The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 353 363 287
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -76
Permanent jobs citing Physics 95 101 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.48% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.26% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 84 88 142
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7892 8036 8080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 41.01% 38.50% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6626 6517 6351
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Physics
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Physics Salary Trend in the South East

Physics
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Physics Salary Histogram in the South East

Physics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Surrey +12 31 £45,000 +33.33% 6
Oxfordshire +5 23 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Berkshire +1 22 £26,000 -54.78% 2
Hampshire +22 16 £48,750 +14.70% 3
West Sussex -5 2 £26,250 -40.00%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 179 (89.05%) Mathematics
2 159 (79.10%) Degree
3 134 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 100 (49.75%) C++
5 82 (40.80%) Software Engineering
6 70 (34.83%) Java
7 67 (33.33%) Python
8 66 (32.84%) C#
9 55 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (24.88%) C
11 48 (23.88%) .NET
12 45 (22.39%) HTML
13 39 (19.40%) SQL
13 39 (19.40%) CSS
14 36 (17.91%) JavaScript
15 32 (15.92%) PhD
16 30 (14.93%) Finance
16 30 (14.93%) Algorithms
17 29 (14.43%) OO
18 28 (13.93%) Machine Learning
19 27 (13.43%) Chemistry
20 25 (12.44%) Windows
21 24 (11.94%) VB
21 24 (11.94%) Linux
22 23 (11.44%) VB.NET
23 22 (10.95%) Statistics
23 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
24 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
25 19 (9.45%) AngularJS
25 19 (9.45%) Security Cleared

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (3.98%) SAS
2 2 (1.00%) Node.js
2 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) GNU Octave
1 2 (1.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.00%) SPSS
2 1 (0.50%) Solid Edge
2 1 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) BGP
1 2 (1.00%) Firewall
1 2 (1.00%) LAN
1 2 (1.00%) OSPF
1 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.00%) WAN
2 1 (0.50%) Broadband
2 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.97%) Data Mining
3 11 (5.47%) Big Data
4 9 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) MySQL
7 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.00%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.00%) QlikView
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.50%) KDB
8 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (8.46%) Maven
2 12 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.98%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.48%) Subversion
5 8 (3.98%) ClearCase
6 7 (3.48%) Bugzilla
7 5 (2.49%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.99%) Ant
8 4 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.99%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.99%) Gradle
8 4 (1.99%) Grunt
8 4 (1.99%) Mocha
8 4 (1.99%) Selenium
8 4 (1.99%) TestNG
9 3 (1.49%) CMake
9 3 (1.49%) GCC
9 3 (1.49%) Xcode
10 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (14.93%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Electronics
3 10 (4.98%) Aerospace
3 10 (4.98%) Games
3 10 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.99%) Banking
5 4 (1.99%) Avionics
5 4 (1.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Military
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (34.83%) Developer
2 45 (22.39%) Software Engineer
3 36 (17.91%) Graduate
4 30 (14.93%) Analyst
5 29 (14.43%) Junior
6 19 (9.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 17 (8.46%) Support Analyst
8 16 (7.96%) C# Developer
8 16 (7.96%) Junior Developer
9 15 (7.46%) Applications Support
9 15 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
9 15 (7.46%) Senior Developer
10 13 (6.47%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (5.97%) Junior Analyst
11 12 (5.97%) Junior Applications Support
11 12 (5.97%) Junior Support Analyst
11 12 (5.97%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.47%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.98%) HTML Developer
13 10 (4.98%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.88%) .NET
2 45 (22.39%) HTML
3 39 (19.40%) CSS
4 19 (9.45%) AngularJS
5 16 (7.96%) HTML5
6 14 (6.97%) CSS3
7 13 (6.47%) Esper
7 13 (6.47%) Pandas
7 13 (6.47%) Pyramid
7 13 (6.47%) SciPy
8 11 (5.47%) Web Services
9 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET
9 10 (4.98%) jQuery
10 9 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (4.48%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (4.48%) NumPy
11 7 (3.48%) STL
12 6 (2.99%) Qt
12 6 (2.99%) XML
13 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 179 (89.05%) Mathematics
2 134 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (14.93%) Algorithms
4 27 (13.43%) Chemistry
5 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (10.95%) Statistics
6 15 (7.46%) Hedge funds
7 10 (4.98%) Economics
7 10 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.48%) CUDA
10 6 (2.99%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.49%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.49%) Xbox
12 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.99%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.99%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (1.49%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.44%) Windows
2 24 (11.94%) Linux
3 7 (3.48%) Android
4 5 (2.49%) Unix
5 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.00%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.50%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.80%) Software Engineering
2 55 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.43%) OO
4 28 (13.93%) Machine Learning
5 18 (8.96%) Open Source
6 16 (7.96%) Multithreading
7 13 (6.47%) UML
7 13 (6.47%) Unit Testing
8 9 (4.48%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (4.48%) Fund Management
8 9 (4.48%) Scrum
8 9 (4.48%) User Stories
9 8 (3.98%) Image Processing
9 8 (3.98%) Mobile First
9 8 (3.98%) SDLC
9 8 (3.98%) Waterfall
10 7 (3.48%) Data Protection
10 7 (3.48%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (3.48%) TDD
11 6 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 100 (49.75%) C++
2 70 (34.83%) Java
3 67 (33.33%) Python
4 66 (32.84%) C#
5 50 (24.88%) C
6 39 (19.40%) SQL
7 36 (17.91%) JavaScript
8 24 (11.94%) VB
9 23 (11.44%) VB.NET
10 18 (8.96%) R
11 17 (8.46%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.48%) Ruby
13 6 (2.99%) Ada
13 6 (2.99%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.99%) VBA
15 3 (1.49%) Lua
15 3 (1.49%) Perl
15 3 (1.49%) PHP
16 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 159 (79.10%) Degree
2 32 (15.92%) PhD
3 19 (9.45%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) MISRA
1 6 (2.99%) MISRA C
2 4 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Firmware
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) CFEngine
1 2 (1.00%) Nagios
1 2 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (3.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.49%) Oracle
3 3 (1.49%) Progress
3 3 (1.49%) Tableau
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco
4 2 (1.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (1.00%) Juniper
4 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.00%) Splunk
4 2 (1.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.50%) Facebook
5 1 (0.50%) HP
5 1 (0.50%) SunGard
5 1 (0.50%) Twitter
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