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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 119 98
Rank change year-on-year +28 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 58 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.15% 1.54% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.68% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 46
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -30.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,200 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.89%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2463 2613 2818
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.43% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1476 1771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Mathematics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +24 48 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Glasgow -6 9 £40,000 +50.94% 7
Dundee -8 2 £46,250 +68.18%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 56 (66.67%) Degree
2 39 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 39 (46.43%) Python
3 33 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 29 (34.52%) SQL
5 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (30.95%) Machine Learning
6 25 (29.76%) Statistics
6 25 (29.76%) Physics
7 23 (27.38%) Linux
8 22 (26.19%) C++
8 22 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (25.00%) C#
10 20 (23.81%) Numerate Degree
11 19 (22.62%) MongoDB
12 18 (21.43%) Analytics
13 15 (17.86%) Java
13 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
14 14 (16.67%) Finance
14 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (16.67%) R
15 13 (15.48%) ETL
16 12 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
16 12 (14.29%) Visualisation
17 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
17 11 (13.10%) Operations Research
17 11 (13.10%) PhD
18 10 (11.90%) .NET
18 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (11.90%) Statistical Analysis

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 8 (9.52%) Apache Spark
1 8 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) AMQP
2 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (22.62%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.14%) Big Data
5 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.57%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.38%) QlikView
8 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.38%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.19%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.19%) GIS
9 1 (1.19%) MySQL
9 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.76%) Maven
1 4 (4.76%) NetBeans
1 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Electronics
3 4 (4.76%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Data Scientist
2 19 (22.62%) Software Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Data Analyst
7 10 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Graduate
9 5 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Junior
10 4 (4.76%) Research Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
2 10 (11.90%) .NET
3 7 (8.33%) D3.js
3 7 (8.33%) Django
3 7 (8.33%) NumPy
4 6 (7.14%) MLlib
5 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (5.95%) SciPy
6 4 (4.76%) HTML
6 4 (4.76%) Node.js
6 4 (4.76%) Qt
6 4 (4.76%) Web Services
7 3 (3.57%) CSS
7 3 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.38%) REST
8 2 (2.38%) TensorFlow
9 1 (1.19%) React
9 1 (1.19%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.57%) Equities
4 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.19%) PACS
6 1 (1.19%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Machine Learning
3 25 (29.76%) Physics
3 25 (29.76%) Statistics
4 18 (21.43%) Analytics
5 13 (15.48%) ETL
6 12 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
6 12 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 11 (13.10%) Operations Research
8 10 (11.90%) Data Analysis
8 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (11.90%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (7.14%) OO
9 6 (7.14%) Prototyping
10 5 (5.95%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (5.95%) Web Development
11 4 (4.76%) Actionable Insight
11 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) Python
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
3 22 (26.19%) C++
4 21 (25.00%) C#
5 15 (17.86%) Java
5 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.67%) R
7 9 (10.71%) MATLAB
8 8 (9.52%) Scala
9 6 (7.14%) Ruby
10 3 (3.57%) VBA
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) Clojure
11 1 (1.19%) Haskell
11 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (66.67%) Degree
2 20 (23.81%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (13.10%) PhD
4 8 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Tableau
2 3 (3.57%) Bloomberg
2 3 (3.57%) Reuters
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Vertica
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Stirling
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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