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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 382 335 389
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +54
Permanent jobs citing Physics 758 966 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 2.02% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 643 868 580
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 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%

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
44273 47833 44175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.97% 39.78% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35166 37988 35884
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 £27,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -12 721 £40,000 -5.88% 120
London +14 397 £45,000 -18.18% 36
South East -73 143 £40,000 - 38
East of England +3 87 £36,500 +4.28% 26
City of London -8 68 £54,000 -16.92% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 57 £36,500 +4.28% 19
Surrey -16 49 £24,500 -42.35% 8
Cambridge +6 47 £37,500 +7.14% 17
East Midlands +25 41 £40,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +25 32 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -3 31 £35,000 -6.66%
Scotland -30 27 £51,500 -6.36% 4
Hampshire -14 26 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Milton Keynes -4 21 £40,000 - 1
Northampton +7 19 £40,000 - 1
North West +2 19 £24,000 -26.15% 4
Northamptonshire -1 19 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -4 19 £36,250 +68.60% 8
Manchester -3 16 £24,000 -28.88% 2
Hertfordshire -4 16 £28,500 -40.00% 6
South West -19 16 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Reading -1 13 £27,500 +27.90% 6
Nottingham +4 11 £31,500 +43.18% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 11 £31,500 +43.18% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 11 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Tyne and Wear -7 11 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Edinburgh -10 11 £35,000 -14.63% 3
North East -11 11 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Chessington +4 10 - -
Coventry -3 10 £40,000 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1099 (86.40%) Mathematics
2 919 (72.25%) Degree
3 904 (71.07%) Computer Science
4 505 (39.70%) C++
5 409 (32.15%) Software Engineering
6 403 (31.68%) Java
7 357 (28.07%) Finance
8 320 (25.16%) C#
9 315 (24.76%) SQL
10 275 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
11 229 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 224 (17.61%) Python
13 223 (17.53%) C
14 208 (16.35%) PhD
15 203 (15.96%) OO
16 202 (15.88%) Algorithms
17 177 (13.92%) Linux
18 160 (12.58%) HTML
19 159 (12.50%) Analytics
20 155 (12.19%) .NET
21 148 (11.64%) SQL Server
22 142 (11.16%) Statistics
23 141 (11.08%) JavaScript
24 112 (8.81%) Microsoft
25 111 (8.73%) Windows
26 106 (8.33%) CSS
27 99 (7.78%) Oracle
28 93 (7.31%) UNIX
29 89 (7.00%) Games
29 89 (7.00%) Electronics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 63 (4.95%) SAS
2 17 (1.34%) OpenStack
3 15 (1.18%) Apache Pig
4 10 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 9 (0.71%) IIS
5 9 (0.71%) Node.js
5 9 (0.71%) CMS
6 8 (0.63%) Apache
7 7 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.24%) Facebook Platform
9 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.079%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.079%) Lync
Applications
1 82 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.52%) MS Office
3 19 (1.49%) SPSS
4 12 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.63%) Mathematica
8 7 (0.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 7 (0.55%) Stata
8 7 (0.55%) PTC Creo
9 6 (0.47%) GNU Octave
9 6 (0.47%) Siemens NX
9 6 (0.47%) Revit
9 6 (0.47%) MicroStation
9 6 (0.47%) Solid Edge
9 6 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
9 6 (0.47%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.39%) CPLEX
11 4 (0.31%) Maya
11 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.39%) RMDS
3 5 (0.39%) Endur
4 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.079%) Magento
5 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.079%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.97%) Google Analytics
2 20 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.86%) SaaS
4 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (0.55%) Heroku
7 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.16%) GitHub
10 2 (0.16%) PaaS
11 1 (0.079%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.34%) HTTP
3 14 (1.10%) Wireless
4 12 (0.94%) Internet
4 12 (0.94%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.47%) Broadband
6 5 (0.39%) LAN
6 5 (0.39%) Software-Defined Radio
7 4 (0.31%) Wireless Security
7 4 (0.31%) RFID
7 4 (0.31%) 802.11
7 4 (0.31%) VoIP
7 4 (0.31%) WAN
7 4 (0.31%) FTP
7 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) GSM
8 3 (0.24%) OSPF
8 3 (0.24%) DVB
9 2 (0.16%) X.25
9 2 (0.16%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.27%) Relational Database
3 60 (4.72%) Big Data
4 59 (4.64%) Data Mining
5 53 (4.17%) MySQL
6 44 (3.46%) Hadoop
7 27 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 23 (1.81%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 18 (1.42%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.94%) QlikView
13 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.79%) MS Access
15 9 (0.71%) Base SAS
15 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.71%) CouchDB
16 8 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 46 (3.62%) Visual Studio
2 33 (2.59%) Subversion
3 27 (2.12%) Maven
4 22 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.26%) Bugzilla
6 15 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.18%) Gradle
7 14 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (0.94%) Ant
9 11 (0.86%) JUnit
9 11 (0.86%) ClearCase
10 9 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.63%) LabVIEW
12 7 (0.55%) Mocha
12 7 (0.55%) Grunt
13 6 (0.47%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.47%) JIRA
14 5 (0.39%) Selenium
14 5 (0.39%) Xcode
14 5 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 357 (28.07%) Finance
2 89 (7.00%) Electronics
2 89 (7.00%) Games
3 85 (6.68%) Banking
3 85 (6.68%) Marketing
4 70 (5.50%) Front Office
5 64 (5.03%) Aerospace
6 61 (4.80%) Automotive
7 33 (2.59%) Retail
8 27 (2.12%) Military
9 21 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.02%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.94%) Law
14 9 (0.71%) Advertising
15 5 (0.39%) Avionics
16 4 (0.31%) Legal
17 3 (0.24%) Publishing
17 3 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 452 (35.53%) Developer
2 250 (19.65%) Software Engineer
3 236 (18.55%) Graduate
4 200 (15.72%) Analyst
5 144 (11.32%) Junior
6 140 (11.01%) Software Developer
7 91 (7.15%) Junior Developer
8 88 (6.92%) C++ Developer
9 77 (6.05%) C++ Software Engineer
10 76 (5.97%) Java Developer
11 75 (5.90%) Data Scientist
12 63 (4.95%) Senior Developer
13 56 (4.40%) C++ Software Developer
14 53 (4.17%) C# Developer
15 47 (3.69%) Consultant
16 39 (3.07%) Junior Analyst
17 37 (2.91%) Graduate Developer
18 35 (2.75%) Web Developer
18 35 (2.75%) Support Analyst
19 34 (2.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (12.58%) HTML
2 155 (12.19%) .NET
3 106 (8.33%) CSS
4 71 (5.58%) jQuery
5 57 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 57 (4.48%) XML
6 56 (4.40%) OpenGL
7 47 (3.69%) Web Services
7 47 (3.69%) WPF
8 38 (2.99%) HTML5
9 34 (2.67%) DirectX
9 34 (2.67%) Spring
9 34 (2.67%) AngularJS
10 29 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (2.28%) Qt
11 28 (2.20%) JSON
12 23 (1.81%) REST
13 21 (1.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 19 (1.49%) RESTful
15 15 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1099 (86.40%) Mathematics
2 904 (71.07%) Computer Science
3 275 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
4 202 (15.88%) Algorithms
5 142 (11.16%) Statistics
6 79 (6.21%) Visualisation
7 71 (5.58%) Chemistry
8 68 (5.35%) Derivative
9 61 (4.80%) Hedge funds
10 54 (4.25%) Economics
11 53 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
12 42 (3.30%) User Experience
13 39 (3.07%) Artificial Intelligence
14 31 (2.44%) CUDA
15 30 (2.36%) Data Structures
16 27 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
17 26 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 23 (1.81%) Management Information System
19 22 (1.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 20 (1.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 177 (13.92%) Linux
2 111 (8.73%) Windows
3 93 (7.31%) UNIX
4 27 (2.12%) Android
5 20 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.94%) Solaris
7 11 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.47%) HPUX
9 6 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.16%) OpenWrt
11 2 (0.16%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.16%) Fedora
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.079%) Debian
12 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.079%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (32.15%) Software Engineering
2 229 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (15.96%) OO
4 159 (12.50%) Analytics
5 82 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 80 (6.29%) OOP
7 70 (5.50%) Scrum
8 67 (5.27%) OOD
8 67 (5.27%) SDLC
9 61 (4.80%) Data Analysis
10 56 (4.40%) TDD
11 55 (4.32%) MVC
12 50 (3.93%) Machine Learning
13 48 (3.77%) Open Source
13 48 (3.77%) Mentoring
13 48 (3.77%) Project Management
14 43 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (2.99%) Signal Processing
16 37 (2.91%) UML
17 34 (2.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 505 (39.70%) C++
2 403 (31.68%) Java
3 320 (25.16%) C#
4 315 (24.76%) SQL
5 224 (17.61%) Python
6 223 (17.53%) C
7 141 (11.08%) JavaScript
8 73 (5.74%) R
9 64 (5.03%) PHP
9 64 (5.03%) MATLAB
10 44 (3.46%) Ruby
11 41 (3.22%) Perl
12 39 (3.07%) VB
13 33 (2.59%) Scala
14 30 (2.36%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.28%) VBA
16 21 (1.65%) HLSL
17 20 (1.57%) Embedded C
18 19 (1.49%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 919 (72.25%) Degree
2 208 (16.35%) PhD
3 58 (4.56%) Security Cleared
4 41 (3.22%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.71%) Postgraduate
7 8 (0.63%) CCNA
7 8 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.47%) HND
8 6 (0.47%) OCP
8 6 (0.47%) OCA
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.31%) CWNA
9 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.24%) MCP
10 3 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.079%) CIMA
11 1 (0.079%) MBA
11 1 (0.079%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.74%) QA
2 6 (0.47%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) FATCA
4 1 (0.079%) Section 508
4 1 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.079%) Basel II
4 1 (0.079%) WAI
4 1 (0.079%) JTAG
4 1 (0.079%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.079%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.079%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.079%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.079%) Basel III
4 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (2.59%) Firmware
2 18 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.39%) Xen
3 5 (0.39%) KVM
3 5 (0.39%) Docker
3 5 (0.39%) HDFS
3 5 (0.39%) LXC
3 5 (0.39%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.39%) Mesos
3 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.16%) SCCM
3 2 (0.16%) Nagios
4 1 (0.079%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 112 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 99 (7.78%) Oracle
3 45 (3.54%) Google
4 31 (2.44%) Tableau
5 18 (1.42%) Twitter
6 17 (1.34%) Facebook
7 13 (1.02%) Cisco
8 9 (0.71%) SAP
9 8 (0.63%) IBM
9 8 (0.63%) Sybase
9 8 (0.63%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.63%) Adobe
9 8 (0.63%) BT
9 8 (0.63%) Alteryx
10 7 (0.55%) Triple Point
10 7 (0.55%) Autodesk
10 7 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.55%) EMC
11 6 (0.47%) Zend
12 5 (0.39%) StreamBase
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £18,000 to £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago