Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 136 101
Rank change year-on-year +41 -35 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 146 81 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.60% 1.56% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.70% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 88 51 101
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £53,750 £54,750
UK median annual salary £49,700 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.44% - +5.88%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Scotland

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics in Scotland.

Salary trend for Mathematics in Scotland

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Scotland

Mathematics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh +42 110 £40,000 -6.98% 6
Glasgow 0 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Dundee -14 7 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Fife +6 4 - -
Stirling - 4 £57,500 -
West Lothian - 3 £38,750 -
Aberdeen -4 1 £40,000 +60.00%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 - 1
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 108 (73.97%) Degree
2 87 (59.59%) Software Engineering
3 75 (51.37%) Computer Science
4 73 (50.00%) C++
5 62 (42.47%) Java
6 52 (35.62%) Machine Learning
7 50 (34.25%) Linux
8 49 (33.56%) Python
9 46 (31.51%) Physics
10 42 (28.77%) Algorithms
10 42 (28.77%) Numerate Degree
11 41 (28.08%) C#
12 32 (21.92%) R
13 30 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (20.55%) Statistics
14 29 (19.86%) PhD
15 24 (16.44%) OO
16 23 (15.75%) Windows
16 23 (15.75%) Requirements Analysis
16 23 (15.75%) Big Data
17 22 (15.07%) SQL
17 22 (15.07%) Games
18 21 (14.38%) PostgreSQL
19 20 (13.70%) Robotics
19 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
19 20 (13.70%) Visualisation
20 19 (13.01%) Applied Mathematics
20 19 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
21 18 (12.33%) Apache Spark
22 17 (11.64%) Deep Learning

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 18 (12.33%) Apache Spark
2 12 (8.22%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) GitHub
2 4 (2.74%) iTunes
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) AMQP
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.75%) Big Data
2 21 (14.38%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.96%) MongoDB
4 15 (10.27%) Data Mining
5 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.79%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.74%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.05%) GIS
11 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.37%) QlikView
11 2 (1.37%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.37%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.68%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.74%) Maven
3 4 (2.74%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.68%) CMake
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.68%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) TestRail
4 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (15.07%) Games
2 16 (10.96%) Finance
3 9 (6.16%) Electronics
4 7 (4.79%) Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Avionics
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (47.26%) Software Engineer
2 33 (22.60%) Developer
3 31 (21.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 27 (18.49%) Data Scientist
5 23 (15.75%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (13.01%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Junior
8 11 (7.53%) Analyst
8 11 (7.53%) Junior Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Graduate
10 9 (6.16%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 7 (4.79%) Junior Software Engineer
12 6 (4.11%) C++ Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Java Engineer
12 6 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (4.11%) Junior Software Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Developer in Test
13 5 (3.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) AngularJS
1 15 (10.27%) NumPy
2 14 (9.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (9.59%) Web Services
3 13 (8.90%) OpenCV
3 13 (8.90%) Qt
4 11 (7.53%) OpenGL
5 10 (6.85%) .NET
6 9 (6.16%) MLlib
6 9 (6.16%) SciPy
7 7 (4.79%) REST
8 6 (4.11%) Angular 2
8 6 (4.11%) HTML
8 6 (4.11%) SOAP
8 6 (4.11%) XML
8 6 (4.11%) ZeroMQ
9 5 (3.42%) Django
10 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.74%) D3.js
10 4 (2.74%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 75 (51.37%) Computer Science
2 42 (28.77%) Algorithms
3 20 (13.70%) Robotics
4 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.79%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.74%) CUDA
6 4 (2.74%) iPad
6 4 (2.74%) iPhone
6 4 (2.74%) PlayStation
7 3 (2.05%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.05%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.05%) Xbox
8 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.25%) Linux
2 23 (15.75%) Windows
3 9 (6.16%) Android
3 9 (6.16%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (59.59%) Software Engineering
2 52 (35.62%) Machine Learning
3 46 (31.51%) Physics
4 30 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.55%) Statistics
5 24 (16.44%) OO
6 23 (15.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (13.70%) Visualisation
8 19 (13.01%) Applied Mathematics
9 17 (11.64%) Deep Learning
10 15 (10.27%) Data Analysis
11 14 (9.59%) ETL
11 14 (9.59%) Image Processing
11 14 (9.59%) Innovative Thinking
11 14 (9.59%) Quantitative Analysis
12 13 (8.90%) Software Testing
13 12 (8.22%) Statistical Analysis
14 10 (6.85%) Game Development
14 10 (6.85%) OOD
14 10 (6.85%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 73 (50.00%) C++
2 62 (42.47%) Java
3 49 (33.56%) Python
4 41 (28.08%) C#
5 32 (21.92%) R
6 22 (15.07%) SQL
7 15 (10.27%) MATLAB
8 13 (8.90%) C
8 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.90%) Scala
9 5 (3.42%) ActionScript
10 4 (2.74%) ActionScript 3.0
10 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.74%) Ruby
11 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.05%) VB
12 2 (1.37%) Delphi
12 2 (1.37%) Julia
12 2 (1.37%) Perl
12 2 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 108 (73.97%) Degree
2 42 (28.77%) Numerate Degree
3 29 (19.86%) PhD
4 19 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Firmware
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.74%) Tableau
3 1 (0.68%) ESRI
3 1 (0.68%) Google
3 1 (0.68%) Mapbox
3 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
3 1 (0.68%) Perforce
3 1 (0.68%) Sybase