The 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 68 56 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +47
Permanent jobs citing Physics 40 67 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.69% 3.73% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.11% 8.13% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 28
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Physics
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
655 824 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.08% 45.93% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 660 683
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 45 (77.59%) Degree
2 40 (68.97%) Mathematics
3 30 (51.72%) Computer Science
4 26 (44.83%) Software Engineering
5 24 (41.38%) Algorithms
6 20 (34.48%) C
6 20 (34.48%) C++
6 20 (34.48%) PhD
7 17 (29.31%) Java
8 15 (25.86%) Python
8 15 (25.86%) Linux
9 13 (22.41%) C#
10 12 (20.69%) Finance
11 10 (17.24%) Firmware
11 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (13.79%) Statistics
13 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
13 8 (13.79%) Electronics
13 8 (13.79%) Perl
14 7 (12.07%) OO
14 7 (12.07%) HTML
14 7 (12.07%) .NET
14 7 (12.07%) MySQL
14 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
14 7 (12.07%) Open Source
15 6 (10.34%) HTML5
15 6 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
15 6 (10.34%) Ruby
15 6 (10.34%) Games

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.62%) CouchDB
3 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.62%) Neo4j
3 5 (8.62%) MariaDB
3 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
2 8 (13.79%) Electronics
3 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.34%) Games
5 3 (5.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Software Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Graduate
5 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) C Developer
8 2 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.45%) Graduate Software Tester
9 1 (1.72%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) HTML5
3 5 (8.62%) POSIX
3 5 (8.62%) REST
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) WPF
5 2 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (1.72%) Java EE
6 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.72%) WebGL
6 1 (1.72%) WF
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) Qt
6 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (68.97%) Mathematics
2 30 (51.72%) Computer Science
3 24 (41.38%) Algorithms
4 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (13.79%) Statistics
6 7 (12.07%) Open Source
7 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.62%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (8.62%) Informatics
9 4 (6.90%) Device Driver
10 3 (5.17%) Mechatronics
11 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.72%) 3D Printing
12 1 (1.72%) User Experience
12 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.72%) GIS
12 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) OO
4 6 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Memory Management
5 5 (8.62%) OOD
5 5 (8.62%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (8.62%) Hidden Markov Model
5 5 (8.62%) Game Theory
5 5 (8.62%) Gibbs Sampling
6 3 (5.17%) OOP
6 3 (5.17%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.45%) Machine Learning
7 2 (3.45%) DevOps
7 2 (3.45%) Bayesian Methods
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.72%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Line Management
8 1 (1.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) C
1 20 (34.48%) C++
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) Python
4 13 (22.41%) C#
5 8 (13.79%) Perl
6 6 (10.34%) Ruby
7 5 (8.62%) Haskell
7 5 (8.62%) R
7 5 (8.62%) Golang
8 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.45%) SQL
8 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) XAML
9 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 45 (77.59%) Degree
2 20 (34.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.72%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Firmware
2 5 (8.62%) Xen
2 5 (8.62%) KVM
2 5 (8.62%) Docker
2 5 (8.62%) LXC
2 5 (8.62%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Mesos
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Pegasus
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Progress
3 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.72%) QNX
3 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
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