The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 67 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Physics 54 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.99% 2.55% 2.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.46% 7.53% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 48
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
724 558 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.07% 33.82% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 540 472 577
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Physics
Cambridgeshire

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Physics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Cambridge region.

Physics Salary Trend in Cambridge

Physics
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Physics.

1 109 (91.60%) Mathematics
2 90 (75.63%) Computer Science
3 89 (74.79%) Degree
4 64 (53.78%) C++
5 56 (47.06%) Java
6 54 (45.38%) C#
7 53 (44.54%) Software Engineering
8 44 (36.97%) .NET
9 36 (30.25%) C
10 35 (29.41%) ASP.NET
11 26 (21.85%) Python
12 23 (19.33%) Statistics
13 21 (17.65%) PhD
13 21 (17.65%) Machine Learning
14 20 (16.81%) Signal Processing
15 19 (15.97%) Linux
16 16 (13.45%) Finance
16 16 (13.45%) SQL
17 15 (12.61%) OO
17 15 (12.61%) Data Mining
18 14 (11.76%) QA
19 12 (10.08%) OOP
19 12 (10.08%) JavaScript
19 12 (10.08%) HTML
20 9 (7.56%) CSS
20 9 (7.56%) PHP
20 9 (7.56%) Windows
20 9 (7.56%) Firewall
20 9 (7.56%) Electronics
20 9 (7.56%) Active Directory

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Physics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Simulink
2 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
1 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Firewall
1 9 (7.56%) Network Security
2 5 (4.20%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.20%) HTTP
2 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.20%) Wireless
3 1 (0.84%) TETRA
3 1 (0.84%) NGN
3 1 (0.84%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) Data Mining
2 7 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Electronics
3 5 (4.20%) Games
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (36.97%) Software Engineer
2 37 (31.09%) Developer
3 28 (23.53%) Graduate
4 21 (17.65%) Data Scientist
5 18 (15.13%) Software Developer
6 13 (10.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Research Scientist
8 6 (5.04%) Graduate Software Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Software Support Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Junior
10 4 (3.36%) C++ Games Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.97%) .NET
2 35 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.08%) HTML
4 9 (7.56%) CSS
5 8 (6.72%) jQuery
6 5 (4.20%) Ext JS
6 5 (4.20%) Backbone.js
6 5 (4.20%) HTML5
6 5 (4.20%) WebGL
7 4 (3.36%) LAMP
7 4 (3.36%) DirectX
8 2 (1.68%) SciPy
8 2 (1.68%) NumPy
8 2 (1.68%) WinForms
9 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 109 (91.60%) Mathematics
2 90 (75.63%) Computer Science
3 23 (19.33%) Statistics
4 9 (7.56%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (6.72%) Firmware
6 5 (4.20%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.36%) Xbox
7 4 (3.36%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (3.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (2.52%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.68%) Social Media
9 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.68%) VHDL
9 2 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.84%) IPTV
10 1 (0.84%) Biology
10 1 (0.84%) ASIC
10 1 (0.84%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.54%) Software Engineering
2 21 (17.65%) Machine Learning
3 20 (16.81%) Signal Processing
4 15 (12.61%) OO
5 12 (10.08%) OOP
6 9 (7.56%) Web Development
7 6 (5.04%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (5.04%) UML
8 5 (4.20%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (4.20%) Video Processing
8 5 (4.20%) Multithreading
9 3 (2.52%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.52%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.52%) Digital Signal Processing
10 2 (1.68%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.68%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (1.68%) OOD
10 2 (1.68%) Time Management
10 2 (1.68%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (0.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (53.78%) C++
2 56 (47.06%) Java
3 54 (45.38%) C#
4 36 (30.25%) C
5 26 (21.85%) Python
6 16 (13.45%) SQL
7 12 (10.08%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.56%) PHP
9 8 (6.72%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.20%) Perl
10 5 (4.20%) Assembly Language
11 4 (3.36%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.36%) Lua
12 2 (1.68%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.68%) VB
12 2 (1.68%) VB6
13 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (74.79%) Degree
2 21 (17.65%) PhD
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Cisco
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.84%) Huawei
3 1 (0.84%) Tableau
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