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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 179 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 1781 2367 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 2.24% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.51% 5.64% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1976 1741
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,540 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +10.11%

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
39478 41969 39340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.73% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31471 32600 32070
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 5 March 2015 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 5 March 2015. 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 -57 1620 £41,800 -1.64% 518
London -44 777 £50,000 -4.76% 160
South East -73 299 £40,000 -11.11% 105
City of London -38 195 £42,500 -22.72% 41
East of England -40 145 £40,000 +2.56% 70
South West -19 129 £35,000 - 44
Surrey -36 104 £45,000 -10.00% 25
Cambridgeshire -13 101 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Cambridge -9 94 £40,000 +14.28% 37
Scotland +4 90 £38,500 -3.75% 31
North West +15 66 £37,500 +7.14% 55
Hampshire -33 59 £32,500 -31.57% 11
Yorkshire -49 58 £35,000 +72.83% 25
East Midlands -19 57 £40,000 +14.28% 20
West Midlands -37 56 £36,500 -8.75% 28
Berkshire -31 44 £50,000 +25.00% 23
West Yorkshire -28 43 £28,250 +39.50% 17
Edinburgh 0 42 £38,500 +4.05% 23
Manchester -2 36 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Reigate -2 36 £52,500 -
Leeds -22 36 £27,500 +35.80% 10
Devon +1 31 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Tyne and Wear -1 30 £35,000 -17.64% 10
North East -5 30 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Oxfordshire -19 29 £42,500 - 9
Nottinghamshire +23 28 £21,500 +7.50% 4
Nottingham +18 28 £21,500 +2.38% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 28 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Hertfordshire -38 27 £45,000 +23.28% 17
Glasgow +3 25 £55,000 - 1

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2510 (63.37%) Degree
2 2025 (51.12%) Computer Science
3 1232 (31.10%) SQL
4 1194 (30.14%) Finance
5 1161 (29.31%) Java
6 1120 (28.28%) C#
7 1047 (26.43%) C++
8 974 (24.59%) Software Engineering
9 924 (23.33%) Physics
10 885 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
11 793 (20.02%) Analytical Skills
12 697 (17.60%) .NET
13 657 (16.59%) Statistics
14 652 (16.46%) Microsoft
15 623 (15.73%) Analytics
16 614 (15.50%) C
17 597 (15.07%) SQL Server
18 527 (13.30%) OO
19 519 (13.10%) HTML
20 512 (12.93%) JavaScript
21 471 (11.89%) Windows
22 465 (11.74%) Python
23 462 (11.66%) MS Excel
24 442 (11.16%) Linux
25 357 (9.01%) Marketing
26 356 (8.99%) Algorithms
27 348 (8.79%) Oracle
28 346 (8.74%) CSS
29 342 (8.63%) Banking
30 320 (8.08%) PhD

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 290 (7.32%) SAS
2 76 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 52 (1.31%) Node.js
4 50 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 48 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 48 (1.21%) IIS
6 44 (1.11%) Apache Pig
7 40 (1.01%) Apache
8 35 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 30 (0.76%) CMS
10 27 (0.68%) JBoss
11 26 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 18 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.25%) Lync
16 9 (0.23%) ColdFusion
16 9 (0.23%) Confluence
16 9 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 462 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 184 (4.65%) MS Office
3 170 (4.29%) SPSS
4 77 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.48%) PowerPivot
7 16 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.40%) MS Project
8 15 (0.38%) Stata
9 13 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.30%) CPLEX
10 12 (0.30%) Mathematica
11 8 (0.20%) FastStats
12 7 (0.18%) S-PLUS
13 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.13%) Weka
14 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.10%) NASTRAN
15 3 (0.076%) InDesign
15 3 (0.076%) EViews
Business Applications
1 83 (2.10%) Google Analytics
2 23 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.50%) Cognos Planning
4 11 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 11 (0.28%) Radian6
5 10 (0.25%) Magento
5 10 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
5 10 (0.25%) RMDS
6 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.10%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.076%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.076%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.076%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.076%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.076%) SAP FI-GL
9 2 (0.050%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.050%) FINCAD Analytics
9 2 (0.050%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.34%) SaaS
2 40 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.25%) GitHub
6 10 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (0.20%) Office 365
8 6 (0.15%) PaaS
9 3 (0.076%) IaaS
10 2 (0.050%) Trello
10 2 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.025%) Responsys
11 1 (0.025%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.025%) Route 53
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.025%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.88%) Internet
2 79 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 37 (0.93%) Firewall
4 31 (0.78%) VPN
5 28 (0.71%) DNS
6 27 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 27 (0.68%) HTTP
7 23 (0.58%) LAN
8 21 (0.53%) WAN
8 21 (0.53%) Wireless
9 20 (0.50%) FTP
10 17 (0.43%) LDAP
11 15 (0.38%) VoIP
12 14 (0.35%) Network Security
12 14 (0.35%) Broadband
13 13 (0.33%) Intranet
14 12 (0.30%) MPLS
15 11 (0.28%) DHCP
15 11 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 234 (5.91%) Big Data
3 197 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 190 (4.80%) MySQL
5 175 (4.42%) Data Mining
6 171 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 139 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 103 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 98 (2.47%) NoSQL
10 87 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 87 (2.20%) MongoDB
11 83 (2.10%) QlikView
12 79 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 67 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 66 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 64 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
16 53 (1.34%) Apache Hive
17 51 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 50 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
19 48 (1.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 204 (5.15%) Visual Studio
2 117 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 105 (2.65%) NUnit
4 88 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 88 (2.22%) Subversion
5 86 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 76 (1.92%) JIRA
7 62 (1.57%) JUnit
8 52 (1.31%) Eclipse
9 50 (1.26%) Selenium
10 45 (1.14%) Maven
11 31 (0.78%) Jenkins
12 19 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (0.38%) FitNesse
15 14 (0.35%) Mercurial
16 13 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
16 13 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
17 12 (0.30%) ClearCase
18 11 (0.28%) Ant
General
1 1194 (30.14%) Finance
2 357 (9.01%) Marketing
3 342 (8.63%) Banking
4 170 (4.29%) Retail
5 152 (3.84%) Games
6 135 (3.41%) Front Office
7 117 (2.95%) Electronics
8 112 (2.83%) Investment Banking
9 92 (2.32%) Telecoms
10 73 (1.84%) Aerospace
11 71 (1.79%) Advertising
12 67 (1.69%) Financial Institution
13 62 (1.57%) Automotive
13 62 (1.57%) Manufacturing
14 51 (1.29%) Back Office
15 48 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 43 (1.09%) Billing
17 33 (0.83%) Military
18 31 (0.78%) Legal
19 30 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1466 (37.01%) Developer
2 738 (18.63%) Analyst
3 512 (12.93%) Software Engineer
4 448 (11.31%) Graduate
5 358 (9.04%) Software Developer
6 293 (7.40%) C# Developer
7 284 (7.17%) Java Developer
8 223 (5.63%) Junior
9 188 (4.75%) C++ Developer
10 157 (3.96%) Data Analyst
11 146 (3.69%) Senior Developer
11 146 (3.69%) Junior Developer
12 139 (3.51%) Consultant
13 123 (3.11%) .NET Developer
14 122 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 115 (2.90%) Web Developer
16 114 (2.88%) Data Scientist
17 104 (2.63%) Support Analyst
18 96 (2.42%) Architect
18 96 (2.42%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 697 (17.60%) .NET
2 519 (13.10%) HTML
3 346 (8.74%) CSS
4 283 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 269 (6.79%) XML
6 228 (5.76%) Web Services
7 201 (5.07%) HTML5
7 201 (5.07%) jQuery
8 160 (4.04%) Spring
9 144 (3.64%) WPF
10 107 (2.70%) J2EE
11 106 (2.68%) CSS3
12 102 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 101 (2.55%) WCF
14 94 (2.37%) .NET Framework
15 73 (1.84%) STL
16 72 (1.82%) Ajax
17 71 (1.79%) AngularJS
18 67 (1.69%) Java EE
19 60 (1.51%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2025 (51.12%) Computer Science
2 924 (23.33%) Physics
3 793 (20.02%) Analytical Skills
4 657 (16.59%) Statistics
5 356 (8.99%) Algorithms
6 231 (5.83%) Visualisation
7 186 (4.70%) Economics
8 169 (4.27%) Management Information System
9 135 (3.41%) Hedge funds
10 128 (3.23%) Derivative
11 124 (3.13%) Open Source
12 89 (2.25%) Data Structures
13 88 (2.22%) User Experience
14 85 (2.15%) Credit Risk
15 81 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 80 (2.02%) Mobile App
17 76 (1.92%) Fixed Income
18 75 (1.89%) Chemistry
19 68 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
20 66 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 471 (11.89%) Windows
2 442 (11.16%) Linux
3 280 (7.07%) UNIX
4 127 (3.21%) Android
5 107 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 46 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (0.58%) Solaris
10 20 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.38%) BlackBerry OS
12 15 (0.38%) CentOS
13 14 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.35%) HPUX
14 12 (0.30%) AIX
14 12 (0.30%) VMS
15 10 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (24.59%) Software Engineering
2 885 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 623 (15.73%) Analytics
4 527 (13.30%) OO
5 290 (7.32%) Data Analysis
6 289 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
7 239 (6.03%) TDD
8 231 (5.83%) Scrum
9 210 (5.30%) OOP
10 208 (5.25%) Project Management
11 196 (4.95%) Unit Testing
12 187 (4.72%) Data Modelling
13 178 (4.49%) MVC
14 170 (4.29%) Web Development
15 169 (4.27%) OOD
16 167 (4.22%) Multithreading
17 148 (3.74%) Mentoring
18 141 (3.56%) Risk Management
19 126 (3.18%) User Stories
20 121 (3.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1232 (31.10%) SQL
2 1161 (29.31%) Java
3 1120 (28.28%) C#
4 1047 (26.43%) C++
5 614 (15.50%) C
6 512 (12.93%) JavaScript
7 465 (11.74%) Python
8 223 (5.63%) R
9 192 (4.85%) MATLAB
10 188 (4.75%) VBA
11 129 (3.26%) PHP
12 110 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 110 (2.78%) Perl
13 83 (2.10%) VB.NET
14 76 (1.92%) PL/SQL
15 74 (1.87%) Scala
15 74 (1.87%) Ruby
16 67 (1.69%) VB
17 55 (1.39%) Shell Script
18 45 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2510 (63.37%) Degree
2 320 (8.08%) PhD
3 128 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 72 (1.82%) VCP4
5 59 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 57 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (1.04%) Postgraduate
8 40 (1.01%) ISEB
9 33 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 29 (0.73%) CISSP
10 29 (0.73%) MCP
11 22 (0.56%) ECDL
12 20 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.48%) MCSE
14 18 (0.45%) HNC
15 17 (0.43%) CCNA
16 16 (0.40%) HND
17 15 (0.38%) CISM
18 14 (0.35%) MBA
19 13 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (4.87%) QA
2 90 (2.27%) SLA
3 35 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.43%) EMIR
7 17 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.30%) ISO 9000
9 10 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.25%) Basel II
10 9 (0.23%) Basel III
11 8 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.20%) COBIT
12 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 6 (0.15%) TickIT
13 4 (0.10%) IEC 61508
14 3 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 3 (0.076%) BS7799
14 3 (0.076%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.34%) Firmware
3 39 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.50%) vSphere
5 13 (0.33%) Docker
6 11 (0.28%) KVM
7 10 (0.25%) Xen
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.18%) Snort
9 7 (0.18%) HDFS
9 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.15%) XenApp
10 6 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.13%) LXC
12 4 (0.10%) Ceph
13 3 (0.076%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 51 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.68%) Puppet
3 20 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.40%) Nagios
5 12 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
6 10 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.20%) MOM
8 7 (0.18%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.15%) SCCM
10 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.13%) Mesos
10 5 (0.13%) Ansible
11 4 (0.10%) SCOM
11 4 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.10%) logstash
11 4 (0.10%) Casper Suite
11 4 (0.10%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.076%) Netcool
12 3 (0.076%) Icinga
12 3 (0.076%) Cacti
Vendors
1 652 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 348 (8.79%) Oracle
3 128 (3.23%) Google
4 109 (2.75%) Tableau
5 66 (1.67%) SAP
6 60 (1.51%) Business Objects
7 55 (1.39%) hybris
7 55 (1.39%) TOWER Software
8 49 (1.24%) Cisco
9 48 (1.21%) VMware
10 34 (0.86%) Twitter
11 32 (0.81%) Cognos
12 30 (0.76%) Facebook
12 30 (0.76%) Omniture
13 29 (0.73%) Adobe
13 29 (0.73%) Citrix
14 27 (0.68%) HP
14 27 (0.68%) Red Hat
15 22 (0.56%) IBM
16 21 (0.53%) Siebel
London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £300000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits great benefits!
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Mobile, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago