The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 453 346 335
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -11
Permanent jobs citing Physics 561 825 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.92% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 464 722 786
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Physics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics within the UK.

Physics Salary Trend in the UK

Physics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Physics Salary Histogram in the UK

Physics
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
England -103 505 £40,000 -11.11% 82
London -82 241 £45,000 -14.28% 25
South East -29 146 £40,000 - 19
South West +23 50 £35,000 - 12
East of England -30 50 £35,000 +33.33% 17
Oxfordshire +11 37 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Scotland -10 37 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Edinburgh +22 33 £35,000 -15.15%
Oxford +7 29 £37,000 -7.50% 2
City of London -76 28 £35,000 -44.00% 13
Surrey -10 25 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Hertfordshire -14 25 £44,250 +77.00% 4
Bristol +19 23 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Hampshire -35 20 £25,000 -37.50% 4
Kent +9 16 £40,000 -
Cambridge -11 16 £32,500 +8.33% 11
Cambridgeshire -31 16 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Middlesex +9 15 - -
Sevenoaks - 15 £40,000 -
Brighton -25 13 £52,500 +20.68%
East Sussex -29 13 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -22 12 £33,000 +46.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £42,500 -17.07%
West Midlands -13 10 £34,000 -32.00% 4
Gloucestershire -15 10 £50,000 +72.41% 2
Milton Keynes - 9 £40,750 -
Hertford 0 8 £25,000 -
Devon - 8 £34,500 -
Uxbridge - 8 £52,500 -
Orpington 0 7 £40,000 -20.00%

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1081 (85.66%) Mathematics
2 843 (66.80%) Computer Science
3 834 (66.09%) Degree
4 581 (46.04%) C++
5 460 (36.45%) Java
6 371 (29.40%) Software Engineering
7 347 (27.50%) C#
8 340 (26.94%) Finance
9 269 (21.32%) SQL
10 252 (19.97%) OO
11 233 (18.46%) Linux
12 231 (18.30%) C
13 227 (17.99%) PhD
14 221 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
15 211 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
16 208 (16.48%) Windows
17 203 (16.09%) Python
18 196 (15.53%) .NET
19 183 (14.50%) Algorithms
20 139 (11.01%) HTML
21 133 (10.54%) Analytics
22 125 (9.90%) UNIX
23 116 (9.19%) Electronics
24 115 (9.11%) MATLAB
25 113 (8.95%) JavaScript
26 108 (8.56%) CSS
27 102 (8.08%) OOD
28 99 (7.84%) SQL Server
28 99 (7.84%) Statistics
29 90 (7.13%) Games

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 36 (2.85%) SAS
2 18 (1.43%) Apache Pig
3 15 (1.19%) Apache
4 12 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.63%) Drupal
7 5 (0.40%) JBoss
7 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.24%) IIS
8 3 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.24%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.24%) Node.js
9 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.16%) Confluence
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.16%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.38%) SPSS
3 20 (1.58%) MS Office
4 17 (1.35%) CPLEX
5 11 (0.87%) Mathematica
6 8 (0.63%) Simulink
6 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.48%) NASTRAN
8 5 (0.40%) TargetLink
9 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.24%) Stata
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.079%) Maya
12 1 (0.079%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 21 (1.66%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.11%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.079%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.32%) SaaS
3 4 (0.32%) PaaS
4 2 (0.16%) IaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.079%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.079%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.66%) Internet
3 12 (0.95%) Wireless
4 11 (0.87%) Firewall
4 11 (0.87%) NAS
5 10 (0.79%) DVB
6 9 (0.71%) FTP
7 8 (0.63%) VPN
8 7 (0.55%) Intranet
9 6 (0.48%) VoIP
9 6 (0.48%) Network Security
9 6 (0.48%) Software-Defined Radio
10 5 (0.40%) HTTP
10 5 (0.40%) SSH
11 4 (0.32%) BGP
11 4 (0.32%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.32%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.24%) tcpdump
12 3 (0.24%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 54 (4.28%) Hadoop
4 53 (4.20%) Big Data
5 39 (3.09%) Data Mining
6 37 (2.93%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 27 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.82%) MySQL
10 23 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (1.43%) NoSQL
12 16 (1.27%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.95%) Mahout
15 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 38 (3.01%) Visual Studio
3 37 (2.93%) Subversion
4 31 (2.46%) JIRA
5 23 (1.82%) Maven
6 19 (1.51%) NUnit
7 16 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.27%) Moq
8 15 (1.19%) Selenium
9 14 (1.11%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.95%) JUnit
11 11 (0.87%) Ant
11 11 (0.87%) Mercurial
12 9 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (0.55%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.48%) JMeter
14 6 (0.48%) Bugzilla
14 6 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
15 5 (0.40%) GDB
General
1 340 (26.94%) Finance
2 116 (9.19%) Electronics
3 90 (7.13%) Games
4 88 (6.97%) Banking
5 65 (5.15%) Front Office
6 52 (4.12%) Aerospace
7 49 (3.88%) Financial Institution
8 40 (3.17%) Investment Banking
9 33 (2.61%) Marketing
10 31 (2.46%) Automotive
11 26 (2.06%) Retail
12 21 (1.66%) Manufacturing
13 20 (1.58%) Legal
14 19 (1.51%) Telecoms
15 15 (1.19%) Military
16 14 (1.11%) Advertising
17 7 (0.55%) Billing
18 5 (0.40%) Publishing
18 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 526 (41.68%) Developer
2 236 (18.70%) Software Engineer
3 204 (16.16%) Graduate
4 190 (15.06%) Software Developer
5 142 (11.25%) Analyst
6 131 (10.38%) C++ Developer
7 110 (8.72%) Java Developer
7 110 (8.72%) Junior
8 98 (7.77%) C# Developer
9 87 (6.89%) Junior Developer
10 68 (5.39%) Graduate Developer
11 63 (4.99%) Data Scientist
12 57 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
13 54 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 53 (4.20%) C++ Software Developer
15 44 (3.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 44 (3.49%) C# Software Developer
16 43 (3.41%) .NET Developer
16 43 (3.41%) Senior Developer
17 41 (3.25%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (15.53%) .NET
2 139 (11.01%) HTML
3 108 (8.56%) CSS
4 82 (6.50%) ASP.NET
5 52 (4.12%) WPF
6 50 (3.96%) HTML5
6 50 (3.96%) WinForms
7 45 (3.57%) XML
7 45 (3.57%) Spring
8 44 (3.49%) jQuery
9 39 (3.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 39 (3.09%) Qt
9 39 (3.09%) Web Services
10 37 (2.93%) .NET Framework
11 34 (2.69%) OpenGL
12 33 (2.61%) WCF
13 31 (2.46%) STL
14 30 (2.38%) SOAP
15 28 (2.22%) OpenCL
16 26 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1081 (85.66%) Mathematics
2 843 (66.80%) Computer Science
3 221 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
4 183 (14.50%) Algorithms
5 99 (7.84%) Statistics
6 85 (6.74%) Hedge funds
7 76 (6.02%) Visualisation
8 73 (5.78%) Derivative
9 67 (5.31%) Chemistry
10 62 (4.91%) Open Source
11 61 (4.83%) Economics
12 43 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 39 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 38 (3.01%) 3D Graphics
14 38 (3.01%) Fixed Income
15 36 (2.85%) Data Structures
16 29 (2.30%) Grid Computing
17 28 (2.22%) Market Risk
18 25 (1.98%) Artificial Intelligence
19 24 (1.90%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 233 (18.46%) Linux
2 208 (16.48%) Windows
3 125 (9.90%) UNIX
4 22 (1.74%) Android
5 19 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.43%) Solaris
6 18 (1.43%) AIX
7 17 (1.35%) Debian
8 16 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.95%) OpenBSD
10 12 (0.95%) FreeBSD
11 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.32%) CentOS
16 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (29.40%) Software Engineering
2 252 (19.97%) OO
3 211 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (10.54%) Analytics
5 102 (8.08%) OOD
6 75 (5.94%) Multithreading
7 68 (5.39%) MVC
8 66 (5.23%) OOP
9 65 (5.15%) Project Management
10 56 (4.44%) Unit Testing
11 53 (4.20%) Data Analysis
12 50 (3.96%) Signal Processing
13 48 (3.80%) Mentoring
13 48 (3.80%) Risk Management
14 42 (3.33%) UML
15 41 (3.25%) Embedded Software Development
16 39 (3.09%) Machine Learning
16 39 (3.09%) Data Modelling
17 38 (3.01%) TDD
18 36 (2.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 581 (46.04%) C++
2 460 (36.45%) Java
3 347 (27.50%) C#
4 269 (21.32%) SQL
5 231 (18.30%) C
6 203 (16.09%) Python
7 115 (9.11%) MATLAB
8 113 (8.95%) JavaScript
9 74 (5.86%) R
10 62 (4.91%) Perl
11 47 (3.72%) Scala
12 34 (2.69%) Fortran
13 31 (2.46%) VBA
13 31 (2.46%) PHP
13 31 (2.46%) Bash Shell
14 28 (2.22%) VB.NET
14 28 (2.22%) Ruby
15 27 (2.14%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.06%) Assembly Language
17 23 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 834 (66.09%) Degree
2 227 (17.99%) PhD
3 60 (4.75%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.71%) OCP
7 9 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.40%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.32%) ISEB
9 4 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.16%) CCIE
11 2 (0.16%) CCNP
11 2 (0.16%) CCNA
11 2 (0.16%) PMP
11 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.079%) CISA
12 1 (0.079%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.80%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) Basel III
3 4 (0.32%) JTAG
4 3 (0.24%) COBIT
4 3 (0.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.079%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (3.09%) Firmware
2 20 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.95%) KVM
3 12 (0.95%) Ceph
4 9 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.32%) HDFS
7 2 (0.16%) Xen
7 2 (0.16%) Postfix
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.079%) Snort
8 1 (0.079%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (1.35%) Puppet
2 9 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.24%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) SCCM
5 2 (0.16%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.16%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.079%) Ansible
6 1 (0.079%) OpenView
Vendors
1 85 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.58%) Oracle
3 23 (1.82%) Google
4 21 (1.66%) DataSynapse
5 17 (1.35%) Adobe
5 17 (1.35%) EMC
6 14 (1.11%) NetApp
7 12 (0.95%) Cisco
7 12 (0.95%) IBM
8 10 (0.79%) Murex
8 10 (0.79%) Perforce
9 9 (0.71%) Xilinx
10 8 (0.63%) Altera
10 8 (0.63%) Citrix
11 7 (0.55%) MathWorks
11 7 (0.55%) F5
12 6 (0.48%) VMware
12 6 (0.48%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.48%) Sybase
13 5 (0.40%) SIMUL8
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus/Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: £25,000-£42,000 depending on skills
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago