Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 58 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 +41 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 89 109 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.50% 4.03% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 4.35% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 31
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -6.98% +11.69%
10th Percentile £28,450 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,125 £52,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% 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 2,365 2,504 2,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.00% 92.54% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 1,516 1,398
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £68,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 81 (91.01%) Degree
2 53 (59.55%) Java
3 49 (55.06%) Software Engineering
4 46 (51.69%) Computer Science
5 40 (44.94%) Machine Learning
6 35 (39.33%) Big Data
6 35 (39.33%) Physics
7 34 (38.20%) C#
8 33 (37.08%) Linux
9 32 (35.96%) Windows
10 31 (34.83%) C++
10 31 (34.83%) Algorithms
10 31 (34.83%) Numerate Degree
11 27 (30.34%) Web Services
11 27 (30.34%) Data Mining
12 26 (29.21%) Deep Learning
12 26 (29.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 25 (28.09%) OpenCV
13 25 (28.09%) Innovative Thinking
13 25 (28.09%) Military
13 25 (28.09%) Robotics
13 25 (28.09%) Image Processing
13 25 (28.09%) Data Analysis
13 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (23.60%) SQL
15 19 (21.35%) Analytics
15 19 (21.35%) Test Automation
16 17 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (19.10%) Fintech
17 16 (17.98%) Python

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 (6.74%) SAS
2 3 (3.37%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.12%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Simulink
1 1 (1.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.12%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.12%) Google Play
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.62%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.37%) Modbus
2 3 (3.37%) VLAN
3 2 (2.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.33%) Big Data
2 27 (30.34%) Data Mining
3 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.49%) Ranorex
1 4 (4.49%) Selenium
1 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.12%) GitLab
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 25 (28.09%) Military
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Software Engineer
2 11 (12.36%) Data Scientist
3 10 (11.24%) Junior
4 9 (10.11%) Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Graduate
4 9 (10.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Junior Software Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Software Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Analytics Manager
8 4 (4.49%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.37%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) Web Services
2 26 (29.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 25 (28.09%) OpenCV
4 10 (11.24%) Kafka
5 7 (7.87%) Matplotlib
5 7 (7.87%) NumPy
5 7 (7.87%) Pandas
5 7 (7.87%) scikit-learn
5 7 (7.87%) SciPy
6 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.62%) Java EE
7 4 (4.49%) .NET
7 4 (4.49%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.37%) 802.1X
8 3 (3.37%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (2.25%) Qt
9 2 (2.25%) RESTful
9 2 (2.25%) Spring
9 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.12%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 46 (51.69%) Computer Science
2 31 (34.83%) Algorithms
3 25 (28.09%) Robotics
4 17 (19.10%) Fintech
5 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.37%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.25%) PMI
8 2 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Linux
2 32 (35.96%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Software Engineering
2 40 (44.94%) Machine Learning
3 35 (39.33%) Physics
4 26 (29.21%) Deep Learning
5 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (28.09%) Data Analysis
5 25 (28.09%) Image Processing
5 25 (28.09%) Innovative Thinking
6 19 (21.35%) Analytics
6 19 (21.35%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.48%) Data Science
8 11 (12.36%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (11.24%) Microservices
9 10 (11.24%) Predictive Analytics
10 8 (8.99%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.99%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (7.87%) Data Engineering
11 7 (7.87%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 53 (59.55%) Java
2 34 (38.20%) C#
3 31 (34.83%) C++
4 21 (23.60%) SQL
5 16 (17.98%) Python
6 11 (12.36%) R
7 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.99%) MATLAB
9 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.37%) C
11 2 (2.25%) Java 8
11 2 (2.25%) Java 9
11 2 (2.25%) Scala
12 1 (1.12%) Fortran
12 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (91.01%) Degree
2 31 (34.83%) Numerate Degree
3 17 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.25%) CISA
4 2 (2.25%) CISM
4 2 (2.25%) CISSP
4 2 (2.25%) CRISC
4 2 (2.25%) PhD
4 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) GDPR
2 2 (2.25%) IEC 61131
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.37%) Ansible
2 3 (3.37%) Terraform
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.25%) New Relic
3 1 (1.12%) Apple
3 1 (1.12%) Google
3 1 (1.12%) IFS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.12%) Tableau