Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Mathematics (Maths)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 167 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 -44 +29
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 174 200 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.75% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.96% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 163 201 212
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,075
90th Percentile £49,800 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 8911 10210 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.90% 89.18% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7215 7983 7897
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mathematics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Mathematics in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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
Birmingham -1 60 £27,500 - 3
Coventry +20 32 £34,000 -5.56%
Staffordshire +22 28 £25,500 -32.00% 1
Warwickshire -24 16 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Walsall +9 5 £30,000 - 1
Halesowen - 5 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -10 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Solihull -12 4 £53,750 +95.45% 3
Shropshire -6 3 £19,000 -50.65%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £32,500 -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 72 (41.38%) Degree
2 60 (34.48%) C#
3 59 (33.91%) Physics
4 54 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (29.31%) SQL
6 47 (27.01%) Computer Science
7 44 (25.29%) Finance
8 41 (23.56%) C++
9 38 (21.84%) .NET
10 34 (19.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 31 (17.82%) Java
12 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 29 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 28 (16.09%) C
14 27 (15.52%) OOP
15 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
15 26 (14.94%) Games
16 25 (14.37%) Test Automation
17 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
18 23 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (12.64%) Analytics
20 21 (12.07%) Git (software)
20 21 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (11.49%) Google
22 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET
23 16 (9.20%) OO
23 16 (9.20%) Unit Testing
23 16 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
24 15 (8.62%) Manual Testing
24 15 (8.62%) QA

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 12 (6.90%) SAS
2 3 (1.72%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.72%) GlassFish
2 3 (1.72%) JBoss
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.72%) WildFly
3 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.15%) Simulink
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) AdWords
1 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.72%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) HTTP
2 13 (7.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.72%) Internet
3 3 (1.72%) SMTP
3 3 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.02%) Big Data
5 7 (4.02%) Power BI
5 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.87%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.87%) OLAP
7 5 (2.87%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.30%) MS Access
8 4 (2.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (2.30%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.72%) MySQL
9 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.32%) Subversion
3 5 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.87%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.72%) CANoe
5 3 (1.72%) Hudson
5 3 (1.72%) JBehave
5 3 (1.72%) JUnit
5 3 (1.72%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (25.29%) Finance
2 26 (14.94%) Games
3 14 (8.05%) Automotive
4 11 (6.32%) Marketing
5 9 (5.17%) Banking
6 5 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.30%) Retail
8 3 (1.72%) Electronics
9 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (37.36%) Analyst
2 56 (32.18%) Developer
3 48 (27.59%) Graduate
4 29 (16.67%) Graduate Analyst
5 26 (14.94%) Technical Analyst
6 25 (14.37%) Graduate Technical Analyst
7 23 (13.22%) Software Developer
8 19 (10.92%) Software Engineer
9 18 (10.34%) Junior
10 16 (9.20%) .NET Developer
10 16 (9.20%) C# Developer
11 15 (8.62%) Senior Developer
11 15 (8.62%) Tester
12 13 (7.47%) .NET Software Developer
13 12 (6.90%) C++ Developer
13 12 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
13 12 (6.90%) Junior Developer
13 12 (6.90%) Systems Tester
14 11 (6.32%) C++ Software Developer
15 8 (4.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.84%) .NET
2 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.05%) XML
4 11 (6.32%) WebSockets
5 9 (5.17%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.60%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (4.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 7 (4.02%) Unreal Engine
8 6 (3.45%) CSS
8 6 (3.45%) HTML
9 4 (2.30%) HTML5
9 4 (2.30%) JSON
10 3 (1.72%) CSS3
10 3 (1.72%) HornetQ
10 3 (1.72%) JAX-RS
10 3 (1.72%) RESTEasy
10 3 (1.72%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.72%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (27.01%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.60%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.02%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.02%) HoloLens
4 7 (4.02%) HTC Vive
4 7 (4.02%) NHS
4 7 (4.02%) Oculus Rift
5 4 (2.30%) BBC
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.30%) PMI
6 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.72%) User Experience
7 2 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.15%) Life Science
8 1 (0.57%) Animation
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.90%) Unix
2 10 (5.75%) Linux
3 5 (2.87%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.87%) Windows 8
3 5 (2.87%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.30%) Android
4 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.57%) VMS
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.91%) Physics
2 29 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 27 (15.52%) OOP
4 25 (14.37%) Test Automation
5 23 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (12.64%) Analytics
7 21 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.20%) OO
8 16 (9.20%) Unit Testing
9 15 (8.62%) Manual Testing
10 14 (8.05%) Game Development
10 14 (8.05%) Regression Testing
10 14 (8.05%) SDLC
11 13 (7.47%) Microservices
12 12 (6.90%) CAD
12 12 (6.90%) Data Analysis
13 11 (6.32%) MVC
13 11 (6.32%) SOA
14 9 (5.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 60 (34.48%) C#
2 51 (29.31%) SQL
3 41 (23.56%) C++
4 31 (17.82%) Java
5 28 (16.09%) C
6 14 (8.05%) Perl
6 14 (8.05%) Python
7 12 (6.90%) R
8 11 (6.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.17%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.02%) F#
11 6 (3.45%) VBA
12 4 (2.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 3 (1.72%) Lua
13 3 (1.72%) PHP
13 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.72%) Scala
13 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.15%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (41.38%) Degree
2 34 (19.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.60%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (3.45%) PhD
5 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.30%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.15%) ISEB
7 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (3.45%) Docker
2 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.49%) Google
3 7 (4.02%) Tableau
4 6 (3.45%) Twitter
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle
6 3 (1.72%) Aareon
6 3 (1.72%) Facebook
6 3 (1.72%) VMware
7 2 (1.15%) Reuters
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) EMC
8 1 (0.57%) Teradata