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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 385 414 481
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +67
Permanent jobs citing Physics 684 762 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 1.66% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 595 589 505
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
36267 45777 46074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.55% 42.54% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29577 36487 37232
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 £29,000 £27,500
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 4 December 2016 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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +57 665 £40,000 -11.11% 116
London -1 272 £56,500 +7.61% 49
South East +110 164 £36,000 -10.00% 23
East of England +59 124 £36,750 -8.12% 32
Cambridgeshire +20 69 £27,500 -31.25% 24
Cambridge +19 68 £27,500 -31.25% 24
City of London +47 63 £75,000 +36.36% 9
Hampshire +33 47 £30,000 - 7
Surrey +24 40 £34,500 +15.00% 7
Hertfordshire +27 38 £37,500 +7.14% 8
West Midlands +10 34 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +28 33 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Berkshire +59 32 £30,000 -40.00% 5
East Midlands +25 32 £36,000 -15.29% 2
South West +2 29 £30,000 -23.07% 3
Oxford +32 28 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Borehamwood +12 24 £35,000 - 2
Watford - 21 £37,500 -
Guildford +38 20 £30,000 -17.24%
Bracknell +21 20 £30,000 +15.38% 2
North West -23 19 £47,000 +26.24% 3
Southampton +23 18 £47,500 +15.85% 2
Birmingham +3 18 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Manchester -16 16 £47,000 +7.42% 3
Northampton +24 13 £38,000 +26.66%
Northamptonshire +17 13 £38,000 +26.66%
Yorkshire +22 12 £47,000 +123.80% 1
Basingstoke -1 12 £27,500 -51.11% 1
Fareham +14 11 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Scotland +20 10 £45,000 -5.26% 15

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 1136 (82.56%) Mathematics
2 991 (72.02%) Degree
3 969 (70.42%) Computer Science
4 637 (46.29%) C++
5 497 (36.12%) Python
6 451 (32.78%) C#
7 441 (32.05%) Java
8 439 (31.90%) Software Engineering
9 315 (22.89%) .NET
10 301 (21.88%) PhD
11 281 (20.42%) Finance
12 278 (20.20%) SQL
13 262 (19.04%) C
14 241 (17.51%) Algorithms
15 224 (16.28%) Linux
16 223 (16.21%) Machine Learning
17 222 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
18 207 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
19 190 (13.81%) Analytics
20 175 (12.72%) ASP.NET
21 161 (11.70%) JavaScript
22 157 (11.41%) Statistics
23 152 (11.05%) Windows
24 149 (10.83%) R
25 136 (9.88%) OO
25 136 (9.88%) HTML
26 118 (8.58%) MATLAB
27 113 (8.21%) Banking
27 113 (8.21%) Multithreading
28 109 (7.92%) 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 64 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 35 (2.54%) SAS
3 25 (1.82%) Apache
4 15 (1.09%) JBoss
5 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.65%) Confluence
6 9 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 9 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.51%) Drupal
8 7 (0.51%) Jupyter
9 6 (0.44%) IIS
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.29%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.073%) IPython
12 1 (0.073%) nginx
12 1 (0.073%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.073%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.11%) SPSS
3 24 (1.74%) MS Office
4 19 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.87%) XMetaL
7 10 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
8 8 (0.58%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.36%) Simulink
9 5 (0.36%) Zemax
10 3 (0.22%) Blender
11 2 (0.15%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.15%) Revit
11 2 (0.15%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.073%) Maple
12 1 (0.073%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.073%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.073%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.073%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.22%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.073%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (0.073%) FastStats
2 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.11%) SaaS
4 10 (0.73%) GitHub
5 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.15%) Slack
10 1 (0.073%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.073%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.073%) iTunes
10 1 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.67%) Internet
3 17 (1.24%) Firewall
4 16 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.51%) Network Security
6 6 (0.44%) HTTP
7 5 (0.36%) Junos
7 5 (0.36%) RS-232
8 4 (0.29%) DNS
8 4 (0.29%) MPLS
9 3 (0.22%) BGP
9 3 (0.22%) SAN
9 3 (0.22%) SSH
9 3 (0.22%) VPN
10 2 (0.15%) DVB
10 2 (0.15%) DWDM
10 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.54%) Big Data
3 66 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 56 (4.07%) Data Mining
5 55 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 43 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 32 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 24 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 23 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.31%) MySQL
11 16 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.02%) GIS
12 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.80%) HBase
15 10 (0.73%) KDB
16 8 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 59 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 53 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 25 (1.82%) LabVIEW
4 25 (1.82%) Subversion
5 17 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 9 (0.65%) Travis CI
7 8 (0.58%) CMake
7 8 (0.58%) NUnit
7 8 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.44%) JIRA
8 6 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.29%) Maven
10 3 (0.22%) Apache Continuum
10 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 281 (20.42%) Finance
2 113 (8.21%) Banking
3 106 (7.70%) Electronics
4 93 (6.76%) Games
5 79 (5.74%) Telecoms
6 57 (4.14%) Automotive
7 49 (3.56%) Marketing
8 46 (3.34%) Front Office
9 41 (2.98%) Manufacturing
10 36 (2.62%) Investment Banking
10 36 (2.62%) Retail
11 32 (2.33%) Aerospace
12 15 (1.09%) Advertising
13 13 (0.94%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.87%) German Language
15 11 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.80%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.73%) Local Government
17 9 (0.65%) French Language
18 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 550 (39.97%) Developer
2 302 (21.95%) Graduate
3 240 (17.44%) Software Engineer
4 204 (14.83%) Software Developer
5 190 (13.81%) C++ Developer
6 150 (10.90%) Analyst
7 119 (8.65%) Data Scientist
8 95 (6.90%) Graduate Analyst
8 95 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
9 83 (6.03%) C# Developer
10 81 (5.89%) C++ Software Developer
11 77 (5.60%) Junior
11 77 (5.60%) Senior Developer
12 68 (4.94%) Quantitative Developer
13 62 (4.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 60 (4.36%) .NET Developer
14 60 (4.36%) Junior Developer
15 58 (4.22%) Graduate Software Developer
15 58 (4.22%) Java Developer
16 55 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (22.89%) .NET
2 175 (12.72%) ASP.NET
3 136 (9.88%) HTML
4 105 (7.63%) CSS
5 73 (5.31%) OpenGL
6 63 (4.58%) STL
7 62 (4.51%) AngularJS
8 58 (4.22%) HTML5
9 54 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (3.92%) Node.js
10 52 (3.78%) Web Services
11 51 (3.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 46 (3.34%) Qt
13 44 (3.20%) jQuery
14 40 (2.91%) CSS3
15 36 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (2.54%) WPF
17 30 (2.18%) REST
18 28 (2.03%) Middleware
19 27 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1136 (82.56%) Mathematics
2 969 (70.42%) Computer Science
3 241 (17.51%) Algorithms
4 222 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 157 (11.41%) Statistics
6 52 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (3.49%) Artificial Intelligence
8 43 (3.13%) Visualisation
9 39 (2.83%) Data Centre
9 39 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 36 (2.62%) 3D Graphics
11 32 (2.33%) Fintech
11 32 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (2.18%) Biology
12 30 (2.18%) Chemistry
13 28 (2.03%) Credit Risk
14 27 (1.96%) Derivative
15 26 (1.89%) Life Science
16 24 (1.74%) Robotics
17 23 (1.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 224 (16.28%) Linux
2 152 (11.05%) Windows
3 91 (6.61%) Unix
4 18 (1.31%) Android
5 17 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (31.90%) Software Engineering
2 223 (16.21%) Machine Learning
3 207 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (13.81%) Analytics
5 136 (9.88%) OO
6 113 (8.21%) Multithreading
7 84 (6.10%) SDLC
8 80 (5.81%) OOD
8 80 (5.81%) Scrum
9 79 (5.74%) Open Source
10 78 (5.67%) Risk Management
11 74 (5.38%) Data Analysis
12 71 (5.16%) MVC
13 65 (4.72%) Data Analytics
14 64 (4.65%) TDD
15 61 (4.43%) Low Latency
16 57 (4.14%) Web Development
17 52 (3.78%) CAD
17 52 (3.78%) Mentoring
18 50 (3.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 637 (46.29%) C++
2 497 (36.12%) Python
3 451 (32.78%) C#
4 441 (32.05%) Java
5 278 (20.20%) SQL
6 262 (19.04%) C
7 161 (11.70%) JavaScript
8 149 (10.83%) R
9 118 (8.58%) MATLAB
10 89 (6.47%) Scala
11 56 (4.07%) Ruby
12 47 (3.42%) Perl
13 40 (2.91%) F#
14 31 (2.25%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.25%) VBA
15 27 (1.96%) PHP
16 21 (1.53%) Go
17 20 (1.45%) VB
18 19 (1.38%) Haskell
18 19 (1.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 991 (72.02%) Degree
2 301 (21.88%) PhD
3 59 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.02%) Postgraduate
5 11 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.58%) CISSP
8 7 (0.51%) APMP
8 7 (0.51%) CISM
9 6 (0.44%) GIAC
10 5 (0.36%) CCNA
10 5 (0.36%) CEH
10 5 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.36%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.36%) OSCP
11 4 (0.29%) MCSD
12 3 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.22%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.85%) QA
2 14 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 13 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.94%) SLA
4 11 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.80%) MiFID
5 9 (0.65%) EMIR
5 9 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.22%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.15%) FISMA
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) JTAG
7 2 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.073%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.073%) MISRA
8 1 (0.073%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (2.33%) Docker
2 17 (1.24%) Firmware
3 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.36%) HDFS
4 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.15%) OpenSSH
6 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.073%) KVM
7 1 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (0.73%) Ansible
1 10 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.58%) Puppet
3 7 (0.51%) Nmap
4 5 (0.36%) Nagios
4 5 (0.36%) Nessus
4 5 (0.36%) Oozie
4 5 (0.36%) Salt
5 4 (0.29%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.22%) Ambari
6 3 (0.22%) Mesos
7 2 (0.15%) Graphite
7 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.15%) Kibana
7 2 (0.15%) logstash
7 2 (0.15%) Munin
8 1 (0.073%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.073%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 52 (3.78%) Microsoft
1 52 (3.78%) Oracle
2 34 (2.47%) Tableau
3 17 (1.24%) Google
4 13 (0.94%) EMC
5 11 (0.80%) VMware
6 10 (0.73%) BT
7 8 (0.58%) SAP
8 7 (0.51%) Cisco
9 6 (0.44%) Juniper
9 6 (0.44%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.36%) Cloudera
10 5 (0.36%) Qualys
11 4 (0.29%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.22%) Actian
12 3 (0.22%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.22%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.22%) Platfora
12 3 (0.22%) Solace
13 2 (0.15%) Omniture
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £47,000 per annum Salary will be given based on experi
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + pension, healthcare, equity, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k to £40k DoE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago