Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 102 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 143 328 418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.40% 3.13% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.35% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 140 274 375
Median annual salary £73,750 £62,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.00% -13.79% +26.09%
10th Percentile £32,375 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £100,000 £113,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% +28.57%

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 9,781 10,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.19% 93.40% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,894 8,642 9,411
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,110 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 68 (47.55%) Finance
2 62 (43.36%) Python
3 59 (41.26%) Degree
4 50 (34.97%) Java
5 47 (32.87%) Computer Science
6 45 (31.47%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (27.27%) SQL
8 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (24.48%) Software Engineering
9 32 (22.38%) Analytics
10 31 (21.68%) C++
11 30 (20.98%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (18.88%) Physics
13 26 (18.18%) AWS
13 26 (18.18%) OO
14 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 21 (14.69%) Machine Learning
15 21 (14.69%) Docker
16 20 (13.99%) R
17 18 (12.59%) Microservices
17 18 (12.59%) Kubernetes
17 18 (12.59%) Artificial Intelligence
18 17 (11.89%) Data Management
18 17 (11.89%) Statistics
18 17 (11.89%) Algorithms
18 17 (11.89%) Data Science
19 16 (11.19%) Fintech
19 16 (11.19%) C#
20 15 (10.49%) PhD
20 15 (10.49%) Front Office

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 (4.20%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.80%) Confluence
3 3 (2.10%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.10%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.40%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.70%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.70%) InDesign
5 1 (0.70%) LightWave 3D
5 1 (0.70%) MODO
5 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.70%) Revit
5 1 (0.70%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.18%) AWS
2 8 (5.59%) Azure
3 4 (2.80%) GCP
4 3 (2.10%) Office 365
5 2 (1.40%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) G Suite
6 1 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Firewall
1 3 (2.10%) VoIP
2 2 (1.40%) DHCP
2 2 (1.40%) DNS
2 2 (1.40%) PBX
2 2 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.99%) Data Mining
3 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.20%) Panintelligence
5 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.20%) Star Schema
6 5 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.80%) Big Data
7 4 (2.80%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.80%) OLAP
7 4 (2.80%) OLTP
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.80%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.59%) JIRA
3 6 (4.20%) Bitbucket
4 5 (3.50%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.80%) ERwin
5 4 (2.80%) Mocha
5 4 (2.80%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (2.80%) VersionOne
6 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.70%) JUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (47.55%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Front Office
3 13 (9.09%) Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Advertising
4 7 (4.90%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.90%) Marketing
4 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.50%) Back Office
7 4 (2.80%) Games
8 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.40%) Retail
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (36.36%) Developer
2 28 (19.58%) Analyst
3 27 (18.88%) Quantitative Developer
4 15 (10.49%) Report Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Qualitative Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Quantitative Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Data Scientist
7 9 (6.29%) Python Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Junior
10 6 (4.20%) Graduate
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.50%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) Kafka
1 11 (7.69%) React
2 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
3 8 (5.59%) .NET
4 7 (4.90%) Django
4 7 (4.90%) Flask
4 7 (4.90%) Node.js
4 7 (4.90%) RESTful
5 6 (4.20%) .NET Core
5 6 (4.20%) React Native
5 6 (4.20%) Spring
6 5 (3.50%) CSS
6 5 (3.50%) J2EE
6 5 (3.50%) J2SE
6 5 (3.50%) JDBC
6 5 (3.50%) Jest
6 5 (3.50%) Redux
6 5 (3.50%) TensorFlow
7 4 (2.80%) Keras
7 4 (2.80%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.89%) Algorithms
3 15 (10.49%) Equities
4 14 (9.79%) Derivative
5 11 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (4.90%) Market Risk
9 6 (4.20%) Hedge funds
10 5 (3.50%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.50%) Exotic Derivative
10 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
10 5 (3.50%) Reference Data
11 4 (2.80%) Reinsurance
11 4 (2.80%) User Experience
11 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
12 3 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (2.10%) Fixed Income
12 3 (2.10%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.79%) Linux
2 8 (5.59%) Android
2 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.50%) CentOS
3 5 (3.50%) Unix
4 4 (2.80%) Windows
5 3 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.87%) Computer Science
2 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.48%) Software Engineering
3 32 (22.38%) Analytics
4 30 (20.98%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (18.88%) Physics
6 26 (18.18%) OO
7 21 (14.69%) Machine Learning
8 18 (12.59%) Artificial Intelligence
8 18 (12.59%) Microservices
9 17 (11.89%) Data Management
9 17 (11.89%) Data Science
9 17 (11.89%) Statistics
10 16 (11.19%) Fintech
11 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 13 (9.09%) SDLC
12 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.69%) Data Analytics
13 11 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.36%) Python
2 50 (34.97%) Java
3 39 (27.27%) SQL
4 31 (21.68%) C++
5 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 20 (13.99%) R
7 16 (11.19%) C#
8 12 (8.39%) MATLAB
9 8 (5.59%) C
10 5 (3.50%) PHP
10 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.80%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.10%) Haskell
12 3 (2.10%) Scala
13 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.70%) ES6
14 1 (0.70%) Java 8
14 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (41.26%) Degree
2 15 (10.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (10.49%) PhD
3 14 (9.79%) Master's Degree
4 12 (8.39%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.80%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.10%) MCSE
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.40%) MCSA
8 1 (0.70%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.50%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (3.50%) EMIR
2 5 (3.50%) MiFID
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.69%) Docker
2 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (12.59%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.50%) Terraform
3 2 (1.40%) Ansible
3 2 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.70%) Control-M
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (6.29%) Oracle
2 7 (4.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.20%) SAP
4 5 (3.50%) Tableau
5 4 (2.80%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.10%) Databricks
7 2 (1.40%) Alias
7 2 (1.40%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.40%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.40%) McAfee
7 2 (1.40%) Sophos
7 2 (1.40%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe
8 1 (0.70%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.70%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.70%) MapR
8 1 (0.70%) Perforce
8 1 (0.70%) Sage
8 1 (0.70%) Solace