Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 192 206
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -28
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 182 189 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.45% 1.54% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.70% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 158 155 114
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £22,925 £21,250 £19,150
90th Percentile £67,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

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 11,352 11,086 10,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.40% 90.36% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,017 9,274 8,919
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +8 123 £48,750 +3.72% 55
Cheshire -32 36 £32,500 +1.56% 18
Lancashire +20 18 £23,000 -2.11% 11
Merseyside +15 6 £27,500 - 11
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 92 (50.55%) Degree
2 91 (50.00%) SQL
3 72 (39.56%) Computer Science
4 61 (33.52%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (32.97%) Python
6 52 (28.57%) Machine Learning
7 51 (28.02%) Analytics
8 45 (24.73%) Finance
9 44 (24.18%) Statistics
10 41 (22.53%) SQL Server
11 38 (20.88%) R
12 32 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
13 31 (17.03%) SAS
14 30 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (15.93%) PhD
16 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 27 (14.84%) Linux
18 26 (14.29%) Java
18 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
19 24 (13.19%) C++
19 24 (13.19%) Software Engineering
19 24 (13.19%) Algorithms
20 23 (12.64%) Physics
21 22 (12.09%) Oracle
22 21 (11.54%) Data Analysis
23 20 (10.99%) C#
23 20 (10.99%) Statistical Modelling
23 20 (10.99%) Data Analytics
24 18 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement

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 31 (17.03%) SAS
2 11 (6.04%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (4.40%) SPSS
5 6 (3.30%) Stata
6 5 (2.75%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.55%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.55%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.30%) GitHub
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.75%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.65%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) SSL
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (8.79%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.24%) Data Mining
4 15 (8.24%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.69%) Big Data
5 14 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.85%) MySQL
8 6 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.30%) Power BI
8 6 (3.30%) QlikView
8 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.10%) OLAP
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (9.34%) Selenium
2 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.75%) Toad
6 4 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.65%) Gradle
7 3 (1.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
General
1 45 (24.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Banking
3 10 (5.49%) Marketing
3 10 (5.49%) Retail
4 7 (3.85%) Legal
5 5 (2.75%) Automotive
5 5 (2.75%) Games
5 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.65%) Back Office
6 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (27.47%) Analyst
2 42 (23.08%) Developer
3 31 (17.03%) Data Scientist
4 24 (13.19%) Data Analyst
5 21 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 19 (10.44%) SQL Developer
7 18 (9.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (9.89%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.24%) Java Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
10 11 (6.04%) Junior
11 9 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) C++ Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.34%) .NET
2 16 (8.79%) HTML
3 15 (8.24%) Spring
4 14 (7.69%) CSS
4 14 (7.69%) Java EE
4 14 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
5 10 (5.49%) Web Services
6 8 (4.40%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.85%) React
8 6 (3.30%) Node.js
8 6 (3.30%) OpenCV
8 6 (3.30%) PhoneGap
8 6 (3.30%) TensorFlow
8 6 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.75%) HTML5
10 4 (2.20%) CSS3
10 4 (2.20%) Flash
10 4 (2.20%) REST
11 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.65%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 72 (39.56%) Computer Science
2 61 (33.52%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (13.19%) Algorithms
4 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.40%) Life Science
6 6 (3.30%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (3.30%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (3.30%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.75%) NHS
8 4 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.20%) Social Media
9 3 (1.65%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.65%) Fintech
10 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.10%) User Experience
11 1 (0.55%) Animation
11 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.84%) Linux
2 12 (6.59%) Windows
3 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.65%) Android
4 3 (1.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 51 (28.02%) Analytics
3 44 (24.18%) Statistics
4 32 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (13.19%) Software Engineering
7 23 (12.64%) Physics
8 21 (11.54%) Data Analysis
9 20 (10.99%) Data Analytics
9 20 (10.99%) Statistical Modelling
10 18 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.79%) Open Source
12 13 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 12 (6.59%) Data Management
14 11 (6.04%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.04%) Predictive Analytics
15 10 (5.49%) Data Visualisation
15 10 (5.49%) DevOps
15 10 (5.49%) Economics
15 10 (5.49%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 91 (50.00%) SQL
2 60 (32.97%) Python
3 38 (20.88%) R
4 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
5 26 (14.29%) Java
6 24 (13.19%) C++
7 20 (10.99%) C#
8 12 (6.59%) C
8 12 (6.59%) MATLAB
9 10 (5.49%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.49%) VBA
10 9 (4.95%) Scala
11 7 (3.85%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.20%) PHP
13 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.10%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.10%) VB
13 2 (1.10%) VBScript
14 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (50.55%) Degree
2 29 (15.93%) PhD
3 14 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.85%) Master's Degree
6 6 (3.30%) Postgraduate
7 5 (2.75%) ISEB
7 5 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.20%) SAS Certification
9 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) HND
10 1 (0.55%) MCP
10 1 (0.55%) MCSA
10 1 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) PMO
3 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.09%) Oracle
3 9 (4.95%) Tableau
4 4 (2.20%) Facebook
4 4 (2.20%) Twitter
5 3 (1.65%) Avaya
5 3 (1.65%) Google
6 2 (1.10%) Apigee
6 2 (1.10%) Capita
6 2 (1.10%) Cognos
6 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.10%) Splunk
7 1 (0.55%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) hybris
7 1 (0.55%) Murex
7 1 (0.55%) Progress
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) Sage
7 1 (0.55%) Sawtooth Software