Period
to 25 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 629 515
Rank change year-on-year +37 -114 -28
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 714 737 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 1.46% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 550 606 914
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,875 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -11.76%

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 42839 50534 60445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.32% 26.40% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32874 40763 48359
UK median annual salary £45,383 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.85% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 September 2017.

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 September 2017. 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 +28 648 £42,500 - 49
UK excluding London +29 385 £35,000 - 28
London 0 329 £50,000 -4.76% 23
East of England +5 105 £34,000 +4.62% 6
South East +8 68 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Scotland +53 64 £32,000 - 2
South West +38 62 £27,000 -23.94% 3
North of England -35 50 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Midlands +36 34 £42,500 +54.55% 4
North West -14 27 £38,500 +28.33% 5
East Midlands +47 25 £42,500 -8.60% 1
Yorkshire +1 20 £35,000 -17.65% 2
West Midlands -5 9 £37,500 +36.36% 3
North East +8 3 £31,000 -24.85%
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing Numerate Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Numerate Degree.

1 709 (99.30%) Degree
2 578 (80.95%) Mathematics
3 360 (50.42%) Computer Science
4 255 (35.71%) SQL
5 242 (33.89%) Analytics
6 227 (31.79%) C++
7 223 (31.23%) Java
8 220 (30.81%) Physics
9 205 (28.71%) Finance
10 200 (28.01%) Software Engineering
11 198 (27.73%) Analytical Skills
12 197 (27.59%) Python
13 187 (26.19%) C#
14 168 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 130 (18.21%) Linux
16 126 (17.65%) SQL Server
17 113 (15.83%) Big Data
18 112 (15.69%) Algorithms
19 106 (14.85%) .NET
20 105 (14.71%) Microsoft
21 103 (14.43%) R
21 103 (14.43%) Machine Learning
22 101 (14.15%) Statistics
23 100 (14.01%) C
24 95 (13.31%) Visualisation
25 92 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
26 89 (12.46%) Data Analytics
27 84 (11.76%) Banking
28 83 (11.62%) Scrum
29 81 (11.34%) Windows

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 72 (10.08%) SAS
2 46 (6.44%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.82%) Apache
4 9 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.12%) Apache Pig
6 6 (0.84%) Confluence
6 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
8 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.22%) SPSS
3 20 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.40%) Simulink
6 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.14%) EViews
8 1 (0.14%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Actimize
2 4 (0.56%) HFM
3 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.22%) Azure Machine Learning
3 19 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 10 (1.40%) SaaS
6 4 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.66%) Wireless
2 11 (1.54%) ZigBee
3 6 (0.84%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.70%) LAN
4 5 (0.70%) WAN
5 3 (0.42%) Internet
6 2 (0.28%) HTTP
6 2 (0.28%) SMTP
6 2 (0.28%) SNMP
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 113 (15.83%) Big Data
3 52 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (6.16%) QlikView
6 42 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 38 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (4.62%) Data Mining
10 32 (4.48%) Power BI
11 27 (3.78%) GIS
12 26 (3.64%) RDBMS
13 25 (3.50%) Apache Hive
14 20 (2.80%) Oracle Database
15 18 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (1.82%) Impala
17 12 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
18 10 (1.40%) MongoDB
19 9 (1.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.34%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.82%) Selenium
4 12 (1.68%) NUnit
5 11 (1.54%) JIRA
6 10 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.26%) HP UFT
7 9 (1.26%) NetBeans
8 7 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.98%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.70%) ERwin
10 4 (0.56%) GCC
10 4 (0.56%) Maven
11 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.28%) Moq
12 2 (0.28%) RStudio
13 1 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 205 (28.71%) Finance
2 84 (11.76%) Banking
3 73 (10.22%) Retail
4 54 (7.56%) Marketing
5 47 (6.58%) Investment Banking
6 44 (6.16%) Retail Banking
7 43 (6.02%) Games
8 41 (5.74%) Telecoms
9 26 (3.64%) Advertising
10 23 (3.22%) Aerospace
10 23 (3.22%) Military
11 22 (3.08%) Automotive
12 21 (2.94%) Electronics
12 21 (2.94%) Front Office
13 7 (0.98%) Legal
14 6 (0.84%) French Language
15 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 222 (31.09%) Developer
2 156 (21.85%) Software Engineer
3 149 (20.87%) Analyst
4 126 (17.65%) Graduate
5 94 (13.17%) Software Developer
6 90 (12.61%) C++ Developer
7 78 (10.92%) Graduate Developer
8 65 (9.10%) C++ Software Engineer
9 61 (8.54%) Graduate Software Developer
10 59 (8.26%) C++ Software Developer
10 59 (8.26%) Junior
11 52 (7.28%) Data Scientist
12 47 (6.58%) Data Analyst
13 43 (6.02%) Consultant
13 43 (6.02%) IT Engineer
13 43 (6.02%) Java Developer
14 42 (5.88%) C# Developer
15 36 (5.04%) Graduate C++ Developer
16 35 (4.90%) Junior Developer
17 33 (4.62%) Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (14.85%) .NET
2 51 (7.14%) HTML
3 43 (6.02%) Qt
4 37 (5.18%) CSS
5 31 (4.34%) AngularJS
6 27 (3.78%) J2EE
7 24 (3.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 23 (3.22%) Node.js
9 22 (3.08%) Web Services
10 21 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 20 (2.80%) Apache Axis
12 19 (2.66%) RESTful
13 18 (2.52%) React
13 18 (2.52%) SOAP
13 18 (2.52%) Swing
14 17 (2.38%) HTML5
14 17 (2.38%) MFC
14 17 (2.38%) OpenGL
14 17 (2.38%) STL
15 15 (2.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 360 (50.42%) Computer Science
2 198 (27.73%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (15.69%) Algorithms
4 36 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (3.64%) Derivative
6 23 (3.22%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.80%) 3D Printing
8 18 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
8 18 (2.52%) User Experience
9 15 (2.10%) Equities
9 15 (2.10%) Fintech
9 15 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (1.82%) Robotics
11 10 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.98%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.84%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 130 (18.21%) Linux
2 81 (11.34%) Windows
3 13 (1.82%) Android
3 13 (1.82%) Unix
4 9 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000
7 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.42%) Solaris
9 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (80.95%) Mathematics
2 242 (33.89%) Analytics
3 220 (30.81%) Physics
4 200 (28.01%) Software Engineering
5 168 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (14.43%) Machine Learning
7 101 (14.15%) Statistics
8 95 (13.31%) Visualisation
9 92 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
10 89 (12.46%) Data Analytics
11 83 (11.62%) Scrum
12 75 (10.50%) OO
13 72 (10.08%) Data Visualisation
14 65 (9.10%) Asset Management
15 58 (8.12%) OOP
16 57 (7.98%) Data Analysis
17 48 (6.72%) Predictive Analytics
18 44 (6.16%) Software Delivery
18 44 (6.16%) Test Automation
19 43 (6.02%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (35.71%) SQL
2 227 (31.79%) C++
3 223 (31.23%) Java
4 197 (27.59%) Python
5 187 (26.19%) C#
6 103 (14.43%) R
7 100 (14.01%) C
8 58 (8.12%) JavaScript
9 57 (7.98%) MATLAB
10 37 (5.18%) VBA
11 27 (3.78%) Fortran
12 16 (2.24%) Scala
13 13 (1.82%) Perl
14 10 (1.40%) VB
15 9 (1.26%) VBScript
16 8 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.98%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.98%) Ruby
18 6 (0.84%) Embedded C
18 6 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 709 (99.30%) Degree
2 78 (10.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (10.50%) PhD
4 40 (5.60%) Master's Degree
5 23 (3.22%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.98%) HNC
8 5 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.42%) ISEB
9 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CEH
11 1 (0.14%) EnCE
11 1 (0.14%) GCFA
11 1 (0.14%) GIAC
11 1 (0.14%) GPEN
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) MBA
11 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.90%) QA
2 16 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.56%) PMO
4 2 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.28%) MiFID
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.54%) Apache Flume
2 11 (1.54%) Docker
3 10 (1.40%) Firmware
4 9 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.56%) Ambari
2 4 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.14%) EnCase
3 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) Mesos
3 1 (0.14%) MOM
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Salt
3 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 105 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.66%) Tableau
3 56 (7.84%) Oracle
4 20 (2.80%) Google
4 20 (2.80%) VMware
5 11 (1.54%) Facebook
6 10 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.40%) Twitter
7 7 (0.98%) SAP
8 5 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (0.70%) Verint
9 4 (0.56%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.56%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.42%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.42%) Citrix
10 3 (0.42%) Cognos
10 3 (0.42%) DoubleClick
10 3 (0.42%) IBM
10 3 (0.42%) Reuters
10 3 (0.42%) Veritas