Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 125 121
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,655 4,407 4,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.03% 2.69% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.94% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,802 3,695 4,134
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £23,788
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 139,891 150,142 164,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.09% 91.56% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 112,228 119,242 137,909
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +36 2,226 £65,000 +8.33% 315
South East +26 920 £45,000 +5.88% 182
East of England -9 576 £43,685 +2.79% 157
South West +9 342 £40,000 +39.90% 82
North of England +6 311 £42,000 +5.00% 116
Midlands +15 275 £37,500 +15.38% 122
West Midlands +41 183 £37,500 +17.19% 83
North West -14 170 £48,000 +12.94% 64
Yorkshire +40 122 £37,500 +7.14% 38
East Midlands -22 92 £37,500 +15.38% 39
North East -9 20 £45,000 +38.46% 14
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,574 (55.30%) Degree
2 2,334 (50.14%) Computer Science
3 1,645 (35.34%) Python
4 1,379 (29.62%) SQL
5 1,369 (29.41%) Finance
6 1,317 (28.29%) Java
7 1,266 (27.20%) Physics
8 1,134 (24.36%) C++
9 1,122 (24.10%) Software Engineering
10 1,056 (22.69%) C#
11 1,019 (21.89%) Analytical Skills
12 958 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
13 851 (18.28%) Analytics
14 828 (17.79%) JavaScript
15 804 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
16 793 (17.04%) Machine Learning
17 738 (15.85%) Algorithms
18 685 (14.72%) PhD
19 680 (14.61%) Data Science
20 677 (14.54%) Computer Science Degree
21 644 (13.83%) Statistics
22 604 (12.98%) .NET
23 554 (11.90%) Linux
24 534 (11.47%) OO
25 513 (11.02%) R
26 485 (10.42%) C
27 478 (10.27%) SQL Server
28 477 (10.25%) Numerate Degree
29 467 (10.03%) Big Data
30 439 (9.43%) Microsoft

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
1 255 (5.48%) Apache Spark
2 168 (3.61%) SAS
3 95 (2.04%) Apache
4 92 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (1.07%) Ethereum
6 47 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 41 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 40 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 34 (0.73%) Apache Pig
10 31 (0.67%) Confluence
11 29 (0.62%) CMS
12 21 (0.45%) IIS
13 16 (0.34%) Moodle
14 14 (0.30%) nginx
15 13 (0.28%) Drupal
15 13 (0.28%) Hyperledger
16 12 (0.26%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
17 11 (0.24%) GlassFish
18 10 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 286 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 130 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (0.95%) SPSS
5 42 (0.90%) GNU Octave
6 39 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 30 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
8 22 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.41%) Simulink
10 11 (0.24%) FrameMaker
10 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.15%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.13%) Stata
13 5 (0.11%) EViews
14 4 (0.086%) Doxygen
14 4 (0.086%) Gephi
15 3 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.064%) Chatbot
16 2 (0.043%) Blender
16 2 (0.043%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 25 (0.54%) Ripple
2 18 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.086%) Magento
4 4 (0.086%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.086%) Scribe Insight
5 3 (0.064%) Concordance
5 3 (0.064%) FastStats
5 3 (0.064%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.064%) Relativity
5 3 (0.064%) Ringtail
5 3 (0.064%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.043%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.021%) Odoo
7 1 (0.021%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.021%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.021%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.021%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 328 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 314 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (1.33%) Google Analytics
5 60 (1.29%) SaaS
6 59 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (1.10%) GitHub
8 33 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 29 (0.62%) Serverless
10 28 (0.60%) Office 365
11 24 (0.52%) npm
12 21 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
13 19 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
15 17 (0.37%) PaaS
16 15 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
17 11 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
18 7 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
19 6 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.72%) Internet
2 55 (1.18%) Firewall
3 49 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.79%) Network Security
5 36 (0.77%) HTTP
6 32 (0.69%) Wireless
7 27 (0.58%) BGP
8 26 (0.56%) OSPF
9 25 (0.54%) SMS
10 21 (0.45%) LAN
11 16 (0.34%) Bluetooth
11 16 (0.34%) WAN
12 15 (0.32%) Multicast
12 15 (0.32%) VPN
13 14 (0.30%) DNS
14 13 (0.28%) EIGRP
14 13 (0.28%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.26%) DHCP
16 11 (0.24%) Intranet
16 11 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 467 (10.03%) Big Data
3 248 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 236 (5.07%) MySQL
5 230 (4.94%) Hadoop
6 214 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 167 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 149 (3.20%) Power BI
9 119 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 118 (2.53%) Blockchain
11 115 (2.47%) Data Mining
12 109 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
13 106 (2.28%) Apache Hive
14 99 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 89 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 82 (1.76%) RDBMS
17 60 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 53 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
19 52 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
20 50 (1.07%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 329 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 151 (3.24%) JIRA
3 149 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 114 (2.45%) Subversion
5 103 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 89 (1.91%) Selenium
7 86 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 71 (1.53%) Maven
10 49 (1.05%) JUnit
10 49 (1.05%) TeamCity
11 48 (1.03%) Gradle
12 42 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 34 (0.73%) NUnit
14 32 (0.69%) gulp
15 29 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
16 25 (0.54%) Vagrant
17 20 (0.43%) webpack
18 18 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,369 (29.41%) Finance
2 342 (7.35%) Banking
3 324 (6.96%) Front Office
4 265 (5.69%) Marketing
5 227 (4.88%) Games
6 182 (3.91%) Electronics
7 171 (3.67%) Investment Banking
8 149 (3.20%) Telecoms
9 129 (2.77%) Retail
10 118 (2.53%) Financial Institution
11 106 (2.28%) Manufacturing
12 85 (1.83%) Back Office
13 54 (1.16%) Publishing
14 50 (1.07%) Legal
15 48 (1.03%) Advertising
16 47 (1.01%) Automotive
17 39 (0.84%) Aerospace
17 39 (0.84%) Military
18 38 (0.82%) Law
19 25 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,657 (35.60%) Developer
2 671 (14.41%) Analyst
3 649 (13.94%) Graduate
4 495 (10.63%) Software Engineer
5 426 (9.15%) Data Scientist
6 400 (8.59%) Java Developer
7 317 (6.81%) Senior Developer
8 269 (5.78%) Junior
9 265 (5.69%) Software Developer
10 259 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
11 238 (5.11%) C# Developer
12 217 (4.66%) Python Developer
13 184 (3.95%) C++ Developer
14 176 (3.78%) Graduate Analyst
15 168 (3.61%) Consultant
16 162 (3.48%) Junior Developer
17 149 (3.20%) Data Analyst
17 149 (3.20%) Senior Data Scientist
18 141 (3.03%) .NET Developer
19 115 (2.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (12.98%) .NET
2 429 (9.22%) HTML
3 351 (7.54%) CSS
4 308 (6.62%) AngularJS
5 289 (6.21%) Web Services
6 218 (4.68%) ASP.NET
7 212 (4.55%) React
8 192 (4.12%) RESTful
9 184 (3.95%) HTML5
10 179 (3.85%) WPF
11 155 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
12 140 (3.01%) XML
13 132 (2.84%) Pandas
14 123 (2.64%) NumPy
15 121 (2.60%) WCF
16 120 (2.58%) Kafka
17 118 (2.53%) jQuery
18 114 (2.45%) Node.js
19 111 (2.38%) CSS3
20 108 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2,334 (50.14%) Computer Science
2 1,019 (21.89%) Analytical Skills
3 738 (15.85%) Algorithms
4 282 (6.06%) Fintech
5 218 (4.68%) Data Structures
6 188 (4.04%) Equities
7 183 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
7 183 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
8 180 (3.87%) User Experience
9 179 (3.85%) Hedge funds
10 170 (3.65%) Fixed Income
11 165 (3.54%) Derivative
12 155 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 97 (2.08%) Management Information System
14 85 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
15 75 (1.61%) Bitcoin
16 71 (1.53%) Mobile App
17 60 (1.29%) Life Science
18 57 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
19 55 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 554 (11.90%) Linux
2 290 (6.23%) Windows
3 194 (4.17%) Unix
4 70 (1.50%) Android
5 45 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 30 (0.64%) CentOS
8 25 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 17 (0.37%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.28%) Fedora
12 12 (0.26%) AIX
13 11 (0.24%) CoreOS
14 10 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.19%) Debian
15 9 (0.19%) Solaris
16 7 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
17 5 (0.11%) VxWorks
18 4 (0.086%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,266 (27.20%) Physics
2 1,122 (24.10%) Software Engineering
3 958 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
4 851 (18.28%) Analytics
5 804 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
6 793 (17.04%) Machine Learning
7 680 (14.61%) Data Science
8 644 (13.83%) Statistics
9 534 (11.47%) OO
10 438 (9.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 389 (8.36%) Data Analysis
12 355 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
13 334 (7.18%) Test Automation
14 315 (6.77%) Visualisation
15 313 (6.72%) SDLC
16 302 (6.49%) Multithreading
17 287 (6.17%) Scrum
18 269 (5.78%) DevOps
19 259 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
20 253 (5.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,645 (35.34%) Python
2 1,379 (29.62%) SQL
3 1,317 (28.29%) Java
4 1,134 (24.36%) C++
5 1,056 (22.69%) C#
6 828 (17.79%) JavaScript
7 513 (11.02%) R
8 485 (10.42%) C
9 222 (4.77%) MATLAB
10 194 (4.17%) PHP
11 185 (3.97%) Scala
12 121 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 112 (2.41%) Perl
14 108 (2.32%) VBA
15 95 (2.04%) Go
16 83 (1.78%) Ruby
17 79 (1.70%) Shell Script
18 74 (1.59%) PowerShell
19 67 (1.44%) Java 8
20 57 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2,574 (55.30%) Degree
2 685 (14.72%) PhD
3 677 (14.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 477 (10.25%) Numerate Degree
5 219 (4.70%) Master's Degree
6 130 (2.79%) Security Cleared
7 67 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 46 (0.99%) SC Cleared
9 33 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
11 28 (0.60%) MPhil
12 20 (0.43%) ISTQB
13 19 (0.41%) PMI Certification
14 18 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
14 18 (0.39%) DBS Check
15 17 (0.37%) RHCE
15 17 (0.37%) RHCSA
16 16 (0.34%) MBA
16 16 (0.34%) Postgraduate
17 13 (0.28%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (4.68%) QA
2 46 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 35 (0.75%) SLA
4 28 (0.60%) GDPR
5 20 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.43%) MiFID
6 14 (0.30%) DICOM
7 13 (0.28%) ECSS
8 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 10 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.21%) EMIR
10 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.15%) PMO
12 4 (0.086%) IFRS
12 4 (0.086%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.086%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.086%) JTAG
12 4 (0.086%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.064%) FATCA
System Software
1 230 (4.94%) Docker
2 38 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.82%) Firmware
2 38 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.52%) Ceph
4 23 (0.49%) HDFS
5 16 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.19%) Lustre
8 4 (0.086%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.086%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.064%) KVM
9 3 (0.064%) NFS
9 3 (0.064%) QEMU
10 2 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.021%) GridGain
11 1 (0.021%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 130 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 78 (1.68%) Ansible
3 65 (1.40%) Puppet
4 46 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (0.90%) Terraform
6 29 (0.62%) Graphite
7 28 (0.60%) Grafana
8 25 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
9 24 (0.52%) Consul
10 20 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (0.39%) Salt
12 17 (0.37%) Packer
13 14 (0.30%) Nagios
14 9 (0.19%) Oozie
14 9 (0.19%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.19%) SCCM
15 8 (0.17%) Mesos
15 8 (0.17%) Opsview
15 8 (0.17%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 439 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 221 (4.75%) Tableau
3 218 (4.68%) Oracle
4 213 (4.58%) Google
5 86 (1.85%) SAP
6 50 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 48 (1.03%) VMware
8 44 (0.95%) Cisco
9 43 (0.92%) Verint
10 29 (0.62%) Sun
11 23 (0.49%) Adobe
11 23 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
11 23 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (0.43%) Splunk
13 19 (0.41%) HP
13 19 (0.41%) IBM
14 18 (0.39%) NetApp
15 17 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
16 16 (0.34%) Talend
17 15 (0.32%) Facebook