The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 371 377 356
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Physics 811 677 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 1.90% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 704 588 753
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36914 35602 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29267 28839 32893
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 737 £40,000 - 72
London -47 351 £57,500 +6.97% 25
South East +84 204 £35,000 -9.67% 16
City of London +12 120 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Surrey +23 78 £41,250 -8.33% 5
East of England -4 73 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Cambridgeshire +17 65 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Scotland +22 64 £55,000 +57.14% 5
Cambridge +11 55 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Hampshire +27 42 £30,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +28 40 £32,750 +23.58% 3
Glasgow +3 39 £55,000 +25.71% 4
South West -9 30 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Oxford +24 29 £32,750 +23.58%
North West +15 27 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Edinburgh +4 25 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Guildford +14 19 £46,000 +2.22% 1
East Midlands -13 19 £40,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -10 18 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +10 17 £23,000 -3.15% 2
North East +4 17 £26,250 -38.23% 1
Fareham -11 16 £36,000 +37.14%
Southampton +19 14 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Manchester -2 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Tyne and Wear -2 13 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Bristol -7 13 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 13 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Chessington - 13 £47,500 -
Teddington -4 12 £35,000 -9.67%
Surbiton - 12 £47,500 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1607 (88.25%) Mathematics
2 1221 (67.05%) Computer Science
3 1170 (64.25%) Degree
4 816 (44.81%) C++
5 778 (42.72%) Java
6 516 (28.34%) C#
7 514 (28.23%) Software Engineering
8 459 (25.21%) PhD
9 458 (25.15%) Finance
10 367 (20.15%) OO
11 362 (19.88%) SQL
12 334 (18.34%) Python
13 321 (17.63%) .NET
14 274 (15.05%) C
15 243 (13.34%) Statistics
16 236 (12.96%) Linux
17 204 (11.20%) HTML
18 192 (10.54%) MATLAB
19 185 (10.16%) Analytics
20 183 (10.05%) Windows
21 180 (9.88%) Games
22 178 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
23 175 (9.61%) JavaScript
24 160 (8.79%) ASP.NET
25 157 (8.62%) SQL Server
26 146 (8.02%) R
27 140 (7.69%) CSS
28 131 (7.19%) Banking
29 124 (6.81%) Oracle
30 121 (6.64%) OOD

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (2.91%) SAS
2 15 (0.82%) Tomcat
3 14 (0.77%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.66%) IIS
5 11 (0.60%) Drupal
6 9 (0.49%) Tornado
7 8 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.33%) WordPress
8 6 (0.33%) Zope
9 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.27%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.11%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.11%) Node.js
12 2 (0.11%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.055%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.055%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 93 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.87%) MS Office
3 27 (1.48%) SPSS
4 22 (1.21%) Simulink
5 19 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.66%) NASTRAN
7 8 (0.44%) Mathematica
8 6 (0.33%) CPLEX
8 6 (0.33%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.33%) S-PLUS
9 5 (0.27%) Stata
10 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.055%) Maya
12 1 (0.055%) Maple
Business Applications
1 33 (1.81%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.88%) WebTrends
3 14 (0.77%) SiteCatalyst
4 12 (0.66%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.26%) SaaS
2 16 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.22%) Responsys
6 3 (0.16%) IaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.97%) Internet
2 36 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.71%) Firewall
3 13 (0.71%) Wireless
4 11 (0.60%) Network Security
5 10 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 9 (0.49%) HTTP
7 8 (0.44%) SAN
8 7 (0.38%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.38%) NAS
9 6 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.33%) Junos
9 6 (0.33%) DVB
9 6 (0.33%) MPLS
9 6 (0.33%) OSPF
10 5 (0.27%) BGP
10 5 (0.27%) 3G
10 5 (0.27%) WAN
10 5 (0.27%) GPRS
10 5 (0.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 111 (6.10%) Hadoop
3 89 (4.89%) Big Data
4 78 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (2.36%) Mahout
8 41 (2.25%) MySQL
8 41 (2.25%) Data Mining
9 37 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (1.98%) NoSQL
11 30 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.43%) QlikView
13 24 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (0.77%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 56 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 40 (2.20%) NUnit
3 37 (2.03%) Moq
4 36 (1.98%) Subversion
4 36 (1.98%) Maven
4 36 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.76%) JIRA
6 28 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
6 28 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 28 (1.54%) Selenium
7 26 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
8 22 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.88%) Ant
11 13 (0.71%) MSTest
11 13 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
12 12 (0.66%) JUnit
12 12 (0.66%) JMeter
13 10 (0.55%) CMake
13 10 (0.55%) GDB
General
1 458 (25.15%) Finance
2 180 (9.88%) Games
3 131 (7.19%) Banking
4 116 (6.37%) Front Office
5 101 (5.55%) Electronics
6 95 (5.22%) Marketing
7 79 (4.34%) Investment Banking
8 72 (3.95%) Financial Institution
9 49 (2.69%) Telecoms
10 40 (2.20%) Aerospace
11 38 (2.09%) Manufacturing
12 37 (2.03%) Advertising
13 25 (1.37%) Military
14 18 (0.99%) Retail
15 14 (0.77%) Automotive
16 11 (0.60%) Legal
17 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.22%) International Banking
18 4 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
19 3 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 832 (45.69%) Developer
2 307 (16.86%) Graduate
3 272 (14.94%) Software Engineer
4 246 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 240 (13.18%) Software Developer
6 212 (11.64%) Analyst
7 138 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 125 (6.86%) C++ Developer
9 115 (6.32%) Graduate Developer
10 111 (6.10%) C# Developer
11 101 (5.55%) C++ Software Engineer
12 99 (5.44%) Data Scientist
13 84 (4.61%) Junior
14 80 (4.39%) .NET Developer
15 77 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 75 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
17 67 (3.68%) Python Developer
18 66 (3.62%) Junior Developer
18 66 (3.62%) Business Analyst
19 60 (3.29%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (17.63%) .NET
2 204 (11.20%) HTML
3 160 (8.79%) ASP.NET
4 140 (7.69%) CSS
5 75 (4.12%) WCF
6 68 (3.73%) .NET Framework
7 63 (3.46%) HTML5
8 62 (3.40%) XML
9 56 (3.08%) WPF
10 55 (3.02%) Spring
11 51 (2.80%) MapReduce
12 44 (2.42%) OpenGL
13 41 (2.25%) jQuery
14 40 (2.20%) ADO.NET
15 39 (2.14%) J2EE
16 36 (1.98%) Qt
17 33 (1.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 32 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (1.70%) OpenCL
20 30 (1.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1607 (88.25%) Mathematics
2 1221 (67.05%) Computer Science
3 243 (13.34%) Statistics
4 90 (4.94%) Visualisation
5 82 (4.50%) 3D Graphics
6 78 (4.28%) Economics
7 76 (4.17%) Grid Computing
8 72 (3.95%) Hedge funds
9 66 (3.62%) Market Risk
9 66 (3.62%) Chemistry
10 63 (3.46%) Fixed Income
11 61 (3.35%) Equities
12 51 (2.80%) Open Source
13 44 (2.42%) Derivative
14 39 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (1.98%) VHDL
15 36 (1.98%) Biology
16 32 (1.76%) Artificial Intelligence
17 25 (1.37%) GIS
17 25 (1.37%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 236 (12.96%) Linux
2 183 (10.05%) Windows
3 112 (6.15%) UNIX
4 40 (2.20%) Android
5 29 (1.59%) Solaris
6 24 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (0.66%) AIX
9 8 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.44%) Debian
10 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.16%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) CentOS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.055%) LynxOS
15 1 (0.055%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (28.23%) Software Engineering
2 367 (20.15%) OO
3 185 (10.16%) Analytics
4 178 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (6.64%) OOD
6 110 (6.04%) Project Management
7 103 (5.66%) Multithreading
8 98 (5.38%) Risk Management
9 88 (4.83%) Signal Processing
10 81 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
11 77 (4.23%) Web Development
12 72 (3.95%) Scrum
12 72 (3.95%) Machine Learning
13 69 (3.79%) UML
14 67 (3.68%) Unit Testing
15 66 (3.62%) TDD
16 63 (3.46%) OOP
17 61 (3.35%) Image Processing
18 56 (3.08%) Data Analysis
19 55 (3.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 816 (44.81%) C++
2 778 (42.72%) Java
3 516 (28.34%) C#
4 362 (19.88%) SQL
5 334 (18.34%) Python
6 274 (15.05%) C
7 192 (10.54%) MATLAB
8 175 (9.61%) JavaScript
9 146 (8.02%) R
10 91 (5.00%) Scala
11 73 (4.01%) Perl
12 58 (3.19%) VBA
13 52 (2.86%) PHP
14 49 (2.69%) Bash Shell
15 45 (2.47%) VB.NET
16 31 (1.70%) Fortran
17 28 (1.54%) Ruby
18 26 (1.43%) VB
19 22 (1.21%) Embedded C
20 18 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1170 (64.25%) Degree
2 459 (25.21%) PhD
3 102 (5.60%) Security Cleared
4 36 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.33%) ISEB
7 5 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.16%) CCIE
8 3 (0.16%) CCNP
8 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.11%) CISSP
9 2 (0.11%) CISA
10 1 (0.055%) CISM
10 1 (0.055%) CIMA
10 1 (0.055%) MBA
10 1 (0.055%) ACCA
10 1 (0.055%) GIAC
10 1 (0.055%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.97%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.11%) JTAG
3 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.11%) TickIT
4 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.055%) UCITS
4 1 (0.055%) EMIR
4 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.055%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.27%) KVM
5 2 (0.11%) Xen
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.055%) Snort
6 1 (0.055%) HDFS
6 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (6.81%) Oracle
2 100 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 62 (3.40%) Google
4 31 (1.70%) Tableau
5 30 (1.65%) Cisco
6 26 (1.43%) IBM
7 22 (1.21%) Adobe
8 18 (0.99%) Actuate
9 16 (0.88%) Facebook
10 15 (0.82%) SunGard
11 14 (0.77%) DevExpress
12 13 (0.71%) Sybase
12 13 (0.71%) Twitter
13 12 (0.66%) SAP
14 11 (0.60%) Apple
14 11 (0.60%) Business Objects
15 10 (0.55%) EMC
15 10 (0.55%) Murex
16 8 (0.44%) DataSynapse
17 7 (0.38%) Juniper
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / Shares / Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago