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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 130 141 154
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 -34
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 4,753 2,162 2,236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.96% 2.41% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.58% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,670 1,264 1,786
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,086 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +7.14%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,813 £73,844
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.21% +11.76% +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 152,201 83,787 89,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.93% 93.43% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 81,564 62,737 71,994
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

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 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the UK

Mathematics
Top 17 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 May 2022. 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 +21 4,055 £60,000 +14.29% 502
London +23 2,149 £75,000 +15.38% 159
UK excluding London +13 1,942 £45,500 -4.21% 353
Work from Home -4 1,577 £60,000 +20.00% 137
South East -6 563 £50,845 +1.69% 68
North of England +8 432 £40,155 -19.69% 99
East of England +8 417 £42,500 +21.43% 69
Midlands +7 237 £50,000 +11.11% 68
Yorkshire +8 191 £45,000 -18.18% 32
South West -23 185 £50,000 +5.26% 36
West Midlands +2 162 £43,250 -3.89% 35
North West -45 147 £54,076 +44.20% 50
Scotland -34 103 £58,750 +30.56% 8
North East +48 94 £40,000 -11.11% 17
East Midlands +7 74 £55,000 +69.23% 33
Wales -27 21 £35,000 -25.53% 5
Northern Ireland -19 6 £35,500 -16.47% 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 2,915 (61.33%) Degree
2 2,498 (52.56%) Computer Science
3 1,938 (40.77%) Python
4 1,598 (33.62%) Social Skills
5 1,416 (29.79%) SQL
6 1,414 (29.75%) Agile
7 1,369 (28.80%) Analytics
8 1,202 (25.29%) Statistics
9 1,183 (24.89%) Data Science
10 1,180 (24.83%) Software Engineering
11 1,146 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
12 1,115 (23.46%) Machine Learning
13 1,094 (23.02%) Finance
14 1,044 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
15 843 (17.74%) Physics
16 833 (17.53%) Java
17 801 (16.85%) AWS
18 783 (16.47%) Algorithms
19 762 (16.03%) C++
20 693 (14.58%) C#
21 692 (14.56%) Azure
22 646 (13.59%) Artificial Intelligence
23 620 (13.04%) PhD
24 617 (12.98%) JavaScript
25 600 (12.62%) Computer Science Degree
26 592 (12.46%) R
27 590 (12.41%) Mentoring
28 585 (12.31%) React
29 567 (11.93%) C
30 561 (11.80%) Visualisation

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
1 418 (8.79%) SAS
2 247 (5.20%) Apache Spark
3 90 (1.89%) Apache
4 84 (1.77%) Confluence
5 77 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
6 45 (0.95%) nginx
7 35 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 31 (0.65%) SharePoint
9 29 (0.61%) Jupyter
10 24 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.32%) CMS
12 13 (0.27%) Ethereum
13 9 (0.19%) OpenZeppelin
13 9 (0.19%) SAP EP
14 7 (0.15%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.15%) R Markdown
15 6 (0.13%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.13%) GeoServer
15 6 (0.13%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.11%) Jetty
Applications
1 259 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.01%) SPSS
5 29 (0.61%) Simulink
6 26 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.50%) Stata
8 10 (0.21%) Revit
8 10 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
9 9 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.13%) Abaqus
11 6 (0.13%) Stateflow
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 5 (0.11%) Campfire
13 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.084%) InDesign
14 3 (0.063%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.063%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.042%) Maya
Business Applications
1 46 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 18 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 9 (0.19%) ReMetrica
7 9 (0.19%) SAP APO
7 9 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.17%) Shopify
9 6 (0.13%) SAP MDG
9 6 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.084%) Elite 3E
10 4 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.084%) Sprinklr
11 2 (0.042%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.042%) Primavera
11 2 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.042%) Unit4 Business World
12 1 (0.021%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 801 (16.85%) AWS
2 692 (14.56%) Azure
3 407 (8.56%) Power Platform
4 387 (8.14%) GCP
5 256 (5.39%) GitHub
6 179 (3.77%) Serverless
7 176 (3.70%) SaaS
8 159 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
9 100 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
10 94 (1.98%) OpenShift
11 93 (1.96%) GitHub Actions
12 86 (1.81%) Amazon S3
13 81 (1.70%) Azure Machine Learning
14 75 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
15 67 (1.41%) Snowflake
16 53 (1.12%) Google Analytics
17 51 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
18 49 (1.03%) CloudFront
19 48 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
20 47 (0.99%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 87 (1.83%) Internet
2 61 (1.28%) Wireless
3 59 (1.24%) LAN
4 54 (1.14%) WAN
5 45 (0.95%) DNS
6 42 (0.88%) Firewall
7 36 (0.76%) DHCP
8 30 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 29 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
10 26 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 26 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (0.53%) SAN
12 22 (0.46%) BGP
12 22 (0.46%) IPsec
12 22 (0.46%) OSPF
13 20 (0.42%) Unified Communications
14 19 (0.40%) Broadband
15 18 (0.38%) HTTP
15 18 (0.38%) Network Security
15 18 (0.38%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (7.99%) Big Data
2 346 (7.28%) Power BI
3 303 (6.37%) SQL Server
4 264 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
5 245 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 244 (5.13%) Tableau
7 215 (4.52%) Data Mining
8 153 (3.22%) NoSQL
8 153 (3.22%) Relational Database
9 129 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 127 (2.67%) BigQuery
11 104 (2.19%) Redis
12 101 (2.12%) GIS
13 100 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 96 (2.02%) Data Lake
15 92 (1.94%) MySQL
16 81 (1.70%) MongoDB
17 75 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 70 (1.47%) Spotfire
19 56 (1.18%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 402 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 248 (5.22%) Jenkins
3 177 (3.72%) JIRA
4 148 (3.11%) webpack
5 95 (2.00%) GitLab
6 77 (1.62%) Maven
7 75 (1.58%) Cypress.io
8 74 (1.56%) Selenium
9 62 (1.30%) JUnit
10 51 (1.07%) Mockito
11 48 (1.01%) Visual Studio
12 33 (0.69%) rollup.js
13 32 (0.67%) git-flow
14 31 (0.65%) CircleCI
14 31 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 30 (0.63%) Grunt
15 30 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
16 29 (0.61%) Arquillian
16 29 (0.61%) RStudio
17 27 (0.57%) Mocha
General
1 1,598 (33.62%) Social Skills
2 1,094 (23.02%) Finance
3 1,044 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
4 371 (7.81%) Marketing
5 322 (6.77%) Games
6 317 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 294 (6.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 266 (5.60%) Banking
9 243 (5.11%) Retail
10 209 (4.40%) Public Sector
11 184 (3.87%) Presentation Skills
12 154 (3.24%) Electronics
13 143 (3.01%) Manufacturing
14 117 (2.46%) Law
15 110 (2.31%) Military
16 109 (2.29%) Legal
17 94 (1.98%) Advertising
18 82 (1.73%) Automotive
19 78 (1.64%) Telecoms
20 72 (1.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 840 (17.67%) Developer
2 718 (15.11%) Analyst
3 622 (13.09%) Software Engineer
4 407 (8.56%) Data Scientist
5 355 (7.47%) Architect
6 305 (6.42%) Programmer
7 270 (5.68%) Graduate
8 247 (5.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 246 (5.18%) Data Analyst
10 237 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 220 (4.63%) Data Engineer
12 200 (4.21%) Software Developer
13 186 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
14 177 (3.72%) Statistical Programmer
15 176 (3.70%) Senior Data Scientist
16 149 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
17 128 (2.69%) Consultant
18 121 (2.55%) Senior Programmer
19 115 (2.42%) Java Developer
20 93 (1.96%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (12.31%) React
2 401 (8.44%) .NET
3 342 (7.20%) HTML
4 321 (6.75%) CSS
5 309 (6.50%) Node.js
6 288 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 234 (4.92%) REST
8 201 (4.23%) Spring
9 194 (4.08%) scikit-learn
10 193 (4.06%) RESTful
11 188 (3.96%) TensorFlow
12 172 (3.62%) Spring Boot
13 164 (3.45%) Pandas
14 138 (2.90%) XML
15 129 (2.71%) Kafka
16 128 (2.69%) NumPy
17 123 (2.59%) .NET Framework
18 120 (2.52%) GraphQL
19 113 (2.38%) Web Services
20 111 (2.34%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 783 (16.47%) Algorithms
2 325 (6.84%) User Experience
3 219 (4.61%) Virtual Team
4 189 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 183 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 180 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
7 143 (3.01%) Cloud Native
8 141 (2.97%) IoT
9 122 (2.57%) Equities
10 119 (2.50%) Life Science
11 118 (2.48%) Renewable Energy
12 114 (2.40%) Smartphone
13 99 (2.08%) Video\Live Streaming
14 85 (1.79%) Derivative
14 85 (1.79%) Sports Betting
15 84 (1.77%) Biotechnology
16 82 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 78 (1.64%) Fixed Income
18 77 (1.62%) Public Cloud
19 72 (1.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 544 (11.45%) Linux
2 284 (5.98%) Windows
3 176 (3.70%) Unix
4 109 (2.29%) Android
5 59 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 58 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 26 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 24 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.44%) AIX
11 14 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.27%) CentOS
13 12 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.23%) Solaris
15 10 (0.21%) ThreadX
15 10 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.17%) Kali Linux
17 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,498 (52.56%) Computer Science
2 1,414 (29.75%) Agile
3 1,369 (28.80%) Analytics
4 1,202 (25.29%) Statistics
5 1,183 (24.89%) Data Science
6 1,180 (24.83%) Software Engineering
7 1,146 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
8 1,115 (23.46%) Machine Learning
9 843 (17.74%) Physics
10 646 (13.59%) Artificial Intelligence
11 590 (12.41%) Mentoring
12 561 (11.80%) Visualisation
13 552 (11.61%) Decision-Making
14 522 (10.98%) Data Analysis
15 503 (10.58%) DevOps
16 485 (10.20%) Data Modelling
17 433 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
18 432 (9.09%) Data Analytics
19 427 (8.98%) Microservices
20 425 (8.94%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 1,938 (40.77%) Python
2 1,416 (29.79%) SQL
3 833 (17.53%) Java
4 762 (16.03%) C++
5 693 (14.58%) C#
6 617 (12.98%) JavaScript
7 592 (12.46%) R
8 567 (11.93%) C
9 325 (6.84%) TypeScript
10 216 (4.54%) MATLAB
11 134 (2.82%) Scala
12 115 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 98 (2.06%) PowerShell
14 91 (1.91%) Perl
15 84 (1.77%) VBA
16 66 (1.39%) Go
17 57 (1.20%) Rust
17 57 (1.20%) T-SQL
18 51 (1.07%) Ruby
19 49 (1.03%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2,915 (61.33%) Degree
2 620 (13.04%) PhD
3 600 (12.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 471 (9.91%) Numerate Degree
5 317 (6.67%) Master's Degree
6 246 (5.18%) Security Cleared
7 187 (3.93%) SC Cleared
8 87 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 66 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
10 41 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 34 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
13 30 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 29 (0.61%) ISEB
15 27 (0.57%) AWS Certification
16 26 (0.55%) CCNA
17 21 (0.44%) DBS Check
18 20 (0.42%) CISA
19 19 (0.40%) PMI Certification
20 18 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (5.24%) QA
2 202 (4.25%) CDISC
3 148 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 79 (1.66%) SLA
5 66 (1.39%) Good Clinical Practice
6 59 (1.24%) GDPR
7 40 (0.84%) IFRS
8 22 (0.46%) IFRS 9
9 21 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (0.38%) IFRS 17
11 15 (0.32%) EMIR
11 15 (0.32%) MiFID
12 14 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
14 11 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 11 (0.23%) Accessibility
14 11 (0.23%) HIPAA
15 10 (0.21%) GxP
15 10 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 10 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 484 (10.18%) Docker
2 68 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 56 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.74%) Firmware
6 31 (0.65%) vSphere
7 21 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 20 (0.42%) XenApp
9 18 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.17%) LXC
14 5 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 2 (0.042%) etcd
15 2 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.021%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 435 (9.15%) Kubernetes
2 171 (3.60%) Ansible
3 149 (3.13%) Terraform
4 40 (0.84%) Grafana
5 25 (0.53%) NetBackup
6 24 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
7 21 (0.44%) Prometheus
8 16 (0.34%) Kubeflow
8 16 (0.34%) Puppet
9 14 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
9 14 (0.29%) SCCM
9 14 (0.29%) WSUS
10 12 (0.25%) vCenter Server
11 11 (0.23%) Oracle ZFS
11 11 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 10 (0.21%) SCSM
13 9 (0.19%) Graphite
13 9 (0.19%) Graylog
Vendors
1 545 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 367 (7.72%) Google
3 178 (3.75%) Oracle
4 102 (2.15%) SAP
5 98 (2.06%) Databricks
6 75 (1.58%) VMware
7 74 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 63 (1.33%) Facebook
8 63 (1.33%) MuleSoft
9 57 (1.20%) Alteryx
10 49 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 45 (0.95%) Apple
11 45 (0.95%) SolarWinds
12 42 (0.88%) Bloomberg
13 39 (0.82%) Adobe
14 36 (0.76%) YouTube
15 35 (0.74%) ANSYS
16 34 (0.72%) Xamarin
17 33 (0.69%) Dataiku
18 31 (0.65%) Splunk