Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 589 683 621
Rank change year-on-year +94 -62 +33
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 336 244 578
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 1.17% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 235 217 510
10th Percentile £35,500 £25,950 £27,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £30,750 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £72,188
90th Percentile £70,750 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% +3.90% +2.67%

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 19,331 20,895 35,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.36% 21.46% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12,355 15,729 25,961
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Numerate Degree.

Salary trend for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Numerate Degree over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 15 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 14 May 2021. 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 +114 315 £55,000 +10.00% 49
UK excluding London +105 188 £55,000 +37.50% 31
London +49 126 £60,000 -7.69% 19
North of England +76 92 £55,000 +144.44% 6
Yorkshire +73 87 £55,000 +155.81% 2
South East +41 54 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Work from Home -142 39 £50,000 +16.28% 5
East of England +47 21 £60,000 - 3
South West -29 9 £32,500 -20.25% 6
Midlands -12 8 £48,750 +14.04% 6
East Midlands +4 7 £47,500 +90.00% 3
North West +19 5 £25,000 - 3
Wales +16 2 £55,000 +62.96%
Scotland -16 2 £52,500 +110.00% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £60,000 +39.54% 3

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, IT jobs citing Numerate Degree 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 Numerate Degree.

1 334 (99.40%) Degree
2 251 (74.70%) Mathematics
3 192 (57.14%) SQL
4 152 (45.24%) Python
5 116 (34.52%) Java
6 107 (31.85%) Software Engineering
7 105 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 103 (30.65%) AWS
8 103 (30.65%) Finance
9 102 (30.36%) Social Skills
10 99 (29.46%) JavaScript
11 97 (28.87%) Statistics
12 94 (27.98%) Computer Science
13 86 (25.60%) Node.js
14 82 (24.40%) Analytics
15 78 (23.21%) Big Data
15 78 (23.21%) C#
16 61 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
17 57 (16.96%) NoSQL
18 45 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (12.50%) Data Science
20 41 (12.20%) Tableau
21 39 (11.61%) C++
22 37 (11.01%) Physics
23 33 (9.82%) Machine Learning
24 32 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
24 32 (9.52%) SAS
25 31 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
25 31 (9.23%) Marketing
26 30 (8.93%) Azure

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 32 (9.52%) SAS
2 12 (3.57%) Jupyter
3 6 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.49%) CMS
4 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.19%) Jetty
5 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 103 (30.65%) AWS
2 30 (8.93%) Azure
3 21 (6.25%) GCP
4 17 (5.06%) GitHub
5 16 (4.76%) Power Platform
6 13 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (3.87%) Amazon S3
6 13 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (3.87%) Serverless
7 9 (2.68%) Amazon Cognito
7 9 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (2.68%) CloudFront
8 7 (2.08%) npm
9 5 (1.49%) Google Analytics
10 4 (1.19%) Google Data Studio
11 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
12 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.60%) SaaS
13 1 (0.30%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.89%) Firewall
2 2 (0.60%) GSM
2 2 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.21%) Big Data
2 57 (16.96%) NoSQL
3 41 (12.20%) Tableau
4 23 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 21 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.46%) Power BI
7 14 (4.17%) BigQuery
8 11 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.68%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.38%) Data Mining
12 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.79%) Base SAS
13 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (1.19%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.89%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 14 (4.17%) Maven
2 12 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.27%) Cypress.io
4 10 (2.98%) GitLab
5 7 (2.08%) GCC
6 5 (1.49%) LabVIEW
6 5 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.19%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.19%) JUnit
8 3 (0.89%) JIRA
9 2 (0.60%) Postman
9 2 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 105 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (30.65%) Finance
3 102 (30.36%) Social Skills
4 31 (9.23%) Marketing
4 31 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (5.06%) Electronics
5 17 (5.06%) Retail
6 13 (3.87%) Advertising
6 13 (3.87%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.38%) Games
8 6 (1.79%) Banking
9 5 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.49%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.19%) Law
10 4 (1.19%) Legal
10 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (28.27%) Software Engineer
2 90 (26.79%) Analyst
3 53 (15.77%) Developer
4 33 (9.82%) Data Analyst
5 24 (7.14%) Data Scientist
5 24 (7.14%) Programmer
6 21 (6.25%) Statistical Programmer
7 18 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 17 (5.06%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (3.87%) Commercial Analyst
10 12 (3.57%) Data Engineer
10 12 (3.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 12 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
10 12 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (3.27%) C++ Developer
11 11 (3.27%) Java Engineer
11 11 (3.27%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (2.98%) Insight Analyst
12 10 (2.98%) Senior Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (25.60%) Node.js
2 19 (5.65%) REST
3 16 (4.76%) scikit-learn
3 16 (4.76%) Web Services
4 14 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 14 (4.17%) HTML
4 14 (4.17%) Pandas
5 13 (3.87%) React
6 12 (3.57%) NumPy
7 11 (3.27%) CSS
7 11 (3.27%) Redux
8 10 (2.98%) SciPy
9 9 (2.68%) Jest
10 8 (2.38%) .NET
11 7 (2.08%) Spring
11 7 (2.08%) Spring Boot
11 7 (2.08%) TensorFlow
12 5 (1.49%) HTML5
12 5 (1.49%) Sass
12 5 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.74%) Algorithms
2 20 (5.95%) Life Science
3 16 (4.76%) Derivative
4 15 (4.46%) Blog
5 14 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.68%) Biotechnology
7 7 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.49%) Acoustics
8 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.19%) FMCG
9 4 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.19%) Online Games
10 3 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.89%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (0.89%) User Experience
11 2 (0.60%) Equities
11 2 (0.60%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 2 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.63%) Unix
2 25 (7.44%) Linux
3 7 (2.08%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
4 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (74.70%) Mathematics
2 107 (31.85%) Software Engineering
3 97 (28.87%) Statistics
4 94 (27.98%) Computer Science
5 82 (24.40%) Analytics
6 61 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (12.50%) Data Science
9 37 (11.01%) Physics
10 33 (9.82%) Machine Learning
11 27 (8.04%) SDLC
12 24 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 24 (7.14%) Economics
13 22 (6.55%) Visualisation
14 21 (6.25%) Business Analysis
14 21 (6.25%) Data Modelling
15 20 (5.95%) Data Management
16 19 (5.65%) Decision-Making
16 19 (5.65%) Digital Analytics
17 17 (5.06%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 192 (57.14%) SQL
2 152 (45.24%) Python
3 116 (34.52%) Java
4 99 (29.46%) JavaScript
5 78 (23.21%) C#
6 39 (11.61%) C++
7 28 (8.33%) R
8 18 (5.36%) TypeScript
8 18 (5.36%) VBA
9 14 (4.17%) Java 8
10 13 (3.87%) C
11 9 (2.68%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.79%) SAS Macro
12 6 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.49%) Tcl
14 4 (1.19%) Scala
15 3 (0.89%) VB
16 2 (0.60%) ES6
16 2 (0.60%) Julia
Qualifications
1 334 (99.40%) Degree
2 29 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (6.85%) PhD
4 9 (2.68%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (1.79%) Postgraduate
6 6 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.65%) CDISC
2 15 (4.46%) Data Quality
3 13 (3.87%) Solvency II
4 8 (2.38%) QA
5 2 (0.60%) HAZOP
5 2 (0.60%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.60%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) IFRS
6 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 9 (2.68%) Firmware
2 8 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.49%) Sonobuoy
3 3 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (7.14%) Google
2 17 (5.06%) Oracle
3 13 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.49%) SAP
5 4 (1.19%) Facebook
5 4 (1.19%) Instagram
6 3 (0.89%) Alteryx
6 3 (0.89%) IBM
6 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.30%) Calypso
8 1 (0.30%) EMC
8 1 (0.30%) Saba