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

Mathematics (Maths)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 186 177
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +51
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 182 196 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.62% 1.50% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.64% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 149 165 165
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% +14.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £20,800
90th Percentile £91,250 £75,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 10,213 11,945 11,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.04% 91.64% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,195 9,512 9,505
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 16 December 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 December 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 +10 131 £57,500 +15.00% 30
Cheshire +24 29 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Lancashire -8 11 £42,500 +55.96% 8
Merseyside +11 8 £62,500 +150.00% 6
Cumbria +3 1 £35,000 - 1
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 116 (63.74%) Computer Science
2 114 (62.64%) Degree
3 87 (47.80%) Python
4 68 (37.36%) Java
5 62 (34.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (31.32%) Amazon AWS
8 52 (28.57%) Analytics
8 52 (28.57%) DevOps
9 50 (27.47%) Big Data
10 48 (26.37%) NoSQL
10 48 (26.37%) Apache Spark
10 48 (26.37%) Numerate Degree
10 48 (26.37%) SQL
10 48 (26.37%) Hadoop
11 47 (25.82%) Data Modelling
12 46 (25.27%) Web Services
12 46 (25.27%) Data Analysis
13 43 (23.63%) Open Source
14 42 (23.08%) Scala
14 42 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
14 42 (23.08%) MongoDB
14 42 (23.08%) Kafka
15 41 (22.53%) Amazon Redshift
15 41 (22.53%) Finance
16 40 (21.98%) JIRA
16 40 (21.98%) Amazon EMR
16 40 (21.98%) Amazon Athena
17 39 (21.43%) Spark Streaming
17 39 (21.43%) Data Engineering

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 48 (26.37%) Apache Spark
2 39 (21.43%) Apache
3 11 (6.04%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.20%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.65%) SAS
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.55%) Jupyter
Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (6.04%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.10%) SPSS
5 1 (0.55%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 57 (31.32%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (21.98%) Amazon EMR
4 39 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (5.49%) PaaS
6 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.65%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.65%) Serverless
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.38%) Internet
2 5 (2.75%) AMQP
2 5 (2.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.47%) Big Data
2 48 (26.37%) Hadoop
2 48 (26.37%) NoSQL
3 42 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 41 (22.53%) Amazon Redshift
5 40 (21.98%) Amazon Athena
6 39 (21.43%) Flink
7 24 (13.19%) Relational Database
8 16 (8.79%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.95%) Data Mining
9 9 (4.95%) Power BI
10 5 (2.75%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.20%) QlikView
12 3 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.65%) DB2 UDB
12 3 (1.65%) HBase
12 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (21.98%) JIRA
2 13 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.10%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.55%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) Protractor
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (22.53%) Finance
2 14 (7.69%) Military
3 12 (6.59%) Marketing
3 12 (6.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.75%) Games
6 4 (2.20%) Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Electronics
6 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.65%) Law
7 3 (1.65%) Legal
8 2 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (30.22%) Developer
2 26 (14.29%) Architect
2 26 (14.29%) Junior
3 25 (13.74%) Junior Developer
4 23 (12.64%) Data Engineer
5 21 (11.54%) Senior Data Engineer
6 20 (10.99%) Big Data Engineer
7 19 (10.44%) Graduate
8 18 (9.89%) C++ Developer
8 18 (9.89%) Data Scientist
9 17 (9.34%) Data Architect
9 17 (9.34%) Java Developer
9 17 (9.34%) Senior Architect
9 17 (9.34%) Senior Data Architect
10 16 (8.79%) C# Developer
10 16 (8.79%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (8.79%) Graduate Java Developer
11 15 (8.24%) Python Developer
12 14 (7.69%) Graduate C# Developer
12 14 (7.69%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.27%) Web Services
2 42 (23.08%) Kafka
3 39 (21.43%) Spark Streaming
4 19 (10.44%) CSS
4 19 (10.44%) HTML
5 16 (8.79%) .NET
6 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET
6 11 (6.04%) HTML5 Canvas
7 10 (5.49%) jQuery
8 5 (2.75%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (2.75%) RESTful
9 4 (2.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (1.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.65%) LINQ
10 3 (1.65%) NumPy
10 3 (1.65%) OpenCL
10 3 (1.65%) Pandas
10 3 (1.65%) SciPy
10 3 (1.65%) Vulkan
11 2 (1.10%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.78%) Algorithms
2 31 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (15.38%) Internet of Things
4 22 (12.09%) User Experience
5 16 (8.79%) Data Structures
5 16 (8.79%) Fintech
6 14 (7.69%) Derivative
7 11 (6.04%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (6.04%) VLE
8 10 (5.49%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.65%) CUDA
10 3 (1.65%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.65%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.65%) PMI
11 2 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.55%) Infotainment
12 1 (0.55%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.04%) Linux
2 3 (1.65%) Unix
2 3 (1.65%) Windows
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (63.74%) Computer Science
2 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (28.57%) Analytics
3 52 (28.57%) DevOps
4 47 (25.82%) Data Modelling
5 46 (25.27%) Data Analysis
6 43 (23.63%) Open Source
7 39 (21.43%) Data Engineering
7 39 (21.43%) TDD
8 38 (20.88%) Change Management
8 38 (20.88%) Configuration Management
8 38 (20.88%) Data Ingestion
8 38 (20.88%) Software Engineering
9 36 (19.78%) Data Science
10 34 (18.68%) Physics
11 33 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (15.38%) Project Management
13 23 (12.64%) Statistics
14 22 (12.09%) Line Management
15 21 (11.54%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (47.80%) Python
2 68 (37.36%) Java
3 48 (26.37%) SQL
4 42 (23.08%) Scala
5 38 (20.88%) R
6 31 (17.03%) C#
6 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
7 28 (15.38%) C++
8 25 (13.74%) C
9 11 (6.04%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.85%) PHP
11 5 (2.75%) PHP 5
11 5 (2.75%) VB
11 5 (2.75%) VBA
12 4 (2.20%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.10%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (62.64%) Degree
2 62 (34.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (26.37%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (9.34%) PhD
5 4 (2.20%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (2.20%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ACCA
7 1 (0.55%) CIMA
7 1 (0.55%) MCSA
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) GDPR
2 5 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.75%) QA
3 4 (2.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.10%) PMO
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 39 (21.43%) CA Agile Central
2 12 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.49%) Siemens
4 6 (3.30%) Tableau
5 4 (2.20%) Google
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle
6 3 (1.65%) SAP
6 3 (1.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.55%) Remedy