Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 121 118
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 -34
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 565 263 659
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.15% 2.64% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.87% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 228 205 535
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,651 9,166 21,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.84% 91.98% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11,411 7,410 17,247
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in the South East.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mathematics in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +5 236 £50,000 - 33
Berkshire +11 146 £53,750 +7.50% 10
Surrey +17 123 £60,000 +14.29% 17
Hampshire -47 93 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Oxfordshire -9 60 £45,000 +10.43% 16
Kent +1 58 £26,000 - 10
East Sussex +16 44 £27,500 +52.78% 7
Buckinghamshire -24 31 £45,000 -18.18% 7
West Sussex -4 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Sussex - 2 - -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 398 (70.44%) Degree
2 319 (56.46%) Computer Science
3 273 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (33.98%) Social Skills
5 160 (28.32%) Software Engineering
6 156 (27.61%) C#
7 155 (27.43%) Java
8 149 (26.37%) Risk Management
8 149 (26.37%) Analytics
9 145 (25.66%) JavaScript
10 143 (25.31%) Python
11 128 (22.65%) C++
12 126 (22.30%) Analytical Skills
13 116 (20.53%) DevOps
14 109 (19.29%) Azure
15 108 (19.12%) Data Science
16 104 (18.41%) SQL
17 103 (18.23%) Physics
18 98 (17.35%) Algorithms
19 95 (16.81%) Finance
20 92 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
21 90 (15.93%) C
22 89 (15.75%) Visualisation
23 87 (15.40%) Artificial Intelligence
24 85 (15.04%) Power Platform
25 84 (14.87%) Computer Science Degree
26 82 (14.51%) React
27 81 (14.34%) Statistics
28 80 (14.16%) Docker
29 76 (13.45%) Ansible

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 55 (9.73%) SAS
2 15 (2.65%) JBoss
2 15 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.77%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.24%) Appian
5 4 (0.71%) Apache
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.35%) SAP EP
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.77%) Revit
3 10 (1.77%) SOLIDWORKS
4 7 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.35%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (19.29%) Azure
2 85 (15.04%) Power Platform
3 74 (13.10%) AWS
4 66 (11.68%) OpenShift
5 36 (6.37%) Serverless
6 26 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (4.07%) Azure Machine Learning
8 21 (3.72%) GitHub
9 17 (3.01%) Azure Data Factory
9 17 (3.01%) Azure Monitor
10 16 (2.83%) SaaS
11 7 (1.24%) Azure Functions
11 7 (1.24%) Google Play
11 7 (1.24%) Power Automate
12 5 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.88%) Azure Logic Apps
12 5 (0.88%) GCP
13 4 (0.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 4 (0.71%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.71%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.07%) Kerberos
2 10 (1.77%) Internet
3 9 (1.59%) Wireless
4 6 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.88%) MQTT
6 4 (0.71%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.71%) H.323
7 3 (0.53%) 3G
7 3 (0.53%) 4G
8 2 (0.35%) DNS
8 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 2 (0.35%) WAN
9 1 (0.18%) NAS
9 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.91%) Power BI
2 38 (6.73%) Big Data
3 36 (6.37%) SQL Server
4 29 (5.13%) Tableau
5 27 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.89%) Base SAS
7 21 (3.72%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.54%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.12%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.77%) GIS
11 7 (1.24%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.88%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.88%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.71%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.35%) MySQL
15 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
15 2 (0.35%) Semantic Layer
15 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 51 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.67%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.25%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.07%) Maven
5 22 (3.89%) Selenium
6 11 (1.95%) CMake
7 10 (1.77%) GCC
7 10 (1.77%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 10 (1.77%) Xcode
8 4 (0.71%) JIRA
9 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.35%) GitLab
10 2 (0.35%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.35%) MSTest
10 2 (0.35%) Subversion
10 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
General
1 192 (33.98%) Social Skills
2 126 (22.30%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (16.81%) Finance
4 31 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 29 (5.13%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.07%) Marketing
7 16 (2.83%) Electronics
8 15 (2.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 15 (2.65%) Legal
8 15 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
9 14 (2.48%) Aerospace
9 14 (2.48%) Law
10 12 (2.12%) Automotive
11 10 (1.77%) Retail
12 9 (1.59%) Advertising
13 8 (1.42%) Spanish Language
14 6 (1.06%) Games
15 5 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
15 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.88%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 130 (23.01%) Developer
2 129 (22.83%) Software Engineer
3 95 (16.81%) Analyst
4 76 (13.45%) Software Developer
5 71 (12.57%) Architect
6 62 (10.97%) Graduate
7 52 (9.20%) Programmer
8 51 (9.03%) Statistical Programmer
9 41 (7.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 34 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
11 32 (5.66%) Data Scientist
12 31 (5.49%) Junior
13 27 (4.78%) Embedded Engineer
14 26 (4.60%) Analyst Developer
14 26 (4.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 26 (4.60%) Pricing Analyst
14 26 (4.60%) Pricing Developer
15 25 (4.42%) Graduate Developer
16 24 (4.25%) Graduate Software Developer
17 22 (3.89%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.51%) React
2 68 (12.04%) AngularJS
3 60 (10.62%) .NET
4 53 (9.38%) HTML
5 49 (8.67%) Spring Boot
6 42 (7.43%) .NET Core
7 39 (6.90%) CSS
8 36 (6.37%) Java EE
9 33 (5.84%) Spring
10 32 (5.66%) REST
10 32 (5.66%) Web Services
11 28 (4.96%) RESTful
12 27 (4.78%) HTML5
13 23 (4.07%) JavaFX
13 23 (4.07%) Swing
14 21 (3.72%) ASP.NET
14 21 (3.72%) Vue.js
15 20 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (3.54%) JSON
16 15 (2.65%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.35%) Algorithms
2 51 (9.03%) Life Science
3 41 (7.26%) User Experience
4 33 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 32 (5.66%) Robotics
6 31 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (5.31%) Virtual Team
8 23 (4.07%) Renewable Energy
9 21 (3.72%) Cloud Native
10 14 (2.48%) Driving Licence
11 12 (2.12%) 3D Graphics
12 11 (1.95%) Animation
13 10 (1.77%) Lidar
14 8 (1.42%) Biotechnology
14 8 (1.42%) Housing Association
15 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
16 6 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
17 5 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
17 5 (0.88%) Cyberattack
17 5 (0.88%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.68%) Linux
2 36 (6.37%) Unix
3 14 (2.48%) Android
4 12 (2.12%) Windows
5 7 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (56.46%) Computer Science
2 273 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (28.32%) Software Engineering
4 149 (26.37%) Analytics
4 149 (26.37%) Risk Management
5 116 (20.53%) DevOps
6 108 (19.12%) Data Science
7 103 (18.23%) Physics
8 92 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
9 89 (15.75%) Visualisation
10 87 (15.40%) Artificial Intelligence
11 81 (14.34%) Statistics
12 75 (13.27%) Data Analysis
12 75 (13.27%) Machine Learning
13 74 (13.10%) Data Modelling
14 68 (12.04%) Microservices
14 68 (12.04%) TDD
15 67 (11.86%) Mentoring
16 66 (11.68%) CI/CD
17 64 (11.33%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 156 (27.61%) C#
2 155 (27.43%) Java
3 145 (25.66%) JavaScript
4 143 (25.31%) Python
5 128 (22.65%) C++
6 104 (18.41%) SQL
7 90 (15.93%) C
8 56 (9.91%) R
9 27 (4.78%) Perl
10 26 (4.60%) Shell Script
11 23 (4.07%) Java 8
12 22 (3.89%) SAS Macro
13 20 (3.54%) VB.NET
14 18 (3.19%) TypeScript
15 17 (3.01%) MATLAB
16 13 (2.30%) Fortran
17 8 (1.42%) Kotlin
18 7 (1.24%) Apple Swift
19 5 (0.88%) F#
20 4 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 398 (70.44%) Degree
2 84 (14.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (11.33%) Numerate Degree
4 33 (5.84%) PhD
5 25 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.89%) TOGAF Certification
7 18 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 6 (1.06%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.06%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.88%) PMP
11 3 (0.53%) HNC
11 3 (0.53%) HND
11 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.35%) MCSA
12 2 (0.35%) MCSE
12 2 (0.35%) MOS
13 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.18%) MBA
13 1 (0.18%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.25%) Good Clinical Practice
2 22 (3.89%) CDISC
3 21 (3.72%) ISO 9001
4 18 (3.19%) GRC
5 8 (1.42%) QA
6 4 (0.71%) GxP
7 3 (0.53%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.35%) SLA
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 80 (14.16%) Docker
2 7 (1.24%) Firmware
3 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.35%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.35%) LXC
5 2 (0.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 76 (13.45%) Ansible
2 71 (12.57%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.24%) Terraform
4 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 65 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.38%) Oracle
3 41 (7.26%) Red Hat
4 40 (7.08%) Google
5 33 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (5.66%) MuleSoft
7 21 (3.72%) Databricks
8 18 (3.19%) Splunk
9 17 (3.01%) SAP
10 10 (1.77%) Rockwell
11 7 (1.24%) Automation Anywhere
12 4 (0.71%) IBM
13 3 (0.53%) Apple
14 2 (0.35%) Birst
14 2 (0.35%) Cisco
14 2 (0.35%) Dell
14 2 (0.35%) Informatica
14 2 (0.35%) LexisNexis
14 2 (0.35%) Workday
15 1 (0.18%) VMware