Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 550 666 613
Rank change year-on-year +116 -53 +3
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 172 435 669
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 1.43% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 172 351 541
Median annual salary £55,000 £38,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +30.95%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,650 £24,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +54.93% +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 11,191 30,515 38,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.57% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,523 22,586 28,606
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 £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 23 November 2020.

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 23 November 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 +182 163 £55,000 +34.15% 26
UK excluding London +92 92 £55,000 +54.93% 15
London +181 78 £62,500 +4.17% 14
North of England +186 53 £55,000 +74.60% 6
Yorkshire +139 47 £55,000 +69.23% 4
South East +127 23 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Work from Home -12 18 £55,000 +34.15% 2
North West +124 6 £55,500 +79.03% 2
Wales +49 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Midlands +109 4 £52,500 +81.03%
South West +90 4 £67,500 +132.76% 1
West Midlands +85 4 £52,500 +81.03%
East of England +115 1 £26,000 -24.64% 3
Northern Ireland +21 1 - -
Scotland -4 1 £33,500 -12.99% 3

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 171 (99.42%) Degree
2 152 (88.37%) Mathematics
3 107 (62.21%) SQL
4 100 (58.14%) Python
5 86 (50.00%) C#
6 75 (43.60%) Java
7 72 (41.86%) Software Engineering
8 71 (41.28%) JavaScript
9 60 (34.88%) AWS
10 56 (32.56%) Big Data
11 49 (28.49%) Computer Science
12 45 (26.16%) Node.js
13 44 (25.58%) Analytics
14 41 (23.84%) NoSQL
15 40 (23.26%) .NET
16 37 (21.51%) Finance
17 36 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (19.77%) Statistics
19 30 (17.44%) Physics
19 30 (17.44%) Data Science
20 29 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (16.28%) Machine Learning
21 28 (16.28%) Computer Science Degree
22 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
23 23 (13.37%) R
24 21 (12.21%) Relational Database
25 19 (11.05%) Tableau
25 19 (11.05%) MongoDB
25 19 (11.05%) Visualisation
26 18 (10.47%) Linux

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 13 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.74%) Confluence
2 3 (1.74%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.74%) SPSS
3 2 (1.16%) SPSS Modeler
4 1 (0.58%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 60 (34.88%) AWS
2 16 (9.30%) Azure
3 13 (7.56%) Power Platform
4 6 (3.49%) GCP
5 4 (2.33%) SaaS
6 2 (1.16%) npm
7 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) HTTP
1 4 (2.33%) Internet
1 4 (2.33%) SMTP
1 4 (2.33%) SNMP
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (32.56%) Big Data
2 41 (23.84%) NoSQL
3 21 (12.21%) Relational Database
4 19 (11.05%) MongoDB
4 19 (11.05%) Tableau
5 18 (10.47%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.56%) Power BI
7 10 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.65%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.07%) Blockchain
9 7 (4.07%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.74%) MySQL
10 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.16%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.16%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.58%) KDB
12 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.74%) GCC
5 3 (1.74%) JIRA
5 3 (1.74%) Subversion
6 2 (1.16%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.58%) GitLab
7 1 (0.58%) Protractor
7 1 (0.58%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.58%) Selenium
7 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (21.51%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Marketing
3 9 (5.23%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.23%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.23%) Retail
4 6 (3.49%) Front Office
5 3 (1.74%) Electronics
5 3 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.74%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (34.88%) Developer
2 49 (28.49%) Software Engineer
3 22 (12.79%) Software Developer
4 20 (11.63%) Analyst
5 19 (11.05%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.30%) Data Scientist
7 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.56%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (6.40%) Quantitative Developer
10 11 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.81%) Data Engineer
11 10 (5.81%) Graduate
11 10 (5.81%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (5.23%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (5.23%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
13 7 (4.07%) Blockchain Developer
13 7 (4.07%) Data Analyst
13 7 (4.07%) F# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.16%) Node.js
2 40 (23.26%) .NET
3 14 (8.14%) CSS
4 13 (7.56%) Web Services
5 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 12 (6.98%) HTML
5 12 (6.98%) RESTful
6 10 (5.81%) WCF
7 9 (5.23%) React
8 7 (4.07%) Akka.NET
8 7 (4.07%) TensorFlow
8 7 (4.07%) WPF
9 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.49%) scikit-learn
9 6 (3.49%) Theano
9 6 (3.49%) Torch
10 5 (2.91%) .NET Core
10 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.91%) JSON
10 5 (2.91%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.88%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.81%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.23%) Equities
5 7 (4.07%) FMCG
5 7 (4.07%) Renewable Energy
6 6 (3.49%) Derivative
7 5 (2.91%) User Experience
7 5 (2.91%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.74%) Industry 4.0
8 3 (1.74%) Life Science
8 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.74%) Robotics
9 2 (1.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.47%) Linux
2 10 (5.81%) Windows
3 5 (2.91%) Unix
4 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (88.37%) Mathematics
2 72 (41.86%) Software Engineering
3 49 (28.49%) Computer Science
4 44 (25.58%) Analytics
5 34 (19.77%) Statistics
6 30 (17.44%) Data Science
6 30 (17.44%) Physics
7 29 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (16.28%) Machine Learning
9 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.05%) Visualisation
11 17 (9.88%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (9.30%) OO
13 14 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
13 14 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (6.98%) Asset Management
14 12 (6.98%) Coaching
14 12 (6.98%) TDD
15 11 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (5.81%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (62.21%) SQL
2 100 (58.14%) Python
3 86 (50.00%) C#
4 75 (43.60%) Java
5 71 (41.28%) JavaScript
6 23 (13.37%) R
7 17 (9.88%) C++
8 9 (5.23%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.07%) F#
9 7 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.33%) Perl
10 4 (2.33%) PHP
10 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.74%) Scala
11 3 (1.74%) VBA
12 2 (1.16%) C
12 2 (1.16%) ES6
12 2 (1.16%) Rust
12 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 171 (99.42%) Degree
2 28 (16.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.23%) PhD
4 7 (4.07%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) ISO 13485
1 7 (4.07%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.16%) GAMP
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Docker
2 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Istio
1 7 (4.07%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.58%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (6.98%) Oracle
2 7 (4.07%) Apple
2 7 (4.07%) Google
3 6 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.33%) VMware
5 3 (1.74%) Alteryx
5 3 (1.74%) Perforce
5 3 (1.74%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.58%) Cognos
6 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow