Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 699 615 637
Rank change year-on-year -84 +22 -102
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 303 595 679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 1.63% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 272 546 537
Median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,300
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.67% -6.25%

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 25,378 36,558 42,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.44% 24.51% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18,673 26,466 32,479
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,636 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%

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 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 16 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 30 March 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 -79 277 £50,000 -9.09% 60
London -25 163 £65,000 +1.96% 21
UK excluding London -46 143 £38,500 - 42
South East +36 79 £35,000 +16.67% 13
Midlands +44 16 £43,000 +53.57% 2
West Midlands +51 14 £43,000 +53.57% 2
Work from Home -5 14 £43,000 -21.82% 1
Scotland 0 12 £38,500 +14.93% 2
South West +41 10 £60,000 +57.12% 9
Wales - 10 £32,500 - 1
East of England +23 6 £30,000 -27.71% 6
North of England +19 6 £22,500 -65.38% 9
North West +10 5 £25,000 -61.54% 7
Northern Ireland - 4 £40,000 -
East Midlands +10 2 £25,000 -62.96%
Yorkshire +33 1 £21,500 -49.41%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Degree
2 260 (85.81%) Mathematics
3 134 (44.22%) SQL
4 113 (37.29%) Finance
5 109 (35.97%) Computer Science
6 102 (33.66%) Python
7 87 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (28.05%) C#
9 80 (26.40%) Java
10 74 (24.42%) Problem-Solving
11 73 (24.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 66 (21.78%) Analytics
13 63 (20.79%) Statistics
14 59 (19.47%) Algorithms
15 57 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (18.48%) Data Science
17 54 (17.82%) Machine Learning
17 54 (17.82%) Software Engineering
18 53 (17.49%) C++
19 48 (15.84%) Physics
20 43 (14.19%) SQL Server
21 41 (13.53%) JavaScript
22 39 (12.87%) .NET
22 39 (12.87%) Marketing
22 39 (12.87%) R
23 35 (11.55%) Data Analysis
23 35 (11.55%) MVC
24 34 (11.22%) Windows
24 34 (11.22%) Linux
24 34 (11.22%) Visualisation

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 15 (4.95%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.31%) SAS
3 6 (1.98%) Confluence
4 4 (1.32%) Jupyter
4 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) Gentran
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.98%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.33%) EViews
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
5 1 (0.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) SAP CRM
1 4 (1.32%) SAP ERP
1 4 (1.32%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.28%) Azure
1 16 (5.28%) Power Platform
2 13 (4.29%) Office 365
3 12 (3.96%) AWS
4 7 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.98%) SaaS
6 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.32%) GCP
7 2 (0.66%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.29%) VPN
2 12 (3.96%) Bluetooth
2 12 (3.96%) Wireless
3 8 (2.64%) Internet
4 2 (0.66%) PPP
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.24%) Big Data
3 24 (7.92%) Hadoop
3 24 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 22 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (5.61%) Data Mining
6 17 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (5.28%) Power BI
8 14 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.96%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.63%) QlikView
11 9 (2.97%) Blockchain
12 7 (2.31%) MySQL
13 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.65%) GIS
14 5 (1.65%) Qlik Sense
15 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.62%) JIRA
3 12 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.64%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.32%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.32%) VersionOne
7 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.66%) GitLab
8 2 (0.66%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 113 (37.29%) Finance
2 39 (12.87%) Marketing
3 17 (5.61%) Electronics
4 15 (4.95%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.63%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.63%) Back Office
6 10 (3.30%) Banking
7 9 (2.97%) Front Office
8 8 (2.64%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.98%) French Language
10 5 (1.65%) Advertising
10 5 (1.65%) Automotive
10 5 (1.65%) German Language
10 5 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.32%) Military
11 4 (1.32%) Retail
12 2 (0.66%) Games
12 2 (0.66%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (36.96%) Developer
2 59 (19.47%) Graduate
3 38 (12.54%) Analyst
4 37 (12.21%) Graduate Developer
5 32 (10.56%) Java Developer
6 31 (10.23%) Data Scientist
7 30 (9.90%) C# Developer
8 27 (8.91%) Junior
9 26 (8.58%) SQL Developer
10 22 (7.26%) Software Developer
10 22 (7.26%) Software Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) Data Analyst
11 18 (5.94%) Graduate Software Developer
11 18 (5.94%) Graduate SQL Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Graduate C# Developer
13 15 (4.95%) Senior Developer
14 13 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
15 12 (3.96%) Embedded Engineer
15 12 (3.96%) Senior Data Scientist
16 11 (3.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.87%) .NET
2 33 (10.89%) Spring
3 28 (9.24%) AngularJS
4 22 (7.26%) HTML
5 19 (6.27%) .NET Core
6 17 (5.61%) ASP.NET
7 16 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (5.28%) CSS
7 16 (5.28%) Web Services
8 15 (4.95%) Spring Boot
9 14 (4.62%) JSON
10 13 (4.29%) RESTful
11 11 (3.63%) J2EE
11 11 (3.63%) J2SE
11 11 (3.63%) JDBC
12 9 (2.97%) RxJava
13 8 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (2.64%) Pandas
14 6 (1.98%) Flutter
15 5 (1.65%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.47%) Algorithms
2 57 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.25%) Derivative
4 17 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (4.95%) Fixed Income
7 13 (4.29%) Renewable Energy
8 12 (3.96%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (3.96%) Robotics
9 11 (3.63%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (2.64%) Virtual Team
11 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.98%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (1.98%) Equities
12 6 (1.98%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.99%) Acoustics
14 3 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.99%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.22%) Linux
1 34 (11.22%) Windows
2 21 (6.93%) Android
2 21 (6.93%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.96%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.96%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.96%) Windows XP
4 11 (3.63%) CentOS
5 7 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (85.81%) Mathematics
2 109 (35.97%) Computer Science
3 87 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (24.42%) Problem-Solving
5 66 (21.78%) Analytics
6 63 (20.79%) Statistics
7 56 (18.48%) Data Science
8 54 (17.82%) Machine Learning
8 54 (17.82%) Software Engineering
9 48 (15.84%) Physics
10 35 (11.55%) Data Analysis
10 35 (11.55%) MVC
11 34 (11.22%) Visualisation
12 33 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (10.23%) TDD
14 29 (9.57%) Artificial Intelligence
15 28 (9.24%) Economics
16 27 (8.91%) DevOps
17 24 (7.92%) Asset Management
18 23 (7.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 134 (44.22%) SQL
2 102 (33.66%) Python
3 85 (28.05%) C#
4 80 (26.40%) Java
5 53 (17.49%) C++
6 41 (13.53%) JavaScript
7 39 (12.87%) R
8 31 (10.23%) C
9 16 (5.28%) PHP
10 13 (4.29%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.96%) MATLAB
12 10 (3.30%) VBA
13 7 (2.31%) Scala
14 6 (1.98%) Dart
14 6 (1.98%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.98%) Ruby
14 6 (1.98%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.65%) Perl
15 5 (1.65%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 303 (100.00%) Degree
2 73 (24.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.27%) PhD
4 10 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.64%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.65%) CFA
7 5 (1.65%) MBA
8 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) ACCA
10 1 (0.33%) CIMA
10 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.30%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 13 (4.29%) Active Directory
1 13 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.96%) Firmware
3 11 (3.63%) Docker
4 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.65%) Istio
3 3 (0.99%) Kibana
4 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.33%) logstash
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (9.90%) Tableau
2 28 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.25%) Oracle
4 13 (4.29%) VMware
5 6 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.65%) Cognos
6 5 (1.65%) Google
6 5 (1.65%) SAP
7 4 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.99%) Marketo
9 2 (0.66%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.66%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.66%) IBM
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe
10 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.33%) Cadence
10 1 (0.33%) EMC
10 1 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.33%) Reuters