Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 129 118
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 294 289 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.94% 2.84% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.11% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 241 223 196
South West median annual salary £42,500 £33,581 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.56% -20.99% +14.40%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,950 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,286 9,289 9,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.72% 91.16% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7,354 7,649 8,210
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,281
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.51% +0.70%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,800 £63,750
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 West

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South West.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South West over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bristol -24 90 £37,500 +20.97% 24
Wiltshire +33 59 £47,500 +21.79% 3
Gloucestershire +29 59 £50,000 +38.89% 9
Somerset +23 32 £28,000 +1.82% 4
Devon 0 29 £39,375 +17.26% 12
Cornwall +12 12 £35,000 - 7
Dorset -13 10 £43,500 +58.18% 7
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 147 (50.00%) Degree
2 97 (32.99%) Computer Science
3 94 (31.97%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (25.51%) Python
5 67 (22.79%) C++
6 63 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 62 (21.09%) Algorithms
8 60 (20.41%) C
9 59 (20.07%) SQL
10 58 (19.73%) Physics
11 55 (18.71%) Data Science
12 52 (17.69%) Statistics
13 51 (17.35%) Analytics
14 48 (16.33%) Back Office
15 42 (14.29%) Machine Learning
16 40 (13.61%) R
16 40 (13.61%) Erlang
17 39 (13.27%) C#
18 38 (12.93%) Java
18 38 (12.93%) Front Office
18 38 (12.93%) WFM
18 38 (12.93%) Verint
19 36 (12.24%) Scrum
19 36 (12.24%) OO
20 34 (11.56%) Security Cleared
20 34 (11.56%) Visualisation
21 33 (11.22%) SDLC
22 30 (10.20%) JavaScript
22 30 (10.20%) .NET

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (5.78%) SAS
2 8 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.04%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.36%) CMS
5 4 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.36%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.02%) Moodle
7 2 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.34%) Simulink
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (1.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.70%) LAN
1 5 (1.70%) PABX
2 4 (1.36%) ADSL
2 4 (1.36%) Firewall
2 4 (1.36%) Wireless
3 2 (0.68%) SMS
3 2 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) ICMP
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.14%) Power BI
3 19 (6.46%) Big Data
3 19 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.78%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.78%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.72%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.38%) MySQL
8 6 (2.04%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
8 6 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.70%) Text Mining
10 3 (1.02%) Spatial Data
11 2 (0.68%) GIS
11 2 (0.68%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.68%) QlikView
12 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (8.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.10%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.06%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.06%) JIRA
4 8 (2.72%) GCC
4 8 (2.72%) Maven
4 8 (2.72%) Subversion
5 7 (2.38%) Gerrit
5 7 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (2.04%) RStudio
7 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.68%) PhpStorm
8 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.34%) NUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Polyspace
General
1 48 (16.33%) Back Office
2 38 (12.93%) Front Office
3 20 (6.80%) Finance
4 19 (6.46%) Games
5 16 (5.44%) Marketing
6 12 (4.08%) Aerospace
7 10 (3.40%) Electronics
8 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.04%) Military
10 5 (1.70%) Automotive
11 4 (1.36%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.34%) Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (17.69%) Graduate
2 49 (16.67%) Developer
3 42 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 41 (13.95%) Data Scientist
5 40 (13.61%) Software Developer
6 38 (12.93%) Planning Manager
6 38 (12.93%) Resource Manager
6 38 (12.93%) Resource Planning Manager
7 37 (12.59%) Analyst
8 30 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
8 30 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
8 30 (10.20%) Graduate Software Developer
9 22 (7.48%) Junior
10 19 (6.46%) Junior Developer
10 19 (6.46%) Senior Data Scientist
11 18 (6.12%) Junior Software Developer
12 16 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.76%) Consultant
14 13 (4.42%) C# Software Engineer
15 11 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.20%) .NET
2 26 (8.84%) XML
3 17 (5.78%) J2EE
4 10 (3.40%) Qt
5 9 (3.06%) CSS
5 9 (3.06%) MFC
5 9 (3.06%) OpenGL
6 8 (2.72%) Direct3D
6 8 (2.72%) jQuery
7 7 (2.38%) RESTful
8 5 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.70%) HTML
8 5 (1.70%) React
8 5 (1.70%) WPF
9 4 (1.36%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.36%) Redux
10 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.68%) JSON
10 2 (0.68%) Symfony
10 2 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (31.97%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (21.09%) Algorithms
3 22 (7.48%) Data Structures
4 15 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.72%) Cyberattack
7 7 (2.38%) Fintech
7 7 (2.38%) Social Media
8 5 (1.70%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.02%) VLE
11 2 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.68%) User Experience
12 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.34%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.42%) Linux
2 10 (3.40%) Windows
3 6 (2.04%) Android
4 4 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) LynxOS
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (32.99%) Computer Science
2 63 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 58 (19.73%) Physics
4 55 (18.71%) Data Science
5 52 (17.69%) Statistics
6 51 (17.35%) Analytics
7 42 (14.29%) Machine Learning
8 38 (12.93%) WFM
9 36 (12.24%) OO
9 36 (12.24%) Scrum
10 34 (11.56%) Visualisation
11 33 (11.22%) SDLC
12 29 (9.86%) Unit Testing
13 28 (9.52%) Data Analysis
14 26 (8.84%) UML
15 25 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (8.50%) Validation
16 24 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (7.48%) Linear Programming
Programming Languages
1 75 (25.51%) Python
2 67 (22.79%) C++
3 60 (20.41%) C
4 59 (20.07%) SQL
5 40 (13.61%) Erlang
5 40 (13.61%) R
6 39 (13.27%) C#
7 38 (12.93%) Java
8 30 (10.20%) JavaScript
9 12 (4.08%) PHP
10 9 (3.06%) MATLAB
11 8 (2.72%) VBA
12 7 (2.38%) Scala
12 7 (2.38%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.36%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.36%) Go
15 3 (1.02%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.02%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (50.00%) Degree
2 34 (11.56%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.10%) Chartered Engineer
6 13 (4.42%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.08%) PhD
8 9 (3.06%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.70%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.02%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.68%) NVQ Level 3
12 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.78%) QA
2 15 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 7 (2.38%) ECSS
4 5 (1.70%) GDPR
5 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) PTC Integrity
2 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (12.93%) Verint
2 26 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.12%) Oracle
4 11 (3.74%) Google
5 9 (3.06%) Tableau
6 4 (1.36%) Apple
6 4 (1.36%) Facebook
6 4 (1.36%) PTC
7 3 (1.02%) Civica
8 1 (0.34%) BT
8 1 (0.34%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.34%) IBM
8 1 (0.34%) QNX