The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 343 373 356
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Physics 868 675 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 1.89% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 770 589 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37071 35709 38387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.78% 32.74% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29487 29235 32497
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +30 792 £42,500 +6.25% 88
London -15 370 £57,500 +15.00% 29
South East +69 221 £37,000 +5.71% 23
City of London +24 117 £65,000 +26.82% 13
East of England +22 85 £35,000 +16.66% 19
Surrey +25 74 £42,875 +0.88% 8
Cambridgeshire +27 70 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Scotland +21 65 £55,000 +30.95% 5
Cambridge +19 60 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Oxfordshire +39 53 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Hampshire +27 47 £42,500 +51.78% 7
Oxford +33 43 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Glasgow +8 38 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South West -4 31 £30,000 -14.28% 6
West Midlands +11 28 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh -2 27 £42,000 - 2
Guildford +6 24 £46,000 +2.22% 2
North West +13 22 £35,000 - 3
Berkshire -2 21 £22,250 -3.26% 3
Southampton +21 20 £42,500 +63.46% 2
East Midlands -16 19 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Fareham -17 16 £41,000 +90.69% 1
North East -5 15 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Birmingham +17 14 £30,000 +29.03%
Manchester +13 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bristol -1 13 £24,000 -31.42% 4
Tyne and Wear -7 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Chessington - 13 £42,500 -
Reading -4 11 £22,500 -4.25% 2

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1623 (87.92%) Mathematics
2 1241 (67.23%) Computer Science
3 1195 (64.73%) Degree
4 815 (44.15%) C++
5 794 (43.01%) Java
6 533 (28.87%) C#
7 529 (28.66%) Software Engineering
8 467 (25.30%) Finance
9 466 (25.24%) PhD
10 381 (20.64%) OO
11 368 (19.93%) SQL
12 339 (18.36%) .NET
13 335 (18.15%) Python
14 270 (14.63%) C
15 243 (13.16%) Statistics
16 239 (12.95%) Linux
17 215 (11.65%) HTML
18 185 (10.02%) Windows
19 184 (9.97%) JavaScript
20 181 (9.80%) MATLAB
21 180 (9.75%) Games
22 177 (9.59%) ASP.NET
23 173 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
24 172 (9.32%) SQL Server
25 171 (9.26%) Analytics
26 148 (8.02%) R
27 138 (7.48%) CSS
28 134 (7.26%) Banking
29 126 (6.83%) Oracle
30 125 (6.77%) OOD

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 50 (2.71%) SAS
2 16 (0.87%) Tomcat
3 14 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.70%) Drupal
5 12 (0.65%) IIS
6 9 (0.49%) Tornado
7 8 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.33%) Zope
8 6 (0.33%) WordPress
8 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.27%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.11%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.11%) Node.js
11 2 (0.11%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.054%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.054%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 99 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.95%) MS Office
3 24 (1.30%) SPSS
4 22 (1.19%) Simulink
5 18 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.65%) NASTRAN
7 8 (0.43%) Mathematica
8 6 (0.33%) S-PLUS
8 6 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.27%) Stata
10 4 (0.22%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (1.63%) Google Analytics
2 19 (1.03%) Front Arena
3 16 (0.87%) WebTrends
4 11 (0.60%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.35%) SaaS
2 15 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.22%) Responsys
6 3 (0.16%) IaaS
7 2 (0.11%) GitHub
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.65%) Internet
2 40 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.76%) Wireless
4 13 (0.70%) Firewall
5 12 (0.65%) Network Security
6 11 (0.60%) HTTP
7 10 (0.54%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.49%) DVB
9 8 (0.43%) SAN
10 7 (0.38%) Bluetooth
10 7 (0.38%) NAS
11 6 (0.33%) Junos
11 6 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.33%) MPLS
11 6 (0.33%) OSPF
12 5 (0.27%) BGP
12 5 (0.27%) 3G
12 5 (0.27%) GPRS
12 5 (0.27%) GSM
12 5 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 113 (6.12%) Hadoop
3 90 (4.88%) Big Data
4 81 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 62 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 54 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (2.60%) MySQL
8 45 (2.44%) Mahout
9 40 (2.17%) Data Mining
10 39 (2.11%) NoSQL
11 33 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.41%) QlikView
14 23 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (0.92%) Apache Hive
17 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.06%) NUnit
3 35 (1.90%) Maven
3 35 (1.90%) Moq
4 33 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 33 (1.79%) Subversion
5 30 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
6 29 (1.57%) JIRA
7 28 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
8 27 (1.46%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.41%) Selenium
10 21 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.87%) Ant
13 13 (0.70%) JUnit
13 13 (0.70%) MSTest
13 13 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (0.54%) JMeter
14 10 (0.54%) LabVIEW
14 10 (0.54%) CMake
General
1 467 (25.30%) Finance
2 180 (9.75%) Games
3 134 (7.26%) Banking
4 122 (6.61%) Front Office
5 103 (5.58%) Electronics
6 95 (5.15%) Marketing
7 78 (4.23%) Investment Banking
8 69 (3.74%) Financial Institution
9 48 (2.60%) Telecoms
10 42 (2.28%) Aerospace
11 39 (2.11%) Manufacturing
12 38 (2.06%) Advertising
13 27 (1.46%) Military
14 17 (0.92%) Retail
15 15 (0.81%) Automotive
16 8 (0.43%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.43%) Legal
17 4 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.22%) International Banking
18 3 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 866 (46.91%) Developer
2 307 (16.63%) Graduate
3 281 (15.22%) Software Engineer
4 261 (14.14%) Java Developer
5 246 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 203 (11.00%) Analyst
7 134 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 128 (6.93%) C++ Developer
9 123 (6.66%) C# Developer
10 119 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
11 105 (5.69%) C++ Software Engineer
12 98 (5.31%) Junior
13 95 (5.15%) Data Scientist
14 88 (4.77%) .NET Developer
15 86 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
16 78 (4.23%) Junior Developer
17 74 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
18 71 (3.85%) Python Developer
19 63 (3.41%) Business Analyst
20 62 (3.36%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (18.36%) .NET
2 215 (11.65%) HTML
3 177 (9.59%) ASP.NET
4 138 (7.48%) CSS
5 80 (4.33%) WCF
6 71 (3.85%) HTML5
7 68 (3.68%) .NET Framework
8 64 (3.47%) XML
9 63 (3.41%) WPF
10 55 (2.98%) MapReduce
11 54 (2.93%) Spring
12 44 (2.38%) OpenGL
13 42 (2.28%) jQuery
14 38 (2.06%) ADO.NET
15 36 (1.95%) J2EE
16 34 (1.84%) Qt
16 34 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 31 (1.68%) WinForms
18 29 (1.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1623 (87.92%) Mathematics
2 1241 (67.23%) Computer Science
3 243 (13.16%) Statistics
4 93 (5.04%) Visualisation
5 82 (4.44%) 3D Graphics
6 77 (4.17%) Hedge funds
7 70 (3.79%) Economics
8 69 (3.74%) Grid Computing
9 65 (3.52%) Equities
10 63 (3.41%) Chemistry
11 61 (3.30%) Fixed Income
12 60 (3.25%) Market Risk
13 51 (2.76%) Open Source
14 49 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (1.95%) Derivative
16 34 (1.84%) Biology
17 32 (1.73%) VHDL
18 30 (1.63%) Artificial Intelligence
19 27 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
20 26 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 239 (12.95%) Linux
2 185 (10.02%) Windows
3 119 (6.45%) UNIX
4 40 (2.17%) Android
5 31 (1.68%) Solaris
6 24 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (0.65%) AIX
9 8 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.38%) Debian
10 7 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.16%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.054%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (28.66%) Software Engineering
2 381 (20.64%) OO
3 173 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (9.26%) Analytics
5 125 (6.77%) OOD
6 112 (6.07%) Project Management
7 108 (5.85%) Multithreading
8 100 (5.42%) Risk Management
9 87 (4.71%) Signal Processing
10 82 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 80 (4.33%) Web Development
12 75 (4.06%) Scrum
13 74 (4.01%) UML
13 74 (4.01%) Machine Learning
14 67 (3.63%) OOP
15 66 (3.58%) Unit Testing
16 65 (3.52%) TDD
17 63 (3.41%) Image Processing
18 55 (2.98%) MVC
19 53 (2.87%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 815 (44.15%) C++
2 794 (43.01%) Java
3 533 (28.87%) C#
4 368 (19.93%) SQL
5 335 (18.15%) Python
6 270 (14.63%) C
7 184 (9.97%) JavaScript
8 181 (9.80%) MATLAB
9 148 (8.02%) R
10 94 (5.09%) Scala
11 73 (3.95%) Perl
12 57 (3.09%) VBA
13 53 (2.87%) PHP
14 50 (2.71%) Bash Shell
15 43 (2.33%) VB.NET
16 31 (1.68%) Fortran
17 27 (1.46%) VB
18 26 (1.41%) Ruby
19 22 (1.19%) Embedded C
20 17 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1195 (64.73%) Degree
2 466 (25.24%) PhD
3 103 (5.58%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (0.22%) ISEB
8 3 (0.16%) CISSP
8 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.16%) CCIE
8 3 (0.16%) CCNP
8 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.11%) ISACA
9 2 (0.11%) CISA
10 1 (0.054%) CISM
10 1 (0.054%) CIMA
10 1 (0.054%) MBA
10 1 (0.054%) GIAC
10 1 (0.054%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.054%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.82%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.054%) MiFID
4 1 (0.054%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.054%) TickIT
4 1 (0.054%) EMIR
4 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.054%) UCITS
4 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.054%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.27%) KVM
5 2 (0.11%) Xen
5 2 (0.11%) vCloud
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.054%) XenApp
6 1 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.054%) Snort
6 1 (0.054%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.054%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.16%) Puppet
2 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 126 (6.83%) Oracle
2 108 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 62 (3.36%) Google
4 31 (1.68%) Tableau
5 30 (1.63%) Cisco
6 27 (1.46%) IBM
7 22 (1.19%) Adobe
8 21 (1.14%) SunGard
9 18 (0.98%) Facebook
10 17 (0.92%) Actuate
11 15 (0.81%) Sybase
11 15 (0.81%) DevExpress
12 14 (0.76%) Twitter
13 12 (0.65%) Business Objects
13 12 (0.65%) SAP
14 11 (0.60%) EMC
14 11 (0.60%) Apple
15 8 (0.43%) Omniture
16 7 (0.38%) VMware
16 7 (0.38%) Juniper
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive salary
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: £42k - £48k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + career opportun
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Competitive salary based on skills and experience
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Salary depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus, benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday