Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 145 110
Rank change year-on-year +8 -35 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 1,284 3,297 4,788
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.43% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.63% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 2,680 4,076
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%

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 50,654 125,160 148,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 42,048 98,999 117,971
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.05%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mathematics.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mathematics over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Top 18 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 26 November 2020. 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 +11 1,195 £55,000 +7.69% 436
London +13 620 £70,000 +7.69% 167
UK excluding London -11 618 £47,500 +18.75% 287
South East -10 224 £50,000 +25.00% 69
Work from Home +58 160 £55,000 - 88
North of England +31 116 £50,000 +32.79% 73
East of England +27 82 £50,000 +11.11% 59
South West -13 75 £43,750 +2.94% 28
Yorkshire +89 70 £55,000 +144.44% 23
Midlands +44 64 £42,500 +30.77% 38
West Midlands +33 51 £42,500 +30.77% 30
North West +3 39 £37,500 -25.00% 45
Scotland -23 36 £42,500 -10.53% 17
East Midlands +70 13 £33,000 +4.76% 8
Wales +47 12 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Northern Ireland +27 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North East +15 7 £37,500 +2.04% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £36,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 777 (60.51%) Degree
2 551 (42.91%) Computer Science
3 481 (37.46%) Python
4 473 (36.84%) SQL
5 364 (28.35%) C#
6 353 (27.49%) Finance
7 344 (26.79%) Software Engineering
8 318 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
9 297 (23.13%) Physics
10 279 (21.73%) Java
11 256 (19.94%) Machine Learning
12 245 (19.08%) JavaScript
13 236 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
14 220 (17.13%) .NET
15 217 (16.90%) AWS
16 215 (16.74%) C++
16 215 (16.74%) Computer Science Degree
17 214 (16.67%) Algorithms
18 213 (16.59%) Analytics
19 199 (15.50%) Statistics
20 195 (15.19%) Azure
21 192 (14.95%) Data Science
22 187 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
23 173 (13.47%) SQL Server
24 157 (12.23%) Microsoft
24 157 (12.23%) Big Data
25 156 (12.15%) Numerate Degree
26 150 (11.68%) NoSQL
27 149 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
28 145 (11.29%) Artificial Intelligence

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 84 (6.54%) Apache Spark
2 23 (1.79%) CMS
3 19 (1.48%) SAS
4 10 (0.78%) Confluence
5 9 (0.70%) Apache
6 8 (0.62%) nginx
7 7 (0.55%) Jupyter
8 6 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.39%) Drupal
9 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.23%) IIS
12 2 (0.16%) Liferay
12 2 (0.16%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.078%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.078%) Tornado
Applications
1 62 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.55%) Figma
4 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.47%) Simulink
6 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.23%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.23%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.16%) InDesign
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.078%) MODO
9 1 (0.078%) Revit
9 1 (0.078%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.16%) Shopify
4 1 (0.078%) Odoo
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 217 (16.90%) AWS
2 195 (15.19%) Azure
3 79 (6.15%) Power Platform
4 52 (4.05%) GCP
5 42 (3.27%) SaaS
6 26 (2.02%) Google Analytics
7 21 (1.64%) GitHub
8 18 (1.40%) Office 365
9 17 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (1.32%) Slack
10 15 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.93%) Veeva
12 10 (0.78%) Amazon SageMaker
13 8 (0.62%) Google Sheets
14 6 (0.47%) AdWords
14 6 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.39%) Boomi
15 5 (0.39%) Serverless
16 4 (0.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.56%) Firewall
2 14 (1.09%) Skype
3 12 (0.93%) Internet
3 12 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.70%) DNS
4 9 (0.70%) Network Security
5 7 (0.55%) DHCP
5 7 (0.55%) HTTP
5 7 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (0.55%) NAS
6 6 (0.47%) VoIP
7 5 (0.39%) 2G
7 5 (0.39%) 3G
7 5 (0.39%) 4G
7 5 (0.39%) 5G
7 5 (0.39%) VSAN
7 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (0.31%) Software-Defined Radio
8 4 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 157 (12.23%) Big Data
3 150 (11.68%) NoSQL
4 87 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 86 (6.70%) Tableau
6 79 (6.15%) Power BI
7 75 (5.84%) Hadoop
8 52 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 45 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (2.10%) Apache Hive
14 25 (1.95%) Data Mining
15 24 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.71%) MySQL
17 20 (1.56%) Blockchain
17 20 (1.56%) Looker
18 19 (1.48%) Data Lake
19 17 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 124 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 42 (3.27%) Selenium
3 38 (2.96%) JIRA
4 27 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (2.10%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.78%) CMake
9 9 (0.70%) GitLab
9 9 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.55%) Cypress.io
11 7 (0.55%) Subversion
12 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.47%) TestRail
13 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.31%) ERwin
General
1 353 (27.49%) Finance
2 74 (5.76%) Front Office
3 51 (3.97%) Banking
4 49 (3.82%) Manufacturing
5 48 (3.74%) Marketing
6 45 (3.50%) Games
6 45 (3.50%) Retail
7 39 (3.04%) Electronics
8 34 (2.65%) Law
9 23 (1.79%) Automotive
10 19 (1.48%) Advertising
10 19 (1.48%) Aerospace
10 19 (1.48%) Legal
11 16 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 13 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.01%) Public Sector
13 11 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.86%) Online Betting
14 10 (0.78%) French Language
15 8 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 446 (34.74%) Developer
2 178 (13.86%) Software Engineer
3 143 (11.14%) Analyst
4 113 (8.80%) Software Developer
5 106 (8.26%) Data Scientist
6 94 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 88 (6.85%) Graduate
8 83 (6.46%) C# Developer
9 81 (6.31%) Data Engineer
10 74 (5.76%) Junior
11 61 (4.75%) .NET Developer
12 58 (4.52%) Java Developer
12 58 (4.52%) Quantitative Developer
13 50 (3.89%) Python Developer
14 46 (3.58%) Senior Data Scientist
15 44 (3.43%) Junior Developer
16 40 (3.12%) Architect
16 40 (3.12%) C++ Software Engineer
17 38 (2.96%) Graduate Developer
18 37 (2.88%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (17.13%) .NET
2 121 (9.42%) React
3 109 (8.49%) .NET Core
4 102 (7.94%) AngularJS
5 98 (7.63%) Node.js
6 89 (6.93%) HTML
7 85 (6.62%) CSS
8 63 (4.91%) Vue.js
9 61 (4.75%) Natural Language Processing
10 58 (4.52%) Web Services
11 56 (4.36%) TensorFlow
12 48 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
13 43 (3.35%) Kafka
14 41 (3.19%) .NET Framework
14 41 (3.19%) WPF
15 38 (2.96%) HTML5
15 38 (2.96%) REST
16 37 (2.88%) scikit-learn
17 36 (2.80%) ASP.NET
18 35 (2.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 236 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 59 (4.60%) User Experience
4 58 (4.52%) Derivative
5 55 (4.28%) Equities
5 55 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
6 51 (3.97%) Fixed Income
7 48 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (3.50%) Management Information System
9 43 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (3.35%) Hedge funds
10 32 (2.49%) Data Structures
11 30 (2.34%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.56%) Market Risk
13 19 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
15 17 (1.32%) CUDA
16 14 (1.09%) Reinsurance
16 14 (1.09%) Virtual Team
17 13 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 113 (8.80%) Linux
2 88 (6.85%) Windows
3 34 (2.65%) Android
4 24 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.32%) Unix
6 10 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.31%) VMS
11 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.078%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (42.91%) Computer Science
2 344 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 318 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
4 297 (23.13%) Physics
5 256 (19.94%) Machine Learning
6 213 (16.59%) Analytics
7 199 (15.50%) Statistics
8 192 (14.95%) Data Science
9 187 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
10 149 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
11 145 (11.29%) Artificial Intelligence
12 143 (11.14%) TDD
13 140 (10.90%) Visualisation
14 112 (8.72%) Mentoring
15 106 (8.26%) Data Visualisation
16 104 (8.10%) Scrum
17 99 (7.71%) Fintech
18 86 (6.70%) DevOps
19 85 (6.62%) SDLC
20 83 (6.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 481 (37.46%) Python
2 473 (36.84%) SQL
3 364 (28.35%) C#
4 279 (21.73%) Java
5 245 (19.08%) JavaScript
6 215 (16.74%) C++
7 116 (9.03%) R
8 115 (8.96%) C
9 54 (4.21%) Scala
10 45 (3.50%) MATLAB
11 40 (3.12%) TypeScript
12 35 (2.73%) Bash Shell
13 29 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 26 (2.02%) Java 8
15 22 (1.71%) PHP
16 21 (1.64%) F#
16 21 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.48%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.86%) Fortran
19 8 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 777 (60.51%) Degree
2 215 (16.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 156 (12.15%) Numerate Degree
4 144 (11.21%) PhD
5 65 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 49 (3.82%) Master's Degree
7 27 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.71%) Postgraduate
9 19 (1.48%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.70%) HND
12 8 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.55%) HNC
13 7 (0.55%) MCSE
14 6 (0.47%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.47%) PMP
15 5 (0.39%) A+ Certification
15 5 (0.39%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.39%) VCP6
15 5 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.12%) QA
2 28 (2.18%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.32%) GDPR
4 14 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.93%) ISO 13485
6 10 (0.78%) MiFID
6 10 (0.78%) SLA
7 9 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.70%) EMIR
8 7 (0.55%) ISO 26262
8 7 (0.55%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.47%) PMO
10 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.16%) GAMP
11 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.16%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.16%) NIST
11 2 (0.16%) UCITS
12 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.078%) GxP
System Software
1 127 (9.89%) Docker
2 30 (2.34%) Firmware
3 17 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.39%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.16%) HDFS
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.078%) IAG
Systems Management
1 102 (7.94%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.02%) Terraform
3 16 (1.25%) Ansible
4 8 (0.62%) Istio
5 6 (0.47%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.16%) MIIS
8 1 (0.078%) Control-M
8 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.078%) Kibana
8 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.078%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.078%) Oozie
8 1 (0.078%) Puppet
8 1 (0.078%) QRadar
8 1 (0.078%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.078%) WSUS
Vendors
1 157 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 60 (4.67%) Google
3 34 (2.65%) Databricks
4 32 (2.49%) Oracle
5 18 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.32%) VMware
7 15 (1.17%) SAP
8 13 (1.01%) Siebel
9 12 (0.93%) Apple
10 9 (0.70%) Cloudera
11 8 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.55%) Facebook
12 7 (0.55%) Talend
13 6 (0.47%) Kenshoo
13 6 (0.47%) Marin
13 6 (0.47%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.47%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.47%) YouTube
14 5 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (0.39%) MuleSoft