Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 122 114
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4560 5295 5747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.59% 2.69% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.02% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3765 4544 4822
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,210 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +2.63% -5.00%

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 158275 175507 192436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.06% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125523 146398 157190
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Top 17 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 21 August 2017. 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 -12 4341 £45,000 - 410
UK excluding London +11 2702 £37,500 -3.85% 238
London -41 1802 £60,000 - 190
East of England +28 832 £40,000 - 65
South East -19 781 £38,250 -0.65% 61
North of England -14 355 £38,750 +7.64% 39
South West +23 300 £30,000 -25.00% 30
Midlands -14 300 £32,500 -10.96% 26
North West -23 200 £41,000 +17.14% 22
West Midlands -20 186 £32,500 -7.14% 22
East Midlands +8 134 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Yorkshire -7 126 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Scotland +14 111 £40,000 +2.56% 17
Wales +9 48 £37,500 +4.17% 1
North East +23 29 £32,000 -14.67% 2
Northern Ireland -14 7 £35,000 +40.00%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2723 (59.71%) Degree
2 2349 (51.51%) Computer Science
3 1465 (32.13%) SQL
4 1353 (29.67%) Python
5 1298 (28.46%) Finance
6 1241 (27.21%) Physics
7 1222 (26.80%) C++
8 1196 (26.23%) Java
9 1117 (24.50%) C#
10 999 (21.91%) Software Engineering
11 987 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
12 908 (19.91%) Analytics
13 897 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
14 752 (16.49%) Linux
15 723 (15.86%) Machine Learning
16 721 (15.81%) Algorithms
17 704 (15.44%) PhD
18 703 (15.42%) JavaScript
19 640 (14.04%) Statistics
20 627 (13.75%) .NET
21 610 (13.38%) Numerate Degree
22 609 (13.36%) Microsoft
23 553 (12.13%) Computer Science Degree
24 552 (12.11%) SQL Server
25 547 (12.00%) OO
26 546 (11.97%) C
27 524 (11.49%) Windows
28 509 (11.16%) R
29 480 (10.53%) HTML
30 436 (9.56%) Big Data

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
1 210 (4.61%) SAS
2 184 (4.04%) Apache Spark
3 71 (1.56%) Apache
4 67 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 41 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 36 (0.79%) IIS
8 31 (0.68%) CMS
9 25 (0.55%) Ethereum
9 25 (0.55%) Hyperledger
9 25 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 20 (0.44%) Apache Pig
11 19 (0.42%) MS Exchange
12 18 (0.39%) JBoss
13 17 (0.37%) eris
14 13 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (0.22%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 407 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (1.62%) SPSS
4 66 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 39 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
8 20 (0.44%) Simulink
9 17 (0.37%) Stata
10 15 (0.33%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.26%) SPSS Modeler
12 10 (0.22%) S-PLUS
13 8 (0.18%) Autodesk Inventor
13 8 (0.18%) Maple
14 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
15 5 (0.11%) EViews
15 5 (0.11%) GIMP
15 5 (0.11%) Inkscape
15 5 (0.11%) Mathcad
15 5 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 18 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.35%) Actimize
3 14 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
4 13 (0.29%) Endur
5 9 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.15%) HFM
6 7 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 7 (0.15%) Unica
7 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.11%) SAP MDG
9 4 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.044%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.044%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.044%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 199 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (2.06%) SaaS
4 52 (1.14%) GitHub
5 50 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 48 (1.05%) Azure Machine Learning
6 48 (1.05%) Google Analytics
7 29 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
8 26 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.42%) CloudBees
10 15 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.31%) Office 365
12 11 (0.24%) PaaS
13 8 (0.18%) AdWords
14 7 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
14 7 (0.15%) IaaS
15 4 (0.088%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.066%) FinancialForce.com
16 3 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.11%) Wireless
2 76 (1.67%) Firewall
3 58 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 52 (1.14%) Internet
5 40 (0.88%) LAN
5 40 (0.88%) WAN
6 37 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 36 (0.79%) DNS
8 31 (0.68%) Bluetooth
9 27 (0.59%) DHCP
9 27 (0.59%) SAN
10 26 (0.57%) WLAN
11 25 (0.55%) Ethernet
12 23 (0.50%) Network Security
13 22 (0.48%) NAS
14 20 (0.44%) VoIP
14 20 (0.44%) VPN
15 17 (0.37%) BGP
15 17 (0.37%) HTTP
15 17 (0.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 436 (9.56%) Big Data
3 327 (7.17%) NoSQL
4 211 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 196 (4.30%) Hadoop
6 190 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 161 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 156 (3.42%) Data Mining
8 156 (3.42%) MongoDB
9 153 (3.36%) Power BI
10 139 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 127 (2.79%) MySQL
12 109 (2.39%) QlikView
13 101 (2.21%) RDBMS
14 86 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (1.67%) Apache Hive
16 75 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
17 55 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
18 51 (1.12%) Redis
19 48 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 311 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 160 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 115 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 115 (2.52%) Selenium
4 113 (2.48%) JIRA
5 108 (2.37%) Subversion
5 108 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (1.47%) JUnit
7 55 (1.21%) NUnit
8 51 (1.12%) HP UFT
9 47 (1.03%) Maven
10 42 (0.92%) TeamCity
11 41 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (0.79%) Hudson
13 33 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
14 29 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 27 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 27 (0.59%) gulp
15 27 (0.59%) RStudio
16 26 (0.57%) Jasmine
General
1 1298 (28.46%) Finance
2 309 (6.78%) Banking
3 262 (5.75%) Marketing
4 238 (5.22%) Electronics
5 193 (4.23%) Games
6 184 (4.04%) Front Office
7 169 (3.71%) Retail
8 143 (3.14%) Telecoms
9 126 (2.76%) Investment Banking
10 81 (1.78%) Automotive
11 66 (1.45%) Legal
12 59 (1.29%) Advertising
13 51 (1.12%) Aerospace
14 48 (1.05%) Publishing
15 46 (1.01%) Financial Institution
16 45 (0.99%) Retail Banking
17 41 (0.90%) Manufacturing
18 26 (0.57%) Military
19 24 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
20 22 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1612 (35.35%) Developer
2 826 (18.11%) Analyst
3 649 (14.23%) Graduate
4 542 (11.89%) Software Engineer
5 408 (8.95%) Software Developer
6 328 (7.19%) Data Scientist
7 324 (7.11%) C# Developer
8 296 (6.49%) Java Developer
9 267 (5.86%) C++ Developer
10 257 (5.64%) Junior
11 255 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
11 255 (5.59%) Senior Developer
12 240 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
13 225 (4.93%) Consultant
14 214 (4.69%) Data Analyst
15 193 (4.23%) .NET Developer
16 150 (3.29%) Junior Developer
17 147 (3.22%) Graduate Analyst
18 144 (3.16%) Graduate Software Developer
19 137 (3.00%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (13.75%) .NET
2 480 (10.53%) HTML
3 403 (8.84%) CSS
4 320 (7.02%) AngularJS
5 234 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 209 (4.58%) Web Services
7 208 (4.56%) XML
8 188 (4.12%) HTML5
9 176 (3.86%) RESTful
10 163 (3.57%) Node.js
11 156 (3.42%) Spring
12 134 (2.94%) jQuery
13 128 (2.81%) REST
14 110 (2.41%) CSS3
15 92 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
16 91 (2.00%) .NET Framework
16 91 (2.00%) OpenGL
17 83 (1.82%) React
18 80 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 79 (1.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2349 (51.51%) Computer Science
2 897 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 721 (15.81%) Algorithms
4 159 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 152 (3.33%) Fintech
5 152 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 137 (3.00%) Hedge funds
7 126 (2.76%) Derivative
8 112 (2.46%) Data Structures
9 102 (2.24%) User Experience
10 85 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 77 (1.69%) Equities
12 70 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 67 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
14 57 (1.25%) Client/Server
14 57 (1.25%) Fixed Income
15 55 (1.21%) Mobile App
16 51 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
17 50 (1.10%) Data Centre
18 44 (0.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 752 (16.49%) Linux
2 524 (11.49%) Windows
3 238 (5.22%) Unix
4 116 (2.54%) Android
5 94 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 35 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 24 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
10 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.48%) CoreOS
12 17 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 16 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.31%) Solaris
15 13 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.24%) CentOS
18 4 (0.088%) openSUSE
18 4 (0.088%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1241 (27.21%) Physics
2 999 (21.91%) Software Engineering
3 987 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
4 908 (19.91%) Analytics
5 723 (15.86%) Machine Learning
6 640 (14.04%) Statistics
7 547 (12.00%) OO
8 405 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
9 335 (7.35%) Scrum
10 302 (6.62%) Data Analysis
11 293 (6.43%) Visualisation
12 288 (6.32%) SDLC
13 286 (6.27%) Test Automation
14 265 (5.81%) MVC
15 239 (5.24%) Mentoring
16 231 (5.07%) OOP
17 230 (5.04%) Web Development
18 229 (5.02%) TDD
19 220 (4.82%) Data Analytics
20 205 (4.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1465 (32.13%) SQL
2 1353 (29.67%) Python
3 1222 (26.80%) C++
4 1196 (26.23%) Java
5 1117 (24.50%) C#
6 703 (15.42%) JavaScript
7 546 (11.97%) C
8 509 (11.16%) R
9 422 (9.25%) MATLAB
10 201 (4.41%) Scala
11 164 (3.60%) VBA
12 158 (3.46%) PHP
13 145 (3.18%) Perl
14 121 (2.65%) T-SQL
15 89 (1.95%) VB
16 76 (1.67%) F#
17 71 (1.56%) Ruby
17 71 (1.56%) VB.NET
18 61 (1.34%) TypeScript
19 53 (1.16%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 2723 (59.71%) Degree
2 704 (15.44%) PhD
3 610 (13.38%) Numerate Degree
4 553 (12.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 155 (3.40%) Security Cleared
6 125 (2.74%) Master's Degree
7 59 (1.29%) SC Cleared
8 51 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 50 (1.10%) ISEB
10 43 (0.94%) CISSP
11 42 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (0.81%) CISM
13 30 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (0.53%) CCNP
15 22 (0.48%) CCNA
15 22 (0.48%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.46%) CISA
17 18 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
18 17 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
18 17 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (4.82%) QA
2 86 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 62 (1.36%) SLA
4 47 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.37%) PMO
7 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (0.31%) MiFID
8 13 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 9 (0.20%) WCAG
11 8 (0.18%) GDPR
12 7 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.13%) EMIR
14 5 (0.11%) FATCA
14 5 (0.11%) GCP
15 4 (0.088%) COBIT
15 4 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 80 (1.75%) Docker
2 66 (1.45%) Firmware
3 49 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 43 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.24%) XenApp
8 10 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.18%) HDFS
10 7 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.088%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.066%) Ceph
13 2 (0.044%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.044%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.022%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.022%) RACF
14 1 (0.022%) Snort
14 1 (0.022%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 37 (0.81%) Puppet
3 33 (0.72%) Ansible
4 29 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.55%) Graphite
7 20 (0.44%) Nagios
8 19 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
9 17 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 15 (0.33%) SCCM
11 10 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
12 9 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (0.20%) Kibana
12 9 (0.20%) logstash
13 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.11%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.11%) Grafana
15 4 (0.088%) Oracle ZFS
15 4 (0.088%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (0.088%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 609 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 317 (6.95%) Oracle
3 205 (4.50%) Tableau
4 126 (2.76%) Google
5 95 (2.08%) SAP
6 78 (1.71%) Cisco
7 74 (1.62%) VMware
8 54 (1.18%) IBM
9 46 (1.01%) Adobe
9 46 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 39 (0.86%) HP
11 36 (0.79%) Bloomberg
12 33 (0.72%) Red Hat
13 29 (0.64%) CA
14 27 (0.59%) Citrix
14 27 (0.59%) NetApp
14 27 (0.59%) Perforce
15 24 (0.53%) Facebook
16 21 (0.46%) Reuters
17 20 (0.44%) Hortonworks