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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 155 120 134
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2052 2884 2346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 2.44% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.91% 6.06% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 2436 1931
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,834 £24,500
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
41812 47629 43118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.58% 40.28% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33090 38020 35068
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,523
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -27 1941 £40,000 -11.11% 312
London -17 996 £50,000 -4.76% 139
South East -52 366 £40,000 -11.11% 38
City of London +4 206 £55,000 -4.34% 53
East of England -7 200 £40,000 +6.66% 40
South West -42 132 £34,000 -1.44% 17
Surrey -26 122 £42,500 -10.52% 15
Cambridgeshire -5 106 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Cambridge -6 95 £42,500 +21.42% 26
West Midlands -8 87 £30,000 -20.00% 17
North West -11 65 £32,500 +6.55% 35
Hampshire -20 60 £38,250 -19.47% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 52 £40,000 - 4
Scotland -32 48 £39,250 -10.79% 4
Berkshire -10 47 £41,250 +17.85% 5
East Midlands -63 47 £31,750 -18.06% 11
Yorkshire -19 38 £29,500 +38.82% 7
Bedfordshire +44 37 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Devon +8 37 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Hertfordshire -10 37 £46,250 -2.63% 9
Bristol -27 37 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Manchester -4 34 £32,500 - 23
Somerset 0 32 £34,000 +4.61% 3
North East -5 31 £50,000 +12.35% 7
West Sussex +17 30 £28,500 -24.00% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 30 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Tyne and Wear -5 30 £50,000 +12.35% 5
Oxfordshire -47 29 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Southampton -6 28 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes -25 28 £40,000 - 1

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2608 (67.62%) Degree
2 2042 (52.94%) Computer Science
3 1419 (36.79%) SQL
4 1163 (30.15%) Finance
5 1072 (27.79%) Java
6 1044 (27.07%) C#
7 1030 (26.70%) C++
8 968 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
9 964 (24.99%) Physics
10 956 (24.79%) Software Engineering
11 829 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
12 714 (18.51%) Analytics
13 704 (18.25%) .NET
14 689 (17.86%) Statistics
15 681 (17.66%) Microsoft
16 650 (16.85%) SQL Server
17 580 (15.04%) JavaScript
18 561 (14.54%) C
19 533 (13.82%) HTML
20 492 (12.76%) OO
21 490 (12.70%) Python
22 476 (12.34%) MS Excel
23 471 (12.21%) Windows
24 427 (11.07%) Algorithms
25 424 (10.99%) Linux
26 375 (9.72%) CSS
27 343 (8.89%) SAS
28 342 (8.87%) Banking
29 323 (8.37%) Marketing
30 320 (8.30%) PhD

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 343 (8.89%) SAS
2 85 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 64 (1.66%) Apache Pig
4 60 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 55 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 52 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 51 (1.32%) Apache
8 44 (1.14%) IIS
9 43 (1.11%) Node.js
10 32 (0.83%) CMS
11 23 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 22 (0.57%) JBoss
13 21 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 19 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.36%) Lync
18 10 (0.26%) Umbraco
19 9 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 476 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 183 (4.74%) MS Office
2 183 (4.74%) SPSS
3 97 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.47%) PowerPivot
6 14 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.36%) Stata
7 10 (0.26%) MS Project
8 9 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.21%) GNU Octave
10 7 (0.18%) Mathematica
11 6 (0.16%) CPLEX
11 6 (0.16%) Simulink
11 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.13%) PTC Creo
12 5 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.44%) Cognos Planning
2 15 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.18%) Radian6
6 6 (0.16%) Endur
7 5 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.13%) RMDS
8 3 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.052%) Unica
9 2 (0.052%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 2 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.052%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.052%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.052%) MoSes
9 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.052%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.026%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 70 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (1.50%) SaaS
4 36 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.41%) Office 365
7 15 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.21%) Heroku
11 7 (0.18%) Silverpop
12 6 (0.16%) PaaS
13 5 (0.13%) GitHub
14 3 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.052%) IaaS
15 2 (0.052%) Trello
15 2 (0.052%) SmartFocus
15 2 (0.052%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.052%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.96%) Internet
2 91 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 46 (1.19%) DNS
4 36 (0.93%) HTTP
5 35 (0.91%) Firewall
6 32 (0.83%) Ethernet
7 30 (0.78%) LAN
7 30 (0.78%) WAN
8 29 (0.75%) DHCP
9 26 (0.67%) VPN
10 25 (0.65%) SMTP
11 21 (0.54%) Wireless
12 20 (0.52%) Broadband
13 19 (0.49%) Intranet
14 13 (0.34%) Network Security
15 12 (0.31%) VoIP
16 11 (0.29%) FTP
17 7 (0.18%) Unified Communications
17 7 (0.18%) HTTPS
18 6 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 269 (6.97%) Big Data
3 201 (5.21%) Data Mining
4 200 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 198 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 177 (4.59%) MySQL
7 131 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
8 130 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 123 (3.19%) NoSQL
10 94 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 92 (2.39%) QlikView
12 85 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 84 (2.18%) MongoDB
14 81 (2.10%) Apache Hive
15 62 (1.61%) Oracle Database
16 54 (1.40%) RDBMS
17 53 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
18 45 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
19 43 (1.11%) MS Access
20 40 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 197 (5.11%) Visual Studio
2 149 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 105 (2.72%) NUnit
4 104 (2.70%) Subversion
5 86 (2.23%) Git (software)
6 66 (1.71%) Selenium
7 60 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 59 (1.53%) JIRA
9 58 (1.50%) Maven
9 58 (1.50%) JUnit
10 37 (0.96%) Jenkins
11 34 (0.88%) Eclipse
12 26 (0.67%) FitNesse
13 25 (0.65%) TeamCity
14 20 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 18 (0.47%) Ant
15 18 (0.47%) Bugzilla
16 16 (0.41%) ClearCase
17 15 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1163 (30.15%) Finance
2 342 (8.87%) Banking
3 323 (8.37%) Marketing
4 220 (5.70%) Games
5 176 (4.56%) Retail
6 158 (4.10%) Front Office
7 116 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 116 (3.01%) Electronics
8 94 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 91 (2.36%) Telecoms
10 79 (2.05%) Back Office
11 74 (1.92%) Aerospace
12 56 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 51 (1.32%) Advertising
14 50 (1.30%) Automotive
15 45 (1.17%) Military
16 44 (1.14%) Law
17 40 (1.04%) Billing
18 39 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
19 37 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1359 (35.23%) Developer
2 763 (19.78%) Analyst
3 526 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 501 (12.99%) Graduate
5 335 (8.69%) Software Developer
6 278 (7.21%) Junior
7 251 (6.51%) C# Developer
8 239 (6.20%) Java Developer
9 180 (4.67%) Data Scientist
10 176 (4.56%) C++ Developer
11 174 (4.51%) Senior Developer
12 167 (4.33%) Data Analyst
13 160 (4.15%) Junior Developer
14 150 (3.89%) Consultant
15 146 (3.79%) Support Analyst
16 112 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
17 108 (2.80%) .NET Developer
18 104 (2.70%) Business Analyst
19 95 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
20 94 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (18.25%) .NET
2 533 (13.82%) HTML
3 375 (9.72%) CSS
4 289 (7.49%) XML
5 253 (6.56%) ASP.NET
6 235 (6.09%) Web Services
7 228 (5.91%) jQuery
8 195 (5.06%) HTML5
9 144 (3.73%) WPF
9 144 (3.73%) Spring
10 122 (3.16%) WCF
11 115 (2.98%) CSS3
12 114 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 102 (2.64%) J2EE
13 102 (2.64%) .NET Framework
14 96 (2.49%) AngularJS
15 94 (2.44%) OpenGL
16 86 (2.23%) Ajax
17 77 (2.00%) STL
18 72 (1.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2042 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 964 (24.99%) Physics
3 829 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
4 689 (17.86%) Statistics
5 427 (11.07%) Algorithms
6 258 (6.69%) Visualisation
7 200 (5.19%) Management Information System
8 193 (5.00%) Economics
9 148 (3.84%) Derivative
10 114 (2.96%) Data Structures
11 106 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 102 (2.64%) Hedge funds
13 99 (2.57%) User Experience
14 96 (2.49%) 3D Graphics
15 83 (2.15%) Fixed Income
16 82 (2.13%) Credit Risk
17 69 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
17 69 (1.79%) Equities
18 63 (1.63%) Mobile App
19 62 (1.61%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 471 (12.21%) Windows
2 424 (10.99%) Linux
3 252 (6.53%) UNIX
4 132 (3.42%) Android
5 98 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.54%) Solaris
8 19 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 16 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.18%) VxWorks
13 7 (0.18%) HPUX
14 6 (0.16%) BlackBerry OS
15 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 968 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
2 956 (24.79%) Software Engineering
3 714 (18.51%) Analytics
4 492 (12.76%) OO
5 296 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
6 281 (7.29%) Scrum
7 272 (7.05%) Data Analysis
8 257 (6.66%) TDD
9 252 (6.53%) SDLC
10 226 (5.86%) Multithreading
11 225 (5.83%) MVC
12 212 (5.50%) OOP
13 206 (5.34%) Project Management
14 203 (5.26%) Data Modelling
15 190 (4.93%) Unit Testing
16 180 (4.67%) OOD
17 153 (3.97%) Machine Learning
18 147 (3.81%) Mentoring
19 144 (3.73%) Risk Management
20 137 (3.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1419 (36.79%) SQL
2 1072 (27.79%) Java
3 1044 (27.07%) C#
4 1030 (26.70%) C++
5 580 (15.04%) JavaScript
6 561 (14.54%) C
7 490 (12.70%) Python
8 292 (7.57%) R
9 213 (5.52%) MATLAB
10 158 (4.10%) VBA
11 135 (3.50%) PHP
12 129 (3.34%) T-SQL
13 90 (2.33%) Scala
14 88 (2.28%) Ruby
15 84 (2.18%) Perl
16 78 (2.02%) PL/SQL
16 78 (2.02%) VB
17 76 (1.97%) VB.NET
18 49 (1.27%) Shell Script
19 38 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2608 (67.62%) Degree
2 320 (8.30%) PhD
3 145 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (1.17%) ISEB
7 33 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 29 (0.75%) CISSP
9 27 (0.70%) Postgraduate
10 23 (0.60%) MCP
11 16 (0.41%) CISM
12 15 (0.39%) HND
12 15 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.34%) MBA
13 13 (0.34%) CISA
14 12 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.31%) MCSE
15 11 (0.29%) CRISC
15 11 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (5.52%) QA
2 63 (1.63%) SLA
3 51 (1.32%) EMIR
4 32 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 24 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.62%) CRD IV
6 23 (0.60%) MiFID
7 20 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.16%) Basel II
11 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.10%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.078%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.078%) FINREP
13 3 (0.078%) BS7799
13 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 3 (0.078%) COBIT
13 3 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 92 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 55 (1.43%) Firmware
3 32 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.57%) XenApp
5 19 (0.49%) IMail Server
6 13 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.29%) vSphere
7 11 (0.29%) Docker
8 9 (0.23%) HDFS
9 8 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.21%) KVM
10 7 (0.18%) Xen
10 7 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 5 (0.13%) LXC
13 4 (0.10%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.52%) Puppet
3 15 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.29%) MOM
5 10 (0.26%) SCCM
6 9 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.21%) Nagios
7 8 (0.21%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.13%) Mesos
9 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.10%) WSUS
11 3 (0.078%) SCOM
12 2 (0.052%) Nmap
12 2 (0.052%) Nessus
12 2 (0.052%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.052%) Pingdom
12 2 (0.052%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 681 (17.66%) Microsoft
2 293 (7.60%) Oracle
3 166 (4.30%) Tableau
4 131 (3.40%) Google
5 67 (1.74%) SAP
6 60 (1.56%) Cisco
7 51 (1.32%) TOWER Software
8 50 (1.30%) Business Objects
9 48 (1.24%) VMware
10 47 (1.22%) IBM
11 46 (1.19%) Citrix
12 44 (1.14%) hybris
13 36 (0.93%) Cognos
14 34 (0.88%) Twitter
15 32 (0.83%) Omniture
16 28 (0.73%) Facebook
17 26 (0.67%) Adobe
18 25 (0.65%) Siebel
19 24 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
20 23 (0.60%) Apple
West Midlands
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus exceptional Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal Partnership Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago