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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 154 168 125
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2193 2058 2912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 1.93% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.24% 4.74% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1847 1646 2458
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
41867 43451 48692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.96% 40.65% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34043 34380 39089
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 £75,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 2057 £47,500 +18.75% 296
London 0 943 £60,000 +20.00% 116
South East +43 467 £38,500 -3.75% 53
East of England +36 260 £41,500 +3.75% 43
City of London +40 225 £65,000 +18.18% 30
Surrey +24 155 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Cambridgeshire +17 142 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Cambridge +15 122 £43,250 +4.84% 28
South West -18 112 £42,000 +23.52% 27
West Midlands 0 105 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Berkshire +45 88 £32,500 -23.52% 9
Hampshire +34 83 £30,000 -17.80% 18
Hertfordshire +52 73 £40,000 -23.80% 8
East Midlands +35 69 £37,500 +17.18% 7
Yorkshire +29 65 £36,000 +20.00% 15
Warwickshire +26 58 £57,500 +71.64% 2
North West +13 58 £36,000 +12.50% 24
Warwick +12 53 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 47 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Manchester +17 46 £40,000 +26.98% 17
West Yorkshire +23 42 £40,000 +33.33% 10
West Sussex +11 42 £40,000 +40.35% 6
Bristol +8 42 £40,500 +18.24% 7
Scotland -19 42 £31,250 -18.83% 2
Oxfordshire 0 41 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Reigate +6 39 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Reading +34 37 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Milton Keynes +38 35 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Guildford +15 35 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Bedfordshire +4 31 £30,000 -25.00% 4

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3105 (67.41%) Degree
2 2405 (52.21%) Computer Science
3 1646 (35.74%) SQL
4 1489 (32.33%) Java
5 1439 (31.24%) Finance
6 1261 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1167 (25.34%) C#
8 1165 (25.29%) Software Engineering
9 1163 (25.25%) C++
10 1128 (24.49%) Physics
11 1040 (22.58%) Python
12 864 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
13 855 (18.56%) Analytics
14 726 (15.76%) .NET
15 725 (15.74%) Statistics
16 724 (15.72%) JavaScript
17 696 (15.11%) SQL Server
18 672 (14.59%) Linux
19 627 (13.61%) HTML
20 617 (13.40%) OO
21 607 (13.18%) Microsoft
22 560 (12.16%) C
23 499 (10.83%) Big Data
24 475 (10.31%) Oracle
25 474 (10.29%) PhD
26 462 (10.03%) Algorithms
27 438 (9.51%) CSS
28 428 (9.29%) Windows
29 424 (9.21%) TDD
30 420 (9.12%) Machine Learning

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
1 278 (6.04%) Apache Spark
2 273 (5.93%) SAS
3 121 (2.63%) JBoss
4 116 (2.52%) GlassFish
5 106 (2.30%) Apache
6 94 (2.04%) Node.js
7 89 (1.93%) WildFly
8 80 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 80 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 56 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 41 (0.89%) IIS
11 38 (0.83%) Apache Pig
12 32 (0.69%) MS Exchange
13 25 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 21 (0.46%) Confluence
15 20 (0.43%) CMS
15 20 (0.43%) WordPress
16 19 (0.41%) Jetty
17 16 (0.35%) WebLogic
18 14 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 368 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 174 (3.78%) MS Office
3 95 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (2.02%) SPSS
5 27 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.43%) S-PLUS
8 13 (0.28%) Mathcad
9 11 (0.24%) MS Project
9 11 (0.24%) Stata
10 10 (0.22%) Gephi
11 9 (0.20%) GNU Octave
12 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
13 7 (0.15%) Simulink
14 5 (0.11%) EViews
15 4 (0.087%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.065%) Mathematica
16 3 (0.065%) Weka
17 2 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
17 2 (0.043%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 14 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (0.24%) HFM
4 11 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (0.24%) Magento
4 11 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.20%) Shopify
6 8 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (0.17%) Infor M3
7 7 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.15%) ReMetrica
7 7 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.11%) Kondor
9 4 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.087%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 142 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (1.56%) SaaS
3 66 (1.43%) Google Analytics
4 58 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (1.09%) GitHub
6 37 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (0.74%) Office 365
8 30 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
11 12 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
13 8 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.13%) Heroku
14 6 (0.13%) PaaS
15 5 (0.11%) AdWords
15 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 86 (1.87%) Internet
2 79 (1.72%) Network Security
3 70 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 69 (1.50%) Firewall
5 50 (1.09%) Wireless
6 37 (0.80%) WAN
7 35 (0.76%) LAN
8 29 (0.63%) HTTP
9 27 (0.59%) DNS
10 21 (0.46%) Ethernet
10 21 (0.46%) LDAP
11 20 (0.43%) SAN
12 19 (0.41%) MPLS
13 17 (0.37%) BGP
13 17 (0.37%) OSPF
13 17 (0.37%) VoIP
13 17 (0.37%) VPN
14 16 (0.35%) Intranet
15 15 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 499 (10.83%) Big Data
3 324 (7.03%) Hadoop
4 301 (6.53%) MySQL
5 268 (5.82%) NoSQL
6 210 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
7 175 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 173 (3.76%) Data Mining
9 159 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 142 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 133 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 112 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 103 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 94 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 80 (1.74%) Apache Hive
16 69 (1.50%) Oracle Database
17 62 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
18 60 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 53 (1.15%) Neo4j
20 51 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 243 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 222 (4.82%) JUnit
3 206 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 192 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 182 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 165 (3.58%) Selenium
7 160 (3.47%) Maven
8 152 (3.30%) Subversion
9 133 (2.89%) NUnit
10 119 (2.58%) Hudson
11 89 (1.93%) JBehave
12 78 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 78 (1.69%) Gradle
13 72 (1.56%) RSpec
14 71 (1.54%) JIRA
15 70 (1.52%) Mercurial
16 55 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
17 45 (0.98%) WATIR
18 43 (0.93%) TeamCity
19 35 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 1439 (31.24%) Finance
2 380 (8.25%) Banking
3 288 (6.25%) Marketing
4 279 (6.06%) Front Office
5 238 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 228 (4.95%) Retail
7 192 (4.17%) Games
8 87 (1.89%) Billing
9 82 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 74 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 73 (1.58%) Legal
12 72 (1.56%) Electronics
13 66 (1.43%) Financial Institution
14 62 (1.35%) Advertising
15 57 (1.24%) Manufacturing
16 44 (0.96%) Aerospace
17 40 (0.87%) Back Office
18 37 (0.80%) Automotive
19 30 (0.65%) Spanish Language
20 29 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1889 (41.01%) Developer
2 803 (17.43%) Analyst
3 569 (12.35%) Java Developer
4 490 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 473 (10.27%) Software Engineer
6 449 (9.75%) Senior Developer
7 403 (8.75%) Graduate
8 359 (7.79%) Software Developer
9 336 (7.29%) Data Scientist
10 335 (7.27%) .NET Developer
11 290 (6.30%) Junior
12 270 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
13 228 (4.95%) SQL Developer
14 220 (4.78%) C++ Developer
15 207 (4.49%) Data Analyst
16 206 (4.47%) Consultant
17 188 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
18 181 (3.93%) C# Software Developer
19 161 (3.50%) Java Engineer
20 150 (3.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (15.76%) .NET
2 627 (13.61%) HTML
3 438 (9.51%) CSS
4 346 (7.51%) Spring
5 289 (6.27%) XML
6 279 (6.06%) Web Services
7 269 (5.84%) ASP.NET
8 256 (5.56%) HTML5
8 256 (5.56%) jQuery
9 202 (4.39%) AngularJS
10 180 (3.91%) CSS3
11 172 (3.73%) RESTful
12 166 (3.60%) Hibernate
13 164 (3.56%) WPF
14 144 (3.13%) Java EE
15 138 (3.00%) JMS
16 135 (2.93%) JAX-RS
17 127 (2.76%) JPA
18 113 (2.45%) RESTEasy
19 112 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2405 (52.21%) Computer Science
2 1128 (24.49%) Physics
3 864 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
4 725 (15.74%) Statistics
5 462 (10.03%) Algorithms
6 252 (5.47%) Economics
7 251 (5.45%) Visualisation
8 209 (4.54%) Management Information System
9 190 (4.13%) Hedge funds
10 125 (2.71%) User Experience
11 111 (2.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 98 (2.13%) Applied Mathematics
13 90 (1.95%) Fintech
14 88 (1.91%) Derivative
15 82 (1.78%) Equities
16 79 (1.72%) Mobile App
17 74 (1.61%) Data Structures
18 73 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
19 66 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 65 (1.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 672 (14.59%) Linux
2 428 (9.29%) Windows
3 238 (5.17%) Unix
4 127 (2.76%) Android
5 100 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 91 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 43 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 30 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 28 (0.61%) CentOS
10 18 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
11 17 (0.37%) Debian
11 17 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.24%) zOS
15 10 (0.22%) Solaris
15 10 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1261 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1165 (25.29%) Software Engineering
3 855 (18.56%) Analytics
4 617 (13.40%) OO
5 424 (9.21%) TDD
6 420 (9.12%) Machine Learning
7 406 (8.81%) Scrum
8 351 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 327 (7.10%) SDLC
10 314 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
11 306 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
12 273 (5.93%) Data Analysis
12 273 (5.93%) Open Source
13 238 (5.17%) Data Analytics
14 235 (5.10%) MVC
15 231 (5.02%) Multithreading
16 222 (4.82%) OOD
17 221 (4.80%) Mentoring
18 211 (4.58%) OOP
19 206 (4.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1646 (35.74%) SQL
2 1489 (32.33%) Java
3 1167 (25.34%) C#
4 1163 (25.25%) C++
5 1040 (22.58%) Python
6 724 (15.72%) JavaScript
7 560 (12.16%) C
8 395 (8.58%) R
9 244 (5.30%) Scala
10 202 (4.39%) MATLAB
11 188 (4.08%) Ruby
12 128 (2.78%) VBA
13 121 (2.63%) T-SQL
14 118 (2.56%) PHP
15 107 (2.32%) Perl
16 88 (1.91%) VB.NET
17 70 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 63 (1.37%) Clojure
19 41 (0.89%) Groovy
19 41 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3105 (67.41%) Degree
2 474 (10.29%) PhD
3 151 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 88 (1.91%) CISSP
5 73 (1.58%) ISEB
6 72 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 65 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 57 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 56 (1.22%) CISM
9 56 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 53 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (1.00%) CISA
12 41 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
13 32 (0.69%) CRISC
14 27 (0.59%) Postgraduate
15 26 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 23 (0.50%) GIAC
18 22 (0.48%) MCP
19 19 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (5.10%) QA
2 72 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 67 (1.45%) SLA
4 45 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 16 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.24%) RMADS
10 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.22%) MiFID
11 9 (0.20%) ISO27002
12 8 (0.17%) CRD IV
12 8 (0.17%) MISRA
13 7 (0.15%) FATCA
13 7 (0.15%) ISO27005
14 6 (0.13%) EMIR
14 6 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (0.13%) WAI
15 5 (0.11%) Def Stans
System Software
1 84 (1.82%) Docker
2 47 (1.02%) Firmware
3 41 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 41 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 26 (0.56%) Cygwin
5 26 (0.56%) HDFS
6 12 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.15%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.13%) vSphere
11 5 (0.11%) Snort
11 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.087%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.065%) OpenSIPS
13 3 (0.065%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (1.89%) Puppet
2 23 (0.50%) Ansible
2 23 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.46%) Mesos
4 20 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.28%) CFEngine
6 11 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.22%) SCOM
8 9 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.17%) Nessus
9 8 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.17%) QRadar
9 8 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 8 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (0.15%) SCDPM
11 6 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 607 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 475 (10.31%) Oracle
3 144 (3.13%) Tableau
4 104 (2.26%) Google
5 75 (1.63%) IBM
6 72 (1.56%) Cisco
7 71 (1.54%) Facebook
7 71 (1.54%) SAP
8 56 (1.22%) Hortonworks
9 53 (1.15%) Cloudera
10 50 (1.09%) VMware
11 49 (1.06%) TOWER Software
12 43 (0.93%) Twitter
13 42 (0.91%) Informatica
14 41 (0.89%) StreamBase
15 39 (0.85%) Greenplum
16 31 (0.67%) HP
17 30 (0.65%) Bloomberg
18 27 (0.59%) Juniper
19 26 (0.56%) hybris
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 27,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DoE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + £7K Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago