Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 111 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,538 4,991 4,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.01% 2.86% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.12% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,697 4,155 3,781
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -

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 138,154 159,988 159,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108,975 129,839 131,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +3 4,322 £50,000 - 998
UK excluding London +19 2,534 £42,000 +1.20% 711
London -1 1,958 £65,000 +4.00% 320
South East +34 1,051 £42,500 -5.56% 200
East of England -18 456 £50,000 - 191
North of England +50 317 £42,500 +13.33% 104
Midlands +37 291 £28,500 -14.93% 105
South West +11 249 £42,500 +28.79% 78
West Midlands +53 228 £28,000 -13.85% 66
North West +51 202 £50,000 +25.00% 66
Scotland +9 139 £41,500 +3.75% 21
Yorkshire +46 97 £37,500 +25.00% 33
East Midlands +7 63 £38,000 +8.57% 39
Wales +10 22 £31,750 +22.12% 10
North East +25 19 £40,000 - 5
Northern Ireland -8 12 £37,500 +10.29% 2

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 2,584 (56.94%) Degree
2 2,284 (50.33%) Computer Science
3 1,636 (36.05%) Python
4 1,330 (29.31%) SQL
5 1,318 (29.04%) Java
6 1,233 (27.17%) Software Engineering
7 1,172 (25.83%) Physics
8 1,159 (25.54%) Finance
9 1,142 (25.17%) C#
10 1,073 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
11 1,049 (23.12%) C++
12 929 (20.47%) Analytics
13 879 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
14 870 (19.17%) Machine Learning
15 862 (19.00%) Algorithms
16 800 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
17 795 (17.52%) Data Science
18 769 (16.95%) JavaScript
19 682 (15.03%) Computer Science Degree
20 661 (14.57%) .NET
21 629 (13.86%) PhD
22 626 (13.79%) R
23 602 (13.27%) Statistics
24 540 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence
25 530 (11.68%) Data Analysis
26 524 (11.55%) C
27 487 (10.73%) Linux
28 486 (10.71%) Big Data
29 474 (10.45%) Numerate Degree
30 459 (10.11%) SQL Server

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
1 244 (5.38%) Apache Spark
2 159 (3.50%) SAS
3 134 (2.95%) Apache
4 102 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (0.86%) Confluence
6 35 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 31 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 27 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 26 (0.57%) Apache Pig
10 23 (0.51%) IIS
11 21 (0.46%) nginx
12 17 (0.37%) Ethereum
12 17 (0.37%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.24%) CMS
13 11 (0.24%) Jupyter
14 9 (0.20%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.15%) Smallworld
17 6 (0.13%) DNN
17 6 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 229 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.68%) SPSS
5 30 (0.66%) GNU Octave
6 27 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.40%) FrameMaker
8 16 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (0.26%) Stata
11 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.15%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.088%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.088%) Simulink
14 3 (0.066%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.066%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.044%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.26%) Magento
3 11 (0.24%) R3 Corda
4 8 (0.18%) Summit
5 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.13%) Raiser's Edge
6 6 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.088%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.088%) Scribe Insight
8 2 (0.044%) Endur
8 2 (0.044%) Odoo
8 2 (0.044%) Ripple
8 2 (0.044%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.044%) Shopify
9 1 (0.022%) JDE World
9 1 (0.022%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.022%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.022%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.022%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 392 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 368 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 108 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 75 (1.65%) SaaS
5 63 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
7 44 (0.97%) Office 365
8 43 (0.95%) Google Analytics
9 35 (0.77%) GitHub
9 35 (0.77%) Serverless
10 27 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 18 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (0.37%) PaaS
14 14 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 159 (3.50%) Internet
2 78 (1.72%) Firewall
3 48 (1.06%) Wireless
4 36 (0.79%) Network Security
5 30 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 28 (0.62%) Broadband
7 25 (0.55%) H.323
8 23 (0.51%) HTTP
8 23 (0.51%) WAN
9 22 (0.48%) DNS
10 20 (0.44%) LAN
10 20 (0.44%) Link 16
10 20 (0.44%) Link 22
10 20 (0.44%) Tactical Data Link
11 19 (0.42%) VoIP
12 18 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.37%) BGP
13 17 (0.37%) OSPF
13 17 (0.37%) Skype
14 13 (0.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (10.71%) Big Data
2 459 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 278 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 261 (5.75%) Hadoop
5 215 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 171 (3.77%) MySQL
7 157 (3.46%) Power BI
8 144 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 121 (2.67%) Apache Hive
10 120 (2.64%) Data Mining
11 112 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
12 108 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
13 89 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 86 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 84 (1.85%) RDBMS
16 81 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
17 76 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
18 70 (1.54%) Blockchain
19 62 (1.37%) Text Mining
20 60 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 350 (7.71%) Git (software)
2 215 (4.74%) JIRA
3 117 (2.58%) Jenkins
4 114 (2.51%) Visual Studio
5 65 (1.43%) Subversion
6 59 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (1.19%) Selenium
8 44 (0.97%) NUnit
9 40 (0.88%) Bitbucket
10 36 (0.79%) Eclipse
11 33 (0.73%) TeamCity
12 27 (0.59%) Maven
12 27 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
13 23 (0.51%) JUnit
14 22 (0.48%) Cucumber
15 21 (0.46%) Vagrant
16 20 (0.44%) Gradle
17 18 (0.40%) Hudson
18 17 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 16 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 1,159 (25.54%) Finance
2 257 (5.66%) Banking
3 221 (4.87%) Marketing
3 221 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 202 (4.45%) Front Office
5 184 (4.05%) Games
6 179 (3.94%) Retail
7 159 (3.50%) Electronics
8 154 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 90 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 77 (1.70%) Automotive
11 76 (1.67%) Aerospace
11 76 (1.67%) Investment Banking
12 75 (1.65%) Military
13 66 (1.45%) Legal
14 44 (0.97%) Publishing
15 42 (0.93%) Advertising
16 39 (0.86%) Financial Institution
17 38 (0.84%) Back Office
18 31 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,618 (35.65%) Developer
2 613 (13.51%) Graduate
3 569 (12.54%) Analyst
4 534 (11.77%) Software Engineer
5 435 (9.59%) Data Scientist
6 382 (8.42%) Java Developer
7 308 (6.79%) Junior
8 305 (6.72%) Graduate Developer
9 303 (6.68%) Software Developer
10 300 (6.61%) C# Developer
11 267 (5.88%) Senior Developer
12 194 (4.28%) Junior Developer
13 177 (3.90%) .NET Developer
14 173 (3.81%) Python Developer
15 164 (3.61%) Data Analyst
16 162 (3.57%) C++ Developer
17 156 (3.44%) Consultant
18 124 (2.73%) Senior Data Scientist
19 115 (2.53%) Graduate Analyst
20 114 (2.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 661 (14.57%) .NET
2 417 (9.19%) HTML
3 379 (8.35%) AngularJS
4 326 (7.18%) CSS
5 297 (6.54%) Web Services
6 234 (5.16%) React
7 209 (4.61%) ASP.NET
8 182 (4.01%) HTML5
9 168 (3.70%) RESTful
10 165 (3.64%) Spring
11 164 (3.61%) Kafka
12 158 (3.48%) WPF
13 157 (3.46%) Natural Language Processing
14 140 (3.09%) .NET Framework
15 138 (3.04%) WCF
16 135 (2.97%) TensorFlow
17 131 (2.89%) Node.js
18 123 (2.71%) REST
19 120 (2.64%) jQuery
20 112 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 879 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
2 862 (19.00%) Algorithms
3 257 (5.66%) Fintech
4 176 (3.88%) Data Structures
5 157 (3.46%) User Experience
6 146 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
7 137 (3.02%) Hedge funds
8 136 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 134 (2.95%) Derivative
10 118 (2.60%) Management Information System
11 100 (2.20%) Fixed Income
12 93 (2.05%) Mobile App
13 89 (1.96%) Equities
14 84 (1.85%) Robotics
15 81 (1.78%) Internet of Things
16 70 (1.54%) Life Science
17 68 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 61 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
19 56 (1.23%) Driving Licence
20 44 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 487 (10.73%) Linux
2 280 (6.17%) Windows
3 154 (3.39%) Unix
4 90 (1.98%) Android
5 80 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 37 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 24 (0.53%) CentOS
10 23 (0.51%) Solaris
11 20 (0.44%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.42%) Debian
13 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 7 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
20 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,284 (50.33%) Computer Science
2 1,233 (27.17%) Software Engineering
3 1,172 (25.83%) Physics
4 1,073 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 929 (20.47%) Analytics
6 870 (19.17%) Machine Learning
7 800 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
8 795 (17.52%) Data Science
9 602 (13.27%) Statistics
10 540 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence
11 530 (11.68%) Data Analysis
12 452 (9.96%) OO
13 432 (9.52%) Visualisation
14 330 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
15 323 (7.12%) Test Automation
16 303 (6.68%) Project Management
17 296 (6.52%) Data Analytics
18 281 (6.19%) Data Visualisation
19 269 (5.93%) Scrum
20 254 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,636 (36.05%) Python
2 1,330 (29.31%) SQL
3 1,318 (29.04%) Java
4 1,142 (25.17%) C#
5 1,049 (23.12%) C++
6 769 (16.95%) JavaScript
7 626 (13.79%) R
8 524 (11.55%) C
9 328 (7.23%) MATLAB
10 155 (3.42%) Scala
11 126 (2.78%) Go
12 119 (2.62%) PHP
13 108 (2.38%) Bash Shell
14 102 (2.25%) T-SQL
15 100 (2.20%) Ruby
16 92 (2.03%) PowerShell
17 78 (1.72%) VBA
18 67 (1.48%) TypeScript
19 52 (1.15%) Shell Script
20 51 (1.12%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2,584 (56.94%) Degree
2 682 (15.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 629 (13.86%) PhD
4 474 (10.45%) Numerate Degree
5 165 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 153 (3.37%) Master's Degree
7 125 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 52 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 34 (0.75%) MCSE
10 33 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
11 30 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (0.62%) PMI Certification
13 27 (0.59%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.57%) MPhil
15 20 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
16 19 (0.42%) CCNA
17 18 (0.40%) MCSA
18 15 (0.33%) CCNP
18 15 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (3.59%) QA
2 84 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.53%) SLA
4 22 (0.48%) GDPR
4 22 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 13 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.29%) EMIR
6 13 (0.29%) MiFID
7 12 (0.26%) HL7
7 12 (0.26%) ISO 22301
7 12 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 11 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.11%) JTAG
10 5 (0.11%) PMO
11 4 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.088%) IFRS
11 4 (0.088%) IFRS 9
11 4 (0.088%) JSP 440
System Software
1 188 (4.14%) Docker
2 60 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 50 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (0.93%) Firmware
5 17 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.35%) HDFS
6 16 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.20%) Ceph
9 7 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.11%) GlusterFS
11 5 (0.11%) Lustre
11 5 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.11%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.088%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.044%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 108 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 99 (2.18%) Ansible
3 78 (1.72%) Puppet
4 52 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
6 40 (0.88%) Terraform
7 27 (0.59%) Graphite
8 24 (0.53%) Grafana
9 23 (0.51%) Salt
10 20 (0.44%) Nagios
11 15 (0.33%) Consul
12 13 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (0.26%) SCCM
14 10 (0.22%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.20%) Graylog
16 8 (0.18%) Control-M
16 8 (0.18%) Mesos
17 7 (0.15%) SCOM
18 6 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
18 6 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 433 (9.54%) Microsoft
2 240 (5.29%) Tableau
3 206 (4.54%) Oracle
4 148 (3.26%) Google
5 111 (2.45%) SAP
6 70 (1.54%) VMware
7 67 (1.48%) Cisco
8 46 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
8 46 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 41 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 33 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (0.59%) Splunk
12 21 (0.46%) Alteryx
12 21 (0.46%) HP
13 20 (0.44%) BT
13 20 (0.44%) Citrix
13 20 (0.44%) IBM
14 18 (0.40%) NetApp
14 18 (0.40%) TIBCO
14 18 (0.40%) Verint