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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 147 132 140
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2268 2740 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.32% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.12% 5.85% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1876 2266 1797
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £24,514 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 2143 £40,000 -5.88% 380
London +2 1111 £50,000 - 177
South East -47 394 £40,000 -5.88% 68
East of England +10 234 £40,000 +14.28% 58
City of London +3 232 £54,000 -13.60% 49
Surrey -22 154 £42,500 -7.60% 23
South West -51 124 £35,000 +1.44% 33
Cambridgeshire -6 111 £42,500 +21.42% 40
Cambridge +1 99 £42,500 +21.42% 37
West Midlands +3 96 £35,000 - 10
East Midlands -22 72 £37,000 -7.50% 11
North West -30 67 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Hampshire -28 66 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Berkshire -20 60 £40,000 +21.21% 12
Hertfordshire +19 57 £28,500 -26.92% 15
Scotland -34 56 £40,000 -10.11% 7
Bedfordshire +55 48 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 48 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Bristol -28 46 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Yorkshire 0 45 £25,000 +16.27% 10
Manchester -20 43 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Devon +11 32 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Milton Keynes -23 32 £40,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -4 31 £27,000 +28.57% 8
Warwickshire -10 31 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Reading -14 31 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Luton +29 30 £42,500 +102.38% 3
Nottinghamshire +13 29 £29,500 -26.25% 7
Nottingham +8 28 £27,500 -31.25% 7
Leatherhead +24 26 £45,000 +26.76% 4

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2831 (67.94%) Degree
2 2254 (54.09%) Computer Science
3 1603 (38.47%) SQL
4 1258 (30.19%) Finance
5 1218 (29.23%) Java
6 1125 (27.00%) Physics
7 1084 (26.01%) C++
8 1081 (25.94%) C#
9 1032 (24.77%) Software Engineering
10 1017 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
11 891 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
12 780 (18.72%) Analytics
13 732 (17.57%) Statistics
14 711 (17.06%) .NET
15 685 (16.44%) Microsoft
16 667 (16.01%) SQL Server
17 638 (15.31%) JavaScript
18 606 (14.54%) C
19 576 (13.82%) Python
20 556 (13.34%) HTML
21 498 (11.95%) Windows
22 495 (11.88%) OO
22 495 (11.88%) Algorithms
23 493 (11.83%) MS Excel
24 475 (11.40%) Linux
25 398 (9.55%) CSS
26 374 (8.98%) SAS
27 363 (8.71%) Banking
28 349 (8.38%) PhD
29 346 (8.30%) R

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 374 (8.98%) SAS
2 83 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 76 (1.82%) Apache Pig
4 61 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 58 (1.39%) Apache
5 58 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 55 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 43 (1.03%) IIS
7 43 (1.03%) Node.js
8 29 (0.70%) CMS
9 28 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 24 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (0.55%) JBoss
12 19 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.31%) ArcGIS
16 12 (0.29%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.29%) Lync
17 10 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 493 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 207 (4.97%) MS Office
3 184 (4.42%) SPSS
4 115 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 20 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.29%) Stata
9 11 (0.26%) GNU Octave
10 10 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.24%) Mathematica
10 10 (0.24%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.17%) Simulink
11 7 (0.17%) MS Project
11 7 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 7 (0.17%) CPLEX
11 7 (0.17%) PTC Creo
12 6 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
12 6 (0.14%) Revit
12 6 (0.14%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 15 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
1 15 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.29%) Cognos Planning
3 9 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 9 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.14%) Endur
7 5 (0.12%) RMDS
8 3 (0.072%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 3 (0.072%) Radian6
9 2 (0.048%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.048%) Magento
9 2 (0.048%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.048%) MoSes
9 2 (0.048%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 79 (1.90%) Google Analytics
2 71 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (1.30%) SaaS
4 32 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (0.60%) Office 365
7 17 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 14 (0.34%) Heroku
9 13 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.17%) GitHub
11 6 (0.14%) PaaS
12 4 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.072%) Silverpop
13 3 (0.072%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.072%) IaaS
14 2 (0.048%) SmartFocus
14 2 (0.048%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.048%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.66%) TCP/IP
2 107 (2.57%) Internet
3 55 (1.32%) DNS
4 45 (1.08%) Firewall
5 39 (0.94%) Ethernet
6 37 (0.89%) DHCP
7 34 (0.82%) LAN
8 33 (0.79%) WAN
8 33 (0.79%) HTTP
9 30 (0.72%) SMTP
10 28 (0.67%) VPN
11 24 (0.58%) Wireless
12 22 (0.53%) Intranet
13 20 (0.48%) Broadband
14 15 (0.36%) Network Security
15 14 (0.34%) VoIP
16 9 (0.22%) FTP
16 9 (0.22%) Unified Communications
17 7 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (0.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 301 (7.22%) Big Data
3 226 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 219 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 213 (5.11%) Data Mining
6 179 (4.30%) MySQL
7 134 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
8 129 (3.10%) NoSQL
9 101 (2.42%) QlikView
10 98 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 93 (2.23%) Apache Hive
12 85 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 81 (1.94%) MongoDB
14 76 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 64 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 64 (1.54%) Oracle Database
16 56 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
17 42 (1.01%) MS Access
17 42 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 191 (4.58%) Visual Studio
2 138 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 107 (2.57%) Subversion
4 97 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 95 (2.28%) NUnit
6 84 (2.02%) Selenium
7 77 (1.85%) Maven
8 71 (1.70%) JIRA
9 55 (1.32%) JUnit
10 47 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
11 37 (0.89%) TeamCity
12 33 (0.79%) Jenkins
13 31 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 24 (0.58%) FitNesse
15 20 (0.48%) Ant
16 19 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
17 18 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 18 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 18 (0.43%) ClearCase
18 17 (0.41%) Bugzilla
General
1 1258 (30.19%) Finance
2 363 (8.71%) Banking
3 325 (7.80%) Marketing
4 259 (6.22%) Games
5 197 (4.73%) Front Office
6 196 (4.70%) Retail
7 116 (2.78%) Investment Banking
8 112 (2.69%) Electronics
9 94 (2.26%) Back Office
10 89 (2.14%) Financial Institution
10 89 (2.14%) Telecoms
11 75 (1.80%) Aerospace
12 57 (1.37%) Advertising
13 54 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 53 (1.27%) Automotive
15 41 (0.98%) Military
16 40 (0.96%) Law
16 40 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.82%) Legal
18 31 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1490 (35.76%) Developer
2 866 (20.78%) Analyst
3 558 (13.39%) Software Engineer
4 539 (12.93%) Graduate
5 342 (8.21%) Software Developer
6 294 (7.06%) Junior
7 269 (6.46%) Java Developer
8 237 (5.69%) C# Developer
9 234 (5.62%) Data Scientist
10 191 (4.58%) C++ Developer
11 186 (4.46%) Data Analyst
12 185 (4.44%) Senior Developer
13 184 (4.42%) Support Analyst
14 180 (4.32%) Junior Developer
15 158 (3.79%) Consultant
16 110 (2.64%) .NET Developer
17 105 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
17 105 (2.52%) Applications Support
18 104 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
19 103 (2.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (17.06%) .NET
2 556 (13.34%) HTML
3 398 (9.55%) CSS
4 309 (7.42%) XML
5 261 (6.26%) jQuery
6 236 (5.66%) ASP.NET
7 230 (5.52%) Web Services
8 206 (4.94%) HTML5
9 176 (4.22%) Spring
10 149 (3.58%) WPF
11 122 (2.93%) WCF
12 115 (2.76%) CSS3
13 111 (2.66%) AngularJS
14 107 (2.57%) J2EE
15 106 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 102 (2.45%) OpenGL
17 97 (2.33%) .NET Framework
18 96 (2.30%) Ajax
19 85 (2.04%) JSON
20 74 (1.78%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2254 (54.09%) Computer Science
2 1125 (27.00%) Physics
3 891 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
4 732 (17.57%) Statistics
5 495 (11.88%) Algorithms
6 283 (6.79%) Visualisation
7 212 (5.09%) Economics
8 209 (5.02%) Management Information System
9 171 (4.10%) Derivative
10 144 (3.46%) Hedge funds
11 130 (3.12%) Data Structures
12 113 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 107 (2.57%) User Experience
14 105 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
15 93 (2.23%) Fixed Income
16 86 (2.06%) Credit Risk
17 78 (1.87%) Equities
18 73 (1.75%) Mobile App
19 71 (1.70%) Chemistry
20 70 (1.68%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 498 (11.95%) Windows
2 475 (11.40%) Linux
3 278 (6.67%) UNIX
4 134 (3.22%) Android
5 99 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 38 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.55%) Solaris
10 22 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
12 15 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.34%) HPUX
13 14 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.24%) VxWorks
14 10 (0.24%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.17%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (24.77%) Software Engineering
2 1017 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 780 (18.72%) Analytics
4 495 (11.88%) OO
5 324 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
6 299 (7.18%) Scrum
7 289 (6.94%) SDLC
8 283 (6.79%) Data Analysis
9 275 (6.60%) TDD
10 264 (6.34%) Multithreading
11 238 (5.71%) Project Management
12 222 (5.33%) MVC
13 200 (4.80%) OOP
14 188 (4.51%) Unit Testing
15 178 (4.27%) Mentoring
16 177 (4.25%) Machine Learning
17 174 (4.18%) Data Modelling
18 169 (4.06%) OOD
19 159 (3.82%) Risk Management
20 153 (3.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1603 (38.47%) SQL
2 1218 (29.23%) Java
3 1084 (26.01%) C++
4 1081 (25.94%) C#
5 638 (15.31%) JavaScript
6 606 (14.54%) C
7 576 (13.82%) Python
8 346 (8.30%) R
9 240 (5.76%) MATLAB
10 164 (3.94%) VBA
11 150 (3.60%) PHP
12 135 (3.24%) T-SQL
13 125 (3.00%) Scala
14 111 (2.66%) VB
15 105 (2.52%) Ruby
16 89 (2.14%) Perl
17 85 (2.04%) PL/SQL
18 84 (2.02%) VB.NET
19 65 (1.56%) Shell Script
20 38 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2831 (67.94%) Degree
2 349 (8.38%) PhD
3 149 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 61 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.15%) ISEB
6 38 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 33 (0.79%) CISSP
9 23 (0.55%) CISM
10 20 (0.48%) HND
10 20 (0.48%) MCP
10 20 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 19 (0.46%) CISA
12 18 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.41%) Postgraduate
14 15 (0.36%) CCNA
14 15 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.31%) MBA
16 11 (0.26%) CEH
16 11 (0.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (5.33%) QA
2 58 (1.39%) SLA
3 57 (1.37%) EMIR
4 38 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
5 30 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.58%) CRD IV
7 23 (0.55%) MiFID
8 20 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 19 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (0.36%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.072%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.072%) FINREP
12 3 (0.072%) Basel II
12 3 (0.072%) HL7
12 3 (0.072%) DICOM
12 3 (0.072%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.048%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.048%) WAI
13 2 (0.048%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.10%) Firmware
3 37 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.53%) IMail Server
5 21 (0.50%) XenApp
6 18 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.34%) vSphere
8 13 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.29%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.26%) Docker
11 9 (0.22%) HDFS
12 8 (0.19%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.19%) KVM
13 7 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.17%) Xen
13 7 (0.17%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.12%) LXC
14 5 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 4 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.41%) Puppet
3 14 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.29%) SCCM
5 10 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.19%) Nagios
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.17%) WSUS
8 7 (0.17%) MOM
9 5 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.12%) Mesos
10 4 (0.096%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.072%) SCOM
12 2 (0.048%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.048%) CiscoWorks
12 2 (0.048%) Nessus
12 2 (0.048%) Nmap
Vendors
1 685 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 343 (8.23%) Oracle
3 168 (4.03%) Tableau
4 121 (2.90%) Google
5 74 (1.78%) SAP
6 66 (1.58%) Cisco
7 62 (1.49%) Business Objects
8 54 (1.30%) VMware
9 51 (1.22%) IBM
10 47 (1.13%) TOWER Software
11 46 (1.10%) Citrix
12 39 (0.94%) Cognos
13 36 (0.86%) hybris
14 34 (0.82%) Sybase
15 28 (0.67%) Adobe
15 28 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
15 28 (0.67%) Twitter
16 26 (0.62%) Apple
16 26 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
17 25 (0.60%) Omniture
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + commission plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
Auburn Rose
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Connectus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum with bonuses and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago