Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Numerate Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 579 566
Rank change year-on-year -31 -13 -28
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 722 823 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 1.65% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 548 667 806
UK median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,525 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -11.76%

Numerate Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43333 49803 60178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.05% 26.19% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 39954 48070
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Numerate Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Numerate Degree.

Salary trend for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Numerate Degree over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Numerate Degree within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 -45 647 £45,000 +1.12% 31
UK excluding London -11 404 £35,000 - 21
London -13 318 £50,000 -4.76% 11
East of England +2 93 £34,000 +4.62% 9
South West +42 77 £35,000 -18.60% 2
Scotland +64 75 £32,000 -27.27%
North of England -52 64 £35,000 -17.65% 6
South East -35 62 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -16 41 £40,625 +25.00% 4
Midlands +15 33 £36,000 +2.86% 2
Yorkshire -3 21 £32,250 -24.12% 2
East Midlands +24 17 £45,000 -
West Midlands -5 16 £30,000 +9.09% 2
North East 0 2 £34,250 -19.41%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Numerate Degree 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 Numerate Degree.

1 720 (99.72%) Degree
2 566 (78.39%) Mathematics
3 353 (48.89%) Computer Science
4 240 (33.24%) SQL
5 231 (31.99%) Java
6 198 (27.42%) C++
6 198 (27.42%) Software Engineering
7 197 (27.29%) Analytics
8 193 (26.73%) Finance
9 192 (26.59%) Python
10 189 (26.18%) Analytical Skills
11 185 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
12 179 (24.79%) Physics
13 158 (21.88%) C#
14 135 (18.70%) Linux
15 131 (18.14%) Big Data
16 116 (16.07%) .NET
17 114 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
18 110 (15.24%) Statistics
19 103 (14.27%) SQL Server
20 100 (13.85%) Microsoft
21 99 (13.71%) Algorithms
22 98 (13.57%) Scrum
23 93 (12.88%) R
24 89 (12.33%) C
25 87 (12.05%) Visualisation
26 86 (11.91%) Data Analytics
26 86 (11.91%) Banking
27 85 (11.77%) Business Intelligence
28 84 (11.63%) Machine Learning

Numerate Degree
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 66 (9.14%) SAS
2 40 (5.54%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.11%) Confluence
7 4 (0.55%) Apache
8 3 (0.42%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 77 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.63%) SPSS
3 17 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.39%) Simulink
6 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Actimize
2 4 (0.55%) HFM
3 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) FastStats
4 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.94%) Google Analytics
4 12 (1.66%) Azure Machine Learning
4 12 (1.66%) SaaS
5 10 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.55%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.42%) AdWords
7 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.42%) PaaS
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.14%) Flurry Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.35%) Wireless
2 12 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.39%) Internet
4 7 (0.97%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.83%) SNMP
6 4 (0.55%) ZigBee
6 4 (0.55%) Z-Wave
7 3 (0.42%) BGP
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.42%) DHCP
7 3 (0.42%) DNS
7 3 (0.42%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.42%) HTTP
7 3 (0.42%) LAN
7 3 (0.42%) MPLS
7 3 (0.42%) NX-OS
7 3 (0.42%) Plixer Scrutinizer
7 3 (0.42%) SMTP
7 3 (0.42%) VLAN
7 3 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (18.14%) Big Data
2 103 (14.27%) SQL Server
3 49 (6.79%) Hadoop
4 43 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (5.82%) Relational Database
6 37 (5.12%) GIS
7 36 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (4.71%) Data Mining
9 32 (4.43%) Apache Hive
9 32 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (4.29%) RDBMS
11 29 (4.02%) QlikView
12 27 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (3.46%) Power BI
14 23 (3.19%) MongoDB
15 21 (2.91%) Oracle Database
16 20 (2.77%) HBase
17 18 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
18 13 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
19 11 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (6.65%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.49%) NetBeans
4 17 (2.35%) Selenium
5 12 (1.66%) JIRA
6 11 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.39%) NUnit
7 10 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (1.25%) ERwin
8 9 (1.25%) HP UFT
9 8 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.55%) GCC
11 4 (0.55%) Maven
12 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.28%) RStudio
14 1 (0.14%) Gradle
14 1 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
14 1 (0.14%) Robot Framework
General
1 193 (26.73%) Finance
2 86 (11.91%) Banking
3 49 (6.79%) Investment Banking
4 44 (6.09%) Marketing
5 43 (5.96%) Retail Banking
6 35 (4.85%) Telecoms
7 33 (4.57%) Games
7 33 (4.57%) Military
7 33 (4.57%) Retail
8 22 (3.05%) Aerospace
9 20 (2.77%) Automotive
10 19 (2.63%) Front Office
11 17 (2.35%) Advertising
11 17 (2.35%) Electronics
12 9 (1.25%) French Language
13 7 (0.97%) Legal
14 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.42%) International Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 211 (29.22%) Developer
2 163 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 161 (22.30%) Analyst
4 107 (14.82%) Graduate
5 80 (11.08%) Software Developer
6 68 (9.42%) Graduate Developer
7 65 (9.00%) Junior
8 59 (8.17%) C++ Developer
9 58 (8.03%) Data Analyst
10 55 (7.62%) Java Developer
11 50 (6.93%) Graduate Software Developer
12 47 (6.51%) C++ Software Engineer
13 46 (6.37%) Data Scientist
14 45 (6.23%) C++ Software Developer
15 43 (5.96%) IT Engineer
16 41 (5.68%) Junior Developer
17 34 (4.71%) Consultant
18 30 (4.16%) C# Developer
19 29 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
20 27 (3.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (16.07%) .NET
2 56 (7.76%) HTML
3 45 (6.23%) AngularJS
3 45 (6.23%) CSS
4 39 (5.40%) Web Services
5 35 (4.85%) Qt
5 35 (4.85%) RESTful
6 29 (4.02%) Node.js
7 28 (3.88%) SOAP
7 28 (3.88%) Spring
7 28 (3.88%) Swing
8 25 (3.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 22 (3.05%) ASP.NET
9 22 (3.05%) Hibernate
9 22 (3.05%) HTML5
10 21 (2.91%) J2EE
11 20 (2.77%) jQuery
12 19 (2.63%) WPF
13 17 (2.35%) React
14 16 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 353 (48.89%) Computer Science
2 189 (26.18%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (13.71%) Algorithms
4 34 (4.71%) Fintech
5 29 (4.02%) Robotics
6 28 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (2.91%) User Experience
9 17 (2.35%) Hedge funds
10 15 (2.08%) Derivative
10 15 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.94%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.80%) Equities
12 13 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (1.66%) 3D Printing
13 12 (1.66%) PKI
14 11 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
14 11 (1.52%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.83%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.83%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 135 (18.70%) Linux
2 74 (10.25%) Windows
3 21 (2.91%) Unix
4 10 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.69%) Android
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (78.39%) Mathematics
2 198 (27.42%) Software Engineering
3 197 (27.29%) Analytics
4 185 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (24.79%) Physics
6 110 (15.24%) Statistics
7 98 (13.57%) Scrum
8 87 (12.05%) Visualisation
9 86 (11.91%) Data Analytics
10 85 (11.77%) Business Intelligence
11 84 (11.63%) Machine Learning
12 74 (10.25%) OO
13 67 (9.28%) Data Analysis
14 55 (7.62%) Asset Management
14 55 (7.62%) Software Testing
15 53 (7.34%) OOP
16 48 (6.65%) Data Visualisation
17 46 (6.37%) Software Delivery
17 46 (6.37%) Test Automation
18 43 (5.96%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (33.24%) SQL
2 231 (31.99%) Java
3 198 (27.42%) C++
4 192 (26.59%) Python
5 158 (21.88%) C#
6 93 (12.88%) R
7 89 (12.33%) C
8 60 (8.31%) JavaScript
9 48 (6.65%) MATLAB
10 26 (3.60%) VBA
11 24 (3.32%) Perl
11 24 (3.32%) Ruby
12 22 (3.05%) Fortran
13 19 (2.63%) Scala
14 10 (1.39%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.25%) VBScript
16 6 (0.83%) Embedded C++
16 6 (0.83%) PHP
16 6 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 720 (99.72%) Degree
2 114 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (6.93%) PhD
4 35 (4.85%) Master's Degree
4 35 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.46%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.25%) HNC
7 5 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.42%) CCDP
9 3 (0.42%) CCNP
9 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) ISEB
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MBA
11 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.16%) QA
2 15 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.55%) PMO
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.49%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.80%) Docker
4 11 (1.52%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.69%) Firmware
6 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (1.80%) Puppet
2 12 (1.66%) Ansible
2 12 (1.66%) Salt
3 10 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.42%) Ambari
4 3 (0.42%) Terraform
5 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Mesos
5 1 (0.14%) MOM
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.89%) Tableau
3 52 (7.20%) Oracle
4 25 (3.46%) Google
5 24 (3.32%) VMware
6 10 (1.39%) Facebook
7 9 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.11%) SAP
8 8 (1.11%) Twitter
9 5 (0.69%) Cognos
10 4 (0.55%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco
11 3 (0.42%) Citrix
11 3 (0.42%) Meraki
11 3 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.42%) Splunk
12 2 (0.28%) Adobe
12 2 (0.28%) IBM
12 2 (0.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) ION Trading