The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 131 141 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2564 2161 2499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.19% 1.99% 2.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.95% 6.07% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2050 1728 2182
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -1.34%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36914 35602 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29267 28839 32893
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 2014. 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 +9 2391 £42,500 - 277
London -6 1078 £52,500 +5.00% 110
South East +20 608 £40,000 - 51
City of London -9 285 £63,750 +41.66% 48
Surrey +28 260 £45,000 - 22
East of England +20 208 £35,000 +2.94% 44
South West +19 157 £34,500 +6.15% 24
Cambridgeshire +22 138 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Cambridge +17 120 £35,000 +12.00% 24
Scotland +33 108 £42,000 +15.86% 9
North West +34 102 £35,000 - 15
East Midlands +33 98 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Reigate +21 89 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Berkshire +29 84 £32,750 -20.60% 5
Hampshire +1 78 £32,500 -13.33% 8
West Midlands -30 73 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Oxfordshire +23 71 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Manchester +15 60 £35,000 +5.26% 6
Leicestershire +22 57 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Edinburgh +13 57 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Oxford +5 52 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North East +22 49 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Guildford +18 49 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bristol +3 48 £41,000 +26.15% 5
Hertfordshire +2 48 £37,500 -25.00% 13
Somerset +6 44 £28,500 -5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 42 £40,000 +42.85% 3
Glasgow +6 42 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Yorkshire -55 39 £21,500 -23.21% 15
Bath +13 37 £27,000 +35.00% 4

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3560 (64.38%) Degree
2 2794 (50.52%) Computer Science
3 2024 (36.60%) Java
4 1853 (33.51%) Finance
5 1614 (29.19%) C++
6 1607 (29.06%) Physics
7 1551 (28.05%) SQL
8 1526 (27.59%) C#
9 1385 (25.05%) Software Engineering
10 1064 (19.24%) .NET
11 1033 (18.68%) OO
12 802 (14.50%) Statistics
13 783 (14.16%) HTML
14 780 (14.10%) Analytics
15 768 (13.89%) SQL Server
16 732 (13.24%) JavaScript
17 706 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
18 701 (12.68%) Python
19 685 (12.39%) C
20 665 (12.03%) Linux
21 654 (11.83%) Windows
22 646 (11.68%) Microsoft
23 621 (11.23%) PhD
24 529 (9.57%) Oracle
25 454 (8.21%) CSS
26 444 (8.03%) Marketing
27 443 (8.01%) MS Excel
28 432 (7.81%) UNIX
29 401 (7.25%) Banking
30 398 (7.20%) SAS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 398 (7.20%) SAS
2 99 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 64 (1.16%) Apache
4 63 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 57 (1.03%) IIS
6 48 (0.87%) Apache Pig
7 45 (0.81%) CMS
8 40 (0.72%) Node.js
9 38 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 17 (0.31%) GlassFish
10 17 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
11 16 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.22%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.20%) Drupal
15 11 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.18%) CloudStack
16 10 (0.18%) GemFire
Applications
1 443 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 262 (4.74%) MS Office
3 194 (3.51%) SPSS
4 77 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.61%) CPLEX
6 31 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.47%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.31%) MS Project
9 16 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.25%) FastStats
10 14 (0.25%) S-PLUS
11 12 (0.22%) NASTRAN
11 12 (0.22%) Stata
12 11 (0.20%) Simulink
13 9 (0.16%) InfoPath
14 8 (0.14%) Mathematica
15 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
16 6 (0.11%) Weka
16 6 (0.11%) Vensim
17 4 (0.072%) Maya
Business Applications
1 80 (1.45%) Google Analytics
2 23 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 17 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
4 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.13%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.072%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.072%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.054%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.036%) Magento
10 2 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.036%) MoSes
10 2 (0.036%) VisionPLUS
10 2 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.018%) Endur
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.018%) ZaiNet
11 1 (0.018%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 77 (1.39%) SaaS
2 63 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (0.56%) GitHub
5 19 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.20%) Office 365
8 6 (0.11%) IaaS
9 4 (0.072%) Trello
9 4 (0.072%) Responsys
9 4 (0.072%) PaaS
10 3 (0.054%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.036%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.018%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 202 (3.65%) Internet
2 66 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 57 (1.03%) WAN
4 52 (0.94%) LAN
5 50 (0.90%) Wireless
6 46 (0.83%) DNS
7 45 (0.81%) HTTP
8 36 (0.65%) Firewall
9 35 (0.63%) Ethernet
10 33 (0.60%) LDAP
11 27 (0.49%) DHCP
12 26 (0.47%) MPLS
13 19 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (0.33%) SAN
14 18 (0.33%) Bluetooth
15 17 (0.31%) Network Security
16 15 (0.27%) Intranet
16 15 (0.27%) VPN
17 14 (0.25%) VoIP
18 13 (0.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 368 (6.65%) Big Data
3 328 (5.93%) Hadoop
4 280 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 235 (4.25%) Data Mining
6 165 (2.98%) MySQL
7 147 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
8 142 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 118 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 115 (2.08%) NoSQL
11 103 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 97 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 97 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 92 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 87 (1.57%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.32%) QlikView
16 61 (1.10%) MongoDB
17 59 (1.07%) Apache Hive
17 59 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 58 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 209 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 148 (2.68%) Selenium
3 140 (2.53%) Subversion
4 133 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 123 (2.22%) Maven
6 103 (1.86%) Git (software)
7 95 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 85 (1.54%) NUnit
9 78 (1.41%) JUnit
10 69 (1.25%) JIRA
11 63 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 48 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
13 42 (0.76%) WinRunner
14 41 (0.74%) Ant
15 39 (0.71%) Moq
16 38 (0.69%) TestComplete
17 33 (0.60%) WebDriver
18 32 (0.58%) Mercurial
19 26 (0.47%) Ranorex
20 24 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 1853 (33.51%) Finance
2 444 (8.03%) Marketing
3 401 (7.25%) Banking
4 335 (6.06%) Front Office
5 313 (5.66%) Games
6 266 (4.81%) Retail
7 196 (3.54%) Financial Institution
8 173 (3.13%) Investment Banking
9 126 (2.28%) Telecoms
10 125 (2.26%) Electronics
11 122 (2.21%) Advertising
12 98 (1.77%) Manufacturing
13 60 (1.08%) Legal
14 52 (0.94%) Military
14 52 (0.94%) Back Office
15 51 (0.92%) Aerospace
16 33 (0.60%) Publishing
17 28 (0.51%) Local Government
17 28 (0.51%) Law
18 24 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2410 (43.58%) Developer
2 1086 (19.64%) Analyst
3 670 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 670 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 547 (9.89%) Graduate
5 540 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 366 (6.62%) C# Developer
7 322 (5.82%) Senior Developer
8 315 (5.70%) Consultant
9 292 (5.28%) C++ Developer
10 230 (4.16%) .NET Developer
11 226 (4.09%) Data Scientist
12 215 (3.89%) Programmer
13 209 (3.78%) Junior
14 178 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
15 172 (3.11%) Graduate Developer
16 161 (2.91%) Tester
17 158 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
18 156 (2.82%) Data Analyst
18 156 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1064 (19.24%) .NET
2 783 (14.16%) HTML
3 454 (8.21%) CSS
4 392 (7.09%) XML
5 381 (6.89%) ASP.NET
6 289 (5.23%) jQuery
7 287 (5.19%) HTML5
8 255 (4.61%) Web Services
9 248 (4.48%) Spring
10 213 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 212 (3.83%) WPF
12 179 (3.24%) J2EE
13 167 (3.02%) WCF
14 125 (2.26%) XSLT
15 121 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 118 (2.13%) Ajax
17 114 (2.06%) CSS3
18 108 (1.95%) Hibernate
19 104 (1.88%) MapReduce
20 101 (1.83%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2794 (50.52%) Computer Science
2 1607 (29.06%) Physics
3 802 (14.50%) Statistics
4 307 (5.55%) Economics
5 220 (3.98%) Visualisation
6 177 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 169 (3.06%) Hedge funds
8 161 (2.91%) Fixed Income
9 160 (2.89%) Derivative
10 155 (2.80%) Equities
11 144 (2.60%) Open Source
12 134 (2.42%) Management Information System
13 133 (2.41%) Mobile App
14 109 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
15 108 (1.95%) Grid Computing
16 93 (1.68%) Market Risk
17 88 (1.59%) Artificial Intelligence
18 82 (1.48%) Credit Risk
19 81 (1.46%) Chemistry
20 76 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 665 (12.03%) Linux
2 654 (11.83%) Windows
3 432 (7.81%) UNIX
4 144 (2.60%) Android
5 112 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 82 (1.48%) Solaris
7 53 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 40 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 29 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (0.51%) BlackBerry OS
12 27 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 22 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.33%) AIX
15 16 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 13 (0.24%) CentOS
18 11 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1385 (25.05%) Software Engineering
2 1033 (18.68%) OO
3 780 (14.10%) Analytics
4 706 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (6.47%) Scrum
6 337 (6.09%) Data Analysis
7 333 (6.02%) Project Management
8 331 (5.99%) Multithreading
9 322 (5.82%) OOP
10 289 (5.23%) TDD
11 261 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
12 247 (4.47%) OOD
13 244 (4.41%) Web Development
14 242 (4.38%) Unit Testing
15 219 (3.96%) MVC
15 219 (3.96%) Risk Management
16 198 (3.58%) E-Commerce
17 181 (3.27%) Data Modelling
18 150 (2.71%) ITIL
19 149 (2.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2024 (36.60%) Java
2 1614 (29.19%) C++
3 1551 (28.05%) SQL
4 1526 (27.59%) C#
5 732 (13.24%) JavaScript
6 701 (12.68%) Python
7 685 (12.39%) C
8 297 (5.37%) MATLAB
9 283 (5.12%) R
10 156 (2.82%) VBA
11 155 (2.80%) Scala
12 150 (2.71%) PHP
13 146 (2.64%) Perl
14 131 (2.37%) VB.NET
15 119 (2.15%) T-SQL
16 108 (1.95%) VB
17 93 (1.68%) Shell Script
17 93 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 84 (1.52%) Ruby
19 72 (1.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3560 (64.38%) Degree
2 621 (11.23%) PhD
3 212 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 94 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 91 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 89 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 70 (1.27%) ISEB
8 31 (0.56%) MCITP
9 29 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 28 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 28 (0.51%) Postgraduate
11 21 (0.38%) CISSP
11 21 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (0.33%) MCP
13 15 (0.27%) CCNP
13 15 (0.27%) MCTS
14 14 (0.25%) A+ Certification
15 13 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.22%) MCSE
16 12 (0.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (6.26%) QA
2 62 (1.12%) SLA
3 24 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 15 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.22%) COBIT
8 11 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.20%) EMIR
8 11 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.14%) BS25999
11 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.13%) MiFID
12 5 (0.090%) TickIT
12 5 (0.090%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.054%) IAS 39
13 3 (0.054%) Basel III
14 2 (0.036%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.036%) JTAG
System Software
1 64 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 58 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.31%) VMware ESX
4 11 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.18%) vCloud
5 10 (0.18%) HDFS
6 9 (0.16%) XenApp
7 8 (0.14%) KVM
8 7 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.11%) IMail Server
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.090%) XenServer
11 3 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.054%) vSphere
12 2 (0.036%) Xen
13 1 (0.018%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.018%) NFS
13 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 44 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.47%) Puppet
3 20 (0.36%) Nagios
4 9 (0.16%) Munin
5 8 (0.14%) Opsview
5 8 (0.14%) SCCM
5 8 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.090%) SCOM
7 4 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.072%) Cacti
7 4 (0.072%) ZENworks
7 4 (0.072%) Netcool
8 2 (0.036%) Ansible
8 2 (0.036%) logstash
8 2 (0.036%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.018%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.018%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.018%) OpenView
9 1 (0.018%) WSUS
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 646 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 529 (9.57%) Oracle
3 252 (4.56%) Google
4 89 (1.61%) Facebook
5 84 (1.52%) Tableau
6 79 (1.43%) VMware
7 66 (1.19%) Cisco
8 62 (1.12%) Sybase
8 62 (1.12%) Adobe
9 55 (0.99%) IBM
10 54 (0.98%) JBoss
10 54 (0.98%) hybris
11 45 (0.81%) SAP
12 41 (0.74%) SunGard
13 37 (0.67%) Business Objects
14 32 (0.58%) HP
15 31 (0.56%) Red Hat
16 30 (0.54%) Citrix
17 28 (0.51%) Actuate
18 24 (0.43%) Cognos
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 27,000 - 30,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Eckoh UK Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + shares, health, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday