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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 153 112 143
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +31
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 57 74 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.77% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.87% 5.73% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 43
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,701 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +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
1471 1291 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.64% 30.83% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1049 1211
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 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 2 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
Warwickshire -9 18 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Birmingham -7 17 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Worcestershire -4 7 £34,000 +36.00% 4
Shropshire -15 7 £18,500 -56.86%
Staffordshire 0 5 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Herefordshire -6 1 - -
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 59 (47.97%) Degree
2 58 (47.15%) Software Engineering
3 49 (39.84%) Computer Science
4 41 (33.33%) SQL
5 36 (29.27%) C#
6 33 (26.83%) Finance
7 32 (26.02%) C++
8 31 (25.20%) .NET
8 31 (25.20%) SQL Server
8 31 (25.20%) Physics
9 25 (20.33%) C
10 24 (19.51%) Java
10 24 (19.51%) XML
10 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (17.89%) HTML
12 21 (17.07%) Marketing
13 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (14.63%) Internet
15 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
16 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (13.01%) Algorithms
17 15 (12.20%) Cyber Security
17 15 (12.20%) Smartcard
17 15 (12.20%) DHTML
17 15 (12.20%) XSLT
17 15 (12.20%) Statistics
18 14 (11.38%) Visualisation
19 13 (10.57%) Linux
19 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
19 13 (10.57%) Microsoft

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (3.25%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) TargetLink
3 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) Internet
2 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.88%) VoIP
4 5 (4.07%) WAN
4 5 (4.07%) LAN
5 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.25%) Broadband
5 4 (3.25%) DSL
6 3 (2.44%) Firewall
6 3 (2.44%) VPN
6 3 (2.44%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.63%) ADSL
7 2 (1.63%) WLAN
7 2 (1.63%) Wireless
7 2 (1.63%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.63%) VRRP
7 2 (1.63%) HSRP
8 1 (0.81%) IPsec
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) Big Data
3 10 (8.13%) Data Mining
4 9 (7.32%) QlikView
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.63%) Riak
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (26.83%) Finance
2 21 (17.07%) Marketing
3 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.88%) Electronics
4 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.07%) Retail
6 4 (3.25%) Automotive
7 2 (1.63%) Advertising
7 2 (1.63%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Developer
2 25 (20.33%) Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Software Engineer
4 14 (11.38%) C# Developer
5 13 (10.57%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Graduate
6 12 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Data Scientist
8 10 (8.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Junior
10 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Systems Architect
11 4 (3.25%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.25%) MI Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Principal Architect
11 4 (3.25%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Software Architect
11 4 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.20%) .NET
2 24 (19.51%) XML
3 22 (17.89%) HTML
4 15 (12.20%) DHTML
4 15 (12.20%) XSLT
5 10 (8.13%) Middleware
5 10 (8.13%) WPF
6 5 (4.07%) Django
6 5 (4.07%) MFC
6 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.07%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (4.07%) Flask
7 3 (2.44%) COM
7 3 (2.44%) Web Services
7 3 (2.44%) JSON
8 2 (1.63%) CSS
9 1 (0.81%) Ajax
9 1 (0.81%) jQuery
9 1 (0.81%) HTML5
9 1 (0.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.84%) Computer Science
2 31 (25.20%) Physics
3 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (13.01%) Algorithms
5 15 (12.20%) Statistics
5 15 (12.20%) Smartcard
6 14 (11.38%) Visualisation
7 11 (8.94%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (7.32%) Credit Risk
9 4 (3.25%) Open Source
9 4 (3.25%) Social Media
9 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.44%) User Experience
10 3 (2.44%) Economics
11 2 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.63%) Robotics
11 2 (1.63%) VHDL
11 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Linux
2 12 (9.76%) UNIX
3 4 (3.25%) Windows
4 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.15%) Software Engineering
2 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.20%) Cyber Security
5 13 (10.57%) Analytics
6 11 (8.94%) Multithreading
6 11 (8.94%) Low Latency
6 11 (8.94%) OO
6 11 (8.94%) Statistical Analysis
7 10 (8.13%) Statistical Modelling
8 9 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (7.32%) Predictive Analytics
8 9 (7.32%) Bayesian Methods
8 9 (7.32%) Time Series Analysis
9 8 (6.50%) Functional Programming
10 7 (5.69%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.88%) Project Management
11 6 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.07%) Image Processing
12 5 (4.07%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) SQL
2 36 (29.27%) C#
3 32 (26.02%) C++
4 25 (20.33%) C
5 24 (19.51%) Java
6 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.76%) R
8 10 (8.13%) XAML
8 10 (8.13%) Python
9 9 (7.32%) Erlang
10 8 (6.50%) Scala
10 8 (6.50%) Haskell
11 7 (5.69%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.88%) Fortran
12 6 (4.88%) Embedded C
12 6 (4.88%) MATLAB
13 5 (4.07%) C++/CLI
13 5 (4.07%) VB
14 4 (3.25%) Clojure
14 4 (3.25%) F#
Qualifications
1 59 (47.97%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) PhD
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.44%) CCNA
4 3 (2.44%) ISEB
4 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) HNC
6 1 (0.81%) VCP4
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) MOM
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.44%) Borland
2 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
2 3 (2.44%) Cisco
3 2 (1.63%) Google
3 2 (1.63%) Apple
3 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.63%) SAP
3 2 (1.63%) Intel
3 2 (1.63%) Avaya
4 1 (0.81%) Lotus
4 1 (0.81%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.81%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) F5
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
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Salary: £150.00 per week
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Salary: £150.00 per week
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Salary: £105.00 per week
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Salary: £120.00 per week
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Salary: £150.00 per week
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Salary: £115.50 per week
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