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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 62 60 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Permanent jobs citing Physics 48 64 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.33% 3.42% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.22% 7.34% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 29
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
665 872 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.18% 46.61% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 550 639 612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 May 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 61 (78.21%) Degree
2 57 (73.08%) Mathematics
3 41 (52.56%) Software Engineering
4 39 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 35 (44.87%) C++
6 30 (38.46%) C
7 27 (34.62%) Java
8 26 (33.33%) PhD
8 26 (33.33%) Algorithms
9 25 (32.05%) C#
10 19 (24.36%) Linux
11 18 (23.08%) Python
12 13 (16.67%) Electronics
12 13 (16.67%) Finance
13 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.10%) HTML
14 11 (14.10%) Perl
15 10 (12.82%) .NET
15 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.54%) Statistics
16 9 (11.54%) Aerospace
17 7 (8.97%) Firmware
17 7 (8.97%) MySQL
17 7 (8.97%) OO
17 7 (8.97%) Ruby
17 7 (8.97%) Open Source
17 7 (8.97%) Machine Learning
18 6 (7.69%) HTML5
18 6 (7.69%) SDLC
18 6 (7.69%) Bioinformatics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (6.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) AutoCAD
1 4 (5.13%) SOLIDWORKS
1 4 (5.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 4 (5.13%) Revit
1 4 (5.13%) MicroStation
1 4 (5.13%) Solid Edge
1 4 (5.13%) Siemens NX
1 4 (5.13%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Firewall
1 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) Wireless
2 1 (1.28%) DMZ
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.41%) CouchDB
3 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.41%) Neo4j
3 5 (6.41%) MariaDB
3 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.67%) Electronics
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.69%) Games
4 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Graduate
6 10 (12.82%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) CAD Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Data Scientist
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Writer
9 3 (3.85%) Author
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Author
9 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 10 (12.82%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) HTML5
4 5 (6.41%) POSIX
4 5 (6.41%) REST
5 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.13%) WPF
6 3 (3.85%) CSS
7 2 (2.56%) XML
7 2 (2.56%) WF
7 2 (2.56%) LAMP
8 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.28%) WebGL
8 1 (1.28%) jQuery
8 1 (1.28%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 57 (73.08%) Mathematics
2 39 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 26 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (11.54%) Statistics
6 5 (6.41%) Informatics
6 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (5.13%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.85%) Mechatronics
8 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.56%) User Experience
9 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.28%) 3D Printing
10 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Software Engineering
2 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.97%) OO
3 7 (8.97%) Open Source
3 7 (8.97%) Machine Learning
4 6 (7.69%) SDLC
4 6 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.41%) OOP
5 5 (6.41%) OOD
5 5 (6.41%) CAD
5 5 (6.41%) Hidden Markov Model
5 5 (6.41%) Game Theory
5 5 (6.41%) Gibbs Sampling
5 5 (6.41%) Memory Management
6 4 (5.13%) Signal Processing
7 3 (3.85%) Bayesian Methods
8 2 (2.56%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (2.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) C++
2 30 (38.46%) C
3 27 (34.62%) Java
4 25 (32.05%) C#
5 18 (23.08%) Python
6 11 (14.10%) Perl
7 7 (8.97%) Ruby
8 5 (6.41%) Haskell
8 5 (6.41%) R
8 5 (6.41%) Go
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.85%) XAML
10 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.56%) SQL
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 61 (78.21%) Degree
2 26 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.28%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Firmware
2 5 (6.41%) Xen
2 5 (6.41%) KVM
2 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) LXC
2 5 (6.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Mesos
2 2 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Pegasus
2 4 (5.13%) Autodesk
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.28%) QNX
4 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.28%) Progress
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £36000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health+bonus+pens.
Posted: 20 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 13 days ago