Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 190 188
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +42
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 170 199 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.45% 1.56% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.71% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 134 161 152
North West median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £18,550
90th Percentile £82,750 £77,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -

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 10,701 11,631 11,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.99% 91.00% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,567 9,241 9,260
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 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
Manchester -31 107 £49,500 +10.00% 26
Cheshire +12 37 £36,250 +21.73% 18
Merseyside +19 16 £57,500 - 9
Lancashire -5 6 £37,000 +39.62% 4
Cumbria +3 1 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 98 (57.65%) Degree
2 83 (48.82%) Computer Science
3 72 (42.35%) Python
4 56 (32.94%) SQL
5 55 (32.35%) Analytics
6 45 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (25.88%) Java
8 42 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (21.18%) R
10 35 (20.59%) Finance
10 35 (20.59%) Computer Science Degree
11 34 (20.00%) Data Science
12 33 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (18.82%) Big Data
13 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
14 31 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (17.65%) Software Engineering
16 29 (17.06%) Hadoop
16 29 (17.06%) Numerate Degree
17 28 (16.47%) Data Analysis
17 28 (16.47%) Statistics
17 28 (16.47%) C#
18 27 (15.88%) DevOps
19 26 (15.29%) Apache Spark
19 26 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
20 25 (14.71%) Microsoft
21 24 (14.12%) PhD
22 23 (13.53%) C++
22 23 (13.53%) Web Services

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 26 (15.29%) Apache Spark
2 18 (10.59%) Apache
3 6 (3.53%) SAS
4 5 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (11.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.35%) SPSS
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.18%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
4 16 (9.41%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (5.88%) PaaS
6 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (2.35%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.76%) Serverless
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.76%) Internet
2 7 (4.12%) AMQP
3 5 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (1.18%) BGP
4 2 (1.18%) FTP
4 2 (1.18%) HTTP
4 2 (1.18%) LAN
4 2 (1.18%) MPLS
4 2 (1.18%) OSPF
4 2 (1.18%) RSVP
4 2 (1.18%) SSH
4 2 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.82%) Big Data
2 29 (17.06%) Hadoop
3 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 22 (12.94%) NoSQL
5 20 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 18 (10.59%) Amazon Redshift
7 17 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
8 16 (9.41%) Flink
9 14 (8.24%) Relational Database
10 12 (7.06%) Power BI
11 7 (4.12%) Data Mining
11 7 (4.12%) QlikView
12 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (2.94%) MySQL
13 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.76%) OLAP
14 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (1.18%) BigQuery
15 2 (1.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.59%) JIRA
2 8 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.18%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.18%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.18%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.18%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.59%) Ant
6 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.59%) Gradle
6 1 (0.59%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.59%) JUnit
6 1 (0.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 35 (20.59%) Finance
2 22 (12.94%) Telecoms
3 19 (11.18%) Marketing
4 14 (8.24%) Military
5 11 (6.47%) Manufacturing
6 10 (5.88%) Electronics
7 5 (2.94%) Legal
7 5 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.35%) Retail
9 3 (1.76%) Banking
9 3 (1.76%) Games
9 3 (1.76%) Law
10 1 (0.59%) Advertising
10 1 (0.59%) Automotive
10 1 (0.59%) Front Office
10 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (24.71%) Developer
2 23 (13.53%) Analyst
2 23 (13.53%) Data Scientist
3 20 (11.76%) Architect
4 15 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) Junior
6 11 (6.47%) Graduate
7 10 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Analytics Manager
8 9 (5.29%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Data Architect
8 9 (5.29%) Senior Architect
8 9 (5.29%) Senior Data Architect
9 8 (4.71%) Data Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.12%) C++ Developer
10 7 (4.12%) Graduate Java Developer
10 7 (4.12%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.53%) Web Services
2 18 (10.59%) Kafka
3 16 (9.41%) Spark Streaming
4 15 (8.82%) .NET
5 14 (8.24%) HTML
6 13 (7.65%) CSS
7 10 (5.88%) jQuery
8 8 (4.71%) RESTful
9 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.94%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (2.35%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.76%) LINQ
11 3 (1.76%) OpenCL
11 3 (1.76%) Vulkan
12 2 (1.18%) Lambda Expressions
12 2 (1.18%) Pandas
12 2 (1.18%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 83 (48.82%) Computer Science
2 42 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.76%) Internet of Things
4 17 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 11 (6.47%) User Experience
6 10 (5.88%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 8 (4.71%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.53%) Fintech
9 5 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.94%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.94%) Derivative
9 5 (2.94%) VLE
10 4 (2.35%) PMI
10 4 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.76%) CUDA
12 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
13 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.59%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.41%) Linux
2 4 (2.35%) Windows
3 2 (1.18%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.35%) Analytics
2 45 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.00%) Data Science
4 31 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 28 (16.47%) Data Analysis
6 28 (16.47%) Statistics
7 27 (15.88%) DevOps
8 26 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (13.53%) Data Analytics
10 22 (12.94%) Machine Learning
11 21 (12.35%) Open Source
11 21 (12.35%) Physics
12 20 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 20 (11.76%) Project Management
13 17 (10.00%) TDD
14 16 (9.41%) Data Engineering
15 15 (8.82%) Change Management
15 15 (8.82%) Data Ingestion
15 15 (8.82%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.35%) Python
2 56 (32.94%) SQL
3 44 (25.88%) Java
4 36 (21.18%) R
5 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
6 28 (16.47%) C#
7 23 (13.53%) C++
8 22 (12.94%) C
9 21 (12.35%) Scala
10 13 (7.65%) T-SQL
11 10 (5.88%) PHP
12 8 (4.71%) VBA
13 7 (4.12%) PHP 5
14 5 (2.94%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.94%) Perl
14 5 (2.94%) VB
15 3 (1.76%) Go
15 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.18%) Kotlin
16 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (57.65%) Degree
2 35 (20.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (17.06%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (14.12%) PhD
5 6 (3.53%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (3.53%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.59%) ACCA
8 1 (0.59%) CIMA
8 1 (0.59%) ISEB
8 1 (0.59%) MCP
8 1 (0.59%) MCSA
8 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) GDPR
2 9 (5.29%) QA
3 7 (4.12%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) KVM
2 3 (1.76%) QEMU
3 1 (0.59%) HDFS
3 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.76%) Ansible
3 2 (1.18%) SCCM
3 2 (1.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.59%) Oozie
4 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.41%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (5.88%) SAP
3 10 (5.88%) Siemens
3 10 (5.88%) Tableau
4 4 (2.35%) Google
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle
5 3 (1.76%) Citrix
6 2 (1.18%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.18%) Zend
7 1 (0.59%) Avaya
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco
7 1 (0.59%) Dell
7 1 (0.59%) EMC
7 1 (0.59%) NetApp
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
7 1 (0.59%) Splunk
7 1 (0.59%) VMware