Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 132 112
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 306 273 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.98% 2.54% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.85% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 238 196 255
South West median annual salary £28,591 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.73% +18.06% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,350 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,375 £85,000 £58,750
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 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 9209 9564 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.54% 88.84% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7585 7966 8870
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Bristol +13 156 £27,000 -42.55% 14
Devon +21 36 £33,581 +7.39% 1
Gloucestershire +15 34 £26,500 -21.77% 4
Somerset +11 29 £27,500 -21.43%
Dorset -19 22 £27,500 -63.33% 2
Wiltshire -3 19 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Cornwall +4 8 £35,000 +16.67%
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 219 (71.57%) Degree
2 160 (52.29%) Java
3 150 (49.02%) Computer Science
4 109 (35.62%) C++
5 102 (33.33%) SQL
6 77 (25.16%) Numerate Degree
7 67 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (21.57%) OO
9 63 (20.59%) Software Engineering
10 62 (20.26%) SQL Server
11 59 (19.28%) .NET
11 59 (19.28%) Python
12 58 (18.95%) Microsoft
13 57 (18.63%) Linux
14 51 (16.67%) C
15 49 (16.01%) JavaScript
16 48 (15.69%) SDLC
17 43 (14.05%) XML
18 41 (13.40%) Finance
18 41 (13.40%) Analytics
19 40 (13.07%) Unit Testing
19 40 (13.07%) Computer Science Degree
20 38 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (12.09%) Algorithms
22 36 (11.76%) Security Cleared
22 36 (11.76%) Web Services
22 36 (11.76%) UML
22 36 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
23 34 (11.11%) Oracle
24 33 (10.78%) J2EE

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 10 (3.27%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.96%) SAS
3 6 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.98%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.59%) Simulink
3 9 (2.94%) SPSS
4 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.31%) Autodesk Inventor
6 4 (1.31%) Revit
6 4 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.31%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.65%) Endur
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.27%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.31%) Office 365
6 4 (1.31%) PaaS
7 3 (0.98%) SaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) Network Security
2 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.98%) Skype
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) PABX
4 2 (0.65%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.46%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.15%) Oracle Database
3 28 (9.15%) RDBMS
4 19 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.23%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.58%) Big Data
8 12 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.61%) Power BI
11 6 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.63%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.63%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.31%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.31%) GIS
13 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.23%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.94%) ERwin
4 6 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.31%) RStudio
5 4 (1.31%) Selenium
6 3 (0.98%) GCC
6 3 (0.98%) Gerrit
6 3 (0.98%) JUnit
6 3 (0.98%) Maven
6 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.98%) Subversion
7 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.33%) Gradle
8 1 (0.33%) JMeter
8 1 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.33%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (13.40%) Finance
2 16 (5.23%) Marketing
3 10 (3.27%) Retail
4 9 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.31%) Games
6 4 (1.31%) Military
7 3 (0.98%) Electronics
7 3 (0.98%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Avionics
8 2 (0.65%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (44.12%) Developer
2 78 (25.49%) Software Developer
3 71 (23.20%) Graduate
4 62 (20.26%) Graduate Developer
5 53 (17.32%) Graduate Software Developer
6 52 (16.99%) Java Developer
7 49 (16.01%) Software Engineer
8 40 (13.07%) Java Software Developer
9 35 (11.44%) Analyst
9 35 (11.44%) Graduate Java Developer
10 30 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
11 28 (9.15%) Graduate J2EE Developer
11 28 (9.15%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
11 28 (9.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 27 (8.82%) Junior
13 23 (7.52%) Junior Developer
14 21 (6.86%) Data Analyst
15 19 (6.21%) Data Scientist
16 15 (4.90%) Computer Science Graduate
17 14 (4.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.28%) .NET
2 43 (14.05%) XML
3 36 (11.76%) Web Services
4 33 (10.78%) J2EE
5 28 (9.15%) HTML
6 22 (7.19%) RESTful
7 20 (6.54%) Node.js
8 16 (5.23%) CSS
9 12 (3.92%) HTML5
9 12 (3.92%) JSON
10 11 (3.59%) Apache Flex
10 11 (3.59%) React
11 10 (3.27%) Spring
12 7 (2.29%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.29%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.96%) REST
14 5 (1.63%) D3.js
14 5 (1.63%) Natural Language Processing
14 5 (1.63%) TensorFlow
14 5 (1.63%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 150 (49.02%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (12.09%) Algorithms
4 31 (10.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.29%) User Experience
8 6 (1.96%) Blog
9 5 (1.63%) CESG
10 4 (1.31%) Animation
10 4 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.31%) HoloLens
10 4 (1.31%) HTC Vive
10 4 (1.31%) Oculus Rift
10 4 (1.31%) Photography
10 4 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.98%) Robotics
11 3 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.63%) Linux
2 19 (6.21%) Unix
3 14 (4.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 9 (2.94%) Windows
5 8 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.63%) Android
7 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.57%) OO
3 63 (20.59%) Software Engineering
4 48 (15.69%) SDLC
5 41 (13.40%) Analytics
6 40 (13.07%) Unit Testing
7 36 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (11.76%) UML
8 32 (10.46%) Statistics
9 30 (9.80%) Physics
10 27 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 27 (8.82%) Scrum
11 25 (8.17%) OOP
12 22 (7.19%) Machine Learning
13 20 (6.54%) ITIL
13 20 (6.54%) MODAF
13 20 (6.54%) Visualisation
14 19 (6.21%) Data Modelling
15 17 (5.56%) TOGAF
16 16 (5.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 160 (52.29%) Java
2 109 (35.62%) C++
3 102 (33.33%) SQL
4 59 (19.28%) Python
5 51 (16.67%) C
6 49 (16.01%) JavaScript
7 31 (10.13%) C#
8 27 (8.82%) R
9 19 (6.21%) MATLAB
10 12 (3.92%) Fortran
11 8 (2.61%) Ruby
12 7 (2.29%) Scala
13 5 (1.63%) Ada
14 4 (1.31%) GLSL
14 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.98%) PHP
15 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.65%) Perl
16 2 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 219 (71.57%) Degree
2 77 (25.16%) Numerate Degree
3 40 (13.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 28 (9.15%) PhD
6 22 (7.19%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (2.29%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.96%) Postgraduate
9 4 (1.31%) APMP
9 4 (1.31%) HND
9 4 (1.31%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.65%) CISM
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.33%) CCA
11 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.33%) MCSE
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.61%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) ECSS
3 3 (0.98%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.98%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) WCAG
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (3.59%) Docker
2 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.29%) Ansible
1 7 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.29%) Puppet
1 7 (2.29%) Salt
2 3 (0.98%) Terraform
3 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.11%) Oracle
3 13 (4.25%) Tableau
4 4 (1.31%) Autodesk
4 4 (1.31%) Google
4 4 (1.31%) IBM
4 4 (1.31%) SAP
5 3 (0.98%) Apple
5 3 (0.98%) Zend
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe
6 2 (0.65%) Citrix
6 2 (0.65%) Netezza
6 2 (0.65%) OpenLink
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco
7 1 (0.33%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.33%) Murex
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com