Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 111 123
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,057 4,970 4,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.82% 2.89% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.14% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,053 3,879 3,663
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 132,251 158,378 158,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,737 127,468 128,710
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 6 months to 19 June 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
England -8 3,805 £50,000 - 209
UK excluding London +2 2,406 £40,000 - 152
London -10 1,622 £65,000 - 63
South East +16 1,008 £40,000 -15.79% 49
East of England -31 315 £50,000 +13.64% 39
North of England +26 301 £42,000 +16.67% 15
South West +29 288 £42,500 +13.33% 25
Midlands +40 270 £28,500 -18.57% 18
West Midlands +51 228 £28,500 -18.57% 11
North West +56 218 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Scotland +42 193 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire -40 67 £33,750 +50.00% 3
East Midlands -9 41 £40,000 +10.34% 7
Wales +10 25 £31,000 +14.81% 2
North East +23 16 £47,500 +13.10% 1
Northern Ireland -30 7 £32,000 +4.92%

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2,469 (60.86%) Degree
2 2,084 (51.37%) Computer Science
3 1,456 (35.89%) Python
4 1,230 (30.32%) Software Engineering
5 1,131 (27.88%) SQL
6 1,093 (26.94%) Java
7 1,038 (25.59%) Physics
8 1,027 (25.31%) Finance
9 1,004 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
10 996 (24.55%) C#
11 964 (23.76%) C++
12 925 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
13 830 (20.46%) Data Science
14 814 (20.06%) Algorithms
15 759 (18.71%) Machine Learning
16 755 (18.61%) Analytics
17 742 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
18 688 (16.96%) JavaScript
19 650 (16.02%) C
20 610 (15.04%) R
21 570 (14.05%) .NET
22 568 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
23 562 (13.85%) PhD
24 531 (13.09%) Data Analysis
25 502 (12.37%) Linux
26 495 (12.20%) Statistics
27 455 (11.22%) Microsoft
28 454 (11.19%) OO
29 452 (11.14%) SQL Server
29 452 (11.14%) Numerate Degree

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 188 (4.63%) Apache Spark
2 99 (2.44%) SAS
3 91 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (1.48%) Apache
5 42 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 39 (0.96%) Confluence
7 31 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 23 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 21 (0.52%) IIS
10 19 (0.47%) nginx
11 16 (0.39%) Drupal
12 14 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 14 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.22%) ArcGIS
13 9 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.22%) CMS
13 9 (0.22%) Kinematics
13 9 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.20%) Jupyter
15 7 (0.17%) GeoServer
Applications
1 197 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (0.89%) SPSS
4 20 (0.49%) GNU Octave
5 18 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.39%) Simulink
7 15 (0.37%) Fireworks
8 13 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.30%) Stata
10 9 (0.22%) Mathematica
11 8 (0.20%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
13 4 (0.099%) EViews
13 4 (0.099%) Gephi
14 3 (0.074%) NASTRAN
14 3 (0.074%) Notepad++
14 3 (0.074%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.049%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.049%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 30 (0.74%) Summit
2 10 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 9 (0.22%) R3 Corda
4 7 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
5 5 (0.12%) Raiser's Edge
6 4 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.049%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.049%) Endur
7 2 (0.049%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.049%) PolarLake
7 2 (0.049%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.025%) HFM
8 1 (0.025%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 346 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 332 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 107 (2.64%) Power Platform
5 63 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (1.45%) SaaS
7 44 (1.08%) GitHub
8 32 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (0.71%) Serverless
10 26 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
11 21 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (0.49%) Office 365
13 19 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (0.37%) Amazon ECS
14 15 (0.37%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.61%) Internet
2 49 (1.21%) Firewall
3 34 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 34 (0.84%) Wireless
4 23 (0.57%) Broadband
4 23 (0.57%) Network Security
5 22 (0.54%) Skype
6 21 (0.52%) Link 16
6 21 (0.52%) Link 22
6 21 (0.52%) Tactical Data Link
7 18 (0.44%) HTTP
8 16 (0.39%) DNS
9 14 (0.35%) Unified Communications
10 13 (0.32%) LAN
11 11 (0.27%) SAN
11 11 (0.27%) Software-Defined Radio
11 11 (0.27%) SSL
12 10 (0.25%) 5G
12 10 (0.25%) H.323
12 10 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 396 (9.76%) Big Data
3 215 (5.30%) Hadoop
4 163 (4.02%) MySQL
5 143 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
6 138 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 137 (3.38%) NoSQL
8 131 (3.23%) Data Mining
9 106 (2.61%) Power BI
10 102 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
11 91 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 91 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 79 (1.95%) MongoDB
13 65 (1.60%) Apache Hive
14 56 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
15 49 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 47 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 46 (1.13%) Geospatial Data
17 46 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 43 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 367 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 199 (4.91%) JIRA
3 135 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 112 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 85 (2.10%) Subversion
6 82 (2.02%) Selenium
7 58 (1.43%) Bitbucket
8 50 (1.23%) NUnit
9 48 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (1.06%) Maven
11 30 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (0.71%) Mocha
13 27 (0.67%) TeamCity
14 26 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
14 26 (0.64%) webpack
15 25 (0.62%) Bitbucket Server
15 25 (0.62%) gulp
15 25 (0.62%) SpecFlow
16 24 (0.59%) Eclipse
16 24 (0.59%) Jasmine
General
1 1,027 (25.31%) Finance
2 323 (7.96%) Banking
3 242 (5.96%) Marketing
4 158 (3.89%) Electronics
5 150 (3.70%) Games
6 140 (3.45%) Retail
7 138 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 136 (3.35%) Front Office
8 136 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 81 (2.00%) Military
10 74 (1.82%) Manufacturing
11 69 (1.70%) Legal
12 67 (1.65%) Aerospace
13 62 (1.53%) Investment Banking
14 45 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.96%) Publishing
16 38 (0.94%) Back Office
17 36 (0.89%) Automotive
18 30 (0.74%) Advertising
19 16 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,344 (33.13%) Developer
2 583 (14.37%) Software Engineer
3 529 (13.04%) Analyst
4 479 (11.81%) Graduate
5 398 (9.81%) Data Scientist
6 309 (7.62%) Junior
7 295 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 261 (6.43%) Java Developer
9 216 (5.32%) C# Developer
10 208 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 174 (4.29%) Graduate Developer
12 161 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
13 159 (3.92%) .NET Developer
14 156 (3.85%) Junior Developer
15 149 (3.67%) Data Analyst
16 137 (3.38%) Python Developer
17 122 (3.01%) Consultant
18 110 (2.71%) Graduate Analyst
18 110 (2.71%) Java Engineer
19 106 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 570 (14.05%) .NET
2 428 (10.55%) HTML
3 351 (8.65%) AngularJS
4 334 (8.23%) CSS
5 323 (7.96%) Web Services
6 250 (6.16%) Spring
7 235 (5.79%) REST
8 223 (5.50%) React
9 201 (4.95%) ASP.NET
10 160 (3.94%) HTML5
11 147 (3.62%) RESTful
12 133 (3.28%) jQuery
13 130 (3.20%) WCF
14 122 (3.01%) Node.js
14 122 (3.01%) XML
15 112 (2.76%) Kafka
16 108 (2.66%) WPF
17 102 (2.51%) JSON
18 96 (2.37%) TensorFlow
19 95 (2.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 925 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
2 814 (20.06%) Algorithms
3 184 (4.54%) Hedge funds
4 161 (3.97%) Data Structures
5 147 (3.62%) Robotics
6 139 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
7 137 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 133 (3.28%) User Experience
9 128 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
10 94 (2.32%) Fixed Income
11 93 (2.29%) Derivative
12 74 (1.82%) Driving Licence
12 74 (1.82%) Mobile App
13 64 (1.58%) Credit Risk
14 45 (1.11%) Life Science
15 43 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
16 41 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
17 40 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 40 (0.99%) Social Media
18 37 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 502 (12.37%) Linux
2 312 (7.69%) Windows
3 104 (2.56%) Unix
4 87 (2.14%) Android
5 53 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 51 (1.26%) Debian
7 45 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 20 (0.49%) CentOS
9 19 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.32%) Solaris
13 13 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.22%) AIX
14 9 (0.22%) HPUX
14 9 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,084 (51.37%) Computer Science
2 1,230 (30.32%) Software Engineering
3 1,038 (25.59%) Physics
4 1,004 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
5 830 (20.46%) Data Science
6 759 (18.71%) Machine Learning
7 755 (18.61%) Analytics
8 742 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
9 531 (13.09%) Data Analysis
10 495 (12.20%) Statistics
11 454 (11.19%) OO
12 358 (8.82%) Visualisation
13 330 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
14 307 (7.57%) DevOps
15 306 (7.54%) Fintech
16 275 (6.78%) Scrum
17 266 (6.56%) Test Automation
18 265 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
19 250 (6.16%) Data Analytics
20 249 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,456 (35.89%) Python
2 1,131 (27.88%) SQL
3 1,093 (26.94%) Java
4 996 (24.55%) C#
5 964 (23.76%) C++
6 688 (16.96%) JavaScript
7 650 (16.02%) C
8 610 (15.04%) R
9 345 (8.50%) MATLAB
10 216 (5.32%) Scala
11 135 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 127 (3.13%) PHP
13 104 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 99 (2.44%) Go
15 87 (2.14%) VBA
16 82 (2.02%) Ruby
17 61 (1.50%) PowerShell
18 59 (1.45%) Perl
19 50 (1.23%) Java 8
20 45 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2,469 (60.86%) Degree
2 568 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 562 (13.85%) PhD
4 452 (11.14%) Numerate Degree
5 253 (6.24%) Security Cleared
6 198 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 107 (2.64%) Master's Degree
8 51 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 30 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (0.71%) CCNP
12 24 (0.59%) PMI Certification
13 23 (0.57%) CFA
14 22 (0.54%) CISSP
15 21 (0.52%) DBS Check
16 18 (0.44%) MCSE
17 17 (0.42%) CCNA
18 16 (0.39%) Postgraduate
19 15 (0.37%) CISM
20 14 (0.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (3.65%) QA
2 63 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.01%) SLA
4 23 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.47%) ISO 22301
6 17 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.39%) IFRS
8 15 (0.37%) GDPR
9 14 (0.35%) IFRS 9
9 14 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.30%) HL7
10 12 (0.30%) ISO 9000
11 11 (0.27%) CRD IV
12 10 (0.25%) Solvency II
13 8 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.20%) EMIR
13 8 (0.20%) MiFID
14 7 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
14 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 212 (5.23%) Docker
2 52 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 47 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (0.81%) Firmware
6 17 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.15%) HDFS
10 5 (0.12%) GlusterFS
10 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.099%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.099%) XenApp
12 3 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.049%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.049%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.049%) vSphere
13 2 (0.049%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 134 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 76 (1.87%) Ansible
2 76 (1.87%) Terraform
3 45 (1.11%) Puppet
4 34 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.54%) Nagios
6 20 (0.49%) SCCM
7 19 (0.47%) Oozie
8 13 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
8 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (0.32%) SCOM
9 12 (0.30%) IBM Guardium
9 12 (0.30%) Nessus
10 11 (0.27%) Salt
11 9 (0.22%) SQL Sentry
12 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.17%) Packer
13 7 (0.17%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 6 (0.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 455 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 199 (4.91%) Oracle
3 166 (4.09%) Tableau
4 108 (2.66%) Google
5 78 (1.92%) VMware
6 71 (1.75%) Cisco
7 68 (1.68%) SAP
8 47 (1.16%) Atlassian
9 38 (0.94%) Splunk
10 31 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 29 (0.71%) IBM
12 28 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (0.62%) BT
14 20 (0.49%) Alteryx
15 17 (0.42%) Centrify
16 16 (0.39%) ServiceNow
17 15 (0.37%) Cognos
17 15 (0.37%) McAfee
18 14 (0.35%) HP
18 14 (0.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud