Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 96 121
Rank change year-on-year +9 +25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 963 950 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.63% 3.12% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 3.46% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 718 741 735
South East median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 24,152 27,487 26,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.01% 90.22% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19,391 22,730 22,147
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 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 July 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 21 July 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 +22 413 £41,633 -16.74% 82
Hampshire +15 287 £35,000 -5.41% 43
Berkshire +30 176 £41,750 -16.50% 25
Oxfordshire +14 172 £41,633 -16.74% 37
Surrey -8 121 £47,500 -5.00% 36
West Sussex +19 74 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Buckinghamshire +24 65 £38,750 +8.57% 20
East Sussex +43 46 £30,000 -40.00% 7
Kent +13 12 £27,500 -71.05% 16
Middlesex +7 6 £76,250 +17.31% 4
Isle of Wight - 1 - - 1
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 632 (65.63%) Degree
2 547 (56.80%) Computer Science
3 363 (37.69%) Software Engineering
4 326 (33.85%) C++
5 293 (30.43%) Physics
6 287 (29.80%) Python
7 286 (29.70%) C#
8 253 (26.27%) SQL
9 242 (25.13%) Java
10 229 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
11 225 (23.36%) JavaScript
12 200 (20.77%) .NET
13 196 (20.35%) Algorithms
14 194 (20.15%) C
15 172 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
16 170 (17.65%) HTML
17 157 (16.30%) Finance
18 156 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
19 154 (15.99%) Git (software)
20 143 (14.85%) Linux
21 139 (14.43%) CSS
22 135 (14.02%) OO
23 134 (13.91%) Data Science
24 131 (13.60%) SQL Server
25 127 (13.19%) Data Analysis
26 121 (12.56%) Microsoft
27 107 (11.11%) Security Cleared
28 106 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
29 105 (10.90%) PhD
30 104 (10.80%) Windows

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 23 (2.39%) Confluence
2 20 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 18 (1.87%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.45%) Apache
5 12 (1.25%) Drupal
5 12 (1.25%) IIS
5 12 (1.25%) SAS
6 9 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.73%) GeoServer
8 6 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.31%) Luigi
10 3 (0.31%) nginx
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.10%) Kinematics
Applications
1 26 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.56%) GNU Octave
4 12 (1.25%) Fireworks
5 10 (1.04%) Simulink
6 4 (0.42%) SPSS
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.21%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.21%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.10%) Notepad++
9 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.73%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 71 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (4.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.45%) Power Platform
6 13 (1.35%) SaaS
7 8 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (0.42%) GitHub
9 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.31%) Heroku
10 3 (0.31%) Office 365
11 1 (0.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.77%) Internet
2 14 (1.45%) Skype
3 12 (1.25%) SAN
4 11 (1.14%) Firewall
4 11 (1.14%) Wireless
5 10 (1.04%) Broadband
6 9 (0.93%) SSL
7 8 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.73%) 5G
9 6 (0.62%) Link 16
9 6 (0.62%) Link 22
9 6 (0.62%) Tactical Data Link
10 5 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.42%) BGP
11 4 (0.42%) DNS
11 4 (0.42%) IPsec
11 4 (0.42%) LAN
11 4 (0.42%) OSPF
11 4 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.68%) MySQL
3 52 (5.40%) Big Data
4 33 (3.43%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.12%) Hadoop
6 27 (2.80%) Geospatial Data
7 19 (1.97%) GIS
8 15 (1.56%) Spatial Data
9 14 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.45%) Power BI
10 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (1.25%) HBase
12 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.93%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.93%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 154 (15.99%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.06%) Subversion
3 54 (5.61%) Selenium
4 52 (5.40%) Jenkins
5 46 (4.78%) JIRA
6 31 (3.22%) Eclipse
6 31 (3.22%) Visual Studio
7 26 (2.70%) Maven
8 22 (2.28%) SpecFlow
9 18 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.35%) GitLab
12 13 (1.35%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.35%) Vagrant
13 12 (1.25%) Mocha
13 12 (1.25%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.04%) Eclipse RCP
15 9 (0.93%) NUnit
General
1 157 (16.30%) Finance
2 59 (6.13%) Electronics
3 45 (4.67%) Banking
3 45 (4.67%) Marketing
3 45 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.84%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.01%) Military
6 26 (2.70%) Games
7 20 (2.08%) Aerospace
8 19 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.45%) Legal
10 9 (0.93%) Automotive
10 9 (0.93%) Back Office
11 6 (0.62%) Advertising
11 6 (0.62%) Law
11 6 (0.62%) Retail
12 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 305 (31.67%) Developer
2 221 (22.95%) Software Engineer
3 148 (15.37%) Graduate
4 141 (14.64%) Junior
5 114 (11.84%) Software Developer
6 75 (7.79%) Analyst
7 67 (6.96%) Junior Developer
8 63 (6.54%) Senior Developer
9 55 (5.71%) Web Developer
10 52 (5.40%) .NET Developer
11 51 (5.30%) Data Scientist
12 50 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
13 47 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
13 47 (4.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 46 (4.78%) C# Developer
15 45 (4.67%) Junior Software Engineer
16 40 (4.15%) Java Developer
17 39 (4.05%) Development Engineer
18 38 (3.95%) Senior Software Developer
19 32 (3.32%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (20.77%) .NET
2 170 (17.65%) HTML
3 139 (14.43%) CSS
4 92 (9.55%) ASP.NET
5 91 (9.45%) AngularJS
6 77 (8.00%) Web Services
7 62 (6.44%) Spring
8 60 (6.23%) Ajax
9 56 (5.82%) REST
10 53 (5.50%) React
11 52 (5.40%) jQuery
11 52 (5.40%) Node.js
12 44 (4.57%) SOAP
13 36 (3.74%) HTML5
13 36 (3.74%) XML
14 35 (3.63%) .NET Core
14 35 (3.63%) WCF
15 34 (3.53%) WebSockets
15 34 (3.53%) WinForms
16 30 (3.12%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 196 (20.35%) Algorithms
2 156 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (4.15%) Client/Server
4 40 (4.15%) Driving Licence
5 38 (3.95%) Data Structures
6 29 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.91%) Robotics
8 19 (1.97%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.77%) VHDL
11 16 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.56%) Life Science
13 14 (1.45%) Acoustics
14 13 (1.35%) Clustering
14 13 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 12 (1.25%) ASIC
15 12 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 143 (14.85%) Linux
2 104 (10.80%) Windows
3 43 (4.47%) Debian
4 30 (3.12%) Android
5 26 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.18%) Unix
7 15 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.56%) Solaris
8 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.83%) CentOS
9 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.62%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.21%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) HPUX
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (56.80%) Computer Science
2 363 (37.69%) Software Engineering
3 293 (30.43%) Physics
4 229 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (14.02%) OO
6 134 (13.91%) Data Science
7 127 (13.19%) Data Analysis
8 106 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
9 98 (10.18%) Analytics
10 97 (10.07%) Web Development
11 94 (9.76%) Mathematical Modelling
12 84 (8.72%) Mentoring
13 82 (8.52%) MVC
14 81 (8.41%) Machine Learning
15 79 (8.20%) OOP
16 74 (7.68%) Test Automation
17 73 (7.58%) Project Management
18 66 (6.85%) Scrum
19 64 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
20 59 (6.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 326 (33.85%) C++
2 287 (29.80%) Python
3 286 (29.70%) C#
4 253 (26.27%) SQL
5 242 (25.13%) Java
6 225 (23.36%) JavaScript
7 194 (20.15%) C
8 103 (10.70%) MATLAB
9 94 (9.76%) R
10 72 (7.48%) PHP
11 48 (4.98%) Scala
12 33 (3.43%) Bash Shell
13 28 (2.91%) Go
14 25 (2.60%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.39%) VB.NET
16 20 (2.08%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.66%) VB
18 15 (1.56%) Ruby
19 14 (1.45%) VBA
19 14 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 632 (65.63%) Degree
2 172 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 107 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 105 (10.90%) PhD
5 96 (9.97%) Numerate Degree
6 78 (8.10%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.97%) Master's Degree
8 17 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.35%) CISM
9 13 (1.35%) CISSP
10 12 (1.25%) CISA
10 12 (1.25%) DBS Check
10 12 (1.25%) IISP
11 10 (1.04%) CCNP
12 9 (0.93%) MCSE
12 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.83%) OCA
13 8 (0.83%) OCP
13 8 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.77%) ISO 9001
2 14 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (1.45%) SLA
3 13 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.14%) GDPR
5 9 (0.93%) QA
6 8 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.73%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (0.73%) ISO 22301
7 7 (0.73%) ISO 31000
7 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 7 (0.73%) NIST
7 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) JTAG
10 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 53 (5.50%) Docker
2 17 (1.77%) Hyper-V
2 17 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.83%) GlusterFS
3 8 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (0.73%) ISA Server
4 7 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.42%) Firmware
6 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (3.74%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.87%) Puppet
3 17 (1.77%) Ansible
3 17 (1.77%) Terraform
4 13 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
4 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (1.35%) SCCM
4 13 (1.35%) SCOM
5 12 (1.25%) IBM Guardium
5 12 (1.25%) Nessus
6 8 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 8 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (0.73%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 5 (0.52%) OSSEC
9 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 121 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.61%) Oracle
3 40 (4.15%) Google
4 34 (3.53%) VMware
5 23 (2.39%) SAP
6 21 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.08%) Centrify
8 18 (1.87%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.77%) Cisco
10 15 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 15 (1.56%) Tableau
11 14 (1.45%) Pardot
11 14 (1.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 14 (1.45%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.35%) BMC
12 13 (1.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 13 (1.35%) IBM
12 13 (1.35%) Splunk
13 12 (1.25%) McAfee
13 12 (1.25%) Tripwire