Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 17 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 650 336 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 20.57% 14.77% 7.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.02% 16.54% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 452 249 205
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £26,300 £23,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2952 2032 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.42% 89.32% 89.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1677 2185
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,444 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Cambridge

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Mathematics in Cambridge

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Cambridge over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 458 (70.46%) Computer Science
2 359 (55.23%) Degree
3 346 (53.23%) Software Engineering
4 334 (51.38%) Python
5 330 (50.77%) C++
6 316 (48.62%) Physics
7 235 (36.15%) Java
8 226 (34.77%) C
9 213 (32.77%) Algorithms
10 187 (28.77%) Machine Learning
11 182 (28.00%) C#
12 179 (27.54%) Linux
13 150 (23.08%) PhD
14 147 (22.62%) MATLAB
15 145 (22.31%) Statistics
16 127 (19.54%) SQL
17 125 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
18 121 (18.62%) OO
19 114 (17.54%) Finance
20 109 (16.77%) Windows
21 97 (14.92%) Artificial Intelligence
22 84 (12.92%) JavaScript
23 82 (12.62%) Electronics
24 76 (11.69%) Computer Science Degree
25 70 (10.77%) SDLC
26 66 (10.15%) Test Automation
26 66 (10.15%) .NET
27 64 (9.85%) Computer Vision
28 56 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
29 55 (8.46%) WPF

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 11 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 6 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.77%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.69%) SaaS
4 3 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.46%) Wireless
2 38 (5.85%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.00%) WLAN
4 12 (1.85%) Bluetooth
5 10 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (1.23%) Firewall
7 7 (1.08%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.77%) Network Security
9 2 (0.31%) HTTP
10 1 (0.15%) Broadband
10 1 (0.15%) IPsec
10 1 (0.15%) Modbus
10 1 (0.15%) SMS
10 1 (0.15%) SNMP
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) WAN
10 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.85%) Big Data
2 33 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 17 (2.62%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.31%) Data Mining
5 15 (2.31%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.92%) MySQL
8 5 (0.77%) GIS
8 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.31%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.15%) DB2
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 43 (6.62%) Git (software)
1 43 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.69%) NUnit
3 17 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 6 (0.92%) JUnit
4 6 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (0.62%) ReSharper
6 3 (0.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.31%) WebSharper
8 1 (0.15%) GCC
8 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 114 (17.54%) Finance
2 82 (12.62%) Electronics
3 10 (1.54%) Retail
3 10 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.08%) French Language
5 5 (0.77%) Automotive
6 4 (0.62%) Marketing
7 3 (0.46%) Arabic Language
7 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.15%) Games
8 1 (0.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 251 (38.62%) Software Engineer
2 207 (31.85%) Developer
3 182 (28.00%) Graduate
4 139 (21.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 116 (17.85%) Software Developer
6 92 (14.15%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 79 (12.15%) C Software Engineer
7 79 (12.15%) C++ Developer
8 76 (11.69%) C++ Software Developer
9 72 (11.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 64 (9.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 64 (9.85%) Embedded Engineer
11 54 (8.31%) C# Developer
12 49 (7.54%) Java Engineer
12 49 (7.54%) Java Software Engineer
13 46 (7.08%) Graduate Developer
14 44 (6.77%) Embedded C Engineer
15 43 (6.62%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
16 40 (6.15%) C/C++ Developer
16 40 (6.15%) C/C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.15%) .NET
2 55 (8.46%) WPF
3 41 (6.31%) HTML
4 28 (4.31%) ASP.NET
5 26 (4.00%) Apache Axis
6 25 (3.85%) CSS
7 23 (3.54%) WCF
8 22 (3.38%) OpenGL
9 19 (2.92%) TensorFlow
10 15 (2.31%) Reactive Extensions
11 14 (2.15%) HEVC
11 14 (2.15%) HTML5
12 13 (2.00%) Ehcache
12 13 (2.00%) jQuery
13 11 (1.69%) REST
14 10 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (1.54%) Velocity
14 10 (1.54%) Web Services
14 10 (1.54%) XML
15 9 (1.38%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 458 (70.46%) Computer Science
2 213 (32.77%) Algorithms
3 56 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.23%) Augmented Reality
4 34 (5.23%) Data Structures
4 34 (5.23%) Embedded Systems
5 33 (5.08%) Life Science
6 30 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
7 27 (4.15%) 3D Printing
8 20 (3.08%) Robotics
9 12 (1.85%) Acoustics
10 11 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
11 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (0.92%) Smart Energy
13 5 (0.77%) CUDA
13 5 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (0.77%) GPGPU
13 5 (0.77%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.77%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 179 (27.54%) Linux
2 109 (16.77%) Windows
3 22 (3.38%) Android
4 17 (2.62%) Unix
5 14 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (53.23%) Software Engineering
2 316 (48.62%) Physics
3 187 (28.77%) Machine Learning
4 145 (22.31%) Statistics
5 125 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (18.62%) OO
7 97 (14.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 70 (10.77%) SDLC
9 66 (10.15%) Test Automation
10 64 (9.85%) Computer Vision
11 51 (7.85%) Multithreading
12 49 (7.54%) Analytics
13 45 (6.92%) Bayesian Methods
14 43 (6.62%) Neural Network
14 43 (6.62%) Unit Testing
15 37 (5.69%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 37 (5.69%) TDD
16 35 (5.38%) Economics
16 35 (5.38%) OOP
17 34 (5.23%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 334 (51.38%) Python
2 330 (50.77%) C++
3 235 (36.15%) Java
4 226 (34.77%) C
5 182 (28.00%) C#
6 147 (22.62%) MATLAB
7 127 (19.54%) SQL
8 84 (12.92%) JavaScript
9 38 (5.85%) Julia
10 33 (5.08%) Embedded C
10 33 (5.08%) Perl
11 30 (4.62%) R
12 24 (3.69%) Embedded C++
13 16 (2.46%) Scala
14 12 (1.85%) Ruby
15 8 (1.23%) PHP
16 7 (1.08%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.31%) F#
17 2 (0.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 359 (55.23%) Degree
2 150 (23.08%) PhD
3 76 (11.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (7.08%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.62%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 25 (3.85%) Firmware
2 5 (0.77%) Docker
2 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.00%) Terracotta
3 11 (1.69%) Perforce
4 9 (1.38%) TOWER Software
5 8 (1.23%) Oracle
5 8 (1.23%) Tableau
5 8 (1.23%) Twitter
6 6 (0.92%) Facebook
7 5 (0.77%) VMware
7 5 (0.77%) Xilinx
8 4 (0.62%) SAP
8 4 (0.62%) Wind River
9 2 (0.31%) Intel
9 2 (0.31%) NVIDIA
9 2 (0.31%) QNX
9 2 (0.31%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com