET
16 129 (2.88%) PL/SQL
17 124 (2.77%) Ruby
18 113 (2.52%) Perl
19 100 (2.23%) Shell Script
20 39 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3021 (67.49%) Degree
2 371 (8.29%) PhD
3 161 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 46 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (0.96%) CISSP
6 43 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 40 (0.89%) ISEB
8 33 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (0.65%) CISM
10 27 (0.60%) HND
11 21 (0.47%) CCNA
11 21 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.45%) MCP
12 20 (0.45%) HNC
13 18 (0.40%) CISA
14 17 (0.38%) OCA
14 17 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
14 17 (0.38%) CEH
15 15 (0.34%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.03%) QA
2 61 (1.36%) EMIR
3 58 (1.30%) SLA
4 42 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 26 (0.58%) CRD IV
6 25 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.51%) MiFID
8 21 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.22%) FATCA
11 7 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.089%) WAI
14 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.067%) Section 508
15 2 (0.045%) AIFMD
15 2 (0.045%) Basel II
15 2 (0.045%) JTAG
15 2 (0.045%) DO-178B
15 2 (0.045%) Basel III
System Software
1 102 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 42 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.71%) Firmware
4 27 (0.60%) IMail Server
5 24 (0.54%) XenApp
6 17 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 14 (0.31%) vSphere
9 13 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.20%) ISA Server
10 9 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.13%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.11%) KVM
12 5 (0.11%) Docker
12 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.089%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.067%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.067%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (0.31%) Puppet
4 12 (0.27%) WSUS
5 11 (0.25%) SCCM
5 11 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.13%) Nagios
9 6 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
10 5 (0.11%) MOM
11 4 (0.089%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.067%) CiscoWorks
13 2 (0.045%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.045%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.045%) Nessus
13 2 (0.045%) Nmap
Vendors
1 675 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 401 (8.96%) Oracle
3 160 (3.57%) Tableau
4 131 (2.93%) Google
5 75 (1.68%) SAP
5 75 (1.68%) Cisco
6 63 (1.41%) VMware
7 54 (1.21%) IBM
8 53 (1.18%) Citrix
9 49 (1.09%) Sybase
10 42 (0.94%) TOWER Software
11 37 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (0.83%) Cognos
12 33 (0.74%) Apple
13 32 (0.71%) hybris
14 28 (0.63%) Facebook
15 26 (0.58%) Atlassian
16 25 (0.56%) Omniture
17 24 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
17 24 (0.54%) Adobe
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000.00 - £115000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £29k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago