Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 119 130
Rank change year-on-year +32 +11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 968 852 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 2.73% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 3.04% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 751 752 785
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +16.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,650
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%

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 25,618 28,025 30,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.88% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20,976 23,083 25,216
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +30 557 £45,000 +3.45% 77
Oxfordshire +20 268 £47,500 - 43
Berkshire +40 246 £35,000 -12.50% 20
Hampshire +54 161 £35,000 +16.67% 35
Surrey +14 131 £42,500 -17.07% 29
West Sussex 0 60 £46,500 +3.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -27 43 £20,134 -53.71% 14
East Sussex +11 26 £38,000 -15.56% 9
Kent -6 15 £95,000 +245.45% 7
Middlesex +7 8 £70,000 -6.67% 2
Sussex - 3 £95,000 -
Home Counties - 3 £35,000 -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 535 (55.27%) Degree
2 448 (46.28%) Computer Science
3 339 (35.02%) Software Engineering
4 328 (33.88%) C++
5 282 (29.13%) Python
6 280 (28.93%) C#
7 271 (28.00%) Physics
8 248 (25.62%) Algorithms
9 240 (24.79%) Java
10 235 (24.28%) JavaScript
11 224 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
12 220 (22.73%) SQL
13 183 (18.90%) .NET
14 180 (18.60%) Data Science
15 171 (17.67%) Analytics
16 164 (16.94%) Machine Learning
17 155 (16.01%) Finance
18 153 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
19 149 (15.39%) Statistics
20 143 (14.77%) R
21 141 (14.57%) HTML
22 139 (14.36%) Computer Science Degree
23 138 (14.26%) Test Automation
24 137 (14.15%) Git (software)
25 131 (13.53%) PhD
26 130 (13.43%) C
27 129 (13.33%) Linux
28 127 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
29 125 (12.91%) Artificial Intelligence
30 124 (12.81%) 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 68 (7.02%) Apache Spark
2 64 (6.61%) SAS
3 48 (4.96%) Apache
4 13 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.03%) Confluence
7 8 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.72%) Hyperledger
8 7 (0.72%) IIS
9 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.62%) CMS
10 5 (0.52%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.52%) nginx
11 4 (0.41%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.41%) WordPress
12 3 (0.31%) Moodle
13 2 (0.21%) DNN
13 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (3.41%) GNU Octave
3 28 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (1.86%) FrameMaker
5 11 (1.14%) Simulink
6 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.41%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.41%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.41%) SPSS
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.21%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.10%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.10%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.41%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.41%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 127 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.38%) Google Analytics
4 21 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.96%) SaaS
6 14 (1.45%) GitHub
7 13 (1.34%) Office 365
8 9 (0.93%) npm
9 8 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.52%) Serverless
11 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.41%) Route 53
11 4 (0.41%) Scribe Online
11 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.17%) Wireless
2 17 (1.76%) Bluetooth
3 14 (1.45%) Firewall
4 11 (1.14%) Network Security
5 9 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.83%) DNS
6 8 (0.83%) ZigBee
7 7 (0.72%) DHCP
7 7 (0.72%) HTTP
7 7 (0.72%) Internet
7 7 (0.72%) LAN
7 7 (0.72%) RFID
7 7 (0.72%) Skype
7 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.72%) WAN
8 6 (0.62%) 2G
8 6 (0.62%) 3G
8 6 (0.62%) 802.15
8 6 (0.62%) H.323
8 6 (0.62%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (12.81%) Big Data
2 121 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 85 (8.78%) Hadoop
4 79 (8.16%) Apache Hive
5 63 (6.51%) Power BI
6 48 (4.96%) NoSQL
7 42 (4.34%) Text Mining
8 41 (4.24%) Relational Database
8 41 (4.24%) SAP HANA
9 37 (3.82%) MySQL
9 37 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 28 (2.89%) Data Mining
11 22 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.27%) Spotfire
12 19 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.55%) Data Lake
14 14 (1.45%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.34%) CouchDB
16 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 137 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 61 (6.30%) Subversion
3 40 (4.13%) JIRA
4 35 (3.62%) Eclipse
5 34 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 27 (2.79%) Jenkins
7 25 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (2.48%) Selenium
9 14 (1.45%) Maven
10 12 (1.24%) NUnit
11 11 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.03%) MSTest
12 10 (1.03%) Ranorex
13 9 (0.93%) gulp
14 7 (0.72%) Ant
14 7 (0.72%) CMake
14 7 (0.72%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.62%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 155 (16.01%) Finance
2 88 (9.09%) Electronics
3 72 (7.44%) Telecoms
4 60 (6.20%) Retail
5 44 (4.55%) Marketing
6 33 (3.41%) Games
7 29 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 29 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (2.27%) Military
9 19 (1.96%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.45%) Automotive
11 7 (0.72%) Banking
12 5 (0.52%) German Language
12 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Advertising
14 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 290 (29.96%) Developer
2 174 (17.98%) Software Engineer
3 139 (14.36%) Graduate
4 110 (11.36%) Analyst
5 104 (10.74%) Senior Developer
6 103 (10.64%) Data Scientist
7 80 (8.26%) Software Developer
8 56 (5.79%) Java Developer
8 56 (5.79%) Junior
9 46 (4.75%) Test Analyst
10 44 (4.55%) C++ Developer
11 43 (4.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 40 (4.13%) C# Developer
13 36 (3.72%) C++ Software Engineer
13 36 (3.72%) Graduate Developer
13 36 (3.72%) Senior Software Developer
14 35 (3.62%) Senior Data Scientist
15 31 (3.20%) C# Software Engineer
16 30 (3.10%) .NET Developer
16 30 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (18.90%) .NET
2 141 (14.57%) HTML
3 111 (11.47%) CSS
4 93 (9.61%) AngularJS
5 92 (9.50%) ASP.NET
6 87 (8.99%) HTML5
7 53 (5.48%) Node.js
8 51 (5.27%) WPF
9 50 (5.17%) XML
10 48 (4.96%) Kafka
11 46 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (4.44%) CSS3
12 43 (4.44%) RESTful
13 41 (4.24%) D3.js
13 41 (4.24%) ggplot
14 37 (3.82%) React
15 35 (3.62%) Web Services
16 33 (3.41%) .NET Framework
17 32 (3.31%) J2EE
17 32 (3.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 248 (25.62%) Algorithms
2 108 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.24%) Social Network
4 32 (3.31%) User Experience
5 30 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (2.58%) Life Science
8 24 (2.48%) Fintech
9 22 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (1.96%) CUDA
11 18 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.45%) Robotics
14 11 (1.14%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.03%) Reinsurance
16 9 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
17 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.83%) Pricing Data
18 7 (0.72%) Data Centre
18 7 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.33%) Linux
2 77 (7.95%) Windows
3 55 (5.68%) Unix
4 21 (2.17%) Android
5 15 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.83%) CentOS
7 8 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.52%) Solaris
9 3 (0.31%) Debian
9 3 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
9 3 (0.31%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.10%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (46.28%) Computer Science
2 339 (35.02%) Software Engineering
3 271 (28.00%) Physics
4 224 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (18.60%) Data Science
6 171 (17.67%) Analytics
7 164 (16.94%) Machine Learning
8 153 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
9 149 (15.39%) Statistics
10 138 (14.26%) Test Automation
11 125 (12.91%) Artificial Intelligence
12 103 (10.64%) OO
13 102 (10.54%) SDLC
14 101 (10.43%) Visualisation
15 89 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
16 85 (8.78%) Data Visualisation
17 84 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
18 82 (8.47%) Scrum
19 81 (8.37%) Mentoring
20 77 (7.95%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 328 (33.88%) C++
2 282 (29.13%) Python
3 280 (28.93%) C#
4 240 (24.79%) Java
5 235 (24.28%) JavaScript
6 220 (22.73%) SQL
7 143 (14.77%) R
8 130 (13.43%) C
9 62 (6.40%) MATLAB
10 51 (5.27%) PHP
11 30 (3.10%) Go
12 23 (2.38%) Delphi
12 23 (2.38%) F#
13 20 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.86%) Perl
16 13 (1.34%) Assembly Language
16 13 (1.34%) Cython
16 13 (1.34%) Ruby
17 12 (1.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 535 (55.27%) Degree
2 139 (14.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 131 (13.53%) PhD
4 74 (7.64%) Numerate Degree
5 49 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 32 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 30 (3.10%) Master's Degree
8 15 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.55%) NVQ Level 3
9 14 (1.45%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.24%) MCSE
12 7 (0.72%) MCSA
13 6 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.62%) VCP6
13 6 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.41%) OCA
14 4 (0.41%) OCP
14 4 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.96%) QA
2 14 (1.45%) DICOM
3 9 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.93%) SLA
4 5 (0.52%) JTAG
5 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.10%) GDPR
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (3.10%) Firmware
2 21 (2.17%) Docker
3 20 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.41%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.41%) HDFS
6 4 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.41%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) Ceph
8 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (4.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.14%) Puppet
4 10 (1.03%) Ansible
5 7 (0.72%) Salt
6 6 (0.62%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.62%) Terraform
7 5 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.52%) Nagios
8 4 (0.41%) Kibana
8 4 (0.41%) Mesos
8 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.41%) Oozie
8 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.41%) SCCM
8 4 (0.41%) SCOM
8 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 106 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.06%) Tableau
3 50 (5.17%) SAP
4 47 (4.86%) Google
5 36 (3.72%) Oracle
6 25 (2.58%) Sun
6 25 (2.58%) VMware
7 15 (1.55%) HP
8 12 (1.24%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.83%) Remedy
11 6 (0.62%) Adobe
11 6 (0.62%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.62%) EMC
11 6 (0.62%) Hortonworks
11 6 (0.62%) TOWER Software
12 5 (0.52%) Centrify
12 5 (0.52%) Splunk
13 4 (0.41%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (0.41%) Cloudera