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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 135 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 92 71 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.31% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 4.09% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 72 56 80
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
1895 1734 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.36% 32.11% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1417 1721
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £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 31 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 31 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 -9 28 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Staffordshire +17 18 £70,000 +154.54% 1
Coventry -1 18 £40,000 - 1
Shropshire - 8 £19,500 -
Worcestershire -4 6 £35,000 +105.88% 1
Solihull - 5 £25,000 - 1
Birmingham -33 2 £28,000 -20.00% 6
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 108 (62.43%) Degree
2 82 (47.40%) SQL
3 78 (45.09%) Computer Science
4 72 (41.62%) Software Engineering
5 66 (38.15%) C#
6 64 (36.99%) C++
7 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (25.43%) Physics
9 43 (24.86%) .NET
10 38 (21.97%) Java
11 37 (21.39%) Linux
12 32 (18.50%) Windows
13 31 (17.92%) C
13 31 (17.92%) Games
14 29 (16.76%) Marketing
15 28 (16.18%) Python
15 28 (16.18%) Analytics
16 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (15.61%) Finance
17 25 (14.45%) Algorithms
18 24 (13.87%) MVC
18 24 (13.87%) JavaScript
18 24 (13.87%) SQL Server
18 24 (13.87%) Artificial Intelligence
19 23 (13.29%) R
20 22 (12.72%) SAS
21 20 (11.56%) Visual Studio
21 20 (11.56%) Electronics
21 20 (11.56%) Scala
22 19 (10.98%) Big Data

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (12.72%) SAS
2 3 (1.73%) GlassFish
2 3 (1.73%) JBoss
2 3 (1.73%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) SPSS
2 5 (2.89%) GNU Octave
3 4 (2.31%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.58%) MS Office
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Stata
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.05%) Heroku
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) Internet
2 11 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.31%) LAN
3 4 (2.31%) WAN
3 4 (2.31%) Wireless
4 2 (1.16%) Network Security
4 2 (1.16%) Broadband
4 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.16%) VoIP
4 2 (1.16%) DSL
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.98%) Big Data
3 17 (9.83%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.67%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.94%) SQLite
5 12 (6.94%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.05%) QlikView
8 6 (3.47%) Riak
8 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.89%) MySQL
9 5 (2.89%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.58%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (11.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.73%) Hudson
2 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.58%) TestNG
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.58%) Gradle
4 1 (0.58%) Maven
4 1 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 31 (17.92%) Games
2 29 (16.76%) Marketing
3 27 (15.61%) Finance
4 20 (11.56%) Electronics
5 17 (9.83%) Advertising
6 8 (4.62%) Retail
7 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.89%) Banking
9 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.73%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.58%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (32.37%) Developer
2 31 (17.92%) Software Engineer
3 21 (12.14%) Graduate
4 20 (11.56%) Software Developer
4 20 (11.56%) Analyst
4 20 (11.56%) Data Scientist
5 17 (9.83%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (8.09%) Junior
7 12 (6.94%) Mobile Developer
8 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.62%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.05%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Xamarin Developer
10 6 (3.47%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (2.89%) PPC Specialist
11 5 (2.89%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.86%) .NET
2 18 (10.40%) HTML
3 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.51%) CSS
4 13 (7.51%) Middleware
5 12 (6.94%) WCF
5 12 (6.94%) WPF
5 12 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (6.94%) HTML5
5 12 (6.94%) iOS SDK
5 12 (6.94%) AngularJS
5 12 (6.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 11 (6.36%) RESTful
7 9 (5.20%) Web Services
8 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (4.05%) Task Parallel Library
9 7 (4.05%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.47%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (3.47%) Flask
10 6 (3.47%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 78 (45.09%) Computer Science
2 44 (25.43%) Physics
3 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (14.45%) Algorithms
5 24 (13.87%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (9.25%) Statistics
7 10 (5.78%) Data Structures
7 10 (5.78%) Visualisation
8 8 (4.62%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.89%) Social Media
9 5 (2.89%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.89%) Robotics
10 4 (2.31%) Animation
10 4 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.31%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.16%) E-Learning
11 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.58%) VHDL
12 1 (0.58%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.39%) Linux
2 32 (18.50%) Windows
3 15 (8.67%) Android
4 14 (8.09%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.36%) UNIX
6 3 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.62%) Software Engineering
2 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.18%) Analytics
4 24 (13.87%) MVC
5 17 (9.83%) Scrum
5 17 (9.83%) Functional Programming
6 16 (9.25%) Pattern Recognition
6 16 (9.25%) Image Processing
6 16 (9.25%) SOA
7 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (6.94%) Low Latency
8 11 (6.36%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (5.78%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.78%) TDD
9 10 (5.78%) Project Management
9 10 (5.78%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.20%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.62%) Android Development
11 8 (4.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.40%) SQL
2 66 (38.15%) C#
3 64 (36.99%) C++
4 38 (21.97%) Java
5 31 (17.92%) C
6 28 (16.18%) Python
7 24 (13.87%) JavaScript
8 23 (13.29%) R
9 20 (11.56%) Scala
10 17 (9.83%) Haskell
10 17 (9.83%) Erlang
11 10 (5.78%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.89%) Fortran
12 5 (2.89%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.89%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.89%) PHP
12 5 (2.89%) F#
13 3 (1.73%) Clojure
13 3 (1.73%) COBOL
14 2 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (62.43%) Degree
2 19 (10.98%) PhD
3 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) XenApp
2 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) MOM
2 2 (1.16%) Nessus
2 2 (1.16%) Nmap
3 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
1 12 (6.94%) Apple
1 12 (6.94%) Xamarin
2 9 (5.20%) Google
3 7 (4.05%) Rackspace
4 5 (2.89%) IBM
5 4 (2.31%) Oracle
6 3 (1.73%) Citrix
7 2 (1.16%) VMware
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco
7 2 (1.16%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) HP
8 1 (0.58%) Intel
8 1 (0.58%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) LANDesk
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Candidate Source
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 per annum + pension, health, life, parking
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per day plus bonus etc.
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Coventry
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Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
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