Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 119 107
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 5000 4975 5988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.80% 2.64% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.95% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4146 4210 4959
UK median annual salary £49,875 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.83% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +4 4761 £50,000 +11.11% 262
UK excluding London +34 2882 £40,000 +6.67% 163
London -24 2064 £60,000 - 111
East of England +31 967 £45,000 +20.00% 68
South East +9 838 £42,500 +13.33% 33
North of England -42 312 £40,000 - 18
South West +20 306 £28,591 -32.73% 15
Midlands +3 276 £32,500 -7.14% 17
North West -15 190 £42,750 +14.00% 11
West Midlands +6 174 £30,000 - 10
Scotland +46 147 £40,000 -5.88% 8
East Midlands -13 102 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Yorkshire -16 102 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Wales +4 40 £29,750 +6.25% 1
North East -11 20 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Northern Ireland -24 2 £34,000 -9.33% 3

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2917 (58.34%) Degree
2 2723 (54.46%) Computer Science
3 1624 (32.48%) SQL
4 1622 (32.44%) Python
5 1437 (28.74%) Finance
6 1423 (28.46%) Physics
7 1372 (27.44%) C++
8 1310 (26.20%) Java
9 1280 (25.60%) C#
10 1213 (24.26%) Software Engineering
11 1153 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
12 968 (19.36%) Analytics
13 948 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
14 852 (17.04%) Algorithms
15 841 (16.82%) JavaScript
16 816 (16.32%) Machine Learning
17 799 (15.98%) Linux
18 780 (15.60%) .NET
19 736 (14.72%) Statistics
20 721 (14.42%) Computer Science Degree
21 691 (13.82%) PhD
22 652 (13.04%) Microsoft
23 639 (12.78%) SQL Server
24 622 (12.44%) C
25 601 (12.02%) OO
26 584 (11.68%) R
27 558 (11.16%) Numerate Degree
28 542 (10.84%) HTML
29 507 (10.14%) Windows
30 485 (9.70%) Big Data

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
1 254 (5.08%) SAS
2 218 (4.36%) Apache Spark
3 66 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 65 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (0.92%) Apache
6 37 (0.74%) CMS
7 33 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 31 (0.62%) Apache Pig
8 31 (0.62%) Ethereum
9 30 (0.60%) Hyperledger
10 29 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 26 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 22 (0.44%) eris
12 22 (0.44%) JBoss
13 21 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (0.40%) IIS
14 20 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.30%) Skype for Business
16 14 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 406 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 134 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (1.54%) SPSS
5 38 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 37 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 21 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (0.42%) Simulink
8 16 (0.32%) S-PLUS
9 14 (0.28%) Mathematica
10 9 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
10 9 (0.18%) Stata
11 8 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.14%) Autodesk Inventor
12 7 (0.14%) GNU Octave
13 4 (0.080%) GIMP
13 4 (0.080%) Inkscape
13 4 (0.080%) Revit
13 4 (0.080%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 17 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.14%) Sage CRM
5 6 (0.12%) Actimize
5 6 (0.12%) Eikon
6 5 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.10%) SAP MDG
6 5 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.080%) HFM
7 4 (0.080%) ReMetrica
7 4 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.040%) FastStats
8 2 (0.040%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle AML
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle Utilities
8 2 (0.040%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 278 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (1.92%) SaaS
4 67 (1.34%) Google Analytics
5 65 (1.30%) GitHub
6 53 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 48 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
8 43 (0.86%) Azure Machine Learning
9 34 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.48%) AdWords
11 21 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.38%) npm
13 17 (0.34%) Office 365
14 13 (0.26%) PaaS
15 8 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.14%) CloudBees
16 7 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
16 7 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 71 (1.42%) Wireless
3 57 (1.14%) Firewall
4 37 (0.74%) WAN
5 35 (0.70%) Internet
6 33 (0.66%) HTTP
7 32 (0.64%) SAN
8 31 (0.62%) LAN
9 26 (0.52%) DHCP
9 26 (0.52%) DNS
10 23 (0.46%) Ethernet
11 21 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (0.40%) BGP
13 19 (0.38%) MPLS
13 19 (0.38%) WLAN
14 17 (0.34%) OSPF
15 16 (0.32%) VPN
16 15 (0.30%) IPv6
16 15 (0.30%) Network Security
17 14 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 485 (9.70%) Big Data
3 384 (7.68%) NoSQL
4 257 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 240 (4.80%) Hadoop
6 171 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 167 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
8 154 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 153 (3.06%) Data Mining
10 139 (2.78%) MySQL
11 133 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 131 (2.62%) Power BI
13 118 (2.36%) RDBMS
14 109 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
15 97 (1.94%) QlikView
16 86 (1.72%) Apache Hive
17 75 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 63 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
19 57 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
20 54 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 341 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 218 (4.36%) Visual Studio
3 161 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 111 (2.22%) Selenium
5 94 (1.88%) Jenkins
6 93 (1.86%) Subversion
7 80 (1.60%) JUnit
8 74 (1.48%) NUnit
9 67 (1.34%) JIRA
10 60 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 45 (0.90%) TeamCity
12 37 (0.74%) Maven
13 35 (0.70%) RStudio
14 34 (0.68%) Eclipse
14 34 (0.68%) HP UFT
15 27 (0.54%) WebDriver
16 25 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 24 (0.48%) Mercurial
18 23 (0.46%) Grunt
18 23 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1437 (28.74%) Finance
2 357 (7.14%) Banking
3 265 (5.30%) Marketing
4 219 (4.38%) Electronics
5 210 (4.20%) Games
6 200 (4.00%) Front Office
7 165 (3.30%) Retail
8 145 (2.90%) Investment Banking
9 133 (2.66%) Telecoms
10 86 (1.72%) Automotive
11 66 (1.32%) Advertising
12 63 (1.26%) Legal
13 58 (1.16%) Retail Banking
14 55 (1.10%) Publishing
15 43 (0.86%) Manufacturing
16 39 (0.78%) Aerospace
16 39 (0.78%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.42%) Back Office
19 19 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 1835 (36.70%) Developer
2 866 (17.32%) Analyst
3 725 (14.50%) Software Engineer
4 644 (12.88%) Graduate
5 470 (9.40%) Software Developer
6 396 (7.92%) C# Developer
7 390 (7.80%) Data Scientist
8 331 (6.62%) C++ Software Engineer
9 307 (6.14%) Senior Developer
10 304 (6.08%) Junior
11 294 (5.88%) Java Developer
12 293 (5.86%) .NET Developer
13 279 (5.58%) C++ Developer
14 270 (5.40%) Graduate Developer
15 224 (4.48%) Data Analyst
16 191 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
17 182 (3.64%) Junior Developer
18 174 (3.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 168 (3.36%) C++ Software Developer
20 159 (3.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (15.60%) .NET
2 542 (10.84%) HTML
3 418 (8.36%) CSS
4 327 (6.54%) AngularJS
5 295 (5.90%) ASP.NET
6 237 (4.74%) Web Services
7 199 (3.98%) RESTful
8 187 (3.74%) HTML5
9 185 (3.70%) Node.js
10 172 (3.44%) XML
11 155 (3.10%) React
12 144 (2.88%) jQuery
12 144 (2.88%) REST
13 133 (2.66%) .NET Framework
14 125 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 121 (2.42%) OpenGL
16 111 (2.22%) Qt
16 111 (2.22%) WPF
17 110 (2.20%) Spring
18 108 (2.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2723 (54.46%) Computer Science
2 948 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
3 852 (17.04%) Algorithms
4 189 (3.78%) Fintech
5 176 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 155 (3.10%) Hedge funds
7 147 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 122 (2.44%) User Experience
9 118 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 114 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 92 (1.84%) Derivative
11 92 (1.84%) Equities
12 81 (1.62%) Client/Server
13 79 (1.58%) Robotics
14 71 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 68 (1.36%) Fixed Income
16 60 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
16 60 (1.20%) Credit Risk
17 59 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
18 58 (1.16%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 799 (15.98%) Linux
2 507 (10.14%) Windows
3 243 (4.86%) Unix
4 111 (2.22%) Android
5 79 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
7 36 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 28 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 20 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.30%) Debian
15 14 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.20%) CentOS
17 8 (0.16%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.14%) AIX
19 6 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1423 (28.46%) Physics
2 1213 (24.26%) Software Engineering
3 1153 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
4 968 (19.36%) Analytics
5 816 (16.32%) Machine Learning
6 736 (14.72%) Statistics
7 601 (12.02%) OO
8 444 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
9 424 (8.48%) Scrum
10 359 (7.18%) Data Analysis
11 340 (6.80%) Visualisation
12 331 (6.62%) MVC
13 322 (6.44%) SDLC
14 313 (6.26%) Test Automation
15 281 (5.62%) Unit Testing
16 279 (5.58%) TDD
17 265 (5.30%) Data Analytics
18 258 (5.16%) OOP
19 249 (4.98%) Mentoring
20 246 (4.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1624 (32.48%) SQL
2 1622 (32.44%) Python
3 1372 (27.44%) C++
4 1310 (26.20%) Java
5 1280 (25.60%) C#
6 841 (16.82%) JavaScript
7 622 (12.44%) C
8 584 (11.68%) R
9 469 (9.38%) MATLAB
10 253 (5.06%) Scala
11 164 (3.28%) VBA
12 150 (3.00%) T-SQL
13 148 (2.96%) PHP
14 134 (2.68%) Perl
15 92 (1.84%) Ruby
16 80 (1.60%) F#
16 80 (1.60%) Julia
17 75 (1.50%) VB.NET
18 67 (1.34%) TypeScript
19 63 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2917 (58.34%) Degree
2 721 (14.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 691 (13.82%) PhD
4 558 (11.16%) Numerate Degree
5 148 (2.96%) Master's Degree
6 135 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 63 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 47 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (0.64%) ISEB
11 31 (0.62%) ISTQB
12 30 (0.60%) Postgraduate
13 24 (0.48%) CCNA
14 20 (0.40%) CCNP
15 17 (0.34%) MCSE
16 16 (0.32%) MCP
17 15 (0.30%) CISSP
17 15 (0.30%) HNC
18 13 (0.26%) APMP
18 13 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (4.94%) QA
2 77 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 50 (1.00%) SLA
4 23 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.38%) MiFID
6 17 (0.34%) PMO
7 16 (0.32%) GCP
8 14 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 13 (0.26%) EMIR
10 12 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
12 9 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 7 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 7 (0.14%) WCAG
14 6 (0.12%) Basel III
15 5 (0.10%) FATCA
16 4 (0.080%) ECSS
16 4 (0.080%) ISO 13485
17 3 (0.060%) DO-178B
System Software
1 120 (2.40%) Docker
2 64 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.82%) Firmware
5 22 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 14 (0.28%) Ceph
8 13 (0.26%) HDFS
9 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.080%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.080%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.060%) XenApp
12 2 (0.040%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.040%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.020%) iptables
13 1 (0.020%) KVM
13 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.020%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (1.12%) Kubernetes
2 51 (1.02%) Ansible
3 48 (0.96%) Puppet
4 36 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.46%) Graphite
6 22 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.44%) Nagios
7 17 (0.34%) Salt
8 16 (0.32%) Consul
9 11 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
10 10 (0.20%) Grafana
10 10 (0.20%) SCCM
11 9 (0.18%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (0.18%) Terraform
12 7 (0.14%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
13 6 (0.12%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.12%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 652 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 256 (5.12%) Oracle
3 228 (4.56%) Tableau
4 175 (3.50%) Google
5 66 (1.32%) VMware
6 60 (1.20%) Adobe
6 60 (1.20%) IBM
7 57 (1.14%) SAP
8 53 (1.06%) Cisco
9 30 (0.60%) Bloomberg
9 30 (0.60%) HP
10 28 (0.56%) Omniture
11 25 (0.50%) Sybase
12 24 (0.48%) Facebook
12 24 (0.48%) Twitter
13 23 (0.46%) Citrix
14 21 (0.42%) Perforce
15 20 (0.40%) NetApp
16 19 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (0.38%) Splunk