Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 128 100
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28 +64
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 76 81 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.08% 1.86% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.06% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 81 79
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £23,850
90th Percentile £45,250 £62,500 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00% +6.67%

Mathematics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,287 3,941 3,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.76% 90.49% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,458 2,897 2,734
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.20% +3.75%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Birmingham

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Mathematics in Birmingham

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 42 (55.26%) Physics
2 40 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 32 (42.11%) Degree
4 27 (35.53%) Finance
5 23 (30.26%) SQL
5 23 (30.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (25.00%) C#
7 16 (21.05%) Analytics
8 14 (18.42%) C++
8 14 (18.42%) Java
8 14 (18.42%) C
8 14 (18.42%) .NET
8 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
9 13 (17.11%) SAS
10 11 (14.47%) XML
10 11 (14.47%) Perl
10 11 (14.47%) CAD
11 8 (10.53%) R
11 8 (10.53%) VBA
12 7 (9.21%) Python
12 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.89%) Data Analytics
13 6 (7.89%) Logistics
13 6 (7.89%) Statistics
13 6 (7.89%) Marketing
13 6 (7.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (7.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
14 5 (6.58%) Automotive

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.11%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 6 (7.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) GIS
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) Power BI
5 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Automotive
4 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Analyst
2 35 (46.05%) Graduate
3 25 (32.89%) Graduate Analyst
4 24 (31.58%) Technical Analyst
5 23 (30.26%) Graduate Technical Analyst
6 20 (26.32%) Developer
7 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
7 11 (14.47%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (14.47%) C++ Developer
7 11 (14.47%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (14.47%) Software Developer
8 10 (13.16%) Junior
9 9 (11.84%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (10.53%) Junior Developer
11 7 (9.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 7 (9.21%) Graduate C++ Developer
11 7 (9.21%) Graduate Software Developer
11 7 (9.21%) Junior .NET Developer
11 7 (9.21%) Junior C++ Developer
11 7 (9.21%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) .NET
1 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
2 11 (14.47%) XML
3 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.95%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Physics
2 16 (21.05%) Analytics
3 11 (14.47%) CAD
4 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
5 6 (7.89%) Data Analytics
5 6 (7.89%) Logistics
5 6 (7.89%) Statistics
6 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.58%) Machine Learning
7 4 (5.26%) Operations Research
7 4 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.95%) Statistical Computing
8 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) C
3 14 (18.42%) C++
3 14 (18.42%) Java
4 11 (14.47%) Perl
5 8 (10.53%) R
5 8 (10.53%) VBA
6 7 (9.21%) Python
7 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.95%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Degree
2 23 (30.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.32%) MBA
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Aareon
3 2 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Teradata