The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 414 413 454
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +41
Permanent jobs citing Physics 663 753 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 1.64% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 590 641 587
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +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
39206 45906 45879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.97% 42.41% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32009 36939 35878
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 623 £40,000 -5.88% 110
London -31 282 £46,500 -7.00% 39
South East +58 136 £35,500 +9.23% 24
East of England +29 105 £30,000 -14.28% 31
Cambridgeshire +15 72 £28,500 -31.32% 23
Cambridge +28 66 £27,500 -36.04% 21
West Midlands +18 50 £36,000 +30.90% 3
City of London +29 48 £80,000 +60.00% 10
South West -1 39 £42,000 +9.09% 4
Hampshire +16 38 £32,500 - 5
Surrey +6 26 £35,500 +44.89% 10
Hertfordshire +5 25 £40,000 +40.35% 10
Berkshire +14 22 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Southampton +10 19 £55,000 +36.64% 2
Scotland -4 19 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Birmingham -11 19 £28,000 +24.44% 1
East Midlands +14 18 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Coventry +10 18 £36,000 -10.00%
North West +26 16 £37,500 +32.74% 4
Edinburgh +18 15 £39,000 +9.09%
Gloucestershire 0 15 £37,500 +56.25%
Bristol -3 15 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Northamptonshire +27 14 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Northampton +24 14 £36,000 +2.85% 2
South Wales +14 14 £25,000 - 2
Wales +14 14 £25,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £36,000 -10.00%
Borehamwood +9 13 £40,000 +25.98%
Oxfordshire +2 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bridgend - 13 £25,000 - 1

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Physics.

1 1090 (84.43%) Mathematics
2 962 (74.52%) Degree
3 907 (70.26%) Computer Science
4 574 (44.46%) C++
5 490 (37.96%) Python
6 423 (32.77%) C#
7 384 (29.74%) Software Engineering
8 370 (28.66%) Java
9 303 (23.47%) PhD
10 293 (22.70%) .NET
11 279 (21.61%) SQL
12 264 (20.45%) C
13 237 (18.36%) Linux
14 233 (18.05%) Algorithms
15 231 (17.89%) Finance
16 229 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
17 221 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
18 207 (16.03%) Machine Learning
19 200 (15.49%) Analytics
20 165 (12.78%) Statistics
21 160 (12.39%) ASP.NET
22 153 (11.85%) Windows
23 147 (11.39%) HTML
24 140 (10.84%) OO
25 133 (10.30%) JavaScript
26 120 (9.30%) Games
27 114 (8.83%) CSS
28 112 (8.68%) Big Data
28 112 (8.68%) R
29 94 (7.28%) Multithreading

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.02%) SAS
3 15 (1.16%) Apache
4 13 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 11 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.54%) nginx
6 7 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.46%) DNN
7 6 (0.46%) IIS
8 5 (0.39%) JBoss
9 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.23%) IPython
9 3 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.15%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.15%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.077%) Confluence
11 1 (0.077%) Gunicorn
11 1 (0.077%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.63%) MS Office
2 21 (1.63%) SPSS
3 19 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.93%) XMetaL
6 10 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.46%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.39%) Mathcad
9 4 (0.31%) Zemax
10 3 (0.23%) Blender
11 2 (0.15%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.15%) Revit
11 2 (0.15%) Simulink
12 1 (0.077%) Gephi
12 1 (0.077%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.077%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.077%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.077%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.77%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.077%) FastStats
2 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.56%) SaaS
3 32 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 10 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.31%) GitHub
7 4 (0.31%) Heroku
7 4 (0.31%) Office 365
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.077%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.077%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.70%) Ethernet
3 17 (1.32%) Internet
4 14 (1.08%) Firewall
5 12 (0.93%) HTTP
6 11 (0.85%) DNS
7 7 (0.54%) Wireless
8 6 (0.46%) MPLS
8 6 (0.46%) Network Security
8 6 (0.46%) Software-Defined Radio
9 5 (0.39%) BGP
9 5 (0.39%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (0.39%) FTP
9 5 (0.39%) VSAT
10 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.31%) NX-OS
10 4 (0.31%) SAN
10 4 (0.31%) VPN
10 4 (0.31%) WAN
11 3 (0.23%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.68%) Big Data
2 84 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 64 (4.96%) Hadoop
4 55 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 50 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 38 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 36 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 33 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.01%) GIS
10 24 (1.86%) MySQL
11 22 (1.70%) Apache Hive
11 22 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.32%) KDB
15 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.70%) Redis
17 9 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
18 7 (0.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 50 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.70%) TeamCity
4 19 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.32%) LabVIEW
6 16 (1.24%) Subversion
7 15 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.08%) NUnit
9 13 (1.01%) JIRA
10 12 (0.93%) Maven
11 6 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
13 4 (0.31%) Selenium
14 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.23%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.23%) ClearCase
15 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 231 (17.89%) Finance
2 120 (9.30%) Games
3 86 (6.66%) Electronics
4 67 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 63 (4.88%) Banking
6 52 (4.03%) Marketing
7 44 (3.41%) Retail
8 43 (3.33%) Manufacturing
9 38 (2.94%) Front Office
10 37 (2.87%) Automotive
11 32 (2.48%) Aerospace
12 21 (1.63%) Investment Banking
13 16 (1.24%) Local Government
14 12 (0.93%) Advertising
15 7 (0.54%) German Language
15 7 (0.54%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.46%) French Language
16 6 (0.46%) Law
17 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 525 (40.67%) Developer
2 282 (21.84%) Graduate
3 228 (17.66%) Software Engineer
4 176 (13.63%) Software Developer
5 150 (11.62%) C++ Developer
6 132 (10.22%) Analyst
7 101 (7.82%) Data Scientist
8 93 (7.20%) Graduate Developer
9 84 (6.51%) Junior
10 78 (6.04%) Graduate Analyst
11 76 (5.89%) C# Developer
12 75 (5.81%) Python Developer
13 68 (5.27%) .NET Developer
14 66 (5.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 65 (5.03%) C++ Software Developer
16 64 (4.96%) C++ Software Engineer
17 62 (4.80%) Senior Developer
18 60 (4.65%) Junior Developer
19 53 (4.11%) Java Developer
20 52 (4.03%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (22.70%) .NET
2 160 (12.39%) ASP.NET
3 147 (11.39%) HTML
4 114 (8.83%) CSS
5 78 (6.04%) HTML5
6 64 (4.96%) jQuery
6 64 (4.96%) OpenGL
7 63 (4.88%) CSS3
7 63 (4.88%) STL
8 61 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 59 (4.57%) AngularJS
10 53 (4.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 50 (3.87%) Web Services
12 49 (3.80%) WPF
13 45 (3.49%) Qt
14 42 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (3.02%) Node.js
16 38 (2.94%) XML
17 37 (2.87%) WCF
18 30 (2.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1090 (84.43%) Mathematics
2 907 (70.26%) Computer Science
3 233 (18.05%) Algorithms
4 221 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
5 165 (12.78%) Statistics
6 53 (4.11%) 3D Graphics
7 50 (3.87%) Visualisation
8 43 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 42 (3.25%) Chemistry
10 31 (2.40%) Hedge funds
11 29 (2.25%) Credit Risk
12 28 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (2.09%) Fintech
13 27 (2.09%) Life Science
14 26 (2.01%) Management Information System
15 23 (1.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 23 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 22 (1.70%) Neural Network
17 21 (1.63%) User Experience
18 20 (1.55%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 237 (18.36%) Linux
2 153 (11.85%) Windows
3 81 (6.27%) Unix
4 14 (1.08%) Android
4 14 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (29.74%) Software Engineering
2 229 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (16.03%) Machine Learning
4 200 (15.49%) Analytics
5 140 (10.84%) OO
6 94 (7.28%) Multithreading
7 83 (6.43%) Data Analysis
7 83 (6.43%) Scrum
8 82 (6.35%) SDLC
9 79 (6.12%) TDD
10 78 (6.04%) MVC
11 74 (5.73%) OOD
12 71 (5.50%) Open Source
13 69 (5.34%) Data Analytics
14 64 (4.96%) OOP
15 61 (4.73%) Low Latency
16 55 (4.26%) Web Development
17 48 (3.72%) CAD
18 44 (3.41%) Risk Management
18 44 (3.41%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 574 (44.46%) C++
2 490 (37.96%) Python
3 423 (32.77%) C#
4 370 (28.66%) Java
5 279 (21.61%) SQL
6 264 (20.45%) C
7 133 (10.30%) JavaScript
8 112 (8.68%) R
9 76 (5.89%) MATLAB
10 58 (4.49%) Scala
11 55 (4.26%) Ruby
12 45 (3.49%) Perl
13 39 (3.02%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.40%) F#
15 26 (2.01%) VB
16 24 (1.86%) PHP
17 20 (1.55%) Fortran
17 20 (1.55%) T-SQL
18 19 (1.47%) VB.NET
18 19 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 962 (74.52%) Degree
2 303 (23.47%) PhD
3 40 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.85%) MCSD
7 10 (0.77%) MCAD
7 10 (0.77%) MCPD
7 10 (0.77%) MCTS
8 6 (0.46%) CISSP
8 6 (0.46%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.39%) CEH
9 5 (0.39%) CISM
9 5 (0.39%) GIAC
9 5 (0.39%) OSCP
10 4 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.23%) CCNA
11 3 (0.23%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.25%) QA
2 13 (1.01%) SLA
3 9 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.70%) MiFID
4 6 (0.46%) EMIR
5 5 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.077%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.077%) DICOM
8 1 (0.077%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.077%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.077%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.077%) JTAG
8 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.077%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (2.48%) Docker
2 24 (1.86%) Firmware
3 10 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.54%) HDFS
5 5 (0.39%) KVM
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.077%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.077%) Squid
9 1 (0.077%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.39%) Ansible
2 5 (0.39%) Mesos
2 5 (0.39%) Nessus
2 5 (0.39%) Nmap
2 5 (0.39%) Puppet
3 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.23%) Nagios
5 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.15%) logstash
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.15%) Munin
5 2 (0.15%) Oozie
5 2 (0.15%) Salt
5 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.15%) StatsD
6 1 (0.077%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.077%) Graphite
6 1 (0.077%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 63 (4.88%) Oracle
2 52 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.40%) Google
4 27 (2.09%) Tableau
5 17 (1.32%) EMC
6 13 (1.01%) VMware
7 10 (0.77%) Actian
7 10 (0.77%) Cisco
8 8 (0.62%) Facebook
8 8 (0.62%) Hitachi
9 7 (0.54%) Omniture
9 7 (0.54%) SAP
10 6 (0.46%) Juniper
10 6 (0.46%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 6 (0.46%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.39%) BT
11 5 (0.39%) Qualys
12 4 (0.31%) Netezza
12 4 (0.31%) Wall Street Systems
13 3 (0.23%) Apple
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive!
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + up to 34 days holiday!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50,0000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £14000 - £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Profit share scheme, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + pension, life assurance, bonus +
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago