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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 471 357 381
Rank change year-on-year
-114 +24
Permanent jobs citing Physics 498 771 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.82% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 411 661 606
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%

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
40102 42387 40924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 39.72% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32003 32882 33455
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -107 452 £40,000 -5.88% 111
London -63 213 £45,000 -18.18% 40
South East -108 83 £42,500 - 24
East of England -21 51 £40,000 +14.28% 19
South West +6 46 £37,500 -4.45% 16
Scotland -3 34 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Cambridgeshire -18 33 £37,500 +7.14% 9
City of London -64 33 £33,750 -48.07% 12
Cambridge -12 30 £35,000 - 9
Surrey -8 23 £32,500 -25.71% 11
West Midlands -34 20 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Glasgow +8 17 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Bristol -1 17 £41,000 +2.50% 2
North West +8 16 £32,500 +41.30% 7
Gloucestershire +2 16 £33,500 +11.66% 4
Manchester +19 15 £32,500 -4.41% 6
Hampshire -37 14 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Oxfordshire -26 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Edinburgh -9 12 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Oxford -18 12 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Berkshire -24 12 £60,000 +163.73% 2
Uxbridge - 12 £40,000 -
Birmingham -12 11 £32,500 - 1
Guildford +4 10 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Hertfordshire -10 10 £51,250 +105.00% 7
Dorset - 9 £37,500 - 2
Essex -3 8 £45,000 +16.76% 1
North East -23 8 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Tewkesbury - 8 £29,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £42,500 +30.76% 1

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 936 (84.10%) Mathematics
2 795 (71.43%) Degree
3 766 (68.82%) Computer Science
4 497 (44.65%) C++
5 387 (34.77%) Java
6 367 (32.97%) Software Engineering
7 311 (27.94%) C#
8 286 (25.70%) Finance
9 231 (20.75%) C
10 208 (18.69%) SQL
11 206 (18.51%) Linux
12 203 (18.24%) OO
13 193 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
14 190 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
15 184 (16.53%) PhD
16 179 (16.08%) Python
17 173 (15.54%) Windows
18 171 (15.36%) .NET
19 164 (14.73%) Algorithms
20 148 (13.30%) HTML
21 119 (10.69%) JavaScript
22 113 (10.15%) Electronics
23 111 (9.97%) SQL Server
23 111 (9.97%) UNIX
24 99 (8.89%) CSS
24 99 (8.89%) Microsoft
25 98 (8.81%) Analytics
26 94 (8.45%) Statistics
26 94 (8.45%) OOD
27 88 (7.91%) MATLAB

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 33 (2.96%) SAS
2 19 (1.71%) OpenStack
3 14 (1.26%) Apache Pig
4 13 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.17%) Apache
5 12 (1.08%) IIS
6 9 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.72%) Drupal
8 6 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.45%) Node.js
9 5 (0.45%) CMS
9 5 (0.45%) JBoss
9 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.18%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.18%) Lync
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 73 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.61%) SPSS
3 20 (1.80%) MS Office
4 13 (1.17%) Mathematica
5 12 (1.08%) CPLEX
6 7 (0.63%) Stata
7 5 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.36%) NASTRAN
9 3 (0.27%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.090%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.090%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.090%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.090%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.45%) RMDS
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.090%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.090%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.08%) SaaS
2 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.090%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.17%) FTP
3 10 (0.90%) Wireless
3 10 (0.90%) DVB
4 9 (0.81%) Firewall
4 9 (0.81%) HTTP
4 9 (0.81%) VPN
5 7 (0.63%) Internet
6 5 (0.45%) Network Security
6 5 (0.45%) OSPF
7 4 (0.36%) GPRS
7 4 (0.36%) WAN
7 4 (0.36%) BGP
7 4 (0.36%) SSH
7 4 (0.36%) Software-Defined Radio
7 4 (0.36%) PuTTY
7 4 (0.36%) WinSCP
7 4 (0.36%) NAS
8 3 (0.27%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 49 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 45 (4.04%) Data Mining
5 41 (3.68%) Big Data
6 30 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 30 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 29 (2.61%) MySQL
8 26 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 18 (1.62%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.08%) CouchDB
14 11 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 43 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.53%) Subversion
3 17 (1.53%) JIRA
4 15 (1.35%) Maven
5 14 (1.26%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
7 12 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.99%) NUnit
9 9 (0.81%) Bugzilla
9 9 (0.81%) JUnit
10 8 (0.72%) ClearCase
10 8 (0.72%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.63%) Moq
12 6 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.45%) Selenium
13 5 (0.45%) Gradle
13 5 (0.45%) Clang
13 5 (0.45%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 286 (25.70%) Finance
2 113 (10.15%) Electronics
3 71 (6.38%) Banking
4 70 (6.29%) Games
5 58 (5.21%) Aerospace
6 48 (4.31%) Marketing
7 41 (3.68%) Front Office
8 37 (3.32%) Automotive
9 32 (2.88%) Investment Banking
10 31 (2.79%) Financial Institution
11 29 (2.61%) Retail
12 23 (2.07%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.71%) Military
14 18 (1.62%) Advertising
15 17 (1.53%) Telecoms
16 9 (0.81%) Law
16 9 (0.81%) Legal
17 6 (0.54%) Publishing
18 5 (0.45%) German Language
19 4 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 457 (41.06%) Developer
2 220 (19.77%) Software Engineer
3 182 (16.35%) Software Developer
4 167 (15.00%) Graduate
5 113 (10.15%) Junior
6 108 (9.70%) C++ Developer
7 106 (9.52%) Analyst
8 99 (8.89%) C# Developer
9 95 (8.54%) Java Developer
10 76 (6.83%) Junior Developer
11 61 (5.48%) C++ Software Developer
12 56 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 53 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
14 49 (4.40%) Senior Developer
15 48 (4.31%) C++ Software Engineer
16 44 (3.95%) Data Scientist
17 37 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
18 35 (3.14%) .NET Developer
19 34 (3.05%) Electronics Engineer
20 31 (2.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (15.36%) .NET
2 148 (13.30%) HTML
3 99 (8.89%) CSS
4 74 (6.65%) ASP.NET
5 61 (5.48%) HTML5
6 60 (5.39%) Web Services
7 50 (4.49%) jQuery
8 49 (4.40%) XML
9 38 (3.41%) WPF
10 37 (3.32%) Spring
11 32 (2.88%) WinForms
11 32 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (2.70%) OpenGL
13 26 (2.34%) .NET Framework
14 25 (2.25%) SOAP
14 25 (2.25%) AngularJS
14 25 (2.25%) CSS3
14 25 (2.25%) WCF
14 25 (2.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 24 (2.16%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 936 (84.10%) Mathematics
2 766 (68.82%) Computer Science
3 190 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 164 (14.73%) Algorithms
5 94 (8.45%) Statistics
6 83 (7.46%) Visualisation
7 73 (6.56%) Chemistry
8 69 (6.20%) Hedge funds
9 66 (5.93%) Open Source
10 62 (5.57%) Derivative
11 44 (3.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 39 (3.50%) Economics
13 30 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
14 29 (2.61%) Fixed Income
15 28 (2.52%) Artificial Intelligence
16 26 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (2.25%) Data Structures
18 23 (2.07%) Management Information System
19 21 (1.89%) User Experience
20 19 (1.71%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 206 (18.51%) Linux
2 173 (15.54%) Windows
3 111 (9.97%) UNIX
4 29 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.43%) Android
6 19 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.99%) Solaris
8 9 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.63%) AIX
11 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.45%) HPUX
13 4 (0.36%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.36%) Debian
13 4 (0.36%) OpenBSD
13 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (32.97%) Software Engineering
2 203 (18.24%) OO
3 193 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (8.81%) Analytics
5 94 (8.45%) OOD
6 65 (5.84%) OOP
6 65 (5.84%) MVC
7 62 (5.57%) Multithreading
8 56 (5.03%) Scrum
9 50 (4.49%) Data Analysis
10 49 (4.40%) Project Management
11 48 (4.31%) UML
12 47 (4.22%) Signal Processing
13 46 (4.13%) Mentoring
14 43 (3.86%) Embedded Software Development
15 41 (3.68%) Unit Testing
16 35 (3.14%) Risk Management
17 34 (3.05%) Machine Learning
18 33 (2.96%) TDD
18 33 (2.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 497 (44.65%) C++
2 387 (34.77%) Java
3 311 (27.94%) C#
4 231 (20.75%) C
5 208 (18.69%) SQL
6 179 (16.08%) Python
7 119 (10.69%) JavaScript
8 88 (7.91%) MATLAB
9 59 (5.30%) R
10 53 (4.76%) Perl
11 38 (3.41%) PHP
11 38 (3.41%) Fortran
12 28 (2.52%) Ruby
13 25 (2.25%) Assembly Language
14 21 (1.89%) Scala
15 19 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.71%) VBA
16 18 (1.62%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.44%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 795 (71.43%) Degree
2 184 (16.53%) PhD
3 65 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 42 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.35%) VCP4
6 15 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.90%) OCP
7 10 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.45%) CCNA
9 5 (0.45%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.27%) CWNA
10 3 (0.27%) HND
11 2 (0.18%) CCIE
11 2 (0.18%) CCNP
12 1 (0.090%) CFA
12 1 (0.090%) GIAC
12 1 (0.090%) MBA
12 1 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.67%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) Basel III
3 3 (0.27%) COBIT
3 3 (0.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.18%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.090%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.090%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 53 (4.76%) Firmware
2 24 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.81%) KVM
5 8 (0.72%) HDFS
6 5 (0.45%) Xen
6 5 (0.45%) Docker
6 5 (0.45%) LXC
7 4 (0.36%) Ceph
7 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.18%) Postfix
9 1 (0.090%) Snort
9 1 (0.090%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (0.90%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.45%) Puppet
2 5 (0.45%) Mesos
3 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.18%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.090%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 99 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.92%) Oracle
3 19 (1.71%) EMC
4 14 (1.26%) Google
4 14 (1.26%) Tableau
5 13 (1.17%) IBM
6 12 (1.08%) Cisco
7 10 (0.90%) Perforce
7 10 (0.90%) Xilinx
8 9 (0.81%) Altera
8 9 (0.81%) Citrix
9 7 (0.63%) Greenplum
9 7 (0.63%) Facebook
9 7 (0.63%) Hortonworks
9 7 (0.63%) Cloudera
9 7 (0.63%) MapR
9 7 (0.63%) DataSynapse
9 7 (0.63%) Sybase
10 6 (0.54%) NetApp
10 6 (0.54%) Red Hat
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