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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
UK
Rank 115 95 138
Rank change year-on-year -20 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2274 3066 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.68% 2.98% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.36% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1796 2520 1848
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £84,400 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year - +4.57%  

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 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -14 2212 £47,500 -5.00% 387
London -15 1003 £60,000 - 137
East of England +22 378 £45,000 +12.50% 69
South East -15 375 £40,000 - 56
Cambridgeshire +18 251 £45,000 +25.00% 55
Cambridge +17 249 £45,000 +25.00% 54
City of London -18 167 £62,500 +4.16% 39
South West -13 155 £40,000 +3.89% 42
North West -33 91 £37,500 +0.67% 24
Bristol +10 87 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Surrey -36 87 £50,000 - 12
Hertfordshire -9 86 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Yorkshire +44 76 £40,000 +26.98% 15
West Midlands -55 76 £27,500 -31.25% 22
Berkshire +11 67 £40,000 +23.07% 12
Hampshire -6 66 £35,000 - 10
Manchester -8 63 £38,750 -26.19% 16
East Midlands -6 53 £39,000 -13.33% 14
Oxfordshire -15 52 £39,250 -15.13% 13
West Yorkshire +29 43 £35,000 -3.44% 8
Oxford -7 43 £38,500 -23.00% 7
West Sussex +15 41 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Leeds +24 37 £35,000 - 7
Birmingham -18 37 £27,500 -21.42% 8
North Yorkshire +29 32 £45,000 +100.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 32 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Gloucestershire -26 28 £37,500 -16.66% 6
York +33 27 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +8 27 £42,500 +3.03% 3
Scotland +3 27 £38,750 -11.42% 38

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 2861 (60.47%) Degree
2 2275 (48.09%) Computer Science
3 1541 (32.57%) SQL
4 1399 (29.57%) Finance
5 1353 (28.60%) Java
6 1351 (28.56%) C++
7 1246 (26.34%) Python
8 1222 (25.83%) C#
9 1097 (23.19%) Physics
10 1068 (22.57%) Software Engineering
11 929 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
12 878 (18.56%) Analytics
13 823 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
14 786 (16.61%) .NET
15 724 (15.30%) Linux
16 712 (15.05%) JavaScript
17 675 (14.27%) Algorithms
18 666 (14.08%) C
19 653 (13.80%) Statistics
20 650 (13.74%) PhD
21 590 (12.47%) Machine Learning
22 554 (11.71%) R
23 546 (11.54%) SQL Server
24 545 (11.52%) OO
25 537 (11.35%) Microsoft
26 504 (10.65%) HTML
27 503 (10.63%) Windows
28 481 (10.17%) Big Data
29 397 (8.39%) CSS
30 394 (8.33%) SDLC

Mathematics
Top Related 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
1 250 (5.28%) Apache Spark
2 234 (4.95%) SAS
3 115 (2.43%) Apache
4 112 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 53 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 46 (0.97%) CMS
8 39 (0.82%) IIS
9 37 (0.78%) Umbraco
10 32 (0.68%) Apache Pig
11 26 (0.55%) nginx
12 24 (0.51%) JBoss
12 24 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.49%) Jetty
13 23 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.40%) Confluence
15 18 (0.38%) MS Exchange
16 14 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.27%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 356 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 141 (2.98%) MS Office
3 96 (2.03%) SPSS
4 75 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.78%) Stata
7 16 (0.34%) Simulink
8 15 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.25%) EViews
10 10 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.17%) MS Project
11 8 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
12 7 (0.15%) GIMP
13 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.085%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.085%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.085%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.085%) RoboHelp
14 4 (0.085%) S-PLUS
15 3 (0.063%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.13%) FastStats
4 3 (0.063%) Endur
4 3 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.042%) Magento
5 2 (0.042%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.042%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (0.042%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.042%) SAP HR-PA
5 2 (0.042%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.042%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.042%) Unica
6 1 (0.021%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.021%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.021%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.021%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.021%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 193 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (1.99%) SaaS
4 44 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (0.76%) GitHub
6 32 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 30 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 27 (0.57%) Office 365
9 18 (0.38%) PaaS
10 13 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
11 12 (0.25%) IaaS
12 10 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
13 9 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.13%) CloudBees
15 5 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
15 5 (0.11%) Trello
16 4 (0.085%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.085%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 103 (2.18%) Wireless
2 92 (1.94%) Firewall
3 76 (1.61%) Internet
4 53 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 46 (0.97%) Bluetooth
6 38 (0.80%) LAN
7 32 (0.68%) HTTP
8 30 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
9 28 (0.59%) DNS
10 25 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (0.53%) Network Security
11 22 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (0.40%) SNMP
13 17 (0.36%) DHCP
13 17 (0.36%) LTE
14 16 (0.34%) WAN
15 15 (0.32%) 802.11
15 15 (0.32%) DVB
15 15 (0.32%) HTTPS
15 15 (0.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 481 (10.17%) Big Data
3 289 (6.11%) Hadoop
4 255 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 197 (4.16%) Relational Database
6 185 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 168 (3.55%) MySQL
8 165 (3.49%) Data Mining
9 154 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 148 (3.13%) MongoDB
11 137 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 109 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
13 108 (2.28%) Power BI
14 99 (2.09%) QlikView
15 70 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 65 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 65 (1.37%) Redis
17 61 (1.29%) Apache Hive
17 61 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 237 (5.01%) Git (software)
2 168 (3.55%) Visual Studio
3 117 (2.47%) Subversion
4 107 (2.26%) Selenium
5 100 (2.11%) JIRA
6 86 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 81 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 52 (1.10%) JUnit
9 49 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 46 (0.97%) Maven
11 38 (0.80%) NUnit
12 33 (0.70%) Hudson
13 31 (0.66%) TeamCity
14 29 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 28 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 27 (0.57%) Ant
16 27 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
17 21 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
17 21 (0.44%) QUnit
18 20 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 1399 (29.57%) Finance
2 388 (8.20%) Banking
3 221 (4.67%) Marketing
4 193 (4.08%) Electronics
5 191 (4.04%) Games
6 178 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 177 (3.74%) Front Office
8 140 (2.96%) Retail
9 103 (2.18%) Investment Banking
10 74 (1.56%) Automotive
11 72 (1.52%) Legal
12 70 (1.48%) Advertising
13 61 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 61 (1.29%) Military
14 56 (1.18%) Financial Institution
15 53 (1.12%) Manufacturing
16 50 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
17 36 (0.76%) Billing
18 33 (0.70%) Law
19 29 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1865 (39.42%) Developer
2 798 (16.87%) Analyst
3 577 (12.20%) Graduate
4 452 (9.55%) Software Developer
5 447 (9.45%) C# Developer
6 442 (9.34%) Software Engineer
7 399 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 351 (7.42%) Data Scientist
9 306 (6.47%) Junior
10 298 (6.30%) Senior Developer
11 265 (5.60%) C++ Developer
12 244 (5.16%) .NET Developer
13 231 (4.88%) Consultant
14 211 (4.46%) Graduate Developer
15 204 (4.31%) Junior Developer
16 190 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
17 189 (3.99%) C++ Software Engineer
18 186 (3.93%) Data Analyst
19 171 (3.61%) SQL Developer
20 157 (3.32%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 786 (16.61%) .NET
2 504 (10.65%) HTML
3 397 (8.39%) CSS
4 355 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 291 (6.15%) AngularJS
6 288 (6.09%) XML
7 220 (4.65%) jQuery
8 197 (4.16%) HTML5
9 160 (3.38%) Web Services
10 143 (3.02%) Spring
11 138 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 134 (2.83%) Node.js
13 129 (2.73%) REST
14 122 (2.58%) .NET Framework
15 108 (2.28%) RESTful
16 99 (2.09%) WebSockets
17 93 (1.97%) WPF
18 91 (1.92%) J2EE
19 88 (1.86%) CSS3
20 85 (1.80%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2275 (48.09%) Computer Science
2 823 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
3 675 (14.27%) Algorithms
4 199 (4.21%) Hedge funds
5 174 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 158 (3.34%) Data Structures
7 153 (3.23%) Fintech
8 151 (3.19%) Derivative
9 119 (2.52%) Equities
10 102 (2.16%) Data Centre
11 96 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 93 (1.97%) Fixed Income
13 85 (1.80%) User Experience
14 69 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 64 (1.35%) Credit Risk
16 54 (1.14%) Market Risk
17 53 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
17 53 (1.12%) Mobile App
18 52 (1.10%) Client/Server
19 46 (0.97%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 724 (15.30%) Linux
2 503 (10.63%) Windows
3 258 (5.45%) Unix
4 88 (1.86%) Android
5 69 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 54 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 50 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 43 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 35 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 26 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.30%) CentOS
14 14 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.23%) Solaris
17 6 (0.13%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (23.19%) Physics
2 1068 (22.57%) Software Engineering
3 929 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 878 (18.56%) Analytics
5 653 (13.80%) Statistics
6 590 (12.47%) Machine Learning
7 545 (11.52%) OO
8 394 (8.33%) SDLC
9 370 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
10 290 (6.13%) Scrum
11 281 (5.94%) TDD
12 272 (5.75%) Multithreading
13 263 (5.56%) Visualisation
14 261 (5.52%) MVC
15 260 (5.50%) Data Analysis
16 221 (4.67%) OOP
17 218 (4.61%) Data Analytics
18 208 (4.40%) Mentoring
19 201 (4.25%) Economics
20 192 (4.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1541 (32.57%) SQL
2 1353 (28.60%) Java
3 1351 (28.56%) C++
4 1246 (26.34%) Python
5 1222 (25.83%) C#
6 712 (15.05%) JavaScript
7 666 (14.08%) C
8 554 (11.71%) R
9 350 (7.40%) MATLAB
10 250 (5.28%) Scala
11 166 (3.51%) PHP
11 166 (3.51%) VBA
12 143 (3.02%) F#
13 128 (2.71%) T-SQL
14 109 (2.30%) Ruby
15 108 (2.28%) Perl
16 94 (1.99%) VB.NET
17 80 (1.69%) VB
18 78 (1.65%) Shell Script
19 74 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2861 (60.47%) Degree
2 650 (13.74%) PhD
3 163 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 59 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (1.06%) CISSP
6 44 (0.93%) CISM
7 41 (0.87%) Postgraduate
8 40 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 39 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 38 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (0.74%) ISTQB
11 35 (0.74%) SC Cleared
12 31 (0.66%) ISEB
13 25 (0.53%) CCNP
14 23 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
15 21 (0.44%) CISA
16 15 (0.32%) CEH
16 15 (0.32%) SANS
17 13 (0.27%) CCNA
17 13 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (4.23%) QA
2 54 (1.14%) SLA
3 48 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 42 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 12 (0.25%) EMIR
8 12 (0.25%) MiFID
9 11 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 10 (0.21%) GDPR
11 9 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.15%) PMO
12 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.11%) IFRS
14 5 (0.11%) IFRS 9
15 3 (0.063%) SDET
15 3 (0.063%) SNOMED CT
15 3 (0.063%) WAI
System Software
1 77 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 65 (1.37%) Docker
3 58 (1.23%) Firmware
4 30 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.32%) HDFS
7 13 (0.27%) XenApp
8 9 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.15%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.063%) Snort
12 3 (0.063%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.063%) vSphere
13 2 (0.042%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.042%) LXC
13 2 (0.042%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (0.80%) Graphite
2 32 (0.68%) Grafana
3 26 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.55%) Puppet
4 19 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.36%) Nagios
6 14 (0.30%) Ansible
7 13 (0.27%) Kibana
7 13 (0.27%) logstash
8 9 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
9 6 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.085%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.085%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.085%) OPNET
11 3 (0.063%) Control-M
11 3 (0.063%) Nessus
11 3 (0.063%) WSUS
Vendors
1 537 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 339 (7.17%) Oracle
3 199 (4.21%) Tableau
4 103 (2.18%) SAP
5 95 (2.01%) Google
6 79 (1.67%) Cisco
7 52 (1.10%) VMware
8 42 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (0.68%) Adobe
10 25 (0.53%) Splunk
11 24 (0.51%) Actimize
11 24 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
12 23 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 21 (0.44%) Citrix
14 20 (0.42%) IBM
15 19 (0.40%) HP
15 19 (0.40%) Sybase
16 18 (0.38%) Cadence
16 18 (0.38%) Juniper
17 16 (0.34%) CheckPoint
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive package + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
AlixPartners
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: 60,000.00 + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 32k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago