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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 142 143 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2328 2245 2596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.06% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.45% 5.21% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1850 2232
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%

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
42714 43070 44287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.50% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33917 34936 36924
Average salary £47,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +5 2194 £40,000 -5.88% 257
London -9 969 £50,000 - 99
South East +7 439 £42,500 +6.25% 53
City of London -10 246 £50,000 -9.09% 43
East of England +8 237 £37,500 +10.29% 31
South West +14 162 £34,500 +15.00% 26
Surrey +24 153 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Cambridgeshire +8 142 £37,500 +10.29% 14
Cambridge +9 134 £38,750 +13.97% 13
North West +26 123 £35,000 +1.44% 20
East Midlands +32 98 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -30 78 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Berkshire +29 75 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Reigate +23 75 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Manchester +18 75 £35,750 +10.00% 10
Scotland -39 67 £38,500 -6.08% 7
Oxfordshire +17 59 £37,250 -6.87% 6
Hampshire -6 56 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Somerset +24 55 £34,500 +6.15% 9
Hertfordshire -17 52 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Oxford +20 51 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Edinburgh -13 48 £38,500 +40.00% 6
Yorkshire -49 47 £30,000 - 12
Bath +26 44 £32,500 +51.16% 5
Tyne and Wear +4 44 £40,000 +33.33% 3
North East -4 44 £40,000 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 43 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Leicestershire +32 39 £45,000 -10.00%
Bristol -9 37 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Nottinghamshire +37 33 £24,969 -16.77%

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3089 (63.43%) Degree
2 2455 (50.41%) Computer Science
3 1612 (33.10%) Java
4 1533 (31.48%) Finance
5 1477 (30.33%) SQL
6 1389 (28.52%) C#
7 1354 (27.80%) C++
8 1251 (25.69%) Physics
9 1184 (24.31%) Software Engineering
10 1055 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
11 1041 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
12 886 (18.19%) .NET
13 758 (15.56%) OO
14 727 (14.93%) Statistics
14 727 (14.93%) Analytics
15 716 (14.70%) C
16 699 (14.35%) SQL Server
17 665 (13.66%) Microsoft
18 636 (13.06%) HTML
19 619 (12.71%) JavaScript
20 604 (12.40%) Windows
21 592 (12.16%) Linux
22 562 (11.54%) Python
23 493 (10.12%) Algorithms
24 491 (10.08%) MS Excel
25 464 (9.53%) Oracle
26 447 (9.18%) PhD
27 410 (8.42%) Marketing
28 392 (8.05%) UNIX
29 390 (8.01%) CSS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 355 (7.29%) SAS
2 71 (1.46%) Tomcat
3 69 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 63 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 57 (1.17%) Apache
6 48 (0.99%) Apache Pig
7 45 (0.92%) IIS
8 39 (0.80%) JBoss
9 38 (0.78%) CMS
10 31 (0.64%) Node.js
11 24 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 21 (0.43%) Lync
13 18 (0.37%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.31%) CloudStack
15 13 (0.27%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (0.21%) Resin
17 10 (0.21%) nginx
17 10 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 491 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 250 (5.13%) MS Office
3 179 (3.68%) SPSS
4 65 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 33 (0.68%) MS Project
5 33 (0.68%) CPLEX
6 29 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.49%) MS Visio
8 18 (0.37%) PowerPivot
9 15 (0.31%) S-PLUS
9 15 (0.31%) Stata
10 14 (0.29%) NASTRAN
11 13 (0.27%) FastStats
12 9 (0.18%) Simulink
13 8 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.16%) InfoPath
14 7 (0.14%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.10%) TargetLink
16 4 (0.082%) Weka
Business Applications
1 103 (2.11%) Google Analytics
2 19 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
3 18 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 16 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.31%) Magento
6 8 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
7 7 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.12%) Endur
8 6 (0.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 5 (0.10%) RMDS
10 4 (0.082%) SAP Retail
10 4 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.082%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.082%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.082%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.082%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (0.082%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.082%) SAP FI-GL
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
1 59 (1.21%) SaaS
2 37 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.35%) GitHub
5 15 (0.31%) Office 365
6 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.062%) IaaS
9 1 (0.021%) Responsys
9 1 (0.021%) Heroku
9 1 (0.021%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 195 (4.00%) Internet
2 61 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 51 (1.05%) DNS
4 44 (0.90%) WAN
5 43 (0.88%) LAN
5 43 (0.88%) Firewall
6 30 (0.62%) HTTP
7 28 (0.57%) VPN
7 28 (0.57%) Wireless
8 26 (0.53%) Intranet
8 26 (0.53%) LDAP
9 24 (0.49%) DHCP
9 24 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 23 (0.47%) MPLS
11 22 (0.45%) VoIP
12 19 (0.39%) Network Security
13 18 (0.37%) SMTP
14 13 (0.27%) NAS
15 12 (0.25%) ADSL
16 11 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 699 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 273 (5.61%) Big Data
3 243 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 206 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 188 (3.86%) MySQL
6 182 (3.74%) Data Mining
7 148 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 106 (2.18%) NoSQL
9 100 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 89 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 79 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 74 (1.52%) MongoDB
13 72 (1.48%) Oracle Database
14 70 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 69 (1.42%) QlikView
16 66 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
17 63 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
18 62 (1.27%) Apache Hive
19 55 (1.13%) MS Access
20 54 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 208 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 126 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 120 (2.46%) NUnit
4 112 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 109 (2.24%) Subversion
6 93 (1.91%) JIRA
6 93 (1.91%) Selenium
7 90 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 81 (1.66%) Eclipse
9 60 (1.23%) Maven
10 59 (1.21%) JUnit
11 40 (0.82%) Jenkins
12 36 (0.74%) Mercurial
13 33 (0.68%) JMeter
14 30 (0.62%) Ant
15 29 (0.60%) Moq
16 27 (0.55%) TestComplete
17 24 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
18 23 (0.47%) Ranorex
19 19 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 1533 (31.48%) Finance
2 410 (8.42%) Marketing
3 373 (7.66%) Banking
4 251 (5.15%) Front Office
5 250 (5.13%) Games
6 246 (5.05%) Retail
7 162 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 113 (2.32%) Electronics
9 112 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 110 (2.26%) Financial Institution
11 108 (2.22%) Advertising
12 95 (1.95%) Manufacturing
13 66 (1.36%) Aerospace
13 66 (1.36%) Automotive
14 48 (0.99%) Legal
15 46 (0.94%) Military
16 43 (0.88%) Back Office
17 32 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.66%) Publishing
18 24 (0.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1991 (40.88%) Developer
2 936 (19.22%) Analyst
3 559 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 515 (10.57%) Graduate
5 506 (10.39%) Java Developer
6 462 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 338 (6.94%) C# Developer
8 258 (5.30%) C++ Developer
9 231 (4.74%) Senior Developer
10 225 (4.62%) Junior
11 215 (4.41%) Consultant
12 202 (4.15%) .NET Developer
13 173 (3.55%) Data Scientist
14 164 (3.37%) Junior Developer
15 160 (3.29%) Data Analyst
16 148 (3.04%) Graduate Developer
17 143 (2.94%) Programmer
18 141 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
19 138 (2.83%) Support Analyst
20 117 (2.40%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 886 (18.19%) .NET
2 636 (13.06%) HTML
3 390 (8.01%) CSS
4 348 (7.15%) XML
5 304 (6.24%) ASP.NET
6 229 (4.70%) HTML5
7 221 (4.54%) jQuery
8 206 (4.23%) Spring
9 197 (4.05%) WPF
10 194 (3.98%) Web Services
11 164 (3.37%) J2EE
12 120 (2.46%) .NET Framework
13 112 (2.30%) XSLT
14 101 (2.07%) WCF
14 101 (2.07%) CSS3
15 93 (1.91%) OpenGL
16 83 (1.70%) Hibernate
17 81 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
18 77 (1.58%) WinForms
19 73 (1.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2455 (50.41%) Computer Science
2 1251 (25.69%) Physics
3 1055 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
4 727 (14.93%) Statistics
5 493 (10.12%) Algorithms
6 317 (6.51%) Economics
7 238 (4.89%) Visualisation
8 172 (3.53%) Hedge funds
9 157 (3.22%) Management Information System
10 139 (2.85%) Open Source
11 136 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 120 (2.46%) Derivative
13 111 (2.28%) Mobile App
14 110 (2.26%) Credit Risk
15 108 (2.22%) Fixed Income
16 107 (2.20%) Data Structures
17 91 (1.87%) User Experience
18 90 (1.85%) Chemistry
19 89 (1.83%) Equities
20 88 (1.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 604 (12.40%) Windows
2 592 (12.16%) Linux
3 392 (8.05%) UNIX
4 113 (2.32%) Android
5 93 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 67 (1.38%) Solaris
7 64 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 47 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (0.72%) AIX
11 33 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 32 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 22 (0.45%) BlackBerry OS
14 21 (0.43%) CentOS
15 18 (0.37%) Debian
16 17 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.31%) VMS
18 14 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1184 (24.31%) Software Engineering
2 1041 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
3 758 (15.56%) OO
4 727 (14.93%) Analytics
5 332 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 292 (6.00%) Project Management
7 261 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
7 261 (5.36%) Multithreading
8 257 (5.28%) OOP
9 251 (5.15%) TDD
10 242 (4.97%) Scrum
11 233 (4.78%) Web Development
12 230 (4.72%) Unit Testing
13 198 (4.07%) Risk Management
14 195 (4.00%) OOD
15 174 (3.57%) Mentoring
16 172 (3.53%) Data Modelling
17 160 (3.29%) MVC
18 155 (3.18%) Software Testing
19 154 (3.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1612 (33.10%) Java
2 1477 (30.33%) SQL
3 1389 (28.52%) C#
4 1354 (27.80%) C++
5 716 (14.70%) C
6 619 (12.71%) JavaScript
7 562 (11.54%) Python
8 251 (5.15%) MATLAB
9 247 (5.07%) R
10 182 (3.74%) VBA
11 132 (2.71%) Perl
12 119 (2.44%) VB.NET
13 115 (2.36%) VB
14 112 (2.30%) Scala
15 109 (2.24%) T-SQL
15 109 (2.24%) PHP
16 104 (2.14%) PL/SQL
17 78 (1.60%) Ruby
18 75 (1.54%) Shell Script
19 72 (1.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3089 (63.43%) Degree
2 447 (9.18%) PhD
3 166 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 83 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (1.29%) ISEB
6 60 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 55 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 43 (0.88%) Postgraduate
9 34 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (0.55%) ECDL
11 26 (0.53%) CISSP
12 25 (0.51%) MCP
13 21 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (0.43%) A+ Certification
14 19 (0.39%) ISTQB
15 18 (0.37%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.37%) CCNA
16 17 (0.35%) MCSE
16 17 (0.35%) CISM
17 15 (0.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (4.97%) QA
2 89 (1.83%) SLA
3 37 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 24 (0.49%) EMIR
5 24 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 23 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 22 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.35%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.27%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.23%) Basel III
11 10 (0.21%) Basel II
11 10 (0.21%) TickIT
12 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 4 (0.082%) COBIT
13 4 (0.082%) JTAG
14 3 (0.062%) IAS 39
15 2 (0.041%) MiFID
15 2 (0.041%) CRD IV
System Software
1 77 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.43%) Firmware
4 14 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 14 (0.29%) KVM
5 13 (0.27%) vSphere
6 12 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.23%) IMail Server
7 11 (0.23%) Ceph
8 8 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.12%) HDFS
10 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.10%) XenApp
11 5 (0.10%) Xen
11 5 (0.10%) Docker
12 4 (0.082%) vCloud
12 4 (0.082%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.062%) Snort
Systems Management
1 65 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (0.88%) Puppet
3 25 (0.51%) Nagios
4 11 (0.23%) SCCM
4 11 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.21%) Munin
6 9 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (0.14%) Opsview
8 6 (0.12%) ZENworks
8 6 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.10%) Cacti
10 4 (0.082%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.082%) Netcool
10 4 (0.082%) Icinga
10 4 (0.082%) Casper Suite
10 4 (0.082%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.062%) logstash
11 3 (0.062%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.062%) Ansible
11 3 (0.062%) SCOM
Vendors
1 665 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 464 (9.53%) Oracle
3 200 (4.11%) Google
4 95 (1.95%) VMware
5 70 (1.44%) Tableau
6 65 (1.33%) Sybase
7 56 (1.15%) Business Objects
8 51 (1.05%) TOWER Software
9 50 (1.03%) SAP
9 50 (1.03%) IBM
10 47 (0.97%) HP
11 46 (0.94%) hybris
12 45 (0.92%) Adobe
13 43 (0.88%) Cisco
14 39 (0.80%) Red Hat
15 32 (0.66%) Facebook
16 29 (0.60%) Twitter
17 28 (0.57%) Cognos
18 26 (0.53%) Citrix
18 26 (0.53%) webMethods
North East
LA International
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + flexible
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Wantage, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £2,500 to £35,000 per annum 20% Bonus + Training + More
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
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Salary: £18 - £20 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday