Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 103 64
Rank change year-on-year +27 -39 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 435 301 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.93% 3.02% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.30% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 407 253 468
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -14.81% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% +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 10,177 9,134 10,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.88% 91.61% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9,102 8,246 9,936
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.68%

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 249 (57.24%) Degree
2 212 (48.74%) Computer Science
3 191 (43.91%) Finance
4 140 (32.18%) Python
5 139 (31.95%) Java
6 133 (30.57%) SQL
7 112 (25.75%) Physics
8 94 (21.61%) C#
9 92 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 89 (20.46%) Analytics
11 88 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
12 87 (20.00%) C++
13 85 (19.54%) SQL Server
14 79 (18.16%) Machine Learning
15 70 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (15.40%) Data Science
17 64 (14.71%) PhD
18 63 (14.48%) Banking
19 60 (13.79%) OO
20 59 (13.56%) JavaScript
21 56 (12.87%) .NET
22 54 (12.41%) Multithreading
23 51 (11.72%) Statistics
23 51 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
24 47 (10.80%) TDD
24 47 (10.80%) Data Analysis
24 47 (10.80%) WPF
24 47 (10.80%) R
25 46 (10.57%) Microsoft
26 45 (10.34%) Big Data

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 38 (8.74%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.22%) SAS
3 12 (2.76%) Ethereum
4 10 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.38%) Apache
6 5 (1.15%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.15%) Kinematics
7 3 (0.69%) CMS
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
8 2 (0.46%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.23%) IPython
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 35 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) EViews
6 1 (0.23%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.23%) Simulink
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.38%) GitHub
6 4 (0.92%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Serverless
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.15%) SMS
2 3 (0.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.23%) AMQP
3 1 (0.23%) DHCP
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) MQTT
3 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.34%) Big Data
3 34 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (7.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.21%) Power BI
6 26 (5.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 24 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (4.60%) Data Lake
8 20 (4.60%) Hadoop
9 18 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (3.22%) Relational Database
11 14 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.99%) Blockchain
13 12 (2.76%) MongoDB
14 11 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (2.53%) MySQL
15 9 (2.07%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 14 (3.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.07%) NUnit
2 9 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (1.61%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.69%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.69%) Maven
6 3 (0.69%) Subversion
7 2 (0.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.46%) JUnit
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.46%) RSpec
7 2 (0.46%) Toad
8 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.23%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 191 (43.91%) Finance
2 63 (14.48%) Banking
3 28 (6.44%) Front Office
4 20 (4.60%) Games
4 20 (4.60%) Marketing
5 19 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.22%) Advertising
7 10 (2.30%) Back Office
8 5 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Retail
10 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 215 (49.43%) Developer
2 71 (16.32%) Graduate
3 67 (15.40%) Analyst
4 66 (15.17%) Java Developer
5 56 (12.87%) Graduate Developer
6 54 (12.41%) Data Scientist
7 43 (9.89%) C# Developer
7 43 (9.89%) Graduate Java Developer
8 38 (8.74%) Senior Developer
9 34 (7.82%) C++ Developer
10 28 (6.44%) WPF Developer
11 26 (5.98%) Senior Data Scientist
12 25 (5.75%) Software Engineer
13 21 (4.83%) C# WPF Developer
13 21 (4.83%) Consultant
14 20 (4.60%) SQL Developer
15 16 (3.68%) .NET Developer
15 16 (3.68%) Data Analyst
15 16 (3.68%) Pricing Developer
16 14 (3.22%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.87%) .NET
2 47 (10.80%) WPF
3 34 (7.82%) HTML
4 28 (6.44%) AngularJS
5 26 (5.98%) WCF
6 24 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (5.52%) CSS
7 23 (5.29%) Task Parallel Library
8 22 (5.06%) React
9 21 (4.83%) Entity Framework
9 21 (4.83%) Natural Language Processing
10 20 (4.60%) ASP.NET
11 19 (4.37%) REST
12 18 (4.14%) HTML5
12 18 (4.14%) Web Services
13 17 (3.91%) Kafka
14 16 (3.68%) TensorFlow
15 13 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (2.99%) jQuery
16 12 (2.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 212 (48.74%) Computer Science
2 88 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (10.11%) Algorithms
4 40 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (6.21%) Data Structures
6 24 (5.52%) Fintech
7 23 (5.29%) Derivative
8 22 (5.06%) Fixed Income
9 18 (4.14%) Hedge funds
10 17 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (3.91%) Management Information System
11 14 (3.22%) Equities
12 13 (2.99%) Exotic Derivative
13 12 (2.76%) Bitcoin
13 12 (2.76%) Market Risk
13 12 (2.76%) Reinsurance
14 11 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (2.30%) Credit Risk
16 9 (2.07%) Analytical Mindset
17 8 (1.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.59%) Unix
2 29 (6.67%) Linux
3 13 (2.99%) Windows
4 5 (1.15%) Robot Operating System
5 4 (0.92%) HPUX
6 3 (0.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.75%) Physics
2 92 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (20.46%) Analytics
4 79 (18.16%) Machine Learning
5 70 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
6 67 (15.40%) Data Science
7 60 (13.79%) OO
8 54 (12.41%) Multithreading
9 51 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (11.72%) Statistics
10 47 (10.80%) Data Analysis
10 47 (10.80%) TDD
11 44 (10.11%) Software Engineering
12 43 (9.89%) Applied Mathematics
13 41 (9.43%) SOA
14 39 (8.97%) Artificial Intelligence
15 35 (8.05%) Scrum
16 32 (7.36%) Waterfall
17 27 (6.21%) Deep Learning
17 27 (6.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 140 (32.18%) Python
2 139 (31.95%) Java
3 133 (30.57%) SQL
4 94 (21.61%) C#
5 87 (20.00%) C++
6 59 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 47 (10.80%) R
8 30 (6.90%) Scala
9 21 (4.83%) MATLAB
10 20 (4.60%) T-SQL
11 19 (4.37%) VBA
12 13 (2.99%) Java 8
13 11 (2.53%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.84%) Ruby
15 6 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.92%) C
18 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.69%) PHP
18 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 249 (57.24%) Degree
2 64 (14.71%) PhD
3 28 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (5.98%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (2.53%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.15%) CFA
6 5 (1.15%) MBA
7 3 (0.69%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.46%) MPhil
9 1 (0.23%) CCNA
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.68%) QA
2 12 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.84%) EMIR
3 8 (1.84%) MiFID
4 2 (0.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.69%) Puppet
3 2 (0.46%) Ansible
3 2 (0.46%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.46%) Mesos
3 2 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.75%) Tableau
3 21 (4.83%) Oracle
4 9 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (1.84%) Cognos
5 8 (1.84%) Google
6 6 (1.38%) Splunk
7 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.92%) SAP
8 4 (0.92%) Sybase
9 3 (0.69%) Informatica
9 3 (0.69%) Teradata
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco
10 2 (0.46%) Citrix
10 2 (0.46%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.46%) NetApp
10 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.46%) VMware
11 1 (0.23%) Apple
11 1 (0.23%) Solace