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 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 112 123
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2294 2704 2697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.62% 2.75% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.09% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 2250 2192
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mathematics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 2201 £45,000 -5.26% 392
London -26 874 £60,000 - 149
South East -5 428 £37,500 -6.25% 58
East of England +19 418 £45,000 +5.88% 75
Cambridgeshire +18 295 £45,000 - 52
Cambridge +12 294 £45,000 +9.75% 50
South West -4 148 £30,000 -29.41% 40
City of London -33 145 £55,000 -18.51% 42
West Midlands -2 112 £30,000 -20.00% 13
North West -19 104 £40,000 +11.11% 31
Surrey -12 101 £55,000 +13.40% 6
Hampshire -11 84 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East Midlands +13 83 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Manchester -7 81 £40,000 - 18
Yorkshire +10 68 £35,000 -2.77% 18
Buckinghamshire +18 67 £30,500 -32.22% 4
Hertfordshire -28 67 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Bristol +1 61 £31,250 -25.14% 22
Berkshire -6 58 £32,000 -1.53% 13
Oxfordshire -14 54 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Northamptonshire +25 52 £32,500 -12.16% 2
West Sussex +7 48 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Scotland 0 48 £41,250 +17.85% 23
Milton Keynes +9 46 £31,000 -31.11% 2
Northampton +33 43 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Oxford -16 43 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Coventry +35 41 £35,000 +45.83% 3
West Yorkshire +8 40 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Leeds +27 37 £35,000 - 8
Edinburgh +4 37 £45,000 +5.88% 11

For the 6 months to 26 May 2017, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2701 (59.74%) Degree
2 2213 (48.95%) Computer Science
3 1493 (33.02%) SQL
4 1307 (28.91%) C++
5 1303 (28.82%) Python
6 1281 (28.33%) Finance
7 1267 (28.02%) Java
8 1155 (25.55%) C#
9 1133 (25.06%) Physics
10 1009 (22.32%) Software Engineering
11 904 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 831 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
13 825 (18.25%) Analytics
14 768 (16.99%) Linux
15 709 (15.68%) PhD
16 689 (15.24%) JavaScript
17 677 (14.97%) .NET
18 656 (14.51%) Algorithms
19 641 (14.18%) Statistics
20 614 (13.58%) C
21 613 (13.56%) Machine Learning
22 571 (12.63%) Mathematical Degree
23 558 (12.34%) SQL Server
24 543 (12.01%) Microsoft
25 536 (11.86%) OO
26 530 (11.72%) Windows
27 494 (10.93%) R
28 459 (10.15%) HTML
29 449 (9.93%) Big Data
30 398 (8.80%) MATLAB

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
1 212 (4.69%) SAS
2 184 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 95 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 87 (1.92%) Apache
5 55 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 54 (1.19%) IIS
7 50 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 36 (0.80%) CMS
9 31 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 26 (0.58%) Apache Pig
11 24 (0.53%) nginx
12 20 (0.44%) Jetty
13 17 (0.38%) Confluence
14 16 (0.35%) JBoss
15 15 (0.33%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.29%) MS Exchange
17 11 (0.24%) WebLogic
18 7 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 386 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 119 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (1.66%) SPSS
4 48 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.62%) Stata
8 16 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.29%) EViews
10 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
11 10 (0.22%) Simulink
12 7 (0.15%) Maple
12 7 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
13 5 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
13 5 (0.11%) Mathcad
13 5 (0.11%) Revit
14 4 (0.088%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.088%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.088%) RoboHelp
14 4 (0.088%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.46%) Actimize
2 15 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.27%) Endur
5 10 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.11%) Unica
7 3 (0.066%) HFM
7 3 (0.066%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.066%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.044%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.044%) Magento
8 2 (0.044%) Oracle Utilities
8 2 (0.044%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle AML
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.022%) Pega PRPC
9 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.022%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.022%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 161 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (2.15%) SaaS
4 57 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 27 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
7 26 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 24 (0.53%) GitHub
9 21 (0.46%) Office 365
10 18 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (0.38%) PaaS
12 15 (0.33%) CloudBees
13 13 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
14 12 (0.27%) IaaS
15 5 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
15 5 (0.11%) Trello
16 4 (0.088%) AdWords
16 4 (0.088%) AWS Lambda
17 3 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
17 3 (0.066%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.37%) Wireless
2 75 (1.66%) Firewall
3 74 (1.64%) Internet
4 51 (1.13%) Bluetooth
5 46 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 42 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
7 31 (0.69%) DNS
8 25 (0.55%) HTTP
8 25 (0.55%) WAN
9 24 (0.53%) LAN
10 21 (0.46%) Ethernet
10 21 (0.46%) Network Security
11 20 (0.44%) LTE
11 20 (0.44%) NAS
12 18 (0.40%) DHCP
12 18 (0.40%) DVB
13 16 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (0.33%) VoIP
14 15 (0.33%) VPN
15 14 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 449 (9.93%) Big Data
3 248 (5.49%) Hadoop
3 248 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 205 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
5 165 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 162 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 158 (3.49%) MySQL
8 150 (3.32%) Power BI
9 149 (3.30%) Data Mining
9 149 (3.30%) MongoDB
10 141 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 107 (2.37%) QlikView
12 91 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
13 85 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 61 (1.35%) Redis
15 60 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 57 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 49 (1.08%) RDBMS
18 46 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 255 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 162 (3.58%) Visual Studio
3 121 (2.68%) Subversion
4 117 (2.59%) JIRA
5 112 (2.48%) Selenium
6 110 (2.43%) Jenkins
7 82 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (1.19%) Maven
9 50 (1.11%) JUnit
10 48 (1.06%) NUnit
11 41 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 40 (0.88%) Hudson
13 39 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (0.82%) Jasmine
15 33 (0.73%) Eclipse
16 29 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
17 25 (0.55%) Vagrant
18 23 (0.51%) webpack
19 22 (0.49%) gulp
19 22 (0.49%) Mercurial
General
1 1281 (28.33%) Finance
2 310 (6.86%) Banking
3 235 (5.20%) Electronics
4 220 (4.87%) Marketing
5 186 (4.11%) Front Office
6 182 (4.03%) Games
7 176 (3.89%) Telecoms
8 139 (3.07%) Retail
9 95 (2.10%) Investment Banking
10 74 (1.64%) Automotive
11 65 (1.44%) Advertising
11 65 (1.44%) Legal
12 62 (1.37%) Aerospace
12 62 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 53 (1.17%) Military
14 45 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 40 (0.88%) Manufacturing
16 38 (0.84%) Billing
17 27 (0.60%) Law
18 18 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1701 (37.62%) Developer
2 790 (17.47%) Analyst
3 585 (12.94%) Graduate
4 458 (10.13%) Software Engineer
5 413 (9.14%) Software Developer
6 374 (8.27%) C# Developer
7 343 (7.59%) Java Developer
8 304 (6.72%) Junior
9 303 (6.70%) Data Scientist
10 256 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 243 (5.37%) C++ Developer
12 240 (5.31%) C++ Software Engineer
13 235 (5.20%) Consultant
14 209 (4.62%) Data Analyst
15 204 (4.51%) .NET Developer
16 200 (4.42%) Graduate Developer
17 173 (3.83%) Junior Developer
18 142 (3.14%) Graduate Software Developer
19 141 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
20 140 (3.10%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (14.97%) .NET
2 459 (10.15%) HTML
3 375 (8.29%) CSS
4 299 (6.61%) AngularJS
5 298 (6.59%) ASP.NET
6 236 (5.22%) XML
7 196 (4.34%) jQuery
8 192 (4.25%) HTML5
9 164 (3.63%) Web Services
10 158 (3.49%) Spring
11 130 (2.88%) Node.js
12 129 (2.85%) RESTful
13 110 (2.43%) REST
14 98 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 95 (2.10%) CSS3
16 94 (2.08%) WebSockets
17 88 (1.95%) .NET Framework
18 84 (1.86%) J2EE
19 81 (1.79%) OpenGL
20 80 (1.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2213 (48.95%) Computer Science
2 831 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
3 656 (14.51%) Algorithms
4 186 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
5 176 (3.89%) Hedge funds
6 158 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 143 (3.16%) Fintech
8 130 (2.88%) Derivative
9 125 (2.76%) Data Structures
10 107 (2.37%) Equities
11 83 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 82 (1.81%) Fixed Income
13 81 (1.79%) User Experience
14 63 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 61 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
16 58 (1.28%) Data Centre
17 52 (1.15%) Mobile App
18 49 (1.08%) Market Risk
19 48 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
20 47 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 768 (16.99%) Linux
2 530 (11.72%) Windows
3 247 (5.46%) Unix
4 109 (2.41%) Android
5 75 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 35 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 24 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 24 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.42%) Solaris
11 18 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.33%) CoreOS
13 14 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (0.29%) CentOS
14 13 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.066%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1133 (25.06%) Physics
2 1009 (22.32%) Software Engineering
3 904 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 825 (18.25%) Analytics
5 641 (14.18%) Statistics
6 613 (13.56%) Machine Learning
7 536 (11.86%) OO
8 387 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
9 338 (7.48%) SDLC
10 294 (6.50%) Scrum
11 266 (5.88%) Visualisation
12 263 (5.82%) Data Analysis
13 251 (5.55%) MVC
14 243 (5.37%) Test Automation
15 228 (5.04%) OOP
15 228 (5.04%) TDD
16 212 (4.69%) Multithreading
17 210 (4.64%) Web Development
18 199 (4.40%) Mentoring
19 189 (4.18%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1493 (33.02%) SQL
2 1307 (28.91%) C++
3 1303 (28.82%) Python
4 1267 (28.02%) Java
5 1155 (25.55%) C#
6 689 (15.24%) JavaScript
7 614 (13.58%) C
8 494 (10.93%) R
9 398 (8.80%) MATLAB
10 185 (4.09%) Scala
11 169 (3.74%) VBA
12 155 (3.43%) PHP
13 126 (2.79%) Perl
14 123 (2.72%) T-SQL
15 102 (2.26%) F#
16 94 (2.08%) VB
17 90 (1.99%) Ruby
18 77 (1.70%) Shell Script
18 77 (1.70%) VB.NET
19 62 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2701 (59.74%) Degree
2 709 (15.68%) PhD
3 571 (12.63%) Mathematical Degree
4 149 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 110 (2.43%) Master's Degree
6 48 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.00%) CISSP
8 41 (0.91%) CISM
8 41 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 38 (0.84%) ISEB
10 37 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 31 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (0.64%) DV Cleared
14 25 (0.55%) Postgraduate
15 23 (0.51%) CISA
16 21 (0.46%) CCNP
17 17 (0.38%) CCNA
18 16 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
19 14 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.31%) QA
2 72 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 43 (0.95%) SLA
4 40 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.27%) MiFID
6 12 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.20%) EMIR
8 9 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.18%) GDPR
9 8 (0.18%) PMO
10 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.13%) IFRS
11 5 (0.11%) COBIT
11 5 (0.11%) GCP
11 5 (0.11%) IFRS 9
12 4 (0.088%) WCAG
13 3 (0.066%) Basel III
13 3 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 74 (1.64%) Firmware
2 58 (1.28%) Docker
3 47 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 37 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.29%) XenApp
6 12 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.18%) HDFS
9 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.066%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.066%) Xen
13 2 (0.044%) LXC
14 1 (0.022%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 1 (0.022%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.022%) zsh
Systems Management
1 41 (0.91%) Puppet
2 34 (0.75%) Graphite
3 32 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.51%) Ansible
4 23 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.49%) Nagios
6 19 (0.42%) Grafana
7 15 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
8 14 (0.31%) Kibana
8 14 (0.31%) logstash
9 10 (0.22%) SCCM
10 9 (0.20%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.088%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.088%) OPNET
13 3 (0.066%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.066%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 543 (12.01%) Microsoft
2 336 (7.43%) Oracle
3 194 (4.29%) Tableau
4 110 (2.43%) Google
5 104 (2.30%) SAP
6 68 (1.50%) VMware
7 59 (1.31%) Cisco
8 54 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 36 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 28 (0.62%) Adobe
11 26 (0.58%) IBM
12 25 (0.55%) Bloomberg
12 25 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
13 23 (0.51%) HP
14 21 (0.46%) Reuters
14 21 (0.46%) SaltStack
15 20 (0.44%) NetApp
16 18 (0.40%) Citrix
16 18 (0.40%) Splunk
17 17 (0.38%) TOWER Software
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Employee discounts, Private healthca
Posted: 57 minutes ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Many benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £42,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi hours
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits doe
Posted: 5 hours ago