Mathematics Jobs

Mathematics (Maths)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Mathematics skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Mathematics over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 97 41 119
Rank change year-on-year -56 +78 +37
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 2,371 5,050 5,696
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 6.19% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 6.49% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 932 1,801
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £29,147 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,345 £65,000 £59,732
Median % change year-on-year -28.70% +8.82% +19.46%
75th Percentile £68,750 £91,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.79% +12.22% -9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Mathematics falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 75,478 77,846 169,786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.06% 95.36% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49,870 50,645 86,192
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,678
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,186
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +6.06%

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 24 July 2024.

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 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -64 2,018 £46,000 -29.23% 1,399
UK excluding London -73 1,739 £40,000 -20.79% 1,212
London +10 582 £70,000 -15.15% 236
Work from Home +28 544 £50,000 -23.08% 169
South East -45 475 £45,000 -10.00% 300
Midlands -36 442 £27,250 -30.13% 240
West Midlands -24 308 £26,000 -38.82% 136
North of England -118 289 £37,500 -30.88% 345
Scotland -25 257 £50,000 -25.93% 13
North West -112 144 £40,000 -38.46% 191
South West -116 137 £50,000 -12.28% 225
East Midlands -59 134 £27,500 -12.70% 106
Yorkshire -71 116 £29,250 -31.18% 110
East of England -105 87 £42,186 -11.19% 164
Wales -23 39 £42,500 +31.38% 16
North East -74 29 £34,750 -3.47% 50
Northern Ireland +6 12 £27,250 -22.14% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

Mathematics
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (1.81%) SAS
2 22 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 17 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Exchange
5 10 (0.42%) Apache
6 9 (0.38%) CMS
7 8 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.25%) Drupal
8 6 (0.25%) WinCC
9 4 (0.17%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.13%) Confluence
10 3 (0.13%) Luigi
11 2 (0.084%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.042%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.042%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.042%) WordPress
Applications
1 200 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
2 156 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (1.52%) Simulink
4 28 (1.18%) AutoCAD
5 14 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.34%) GNU Octave
6 8 (0.34%) SPSS
7 4 (0.17%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.17%) Revit
8 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.13%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.084%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.042%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.042%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.30%) NEC Housing
2 4 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.13%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.084%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.042%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.042%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 311 (13.12%) AWS
2 132 (5.57%) Azure
3 111 (4.68%) Power Platform
4 57 (2.40%) GCP
5 55 (2.32%) Microsoft 365
6 30 (1.27%) GitHub
7 19 (0.80%) SaaS
8 14 (0.59%) Azure DevOps
9 12 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (0.51%) Google Gemini
10 9 (0.38%) Entra ID
10 9 (0.38%) Power Automate
10 9 (0.38%) PowerApps
11 8 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.34%) Serverless
12 7 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.30%) Google Workspace
13 6 (0.25%) Snowflake
14 5 (0.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.11%) Wireless
2 21 (0.89%) Firewall
3 17 (0.72%) Kerberos
4 16 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (0.63%) LAN
5 15 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.46%) Internet
7 8 (0.34%) Broadband
7 8 (0.34%) Link 16
8 7 (0.30%) VLAN
8 7 (0.30%) VPN
9 6 (0.25%) Network Security
9 6 (0.25%) WAN
10 5 (0.21%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.17%) VoIP
12 3 (0.13%) 5G
12 3 (0.13%) DNS
12 3 (0.13%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.13%) Software-Defined Radio
13 2 (0.084%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (12.10%) Tableau
2 108 (4.56%) Power BI
3 61 (2.57%) SQL Server
4 45 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 41 (1.73%) Big Data
6 32 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 29 (1.22%) MySQL
8 25 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (0.84%) Data Lake
12 19 (0.80%) Amazon QuickSight
13 18 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
14 17 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
14 17 (0.72%) CockroachDB
15 16 (0.67%) Redis
16 15 (0.63%) Hadoop
17 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (0.55%) Relational Database
19 12 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 241 (10.16%) Git
2 25 (1.05%) JIRA
3 19 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 18 (0.76%) CMake
5 17 (0.72%) Subversion
6 12 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (0.46%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.38%) TestRail
10 7 (0.30%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.17%) GitLab
12 3 (0.13%) GDB
12 3 (0.13%) gulp
12 3 (0.13%) PostCSS
12 3 (0.13%) rollup.js
12 3 (0.13%) Vite
13 2 (0.084%) Katalon Studio
13 2 (0.084%) MLflow
13 2 (0.084%) Postman
General
1 1,098 (46.31%) Social Skills
2 637 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
3 554 (23.37%) Finance
4 447 (18.85%) Retail
5 412 (17.38%) Presentation Skills
6 316 (13.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 250 (10.54%) Marketing
8 234 (9.87%) Law
9 193 (8.14%) Organisational Skills
10 130 (5.48%) Influencing Skills
11 115 (4.85%) Banking
12 97 (4.09%) Legal
13 94 (3.96%) Financial Institution
14 80 (3.37%) Games
15 65 (2.74%) Investment Banking
16 61 (2.57%) Electronics
16 61 (2.57%) Manufacturing
17 54 (2.28%) Local Government
18 53 (2.24%) Advertising
19 51 (2.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 556 (23.45%) Senior
2 548 (23.11%) Analyst
3 267 (11.26%) Software Engineer
4 197 (8.31%) Senior Analyst
5 196 (8.27%) Data Analyst
6 191 (8.06%) Developer
7 129 (5.44%) Lead
8 124 (5.23%) Product Analyst
8 124 (5.23%) Sales Analyst
9 118 (4.98%) Senior Data Analyst
10 108 (4.56%) Data Scientist
10 108 (4.56%) Engineering Manager
10 108 (4.56%) Software Engineering Manager
11 103 (4.34%) Graduate
12 88 (3.71%) Senior Software Engineer
13 87 (3.67%) Senior Data Scientist
14 69 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
15 59 (2.49%) Software Developer
16 53 (2.24%) IT Support
16 53 (2.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (4.26%) Pandas
2 98 (4.13%) .NET
3 85 (3.58%) TensorFlow
4 67 (2.83%) HTML
5 66 (2.78%) PySpark
6 59 (2.49%) NumPy
7 57 (2.40%) scikit-learn
8 51 (2.15%) Spring
9 50 (2.11%) Kafka
10 48 (2.02%) CSS
11 37 (1.56%) PyTorch
12 36 (1.52%) WPF
13 34 (1.43%) Qt
13 34 (1.43%) RESTful
14 32 (1.35%) Spring Boot
15 27 (1.14%) HTML5
16 26 (1.10%) React
17 24 (1.01%) REST
18 20 (0.84%) XML
19 19 (0.80%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 317 (13.37%) Algorithms
2 304 (12.82%) Onboarding
3 186 (7.84%) Cloud Native
4 109 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (2.57%) Driving Licence
6 59 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 37 (1.56%) Market Risk
8 33 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 33 (1.39%) STB
9 32 (1.35%) Credit Risk
9 32 (1.35%) Distributed Applications
10 30 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
11 28 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.05%) Housing Association
13 24 (1.01%) CUDA
14 19 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 19 (0.80%) Social Media
15 18 (0.76%) Blockchain
16 17 (0.72%) Digital Media
17 16 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 174 (7.34%) Linux
2 144 (6.07%) Windows
3 52 (2.19%) Unix
4 39 (1.64%) Android
5 31 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 14 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.46%) Windows Vista
9 9 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.34%) Debian
11 5 (0.21%) CentOS
11 5 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.21%) SUSE
11 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.21%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (40.49%) Problem-Solving
2 736 (31.04%) Computer Science
3 552 (23.28%) Software Engineering
4 522 (22.02%) Data Analysis
5 449 (18.94%) Physics
6 433 (18.26%) Customer Service
7 421 (17.76%) Statistics
8 414 (17.46%) Analytics
9 362 (15.27%) Agile
10 333 (14.04%) Visualisation
11 323 (13.62%) Mentoring
12 320 (13.50%) Machine Learning
13 286 (12.06%) Decision-Making
14 276 (11.64%) Data Science
15 273 (11.51%) Artificial Intelligence
16 264 (11.13%) Actionable Insight
17 225 (9.49%) Mechatronics
18 191 (8.06%) Storytelling
19 190 (8.01%) SDLC
20 187 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 804 (33.91%) Python
2 552 (23.28%) SQL
3 261 (11.01%) C++
4 215 (9.07%) Java
5 199 (8.39%) C#
6 192 (8.10%) C
7 105 (4.43%) JavaScript
8 103 (4.34%) MATLAB
9 98 (4.13%) R
10 69 (2.91%) Fortran
11 55 (2.32%) Bash
12 50 (2.11%) VBA
13 35 (1.48%) TypeScript
14 26 (1.10%) Go
15 23 (0.97%) Embedded C
16 21 (0.89%) Haskell
17 19 (0.80%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.63%) Rust
19 14 (0.59%) T-SQL
20 13 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1,500 (63.26%) Degree
2 267 (11.26%) Master's Degree
3 263 (11.09%) HNC
4 213 (8.98%) DBS Check
5 184 (7.76%) PhD
6 173 (7.30%) Security Cleared
7 170 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 87 (3.67%) Numerate Degree
9 55 (2.32%) SC Cleared
10 41 (1.73%) HND
11 31 (1.31%) DV Cleared
12 27 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 22 (0.93%) PMI Certification
14 21 (0.89%) MBA
15 14 (0.59%) NVQ Level 3
16 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (0.34%) Azure Certification
18 7 (0.30%) A+ Certification
19 6 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
19 6 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.63%) Data Quality
2 64 (2.70%) QA
3 31 (1.31%) GDPR
4 25 (1.05%) Accessibility
5 24 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.97%) SLA
7 17 (0.72%) ISO 9002
8 12 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 10 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.38%) California Consumer Privacy Act
10 9 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.38%) IFRS
10 9 (0.38%) IFRS 9
11 8 (0.34%) PMO
12 6 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
12 6 (0.25%) IEC 61131
13 5 (0.21%) NIST
14 3 (0.13%) Good Clinical Practice
14 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (1.56%) Firmware
2 33 (1.39%) Docker
3 27 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.30%) Embedded Firmware
5 7 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.13%) IAG
7 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.084%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.042%) KVM
8 1 (0.042%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.01%) Terraform
3 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.084%) Ansible
4 2 (0.084%) Kubeflow
5 1 (0.042%) Grafana
5 1 (0.042%) Kibana
5 1 (0.042%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 303 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 212 (8.94%) Databricks
3 52 (2.19%) Google
4 22 (0.93%) Oracle
4 22 (0.93%) SAP
5 21 (0.89%) Apple
6 15 (0.63%) OpenAI
7 12 (0.51%) CA
8 9 (0.38%) IFS
9 8 (0.34%) ServiceNow
9 8 (0.34%) Xilinx
10 7 (0.30%) ANSYS
10 7 (0.30%) Cadence
10 7 (0.30%) NEC
10 7 (0.30%) Siemens
10 7 (0.30%) VMware
11 6 (0.25%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.25%) Cisco
11 6 (0.25%) Sage
11 6 (0.25%) Ubiquiti