The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 175 212 290
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +78
Permanent jobs citing Physics 62 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.17% 0.70% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 1.45% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 27
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £98,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Physics
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2565 3237 4924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.38% 47.91% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2340 2803 4217
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Physics
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the City of London region.

Physics Salary Trend in the City of London

Physics
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Physics Salary Histogram in the City of London

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 98 (92.45%) Mathematics
2 64 (60.38%) Degree
3 58 (54.72%) C++
4 56 (52.83%) Computer Science
5 52 (49.06%) Finance
6 41 (38.68%) Python
7 32 (30.19%) C#
8 29 (27.36%) Linux
9 28 (26.42%) Banking
10 26 (24.53%) Windows
11 24 (22.64%) Front Office
11 24 (22.64%) Multithreading
11 24 (22.64%) Analytics
12 23 (21.70%) Java
13 21 (19.81%) Fintech
14 18 (16.98%) .NET
14 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
14 18 (16.98%) Functional Programming
15 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
15 17 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 16 (15.09%) OO
16 16 (15.09%) SDLC
17 15 (14.15%) Docker
17 15 (14.15%) Tableau
18 14 (13.21%) Market Risk
19 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
19 13 (12.26%) STL
19 13 (12.26%) Data Analytics
20 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 12 (11.32%) VBA

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.66%) JBoss
2 5 (4.72%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.94%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.89%) SaaS
3 2 (1.89%) Slack
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.94%) GitHub
4 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.94%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.72%) Big Data
3 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) KDB
7 1 (0.94%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.94%) MySQL
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.94%) QlikView
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Subversion
2 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.94%) CMake
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) SCons
4 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (49.06%) Finance
2 28 (26.42%) Banking
3 24 (22.64%) Front Office
4 6 (5.66%) Advertising
5 5 (4.72%) Games
6 3 (2.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.89%) Electronics
7 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.94%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (70.75%) Developer
2 37 (34.91%) Quantitative Developer
3 33 (31.13%) C++ Developer
4 24 (22.64%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 17 (16.04%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
7 13 (12.26%) Python Developer
8 12 (11.32%) Team Leader
9 11 (10.38%) .NET Developer
9 11 (10.38%) Lead Developer
10 10 (9.43%) .NET Team Leader
10 10 (9.43%) C# Developer
10 10 (9.43%) C# Quant Developer
10 10 (9.43%) C++/C# Developer
10 10 (9.43%) C++/Java Developer
10 10 (9.43%) Java Quantitative Developer
10 10 (9.43%) Lead .NET Developer
11 9 (8.49%) Data Scientist
11 9 (8.49%) Senior Quantitative Developer
12 7 (6.60%) Market Risk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) .NET
2 13 (12.26%) STL
3 11 (10.38%) JSON
3 11 (10.38%) REST
3 11 (10.38%) Task Parallel Library
3 11 (10.38%) WCF
3 11 (10.38%) Web Services
3 11 (10.38%) WPF
4 8 (7.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (5.66%) scikit-learn
6 5 (4.72%) Pandas
7 4 (3.77%) D3.js
8 3 (2.83%) Node.js
8 3 (2.83%) PyMC3
9 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.89%) Django
9 2 (1.89%) Matplotlib
9 2 (1.89%) NumPy
9 2 (1.89%) XML
10 1 (0.94%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 98 (92.45%) Mathematics
2 56 (52.83%) Computer Science
3 21 (19.81%) Fintech
4 17 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (13.21%) Market Risk
6 12 (11.32%) Statistics
7 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (7.55%) Credit Risk
8 8 (7.55%) Derivative
9 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.83%) Equities
10 3 (2.83%) User Experience
10 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.89%) Economics
11 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.89%) Social Network
12 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Linux
2 26 (24.53%) Windows
3 11 (10.38%) Unix
4 2 (1.89%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) Analytics
1 24 (22.64%) Multithreading
2 18 (16.98%) Functional Programming
2 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
3 16 (15.09%) OO
3 16 (15.09%) SDLC
4 13 (12.26%) Data Analytics
4 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
5 11 (10.38%) MVVM
5 11 (10.38%) SOA
5 11 (10.38%) TDD
6 10 (9.43%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.49%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (8.49%) Low Latency
8 8 (7.55%) OOP
9 7 (6.60%) OOD
9 7 (6.60%) Quantitative Finance
9 7 (6.60%) Stochastic Modelling
9 7 (6.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.72%) C++
2 41 (38.68%) Python
3 32 (30.19%) C#
4 23 (21.70%) Java
5 12 (11.32%) C
5 12 (11.32%) VBA
6 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.49%) SQL
7 7 (6.60%) Ruby
8 6 (5.66%) R
8 6 (5.66%) Scala
9 3 (2.83%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (60.38%) Degree
2 11 (10.38%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) CISM
3 1 (0.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) Dodd-Frank
1 6 (5.66%) EMIR
1 6 (5.66%) MiFID
2 5 (4.72%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Ansible
1 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Tableau
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe
3 1 (0.94%) Coremetrics
3 1 (0.94%) Google
3 1 (0.94%) Maxymiser
3 1 (0.94%) Optimizely
3 1 (0.94%) Teradata
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