Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 116 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +37
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,611 4,353 5,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.87% 2.74% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.03% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,636 3,554 4,691
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,375 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.82% -4.38% +11.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £94,375 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,015 143,898 170,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.84% 90.47% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 118,403 118,828 143,161
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,108 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 2,078 £65,000 +8.33% 338
South East +24 911 £47,500 +18.75% 203
East of England +2 880 £47,500 +5.56% 179
North of England -24 285 £37,500 -6.25% 137
Midlands -12 240 £35,000 +7.69% 129
South West -54 221 £37,500 -6.25% 85
West Midlands +12 181 £35,000 +16.67% 90
North West -17 167 £40,000 +6.67% 81
Yorkshire -20 103 £25,000 -37.50% 47
East Midlands -58 58 £38,500 +2.67% 39
North East -26 15 £42,250 +5.63% 9
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2,479 (53.76%) Degree
2 2,314 (50.18%) Computer Science
3 1,704 (36.96%) Python
4 1,426 (30.93%) SQL
5 1,283 (27.82%) Finance
6 1,261 (27.35%) Java
7 1,258 (27.28%) C++
8 1,161 (25.18%) Physics
9 1,098 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 946 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
11 936 (20.30%) C#
12 908 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
13 893 (19.37%) Analytics
14 863 (18.72%) Machine Learning
15 794 (17.22%) Problem-Solving
16 789 (17.11%) Algorithms
17 785 (17.02%) Data Science
18 740 (16.05%) JavaScript
19 726 (15.74%) Linux
20 698 (15.14%) C
21 683 (14.81%) PhD
22 658 (14.27%) Statistics
23 593 (12.86%) Computer Science Degree
24 590 (12.80%) Big Data
25 585 (12.69%) .NET
26 529 (11.47%) R
27 527 (11.43%) Microsoft
28 521 (11.30%) OO
29 478 (10.37%) SQL Server
30 457 (9.91%) Numerate Degree

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 326 (7.07%) Apache Spark
2 197 (4.27%) SAS
3 103 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (1.43%) Apache
5 46 (1.00%) Apache Pig
6 44 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 37 (0.80%) Confluence
8 27 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 23 (0.50%) JBoss
9 23 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 21 (0.46%) CMS
11 19 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.41%) Skype for Business
12 14 (0.30%) Ethereum
13 13 (0.28%) WordPress
14 11 (0.24%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.20%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 324 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 148 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (1.56%) SPSS
4 69 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.48%) GNU Octave
7 20 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.39%) Simulink
9 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
9 17 (0.37%) Stata
10 12 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.20%) Mathematica
12 8 (0.17%) Chatbot
13 7 (0.15%) UXPin
14 5 (0.11%) EViews
14 5 (0.11%) Weka
15 4 (0.087%) Blender
15 4 (0.087%) Photoshop
16 3 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.24%) Relativity
3 11 (0.24%) Ringtail
4 10 (0.22%) Concordance
5 8 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.11%) FastStats
8 4 (0.087%) Advent Geneva
8 4 (0.087%) Maximo
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.087%) Summit
8 4 (0.087%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 288 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (1.71%) SaaS
4 63 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 55 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 52 (1.13%) Google Analytics
7 41 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
7 41 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.72%) Office 365
9 29 (0.63%) PaaS
10 24 (0.52%) AdWords
11 23 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
11 23 (0.50%) GitHub
12 19 (0.41%) npm
13 16 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.22%) IaaS
16 8 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.32%) TCP/IP
2 76 (1.65%) Internet
3 53 (1.15%) Wireless
4 52 (1.13%) HTTP
5 45 (0.98%) Firewall
6 35 (0.76%) Network Security
7 28 (0.61%) DNS
8 25 (0.54%) MPLS
9 21 (0.46%) LAN
9 21 (0.46%) SMS
9 21 (0.46%) VPN
10 19 (0.41%) Broadband
11 18 (0.39%) DHCP
11 18 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (0.37%) IPsec
13 16 (0.35%) VoIP
14 15 (0.33%) VLAN
14 15 (0.33%) WAN
15 14 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (12.80%) Big Data
2 478 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 285 (6.18%) Hadoop
4 225 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 197 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 183 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 170 (3.69%) MySQL
8 154 (3.34%) Power BI
9 132 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 129 (2.80%) Data Mining
11 120 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 114 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 95 (2.06%) Apache Hive
14 87 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 75 (1.63%) Data Lake
16 63 (1.37%) Blockchain
17 62 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 59 (1.28%) QlikView
19 57 (1.24%) Oracle Database
20 53 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 210 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 134 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 111 (2.41%) JIRA
4 97 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 94 (2.04%) Subversion
6 92 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 74 (1.60%) Selenium
8 60 (1.30%) JUnit
9 57 (1.24%) Maven
10 56 (1.21%) NUnit
11 41 (0.89%) Gradle
12 34 (0.74%) Eclipse
13 28 (0.61%) TeamCity
14 27 (0.59%) gulp
14 27 (0.59%) webpack
15 26 (0.56%) RStudio
16 25 (0.54%) Cucumber
17 24 (0.52%) Moq
17 24 (0.52%) MSTest
18 23 (0.50%) Grunt
General
1 1,283 (27.82%) Finance
2 330 (7.16%) Banking
3 251 (5.44%) Marketing
4 248 (5.38%) Front Office
5 206 (4.47%) Games
6 192 (4.16%) Electronics
7 164 (3.56%) Retail
8 163 (3.54%) Investment Banking
9 137 (2.97%) Financial Institution
10 107 (2.32%) Telecoms
11 96 (2.08%) Manufacturing
12 86 (1.87%) Legal
13 77 (1.67%) Law
14 64 (1.39%) Advertising
15 40 (0.87%) Automotive
15 40 (0.87%) Back Office
16 39 (0.85%) Publishing
17 33 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
18 30 (0.65%) Billing
19 21 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,589 (34.46%) Developer
2 697 (15.12%) Analyst
3 550 (11.93%) Software Engineer
4 520 (11.28%) Graduate
5 405 (8.78%) Data Scientist
6 364 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 319 (6.92%) Software Developer
8 311 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 291 (6.31%) Junior
10 282 (6.12%) C# Developer
11 221 (4.79%) C++ Software Engineer
12 178 (3.86%) Junior Developer
13 175 (3.80%) Data Analyst
14 171 (3.71%) C++ Developer
15 169 (3.67%) Graduate Developer
16 163 (3.54%) Consultant
17 162 (3.51%) .NET Developer
18 151 (3.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 149 (3.23%) Python Developer
20 139 (3.01%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (12.69%) .NET
2 415 (9.00%) HTML
3 303 (6.57%) CSS
4 273 (5.92%) AngularJS
5 231 (5.01%) Web Services
6 208 (4.51%) ASP.NET
7 186 (4.03%) HTML5
8 183 (3.97%) RESTful
9 177 (3.84%) WPF
10 148 (3.21%) Natural Language Processing
11 141 (3.06%) React
12 136 (2.95%) Spring
13 125 (2.71%) Pandas
14 121 (2.62%) NumPy
15 120 (2.60%) Node.js
16 105 (2.28%) REST
17 103 (2.23%) XML
18 102 (2.21%) jQuery
19 101 (2.19%) OpenGL
20 99 (2.15%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2,314 (50.18%) Computer Science
2 908 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
3 789 (17.11%) Algorithms
4 237 (5.14%) Fintech
5 219 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
6 193 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
7 191 (4.14%) Hedge funds
8 186 (4.03%) User Experience
9 178 (3.86%) Data Structures
10 159 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 144 (3.12%) Equities
11 144 (3.12%) Management Information System
12 102 (2.21%) Derivative
13 95 (2.06%) Fixed Income
14 88 (1.91%) CUDA
15 81 (1.76%) Mobile App
16 74 (1.60%) Market Risk
17 72 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
18 59 (1.28%) Life Science
19 58 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 726 (15.74%) Linux
2 369 (8.00%) Windows
3 211 (4.58%) Unix
4 121 (2.62%) Android
5 50 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 36 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 35 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 20 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.37%) CentOS
12 16 (0.35%) CoreOS
12 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.33%) Debian
14 13 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (0.26%) Solaris
15 12 (0.26%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.22%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,161 (25.18%) Physics
2 1,098 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 946 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 893 (19.37%) Analytics
5 863 (18.72%) Machine Learning
6 794 (17.22%) Problem-Solving
7 785 (17.02%) Data Science
8 658 (14.27%) Statistics
9 521 (11.30%) OO
10 432 (9.37%) Artificial Intelligence
11 380 (8.24%) Data Analysis
12 350 (7.59%) SDLC
13 328 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
14 294 (6.38%) Visualisation
15 271 (5.88%) Test Automation
16 269 (5.83%) TDD
17 255 (5.53%) Mentoring
18 248 (5.38%) Scrum
19 236 (5.12%) Multithreading
20 233 (5.05%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,704 (36.96%) Python
2 1,426 (30.93%) SQL
3 1,261 (27.35%) Java
4 1,258 (27.28%) C++
5 936 (20.30%) C#
6 740 (16.05%) JavaScript
7 698 (15.14%) C
8 529 (11.47%) R
9 381 (8.26%) MATLAB
10 225 (4.88%) Scala
11 154 (3.34%) PHP
12 116 (2.52%) Perl
13 111 (2.41%) Java 8
14 107 (2.32%) VBA
15 97 (2.10%) T-SQL
16 84 (1.82%) Embedded C
17 82 (1.78%) Ruby
18 67 (1.45%) Embedded C++
19 64 (1.39%) Bash Shell
20 59 (1.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,479 (53.76%) Degree
2 683 (14.81%) PhD
3 593 (12.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 457 (9.91%) Numerate Degree
5 159 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 149 (3.23%) Master's Degree
7 67 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (1.34%) SC Cleared
9 55 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 32 (0.69%) A+ Certification
11 31 (0.67%) Postgraduate
12 23 (0.50%) ISEB
13 22 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
13 22 (0.48%) PMI Certification
14 18 (0.39%) DBS Check
15 17 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 16 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (0.30%) MCSE
17 14 (0.30%) PMP
18 13 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (4.36%) QA
2 70 (1.52%) SLA
3 39 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.50%) GCP
5 18 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.35%) MiFID
7 13 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.26%) GDPR
9 11 (0.24%) EMIR
10 10 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.15%) PMO
12 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.087%) FATCA
13 4 (0.087%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.065%) DICOM
14 3 (0.065%) HL7
14 3 (0.065%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.043%) WAI
System Software
1 176 (3.82%) Docker
2 43 (0.93%) Firmware
3 40 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 23 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.41%) HDFS
6 16 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.28%) Ceph
8 8 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.15%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.13%) LXC
10 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.13%) Xen
11 3 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.043%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.043%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.043%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.043%) XenApp
13 1 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.022%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 81 (1.76%) Kubernetes
2 60 (1.30%) Puppet
3 46 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (0.69%) Ansible
5 23 (0.50%) Grafana
6 18 (0.39%) Salt
7 17 (0.37%) Graphite
7 17 (0.37%) logstash
8 14 (0.30%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.26%) Consul
10 11 (0.24%) Terraform
11 10 (0.22%) Nagios
12 8 (0.17%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.15%) Oozie
14 6 (0.13%) Kibana
15 5 (0.11%) Cacti
15 5 (0.11%) CFEngine
15 5 (0.11%) Graylog
15 5 (0.11%) Icinga
15 5 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 527 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 224 (4.86%) Tableau
3 214 (4.64%) Oracle
4 166 (3.60%) Google
5 55 (1.19%) Adobe
6 36 (0.78%) IBM
7 35 (0.76%) VMware
8 33 (0.72%) SAP
9 32 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (0.67%) Cisco
10 31 (0.67%) Facebook
11 28 (0.61%) Xerox
12 27 (0.59%) Splunk
13 26 (0.56%) Alteryx
14 24 (0.52%) Capita
15 22 (0.48%) Apple
15 22 (0.48%) Atlassian
15 22 (0.48%) Twitter
16 20 (0.43%) WorldPay
17 17 (0.37%) Dell