The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
UK
Rank 349 433 536
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +103
Permanent jobs citing Physics 691 646 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% 1.51% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 587 498 382
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £80,450 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%

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
34067 42666 41748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.61% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27749 34235 33844
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 677 £42,500 -5.55% 149
London +19 268 £55,500 -1.76% 48
South East +113 162 £42,500 -5.55% 28
East of England +100 148 £35,000 -12.50% 49
Cambridgeshire +32 95 £31,250 -21.87% 34
Cambridge +29 94 £30,000 -22.58% 31
City of London +24 54 £82,500 +37.50% 11
Oxfordshire +48 46 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +45 44 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Oxford +48 41 £42,500 -5.55%
Surrey +48 39 £39,750 -11.66% 14
Berkshire +54 38 £50,000 +92.30% 7
Borehamwood +17 35 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Hampshire +25 31 £30,000 -36.84% 5
South West +1 29 £33,000 -21.42% 5
North West -14 25 £47,500 - 11
Bracknell +21 22 £43,750 +68.26% 2
Guildford +40 20 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Watford +18 20 £35,000 +9.37% 1
East Midlands +15 18 £35,000 -14.63% 1
West Midlands +16 17 £27,500 -24.13% 2
Yorkshire +27 15 £35,000 +66.66% 4
Southampton +17 13 £40,000 -15.78%
Devon +9 13 £33,000 -15.38%
Birmingham -2 12 £27,500 +27.90%
Bootle - 12 £53,573 - 6
Merseyside - 12 £53,573 - 6
West Yorkshire +33 11 £35,000 +84.21% 4
Leatherhead +9 11 £34,500 -18.82% 1
Manchester -37 10 £47,000 -10.47% 5

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for Physics.

1 1077 (80.07%) Mathematics
2 966 (71.82%) Computer Science
3 947 (70.41%) Degree
4 628 (46.69%) C++
5 475 (35.32%) Python
6 447 (33.23%) Software Engineering
7 432 (32.12%) Java
8 411 (30.56%) C#
9 290 (21.56%) PhD
10 287 (21.34%) Finance
11 260 (19.33%) .NET
12 257 (19.11%) C
13 244 (18.14%) Algorithms
14 242 (17.99%) Linux
15 239 (17.77%) SQL
16 233 (17.32%) Machine Learning
17 194 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
18 189 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
19 171 (12.71%) Analytics
20 163 (12.12%) JavaScript
21 155 (11.52%) ASP.NET
22 151 (11.23%) R
23 143 (10.63%) Windows
24 138 (10.26%) MATLAB
25 135 (10.04%) Statistics
26 132 (9.81%) OO
27 119 (8.85%) Electronics
28 115 (8.55%) HTML
29 113 (8.40%) Banking
30 107 (7.96%) SQL Server

Physics
Top Related IT Skills 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 66 (4.91%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.08%) SAS
3 25 (1.86%) Apache
4 14 (1.04%) JBoss
5 12 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.67%) Confluence
7 9 (0.67%) Drupal
8 8 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.52%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.45%) IIS
11 5 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.30%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.074%) CMS
14 1 (0.074%) nginx
14 1 (0.074%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.71%) SPSS
3 21 (1.56%) MS Office
4 16 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.45%) Simulink
6 6 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (0.45%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.30%) Zemax
8 2 (0.15%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.15%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.074%) Blender
9 1 (0.074%) Maple
9 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.074%) Advent Geneva
1 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.01%) SaaS
4 10 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 10 (0.74%) GitHub
5 6 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.30%) Slack
8 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.15%) Office 365
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.64%) Internet
3 21 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 17 (1.26%) Firewall
5 9 (0.67%) SSH
6 8 (0.59%) Network Security
7 6 (0.45%) Junos
8 5 (0.37%) DWDM
8 5 (0.37%) HTTP
8 5 (0.37%) RS-232
9 4 (0.30%) Wireless
10 3 (0.22%) DNS
10 3 (0.22%) SAN
10 3 (0.22%) SDH
10 3 (0.22%) WAN
11 2 (0.15%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.15%) GSM
11 2 (0.15%) LAN
11 2 (0.15%) VPN
11 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.10%) Big Data
3 60 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 52 (3.87%) Hadoop
5 42 (3.12%) Data Mining
6 40 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (1.12%) MySQL
12 14 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (0.74%) GIS
15 9 (0.67%) OLAP
16 8 (0.59%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 69 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 38 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.83%) Subversion
4 26 (1.93%) LabVIEW
5 14 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (0.82%) CMake
7 10 (0.74%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.74%) Gradle
7 10 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.67%) Travis CI
9 8 (0.59%) Maven
10 7 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
10 7 (0.52%) Selenium
11 6 (0.45%) Ant
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.37%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.37%) Mocha
General
1 287 (21.34%) Finance
2 119 (8.85%) Electronics
3 113 (8.40%) Banking
4 86 (6.39%) Telecoms
5 85 (6.32%) Games
6 58 (4.31%) Automotive
7 45 (3.35%) Marketing
8 42 (3.12%) Manufacturing
9 39 (2.90%) Front Office
10 35 (2.60%) Aerospace
11 30 (2.23%) Retail
12 28 (2.08%) Investment Banking
13 19 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (1.04%) Spanish Language
15 13 (0.97%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.97%) German Language
15 13 (0.97%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.82%) Advertising
16 11 (0.82%) French Language
17 7 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 492 (36.58%) Developer
2 269 (20.00%) Graduate
3 235 (17.47%) Software Engineer
4 194 (14.42%) Software Developer
5 184 (13.68%) C++ Developer
6 164 (12.19%) Analyst
7 121 (9.00%) Data Scientist
8 94 (6.99%) Graduate Analyst
9 92 (6.84%) C++ Software Developer
10 85 (6.32%) C# Developer
11 84 (6.25%) Junior
12 76 (5.65%) Senior Developer
13 69 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
14 64 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
15 58 (4.31%) Quantitative Developer
16 57 (4.24%) Java Developer
17 56 (4.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 53 (3.94%) Junior Developer
19 51 (3.79%) Consultant
20 49 (3.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (19.33%) .NET
2 155 (11.52%) ASP.NET
3 115 (8.55%) HTML
4 90 (6.69%) CSS
5 70 (5.20%) OpenGL
6 60 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 53 (3.94%) Node.js
8 45 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (3.20%) Qt
9 43 (3.20%) Web Services
10 40 (2.97%) jQuery
10 40 (2.97%) STL
11 39 (2.90%) HTML5
12 37 (2.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 29 (2.16%) JSON
14 28 (2.08%) Ajax
15 27 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (2.01%) REST
16 24 (1.78%) .NET Framework
16 24 (1.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1077 (80.07%) Mathematics
2 966 (71.82%) Computer Science
3 244 (18.14%) Algorithms
4 194 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (10.04%) Statistics
6 51 (3.79%) Visualisation
7 46 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (3.35%) Data Centre
9 43 (3.20%) Artificial Intelligence
10 41 (3.05%) Management Information System
11 35 (2.60%) Robotics
12 32 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
13 31 (2.30%) Fintech
13 31 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 29 (2.16%) Biology
14 29 (2.16%) Chemistry
15 26 (1.93%) Credit Risk
15 26 (1.93%) Market Risk
15 26 (1.93%) NHS
16 24 (1.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 242 (17.99%) Linux
2 143 (10.63%) Windows
3 75 (5.58%) Unix
4 17 (1.26%) Android
5 14 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) CentOS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.074%) Solaris
12 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.074%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.074%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (33.23%) Software Engineering
2 233 (17.32%) Machine Learning
3 189 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (12.71%) Analytics
5 132 (9.81%) OO
6 95 (7.06%) Multithreading
7 93 (6.91%) SDLC
8 78 (5.80%) Risk Management
8 78 (5.80%) Scrum
9 70 (5.20%) Data Analysis
10 66 (4.91%) OOD
11 63 (4.68%) Open Source
12 62 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 57 (4.24%) OOP
13 57 (4.24%) Project Management
13 57 (4.24%) Web Development
14 54 (4.01%) Data Analytics
15 53 (3.94%) TDD
16 51 (3.79%) MVC
17 50 (3.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 628 (46.69%) C++
2 475 (35.32%) Python
3 432 (32.12%) Java
4 411 (30.56%) C#
5 257 (19.11%) C
6 239 (17.77%) SQL
7 163 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 151 (11.23%) R
9 138 (10.26%) MATLAB
10 84 (6.25%) Scala
11 64 (4.76%) Ruby
12 33 (2.45%) Perl
13 29 (2.16%) F#
14 28 (2.08%) PHP
14 28 (2.08%) VBA
15 21 (1.56%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.26%) Embedded C
17 17 (1.26%) Go
17 17 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 947 (70.41%) Degree
2 290 (21.56%) PhD
3 63 (4.68%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.26%) Postgraduate
5 14 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.67%) CCNA
8 8 (0.59%) CISSP
9 7 (0.52%) APMP
9 7 (0.52%) CISM
10 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.45%) JNCIA
11 5 (0.37%) GIAC
12 4 (0.30%) CEH
12 4 (0.30%) OSCP
13 3 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (0.22%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.15%) CRISC
14 2 (0.15%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.09%) QA
2 17 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 16 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.97%) MiFID
5 12 (0.89%) SLA
6 10 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.74%) EMIR
7 9 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.52%) JTAG
9 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.15%) FISMA
10 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.15%) MISRA
10 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.074%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.074%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (1.93%) Firmware
2 24 (1.78%) Docker
3 9 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.59%) OpenSSH
5 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.22%) HDFS
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.15%) Xen
7 2 (0.15%) XenServer
8 1 (0.074%) KVM
8 1 (0.074%) LXC
8 1 (0.074%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (1.19%) Ansible
1 16 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.12%) Puppet
3 12 (0.89%) Nmap
4 11 (0.82%) Nagios
4 11 (0.82%) Salt
5 8 (0.59%) Graphite
5 8 (0.59%) Kibana
5 8 (0.59%) logstash
6 4 (0.30%) Mesos
6 4 (0.30%) Nessus
7 3 (0.22%) Ambari
7 3 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (0.22%) Oozie
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.15%) Munin
9 1 (0.074%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 55 (4.09%) Microsoft
2 47 (3.49%) Oracle
3 29 (2.16%) Tableau
4 14 (1.04%) VMware
5 12 (0.89%) EMC
5 12 (0.89%) Google
6 11 (0.82%) BT
6 11 (0.82%) Cisco
7 8 (0.59%) AppDynamics
7 8 (0.59%) SAP
7 8 (0.59%) Splunk
8 6 (0.45%) Juniper
9 4 (0.30%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.30%) Qualys
9 4 (0.30%) StreamBase
9 4 (0.30%) VocaLink
10 3 (0.22%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.22%) Facebook
10 3 (0.22%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.22%) Platfora
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Top plus full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
SmarTech Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Shares, Medical, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday