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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
UK
Rank 115 95 141
Rank change year-on-year -20 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2276 3087 2361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 2.99% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 3.37% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 2536 1893
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 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 27 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 -9 2214 £47,500 -5.00% 380
London -11 1012 £60,000 - 135
East of England +19 379 £45,000 +12.50% 68
South East -17 373 £40,000 - 54
Cambridgeshire +18 252 £45,000 +25.00% 53
Cambridge +16 250 £45,000 +25.00% 51
City of London -16 170 £62,500 +2.45% 36
South West -9 154 £40,000 +3.89% 40
North West -33 90 £37,500 +0.67% 23
Bristol +11 87 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Surrey -33 87 £50,000 - 9
Hertfordshire -8 85 £47,500 +18.75% 9
West Midlands -52 78 £28,750 -25.32% 21
Yorkshire +37 68 £40,000 +26.98% 16
Berkshire +14 66 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Hampshire -10 64 £35,111 +0.31% 11
Manchester -15 61 £37,500 -28.57% 15
East Midlands -2 54 £39,500 -12.22% 14
Oxfordshire -10 52 £39,250 -12.77% 14
West Sussex +8 43 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Oxford -9 43 £38,500 -23.00% 7
West Yorkshire +39 39 £35,000 -3.44% 8
Birmingham -14 38 £27,500 -21.42% 7
Leeds +29 33 £35,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +13 31 £42,500 - 5
North Yorkshire +27 28 £45,000 +100.00% 4
Gloucestershire -23 28 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Scotland +3 27 £38,750 -8.82% 11
Milton Keynes +8 26 £42,500 - 3
Reading +21 25 £25,250 -36.87% 3

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 2849 (60.44%) Degree
2 2264 (48.03%) Computer Science
3 1544 (32.75%) SQL
4 1398 (29.66%) Finance
5 1353 (28.70%) Java
6 1350 (28.64%) C++
7 1248 (26.47%) Python
8 1214 (25.75%) C#
9 1089 (23.10%) Physics
10 1063 (22.55%) Software Engineering
11 933 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
12 877 (18.60%) Analytics
13 822 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
14 780 (16.55%) .NET
15 725 (15.38%) Linux
16 716 (15.19%) JavaScript
17 670 (14.21%) Algorithms
18 661 (14.02%) C
19 652 (13.83%) Statistics
20 648 (13.75%) PhD
21 585 (12.41%) Machine Learning
22 553 (11.73%) R
23 544 (11.54%) SQL Server
24 543 (11.52%) OO
25 535 (11.35%) Microsoft
26 509 (10.80%) Windows
27 506 (10.73%) HTML
28 480 (10.18%) Big Data
29 403 (8.55%) CSS
30 391 (8.29%) 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
1 248 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 234 (4.96%) SAS
3 114 (2.42%) Apache
3 114 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 53 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 47 (1.00%) CMS
7 40 (0.85%) IIS
8 38 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 32 (0.68%) Apache Pig
10 26 (0.55%) nginx
11 23 (0.49%) JBoss
11 23 (0.49%) Jetty
11 23 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.40%) Confluence
14 18 (0.38%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.28%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 355 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 139 (2.95%) MS Office
3 94 (1.99%) SPSS
4 73 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.76%) Stata
7 16 (0.34%) Simulink
8 15 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.25%) EViews
10 10 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.19%) MS Project
12 8 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
13 7 (0.15%) GIMP
14 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
15 4 (0.085%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.085%) Camtasia
15 4 (0.085%) FrameMaker
15 4 (0.085%) RoboHelp
15 4 (0.085%) S-PLUS
16 3 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.13%) FastStats
3 3 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.042%) Endur
4 2 (0.042%) Magento
4 2 (0.042%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.042%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (0.042%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.042%) Unica
5 1 (0.021%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.021%) HFM
5 1 (0.021%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.021%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.021%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.021%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.021%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.021%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 192 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (1.97%) SaaS
4 44 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (0.72%) GitHub
6 32 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 29 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 27 (0.57%) Office 365
9 18 (0.38%) PaaS
10 14 (0.30%) 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
1 101 (2.14%) Wireless
2 91 (1.93%) Firewall
3 77 (1.63%) Internet
4 52 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 47 (1.00%) Bluetooth
6 35 (0.74%) LAN
7 32 (0.68%) HTTP
8 31 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 29 (0.62%) DNS
10 24 (0.51%) Network Security
11 22 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
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%) DVB
14 16 (0.34%) WAN
15 15 (0.32%) 802.11
15 15 (0.32%) HTTPS
15 15 (0.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 480 (10.18%) Big Data
3 288 (6.11%) Hadoop
4 258 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 197 (4.18%) Relational Database
6 186 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 170 (3.61%) MySQL
8 165 (3.50%) Data Mining
9 155 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 148 (3.14%) MongoDB
11 140 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 110 (2.33%) Power BI
13 109 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
14 102 (2.16%) QlikView
15 70 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 67 (1.42%) Redis
17 65 (1.38%) RDBMS
18 61 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 60 (1.27%) Apache Hive
20 53 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 237 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 173 (3.67%) Visual Studio
3 120 (2.55%) Subversion
4 106 (2.25%) Selenium
5 101 (2.14%) JIRA
6 85 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 82 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 52 (1.10%) JUnit
9 49 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 45 (0.95%) Maven
11 38 (0.81%) NUnit
12 33 (0.70%) Hudson
13 31 (0.66%) TeamCity
14 30 (0.64%) Eclipse
15 28 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 27 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
17 26 (0.55%) Ant
18 21 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
18 21 (0.45%) QUnit
19 20 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 1398 (29.66%) Finance
2 388 (8.23%) Banking
3 223 (4.73%) Marketing
4 193 (4.09%) Electronics
5 188 (3.99%) Games
6 177 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 175 (3.71%) Front Office
8 140 (2.97%) Retail
9 104 (2.21%) Investment Banking
10 74 (1.57%) Automotive
11 72 (1.53%) Advertising
12 71 (1.51%) Legal
13 61 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 61 (1.29%) Military
14 57 (1.21%) Financial Institution
15 51 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
16 50 (1.06%) Manufacturing
17 36 (0.76%) Billing
18 32 (0.68%) Law
19 29 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1860 (39.46%) Developer
2 797 (16.91%) Analyst
3 569 (12.07%) Graduate
4 446 (9.46%) Software Developer
5 441 (9.36%) C# Developer
6 438 (9.29%) Software Engineer
7 403 (8.55%) Java Developer
8 355 (7.53%) Data Scientist
9 307 (6.51%) Junior
10 293 (6.22%) Senior Developer
11 265 (5.62%) C++ Developer
12 243 (5.15%) .NET Developer
13 231 (4.90%) Consultant
14 208 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
15 202 (4.29%) Junior Developer
16 192 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
17 189 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
17 189 (4.01%) Data Analyst
18 170 (3.61%) SQL Developer
19 155 (3.29%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (16.55%) .NET
2 506 (10.73%) HTML
3 403 (8.55%) CSS
4 354 (7.51%) ASP.NET
5 297 (6.30%) AngularJS
6 288 (6.11%) XML
7 224 (4.75%) jQuery
8 199 (4.22%) HTML5
9 164 (3.48%) Web Services
10 146 (3.10%) Spring
11 139 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 136 (2.89%) Node.js
13 129 (2.74%) REST
14 120 (2.55%) .NET Framework
15 112 (2.38%) RESTful
16 102 (2.16%) WebSockets
17 94 (1.99%) J2EE
18 92 (1.95%) WPF
19 90 (1.91%) CSS3
20 85 (1.80%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2264 (48.03%) Computer Science
2 822 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
3 670 (14.21%) Algorithms
4 198 (4.20%) Hedge funds
5 173 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 156 (3.31%) Data Structures
7 155 (3.29%) Fintech
8 150 (3.18%) Derivative
9 117 (2.48%) Equities
10 103 (2.18%) Data Centre
11 94 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 93 (1.97%) Fixed Income
13 85 (1.80%) User Experience
14 67 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 66 (1.40%) Credit Risk
16 54 (1.15%) Mobile App
17 53 (1.12%) Market Risk
18 52 (1.10%) Client/Server
18 52 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
19 45 (0.95%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 725 (15.38%) Linux
2 509 (10.80%) Windows
3 257 (5.45%) Unix
4 92 (1.95%) Android
5 68 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 57 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 48 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 40 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 32 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 27 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.36%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.30%) CentOS
14 14 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.25%) Solaris
17 6 (0.13%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1089 (23.10%) Physics
2 1063 (22.55%) Software Engineering
3 933 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
4 877 (18.60%) Analytics
5 652 (13.83%) Statistics
6 585 (12.41%) Machine Learning
7 543 (11.52%) OO
8 391 (8.29%) SDLC
9 369 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
10 288 (6.11%) Scrum
11 281 (5.96%) TDD
12 273 (5.79%) Multithreading
13 268 (5.69%) MVC
14 266 (5.64%) Visualisation
15 261 (5.54%) Data Analysis
16 223 (4.73%) OOP
17 218 (4.62%) Data Analytics
18 209 (4.43%) Mentoring
19 198 (4.20%) Economics
20 196 (4.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1544 (32.75%) SQL
2 1353 (28.70%) Java
3 1350 (28.64%) C++
4 1248 (26.47%) Python
5 1214 (25.75%) C#
6 716 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 661 (14.02%) C
8 553 (11.73%) R
9 347 (7.36%) MATLAB
10 248 (5.26%) Scala
11 164 (3.48%) PHP
12 163 (3.46%) VBA
13 143 (3.03%) F#
14 130 (2.76%) T-SQL
15 110 (2.33%) Perl
16 109 (2.31%) Ruby
17 94 (1.99%) VB.NET
18 81 (1.72%) VB
19 78 (1.65%) Shell Script
20 76 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2849 (60.44%) Degree
2 648 (13.75%) PhD
3 160 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 59 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (1.04%) CISSP
6 44 (0.93%) CISM
7 41 (0.87%) Postgraduate
8 40 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 38 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 36 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 35 (0.74%) SC Cleared
12 31 (0.66%) ISEB
13 25 (0.53%) CCNP
14 21 (0.45%) CISA
15 20 (0.42%) NVQ Level 3
16 16 (0.34%) SANS
17 15 (0.32%) CEH
18 13 (0.28%) CCNA
18 13 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (4.26%) QA
2 52 (1.10%) SLA
3 48 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 41 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.64%) 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 10 (0.21%) GDPR
9 10 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.15%) PMO
11 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.11%) IFRS
13 5 (0.11%) IFRS 9
14 3 (0.064%) Basel III
14 3 (0.064%) SDET
14 3 (0.064%) WAI
System Software
1 75 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 63 (1.34%) Docker
3 59 (1.25%) Firmware
4 31 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.32%) HDFS
7 14 (0.30%) XenApp
8 9 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.064%) Snort
13 3 (0.064%) vSphere
14 2 (0.042%) Cygwin
14 2 (0.042%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.042%) LXC
14 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (0.81%) Graphite
2 32 (0.68%) Grafana
3 26 (0.55%) Puppet
4 24 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (0.34%) Nagios
7 14 (0.30%) Ansible
8 13 (0.28%) Kibana
8 13 (0.28%) logstash
9 9 (0.19%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
10 6 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.085%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.085%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.085%) OPNET
12 3 (0.064%) Ambari
12 3 (0.064%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.064%) SELinux
Vendors
1 535 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 344 (7.30%) Oracle
3 203 (4.31%) Tableau
4 104 (2.21%) SAP
5 94 (1.99%) Google
6 77 (1.63%) Cisco
7 54 (1.15%) VMware
8 44 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (0.70%) Adobe
10 26 (0.55%) Actimize
10 26 (0.55%) Splunk
11 24 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
12 23 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 21 (0.45%) Citrix
14 20 (0.42%) IBM
15 19 (0.40%) HP
16 18 (0.38%) Cadence
16 18 (0.38%) Juniper
16 18 (0.38%) Sybase
17 16 (0.34%) Twitter
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