Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 646 612 615
Rank change year-on-year -34 +3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Numerate Degree 498 661 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 1.67% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 502 540
UK median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,650 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £102,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.90% -1.43% -

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 33,272 39,510 42,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.45% 23.68% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,162 29,329 32,973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -62 381 £41,500 -24.55% 71
UK excluding London +44 347 £35,500 +2.90% 64
London -56 149 £57,500 -8.00% 16
South East +104 125 £31,500 -6.67% 16
Scotland +56 112 £38,500 +11.59% 9
East of England +25 37 £45,000 +20.00% 12
South West +6 29 £35,000 +20.69% 10
North of England -26 21 £30,500 -41.35% 9
Midlands +32 20 £29,000 -10.77% 8
West Midlands +31 18 £29,000 +16.00% 6
North West -13 12 £30,250 -50.21% 7
Yorkshire -10 7 £28,000 +40.00% 2
Wales - 3 £22,500 -
North East - 2 £31,000 -
East Midlands +13 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 497 (99.80%) Degree
2 399 (80.12%) Mathematics
3 213 (42.77%) Software Engineering
4 209 (41.97%) C#
5 184 (36.95%) C++
6 180 (36.14%) Computer Science
7 161 (32.33%) Java
8 153 (30.72%) SQL
9 138 (27.71%) Python
10 130 (26.10%) Machine Learning
11 110 (22.09%) Big Data
11 110 (22.09%) Physics
12 108 (21.69%) .NET
13 105 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
13 105 (21.08%) Algorithms
14 103 (20.68%) Innovative Thinking
15 99 (19.88%) Computer Science Degree
16 98 (19.68%) Robotics
17 97 (19.48%) Windows
18 91 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
19 84 (16.87%) Statistics
20 81 (16.27%) Linux
20 81 (16.27%) Data Science
21 80 (16.06%) Deep Learning
22 74 (14.86%) Analytics
23 67 (13.45%) JavaScript
24 64 (12.85%) Finance
24 64 (12.85%) R
24 64 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
25 58 (11.65%) Data Analysis

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 50 (10.04%) Apache Spark
2 46 (9.24%) SAS
3 24 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.00%) JCAPS
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.80%) nginx
6 3 (0.60%) Apache
6 3 (0.60%) Confluence
6 3 (0.60%) Mule
7 2 (0.40%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.61%) SPSS
4 9 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.80%) Stata
6 3 (0.60%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.20%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.23%) AWS
2 21 (4.22%) Power Platform
3 14 (2.81%) Azure
4 9 (1.81%) Office 365
4 9 (1.81%) Serverless
5 7 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (1.41%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.80%) PaaS
7 3 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.60%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.40%) AdWords
8 2 (0.40%) Apigee
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.20%) GCP
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.61%) VPN
1 8 (1.61%) ZigBee
1 8 (1.61%) Z-Wave
2 7 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) DHCP
3 1 (0.20%) DNS
3 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.09%) Big Data
2 57 (11.45%) Data Mining
3 35 (7.03%) GIS
4 34 (6.83%) Hadoop
5 33 (6.63%) SQL Server
6 27 (5.42%) Relational Database
7 24 (4.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 22 (4.42%) NoSQL
9 20 (4.02%) Power BI
10 14 (2.81%) Apache Hive
11 11 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.20%) MySQL
13 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.00%) OLAP
14 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 31 (6.22%) NetBeans
4 13 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.20%) JIRA
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.20%) Subversion
6 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.00%) Gerrit
7 5 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.60%) Protractor
8 3 (0.60%) Selenium
9 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 64 (12.85%) Finance
2 49 (9.84%) Marketing
3 32 (6.43%) Military
4 28 (5.62%) Banking
5 24 (4.82%) Publishing
6 23 (4.62%) Retail
7 17 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.41%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.41%) Games
9 7 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.00%) Front Office
11 4 (0.80%) Electronics
11 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.60%) Law
12 3 (0.60%) Legal
12 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 133 (26.71%) Software Engineer
2 128 (25.70%) Graduate
3 105 (21.08%) Developer
4 68 (13.65%) Analyst
5 66 (13.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 65 (13.05%) Junior
7 57 (11.45%) Data Scientist
8 53 (10.64%) Java Engineer
8 53 (10.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 44 (8.84%) C++ Software Engineer
10 43 (8.63%) Senior Software Engineer
11 34 (6.83%) C# Software Engineer
12 29 (5.82%) Junior Software Engineer
13 26 (5.22%) .NET Developer
14 25 (5.02%) Graduate Developer
14 25 (5.02%) Software Developer
15 24 (4.82%) Junior Developer
16 23 (4.62%) Graduate Analyst
17 21 (4.22%) Graduate Java Engineer
17 21 (4.22%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (21.69%) .NET
2 56 (11.24%) WPF
3 55 (11.04%) RESTful
4 49 (9.84%) HTML
4 49 (9.84%) Web Services
5 41 (8.23%) AngularJS
5 41 (8.23%) Spring
6 32 (6.43%) CSS
6 32 (6.43%) SOAP
7 31 (6.22%) Swing
8 27 (5.42%) ASP.NET
9 26 (5.22%) .NET Core
10 22 (4.42%) Kafka
11 20 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (4.02%) OpenCV
12 19 (3.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 17 (3.41%) NumPy
14 15 (3.01%) .NET Framework
15 14 (2.81%) SciPy
16 11 (2.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (21.08%) Algorithms
2 98 (19.68%) Robotics
3 91 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.62%) Driving Licence
4 23 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 12 (2.41%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.01%) Derivative
8 9 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.81%) User Experience
8 9 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.00%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.00%) Social Network
12 5 (1.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.48%) Windows
2 81 (16.27%) Linux
3 13 (2.61%) Unix
4 9 (1.81%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.20%) Android
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (80.12%) Mathematics
2 213 (42.77%) Software Engineering
3 180 (36.14%) Computer Science
4 130 (26.10%) Machine Learning
5 110 (22.09%) Physics
6 105 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (20.68%) Innovative Thinking
8 84 (16.87%) Statistics
9 81 (16.27%) Data Science
10 80 (16.06%) Deep Learning
11 74 (14.86%) Analytics
12 64 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (11.65%) Data Analysis
14 57 (11.45%) OO
15 45 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (8.84%) Fintech
17 39 (7.83%) Economics
18 38 (7.63%) Software Testing
19 37 (7.43%) Artificial Intelligence
20 36 (7.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 209 (41.97%) C#
2 184 (36.95%) C++
3 161 (32.33%) Java
4 153 (30.72%) SQL
5 138 (27.71%) Python
6 67 (13.45%) JavaScript
7 64 (12.85%) R
8 26 (5.22%) MATLAB
9 22 (4.42%) XAML
10 16 (3.21%) Scala
11 14 (2.81%) C
12 13 (2.61%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.21%) VBA
14 9 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.61%) Perl
16 7 (1.41%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.20%) Dart
17 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 497 (99.80%) Degree
2 99 (19.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (11.45%) PhD
4 32 (6.43%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.22%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.61%) Postgraduate
7 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.60%) CCNA
8 3 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) MCDST
10 1 (0.20%) MCSE
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.22%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) GLP
2 6 (1.20%) GMP
2 6 (1.20%) ISO 13485
2 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) CDISC
5 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (4.82%) Docker
2 10 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) BIND 9
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (4.62%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.22%) Terraform
3 4 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.02%) Oracle
3 15 (3.01%) Tableau
4 12 (2.41%) SAP
5 9 (1.81%) Google
6 8 (1.61%) VMware
7 6 (1.20%) Minitab
8 5 (1.00%) IBM
8 5 (1.00%) InterSystems
8 5 (1.00%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.00%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco
9 4 (0.80%) Facebook
10 3 (0.60%) Adobe
10 3 (0.60%) Juniper
10 3 (0.60%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.40%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.40%) Axway
11 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.20%) MicroStrategy