The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 177 184 201
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Physics 87 90 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.85% 2.93% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 69 80 64
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Physics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3052 3075 2963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.97% 37.16% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 2426 2513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Physics
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Physics Salary Trend in the East of England

Physics
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in the East of England

Physics
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 56 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Hertfordshire -10 16 £28,500 -40.00% 7
Essex +8 9 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +14 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (71.81%) Degree
2 99 (66.44%) Mathematics
3 80 (53.69%) Computer Science
4 71 (47.65%) Software Engineering
5 58 (38.93%) C++
6 56 (37.58%) C
7 43 (28.86%) PhD
8 42 (28.19%) C#
9 41 (27.52%) Java
10 33 (22.15%) Algorithms
11 25 (16.78%) HTML
12 24 (16.11%) Electronics
13 22 (14.77%) Python
13 22 (14.77%) Linux
14 19 (12.75%) Games
15 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.08%) .NET
15 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (11.41%) Finance
17 16 (10.74%) Windows
18 15 (10.07%) WPF
19 14 (9.40%) HTML5
20 13 (8.72%) SQL
21 12 (8.05%) Perl
21 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET
21 12 (8.05%) OO
21 12 (8.05%) Statistics
21 12 (8.05%) SDLC
22 11 (7.38%) QA
22 11 (7.38%) Aerospace

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (3.36%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.01%) SAS
3 2 (1.34%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Photoshop
1 6 (4.03%) AutoCAD
1 6 (4.03%) SOLIDWORKS
1 6 (4.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (4.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (4.03%) Revit
1 6 (4.03%) MicroStation
1 6 (4.03%) Solid Edge
1 6 (4.03%) Siemens NX
1 6 (4.03%) PTC Creo
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
2 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.01%) SPSS
4 2 (1.34%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) DMZ
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) 3G
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) Wireless
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.67%) LTE
2 1 (0.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) MySQL
2 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.36%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.36%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.36%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.68%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.01%) Big Data
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) LabVIEW
2 3 (2.01%) Selenium
3 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.34%) TestLink
3 2 (1.34%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.67%) NUnit
4 1 (0.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (16.11%) Electronics
2 19 (12.75%) Games
3 17 (11.41%) Finance
4 11 (7.38%) Aerospace
5 9 (6.04%) Automotive
6 7 (4.70%) Marketing
7 6 (4.03%) Retail
8 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (32.21%) Software Engineer
2 34 (22.82%) Developer
3 19 (12.75%) Software Developer
4 18 (12.08%) Graduate
5 17 (11.41%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.05%) Software Support Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Author
7 9 (6.04%) Technical Author
7 9 (6.04%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.70%) C Software Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) CAD Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Consultant
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.78%) HTML
2 18 (12.08%) .NET
3 15 (10.07%) WPF
4 14 (9.40%) HTML5
5 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.04%) jQuery
7 6 (4.03%) WCF
7 6 (4.03%) Silverlight
7 6 (4.03%) CSS
7 6 (4.03%) XML
8 5 (3.36%) POSIX
8 5 (3.36%) REST
9 3 (2.01%) CSS3
9 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.34%) RESTful
10 2 (1.34%) WF
10 2 (1.34%) WinForms
10 2 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.34%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 99 (66.44%) Mathematics
2 80 (53.69%) Computer Science
3 33 (22.15%) Algorithms
4 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.05%) Statistics
6 8 (5.37%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (4.70%) Informatics
8 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.36%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (2.68%) Device Driver
11 3 (2.01%) Mechatronics
11 3 (2.01%) Economics
11 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.34%) User Experience
12 2 (1.34%) CUDA
12 2 (1.34%) Chemistry
12 2 (1.34%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Linux
2 16 (10.74%) Windows
3 5 (3.36%) UNIX
4 1 (0.67%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.65%) Software Engineering
2 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.05%) OO
3 12 (8.05%) SDLC
4 11 (7.38%) Project Management
5 9 (6.04%) Machine Learning
6 8 (5.37%) OOD
6 8 (5.37%) OOP
6 8 (5.37%) Data Analysis
6 8 (5.37%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (4.70%) Web Development
7 7 (4.70%) CAD
7 7 (4.70%) Signal Processing
7 7 (4.70%) Gibbs Sampling
8 6 (4.03%) Open Source
8 6 (4.03%) Scrum
8 6 (4.03%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (3.36%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.36%) Validation
9 5 (3.36%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.93%) C++
2 56 (37.58%) C
3 42 (28.19%) C#
4 41 (27.52%) Java
5 22 (14.77%) Python
6 13 (8.72%) SQL
7 12 (8.05%) Perl
8 9 (6.04%) XAML
8 9 (6.04%) Ruby
9 8 (5.37%) R
10 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.36%) Haskell
11 5 (3.36%) Go
12 4 (2.68%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.68%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.01%) Embedded C++
13 3 (2.01%) PHP
13 3 (2.01%) Lua
14 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 107 (71.81%) Degree
2 43 (28.86%) PhD
3 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.67%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Firmware
2 5 (3.36%) Xen
2 5 (3.36%) KVM
2 5 (3.36%) Docker
2 5 (3.36%) LXC
2 5 (3.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Mesos
2 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.03%) Autodesk
3 5 (3.36%) Pegasus
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle
4 4 (2.68%) Google
5 2 (1.34%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.67%) Progress
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) SunGard
6 1 (0.67%) Intel
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.67%) QNX
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