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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 67 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 49 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.79% 3.15% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 7.27% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 51
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £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
834 660 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.44% 43.25% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 603 554 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 97 (94.17%) Mathematics
2 81 (78.64%) Computer Science
3 80 (77.67%) Degree
4 54 (52.43%) C++
5 53 (51.46%) Software Engineering
6 52 (50.49%) C#
7 50 (48.54%) Java
8 41 (39.81%) .NET
9 37 (35.92%) C
10 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
11 27 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (24.27%) Statistics
13 24 (23.30%) Python
14 21 (20.39%) PhD
15 19 (18.45%) Machine Learning
16 17 (16.50%) OO
16 17 (16.50%) Finance
17 16 (15.53%) Linux
17 16 (15.53%) SQL
18 15 (14.56%) Signal Processing
19 13 (12.62%) QA
20 12 (11.65%) OOP
20 12 (11.65%) Data Mining
21 10 (9.71%) Electronics
21 10 (9.71%) Bayesian Methods
22 9 (8.74%) Windows
23 8 (7.77%) Cisco
23 8 (7.77%) Embedded C
23 8 (7.77%) Firmware
23 8 (7.77%) Firewall

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (3.88%) TargetLink
2 2 (1.94%) Simulink
3 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
1 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) Firewall
1 8 (7.77%) Network Security
2 4 (3.88%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) Wireless
4 1 (0.97%) DVB
4 1 (0.97%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Data Mining
2 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Electronics
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
4 4 (3.88%) Automotive
4 4 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Software Engineer
2 27 (26.21%) Developer
3 26 (25.24%) Graduate
4 23 (22.33%) Data Scientist
5 16 (15.53%) Software Developer
6 14 (13.59%) Support Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Research Scientist
8 6 (5.83%) Software Support Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Junior
9 5 (4.85%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Principal Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Statistician
10 4 (3.88%) Systems Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) .NET
2 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.85%) CSS
3 5 (4.85%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) LAMP
5 3 (2.91%) Backbone.js
5 3 (2.91%) WinForms
5 3 (2.91%) jQuery
5 3 (2.91%) Ext JS
5 3 (2.91%) HTML5
5 3 (2.91%) WebGL
6 2 (1.94%) SciPy
6 2 (1.94%) NumPy
7 1 (0.97%) Middleware
7 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.97%) WCF
7 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (94.17%) Mathematics
2 81 (78.64%) Computer Science
3 27 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (24.27%) Statistics
5 8 (7.77%) Firmware
6 4 (3.88%) Open Source
6 4 (3.88%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.88%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (3.88%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.91%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.94%) Social Media
8 2 (1.94%) User Experience
8 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.97%) ASIC
9 1 (0.97%) IPTV
9 1 (0.97%) Biology
9 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) Software Engineering
2 19 (18.45%) Machine Learning
3 17 (16.50%) OO
4 15 (14.56%) Signal Processing
5 12 (11.65%) OOP
6 10 (9.71%) Bayesian Methods
7 7 (6.80%) Web Development
7 7 (6.80%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.88%) Analytics
9 4 (3.88%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (2.91%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.91%) Bioinformatics
10 3 (2.91%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.91%) Video Processing
11 2 (1.94%) Multithreading
11 2 (1.94%) UML
11 2 (1.94%) OOD
11 2 (1.94%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.43%) C++
2 52 (50.49%) C#
3 50 (48.54%) Java
4 37 (35.92%) C
5 24 (23.30%) Python
6 16 (15.53%) SQL
7 8 (7.77%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.83%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.85%) PHP
9 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.88%) R
10 4 (3.88%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.91%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.91%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (77.67%) Degree
2 21 (20.39%) PhD
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Cisco
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) Huawei
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