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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
London / City of London
Rank 179 195 295
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +100
Permanent jobs citing Physics 56 57 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 0.89% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 1.85% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 22
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,875 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,500 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £42,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.86%

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
2534 3080 4574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.42% 48.20% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 2721 3917
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £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 23 January 2017.

Physics Salary Histogram in the City of London

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 93 (92.08%) Mathematics
2 61 (60.40%) C++
3 59 (58.42%) Degree
4 55 (54.46%) Computer Science
4 55 (54.46%) Finance
5 39 (38.61%) Python
6 32 (31.68%) C#
7 29 (28.71%) Java
7 29 (28.71%) Linux
8 28 (27.72%) Banking
9 26 (25.74%) Windows
10 25 (24.75%) Front Office
11 22 (21.78%) Fintech
12 20 (19.80%) Analytics
13 19 (18.81%) Multithreading
14 18 (17.82%) Market Risk
14 18 (17.82%) .NET
15 17 (16.83%) OO
15 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
15 17 (16.83%) Functional Programming
16 16 (15.84%) SDLC
16 16 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
18 13 (12.87%) Docker
19 12 (11.88%) Tableau
19 12 (11.88%) Derivative
19 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
20 11 (10.89%) Subversion
20 11 (10.89%) Statistical Analysis
20 11 (10.89%) SOA

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 5 (4.95%) Apache Spark
1 5 (4.95%) JBoss
2 3 (2.97%) Apache
2 3 (2.97%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.99%) IPython
3 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Slack
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.95%) Big Data
3 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) KDB
6 1 (0.99%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Subversion
2 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (54.46%) Finance
2 28 (27.72%) Banking
3 25 (24.75%) Front Office
4 6 (5.94%) Advertising
5 5 (4.95%) Games
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.98%) Electronics
7 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.99%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 71 (70.30%) Developer
2 33 (32.67%) C++ Developer
2 33 (32.67%) Quantitative Developer
3 23 (22.77%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 17 (16.83%) Java Developer
5 14 (13.86%) C# Developer
6 13 (12.87%) C# Quant Developer
6 13 (12.87%) C++/C# Developer
6 13 (12.87%) C++/Java Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Java Quantitative Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Python Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Senior Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Market Risk C++ Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Market Risk Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Market Risk Java Developer
8 10 (9.90%) .NET Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Data Scientist
9 9 (8.91%) Lead Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Team Leader
10 8 (7.92%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) WPF
3 9 (8.91%) JSON
3 9 (8.91%) REST
3 9 (8.91%) STL
3 9 (8.91%) Task Parallel Library
3 9 (8.91%) WCF
3 9 (8.91%) Web Services
4 6 (5.94%) scikit-learn
5 5 (4.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (4.95%) Pandas
6 4 (3.96%) D3.js
7 3 (2.97%) Node.js
7 3 (2.97%) PyMC3
7 3 (2.97%) XML
8 2 (1.98%) Django
8 2 (1.98%) HTML
8 2 (1.98%) Matplotlib
8 2 (1.98%) NumPy
8 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (92.08%) Mathematics
2 55 (54.46%) Computer Science
3 22 (21.78%) Fintech
4 18 (17.82%) Market Risk
5 16 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (11.88%) Derivative
7 10 (9.90%) Statistics
8 8 (7.92%) Credit Risk
9 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.97%) Equities
10 3 (2.97%) User Experience
10 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.98%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.98%) Social Network
12 1 (0.99%) BBC
12 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.99%) Oculus Rift
12 1 (0.99%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Linux
2 26 (25.74%) Windows
3 9 (8.91%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Analytics
2 19 (18.81%) Multithreading
3 17 (16.83%) Functional Programming
3 17 (16.83%) OO
3 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
4 16 (15.84%) SDLC
5 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.89%) Financial Modelling
6 11 (10.89%) OOP
6 11 (10.89%) Quantitative Finance
6 11 (10.89%) SOA
6 11 (10.89%) Statistical Analysis
6 11 (10.89%) Stochastic Modelling
7 10 (9.90%) Data Analytics
8 9 (8.91%) MVVM
8 9 (8.91%) TDD
9 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.93%) Low Latency
11 6 (5.94%) Credit Risk Management
11 6 (5.94%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 61 (60.40%) C++
2 39 (38.61%) Python
3 32 (31.68%) C#
4 29 (28.71%) Java
5 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.91%) R
6 9 (8.91%) SQL
6 9 (8.91%) VBA
7 7 (6.93%) C
7 7 (6.93%) Ruby
7 7 (6.93%) Scala
8 5 (4.95%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (58.42%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) PhD
3 1 (0.99%) CISM
3 1 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) Dodd-Frank
1 6 (5.94%) EMIR
1 6 (5.94%) MiFID
2 4 (3.96%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Ansible
1 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Tableau
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe
3 1 (0.99%) Coremetrics
3 1 (0.99%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.99%) Google
3 1 (0.99%) Maxymiser
3 1 (0.99%) Optimizely
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle
3 1 (0.99%) Solace
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