Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 658 609 612
Rank change year-on-year -49 +3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 435 669 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 1.73% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 340 539 545
UK median annual salary £38,500 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +33.33% -7.30%
10th Percentile £26,650 £24,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £75,125 £102,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30,491 38,669 43,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.56% 23.74% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,569 28,584 33,516
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 £77,500
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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 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 -93 342 £40,000 -30.43% 68
UK excluding London +38 291 £35,000 - 44
London -76 143 £62,500 - 27
South East +52 110 £35,000 +16.67% 14
Scotland +38 83 £38,500 +11.59% 3
East of England +27 33 £34,500 -8.00% 11
South West +18 23 £27,075 -3.30% 3
Midlands +31 19 £29,000 +3.57% 8
West Midlands +20 18 £29,000 +16.00% 7
North of England -13 14 £31,500 -53.33% 5
North West -2 8 £31,000 -55.71% 4
Wales - 8 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £32,500 +62.50% 1
North East - 2 £31,000 -
Northern Ireland +1 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 435 (100.00%) Degree
2 347 (79.77%) Mathematics
3 168 (38.62%) C#
4 163 (37.47%) Computer Science
5 151 (34.71%) SQL
6 148 (34.02%) Software Engineering
7 146 (33.56%) C++
8 124 (28.51%) Python
9 114 (26.21%) Machine Learning
10 111 (25.52%) Java
11 99 (22.76%) Physics
12 96 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
13 91 (20.92%) .NET
14 90 (20.69%) Statistics
14 90 (20.69%) Algorithms
15 87 (20.00%) Windows
16 86 (19.77%) Analytics
16 86 (19.77%) Data Science
17 85 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
18 73 (16.78%) Robotics
18 73 (16.78%) Finance
19 72 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
20 70 (16.09%) Computer Science Degree
21 69 (15.86%) Innovative Thinking
21 69 (15.86%) Big Data
22 61 (14.02%) R
23 58 (13.33%) Deep Learning
24 57 (13.10%) Linux
25 56 (12.87%) JavaScript
25 56 (12.87%) Marketing

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 41 (9.43%) SAS
2 32 (7.36%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.15%) JCAPS
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.92%) Apache
5 3 (0.69%) Confluence
5 3 (0.69%) nginx
6 2 (0.46%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.46%) Mule
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.30%) SPSS
4 9 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.92%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.46%) Summit
3 1 (0.23%) Actimize
3 1 (0.23%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.52%) Power Platform
2 16 (3.68%) Azure
2 16 (3.68%) Office 365
3 14 (3.22%) AWS
4 10 (2.30%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.61%) PaaS
5 7 (1.61%) SaaS
6 6 (1.38%) Serverless
7 5 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.69%) AWS Step Functions
10 2 (0.46%) AdWords
10 2 (0.46%) Apigee
10 2 (0.46%) GCP
10 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.68%) VPN
2 8 (1.84%) ZigBee
2 8 (1.84%) Z-Wave
3 2 (0.46%) DNS
3 2 (0.46%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) DHCP
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.86%) Big Data
2 41 (9.43%) Data Mining
3 39 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 34 (7.82%) Hadoop
5 31 (7.13%) Relational Database
6 29 (6.67%) GIS
7 23 (5.29%) Power BI
8 14 (3.22%) Apache Hive
9 12 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.30%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.84%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.84%) MySQL
13 7 (1.61%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.38%) QlikView
14 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (10.80%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.21%) NetBeans
4 16 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.30%) JIRA
6 7 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.15%) Gerrit
8 5 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.46%) Selenium
10 2 (0.46%) Subversion
10 2 (0.46%) webpack
11 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.23%) GitLab
11 1 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (0.23%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (16.78%) Finance
2 56 (12.87%) Marketing
3 23 (5.29%) Banking
3 23 (5.29%) Military
4 22 (5.06%) Retail
5 13 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.07%) Public Sector
7 7 (1.61%) Front Office
8 6 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.15%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.15%) French Language
9 5 (1.15%) German Language
10 4 (0.92%) Automotive
10 4 (0.92%) Electronics
10 4 (0.92%) Publishing
11 3 (0.69%) Games
11 3 (0.69%) Law
12 2 (0.46%) Legal
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 100 (22.99%) Graduate
2 91 (20.92%) Developer
3 86 (19.77%) Software Engineer
4 63 (14.48%) Analyst
5 57 (13.10%) Data Scientist
6 42 (9.66%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 38 (8.74%) Junior
8 32 (7.36%) C# Software Engineer
8 32 (7.36%) Senior Software Engineer
9 28 (6.44%) Java Engineer
9 28 (6.44%) Java Software Engineer
9 28 (6.44%) Software Developer
10 26 (5.98%) Graduate Developer
11 24 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (5.29%) Data Analyst
12 23 (5.29%) Senior Data Scientist
13 18 (4.14%) .NET Developer
13 18 (4.14%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.14%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.91%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (20.92%) .NET
2 46 (10.57%) WPF
3 37 (8.51%) HTML
4 32 (7.36%) RESTful
5 30 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 28 (6.44%) SOAP
7 27 (6.21%) Swing
8 25 (5.75%) ASP.NET
9 23 (5.29%) Web Services
10 22 (5.06%) .NET Core
10 22 (5.06%) CSS
11 17 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (3.91%) Spring
12 15 (3.45%) NumPy
13 13 (2.99%) SciPy
14 11 (2.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (2.53%) OpenCV
15 8 (1.84%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.84%) HTML5
15 8 (1.84%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 90 (20.69%) Algorithms
2 85 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (16.78%) Robotics
4 26 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.91%) Driving Licence
6 16 (3.68%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.99%) User Experience
8 12 (2.76%) Derivative
8 12 (2.76%) Digital Media
8 12 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.07%) Equities
10 8 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.84%) Renewable Energy
10 8 (1.84%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.38%) Social Network
13 5 (1.15%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.15%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 87 (20.00%) Windows
2 57 (13.10%) Linux
3 16 (3.68%) Windows 10
3 16 (3.68%) Windows 7
4 15 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 12 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.53%) Android
7 8 (1.84%) Unix
8 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (79.77%) Mathematics
2 163 (37.47%) Computer Science
3 148 (34.02%) Software Engineering
4 114 (26.21%) Machine Learning
5 99 (22.76%) Physics
6 96 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (20.69%) Statistics
8 86 (19.77%) Analytics
8 86 (19.77%) Data Science
9 72 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (15.86%) Innovative Thinking
11 58 (13.33%) Deep Learning
12 47 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (10.11%) Data Analysis
14 41 (9.43%) Artificial Intelligence
15 40 (9.20%) Economics
16 38 (8.74%) OO
17 36 (8.28%) Fintech
18 35 (8.05%) SOA
18 35 (8.05%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 168 (38.62%) C#
2 151 (34.71%) SQL
3 146 (33.56%) C++
4 124 (28.51%) Python
5 111 (25.52%) Java
6 61 (14.02%) R
7 56 (12.87%) JavaScript
8 24 (5.52%) MATLAB
9 18 (4.14%) C
10 16 (3.68%) XAML
11 12 (2.76%) Perl
12 9 (2.07%) PHP
12 9 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.84%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.84%) Scala
14 7 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.61%) Dart
14 7 (1.61%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 435 (100.00%) Degree
2 70 (16.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (12.41%) PhD
4 35 (8.05%) Security Cleared
5 23 (5.29%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.84%) Postgraduate
7 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.15%) MBA
9 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.69%) CCNA
10 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.23%) ACCA
12 1 (0.23%) CIMA
12 1 (0.23%) MCDST
12 1 (0.23%) MCSE
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.98%) QA
2 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.38%) GLP
3 6 (1.38%) GMP
3 6 (1.38%) ISO 13485
3 6 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.69%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) BIND 9
4 1 (0.23%) Samba
4 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.23%) EnCase
3 1 (0.23%) FTK
3 1 (0.23%) Kibana
3 1 (0.23%) logstash
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.29%) Oracle
3 16 (3.68%) VMware
4 13 (2.99%) Google
5 11 (2.53%) Tableau
6 6 (1.38%) IBM
6 6 (1.38%) Minitab
6 6 (1.38%) SAP
7 5 (1.15%) InterSystems
7 5 (1.15%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.92%) Adobe
8 4 (0.92%) Cisco
8 4 (0.92%) Facebook
9 3 (0.69%) Cognos
9 3 (0.69%) Juniper
9 3 (0.69%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.46%) Axway
10 2 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.46%) Murex