Period
to 19 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 110 148
Rank change year-on-year +14 +38 -36
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 334 315 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.22% 3.07% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.35% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 262 235 187
South West median annual salary £42,500 £28,591 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.65% -28.52% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 9,571 9,394 9,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.22% 91.68% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,884 7,760 8,183
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 September 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 September 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 -32 100 £37,500 +38.89% 35
Gloucestershire +42 66 £50,000 +88.68% 11
Wiltshire +11 59 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Somerset +50 48 £42,500 +54.55% 10
Devon +3 20 £37,000 +29.41% 37
Cornwall +20 19 £32,000 -11.72% 12
Dorset -34 14 £32,000 +16.36% 8
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 169 (50.60%) Degree
2 130 (38.92%) Computer Science
3 100 (29.94%) C++
4 93 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (23.95%) Software Engineering
6 79 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (23.05%) Python
8 68 (20.36%) Physics
9 67 (20.06%) SQL
10 66 (19.76%) Java
11 63 (18.86%) C
12 54 (16.17%) C#
13 48 (14.37%) JavaScript
14 47 (14.07%) Algorithms
15 46 (13.77%) Scrum
16 45 (13.47%) SQL Server
16 45 (13.47%) Git (software)
17 44 (13.17%) OO
17 44 (13.17%) Back Office
17 44 (13.17%) Statistics
18 43 (12.87%) .NET
18 43 (12.87%) Erlang
18 43 (12.87%) Unit Testing
18 43 (12.87%) Data Science
19 42 (12.57%) Linux
20 41 (12.28%) Security Cleared
21 40 (11.98%) Analytics
22 39 (11.68%) Machine Learning
22 39 (11.68%) Verint
22 39 (11.68%) Front Office

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 18 (5.39%) SAS
2 14 (4.19%) Moodle
3 11 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.10%) CMS
4 7 (2.10%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.20%) Confluence
6 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.60%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.60%) Drupal
7 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) Smallworld
Applications
1 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.50%) SPSS
4 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.50%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.30%) AdWords
5 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) LAN
1 4 (1.20%) PABX
2 3 (0.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) Network Security
3 2 (0.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) ADSL
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) ICMP
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) SMS
4 1 (0.30%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.19%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.59%) MySQL
4 20 (5.99%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.99%) RDBMS
5 17 (5.09%) Power BI
6 15 (4.49%) Big Data
7 10 (2.99%) Electronic Patient Records
8 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.50%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.20%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.20%) QlikView
12 3 (0.90%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.90%) Riak
13 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.60%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.60%) Presto
Development Applications
1 45 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.68%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.69%) Eclipse
4 17 (5.09%) JIRA
5 16 (4.79%) Subversion
6 15 (4.49%) Maven
7 13 (3.89%) GCC
7 13 (3.89%) Gerrit
7 13 (3.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.50%) PhpStorm
9 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (0.90%) RStudio
12 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.60%) git-flow
12 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.30%) Polyspace
General
1 44 (13.17%) Back Office
2 39 (11.68%) Front Office
3 28 (8.38%) Games
4 24 (7.19%) Finance
5 15 (4.49%) Aerospace
6 12 (3.59%) Automotive
6 12 (3.59%) Marketing
7 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.40%) Electronics
9 7 (2.10%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.80%) Cantonese Language
10 6 (1.80%) Law
10 6 (1.80%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (1.80%) Military
11 4 (1.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (19.76%) Developer
2 58 (17.37%) Software Engineer
3 55 (16.47%) Graduate
4 48 (14.37%) Software Developer
5 39 (11.68%) Planning Manager
5 39 (11.68%) Resource Manager
5 39 (11.68%) Resource Planning Manager
6 38 (11.38%) Analyst
7 37 (11.08%) C++ Software Engineer
8 32 (9.58%) Graduate Developer
9 31 (9.28%) Graduate Software Developer
10 29 (8.68%) Data Scientist
11 24 (7.19%) Junior
12 19 (5.69%) Consultant
13 18 (5.39%) Junior Developer
14 16 (4.79%) Junior Software Developer
15 14 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (4.19%) Trainee
16 13 (3.89%) Java Engineer
16 13 (3.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.87%) .NET
2 32 (9.58%) XML
3 27 (8.08%) CSS
4 20 (5.99%) HTML
4 20 (5.99%) J2EE
5 17 (5.09%) jQuery
6 15 (4.49%) RESTful
7 11 (3.29%) AngularJS
7 11 (3.29%) MFC
7 11 (3.29%) OpenGL
8 10 (2.99%) Django
9 8 (2.40%) Direct3D
9 8 (2.40%) Qt
10 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.10%) Redux
11 6 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.50%) Web Services
13 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.90%) JSON
13 3 (0.90%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 130 (38.92%) Computer Science
2 93 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (14.07%) Algorithms
4 23 (6.89%) Data Structures
5 19 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.99%) Fintech
7 9 (2.69%) VLE
8 8 (2.40%) Cybercrime
9 7 (2.10%) Cyberattack
9 7 (2.10%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.50%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.50%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.57%) Linux
2 13 (3.89%) Windows
3 11 (3.29%) Android
4 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.40%) Unix
5 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) LynxOS
6 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.95%) Software Engineering
2 79 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (20.36%) Physics
4 46 (13.77%) Scrum
5 44 (13.17%) OO
5 44 (13.17%) Statistics
6 43 (12.87%) Data Science
6 43 (12.87%) Unit Testing
7 40 (11.98%) Analytics
8 39 (11.68%) Machine Learning
8 39 (11.68%) WFM
9 35 (10.48%) SDLC
10 32 (9.58%) Data Modelling
10 32 (9.58%) Visualisation
11 30 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (8.08%) UML
13 23 (6.89%) Data Analysis
13 23 (6.89%) Project Management
14 22 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (6.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (29.94%) C++
2 77 (23.05%) Python
3 67 (20.06%) SQL
4 66 (19.76%) Java
5 63 (18.86%) C
6 54 (16.17%) C#
7 48 (14.37%) JavaScript
8 43 (12.87%) Erlang
9 32 (9.58%) R
10 30 (8.98%) PHP
11 12 (3.59%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.69%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.80%) VBA
15 5 (1.50%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.20%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.20%) Scala
17 2 (0.60%) Ruby
18 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 169 (50.60%) Degree
2 41 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.49%) DV Cleared
4 24 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (5.09%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (4.79%) PhD
7 14 (4.19%) DBS Check
8 10 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
9 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.50%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.60%) CISM
11 2 (0.60%) CISSP
12 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.49%) QA
2 13 (3.89%) ECSS
3 10 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 5 (1.50%) GDPR
5 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.60%) GCP
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) RMADS
6 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.20%) PTC Integrity
2 2 (0.60%) Ansible
2 2 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.60%) Mesos
2 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (11.68%) Capita
1 39 (11.68%) Verint
2 27 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.89%) Oracle
4 20 (5.99%) Google
5 10 (2.99%) Tableau
6 4 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.20%) PTC
7 3 (0.90%) IBM
7 3 (0.90%) SAP
8 2 (0.60%) Apple
8 2 (0.60%) Facebook
8 2 (0.60%) New Relic
9 1 (0.30%) hybris
9 1 (0.30%) Logi
9 1 (0.30%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) QNX