Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 95 60
Rank change year-on-year +28 -35 +18
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 439 326 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.12% 3.14% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 3.38% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 414 280 462
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -10.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,975 £33,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%

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 9,789 9,638 10,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.86% 92.93% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,760 8,697 9,390
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +0.84% +3.48%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 266 (60.59%) Degree
2 220 (50.11%) Computer Science
3 180 (41.00%) Finance
4 145 (33.03%) Java
5 142 (32.35%) Python
6 114 (25.97%) SQL
7 107 (24.37%) C#
8 100 (22.78%) Physics
9 89 (20.27%) Machine Learning
10 86 (19.59%) C++
11 83 (18.91%) Analytics
12 80 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
13 76 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (16.17%) SQL Server
15 70 (15.95%) Data Science
16 67 (15.26%) PhD
17 63 (14.35%) OO
18 59 (13.44%) Applied Mathematics
19 58 (13.21%) .NET
19 58 (13.21%) JavaScript
20 56 (12.76%) Multithreading
21 53 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
22 52 (11.85%) Banking
23 51 (11.62%) Software Engineering
23 51 (11.62%) WPF
24 47 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
25 46 (10.48%) Linux
25 46 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
25 46 (10.48%) Algorithms
26 45 (10.25%) Waterfall

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 28 (6.38%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.96%) SAS
3 7 (1.59%) Apache
4 6 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.14%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.14%) Kinematics
6 3 (0.68%) CMS
6 3 (0.68%) IIS
7 2 (0.46%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.46%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.23%) IPython
8 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.91%) GitHub
4 4 (0.91%) Office 365
5 3 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.23%) Heroku
6 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.82%) Firewall
2 4 (0.91%) Wireless
3 3 (0.68%) IP Telephony
3 3 (0.68%) Network Security
3 3 (0.68%) VLAN
4 2 (0.46%) DHCP
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) PBX
5 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (7.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (5.01%) Big Data
5 21 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.42%) Power BI
8 14 (3.19%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.96%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.05%) Blockchain
11 8 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.59%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.37%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.37%) MySQL
14 4 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.19%) NUnit
2 14 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.91%) Subversion
6 3 (0.68%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.68%) Maven
7 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.46%) JUnit
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.46%) RSpec
7 2 (0.46%) Toad
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.23%) Babel
8 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.23%) RStudio
8 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 180 (41.00%) Finance
2 52 (11.85%) Banking
3 32 (7.29%) Front Office
4 17 (3.87%) Games
5 16 (3.64%) Marketing
6 15 (3.42%) Advertising
6 15 (3.42%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.14%) Back Office
7 5 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.91%) Retail
9 3 (0.68%) Law
9 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.23%) Social Science
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 218 (49.66%) Developer
2 83 (18.91%) Java Developer
3 81 (18.45%) Graduate
4 75 (17.08%) Graduate Developer
5 59 (13.44%) Graduate Java Developer
6 54 (12.30%) Data Scientist
7 48 (10.93%) Analyst
8 44 (10.02%) Senior Developer
9 42 (9.57%) C# Developer
10 36 (8.20%) WPF Developer
11 29 (6.61%) Senior Data Scientist
11 29 (6.61%) Software Engineer
12 25 (5.69%) Consultant
13 24 (5.47%) C# WPF Developer
13 24 (5.47%) C++ Developer
14 19 (4.33%) .NET Developer
14 19 (4.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 17 (3.87%) Administrator
16 16 (3.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 16 (3.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.21%) .NET
2 51 (11.62%) WPF
3 36 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 35 (7.97%) Task Parallel Library
5 34 (7.74%) HTML
5 34 (7.74%) WCF
6 32 (7.29%) AngularJS
7 28 (6.38%) TensorFlow
8 25 (5.69%) CSS
9 24 (5.47%) Entity Framework
10 22 (5.01%) ASP.NET
10 22 (5.01%) React
11 21 (4.78%) Web Services
12 20 (4.56%) HTML5
13 17 (3.87%) .NET Framework
13 17 (3.87%) jQuery
14 16 (3.64%) .NET Core
15 15 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (3.19%) CSS3
16 14 (3.19%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.48%) Algorithms
3 44 (10.02%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (5.24%) Derivative
5 21 (4.78%) Data Structures
5 21 (4.78%) Fintech
6 20 (4.56%) Hedge funds
7 19 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (4.10%) Exotic Derivative
9 17 (3.87%) Fixed Income
10 16 (3.64%) Management Information System
11 15 (3.42%) Market Risk
11 15 (3.42%) Reinsurance
12 12 (2.73%) Credit Risk
13 10 (2.28%) Equities
14 9 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (1.37%) Robotics
16 5 (1.14%) Reference Data
16 5 (1.14%) Virtual Team
16 5 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.48%) Linux
2 39 (8.88%) Unix
3 15 (3.42%) Solaris
4 12 (2.73%) Windows
5 6 (1.37%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (50.11%) Computer Science
2 100 (22.78%) Physics
3 89 (20.27%) Machine Learning
4 83 (18.91%) Analytics
5 80 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (15.95%) Data Science
7 63 (14.35%) OO
8 59 (13.44%) Applied Mathematics
9 56 (12.76%) Multithreading
10 53 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
11 51 (11.62%) Software Engineering
12 47 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
13 45 (10.25%) Waterfall
14 44 (10.02%) SOA
14 44 (10.02%) TDD
15 39 (8.88%) Statistics
16 38 (8.66%) Data Analysis
17 35 (7.97%) OOA/OOD
18 33 (7.52%) DevOps
19 31 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 145 (33.03%) Java
2 142 (32.35%) Python
3 114 (25.97%) SQL
4 107 (24.37%) C#
5 86 (19.59%) C++
6 58 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 45 (10.25%) R
8 22 (5.01%) MATLAB
9 21 (4.78%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.78%) Scala
10 19 (4.33%) C
11 17 (3.87%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.73%) VBA
13 11 (2.51%) Haskell
14 8 (1.82%) Java 8
15 7 (1.59%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.59%) Ruby
16 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 266 (60.59%) Degree
2 67 (15.26%) PhD
3 31 (7.06%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.96%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.14%) CFA
6 5 (1.14%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.14%) MBA
7 4 (0.91%) CCNA
7 4 (0.91%) CCNP
7 4 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.91%) MCSA
7 4 (0.91%) MCSE
7 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.68%) CCA
8 3 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.46%) MPhil
9 2 (0.46%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (2.28%) EMIR
2 10 (2.28%) MiFID
3 8 (1.82%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) PMO
4 2 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.42%) Puppet
2 6 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.91%) Mesos
4 3 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.46%) Ansible
5 2 (0.46%) Check_MK
5 2 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.78%) Tableau
3 19 (4.33%) Oracle
4 15 (3.42%) NetApp
5 8 (1.82%) Sybase
6 7 (1.59%) Google
7 6 (1.37%) Cognos
7 6 (1.37%) Splunk
7 6 (1.37%) VMware
8 5 (1.14%) Cisco
8 5 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.14%) SAP
9 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.68%) Dell
10 3 (0.68%) Informatica
10 3 (0.68%) MikroTik
10 3 (0.68%) Murex
10 3 (0.68%) Teradata
10 3 (0.68%) Ubiquiti
11 2 (0.46%) Citrix