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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 397 357 356
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -1
Permanent jobs citing Physics 701 747 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.70% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.80% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 581 655 718
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -52 634 £42,500 - 114
London -63 323 £50,000 -9.09% 37
South East -20 149 £35,000 -12.50% 31
City of London -26 99 £55,000 -6.38% 13
East of England -36 65 £37,500 +25.00% 23
Cambridgeshire -4 51 £37,500 +25.00% 16
Cambridge -7 51 £37,500 +25.00% 15
Surrey -3 45 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Scotland -4 45 £43,000 -21.81% 6
Oxfordshire +20 44 £36,500 +4.28% 11
North West +16 38 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Hampshire +6 31 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Oxford +9 29 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Manchester +25 26 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Glasgow -2 24 £49,250 -10.45% 2
West Midlands 0 23 £35,000 +8.52% 3
South West -20 22 £31,500 -10.00% 8
Edinburgh 0 19 £42,000 - 3
East Midlands -2 14 £32,500 - 2
Chessington - 12 £32,500 - 2
Surbiton - 12 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £32,500 -
Cheshire -1 11 £45,000 +20.00%
North East -3 11 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Bristol -5 11 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Milton Keynes - 11 £32,500 -
Berkshire -5 10 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Southampton +7 8 £40,000 +52.38% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £33,000 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1462 (87.44%) Mathematics
2 1122 (67.11%) Computer Science
3 1077 (64.41%) Degree
4 755 (45.16%) C++
5 719 (43.00%) Java
6 473 (28.29%) C#
7 462 (27.63%) Software Engineering
8 432 (25.84%) Finance
9 369 (22.07%) PhD
10 342 (20.45%) SQL
11 331 (19.80%) OO
12 324 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
13 309 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
14 299 (17.88%) Python
15 281 (16.81%) .NET
16 276 (16.51%) C
17 242 (14.47%) Linux
18 199 (11.90%) Statistics
19 198 (11.84%) Analytics
20 191 (11.42%) Windows
21 175 (10.47%) MATLAB
22 165 (9.87%) HTML
23 153 (9.15%) Games
24 145 (8.67%) Banking
25 135 (8.07%) JavaScript
26 130 (7.78%) SQL Server
26 130 (7.78%) UNIX
27 128 (7.66%) R
28 116 (6.94%) OOD
29 114 (6.82%) CSS

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (2.57%) SAS
2 15 (0.90%) Tomcat
3 11 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.66%) Apache Pig
4 9 (0.54%) Apache
5 7 (0.42%) IIS
6 5 (0.30%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.30%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.18%) Zope
7 3 (0.18%) Node.js
8 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.12%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.12%) Lync
8 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.12%) Tornado
9 1 (0.060%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.060%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.56%) SPSS
3 23 (1.38%) MS Office
4 16 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.90%) Simulink
6 12 (0.72%) NASTRAN
7 9 (0.54%) CPLEX
7 9 (0.54%) Mathematica
8 6 (0.36%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.30%) Stata
10 4 (0.24%) TargetLink
10 4 (0.24%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.060%) Maya
13 1 (0.060%) Maple
Business Applications
1 32 (1.91%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.96%) WebTrends
3 15 (0.90%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.72%) SaaS
3 7 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.18%) GitHub
4 3 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.69%) Internet
2 27 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.72%) Firewall
3 12 (0.72%) NAS
4 9 (0.54%) Wireless
4 9 (0.54%) Intranet
4 9 (0.54%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.48%) Network Security
6 7 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.42%) DVB
7 6 (0.36%) MPLS
7 6 (0.36%) OSPF
7 6 (0.36%) HTTP
7 6 (0.36%) SAN
7 6 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (0.36%) Junos
7 6 (0.36%) Software-Defined Radio
8 5 (0.30%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.30%) GPRS
8 5 (0.30%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 100 (5.98%) Hadoop
3 92 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 70 (4.19%) Big Data
5 47 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (2.27%) Mahout
9 37 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (1.97%) Data Mining
11 31 (1.85%) MySQL
12 29 (1.73%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.50%) QlikView
14 24 (1.44%) NoSQL
15 23 (1.38%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 42 (2.51%) Subversion
3 38 (2.27%) NUnit
3 38 (2.27%) JIRA
4 35 (2.09%) Moq
4 35 (2.09%) Visual Studio
5 32 (1.91%) Maven
5 32 (1.91%) Selenium
6 27 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 21 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 16 (0.96%) Ant
9 14 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
10 13 (0.78%) JUnit
10 13 (0.78%) JMeter
11 10 (0.60%) CMake
12 9 (0.54%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.42%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.36%) GDB
General
1 432 (25.84%) Finance
2 153 (9.15%) Games
3 145 (8.67%) Banking
4 114 (6.82%) Front Office
5 107 (6.40%) Electronics
6 84 (5.02%) Financial Institution
7 83 (4.96%) Marketing
8 82 (4.90%) Investment Banking
9 43 (2.57%) Telecoms
10 42 (2.51%) Aerospace
11 29 (1.73%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.56%) Automotive
13 23 (1.38%) Advertising
14 19 (1.14%) Legal
15 18 (1.08%) Retail
16 13 (0.78%) Military
17 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.30%) Billing
19 4 (0.24%) Law
19 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 744 (44.50%) Developer
2 279 (16.69%) Graduate
3 255 (15.25%) Software Engineer
4 220 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 208 (12.44%) Java Developer
6 198 (11.84%) Analyst
7 138 (8.25%) C++ Developer
8 111 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 108 (6.46%) Graduate Developer
10 105 (6.28%) Data Scientist
11 104 (6.22%) Junior
12 89 (5.32%) Junior Developer
13 88 (5.26%) C# Developer
14 77 (4.61%) C++ Software Engineer
15 68 (4.07%) .NET Developer
16 66 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
17 59 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
18 57 (3.41%) Business Analyst
19 52 (3.11%) C# Software Developer
20 51 (3.05%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (16.81%) .NET
2 165 (9.87%) HTML
3 114 (6.82%) CSS
4 112 (6.70%) ASP.NET
5 64 (3.83%) .NET Framework
6 57 (3.41%) Spring
7 54 (3.23%) WCF
8 53 (3.17%) WPF
8 53 (3.17%) XML
9 44 (2.63%) ADO.NET
9 44 (2.63%) WinForms
10 41 (2.45%) OpenGL
11 40 (2.39%) J2EE
11 40 (2.39%) Qt
12 39 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 38 (2.27%) OpenCL
13 38 (2.27%) Cascading
13 38 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 36 (2.15%) HTML5
15 32 (1.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1462 (87.44%) Mathematics
2 1122 (67.11%) Computer Science
3 324 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
4 199 (11.90%) Statistics
5 88 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 82 (4.90%) Economics
7 79 (4.72%) Grid Computing
8 77 (4.61%) Hedge funds
9 72 (4.31%) Chemistry
10 69 (4.13%) Market Risk
11 67 (4.01%) 3D Graphics
12 63 (3.77%) Derivative
13 58 (3.47%) Fixed Income
14 51 (3.05%) Open Source
15 45 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 41 (2.45%) Biology
17 36 (2.15%) Equities
18 33 (1.97%) VHDL
18 33 (1.97%) Firmware
19 29 (1.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 242 (14.47%) Linux
2 191 (11.42%) Windows
3 130 (7.78%) UNIX
4 34 (2.03%) Android
5 27 (1.61%) Solaris
6 23 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.26%) AIX
8 14 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.84%) Debian
9 13 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.54%) OpenBSD
11 9 (0.54%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (27.63%) Software Engineering
2 331 (19.80%) OO
3 309 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (11.84%) Analytics
5 116 (6.94%) OOD
6 99 (5.92%) Multithreading
7 90 (5.38%) Project Management
7 90 (5.38%) Risk Management
8 76 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 73 (4.37%) Signal Processing
10 69 (4.13%) Mentoring
11 68 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
12 63 (3.77%) TDD
13 61 (3.65%) Data Analysis
14 60 (3.59%) MVC
15 57 (3.41%) OOP
15 57 (3.41%) Web Development
16 56 (3.35%) Machine Learning
17 55 (3.29%) UML
18 54 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 755 (45.16%) C++
2 719 (43.00%) Java
3 473 (28.29%) C#
4 342 (20.45%) SQL
5 299 (17.88%) Python
6 276 (16.51%) C
7 175 (10.47%) MATLAB
8 135 (8.07%) JavaScript
9 128 (7.66%) R
10 82 (4.90%) Scala
11 73 (4.37%) Perl
12 53 (3.17%) VBA
12 53 (3.17%) VB.NET
13 42 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 38 (2.27%) PHP
15 36 (2.15%) Fortran
16 31 (1.85%) VB
16 31 (1.85%) Ruby
17 28 (1.67%) Embedded C
18 21 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1077 (64.41%) Degree
2 369 (22.07%) PhD
3 82 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.30%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.30%) ISEB
7 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.24%) CCIE
7 4 (0.24%) CCNP
7 4 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.12%) PMP
9 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.060%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.99%) QA
2 4 (0.24%) JTAG
3 3 (0.18%) Basel III
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.12%) TickIT
4 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.060%) MiFID
5 1 (0.060%) SLA
5 1 (0.060%) EMIR
5 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.060%) UCITS
System Software
1 11 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.60%) KVM
3 9 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.18%) Xen
7 2 (0.12%) HDFS
8 1 (0.060%) vCloud
8 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (0.84%) Puppet
2 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.12%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.060%) OpenView
4 1 (0.060%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.060%) Ansible
Vendors
1 98 (5.86%) Oracle
2 57 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 57 (3.41%) Google
3 28 (1.67%) Tableau
4 21 (1.26%) Cisco
5 19 (1.14%) Adobe
5 19 (1.14%) Actuate
5 19 (1.14%) DataSynapse
6 18 (1.08%) IBM
7 14 (0.84%) Murex
8 10 (0.60%) Sybase
9 9 (0.54%) EMC
9 9 (0.54%) VMware
9 9 (0.54%) NetApp
10 8 (0.48%) Twitter
11 7 (0.42%) F5
11 7 (0.42%) Xilinx
11 7 (0.42%) Facebook
12 6 (0.36%) Altera
12 6 (0.36%) Apple
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum - bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £22,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Contribution Pension Scheme and more
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago