Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 41 97
Rank change year-on-year -13 +56 -14
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 20 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.67% 5.33% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 5.83% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 16
Somerset median annual salary £38,187 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.53% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £29,550 £24,166 £21,875
90th Percentile £64,800 £61,250 £58,125
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% -25.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 673 789 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 89.85% 91.43% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 581 671 962
Somerset median annual salary £42,557 £42,028 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.07% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Somerset

Mathematics
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Mathematics in Somerset

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in Somerset

Mathematics
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Taunton +2 6 £38,187 +100.98%
Bath +3 5 £29,000 -27.50% 5
Street - 2 £62,500 - 1
Wincanton - 2 £35,000 - 2
Mathematics
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 12 (60.00%) R
3 12 (60.00%) Data Science
4 11 (55.00%) Scala
5 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (45.00%) Machine Learning
7 7 (35.00%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (35.00%) Big Data
7 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (35.00%) Statistics
7 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (30.00%) Deep Learning
8 6 (30.00%) Data Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
9 5 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
9 5 (25.00%) Lidar
9 5 (25.00%) GIS
9 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
9 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (25.00%) C
10 4 (20.00%) C++
10 4 (20.00%) Physics
10 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (20.00%) Banking

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Big Data
2 5 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (25.00%) GIS
2 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Trainee
4 1 (5.00%) Trainee Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (25.00%) Lidar
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 12 (60.00%) Data Science
2 9 (45.00%) Machine Learning
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (35.00%) Statistics
4 6 (30.00%) Data Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Deep Learning
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (20.00%) Physics
6 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Multivariate Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) R
3 11 (55.00%) Scala
4 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (25.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) Ada
9 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.00%) PhD
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Google