Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 103 115
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 271 86 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.58% 2.68% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 2.91% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 92 63 206
10th Percentile £25,826 £31,250 £22,553
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.38% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £55,313 £54,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,825 £58,500 £62,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.83% +15.00% -1.96%

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 7,062 2,956 9,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 93.26% 92.09% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,624 2,388 7,328
10th Percentile £29,663 £29,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +2.94%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Mathematics as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in the South West.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mathematics in the South West over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 2021. 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 +10 202 £45,000 +10.43% 22
Gloucestershire -47 24 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Devon +5 15 £25,000 -23.08% 5
Somerset -10 15 £46,750 -22.08% 6
Wiltshire - 9 £41,000 - 4
Dorset -39 5 £45,000 -17.05% 5
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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.

1 207 (76.38%) Degree
2 125 (46.13%) Computer Science
3 116 (42.80%) Physics
4 100 (36.90%) Python
5 95 (35.06%) Social Skills
6 94 (34.69%) Software Engineering
7 86 (31.73%) Machine Learning
8 82 (30.26%) MATLAB
9 75 (27.68%) Java
10 73 (26.94%) Algorithms
11 72 (26.57%) Analytics
12 63 (23.25%) C++
13 59 (21.77%) Simulink
14 58 (21.40%) Problem-Solving
15 57 (21.03%) Security Cleared
16 55 (20.30%) SQL
17 53 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (19.19%) Validation
19 50 (18.45%) SC Cleared
19 50 (18.45%) Azure
20 49 (18.08%) Computer Vision
21 48 (17.71%) Data Science
22 46 (16.97%) Mentoring
22 46 (16.97%) TensorFlow
22 46 (16.97%) Artificial Intelligence
23 45 (16.61%) Kalman Filter
23 45 (16.61%) Instagram
23 45 (16.61%) Model Validation
24 44 (16.24%) Statistics
25 43 (15.87%) Analytical Skills

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 12 (4.43%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 59 (21.77%) Simulink
2 39 (14.39%) Stateflow
3 8 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.45%) Azure
2 42 (15.50%) AWS
3 32 (11.81%) GCP
4 21 (7.75%) Power Platform
5 17 (6.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.69%) Amazon SageMaker
7 6 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (2.21%) OpenShift
7 6 (2.21%) SaaS
7 6 (2.21%) Snowflake
8 4 (1.48%) PaaS
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.37%) Azure Key Vault
10 1 (0.37%) Datadog
10 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.11%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.11%) Kerberos
1 3 (1.11%) Network Security
1 3 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
1 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.74%) WPA
3 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.37%) Wireless
3 1 (0.37%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.75%) Power BI
2 20 (7.38%) Big Data
3 14 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.80%) BigQuery
4 13 (4.80%) Data Mining
5 12 (4.43%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.06%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.74%) Tableau
10 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
10 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (7.38%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.27%) GitLab
3 10 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.69%) Rational Team Concert
4 5 (1.85%) Selenium
4 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.11%) Maven
5 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.74%) Postman
7 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.37%) Polyspace
General
1 95 (35.06%) Social Skills
2 43 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (11.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 31 (11.44%) Wearables
5 24 (8.86%) Finance
6 21 (7.75%) Aerospace
7 20 (7.38%) Games
8 17 (6.27%) Organisational Skills
9 15 (5.54%) Avionics
10 10 (3.69%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (3.69%) Public Sector
11 8 (2.95%) Legal
11 8 (2.95%) Marketing
11 8 (2.95%) Retail
12 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.85%) Law
13 5 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (1.48%) Automotive
14 4 (1.48%) Electronics
15 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (18.82%) Software Engineer
2 28 (10.33%) Architect
3 25 (9.23%) Lead Architect
3 25 (9.23%) Lead Software Architect
3 25 (9.23%) Software Architect
4 24 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (7.38%) Analyst
5 20 (7.38%) Developer
6 17 (6.27%) Data Scientist
6 17 (6.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.27%) Senior DevOps
6 17 (6.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (5.17%) Computer Engineer
8 14 (5.17%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 14 (5.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (4.80%) Quality Engineer
10 11 (4.06%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.97%) TensorFlow
2 37 (13.65%) PyTorch
3 22 (8.12%) Keras
4 16 (5.90%) Web Services
5 14 (5.17%) OpenCV
6 12 (4.43%) .NET
7 11 (4.06%) Pandas
7 11 (4.06%) scikit-learn
7 11 (4.06%) SciPy
8 10 (3.69%) MLlib
9 9 (3.32%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.58%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.11%) JavaFX
11 3 (1.11%) Node.js
11 3 (1.11%) OpenGL
11 3 (1.11%) Play Framework
11 3 (1.11%) REST
11 3 (1.11%) RESTful
11 3 (1.11%) Spring Boot
11 3 (1.11%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 73 (26.94%) Algorithms
2 35 (12.92%) Robotics
3 31 (11.44%) Smartphone
4 13 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (4.43%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.21%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.11%) Clustering
9 3 (1.11%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.11%) VHDL
10 2 (0.74%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.74%) PKI
11 1 (0.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.37%) Life Science
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.69%) Linux
2 7 (2.58%) Windows
3 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (0.74%) Unix
3 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (46.13%) Computer Science
2 116 (42.80%) Physics
3 94 (34.69%) Software Engineering
4 86 (31.73%) Machine Learning
5 72 (26.57%) Analytics
6 58 (21.40%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (19.19%) Validation
9 49 (18.08%) Computer Vision
10 48 (17.71%) Data Science
11 46 (16.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 46 (16.97%) Mentoring
12 45 (16.61%) Kalman Filter
12 45 (16.61%) Model Validation
13 44 (16.24%) Statistics
14 40 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (14.39%) Deep Learning
16 37 (13.65%) DevOps
17 35 (12.92%) Algorithmic Trading
18 34 (12.55%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 100 (36.90%) Python
2 82 (30.26%) MATLAB
3 75 (27.68%) Java
4 63 (23.25%) C++
5 55 (20.30%) SQL
6 38 (14.02%) C
7 27 (9.96%) C#
8 25 (9.23%) Fortran
9 17 (6.27%) R
10 16 (5.90%) Ada
11 13 (4.80%) Scala
12 7 (2.58%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.11%) Java 8
14 3 (1.11%) Tcl
14 3 (1.11%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.74%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 207 (76.38%) Degree
2 57 (21.03%) Security Cleared
3 50 (18.45%) SC Cleared
4 42 (15.50%) PhD
5 37 (13.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.21%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.11%) HND
10 2 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CISSP
10 2 (0.74%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.37%) ACCA
11 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.37%) PMP
11 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.75%) QA
2 8 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.85%) SLA
4 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 2 (0.74%) GRC
5 2 (0.74%) GxP
5 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.74%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.74%) NCSC
5 2 (0.74%) NIST
6 1 (0.37%) GMP
System Software
1 39 (14.39%) Docker
2 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) KVM
2 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (14.02%) Kubernetes
2 20 (7.38%) Ansible
3 18 (6.64%) Terraform
4 17 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.27%) Puppet
5 3 (1.11%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.11%) vRealize
6 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (16.61%) Instagram
2 33 (12.18%) Google
3 23 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.38%) OpenAI
5 15 (5.54%) MathWorks
6 10 (3.69%) Databricks
7 3 (1.11%) Altera
7 3 (1.11%) Intel
7 3 (1.11%) SAP
7 3 (1.11%) VMware
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco
8 2 (0.74%) Epicor
8 2 (0.74%) Splunk
9 1 (0.37%) Cadence
9 1 (0.37%) Confluent
9 1 (0.37%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle