Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 138 168
Rank change year-on-year +13 +30 -21
Permanent jobs citing Mathematics 158 179 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.07% 1.97% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.16% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 130 168 208
West Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £35,807 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.01% +10.17% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,088 £24,600
90th Percentile £57,550 £55,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 7,048 8,268 9,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.29% 90.90% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,592 6,313 7,554
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,913
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 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
Birmingham +28 63 £28,500 +3.64% 17
Worcestershire +11 34 £47,500 +9.83% 12
Warwickshire -18 16 £40,000 +77.78% 7
Staffordshire +5 14 £27,500 - 2
Coventry -4 13 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Shropshire +11 9 £58,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £47,500 - 1
Solihull -28 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 88 (55.70%) Computer Science
2 82 (51.90%) Degree
3 71 (44.94%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (35.44%) Physics
5 52 (32.91%) Software Engineering
6 51 (32.28%) Microsoft
6 51 (32.28%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (22.78%) C
8 36 (22.78%) Finance
9 32 (20.25%) SQL
10 29 (18.35%) JavaScript
11 28 (17.72%) C#
11 28 (17.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 24 (15.19%) C++
12 24 (15.19%) HTML
12 24 (15.19%) Visual Studio
13 21 (13.29%) Aerospace
14 20 (12.66%) Scrum
15 19 (12.03%) Hyper-V
16 18 (11.39%) SQL Server
17 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (10.76%) VMware
18 16 (10.13%) Cisco
18 16 (10.13%) Web Services
18 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
19 15 (9.49%) CSS
19 15 (9.49%) .NET
19 15 (9.49%) MVC
19 15 (9.49%) jQuery

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 5 (3.16%) SAS
2 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.27%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.27%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.86%) AWS
2 11 (6.96%) Azure
3 9 (5.70%) Serverless
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) G Suite
5 1 (0.63%) npm
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Unified Communications
1 6 (3.80%) Wireless
1 6 (3.80%) Wireless Security
2 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
4 3 (1.90%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.90%) SAN
4 3 (1.90%) VoIP
5 2 (1.27%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.27%) RS-232
6 1 (0.63%) Broadband
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.70%) OLAP
5 5 (3.16%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.16%) MySQL
6 3 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.63%) DTS
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.43%) JIRA
4 7 (4.43%) Subversion
5 5 (3.16%) gulp
6 4 (2.53%) Selenium
7 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.27%) Moq
7 2 (1.27%) NUnit
7 2 (1.27%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.63%) MSI
8 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.63%) StarTeam
General
1 36 (22.78%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Aerospace
3 15 (9.49%) Marketing
4 10 (6.33%) Games
5 9 (5.70%) Electronics
6 5 (3.16%) Retail
7 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.27%) Local Government
8 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.27%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (35.44%) Graduate
2 52 (32.91%) Analyst
3 42 (26.58%) Graduate Analyst
4 33 (20.89%) Developer
5 30 (18.99%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 30 (18.99%) Technical Analyst
6 13 (8.23%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.96%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (5.70%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (5.06%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Embedded Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Integration Specialist
12 6 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.80%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.19%) HTML
2 16 (10.13%) Web Services
3 15 (9.49%) .NET
3 15 (9.49%) CSS
3 15 (9.49%) jQuery
4 11 (6.96%) WCF
5 10 (6.33%) Ajax
6 9 (5.70%) .NET Core
6 9 (5.70%) JSON
6 9 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (5.70%) XML
7 7 (4.43%) HTML5
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.80%) CSS3
8 6 (3.80%) Node.js
9 5 (3.16%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.16%) Handlebars
9 5 (3.16%) JSP
10 4 (2.53%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 71 (44.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.59%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.06%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.80%) Mobile Games
6 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.90%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.27%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.27%) SCORM
8 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.27%) VLE
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.80%) Linux
2 5 (3.16%) Mac OS
2 5 (3.16%) Unix
3 4 (2.53%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.70%) Computer Science
2 56 (35.44%) Physics
3 52 (32.91%) Software Engineering
4 51 (32.28%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.66%) Scrum
7 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.49%) MVC
9 14 (8.86%) Analytics
10 12 (7.59%) Data Analysis
10 12 (7.59%) Project Management
10 12 (7.59%) Signal Processing
11 11 (6.96%) Business Analysis
11 11 (6.96%) Machine Learning
11 11 (6.96%) Project Delivery
12 10 (6.33%) Data Science
12 10 (6.33%) OOP
12 10 (6.33%) Sprint Planning
13 9 (5.70%) Process Management
13 9 (5.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.78%) C
2 32 (20.25%) SQL
3 29 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.72%) C#
5 24 (15.19%) C++
6 14 (8.86%) Python
7 12 (7.59%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.59%) Java
8 9 (5.70%) R
8 9 (5.70%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.43%) Perl
9 7 (4.43%) PHP
10 5 (3.16%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) Dart
12 1 (0.63%) JSX
12 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (51.90%) Degree
2 28 (17.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (7.59%) CCNP
3 12 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.59%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (4.43%) PhD
4 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.27%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.03%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.70%) Docker
3 8 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (32.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.76%) VMware
3 16 (10.13%) Cisco
4 5 (3.16%) Tableau
5 4 (2.53%) MathWorks
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle
6 3 (1.90%) Cognos
7 2 (1.27%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.63%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) UiPath