Period
to 25 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 205 190
Rank change year-on-year +55 -15 -31
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 218 173 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.14% 1.41% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.52% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 116 147 150
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,250 £60,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -5.15%

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 9,493 11,374 11,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.28% 92.46% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,064 9,119 9,439
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,950 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 25 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +62 129 £47,000 +17.50% 8
Cheshire +43 68 £44,500 +11.25% 3
Lancashire -7 10 £38,750 +29.17% 2
Cumbria +8 6 £17,000 -38.18% 1
Merseyside +1 5 £28,750 -50.00% 1
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 100 (45.87%) Computer Science
2 89 (40.83%) Python
3 86 (39.45%) Degree
4 82 (37.61%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (35.32%) Analytics
5 77 (35.32%) Software Engineering
6 71 (32.57%) Algorithms
7 67 (30.73%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (29.36%) SQL
9 63 (28.90%) Data Science
10 61 (27.98%) Data Analysis
11 55 (25.23%) C++
12 49 (22.48%) Java
13 48 (22.02%) R
14 47 (21.56%) C#
15 46 (21.10%) Finance
16 42 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (18.81%) Statistics
18 39 (17.89%) PhD
19 37 (16.97%) Project Management
20 36 (16.51%) Pharmaceutical
20 36 (16.51%) Big Data
21 33 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
21 33 (15.14%) C
22 31 (14.22%) Line Management
22 31 (14.22%) DevOps
23 30 (13.76%) Data Modelling
23 30 (13.76%) MATLAB
23 30 (13.76%) Physics
24 29 (13.30%) Business Analysis

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 15 (6.88%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.96%) Apache
3 7 (3.21%) SAS
4 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (12.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.75%) SPSS
4 5 (2.29%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.83%) S-PLUS
5 4 (1.83%) Stata
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.46%) JDE World
1 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.17%) Power Platform
3 17 (7.80%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (5.96%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.21%) SaaS
6 5 (2.29%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.75%) Internet
2 5 (2.29%) SMS
3 3 (1.38%) Broadband
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.51%) Big Data
2 25 (11.47%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.63%) Relational Database
4 20 (9.17%) Power BI
5 16 (7.34%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.88%) Hadoop
6 15 (6.88%) MongoDB
7 13 (5.96%) Amazon Athena
7 13 (5.96%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (5.96%) Flink
7 13 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (5.50%) Data Mining
9 10 (4.59%) Qlik Sense
10 9 (4.13%) OLAP
10 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.38%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (6.42%) JIRA
2 6 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.38%) Subversion
5 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) ProC
6 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (21.10%) Finance
2 36 (16.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 24 (11.01%) Retail
4 18 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.50%) Marketing
6 11 (5.05%) Manufacturing
7 10 (4.59%) Billing
8 8 (3.67%) Games
9 7 (3.21%) Banking
10 6 (2.75%) Electronics
11 2 (0.92%) Automotive
11 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.46%) Law
12 1 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (30.73%) Developer
2 27 (12.39%) Junior
2 27 (12.39%) Project Manager
3 26 (11.93%) Graduate
3 26 (11.93%) Software Engineer
4 25 (11.47%) C++ Developer
4 25 (11.47%) Software Project Manager
5 24 (11.01%) Analyst
6 23 (10.55%) Junior Developer
7 20 (9.17%) Data Scientist
8 19 (8.72%) Graduate Developer
8 19 (8.72%) Java Developer
9 17 (7.80%) Graduate Java Developer
10 16 (7.34%) C++/C# Developer
10 16 (7.34%) C++/Java Developer
10 16 (7.34%) Graduate C# Developer
10 16 (7.34%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 16 (7.34%) Junior C++ Developer
10 16 (7.34%) Junior Python Developer
10 16 (7.34%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.09%) Web Services
2 18 (8.26%) .NET
3 15 (6.88%) CSS
3 15 (6.88%) HTML
4 13 (5.96%) Kafka
4 13 (5.96%) Spark Streaming
5 10 (4.59%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.13%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.21%) React
7 7 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.29%) HTML5 Canvas
8 5 (2.29%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (1.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.38%) OpenCV
10 3 (1.38%) WCF
11 2 (0.92%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.92%) J2EE
12 1 (0.46%) Qt
12 1 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (32.57%) Algorithms
2 67 (30.73%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.72%) Fintech
4 18 (8.26%) User Experience
5 16 (7.34%) Data Structures
5 16 (7.34%) Derivative
6 13 (5.96%) Hedge funds
7 12 (5.50%) PMI
8 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (3.21%) Life Science
11 6 (2.75%) Blog
12 5 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (2.29%) Internet of Things
12 5 (2.29%) VLE
13 4 (1.83%) FMCG
14 3 (1.38%) Robotics
14 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
14 3 (1.38%) Social Media
15 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.26%) Linux
2 7 (3.21%) Unix
2 7 (3.21%) Windows
3 3 (1.38%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (45.87%) Computer Science
2 82 (37.61%) Problem-Solving
3 77 (35.32%) Analytics
3 77 (35.32%) Software Engineering
4 63 (28.90%) Data Science
5 61 (27.98%) Data Analysis
6 42 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (18.81%) Statistics
8 37 (16.97%) Project Management
9 33 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (14.22%) DevOps
10 31 (14.22%) Line Management
11 30 (13.76%) Data Modelling
11 30 (13.76%) Physics
12 29 (13.30%) Business Analysis
13 28 (12.84%) Time Management
14 27 (12.39%) Data Analytics
15 26 (11.93%) Creative Thinking
16 25 (11.47%) Machine Learning
16 25 (11.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (40.83%) Python
2 64 (29.36%) SQL
3 55 (25.23%) C++
4 49 (22.48%) Java
5 48 (22.02%) R
6 47 (21.56%) C#
7 33 (15.14%) C
8 30 (13.76%) MATLAB
9 17 (7.80%) Scala
10 16 (7.34%) JavaScript
11 13 (5.96%) Go
12 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.38%) COBOL
13 3 (1.38%) VB
14 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.46%) PROC SQL
14 1 (0.46%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.46%) VBA
14 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (39.45%) Degree
2 39 (17.89%) PhD
3 22 (10.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (10.09%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (5.50%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.46%) MCTS
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) QA
2 10 (4.59%) SLA
3 5 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.46%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.42%) CA Agile Central
3 11 (5.05%) BT
4 10 (4.59%) Lavastorm
4 10 (4.59%) Nimsoft
5 9 (4.13%) SAP
6 7 (3.21%) Oracle
7 6 (2.75%) Google
8 5 (2.29%) Tableau
9 2 (0.92%) Cognos
9 2 (0.92%) IBM
9 2 (0.92%) Splunk
9 2 (0.92%) VMware
10 1 (0.46%) Adobe
10 1 (0.46%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.46%) Omniture
10 1 (0.46%) Remedy
10 1 (0.46%) TIBCO