Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 647 627 632
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 -73
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 409 562 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 1.53% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 326 469 502
UK median annual salary £41,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.45% +22.22% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,800 £26,025
90th Percentile £82,500 £101,250 £88,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -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 27,327 36,694 41,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.88% 24.18% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20,240 26,801 32,226
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -55 316 £45,000 -21.74% 80
UK excluding London +32 242 £38,250 +2.00% 61
London -10 166 £60,000 -4.00% 25
South East +42 92 £30,500 +1.67% 14
Scotland +85 78 £38,500 +10.00% 5
South West +15 18 £26,650 -4.82% 9
West Midlands +36 15 £55,000 +96.43% 8
Midlands +32 15 £55,000 +96.43% 9
East of England +62 14 £30,000 - 15
North of England -11 10 £34,000 -47.69% 8
Wales - 10 £32,500 -
North West +3 6 £35,000 -50.00% 6
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +25 3 £32,500 +10.17% 2
North East - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 409 (100.00%) Degree
2 338 (82.64%) Mathematics
3 163 (39.85%) C#
4 156 (38.14%) Computer Science
5 151 (36.92%) SQL
6 128 (31.30%) C++
7 121 (29.58%) Software Engineering
8 111 (27.14%) Python
9 108 (26.41%) Java
10 105 (25.67%) Finance
11 102 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
12 96 (23.47%) Machine Learning
13 88 (21.52%) Algorithms
14 87 (21.27%) Analytics
15 84 (20.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 78 (19.07%) Windows
17 77 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
18 74 (18.09%) Physics
19 73 (17.85%) Data Science
20 72 (17.60%) Statistics
21 71 (17.36%) .NET
21 71 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (16.14%) Robotics
23 61 (14.91%) Innovative Thinking
24 50 (12.22%) Big Data
25 47 (11.49%) R
25 47 (11.49%) Microsoft
26 45 (11.00%) SQL Server
27 44 (10.76%) PhD
28 43 (10.51%) 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 26 (6.36%) SAS
2 19 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.22%) Confluence
4 2 (0.49%) Apache
4 2 (0.49%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) Mule
5 1 (0.24%) nginx
5 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.96%) SPSS
4 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.98%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Summit
3 1 (0.24%) Actimize
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.24%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.65%) Office 365
2 18 (4.40%) Azure
3 14 (3.42%) AWS
3 14 (3.42%) Power Platform
4 8 (1.96%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.47%) SaaS
6 5 (1.22%) PaaS
6 5 (1.22%) Serverless
7 4 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.98%) GCP
7 4 (0.98%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.73%) AWS Step Functions
8 3 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.49%) AdWords
9 2 (0.49%) Smartsheet
10 1 (0.24%) Apigee
10 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.40%) VPN
2 7 (1.71%) Bluetooth
2 7 (1.71%) Wireless
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) DHCP
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) PPP
4 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.22%) Big Data
2 45 (11.00%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.82%) Data Mining
4 28 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 25 (6.11%) Hadoop
6 24 (5.87%) GIS
7 17 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.42%) Power BI
9 11 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.44%) QlikView
11 9 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.96%) Blockchain
12 8 (1.96%) MySQL
13 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.07%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.38%) NetBeans
4 11 (2.69%) JIRA
4 11 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.98%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.49%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.24%) GitLab
9 1 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 105 (25.67%) Finance
2 41 (10.02%) Marketing
3 25 (6.11%) Military
4 13 (3.18%) Banking
5 12 (2.93%) Electronics
6 11 (2.69%) Front Office
6 11 (2.69%) Retail
7 9 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.20%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.47%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.47%) French Language
8 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.22%) Automotive
9 5 (1.22%) German Language
10 4 (0.98%) Advertising
11 3 (0.73%) Games
11 3 (0.73%) Publishing
11 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 113 (27.63%) Developer
2 96 (23.47%) Graduate
3 66 (16.14%) Software Engineer
4 51 (12.47%) Analyst
5 41 (10.02%) Data Scientist
6 40 (9.78%) Graduate Developer
7 38 (9.29%) Junior
8 36 (8.80%) C# Developer
9 31 (7.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 28 (6.85%) C# Software Engineer
11 26 (6.36%) SQL Developer
12 24 (5.87%) Senior Software Engineer
13 23 (5.62%) Java Engineer
13 23 (5.62%) Java Software Engineer
14 21 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
14 21 (5.13%) Software Developer
15 20 (4.89%) Data Analyst
16 19 (4.65%) Java Developer
17 18 (4.40%) Graduate SQL Developer
18 17 (4.16%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.36%) .NET
2 33 (8.07%) WPF
3 28 (6.85%) RESTful
4 27 (6.60%) HTML
5 26 (6.36%) AngularJS
6 23 (5.62%) ASP.NET
7 22 (5.38%) SOAP
7 22 (5.38%) Swing
7 22 (5.38%) Web Services
8 20 (4.89%) .NET Core
9 17 (4.16%) CSS
10 16 (3.91%) Spring
11 15 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.93%) Pandas
13 11 (2.69%) JSON
14 10 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (2.44%) NumPy
14 10 (2.44%) OpenCV
15 8 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
15 8 (1.96%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 88 (21.52%) Algorithms
2 71 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (16.14%) Robotics
4 22 (5.38%) Fixed Income
4 22 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.91%) Derivative
6 13 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.93%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.69%) User Experience
9 10 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.44%) Equities
10 9 (2.20%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.71%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.47%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.22%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.22%) Smart Home
13 5 (1.22%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.07%) Windows
2 43 (10.51%) Linux
3 18 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 18 (4.40%) Windows 7
4 17 (4.16%) Windows XP
5 14 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.18%) Android
7 8 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.49%) CentOS
9 2 (0.49%) Unix
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (82.64%) Mathematics
2 156 (38.14%) Computer Science
3 121 (29.58%) Software Engineering
4 102 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (23.47%) Machine Learning
6 87 (21.27%) Analytics
7 77 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (18.09%) Physics
9 73 (17.85%) Data Science
10 72 (17.60%) Statistics
11 61 (14.91%) Innovative Thinking
12 42 (10.27%) Data Analysis
13 41 (10.02%) Deep Learning
14 40 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (9.05%) Artificial Intelligence
16 35 (8.56%) Fintech
17 32 (7.82%) OO
17 32 (7.82%) Visualisation
18 30 (7.33%) Economics
19 27 (6.60%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (39.85%) C#
2 151 (36.92%) SQL
3 128 (31.30%) C++
4 111 (27.14%) Python
5 108 (26.41%) Java
6 47 (11.49%) R
7 42 (10.27%) JavaScript
8 28 (6.85%) C
9 25 (6.11%) MATLAB
10 11 (2.69%) PHP
10 11 (2.69%) VBA
11 10 (2.44%) Scala
12 9 (2.20%) XAML
13 8 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.71%) Dart
14 7 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.47%) Perl
15 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 409 (100.00%) Degree
2 84 (20.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (10.76%) PhD
4 39 (9.54%) Security Cleared
5 17 (4.16%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.22%) MBA
8 4 (0.98%) CFA
8 4 (0.98%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ACCA
10 1 (0.24%) CIMA
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCDST
10 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.85%) QA
2 6 (1.47%) GLP
2 6 (1.47%) GMP
3 5 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.73%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.71%) Firmware
4 5 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.24%) Samba
5 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.24%) EnCase
2 1 (0.24%) FTK
2 1 (0.24%) Istio
2 1 (0.24%) Kibana
2 1 (0.24%) logstash
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.36%) Tableau
3 20 (4.89%) Oracle
4 18 (4.40%) VMware
5 14 (3.42%) Google
6 7 (1.71%) SAP
7 6 (1.47%) Minitab
8 5 (1.22%) Adobe
8 5 (1.22%) Cognos
9 4 (0.98%) Facebook
10 2 (0.49%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.49%) Murex
11 1 (0.24%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco
11 1 (0.24%) EMC
11 1 (0.24%) IBM
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.24%) Reuters