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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 365 400 363
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Permanent jobs citing Physics 780 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 1.61% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 685 605 645
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
44549 44937 43443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 38.86% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35843 35005 35130
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +46 719 £42,500 - 93
London +42 402 £47,500 -5.00% 30
South East -13 132 £32,500 -7.14% 20
East of England +34 95 £31,000 -11.42% 30
City of London -3 79 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 54 £43,000 +20.27% 17
Scotland +6 48 £51,500 -6.36% 5
Cambridge +7 41 £43,000 +20.27% 17
Hampshire +34 40 £32,500 -11.56% 3
Surrey +2 40 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire +22 32 £28,500 -24.00% 9
East Midlands +29 31 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Glasgow +3 30 £51,500 -6.36% 4
West Midlands +21 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +26 23 £32,500 +27.45% 7
South West -7 23 £38,500 +21.25% 5
Bristol -6 18 £38,500 +48.07% 3
Oxfordshire -16 14 £42,500 +28.78% 9
Oxford -19 14 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Edinburgh -5 13 £40,000 -4.76%
Borehamwood - 13 £28,500 - 1
Fareham +19 12 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Northamptonshire +4 12 £40,000 -
Reading +18 11 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Northampton +6 11 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -12 11 £40,000 -
Nottingham -4 9 £18,000 -52.00%
Nottinghamshire -11 9 £18,000 -52.00%
Milton Keynes -15 9 £40,000 -
Lincolnshire - 9 £42,500 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1249 (86.62%) Mathematics
2 1000 (69.35%) Degree
3 987 (68.45%) Computer Science
4 532 (36.89%) C++
5 429 (29.75%) Java
6 418 (28.99%) Software Engineering
7 417 (28.92%) SQL
8 402 (27.88%) Finance
9 356 (24.69%) C#
10 283 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
11 274 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
12 253 (17.55%) Python
13 234 (16.23%) OO
14 227 (15.74%) PhD
15 215 (14.91%) Linux
16 211 (14.63%) Algorithms
17 210 (14.56%) C
18 206 (14.29%) JavaScript
19 200 (13.87%) .NET
20 194 (13.45%) HTML
21 189 (13.11%) Analytics
22 160 (11.10%) Statistics
23 156 (10.82%) CSS
24 151 (10.47%) SQL Server
25 127 (8.81%) Windows
26 121 (8.39%) Oracle
27 119 (8.25%) Microsoft
28 113 (7.84%) Multithreading
29 109 (7.56%) UNIX
30 99 (6.87%) Electronics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 78 (5.41%) SAS
2 21 (1.46%) Node.js
3 19 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 17 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 15 (1.04%) JBoss
6 14 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.62%) WordPress
9 8 (0.55%) Apache
9 8 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.42%) CMS
11 5 (0.35%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.35%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.21%) IIS
13 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.069%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.069%) GlassFish
Applications
1 83 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.77%) MS Office
3 23 (1.60%) SPSS
4 12 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
6 7 (0.49%) Solid Edge
7 6 (0.42%) Siemens NX
7 6 (0.42%) PTC Creo
7 6 (0.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 6 (0.42%) Revit
7 6 (0.42%) MicroStation
7 6 (0.42%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.35%) S-PLUS
8 5 (0.35%) Maya
8 5 (0.35%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.28%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.35%) Endur
3 3 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.39%) Heroku
3 18 (1.25%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.49%) SaaS
7 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.21%) GitHub
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.069%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.069%) PaaS
10 1 (0.069%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.069%) Office 365
10 1 (0.069%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 27 (1.87%) Ethernet
3 22 (1.53%) Internet
4 14 (0.97%) Wireless
5 13 (0.90%) HTTP
6 7 (0.49%) Software-Defined Radio
7 6 (0.42%) Broadband
8 5 (0.35%) LAN
8 5 (0.35%) VoIP
8 5 (0.35%) WAN
8 5 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.28%) Firewall
9 4 (0.28%) Modbus
10 3 (0.21%) GSM
11 2 (0.14%) ISDN
11 2 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.14%) DVB
11 2 (0.14%) X.25
11 2 (0.14%) SSL
11 2 (0.14%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.06%) Big Data
3 71 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 64 (4.44%) MySQL
5 53 (3.68%) Data Mining
6 42 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 40 (2.77%) Hadoop
8 39 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 31 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.25%) Apache Hive
12 16 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (1.04%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
13 15 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (0.76%) MS Access
16 10 (0.69%) QlikView
17 9 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 9 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (4.30%) Visual Studio
2 45 (3.12%) Subversion
2 45 (3.12%) Git (software)
3 41 (2.84%) Maven
4 23 (1.60%) Selenium
5 20 (1.39%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.11%) Gradle
6 16 (1.11%) Ant
7 15 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.97%) JUnit
8 14 (0.97%) LabVIEW
9 13 (0.90%) JIRA
10 12 (0.83%) Bugzilla
11 11 (0.76%) ClearCase
11 11 (0.76%) Mercurial
11 11 (0.76%) Mocha
11 11 (0.76%) Grunt
12 9 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 402 (27.88%) Finance
2 99 (6.87%) Electronics
3 93 (6.45%) Banking
4 88 (6.10%) Marketing
5 84 (5.83%) Front Office
6 81 (5.62%) Games
7 69 (4.79%) Automotive
8 64 (4.44%) Aerospace
9 51 (3.54%) Retail
10 24 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.60%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.60%) Military
12 20 (1.39%) Investment Banking
13 17 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.55%) Legal
14 8 (0.55%) Avionics
15 5 (0.35%) Advertising
15 5 (0.35%) Law
16 4 (0.28%) Local Government
17 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 552 (38.28%) Developer
2 257 (17.82%) Graduate
3 256 (17.75%) Analyst
4 249 (17.27%) Software Engineer
5 142 (9.85%) Software Developer
6 140 (9.71%) Junior
7 109 (7.56%) C++ Developer
8 88 (6.10%) Data Scientist
9 79 (5.48%) Junior Developer
10 76 (5.27%) C++ Software Engineer
10 76 (5.27%) Senior Developer
11 67 (4.65%) Java Developer
12 56 (3.88%) C++ Software Developer
13 54 (3.74%) C# Developer
14 53 (3.68%) Support Analyst
15 52 (3.61%) Junior Analyst
16 48 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
17 47 (3.26%) Applications Support
17 47 (3.26%) Web Developer
18 46 (3.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (13.87%) .NET
2 194 (13.45%) HTML
3 156 (10.82%) CSS
4 91 (6.31%) jQuery
5 65 (4.51%) ASP.NET
6 56 (3.88%) WPF
7 53 (3.68%) XML
8 49 (3.40%) OpenGL
8 49 (3.40%) HTML5
9 48 (3.33%) Web Services
10 42 (2.91%) Qt
11 41 (2.84%) Spring
12 39 (2.70%) AngularJS
13 30 (2.08%) REST
13 30 (2.08%) DirectX
14 29 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (1.80%) CSS3
16 24 (1.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 21 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (1.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1249 (86.62%) Mathematics
2 987 (68.45%) Computer Science
3 283 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
4 211 (14.63%) Algorithms
5 160 (11.10%) Statistics
6 67 (4.65%) Derivative
6 67 (4.65%) Hedge funds
7 63 (4.37%) Chemistry
8 62 (4.30%) Visualisation
9 57 (3.95%) Economics
10 56 (3.88%) 3D Graphics
11 54 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (3.19%) User Experience
13 36 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 36 (2.50%) CUDA
14 35 (2.43%) Artificial Intelligence
14 35 (2.43%) Data Structures
15 27 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
16 24 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
17 23 (1.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 215 (14.91%) Linux
2 127 (8.81%) Windows
3 109 (7.56%) UNIX
4 27 (1.87%) Android
5 19 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.69%) Solaris
6 10 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.28%) HPUX
9 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.28%) Debian
10 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.14%) Fedora
11 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.069%) AIX
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (28.99%) Software Engineering
2 274 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (16.23%) OO
4 189 (13.11%) Analytics
5 113 (7.84%) Multithreading
6 96 (6.66%) OOP
7 90 (6.24%) Scrum
8 82 (5.69%) SDLC
9 70 (4.85%) MVC
10 69 (4.79%) TDD
11 66 (4.58%) OOD
11 66 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (4.44%) Data Analysis
13 63 (4.37%) Machine Learning
14 46 (3.19%) Project Management
15 43 (2.98%) Web Development
16 41 (2.84%) Data Analytics
16 41 (2.84%) Mentoring
17 40 (2.77%) Risk Management
18 39 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 532 (36.89%) C++
2 429 (29.75%) Java
3 417 (28.92%) SQL
4 356 (24.69%) C#
5 253 (17.55%) Python
6 210 (14.56%) C
7 206 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 87 (6.03%) R
9 68 (4.72%) PHP
10 65 (4.51%) MATLAB
11 62 (4.30%) VB.NET
12 61 (4.23%) Ruby
13 59 (4.09%) VB
14 54 (3.74%) VBA
15 37 (2.57%) PL/SQL
16 35 (2.43%) Scala
17 34 (2.36%) Perl
18 32 (2.22%) Shell Script
19 21 (1.46%) Embedded C
20 18 (1.25%) F#
Qualifications
1 1000 (69.35%) Degree
2 227 (15.74%) PhD
3 52 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.04%) OCP
6 15 (1.04%) OCA
6 15 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.62%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.55%) HND
9 6 (0.42%) CCNA
9 6 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.28%) ISEB
11 3 (0.21%) MCP
11 3 (0.21%) HNC
11 3 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.069%) PMP
12 1 (0.069%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.99%) QA
2 10 (0.69%) FATCA
3 6 (0.42%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) Section 508
4 3 (0.21%) WAI
5 2 (0.14%) Basel III
5 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.14%) Basel II
5 2 (0.14%) JTAG
6 1 (0.069%) ARP4761
6 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 24 (1.66%) Firmware
2 17 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.069%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.21%) SCCM
2 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.069%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.069%) Nagios
Vendors
1 121 (8.39%) Oracle
2 119 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 39 (2.70%) Google
4 26 (1.80%) Tableau
5 24 (1.66%) Twitter
6 17 (1.18%) Facebook
7 12 (0.83%) Sybase
8 11 (0.76%) Cisco
8 11 (0.76%) EMC
8 11 (0.76%) Alteryx
9 10 (0.69%) SAP
10 7 (0.49%) webMethods
10 7 (0.49%) BT
11 6 (0.42%) Autodesk
11 6 (0.42%) IBM
11 6 (0.42%) Adobe
11 6 (0.42%) Zend
12 5 (0.35%) Triple Point
13 4 (0.28%) Wind River
13 4 (0.28%) Birst
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Kings College
Salary: From £48,743 to £56,482 per annum London Allowance £2,323
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: open-ended commission scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: Health, Vision & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
McCabe & Barton
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum £65K + Bonus + Bens + Shares etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday