Period
to 21 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 123 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 913 767 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.16% 2.66% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.97% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 705 689 879
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £21,850
90th Percentile £71,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% -

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 25,957 25,788 31,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.76% 89.46% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21,400 21,254 26,346
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +28 487 £47,500 +18.75% 87
Oxfordshire +18 230 £50,000 +8.11% 45
Berkshire +44 225 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Hampshire +40 173 £35,000 -19.54% 26
Surrey -5 138 £50,000 -4.76% 28
West Sussex +1 55 £45,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire -37 32 £34,500 -8.00% 22
East Sussex +1 23 £46,000 +22.67% 7
Kent -6 16 £95,000 +245.45% 9
Middlesex +18 8 £70,000 -6.67%
Home Counties - 5 £35,000 -
Sussex - 3 £95,000 -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 513 (56.19%) Degree
2 380 (41.62%) Computer Science
3 320 (35.05%) Software Engineering
4 299 (32.75%) C++
5 273 (29.90%) Python
6 263 (28.81%) Physics
7 252 (27.60%) C#
8 235 (25.74%) Java
9 227 (24.86%) JavaScript
10 224 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
11 200 (21.91%) Algorithms
12 199 (21.80%) SQL
13 164 (17.96%) .NET
14 158 (17.31%) Machine Learning
15 139 (15.22%) Git (software)
16 137 (15.01%) HTML
17 135 (14.79%) C
17 135 (14.79%) Finance
18 132 (14.46%) Linux
19 127 (13.91%) Computer Science Degree
20 126 (13.80%) PhD
20 126 (13.80%) Test Automation
21 125 (13.69%) Data Science
22 123 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
23 118 (12.92%) Analytics
24 113 (12.38%) Statistics
24 113 (12.38%) SDLC
25 110 (12.05%) CSS
26 107 (11.72%) SQL Server
26 107 (11.72%) 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 54 (5.91%) Apache Spark
2 34 (3.72%) Apache
3 31 (3.40%) SAS
4 21 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.42%) Confluence
7 10 (1.10%) Apache Pig
7 10 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.88%) IIS
9 7 (0.77%) Hyperledger
10 6 (0.66%) CMS
11 4 (0.44%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.44%) nginx
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.44%) WordPress
12 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.33%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.22%) DNN
13 2 (0.22%) JBoss
13 2 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 43 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (3.61%) GNU Octave
3 23 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.86%) Simulink
5 11 (1.20%) FrameMaker
6 7 (0.77%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.44%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.44%) SPSS
10 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.11%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.11%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.44%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.44%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 98 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.19%) Google Analytics
4 19 (2.08%) npm
5 14 (1.53%) GitHub
6 11 (1.20%) Office 365
7 10 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.77%) SaaS
10 6 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.44%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.44%) Route 53
12 4 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.08%) Wireless
2 17 (1.86%) Network Security
3 15 (1.64%) Bluetooth
4 13 (1.42%) Internet
5 11 (1.20%) HTTP
6 8 (0.88%) DNS
6 8 (0.88%) Firewall
6 8 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.88%) ZigBee
7 7 (0.77%) DHCP
7 7 (0.77%) LAN
7 7 (0.77%) RFID
7 7 (0.77%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.66%) 2G
8 6 (0.66%) 3G
8 6 (0.66%) 802.15
8 6 (0.66%) ICMP
8 6 (0.66%) WAN
9 5 (0.55%) iBeacon
9 5 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.72%) Big Data
1 107 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.01%) Hadoop
3 55 (6.02%) Apache Hive
4 44 (4.82%) MySQL
4 44 (4.82%) NoSQL
5 43 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 41 (4.49%) Power BI
7 36 (3.94%) RDBMS
8 26 (2.85%) Data Mining
8 26 (2.85%) Text Mining
9 24 (2.63%) SAP HANA
9 24 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.08%) Spotfire
12 17 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 139 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 58 (6.35%) Subversion
3 41 (4.49%) JIRA
4 39 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 34 (3.72%) Eclipse
6 32 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (3.18%) Visual Studio
8 22 (2.41%) Maven
9 19 (2.08%) gulp
10 18 (1.97%) Selenium
11 15 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.31%) MSTest
12 12 (1.31%) Ranorex
13 10 (1.10%) NUnit
13 10 (1.10%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.88%) JUnit
14 8 (0.88%) MSBuild
15 7 (0.77%) Ant
16 6 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (14.79%) Finance
2 83 (9.09%) Electronics
3 55 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.82%) Marketing
5 36 (3.94%) Retail
6 28 (3.07%) Games
6 28 (3.07%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.86%) Military
8 16 (1.75%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.31%) Automotive
10 7 (0.77%) Banking
11 5 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.44%) Back Office
12 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.44%) German Language
12 4 (0.44%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Front Office
13 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Advertising
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 299 (32.75%) Developer
2 160 (17.52%) Software Engineer
3 125 (13.69%) Senior Developer
4 117 (12.81%) Graduate
5 106 (11.61%) Analyst
6 83 (9.09%) Data Scientist
7 78 (8.54%) Software Developer
8 64 (7.01%) Java Developer
9 48 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 46 (5.04%) C++ Developer
11 44 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
12 40 (4.38%) Web Developer
13 38 (4.16%) C# Developer
13 38 (4.16%) Junior
14 31 (3.40%) Computer Engineer
14 31 (3.40%) Computer Vision Engineer
14 31 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
15 30 (3.29%) C# Software Engineer
15 30 (3.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 28 (3.07%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (17.96%) .NET
2 137 (15.01%) HTML
3 110 (12.05%) CSS
4 102 (11.17%) ASP.NET
5 92 (10.08%) AngularJS
6 88 (9.64%) HTML5
7 55 (6.02%) Node.js
8 54 (5.91%) WPF
9 52 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (5.70%) CSS3
10 51 (5.59%) RESTful
11 48 (5.26%) XML
12 41 (4.49%) Web Services
13 36 (3.94%) WCF
14 35 (3.83%) J2EE
15 34 (3.72%) Kafka
16 32 (3.50%) JSON
17 31 (3.40%) jQuery
18 27 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
19 26 (2.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 380 (41.62%) Computer Science
2 200 (21.91%) Algorithms
3 92 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.60%) User Experience
5 39 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (3.61%) CUDA
7 30 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (2.63%) Fintech
8 24 (2.63%) Social Network
9 16 (1.75%) Life Science
10 15 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.20%) Reinsurance
12 11 (1.20%) Robotics
13 10 (1.10%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (0.88%) Acoustics
15 8 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (14.46%) Linux
2 91 (9.97%) Windows
3 53 (5.81%) Unix
4 15 (1.64%) Android
4 15 (1.64%) Mac OS X
5 9 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.88%) CentOS
7 7 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.55%) Solaris
8 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.44%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
11 2 (0.22%) Debian
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (35.05%) Software Engineering
2 263 (28.81%) Physics
3 224 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (17.31%) Machine Learning
5 126 (13.80%) Test Automation
6 125 (13.69%) Data Science
7 123 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
8 118 (12.92%) Analytics
9 113 (12.38%) SDLC
9 113 (12.38%) Statistics
10 102 (11.17%) Artificial Intelligence
10 102 (11.17%) OO
11 87 (9.53%) Mentoring
12 85 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (8.32%) Computer Vision
14 69 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (7.56%) MVC
14 69 (7.56%) Visualisation
15 67 (7.34%) Deep Learning
16 65 (7.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 299 (32.75%) C++
2 273 (29.90%) Python
3 252 (27.60%) C#
4 235 (25.74%) Java
5 227 (24.86%) JavaScript
6 199 (21.80%) SQL
7 135 (14.79%) C
8 100 (10.95%) R
9 62 (6.79%) PHP
10 59 (6.46%) MATLAB
11 37 (4.05%) Perl
12 24 (2.63%) F#
13 22 (2.41%) Go
13 22 (2.41%) Ruby
13 22 (2.41%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.19%) Delphi
15 18 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 513 (56.19%) Degree
2 127 (13.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 126 (13.80%) PhD
4 70 (7.67%) Security Cleared
5 68 (7.45%) Numerate Degree
6 39 (4.27%) DV Cleared
7 26 (2.85%) SC Cleared
8 24 (2.63%) Master's Degree
9 15 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.64%) NVQ Level 3
10 9 (0.99%) MCSE
11 6 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.66%) VCP6
11 6 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.55%) MCSA
13 4 (0.44%) OCA
13 4 (0.44%) OCP
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.57%) QA
2 14 (1.53%) DICOM
3 13 (1.42%) SLA
4 6 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.44%) JTAG
6 4 (0.44%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.22%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.11%) DO-254
9 1 (0.11%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (3.50%) Firmware
2 20 (2.19%) Docker
3 14 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.44%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.44%) HDFS
6 4 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.44%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.33%) NFS
8 2 (0.22%) Ceph
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (2.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (1.42%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.10%) Ansible
3 10 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.10%) Puppet
4 6 (0.66%) HP ALM
4 6 (0.66%) Salt
4 6 (0.66%) Terraform
5 5 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (0.55%) Nagios
6 4 (0.44%) Kibana
6 4 (0.44%) Mesos
6 4 (0.44%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.44%) Oozie
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (0.44%) Rancher
6 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (0.44%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 106 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 59 (6.46%) Tableau
3 45 (4.93%) Google
4 35 (3.83%) Oracle
5 32 (3.50%) SAP
6 29 (3.18%) Sun
7 19 (2.08%) VMware
8 15 (1.64%) HP
9 12 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.99%) Remedy
11 8 (0.88%) TOWER Software
12 7 (0.77%) Adobe
12 7 (0.77%) Centrify
12 7 (0.77%) Hortonworks
13 6 (0.66%) EMC
13 6 (0.66%) Optimizely
13 6 (0.66%) Splunk
14 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.44%) StorageTek