Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 559 570
Rank change year-on-year -55 +11 -43
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 656 787 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.73% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 491 615 725
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £76,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -10.26% -4.88%

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 40,961 45,591 57,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.55% 25.71% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31,734 36,245 46,007
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -92 590 £50,000 +12.36% 123
UK excluding London -67 348 £35,000 - 63
London -8 308 £60,000 +9.09% 65
East of England -5 75 £44,000 +35.38% 20
South West +17 71 £37,500 -16.67% 8
Scotland +24 65 £32,000 -27.27% 5
North of England -83 59 £35,000 -12.50% 8
South East -42 50 £48,750 +39.29% 16
North West -28 45 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Midlands -17 27 £36,750 +5.00% 6
West Midlands -3 20 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire -7 12 £29,250 -33.14% 1
East Midlands -2 7 £45,000 - 4
North East -22 2 £34,250 -21.71%
Wales +11 1 £45,000 +44.00%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 653 (99.54%) Degree
2 498 (75.91%) Mathematics
3 311 (47.41%) Computer Science
4 224 (34.15%) SQL
5 222 (33.84%) Java
6 194 (29.57%) Python
7 193 (29.42%) Finance
8 170 (25.91%) C++
8 170 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
9 166 (25.30%) Analytics
10 155 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
11 148 (22.56%) Software Engineering
12 139 (21.19%) Computer Science Degree
13 132 (20.12%) Big Data
14 129 (19.66%) Linux
15 123 (18.75%) Physics
16 122 (18.60%) C#
17 109 (16.62%) Statistics
18 92 (14.02%) Visualisation
19 91 (13.87%) .NET
20 89 (13.57%) Algorithms
21 84 (12.80%) Scrum
22 83 (12.65%) R
23 77 (11.74%) Data Analysis
24 75 (11.43%) Data Analytics
25 74 (11.28%) SQL Server
26 72 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
26 72 (10.98%) Banking
26 72 (10.98%) Machine Learning
27 71 (10.82%) Microsoft

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 (10.06%) SAS
2 34 (5.18%) Apache Spark
3 27 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (3.96%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.37%) Confluence
6 8 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.91%) JBoss
8 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.30%) CMS
9 2 (0.30%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.30%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) Drupal
10 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 55 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.13%) SPSS
3 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.61%) Stata
6 3 (0.46%) Simulink
7 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Actimize
2 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) FastStats
3 1 (0.15%) HFM
3 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.35%) SaaS
4 21 (3.20%) Google Analytics
5 15 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.91%) PaaS
8 3 (0.46%) AdWords
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.15%) Flurry Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.81%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.74%) Wireless
3 14 (2.13%) Internet
4 12 (1.83%) SNMP
5 9 (1.37%) BGP
5 9 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (1.37%) DHCP
5 9 (1.37%) DNS
5 9 (1.37%) EIGRP
5 9 (1.37%) LAN
5 9 (1.37%) MPLS
5 9 (1.37%) NX-OS
5 9 (1.37%) Plixer Scrutinizer
5 9 (1.37%) VLAN
5 9 (1.37%) WAN
5 9 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (1.37%) Wireshark
6 8 (1.22%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.61%) HTTP
8 3 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (20.12%) Big Data
2 74 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 60 (9.15%) Hadoop
4 45 (6.86%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (5.34%) GIS
7 34 (5.18%) Data Mining
8 32 (4.88%) HBase
8 32 (4.88%) MongoDB
9 30 (4.57%) Apache Hive
10 25 (3.81%) RDBMS
10 25 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (3.05%) MySQL
13 19 (2.90%) QlikView
14 18 (2.74%) NoSQL
14 18 (2.74%) Power BI
15 17 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 27 (4.12%) Selenium
4 21 (3.20%) NetBeans
5 17 (2.59%) JIRA
6 15 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 12 (1.83%) ERwin
8 9 (1.37%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.22%) NUnit
9 8 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.07%) JUnit
10 7 (1.07%) Subversion
11 5 (0.76%) JMeter
11 5 (0.76%) Robot Framework
11 5 (0.76%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.61%) GCC
12 4 (0.61%) Maven
13 3 (0.46%) Mercurial
General
1 193 (29.42%) Finance
2 72 (10.98%) Banking
3 45 (6.86%) Marketing
4 39 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 33 (5.03%) Retail
6 29 (4.42%) Retail Banking
7 28 (4.27%) Telecoms
8 27 (4.12%) Military
9 21 (3.20%) Front Office
10 15 (2.29%) Games
11 14 (2.13%) Aerospace
12 13 (1.98%) Automotive
13 9 (1.37%) Advertising
13 9 (1.37%) French Language
14 8 (1.22%) Legal
15 7 (1.07%) Electronics
16 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.91%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (28.51%) Developer
2 154 (23.48%) Analyst
3 125 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 67 (10.21%) Java Developer
5 60 (9.15%) Graduate
6 57 (8.69%) Junior
7 56 (8.54%) Data Analyst
8 47 (7.16%) Software Developer
9 43 (6.55%) Data Scientist
10 35 (5.34%) Graduate Developer
11 34 (5.18%) C++ Developer
11 34 (5.18%) Junior Developer
12 29 (4.42%) IT Engineer
13 28 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
14 25 (3.81%) C# Software Engineer
14 25 (3.81%) Graduate Software Developer
14 25 (3.81%) Java Engineer
14 25 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
15 24 (3.66%) C++ Software Developer
15 24 (3.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.87%) .NET
2 67 (10.21%) HTML
3 64 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 53 (8.08%) CSS
5 52 (7.93%) Web Services
6 48 (7.32%) Spring
7 38 (5.79%) Hibernate
7 38 (5.79%) RESTful
8 35 (5.34%) Node.js
9 31 (4.73%) HTML5
10 30 (4.57%) XML
11 28 (4.27%) jQuery
12 26 (3.96%) SOAP
12 26 (3.96%) Swing
13 25 (3.81%) WPF
14 24 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
15 23 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 23 (3.51%) NumPy
16 20 (3.05%) JMS
16 20 (3.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 311 (47.41%) Computer Science
2 155 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (13.57%) Algorithms
4 51 (7.77%) Fintech
5 42 (6.40%) Robotics
6 32 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.66%) User Experience
8 23 (3.51%) Equities
9 18 (2.74%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (2.44%) Derivative
12 14 (2.13%) Hedge funds
12 14 (2.13%) PKI
13 13 (1.98%) Fixed Income
13 13 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.68%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
15 9 (1.37%) Data Centre
16 8 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 129 (19.66%) Linux
2 60 (9.15%) Windows
3 35 (5.34%) Unix
4 5 (0.76%) Robot Operating System
4 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.46%) Android
6 3 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (75.91%) Mathematics
2 170 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (25.30%) Analytics
4 148 (22.56%) Software Engineering
5 123 (18.75%) Physics
6 109 (16.62%) Statistics
7 92 (14.02%) Visualisation
8 84 (12.80%) Scrum
9 77 (11.74%) Data Analysis
10 75 (11.43%) Data Analytics
11 72 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
11 72 (10.98%) Machine Learning
12 61 (9.30%) OO
13 60 (9.15%) Software Testing
14 46 (7.01%) Open Source
15 45 (6.86%) Innovative Thinking
16 44 (6.71%) Asset Management
17 41 (6.25%) SDLC
17 41 (6.25%) Test Automation
18 39 (5.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 224 (34.15%) SQL
2 222 (33.84%) Java
3 194 (29.57%) Python
4 170 (25.91%) C++
5 122 (18.60%) C#
6 83 (12.65%) R
7 69 (10.52%) JavaScript
8 63 (9.60%) C
9 36 (5.49%) Ruby
10 31 (4.73%) Perl
11 27 (4.12%) MATLAB
12 22 (3.35%) Scala
13 12 (1.83%) VBA
14 11 (1.68%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.52%) Embedded C
16 8 (1.22%) PHP
17 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.07%) VB
18 6 (0.91%) Fortran
18 6 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 653 (99.54%) Degree
2 139 (21.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (5.95%) PhD
4 38 (5.79%) Security Cleared
5 29 (4.42%) DV Cleared
6 22 (3.35%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.68%) HNC
8 9 (1.37%) CCDP
8 9 (1.37%) CCNP
8 9 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.15%) GPEN
11 1 (0.15%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.66%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.35%) Hyper-V
3 19 (2.90%) Docker
4 4 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (3.51%) Puppet
2 21 (3.20%) Ansible
2 21 (3.20%) Salt
3 8 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.91%) Terraform
5 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.15%) Mesos
6 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.01%) Oracle
3 45 (6.86%) Tableau
4 32 (4.88%) Google
5 25 (3.81%) VMware
6 11 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (1.52%) SAP
8 9 (1.37%) Cisco
8 9 (1.37%) Meraki
8 9 (1.37%) Splunk
9 7 (1.07%) Adobe
10 6 (0.91%) Facebook
11 5 (0.76%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.76%) Cognos
11 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.76%) Twitter
12 4 (0.61%) Sybase
13 3 (0.46%) IBM
14 2 (0.30%) ION Trading
14 2 (0.30%) Solace