Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 110 100
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +37
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,854 4,621 5,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.94% 2.78% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 3.11% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4,066 3,723 4,729
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,650 £24,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +12.43%

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 148,316 148,580 174,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 121,459 123,392 145,663
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -8 2,162 £62,250 +3.75% 323
East of England +16 985 £50,000 +12.36% 192
South East +34 892 £45,000 +16.88% 212
North of England -43 287 £37,500 -6.25% 155
Midlands +12 269 £33,500 -4.29% 144
South West -25 260 £33,000 -23.26% 72
West Midlands +21 191 £32,500 +18.18% 105
North West -14 180 £40,000 +6.67% 98
Yorkshire -42 92 £30,000 -25.00% 42
East Midlands -33 76 £35,000 -12.50% 39
North East -43 15 £41,250 -2.94% 15
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 2,658 (54.76%) Degree
2 2,592 (53.40%) Computer Science
3 1,723 (35.50%) Python
4 1,586 (32.67%) SQL
5 1,332 (27.44%) C++
6 1,331 (27.42%) Finance
7 1,270 (26.16%) Physics
8 1,243 (25.61%) Java
9 1,215 (25.03%) C#
10 1,142 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 1,062 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
12 898 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
13 880 (18.13%) Analytics
14 825 (17.00%) JavaScript
15 810 (16.69%) Algorithms
16 784 (16.15%) Linux
17 782 (16.11%) Machine Learning
18 769 (15.84%) .NET
19 764 (15.74%) Statistics
20 716 (14.75%) Data Science
21 675 (13.91%) Computer Science Degree
21 675 (13.91%) C
22 659 (13.58%) PhD
23 592 (12.20%) OO
24 590 (12.15%) SQL Server
25 585 (12.05%) Microsoft
26 566 (11.66%) R
27 530 (10.92%) Big Data
28 510 (10.51%) HTML
29 477 (9.83%) 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
1 251 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 249 (5.13%) SAS
3 102 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (1.03%) Apache
4 50 (1.03%) Apache Pig
5 48 (0.99%) OpenStack
5 48 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 36 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 32 (0.66%) CMS
8 18 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 17 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (0.35%) JBoss
9 17 (0.35%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.29%) WordPress
12 13 (0.27%) IIS
13 12 (0.25%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.23%) Confluence
15 9 (0.19%) Ethereum
16 8 (0.16%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 328 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 139 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (1.50%) SPSS
5 40 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.39%) Simulink
8 16 (0.33%) Stata
9 15 (0.31%) Mathematica
10 11 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.23%) GNU Octave
11 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (0.19%) S-PLUS
12 9 (0.19%) UXPin
13 7 (0.14%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
14 6 (0.12%) Weka
15 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
16 4 (0.082%) CPLEX
16 4 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.16%) Relativity
2 8 (0.16%) Ringtail
3 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.12%) Concordance
4 6 (0.12%) Eikon
4 6 (0.12%) MultiChain
5 5 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.082%) Maximo
6 4 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.082%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.082%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.082%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.082%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.062%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 325 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (5.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (1.46%) SaaS
4 67 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 65 (1.34%) Google Analytics
6 54 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 45 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 39 (0.80%) GitHub
9 38 (0.78%) Office 365
10 36 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (0.70%) PaaS
12 33 (0.68%) AdWords
13 28 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
14 22 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
17 13 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
18 12 (0.25%) Google App Engine
19 9 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
20 8 (0.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 73 (1.50%) Internet
3 70 (1.44%) Wireless
4 52 (1.07%) HTTP
5 45 (0.93%) Firewall
6 30 (0.62%) DNS
6 30 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 27 (0.56%) MPLS
8 25 (0.52%) WAN
9 22 (0.45%) DHCP
9 22 (0.45%) LAN
9 22 (0.45%) VPN
10 18 (0.37%) SAN
10 18 (0.37%) SNMP
10 18 (0.37%) VLAN
11 17 (0.35%) IPsec
12 16 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (0.31%) BGP
14 14 (0.29%) Broadband
15 13 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 530 (10.92%) Big Data
3 297 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 279 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 203 (4.18%) Relational Database
6 172 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 143 (2.95%) MySQL
8 139 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 126 (2.60%) Power BI
10 123 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 118 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
12 116 (2.39%) Data Mining
13 91 (1.87%) Apache Hive
14 88 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 68 (1.40%) QlikView
16 64 (1.32%) HBase
17 62 (1.28%) RDBMS
18 59 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
19 54 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 53 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 267 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 204 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 152 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 106 (2.18%) Subversion
5 90 (1.85%) Selenium
6 86 (1.77%) NUnit
7 71 (1.46%) JIRA
8 64 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 62 (1.28%) JUnit
10 51 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 35 (0.72%) Maven
11 35 (0.72%) Moq
12 33 (0.68%) Grunt
13 31 (0.64%) TeamCity
14 27 (0.56%) MSTest
15 25 (0.52%) Mercurial
15 25 (0.52%) WebDriver
16 22 (0.45%) Eclipse
17 21 (0.43%) Jasmine
17 21 (0.43%) RStudio
General
1 1,331 (27.42%) Finance
2 292 (6.02%) Banking
3 251 (5.17%) Marketing
4 226 (4.66%) Front Office
5 214 (4.41%) Electronics
6 202 (4.16%) Games
7 166 (3.42%) Retail
8 123 (2.53%) Investment Banking
9 114 (2.35%) Telecoms
10 82 (1.69%) Legal
11 70 (1.44%) Automotive
12 66 (1.36%) Advertising
13 62 (1.28%) Financial Institution
14 58 (1.19%) Manufacturing
15 54 (1.11%) Law
16 42 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
17 33 (0.68%) Aerospace
18 28 (0.58%) Retail Banking
19 26 (0.54%) Publishing
20 17 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,835 (37.80%) Developer
2 761 (15.68%) Analyst
3 624 (12.86%) Software Engineer
4 521 (10.73%) Graduate
5 421 (8.67%) C# Developer
6 393 (8.10%) Software Developer
7 386 (7.95%) Data Scientist
8 354 (7.29%) Java Developer
9 348 (7.17%) Junior
10 340 (7.00%) Senior Developer
11 293 (6.04%) C++ Software Engineer
12 277 (5.71%) .NET Developer
13 216 (4.45%) Junior Developer
14 211 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
15 208 (4.29%) C++ Developer
16 198 (4.08%) Data Analyst
17 184 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
18 174 (3.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 169 (3.48%) Python Developer
20 131 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 769 (15.84%) .NET
2 510 (10.51%) HTML
3 370 (7.62%) CSS
4 314 (6.47%) AngularJS
5 301 (6.20%) ASP.NET
6 247 (5.09%) Web Services
7 207 (4.26%) HTML5
8 203 (4.18%) RESTful
9 193 (3.98%) WPF
10 169 (3.48%) jQuery
11 168 (3.46%) React
12 160 (3.30%) Node.js
13 128 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 124 (2.55%) Natural Language Processing
15 120 (2.47%) REST
16 119 (2.45%) XML
17 118 (2.43%) Spring
18 115 (2.37%) .NET Framework
19 112 (2.31%) OpenGL
20 108 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2,592 (53.40%) Computer Science
2 898 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
3 810 (16.69%) Algorithms
4 229 (4.72%) Fintech
5 213 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
6 184 (3.79%) Hedge funds
7 162 (3.34%) User Experience
8 147 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 137 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 124 (2.55%) Equities
11 123 (2.53%) Data Structures
12 87 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 83 (1.71%) Derivative
14 80 (1.65%) Market Risk
15 77 (1.59%) Life Science
16 76 (1.57%) CUDA
17 74 (1.52%) Fixed Income
18 69 (1.42%) Credit Risk
19 67 (1.38%) Robotics
20 60 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 784 (16.15%) Linux
2 415 (8.55%) Windows
3 216 (4.45%) Unix
4 105 (2.16%) Android
5 55 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 38 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 34 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 26 (0.54%) Debian
10 25 (0.52%) CoreOS
10 25 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
10 25 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (0.49%) Windows Server
12 20 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 18 (0.37%) CentOS
14 17 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.25%) Solaris
15 12 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,270 (26.16%) Physics
2 1,142 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 1,062 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 880 (18.13%) Analytics
5 782 (16.11%) Machine Learning
6 764 (15.74%) Statistics
7 716 (14.75%) Data Science
8 592 (12.20%) OO
9 381 (7.85%) Data Analysis
10 377 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
11 334 (6.88%) SDLC
12 321 (6.61%) Visualisation
13 315 (6.49%) Scrum
14 305 (6.28%) MVC
15 285 (5.87%) Test Automation
16 279 (5.75%) Multithreading
17 272 (5.60%) TDD
18 254 (5.23%) OOP
19 252 (5.19%) Economics
20 248 (5.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,723 (35.50%) Python
2 1,586 (32.67%) SQL
3 1,332 (27.44%) C++
4 1,243 (25.61%) Java
5 1,215 (25.03%) C#
6 825 (17.00%) JavaScript
7 675 (13.91%) C
8 566 (11.66%) R
9 431 (8.88%) MATLAB
10 230 (4.74%) Scala
11 136 (2.80%) T-SQL
12 128 (2.64%) VBA
13 121 (2.49%) PHP
14 105 (2.16%) Perl
15 94 (1.94%) Ruby
16 76 (1.57%) Embedded C
17 73 (1.50%) Bash Shell
18 68 (1.40%) F#
19 59 (1.22%) Embedded C++
19 59 (1.22%) Julia
Qualifications
1 2,658 (54.76%) Degree
2 675 (13.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 659 (13.58%) PhD
4 477 (9.83%) Numerate Degree
5 140 (2.88%) Master's Degree
6 102 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 61 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 36 (0.74%) Postgraduate
10 34 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (0.68%) ISEB
12 19 (0.39%) A+ Certification
12 19 (0.39%) MCSE
13 17 (0.35%) CCNA
14 16 (0.33%) MCP
15 14 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.27%) HNC
16 13 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
17 12 (0.25%) DV Cleared
18 11 (0.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (5.01%) QA
2 54 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.82%) SLA
4 25 (0.52%) GCP
5 15 (0.31%) MiFID
6 13 (0.27%) EMIR
7 11 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.16%) GDPR
9 6 (0.12%) ISO 13485
9 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.12%) PMO
10 5 (0.10%) Basel III
11 4 (0.082%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.082%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.062%) IFRS
12 3 (0.062%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.062%) WCAG
13 2 (0.041%) ECSS
13 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 133 (2.74%) Docker
2 64 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 40 (0.82%) Firmware
3 40 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.47%) Ceph
6 17 (0.35%) HDFS
7 11 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.12%) Xen
9 5 (0.10%) LXC
9 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.082%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.062%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.062%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.041%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.041%) XenApp
13 1 (0.021%) Postfix
13 1 (0.021%) Snort
Systems Management
1 75 (1.55%) Puppet
2 60 (1.24%) Kubernetes
3 49 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (0.99%) Ansible
5 30 (0.62%) Salt
6 25 (0.52%) Consul
7 22 (0.45%) Graphite
8 19 (0.39%) Nagios
9 12 (0.25%) Grafana
9 12 (0.25%) logstash
10 11 (0.23%) Terraform
11 9 (0.19%) Oozie
12 8 (0.16%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.14%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.12%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.12%) Kibana
15 5 (0.10%) CFEngine
15 5 (0.10%) Icinga
Vendors
1 585 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 237 (4.88%) Tableau
3 220 (4.53%) Oracle
4 189 (3.89%) Google
5 68 (1.40%) Adobe
6 51 (1.05%) VMware
7 43 (0.89%) IBM
8 42 (0.87%) Twitter
9 36 (0.74%) Facebook
10 31 (0.64%) Splunk
11 29 (0.60%) Omniture
12 28 (0.58%) Cisco
13 26 (0.54%) SAP
14 24 (0.49%) Alteryx
15 23 (0.47%) Apple
16 20 (0.41%) NetApp
16 20 (0.41%) Red Hat
17 17 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (0.35%) Sybase
17 17 (0.35%) TOWER Software