Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 550 634
Rank change year-on-year -50 +84 -101
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 708 830 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 1.89% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 534 699 653
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -6.59% +7.06%
10th Percentile £24,650 £24,875 £25,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.75% +6.67% -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 41,711 43,967 55,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 24.77% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31,072 34,129 44,553
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.64% - +6.25%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 14 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 16 July 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 -33 659 £55,000 +29.41% 84
UK excluding London -45 354 £34,500 -13.75% 53
London -18 345 £65,000 +30.00% 37
East of England -17 101 £37,500 +10.29% 9
South East -29 90 £47,500 +5.56% 15
North of England +27 61 £35,000 -9.68% 7
North West +25 50 £40,000 - 3
Scotland -28 42 £32,000 -20.00% 6
South West -28 30 £26,000 -25.71% 8
Midlands -11 29 £30,000 -29.41% 8
West Midlands +26 21 £25,000 -6.54% 6
Yorkshire +6 11 £29,000 -17.14% 4
East Midlands -27 7 £51,250 +20.59% 2
Northern Ireland +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 708 (100.00%) Degree
2 542 (76.55%) Mathematics
3 290 (40.96%) Python
4 276 (38.98%) SQL
5 263 (37.15%) Computer Science
6 250 (35.31%) Finance
7 243 (34.32%) Java
8 189 (26.69%) C++
9 163 (23.02%) Software Engineering
9 163 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
10 159 (22.46%) Linux
11 154 (21.75%) Analytics
12 152 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
13 140 (19.77%) Machine Learning
14 137 (19.35%) C#
14 137 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
15 130 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
16 128 (18.08%) Big Data
17 127 (17.94%) Statistics
18 106 (14.97%) Data Science
19 105 (14.83%) Physics
20 103 (14.55%) Algorithms
21 100 (14.12%) JavaScript
22 98 (13.84%) R
23 94 (13.28%) Visualisation
24 91 (12.85%) Data Analysis
25 86 (12.15%) .NET
26 81 (11.44%) C
27 79 (11.16%) SQL Server
27 79 (11.16%) Continuous Integration

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 48 (6.78%) Apache Spark
2 46 (6.50%) SAS
3 21 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.98%) Ethereum
5 12 (1.69%) JBoss
6 10 (1.41%) Drupal
7 7 (0.99%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.85%) Apache
8 6 (0.85%) Hyperledger
9 5 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.56%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.56%) IIS
10 4 (0.56%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.28%) CMS
13 1 (0.14%) Confluence
13 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
13 1 (0.14%) nginx
13 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 56 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.81%) SPSS
3 16 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.85%) Stata
6 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.42%) EViews
8 2 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) FastStats
2 1 (0.14%) Maximo
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.82%) Google Analytics
3 20 (2.82%) SaaS
4 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.42%) PaaS
6 3 (0.42%) Serverless
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.14%) AdWords
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.14%) Boomi
8 1 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.13%) BGP
1 8 (1.13%) EIGRP
1 8 (1.13%) Multicast
1 8 (1.13%) OSPF
1 8 (1.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.85%) ZigBee
2 6 (0.85%) Z-Wave
3 5 (0.71%) FTP
4 4 (0.56%) DHCP
4 4 (0.56%) DNS
5 3 (0.42%) Firewall
6 2 (0.28%) Internet
6 2 (0.28%) Network Security
6 2 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.14%) Broadband
7 1 (0.14%) HTTP
7 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (18.08%) Big Data
2 79 (11.16%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.34%) Hadoop
4 43 (6.07%) Data Mining
5 34 (4.80%) Apache Hive
6 33 (4.66%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.38%) Power BI
8 29 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (4.10%) MongoDB
9 27 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (3.53%) GIS
10 25 (3.53%) MySQL
10 25 (3.53%) Oracle Database
11 24 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (3.11%) Blockchain
13 18 (2.54%) QlikView
14 17 (2.40%) NoSQL
14 17 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (2.26%) Impala
16 14 (1.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 79 (11.16%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.23%) Selenium
3 27 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.67%) Maven
5 24 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 23 (3.25%) Subversion
7 22 (3.11%) JUnit
8 20 (2.82%) JIRA
9 19 (2.68%) IntelliJ
9 19 (2.68%) NetBeans
9 19 (2.68%) Toad
10 14 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (1.55%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.41%) Gradle
12 10 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.99%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.56%) VersionOne
15 4 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 250 (35.31%) Finance
2 68 (9.60%) Marketing
3 51 (7.20%) Banking
4 45 (6.36%) Front Office
4 45 (6.36%) Retail
5 43 (6.07%) Military
6 29 (4.10%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.68%) Legal
8 17 (2.40%) Electronics
9 16 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.27%) Games
11 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.13%) Advertising
13 4 (0.56%) Back Office
13 4 (0.56%) Law
14 3 (0.42%) Local Government
14 3 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 200 (28.25%) Developer
2 142 (20.06%) Analyst
3 105 (14.83%) Software Engineer
4 96 (13.56%) Graduate
5 63 (8.90%) Java Developer
6 61 (8.62%) Junior
7 59 (8.33%) Data Scientist
8 52 (7.34%) Python Developer
9 50 (7.06%) Data Analyst
10 37 (5.23%) Graduate Developer
11 30 (4.24%) SQL Analyst
12 28 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 28 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 27 (3.81%) Quantitative Developer
14 26 (3.67%) Architect
15 25 (3.53%) Graduate Analyst
15 25 (3.53%) Java Engineer
16 24 (3.39%) Consultant
17 23 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
17 23 (3.25%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (12.15%) .NET
2 68 (9.60%) Web Services
3 50 (7.06%) HTML
3 50 (7.06%) NumPy
4 44 (6.21%) Pandas
5 43 (6.07%) CSS
5 43 (6.07%) Spring
6 41 (5.79%) AngularJS
7 37 (5.23%) jQuery
8 36 (5.08%) Hibernate
9 34 (4.80%) RESTful
10 27 (3.81%) WPF
11 26 (3.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 24 (3.39%) SOAP
13 21 (2.97%) JPA
13 21 (2.97%) Middleware
14 20 (2.82%) REST
15 19 (2.68%) OpenCV
15 19 (2.68%) Swing
15 19 (2.68%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 263 (37.15%) Computer Science
2 163 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (14.55%) Algorithms
4 63 (8.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 59 (8.33%) Equities
5 59 (8.33%) Fintech
5 59 (8.33%) Hedge funds
6 43 (6.07%) Derivative
7 42 (5.93%) Robotics
8 24 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (3.25%) Fixed Income
10 21 (2.97%) OTC Derivatives
11 20 (2.82%) Driving Licence
12 19 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (2.54%) Client/Server
14 17 (2.40%) PKI
15 16 (2.26%) Management Information System
15 16 (2.26%) User Experience
16 15 (2.12%) Data Structures
17 13 (1.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 159 (22.46%) Linux
2 73 (10.31%) Windows
3 18 (2.54%) Unix
4 15 (2.12%) CentOS
5 13 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.13%) Fedora
7 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.71%) Robot Operating System
9 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.14%) Android
12 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (76.55%) Mathematics
2 163 (23.02%) Software Engineering
3 154 (21.75%) Analytics
4 152 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (19.77%) Machine Learning
6 130 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
7 127 (17.94%) Statistics
8 106 (14.97%) Data Science
9 105 (14.83%) Physics
10 94 (13.28%) Visualisation
11 91 (12.85%) Data Analysis
12 79 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (10.59%) DevOps
14 72 (10.17%) SDLC
15 64 (9.04%) Test Automation
16 60 (8.47%) Scrum
17 59 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
18 54 (7.63%) Innovative Thinking
19 52 (7.34%) Data Visualisation
20 45 (6.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (40.96%) Python
2 276 (38.98%) SQL
3 243 (34.32%) Java
4 189 (26.69%) C++
5 137 (19.35%) C#
6 100 (14.12%) JavaScript
7 98 (13.84%) R
8 81 (11.44%) C
9 51 (7.20%) Scala
10 50 (7.06%) Perl
11 39 (5.51%) Ruby
12 37 (5.23%) MATLAB
13 29 (4.10%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.39%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.54%) PHP
16 15 (2.12%) HiveQL
17 14 (1.98%) Go
17 14 (1.98%) VBA
18 12 (1.69%) Shell Script
19 8 (1.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 708 (100.00%) Degree
2 137 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (11.02%) PhD
4 39 (5.51%) Security Cleared
5 33 (4.66%) Master's Degree
6 32 (4.52%) DV Cleared
7 19 (2.68%) HNC
8 12 (1.69%) Postgraduate
9 10 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.13%) RHCA
10 8 (1.13%) RHCE
10 8 (1.13%) RHCSA
11 6 (0.85%) ISEB
12 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.42%) CCSA
12 3 (0.42%) CCSE
12 3 (0.42%) CISA
12 3 (0.42%) CISM
12 3 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.25%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) PMO
3 5 (0.71%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) DICOM
5 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (4.24%) HDFS
2 29 (4.10%) Hyper-V
2 29 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.55%) Docker
4 10 (1.41%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (2.68%) Ansible
2 18 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.41%) Puppet
4 9 (1.27%) Salt
5 3 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.28%) Oozie
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 68 (9.60%) Oracle
3 45 (6.36%) Tableau
4 33 (4.66%) Google
5 29 (4.10%) VMware
6 23 (3.25%) WorldPay
7 20 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.98%) SAP
8 14 (1.98%) Sybase
9 12 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.55%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.13%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.13%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (1.13%) Cisco
12 7 (0.99%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.71%) Tradeweb
14 4 (0.56%) Cognos
15 3 (0.42%) Adobe
15 3 (0.42%) CA
15 3 (0.42%) CheckPoint