Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 137 448 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.97% 17.64% 21.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 18.55% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 103 291 383
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £41,050 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.98% -3.41% +7.59%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,250 £69,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -4.76% +5.00%

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 1,460 2,415 2,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 95.55% 95.12% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1,656 1,894
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,908 £27,500 £27,575
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,139 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.77% +0.31% -

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 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 94 (68.61%) Degree
2 82 (59.85%) Python
3 73 (53.28%) Software Engineering
4 62 (45.26%) C++
5 56 (40.88%) C#
6 52 (37.96%) Algorithms
7 50 (36.50%) Computer Science
8 49 (35.77%) Finance
9 45 (32.85%) PhD
9 45 (32.85%) Machine Learning
10 39 (28.47%) Physics
11 37 (27.01%) Java
12 36 (26.28%) Linux
13 34 (24.82%) .NET
13 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (23.36%) SQL
15 30 (21.90%) JavaScript
15 30 (21.90%) AngularJS
16 29 (21.17%) Predictive Modelling
16 29 (21.17%) Market Making
16 29 (21.17%) Algorithmic Trading
16 29 (21.17%) Fintech
16 29 (21.17%) High-Frequency Trading
16 29 (21.17%) Automated Trading
17 28 (20.44%) React
17 28 (20.44%) Web Services
18 27 (19.71%) R
19 26 (18.98%) MATLAB
20 25 (18.25%) Data Science
21 24 (17.52%) OO

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 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.46%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.60%) GitHub
2 13 (9.49%) Azure
3 8 (5.84%) AWS
4 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.46%) GCP
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (0.73%) Firewall
1 1 (0.73%) HTTP
1 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.73%) Internet
1 1 (0.73%) IPsec
1 1 (0.73%) IPv4
1 1 (0.73%) IPv6
1 1 (0.73%) LAN
1 1 (0.73%) Network Security
1 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.65%) ObjectStore
5 3 (2.19%) GIS
6 1 (0.73%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.73%) MySQL
6 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.84%) NUnit
4 4 (2.92%) Gradle
4 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.92%) Maven
5 3 (2.19%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.46%) CMake
7 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.73%) Clang
7 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.73%) JUnit
7 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 49 (35.77%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.92%) Games
5 2 (1.46%) French Language
5 2 (1.46%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 54 (39.42%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.87%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (13.87%) Data Scientist
3 19 (13.87%) Python Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Machine Learning Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (10.95%) Graduate
6 15 (10.95%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (8.03%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Test Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 7 (5.11%) Mathematician
12 5 (3.65%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.65%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.82%) .NET
2 30 (21.90%) AngularJS
3 28 (20.44%) React
3 28 (20.44%) Web Services
4 21 (15.33%) J2EE
5 20 (14.60%) J2SE
5 20 (14.60%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (11.68%) WPF
7 15 (10.95%) OpenGL
7 15 (10.95%) Qt
8 13 (9.49%) CSS
8 13 (9.49%) HTML
9 11 (8.03%) HTML5
9 11 (8.03%) Node.js
9 11 (8.03%) RESTful
10 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET
11 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.84%) Reactive Extensions
11 8 (5.84%) WCF
11 8 (5.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.96%) Algorithms
2 15 (10.95%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (10.22%) Life Science
4 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.65%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.92%) W3C
7 4 (2.92%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.19%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.19%) Animation
8 3 (2.19%) Online Games
9 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.46%) User Experience
10 1 (0.73%) CUDA
10 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.28%) Linux
2 19 (13.87%) Windows
3 7 (5.11%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.28%) Software Engineering
2 50 (36.50%) Computer Science
3 45 (32.85%) Machine Learning
4 39 (28.47%) Physics
5 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (21.17%) Algorithmic Trading
6 29 (21.17%) Automated Trading
6 29 (21.17%) Fintech
6 29 (21.17%) High-Frequency Trading
6 29 (21.17%) Market Making
6 29 (21.17%) Predictive Modelling
7 25 (18.25%) Data Science
8 24 (17.52%) OO
9 23 (16.79%) Statistics
10 21 (15.33%) DevOps
10 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
11 20 (14.60%) Analytics
12 16 (11.68%) Chemistry
12 16 (11.68%) Scrum
13 15 (10.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (59.85%) Python
2 62 (45.26%) C++
3 56 (40.88%) C#
4 37 (27.01%) Java
5 32 (23.36%) SQL
6 30 (21.90%) JavaScript
7 27 (19.71%) R
8 26 (18.98%) MATLAB
9 23 (16.79%) PHP
10 22 (16.06%) Bash Shell
11 20 (14.60%) Bourne shell
11 20 (14.60%) Korn
11 20 (14.60%) Ruby
12 7 (5.11%) Perl
13 6 (4.38%) C
14 2 (1.46%) Groovy
14 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.73%) F#
15 1 (0.73%) Haskell
15 1 (0.73%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 94 (68.61%) Degree
2 45 (32.85%) PhD
3 18 (13.14%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (8.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) CCNP
6 1 (0.73%) CCSP
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.92%) WAI
3 1 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Ansible
2 3 (2.19%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.46%) Terraform
4 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Oracle
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.19%) Google
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco
5 1 (0.73%) F5
5 1 (0.73%) Juniper
5 1 (0.73%) Palo Alto