The table below looks at the statistics for Physics skills 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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
UK
Rank 334 444 523
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +79
Permanent jobs citing Physics 732 645 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 606 503 411
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 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,554 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75139 88872 92319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.69% 88.15% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61840 73780 75650
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +121 717 £42,500 -5.55% 120
London +17 284 £55,000 - 50
East of England +77 156 £35,000 -2.77% 34
South East +97 132 £42,500 - 24
Cambridgeshire +39 111 £30,000 -20.00% 28
Cambridge +36 110 £30,000 -20.00% 26
North West +24 63 £53,573 +2.04% 4
City of London +24 52 £59,000 -9.23% 13
Bootle - 50 £53,573 -
Merseyside - 50 £53,573 -
Berkshire +69 43 £50,000 +92.30% 3
Hertfordshire +21 39 £35,000 +9.37% 5
South West +17 38 £37,500 -10.71% 2
Oxford +33 37 £42,500 - 7
Oxfordshire +28 37 £42,500 - 10
Borehamwood +18 35 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Surrey +43 30 £45,000 - 7
Bracknell +18 23 £57,500 +121.15% 2
West Midlands +41 21 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Devon - 20 £37,500 -
Hampshire +19 17 £30,000 -36.84% 4
Watford +10 15 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Yorkshire +22 12 £35,000 +66.66% 4
Manchester -36 12 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Reading +43 11 £65,000 +64.55%
Birmingham +19 11 £27,500 +22.22%
East Midlands +3 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Gloucestershire -5 11 £37,750 -
Paignton - 11 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +31 10 £35,000 -63.15% 3

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1088 (77.77%) Mathematics
2 947 (67.69%) Computer Science
3 931 (66.55%) Degree
4 652 (46.60%) C++
5 481 (34.38%) Python
6 450 (32.17%) Software Engineering
7 449 (32.09%) Java
8 387 (27.66%) C#
9 329 (23.52%) Finance
10 299 (21.37%) PhD
11 271 (19.37%) C
12 256 (18.30%) Algorithms
13 255 (18.23%) Linux
14 247 (17.66%) Machine Learning
15 245 (17.51%) SQL
16 227 (16.23%) .NET
17 213 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
18 182 (13.01%) Analytics
19 169 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
20 168 (12.01%) R
21 163 (11.65%) JavaScript
22 148 (10.58%) OO
22 148 (10.58%) MATLAB
23 142 (10.15%) Windows
24 136 (9.72%) Statistics
25 134 (9.58%) ASP.NET
26 121 (8.65%) Electronics
27 117 (8.36%) Banking
28 107 (7.65%) SQL Server
29 106 (7.58%) Big Data

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 71 (5.08%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.14%) Apache
3 26 (1.86%) SAS
4 14 (1.00%) JBoss
5 13 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.64%) Confluence
7 9 (0.64%) Drupal
8 8 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.43%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.36%) IIS
10 5 (0.36%) Moodle
10 5 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.29%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.071%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.43%) MS Office
3 24 (1.72%) SPSS
4 21 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.50%) Simulink
7 5 (0.36%) Camtasia
7 5 (0.36%) Snagit
8 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.21%) Zemax
10 2 (0.14%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.14%) Maya
10 2 (0.14%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.071%) Blender
11 1 (0.071%) Maple
11 1 (0.071%) MS Project
11 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
1 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.86%) SaaS
4 16 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.86%) GitHub
6 10 (0.71%) Office 365
7 8 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.29%) Slack
10 3 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.21%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.14%) G Suite
11 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 27 (1.93%) Ethernet
3 25 (1.79%) Firewall
4 22 (1.57%) Internet
5 14 (1.00%) Network Security
6 9 (0.64%) SSH
7 7 (0.50%) RS-232
8 6 (0.43%) InfiniBand
9 5 (0.36%) DWDM
9 5 (0.36%) HTTP
10 4 (0.29%) Junos
10 4 (0.29%) Wireless
11 3 (0.21%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.21%) Modbus
11 3 (0.21%) NAS
11 3 (0.21%) SDH
11 3 (0.21%) WAN
11 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.14%) GSM
12 2 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 106 (7.58%) Big Data
3 62 (4.43%) NoSQL
4 59 (4.22%) Hadoop
5 48 (3.43%) Data Mining
6 43 (3.07%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.07%) MySQL
14 14 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.93%) OLAP
16 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
17 10 (0.71%) HBase
18 9 (0.64%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
19 8 (0.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 68 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 53 (3.79%) Visual Studio
3 43 (3.07%) Subversion
4 37 (2.64%) Jenkins
5 24 (1.72%) LabVIEW
6 14 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (0.79%) CMake
7 11 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.71%) Gradle
8 10 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.64%) Travis CI
10 8 (0.57%) Maven
10 8 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (0.43%) Ant
11 6 (0.43%) JIRA
11 6 (0.43%) NUnit
11 6 (0.43%) Selenium
12 5 (0.36%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.36%) TestNG
General
1 329 (23.52%) Finance
2 121 (8.65%) Electronics
3 117 (8.36%) Banking
4 102 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 87 (6.22%) Games
6 57 (4.07%) Automotive
7 42 (3.00%) Marketing
8 39 (2.79%) Front Office
9 37 (2.64%) Aerospace
10 36 (2.57%) Manufacturing
11 35 (2.50%) Retail
12 27 (1.93%) Investment Banking
13 19 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (1.29%) Multimedia
15 14 (1.00%) Spanish Language
16 13 (0.93%) German Language
17 11 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.79%) French Language
18 9 (0.64%) Advertising
19 7 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 489 (34.95%) Developer
2 255 (18.23%) Graduate
3 236 (16.87%) Software Engineer
4 186 (13.30%) Analyst
5 184 (13.15%) Software Developer
6 180 (12.87%) C++ Developer
7 129 (9.22%) Data Scientist
8 96 (6.86%) C++ Software Developer
9 92 (6.58%) Junior
10 91 (6.50%) Graduate Analyst
11 88 (6.29%) C++ Software Engineer
12 76 (5.43%) C# Developer
13 71 (5.08%) Senior Developer
14 60 (4.29%) Java Developer
15 55 (3.93%) Consultant
15 55 (3.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 52 (3.72%) Junior Developer
17 48 (3.43%) Graduate Developer
17 48 (3.43%) Quantitative Developer
18 45 (3.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (16.23%) .NET
2 134 (9.58%) ASP.NET
3 100 (7.15%) HTML
4 76 (5.43%) CSS
5 68 (4.86%) AngularJS
6 64 (4.57%) OpenGL
7 55 (3.93%) Node.js
8 45 (3.22%) Qt
9 42 (3.00%) Web Services
10 36 (2.57%) jQuery
11 35 (2.50%) Ajax
11 35 (2.50%) STL
12 32 (2.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 32 (2.29%) HTML5
13 31 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (2.22%) REST
14 29 (2.07%) JSON
15 22 (1.57%) .NET Framework
15 22 (1.57%) OpenCV
16 21 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 947 (67.69%) Computer Science
2 256 (18.30%) Algorithms
3 213 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.22%) Fintech
6 41 (2.93%) Data Centre
7 38 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 36 (2.57%) Embedded Systems
9 34 (2.43%) Robotics
10 29 (2.07%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.93%) 3D Graphics
11 27 (1.93%) NHS
12 25 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (1.36%) Derivative
13 19 (1.36%) Market Risk
14 17 (1.22%) Credit Risk
14 17 (1.22%) e-Learning
14 17 (1.22%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.14%) CUDA
15 16 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 255 (18.23%) Linux
2 142 (10.15%) Windows
3 76 (5.43%) Unix
4 20 (1.43%) Android
5 14 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.21%) Solaris
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.071%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1088 (77.77%) Mathematics
2 450 (32.17%) Software Engineering
3 247 (17.66%) Machine Learning
4 182 (13.01%) Analytics
5 169 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (10.58%) OO
7 136 (9.72%) Statistics
8 93 (6.65%) Multithreading
9 82 (5.86%) SDLC
10 74 (5.29%) Risk Management
11 72 (5.15%) Scrum
12 70 (5.00%) OOD
13 68 (4.86%) Data Analysis
14 66 (4.72%) Mentoring
14 66 (4.72%) Project Management
15 61 (4.36%) Open Source
15 61 (4.36%) Visualisation
16 57 (4.07%) OOP
17 56 (4.00%) Data Analytics
18 55 (3.93%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 652 (46.60%) C++
2 481 (34.38%) Python
3 449 (32.09%) Java
4 387 (27.66%) C#
5 271 (19.37%) C
6 245 (17.51%) SQL
7 168 (12.01%) R
8 163 (11.65%) JavaScript
9 148 (10.58%) MATLAB
10 87 (6.22%) Scala
11 65 (4.65%) Ruby
12 33 (2.36%) PHP
13 29 (2.07%) Perl
14 28 (2.00%) VBA
15 25 (1.79%) Embedded C
16 21 (1.50%) F#
16 21 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.29%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.14%) Go
19 15 (1.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 931 (66.55%) Degree
2 299 (21.37%) PhD
3 73 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.29%) Postgraduate
5 17 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.64%) CISSP
7 9 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.57%) CISM
8 8 (0.57%) MAPM
9 7 (0.50%) APMP
9 7 (0.50%) CCNA
10 4 (0.29%) GIAC
10 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.29%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.21%) CEH
11 3 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.21%) OSCP
11 3 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.86%) QA
2 23 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 14 (1.00%) JTAG
5 12 (0.86%) SLA
6 11 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (0.79%) MiFID
7 8 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.57%) EMIR
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) FISMA
9 2 (0.14%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.14%) MISRA
9 2 (0.14%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.071%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.071%) TickIT
System Software
1 35 (2.50%) Firmware
2 24 (1.72%) Docker
3 15 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.57%) OpenSSH
5 7 (0.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.43%) HDFS
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.21%) Xen
9 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.071%) KVM
10 1 (0.071%) LXC
10 1 (0.071%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (1.14%) Ansible
1 16 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (1.14%) Puppet
2 11 (0.79%) Nmap
2 11 (0.79%) Salt
3 10 (0.71%) Nagios
4 9 (0.64%) Kibana
4 9 (0.64%) logstash
5 8 (0.57%) Graphite
6 5 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.29%) Mesos
8 3 (0.21%) Ambari
8 3 (0.21%) Nessus
8 3 (0.21%) Oozie
9 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.071%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.071%) StatsD
Vendors
1 63 (4.50%) Microsoft
2 50 (3.57%) Oracle
3 38 (2.72%) Tableau
4 22 (1.57%) VMware
5 16 (1.14%) Cisco
6 15 (1.07%) Google
7 9 (0.64%) Citrix
7 9 (0.64%) EMC
8 8 (0.57%) AppDynamics
8 8 (0.57%) Splunk
9 7 (0.50%) SAP
10 6 (0.43%) BT
10 6 (0.43%) Cloudera
10 6 (0.43%) Hortonworks
10 6 (0.43%) Juniper
11 5 (0.36%) Apple
11 5 (0.36%) StreamBase
12 4 (0.29%) VocaLink
13 3 (0.21%) Actel
13 3 (0.21%) MapR
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Bonus, Shares + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, gener
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Shares, Bonus, + More!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum over 2 years + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: 45000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago