The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
UK
Rank 153 143 192
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +49
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 1794 2263 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 2.30% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.25% 5.40% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1816 1442
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
34167 41945 42372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.59% 42.67% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27815 33644 34377
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 1735 £47,500 -5.00% 322
London -37 749 £60,000 +4.34% 149
South East +8 320 £40,000 -9.27% 49
East of England +39 252 £45,000 +12.50% 50
Cambridgeshire +18 172 £45,000 +13.92% 38
Cambridge +14 172 £45,000 +16.88% 35
South West +16 153 £45,250 +29.28% 21
City of London -16 144 £80,000 +14.28% 42
Bristol +35 96 £50,000 +42.85% 16
North West +14 94 £37,500 -18.91% 17
Berkshire +46 78 £30,000 -20.00% 11
Surrey -8 77 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Yorkshire +57 76 £43,000 +104.76% 10
Manchester -9 61 £47,000 +4.44% 8
Hampshire +16 56 £30,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +12 55 £47,500 +46.15% 8
East Midlands +18 47 £39,250 -6.54% 5
North Yorkshire +42 44 £45,000 +38.46% 1
York - 39 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell +33 38 £30,000 +15.38% 2
West Midlands -49 35 £27,500 -31.25% 19
Oxfordshire +24 34 £42,500 -5.55% 6
St Albans +22 31 £55,000 +37.50% 3
West Yorkshire +46 30 £35,000 +45.83% 7
Oxford +28 29 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Leeds +35 26 £35,000 +42.85% 5
West Sussex -18 26 £62,250 +55.62%
Guildford +35 24 £34,750 -14.27%
Buckinghamshire +36 21 £48,500 +27.63% 2
Milton Keynes +26 21 £48,500 +23.56% 1

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2412 (65.87%) Degree
2 2026 (55.32%) Computer Science
3 1202 (32.82%) SQL
4 1074 (29.33%) Java
5 1067 (29.14%) Physics
6 1020 (27.85%) Finance
7 996 (27.20%) C++
8 977 (26.68%) C#
9 956 (26.11%) Python
10 901 (24.60%) Software Engineering
11 683 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
12 680 (18.57%) .NET
13 643 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
14 606 (16.55%) Analytics
14 606 (16.55%) Statistics
15 551 (15.05%) Algorithms
16 498 (13.60%) C
17 495 (13.52%) JavaScript
18 488 (13.33%) PhD
19 471 (12.86%) Linux
20 449 (12.26%) OO
21 441 (12.04%) Machine Learning
22 412 (11.25%) R
23 410 (11.20%) SQL Server
24 392 (10.70%) HTML
25 389 (10.62%) Microsoft
26 337 (9.20%) SDLC
27 336 (9.18%) Windows
28 307 (8.38%) Banking
29 305 (8.33%) Big Data

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 215 (5.87%) Apache Spark
2 187 (5.11%) SAS
3 96 (2.62%) Apache
4 68 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 34 (0.93%) CMS
7 32 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 30 (0.82%) Umbraco
9 26 (0.71%) MS Exchange
10 23 (0.63%) IIS
11 22 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 19 (0.52%) JBoss
13 15 (0.41%) Skype for Business
13 15 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.38%) Confluence
14 14 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.38%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.30%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 260 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 130 (3.55%) MS Office
3 90 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 88 (2.40%) SPSS
5 26 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.66%) Stata
7 12 (0.33%) GNU Octave
8 9 (0.25%) MS Project
9 7 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.19%) Simulink
9 7 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
10 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.16%) XMetaL
11 4 (0.11%) EViews
12 3 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.082%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.055%) CPLEX
13 2 (0.055%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.055%) InDesign
13 2 (0.055%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 16 (0.44%) FastStats
2 6 (0.16%) Endur
2 6 (0.16%) Primavera
2 6 (0.16%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.14%) SAP HR-PA
3 5 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.082%) Oracle AML
5 3 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.055%) Magento
6 2 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.055%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.055%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.055%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.027%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.027%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 119 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (1.88%) SaaS
4 33 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 31 (0.85%) Office 365
6 24 (0.66%) PaaS
7 15 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 13 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.33%) IaaS
10 11 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.27%) GitHub
12 9 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.25%) Slack
13 5 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.082%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.082%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.082%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.082%) Heroku
15 2 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.02%) Firewall
2 60 (1.64%) Internet
3 59 (1.61%) Wireless
4 54 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.09%) DNS
6 38 (1.04%) LAN
7 29 (0.79%) DHCP
8 28 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (0.68%) WAN
10 24 (0.66%) VoIP
11 20 (0.55%) VPN
12 19 (0.52%) MPLS
13 15 (0.41%) Bluetooth
13 15 (0.41%) HTTP
13 15 (0.41%) PBX
13 15 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (0.41%) VLAN
14 14 (0.38%) ISDN
15 13 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 305 (8.33%) Big Data
3 208 (5.68%) Hadoop
4 141 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 137 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 131 (3.58%) Data Mining
7 109 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
8 106 (2.89%) MySQL
9 81 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 80 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 53 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 52 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 47 (1.28%) Redis
14 44 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
15 43 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
16 42 (1.15%) GIS
17 41 (1.12%) Oracle Database
18 40 (1.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 137 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 114 (3.11%) Visual Studio
3 86 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (2.27%) Selenium
5 66 (1.80%) Subversion
6 62 (1.69%) NUnit
7 39 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 38 (1.04%) JIRA
9 33 (0.90%) Jasmine
10 30 (0.82%) Maven
11 26 (0.71%) JUnit
12 22 (0.60%) Gradle
13 21 (0.57%) Cucumber
14 18 (0.49%) QUnit
15 17 (0.46%) SpecFlow
15 17 (0.46%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.41%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
17 14 (0.38%) Grunt
17 14 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1020 (27.85%) Finance
2 307 (8.38%) Banking
3 232 (6.34%) Marketing
4 160 (4.37%) Front Office
5 157 (4.29%) Games
6 129 (3.52%) Electronics
7 117 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 114 (3.11%) Retail
9 81 (2.21%) Manufacturing
10 73 (1.99%) Investment Banking
11 62 (1.69%) Legal
12 59 (1.61%) Automotive
13 57 (1.56%) Advertising
14 48 (1.31%) Aerospace
15 41 (1.12%) Back Office
16 39 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
17 38 (1.04%) Military
18 30 (0.82%) Financial Institution
19 28 (0.76%) Law
20 17 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1535 (41.92%) Developer
2 574 (15.67%) Analyst
3 531 (14.50%) Graduate
4 399 (10.90%) Software Developer
5 378 (10.32%) Java Developer
6 369 (10.08%) C# Developer
7 358 (9.78%) Software Engineer
8 302 (8.25%) Data Scientist
9 252 (6.88%) Junior
10 247 (6.74%) Senior Developer
11 233 (6.36%) .NET Developer
12 220 (6.01%) Graduate Developer
13 215 (5.87%) C++ Developer
14 186 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 181 (4.94%) Junior Developer
16 161 (4.40%) SQL Developer
17 156 (4.26%) Consultant
18 144 (3.93%) Data Analyst
19 135 (3.69%) Graduate Software Developer
20 129 (3.52%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 680 (18.57%) .NET
2 392 (10.70%) HTML
3 276 (7.54%) ASP.NET
4 267 (7.29%) CSS
5 224 (6.12%) XML
6 194 (5.30%) AngularJS
7 163 (4.45%) Web Services
8 146 (3.99%) jQuery
9 138 (3.77%) HTML5
10 122 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 104 (2.84%) Spring
12 99 (2.70%) Node.js
13 94 (2.57%) WPF
14 79 (2.16%) .NET Framework
15 66 (1.80%) React
15 66 (1.80%) REST
16 63 (1.72%) Qt
17 62 (1.69%) J2EE
17 62 (1.69%) OpenGL
18 59 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2026 (55.32%) Computer Science
2 1067 (29.14%) Physics
3 643 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
4 606 (16.55%) Statistics
5 551 (15.05%) Algorithms
6 206 (5.63%) Economics
7 169 (4.61%) Visualisation
8 133 (3.63%) Management Information System
9 116 (3.17%) Hedge funds
10 109 (2.98%) Data Centre
11 106 (2.89%) Derivative
12 102 (2.79%) Artificial Intelligence
13 97 (2.65%) Data Structures
14 79 (2.16%) Fintech
15 70 (1.91%) User Experience
16 69 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 61 (1.67%) Applied Mathematics
17 61 (1.67%) Credit Risk
18 60 (1.64%) Driving Licence
19 59 (1.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 471 (12.86%) Linux
2 336 (9.18%) Windows
3 174 (4.75%) Unix
4 77 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 67 (1.83%) Android
6 51 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 40 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 36 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 32 (0.87%) Windows XP
11 28 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
14 12 (0.33%) CentOS
14 12 (0.33%) Windows 10
15 11 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.11%) VMS
17 3 (0.082%) Solaris
17 3 (0.082%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 901 (24.60%) Software Engineering
2 683 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
3 606 (16.55%) Analytics
4 449 (12.26%) OO
5 441 (12.04%) Machine Learning
6 337 (9.20%) SDLC
7 236 (6.44%) Multithreading
8 226 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
8 226 (6.17%) TDD
9 218 (5.95%) Data Analysis
10 217 (5.93%) MVC
11 212 (5.79%) Scrum
12 172 (4.70%) Data Analytics
13 170 (4.64%) Risk Management
14 155 (4.23%) OOP
15 154 (4.21%) ITIL
15 154 (4.21%) Project Management
16 141 (3.85%) Mentoring
17 134 (3.66%) OOD
18 131 (3.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1202 (32.82%) SQL
2 1074 (29.33%) Java
3 996 (27.20%) C++
4 977 (26.68%) C#
5 956 (26.11%) Python
6 498 (13.60%) C
7 495 (13.52%) JavaScript
8 412 (11.25%) R
9 186 (5.08%) MATLAB
10 179 (4.89%) Scala
11 150 (4.10%) PHP
12 111 (3.03%) VBA
13 81 (2.21%) Perl
14 77 (2.10%) T-SQL
15 70 (1.91%) Ruby
16 66 (1.80%) F#
17 59 (1.61%) VB.NET
18 54 (1.47%) TypeScript
19 52 (1.42%) VB
20 37 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2412 (65.87%) Degree
2 488 (13.33%) PhD
3 120 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.31%) CISSP
7 43 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (1.15%) CISM
9 38 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 32 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 30 (0.82%) Postgraduate
12 26 (0.71%) ISEB
13 23 (0.63%) CISA
13 23 (0.63%) NVQ Level 3
14 22 (0.60%) CCNP
15 20 (0.55%) CCNA
15 20 (0.55%) CEH
16 18 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (0.41%) MCSE
17 15 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.74%) QA
2 45 (1.23%) SLA
3 41 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 13 (0.35%) MiFID
8 12 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.25%) EMIR
9 9 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.11%) GDPR
10 4 (0.11%) SDET
11 3 (0.082%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.082%) WAI
12 2 (0.055%) FATCA
12 2 (0.055%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.055%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.027%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.027%) MISRA C
System Software
1 95 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 54 (1.47%) Firmware
3 52 (1.42%) Docker
4 41 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.46%) HDFS
6 15 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 15 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.16%) XenApp
9 5 (0.14%) vSphere
10 4 (0.11%) Cygwin
11 3 (0.082%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.082%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.082%) Snort
12 2 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.055%) Xen
12 2 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (0.85%) Grafana
1 31 (0.85%) Graphite
2 29 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.41%) Puppet
5 14 (0.38%) Nagios
6 7 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.19%) WSUS
7 6 (0.16%) SCCM
8 5 (0.14%) Ansible
8 5 (0.14%) Nessus
9 4 (0.11%) Mesos
9 4 (0.11%) Nmap
10 3 (0.082%) Ambari
10 3 (0.082%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.082%) logstash
10 3 (0.082%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.082%) Oozie
10 3 (0.082%) SCOM
10 3 (0.082%) SELinux
Vendors
1 389 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 256 (6.99%) Oracle
3 124 (3.39%) Tableau
4 93 (2.54%) Cisco
5 86 (2.35%) SAP
6 53 (1.45%) Google
7 50 (1.37%) VMware
8 31 (0.85%) Citrix
9 23 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.60%) Adobe
10 22 (0.60%) Intel Security
11 21 (0.57%) Qualys
12 20 (0.55%) CheckPoint
13 19 (0.52%) HP
13 19 (0.52%) Splunk
14 18 (0.49%) Sybase
15 17 (0.46%) Red Hat
16 16 (0.44%) ArcSight
16 16 (0.44%) Juniper
16 16 (0.44%) Tripwire
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits - excellent
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 25% shares
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000, subsidised gym membership, Cycle2Work scheme, company h
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits and stock
Posted: 2 days ago