Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 106 130
Rank change year-on-year -67 +24 -51
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 92 90 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 2.48% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.63% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 81 84 209
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £49,000 £47,750 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £77,500 £105,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £117,625 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -10.34% +7.41% +3.85%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,612 3,427 9,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.40% 94.28% 93.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,006 3,019 8,264
10th Percentile £43,625 £45,000 £38,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £54,013 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.71% +7.69% +4.00%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 56 (60.87%) Degree
2 50 (54.35%) Python
3 46 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 42 (45.65%) Finance
5 37 (40.22%) Analytics
6 36 (39.13%) C#
7 33 (35.87%) Machine Learning
8 32 (34.78%) Physics
9 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
10 26 (28.26%) R
11 24 (26.09%) C++
11 24 (26.09%) SQL
12 21 (22.83%) Social Skills
13 20 (21.74%) Data Science
13 20 (21.74%) Statistics
14 19 (20.65%) Artificial Intelligence
15 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
15 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (18.48%) PhD
17 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (16.30%) Validation
18 15 (16.30%) .NET
19 14 (15.22%) Financial Modelling
20 13 (14.13%) Visualisation
20 13 (14.13%) Big Data
20 13 (14.13%) Advertising
20 13 (14.13%) Algorithms
21 12 (13.04%) Workflow

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (6.52%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (4.35%) SAS
3 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Azure
2 10 (10.87%) Power Platform
3 7 (7.61%) AWS
4 5 (5.43%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.43%) SaaS
4 5 (5.43%) Serverless
5 4 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (4.35%) Azure Functions
5 4 (4.35%) Google Analytics
6 3 (3.26%) GCP
6 3 (3.26%) Google Data Studio
7 2 (2.17%) dbt
7 2 (2.17%) Fivetran
7 2 (2.17%) Snowflake
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.09%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) Broadband
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) Big Data
2 11 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) Tableau
3 10 (10.87%) Power BI
3 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (6.52%) Data Lake
4 6 (6.52%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.35%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.26%) GIS
6 3 (3.26%) Mixpanel
7 2 (2.17%) Base SAS
7 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.17%) Looker
7 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.17%) Sisense
7 2 (2.17%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) GitLab
2 1 (1.09%) Ant
2 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Gradle
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) Maven
2 1 (1.09%) Subversion
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.09%) webpack
General
1 42 (45.65%) Finance
2 21 (22.83%) Social Skills
3 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (14.13%) Advertising
5 11 (11.96%) Banking
5 11 (11.96%) Front Office
6 7 (7.61%) Investment Banking
7 6 (6.52%) Marketing
8 5 (5.43%) Law
9 4 (4.35%) Retail
10 3 (3.26%) Local Government
10 3 (3.26%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
11 2 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (1.09%) Billing
12 1 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (1.09%) Games
12 1 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Developer
2 30 (32.61%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Data Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.96%) C++ Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Quantitative Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Python Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Data Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) C# Quant Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Configuration Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Excel Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Qualitative Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Quantitative Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Actuarial Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Junior
10 5 (5.43%) XML Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) .NET
2 7 (7.61%) React
3 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.43%) HTML
3 5 (5.43%) XML
4 4 (4.35%) CSS
5 3 (3.26%) .NET Core
5 3 (3.26%) ADO.NET
5 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (3.26%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.26%) HTML5
5 3 (3.26%) NHibernate
5 3 (3.26%) Swagger
5 3 (3.26%) Vaadin
5 3 (3.26%) Vue.js
5 3 (3.26%) Web Services
6 2 (2.17%) Node.js
6 2 (2.17%) PySpark
6 2 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Algorithms
2 9 (9.78%) Equities
2 9 (9.78%) Exotic Derivative
2 9 (9.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (9.78%) Market Risk
3 7 (7.61%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.52%) Derivative
5 3 (3.26%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Life Science
7 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 37 (40.22%) Analytics
3 33 (35.87%) Machine Learning
4 32 (34.78%) Physics
5 20 (21.74%) Data Science
5 20 (21.74%) Statistics
6 19 (20.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.30%) Validation
10 14 (15.22%) Financial Modelling
11 13 (14.13%) Visualisation
12 12 (13.04%) Risk Management
12 12 (13.04%) Workflow
13 11 (11.96%) Data Visualisation
13 11 (11.96%) Decision-Making
13 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.87%) ETL
14 10 (10.87%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) Python
2 36 (39.13%) C#
3 26 (28.26%) R
4 24 (26.09%) C++
4 24 (26.09%) SQL
5 7 (7.61%) Java
6 6 (6.52%) C
6 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.52%) MATLAB
6 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.43%) VBA
8 2 (2.17%) SAS Macro
8 2 (2.17%) Scala
8 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (60.87%) Degree
2 17 (18.48%) PhD
3 10 (10.87%) Master's Degree
4 9 (9.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.17%) CEH
6 2 (2.17%) CISSP
6 2 (2.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (9.78%) EMIR
1 9 (9.78%) MiFID
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) Solvency II
3 4 (4.35%) CDISC
4 2 (2.17%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (1.09%) Accessibility
5 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.09%) KVM
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Terraform
2 2 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) Istio
3 1 (1.09%) MIIS
3 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Google
3 5 (5.43%) Databricks
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (3.26%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) Facebook
6 1 (1.09%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.09%) VMware