Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 96 121
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 772 937 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.08% 3.25% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.57% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 632 731 750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 22,651 26,251 27,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 91.05% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,301 21,641 22,795
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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
Thames Valley -19 372 £41,000 -8.89% 75
Hampshire +31 197 £37,601 +7.43% 33
Oxfordshire +3 189 £38,500 -23.00% 33
Berkshire -60 100 £57,500 +64.29% 27
Buckinghamshire +50 83 £35,000 +12.00% 15
Surrey -10 79 £35,000 -22.22% 33
West Sussex -3 51 £50,000 +7.53% 12
East Sussex +8 29 £30,000 -34.07% 3
Kent +5 22 £29,500 -68.95% 11
Middlesex -7 8 £42,500 -39.29%
Isle of Wight - 1 - - 1
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 497 (64.38%) Degree
2 389 (50.39%) Computer Science
3 288 (37.31%) Software Engineering
4 232 (30.05%) C#
4 232 (30.05%) Python
5 191 (24.74%) C++
5 191 (24.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 186 (24.09%) Physics
7 185 (23.96%) .NET
8 184 (23.83%) SQL
9 174 (22.54%) JavaScript
10 163 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
11 145 (18.78%) Algorithms
12 141 (18.26%) Linux
13 139 (18.01%) HTML
14 130 (16.84%) Java
15 124 (16.06%) Finance
16 116 (15.03%) Windows
16 116 (15.03%) Git (software)
17 112 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
18 107 (13.86%) C
19 105 (13.60%) CSS
20 96 (12.44%) Analytics
21 95 (12.31%) SQL Server
22 93 (12.05%) OO
23 88 (11.40%) Numerate Degree
24 86 (11.14%) R
25 84 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
26 80 (10.36%) MATLAB
26 80 (10.36%) Data Science

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 16 (2.07%) SAS
2 12 (1.55%) Apache
2 12 (1.55%) Apache Spark
2 12 (1.55%) Smallworld
3 7 (0.91%) Confluence
3 7 (0.91%) IIS
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.39%) Luigi
6 3 (0.39%) nginx
7 2 (0.26%) Drupal
7 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.13%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.07%) Simulink
3 10 (1.30%) Acrobat
3 10 (1.30%) Adobe Captivate
3 10 (1.30%) FrameMaker
4 5 (0.65%) GNU Octave
5 4 (0.52%) Stata
6 3 (0.39%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.13%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.42%) Azure
2 47 (6.09%) AWS
3 27 (3.50%) GCP
4 18 (2.33%) SaaS
5 16 (2.07%) Power Platform
6 11 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (1.42%) Google Analytics
7 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.65%) GitHub
10 4 (0.52%) Google Play
11 2 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.26%) PaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon Neptune
12 1 (0.13%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.13%) Azure LUIS
12 1 (0.13%) Dialogflow
12 1 (0.13%) npm
12 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.40%) Internet
2 17 (2.20%) SSL
3 15 (1.94%) SAN
4 11 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.30%) Broadband
6 9 (1.17%) Firewall
6 9 (1.17%) LAN
6 9 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (1.04%) 3G
7 8 (1.04%) BGP
7 8 (1.04%) DDNS
7 8 (1.04%) DHCP
7 8 (1.04%) DNS
7 8 (1.04%) DSL
7 8 (1.04%) Ethernet
7 8 (1.04%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.04%) MPLS
7 8 (1.04%) OSPF
7 8 (1.04%) TACACS
7 8 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.87%) Big Data
2 53 (6.87%) MySQL
3 30 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.59%) Hadoop
5 16 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.07%) Power BI
6 15 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.81%) GIS
8 13 (1.68%) Data Mining
9 12 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.42%) Geospatial Data
11 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.78%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.39%) QlikView
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 116 (15.03%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.83%) Selenium
3 43 (5.57%) Subversion
4 39 (5.05%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.11%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.46%) SpecFlow
7 17 (2.20%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.68%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.68%) Mocha
8 13 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (1.55%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.42%) JIRA
11 10 (1.30%) Eclipse RCP
11 10 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.65%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.52%) CocoaPods
14 4 (0.52%) Mockito
14 4 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 124 (16.06%) Finance
2 50 (6.48%) Electronics
3 45 (5.83%) Banking
4 43 (5.57%) Manufacturing
5 40 (5.18%) Marketing
6 39 (5.05%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.72%) Public Sector
8 12 (1.55%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.55%) Games
8 12 (1.55%) Military
8 12 (1.55%) Retail
9 10 (1.30%) Law
10 6 (0.78%) Automotive
11 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (28.76%) Software Engineer
2 205 (26.55%) Developer
3 118 (15.28%) Graduate
4 95 (12.31%) Junior
5 81 (10.49%) Software Developer
6 58 (7.51%) Analyst
6 58 (7.51%) Senior Developer
7 52 (6.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 46 (5.96%) Data Scientist
9 45 (5.83%) Graduate Developer
10 41 (5.31%) Web Developer
11 40 (5.18%) C# Software Engineer
12 37 (4.79%) Junior Software Engineer
13 33 (4.27%) C++ Software Engineer
14 31 (4.02%) Data Analyst
14 31 (4.02%) Graduate Software Developer
15 29 (3.76%) Junior Developer
16 26 (3.37%) C# Developer
16 26 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
17 23 (2.98%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (23.96%) .NET
2 139 (18.01%) HTML
3 105 (13.60%) CSS
4 72 (9.33%) ASP.NET
5 69 (8.94%) AngularJS
6 49 (6.35%) jQuery
7 41 (5.31%) Ajax
7 41 (5.31%) Node.js
8 40 (5.18%) WebSockets
9 33 (4.27%) .NET Core
10 31 (4.02%) React
10 31 (4.02%) WPF
11 24 (3.11%) Web Services
12 23 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (2.46%) HTML5
13 19 (2.46%) REST
14 15 (1.94%) OpenMP
14 15 (1.94%) TensorFlow
15 14 (1.81%) XML
16 12 (1.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 145 (18.78%) Algorithms
2 112 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (7.12%) Driving Licence
4 40 (5.18%) User Experience
5 29 (3.76%) Data Structures
6 21 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.20%) CUDA
9 16 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.81%) Life Science
11 13 (1.68%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.42%) Robotics
14 10 (1.30%) e-Learning
14 10 (1.30%) Social Media
15 9 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 9 (1.17%) Internet of Things
15 9 (1.17%) PKI
16 8 (1.04%) Data Centre
16 8 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 141 (18.26%) Linux
2 116 (15.03%) Windows
3 30 (3.89%) Debian
4 24 (3.11%) Unix
5 23 (2.98%) Android
6 16 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.04%) CentOS
9 6 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.78%) Solaris
10 5 (0.65%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (50.39%) Computer Science
2 288 (37.31%) Software Engineering
3 186 (24.09%) Physics
4 163 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (12.44%) Analytics
6 93 (12.05%) OO
7 84 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (10.36%) Data Science
9 79 (10.23%) Data Analysis
10 75 (9.72%) Machine Learning
10 75 (9.72%) Project Management
11 74 (9.59%) Mentoring
11 74 (9.59%) Unit Testing
12 73 (9.46%) OOD
13 71 (9.20%) Artificial Intelligence
14 68 (8.81%) MVC
15 67 (8.68%) Web Development
16 66 (8.55%) Computer Vision
17 52 (6.74%) Visualisation
18 51 (6.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 232 (30.05%) C#
1 232 (30.05%) Python
2 191 (24.74%) C++
3 184 (23.83%) SQL
4 174 (22.54%) JavaScript
5 130 (16.84%) Java
6 107 (13.86%) C
7 86 (11.14%) R
8 80 (10.36%) MATLAB
9 61 (7.90%) PHP
10 22 (2.85%) Scala
11 18 (2.33%) VB
12 17 (2.20%) XAML
13 15 (1.94%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.81%) Go
14 14 (1.81%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.68%) Perl
15 13 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 497 (64.38%) Degree
2 191 (24.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 88 (11.40%) Numerate Degree
4 44 (5.70%) PhD
5 23 (2.98%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.55%) Master's Degree
8 12 (1.55%) OCP
8 12 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (1.55%) RHCE
9 11 (1.42%) DBS Check
10 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.04%) CCNP
11 8 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.91%) MCSE
13 6 (0.78%) CCNA
13 6 (0.78%) OCA
13 6 (0.78%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.78%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.17%) SLA
3 6 (0.78%) ISO 13485
3 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.65%) GDPR
5 3 (0.39%) QA
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (5.44%) Docker
2 8 (1.04%) Firmware
3 6 (0.78%) GlusterFS
3 6 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (3.50%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.85%) Puppet
3 8 (1.04%) AirWatch
3 8 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (0.78%) cPanel
4 6 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (0.65%) Ansible
5 5 (0.65%) Terraform
6 3 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.39%) SCCM
6 3 (0.39%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 75 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.44%) Google
3 34 (4.40%) Oracle
4 21 (2.72%) Adobe
4 21 (2.72%) Openreach
5 20 (2.59%) SAP
6 14 (1.81%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 12 (1.55%) BT
8 10 (1.30%) VMware
9 9 (1.17%) Tableau
10 8 (1.04%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (1.04%) Cisco
10 8 (1.04%) F5
10 8 (1.04%) Forcepoint
10 8 (1.04%) Juniper
10 8 (1.04%) Palo Alto
10 8 (1.04%) SolarWinds
11 7 (0.91%) EMC
12 6 (0.78%) HP
12 6 (0.78%) Sun