Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 89 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 69 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.62% 2.12% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.27% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 48 18 63
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,275 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -9.09%

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 2,445 2,074 2,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.68% 93.47% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 1,334 1,481
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,460 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 50 (72.46%) Degree
2 35 (50.72%) Software Engineering
3 33 (47.83%) C++
4 28 (40.58%) Machine Learning
5 27 (39.13%) Linux
6 26 (37.68%) Algorithms
7 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
8 19 (27.54%) Big Data
9 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (24.64%) Deep Learning
10 17 (24.64%) Numerate Degree
10 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (24.64%) Data Analysis
10 17 (24.64%) SQL
11 16 (23.19%) Windows
11 16 (23.19%) OpenCV
12 15 (21.74%) Image Processing
12 15 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 15 (21.74%) Innovative Thinking
12 15 (21.74%) Data Mining
12 15 (21.74%) Web Services
12 15 (21.74%) Robotics
13 14 (20.29%) Physics
13 14 (20.29%) Data Management
13 14 (20.29%) Python
14 13 (18.84%) Java
14 13 (18.84%) Statistics
15 12 (17.39%) C
15 12 (17.39%) C#
15 12 (17.39%) Data Science

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 8 (11.59%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.90%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.45%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.45%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) Big Data
2 15 (21.74%) Data Mining
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) GIS
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) QlikView
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Gradle
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Military
4 4 (5.80%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Data Scientist
4 8 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Scientific Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Field Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Field Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Linux Support
6 5 (7.25%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Network Field Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Development Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Unix Support
6 5 (7.25%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) OpenCV
2 15 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (21.74%) Web Services
3 10 (14.49%) .NET
3 10 (14.49%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (11.59%) Qt
5 5 (7.25%) MLlib
5 5 (7.25%) XML
6 4 (5.80%) JavaFX
6 4 (5.80%) NumPy
6 4 (5.80%) SciPy
7 3 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (2.90%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.90%) Swing
9 1 (1.45%) D3.js
9 1 (1.45%) JNI
9 1 (1.45%) OpenSceneGraph
9 1 (1.45%) QML
9 1 (1.45%) scikit-learn
9 1 (1.45%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.68%) Algorithms
2 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (21.74%) Robotics
5 5 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.35%) Fintech
7 2 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.45%) Blog
8 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) Windows
3 10 (14.49%) Robot Operating System
4 5 (7.25%) Unix
5 2 (2.90%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Software Engineering
2 28 (40.58%) Machine Learning
3 17 (24.64%) Data Analysis
3 17 (24.64%) Deep Learning
3 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (21.74%) Image Processing
4 15 (21.74%) Innovative Thinking
5 14 (20.29%) Data Management
5 14 (20.29%) Physics
6 13 (18.84%) Statistics
7 12 (17.39%) Data Science
8 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.49%) OO
9 10 (14.49%) Quantitative Analysis
9 10 (14.49%) Software Testing
9 10 (14.49%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (14.49%) Visualisation
10 8 (11.59%) Analytics
10 8 (11.59%) Applied Mathematics
11 7 (10.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) C++
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) Python
4 13 (18.84%) Java
5 12 (17.39%) C
5 12 (17.39%) C#
6 10 (14.49%) R
7 5 (7.25%) Fortran
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.45%) Groovy
9 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (72.46%) Degree
2 17 (24.64%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (15.94%) PhD
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) MBA
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.45%) EMIR
3 1 (1.45%) FATCA
3 1 (1.45%) MiFID
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Samba
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Tableau
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Apple
4 1 (1.45%) IBM