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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 451 332 394
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +62
Permanent jobs citing Physics 550 998 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.82% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 2.07% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 443 865 572
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 £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £70,000
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
42756 48248 42841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.42% 39.85% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33813 38032 34653
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 £28,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -114 510 £40,000 -9.09% 99
London -61 257 £45,000 -18.18% 32
South East -142 87 £42,500 -5.55% 22
East of England -31 60 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Cambridgeshire -8 42 £34,000 -2.85% 13
Cambridge -16 40 £34,000 -2.85% 11
South West +13 36 £40,000 +33.33% 7
City of London -44 36 £32,500 -50.00% 10
Scotland -15 26 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West +9 23 £32,500 - 3
Surrey -7 22 £35,000 -15.15% 11
West Midlands -18 22 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Manchester +12 21 £32,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +17 17 £42,500 -15.00%
Glasgow +1 17 £55,000 - 1
Oxford -39 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Oxfordshire -54 14 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Chessington - 14 - -
Gloucestershire -6 13 £31,250 +32.97% 3
Tyne and Wear -7 12 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North East -7 12 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Bristol +8 11 £41,000 +2.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands -7 11 £28,750 -11.53% 4
Hampshire -44 11 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Birmingham -4 10 £36,250 +36.79% 1
Berkshire -9 10 £60,000 +172.72% 2
Hertfordshire -33 10 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Guildford +5 9 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Tewkesbury - 9 £29,000 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 869 (85.28%) Mathematics
2 751 (73.70%) Degree
3 695 (68.20%) Computer Science
4 442 (43.38%) C++
5 350 (34.35%) Software Engineering
6 341 (33.46%) Java
7 275 (26.99%) C#
8 252 (24.73%) Finance
9 218 (21.39%) C
10 213 (20.90%) SQL
11 202 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
12 185 (18.16%) OO
13 182 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 171 (16.78%) Linux
15 168 (16.49%) Python
15 168 (16.49%) PhD
16 167 (16.39%) Algorithms
17 138 (13.54%) Windows
18 137 (13.44%) .NET
19 129 (12.66%) HTML
20 125 (12.27%) JavaScript
21 115 (11.29%) SQL Server
22 110 (10.79%) Microsoft
23 106 (10.40%) Analytics
24 99 (9.72%) Statistics
25 92 (9.03%) Electronics
26 86 (8.44%) CSS
27 81 (7.95%) UNIX
28 75 (7.36%) OOD
28 75 (7.36%) Security Cleared

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 39 (3.83%) SAS
2 22 (2.16%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.28%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.18%) IIS
5 9 (0.88%) Apache
6 8 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.79%) CMS
7 6 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.49%) Node.js
9 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.29%) JBoss
9 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
10 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.098%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.098%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 74 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.65%) SPSS
3 18 (1.77%) MS Office
4 10 (0.98%) Mathematica
5 8 (0.79%) Stata
6 7 (0.69%) CPLEX
6 7 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.49%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.20%) NASTRAN
11 2 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.20%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.098%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.098%) Windchill
12 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.098%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.098%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 21 (2.06%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.49%) RMDS
3 4 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.29%) Endur
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.098%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (1.37%) SaaS
2 13 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.098%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.098%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.77%) HTTP
3 11 (1.08%) Wireless
4 10 (0.98%) FTP
5 5 (0.49%) Internet
5 5 (0.49%) DVB
6 4 (0.39%) RFID
6 4 (0.39%) Wireless Security
6 4 (0.39%) 802.11
6 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.39%) WAN
6 4 (0.39%) GPRS
6 4 (0.39%) LAN
7 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.29%) OSPF
7 3 (0.29%) SSH
7 3 (0.29%) Firewall
7 3 (0.29%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.29%) WinSCP
7 3 (0.29%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.89%) Relational Database
3 44 (4.32%) Data Mining
3 44 (4.32%) Hadoop
4 39 (3.83%) MySQL
5 38 (3.73%) Big Data
6 27 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.06%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.96%) Apache Hive
10 18 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.47%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.98%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.79%) Base SAS
15 8 (0.79%) MS Access
15 8 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (4.51%) Visual Studio
2 32 (3.14%) Subversion
3 21 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (1.47%) Bugzilla
5 13 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 12 (1.18%) ClearCase
7 11 (1.08%) Maven
7 11 (1.08%) JIRA
8 10 (0.98%) JUnit
9 7 (0.69%) Gradle
10 6 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.59%) NUnit
11 5 (0.49%) Clang
11 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.49%) Ant
11 5 (0.49%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.49%) Xcode
12 4 (0.39%) PVCS
General
1 252 (24.73%) Finance
2 92 (9.03%) Electronics
3 70 (6.87%) Marketing
4 67 (6.58%) Aerospace
5 60 (5.89%) Banking
6 59 (5.79%) Games
7 45 (4.42%) Automotive
8 31 (3.04%) Military
9 28 (2.75%) Front Office
10 25 (2.45%) Retail
11 22 (2.16%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.67%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.28%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.18%) Financial Institution
15 11 (1.08%) Advertising
16 10 (0.98%) Law
17 4 (0.39%) Legal
17 4 (0.39%) Billing
17 4 (0.39%) German Language
18 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 381 (37.39%) Developer
2 213 (20.90%) Software Engineer
3 162 (15.90%) Graduate
4 155 (15.21%) Software Developer
5 121 (11.87%) Junior
6 107 (10.50%) Analyst
7 92 (9.03%) C++ Developer
8 77 (7.56%) Java Developer
9 70 (6.87%) C# Developer
9 70 (6.87%) Junior Developer
10 65 (6.38%) C++ Software Developer
11 50 (4.91%) Senior Developer
12 48 (4.71%) C++ Software Engineer
13 47 (4.61%) Data Scientist
14 40 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
15 38 (3.73%) Graduate Developer
16 29 (2.85%) Senior Software Developer
16 29 (2.85%) Consultant
17 27 (2.65%) Junior Software Developer
18 25 (2.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (13.44%) .NET
2 129 (12.66%) HTML
3 86 (8.44%) CSS
4 62 (6.08%) ASP.NET
5 54 (5.30%) Web Services
6 46 (4.51%) OpenGL
6 46 (4.51%) jQuery
7 45 (4.42%) XML
8 40 (3.93%) HTML5
9 36 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (3.43%) WPF
11 28 (2.75%) AngularJS
12 26 (2.55%) Qt
12 26 (2.55%) Spring
13 23 (2.26%) JSON
14 20 (1.96%) CSS3
15 19 (1.86%) DirectX
16 18 (1.77%) RESTful
16 18 (1.77%) REST
17 17 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 869 (85.28%) Mathematics
2 695 (68.20%) Computer Science
3 202 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
4 167 (16.39%) Algorithms
5 99 (9.72%) Statistics
6 69 (6.77%) Visualisation
7 61 (5.99%) Chemistry
8 54 (5.30%) Open Source
9 50 (4.91%) Hedge funds
10 43 (4.22%) Economics
11 40 (3.93%) 3D Graphics
12 37 (3.63%) Derivative
13 36 (3.53%) User Experience
14 30 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 23 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
16 22 (2.16%) Artificial Intelligence
17 20 (1.96%) Device Driver
18 19 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 19 (1.86%) Data Structures
19 18 (1.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 171 (16.78%) Linux
2 138 (13.54%) Windows
3 81 (7.95%) UNIX
4 32 (3.14%) Android
4 32 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.98%) Solaris
7 10 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.49%) HPUX
10 4 (0.39%) CentOS
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.29%) OpenWrt
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.29%) Debian
11 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (34.35%) Software Engineering
2 185 (18.16%) OO
3 182 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (10.40%) Analytics
5 75 (7.36%) OOD
6 70 (6.87%) OOP
7 63 (6.18%) MVC
8 62 (6.08%) Scrum
9 60 (5.89%) Multithreading
10 49 (4.81%) Mentoring
11 46 (4.51%) Data Analysis
12 44 (4.32%) UML
13 42 (4.12%) Project Management
14 38 (3.73%) Signal Processing
15 32 (3.14%) Machine Learning
15 32 (3.14%) TDD
16 31 (3.04%) Statistical Analysis
17 29 (2.85%) Business Analysis
17 29 (2.85%) Time Management
18 25 (2.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 442 (43.38%) C++
2 341 (33.46%) Java
3 275 (26.99%) C#
4 218 (21.39%) C
5 213 (20.90%) SQL
6 168 (16.49%) Python
7 125 (12.27%) JavaScript
8 67 (6.58%) MATLAB
9 52 (5.10%) R
10 41 (4.02%) Perl
10 41 (4.02%) PHP
11 28 (2.75%) Scala
12 26 (2.55%) Fortran
12 26 (2.55%) Ruby
13 19 (1.86%) Assembly Language
14 16 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.47%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.37%) VBA
17 11 (1.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 751 (73.70%) Degree
2 168 (16.49%) PhD
3 75 (7.36%) Security Cleared
4 51 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.98%) OCP
7 10 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.98%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.79%) CCNA
8 8 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.39%) CWNA
10 3 (0.29%) HND
11 2 (0.20%) MCP
11 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.098%) CIMA
12 1 (0.098%) MBA
12 1 (0.098%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.79%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.098%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.098%) Basel III
4 1 (0.098%) COBIT
4 1 (0.098%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.098%) JTAG
System Software
1 52 (5.10%) Firmware
2 19 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.69%) KVM
5 6 (0.59%) HDFS
6 5 (0.49%) LXC
6 5 (0.49%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (0.49%) Docker
6 5 (0.49%) Xen
7 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.20%) Ceph
9 1 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (0.98%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.49%) Mesos
3 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.29%) Nagios
4 2 (0.20%) SCCM
4 2 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.07%) Oracle
3 30 (2.94%) Google
4 24 (2.36%) Tableau
5 14 (1.37%) Facebook
5 14 (1.37%) EMC
6 13 (1.28%) IBM
7 10 (0.98%) Cisco
7 10 (0.98%) Twitter
8 9 (0.88%) Adobe
9 7 (0.69%) Triple Point
10 6 (0.59%) SIMUL8
11 5 (0.49%) Greenplum
11 5 (0.49%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.49%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.49%) MapR
11 5 (0.49%) Renesas
11 5 (0.49%) Pegasus
11 5 (0.49%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.49%) Reuters
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