Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 126 111
Rank change year-on-year -21 -15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 1,754 4,015 5,165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.27% 2.73% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.97% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 3,224 4,099
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% - +5.13%

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 71,160 135,381 163,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.16% 92.22% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56,771 106,578 130,934
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £28,906
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 -25 1,663 £54,500 +9.00% 298
UK excluding London -37 888 £42,500 +3.66% 212
London -8 835 £70,000 +7.69% 103
South East -9 416 £40,000 -2.44% 50
South West -8 118 £42,500 - 27
North of England -10 103 £40,000 -4.76% 42
Midlands +2 99 £37,500 +31.58% 30
Work from Home -7 90 £45,000 -18.18% 36
East of England -34 89 £50,000 -5.66% 46
West Midlands -13 79 £42,500 +49.12% 19
North West -26 47 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Scotland -33 40 £50,000 +11.11% 13
North East +37 29 £37,000 -17.78% 4
Yorkshire +57 27 £50,000 +66.67% 14
East Midlands +54 20 £27,500 -27.63% 11
Northern Ireland +36 15 £40,000 +25.00%
Wales +11 8 £42,500 +33.86% 4

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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.

1 921 (52.51%) Degree
2 828 (47.21%) Computer Science
3 713 (40.65%) Python
4 524 (29.87%) SQL
5 522 (29.76%) Software Engineering
6 487 (27.77%) Finance
7 441 (25.14%) C#
8 419 (23.89%) Physics
9 405 (23.09%) C++
10 386 (22.01%) Analytics
11 382 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
12 374 (21.32%) Java
13 329 (18.76%) Algorithms
14 327 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
15 311 (17.73%) .NET
16 310 (17.67%) Computer Science Degree
17 306 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
18 302 (17.22%) JavaScript
19 297 (16.93%) Data Science
20 273 (15.56%) Statistics
21 271 (15.45%) Machine Learning
22 246 (14.03%) R
23 229 (13.06%) OO
24 223 (12.71%) Azure
25 216 (12.31%) SQL Server
26 213 (12.14%) AWS
27 189 (10.78%) Git (software)
28 187 (10.66%) PhD
29 184 (10.49%) Big Data
30 182 (10.38%) Artificial Intelligence

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 94 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 31 (1.77%) CMS
3 29 (1.65%) SAS
4 18 (1.03%) Jupyter
5 17 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.80%) Apache
6 14 (0.80%) Confluence
7 11 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.23%) IIS
10 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.11%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.11%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.11%) Drupal
11 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.057%) SharePoint
Applications
1 81 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.08%) Acrobat
5 18 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
5 18 (1.03%) FrameMaker
6 15 (0.86%) SPSS
7 11 (0.63%) Simulink
8 7 (0.40%) 3ds Max
8 7 (0.40%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.11%) EViews
11 2 (0.11%) Gephi
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.057%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.057%) MODO
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
1 5 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.23%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.11%) Endur
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.057%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.057%) Primavera
4 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 223 (12.71%) Azure
2 213 (12.14%) AWS
3 97 (5.53%) Power Platform
4 71 (4.05%) GCP
5 48 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (2.22%) SaaS
7 31 (1.77%) PaaS
8 20 (1.14%) GitHub
9 19 (1.08%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.97%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.80%) Office 365
13 11 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.57%) Serverless
15 9 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
16 8 (0.46%) Slack
17 7 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.25%) Firewall
2 18 (1.03%) H.323
2 18 (1.03%) Wireless
3 17 (0.97%) Skype
4 12 (0.68%) DNS
4 12 (0.68%) Internet
5 11 (0.63%) Network Security
6 8 (0.46%) 3G
6 8 (0.46%) 4G
6 8 (0.46%) DHCP
7 7 (0.40%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.40%) MPLS
7 7 (0.40%) SSL
7 7 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.34%) HTTP
8 6 (0.34%) LAN
8 6 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 184 (10.49%) Big Data
3 110 (6.27%) Relational Database
4 97 (5.53%) Power BI
5 93 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 88 (5.02%) Hadoop
7 78 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 76 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 74 (4.22%) Data Mining
9 74 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (3.36%) MySQL
13 52 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.77%) Data Lake
15 28 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 25 (1.43%) Flink
17 25 (1.43%) RDBMS
18 24 (1.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 189 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 48 (2.74%) JIRA
3 36 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 30 (1.71%) Subversion
5 29 (1.65%) Selenium
6 28 (1.60%) Eclipse
7 22 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 21 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 21 (1.20%) GitLab
9 15 (0.86%) ERwin
9 15 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
10 14 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.63%) JUnit
12 10 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.57%) CMake
12 10 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (0.46%) Artifactory
14 8 (0.46%) Mocha
14 8 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 487 (27.77%) Finance
2 113 (6.44%) Front Office
3 88 (5.02%) Banking
4 76 (4.33%) Marketing
5 61 (3.48%) Games
6 41 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 37 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 36 (2.05%) Military
9 33 (1.88%) Electronics
9 33 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.65%) Law
11 27 (1.54%) Automotive
11 27 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.48%) Retail
13 23 (1.31%) Legal
14 19 (1.08%) Telecoms
15 16 (0.91%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.86%) Advertising
16 15 (0.86%) Back Office
16 15 (0.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 604 (34.44%) Developer
2 282 (16.08%) Software Engineer
3 247 (14.08%) Analyst
4 202 (11.52%) Graduate
5 140 (7.98%) Python Developer
6 135 (7.70%) Data Scientist
7 131 (7.47%) Junior
8 111 (6.33%) Senior Developer
9 108 (6.16%) Java Developer
10 106 (6.04%) Software Developer
11 102 (5.82%) C# Developer
12 92 (5.25%) Graduate Developer
13 82 (4.68%) Junior Developer
14 76 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
15 72 (4.10%) C++ Developer
16 65 (3.71%) Data Analyst
17 60 (3.42%) Quantitative Developer
18 55 (3.14%) Data Engineer
19 52 (2.96%) Senior Data Scientist
20 51 (2.91%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (17.73%) .NET
2 135 (7.70%) HTML
3 129 (7.35%) AngularJS
4 123 (7.01%) CSS
5 91 (5.19%) React
6 69 (3.93%) .NET Core
6 69 (3.93%) Kafka
7 66 (3.76%) Natural Language Processing
8 62 (3.53%) Web Services
9 57 (3.25%) ASP.NET
10 53 (3.02%) Node.js
10 53 (3.02%) XML
11 49 (2.79%) Spring
12 47 (2.68%) Pandas
13 45 (2.57%) REST
14 44 (2.51%) RESTful
15 42 (2.39%) Django
15 42 (2.39%) JSON
16 40 (2.28%) TensorFlow
17 38 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 329 (18.76%) Algorithms
2 306 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (7.75%) Derivative
4 117 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 93 (5.30%) User Experience
6 85 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
7 78 (4.45%) Data Structures
8 70 (3.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (3.88%) Management Information System
10 60 (3.42%) Equities
11 58 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
12 48 (2.74%) Mobile App
13 40 (2.28%) Fixed Income
14 33 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 33 (1.88%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
16 26 (1.48%) Virtual Team
17 24 (1.37%) Swaptions
18 22 (1.25%) Reinsurance
19 20 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 173 (9.86%) Linux
2 149 (8.49%) Windows
3 58 (3.31%) Android
4 54 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.00%) Unix
6 15 (0.86%) CentOS
7 8 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.34%) Debian
8 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.29%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.057%) Robot Operating System
13 1 (0.057%) Solaris
13 1 (0.057%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (47.21%) Computer Science
2 522 (29.76%) Software Engineering
3 419 (23.89%) Physics
4 386 (22.01%) Analytics
5 382 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
6 327 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
7 297 (16.93%) Data Science
8 273 (15.56%) Statistics
9 271 (15.45%) Machine Learning
10 229 (13.06%) OO
11 182 (10.38%) Artificial Intelligence
12 143 (8.15%) Data Analysis
13 140 (7.98%) Fintech
14 139 (7.92%) Visualisation
15 138 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
16 128 (7.30%) OOP
17 127 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
18 126 (7.18%) Test Automation
19 122 (6.96%) SDLC
20 114 (6.50%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 713 (40.65%) Python
2 524 (29.87%) SQL
3 441 (25.14%) C#
4 405 (23.09%) C++
5 374 (21.32%) Java
6 302 (17.22%) JavaScript
7 246 (14.03%) R
8 180 (10.26%) C
9 111 (6.33%) MATLAB
10 71 (4.05%) Scala
11 53 (3.02%) TypeScript
12 52 (2.96%) T-SQL
13 47 (2.68%) VB.NET
14 44 (2.51%) PHP
15 33 (1.88%) PowerShell
16 28 (1.60%) VBA
17 24 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 22 (1.25%) Java 8
19 21 (1.20%) Go
20 17 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 921 (52.51%) Degree
2 310 (17.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 187 (10.66%) PhD
4 146 (8.32%) Numerate Degree
5 91 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 59 (3.36%) SC Cleared
7 51 (2.91%) Master's Degree
8 33 (1.88%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.97%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.80%) HND
10 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.63%) Postgraduate
12 9 (0.51%) HNC
13 8 (0.46%) MCSE
14 7 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
14 7 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.40%) CISSP
15 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.29%) SSCP
17 4 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.62%) QA
2 48 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.03%) GDPR
4 16 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.57%) SLA
6 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.29%) EMIR
7 5 (0.29%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 26262
7 5 (0.29%) MiFID
8 4 (0.23%) HAZOP
8 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.23%) UCITS
9 3 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.11%) Basel II
10 2 (0.11%) Basel III
10 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.11%) DO-254
10 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 143 (8.15%) Docker
2 21 (1.20%) Firmware
3 16 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.057%) HDFS
9 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 71 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 23 (1.31%) Ansible
3 15 (0.86%) Puppet
3 15 (0.86%) Terraform
4 6 (0.34%) Istio
5 5 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.17%) IBM Guardium
7 3 (0.17%) Nessus
7 3 (0.17%) Oozie
7 3 (0.17%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.11%) Kibana
8 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.057%) Control-M
9 1 (0.057%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.057%) logstash
9 1 (0.057%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 164 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 78 (4.45%) Tableau
3 70 (3.99%) Google
4 58 (3.31%) Oracle
5 22 (1.25%) Adobe
6 19 (1.08%) Hortonworks
7 18 (1.03%) SAP
7 18 (1.03%) VMware
8 12 (0.68%) Alteryx
8 12 (0.68%) Databricks
8 12 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.51%) IBM
10 8 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.46%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (0.46%) Cisco
10 8 (0.46%) Perforce
11 7 (0.40%) Autodesk
11 7 (0.40%) Splunk
12 6 (0.34%) Facebook
12 6 (0.34%) Red Hat