Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 98 152
Rank change year-on-year 0 +54 +20
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 112 233 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.49% 3.01% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.26% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 101 186 173
Median annual salary £42,500 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.12% -18.57% +14.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,000 £21,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.89%

Mathematics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,048 7,137 8,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.14% 92.21% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,313 5,450 6,599
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mathematics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Mathematics in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
Birmingham +52 66 £35,000 +22.81% 7
Warwickshire +14 18 £48,750 +21.88% 2
Worcestershire -4 7 £18,750 -60.53% 5
Coventry -14 7 £42,500 +112.50%
Staffordshire -13 6 £23,000 -16.36% 3
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Shropshire +18 2 £28,913 -50.15%
Solihull +6 2 £30,750 -8.89%
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT jobs citing Mathematics 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 59 (52.68%) Computer Science
2 55 (49.11%) Degree
3 43 (38.39%) Physics
4 37 (33.04%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (28.57%) C#
6 31 (27.68%) C++
7 26 (23.21%) C
8 23 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (19.64%) Java
9 22 (19.64%) Software Engineering
10 21 (18.75%) SQL
11 19 (16.96%) Test Automation
12 18 (16.07%) OO
12 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (15.18%) OOP
13 17 (15.18%) .NET
14 16 (14.29%) Python
14 16 (14.29%) Azure
14 16 (14.29%) Time Management
15 14 (12.50%) Analytics
15 14 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
15 14 (12.50%) Linux
16 13 (11.61%) AWS
16 13 (11.61%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (10.71%) Finance
17 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
18 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
18 11 (9.82%) Decision-Making
18 11 (9.82%) Fintech

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (3.57%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) 3ds Max
1 6 (5.36%) Chatbot
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Primavera
2 1 (0.89%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Azure
2 13 (11.61%) AWS
3 7 (6.25%) GCP
3 7 (6.25%) Serverless
4 6 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.36%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (5.36%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.57%) GitHub
5 4 (3.57%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Office 365
7 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) 802.11
2 4 (3.57%) HTTP
2 4 (3.57%) SNMP
2 4 (3.57%) VPN
3 2 (1.79%) Broadband
3 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) MySQL
2 6 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.36%) Redis
3 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.57%) Looker
4 4 (3.57%) Power BI
5 3 (2.68%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.68%) PolyBase
5 3 (2.68%) QlikView
5 3 (2.68%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) Big Data
7 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) JIRA
3 6 (5.36%) GitLab
4 4 (3.57%) Burp Suite
4 4 (3.57%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Games
3 7 (6.25%) Automotive
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.36%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Developer
1 33 (29.46%) Graduate
2 29 (25.89%) Analyst
3 19 (16.96%) Graduate Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) Graduate Technical Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Graduate Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Graduate Software Developer
7 10 (8.93%) C++ Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Junior
8 9 (8.04%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (5.36%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.36%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (5.36%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) .NET
2 7 (6.25%) OpenCV
3 6 (5.36%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (5.36%) Flutter
3 6 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (5.36%) Spring
4 4 (3.57%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.68%) DirectX
5 3 (2.68%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.68%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (2.68%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.68%) Pandas
6 2 (1.79%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.79%) HTML
6 2 (1.79%) REST
6 2 (1.79%) WPF
6 2 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Augmented Reality
2 6 (5.36%) Internet of Things
2 6 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.46%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.57%) SCADA
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.68%) FMCG
5 3 (2.68%) State Machine
5 3 (2.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.89%) AS400
7 1 (0.89%) iSeries
7 1 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 6 (5.36%) Android
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.36%) Unix
4 4 (3.57%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.68%) Computer Science
2 43 (38.39%) Physics
3 37 (33.04%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (19.64%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.96%) Test Automation
6 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.07%) OO
7 17 (15.18%) OOP
8 16 (14.29%) Time Management
9 14 (12.50%) Analytics
9 14 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
10 11 (9.82%) Decision-Making
10 11 (9.82%) Fintech
11 10 (8.93%) Data Science
12 9 (8.04%) Project Delivery
12 9 (8.04%) TDD
12 9 (8.04%) Web Development
13 8 (7.14%) DevOps
13 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.25%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.57%) C#
2 31 (27.68%) C++
3 26 (23.21%) C
4 22 (19.64%) Java
5 21 (18.75%) SQL
6 16 (14.29%) Python
7 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 7 (6.25%) PHP
8 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.36%) Dart
9 6 (5.36%) MAXScript
9 6 (5.36%) Objective-C
9 6 (5.36%) R
10 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.57%) Lua
10 4 (3.57%) Ruby
11 2 (1.79%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (49.11%) Degree
2 13 (11.61%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (3.57%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (3.57%) CREST Certified
5 4 (3.57%) Cyber Scheme
5 4 (3.57%) GPEN
5 4 (3.57%) GWAPT
5 4 (3.57%) OSCE
5 4 (3.57%) OSCP
5 4 (3.57%) SANS
5 4 (3.57%) Tigerscheme
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) PhD
7 1 (0.89%) MCP
7 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO 26262
3 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.79%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.79%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.79%) MISRA
4 2 (1.79%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Nessus
1 4 (3.57%) Nmap
2 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.25%) Google
3 4 (3.57%) Remedy
4 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.68%) Tableau
5 2 (1.79%) Databricks
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) QAD
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) Xamarin