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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 392 363 340
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Permanent jobs citing Physics 718 733 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.05% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 600 642 769
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
35506 35771 39354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.98% 33.08% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27862 28926 33187
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 27 August 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 -47 651 £42,500 - 78
London -46 337 £52,500 -4.54% 37
South East -22 152 £35,000 -12.50% 15
City of London -1 114 £57,500 - 19
East of England -9 65 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Surrey +5 56 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 54 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Cambridge 0 50 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Scotland +7 47 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +8 34 £33,000 -5.71% 7
Hampshire +4 34 £41,000 +36.66%
North West +15 31 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Glasgow -1 28 £55,000 - 3
Oxford +13 26 £35,000 - 3
South West -7 22 £29,500 -15.71% 4
Edinburgh 0 18 £42,000 +16.66% 2
Manchester +10 17 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North East 0 15 £22,500 -47.05% 2
West Midlands -4 14 £37,500 +25.00%
Chessington - 14 £45,000 -
East Midlands -17 13 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Surbiton - 13 £47,500 -
Cheshire 0 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Bristol -4 12 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Southampton +14 11 £30,000 +14.28%
Tyne and Wear -6 10 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Fareham -8 10 £37,500 +42.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 9 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Berkshire -8 9 £25,500 +4.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £40,000 -21.56% 1

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1536 (88.28%) Mathematics
2 1156 (66.44%) Computer Science
3 1106 (63.56%) Degree
4 795 (45.69%) C++
5 735 (42.24%) Java
6 489 (28.10%) Software Engineering
7 477 (27.41%) C#
8 441 (25.34%) Finance
9 409 (23.51%) PhD
10 349 (20.06%) OO
11 348 (20.00%) SQL
12 318 (18.28%) Python
13 290 (16.67%) .NET
14 279 (16.03%) C
15 234 (13.45%) Linux
16 226 (12.99%) Statistics
17 202 (11.61%) Analytics
18 194 (11.15%) MATLAB
19 188 (10.80%) Windows
20 181 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
21 174 (10.00%) HTML
22 170 (9.77%) Games
23 148 (8.51%) JavaScript
24 140 (8.05%) R
25 138 (7.93%) Banking
26 135 (7.76%) SQL Server
27 126 (7.24%) ASP.NET
28 119 (6.84%) UNIX
29 118 (6.78%) CSS
30 114 (6.55%) OOD

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (2.93%) SAS
2 15 (0.86%) Tomcat
3 11 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 8 (0.46%) IIS
6 6 (0.34%) Tornado
7 5 (0.29%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.23%) Apache
8 4 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.17%) Zope
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.11%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.11%) Node.js
11 1 (0.057%) Drupal
11 1 (0.057%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.057%) Lync
11 1 (0.057%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.057%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.057%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 80 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.67%) MS Office
3 27 (1.55%) SPSS
4 18 (1.03%) Simulink
5 16 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.69%) NASTRAN
7 8 (0.46%) Mathematica
8 7 (0.40%) CPLEX
9 6 (0.34%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.29%) S-PLUS
10 5 (0.29%) Stata
11 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.057%) Maya
13 1 (0.057%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.057%) Maple
Business Applications
1 37 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 18 (1.03%) SiteCatalyst
2 18 (1.03%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.11%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.80%) SaaS
3 7 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.17%) IaaS
4 3 (0.17%) Responsys
5 2 (0.11%) PaaS
5 2 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.76%) Internet
2 30 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.63%) Firewall
3 11 (0.63%) NAS
4 10 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.52%) Network Security
6 8 (0.46%) Wireless
7 7 (0.40%) SAN
7 7 (0.40%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.34%) Intranet
8 6 (0.34%) DVB
9 5 (0.29%) 3G
9 5 (0.29%) MPLS
9 5 (0.29%) OSPF
9 5 (0.29%) GPRS
9 5 (0.29%) GSM
9 5 (0.29%) HTTP
9 5 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.29%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 96 (5.52%) Hadoop
3 82 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 73 (4.20%) Big Data
5 50 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (2.13%) Mahout
9 35 (2.01%) Data Mining
10 32 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.72%) MySQL
11 30 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (1.67%) NoSQL
13 28 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (1.55%) QlikView
15 19 (1.09%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 40 (2.30%) Subversion
3 39 (2.24%) NUnit
3 39 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 36 (2.07%) JIRA
4 36 (2.07%) Moq
5 33 (1.90%) Maven
6 29 (1.67%) Selenium
7 27 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 22 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
10 20 (1.15%) Eclipse
11 19 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
12 16 (0.92%) Ant
13 14 (0.80%) JUnit
14 13 (0.75%) JMeter
15 10 (0.57%) LabVIEW
15 10 (0.57%) CMake
16 9 (0.52%) Mercurial
17 8 (0.46%) MSTest
General
1 441 (25.34%) Finance
2 170 (9.77%) Games
3 138 (7.93%) Banking
4 111 (6.38%) Front Office
5 102 (5.86%) Electronics
6 93 (5.34%) Marketing
7 79 (4.54%) Financial Institution
8 77 (4.43%) Investment Banking
9 48 (2.76%) Telecoms
10 42 (2.41%) Aerospace
11 32 (1.84%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.38%) Advertising
13 20 (1.15%) Automotive
14 19 (1.09%) Retail
14 19 (1.09%) Military
15 16 (0.92%) Legal
16 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.29%) Billing
18 4 (0.23%) Law
18 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 770 (44.25%) Developer
2 300 (17.24%) Graduate
3 261 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 224 (12.87%) Software Developer
5 219 (12.59%) Java Developer
6 208 (11.95%) Analyst
7 134 (7.70%) C++ Developer
8 118 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 114 (6.55%) Graduate Developer
10 105 (6.03%) Data Scientist
11 96 (5.52%) Junior
12 89 (5.11%) C# Developer
13 86 (4.94%) C++ Software Engineer
14 80 (4.60%) Junior Developer
15 71 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
16 65 (3.74%) .NET Developer
17 64 (3.68%) Business Analyst
18 59 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
19 58 (3.33%) Python Developer
20 54 (3.10%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (16.67%) .NET
2 174 (10.00%) HTML
3 126 (7.24%) ASP.NET
4 118 (6.78%) CSS
5 64 (3.68%) .NET Framework
6 58 (3.33%) WCF
7 55 (3.16%) Spring
8 51 (2.93%) WPF
9 49 (2.82%) XML
10 43 (2.47%) OpenGL
11 42 (2.41%) ADO.NET
11 42 (2.41%) HTML5
12 41 (2.36%) J2EE
13 38 (2.18%) WinForms
14 37 (2.13%) Qt
14 37 (2.13%) Cascading
15 36 (2.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 35 (2.01%) OpenCL
17 34 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 29 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1536 (88.28%) Mathematics
2 1156 (66.44%) Computer Science
3 226 (12.99%) Statistics
4 88 (5.06%) Visualisation
5 84 (4.83%) Economics
6 78 (4.48%) Grid Computing
7 76 (4.37%) 3D Graphics
8 70 (4.02%) Market Risk
9 69 (3.97%) Chemistry
10 68 (3.91%) Hedge funds
11 58 (3.33%) Fixed Income
12 55 (3.16%) Derivative
13 50 (2.87%) Open Source
14 47 (2.70%) Equities
15 41 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 38 (2.18%) Biology
17 37 (2.13%) VHDL
18 30 (1.72%) Firmware
19 29 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
20 25 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 234 (13.45%) Linux
2 188 (10.80%) Windows
3 119 (6.84%) UNIX
4 37 (2.13%) Android
5 27 (1.55%) Solaris
6 23 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.15%) AIX
8 13 (0.75%) Debian
8 13 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.46%) OpenBSD
9 8 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.46%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.11%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.057%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (28.10%) Software Engineering
2 349 (20.06%) OO
3 202 (11.61%) Analytics
4 181 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (6.55%) OOD
6 101 (5.80%) Multithreading
7 98 (5.63%) Project Management
8 91 (5.23%) Risk Management
9 82 (4.71%) Signal Processing
10 79 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
11 72 (4.14%) Unit Testing
12 65 (3.74%) TDD
12 65 (3.74%) Data Analysis
12 65 (3.74%) Scrum
13 63 (3.62%) OOP
13 63 (3.62%) Web Development
14 61 (3.51%) UML
15 59 (3.39%) Machine Learning
16 58 (3.33%) Image Processing
17 56 (3.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 795 (45.69%) C++
2 735 (42.24%) Java
3 477 (27.41%) C#
4 348 (20.00%) SQL
5 318 (18.28%) Python
6 279 (16.03%) C
7 194 (11.15%) MATLAB
8 148 (8.51%) JavaScript
9 140 (8.05%) R
10 84 (4.83%) Scala
11 66 (3.79%) Perl
12 54 (3.10%) VBA
13 48 (2.76%) VB.NET
14 42 (2.41%) Bash Shell
15 38 (2.18%) PHP
16 33 (1.90%) Fortran
17 30 (1.72%) VB
18 27 (1.55%) Ruby
19 26 (1.49%) Embedded C
20 21 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1106 (63.56%) Degree
2 409 (23.51%) PhD
3 92 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 35 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.34%) ISEB
7 5 (0.29%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.17%) CCIE
9 3 (0.17%) CCNP
10 2 (0.11%) PMP
10 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.057%) ACCA
11 1 (0.057%) CISA
11 1 (0.057%) CIMA
11 1 (0.057%) MBA
11 1 (0.057%) GIAC
11 1 (0.057%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.22%) QA
2 4 (0.23%) JTAG
3 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.11%) TickIT
5 1 (0.057%) MiFID
5 1 (0.057%) SLA
5 1 (0.057%) EMIR
5 1 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.057%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.52%) KVM
3 8 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.057%) HDFS
7 1 (0.057%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.057%) Snort
7 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.057%) vCloud
7 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.057%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (0.69%) Puppet
2 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.057%) Ansible
3 1 (0.057%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.057%) OpenView
3 1 (0.057%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (6.32%) Oracle
2 75 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 65 (3.74%) Google
4 30 (1.72%) Tableau
5 26 (1.49%) Cisco
6 24 (1.38%) Adobe
7 21 (1.21%) IBM
8 19 (1.09%) Actuate
9 15 (0.86%) DataSynapse
10 14 (0.80%) Murex
11 11 (0.63%) Apple
12 10 (0.57%) Sybase
13 9 (0.52%) EMC
14 8 (0.46%) NetApp
14 8 (0.46%) VMware
14 8 (0.46%) Facebook
14 8 (0.46%) Twitter
15 6 (0.34%) DevExpress
15 6 (0.34%) F5
15 6 (0.34%) Sony
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