Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 69 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 80 82 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.13% 3.23% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 3.48% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 62
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £59,875
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

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 2,381 2,358 2,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.15% 92.98% 93.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,486 1,421 1,454
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 60 (75.00%) Degree
2 47 (58.75%) Software Engineering
3 39 (48.75%) C++
3 39 (48.75%) Machine Learning
4 37 (46.25%) Algorithms
4 37 (46.25%) Java
5 33 (41.25%) C#
6 32 (40.00%) Linux
7 30 (37.50%) Windows
8 29 (36.25%) Numerate Degree
9 28 (35.00%) Deep Learning
9 28 (35.00%) Big Data
10 27 (33.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 27 (33.75%) Web Services
10 27 (33.75%) Data Mining
10 27 (33.75%) Data Analysis
10 27 (33.75%) Military
11 26 (32.50%) Image Processing
11 26 (32.50%) Robotics
11 26 (32.50%) OpenCV
11 26 (32.50%) Innovative Thinking
12 24 (30.00%) Computer Science
13 17 (21.25%) SQL
14 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (17.50%) Python
15 14 (17.50%) Physics
16 12 (15.00%) Analytics
16 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (13.75%) Statistics
17 11 (13.75%) Finance

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 6 (7.50%) SAS
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.75%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Simulink
2 1 (1.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.25%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.25%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) SMS
2 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.25%) Modbus
2 1 (1.25%) VLAN
2 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) Big Data
2 27 (33.75%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) GIS
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) SSDT
5 1 (1.25%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.25%) GitLab
4 1 (1.25%) Gradle
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (33.75%) Military
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 10 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (7.50%) Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Private Banking
6 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.50%) Legal
8 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.25%) Electronics
8 1 (1.25%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.25%) Law
8 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Software Engineer
2 14 (17.50%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Graduate
4 9 (11.25%) Junior
5 8 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Data Scientist
9 4 (5.00%) Analytics Manager
9 4 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 27 (33.75%) Web Services
2 26 (32.50%) OpenCV
3 5 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (6.25%) JavaFX
3 5 (6.25%) Qt
4 3 (3.75%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (3.75%) Swing
5 2 (2.50%) Kafka
5 2 (2.50%) MLlib
5 2 (2.50%) NumPy
5 2 (2.50%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.50%) OpenSceneGraph
5 2 (2.50%) QML
5 2 (2.50%) SciPy
6 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.25%) JNI
6 1 (1.25%) Spring
6 1 (1.25%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.25%) Algorithms
2 26 (32.50%) Robotics
3 24 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) Fintech
6 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.50%) PMI
7 2 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.25%) Blog
8 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Linux
2 30 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Software Engineering
2 39 (48.75%) Machine Learning
3 28 (35.00%) Deep Learning
4 27 (33.75%) Data Analysis
5 26 (32.50%) Image Processing
5 26 (32.50%) Innovative Thinking
6 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.50%) Physics
8 12 (15.00%) Analytics
8 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (13.75%) Statistics
10 9 (11.25%) Data Science
11 8 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
11 8 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.75%) Visualisation
13 6 (7.50%) Applied Mathematics
13 6 (7.50%) Data Analytics
13 6 (7.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) C++
2 37 (46.25%) Java
3 33 (41.25%) C#
4 17 (21.25%) SQL
5 14 (17.50%) Python
6 7 (8.75%) R
7 6 (7.50%) C
8 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.50%) Fortran
9 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.25%) Groovy
10 1 (1.25%) Java 8
10 1 (1.25%) Java 9
10 1 (1.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (75.00%) Degree
2 29 (36.25%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (8.75%) PhD
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) CISA
5 2 (2.50%) CISM
5 2 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.50%) CRISC
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
1 1 (1.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
1 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.50%) Terraform
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Tableau
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) IFS
4 1 (1.25%) New Relic