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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 68 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Physics 50 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.75% 2.89% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.69% 8.23% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 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 £27,500 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
747 559 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.16% 35.09% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 554 468 599
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 August 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 107 (93.86%) Mathematics
2 90 (78.95%) Computer Science
3 83 (72.81%) Degree
4 62 (54.39%) C++
5 57 (50.00%) C#
5 57 (50.00%) Java
6 54 (47.37%) Software Engineering
7 47 (41.23%) .NET
8 37 (32.46%) C
9 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
10 27 (23.68%) Statistics
11 26 (22.81%) Python
12 22 (19.30%) PhD
13 21 (18.42%) Machine Learning
14 20 (17.54%) SQL
15 19 (16.67%) Signal Processing
16 17 (14.91%) Finance
16 17 (14.91%) Linux
17 16 (14.04%) OO
18 14 (12.28%) Data Mining
18 14 (12.28%) QA
19 13 (11.40%) OOP
20 10 (8.77%) Bayesian Methods
21 9 (7.89%) Firmware
21 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
21 9 (7.89%) HTML
22 8 (7.02%) Windows
22 8 (7.02%) Cisco
22 8 (7.02%) MATLAB
22 8 (7.02%) Active Directory

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Simulink
2 1 (0.88%) TargetLink
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Firewall
1 8 (7.02%) Network Security
2 5 (4.39%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) DVB
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) TETRA
4 1 (0.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) Data Mining
2 6 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Marketing
3 7 (6.14%) Electronics
4 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.63%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Software Engineer
2 35 (30.70%) Developer
3 31 (27.19%) Graduate
4 25 (21.93%) Data Scientist
5 20 (17.54%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.28%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 13 (11.40%) Support Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Graduate Software Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Research Scientist
11 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Junior
11 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Software Support Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Statistician
12 4 (3.51%) Firmware Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Applications Developer
13 3 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
13 3 (2.63%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.23%) .NET
2 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.89%) HTML
4 6 (5.26%) CSS
4 6 (5.26%) jQuery
5 4 (3.51%) LAMP
6 3 (2.63%) WebGL
6 3 (2.63%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.63%) Ext JS
6 3 (2.63%) HTML5
7 2 (1.75%) SciPy
7 2 (1.75%) NumPy
7 2 (1.75%) DirectX
7 2 (1.75%) WinForms
8 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 107 (93.86%) Mathematics
2 90 (78.95%) Computer Science
3 27 (23.68%) Statistics
4 9 (7.89%) Firmware
5 5 (4.39%) Device Driver
5 5 (4.39%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.51%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (3.51%) Open Source
7 3 (2.63%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.75%) VHDL
8 2 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.75%) Social Media
8 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.75%) Xbox
9 1 (0.88%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.88%) Biology
9 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 21 (18.42%) Machine Learning
3 19 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 16 (14.04%) OO
5 13 (11.40%) OOP
6 10 (8.77%) Bayesian Methods
7 7 (6.14%) Statistical Modelling
7 7 (6.14%) Web Development
8 5 (4.39%) Analytics
8 5 (4.39%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.63%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (2.63%) Video Processing
9 3 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.63%) Digital Signal Processing
9 3 (2.63%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.63%) Multithreading
9 3 (2.63%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.75%) OOD
10 2 (1.75%) UML
10 2 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) C++
2 57 (50.00%) Java
2 57 (50.00%) C#
3 37 (32.46%) C
4 26 (22.81%) Python
5 20 (17.54%) SQL
6 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.02%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.26%) PHP
9 5 (4.39%) Assembly Language
9 5 (4.39%) R
10 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.63%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.63%) Perl
12 2 (1.75%) VB
12 2 (1.75%) VB6
12 2 (1.75%) Lua
Qualifications
1 83 (72.81%) Degree
2 22 (19.30%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Cisco
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) Huawei
3 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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