Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 642 555 666
Rank change year-on-year -87 +111 -40
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 439 150 450
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 1.42% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 252 135 358
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,800 £26,650
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year - +42.86% -26.67%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,500 £75,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,481 £52,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +47.89% +1.43%

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 27,563 10,564 31,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.68% 21.28% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15,262 8,149 23,527
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.04% +8.89% -

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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 17 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 28 October 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 -138 362 £55,000 - 66
UK excluding London -134 188 £54,481 +3.77% 39
London -129 185 £70,000 +7.69% 29
Work from Home -177 104 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East -112 78 £52,500 +10.53% 12
North of England -120 58 £55,000 - 8
Yorkshire -83 50 £55,000 - 2
East of England -69 32 £54,481 +109.54% 2
North West -100 7 £37,500 -32.43% 5
Scotland -81 5 - - 1
South West -89 5 £50,000 +20.48% 10
Midlands -123 4 £41,750 -20.48% 5
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
West Midlands -99 3 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Wales -56 2 £46,750 +3.89% 1
North East - 1 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £43,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 439 (100.00%) Degree
2 359 (81.78%) Mathematics
3 209 (47.61%) Computer Science
4 149 (33.94%) Analytics
5 145 (33.03%) Python
6 143 (32.57%) JavaScript
7 142 (32.35%) SQL
8 131 (29.84%) Statistics
9 125 (28.47%) Social Skills
10 119 (27.11%) Analytical Skills
11 112 (25.51%) Data Science
12 100 (22.78%) NoSQL
13 97 (22.10%) Java
14 92 (20.96%) Finance
15 90 (20.50%) Software Engineering
16 89 (20.27%) Computer Science Degree
17 87 (19.82%) Tableau
18 78 (17.77%) Fintech
18 78 (17.77%) C#
19 76 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
19 76 (17.31%) AWS
20 71 (16.17%) .NET
20 71 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
21 70 (15.95%) Visualisation
22 68 (15.49%) AngularJS
23 62 (14.12%) MVC
24 60 (13.67%) Big Data
25 59 (13.44%) Azure
26 58 (13.21%) Node.js
27 56 (12.76%) Life Science

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 47 (10.71%) SAS
2 46 (10.48%) CMS
3 23 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.73%) JBoss
4 12 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.28%) Documentum
6 9 (2.05%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.14%) Apache
7 5 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.46%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.23%) Jetty
10 1 (0.23%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.96%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 11 (2.51%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.91%) Summit
4 2 (0.46%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.46%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 76 (17.31%) AWS
2 59 (13.44%) Azure
3 51 (11.62%) GitHub
4 34 (7.74%) SaaS
5 32 (7.29%) Power Platform
6 21 (4.78%) Serverless
7 20 (4.56%) Amazon S3
7 20 (4.56%) Google Analytics
8 16 (3.64%) dbt
9 14 (3.19%) Fivetran
9 14 (3.19%) npm
9 14 (3.19%) Snowflake
10 11 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.51%) GCP
11 10 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.28%) Veeva
12 9 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.82%) Amazon Cognito
13 8 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (1.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.51%) SMS
2 6 (1.37%) Internet
3 5 (1.14%) GSM
4 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) FTP
6 1 (0.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) IMAP
6 1 (0.23%) POP3
6 1 (0.23%) SMTP
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (22.78%) NoSQL
2 87 (19.82%) Tableau
3 60 (13.67%) Big Data
4 49 (11.16%) MongoDB
5 41 (9.34%) Relational Database
6 32 (7.29%) RDBMS
7 29 (6.61%) Spotfire
7 29 (6.61%) SQL Server
8 27 (6.15%) Power BI
9 23 (5.24%) MySQL
10 20 (4.56%) Base SAS
10 20 (4.56%) Data Mining
10 20 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (4.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (2.96%) DB2
13 13 (2.96%) Looker
13 13 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.51%) Maven
4 8 (1.82%) Cypress.io
5 7 (1.59%) GitLab
5 7 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.14%) JIRA
6 5 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.91%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.68%) Selenium
9 2 (0.46%) Postman
10 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 125 (28.47%) Social Skills
2 119 (27.11%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (20.96%) Finance
4 55 (12.53%) Banking
5 50 (11.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 49 (11.16%) Investment Banking
7 40 (9.11%) Marketing
8 20 (4.56%) Retail
9 19 (4.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 17 (3.87%) Law
11 14 (3.19%) Manufacturing
12 13 (2.96%) Humanities
13 11 (2.51%) Advertising
13 11 (2.51%) Electronics
14 8 (1.82%) Public Sector
14 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
15 7 (1.59%) Front Office
15 7 (1.59%) Games
16 6 (1.37%) Back Office
17 5 (1.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 131 (29.84%) Developer
2 75 (17.08%) Software Engineer
3 55 (12.53%) Analyst
4 40 (9.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 39 (8.88%) Programmer
5 39 (8.88%) Statistical Programmer
6 36 (8.20%) Data Analyst
7 28 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.92%) Data Scientist
9 24 (5.47%) SaaS Developer
10 23 (5.24%) Graduate
11 19 (4.33%) Consultant
12 15 (3.42%) Angular Developer
12 15 (3.42%) Head of Data Science
12 15 (3.42%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (3.19%) Tableau Developer
14 12 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
14 12 (2.73%) Graduate Developer
14 12 (2.73%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (16.17%) .NET
2 68 (15.49%) AngularJS
3 58 (13.21%) Node.js
4 52 (11.85%) HTML
4 52 (11.85%) REST
4 52 (11.85%) Web Services
5 39 (8.88%) .NET Framework
6 37 (8.43%) RESTful
7 32 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (6.38%) CSS
9 27 (6.15%) HTML5
10 23 (5.24%) Angular 2
10 23 (5.24%) Task Parallel Library
11 15 (3.42%) Spring
11 15 (3.42%) Spring Boot
12 14 (3.19%) CSS3
12 14 (3.19%) Sass
12 14 (3.19%) scikit-learn
12 14 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (2.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.76%) Life Science
2 50 (11.39%) Blog
3 45 (10.25%) Algorithms
4 38 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (7.52%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.56%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.64%) Biotechnology
8 15 (3.42%) User Experience
9 13 (2.96%) Reference Data
9 13 (2.96%) Virtual Team
10 11 (2.51%) Client/Server
10 11 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 10 (2.28%) Derivative
11 10 (2.28%) Pharmacovigilance
12 8 (1.82%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.59%) Social Media
14 6 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (1.14%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 5 (1.14%) Internet of Things
15 5 (1.14%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.87%) Linux
2 13 (2.96%) Unix
3 2 (0.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (81.78%) Mathematics
2 209 (47.61%) Computer Science
3 149 (33.94%) Analytics
4 131 (29.84%) Statistics
5 112 (25.51%) Data Science
6 90 (20.50%) Software Engineering
7 78 (17.77%) Fintech
8 76 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
10 70 (15.95%) Visualisation
11 62 (14.12%) MVC
12 52 (11.85%) Statistical Analysis
13 51 (11.62%) Data Management
14 46 (10.48%) CQRS
15 44 (10.02%) Data Visualisation
16 43 (9.79%) Data Modelling
17 41 (9.34%) Full Stack Development
18 38 (8.66%) Data Analytics
19 36 (8.20%) Machine Learning
19 36 (8.20%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 145 (33.03%) Python
2 143 (32.57%) JavaScript
3 142 (32.35%) SQL
4 97 (22.10%) Java
5 78 (17.77%) C#
6 54 (12.30%) TypeScript
7 39 (8.88%) R
8 21 (4.78%) C++
9 20 (4.56%) SAS Macro
9 20 (4.56%) VBA
10 15 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.96%) Scala
13 8 (1.82%) C
13 8 (1.82%) Java 8
14 7 (1.59%) Cython
15 5 (1.14%) VB
16 4 (0.91%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.91%) Perl
16 4 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 439 (100.00%) Degree
2 89 (20.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (9.34%) PhD
4 30 (6.83%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.51%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.37%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.46%) CISSP
9 2 (0.46%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.46%) HND
10 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.02%) Data Quality
2 40 (9.11%) GDPR
3 35 (7.97%) CDISC
4 28 (6.38%) QA
5 5 (1.14%) HAZOP
5 5 (1.14%) IEC 61508
5 5 (1.14%) ISO 26262
6 4 (0.91%) Good Clinical Practice
6 4 (0.91%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.46%) NCSC
7 2 (0.46%) NIST
8 1 (0.23%) IFRS
8 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 5 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.96%) Oracle EDQ
2 11 (2.51%) Terraform
3 3 (0.68%) Ansible
4 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (10.48%) Google
2 44 (10.02%) Oracle
3 42 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.38%) SAP
5 13 (2.96%) GoldenSource
5 13 (2.96%) IBM
5 13 (2.96%) Saba
6 12 (2.73%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.51%) Optimizely
8 10 (2.28%) OpenText
9 9 (2.05%) Maxymiser
9 9 (2.05%) Qubit
10 6 (1.37%) Algorithmics
10 6 (1.37%) Facebook
11 4 (0.91%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.91%) Apple
12 3 (0.68%) Autodesk
12 3 (0.68%) Workday
13 2 (0.46%) Adobe
13 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com