Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 597 653 652
Rank change year-on-year +56 -1 -28
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 437 147 531
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 0.95% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 271 129 464
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,050 £27,500
25th Percentile £44,375 £39,250 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +20.48% -17.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £64,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £101,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,481 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +26.70% +22.86% -

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 24,228 15,555 34,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.41% 21.97% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14,045 11,665 25,760
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,499
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 16 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 24 July 2021. 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 +38 385 £55,000 +10.00% 51
UK excluding London +29 229 £54,481 +26.70% 34
London -29 168 £60,000 -7.69% 20
North of England +23 92 £55,000 +124.49% 7
Work from Home -191 86 £57,500 +33.72% 7
Yorkshire +25 84 £55,000 +59.42% 3
South East -36 78 £52,500 +7.97% 12
East of England -6 29 £55,991 - 5
North West -32 8 £27,750 +19.35% 4
South West -69 8 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Midlands -74 8 £48,750 +14.71% 1
East Midlands -43 7 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Scotland -54 6 £52,500 +56.72% 2
Wales -15 4 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
West Midlands -66 1 £60,000 +40.35%

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 (99.54%) Degree
2 318 (72.77%) Mathematics
3 200 (45.77%) SQL
4 177 (40.50%) Python
5 166 (37.99%) Computer Science
6 135 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (29.98%) Social Skills
8 126 (28.83%) Java
8 126 (28.83%) JavaScript
9 125 (28.60%) Analytics
10 121 (27.69%) Finance
11 118 (27.00%) Software Engineering
12 114 (26.09%) Statistics
13 113 (25.86%) AWS
14 92 (21.05%) NoSQL
15 89 (20.37%) C#
16 88 (20.14%) Node.js
17 85 (19.45%) Problem-Solving
18 83 (18.99%) Big Data
19 73 (16.70%) Data Science
20 71 (16.25%) Computer Science Degree
21 66 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
22 60 (13.73%) Tableau
23 50 (11.44%) Algorithms
24 48 (10.98%) Visualisation
25 47 (10.76%) REST
26 46 (10.53%) Google
27 45 (10.30%) Marketing
27 45 (10.30%) Relational Database
27 45 (10.30%) Fintech

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 38 (8.70%) SAS
2 23 (5.26%) CMS
3 19 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.89%) Jupyter
5 8 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.37%) Documentum
7 5 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.14%) JBoss
8 4 (0.92%) Jetty
8 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.46%) Apache
9 2 (0.46%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (9.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.92%) Summit
3 1 (0.23%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 113 (25.86%) AWS
2 42 (9.61%) Azure
3 38 (8.70%) GitHub
4 33 (7.55%) Power Platform
5 29 (6.64%) Serverless
6 28 (6.41%) Amazon S3
7 23 (5.26%) GCP
8 20 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (4.35%) Google Analytics
10 15 (3.43%) Amazon Cognito
10 15 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (3.43%) CloudFront
10 15 (3.43%) npm
11 9 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.83%) SaaS
13 6 (1.37%) Veeva
14 4 (0.92%) Microsoft 365
15 3 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.06%) SMS
2 5 (1.14%) GSM
2 5 (1.14%) Internet
3 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) IMAP
5 1 (0.23%) POP3
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 83 (18.99%) Big Data
3 60 (13.73%) Tableau
4 45 (10.30%) Relational Database
5 32 (7.32%) SQL Server
6 30 (6.86%) MongoDB
6 30 (6.86%) Power BI
7 24 (5.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 23 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (5.26%) RDBMS
9 21 (4.81%) Data Mining
10 20 (4.58%) BigQuery
10 20 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (4.35%) MySQL
12 18 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (3.43%) Base SAS
13 15 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (2.52%) DB2
14 11 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 19 (4.35%) Maven
2 17 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.43%) Cypress.io
3 15 (3.43%) GitLab
4 7 (1.60%) GCC
5 4 (0.92%) IntelliJ
5 4 (0.92%) JIRA
5 4 (0.92%) JUnit
6 3 (0.69%) Selenium
6 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Postman
7 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 135 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (29.98%) Social Skills
3 121 (27.69%) Finance
4 45 (10.30%) Marketing
5 37 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 31 (7.09%) Banking
7 26 (5.95%) Investment Banking
8 23 (5.26%) Retail
9 19 (4.35%) Electronics
10 13 (2.97%) Games
10 13 (2.97%) Manufacturing
11 12 (2.75%) Advertising
11 12 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 10 (2.29%) Public Sector
13 9 (2.06%) Telecoms
14 7 (1.60%) Law
15 6 (1.37%) Automotive
15 6 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (1.14%) Aerospace
16 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 100 (22.88%) Software Engineer
2 95 (21.74%) Analyst
3 87 (19.91%) Developer
4 46 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 29 (6.64%) Programmer
5 29 (6.64%) Statistical Programmer
6 20 (4.58%) Data Scientist
6 20 (4.58%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (4.12%) Java Developer
8 18 (4.12%) Java Engineer
8 18 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (3.89%) Data Engineer
10 16 (3.66%) Angular Developer
11 15 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (3.43%) Graduate
11 15 (3.43%) Senior Programmer
12 13 (2.97%) Commercial Analyst
12 13 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.75%) Senior Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (20.14%) Node.js
2 47 (10.76%) REST
3 38 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 35 (8.01%) HTML
4 35 (8.01%) Web Services
5 32 (7.32%) .NET
6 22 (5.03%) React
6 22 (5.03%) scikit-learn
7 20 (4.58%) HTML5
8 19 (4.35%) CSS
9 18 (4.12%) NumPy
9 18 (4.12%) Pandas
10 16 (3.66%) Spring
10 16 (3.66%) Spring Boot
11 15 (3.43%) .NET Framework
11 15 (3.43%) CSS3
11 15 (3.43%) Sass
11 15 (3.43%) SciPy
11 15 (3.43%) Task Parallel Library
11 15 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.44%) Algorithms
2 38 (8.70%) Life Science
3 35 (8.01%) Blog
4 33 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.12%) Derivative
7 16 (3.66%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.97%) User Experience
9 12 (2.75%) Virtual Team
10 9 (2.06%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.06%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.60%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.37%) Biotechnology
12 6 (1.37%) Pharmacovigilance
12 6 (1.37%) Robotics
13 5 (1.14%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 5 (1.14%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.55%) Unix
2 30 (6.86%) Linux
3 6 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.46%) Windows
5 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (72.77%) Mathematics
2 166 (37.99%) Computer Science
3 125 (28.60%) Analytics
4 118 (27.00%) Software Engineering
5 114 (26.09%) Statistics
6 85 (19.45%) Problem-Solving
7 73 (16.70%) Data Science
8 66 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (10.98%) Visualisation
10 45 (10.30%) Fintech
11 43 (9.84%) Data Management
12 41 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
13 39 (8.92%) Data Modelling
14 38 (8.70%) SDLC
15 37 (8.47%) Physics
16 35 (8.01%) Machine Learning
17 33 (7.55%) Decision-Making
18 31 (7.09%) Data Visualisation
19 29 (6.64%) Information Management
19 29 (6.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 200 (45.77%) SQL
2 177 (40.50%) Python
3 126 (28.83%) Java
3 126 (28.83%) JavaScript
4 89 (20.37%) C#
5 42 (9.61%) TypeScript
6 39 (8.92%) C++
7 33 (7.55%) R
8 29 (6.64%) VBA
9 19 (4.35%) Java 8
10 15 (3.43%) SAS Macro
11 14 (3.20%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.97%) Scala
13 12 (2.75%) C
14 7 (1.60%) Cython
15 6 (1.37%) VB
16 5 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.92%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.92%) Perl
17 4 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 435 (99.54%) Degree
2 71 (16.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (9.38%) PhD
4 22 (5.03%) Master's Degree
5 9 (2.06%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.37%) Postgraduate
7 5 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 27 (6.18%) GDPR
3 24 (5.49%) CDISC
4 23 (5.26%) QA
5 13 (2.97%) Solvency II
6 5 (1.14%) HAZOP
6 5 (1.14%) IEC 61508
6 5 (1.14%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.46%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.23%) IFRS
8 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.06%) Firmware
2 7 (1.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.06%) Terraform
2 4 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.92%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (0.69%) Ansible
4 2 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (10.53%) Google
2 34 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.32%) Oracle
4 17 (3.89%) SAP
5 13 (2.97%) IBM
6 11 (2.52%) GoldenSource
7 9 (2.06%) Optimizely
8 8 (1.83%) Maxymiser
8 8 (1.83%) Qubit
9 6 (1.37%) OpenText
9 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.92%) Algorithmics
10 4 (0.92%) Facebook
10 4 (0.92%) Instagram
10 4 (0.92%) Saba
11 3 (0.69%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.23%) Apple
12 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.23%) EMC
12 1 (0.23%) Hotjar