Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 106 128
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 3,173 4,660 4,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.51% 3.03% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.30% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,511 3,814 3,698
England median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +8.25% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 116,507 141,060 151,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.13% 91.84% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92,691 113,227 120,016
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,255 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 1,484 £67,500 +3.85% 254
South East +2 805 £40,000 -11.11% 185
South West -15 272 £42,500 +1.19% 84
North of England -10 260 £41,000 -2.38% 157
East of England -54 211 £45,000 - 130
North West +36 175 £50,000 +4.17% 79
Midlands -29 155 £32,750 -12.67% 81
West Midlands +1 131 £33,000 -12.00% 51
Yorkshire -40 69 £25,000 -33.33% 53
East Midlands -44 23 £30,750 -18.00% 27
North East +18 16 £36,000 -20.00% 25
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 1,754 (55.28%) Degree
2 1,651 (52.03%) Computer Science
3 1,206 (38.01%) Python
4 897 (28.27%) SQL
5 868 (27.36%) Finance
6 801 (25.24%) Physics
7 749 (23.61%) C#
8 718 (22.63%) Software Engineering
9 710 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
10 698 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
11 654 (20.61%) C++
12 645 (20.33%) Data Science
13 581 (18.31%) Java
14 577 (18.18%) Algorithms
15 573 (18.06%) JavaScript
16 572 (18.03%) Machine Learning
17 565 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
18 519 (16.36%) R
19 509 (16.04%) Analytics
20 492 (15.51%) .NET
21 479 (15.10%) Computer Science Degree
22 426 (13.43%) Linux
23 423 (13.33%) Statistics
24 417 (13.14%) C
25 406 (12.80%) SQL Server
26 385 (12.13%) HTML
27 337 (10.62%) Microsoft
28 319 (10.05%) Azure
29 315 (9.93%) OO
30 313 (9.86%) Git (software)

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
1 192 (6.05%) Apache Spark
2 80 (2.52%) SAS
3 47 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (1.13%) Smallworld
5 30 (0.95%) Apache
5 30 (0.95%) nginx
6 21 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.57%) IIS
8 16 (0.50%) Confluence
9 13 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.35%) Kinematics
11 9 (0.28%) Jupyter
12 6 (0.19%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.19%) CMS
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.16%) Drupal
13 5 (0.16%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 154 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (1.23%) Simulink
4 29 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.79%) SPSS
6 14 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.38%) Mathematica
8 11 (0.35%) GNU Octave
9 10 (0.32%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
9 10 (0.32%) FrameMaker
9 10 (0.32%) Stata
10 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.22%) Gephi
12 5 (0.16%) EViews
13 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
14 3 (0.095%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
14 3 (0.095%) MicroStation
14 3 (0.095%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (0.13%) Summit
3 2 (0.063%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.063%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.063%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.063%) RMDS
3 2 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.063%) Tradar
4 1 (0.032%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.032%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.032%) FastStats
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.032%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.032%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 319 (10.05%) Azure
2 271 (8.54%) AWS
3 95 (2.99%) GCP
4 94 (2.96%) Power Platform
5 51 (1.61%) SaaS
6 35 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 23 (0.72%) Serverless
8 20 (0.63%) PaaS
9 18 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (0.50%) GitHub
12 15 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
12 15 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
14 12 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.27%) Firewall
2 58 (1.83%) Internet
3 35 (1.10%) Wireless
4 28 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.76%) SSL
6 21 (0.66%) Broadband
6 21 (0.66%) DNS
7 20 (0.63%) LAN
8 18 (0.57%) Ethernet
9 16 (0.50%) MPLS
9 16 (0.50%) SAN
9 16 (0.50%) VPN
9 16 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.47%) DHCP
10 15 (0.47%) Network Security
11 12 (0.38%) HTTP
12 11 (0.35%) Skype
12 11 (0.35%) WAN
13 10 (0.32%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 285 (8.98%) Big Data
3 188 (5.92%) Hadoop
4 123 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 116 (3.66%) MySQL
6 108 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (3.37%) NoSQL
8 96 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 93 (2.93%) Power BI
10 89 (2.80%) Apache Hive
11 88 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 87 (2.74%) Data Mining
13 74 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 56 (1.76%) Data Lake
15 54 (1.70%) Impala
16 52 (1.64%) MongoDB
17 49 (1.54%) GIS
17 49 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 28 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
19 25 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 313 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 144 (4.54%) JIRA
3 100 (3.15%) Selenium
4 93 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 71 (2.24%) Visual Studio
6 64 (2.02%) Subversion
7 49 (1.54%) Bitbucket
8 47 (1.48%) Mocha
9 44 (1.39%) Bitbucket Server
10 41 (1.29%) Protractor
11 40 (1.26%) git-flow
12 37 (1.17%) Jasmine
13 34 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
13 34 (1.07%) Sinon.JS
14 30 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 30 (0.95%) SpecFlow
15 28 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (0.88%) webpack
16 23 (0.72%) NUnit
17 21 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 868 (27.36%) Finance
2 300 (9.45%) Banking
3 227 (7.15%) Marketing
4 145 (4.57%) Games
5 127 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 125 (3.94%) Electronics
7 115 (3.62%) Front Office
8 111 (3.50%) Retail
9 89 (2.80%) Manufacturing
10 80 (2.52%) Public Sector
11 49 (1.54%) Aerospace
12 47 (1.48%) Investment Banking
13 40 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 29 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.91%) Publishing
15 25 (0.79%) Military
16 24 (0.76%) Automotive
17 22 (0.69%) Billing
18 20 (0.63%) Law
19 19 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,040 (32.78%) Developer
2 395 (12.45%) Software Engineer
3 360 (11.35%) Data Scientist
4 358 (11.28%) Analyst
5 349 (11.00%) Graduate
6 302 (9.52%) Junior
7 206 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 201 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 164 (5.17%) Java Developer
10 152 (4.79%) Software Developer
11 144 (4.54%) Junior Developer
12 138 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
13 136 (4.29%) Python Developer
14 124 (3.91%) C++ Developer
15 112 (3.53%) SQL Developer
16 109 (3.44%) Data Analyst
17 106 (3.34%) Consultant
18 96 (3.03%) Graduate Analyst
19 93 (2.93%) .NET Developer
20 91 (2.87%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (15.51%) .NET
2 385 (12.13%) HTML
3 292 (9.20%) CSS
4 239 (7.53%) AngularJS
5 172 (5.42%) React
6 167 (5.26%) HTML5
7 159 (5.01%) .NET Core
8 150 (4.73%) REST
9 142 (4.48%) Web Services
10 117 (3.69%) TensorFlow
11 115 (3.62%) ASP.NET
12 102 (3.21%) jQuery
13 83 (2.62%) Node.js
14 81 (2.55%) Spring
15 78 (2.46%) CSS3
16 77 (2.43%) NumPy
17 74 (2.33%) Kafka
17 74 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
17 74 (2.33%) scikit-learn
18 73 (2.30%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 698 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 577 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 244 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 180 (5.67%) Data Structures
5 165 (5.20%) User Experience
6 143 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
7 122 (3.84%) Driving Licence
8 98 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 96 (3.03%) Fixed Income
9 96 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
10 88 (2.77%) Derivative
11 69 (2.17%) Robotics
12 55 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
13 46 (1.45%) Life Science
14 45 (1.42%) Online Gambling
15 43 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 43 (1.36%) Mobile App
16 42 (1.32%) Credit Risk
17 35 (1.10%) Equities
18 32 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 426 (13.43%) Linux
2 264 (8.32%) Windows
3 107 (3.37%) Unix
4 60 (1.89%) Android
5 40 (1.26%) Debian
6 37 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 32 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.41%) CentOS
10 12 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.32%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.28%) Solaris
14 8 (0.25%) AIX
14 8 (0.25%) HPUX
15 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.16%) VxWorks
18 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,651 (52.03%) Computer Science
2 801 (25.24%) Physics
3 718 (22.63%) Software Engineering
4 710 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
5 645 (20.33%) Data Science
6 572 (18.03%) Machine Learning
7 565 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
8 509 (16.04%) Analytics
9 423 (13.33%) Statistics
10 315 (9.93%) OO
11 312 (9.83%) Data Analysis
12 311 (9.80%) Fintech
13 288 (9.08%) Visualisation
14 273 (8.60%) Artificial Intelligence
15 263 (8.29%) DevOps
16 258 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
17 205 (6.46%) Project Management
18 191 (6.02%) Scrum
19 189 (5.96%) Mentoring
20 188 (5.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,206 (38.01%) Python
2 897 (28.27%) SQL
3 749 (23.61%) C#
4 654 (20.61%) C++
5 581 (18.31%) Java
6 573 (18.06%) JavaScript
7 519 (16.36%) R
8 417 (13.14%) C
9 240 (7.56%) MATLAB
10 178 (5.61%) Scala
11 95 (2.99%) PHP
11 95 (2.99%) T-SQL
12 93 (2.93%) Bash Shell
13 87 (2.74%) Perl
14 58 (1.83%) TypeScript
15 57 (1.80%) Go
16 55 (1.73%) PowerShell
17 53 (1.67%) VBA
18 33 (1.04%) VB
19 30 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,754 (55.28%) Degree
2 479 (15.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 311 (9.80%) PhD
4 283 (8.92%) Numerate Degree
5 114 (3.59%) Master's Degree
5 114 (3.59%) Security Cleared
6 68 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 55 (1.73%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (0.60%) Postgraduate
10 18 (0.57%) CCNA
11 15 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (0.41%) CCNP
13 13 (0.41%) OCP
14 12 (0.38%) RHCE
15 11 (0.35%) DBS Check
16 10 (0.32%) CFA
16 10 (0.32%) MBA
17 9 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (2.62%) Data Quality
2 59 (1.86%) QA
3 26 (0.82%) SLA
4 11 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.32%) GDPR
5 10 (0.32%) IEC 61131
5 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.25%) DICOM
6 8 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.25%) EMIR
6 8 (0.25%) MiFID
7 6 (0.19%) IFRS
7 6 (0.19%) IFRS 9
7 6 (0.19%) ISO 13485
7 6 (0.19%) PMO
8 4 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.13%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.13%) WAI
9 3 (0.095%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 183 (5.77%) Docker
2 48 (1.51%) Apache Flume
3 25 (0.79%) Firmware
4 22 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.47%) HDFS
8 7 (0.22%) GlusterFS
8 7 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.095%) Xen
10 2 (0.063%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.063%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.063%) vSphere
11 1 (0.032%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.032%) Samba
11 1 (0.032%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.032%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 137 (4.32%) Kubernetes
2 74 (2.33%) Terraform
3 70 (2.21%) Puppet
4 61 (1.92%) Ansible
5 47 (1.48%) Oozie
6 39 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (1.13%) SQL Sentry
8 32 (1.01%) Salt
9 25 (0.79%) Consul
10 22 (0.69%) Nagios
11 19 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
12 16 (0.50%) Packer
13 15 (0.47%) Mesos
14 12 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (0.38%) Kibana
15 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 9 (0.28%) Graphite
16 9 (0.28%) Opsview
16 9 (0.28%) SCCM
16 9 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 337 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 156 (4.92%) Oracle
3 133 (4.19%) Google
4 110 (3.47%) Tableau
5 49 (1.54%) SAP
5 49 (1.54%) Splunk
6 37 (1.17%) Cisco
7 33 (1.04%) VMware
8 31 (0.98%) Openreach
9 29 (0.91%) BT
10 25 (0.79%) Adobe
11 19 (0.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 18 (0.57%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.47%) SolarWinds
14 14 (0.44%) Juniper
15 13 (0.41%) Apple
15 13 (0.41%) Cloudera
16 12 (0.38%) Alteryx
16 12 (0.38%) Palo Alto