Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -39 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 248 343 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.45% 3.32% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.69% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 197 194 275
South West median annual salary £34,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +17.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £20,450 £25,016 £21,350
90th Percentile £66,250 £85,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

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 8,995 9,294 10,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.80% 89.90% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,353 7,656 8,806
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -54 94 £35,000 -17.65% 26
Gloucestershire +21 37 £47,500 +26.67% 8
Devon +22 32 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Dorset -33 30 £33,000 -56.00% 3
Somerset +19 25 £27,500 -26.67% 11
Cornwall -9 19 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Wiltshire -21 7 £25,000 -41.18% 4
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 178 (71.77%) Degree
2 139 (56.05%) Computer Science
3 99 (39.92%) Java
4 71 (28.63%) Python
5 68 (27.42%) Linux
5 68 (27.42%) C++
5 68 (27.42%) Numerate Degree
6 65 (26.21%) SQL
7 55 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (20.97%) Microsoft
9 48 (19.35%) C
9 48 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 43 (17.34%) JavaScript
10 43 (17.34%) Finance
10 43 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (16.53%) .NET
12 38 (15.32%) OO
13 36 (14.52%) Algorithms
14 34 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
15 33 (13.31%) Unit Testing
15 33 (13.31%) Software Engineering
16 30 (12.10%) Analytics
17 29 (11.69%) Unix
18 28 (11.29%) Web Services
18 28 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
20 25 (10.08%) Data Analysis
21 24 (9.68%) Statistics
21 24 (9.68%) Oracle
21 24 (9.68%) OOP

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 11 (4.44%) SAS
2 10 (4.03%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.63%) WordPress
4 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.81%) IIS
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Smallworld
Applications
1 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.21%) Simulink
5 2 (0.81%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (0.81%) Revit
6 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
6 1 (0.40%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.85%) Office 365
3 8 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.82%) PaaS
4 7 (2.82%) SaaS
5 6 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.24%) Wireless
2 12 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.63%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.02%) HTTP
5 4 (1.61%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.61%) Firewall
5 4 (1.61%) FTP
5 4 (1.61%) IPsec
5 4 (1.61%) NAS
5 4 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.61%) SAN
5 4 (1.61%) Skype
5 4 (1.61%) VPN
6 3 (1.21%) PABX
7 2 (0.81%) SMS
8 1 (0.40%) Network Security
8 1 (0.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.47%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.47%) RDBMS
4 17 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.24%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (5.24%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.44%) Power BI
7 9 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.23%) Big Data
9 7 (2.82%) Blockchain
10 5 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.02%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.61%) QlikView
11 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (4.44%) ERwin
3 8 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.82%) Selenium
5 6 (2.42%) JMeter
5 6 (2.42%) Robot Framework
6 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.21%) JIRA
7 3 (1.21%) Subversion
8 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.40%) GCC
9 1 (0.40%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.40%) Gradle
9 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.40%) Maven
9 1 (0.40%) Protractor
9 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (17.34%) Finance
2 16 (6.45%) Marketing
3 9 (3.63%) Billing
4 8 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.23%) Retail
5 7 (2.82%) Electronics
5 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.02%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.61%) Advertising
8 3 (1.21%) Avionics
9 2 (0.81%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (39.11%) Developer
2 53 (21.37%) Software Developer
3 44 (17.74%) Graduate
4 43 (17.34%) Java Developer
5 40 (16.13%) Graduate Developer
6 37 (14.92%) Graduate Software Developer
7 33 (13.31%) Analyst
8 32 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
9 26 (10.48%) Graduate Java Developer
9 26 (10.48%) Software Engineer
10 21 (8.47%) Graduate J2EE Developer
10 21 (8.47%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
10 21 (8.47%) J2EE Developer
10 21 (8.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 21 (8.47%) Junior
11 17 (6.85%) Data Analyst
11 17 (6.85%) Data Scientist
11 17 (6.85%) Junior Developer
12 14 (5.65%) Consultant
13 12 (4.84%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.53%) .NET
2 28 (11.29%) Web Services
3 23 (9.27%) HTML
4 22 (8.87%) J2EE
5 17 (6.85%) Node.js
5 17 (6.85%) XML
6 12 (4.84%) JSON
6 12 (4.84%) RESTful
7 11 (4.44%) CSS
7 11 (4.44%) React
8 9 (3.63%) HTML5
9 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.02%) Spring
10 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.61%) REST
11 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.21%) D3.js
11 3 (1.21%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 139 (56.05%) Computer Science
2 43 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (14.52%) Algorithms
4 22 (8.87%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.82%) Acoustics
6 7 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.42%) Robotics
8 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.02%) Clustering
9 4 (1.61%) CCTV
10 3 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.21%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.21%) Fintech
10 3 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.21%) User Experience
11 2 (0.81%) HoloLens
11 2 (0.81%) HTC Vive
11 2 (0.81%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.42%) Linux
2 29 (11.69%) Unix
3 16 (6.45%) Windows
4 9 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.02%) Android
7 4 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.32%) OO
3 33 (13.31%) Software Engineering
3 33 (13.31%) Unit Testing
4 30 (12.10%) Analytics
5 28 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (10.08%) Data Analysis
7 24 (9.68%) OOP
7 24 (9.68%) Physics
7 24 (9.68%) Statistics
8 22 (8.87%) Data Science
8 22 (8.87%) Machine Learning
8 22 (8.87%) Scrum
8 22 (8.87%) SDLC
9 21 (8.47%) TDD
9 21 (8.47%) Time Management
10 18 (7.26%) Data Modelling
10 18 (7.26%) Mentoring
10 18 (7.26%) Microservices
10 18 (7.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 99 (39.92%) Java
2 71 (28.63%) Python
3 68 (27.42%) C++
4 65 (26.21%) SQL
5 48 (19.35%) C
6 43 (17.34%) JavaScript
7 21 (8.47%) C#
8 20 (8.06%) R
9 16 (6.45%) MATLAB
10 12 (4.84%) Ruby
11 8 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.23%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.23%) Perl
12 6 (2.42%) Elixir
12 6 (2.42%) Erlang
12 6 (2.42%) Fortran
12 6 (2.42%) Scala
13 3 (1.21%) Ada
13 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 178 (71.77%) Degree
2 68 (27.42%) Numerate Degree
3 27 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (8.47%) PhD
5 16 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.63%) DBS Check
8 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.61%) MCSA
9 4 (1.61%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.23%) SLA
2 6 (2.42%) QA
3 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.40%) ECSS
5 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.84%) Docker
2 6 (2.42%) Firmware
3 5 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.03%) Ansible
1 10 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.03%) Puppet
1 10 (4.03%) Salt
2 6 (2.42%) Terraform
3 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.68%) Oracle
3 12 (4.84%) Tableau
4 9 (3.63%) Ubiquiti
5 7 (2.82%) Google
6 5 (2.02%) VMware
7 4 (1.61%) Apple
8 3 (1.21%) SAP
9 2 (0.81%) Autodesk
9 2 (0.81%) IBM
9 2 (0.81%) Intel
9 2 (0.81%) Netezza
9 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco
10 1 (0.40%) Citrix
10 1 (0.40%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.40%) Murex
10 1 (0.40%) NVIDIA
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat