Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 108 117
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 3,805 4,764 4,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.86% 2.96% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.22% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,865 3,732 3,562
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £92,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 122,298 148,130 148,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 91.94% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 96,704 120,081 122,036
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -10 1,622 £65,000 - 59
South East +16 1,008 £40,000 -15.79% 47
East of England -31 315 £50,000 +13.64% 39
North of England +26 301 £42,000 +16.67% 16
South West +29 288 £42,500 +13.33% 26
Midlands +40 270 £28,500 -18.57% 17
West Midlands +51 228 £28,500 -18.57% 10
North West +56 218 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire -40 67 £33,750 +50.00% 4
East Midlands -9 41 £40,000 +10.34% 7
North East +23 16 £47,500 +13.10% 1
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 2,280 (59.92%) Degree
2 1,994 (52.40%) Computer Science
3 1,385 (36.40%) Python
4 1,101 (28.94%) Software Engineering
5 1,071 (28.15%) SQL
6 982 (25.81%) Java
7 978 (25.70%) Finance
8 972 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
9 963 (25.31%) Physics
10 901 (23.68%) C#
11 886 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
12 841 (22.10%) C++
13 801 (21.05%) Data Science
14 733 (19.26%) Algorithms
15 715 (18.79%) Analytics
16 709 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
17 694 (18.24%) Machine Learning
18 659 (17.32%) JavaScript
19 611 (16.06%) C
20 574 (15.09%) R
21 540 (14.19%) .NET
22 539 (14.17%) Computer Science Degree
23 518 (13.61%) PhD
24 499 (13.11%) Data Analysis
25 462 (12.14%) Statistics
26 435 (11.43%) OO
26 435 (11.43%) SQL Server
26 435 (11.43%) Microsoft
27 433 (11.38%) Linux
28 414 (10.88%) HTML

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
1 177 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 93 (2.44%) SAS
3 91 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (1.58%) Apache
5 42 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 39 (1.02%) Confluence
7 31 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 21 (0.55%) IIS
8 21 (0.55%) SharePoint
9 19 (0.50%) nginx
10 16 (0.42%) Drupal
11 13 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.24%) Kinematics
14 8 (0.21%) ArcGIS
14 8 (0.21%) CMS
14 8 (0.21%) Jupyter
15 7 (0.18%) GeoServer
15 7 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 191 (5.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.92%) SPSS
5 20 (0.53%) GNU Octave
6 18 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.42%) Simulink
8 15 (0.39%) Fireworks
9 13 (0.34%) MS Visio
10 11 (0.29%) Stata
11 8 (0.21%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (0.16%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.11%) EViews
14 4 (0.11%) Gephi
15 3 (0.079%) NASTRAN
15 3 (0.079%) S-PLUS
16 2 (0.053%) CPLEX
16 2 (0.053%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.053%) Weka
Business Applications
1 30 (0.79%) Summit
2 10 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 9 (0.24%) R3 Corda
4 7 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
5 5 (0.13%) Raiser's Edge
6 3 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.053%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.053%) Endur
7 2 (0.053%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.053%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.026%) JDE World
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.026%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 320 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 102 (2.68%) Power Platform
5 53 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (1.37%) SaaS
7 43 (1.13%) GitHub
8 28 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.74%) Serverless
9 23 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
10 21 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
11 20 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.53%) Office 365
11 20 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 18 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
13 15 (0.39%) Google Analytics
14 12 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.76%) Internet
2 49 (1.29%) Firewall
3 34 (0.89%) Wireless
4 33 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.60%) Network Security
6 22 (0.58%) Skype
7 21 (0.55%) Link 16
7 21 (0.55%) Link 22
7 21 (0.55%) Tactical Data Link
8 19 (0.50%) Broadband
9 17 (0.45%) HTTP
10 16 (0.42%) DNS
11 14 (0.37%) Unified Communications
12 13 (0.34%) LAN
13 11 (0.29%) SAN
13 11 (0.29%) Software-Defined Radio
13 11 (0.29%) SSL
14 10 (0.26%) VoIP
15 9 (0.24%) Wireless Security
16 8 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 358 (9.41%) Big Data
3 204 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 161 (4.23%) MySQL
5 141 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
6 135 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 132 (3.47%) NoSQL
8 101 (2.65%) Power BI
9 93 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 88 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 85 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 83 (2.18%) Data Mining
13 70 (1.84%) MongoDB
14 65 (1.71%) Apache Hive
15 56 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
16 49 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
17 47 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
18 46 (1.21%) Geospatial Data
19 45 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 42 (1.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 353 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 194 (5.10%) JIRA
3 127 (3.34%) Visual Studio
4 108 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 84 (2.21%) Subversion
6 82 (2.16%) Selenium
7 58 (1.52%) Bitbucket
8 47 (1.24%) NUnit
9 44 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (1.10%) Maven
11 30 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (0.76%) Mocha
13 26 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
13 26 (0.68%) webpack
14 25 (0.66%) gulp
14 25 (0.66%) SpecFlow
14 25 (0.66%) TeamCity
15 24 (0.63%) Bitbucket Server
15 24 (0.63%) Eclipse
15 24 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 978 (25.70%) Finance
2 309 (8.12%) Banking
3 237 (6.23%) Marketing
4 149 (3.92%) Electronics
5 141 (3.71%) Games
6 136 (3.57%) Front Office
7 134 (3.52%) Retail
8 129 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 127 (3.34%) Telecoms
10 68 (1.79%) Manufacturing
11 63 (1.66%) Legal
12 62 (1.63%) Military
13 60 (1.58%) Aerospace
14 50 (1.31%) Investment Banking
15 45 (1.18%) Financial Institution
16 39 (1.02%) Publishing
17 38 (1.00%) Back Office
18 35 (0.92%) Automotive
19 30 (0.79%) Advertising
20 16 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,293 (33.98%) Developer
2 498 (13.09%) Software Engineer
3 497 (13.06%) Analyst
4 445 (11.70%) Graduate
5 385 (10.12%) Data Scientist
6 302 (7.94%) Junior
7 278 (7.31%) Software Developer
8 256 (6.73%) Java Developer
9 210 (5.52%) C# Developer
10 204 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 166 (4.36%) Graduate Developer
12 154 (4.05%) .NET Developer
13 153 (4.02%) Junior Developer
14 144 (3.78%) Data Analyst
15 133 (3.50%) Python Developer
16 114 (3.00%) Consultant
17 109 (2.86%) Graduate Analyst
18 106 (2.79%) Java Engineer
19 103 (2.71%) C++ Software Engineer
20 98 (2.58%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (14.19%) .NET
2 414 (10.88%) HTML
3 335 (8.80%) AngularJS
4 327 (8.59%) CSS
5 295 (7.75%) Web Services
6 246 (6.47%) Spring
7 233 (6.12%) REST
8 217 (5.70%) React
9 196 (5.15%) ASP.NET
10 156 (4.10%) HTML5
11 143 (3.76%) RESTful
12 132 (3.47%) jQuery
13 130 (3.42%) WCF
14 121 (3.18%) Node.js
15 114 (3.00%) XML
16 109 (2.86%) Kafka
17 103 (2.71%) WPF
18 96 (2.52%) TensorFlow
19 95 (2.50%) JSON
20 91 (2.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 886 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
2 733 (19.26%) Algorithms
3 174 (4.57%) Hedge funds
4 159 (4.18%) Data Structures
5 139 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 135 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 125 (3.29%) User Experience
8 120 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
9 94 (2.47%) Fixed Income
10 83 (2.18%) Derivative
11 82 (2.16%) Robotics
12 74 (1.94%) Driving Licence
13 67 (1.76%) Mobile App
14 52 (1.37%) Credit Risk
15 44 (1.16%) Life Science
16 42 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
17 40 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
17 40 (1.05%) Client/Server
17 40 (1.05%) Social Media
18 36 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 433 (11.38%) Linux
2 252 (6.62%) Windows
3 102 (2.68%) Unix
4 78 (2.05%) Android
5 53 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 51 (1.34%) Debian
7 35 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.42%) CentOS
10 16 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 13 (0.34%) Solaris
12 13 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.24%) AIX
13 9 (0.24%) HPUX
13 9 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,994 (52.40%) Computer Science
2 1,101 (28.94%) Software Engineering
3 972 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
4 963 (25.31%) Physics
5 801 (21.05%) Data Science
6 715 (18.79%) Analytics
7 709 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
8 694 (18.24%) Machine Learning
9 499 (13.11%) Data Analysis
10 462 (12.14%) Statistics
11 435 (11.43%) OO
12 330 (8.67%) Visualisation
13 313 (8.23%) Artificial Intelligence
14 302 (7.94%) Fintech
15 300 (7.88%) DevOps
16 267 (7.02%) Scrum
17 256 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
18 252 (6.62%) Test Automation
19 238 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
20 232 (6.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,385 (36.40%) Python
2 1,071 (28.15%) SQL
3 982 (25.81%) Java
4 901 (23.68%) C#
5 841 (22.10%) C++
6 659 (17.32%) JavaScript
7 611 (16.06%) C
8 574 (15.09%) R
9 327 (8.59%) MATLAB
10 216 (5.68%) Scala
11 133 (3.50%) Bash Shell
12 127 (3.34%) PHP
13 100 (2.63%) T-SQL
14 93 (2.44%) Go
15 74 (1.94%) Ruby
15 74 (1.94%) VBA
16 58 (1.52%) Perl
16 58 (1.52%) PowerShell
17 47 (1.24%) Java 8
18 42 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2,280 (59.92%) Degree
2 539 (14.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 518 (13.61%) PhD
4 380 (9.99%) Numerate Degree
5 246 (6.47%) Security Cleared
6 195 (5.12%) SC Cleared
7 102 (2.68%) Master's Degree
8 50 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.74%) CCNP
10 26 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (0.63%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.55%) CISSP
12 21 (0.55%) DBS Check
13 17 (0.45%) MCSE
14 16 (0.42%) CCNA
14 16 (0.42%) Postgraduate
15 14 (0.37%) CISM
15 14 (0.37%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.34%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (3.07%) QA
2 60 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.08%) SLA
4 23 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.50%) ISO 22301
6 16 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.39%) GDPR
7 15 (0.39%) IFRS
8 14 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.34%) IFRS 9
10 12 (0.32%) HL7
10 12 (0.32%) ISO 9000
11 10 (0.26%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.21%) EMIR
12 8 (0.21%) MiFID
13 7 (0.18%) IEC 61131
13 7 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 208 (5.47%) Docker
2 51 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.55%) Firmware
6 17 (0.45%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.16%) HDFS
10 5 (0.13%) GlusterFS
10 5 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.11%) XenApp
12 3 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.053%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.053%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.053%) vSphere
13 2 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 128 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 71 (1.87%) Terraform
3 69 (1.81%) Ansible
4 44 (1.16%) Puppet
5 29 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.55%) Nagios
7 20 (0.53%) SCCM
8 19 (0.50%) Oozie
9 13 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
9 13 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (0.34%) SCOM
10 12 (0.32%) IBM Guardium
10 12 (0.32%) Nessus
11 11 (0.29%) Salt
12 9 (0.24%) SQL Sentry
13 8 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.18%) Packer
14 7 (0.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
15 6 (0.16%) Grafana
Vendors
1 435 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 191 (5.02%) Oracle
3 149 (3.92%) Tableau
4 106 (2.79%) Google
5 76 (2.00%) VMware
6 71 (1.87%) Cisco
7 54 (1.42%) SAP
8 47 (1.24%) Atlassian
9 38 (1.00%) Splunk
10 29 (0.76%) IBM
11 28 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (0.71%) Red Hat
13 25 (0.66%) BT
14 20 (0.53%) Alteryx
15 17 (0.45%) Centrify
16 15 (0.39%) Cognos
16 15 (0.39%) McAfee
16 15 (0.39%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.37%) HP
17 14 (0.37%) Pardot