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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 132 143 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2424 2178 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.12% 2.04% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 5.24% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 1820 2201
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%

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
43021 41581 45815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.92% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33611 33777 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 2262 £40,000 -5.88% 326
London -22 959 £50,000 - 138
South East +20 490 £40,000 - 57
City of London -10 276 £57,500 +15.00% 51
East of England +15 229 £37,500 +10.29% 45
Surrey +43 210 £44,500 -1.11% 14
South West +36 161 £35,000 +7.69% 23
North West +50 141 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Cambridgeshire +7 133 £40,000 +33.33% 29
Cambridge +10 124 £40,000 +28.00% 27
East Midlands +35 97 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Berkshire +25 93 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Manchester +37 88 £35,750 +10.00% 9
Scotland -11 88 £41,000 -2.38% 16
West Midlands -23 82 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Reigate +21 75 £50,000 +119.78%
Oxfordshire +39 71 £36,000 +20.00% 10
Hertfordshire +13 62 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Edinburgh +8 58 £38,500 +20.31% 10
North East +13 54 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Somerset +19 52 £28,500 -12.30% 9
Oxford +21 51 £37,000 +13.84% 6
Leicestershire +29 47 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire -70 47 £30,000 - 18
Bath - 44 £28,000 - 6
Hampshire -41 43 £36,250 -11.58% 6
Tyne and Wear +12 41 £36,250 +20.83% 6
Cheshire +22 40 £22,500 -43.75% 2
West Yorkshire -48 38 £30,000 +20.00% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 36 £40,000 +56.86% 6

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3356 (63.42%) Degree
2 2642 (49.92%) Computer Science
3 1882 (35.56%) Java
4 1661 (31.39%) Finance
5 1542 (29.14%) SQL
6 1500 (28.34%) C++
7 1463 (27.65%) Physics
8 1460 (27.59%) C#
9 1285 (24.28%) Software Engineering
10 1187 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
11 1125 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
12 998 (18.86%) .NET
13 890 (16.82%) OO
14 778 (14.70%) Statistics
15 762 (14.40%) Analytics
16 761 (14.38%) C
17 728 (13.76%) SQL Server
18 715 (13.51%) HTML
19 666 (12.59%) JavaScript
20 653 (12.34%) Microsoft
21 634 (11.98%) Linux
22 630 (11.90%) Windows
23 623 (11.77%) Python
24 528 (9.98%) PhD
25 506 (9.56%) Oracle
26 464 (8.77%) MS Excel
27 452 (8.54%) Marketing
28 424 (8.01%) UNIX
29 418 (7.90%) CSS
30 395 (7.46%) XML

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 370 (6.99%) SAS
2 102 (1.93%) Tomcat
3 59 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 58 (1.10%) Apache
5 53 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 52 (0.98%) Apache Pig
7 42 (0.79%) CMS
8 41 (0.77%) IIS
9 26 (0.49%) Node.js
10 21 (0.40%) Lync
11 19 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.32%) GlassFish
13 15 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
14 13 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
15 12 (0.23%) Resin
15 12 (0.23%) CloudStack
16 11 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (0.19%) IBM Connections
17 10 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 464 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 261 (4.93%) MS Office
3 173 (3.27%) SPSS
4 79 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 33 (0.62%) MS Project
6 32 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.59%) MS Visio
8 29 (0.55%) CPLEX
9 16 (0.30%) S-PLUS
10 13 (0.25%) Stata
11 12 (0.23%) FastStats
11 12 (0.23%) NASTRAN
12 10 (0.19%) Simulink
13 9 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
14 8 (0.15%) PowerPivot
14 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
14 8 (0.15%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.094%) Weka
16 4 (0.076%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 98 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 24 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 18 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
4 10 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.17%) Magento
6 8 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
7 6 (0.11%) Endur
8 5 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.076%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.076%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.057%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.057%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.057%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.057%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 3 (0.057%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.057%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.057%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (0.057%) SAP FI-GL
11 2 (0.038%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 64 (1.21%) SaaS
2 58 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 51 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.66%) GitHub
5 25 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.25%) Office 365
7 12 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.11%) PaaS
9 4 (0.076%) IaaS
10 1 (0.019%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.019%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 202 (3.82%) Internet
2 56 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 49 (0.93%) DNS
3 49 (0.93%) WAN
4 46 (0.87%) LAN
5 42 (0.79%) Firewall
6 40 (0.76%) HTTP
7 37 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 27 (0.51%) LDAP
8 27 (0.51%) MPLS
9 26 (0.49%) Wireless
9 26 (0.49%) DHCP
10 22 (0.42%) Intranet
11 20 (0.38%) VoIP
12 17 (0.32%) VPN
12 17 (0.32%) Network Security
13 16 (0.30%) SMTP
14 15 (0.28%) ADSL
14 15 (0.28%) SAN
15 13 (0.25%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 728 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 313 (5.91%) Big Data
3 280 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 273 (5.16%) Hadoop
5 193 (3.65%) Data Mining
6 179 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 174 (3.29%) MySQL
8 117 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 111 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 109 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 104 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 89 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 85 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 82 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 76 (1.44%) QlikView
16 67 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 65 (1.23%) MongoDB
17 65 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 62 (1.17%) Apache Hive
19 55 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 200 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 131 (2.48%) Subversion
3 130 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 115 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 113 (2.14%) Selenium
6 105 (1.98%) NUnit
7 92 (1.74%) Eclipse
8 83 (1.57%) JIRA
9 77 (1.46%) Maven
10 63 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
11 50 (0.94%) Jenkins
12 38 (0.72%) JUnit
12 38 (0.72%) TestComplete
13 37 (0.70%) Ant
14 36 (0.68%) Moq
15 31 (0.59%) WinRunner
15 31 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
15 31 (0.59%) Mercurial
16 27 (0.51%) JMeter
17 26 (0.49%) Ranorex
General
1 1661 (31.39%) Finance
2 452 (8.54%) Marketing
3 387 (7.31%) Banking
4 310 (5.86%) Front Office
5 293 (5.54%) Games
6 227 (4.29%) Retail
7 181 (3.42%) Investment Banking
8 161 (3.04%) Financial Institution
9 127 (2.40%) Advertising
10 122 (2.31%) Electronics
11 118 (2.23%) Telecoms
12 103 (1.95%) Manufacturing
13 62 (1.17%) Aerospace
14 59 (1.11%) Automotive
14 59 (1.11%) Legal
15 54 (1.02%) Back Office
16 48 (0.91%) Military
17 36 (0.68%) Publishing
18 28 (0.53%) Local Government
19 22 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2244 (42.40%) Developer
2 1029 (19.44%) Analyst
3 613 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 595 (11.24%) Java Developer
5 550 (10.39%) Graduate
6 538 (10.17%) Software Developer
7 341 (6.44%) C# Developer
8 284 (5.37%) Senior Developer
9 278 (5.25%) C++ Developer
10 263 (4.97%) Consultant
11 227 (4.29%) Junior
12 212 (4.01%) .NET Developer
13 208 (3.93%) Data Scientist
14 178 (3.36%) Graduate Developer
15 167 (3.16%) Programmer
16 159 (3.00%) Junior Developer
17 156 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
18 152 (2.87%) Data Analyst
19 143 (2.70%) Tester
20 141 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 998 (18.86%) .NET
2 715 (13.51%) HTML
3 418 (7.90%) CSS
4 395 (7.46%) XML
5 322 (6.08%) ASP.NET
6 243 (4.59%) HTML5
7 242 (4.57%) jQuery
8 239 (4.52%) Spring
9 216 (4.08%) Web Services
10 192 (3.63%) J2EE
11 187 (3.53%) WPF
12 158 (2.99%) .NET Framework
13 121 (2.29%) XSLT
14 117 (2.21%) WCF
15 103 (1.95%) Hibernate
16 100 (1.89%) CSS3
17 92 (1.74%) SOAP
18 90 (1.70%) OpenGL
19 86 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
20 85 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2642 (49.92%) Computer Science
2 1463 (27.65%) Physics
3 1187 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
4 778 (14.70%) Statistics
5 320 (6.05%) Economics
6 228 (4.31%) Visualisation
7 160 (3.02%) Hedge funds
8 152 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 142 (2.68%) Management Information System
10 139 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 137 (2.59%) Open Source
12 136 (2.57%) Derivative
13 122 (2.31%) Fixed Income
14 120 (2.27%) Equities
15 113 (2.14%) User Experience
16 101 (1.91%) Credit Risk
17 92 (1.74%) Market Risk
18 88 (1.66%) 3D Graphics
18 88 (1.66%) Grid Computing
19 85 (1.61%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 634 (11.98%) Linux
2 630 (11.90%) Windows
3 424 (8.01%) UNIX
4 137 (2.59%) Android
5 111 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 88 (1.66%) Solaris
7 62 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 42 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 41 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (0.66%) AIX
12 34 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 32 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (0.47%) BlackBerry OS
15 20 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (0.34%) CentOS
16 18 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.28%) Debian
18 14 (0.26%) Windows Vista
19 13 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (24.28%) Software Engineering
2 1125 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
3 890 (16.82%) OO
4 762 (14.40%) Analytics
5 336 (6.35%) Data Analysis
6 317 (5.99%) Project Management
7 301 (5.69%) Multithreading
8 296 (5.59%) Scrum
9 292 (5.52%) OOP
10 282 (5.33%) TDD
11 274 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
12 240 (4.54%) Web Development
13 232 (4.38%) Risk Management
14 231 (4.37%) Unit Testing
15 218 (4.12%) OOD
16 195 (3.68%) Data Modelling
17 178 (3.36%) E-Commerce
18 174 (3.29%) Mentoring
19 173 (3.27%) MVC
20 160 (3.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1882 (35.56%) Java
2 1542 (29.14%) SQL
3 1500 (28.34%) C++
4 1460 (27.59%) C#
5 761 (14.38%) C
6 666 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 623 (11.77%) Python
8 276 (5.22%) MATLAB
9 256 (4.84%) R
10 169 (3.19%) VBA
11 149 (2.82%) Scala
12 139 (2.63%) Perl
13 133 (2.51%) VB.NET
14 128 (2.42%) PHP
15 122 (2.31%) T-SQL
16 114 (2.15%) VB
17 100 (1.89%) PL/SQL
18 85 (1.61%) Shell Script
19 77 (1.46%) Ruby
20 68 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3356 (63.42%) Degree
2 528 (9.98%) PhD
3 195 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 90 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 71 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 70 (1.32%) ISEB
8 36 (0.68%) Postgraduate
9 33 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (0.40%) ECDL
12 21 (0.40%) CISSP
13 20 (0.38%) MCITP
13 20 (0.38%) A+ Certification
14 18 (0.34%) MCTS
14 18 (0.34%) MCP
15 16 (0.30%) MCSE
16 15 (0.28%) CCNA
16 15 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (5.80%) QA
2 75 (1.42%) SLA
3 28 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.42%) ISO 9000
5 20 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.36%) EMIR
6 19 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 15 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.19%) Basel II
10 8 (0.15%) TickIT
11 7 (0.13%) MiFID
12 6 (0.11%) Basel III
13 5 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 4 (0.076%) JTAG
14 4 (0.076%) DO-178B
14 4 (0.076%) COBIT
15 3 (0.057%) IAS 39
System Software
1 71 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 13 (0.25%) KVM
5 12 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 11 (0.21%) IMail Server
7 10 (0.19%) vSphere
7 10 (0.19%) HDFS
8 9 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.11%) vCloud
11 5 (0.094%) XenApp
11 5 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.076%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.076%) Xen
13 3 (0.057%) XenServer
13 3 (0.057%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.019%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 56 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (0.76%) Puppet
3 24 (0.45%) Nagios
4 12 (0.23%) Munin
5 11 (0.21%) SCCM
6 9 (0.17%) Opsview
7 8 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.11%) ZENworks
10 5 (0.094%) Cacti
11 4 (0.076%) Icinga
11 4 (0.076%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.076%) Netcool
12 3 (0.057%) Ansible
12 3 (0.057%) SCOM
12 3 (0.057%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.038%) logstash
13 2 (0.038%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.038%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 1 (0.019%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 653 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 506 (9.56%) Oracle
3 239 (4.52%) Google
4 99 (1.87%) VMware
5 83 (1.57%) Tableau
6 75 (1.42%) Sybase
7 61 (1.15%) Facebook
8 60 (1.13%) Cisco
9 57 (1.08%) IBM
9 57 (1.08%) Adobe
10 52 (0.98%) hybris
11 49 (0.93%) JBoss
12 43 (0.81%) HP
13 39 (0.74%) SAP
14 38 (0.72%) Red Hat
15 34 (0.64%) Business Objects
16 32 (0.60%) TOWER Software
17 30 (0.57%) Cognos
18 29 (0.55%) Actuate
19 28 (0.53%) Citrix
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