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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 66 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Physics 40 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.84% 2.89% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.16% 6.06% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 43
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
649 874 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.13% 47.71% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 553 635 575
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £61,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 65 (73.03%) Mathematics
2 56 (62.92%) Degree
3 55 (61.80%) Software Engineering
4 49 (55.06%) Computer Science
5 34 (38.20%) C
6 33 (37.08%) C++
6 33 (37.08%) PhD
7 25 (28.09%) C#
8 22 (24.72%) Java
8 22 (24.72%) Algorithms
9 17 (19.10%) Linux
10 13 (14.61%) Python
10 13 (14.61%) Electronics
10 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.48%) Ethernet
11 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
12 11 (12.36%) Low Latency
13 9 (10.11%) Scrum
13 9 (10.11%) Finance
14 8 (8.99%) Aerospace
14 8 (8.99%) Embedded C
14 8 (8.99%) Firmware
14 8 (8.99%) .NET
15 7 (7.87%) HTML
15 7 (7.87%) CAD
15 7 (7.87%) Applied Mathematics
16 6 (6.74%) Revit
16 6 (6.74%) MicroStation
16 6 (6.74%) Solid Edge
16 6 (6.74%) Pro/ENGINEER

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) AutoCAD
1 6 (6.74%) SOLIDWORKS
1 6 (6.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (6.74%) Revit
1 6 (6.74%) MicroStation
1 6 (6.74%) Solid Edge
1 6 (6.74%) Siemens NX
1 6 (6.74%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) Ethernet
1 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) DMZ
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
2 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
General
1 13 (14.61%) Electronics
2 9 (10.11%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.37%) Automotive
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Military
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Software Engineer
2 19 (21.35%) Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Graduate
3 15 (16.85%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Software Support Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.74%) C Developer
5 6 (6.74%) CAD Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Writer
7 3 (3.37%) Author
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Author
7 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.25%) Tester
8 2 (2.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) HTML
3 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.49%) CSS
3 4 (4.49%) WPF
4 2 (2.25%) WF
4 2 (2.25%) jQuery
4 2 (2.25%) RESTful
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.25%) HTML5
4 2 (2.25%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) WinForms
4 2 (2.25%) CSS3
4 2 (2.25%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (2.25%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.25%) Ember.js
4 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.12%) DirectX
5 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (73.03%) Mathematics
2 49 (55.06%) Computer Science
3 22 (24.72%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.87%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.49%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.37%) Mechatronics
7 3 (3.37%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.25%) User Experience
8 2 (2.25%) Statistics
9 1 (1.12%) CPLD
9 1 (1.12%) Handset
9 1 (1.12%) VHDL
9 1 (1.12%) Verilog
9 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.12%) Xbox
9 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.12%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) UNIX
3 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.80%) Software Engineering
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.36%) Low Latency
4 9 (10.11%) Scrum
5 7 (7.87%) CAD
6 6 (6.74%) Project Management
6 6 (6.74%) Machine Learning
7 5 (5.62%) OOP
8 4 (4.49%) OO
8 4 (4.49%) Signal Processing
8 4 (4.49%) SDLC
9 3 (3.37%) Product Management
10 2 (2.25%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.25%) IC Design
10 2 (2.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.25%) Bayesian Methods
10 2 (2.25%) MVC
10 2 (2.25%) Workflow
10 2 (2.25%) Web Development
11 1 (1.12%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) C
2 33 (37.08%) C++
3 25 (28.09%) C#
4 22 (24.72%) Java
5 13 (14.61%) Python
6 8 (8.99%) Embedded C
7 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.37%) Perl
8 3 (3.37%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.37%) XAML
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) SQL
10 1 (1.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 56 (62.92%) Degree
2 33 (37.08%) PhD
3 2 (2.25%) HND
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Autodesk
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) Google
3 2 (2.25%) Twitter
4 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.12%) EMC
4 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
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