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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 470 345 395
Rank change year-on-year
-125 +50
Permanent jobs citing Physics 509 860 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.93% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 412 728 574
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,564 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +7.14%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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
England -110 462 £40,000 -6.97% 114
London -70 217 £45,000 -21.73% 35
South East -121 80 £42,500 -3.40% 31
East of England -32 59 £38,032 +8.66% 24
South West +6 42 £40,000 +3.89% 14
Cambridgeshire -9 39 £34,500 -1.42% 16
City of London -60 38 £35,000 -54.09% 8
Cambridge -8 37 £34,000 -2.85% 14
Scotland -3 35 £42,500 - 7
Glasgow +16 23 £55,000 +25.00% 3
North West +16 19 £32,500 +41.30% 4
Surrey -8 19 £35,000 -22.22% 13
Manchester +22 17 £32,500 -4.41% 4
West Midlands -32 17 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Gloucestershire +9 16 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Bristol +2 14 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Berkshire -4 14 £60,000 +142.42% 1
Oxford -26 14 £40,000 -27.27%
Oxfordshire -47 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Hampshire -27 12 £45,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £42,500 +30.76% 1
North East -6 11 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire -16 11 £50,000 +100.00% 7
Birmingham +1 10 £32,500 - 2
Tyne and Wear -12 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Chessington - 10 - -
Dorset - 10 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +1 9 £27,250 -9.16% 2
Guildford 0 9 £36,250 -19.44% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 875 (84.54%) Mathematics
2 764 (73.82%) Degree
3 699 (67.54%) Computer Science
4 468 (45.22%) C++
5 350 (33.82%) Software Engineering
6 342 (33.04%) Java
7 277 (26.76%) C#
8 247 (23.86%) Finance
9 225 (21.74%) C
10 205 (19.81%) SQL
11 186 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
12 184 (17.78%) Linux
13 182 (17.58%) OO
14 181 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
15 175 (16.91%) PhD
16 170 (16.43%) Python
17 165 (15.94%) Algorithms
18 149 (14.40%) Windows
19 146 (14.11%) .NET
20 137 (13.24%) HTML
21 121 (11.69%) JavaScript
22 109 (10.53%) SQL Server
23 104 (10.05%) Analytics
24 100 (9.66%) Electronics
25 99 (9.57%) Microsoft
26 98 (9.47%) Statistics
27 94 (9.08%) UNIX
27 94 (9.08%) CSS
28 83 (8.02%) OOD
29 79 (7.63%) MATLAB

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 39 (3.77%) SAS
2 22 (2.13%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.26%) Apache Pig
3 13 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.16%) IIS
5 9 (0.87%) Apache
6 8 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.68%) CMS
8 6 (0.58%) Drupal
8 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.48%) Node.js
9 5 (0.48%) JBoss
10 4 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 72 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.71%) SPSS
3 22 (2.13%) MS Office
4 12 (1.16%) Mathematica
5 9 (0.87%) CPLEX
6 8 (0.77%) Stata
7 7 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.48%) GNU Octave
8 5 (0.48%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.39%) NASTRAN
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.19%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.097%) Simulink
12 1 (0.097%) MS Project
12 1 (0.097%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.097%) Windchill
12 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.64%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.48%) RMDS
3 2 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.097%) Endur
4 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.097%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.097%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.16%) SaaS
3 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.26%) FTP
2 13 (1.26%) Wireless
3 12 (1.16%) HTTP
4 8 (0.77%) DVB
5 5 (0.48%) Firewall
6 4 (0.39%) RFID
6 4 (0.39%) Internet
6 4 (0.39%) 802.11
6 4 (0.39%) SSH
6 4 (0.39%) Network Security
6 4 (0.39%) Wireless Security
6 4 (0.39%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.39%) WinSCP
6 4 (0.39%) Software-Defined Radio
6 4 (0.39%) VPN
6 4 (0.39%) GPRS
6 4 (0.39%) LAN
6 4 (0.39%) WAN
7 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 45 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 44 (4.25%) Hadoop
5 37 (3.57%) Big Data
6 28 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.51%) MySQL
8 24 (2.32%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (1.74%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.06%) CouchDB
13 11 (1.06%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (0.77%) OLAP
16 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (4.06%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.13%) Subversion
3 18 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
5 14 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.35%) JIRA
6 12 (1.16%) Bugzilla
7 11 (1.06%) Maven
7 11 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 10 (0.97%) ClearCase
9 9 (0.87%) JUnit
10 7 (0.68%) NUnit
11 6 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.48%) Gradle
12 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.48%) Ant
12 5 (0.48%) LabVIEW
12 5 (0.48%) Xcode
12 5 (0.48%) Clang
13 4 (0.39%) PVCS
General
1 247 (23.86%) Finance
2 100 (9.66%) Electronics
3 66 (6.38%) Banking
4 64 (6.18%) Aerospace
5 62 (5.99%) Games
6 60 (5.80%) Marketing
7 40 (3.86%) Automotive
8 33 (3.19%) Front Office
9 29 (2.80%) Retail
10 28 (2.71%) Investment Banking
11 26 (2.51%) Military
12 21 (2.03%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.84%) Financial Institution
14 16 (1.55%) Advertising
15 15 (1.45%) Telecoms
16 10 (0.97%) Law
17 5 (0.48%) Legal
17 5 (0.48%) Billing
17 5 (0.48%) German Language
18 4 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 404 (39.03%) Developer
2 214 (20.68%) Software Engineer
3 172 (16.62%) Software Developer
4 150 (14.49%) Graduate
5 113 (10.92%) Junior
6 103 (9.95%) Analyst
7 101 (9.76%) C++ Developer
8 85 (8.21%) C# Developer
9 82 (7.92%) Java Developer
10 69 (6.67%) Junior Developer
11 66 (6.38%) C++ Software Developer
12 50 (4.83%) C++ Software Engineer
13 48 (4.64%) Senior Developer
13 48 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
14 44 (4.25%) Data Scientist
15 43 (4.15%) Graduate Developer
16 30 (2.90%) Consultant
17 29 (2.80%) Junior Software Developer
18 28 (2.71%) C# Software Developer
19 27 (2.61%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (14.11%) .NET
2 137 (13.24%) HTML
3 94 (9.08%) CSS
4 68 (6.57%) ASP.NET
5 57 (5.51%) Web Services
6 54 (5.22%) HTML5
7 46 (4.44%) jQuery
8 41 (3.96%) XML
8 41 (3.96%) OpenGL
9 36 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (3.29%) WPF
11 28 (2.71%) Spring
11 28 (2.71%) AngularJS
12 26 (2.51%) Qt
13 24 (2.32%) WinForms
14 21 (2.03%) JSON
14 21 (2.03%) CSS3
15 20 (1.93%) REST
16 19 (1.84%) .NET Framework
17 18 (1.74%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 875 (84.54%) Mathematics
2 699 (67.54%) Computer Science
3 186 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (15.94%) Algorithms
5 98 (9.47%) Statistics
6 79 (7.63%) Visualisation
7 65 (6.28%) Chemistry
8 61 (5.89%) Hedge funds
9 59 (5.70%) Open Source
10 47 (4.54%) Derivative
11 45 (4.35%) Economics
12 37 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
13 36 (3.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 30 (2.90%) User Experience
15 26 (2.51%) Artificial Intelligence
15 26 (2.51%) Fixed Income
16 23 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
17 22 (2.13%) Data Structures
17 22 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 19 (1.84%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 184 (17.78%) Linux
2 149 (14.40%) Windows
3 94 (9.08%) UNIX
4 32 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.80%) Android
6 18 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.06%) Solaris
8 10 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.48%) HPUX
10 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.39%) CentOS
12 3 (0.29%) AIX
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.29%) OpenWrt
13 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (33.82%) Software Engineering
2 182 (17.58%) OO
3 181 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (10.05%) Analytics
5 83 (8.02%) OOD
6 65 (6.28%) OOP
7 61 (5.89%) MVC
7 61 (5.89%) Scrum
8 57 (5.51%) Multithreading
9 47 (4.54%) Mentoring
10 46 (4.44%) Data Analysis
11 45 (4.35%) UML
12 44 (4.25%) Project Management
12 44 (4.25%) Signal Processing
13 36 (3.48%) Embedded Software Development
14 33 (3.19%) Machine Learning
15 31 (3.00%) Statistical Analysis
16 30 (2.90%) Business Analysis
16 30 (2.90%) CAD
16 30 (2.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 468 (45.22%) C++
2 342 (33.04%) Java
3 277 (26.76%) C#
4 225 (21.74%) C
5 205 (19.81%) SQL
6 170 (16.43%) Python
7 121 (11.69%) JavaScript
8 79 (7.63%) MATLAB
9 58 (5.60%) R
10 49 (4.73%) Perl
11 37 (3.57%) PHP
12 34 (3.29%) Fortran
13 24 (2.32%) Ruby
14 23 (2.22%) Assembly Language
15 22 (2.13%) Scala
16 18 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.74%) VBA
17 15 (1.45%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.35%) PL/SQL
19 13 (1.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 764 (73.82%) Degree
2 175 (16.91%) PhD
3 71 (6.86%) Security Cleared
4 48 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.97%) OCP
7 10 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (0.87%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.58%) CCNA
10 4 (0.39%) CWNA
11 3 (0.29%) HND
11 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.097%) CISA
12 1 (0.097%) CIMA
12 1 (0.097%) MCP
12 1 (0.097%) CISSP
12 1 (0.097%) MBA
12 1 (0.097%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.22%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) SLA
2 4 (0.39%) Basel III
3 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.097%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.097%) JTAG
4 1 (0.097%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.097%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (5.02%) Firmware
2 18 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.68%) KVM
4 7 (0.68%) HDFS
5 5 (0.48%) Docker
5 5 (0.48%) LXC
5 5 (0.48%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 5 (0.48%) Xen
6 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.19%) Ceph
9 1 (0.097%) iptables
9 1 (0.097%) Postfix
9 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.097%) Snort
9 1 (0.097%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (0.97%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.48%) Mesos
3 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.19%) SCCM
4 2 (0.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.097%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.86%) Oracle
3 19 (1.84%) EMC
3 19 (1.84%) Tableau
4 18 (1.74%) Google
5 12 (1.16%) IBM
6 9 (0.87%) Cisco
7 7 (0.68%) Adobe
7 7 (0.68%) Facebook
8 6 (0.58%) Twitter
8 6 (0.58%) Hortonworks
8 6 (0.58%) Cloudera
8 6 (0.58%) MapR
8 6 (0.58%) Perforce
8 6 (0.58%) SIMUL8
8 6 (0.58%) Greenplum
9 5 (0.48%) Triple Point
9 5 (0.48%) Renesas
9 5 (0.48%) Pegasus
9 5 (0.48%) Red Hat
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Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
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London
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Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
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Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
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