Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 126 138
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 -32
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 850 931 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.76% 2.66% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 3.04% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 748 839 934
South East median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 26949 30583 37028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.48% 87.45% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22185 25384 30618
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +54 449 £43,500 +16.00% 31
Berkshire +45 175 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Oxfordshire +17 175 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Surrey -8 161 £50,500 +32.89% 7
Hampshire -75 108 £32,500 -3.70% 11
Buckinghamshire +45 100 £43,500 +45.00% 5
West Sussex -18 54 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Kent +34 53 £27,500 -21.43% 1
East Sussex -14 16 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Middlesex +15 1 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 528 (62.12%) Degree
2 482 (56.71%) Computer Science
3 287 (33.76%) Physics
4 273 (32.12%) SQL
5 272 (32.00%) Python
6 250 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 238 (28.00%) C#
8 222 (26.12%) C++
9 214 (25.18%) Software Engineering
10 184 (21.65%) .NET
11 168 (19.76%) Java
12 163 (19.18%) JavaScript
13 152 (17.88%) Microsoft
14 145 (17.06%) Algorithms
15 143 (16.82%) PhD
16 132 (15.53%) SQL Server
17 131 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
18 125 (14.71%) Windows
19 123 (14.47%) Finance
20 117 (13.76%) Linux
21 114 (13.41%) Computer Science Degree
22 109 (12.82%) Analytics
23 107 (12.59%) HTML
24 100 (11.76%) Statistics
25 97 (11.41%) CSS
25 97 (11.41%) Microsoft Excel
26 93 (10.94%) Big Data
27 89 (10.47%) C
28 86 (10.12%) R
29 85 (10.00%) ASP.NET

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 36 (4.24%) SAS
2 25 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.82%) Apache Pig
5 6 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.35%) Apache
7 3 (0.35%) JBoss
7 3 (0.35%) WildFly
8 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.24%) CMS
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.24%) GemFire
8 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.24%) nginx
8 2 (0.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 97 (11.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (3.29%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.94%) Simulink
6 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.71%) SPSS
8 5 (0.59%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.47%) GIMP
9 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.47%) Inkscape
10 2 (0.24%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.12%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.12%) Blender
11 1 (0.12%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.06%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.35%) Adobe Analytics
4 13 (1.53%) npm
5 12 (1.41%) Azure Machine Learning
5 12 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.41%) SaaS
6 8 (0.94%) GitHub
7 5 (0.59%) Datadog
8 4 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.24%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) AdWords
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.41%) Firewall
2 18 (2.12%) SAN
3 13 (1.53%) Internet
3 13 (1.53%) IPv6
3 13 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.53%) WAN
4 11 (1.29%) BGP
4 11 (1.29%) MPLS
4 11 (1.29%) OSPF
5 10 (1.18%) DHCP
5 10 (1.18%) DNS
6 9 (1.06%) SSL
6 9 (1.06%) Wireless
7 8 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (0.94%) LAN
8 7 (0.82%) 4G
8 7 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (0.82%) FCoE
8 7 (0.82%) Junos
8 7 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 93 (10.94%) Big Data
3 60 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 45 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (4.47%) Power BI
6 37 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (3.18%) MySQL
9 25 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.94%) Relational Database
10 23 (2.71%) Data Mining
11 22 (2.59%) Apache Hive
12 19 (2.24%) GIS
13 18 (2.12%) Data Lake
14 16 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.41%) HDInsight
17 10 (1.18%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 39 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 20 (2.35%) JIRA
5 20 (2.35%) Subversion
6 18 (2.12%) HP UFT
7 15 (1.76%) JUnit
8 13 (1.53%) gulp
8 13 (1.53%) Selenium
9 12 (1.41%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.29%) NUnit
10 11 (1.29%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.18%) Ant
12 9 (1.06%) eggPlant
12 9 (1.06%) LoadRunner
12 9 (1.06%) LoadUI
12 9 (1.06%) Maven
12 9 (1.06%) TestNG
12 9 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 123 (14.47%) Finance
2 59 (6.94%) Marketing
3 50 (5.88%) Electronics
4 35 (4.12%) Retail
5 32 (3.76%) Games
6 31 (3.65%) Automotive
7 22 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.65%) Publishing
9 13 (1.53%) Banking
10 12 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.06%) Advertising
12 7 (0.82%) Legal
12 7 (0.82%) Local Government
13 6 (0.71%) Military
13 6 (0.71%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.35%) Avionics
17 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 300 (35.29%) Developer
2 127 (14.94%) Analyst
3 123 (14.47%) Software Engineer
4 108 (12.71%) Graduate
5 83 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 81 (9.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 72 (8.47%) .NET Developer
8 66 (7.76%) C# Developer
9 62 (7.29%) Junior
10 52 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
11 50 (5.88%) Data Scientist
12 48 (5.65%) Software Developer
13 42 (4.94%) Web Developer
14 40 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
15 34 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 34 (4.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 34 (4.00%) Junior Developer
16 30 (3.53%) SQL Analyst
17 29 (3.41%) Consultant
17 29 (3.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (21.65%) .NET
2 107 (12.59%) HTML
3 97 (11.41%) CSS
4 85 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 77 (9.06%) HTML5
6 68 (8.00%) Web Services
7 63 (7.41%) Qt
8 51 (6.00%) jQuery
8 51 (6.00%) WinForms
9 47 (5.53%) OpenGL
10 46 (5.41%) MFC
11 43 (5.06%) RESTful
12 42 (4.94%) Node.js
13 41 (4.82%) CSS3
14 34 (4.00%) Ajax
15 30 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (3.29%) AngularJS
17 27 (3.18%) .NET Framework
17 27 (3.18%) Natural Language Processing
17 27 (3.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 482 (56.71%) Computer Science
2 145 (17.06%) Algorithms
3 131 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 42 (4.94%) User Experience
6 40 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (3.76%) CUDA
8 28 (3.29%) Data Centre
9 21 (2.47%) NHS
10 14 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.65%) PKI
11 12 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (1.41%) Robotics
12 8 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.94%) Reinsurance
13 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.82%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.82%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.71%) EPoS
14 6 (0.71%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.71%) Windows
2 117 (13.76%) Linux
3 56 (6.59%) Unix
4 17 (2.00%) Android
5 13 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.94%) CentOS
8 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.47%) Solaris
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.24%) Debian
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (33.76%) Physics
2 250 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (25.18%) Software Engineering
4 109 (12.82%) Analytics
5 100 (11.76%) Statistics
6 84 (9.88%) MVC
7 83 (9.76%) Scrum
8 80 (9.41%) Machine Learning
8 80 (9.41%) Test Automation
9 79 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
10 74 (8.71%) Project Management
11 72 (8.47%) OO
12 58 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 57 (6.71%) SDLC
14 56 (6.59%) OOD
15 55 (6.47%) TDD
16 51 (6.00%) Data Modelling
17 50 (5.88%) ITIL
18 49 (5.76%) Data Analysis
19 48 (5.65%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 273 (32.12%) SQL
2 272 (32.00%) Python
3 238 (28.00%) C#
4 222 (26.12%) C++
5 168 (19.76%) Java
6 163 (19.18%) JavaScript
7 89 (10.47%) C
8 86 (10.12%) R
9 73 (8.59%) MATLAB
10 69 (8.12%) PHP
11 50 (5.88%) Perl
12 42 (4.94%) VB.NET
13 34 (4.00%) Bash Shell
14 30 (3.53%) T-SQL
15 28 (3.29%) PowerShell
16 20 (2.35%) F#
17 19 (2.24%) Julia
18 18 (2.12%) Ruby
18 18 (2.12%) Scala
19 13 (1.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 528 (62.12%) Degree
2 143 (16.82%) PhD
3 114 (13.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (5.53%) Numerate Degree
5 40 (4.71%) Security Cleared
6 27 (3.18%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.65%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.53%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.06%) CCNP
12 8 (0.94%) CISSP
13 7 (0.82%) APMP
13 7 (0.82%) CISM
13 7 (0.82%) MCSE
14 6 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (0.71%) CREST Certified
15 5 (0.59%) CCIE
16 4 (0.47%) HNC
16 4 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.18%) QA
2 15 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (1.29%) SLA
5 10 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.47%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.71%) HDFS
3 5 (0.59%) Firmware
4 4 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.47%) Docker
4 4 (0.47%) GlusterFS
4 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.24%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.53%) Ansible
1 13 (1.53%) Nagios
2 12 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.41%) Puppet
3 9 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (0.71%) Salt
6 5 (0.59%) Cobbler
6 5 (0.59%) Grafana
6 5 (0.59%) Prometheus
6 5 (0.59%) Terraform
7 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.47%) Oozie
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 152 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.12%) Google
3 24 (2.82%) Oracle
4 18 (2.12%) Adobe
4 18 (2.12%) Tableau
5 16 (1.88%) HP
6 14 (1.65%) SAP
7 13 (1.53%) VMware
8 12 (1.41%) Cisco
8 12 (1.41%) Hortonworks
8 12 (1.41%) Sun
9 10 (1.18%) F5
10 9 (1.06%) SolarWinds
11 8 (0.94%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (0.82%) CA
12 7 (0.82%) Facebook
12 7 (0.82%) Forcepoint
12 7 (0.82%) Juniper
12 7 (0.82%) Palo Alto
13 6 (0.71%) MicroStrategy