Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 113 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,470 4,811 4,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.00% 2.88% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.13% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,772 4,029 4,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £92,500
UK median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% +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 136,402 153,625 159,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.89% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109,205 122,886 133,297
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,883 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +20 2,144 £65,000 +8.33% 289
South East +30 962 £42,500 -1.16% 172
East of England -22 481 £50,000 +11.11% 166
North of England +22 319 £44,500 +11.25% 109
South West +12 304 £42,500 +30.77% 77
Midlands +4 254 £35,750 +10.00% 85
West Midlands +28 186 £31,750 +5.83% 59
North West +6 180 £50,000 +17.65% 68
Yorkshire +36 116 £38,500 +14.93% 26
East Midlands -21 68 £37,500 +14.50% 26
North East +3 24 £40,000 - 15
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2,455 (54.92%) Degree
2 2,302 (51.50%) Computer Science
3 1,598 (35.75%) Python
4 1,305 (29.19%) SQL
5 1,238 (27.70%) Finance
6 1,197 (26.78%) Java
7 1,173 (26.24%) Physics
8 1,059 (23.69%) Software Engineering
8 1,059 (23.69%) C#
9 1,001 (22.39%) C++
10 950 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
11 941 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 860 (19.24%) Analytics
13 827 (18.50%) Machine Learning
14 778 (17.40%) Problem-Solving
15 770 (17.23%) Algorithms
16 747 (16.71%) JavaScript
17 724 (16.20%) Data Science
18 642 (14.36%) Statistics
19 634 (14.18%) Computer Science Degree
20 627 (14.03%) .NET
21 603 (13.49%) PhD
22 558 (12.48%) R
23 506 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
24 485 (10.85%) Linux
25 472 (10.56%) OO
26 461 (10.31%) Big Data
27 452 (10.11%) C
28 450 (10.07%) Data Analysis
28 450 (10.07%) 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
1 272 (6.09%) Apache Spark
2 179 (4.00%) SAS
3 131 (2.93%) Apache
4 77 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 42 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 41 (0.92%) Ethereum
7 36 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 29 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 25 (0.56%) Confluence
10 24 (0.54%) CMS
11 22 (0.49%) IIS
12 16 (0.36%) nginx
13 14 (0.31%) MS Exchange
14 13 (0.29%) Hyperledger
15 10 (0.22%) Drupal
16 9 (0.20%) GlassFish
17 8 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
17 8 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.18%) DNN
Applications
1 266 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 124 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (0.96%) GNU Octave
5 42 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.85%) SPSS
7 27 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
8 23 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.40%) FrameMaker
10 16 (0.36%) Photoshop
11 13 (0.29%) Simulink
12 9 (0.20%) Chatbot
12 9 (0.20%) Stata
13 4 (0.089%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.089%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.089%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.045%) Mathematica
16 1 (0.022%) Abaqus
16 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (0.43%) Ripple
2 14 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.27%) Magento
4 6 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.089%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.089%) Scribe Insight
6 3 (0.067%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.045%) Odoo
7 2 (0.045%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.022%) Concordance
8 1 (0.022%) FastStats
8 1 (0.022%) Relativity
8 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.022%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.022%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.022%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.022%) Shopify
8 1 (0.022%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.022%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 372 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 369 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 75 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (1.43%) SaaS
6 54 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (0.98%) Google Analytics
8 42 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
9 41 (0.92%) GitHub
10 39 (0.87%) Serverless
11 35 (0.78%) Office 365
12 24 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.51%) PaaS
14 20 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (0.29%) npm
17 12 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
18 11 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
19 9 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
20 8 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.57%) Internet
2 73 (1.63%) Firewall
3 38 (0.85%) Wireless
4 37 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.58%) Network Security
6 25 (0.56%) LAN
7 24 (0.54%) Broadband
8 23 (0.51%) BGP
8 23 (0.51%) OSPF
9 22 (0.49%) WAN
10 18 (0.40%) Bluetooth
10 18 (0.40%) DNS
10 18 (0.40%) HTTP
11 17 (0.38%) VPN
12 14 (0.31%) SMS
12 14 (0.31%) VoIP
13 13 (0.29%) DHCP
13 13 (0.29%) Skype
13 13 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
13 13 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (10.31%) Big Data
2 447 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 281 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 273 (6.11%) Hadoop
5 221 (4.94%) Relational Database
6 165 (3.69%) MySQL
7 157 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 152 (3.40%) Power BI
9 135 (3.02%) Apache Hive
10 116 (2.60%) Data Mining
11 111 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
12 104 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
13 98 (2.19%) Blockchain
14 94 (2.10%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 72 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 62 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
17 62 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
18 54 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
19 52 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 342 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 171 (3.83%) JIRA
3 125 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 97 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 96 (2.15%) Subversion
6 83 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 72 (1.61%) Selenium
8 52 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 47 (1.05%) TeamCity
10 46 (1.03%) NUnit
11 40 (0.89%) Maven
12 33 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 29 (0.65%) Cucumber
13 29 (0.65%) Gradle
14 27 (0.60%) JUnit
15 23 (0.51%) Vagrant
16 19 (0.43%) gulp
17 18 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (0.36%) webpack
19 15 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,238 (27.70%) Finance
2 280 (6.26%) Banking
3 258 (5.77%) Front Office
4 249 (5.57%) Marketing
5 229 (5.12%) Games
6 195 (4.36%) Telecoms
7 168 (3.76%) Electronics
8 163 (3.65%) Retail
9 112 (2.51%) Investment Banking
10 91 (2.04%) Manufacturing
11 71 (1.59%) Back Office
12 62 (1.39%) Automotive
13 61 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 54 (1.21%) Publishing
15 48 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 48 (1.07%) Military
16 38 (0.85%) Advertising
16 38 (0.85%) Legal
17 36 (0.81%) Aerospace
17 36 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,604 (35.88%) Developer
2 609 (13.62%) Graduate
3 577 (12.91%) Analyst
4 457 (10.22%) Software Engineer
5 435 (9.73%) Data Scientist
6 399 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 294 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 293 (6.55%) Graduate Developer
9 270 (6.04%) Junior
10 263 (5.88%) C# Developer
11 240 (5.37%) Software Developer
12 217 (4.85%) Python Developer
13 174 (3.89%) C++ Developer
14 173 (3.87%) Junior Developer
15 165 (3.69%) Senior Data Scientist
16 152 (3.40%) .NET Developer
17 149 (3.33%) Consultant
18 139 (3.11%) Data Analyst
19 127 (2.84%) Graduate Analyst
20 115 (2.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (14.03%) .NET
2 390 (8.72%) HTML
3 321 (7.18%) CSS
4 304 (6.80%) AngularJS
5 294 (6.58%) Web Services
6 218 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 218 (4.88%) React
7 180 (4.03%) Natural Language Processing
8 172 (3.85%) WPF
9 169 (3.78%) RESTful
10 164 (3.67%) HTML5
11 152 (3.40%) Kafka
12 130 (2.91%) TensorFlow
13 127 (2.84%) XML
14 124 (2.77%) WCF
15 119 (2.66%) Node.js
16 109 (2.44%) .NET Framework
17 106 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 105 (2.35%) jQuery
19 102 (2.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 941 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 770 (17.23%) Algorithms
3 252 (5.64%) Fintech
4 196 (4.38%) Data Structures
5 172 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 154 (3.45%) User Experience
7 149 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 149 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
8 145 (3.24%) Derivative
9 137 (3.06%) Equities
10 126 (2.82%) Fixed Income
11 112 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 93 (2.08%) Management Information System
13 71 (1.59%) Mobile App
14 67 (1.50%) Life Science
15 62 (1.39%) Robotics
16 57 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
17 56 (1.25%) Internet of Things
18 54 (1.21%) Reinsurance
19 49 (1.10%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 485 (10.85%) Linux
2 259 (5.79%) Windows
3 174 (3.89%) Unix
4 67 (1.50%) Android
5 49 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (0.60%) CentOS
8 22 (0.49%) Solaris
8 22 (0.49%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.22%) AIX
12 10 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (0.22%) Fedora
13 9 (0.20%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.18%) Debian
14 8 (0.18%) Robot Operating System
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.089%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,302 (51.50%) Computer Science
2 1,173 (26.24%) Physics
3 1,059 (23.69%) Software Engineering
4 950 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 860 (19.24%) Analytics
6 827 (18.50%) Machine Learning
7 778 (17.40%) Problem-Solving
8 724 (16.20%) Data Science
9 642 (14.36%) Statistics
10 506 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
11 472 (10.56%) OO
12 450 (10.07%) Data Analysis
13 363 (8.12%) Visualisation
14 355 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
15 310 (6.94%) Test Automation
16 297 (6.64%) DevOps
17 273 (6.11%) SDLC
18 269 (6.02%) Scrum
19 263 (5.88%) Multithreading
20 259 (5.79%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,598 (35.75%) Python
2 1,305 (29.19%) SQL
3 1,197 (26.78%) Java
4 1,059 (23.69%) C#
5 1,001 (22.39%) C++
6 747 (16.71%) JavaScript
7 558 (12.48%) R
8 452 (10.11%) C
9 215 (4.81%) MATLAB
10 175 (3.91%) Scala
11 139 (3.11%) PHP
12 108 (2.42%) T-SQL
13 104 (2.33%) Go
14 99 (2.21%) PowerShell
15 88 (1.97%) VBA
16 79 (1.77%) Bash Shell
17 71 (1.59%) Ruby
18 67 (1.50%) Shell Script
19 66 (1.48%) TypeScript
20 57 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2,455 (54.92%) Degree
2 634 (14.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 603 (13.49%) PhD
4 450 (10.07%) Numerate Degree
5 191 (4.27%) Master's Degree
6 103 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 57 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 37 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 32 (0.72%) NVQ Level 3
11 31 (0.69%) MPhil
12 25 (0.56%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.45%) MBA
13 20 (0.45%) MCSE
14 19 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
14 19 (0.43%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.31%) CCNA
15 14 (0.31%) RHCE
15 14 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.21%) QA
2 65 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 31 (0.69%) GDPR
4 24 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.51%) SLA
6 14 (0.31%) DICOM
6 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 13 (0.29%) MiFID
8 10 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.20%) ECSS
9 9 (0.20%) EMIR
10 8 (0.18%) PMO
11 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.11%) JTAG
12 4 (0.089%) COBIT
12 4 (0.089%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.089%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.067%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (4.50%) Docker
2 44 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 37 (0.83%) Firmware
5 24 (0.54%) HDFS
6 20 (0.45%) Ceph
7 15 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.29%) Lustre
8 13 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.22%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.089%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.089%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.045%) NFS
13 2 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.045%) Xen
14 1 (0.022%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 111 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 84 (1.88%) Ansible
3 80 (1.79%) Puppet
4 52 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
6 40 (0.89%) Terraform
7 37 (0.83%) Graphite
8 30 (0.67%) Consul
8 30 (0.67%) Grafana
9 22 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (0.49%) Salt
10 17 (0.38%) Packer
11 14 (0.31%) Nagios
12 9 (0.20%) Mesos
12 9 (0.20%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.20%) SCCM
13 8 (0.18%) Oozie
13 8 (0.18%) Opsview
13 8 (0.18%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.16%) Graylog
Vendors
1 410 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 221 (4.94%) Tableau
3 203 (4.54%) Oracle
4 169 (3.78%) Google
5 109 (2.44%) SAP
6 56 (1.25%) VMware
7 53 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 45 (1.01%) Cisco
9 41 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
9 41 (0.92%) Verint
10 26 (0.58%) NetApp
11 25 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (0.56%) Sun
12 22 (0.49%) BT
13 21 (0.47%) Splunk
14 19 (0.43%) Adobe
15 18 (0.40%) Talend
16 17 (0.38%) Reuters
17 16 (0.36%) Apple
17 16 (0.36%) HP