Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 134 139
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -28
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2,723 1,146 3,346
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.55% 2.53% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.72% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,389 931 2,633
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,650
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.83% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £112,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 100,397 42,196 120,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.16% 93.34% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 67,888 35,100 97,007
10th Percentile £32,996 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in England.

Salary trend for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mathematics in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -24 1,230 £67,500 -10.00% 196
South East -9 540 £50,000 +11.11% 115
South West +22 272 £40,000 - 44
East of England +19 259 £47,500 -5.00% 88
North of England +8 223 £50,000 +5.26% 120
Midlands -28 165 £45,000 +5.88% 82
Yorkshire -15 132 £53,750 +2.38% 42
West Midlands -31 121 £45,000 +5.88% 50
North West -39 75 £40,000 -11.11% 57
East Midlands -37 43 £32,500 +3.17% 32
North East -29 16 £43,500 +16.00% 21
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 1,694 (62.21%) Degree
2 1,294 (47.52%) Computer Science
3 906 (33.27%) Python
4 896 (32.90%) Social Skills
5 786 (28.87%) SQL
6 701 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
7 662 (24.31%) Analytics
8 626 (22.99%) Software Engineering
9 611 (22.44%) Finance
10 607 (22.29%) Problem-Solving
11 559 (20.53%) Physics
12 549 (20.16%) Statistics
13 547 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
14 546 (20.05%) JavaScript
15 541 (19.87%) Machine Learning
16 515 (18.91%) Data Science
17 489 (17.96%) C#
18 484 (17.77%) Computer Science Degree
19 461 (16.93%) Java
20 431 (15.83%) C++
20 431 (15.83%) AWS
21 394 (14.47%) Azure
22 386 (14.18%) Algorithms
23 372 (13.66%) Artificial Intelligence
24 346 (12.71%) C
25 322 (11.83%) Numerate Degree
26 321 (11.79%) .NET
27 312 (11.46%) Microsoft
28 311 (11.42%) Full Stack Development
29 307 (11.27%) Docker

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
1 207 (7.60%) SAS
2 114 (4.19%) Apache Spark
3 44 (1.62%) CMS
4 30 (1.10%) Confluence
5 29 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 26 (0.95%) Apache
8 25 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 21 (0.77%) JBoss
10 15 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
10 15 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.48%) Appian
11 13 (0.48%) Ethereum
12 10 (0.37%) Hyperledger
13 6 (0.22%) nginx
14 5 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.18%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.15%) Jetty
15 4 (0.15%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 189 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (2.42%) Simulink
4 39 (1.43%) Stateflow
5 36 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 33 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.51%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.48%) SPSS
9 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.22%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.22%) InDesign
12 4 (0.15%) Sketch
13 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.073%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.073%) Stata
15 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.037%) CPLEX
15 1 (0.037%) EViews
Business Applications
1 16 (0.59%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 10 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.37%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.22%) Shopify
4 4 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.15%) Oracle Clinical
4 4 (0.15%) Summit
5 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.11%) iTrent
6 2 (0.073%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.037%) Eikon
7 1 (0.037%) Minerva
7 1 (0.037%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.037%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.037%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.037%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.037%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.037%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 431 (15.83%) AWS
2 394 (14.47%) Azure
3 219 (8.04%) GCP
4 178 (6.54%) Power Platform
5 123 (4.52%) SaaS
6 93 (3.42%) GitHub
7 88 (3.23%) Serverless
8 71 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 58 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (2.02%) Amazon S3
11 54 (1.98%) OpenShift
12 48 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
12 48 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
13 47 (1.73%) Microsoft 365
14 40 (1.47%) Amazon Cognito
15 33 (1.21%) Heroku
16 30 (1.10%) PaaS
16 30 (1.10%) Snowflake
17 25 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
18 22 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.76%) Internet
2 40 (1.47%) HTTP
3 31 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.77%) Broadband
4 21 (0.77%) Kerberos
5 20 (0.73%) SMS
6 17 (0.62%) Ethernet
7 15 (0.55%) Wireless
8 13 (0.48%) DNS
8 13 (0.48%) Modbus
9 12 (0.44%) VPN
9 12 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.37%) Firewall
10 10 (0.37%) Network Security
11 8 (0.29%) WAN
12 7 (0.26%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.26%) DHCP
12 7 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.22%) LAN
14 5 (0.18%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (10.21%) NoSQL
2 217 (7.97%) SQL Server
3 208 (7.64%) Big Data
4 179 (6.57%) Tableau
5 157 (5.77%) Power BI
6 135 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 93 (3.42%) MongoDB
8 90 (3.31%) Data Mining
8 90 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (2.75%) MySQL
10 72 (2.64%) Hadoop
11 68 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
12 61 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 51 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (1.84%) Redis
15 49 (1.80%) BigQuery
16 37 (1.36%) Spotfire
17 36 (1.32%) RDBMS
18 32 (1.18%) Looker
19 30 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 266 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 119 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 92 (3.38%) JIRA
4 89 (3.27%) Selenium
5 74 (2.72%) GitLab
6 58 (2.13%) webpack
7 35 (1.29%) NUnit
8 32 (1.18%) SpecFlow
9 31 (1.14%) Maven
10 30 (1.10%) Log4Net
11 29 (1.07%) Visual Studio
12 25 (0.92%) Gradle
13 23 (0.84%) CircleCI
13 23 (0.84%) git-flow
14 22 (0.81%) Subversion
15 18 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (0.66%) Travis CI
16 15 (0.55%) gulp
17 14 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (0.40%) Cypress.io
General
1 896 (32.90%) Social Skills
2 611 (22.44%) Finance
3 547 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
4 196 (7.20%) Marketing
5 193 (7.09%) Games
6 189 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 165 (6.06%) Banking
8 119 (4.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 101 (3.71%) Law
10 90 (3.31%) Retail
11 88 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
12 83 (3.05%) Investment Banking
13 79 (2.90%) Manufacturing
13 79 (2.90%) Organisational Skills
14 76 (2.79%) Advertising
15 73 (2.68%) Electronics
16 68 (2.50%) Front Office
17 58 (2.13%) Telecoms
18 57 (2.09%) Aerospace
19 49 (1.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 679 (24.94%) Developer
2 372 (13.66%) Analyst
3 371 (13.62%) Software Engineer
4 198 (7.27%) Programmer
5 167 (6.13%) Data Scientist
6 138 (5.07%) Graduate
7 136 (4.99%) Senior Developer
8 124 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 113 (4.15%) Software Developer
10 108 (3.97%) .NET Developer
11 105 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 105 (3.86%) Statistical Programmer
12 89 (3.27%) Java Developer
13 81 (2.97%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 79 (2.90%) Architect
15 67 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
16 64 (2.35%) Junior
17 59 (2.17%) Senior Programmer
18 58 (2.13%) Data Engineer
19 54 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (11.79%) .NET
2 299 (10.98%) React
3 267 (9.81%) AngularJS
4 210 (7.71%) REST
5 206 (7.57%) Node.js
6 193 (7.09%) HTML
7 190 (6.98%) Web Services
8 149 (5.47%) CSS
9 130 (4.77%) TensorFlow
10 120 (4.41%) .NET Core
11 85 (3.12%) PyTorch
12 80 (2.94%) RESTful
13 79 (2.90%) .NET Framework
13 79 (2.90%) Vue.js
14 74 (2.72%) Keras
15 70 (2.57%) scikit-learn
16 67 (2.46%) Kafka
17 63 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (2.28%) Spring Boot
19 57 (2.09%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 386 (14.18%) Algorithms
2 167 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 162 (5.95%) Life Science
4 161 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
5 101 (3.71%) Data Structures
6 96 (3.53%) Equities
7 94 (3.45%) User Experience
8 93 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
9 71 (2.61%) Derivative
10 70 (2.57%) Robotics
11 63 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 53 (1.95%) Blog
13 49 (1.80%) Renewable Energy
14 45 (1.65%) CUDA
15 42 (1.54%) Fixed Income
16 41 (1.51%) Social Media
17 39 (1.43%) Virtual Team
18 38 (1.40%) Cloud Native
19 34 (1.25%) Hedge funds
20 32 (1.18%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 190 (6.98%) Linux
2 131 (4.81%) Windows
3 54 (1.98%) Unix
4 49 (1.80%) Android
5 44 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 19 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
14 5 (0.18%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.11%) VxWorks
17 2 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.073%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,294 (47.52%) Computer Science
2 701 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 662 (24.31%) Analytics
4 626 (22.99%) Software Engineering
5 607 (22.29%) Problem-Solving
6 559 (20.53%) Physics
7 549 (20.16%) Statistics
8 541 (19.87%) Machine Learning
9 515 (18.91%) Data Science
10 372 (13.66%) Artificial Intelligence
11 311 (11.42%) Full Stack Development
12 294 (10.80%) Visualisation
13 292 (10.72%) Mentoring
14 262 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
15 261 (9.59%) DevOps
16 215 (7.90%) Decision-Making
17 198 (7.27%) Data Analysis
18 196 (7.20%) Microservices
19 195 (7.16%) Data Visualisation
20 183 (6.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 906 (33.27%) Python
2 786 (28.87%) SQL
3 546 (20.05%) JavaScript
4 489 (17.96%) C#
5 461 (16.93%) Java
6 431 (15.83%) C++
7 346 (12.71%) C
8 247 (9.07%) R
9 186 (6.83%) MATLAB
10 166 (6.10%) TypeScript
11 73 (2.68%) VBA
12 72 (2.64%) PowerShell
13 44 (1.62%) T-SQL
14 43 (1.58%) Scala
15 42 (1.54%) Perl
16 40 (1.47%) Kotlin
17 38 (1.40%) Java 8
18 31 (1.14%) SAS Macro
19 30 (1.10%) PHP
20 27 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,694 (62.21%) Degree
2 484 (17.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 322 (11.83%) Numerate Degree
4 236 (8.67%) PhD
5 176 (6.46%) Master's Degree
6 98 (3.60%) Security Cleared
7 73 (2.68%) SC Cleared
8 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.66%) HND
10 17 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 17 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 12 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
12 10 (0.37%) MCSA
13 9 (0.33%) MCSE
13 9 (0.33%) Postgraduate
13 9 (0.33%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.29%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.26%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.26%) HNC
15 7 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.38%) QA
2 81 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 66 (2.42%) CDISC
4 47 (1.73%) Good Clinical Practice
5 45 (1.65%) GDPR
6 17 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.51%) Accessibility
8 13 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
9 12 (0.44%) SLA
10 11 (0.40%) Basel II
11 10 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.37%) EMIR
11 10 (0.37%) MiFID
11 10 (0.37%) PMO
11 10 (0.37%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.29%) CRD IV
13 7 (0.26%) GxP
13 7 (0.26%) IFRS
14 6 (0.22%) COBIT
14 6 (0.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 307 (11.27%) Docker
2 40 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.55%) Firmware
3 15 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 15 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.40%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.22%) KVM
6 5 (0.18%) vSphere
6 5 (0.18%) XenApp
7 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.073%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.073%) LXC
9 1 (0.037%) HDFS
9 1 (0.037%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 290 (10.65%) Kubernetes
2 73 (2.68%) Terraform
3 72 (2.64%) Ansible
4 30 (1.10%) Grafana
4 30 (1.10%) Graphite
4 30 (1.10%) Graylog
4 30 (1.10%) Opsgenie
5 23 (0.84%) Puppet
6 22 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.59%) Kubeflow
8 13 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
9 6 (0.22%) Nessus
9 6 (0.22%) Nmap
9 6 (0.22%) WSUS
10 5 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.11%) Istio
12 3 (0.11%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 312 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 191 (7.01%) Google
3 104 (3.82%) Oracle
4 76 (2.79%) Instagram
5 42 (1.54%) SAP
6 41 (1.51%) Red Hat
7 36 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.29%) Databricks
9 28 (1.03%) Facebook
10 23 (0.84%) Alteryx
11 22 (0.81%) IBM
12 21 (0.77%) DoubleClick
13 20 (0.73%) OpenAI
14 18 (0.66%) Cisco
14 18 (0.66%) VMware
15 17 (0.62%) MuleSoft
16 16 (0.59%) Saba
17 15 (0.55%) Adobe
17 15 (0.55%) Informatica
17 15 (0.55%) MathWorks