Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 117 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4814 4836 5780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.85% 2.71% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.03% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4033 4112 4824
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 151740 159655 182630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.41% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 120747 133850 152095
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -26 2091 £60,000 - 199
East of England +33 977 £45,000 +20.00% 83
South East +14 844 £42,750 +14.00% 66
North of England -37 314 £40,000 - 37
South West +27 307 £28,591 -28.58% 19
Midlands 0 284 £32,500 -7.14% 26
North West -24 190 £42,875 +14.33% 20
West Midlands +1 183 £30,000 - 13
Yorkshire -16 103 £34,250 -14.38% 13
East Midlands -12 101 £32,750 -12.67% 13
North East -13 21 £40,000 - 4
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2768 (57.50%) Degree
2 2641 (54.86%) Computer Science
3 1607 (33.38%) SQL
4 1576 (32.74%) Python
5 1384 (28.75%) Finance
6 1370 (28.46%) Physics
7 1305 (27.11%) C++
8 1239 (25.74%) Java
9 1225 (25.45%) C#
10 1120 (23.27%) Software Engineering
11 1101 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
12 938 (19.48%) Analytics
13 929 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
14 799 (16.60%) JavaScript
14 799 (16.60%) Algorithms
15 762 (15.83%) Machine Learning
16 760 (15.79%) .NET
17 743 (15.43%) Linux
18 711 (14.77%) Statistics
19 689 (14.31%) Computer Science Degree
20 661 (13.73%) PhD
21 628 (13.05%) Microsoft
22 619 (12.86%) SQL Server
23 614 (12.75%) C
24 552 (11.47%) OO
25 550 (11.43%) R
26 521 (10.82%) Numerate Degree
27 512 (10.64%) HTML
28 476 (9.89%) Windows
29 467 (9.70%) Big Data

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
1 238 (4.94%) SAS
2 204 (4.24%) Apache Spark
3 68 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 38 (0.79%) CMS
6 34 (0.71%) Apache
7 33 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 32 (0.66%) Apache Pig
9 31 (0.64%) Ethereum
10 30 (0.62%) Hyperledger
11 28 (0.58%) MS Exchange
12 26 (0.54%) Umbraco
13 22 (0.46%) eris
13 22 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (0.46%) JBoss
14 21 (0.44%) IIS
15 19 (0.39%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (0.27%) Moodle
18 12 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 394 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 126 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (1.52%) SPSS
5 38 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 35 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 21 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (0.44%) Simulink
8 16 (0.33%) S-PLUS
9 14 (0.29%) Mathematica
10 9 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
10 9 (0.19%) Stata
11 7 (0.15%) GNU Octave
11 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
13 4 (0.083%) CPLEX
13 4 (0.083%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.083%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.083%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 13 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
1 13 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.19%) SAP ERP
2 9 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.15%) Sage CRM
4 6 (0.12%) Eikon
5 5 (0.10%) Actimize
5 5 (0.10%) SAP MDG
5 5 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.083%) HFM
6 4 (0.083%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.062%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.062%) Oracle AML
8 2 (0.042%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.042%) Maximo
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle Utilities
8 2 (0.042%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 283 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (1.85%) SaaS
4 71 (1.47%) Google Analytics
5 56 (1.16%) GitHub
6 52 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 50 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
8 41 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
9 34 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.54%) AdWords
11 22 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.37%) npm
12 18 (0.37%) Office 365
13 14 (0.29%) PaaS
14 9 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
16 7 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
17 6 (0.12%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 117 (2.43%) TCP/IP
2 73 (1.52%) Wireless
3 55 (1.14%) Firewall
4 39 (0.81%) WAN
5 35 (0.73%) HTTP
5 35 (0.73%) Internet
6 33 (0.69%) LAN
7 32 (0.66%) SAN
8 27 (0.56%) DHCP
8 27 (0.56%) DNS
9 25 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (0.46%) BGP
10 22 (0.46%) Ethernet
11 21 (0.44%) MPLS
12 17 (0.35%) WLAN
13 16 (0.33%) Network Security
13 16 (0.33%) OSPF
14 15 (0.31%) VPN
15 14 (0.29%) EIGRP
15 14 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 467 (9.70%) Big Data
3 364 (7.56%) NoSQL
4 243 (5.05%) Hadoop
5 235 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 163 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 154 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 152 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 132 (2.74%) Data Mining
10 131 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 130 (2.70%) Power BI
12 126 (2.62%) MySQL
13 116 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 92 (1.91%) QlikView
15 90 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
16 84 (1.74%) Apache Hive
17 76 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 63 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
19 61 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
20 54 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 309 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 214 (4.45%) Visual Studio
3 156 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 106 (2.20%) Selenium
5 95 (1.97%) Subversion
6 90 (1.87%) Jenkins
7 80 (1.66%) JUnit
8 73 (1.52%) NUnit
9 61 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 53 (1.10%) JIRA
11 44 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 36 (0.75%) RStudio
13 33 (0.69%) HP UFT
14 31 (0.64%) Maven
15 29 (0.60%) Eclipse
16 28 (0.58%) WebDriver
17 27 (0.56%) Mercurial
18 24 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 23 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 23 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 1384 (28.75%) Finance
2 342 (7.10%) Banking
3 258 (5.36%) Marketing
4 212 (4.40%) Electronics
5 201 (4.18%) Front Office
6 190 (3.95%) Games
7 158 (3.28%) Retail
8 143 (2.97%) Investment Banking
9 132 (2.74%) Telecoms
10 85 (1.77%) Automotive
11 60 (1.25%) Legal
12 58 (1.20%) Advertising
13 57 (1.18%) Publishing
14 55 (1.14%) Retail Banking
15 39 (0.81%) Aerospace
16 35 (0.73%) Manufacturing
17 30 (0.62%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.44%) Back Office
20 19 (0.39%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1781 (37.00%) Developer
2 849 (17.64%) Analyst
3 668 (13.88%) Software Engineer
4 610 (12.67%) Graduate
5 438 (9.10%) Software Developer
6 390 (8.10%) C# Developer
7 368 (7.64%) Data Scientist
8 305 (6.34%) C++ Software Engineer
9 296 (6.15%) Junior
10 291 (6.04%) Java Developer
10 291 (6.04%) Senior Developer
11 284 (5.90%) .NET Developer
12 275 (5.71%) C++ Developer
13 249 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
14 224 (4.65%) Data Analyst
15 181 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
16 174 (3.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 174 (3.61%) Junior Developer
17 164 (3.41%) C++ Software Developer
18 155 (3.22%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (15.79%) .NET
2 512 (10.64%) HTML
3 388 (8.06%) CSS
4 297 (6.17%) AngularJS
5 292 (6.07%) ASP.NET
6 213 (4.42%) Web Services
7 194 (4.03%) RESTful
8 187 (3.88%) HTML5
9 176 (3.66%) Node.js
10 152 (3.16%) React
11 150 (3.12%) XML
12 146 (3.03%) jQuery
13 139 (2.89%) REST
14 134 (2.78%) .NET Framework
15 128 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 114 (2.37%) OpenGL
17 111 (2.31%) WPF
18 109 (2.26%) Spring
19 102 (2.12%) Natural Language Processing
19 102 (2.12%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2641 (54.86%) Computer Science
2 929 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 799 (16.60%) Algorithms
4 192 (3.99%) Fintech
5 180 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
6 156 (3.24%) Hedge funds
7 142 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 125 (2.60%) User Experience
9 116 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 110 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 95 (1.97%) Equities
12 90 (1.87%) Derivative
13 84 (1.74%) Client/Server
14 70 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 70 (1.45%) Fixed Income
15 61 (1.27%) Credit Risk
15 61 (1.27%) Robotics
16 59 (1.23%) Market Risk
17 58 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
18 57 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 743 (15.43%) Linux
2 476 (9.89%) Windows
3 244 (5.07%) Unix
4 98 (2.04%) Android
5 68 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
7 36 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 26 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 23 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (0.39%) CoreOS
13 16 (0.33%) Debian
14 15 (0.31%) Windows 10
15 14 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.21%) CentOS
17 8 (0.17%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.15%) AIX
19 6 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1370 (28.46%) Physics
2 1120 (23.27%) Software Engineering
3 1101 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 938 (19.48%) Analytics
5 762 (15.83%) Machine Learning
6 711 (14.77%) Statistics
7 552 (11.47%) OO
8 437 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
9 400 (8.31%) Scrum
10 356 (7.40%) Data Analysis
11 325 (6.75%) MVC
12 318 (6.61%) Visualisation
13 309 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 294 (6.11%) SDLC
15 264 (5.48%) Data Analytics
15 264 (5.48%) TDD
16 263 (5.46%) Unit Testing
17 246 (5.11%) Project Management
18 244 (5.07%) Economics
19 243 (5.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1607 (33.38%) SQL
2 1576 (32.74%) Python
3 1305 (27.11%) C++
4 1239 (25.74%) Java
5 1225 (25.45%) C#
6 799 (16.60%) JavaScript
7 614 (12.75%) C
8 550 (11.43%) R
9 450 (9.35%) MATLAB
10 240 (4.99%) Scala
11 158 (3.28%) VBA
12 150 (3.12%) T-SQL
13 131 (2.72%) Perl
14 129 (2.68%) PHP
15 87 (1.81%) Ruby
16 80 (1.66%) F#
17 77 (1.60%) Julia
18 72 (1.50%) VB.NET
19 62 (1.29%) Go
20 60 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2768 (57.50%) Degree
2 689 (14.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 661 (13.73%) PhD
4 521 (10.82%) Numerate Degree
5 139 (2.89%) Master's Degree
6 128 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 58 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 51 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (0.66%) ISEB
10 32 (0.66%) Postgraduate
11 31 (0.64%) ISTQB
12 25 (0.52%) CCNA
13 23 (0.48%) CCNP
14 18 (0.37%) MCSE
15 17 (0.35%) MCP
16 15 (0.31%) CISSP
17 14 (0.29%) HNC
18 13 (0.27%) APMP
18 13 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (4.84%) QA
2 75 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 49 (1.02%) SLA
4 23 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.37%) MiFID
6 16 (0.33%) GCP
7 14 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (0.27%) EMIR
9 12 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.25%) PMO
10 10 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.15%) WCAG
13 6 (0.12%) Basel III
14 4 (0.083%) ECSS
14 4 (0.083%) FATCA
14 4 (0.083%) ISO 13485
15 3 (0.062%) DO-178B
System Software
1 107 (2.22%) Docker
2 65 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 44 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.81%) Firmware
5 23 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 14 (0.29%) Ceph
8 13 (0.27%) HDFS
9 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.083%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.042%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.042%) Xen
13 1 (0.021%) iptables
13 1 (0.021%) Snort
13 1 (0.021%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.021%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (1.16%) Kubernetes
2 50 (1.04%) Ansible
3 48 (1.00%) Puppet
4 36 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.46%) Graphite
5 22 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (0.44%) Nagios
7 18 (0.37%) Salt
8 16 (0.33%) Consul
9 10 (0.21%) Grafana
9 10 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
10 9 (0.19%) Terraform
11 8 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (0.15%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.12%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
13 6 (0.12%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.12%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 628 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 243 (5.05%) Oracle
3 235 (4.88%) Tableau
4 181 (3.76%) Google
5 61 (1.27%) Adobe
5 61 (1.27%) VMware
6 58 (1.20%) IBM
7 54 (1.12%) Cisco
8 50 (1.04%) SAP
9 31 (0.64%) Omniture
10 30 (0.62%) HP
11 29 (0.60%) Bloomberg
12 28 (0.58%) Twitter
13 26 (0.54%) Facebook
14 24 (0.50%) Splunk
14 24 (0.50%) Sybase
15 21 (0.44%) Citrix
16 19 (0.39%) NetApp
16 19 (0.39%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.37%) MicroStrategy