Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 129 117
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,730 4,377 5,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.99% 2.63% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.88% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,719 3,645 4,447
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 144,110 152,183 169,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.16% 91.51% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 115,603 121,947 143,028
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +46 2,195 £65,000 +8.33% 338
South East +23 908 £45,000 +18.42% 150
East of England -1 740 £40,000 - 131
North of England +5 319 £40,000 +6.67% 117
South West +10 311 £40,000 +23.08% 82
Midlands -18 255 £37,300 +14.77% 118
North West -7 181 £42,500 +6.25% 71
West Midlands +6 175 £35,807 +10.17% 86
Yorkshire +24 118 £28,000 -20.00% 39
East Midlands -42 80 £37,500 +7.14% 32
North East -36 20 £42,000 +31.25% 7
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2,620 (55.39%) Degree
2 2,415 (51.06%) Computer Science
3 1,706 (36.07%) Python
4 1,379 (29.15%) SQL
5 1,369 (28.94%) Finance
6 1,324 (27.99%) Java
7 1,310 (27.70%) Physics
8 1,243 (26.28%) C++
9 1,183 (25.01%) Software Engineering
10 1,015 (21.46%) Analytical Skills
11 931 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
12 924 (19.53%) C#
13 907 (19.18%) Analytics
14 880 (18.60%) Machine Learning
15 867 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
16 789 (16.68%) JavaScript
17 784 (16.58%) Algorithms
18 759 (16.05%) Data Science
19 705 (14.90%) PhD
20 676 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
21 653 (13.81%) C
22 645 (13.64%) Statistics
23 643 (13.59%) Linux
24 549 (11.61%) .NET
24 549 (11.61%) Big Data
25 540 (11.42%) OO
26 498 (10.53%) R
27 482 (10.19%) Numerate Degree
28 478 (10.11%) Microsoft
29 460 (9.73%) SQL Server

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
1 294 (6.22%) Apache Spark
2 169 (3.57%) SAS
3 73 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (1.29%) Apache
5 54 (1.14%) Ethereum
6 48 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 38 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 36 (0.76%) Confluence
9 35 (0.74%) Apache Pig
10 30 (0.63%) CMS
11 29 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (0.36%) Hyperledger
13 16 (0.34%) JBoss
14 15 (0.32%) Skype for Business
15 14 (0.30%) Moodle
16 13 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
16 13 (0.27%) Drupal
16 13 (0.27%) Umbraco
17 11 (0.23%) Tornado
Applications
1 333 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 147 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.21%) SPSS
5 38 (0.80%) GNU Octave
6 31 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 30 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
8 24 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (0.47%) Simulink
10 11 (0.23%) Mathematica
11 9 (0.19%) EViews
12 8 (0.17%) Stata
13 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
14 4 (0.085%) Doxygen
14 4 (0.085%) Gephi
15 3 (0.063%) Photoshop
16 2 (0.042%) CPLEX
16 2 (0.042%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.042%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.49%) Ripple
2 18 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.13%) FastStats
5 5 (0.11%) Concordance
5 5 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.11%) Relativity
5 5 (0.11%) Ringtail
6 4 (0.085%) Advent Geneva
6 4 (0.085%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.085%) Summit
6 4 (0.085%) Tradar
7 3 (0.063%) Maximo
8 2 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.042%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.021%) Actimize
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.021%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 313 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 248 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (1.42%) SaaS
4 54 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 54 (1.14%) Google Analytics
5 53 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 36 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (0.76%) GitHub
7 26 (0.55%) npm
8 22 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 21 (0.44%) PaaS
10 20 (0.42%) Serverless
11 17 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (0.34%) AdWords
12 16 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
13 15 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.23%) Office 365
16 8 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.67%) Internet
2 60 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 46 (0.97%) Firewall
4 40 (0.85%) Network Security
5 38 (0.80%) HTTP
6 28 (0.59%) SMS
7 27 (0.57%) Wireless
8 18 (0.38%) Ethernet
9 17 (0.36%) BGP
10 16 (0.34%) OSPF
11 15 (0.32%) LAN
12 14 (0.30%) Intranet
12 14 (0.30%) Multicast
13 13 (0.27%) Broadband
13 13 (0.27%) MPLS
13 13 (0.27%) VoIP
14 12 (0.25%) EIGRP
14 12 (0.25%) SSH
15 11 (0.23%) DNS
15 11 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (11.61%) Big Data
2 460 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 232 (4.90%) Hadoop
4 222 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 206 (4.36%) MySQL
6 199 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 170 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 149 (3.15%) Power BI
9 132 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
10 123 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
11 122 (2.58%) Blockchain
12 121 (2.56%) Data Mining
13 109 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 95 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 78 (1.65%) Apache Hive
16 70 (1.48%) Data Lake
17 64 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 63 (1.33%) RDBMS
19 56 (1.18%) Oracle Database
20 54 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 264 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 155 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 121 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 118 (2.49%) JIRA
5 105 (2.22%) Subversion
6 80 (1.69%) Selenium
7 76 (1.61%) Maven
8 71 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 66 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 60 (1.27%) Gradle
11 57 (1.21%) JUnit
12 46 (0.97%) TeamCity
13 38 (0.80%) Cucumber
13 38 (0.80%) gulp
14 37 (0.78%) NUnit
15 24 (0.51%) Ant
16 22 (0.47%) webpack
17 21 (0.44%) IntelliJ
18 20 (0.42%) WebDriver
19 19 (0.40%) Artifactory
General
1 1,369 (28.94%) Finance
2 367 (7.76%) Banking
3 301 (6.36%) Front Office
4 244 (5.16%) Marketing
5 225 (4.76%) Games
6 200 (4.23%) Electronics
7 191 (4.04%) Investment Banking
8 151 (3.19%) Financial Institution
9 136 (2.88%) Retail
10 111 (2.35%) Telecoms
11 102 (2.16%) Manufacturing
12 76 (1.61%) Back Office
13 59 (1.25%) Legal
14 58 (1.23%) Advertising
15 53 (1.12%) Law
16 47 (0.99%) Publishing
17 37 (0.78%) Automotive
18 36 (0.76%) Military
19 28 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
20 23 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,602 (33.87%) Developer
2 743 (15.71%) Analyst
3 651 (13.76%) Graduate
4 573 (12.11%) Software Engineer
5 433 (9.15%) Data Scientist
6 370 (7.82%) Java Developer
7 298 (6.30%) Senior Developer
8 291 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 261 (5.52%) Junior
10 221 (4.67%) C# Developer
11 218 (4.61%) Graduate Developer
12 199 (4.21%) Python Developer
13 189 (4.00%) Graduate Analyst
14 188 (3.97%) Data Analyst
15 184 (3.89%) C++ Software Engineer
16 183 (3.87%) C++ Developer
17 175 (3.70%) Consultant
18 146 (3.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 144 (3.04%) Junior Developer
20 142 (3.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (11.61%) .NET
2 395 (8.35%) HTML
3 318 (6.72%) CSS
4 270 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 235 (4.97%) Web Services
6 191 (4.04%) RESTful
7 187 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 178 (3.76%) HTML5
9 176 (3.72%) React
10 166 (3.51%) WPF
11 155 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
11 155 (3.28%) Pandas
12 135 (2.85%) NumPy
13 126 (2.66%) Node.js
14 123 (2.60%) TensorFlow
15 121 (2.56%) Spring
16 118 (2.49%) XML
17 107 (2.26%) CSS3
18 97 (2.05%) SciPy
19 95 (2.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2,415 (51.06%) Computer Science
2 1,015 (21.46%) Analytical Skills
3 784 (16.58%) Algorithms
4 290 (6.13%) Fintech
5 224 (4.74%) Data Structures
5 224 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
6 205 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
7 197 (4.16%) User Experience
8 193 (4.08%) Hedge funds
9 181 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 176 (3.72%) Equities
11 148 (3.13%) Fixed Income
12 143 (3.02%) Derivative
13 121 (2.56%) Management Information System
14 99 (2.09%) Cyberthreat
15 82 (1.73%) Mobile App
16 81 (1.71%) CUDA
17 76 (1.61%) Bitcoin
18 59 (1.25%) Life Science
19 53 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 643 (13.59%) Linux
2 321 (6.79%) Windows
3 211 (4.46%) Unix
4 101 (2.14%) Android
5 34 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 33 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 32 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.44%) CentOS
9 18 (0.38%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.25%) Fedora
11 11 (0.23%) CoreOS
11 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.21%) AIX
12 10 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.17%) Debian
13 8 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.17%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.13%) Solaris
14 6 (0.13%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,310 (27.70%) Physics
2 1,183 (25.01%) Software Engineering
3 931 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
4 907 (19.18%) Analytics
5 880 (18.60%) Machine Learning
6 867 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
7 759 (16.05%) Data Science
8 645 (13.64%) Statistics
9 540 (11.42%) OO
10 437 (9.24%) Artificial Intelligence
11 404 (8.54%) Data Analysis
12 361 (7.63%) SDLC
13 334 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
14 300 (6.34%) Test Automation
15 287 (6.07%) Visualisation
16 282 (5.96%) Mentoring
17 277 (5.86%) Scrum
18 261 (5.52%) TDD
19 254 (5.37%) Multithreading
20 246 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,706 (36.07%) Python
2 1,379 (29.15%) SQL
3 1,324 (27.99%) Java
4 1,243 (26.28%) C++
5 924 (19.53%) C#
6 789 (16.68%) JavaScript
7 653 (13.81%) C
8 498 (10.53%) R
9 307 (6.49%) MATLAB
10 227 (4.80%) Scala
11 184 (3.89%) PHP
12 130 (2.75%) Perl
13 109 (2.30%) VBA
14 104 (2.20%) T-SQL
15 100 (2.11%) Go
16 89 (1.88%) Java 8
17 86 (1.82%) Ruby
18 74 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 56 (1.18%) Embedded C
20 48 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,620 (55.39%) Degree
2 705 (14.90%) PhD
3 676 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 482 (10.19%) Numerate Degree
5 189 (4.00%) Master's Degree
6 171 (3.62%) Security Cleared
7 74 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 60 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 47 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 24 (0.51%) Postgraduate
12 19 (0.40%) A+ Certification
12 19 (0.40%) DBS Check
13 16 (0.34%) RHCE
13 16 (0.34%) RHCSA
14 15 (0.32%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.30%) CISSP
15 14 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
15 14 (0.30%) PMP
16 13 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (4.10%) QA
2 59 (1.25%) SLA
3 39 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.51%) GCP
6 22 (0.47%) GDPR
7 21 (0.44%) MiFID
8 14 (0.30%) DICOM
9 13 (0.27%) ECSS
10 12 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.21%) EMIR
12 8 (0.17%) PMO
13 7 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.085%) FATCA
15 4 (0.085%) IFRS
16 3 (0.063%) Basel II
16 3 (0.063%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.063%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 235 (4.97%) Docker
2 40 (0.85%) Firmware
3 26 (0.55%) HDFS
3 26 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.32%) Ceph
6 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.17%) Lustre
8 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.085%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.063%) KVM
11 3 (0.063%) NFS
11 3 (0.063%) QEMU
11 3 (0.063%) Xen
12 2 (0.042%) LXC
12 2 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 126 (2.66%) Kubernetes
2 45 (0.95%) Puppet
3 44 (0.93%) Ansible
4 41 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.59%) Grafana
6 27 (0.57%) Terraform
7 18 (0.38%) Graphite
8 14 (0.30%) Consul
8 14 (0.30%) Prometheus
8 14 (0.30%) Salt
9 13 (0.27%) Nagios
9 13 (0.27%) Packer
10 12 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.15%) logstash
12 7 (0.15%) Opsview
12 7 (0.15%) SCCM
12 7 (0.15%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.13%) Oozie
14 5 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 478 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 201 (4.25%) Oracle
3 198 (4.19%) Google
4 187 (3.95%) Tableau
5 51 (1.08%) Capita
6 44 (0.93%) SAP
7 40 (0.85%) VMware
8 35 (0.74%) Cisco
9 30 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 28 (0.59%) IBM
11 26 (0.55%) Adobe
11 26 (0.55%) Xerox
12 25 (0.53%) Verint
13 23 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (0.49%) WorldPay
14 22 (0.47%) Atlassian
15 20 (0.42%) Sun
16 18 (0.38%) Alteryx
16 18 (0.38%) NetApp
17 17 (0.36%) Xamarin