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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 141 196 150
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -46
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2379 1750 2230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 1.64% 2.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.53% 4.08% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1409 1865
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,101 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.60%

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
43024 42844 42841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.48% 40.20% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34485 34681 33423
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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 +64 2269 £50,000 +25.00% 317
London +68 1184 £57,500 +15.00% 160
South East +55 448 £45,000 +5.88% 51
City of London +92 268 £65,000 +58.53% 41
East of England +44 223 £40,000 - 36
South West +13 158 £36,000 +4.34% 16
Surrey +43 153 £50,000 +5.26% 15
West Midlands +60 115 £42,500 +16.43% 25
Cambridgeshire 0 111 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Cambridge -1 104 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Berkshire +35 77 £32,500 -33.33% 10
North West +52 76 £52,500 +43.83% 8
Warwickshire +40 72 £52,500 +23.52% 7
Reigate +6 70 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bristol +45 66 £35,000 - 5
Warwick +33 66 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Sussex +34 61 £42,500 - 6
Hertfordshire +42 59 £35,750 -22.70% 10
East Midlands -12 52 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Manchester +44 50 £52,500 +45.32% 6
Oxfordshire +6 46 £45,000 -4.25% 4
Hampshire -2 43 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Yorkshire -10 37 £21,500 -38.57% 11
Burgess Hill -4 35 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -38 34 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Somerset -9 29 £41,250 +19.56% 2
Essex +14 28 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Oxford -6 28 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Gloucestershire +11 27 £45,000 +23.28% 6
Bracknell +28 24 £26,000 -60.00% 3

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3147 (66.67%) Degree
2 2493 (52.82%) Computer Science
3 1683 (35.66%) SQL
4 1589 (33.67%) Java
5 1478 (31.31%) Finance
6 1213 (25.70%) Physics
7 1203 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
8 1177 (24.94%) C#
9 1089 (23.07%) C++
10 1087 (23.03%) Software Engineering
11 961 (20.36%) Python
12 959 (20.32%) Analytical Skills
13 905 (19.17%) Analytics
14 840 (17.80%) JavaScript
15 750 (15.89%) Statistics
16 732 (15.51%) .NET
17 697 (14.77%) SQL Server
18 652 (13.81%) HTML
19 635 (13.45%) Linux
20 619 (13.11%) OO
21 603 (12.78%) Microsoft
22 507 (10.74%) C
22 507 (10.74%) Windows
23 492 (10.42%) Algorithms
24 468 (9.92%) CSS
25 443 (9.39%) Oracle
26 434 (9.19%) Big Data
27 426 (9.03%) PhD
28 413 (8.75%) Scrum
29 399 (8.45%) TDD

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 312 (6.61%) SAS
2 160 (3.39%) Apache Spark
3 156 (3.31%) Node.js
4 98 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 95 (2.01%) JBoss
6 86 (1.82%) Apache
7 82 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 68 (1.44%) Apache Pig
9 61 (1.29%) GlassFish
10 50 (1.06%) MS Exchange
11 39 (0.83%) IIS
12 38 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (0.57%) WildFly
14 22 (0.47%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.42%) Jetty
16 17 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.34%) Confluence
17 16 (0.34%) OpenStack
18 15 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 357 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 150 (3.18%) MS Office
3 113 (2.39%) SPSS
4 82 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.44%) GNU Octave
5 21 (0.44%) S-PLUS
6 15 (0.32%) EViews
6 15 (0.32%) MS Project
6 15 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.30%) Stata
8 10 (0.21%) Simulink
9 9 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.17%) Mathematica
11 7 (0.15%) Gephi
11 7 (0.15%) LaTeX
11 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.064%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.042%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.042%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.38%) HFM
2 18 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
2 18 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 10 (0.21%) Kondor
5 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.13%) FastStats
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.085%) TIBCO iProcess
9 4 (0.085%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.064%) Endur
11 2 (0.042%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 85 (1.80%) SaaS
4 53 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 40 (0.85%) GitHub
7 22 (0.47%) Office 365
8 18 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
9 17 (0.36%) Heroku
10 14 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.25%) AdWords
12 11 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
12 11 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.15%) Engine Yard
15 7 (0.15%) Force.com
16 4 (0.085%) Amazon Kinesis
17 3 (0.064%) Amazon EMR
17 3 (0.064%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.99%) Internet
2 87 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 69 (1.46%) Firewall
4 52 (1.10%) DNS
5 43 (0.91%) Network Security
6 37 (0.78%) HTTP
7 30 (0.64%) DHCP
8 22 (0.47%) SSL
9 21 (0.44%) Ethernet
9 21 (0.44%) SAN
10 17 (0.36%) LDAP
10 17 (0.36%) SMTP
10 17 (0.36%) WAN
11 16 (0.34%) NAS
12 15 (0.32%) WebEx
13 13 (0.28%) LAN
14 12 (0.25%) Intranet
14 12 (0.25%) Wireless
15 11 (0.23%) Unified Communications
16 10 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 434 (9.19%) Big Data
3 272 (5.76%) Hadoop
4 237 (5.02%) MySQL
5 201 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 193 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 179 (3.79%) Data Mining
8 176 (3.73%) NoSQL
9 136 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 123 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 122 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 119 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
13 87 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 80 (1.69%) QlikView
15 79 (1.67%) MongoDB
16 74 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
17 71 (1.50%) Apache Hive
18 67 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
19 64 (1.36%) Oracle Database
20 57 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 230 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 203 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 194 (4.11%) Selenium
4 187 (3.96%) Jenkins
5 173 (3.67%) Maven
6 171 (3.62%) Visual Studio
7 152 (3.22%) JUnit
8 140 (2.97%) NUnit
9 126 (2.67%) Subversion
10 124 (2.63%) JIRA
11 103 (2.18%) Mercurial
12 83 (1.76%) Cucumber
13 68 (1.44%) gulp
14 63 (1.33%) Hudson
15 59 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 57 (1.21%) Gradle
17 56 (1.19%) TeamCity
18 55 (1.17%) RSpec
19 54 (1.14%) Grunt
20 52 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1478 (31.31%) Finance
2 346 (7.33%) Banking
3 341 (7.22%) Front Office
4 275 (5.83%) Marketing
5 221 (4.68%) Retail
6 202 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 144 (3.05%) Games
8 116 (2.46%) Electronics
9 104 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 88 (1.86%) Financial Institution
11 77 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 70 (1.48%) Advertising
13 69 (1.46%) Billing
14 60 (1.27%) Manufacturing
15 58 (1.23%) Legal
16 49 (1.04%) Back Office
17 41 (0.87%) Aerospace
18 34 (0.72%) Automotive
19 27 (0.57%) French Language
20 26 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1907 (40.40%) Developer
2 847 (17.94%) Analyst
3 567 (12.01%) Java Developer
4 513 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 452 (9.58%) Software Engineer
6 427 (9.05%) Graduate
7 335 (7.10%) Senior Developer
8 322 (6.82%) Junior
9 306 (6.48%) Software Developer
10 288 (6.10%) .NET Developer
11 273 (5.78%) Data Scientist
12 255 (5.40%) C++ Developer
13 242 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
14 214 (4.53%) Data Analyst
15 190 (4.03%) Consultant
16 177 (3.75%) Junior Developer
17 166 (3.52%) Java Engineer
17 166 (3.52%) Python Developer
17 166 (3.52%) SQL Developer
18 161 (3.41%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (15.51%) .NET
2 652 (13.81%) HTML
3 468 (9.92%) CSS
4 341 (7.22%) jQuery
5 325 (6.89%) XML
6 304 (6.44%) Web Services
7 291 (6.17%) HTML5
8 281 (5.95%) Spring
9 241 (5.11%) ASP.NET
10 211 (4.47%) CSS3
11 203 (4.30%) AngularJS
12 160 (3.39%) WPF
13 153 (3.24%) RESTful
14 140 (2.97%) Ajax
15 130 (2.75%) Hibernate
16 120 (2.54%) WCF
17 95 (2.01%) SOAP
18 92 (1.95%) Java EE
19 91 (1.93%) J2EE
20 89 (1.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2493 (52.82%) Computer Science
2 1213 (25.70%) Physics
3 959 (20.32%) Analytical Skills
4 750 (15.89%) Statistics
5 492 (10.42%) Algorithms
6 289 (6.12%) Visualisation
7 236 (5.00%) Hedge funds
8 201 (4.26%) Economics
9 174 (3.69%) Management Information System
10 139 (2.94%) Equities
10 139 (2.94%) User Experience
11 120 (2.54%) Applied Mathematics
12 117 (2.48%) Fixed Income
13 106 (2.25%) Data Structures
14 102 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 101 (2.14%) Derivative
16 92 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
17 83 (1.76%) Fintech
18 64 (1.36%) Credit Risk
19 54 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 635 (13.45%) Linux
2 507 (10.74%) Windows
3 283 (6.00%) Unix
4 141 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 85 (1.80%) Android
6 63 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 43 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 42 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (0.76%) CentOS
10 27 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 26 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.38%) Solaris
14 17 (0.36%) Debian
15 12 (0.25%) BlackBerry OS
16 11 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.21%) zOS
18 8 (0.17%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1203 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1087 (23.03%) Software Engineering
3 905 (19.17%) Analytics
4 619 (13.11%) OO
5 413 (8.75%) Scrum
6 399 (8.45%) TDD
7 363 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 360 (7.63%) Machine Learning
9 359 (7.61%) SDLC
10 305 (6.46%) Multithreading
11 284 (6.02%) Data Analysis
12 269 (5.70%) Unit Testing
13 264 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
14 257 (5.44%) Open Source
15 231 (4.89%) MVC
16 203 (4.30%) Mentoring
17 199 (4.22%) OOP
18 195 (4.13%) Data Analytics
19 192 (4.07%) Low Latency
20 178 (3.77%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1683 (35.66%) SQL
2 1589 (33.67%) Java
3 1177 (24.94%) C#
4 1089 (23.07%) C++
5 961 (20.36%) Python
6 840 (17.80%) JavaScript
7 507 (10.74%) C
8 374 (7.92%) R
9 230 (4.87%) MATLAB
10 198 (4.19%) Scala
11 175 (3.71%) Ruby
12 153 (3.24%) VBA
13 142 (3.01%) VB.NET
14 137 (2.90%) T-SQL
15 120 (2.54%) Perl
16 104 (2.20%) PHP
17 89 (1.89%) Shell Script
18 66 (1.40%) VB
19 63 (1.33%) PL/SQL
20 41 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3147 (66.67%) Degree
2 426 (9.03%) PhD
3 165 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 95 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.55%) ISEB
6 68 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 49 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 47 (1.00%) CISSP
9 45 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 41 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (0.74%) Postgraduate
12 31 (0.66%) HND
13 28 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
14 25 (0.53%) CISM
15 20 (0.42%) MCSE
16 19 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (0.36%) HNC
18 16 (0.34%) CLAS
19 15 (0.32%) CISA
20 14 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (5.76%) QA
2 97 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 39 (0.83%) SLA
4 18 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.28%) MISRA
6 12 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 11 (0.23%) EMIR
7 11 (0.23%) FATCA
7 11 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.19%) Basel III
9 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.15%) Basel II
10 7 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.15%) MISRA C
11 6 (0.13%) RMADS
11 6 (0.13%) SDET
11 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.11%) ISO13485
12 5 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 59 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.78%) Docker
3 27 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 27 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 23 (0.49%) HDFS
6 20 (0.42%) Cygwin
7 19 (0.40%) Firmware
8 6 (0.13%) DFS Replication
8 6 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.085%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.085%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.064%) GPFS
10 3 (0.064%) Snort
10 3 (0.064%) vSphere
10 3 (0.064%) Xen
11 2 (0.042%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.042%) KVM
11 2 (0.042%) vCloud
11 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (1.29%) Puppet
2 27 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (0.53%) Ansible
4 24 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.42%) Mesos
5 20 (0.42%) SCCM
6 19 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (0.38%) CFEngine
8 17 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 16 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 14 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 10 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
12 9 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
13 8 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
13 8 (0.17%) SCOM
14 7 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
14 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (0.15%) SCDPM
14 7 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 603 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 443 (9.39%) Oracle
3 177 (3.75%) Tableau
4 126 (2.67%) Google
5 77 (1.63%) SAP
6 61 (1.29%) TOWER Software
7 58 (1.23%) IBM
8 49 (1.04%) VMware
9 42 (0.89%) Bloomberg
10 40 (0.85%) Cisco
11 34 (0.72%) Citrix
12 32 (0.68%) Facebook
13 31 (0.66%) hybris
14 30 (0.64%) Hortonworks
14 30 (0.64%) Sybase
15 29 (0.61%) Greenplum
15 29 (0.61%) Informatica
15 29 (0.61%) Red Hat
16 28 (0.59%) Cloudera
16 28 (0.59%) Cognos
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
West London
POPSCIENCE
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + uncapped bonuses up to 100% of base
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday