Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Numerate Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 588 569
Rank change year-on-year +52 -19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 318 327 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.40% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 1.43% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 263 245 290
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,975
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -23.00% +25.00% -5.88%

Numerate Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20,026 22,869 24,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.41% 24.75% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14,437 16,967 19,562
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £23,763
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Numerate Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in the UK excluding London

Numerate Degree
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Numerate Degree in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Numerate Degree in the UK excluding London

Numerate Degree
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Numerate Degree in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK excluding London

Numerate Degree
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Numerate Degree within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
South East +82 116 £31,500 -3.08% 19
Scotland +49 100 £38,500 +11.59% 7
East of England +34 33 £35,500 -5.33% 11
South West +14 27 £27,825 -0.63% 11
Midlands +30 19 £29,000 +3.57% 12
North of England -23 19 £31,000 -52.31% 5
West Midlands +31 17 £29,000 +16.00% 7
North West -2 10 £31,000 -55.71% 4
Yorkshire -1 7 £28,000 +40.00% 1
Wales - 3 £22,500 -
North East - 2 £31,000 -
East Midlands +16 1 - - 5
Northern Ireland -9 1 £47,500 -
Numerate Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing Numerate Degree 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Numerate Degree.

1 318 (100.00%) Degree
2 244 (76.73%) Mathematics
3 169 (53.14%) C#
4 151 (47.48%) C++
5 149 (46.86%) Software Engineering
6 106 (33.33%) Java
7 96 (30.19%) SQL
8 85 (26.73%) .NET
9 84 (26.42%) Robotics
9 84 (26.42%) Innovative Thinking
10 81 (25.47%) Machine Learning
10 81 (25.47%) Computer Science
10 81 (25.47%) Windows
11 71 (22.33%) Physics
12 64 (20.13%) Algorithms
13 55 (17.30%) Linux
14 54 (16.98%) WPF
15 53 (16.67%) Big Data
16 52 (16.35%) Python
17 48 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (15.09%) Git (software)
18 46 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (14.47%) Computer Science Degree
18 46 (14.47%) OO
19 45 (14.15%) Deep Learning
20 43 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
21 41 (12.89%) JavaScript
22 39 (12.26%) Data Analysis
23 38 (11.95%) Visual Studio
23 38 (11.95%) Microsoft

Numerate Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 26 (8.18%) SAS
2 5 (1.57%) Apache
3 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.94%) nginx
4 2 (0.63%) Jupyter
Applications
1 28 (8.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.83%) SPSS
4 4 (1.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.77%) Office 365
1 12 (3.77%) Power Platform
2 6 (1.89%) Azure
3 4 (1.26%) AWS
4 2 (0.63%) AdWords
4 2 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) GCP
5 1 (0.31%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.77%) VPN
2 8 (2.52%) ZigBee
2 8 (2.52%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.67%) Big Data
2 34 (10.69%) GIS
3 32 (10.06%) Data Mining
4 17 (5.35%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.46%) Power BI
7 10 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.89%) MySQL
8 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.94%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.94%) SAS EBI
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.63%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.63%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.95%) Visual Studio
3 32 (10.06%) NetBeans
4 9 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.89%) Subversion
6 5 (1.57%) Gerrit
6 5 (1.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.94%) Protractor
7 3 (0.94%) Selenium
8 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.63%) ProC
8 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) JIRA
9 1 (0.31%) Ranorex
General
1 29 (9.12%) Finance
2 27 (8.49%) Military
3 22 (6.92%) Marketing
4 10 (3.14%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.26%) Electronics
5 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.94%) Law
6 3 (0.94%) Legal
6 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.94%) Publishing
6 3 (0.94%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (30.19%) Software Engineer
2 93 (29.25%) Graduate
3 67 (21.07%) Developer
4 51 (16.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 37 (11.64%) Analyst
5 37 (11.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 34 (10.69%) Junior
7 32 (10.06%) C# Software Engineer
7 32 (10.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 32 (10.06%) Java Engineer
7 32 (10.06%) Java Software Engineer
8 25 (7.86%) Graduate Developer
8 25 (7.86%) Software Developer
9 24 (7.55%) Data Scientist
10 19 (5.97%) Junior Software Engineer
11 17 (5.35%) Graduate Java Engineer
11 17 (5.35%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
12 16 (5.03%) .NET Developer
12 16 (5.03%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (4.72%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (26.73%) .NET
2 54 (16.98%) WPF
3 34 (10.69%) HTML
4 33 (10.38%) SOAP
5 32 (10.06%) RESTful
5 32 (10.06%) Swing
6 30 (9.43%) AngularJS
7 24 (7.55%) CSS
8 21 (6.60%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.29%) .NET Core
10 18 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (5.66%) Web Services
11 17 (5.35%) OpenCV
12 16 (5.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 14 (4.40%) Spring
14 7 (2.20%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.20%) Flutter
14 7 (2.20%) HTML5
15 5 (1.57%) REST
16 4 (1.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (26.42%) Robotics
2 64 (20.13%) Algorithms
3 46 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (5.97%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.20%) User Experience
9 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.57%) Smart Home
10 5 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.57%) Verilog
10 5 (1.57%) VHDL
10 5 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.57%) VUI
11 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.94%) CUDA
13 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.63%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 81 (25.47%) Windows
2 55 (17.30%) Linux
3 12 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 8 (2.52%) Android
4 8 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.94%) Unix
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (76.73%) Mathematics
2 149 (46.86%) Software Engineering
3 84 (26.42%) Innovative Thinking
4 81 (25.47%) Computer Science
4 81 (25.47%) Machine Learning
5 71 (22.33%) Physics
6 48 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (14.47%) OO
8 45 (14.15%) Deep Learning
9 43 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (12.26%) Data Analysis
11 37 (11.64%) Software Testing
11 37 (11.64%) Statistics
12 32 (10.06%) Artificial Intelligence
12 32 (10.06%) SOA
13 31 (9.75%) Data Science
14 25 (7.86%) Analytics
15 24 (7.55%) Mentoring
16 22 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (6.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 169 (53.14%) C#
2 151 (47.48%) C++
3 106 (33.33%) Java
4 96 (30.19%) SQL
5 52 (16.35%) Python
6 41 (12.89%) JavaScript
7 21 (6.60%) R
8 20 (6.29%) MATLAB
9 19 (5.97%) XAML
10 12 (3.77%) C
10 12 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.20%) Dart
12 7 (2.20%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.89%) VB
14 5 (1.57%) Scala
14 5 (1.57%) VBA
15 3 (0.94%) SAS Macro
16 2 (0.63%) PROC SQL
16 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 318 (100.00%) Degree
2 46 (14.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (11.01%) Security Cleared
4 30 (9.43%) PhD
5 8 (2.52%) Postgraduate
6 5 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.94%) CCNA
7 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.49%) QA
2 6 (1.89%) GLP
2 6 (1.89%) GMP
2 6 (1.89%) ISO 13485
2 6 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) CDISC
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) EnCase
1 1 (0.31%) FTK
Vendors
1 38 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.77%) Oracle
2 12 (3.77%) SAP
2 12 (3.77%) VMware
3 6 (1.89%) Minitab
3 6 (1.89%) Tableau
4 4 (1.26%) Google
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco
5 3 (0.94%) Juniper
5 3 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (0.94%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.63%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.63%) Facebook
6 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com