Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 95 100
Rank change year-on-year +36 +5 -50
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 109 41 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.04% 1.76% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 1.90% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 30 36
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +14.29% -1.91%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,950 £29,750
90th Percentile £53,250 £60,000 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2456 2158 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 90.93% 92.54% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1405 1764
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +2.98%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,540 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Mathematics in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 83 (76.15%) Degree
2 64 (58.72%) Software Engineering
3 57 (52.29%) Computer Science
4 54 (49.54%) C++
5 47 (43.12%) Java
6 45 (41.28%) Linux
7 43 (39.45%) Machine Learning
8 39 (35.78%) Numerate Degree
9 33 (30.28%) Python
10 29 (26.61%) Physics
10 29 (26.61%) Algorithms
11 24 (22.02%) PhD
11 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (20.18%) Robotics
12 22 (20.18%) Requirements Analysis
12 22 (20.18%) C#
13 21 (19.27%) Statistics
13 21 (19.27%) R
14 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
15 18 (16.51%) Big Data
16 17 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (13.76%) SQL
17 15 (13.76%) Data Mining
17 15 (13.76%) Data Analysis
17 15 (13.76%) Deep Learning
17 15 (13.76%) Image Processing
18 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (12.84%) Quantitative Analysis
18 14 (12.84%) Finance
19 13 (11.93%) OO

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 13 (11.93%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) AMQP
2 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) Big Data
2 17 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (13.76%) Data Mining
4 13 (11.93%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.83%) GIS
8 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.83%) QlikView
8 2 (1.83%) Spatial Data
8 2 (1.83%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.83%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.92%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.75%) Maven
2 3 (2.75%) NetBeans
2 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Games
3 7 (6.42%) Electronics
4 6 (5.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Avionics
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Software Engineer
2 25 (22.94%) C++ Software Engineer
3 22 (20.18%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (18.35%) Developer
5 19 (17.43%) Data Scientist
6 13 (11.93%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Junior
8 10 (9.17%) Junior Developer
9 9 (8.26%) Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) Graduate
10 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Junior Software Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Junior Software Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 5 (4.59%) Data Analyst
12 5 (4.59%) Developer in Test
12 5 (4.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 5 (4.59%) GUI Software Engineer
13 4 (3.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (11.93%) OpenCV
1 13 (11.93%) Web Services
2 12 (11.01%) AngularJS
3 11 (10.09%) NumPy
3 11 (10.09%) Qt
4 7 (6.42%) REST
5 6 (5.50%) Angular 2
5 6 (5.50%) MLlib
5 6 (5.50%) OpenGL
5 6 (5.50%) SciPy
5 6 (5.50%) SOAP
5 6 (5.50%) XML
5 6 (5.50%) ZeroMQ
6 5 (4.59%) .NET
6 5 (4.59%) Django
6 5 (4.59%) HTML
7 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.83%) Node.js
8 2 (1.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 57 (52.29%) Computer Science
2 29 (26.61%) Algorithms
3 22 (20.18%) Robotics
4 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) CUDA
5 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.28%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Android
3 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (58.72%) Software Engineering
2 43 (39.45%) Machine Learning
3 29 (26.61%) Physics
4 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 21 (19.27%) Statistics
7 15 (13.76%) Data Analysis
7 15 (13.76%) Deep Learning
7 15 (13.76%) Image Processing
8 14 (12.84%) Quantitative Analysis
9 13 (11.93%) Innovative Thinking
9 13 (11.93%) OO
9 13 (11.93%) Software Testing
10 12 (11.01%) Applied Mathematics
11 11 (10.09%) ETL
12 10 (9.17%) Visualisation
13 9 (8.26%) Statistical Analysis
14 8 (7.34%) Analytics
15 7 (6.42%) Prototyping
15 7 (6.42%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.54%) C++
2 47 (43.12%) Java
3 33 (30.28%) Python
4 22 (20.18%) C#
5 21 (19.27%) R
6 15 (13.76%) SQL
7 12 (11.01%) Scala
8 8 (7.34%) C
8 8 (7.34%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.83%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.83%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.83%) VB
12 1 (0.92%) Lua
12 1 (0.92%) Perl
12 1 (0.92%) Ruby
12 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (76.15%) Degree
2 39 (35.78%) Numerate Degree
3 24 (22.02%) PhD
4 13 (11.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle
1 4 (3.67%) Tableau