The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 132 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 92 85 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 1.58% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.96% 4.85% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Mathematics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1855 1751 1930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.28% 32.55% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1457 1621
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics across the West Midlands region.

Mathematics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mathematics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Mathematics Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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
Warwickshire -15 30 £33,500 -16.25% 4
Staffordshire +16 18 £55,000 +182.05%
Coventry 0 18 £40,000 - 1
Solihull +18 9 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -3 7 £35,000 - 2
Birmingham -26 2 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Shropshire - 2 £28,250 -
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 98 (60.87%) Degree
2 79 (49.07%) SQL
3 78 (48.45%) Computer Science
4 67 (41.61%) Software Engineering
5 65 (40.37%) C#
6 62 (38.51%) C++
7 49 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (26.71%) .NET
9 42 (26.09%) Physics
10 33 (20.50%) Linux
11 32 (19.88%) Java
12 31 (19.25%) Games
13 30 (18.63%) C
14 28 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 28 (17.39%) Windows
15 27 (16.77%) Python
15 27 (16.77%) JavaScript
16 25 (15.53%) Finance
16 25 (15.53%) Analytics
16 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (14.91%) MVC
17 24 (14.91%) Marketing
18 23 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
18 23 (14.29%) HTML
18 23 (14.29%) Algorithms
19 20 (12.42%) SAS
19 20 (12.42%) R
20 19 (11.80%) Visual Studio
21 18 (11.18%) Electronics
22 17 (10.56%) PhD

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 20 (12.42%) SAS
2 2 (1.24%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) SPSS
1 5 (3.11%) GNU Octave
2 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.24%) MS Office
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Stata
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) Internet
2 10 (6.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.86%) LAN
3 3 (1.86%) WAN
4 2 (1.24%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.24%) VoIP
4 2 (1.24%) DSL
4 2 (1.24%) Wireless
4 2 (1.24%) Network Security
4 2 (1.24%) Broadband
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.62%) IPsec
5 1 (0.62%) Firewall
5 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) Big Data
3 13 (8.07%) Data Mining
3 13 (8.07%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.45%) SQLite
5 7 (4.35%) QlikView
5 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.11%) Riak
6 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.11%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.86%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) DB2
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.62%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.24%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.62%) TestNG
3 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.62%) Gradle
3 1 (0.62%) Maven
3 1 (0.62%) JUnit
General
1 31 (19.25%) Games
2 25 (15.53%) Finance
3 24 (14.91%) Marketing
4 18 (11.18%) Electronics
5 16 (9.94%) Advertising
6 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.73%) Banking
7 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Automotive
9 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (37.27%) Developer
2 27 (16.77%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.04%) Analyst
4 20 (12.42%) Software Developer
5 19 (11.80%) Graduate
5 19 (11.80%) Data Scientist
6 15 (9.32%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (8.70%) Junior
8 12 (7.45%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Junior Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) Xamarin Developer
11 6 (3.73%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.73%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (3.11%) C++ Developer
12 5 (3.11%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.71%) .NET
2 23 (14.29%) HTML
3 14 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.70%) CSS
4 12 (7.45%) WCF
4 12 (7.45%) WPF
4 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (7.45%) HTML5
4 12 (7.45%) iOS SDK
4 12 (7.45%) AngularJS
4 12 (7.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 11 (6.83%) Middleware
6 9 (5.59%) Web Services
7 8 (4.97%) RESTful
7 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (4.35%) Flask
8 7 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
8 7 (4.35%) Task Parallel Library
8 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 78 (48.45%) Computer Science
2 42 (26.09%) Physics
3 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 23 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 16 (9.94%) Statistics
6 10 (6.21%) Visualisation
7 8 (4.97%) Credit Risk
7 8 (4.97%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.11%) Robotics
8 5 (3.11%) Social Media
8 5 (3.11%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.48%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.48%) Animation
9 4 (2.48%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.24%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.24%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.24%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.50%) Linux
2 28 (17.39%) Windows
3 15 (9.32%) Android
4 14 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.83%) UNIX
6 3 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.61%) Software Engineering
2 49 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.53%) Analytics
4 24 (14.91%) MVC
5 15 (9.32%) Functional Programming
6 14 (8.70%) Image Processing
6 14 (8.70%) Pattern Recognition
7 13 (8.07%) SOA
8 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.45%) Scrum
9 11 (6.83%) Statistical Analysis
10 10 (6.21%) Low Latency
11 9 (5.59%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.59%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.97%) Project Management
12 8 (4.97%) Android Development
13 7 (4.35%) iOS Development
13 7 (4.35%) Time Series Analysis
13 7 (4.35%) TDD
14 6 (3.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 79 (49.07%) SQL
2 65 (40.37%) C#
3 62 (38.51%) C++
4 32 (19.88%) Java
5 30 (18.63%) C
6 27 (16.77%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.77%) Python
7 20 (12.42%) R
8 15 (9.32%) Scala
8 15 (9.32%) Haskell
8 15 (9.32%) Erlang
9 9 (5.59%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.11%) F#
10 5 (3.11%) Fortran
10 5 (3.11%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.11%) Embedded C++
10 5 (3.11%) PHP
11 3 (1.86%) COBOL
11 3 (1.86%) VB
12 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (60.87%) Degree
2 17 (10.56%) PhD
3 5 (3.11%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) CCNP
4 1 (0.62%) CCNA
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) MOM
2 2 (1.24%) Nessus
2 2 (1.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.45%) Apple
2 12 (7.45%) Xamarin
3 7 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 4 (2.48%) Google
4 4 (2.48%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.86%) Cisco
5 3 (1.86%) IBM
6 2 (1.24%) Adobe
6 2 (1.24%) Citrix
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.62%) F5
7 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle
7 1 (0.62%) Intel
7 1 (0.62%) SAP
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