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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 414 460 346
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -114
Permanent jobs citing Physics 661 649 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 1.46% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 557 528 906
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
41177 44556 49291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.93% 40.61% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33460 35281 39514
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 597 £42,500 +11.84% 88
London -1 272 £55,000 +29.41% 29
South East +66 155 £39,000 -2.50% 18
East of England +34 81 £36,000 -1.36% 20
Cambridgeshire -2 54 £40,000 +11.88% 15
Cambridge -3 43 £36,000 -1.36% 15
Surrey +9 42 £39,000 +17.73% 2
City of London +50 41 £65,000 +16.07% 9
South West +20 40 £45,000 +9.75% 6
Berkshire +35 30 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Oxfordshire +10 27 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Scotland +4 24 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Oxford +24 22 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Edinburgh +20 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands -11 22 £26,500 -24.28% 6
Bracknell - 18 £30,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +33 17 £32,000 +12.28% 3
Hampshire +13 16 £30,000 -45.45% 6
Guildford +5 16 - - 1
East Midlands +4 16 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Bristol +16 15 £45,000 +9.75% 2
North West +11 15 £26,500 +10.41% 3
West Sussex +9 15 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Manchester -4 15 £26,500 +10.41% 2
Wales +20 13 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Gloucestershire +12 13 £49,000 +15.29% 3
Birmingham 0 13 £26,500 -11.66%
Northamptonshire +19 12 £40,000 - 2
Northampton +8 12 £40,000 - 2

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1128 (85.84%) Mathematics
2 961 (73.14%) Computer Science
3 959 (72.98%) Degree
4 477 (36.30%) C++
5 450 (34.25%) Python
6 409 (31.13%) Java
7 379 (28.84%) C#
8 377 (28.69%) Software Engineering
9 330 (25.11%) SQL
10 295 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 274 (20.85%) Finance
12 251 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
13 241 (18.34%) PhD
14 240 (18.26%) .NET
15 238 (18.11%) Linux
16 226 (17.20%) Algorithms
17 220 (16.74%) C
18 200 (15.22%) Machine Learning
19 193 (14.69%) Statistics
20 190 (14.46%) OO
20 190 (14.46%) Analytics
21 167 (12.71%) HTML
22 155 (11.80%) R
23 141 (10.73%) JavaScript
24 140 (10.65%) Big Data
25 124 (9.44%) CSS
26 117 (8.90%) ASP.NET
27 116 (8.83%) SQL Server
28 102 (7.76%) Oracle
28 102 (7.76%) Hadoop

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 82 (6.24%) Apache Spark
2 33 (2.51%) SAS
3 32 (2.44%) Node.js
4 25 (1.90%) OpenStack
5 19 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.22%) Apache
7 14 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.53%) IIS
9 7 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.46%) DNN
10 6 (0.46%) nginx
11 3 (0.23%) CMS
11 3 (0.23%) Drupal
11 3 (0.23%) IPython
11 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.23%) WordPress
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.15%) JBoss
12 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.07%) MS Office
4 13 (0.99%) Mathcad
5 11 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.84%) SPSS
6 10 (0.76%) Gephi
7 6 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.30%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.15%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.15%) Maya
9 2 (0.15%) MODO
9 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.15%) Simulink
9 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.076%) Blender
10 1 (0.076%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) ReMetrica
2 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.076%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.51%) SaaS
3 24 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.37%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.68%) Office 365
8 8 (0.61%) GitHub
9 7 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 25 (1.90%) Firewall
3 23 (1.75%) Internet
3 23 (1.75%) Wireless
4 19 (1.45%) Network Security
5 14 (1.07%) HTTP
6 13 (0.99%) DNS
6 13 (0.99%) Ethernet
7 11 (0.84%) Software-Defined Radio
8 8 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.53%) BGP
9 7 (0.53%) MPLS
9 7 (0.53%) SSL
10 6 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.38%) DVB
11 5 (0.38%) GSM
12 4 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
12 4 (0.30%) FTP
12 4 (0.30%) PBX
12 4 (0.30%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (10.65%) Big Data
2 116 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 102 (7.76%) Hadoop
4 60 (4.57%) MongoDB
5 49 (3.73%) Data Mining
6 48 (3.65%) MySQL
6 48 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 33 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (1.98%) GIS
11 24 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.52%) KDB
13 19 (1.45%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.37%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.84%) Redis
18 9 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 85 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.49%) Maven
3 46 (3.50%) Visual Studio
4 42 (3.20%) Subversion
5 40 (3.04%) Mercurial
6 39 (2.97%) NUnit
7 32 (2.44%) Selenium
8 27 (2.05%) Jenkins
9 24 (1.83%) Bugzilla
10 22 (1.67%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.52%) Moq
12 19 (1.45%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.37%) ClearCase
13 18 (1.37%) JUnit
14 16 (1.22%) JIRA
15 14 (1.07%) Gradle
16 12 (0.91%) LabVIEW
17 10 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (0.53%) TestNG
18 7 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 274 (20.85%) Finance
2 94 (7.15%) Games
3 67 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 64 (4.87%) Electronics
5 63 (4.79%) Banking
5 63 (4.79%) Retail
6 52 (3.96%) Marketing
7 41 (3.12%) Front Office
8 34 (2.59%) Manufacturing
9 27 (2.05%) Local Government
10 20 (1.52%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.37%) Automotive
12 17 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.61%) Advertising
13 8 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.61%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.53%) Military
15 6 (0.46%) Publishing
15 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 452 (34.40%) Developer
2 202 (15.37%) Software Engineer
3 195 (14.84%) Graduate
4 147 (11.19%) Analyst
5 127 (9.67%) Data Scientist
6 120 (9.13%) C# Developer
7 116 (8.83%) Software Developer
8 103 (7.84%) Junior
9 88 (6.70%) .NET Developer
9 88 (6.70%) C++ Developer
10 70 (5.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 70 (5.33%) Python Developer
11 64 (4.87%) Java Engineer
12 63 (4.79%) Java Developer
13 59 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
13 59 (4.49%) Graduate Analyst
14 58 (4.41%) Junior Developer
15 56 (4.26%) Consultant
15 56 (4.26%) Senior Data Scientist
16 53 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (18.26%) .NET
2 167 (12.71%) HTML
3 124 (9.44%) CSS
4 117 (8.90%) ASP.NET
5 79 (6.01%) jQuery
6 76 (5.78%) XML
7 72 (5.48%) AngularJS
8 69 (5.25%) Web Services
9 60 (4.57%) HTML5
10 56 (4.26%) NumPy
11 54 (4.11%) WPF
12 52 (3.96%) CSS3
13 48 (3.65%) WCF
14 46 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (2.89%) SciPy
16 35 (2.66%) JSP
16 35 (2.66%) Pandas
17 34 (2.59%) OpenGL
17 34 (2.59%) SOAP
17 34 (2.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1128 (85.84%) Mathematics
2 961 (73.14%) Computer Science
3 251 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
4 226 (17.20%) Algorithms
5 193 (14.69%) Statistics
6 93 (7.08%) Visualisation
7 47 (3.58%) Chemistry
8 46 (3.50%) Hedge funds
9 45 (3.42%) Management Information System
10 43 (3.27%) Economics
10 43 (3.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 32 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
12 28 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
13 23 (1.75%) User Experience
14 22 (1.67%) Digital Media
15 20 (1.52%) Derivative
15 20 (1.52%) Equities
15 20 (1.52%) Neural Network
16 19 (1.45%) VHDL
17 17 (1.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 238 (18.11%) Linux
2 94 (7.15%) Windows
3 81 (6.16%) Unix
4 27 (2.05%) Android
4 27 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.53%) CoreOS
6 7 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.23%) CentOS
10 2 (0.15%) AIX
10 2 (0.15%) Debian
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.076%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (28.69%) Software Engineering
2 295 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (15.22%) Machine Learning
4 190 (14.46%) Analytics
4 190 (14.46%) OO
5 92 (7.00%) Scrum
5 92 (7.00%) SDLC
6 87 (6.62%) MVC
7 81 (6.16%) TDD
8 79 (6.01%) Open Source
9 69 (5.25%) Multithreading
10 67 (5.10%) Low Latency
11 66 (5.02%) Unit Testing
12 63 (4.79%) Data Analysis
12 63 (4.79%) Data Analytics
13 62 (4.72%) OOD
14 61 (4.64%) Project Management
15 54 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (4.11%) OOP
15 54 (4.11%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 477 (36.30%) C++
2 450 (34.25%) Python
3 409 (31.13%) Java
4 379 (28.84%) C#
5 330 (25.11%) SQL
6 220 (16.74%) C
7 155 (11.80%) R
8 141 (10.73%) JavaScript
9 71 (5.40%) Scala
10 67 (5.10%) Ruby
11 65 (4.95%) MATLAB
12 53 (4.03%) Perl
13 31 (2.36%) VB.NET
13 31 (2.36%) VBA
14 25 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.83%) PHP
16 22 (1.67%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.60%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.37%) T-SQL
18 18 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 959 (72.98%) Degree
2 241 (18.34%) PhD
3 60 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.84%) ISEB
6 11 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.84%) Postgraduate
7 8 (0.61%) OCP
7 8 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.53%) MCAD
8 7 (0.53%) MCPD
8 7 (0.53%) MCSD
8 7 (0.53%) MCTS
9 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.23%) CCIE
10 3 (0.23%) CCNP
10 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.44%) QA
2 7 (0.53%) FATCA
3 6 (0.46%) SLA
4 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.38%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.23%) TickIT
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.076%) DICOM
7 1 (0.076%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.076%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.076%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.076%) MISRA
7 1 (0.076%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.076%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (2.66%) Firmware
2 23 (1.75%) Docker
3 21 (1.60%) HDFS
4 10 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.30%) KVM
7 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.23%) Ceph
8 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.15%) Squid
8 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.076%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 20 (1.52%) Mesos
2 11 (0.84%) Data Guard
3 9 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.46%) Ansible
5 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.15%) Graphite
6 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.15%) logstash
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.15%) Nessus
6 2 (0.15%) Nmap
6 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.15%) StatsD
7 1 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.076%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 102 (7.76%) Oracle
2 74 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 58 (4.41%) Google
4 25 (1.90%) Tableau
5 18 (1.37%) EMC
6 17 (1.29%) Facebook
7 14 (1.07%) Omniture
8 11 (0.84%) VMware
9 10 (0.76%) Cisco
10 8 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.61%) StreamBase
11 7 (0.53%) Actian
12 6 (0.46%) Lattice Semiconductor
13 5 (0.38%) Agilent
13 5 (0.38%) Juniper
13 5 (0.38%) Pega
13 5 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.38%) SAP
13 5 (0.38%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.30%) Hitachi
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum +3K + fantastic benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: to £60,000 DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Hands On Training!
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent career progression
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