Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 536 680 619
Rank change year-on-year +144 -61 +11
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 291 346 583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 1.30% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 249 296 513
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £90,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -3.75% +6.67%

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 15,554 26,578 36,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.55% 21.75% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10,780 19,987 26,951
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 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 +191 278 £55,000 +7.32% 39
UK excluding London +127 162 £55,000 +42.86% 25
London +133 117 £62,500 -1.96% 17
North of England +131 80 £55,000 +100.00% 2
Yorkshire +101 76 £55,000 +155.81% 1
South East +94 46 £47,500 +48.44% 7
Work from Home -95 19 £55,000 +27.91% 1
East of England +94 14 £60,000 +100.00% 3
South West +38 10 £37,500 -9.09% 4
Midlands +40 7 £52,500 +22.09% 6
North West +49 4 £43,750 +40.00% 1
West Midlands +35 4 £52,500 +22.09% 2
East Midlands +35 3 £33,750 +35.00% 4
Wales +26 3 £50,000 +53.85%
Northern Ireland +6 1 - -
Scotland -9 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 291 (100.00%) Degree
2 236 (81.10%) Mathematics
3 179 (61.51%) SQL
4 162 (55.67%) Python
5 110 (37.80%) Java
6 106 (36.43%) Software Engineering
7 104 (35.74%) AWS
8 99 (34.02%) JavaScript
9 92 (31.62%) C#
10 83 (28.52%) Big Data
11 82 (28.18%) Node.js
12 80 (27.49%) Computer Science
13 78 (26.80%) Finance
14 76 (26.12%) Statistics
15 72 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
16 63 (21.65%) Analytics
17 56 (19.24%) NoSQL
18 51 (17.53%) Data Science
19 43 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (14.78%) Physics
20 42 (14.43%) Machine Learning
21 39 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
22 36 (12.37%) C++
23 34 (11.68%) Azure
24 33 (11.34%) Tableau
25 30 (10.31%) R
26 29 (9.97%) Linux
27 28 (9.62%) Relational Database
28 26 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
29 25 (8.59%) .NET

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 20 (6.87%) SAS
2 14 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.72%) Jupyter
3 5 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.69%) SPSS
3 2 (0.69%) SPSS Modeler
4 1 (0.34%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 104 (35.74%) AWS
2 34 (11.68%) Azure
3 16 (5.50%) GCP
4 12 (4.12%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.37%) GitHub
5 4 (1.37%) SaaS
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon Cognito
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.03%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (1.03%) Serverless
7 2 (0.69%) npm
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.72%) Firewall
2 4 (1.37%) HTTP
2 4 (1.37%) Internet
2 4 (1.37%) SMTP
2 4 (1.37%) SNMP
3 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (28.52%) Big Data
2 56 (19.24%) NoSQL
3 33 (11.34%) Tableau
4 28 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.12%) Power BI
5 12 (4.12%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.06%) BigQuery
7 5 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.37%) MySQL
9 3 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.69%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 19 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.06%) GCC
4 6 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.72%) Cypress.io
5 5 (1.72%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.37%) GitLab
7 3 (1.03%) JIRA
7 3 (1.03%) Maven
8 2 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 78 (26.80%) Finance
2 25 (8.59%) Marketing
3 17 (5.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (5.50%) Electronics
4 16 (5.50%) Financial Institution
5 15 (5.15%) Retail
6 12 (4.12%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.06%) Advertising
7 6 (2.06%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.37%) Front Office
9 3 (1.03%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (31.27%) Software Engineer
2 61 (20.96%) Developer
3 55 (18.90%) Analyst
4 32 (11.00%) Data Scientist
5 23 (7.90%) Data Analyst
6 21 (7.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 21 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (5.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 14 (4.81%) Programmer
8 14 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.78%) Data Engineer
9 11 (3.78%) Statistical Programmer
10 10 (3.44%) Graduate
10 10 (3.44%) Quantitative Developer
11 9 (3.09%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.09%) Senior Software Developer
12 8 (2.75%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.75%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (2.75%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (28.18%) Node.js
2 25 (8.59%) .NET
3 16 (5.50%) React
4 15 (5.15%) scikit-learn
5 13 (4.47%) TensorFlow
6 12 (4.12%) CSS
7 11 (3.78%) AngularJS
8 10 (3.44%) HTML
9 9 (3.09%) Theano
9 9 (3.09%) Torch
10 8 (2.75%) Natural Language Processing
10 8 (2.75%) REST
11 7 (2.41%) Pandas
11 7 (2.41%) Web Services
12 6 (2.06%) WCF
12 6 (2.06%) WPF
13 5 (1.72%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.72%) NumPy
13 5 (1.72%) Redux
14 4 (1.37%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 72 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.87%) Algorithms
3 11 (3.78%) FMCG
3 11 (3.78%) Life Science
4 10 (3.44%) Derivative
4 10 (3.44%) Equities
4 10 (3.44%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.44%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.72%) Acoustics
6 5 (1.72%) Biotechnology
6 5 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.72%) User Experience
7 4 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.03%) Blog
8 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.03%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (0.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.97%) Linux
2 19 (6.53%) Unix
3 6 (2.06%) Windows
4 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.03%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (81.10%) Mathematics
2 106 (36.43%) Software Engineering
3 80 (27.49%) Computer Science
4 76 (26.12%) Statistics
5 63 (21.65%) Analytics
6 51 (17.53%) Data Science
7 43 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (14.78%) Physics
8 42 (14.43%) Machine Learning
9 39 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (7.90%) Data Analysis
11 20 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (6.87%) Fintech
12 19 (6.53%) Data Visualisation
12 19 (6.53%) Visualisation
13 18 (6.19%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.19%) SDLC
14 17 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (5.50%) Business Analysis
15 16 (5.50%) Digital Analytics
Programming Languages
1 179 (61.51%) SQL
2 162 (55.67%) Python
3 110 (37.80%) Java
4 99 (34.02%) JavaScript
5 92 (31.62%) C#
6 36 (12.37%) C++
7 30 (10.31%) R
8 10 (3.44%) C
9 9 (3.09%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.41%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.41%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.37%) Perl
13 4 (1.37%) PHP
14 3 (1.03%) Java 8
14 3 (1.03%) VBA
15 2 (0.69%) ES6
15 2 (0.69%) Julia
Qualifications
1 291 (100.00%) Degree
2 26 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.09%) PhD
3 9 (3.09%) Postgraduate
3 9 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.37%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) CDISC
2 10 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.06%) ISO 13485
3 6 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.06%) Docker
1 6 (2.06%) Firmware
2 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) Sonobuoy
2 3 (1.03%) SCCM
3 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (5.84%) Google
2 12 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.09%) Oracle
4 7 (2.41%) SAP
5 6 (2.06%) Apple
6 4 (1.37%) Alteryx
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.37%) VMware
7 3 (1.03%) Facebook
7 3 (1.03%) IBM
7 3 (1.03%) Instagram
8 2 (0.69%) Perforce
8 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.34%) Calypso
9 1 (0.34%) Cognos
9 1 (0.34%) EMC
9 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow