Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 180 158
Rank change year-on-year -31 -22 +63
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 175 198 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 1.62% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.77% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 153 155 173
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,771 £20,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.95%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,886 11,202 10,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.11% 91.49% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,569 9,324 8,471
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,433 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,800 £62,500 £61,228
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics in the North West.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the North West over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Manchester -32 93 £42,000 +12.00% 55
Cheshire -7 60 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Merseyside +12 8 £57,500 +27.78% 17
Lancashire -10 8 £33,750 +18.43% 12
Cumbria - 5 £27,500 -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 83 (47.43%) Degree
2 79 (45.14%) SQL
3 62 (35.43%) Computer Science
4 57 (32.57%) Python
4 57 (32.57%) Analytics
5 52 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (29.71%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (29.14%) Finance
7 47 (26.86%) Machine Learning
8 43 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (24.00%) Data Science
10 36 (20.57%) SQL Server
11 35 (20.00%) R
12 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
13 31 (17.71%) Java
13 31 (17.71%) Statistics
14 29 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
16 26 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (14.29%) Big Data
18 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
19 23 (13.14%) Data Analytics
19 23 (13.14%) Hadoop
20 22 (12.57%) SAS
21 21 (12.00%) Software Engineering
21 21 (12.00%) PhD
22 20 (11.43%) Statistical Modelling
22 20 (11.43%) Algorithms
23 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
24 18 (10.29%) Data Warehouse

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 22 (12.57%) SAS
2 18 (10.29%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.71%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.14%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.71%) SPSS
5 1 (0.57%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.57%) Simulink
5 1 (0.57%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.43%) Amazon S3
3 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.86%) GitHub
5 4 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.57%) Office 365
6 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.71%) Internet
2 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) Broadband
3 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.29%) Big Data
3 23 (13.14%) Hadoop
4 18 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (9.71%) MongoDB
5 17 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (8.57%) Data Mining
7 14 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.57%) MySQL
10 8 (4.57%) QlikView
10 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (4.00%) Power BI
12 6 (3.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.43%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (3.43%) Looker
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Selenium
2 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.86%) Gradle
3 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.86%) Maven
4 4 (2.29%) Ant
4 4 (2.29%) CA Release Automation
4 4 (2.29%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.29%) JIRA
4 4 (2.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 51 (29.14%) Finance
2 18 (10.29%) Marketing
2 18 (10.29%) Retail
3 14 (8.00%) Banking
4 9 (5.14%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.43%) Electronics
5 6 (3.43%) Games
5 6 (3.43%) Legal
6 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.86%) Law
7 3 (1.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (21.71%) Developer
2 37 (21.14%) Analyst
3 34 (19.43%) Data Scientist
4 22 (12.57%) Data Analyst
5 15 (8.57%) Junior
6 14 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.43%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.86%) Graduate
9 11 (6.29%) Junior Developer
9 11 (6.29%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.29%) Tester
10 9 (5.14%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 8 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 8 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.57%) SQL Data Analyst
12 7 (4.00%) QA Tester
13 6 (3.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.29%) AngularJS
2 16 (9.14%) CSS
2 16 (9.14%) HTML
3 15 (8.57%) Spring
4 9 (5.14%) .NET
5 8 (4.57%) Angular 2
5 8 (4.57%) RESTful
5 8 (4.57%) SOAP
6 7 (4.00%) Kafka
6 7 (4.00%) Web Services
7 6 (3.43%) Node.js
7 6 (3.43%) PhoneGap
7 6 (3.43%) React
7 6 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.86%) NumPy
8 5 (2.86%) Pandas
8 5 (2.86%) SciPy
9 4 (2.29%) Flask
9 4 (2.29%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (2.29%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 62 (35.43%) Computer Science
2 52 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.43%) Algorithms
4 14 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (6.86%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.14%) Fintech
8 6 (3.43%) Driving Licence
8 6 (3.43%) Social Media
9 4 (2.29%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.14%) Animation
10 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.14%) User Experience
10 2 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.57%) CCTV
11 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (2.86%) Windows
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.57%) Analytics
2 52 (29.71%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (26.86%) Machine Learning
4 43 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (24.00%) Data Science
6 31 (17.71%) Statistics
7 26 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (13.14%) Data Analytics
9 21 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 20 (11.43%) Statistical Modelling
11 18 (10.29%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (9.71%) Physics
12 17 (9.71%) Test Automation
13 16 (9.14%) Data Analysis
13 16 (9.14%) Mentoring
14 14 (8.00%) Visualisation
15 13 (7.43%) Data Visualisation
15 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.86%) Open Source
16 12 (6.86%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (45.14%) SQL
2 57 (32.57%) Python
3 35 (20.00%) R
4 31 (17.71%) Java
5 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.71%) C
6 17 (9.71%) Scala
7 16 (9.14%) C++
8 13 (7.43%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.71%) VBA
10 9 (5.14%) C#
10 9 (5.14%) MATLAB
11 6 (3.43%) Java 8
12 4 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.57%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.57%) Go
14 1 (0.57%) PHP
14 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 83 (47.43%) Degree
2 28 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (12.00%) PhD
4 17 (9.71%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (2.86%) Postgraduate
6 4 (2.29%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.29%) SAS Certification
7 3 (1.71%) ISEB
8 2 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.57%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.57%) PMP
9 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Docker
2 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.29%) Tableau
3 6 (3.43%) Google
4 5 (2.86%) Oracle
4 5 (2.86%) SAP
4 5 (2.86%) Splunk
5 4 (2.29%) Capita
5 4 (2.29%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.29%) Facebook
5 4 (2.29%) Twitter
6 3 (1.71%) hybris
6 3 (1.71%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) Cognos
7 1 (0.57%) Minitab
7 1 (0.57%) Remedy
7 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.57%) Sawtooth Software
7 1 (0.57%) Zend