Period
to 21 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 134 114
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 308 274 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.98% 2.53% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.84% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 240 195 256
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 £21,950 £23,800 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,125 £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 9252 9636 10507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.85% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7614 8032 8826
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 21 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 21 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 +26 36 £33,581 +7.39% 1
Gloucestershire +20 36 £26,500 -12.40% 4
Somerset +15 29 £27,500 -21.43%
Dorset -19 23 £27,500 -63.33% 2
Wiltshire -7 18 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Cornwall +4 8 £35,000 +16.67%
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 (71.10%) Degree
2 160 (51.95%) Java
3 151 (49.03%) Computer Science
4 109 (35.39%) C++
5 103 (33.44%) SQL
6 78 (25.32%) Numerate Degree
7 67 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (21.43%) OO
9 63 (20.45%) Software Engineering
10 62 (20.13%) SQL Server
11 60 (19.48%) Python
12 58 (18.83%) Microsoft
12 58 (18.83%) .NET
13 57 (18.51%) Linux
14 52 (16.88%) C
15 49 (15.91%) JavaScript
16 48 (15.58%) SDLC
17 43 (13.96%) XML
18 42 (13.64%) Finance
18 42 (13.64%) Analytics
19 40 (12.99%) Unit Testing
19 40 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
20 38 (12.34%) Algorithms
20 38 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (11.69%) UML
22 36 (11.69%) Security Cleared
23 35 (11.36%) Web Services
24 34 (11.04%) Oracle
25 33 (10.71%) 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 (3.25%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.27%) SAS
4 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.57%) Simulink
3 9 (2.92%) SPSS
4 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.30%) Autodesk Inventor
6 4 (1.30%) Revit
6 4 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.30%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.25%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.30%) Office 365
6 4 (1.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.97%) SaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) Network Security
2 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.97%) PABX
3 3 (0.97%) Skype
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 28 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 20 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.52%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.19%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.55%) Big Data
8 13 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.60%) Power BI
11 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.62%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.62%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.30%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.30%) GIS
13 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.19%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.25%) ERwin
4 6 (1.95%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.30%) RStudio
5 4 (1.30%) Selenium
6 3 (0.97%) GCC
6 3 (0.97%) Gerrit
6 3 (0.97%) JUnit
6 3 (0.97%) Maven
6 3 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.97%) Subversion
7 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.32%) Gradle
8 1 (0.32%) JMeter
8 1 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.32%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (13.64%) Finance
2 16 (5.19%) Marketing
3 11 (3.57%) Retail
4 9 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.30%) Games
6 4 (1.30%) Military
7 3 (0.97%) Electronics
7 3 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Avionics
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 134 (43.51%) Developer
2 78 (25.32%) Software Developer
3 71 (23.05%) Graduate
4 62 (20.13%) Graduate Developer
5 53 (17.21%) Graduate Software Developer
6 52 (16.88%) Java Developer
7 49 (15.91%) Software Engineer
8 40 (12.99%) Java Software Developer
9 36 (11.69%) Analyst
10 35 (11.36%) Graduate Java Developer
11 30 (9.74%) J2EE Developer
12 28 (9.09%) Graduate J2EE Developer
12 28 (9.09%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
12 28 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 27 (8.77%) Junior
14 23 (7.47%) Junior Developer
15 22 (7.14%) Data Analyst
16 20 (6.49%) Data Scientist
17 15 (4.87%) Computer Science Graduate
18 14 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.83%) .NET
2 43 (13.96%) XML
3 35 (11.36%) Web Services
4 33 (10.71%) J2EE
5 28 (9.09%) HTML
6 22 (7.14%) RESTful
7 20 (6.49%) Node.js
8 16 (5.19%) CSS
9 12 (3.90%) HTML5
9 12 (3.90%) JSON
10 11 (3.57%) Apache Flex
10 11 (3.57%) React
11 10 (3.25%) Spring
12 7 (2.27%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.27%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.95%) REST
14 5 (1.62%) D3.js
14 5 (1.62%) Natural Language Processing
14 5 (1.62%) TensorFlow
14 5 (1.62%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 151 (49.03%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.34%) Algorithms
2 38 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (9.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.27%) User Experience
7 6 (1.95%) Blog
8 5 (1.62%) CESG
9 4 (1.30%) Animation
9 4 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.30%) HoloLens
9 4 (1.30%) HTC Vive
9 4 (1.30%) Oculus Rift
9 4 (1.30%) Photography
9 4 (1.30%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.97%) Robotics
10 3 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.51%) Linux
2 19 (6.17%) Unix
3 14 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 9 (2.92%) Windows
5 8 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.62%) Android
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.43%) OO
3 63 (20.45%) Software Engineering
4 48 (15.58%) SDLC
5 42 (13.64%) Analytics
6 40 (12.99%) Unit Testing
7 37 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (11.69%) UML
9 33 (10.71%) Statistics
10 30 (9.74%) Physics
11 28 (9.09%) Data Analysis
12 27 (8.77%) Scrum
13 25 (8.12%) OOP
14 23 (7.47%) Machine Learning
15 20 (6.49%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.49%) ITIL
15 20 (6.49%) MODAF
15 20 (6.49%) Visualisation
16 17 (5.52%) TOGAF
17 16 (5.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (51.95%) Java
2 109 (35.39%) C++
3 103 (33.44%) SQL
4 60 (19.48%) Python
5 52 (16.88%) C
6 49 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 30 (9.74%) C#
8 28 (9.09%) R
9 19 (6.17%) MATLAB
10 12 (3.90%) Fortran
11 8 (2.60%) Ruby
12 7 (2.27%) Scala
13 5 (1.62%) Ada
14 4 (1.30%) GLSL
14 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.97%) PHP
15 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.65%) Perl
16 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 219 (71.10%) Degree
2 78 (25.32%) Numerate Degree
3 40 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (11.69%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.42%) PhD
6 22 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (2.27%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.95%) Postgraduate
9 4 (1.30%) APMP
9 4 (1.30%) HND
9 4 (1.30%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.65%) CISM
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.32%) CCA
11 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.32%) MCSE
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.60%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) ECSS
3 3 (0.97%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.97%) 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 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (3.57%) Docker
2 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Ansible
1 7 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.27%) Puppet
1 7 (2.27%) Salt
2 3 (0.97%) Terraform
3 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.04%) Oracle
3 13 (4.22%) Tableau
4 4 (1.30%) Autodesk
4 4 (1.30%) Google
4 4 (1.30%) IBM
4 4 (1.30%) SAP
5 3 (0.97%) Apple
5 3 (0.97%) Zend
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe
6 2 (0.65%) Citrix
6 2 (0.65%) Netezza
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco
7 1 (0.32%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.32%) Murex
7 1 (0.32%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com