Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 118 139
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -34
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 770 959 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.67% 2.71% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.11% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 696 868 927
South East median annual salary £41,875 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 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 25155 30883 36742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.23% 87.32% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20689 25667 30166
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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
Thames Valley +29 381 £40,000 +3.90% 34
Surrey +24 179 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Berkshire +32 141 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Oxfordshire +4 139 £46,250 +15.63% 18
Buckinghamshire +28 102 £37,500 -3.85% 5
Hampshire -63 97 £43,500 +24.29% 5
West Sussex -7 58 £43,750 +9.38%
Kent +34 42 £27,500 -21.43% 1
East Sussex -20 8 £37,500 - 2
Middlesex +8 1 £75,000 +66.67%
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 467 (60.65%) Degree
2 411 (53.38%) Computer Science
3 235 (30.52%) SQL
4 220 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (28.31%) Physics
6 213 (27.66%) Python
7 212 (27.53%) C#
8 184 (23.90%) C++
9 169 (21.95%) Software Engineering
10 159 (20.65%) .NET
11 156 (20.26%) JavaScript
12 147 (19.09%) Microsoft
13 144 (18.70%) Java
14 124 (16.10%) SQL Server
15 123 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
16 120 (15.58%) Linux
17 118 (15.32%) Algorithms
18 116 (15.06%) PhD
19 112 (14.55%) Windows
20 105 (13.64%) Analytics
21 104 (13.51%) Finance
22 103 (13.38%) HTML
23 101 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
24 94 (12.21%) CSS
25 92 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
26 90 (11.69%) Computer Science Degree
27 84 (10.91%) C
28 83 (10.78%) MVC
29 82 (10.65%) Statistics
30 81 (10.52%) Big Data

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 27 (3.51%) SAS
2 24 (3.12%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.17%) Apache
4 7 (0.91%) Apache Pig
4 7 (0.91%) IIS
4 7 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.26%) JBoss
7 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.26%) WildFly
8 1 (0.13%) CICS
8 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 101 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.04%) Simulink
6 7 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.78%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.65%) GIMP
8 5 (0.65%) Inkscape
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.39%) Maple
10 2 (0.26%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.26%) SPSS
11 1 (0.13%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.13%) Blender
11 1 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.17%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 16 (2.08%) npm
5 13 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
5 13 (1.69%) SaaS
6 6 (0.78%) GitHub
6 6 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.65%) Datadog
8 4 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.52%) PaaS
9 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.39%) IaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.77%) Firewall
2 21 (2.73%) SAN
3 15 (1.95%) DNS
4 14 (1.82%) IPv6
4 14 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.69%) Internet
5 13 (1.69%) WAN
6 12 (1.56%) BGP
6 12 (1.56%) DHCP
6 12 (1.56%) MPLS
6 12 (1.56%) OSPF
7 10 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (1.30%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.30%) LAN
7 10 (1.30%) Wireless
8 9 (1.17%) FCoE
8 9 (1.17%) ISDN
8 9 (1.17%) Junos
8 9 (1.17%) SSL
8 9 (1.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 81 (10.52%) Big Data
3 52 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (6.10%) Power BI
5 39 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 38 (4.94%) MySQL
7 35 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.12%) Data Mining
10 22 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.47%) Data Lake
12 18 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (2.21%) GIS
14 16 (2.08%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.69%) HDInsight
17 12 (1.56%) MongoDB
17 12 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (2.47%) HP UFT
5 16 (2.08%) gulp
5 16 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 14 (1.82%) JIRA
7 13 (1.69%) Subversion
8 12 (1.56%) JUnit
8 12 (1.56%) Selenium
8 12 (1.56%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.43%) Ant
9 11 (1.43%) NUnit
9 11 (1.43%) SoapUI
10 10 (1.30%) LoadRunner
10 10 (1.30%) Maven
11 9 (1.17%) eggPlant
11 9 (1.17%) LoadUI
11 9 (1.17%) TestNG
11 9 (1.17%) Toad
General
1 104 (13.51%) Finance
2 66 (8.57%) Marketing
3 50 (6.49%) Electronics
4 29 (3.77%) Automotive
5 27 (3.51%) Games
6 21 (2.73%) Retail
7 14 (1.82%) Publishing
8 13 (1.69%) Banking
9 11 (1.43%) Legal
9 11 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.17%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.91%) Local Government
12 6 (0.78%) Military
13 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.39%) Advertising
14 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.26%) Avionics
15 2 (0.26%) Back Office
16 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 270 (35.06%) Developer
2 125 (16.23%) Analyst
3 105 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 94 (12.21%) Graduate
5 69 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 65 (8.44%) .NET Developer
7 58 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 58 (7.53%) C++ Software Engineer
8 55 (7.14%) Junior
9 45 (5.84%) Web Developer
10 44 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
11 39 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 37 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 37 (4.81%) Software Developer
13 33 (4.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 32 (4.16%) Data Scientist
15 31 (4.03%) Support Analyst
16 29 (3.77%) Java Developer
17 28 (3.64%) Junior Developer
18 26 (3.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (20.65%) .NET
2 103 (13.38%) HTML
3 94 (12.21%) CSS
4 71 (9.22%) ASP.NET
5 69 (8.96%) Web Services
6 66 (8.57%) HTML5
7 42 (5.45%) Node.js
8 41 (5.32%) RESTful
9 39 (5.06%) CSS3
10 38 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 38 (4.94%) jQuery
10 38 (4.94%) Qt
11 35 (4.55%) WinForms
12 32 (4.16%) MFC
12 32 (4.16%) OpenGL
13 28 (3.64%) Ajax
14 23 (2.99%) .NET Framework
15 22 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (2.86%) WPF
15 22 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 411 (53.38%) Computer Science
2 123 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (15.32%) Algorithms
4 47 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (4.55%) User Experience
7 30 (3.90%) Data Centre
8 20 (2.60%) NHS
9 18 (2.34%) CUDA
10 16 (2.08%) PKI
11 15 (1.95%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.43%) Robotics
14 10 (1.30%) Reinsurance
15 9 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (0.91%) Credit Risk
16 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.78%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 120 (15.58%) Linux
2 112 (14.55%) Windows
3 52 (6.75%) Unix
4 16 (2.08%) Android
5 14 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.30%) CentOS
8 8 (1.04%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.52%) Solaris
11 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (28.31%) Physics
3 169 (21.95%) Software Engineering
4 105 (13.64%) Analytics
5 92 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
6 83 (10.78%) MVC
7 82 (10.65%) Statistics
8 76 (9.87%) Scrum
9 69 (8.96%) Machine Learning
10 68 (8.83%) Test Automation
11 66 (8.57%) Project Management
12 64 (8.31%) ITIL
13 58 (7.53%) OO
14 55 (7.14%) Data Modelling
15 50 (6.49%) Mentoring
16 49 (6.36%) Web Development
17 47 (6.10%) Data Analysis
17 47 (6.10%) SDLC
18 44 (5.71%) TDD
19 38 (4.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (30.52%) SQL
2 213 (27.66%) Python
3 212 (27.53%) C#
4 184 (23.90%) C++
5 156 (20.26%) JavaScript
6 144 (18.70%) Java
7 84 (10.91%) C
8 70 (9.09%) PHP
9 69 (8.96%) R
10 68 (8.83%) MATLAB
11 52 (6.75%) Perl
12 42 (5.45%) VB.NET
13 32 (4.16%) T-SQL
14 25 (3.25%) PowerShell
15 24 (3.12%) Ruby
16 21 (2.73%) Bash Shell
16 21 (2.73%) F#
17 20 (2.60%) Scala
18 17 (2.21%) PHP 4
18 17 (2.21%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 467 (60.65%) Degree
2 116 (15.06%) PhD
3 90 (11.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 43 (5.58%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.34%) Master's Degree
9 15 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.82%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.43%) CISSP
12 10 (1.30%) CCNP
12 10 (1.30%) CISM
13 8 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (1.04%) CREST Certified
13 8 (1.04%) MCSE
14 7 (0.91%) APMP
15 5 (0.65%) CCIE
15 5 (0.65%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.94%) QA
2 18 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 14 (1.82%) SLA
4 13 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.17%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.52%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.52%) Docker
2 4 (0.52%) GlusterFS
2 4 (0.52%) HDFS
2 4 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) ACF2
5 1 (0.13%) RACF
5 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (1.56%) Ansible
1 12 (1.56%) Nagios
2 11 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.17%) Puppet
4 5 (0.65%) Cobbler
4 5 (0.65%) Grafana
4 5 (0.65%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.52%) Oozie
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.52%) Terraform
5 4 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (0.39%) Salt
6 3 (0.39%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 147 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.16%) Oracle
3 26 (3.38%) Google
4 18 (2.34%) Adobe
5 17 (2.21%) HP
5 17 (2.21%) Tableau
6 16 (2.08%) Cisco
6 16 (2.08%) SAP
7 14 (1.82%) VMware
8 13 (1.69%) Hortonworks
9 12 (1.56%) F5
10 11 (1.43%) SolarWinds
10 11 (1.43%) Sun
11 10 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (1.30%) Juniper
11 10 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.17%) Forcepoint
12 9 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.17%) Palo Alto
13 7 (0.91%) CA