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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 414 320 385
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +65
Permanent jobs citing Physics 628 999 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.84% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 2.10% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 508 899 585
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average 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
41812 47629 43118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.58% 40.28% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33090 38020 35068
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,523
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -72 594 £37,500 -11.76% 107
London +5 312 £40,750 -25.90% 45
South East -106 117 £40,000 -5.88% 20
East of England -11 78 £36,500 +4.28% 25
Cambridgeshire -1 54 £36,500 +4.28% 16
City of London -1 50 £56,000 -15.47% 15
Cambridge +4 47 £36,500 +4.28% 16
Buckinghamshire +30 36 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -6 36 £33,125 -23.41% 9
East Midlands +3 26 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South West -10 23 £40,500 +35.00% 5
West Midlands -10 21 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Scotland -44 21 £40,000 -23.80% 3
North West +4 19 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Chessington +4 19 - -
Milton Keynes 0 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester +17 16 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Berkshire +4 16 £27,500 +27.90% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Tyne and Wear -3 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East -4 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Northampton -5 13 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Northamptonshire -7 13 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Hampshire -41 12 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Reading -4 11 £27,500 +34.14% 2
Essex +17 10 £45,000 - 3
Guildford -5 10 £45,500 -4.21% 3
Leatherhead +8 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Glasgow -34 9 £51,500 -6.36%
High Wycombe - 9 £41,000 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 964 (85.39%) Mathematics
2 817 (72.36%) Degree
3 792 (70.15%) Computer Science
4 467 (41.36%) C++
5 363 (32.15%) Software Engineering
6 353 (31.27%) Java
7 296 (26.22%) C#
8 288 (25.51%) Finance
9 257 (22.76%) SQL
10 246 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
11 214 (18.95%) C
12 207 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
13 190 (16.83%) Python
14 185 (16.39%) OO
15 181 (16.03%) PhD
16 174 (15.41%) Algorithms
17 158 (13.99%) Linux
18 152 (13.46%) .NET
19 146 (12.93%) HTML
20 134 (11.87%) Analytics
21 133 (11.78%) SQL Server
22 132 (11.69%) JavaScript
23 123 (10.89%) Statistics
24 120 (10.63%) Windows
25 118 (10.45%) Microsoft
26 95 (8.41%) CSS
27 93 (8.24%) Electronics
28 81 (7.17%) Games
28 81 (7.17%) UNIX
29 80 (7.09%) Oracle

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (4.61%) SAS
2 19 (1.68%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.15%) Apache Pig
4 11 (0.97%) IIS
5 8 (0.71%) Node.js
5 8 (0.71%) CMS
6 7 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.53%) Apache
8 3 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.089%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.089%) Lync
10 1 (0.089%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 80 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.04%) MS Office
3 22 (1.95%) SPSS
4 10 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.71%) Stata
6 8 (0.71%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 5 (0.44%) PTC Creo
7 5 (0.44%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.35%) Revit
8 4 (0.35%) MicroStation
8 4 (0.35%) Solid Edge
8 4 (0.35%) Siemens NX
8 4 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.35%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Endur
1 5 (0.44%) RMDS
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.089%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.95%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.06%) SaaS
4 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.27%) Heroku
8 2 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.089%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.75%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.59%) HTTP
3 14 (1.24%) Wireless
4 9 (0.80%) Internet
5 6 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.53%) FTP
6 5 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
7 4 (0.35%) Wireless Security
7 4 (0.35%) 802.11
7 4 (0.35%) RFID
7 4 (0.35%) Broadband
7 4 (0.35%) GPRS
7 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.35%) LAN
7 4 (0.35%) WAN
8 3 (0.27%) GSM
8 3 (0.27%) VoIP
8 3 (0.27%) DVB
8 3 (0.27%) OSPF
9 2 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 51 (4.52%) Data Mining
4 49 (4.34%) MySQL
5 47 (4.16%) Big Data
6 41 (3.63%) Hadoop
7 24 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 12 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.89%) CouchDB
13 10 (0.89%) MS Access
14 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.80%) Base SAS
14 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (4.07%) Visual Studio
2 30 (2.66%) Subversion
3 20 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.77%) Maven
4 17 (1.51%) Bugzilla
5 14 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.24%) Gradle
5 14 (1.24%) JUnit
6 13 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
7 12 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.97%) Ant
9 10 (0.89%) ClearCase
10 9 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.71%) NUnit
12 6 (0.53%) MSTest
12 6 (0.53%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.44%) Xcode
13 5 (0.44%) Grunt
13 5 (0.44%) Mocha
General
1 288 (25.51%) Finance
2 93 (8.24%) Electronics
3 81 (7.17%) Games
4 77 (6.82%) Marketing
5 69 (6.11%) Banking
6 62 (5.49%) Aerospace
7 58 (5.14%) Automotive
8 45 (3.99%) Front Office
9 32 (2.83%) Military
10 24 (2.13%) Retail
11 22 (1.95%) Investment Banking
12 18 (1.59%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.15%) Law
13 13 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.97%) Advertising
14 11 (0.97%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.35%) Legal
16 3 (0.27%) Publishing
16 3 (0.27%) Billing
16 3 (0.27%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 411 (36.40%) Developer
2 219 (19.40%) Software Engineer
3 195 (17.27%) Graduate
4 159 (14.08%) Analyst
5 143 (12.67%) Software Developer
6 134 (11.87%) Junior
7 83 (7.35%) C++ Developer
8 79 (7.00%) Junior Developer
9 77 (6.82%) Java Developer
10 63 (5.58%) C# Developer
11 62 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
12 59 (5.23%) Data Scientist
13 57 (5.05%) C++ Software Developer
14 56 (4.96%) Senior Developer
15 43 (3.81%) Consultant
16 34 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (2.75%) Graduate Developer
17 31 (2.75%) Junior Analyst
18 30 (2.66%) Senior Software Developer
19 29 (2.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (13.46%) .NET
2 146 (12.93%) HTML
3 95 (8.41%) CSS
4 61 (5.40%) jQuery
5 60 (5.31%) ASP.NET
6 52 (4.61%) OpenGL
7 50 (4.43%) XML
8 46 (4.07%) Web Services
9 42 (3.72%) WPF
10 34 (3.01%) HTML5
11 33 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (2.57%) Spring
12 29 (2.57%) DirectX
13 28 (2.48%) Qt
13 28 (2.48%) AngularJS
14 23 (2.04%) JSON
15 22 (1.95%) RESTful
16 18 (1.59%) WCF
16 18 (1.59%) REST
16 18 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 964 (85.39%) Mathematics
2 792 (70.15%) Computer Science
3 246 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
4 174 (15.41%) Algorithms
5 123 (10.89%) Statistics
6 68 (6.02%) Visualisation
7 66 (5.85%) Chemistry
8 50 (4.43%) 3D Graphics
8 50 (4.43%) Derivative
9 49 (4.34%) Hedge funds
10 45 (3.99%) Economics
11 40 (3.54%) User Experience
12 32 (2.83%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (2.48%) CUDA
14 27 (2.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 26 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
16 23 (2.04%) Data Structures
17 22 (1.95%) Equities
17 22 (1.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 158 (13.99%) Linux
2 120 (10.63%) Windows
3 81 (7.17%) UNIX
4 31 (2.75%) Android
5 25 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.97%) Solaris
6 11 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.27%) HPUX
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.27%) OpenWrt
10 2 (0.18%) CentOS
10 2 (0.18%) Fedora
10 2 (0.18%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (32.15%) Software Engineering
2 207 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (16.39%) OO
4 134 (11.87%) Analytics
5 76 (6.73%) OOP
6 73 (6.47%) Multithreading
7 67 (5.93%) OOD
8 65 (5.76%) SDLC
8 65 (5.76%) Scrum
9 57 (5.05%) MVC
10 51 (4.52%) Mentoring
11 49 (4.34%) Data Analysis
12 47 (4.16%) Open Source
13 45 (3.99%) Project Management
13 45 (3.99%) Machine Learning
14 43 (3.81%) TDD
15 42 (3.72%) Signal Processing
16 40 (3.54%) UML
17 31 (2.75%) Statistical Analysis
17 31 (2.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 467 (41.36%) C++
2 353 (31.27%) Java
3 296 (26.22%) C#
4 257 (22.76%) SQL
5 214 (18.95%) C
6 190 (16.83%) Python
7 132 (11.69%) JavaScript
8 60 (5.31%) R
9 58 (5.14%) MATLAB
10 52 (4.61%) PHP
11 39 (3.45%) Perl
12 34 (3.01%) Ruby
13 25 (2.21%) Scala
14 24 (2.13%) VB
15 23 (2.04%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.59%) HLSL
16 18 (1.59%) VBA
16 18 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.51%) Objective-C
18 16 (1.42%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 817 (72.36%) Degree
2 181 (16.03%) PhD
3 64 (5.67%) Security Cleared
4 46 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.89%) Postgraduate
7 9 (0.80%) CCNA
7 9 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.80%) OCP
7 9 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.44%) HND
9 4 (0.35%) CWNA
10 3 (0.27%) MCP
10 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.18%) OCA
12 1 (0.089%) CIMA
12 1 (0.089%) MBA
12 1 (0.089%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.58%) QA
2 6 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.18%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.089%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.089%) Basel II
4 1 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.089%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.089%) Basel III
4 1 (0.089%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (3.81%) Firmware
2 17 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.53%) KVM
4 6 (0.53%) HDFS
5 5 (0.44%) Xen
5 5 (0.44%) Docker
5 5 (0.44%) LXC
5 5 (0.44%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.089%) Ceph
7 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.44%) Mesos
4 2 (0.18%) Nagios
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.089%) Puppet
Vendors
1 118 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.09%) Oracle
3 36 (3.19%) Google
4 26 (2.30%) Tableau
5 17 (1.51%) Facebook
6 16 (1.42%) Twitter
7 13 (1.15%) IBM
8 11 (0.97%) Cisco
9 9 (0.80%) EMC
9 9 (0.80%) Triple Point
10 8 (0.71%) BT
10 8 (0.71%) Adobe
11 7 (0.62%) SAP
11 7 (0.62%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.53%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.53%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.44%) Autodesk
13 5 (0.44%) Reuters
13 5 (0.44%) Pegasus
13 5 (0.44%) SIMUL8
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