Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 125 116
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 5,167 4,633 5,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.94% 2.61% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.88% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,014 3,806 4,821
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +6.82%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £93,600 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% +5.26%

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 159,438 161,090 183,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.70% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,376 129,920 152,232
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 +18 4,923 £50,000 +11.11% 905
UK excluding London +15 2,877 £41,000 +6.49% 673
London +34 2,223 £65,000 +8.33% 289
South East +27 953 £47,500 +23.09% 151
East of England +2 848 £42,500 +0.59% 146
North of England -6 327 £40,000 - 126
South West +8 313 £38,000 +8.57% 75
Midlands -11 257 £35,807 +10.17% 118
North West +2 193 £42,500 +6.25% 75
West Midlands +10 177 £35,807 +11.90% 81
Scotland +15 152 £40,000 - 44
Yorkshire -8 114 £22,500 -35.71% 41
East Midlands -35 79 £35,000 - 37
Wales -11 22 £27,000 -28.00% 8
North East -27 20 £42,000 +29.23% 10
Northern Ireland +7 13 £30,500 -12.86% 5

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 2,808 (54.34%) Degree
2 2,539 (49.14%) Computer Science
3 1,845 (35.71%) Python
4 1,500 (29.03%) SQL
5 1,469 (28.43%) Finance
6 1,410 (27.29%) Java
7 1,390 (26.90%) C++
8 1,338 (25.90%) Physics
9 1,234 (23.88%) Software Engineering
10 1,051 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
11 1,014 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
12 997 (19.30%) C#
13 987 (19.10%) Analytics
14 983 (19.02%) Machine Learning
15 916 (17.73%) Algorithms
16 905 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
17 837 (16.20%) Data Science
18 819 (15.85%) JavaScript
19 747 (14.46%) C
19 747 (14.46%) PhD
20 736 (14.24%) Linux
21 724 (14.01%) Statistics
22 695 (13.45%) Computer Science Degree
23 647 (12.52%) Big Data
24 591 (11.44%) .NET
25 557 (10.78%) OO
26 552 (10.68%) Microsoft
27 549 (10.63%) R
28 544 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
29 490 (9.48%) 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
1 335 (6.48%) Apache Spark
2 194 (3.75%) SAS
3 95 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (1.26%) Apache
5 51 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 46 (0.89%) Ethereum
7 41 (0.79%) Apache Pig
8 38 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 35 (0.68%) Confluence
10 34 (0.66%) CMS
11 22 (0.43%) JBoss
12 20 (0.39%) MS Exchange
12 20 (0.39%) Skype for Business
13 18 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.33%) Smallworld
15 15 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (0.29%) Umbraco
16 14 (0.27%) Hyperledger
16 14 (0.27%) Moodle
17 12 (0.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 358 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 165 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 82 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 75 (1.45%) SPSS
5 31 (0.60%) GNU Octave
6 27 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 23 (0.45%) Simulink
8 20 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.23%) Mathematica
9 12 (0.23%) Stata
10 9 (0.17%) EViews
11 7 (0.14%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.097%) UXPin
13 4 (0.077%) Blender
13 4 (0.077%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.077%) Gephi
14 3 (0.058%) SOLIDWORKS
15 2 (0.039%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 25 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.31%) Ripple
3 15 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 9 (0.17%) Concordance
4 9 (0.17%) Relativity
4 9 (0.17%) Ringtail
5 6 (0.12%) FastStats
5 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.077%) Advent Geneva
6 4 (0.077%) Maximo
6 4 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.077%) Summit
6 4 (0.077%) Tradar
7 2 (0.039%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.039%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.039%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.039%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.039%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.039%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.039%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 330 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 258 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (1.43%) SaaS
4 61 (1.18%) Amazon S3
5 58 (1.12%) Google Analytics
6 57 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 48 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.58%) GitHub
9 27 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
9 27 (0.52%) npm
10 25 (0.48%) PaaS
11 24 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
12 23 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
13 21 (0.41%) Office 365
14 20 (0.39%) AdWords
15 17 (0.33%) Serverless
16 15 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 10 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 98 (1.90%) Internet
2 91 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 57 (1.10%) Firewall
4 55 (1.06%) HTTP
5 41 (0.79%) Network Security
5 41 (0.79%) Wireless
6 28 (0.54%) SMS
7 23 (0.45%) MPLS
8 22 (0.43%) DNS
9 20 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 19 (0.37%) LAN
10 19 (0.37%) VoIP
11 17 (0.33%) IPsec
11 17 (0.33%) VPN
12 16 (0.31%) Broadband
13 13 (0.25%) BGP
14 12 (0.23%) DHCP
14 12 (0.23%) Intranet
14 12 (0.23%) OSPF
14 12 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (12.52%) Big Data
2 490 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 271 (5.24%) Hadoop
4 245 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 214 (4.14%) MySQL
6 213 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 186 (3.60%) MongoDB
8 163 (3.15%) Power BI
9 154 (2.98%) Data Mining
10 143 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
11 134 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
12 116 (2.25%) Blockchain
13 113 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 98 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 93 (1.80%) Apache Hive
16 80 (1.55%) Data Lake
17 67 (1.30%) RDBMS
18 66 (1.28%) Oracle Database
18 66 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 61 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 257 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 154 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 136 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 123 (2.38%) JIRA
5 120 (2.32%) Subversion
6 88 (1.70%) Selenium
7 83 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 81 (1.57%) Maven
9 62 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 60 (1.16%) JUnit
11 51 (0.99%) Gradle
12 42 (0.81%) NUnit
12 42 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 35 (0.68%) gulp
14 32 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 27 (0.52%) WebDriver
16 26 (0.50%) Ant
16 26 (0.50%) webpack
17 25 (0.48%) IntelliJ
18 21 (0.41%) RStudio
General
1 1,469 (28.43%) Finance
2 403 (7.80%) Banking
3 277 (5.36%) Front Office
3 277 (5.36%) Marketing
4 234 (4.53%) Games
5 214 (4.14%) Electronics
6 205 (3.97%) Retail
7 201 (3.89%) Investment Banking
8 168 (3.25%) Financial Institution
9 125 (2.42%) Telecoms
10 111 (2.15%) Manufacturing
11 94 (1.82%) Legal
12 79 (1.53%) Law
13 71 (1.37%) Back Office
14 68 (1.32%) Advertising
15 51 (0.99%) Military
16 48 (0.93%) Automotive
17 39 (0.75%) Publishing
18 38 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
19 27 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,697 (32.84%) Developer
2 783 (15.15%) Analyst
3 646 (12.50%) Graduate
4 624 (12.08%) Software Engineer
5 459 (8.88%) Data Scientist
6 376 (7.28%) Java Developer
7 330 (6.39%) Senior Developer
8 328 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 291 (5.63%) Junior
10 244 (4.72%) C# Developer
11 224 (4.34%) C++ Software Engineer
12 207 (4.01%) Graduate Developer
13 201 (3.89%) Consultant
14 200 (3.87%) C++ Developer
15 198 (3.83%) Data Analyst
16 186 (3.60%) Graduate Analyst
17 183 (3.54%) Python Developer
18 169 (3.27%) Junior Developer
19 149 (2.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
20 146 (2.83%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (11.44%) .NET
2 436 (8.44%) HTML
3 335 (6.48%) CSS
4 284 (5.50%) AngularJS
5 267 (5.17%) Web Services
6 201 (3.89%) HTML5
7 189 (3.66%) RESTful
8 188 (3.64%) ASP.NET
9 178 (3.44%) WPF
10 176 (3.41%) React
11 161 (3.12%) Natural Language Processing
11 161 (3.12%) Pandas
12 145 (2.81%) NumPy
13 141 (2.73%) Node.js
14 130 (2.52%) Spring
15 129 (2.50%) XML
16 123 (2.38%) TensorFlow
17 116 (2.25%) CSS3
18 113 (2.19%) OpenGL
19 105 (2.03%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2,539 (49.14%) Computer Science
2 1,051 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
3 916 (17.73%) Algorithms
4 295 (5.71%) Fintech
5 234 (4.53%) Data Structures
6 223 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
7 218 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
8 214 (4.14%) Hedge funds
9 203 (3.93%) User Experience
10 182 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 164 (3.17%) Equities
12 137 (2.65%) Management Information System
13 134 (2.59%) Fixed Income
14 132 (2.55%) Derivative
15 103 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
16 92 (1.78%) Mobile App
17 83 (1.61%) CUDA
18 70 (1.35%) Bitcoin
19 67 (1.30%) Driving Licence
20 59 (1.14%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 736 (14.24%) Linux
2 391 (7.57%) Windows
3 230 (4.45%) Unix
4 130 (2.52%) Android
5 51 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 36 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.46%) CentOS
10 23 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.33%) CoreOS
13 16 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.29%) Debian
15 12 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (0.21%) Solaris
17 10 (0.19%) AIX
18 8 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,338 (25.90%) Physics
2 1,234 (23.88%) Software Engineering
3 1,014 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
4 987 (19.10%) Analytics
5 983 (19.02%) Machine Learning
6 905 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
7 837 (16.20%) Data Science
8 724 (14.01%) Statistics
9 557 (10.78%) OO
10 472 (9.13%) Artificial Intelligence
11 430 (8.32%) Data Analysis
12 386 (7.47%) SDLC
13 358 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
14 318 (6.15%) Visualisation
15 308 (5.96%) Test Automation
16 298 (5.77%) Mentoring
17 283 (5.48%) TDD
18 278 (5.38%) Scrum
19 251 (4.86%) Data Analytics
20 245 (4.74%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,845 (35.71%) Python
2 1,500 (29.03%) SQL
3 1,410 (27.29%) Java
4 1,390 (26.90%) C++
5 997 (19.30%) C#
6 819 (15.85%) JavaScript
7 747 (14.46%) C
8 549 (10.63%) R
9 354 (6.85%) MATLAB
10 244 (4.72%) Scala
11 185 (3.58%) PHP
12 141 (2.73%) Perl
13 109 (2.11%) T-SQL
14 107 (2.07%) VBA
15 100 (1.94%) Java 8
16 87 (1.68%) Ruby
17 85 (1.65%) Go
18 68 (1.32%) Embedded C
19 67 (1.30%) Shell Script
20 54 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,808 (54.34%) Degree
2 747 (14.46%) PhD
3 695 (13.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 544 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
5 189 (3.66%) Master's Degree
5 189 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 71 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 68 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 67 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (0.68%) Postgraduate
10 33 (0.64%) A+ Certification
11 32 (0.62%) PMI Certification
12 27 (0.52%) DBS Check
13 24 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
14 21 (0.41%) HNC
15 16 (0.31%) PMP
15 16 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.27%) MCSE
17 13 (0.25%) CIMA
17 13 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (4.18%) QA
2 71 (1.37%) SLA
3 53 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.54%) GCP
5 26 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.45%) MiFID
7 17 (0.33%) GDPR
8 13 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.23%) EMIR
10 11 (0.21%) DICOM
10 11 (0.21%) ECSS
11 10 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.17%) PMO
13 7 (0.14%) IFRS
14 6 (0.12%) IFRS 9
14 6 (0.12%) PCI DSS
15 5 (0.097%) FATCA
16 4 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.077%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.058%) HL7
System Software
1 221 (4.28%) Docker
2 52 (1.01%) Firmware
3 32 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 25 (0.48%) HDFS
6 17 (0.33%) Ceph
6 17 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.14%) XenApp
10 6 (0.12%) LXC
10 6 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.12%) Xen
11 4 (0.077%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.058%) KVM
12 3 (0.058%) NFS
12 3 (0.058%) QEMU
12 3 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.039%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 112 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 56 (1.08%) Puppet
3 45 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (0.70%) Ansible
5 26 (0.50%) Grafana
6 18 (0.35%) Graphite
7 17 (0.33%) logstash
7 17 (0.33%) Terraform
8 14 (0.27%) Prometheus
9 13 (0.25%) Salt
10 11 (0.21%) Nagios
11 9 (0.17%) Consul
12 8 (0.15%) Kibana
12 8 (0.15%) Oozie
13 7 (0.14%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.12%) SCCM
15 5 (0.097%) Graylog
15 5 (0.097%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.097%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 552 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 232 (4.49%) Oracle
3 213 (4.12%) Tableau
4 199 (3.85%) Google
5 52 (1.01%) SAP
6 46 (0.89%) VMware
7 40 (0.77%) Capita
8 39 (0.75%) Cisco
9 38 (0.74%) IBM
10 36 (0.70%) Adobe
11 32 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (0.58%) Xerox
13 26 (0.50%) Alteryx
13 26 (0.50%) Red Hat
14 25 (0.48%) Atlassian
15 23 (0.45%) Splunk
15 23 (0.45%) WorldPay
16 22 (0.43%) NetApp
17 20 (0.39%) Dell
18 19 (0.37%) Citrix