Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 645 558
Rank change year-on-year +42 -87 +48
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 571 623 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.53% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 503 469 639
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £102,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,187 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.10% -12.50% -

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 35,597 40,688 42,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.71% 23.67% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25,409 30,820 33,116
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +1.12% +6.59% -1.76%

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 13 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 23 May 2019. 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 +10 480 £55,000 +2.33% 14
UK excluding London +85 334 £38,187 +9.10% 13
London +10 231 £58,750 -9.62% 1
South East +82 127 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Scotland +65 88 £30,500 -4.69%
East of England +42 42 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North of England +13 36 £48,750 +74.11% 1
North West +24 26 £65,000 +150.00% 1
Midlands +30 22 £28,000 -13.85% 3
South West +5 19 £39,093 +50.36% 2
West Midlands +18 16 £28,000 -6.67%
Yorkshire +13 10 £42,500 +41.67%
East Midlands +26 6 £40,000 -27.27% 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 566 (99.12%) Degree
2 467 (81.79%) Mathematics
3 234 (40.98%) Java
4 214 (37.48%) Computer Science
5 208 (36.43%) Software Engineering
6 188 (32.92%) C#
7 173 (30.30%) Python
8 154 (26.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 143 (25.04%) C++
10 142 (24.87%) SQL
11 121 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (20.84%) Big Data
13 116 (20.32%) Machine Learning
14 114 (19.96%) Linux
15 108 (18.91%) Web Services
16 102 (17.86%) .NET
17 101 (17.69%) Finance
18 98 (17.16%) Algorithms
19 94 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
20 91 (15.94%) Innovative Thinking
21 85 (14.89%) AngularJS
21 85 (14.89%) Robotics
22 84 (14.71%) JavaScript
23 82 (14.36%) Spring
24 81 (14.19%) Windows
25 78 (13.66%) Physics
25 78 (13.66%) RESTful
25 78 (13.66%) DevOps
26 74 (12.96%) Data Analysis
27 73 (12.78%) Amazon AWS

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 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (10.51%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.98%) SAS
4 16 (2.80%) Apache
5 8 (1.40%) Ethereum
6 6 (1.05%) CMS
7 4 (0.70%) Drupal
7 4 (0.70%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.53%) Confluence
8 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.35%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.35%) nginx
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.18%) Mule
10 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.88%) SPSS
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) Stata
5 3 (0.53%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Sketch
7 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 73 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (2.98%) Power Platform
4 16 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.45%) SaaS
6 13 (2.28%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.05%) GitHub
8 6 (1.05%) Serverless
9 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.35%) Apigee
12 2 (0.35%) AWS Fargate
13 1 (0.18%) Google Play
13 1 (0.18%) IaaS
13 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.76%) Internet
2 5 (0.88%) HTTP
3 3 (0.53%) BGP
3 3 (0.53%) OSPF
4 2 (0.35%) VPN
4 2 (0.35%) WebEx
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.18%) SMTP
5 1 (0.18%) SNMP
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.84%) Big Data
2 49 (8.58%) Amazon Redshift
2 49 (8.58%) SQL Server
3 48 (8.41%) Data Mining
4 45 (7.88%) Hadoop
5 40 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 40 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 32 (5.60%) HBase
7 29 (5.08%) GIS
8 26 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.98%) Power BI
11 15 (2.63%) Amazon Athena
11 15 (2.63%) Flink
12 12 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.58%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.40%) MySQL
15 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.55%) JIRA
3 23 (4.03%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.85%) NetBeans
5 10 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.23%) Subversion
7 6 (1.05%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.53%) Protractor
8 3 (0.53%) Selenium
8 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.35%) GitLab
9 2 (0.35%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.35%) ProC
9 2 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (17.69%) Finance
2 33 (5.78%) Publishing
3 28 (4.90%) Military
4 24 (4.20%) Marketing
5 15 (2.63%) Banking
5 15 (2.63%) Retail
6 13 (2.28%) Electronics
7 12 (2.10%) Games
8 9 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.05%) Front Office
11 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.70%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 181 (31.70%) Developer
2 130 (22.77%) Software Engineer
3 121 (21.19%) Graduate
4 71 (12.43%) Analyst
5 60 (10.51%) Java Engineer
6 59 (10.33%) Java Developer
7 56 (9.81%) Java Software Engineer
8 54 (9.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 54 (9.46%) Junior
9 53 (9.28%) C++ Software Engineer
10 40 (7.01%) Graduate Developer
10 40 (7.01%) Senior Software Engineer
11 35 (6.13%) .NET Developer
12 33 (5.78%) Data Scientist
12 33 (5.78%) Software Developer
13 31 (5.43%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 30 (5.25%) Senior Developer
15 26 (4.55%) Junior Developer
16 25 (4.38%) C# Software Engineer
17 24 (4.20%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (18.91%) Web Services
2 102 (17.86%) .NET
3 85 (14.89%) AngularJS
4 82 (14.36%) Spring
5 78 (13.66%) RESTful
6 47 (8.23%) Kafka
6 47 (8.23%) REST
7 43 (7.53%) HTML
8 41 (7.18%) CSS
9 34 (5.95%) JMS
10 33 (5.78%) .NET Framework
11 32 (5.60%) WPF
12 31 (5.43%) ActiveMQ
12 31 (5.43%) Hibernate
12 31 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (4.38%) ASP.NET
14 23 (4.03%) OpenCV
14 23 (4.03%) SOAP
15 22 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 22 (3.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.16%) Algorithms
2 94 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (14.89%) Robotics
4 64 (11.21%) Fintech
5 18 (3.15%) Client/Server
6 16 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.10%) Derivative
7 12 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.93%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.75%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (1.05%) Blog
12 6 (1.05%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.88%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.96%) Linux
2 81 (14.19%) Windows
3 35 (6.13%) Unix
4 11 (1.93%) Android
5 8 (1.40%) CentOS
6 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.53%) Solaris
7 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.35%) AIX
8 2 (0.35%) HPUX
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (81.79%) Mathematics
2 214 (37.48%) Computer Science
3 208 (36.43%) Software Engineering
4 121 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (20.32%) Machine Learning
6 91 (15.94%) Innovative Thinking
7 78 (13.66%) DevOps
7 78 (13.66%) Physics
8 74 (12.96%) Data Analysis
9 73 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
10 70 (12.26%) Analytics
11 61 (10.68%) Deep Learning
12 58 (10.16%) Data Science
13 56 (9.81%) Microservices
14 54 (9.46%) Statistics
15 45 (7.88%) Cybersecurity
16 42 (7.36%) Open Source
17 40 (7.01%) OO
18 35 (6.13%) Continuous Delivery
19 34 (5.95%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 234 (40.98%) Java
2 188 (32.92%) C#
3 173 (30.30%) Python
4 143 (25.04%) C++
5 142 (24.87%) SQL
6 84 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 50 (8.76%) R
8 31 (5.43%) Scala
9 19 (3.33%) MATLAB
10 17 (2.98%) VBA
11 14 (2.45%) C
12 12 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.93%) F#
14 9 (1.58%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.40%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.23%) Erlang
16 7 (1.23%) Haskell
16 7 (1.23%) XAML
17 6 (1.05%) Perl
17 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 566 (99.12%) Degree
2 154 (26.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (9.28%) PhD
4 19 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.15%) Master's Degree
6 15 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.88%) CEH
7 5 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.88%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.55%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) CDISC
5 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 55 (9.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
2 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 44 (7.71%) Kubernetes
2 38 (6.65%) Terraform
3 16 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.93%) Puppet
5 10 (1.75%) Ansible
6 6 (1.05%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 22 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.33%) Tableau
3 16 (2.80%) Google
4 14 (2.45%) CA Agile Central
4 14 (2.45%) Oracle
5 11 (1.93%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.93%) SAP
6 4 (0.70%) IBM
6 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.53%) Cisco
7 3 (0.53%) Perforce
7 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.35%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.35%) Citrix
8 2 (0.35%) ESRI
8 2 (0.35%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.35%) NetApp
8 2 (0.35%) VMware