Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 196 148
Rank change year-on-year +1 -48 +51
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 195 203 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.55% 1.54% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.69% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 151 161 178
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -2.10%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £20,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 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 11,480 11,996 10,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.31% 91.11% 89.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9,238 9,777 8,630
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.88% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,863
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,350 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -14 101 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Cheshire +15 64 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Merseyside +18 17 £58,750 +17.50% 9
Lancashire +6 8 £33,750 +0.75% 7
Cumbria -3 4 £27,500 -32.93% 2
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 101 (51.79%) Degree
2 76 (38.97%) SQL
2 76 (38.97%) Computer Science
3 71 (36.41%) Analytics
4 69 (35.38%) Python
5 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (24.62%) Finance
8 46 (23.59%) Data Science
9 44 (22.56%) Microsoft
10 43 (22.05%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (21.03%) SQL Server
11 41 (21.03%) R
12 38 (19.49%) Java
13 37 (18.97%) Machine Learning
14 35 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
14 35 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
15 32 (16.41%) Big Data
16 30 (15.38%) JavaScript
17 28 (14.36%) PhD
17 28 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (14.36%) Statistics
18 27 (13.85%) Data Analytics
18 27 (13.85%) Hadoop
19 26 (13.33%) C
20 24 (12.31%) Marketing
20 24 (12.31%) Software Engineering
21 23 (11.79%) Data Analysis
21 23 (11.79%) Numerate Degree
22 22 (11.28%) Telecoms

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 21 (10.77%) Apache Spark
2 14 (7.18%) SAS
3 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.05%) Apache
5 4 (2.05%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.03%) IIS
7 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.03%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Jupyter
Applications
1 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.56%) SPSS
5 1 (0.51%) Simulink
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) FastStats
2 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.13%) PaaS
5 5 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.54%) Serverless
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) Internet
2 7 (3.59%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (1.03%) AMQP
4 2 (1.03%) BGP
4 2 (1.03%) FTP
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
4 2 (1.03%) LAN
4 2 (1.03%) MPLS
4 2 (1.03%) Network Security
4 2 (1.03%) OSPF
4 2 (1.03%) RSVP
4 2 (1.03%) SSH
4 2 (1.03%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) Broadband
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.51%) Skype
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.41%) Big Data
3 27 (13.85%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.64%) MongoDB
8 10 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.62%) Data Mining
9 9 (4.62%) QlikView
10 8 (4.10%) Power BI
10 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (3.08%) HBase
11 6 (3.08%) Looker
11 6 (3.08%) MySQL
11 6 (3.08%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) JIRA
1 8 (4.10%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.08%) CA Release Automation
2 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.56%) Ant
3 5 (2.56%) Gradle
3 5 (2.56%) IntelliJ
3 5 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.56%) JUnit
3 5 (2.56%) Maven
3 5 (2.56%) Selenium
4 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.03%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.03%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.03%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
General
1 48 (24.62%) Finance
2 24 (12.31%) Marketing
3 22 (11.28%) Telecoms
4 17 (8.72%) Manufacturing
5 16 (8.21%) Retail
6 13 (6.67%) Banking
6 13 (6.67%) Electronics
7 12 (6.15%) Military
8 6 (3.08%) Law
8 6 (3.08%) Legal
9 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking
10 4 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.54%) Games
12 2 (1.03%) Advertising
12 2 (1.03%) Automotive
13 1 (0.51%) Back Office
13 1 (0.51%) Front Office
13 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (18.97%) Developer
2 34 (17.44%) Data Scientist
3 31 (15.90%) Analyst
4 17 (8.72%) Data Analyst
5 16 (8.21%) Graduate
6 13 (6.67%) Tester
7 12 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.64%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Architect
10 9 (4.62%) Junior
10 9 (4.62%) Python Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Senior Data Scientist
10 9 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 8 (4.10%) QA Tester
11 8 (4.10%) Software QA Tester
11 8 (4.10%) Software Tester
12 7 (3.59%) Engineering Manager
12 7 (3.59%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.21%) AngularJS
2 15 (7.69%) HTML
3 14 (7.18%) CSS
4 13 (6.67%) Spring
5 11 (5.64%) Kafka
5 11 (5.64%) RESTful
6 10 (5.13%) .NET
7 8 (4.10%) Angular 2
7 8 (4.10%) SOAP
8 6 (3.08%) jQuery
8 6 (3.08%) NumPy
8 6 (3.08%) Pandas
8 6 (3.08%) SciPy
9 5 (2.56%) Flask
9 5 (2.56%) LDAP
9 5 (2.56%) SAML
9 5 (2.56%) scikit-learn
9 5 (2.56%) Web Services
10 4 (2.05%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (38.97%) Computer Science
2 52 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.23%) Algorithms
4 14 (7.18%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.64%) Internet of Things
6 11 (5.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.13%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 8 (4.10%) Fintech
9 6 (3.08%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (2.56%) User Experience
11 4 (2.05%) PMI
12 2 (1.03%) CUDA
12 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.03%) Social Media
12 2 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.51%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.67%) Linux
2 6 (3.08%) Windows
3 4 (2.05%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.41%) Analytics
2 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (23.59%) Data Science
4 43 (22.05%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (18.97%) Machine Learning
6 28 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (14.36%) Statistics
7 27 (13.85%) Data Analytics
8 24 (12.31%) Software Engineering
9 23 (11.79%) Data Analysis
10 22 (11.28%) Test Automation
11 20 (10.26%) Project Management
12 18 (9.23%) Visualisation
13 17 (8.72%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.72%) Statistical Analysis
14 16 (8.21%) Data Visualisation
15 14 (7.18%) Commercial Awareness
15 14 (7.18%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (7.18%) ETL
16 13 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.97%) SQL
2 69 (35.38%) Python
3 41 (21.03%) R
4 38 (19.49%) Java
5 30 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 26 (13.33%) C
7 21 (10.77%) C++
8 16 (8.21%) C#
8 16 (8.21%) Scala
8 16 (8.21%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.64%) MATLAB
10 9 (4.62%) VBA
11 8 (4.10%) Perl
12 5 (2.56%) Java 8
13 4 (2.05%) Go
13 4 (2.05%) PHP
13 4 (2.05%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.54%) VB
15 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (51.79%) Degree
2 35 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (14.36%) PhD
4 23 (11.79%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (3.59%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (2.05%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.05%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.54%) ISEB
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.51%) ACCA
10 1 (0.51%) CIMA
10 1 (0.51%) MCP
10 1 (0.51%) MCSA
10 1 (0.51%) PMP
10 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) QA
2 8 (4.10%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.56%) GDPR
4 4 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.03%) PMO
6 1 (0.51%) GCP
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.15%) Docker
2 9 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.54%) KVM
3 3 (1.54%) QEMU
4 1 (0.51%) HDFS
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.54%) Ansible
4 2 (1.03%) SCCM
4 2 (1.03%) WSUS
5 1 (0.51%) Oozie
Vendors
1 44 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.15%) SAP
3 11 (5.64%) Tableau
4 10 (5.13%) Siemens
5 6 (3.08%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.08%) Google
5 6 (3.08%) Splunk
6 4 (2.05%) Capita
7 3 (1.54%) Citrix
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle
7 3 (1.54%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.03%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.03%) hybris
8 2 (1.03%) Remedy
8 2 (1.03%) Zend
9 1 (0.51%) Avaya
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) Dell
9 1 (0.51%) NetApp