Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 125 107
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4632 4950 5980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.66% 2.61% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.92% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3850 4248 4996
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,016 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,591 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.91% - -2.60%

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 156751 169256 193744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.24% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 123378 140808 159309
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +6.25%

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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 -5 4409 £48,500 +7.78% 278
UK excluding London +23 2711 £38,591 +2.91% 173
London -36 1869 £60,000 - 112
East of England +30 866 £42,500 +6.25% 66
South East 0 768 £42,500 +13.33% 47
North of England -18 326 £40,000 - 29
South West +39 319 £28,591 -27.62% 18
Midlands -23 272 £32,500 -13.33% 6
North West -1 198 £42,500 +13.33% 21
West Midlands -8 170 £31,000 -11.43% 4
Scotland +24 137 £40,000 -3.03% 5
East Midlands -21 107 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire -24 107 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Wales -1 37 £37,500 +33.93% 2
North East +4 21 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Northern Ireland -24 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2712 (58.55%) Degree
2 2453 (52.96%) Computer Science
3 1488 (32.12%) SQL
4 1446 (31.22%) Python
5 1356 (29.27%) Finance
6 1322 (28.54%) Physics
7 1258 (27.16%) C++
8 1245 (26.88%) Java
9 1190 (25.69%) C#
10 1107 (23.90%) Software Engineering
11 1051 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
12 920 (19.86%) Analytics
13 899 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
14 773 (16.69%) JavaScript
15 767 (16.56%) Algorithms
16 762 (16.45%) Linux
17 758 (16.36%) Machine Learning
18 714 (15.41%) .NET
19 673 (14.53%) Statistics
20 668 (14.42%) PhD
21 634 (13.69%) Computer Science Degree
22 614 (13.26%) Microsoft
23 605 (13.06%) SQL Server
24 574 (12.39%) OO
25 549 (11.85%) Numerate Degree
26 544 (11.74%) C
27 532 (11.49%) R
28 518 (11.18%) HTML
29 506 (10.92%) Windows
30 449 (9.69%) MATLAB

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
1 212 (4.58%) SAS
2 199 (4.30%) Apache Spark
3 60 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 52 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (1.08%) Apache
6 38 (0.82%) CMS
7 30 (0.65%) Ethereum
7 30 (0.65%) Hyperledger
8 29 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 28 (0.60%) Apache Pig
9 28 (0.60%) Umbraco
10 27 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 27 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 25 (0.54%) IIS
12 22 (0.47%) eris
13 21 (0.45%) JBoss
14 19 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.28%) Moodle
16 11 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 421 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 70 (1.51%) SPSS
5 41 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.45%) Simulink
8 20 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
9 17 (0.37%) S-PLUS
10 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
11 10 (0.22%) Stata
12 9 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
13 7 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
13 7 (0.15%) GNU Octave
14 6 (0.13%) Maple
14 6 (0.13%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.11%) GIMP
15 5 (0.11%) Inkscape
16 4 (0.086%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 20 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (0.24%) Endur
4 9 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 9 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 6 (0.13%) Actimize
7 5 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.11%) SAP MDG
8 4 (0.086%) HFM
8 4 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.065%) Eikon
9 3 (0.065%) FastStats
9 3 (0.065%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.043%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.043%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.043%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.043%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.043%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 238 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (1.94%) SaaS
4 62 (1.34%) GitHub
5 58 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 46 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 42 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
8 41 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
9 33 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.47%) npm
11 19 (0.41%) AdWords
12 18 (0.39%) Office 365
13 13 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.24%) CloudBees
15 9 (0.19%) PaaS
16 7 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
17 5 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 5 (0.11%) Datadog
17 5 (0.11%) Mimecast
17 5 (0.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 88 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 75 (1.62%) Wireless
3 61 (1.32%) Firewall
4 34 (0.73%) Internet
5 33 (0.71%) SAN
5 33 (0.71%) WAN
6 30 (0.65%) LAN
7 29 (0.63%) DNS
8 27 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 26 (0.56%) DHCP
10 23 (0.50%) HTTP
10 23 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (0.45%) WLAN
12 19 (0.41%) BGP
13 18 (0.39%) MPLS
14 17 (0.37%) OSPF
15 16 (0.35%) VoIP
16 15 (0.32%) IPv6
17 14 (0.30%) SSL
17 14 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 605 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 441 (9.52%) Big Data
3 358 (7.73%) NoSQL
4 252 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 223 (4.81%) Hadoop
6 175 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
7 161 (3.48%) MongoDB
8 152 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 147 (3.17%) Data Mining
10 142 (3.07%) MySQL
11 136 (2.94%) Power BI
12 128 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 122 (2.63%) RDBMS
14 104 (2.25%) QlikView
15 98 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
16 83 (1.79%) Apache Hive
17 71 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 57 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
18 57 (1.23%) Redis
19 56 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 317 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 187 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 144 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 107 (2.31%) Selenium
5 103 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 78 (1.68%) JUnit
6 78 (1.68%) Subversion
7 70 (1.51%) JIRA
8 65 (1.40%) NUnit
9 52 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 45 (0.97%) Maven
10 45 (0.97%) TeamCity
11 41 (0.89%) HP UFT
12 35 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 33 (0.71%) RStudio
14 24 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (0.52%) WebDriver
15 22 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
16 21 (0.45%) gulp
17 20 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 1356 (29.27%) Finance
2 332 (7.17%) Banking
3 264 (5.70%) Marketing
4 198 (4.27%) Electronics
5 194 (4.19%) Front Office
6 188 (4.06%) Games
7 147 (3.17%) Retail
8 140 (3.02%) Investment Banking
9 124 (2.68%) Telecoms
10 86 (1.86%) Automotive
11 71 (1.53%) Legal
12 59 (1.27%) Retail Banking
13 54 (1.17%) Publishing
14 48 (1.04%) Manufacturing
15 47 (1.01%) Advertising
16 35 (0.76%) Aerospace
17 29 (0.63%) Financial Institution
18 25 (0.54%) Back Office
19 21 (0.45%) Military
19 21 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1680 (36.27%) Developer
2 822 (17.75%) Analyst
3 678 (14.64%) Software Engineer
4 637 (13.75%) Graduate
5 450 (9.72%) Software Developer
6 349 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 342 (7.38%) Data Scientist
8 302 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
9 291 (6.28%) Junior
10 284 (6.13%) Java Developer
11 277 (5.98%) C++ Developer
12 270 (5.83%) Graduate Developer
13 268 (5.79%) Senior Developer
14 258 (5.57%) .NET Developer
15 211 (4.56%) Data Analyst
16 170 (3.67%) C++ Software Developer
17 169 (3.65%) Consultant
18 165 (3.56%) Junior Developer
19 162 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
20 154 (3.32%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (15.41%) .NET
2 518 (11.18%) HTML
3 402 (8.68%) CSS
4 318 (6.87%) AngularJS
5 262 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 230 (4.97%) Web Services
7 195 (4.21%) XML
8 175 (3.78%) Node.js
8 175 (3.78%) RESTful
9 169 (3.65%) HTML5
10 138 (2.98%) REST
11 133 (2.87%) React
12 115 (2.48%) Spring
13 113 (2.44%) .NET Framework
14 110 (2.37%) jQuery
15 104 (2.25%) OpenGL
16 100 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 96 (2.07%) Qt
18 95 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
19 94 (2.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2453 (52.96%) Computer Science
2 899 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
3 767 (16.56%) Algorithms
4 164 (3.54%) Fintech
5 161 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
6 145 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 142 (3.07%) Hedge funds
8 114 (2.46%) Data Structures
9 109 (2.35%) User Experience
10 101 (2.18%) Derivative
11 94 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 80 (1.73%) Equities
13 71 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 62 (1.34%) Client/Server
15 61 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
16 60 (1.30%) Fixed Income
17 52 (1.12%) Robotics
18 47 (1.01%) Data Centre
18 47 (1.01%) Market Risk
19 46 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 762 (16.45%) Linux
2 506 (10.92%) Windows
3 231 (4.99%) Unix
4 108 (2.33%) Android
5 84 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 41 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 36 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
8 33 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.43%) CoreOS
12 19 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.30%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.26%) CentOS
16 10 (0.22%) Debian
17 6 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1322 (28.54%) Physics
2 1107 (23.90%) Software Engineering
3 1051 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
4 920 (19.86%) Analytics
5 758 (16.36%) Machine Learning
6 673 (14.53%) Statistics
7 574 (12.39%) OO
8 431 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 396 (8.55%) Scrum
10 336 (7.25%) Data Analysis
11 318 (6.87%) Visualisation
12 307 (6.63%) SDLC
13 305 (6.58%) MVC
14 303 (6.54%) Test Automation
15 274 (5.92%) Unit Testing
16 260 (5.61%) TDD
17 250 (5.40%) Data Analytics
18 239 (5.16%) Web Development
19 235 (5.07%) Mentoring
20 221 (4.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1488 (32.12%) SQL
2 1446 (31.22%) Python
3 1258 (27.16%) C++
4 1245 (26.88%) Java
5 1190 (25.69%) C#
6 773 (16.69%) JavaScript
7 544 (11.74%) C
8 532 (11.49%) R
9 449 (9.69%) MATLAB
10 218 (4.71%) Scala
11 172 (3.71%) VBA
12 145 (3.13%) PHP
13 142 (3.07%) Perl
14 141 (3.04%) T-SQL
15 78 (1.68%) Ruby
16 76 (1.64%) F#
17 73 (1.58%) Julia
17 73 (1.58%) VB
18 72 (1.55%) VB.NET
19 71 (1.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2712 (58.55%) Degree
2 668 (14.42%) PhD
3 634 (13.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 549 (11.85%) Numerate Degree
5 141 (3.04%) Security Cleared
6 126 (2.72%) Master's Degree
7 68 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 47 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (0.82%) ISEB
10 37 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (0.76%) ISTQB
12 29 (0.63%) Postgraduate
13 25 (0.54%) CISSP
14 23 (0.50%) CCNA
15 20 (0.43%) CCNP
16 17 (0.37%) CISM
17 16 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
17 16 (0.35%) MCSE
18 14 (0.30%) APMP
18 14 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (4.97%) QA
2 90 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 46 (0.99%) SLA
4 33 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.37%) PMO
6 15 (0.32%) MiFID
7 14 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.22%) WCAG
10 9 (0.19%) EMIR
11 8 (0.17%) GCP
12 7 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.13%) Basel III
13 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.11%) FATCA
15 4 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 3 (0.065%) DO-178B
16 3 (0.065%) ECSS
System Software
1 118 (2.55%) Docker
2 54 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.97%) Firmware
5 18 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 18 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.24%) HDFS
7 10 (0.22%) Ceph
8 5 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.086%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.065%) XenApp
11 2 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.043%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.022%) ACF2
12 1 (0.022%) KVM
12 1 (0.022%) RACF
12 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.022%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (1.04%) Ansible
1 48 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 40 (0.86%) Puppet
3 31 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.54%) Graphite
4 25 (0.54%) Nagios
5 22 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.30%) Consul
7 13 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 12 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
9 11 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
9 11 (0.24%) SCCM
10 10 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (0.22%) Grafana
11 9 (0.19%) Salt
12 6 (0.13%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 614 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 274 (5.92%) Oracle
3 213 (4.60%) Tableau
4 140 (3.02%) Google
5 67 (1.45%) VMware
6 65 (1.40%) SAP
7 55 (1.19%) Cisco
7 55 (1.19%) IBM
8 52 (1.12%) Adobe
9 32 (0.69%) HP
10 31 (0.67%) Bloomberg
11 27 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 27 (0.58%) Sybase
12 25 (0.54%) Perforce
13 24 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (0.50%) Citrix
15 21 (0.45%) CA
15 21 (0.45%) NetApp
16 20 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
16 20 (0.43%) Omniture