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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 353 380 386
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 813 805 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.75% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 710 697 592
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%

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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +26 759 £40,000 - 126
London +63 417 £47,500 -17.39% 42
South East -37 154 £34,500 -1.42% 26
East of England +31 98 £33,250 -5.00% 34
City of London -8 80 £52,000 -20.00% 16
Cambridgeshire +13 60 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Surrey -8 49 £24,500 -38.75% 4
Cambridge +4 48 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Scotland -7 42 £51,500 -6.36% 4
East Midlands +22 39 £40,000 - 4
Hampshire -2 37 £36,250 +11.53% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 29 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +7 26 £28,500 -18.57% 6
West Midlands -2 26 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +13 25 £32,500 +41.30% 4
Milton Keynes +8 21 £40,000 -
Glasgow -5 20 £51,500 -6.36% 3
Northamptonshire +12 18 £40,000 - 1
Northampton +10 18 £40,000 - 1
South West -24 18 £33,750 +12.50% 12
Reading +16 16 £27,500 +13.40% 1
Borehamwood - 14 £28,500 -
Bristol -12 13 £37,500 +56.25% 4
Edinburgh -12 12 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £31,500 +43.18% 2
Nottingham -1 11 £31,500 +43.18% 1
Oxfordshire -17 11 £42,500 +29.77% 9
North West -22 11 £35,000 - 3
Watford +9 10 £28,500 +46.15%
Southampton +2 10 £55,000 +29.41%

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1212 (87.51%) Mathematics
2 984 (71.05%) Degree
3 977 (70.54%) Computer Science
4 531 (38.34%) C++
5 433 (31.26%) Java
6 430 (31.05%) Software Engineering
7 375 (27.08%) Finance
8 372 (26.86%) SQL
9 349 (25.20%) C#
10 289 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
11 257 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
12 236 (17.04%) Python
13 234 (16.90%) C
14 228 (16.46%) OO
15 224 (16.17%) PhD
16 221 (15.96%) Algorithms
17 200 (14.44%) Linux
18 175 (12.64%) .NET
19 173 (12.49%) Analytics
20 164 (11.84%) HTML
21 160 (11.55%) JavaScript
22 155 (11.19%) SQL Server
23 151 (10.90%) Statistics
24 127 (9.17%) Microsoft
25 124 (8.95%) Windows
26 121 (8.74%) Oracle
27 120 (8.66%) CSS
28 100 (7.22%) Games
29 97 (7.00%) UNIX
29 97 (7.00%) Multithreading

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (5.13%) SAS
2 16 (1.16%) Apache Pig
3 15 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.01%) OpenStack
5 11 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.65%) Node.js
7 9 (0.65%) IIS
7 9 (0.65%) Apache
8 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.58%) CMS
9 7 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.29%) JBoss
12 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
13 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.072%) Lync
14 1 (0.072%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 90 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.53%) MS Office
3 21 (1.52%) SPSS
4 12 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.58%) GNU Octave
7 7 (0.51%) PTC Creo
7 7 (0.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 6 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
8 6 (0.43%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.43%) Mathematica
8 6 (0.43%) Siemens NX
8 6 (0.43%) Revit
8 6 (0.43%) MicroStation
8 6 (0.43%) Solid Edge
9 5 (0.36%) S-PLUS
9 5 (0.36%) Maya
9 5 (0.36%) Stata
10 4 (0.29%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.36%) Endur
3 4 (0.29%) RMDS
4 3 (0.22%) Magento
5 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.072%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.44%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.79%) Heroku
3 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.43%) SaaS
7 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.14%) GitHub
10 1 (0.072%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.072%) PaaS
10 1 (0.072%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.44%) Ethernet
3 18 (1.30%) Internet
4 16 (1.16%) Wireless
4 16 (1.16%) HTTP
5 7 (0.51%) Software-Defined Radio
6 6 (0.43%) Broadband
6 6 (0.43%) LAN
7 5 (0.36%) VoIP
7 5 (0.36%) WAN
7 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.29%) Modbus
9 3 (0.22%) Wireless Security
9 3 (0.22%) RFID
9 3 (0.22%) Firewall
9 3 (0.22%) GSM
9 3 (0.22%) 802.11
10 2 (0.14%) OSPF
10 2 (0.14%) DVB
10 2 (0.14%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.27%) Relational Database
3 62 (4.48%) Big Data
4 61 (4.40%) Data Mining
5 59 (4.26%) MySQL
6 43 (3.10%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.24%) RDBMS
9 29 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.30%) Apache Hive
11 18 (1.30%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.94%) QlikView
13 13 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.94%) MS Access
14 12 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
15 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 57 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 34 (2.45%) Subversion
3 33 (2.38%) Maven
4 32 (2.31%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.16%) Gradle
6 15 (1.08%) Selenium
7 14 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.01%) Bugzilla
8 13 (0.94%) Ant
8 13 (0.94%) JUnit
9 12 (0.87%) ClearCase
9 12 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (0.72%) LabVIEW
10 10 (0.72%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.65%) Grunt
11 9 (0.65%) Mocha
12 8 (0.58%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.58%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.58%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 375 (27.08%) Finance
2 100 (7.22%) Games
3 91 (6.57%) Banking
4 87 (6.28%) Electronics
4 87 (6.28%) Marketing
5 82 (5.92%) Front Office
6 67 (4.84%) Aerospace
7 65 (4.69%) Automotive
8 46 (3.32%) Retail
9 24 (1.73%) Military
10 19 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.23%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.79%) Law
15 9 (0.65%) Legal
16 7 (0.51%) Avionics
17 6 (0.43%) Advertising
18 3 (0.22%) iGaming
19 2 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 502 (36.25%) Developer
2 263 (18.99%) Graduate
3 261 (18.84%) Software Engineer
4 236 (17.04%) Analyst
5 152 (10.97%) Junior
6 140 (10.11%) Software Developer
7 98 (7.08%) C++ Developer
8 91 (6.57%) Junior Developer
9 82 (5.92%) C++ Software Engineer
10 81 (5.85%) Data Scientist
11 74 (5.34%) Java Developer
12 70 (5.05%) Senior Developer
13 58 (4.19%) C++ Software Developer
14 52 (3.75%) C# Developer
14 52 (3.75%) Consultant
15 50 (3.61%) Junior Analyst
16 45 (3.25%) Support Analyst
17 44 (3.18%) Technical Analyst
18 43 (3.10%) Web Developer
19 40 (2.89%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (12.64%) .NET
2 164 (11.84%) HTML
3 120 (8.66%) CSS
4 84 (6.06%) jQuery
5 60 (4.33%) OpenGL
6 59 (4.26%) XML
7 58 (4.19%) ASP.NET
8 56 (4.04%) WPF
9 53 (3.83%) Web Services
10 43 (3.10%) HTML5
11 39 (2.82%) Spring
12 38 (2.74%) Qt
13 37 (2.67%) DirectX
14 36 (2.60%) AngularJS
15 29 (2.09%) REST
16 28 (2.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 26 (1.88%) JSON
18 25 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (1.44%) Hibernate
20 17 (1.23%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1212 (87.51%) Mathematics
2 977 (70.54%) Computer Science
3 289 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
4 221 (15.96%) Algorithms
5 151 (10.90%) Statistics
6 76 (5.49%) Visualisation
7 73 (5.27%) Derivative
8 68 (4.91%) Chemistry
9 61 (4.40%) Hedge funds
10 57 (4.12%) Economics
11 56 (4.04%) 3D Graphics
12 42 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
12 42 (3.03%) User Experience
13 40 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 36 (2.60%) CUDA
15 33 (2.38%) Data Structures
16 28 (2.02%) Management Information System
16 28 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 27 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
18 25 (1.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 200 (14.44%) Linux
2 124 (8.95%) Windows
3 97 (7.00%) UNIX
4 33 (2.38%) Android
5 25 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (0.72%) Solaris
8 9 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.29%) HPUX
11 3 (0.22%) Debian
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.14%) Fedora
13 1 (0.072%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (31.05%) Software Engineering
2 257 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (16.46%) OO
4 173 (12.49%) Analytics
5 97 (7.00%) Multithreading
6 90 (6.50%) OOP
7 78 (5.63%) Scrum
8 75 (5.42%) SDLC
9 69 (4.98%) OOD
10 64 (4.62%) Data Analysis
11 60 (4.33%) TDD
12 57 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
12 57 (4.12%) MVC
13 53 (3.83%) Machine Learning
14 50 (3.61%) Project Management
15 48 (3.47%) Mentoring
16 41 (2.96%) Open Source
17 39 (2.82%) UML
18 37 (2.67%) Data Modelling
19 36 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 531 (38.34%) C++
2 433 (31.26%) Java
3 372 (26.86%) SQL
4 349 (25.20%) C#
5 236 (17.04%) Python
6 234 (16.90%) C
7 160 (11.55%) JavaScript
8 77 (5.56%) R
9 65 (4.69%) PHP
10 60 (4.33%) MATLAB
11 56 (4.04%) Ruby
12 49 (3.54%) VB
13 42 (3.03%) VBA
14 40 (2.89%) VB.NET
14 40 (2.89%) Perl
15 32 (2.31%) Scala
16 30 (2.17%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.95%) Shell Script
18 23 (1.66%) Embedded C
19 22 (1.59%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 984 (71.05%) Degree
2 224 (16.17%) PhD
3 57 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 36 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.79%) OCP
6 11 (0.79%) OCA
6 11 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.58%) CCNA
7 8 (0.58%) HND
7 8 (0.58%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.22%) MCP
8 3 (0.22%) HNC
8 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.22%) CWNA
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.34%) QA
2 7 (0.51%) SLA
2 7 (0.51%) FATCA
3 3 (0.22%) Section 508
3 3 (0.22%) WAI
4 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.072%) Basel II
5 1 (0.072%) JTAG
5 1 (0.072%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.072%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.072%) Basel III
System Software
1 29 (2.09%) Firmware
2 19 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.36%) Xen
3 5 (0.36%) KVM
3 5 (0.36%) Docker
3 5 (0.36%) LXC
3 5 (0.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.22%) HDFS
6 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.36%) Mesos
3 3 (0.22%) SCCM
4 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.072%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.072%) Nagios
Vendors
1 127 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 121 (8.74%) Oracle
3 41 (2.96%) Google
4 31 (2.24%) Tableau
5 20 (1.44%) Twitter
6 19 (1.37%) Facebook
7 12 (0.87%) Cisco
8 10 (0.72%) Sybase
8 10 (0.72%) SAP
9 9 (0.65%) Alteryx
10 8 (0.58%) BT
11 7 (0.51%) IBM
11 7 (0.51%) EMC
11 7 (0.51%) Adobe
11 7 (0.51%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.51%) webMethods
12 6 (0.43%) Autodesk
12 6 (0.43%) Zend
12 6 (0.43%) Triple Point
13 5 (0.36%) StreamBase
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