Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 686 634 607
Rank change year-on-year -52 -27 -33
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 161 551 706
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 1.54% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 166 524 541
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £95,625 £90,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £35,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +21.13% +2.90% -13.75%

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 17,078 35,789 42,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.35% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,463 25,876 31,767
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,518 £26,490 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,529
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.06% +4.77%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +13 157 £50,000 -2.91% 16
London +40 92 £65,000 +13.04% 9
UK excluding London -16 74 £43,000 +21.13% 9
South East +57 38 £46,000 +53.33% 3
Work from Home +40 17 £43,000 -21.82% 2
South West +92 15 £40,750 +6.71% 1
Midlands +92 12 £43,000 +48.27%
West Midlands +83 10 £43,000 +53.57%
North of England +116 4 £21,500 -44.52% 2
North West +92 3 £23,250 -41.88% 1
East Midlands +61 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +109 1 £21,500 -10.42% 1
East of England +62 1 - - 1
Wales +21 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Scotland +1 1 £33,500 -4.29% 2

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Degree
2 149 (92.55%) Mathematics
3 82 (50.93%) SQL
4 78 (48.45%) Python
5 64 (39.75%) Java
6 56 (34.78%) Computer Science
7 54 (33.54%) Finance
8 49 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 44 (27.33%) Statistics
9 44 (27.33%) Analytics
9 44 (27.33%) Algorithms
10 40 (24.84%) C#
11 39 (24.22%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (21.74%) JavaScript
13 34 (21.12%) Data Science
14 33 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (19.25%) Machine Learning
15 31 (19.25%) Computer Science Degree
15 31 (19.25%) Spring
16 30 (18.63%) Physics
17 29 (18.01%) OO
18 27 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (16.15%) R
20 24 (14.91%) Artificial Intelligence
20 24 (14.91%) Marketing
21 23 (14.29%) DevOps
22 21 (13.04%) MongoDB
22 21 (13.04%) Big Data
22 21 (13.04%) MVC
22 21 (13.04%) C++

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 10 (6.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.11%) Jupyter
2 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.48%) SAS
4 2 (1.24%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Gentran
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.73%) Chatbot
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.86%) EViews
5 3 (1.86%) Stata
6 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) SAP CRM
1 5 (3.11%) SAP ERP
1 5 (3.11%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) Power Platform
2 8 (4.97%) AWS
3 7 (4.35%) Azure
4 5 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.48%) SaaS
6 2 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.62%) GCP
7 1 (0.62%) Office 365
7 1 (0.62%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) Bluetooth
1 8 (4.97%) Wireless
2 7 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (1.24%) PPP
4 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.04%) Big Data
1 21 (13.04%) Data Mining
1 21 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.32%) Power BI
4 12 (7.45%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.73%) Blockchain
8 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.48%) MySQL
10 3 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.24%) KDB
11 2 (1.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.48%) JIRA
2 4 (2.48%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.48%) VersionOne
3 3 (1.86%) Artifactory
3 3 (1.86%) GitLab
3 3 (1.86%) JUnit
4 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.62%) Protractor
5 1 (0.62%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 54 (33.54%) Finance
2 24 (14.91%) Marketing
3 12 (7.45%) Financial Institution
4 11 (6.83%) Back Office
5 9 (5.59%) Electronics
6 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.35%) Banking
8 6 (3.73%) Aerospace
8 6 (3.73%) Front Office
8 6 (3.73%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.48%) Games
10 3 (1.86%) Advertising
11 2 (1.24%) Military
11 2 (1.24%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.24%) Retail
12 1 (0.62%) Legal
12 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (36.02%) Developer
2 25 (15.53%) Analyst
3 23 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.80%) Data Scientist
5 15 (9.32%) Software Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Graduate
7 13 (8.07%) Data Analyst
7 13 (8.07%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.45%) Junior
8 12 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.83%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.59%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.97%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
13 6 (3.73%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.25%) Spring
2 16 (9.94%) .NET
3 15 (9.32%) AngularJS
4 13 (8.07%) HTML
4 13 (8.07%) Spring Boot
5 11 (6.83%) J2EE
5 11 (6.83%) J2SE
5 11 (6.83%) JDBC
5 11 (6.83%) JSON
6 9 (5.59%) Web Services
7 6 (3.73%) CSS
7 6 (3.73%) Flutter
7 6 (3.73%) RESTful
8 5 (3.11%) .NET Core
8 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.11%) RxJava
8 5 (3.11%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.86%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (1.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.33%) Algorithms
2 33 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.56%) Derivative
3 17 (10.56%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.97%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.35%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.73%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (3.73%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.73%) Internet of Things
7 6 (3.73%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (3.11%) Fixed Income
8 5 (3.11%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.24%) Blog
10 2 (1.24%) CMDB
10 2 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.56%) Android
1 17 (10.56%) Apple iOS
2 16 (9.94%) Linux
3 11 (6.83%) CentOS
4 2 (1.24%) Windows
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (92.55%) Mathematics
2 56 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 49 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 44 (27.33%) Analytics
4 44 (27.33%) Statistics
5 39 (24.22%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (21.12%) Data Science
7 31 (19.25%) Machine Learning
8 30 (18.63%) Physics
9 29 (18.01%) OO
10 27 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (14.91%) Artificial Intelligence
12 23 (14.29%) DevOps
13 21 (13.04%) MVC
14 20 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (11.80%) Data Analysis
16 18 (11.18%) Multithreading
17 17 (10.56%) Visualisation
18 16 (9.94%) Coaching
18 16 (9.94%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.93%) SQL
2 78 (48.45%) Python
3 64 (39.75%) Java
4 40 (24.84%) C#
5 35 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 26 (16.15%) R
7 21 (13.04%) C++
8 17 (10.56%) C
9 13 (8.07%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.97%) PHP
11 6 (3.73%) Dart
11 6 (3.73%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.11%) MATLAB
12 5 (3.11%) VBA
13 4 (2.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (1.86%) F#
14 3 (1.86%) Go
14 3 (1.86%) Ruby
14 3 (1.86%) VB
14 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Degree
2 31 (19.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.59%) PhD
4 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.48%) CFA
6 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.24%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 12 (7.45%) Docker
2 8 (4.97%) Firmware
3 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.73%) Istio
3 3 (1.86%) Kibana
3 3 (1.86%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (12.42%) Oracle
2 13 (8.07%) Tableau
3 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.35%) SAP
5 6 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.86%) Marketo
8 2 (1.24%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.24%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.24%) SIMUL8
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe
9 1 (0.62%) Cadence
9 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.62%) Cognos
9 1 (0.62%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.62%) IBM
9 1 (0.62%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.62%) VMware