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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 160 156 140
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2028 2285 2573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 2.07% 2.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.99% 4.99% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1919 2074
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,200 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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
40682 45785 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.45% 41.53% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33180 36295 37345
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 1945 £42,500 +6.25% 276
London -20 880 £56,500 +13.00% 132
South East +20 426 £37,500 -1.31% 40
East of England +28 273 £40,000 - 45
City of London +23 183 £60,000 +11.11% 36
Cambridgeshire +20 155 £41,000 -0.60% 37
Cambridge +11 141 £40,500 -4.70% 35
Hampshire +33 93 £30,000 -25.00% 10
South West -4 88 £49,000 +40.00% 20
West Midlands -4 87 £33,750 -3.57% 11
Yorkshire +69 85 £40,000 +60.00% 8
Surrey -16 85 £40,000 -5.88% 10
East Midlands +9 83 £37,000 -5.12% 8
Berkshire +13 75 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire +14 70 £40,000 +40.35% 2
West Yorkshire +39 58 £40,000 +60.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +30 53 £38,000 -5.00% 3
North West +12 53 £38,035 +8.67% 9
Oxfordshire +3 50 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Scotland -20 42 £41,500 +3.75% 9
West Sussex +11 40 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Warwickshire +15 39 £47,500 +38.68% 4
Manchester -7 38 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Leeds +40 37 £35,500 +22.41% 5
Milton Keynes +20 36 £39,000 -2.50%
Bedfordshire +10 34 £35,000 -12.50%
Northamptonshire +22 33 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Oxford +10 33 £40,500 +1.25% 3
Warwick +2 32 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Southampton +9 30 £45,000 -18.18% 6

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 2976 (66.83%) Degree
2 2325 (52.21%) Computer Science
3 1499 (33.66%) SQL
4 1299 (29.17%) Java
5 1286 (28.88%) Finance
6 1182 (26.54%) Physics
7 1181 (26.52%) C++
8 1117 (25.08%) C#
9 1108 (24.88%) Software Engineering
10 1081 (24.28%) Python
11 1075 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 843 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
13 822 (18.46%) Analytics
14 745 (16.73%) .NET
15 704 (15.81%) Statistics
16 642 (14.42%) JavaScript
17 639 (14.35%) Linux
18 617 (13.86%) SQL Server
19 585 (13.14%) C
20 572 (12.85%) OO
20 572 (12.85%) Microsoft
21 567 (12.73%) HTML
22 506 (11.36%) PhD
23 487 (10.94%) Windows
24 473 (10.62%) Algorithms
25 449 (10.08%) Big Data
26 442 (9.93%) Machine Learning
27 436 (9.79%) Oracle
28 397 (8.92%) CSS
29 378 (8.49%) MS Excel

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
1 260 (5.84%) SAS
2 244 (5.48%) Apache Spark
3 98 (2.20%) JBoss
4 88 (1.98%) GlassFish
5 84 (1.89%) Apache
6 77 (1.73%) WildFly
7 70 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 60 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 54 (1.21%) IIS
10 46 (1.03%) MS Exchange
11 44 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 29 (0.65%) Apache Pig
13 24 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.40%) WordPress
15 15 (0.34%) CMS
15 15 (0.34%) Confluence
16 13 (0.29%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.27%) Skype for Business
18 11 (0.25%) Jetty
19 8 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 378 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 202 (4.54%) MS Office
3 108 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (2.04%) SPSS
5 29 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.36%) Stata
8 13 (0.29%) Mathcad
9 10 (0.22%) GNU Octave
10 9 (0.20%) MS Project
11 8 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.18%) XMetaL
12 7 (0.16%) S-PLUS
13 5 (0.11%) Gephi
13 5 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
14 4 (0.090%) EViews
14 4 (0.090%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.090%) Simulink
14 4 (0.090%) Weka
15 3 (0.067%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 13 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 12 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.25%) FastStats
3 11 (0.25%) Magento
3 11 (0.25%) ReMetrica
4 9 (0.20%) Shopify
5 8 (0.18%) Infor M3
6 6 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.090%) SystmOne
8 3 (0.067%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.045%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 2 (0.045%) Global One
9 2 (0.045%) Line 50
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.022%) ProductWriter
10 1 (0.022%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.022%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 149 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (1.50%) SaaS
4 63 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 41 (0.92%) GitHub
6 35 (0.79%) Office 365
7 21 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
10 16 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.36%) PaaS
11 9 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
11 9 (0.20%) IaaS
12 8 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.16%) Heroku
14 6 (0.13%) AdWords
15 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 84 (1.89%) Internet
2 78 (1.75%) Firewall
2 78 (1.75%) Network Security
3 70 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 47 (1.06%) Wireless
5 43 (0.97%) WAN
6 42 (0.94%) LAN
7 36 (0.81%) DNS
8 25 (0.56%) VoIP
8 25 (0.56%) VPN
9 24 (0.54%) DHCP
10 22 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 22 (0.49%) MPLS
11 19 (0.43%) SAN
12 18 (0.40%) HTTP
13 16 (0.36%) PBX
14 15 (0.34%) BGP
14 15 (0.34%) Intranet
14 15 (0.34%) OSPF
15 13 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 449 (10.08%) Big Data
3 282 (6.33%) Hadoop
4 235 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 233 (5.23%) MySQL
6 180 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 169 (3.80%) Data Mining
8 166 (3.73%) MongoDB
9 147 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 142 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
11 125 (2.81%) Relational Database
12 99 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 80 (1.80%) Apache Hive
14 78 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 74 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 60 (1.35%) Oracle Database
17 53 (1.19%) RDBMS
18 50 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
19 44 (0.99%) Redis
20 42 (0.94%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 188 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 183 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 161 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 147 (3.30%) JUnit
5 132 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 120 (2.69%) Selenium
7 101 (2.27%) Subversion
8 100 (2.25%) Maven
8 100 (2.25%) NUnit
9 88 (1.98%) Hudson
10 77 (1.73%) JBehave
11 61 (1.37%) JIRA
12 58 (1.30%) Gradle
13 49 (1.10%) Cucumber
14 43 (0.97%) TeamCity
15 42 (0.94%) RSpec
16 40 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
17 33 (0.74%) Eclipse
17 33 (0.74%) WATIR
18 30 (0.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1286 (28.88%) Finance
2 355 (7.97%) Banking
3 316 (7.10%) Marketing
4 247 (5.55%) Front Office
5 220 (4.94%) Games
6 219 (4.92%) Telecoms
7 208 (4.67%) Retail
8 76 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 75 (1.68%) Electronics
10 70 (1.57%) Advertising
11 67 (1.50%) Legal
12 65 (1.46%) Billing
13 64 (1.44%) Automotive
14 60 (1.35%) Aerospace
15 59 (1.32%) Manufacturing
16 56 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 43 (0.97%) Financial Institution
18 42 (0.94%) Back Office
19 31 (0.70%) Local Government
20 26 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1814 (40.74%) Developer
2 777 (17.45%) Analyst
3 514 (11.54%) Graduate
4 491 (11.03%) Java Developer
4 491 (11.03%) Software Engineer
5 428 (9.61%) C# Developer
6 387 (8.69%) Software Developer
7 377 (8.47%) Senior Developer
8 327 (7.34%) .NET Developer
9 319 (7.16%) Data Scientist
10 271 (6.09%) Junior
11 256 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 243 (5.46%) C++ Developer
13 203 (4.56%) SQL Developer
14 193 (4.33%) Consultant
15 187 (4.20%) Data Analyst
16 165 (3.71%) Python Developer
17 160 (3.59%) Graduate Developer
18 158 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
19 148 (3.32%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 745 (16.73%) .NET
2 567 (12.73%) HTML
3 397 (8.92%) CSS
4 303 (6.80%) ASP.NET
5 258 (5.79%) XML
6 243 (5.46%) HTML5
7 229 (5.14%) Spring
8 224 (5.03%) Web Services
9 200 (4.49%) AngularJS
10 188 (4.22%) jQuery
11 163 (3.66%) CSS3
12 141 (3.17%) WPF
13 137 (3.08%) RESTful
14 135 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 122 (2.74%) Hibernate
16 117 (2.63%) Java EE
17 113 (2.54%) STL
18 112 (2.52%) OpenGL
19 106 (2.38%) .NET Framework
20 97 (2.18%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2325 (52.21%) Computer Science
2 1182 (26.54%) Physics
3 843 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
4 704 (15.81%) Statistics
5 473 (10.62%) Algorithms
6 227 (5.10%) Economics
7 220 (4.94%) Visualisation
8 189 (4.24%) Management Information System
9 171 (3.84%) Hedge funds
10 144 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
11 103 (2.31%) User Experience
12 100 (2.25%) Derivative
13 95 (2.13%) Fintech
14 81 (1.82%) Mobile App
15 80 (1.80%) Applied Mathematics
16 77 (1.73%) Equities
17 73 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
17 73 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
18 72 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 70 (1.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 639 (14.35%) Linux
2 487 (10.94%) Windows
3 238 (5.34%) Unix
4 116 (2.60%) Android
5 107 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 86 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 37 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 30 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 24 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 24 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.34%) CentOS
11 15 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
13 10 (0.22%) Debian
14 9 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.18%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1108 (24.88%) Software Engineering
2 1075 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 822 (18.46%) Analytics
4 572 (12.85%) OO
5 442 (9.93%) Machine Learning
6 343 (7.70%) TDD
7 319 (7.16%) Scrum
8 311 (6.98%) SDLC
9 285 (6.40%) Unit Testing
10 252 (5.66%) Data Analysis
10 252 (5.66%) Open Source
11 244 (5.48%) Data Analytics
12 242 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
13 233 (5.23%) MVC
14 226 (5.08%) Multithreading
15 223 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
16 203 (4.56%) OOP
17 199 (4.47%) OOD
18 195 (4.38%) Mentoring
19 189 (4.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1499 (33.66%) SQL
2 1299 (29.17%) Java
3 1181 (26.52%) C++
4 1117 (25.08%) C#
5 1081 (24.28%) Python
6 642 (14.42%) JavaScript
7 585 (13.14%) C
8 345 (7.75%) R
9 230 (5.17%) Scala
10 206 (4.63%) MATLAB
11 158 (3.55%) Ruby
12 149 (3.35%) VBA
13 125 (2.81%) T-SQL
14 106 (2.38%) Perl
15 95 (2.13%) PHP
16 88 (1.98%) VB.NET
17 84 (1.89%) PL/SQL
18 68 (1.53%) Clojure
19 53 (1.19%) VB
20 52 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2976 (66.83%) Degree
2 506 (11.36%) PhD
3 141 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.80%) CISSP
5 63 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 59 (1.32%) ISEB
7 58 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 57 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 54 (1.21%) DV Cleared
10 53 (1.19%) CISM
11 52 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 48 (1.08%) CISA
13 32 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
14 30 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 28 (0.63%) CRISC
15 28 (0.63%) MCP
16 23 (0.52%) GIAC
17 17 (0.38%) IISP
17 17 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (4.63%) QA
2 67 (1.50%) SLA
3 66 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.36%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.25%) MiFID
8 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.18%) ISO27002
10 8 (0.18%) RMADS
11 7 (0.16%) ISO27005
12 6 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.13%) WAI
13 5 (0.11%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.11%) Def Stans
13 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.11%) FATCA
14 4 (0.090%) COREP
System Software
1 77 (1.73%) Docker
2 71 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 57 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.01%) Firmware
5 23 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.36%) HDFS
8 15 (0.34%) Cygwin
9 11 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.20%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.13%) XenApp
14 6 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 68 (1.53%) Puppet
2 23 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.27%) Ansible
5 11 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 11 (0.25%) SCOM
6 9 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (0.20%) WSUS
7 8 (0.18%) Mesos
7 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (0.18%) SCDPM
8 7 (0.16%) Nessus
8 7 (0.16%) Nmap
9 6 (0.13%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.13%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.13%) QRadar
9 6 (0.13%) SCCM
10 5 (0.11%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.090%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.090%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 572 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 436 (9.79%) Oracle
3 126 (2.83%) Tableau
4 102 (2.29%) Google
5 92 (2.07%) Cisco
6 70 (1.57%) Facebook
7 65 (1.46%) VMware
8 57 (1.28%) IBM
9 55 (1.24%) SAP
10 51 (1.15%) Cloudera
10 51 (1.15%) Hortonworks
11 43 (0.97%) Informatica
12 42 (0.94%) Twitter
13 38 (0.85%) Citrix
14 34 (0.76%) Greenplum
15 33 (0.74%) HP
16 32 (0.72%) TOWER Software
17 28 (0.63%) Cognos
17 28 (0.63%) StreamBase
18 25 (0.56%) Remedy
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Longfield, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £180000 per annum + Exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £200000 per annum + Exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: DoE - £28k to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £17000.0000 - £22500.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Package / Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50,0000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago