Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 605 613 574
Rank change year-on-year +8 -39 +16
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 574 652 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 1.59% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 481 483 603
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £88,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -9.09%

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 36,446 40,999 45,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.11% 23.79% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26,670 31,809 36,005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 13 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 15 January 2019. 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 +19 535 £55,000 +10.00% 87
UK excluding London +6 296 £37,500 +7.14% 60
London +9 273 £62,500 +4.17% 40
South East +88 103 £27,500 -45.00% 17
North of England +46 69 £65,000 +85.71% 3
North West +40 54 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Scotland -25 36 £35,000 +9.38% 11
East of England -17 33 £30,000 -31.82% 13
Midlands +40 30 £38,500 +4.76% 8
South West -49 25 £29,000 -22.67% 6
Yorkshire +33 15 £27,500 -5.17% 2
West Midlands +32 15 £27,500 -8.33% 7
East Midlands +17 15 £115,000 +155.56% 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 570 (99.30%) Degree
2 461 (80.31%) Mathematics
3 255 (44.43%) Computer Science
4 249 (43.38%) Python
5 227 (39.55%) Java
6 166 (28.92%) SQL
7 161 (28.05%) Finance
8 151 (26.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 150 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
10 125 (21.78%) Linux
11 123 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 122 (21.25%) Analytics
13 117 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
14 111 (19.34%) Big Data
15 106 (18.47%) C++
16 103 (17.94%) Machine Learning
17 100 (17.42%) Web Services
18 99 (17.25%) C#
18 99 (17.25%) DevOps
19 89 (15.51%) JavaScript
20 88 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
21 87 (15.16%) Physics
22 84 (14.63%) Statistics
23 81 (14.11%) Amazon AWS
24 80 (13.94%) R
25 76 (13.24%) Hadoop
25 76 (13.24%) Data Analysis
26 73 (12.72%) Data Science
27 70 (12.20%) Git (software)
28 69 (12.02%) Open Source

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 66 (11.50%) Apache Spark
2 45 (7.84%) Apache
3 31 (5.40%) SAS
4 30 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.26%) Ethereum
6 6 (1.05%) Drupal
7 5 (0.87%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.70%) Confluence
8 4 (0.70%) JBoss
9 3 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.35%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) Kentico
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.44%) SPSS
4 10 (1.74%) Stata
5 8 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 81 (14.11%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (7.49%) Cloud Computing
3 42 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (7.32%) Amazon EMR
4 29 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (2.79%) SaaS
6 14 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (1.39%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.22%) Serverless
9 5 (0.87%) GitHub
10 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.35%) Boomi
11 2 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.17%) Slack
12 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.06%) Internet
2 15 (2.61%) BGP
2 15 (2.61%) OSPF
3 5 (0.87%) EIGRP
3 5 (0.87%) Multicast
4 3 (0.52%) FIX Connectivity
4 3 (0.52%) LAN
4 3 (0.52%) WAN
5 2 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (19.34%) Big Data
2 76 (13.24%) Hadoop
3 65 (11.32%) NoSQL
4 58 (10.10%) MongoDB
5 53 (9.23%) SQL Server
6 46 (8.01%) Flink
7 42 (7.32%) Amazon Athena
7 42 (7.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 37 (6.45%) Relational Database
9 30 (5.23%) HBase
10 28 (4.88%) MySQL
11 24 (4.18%) Data Mining
12 19 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (3.31%) RDBMS
13 18 (3.14%) CouchDB
14 16 (2.79%) GIS
15 15 (2.61%) Blockchain
16 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (1.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 70 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 65 (11.32%) JIRA
3 20 (3.48%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.09%) NetBeans
5 9 (1.57%) Maven
6 8 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.22%) GitLab
7 7 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.05%) Selenium
8 6 (1.05%) Subversion
9 5 (0.87%) JUnit
9 5 (0.87%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.70%) Ant
11 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.52%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.52%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.52%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 161 (28.05%) Finance
2 64 (11.15%) Marketing
3 30 (5.23%) Electronics
4 26 (4.53%) Banking
4 26 (4.53%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.53%) Military
5 24 (4.18%) Retail
5 24 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.14%) Front Office
7 12 (2.09%) Legal
8 11 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.39%) Games
10 7 (1.22%) Advertising
10 7 (1.22%) Billing
11 5 (0.87%) Law
11 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.52%) Automotive
13 3 (0.52%) Social Science
14 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (32.58%) Developer
2 107 (18.64%) Graduate
3 89 (15.51%) Analyst
4 80 (13.94%) Java Developer
5 54 (9.41%) Software Engineer
6 48 (8.36%) Junior
7 47 (8.19%) Data Scientist
8 42 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
8 42 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 33 (5.75%) Data Analyst
10 31 (5.40%) Linux Engineer
11 30 (5.23%) Python Developer
12 29 (5.05%) Data Engineer
13 28 (4.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 27 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
15 26 (4.53%) Java Developer - Fintech
16 25 (4.36%) Graduate Java Developer
16 25 (4.36%) Senior Python Developer
17 24 (4.18%) Senior Data Engineer
18 23 (4.01%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (17.42%) Web Services
2 56 (9.76%) .NET
3 44 (7.67%) AngularJS
4 43 (7.49%) Kafka
5 41 (7.14%) HTML
5 41 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
6 32 (5.57%) Spring
7 31 (5.40%) Hibernate
8 29 (5.05%) CSS
9 27 (4.70%) JMS
10 26 (4.53%) ActiveMQ
10 26 (4.53%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (4.36%) RESTful
12 21 (3.66%) .NET Framework
13 20 (3.48%) ASP.NET
13 20 (3.48%) REST
13 20 (3.48%) WPF
14 19 (3.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 19 (3.31%) React
15 15 (2.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 117 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (10.10%) Algorithms
3 47 (8.19%) Fintech
4 35 (6.10%) Hedge funds
5 29 (5.05%) Robotics
6 23 (4.01%) Derivative
7 21 (3.66%) Internet of Things
8 20 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.44%) User Experience
10 13 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (2.09%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.92%) Equities
12 11 (1.92%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.57%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
15 7 (1.22%) Fixed Income
15 7 (1.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (21.78%) Linux
2 68 (11.85%) Unix
3 47 (8.19%) Windows
4 18 (3.14%) CentOS
5 15 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.61%) Solaris
6 10 (1.74%) Android
7 9 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.87%) Fedora
9 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (80.31%) Mathematics
2 255 (44.43%) Computer Science
3 150 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 122 (21.25%) Analytics
6 103 (17.94%) Machine Learning
7 99 (17.25%) DevOps
8 88 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (15.16%) Physics
10 84 (14.63%) Statistics
11 76 (13.24%) Data Analysis
12 73 (12.72%) Data Science
13 69 (12.02%) Open Source
14 66 (11.50%) TDD
15 62 (10.80%) Visualisation
16 59 (10.28%) Data Modelling
17 54 (9.41%) Configuration Management
18 47 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (8.01%) Data Analytics
20 44 (7.67%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 249 (43.38%) Python
2 227 (39.55%) Java
3 166 (28.92%) SQL
4 106 (18.47%) C++
5 99 (17.25%) C#
6 89 (15.51%) JavaScript
7 80 (13.94%) R
8 56 (9.76%) Scala
9 39 (6.79%) Bash Shell
10 32 (5.57%) Perl
11 25 (4.36%) PowerShell
11 25 (4.36%) Ruby
12 21 (3.66%) MATLAB
13 18 (3.14%) Cython
13 18 (3.14%) Go
14 17 (2.96%) PHP
15 16 (2.79%) C
15 16 (2.79%) VBA
16 11 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 570 (99.30%) Degree
2 151 (26.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (7.14%) PhD
4 26 (4.53%) Master's Degree
5 14 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.87%) RHCA
8 5 (0.87%) RHCE
8 5 (0.87%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.70%) ACCA
9 4 (0.70%) CIMA
9 4 (0.70%) ICAEW
9 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.35%) HNC
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) ISEB
11 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.83%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.05%) DICOM
3 4 (0.70%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.35%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) IFRS
5 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (1.92%) Docker
2 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (5.23%) Puppet
2 17 (2.96%) Ansible
3 12 (2.09%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.74%) Terraform
5 7 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.87%) Salt
7 2 (0.35%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (7.67%) CA Agile Central
2 41 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.75%) Google
4 26 (4.53%) Oracle
5 23 (4.01%) Tableau
6 19 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.14%) SAP
8 15 (2.61%) Cisco
8 15 (2.61%) NetApp
9 8 (1.39%) Adobe
10 6 (1.05%) CA
10 6 (1.05%) Maxymiser
10 6 (1.05%) Optimizely
10 6 (1.05%) Qubit
11 5 (0.87%) Facebook
12 4 (0.70%) Reuters
12 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.70%) Tradeweb
12 4 (0.70%) VMware
13 3 (0.52%) ESRI