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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 417 490 347
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -143
Permanent jobs citing Physics 710 566 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.26% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 569 457 899
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,250 £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
43286 44788 49537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.22% 40.54% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34999 35315 39381
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
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 6 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 6 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 +61 648 £45,000 +12.50% 81
London +44 301 £57,500 +27.77% 24
South East +88 152 £40,000 - 16
East of England +57 102 £36,000 -4.00% 24
Surrey +34 59 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 57 £40,000 +15.94% 19
Cambridge +4 48 £36,000 +4.34% 17
City of London +63 45 £62,500 +47.05% 7
South West +5 42 £42,000 +5.00% 6
Hertfordshire +42 36 £32,000 -28.88% 3
Oxfordshire +13 26 £42,500 -2.85% 4
Scotland +4 25 £27,000 -40.00% 2
West Midlands -13 24 £26,500 -21.48% 3
Edinburgh +24 23 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire +11 23 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Oxford +16 21 £47,500 +8.57% 2
North West +18 20 £39,250 +63.54% 2
Guildford +10 19 - - 1
Manchester -5 18 £36,000 +50.00% 1
Bracknell - 17 £30,000 - 1
Bristol +9 15 £42,000 +2.43% 4
Hampshire +10 14 £32,000 -41.81% 4
Birmingham -6 14 £26,500 -33.75%
Leatherhead +28 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Gloucestershire -3 12 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 11 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Chertsey - 11 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £50,000 +17.64%
West Sussex 0 10 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Belfast +12 8 £25,000 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 1183 (86.29%) Mathematics
2 988 (72.06%) Degree
3 980 (71.48%) Computer Science
4 484 (35.30%) C++
5 468 (34.14%) Python
6 443 (32.31%) Java
7 389 (28.37%) Software Engineering
8 369 (26.91%) C#
9 325 (23.71%) SQL
10 306 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
11 287 (20.93%) Finance
12 268 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
13 243 (17.72%) Algorithms
14 241 (17.58%) .NET
15 239 (17.43%) PhD
16 236 (17.21%) Linux
17 224 (16.34%) C
18 219 (15.97%) Statistics
19 193 (14.08%) Analytics
20 192 (14.00%) OO
21 190 (13.86%) Machine Learning
22 174 (12.69%) HTML
23 170 (12.40%) R
24 155 (11.31%) JavaScript
25 140 (10.21%) Big Data
26 127 (9.26%) SQL Server
27 120 (8.75%) CSS
28 113 (8.24%) Oracle
29 104 (7.59%) Hadoop
30 100 (7.29%) Visualisation

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 80 (5.84%) Apache Spark
2 35 (2.55%) Node.js
2 35 (2.55%) SAS
3 30 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 25 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 18 (1.31%) Apache
6 14 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.80%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.51%) IIS
10 6 (0.44%) IPython
10 6 (0.44%) nginx
11 5 (0.36%) DNN
11 5 (0.36%) JBoss
12 3 (0.22%) CMS
12 3 (0.22%) Drupal
12 3 (0.22%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.22%) WordPress
13 2 (0.15%) Confluence
13 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (1.31%) MS Office
4 14 (1.02%) Mathcad
5 11 (0.80%) SPSS
6 10 (0.73%) Gephi
7 8 (0.58%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.29%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.15%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.15%) Maya
11 2 (0.15%) MODO
11 2 (0.15%) MS Project
12 1 (0.073%) Blender
12 1 (0.073%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.073%) Simulink
12 1 (0.073%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) ReMetrica
2 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.48%) SaaS
3 29 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.31%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.88%) Office 365
6 11 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.51%) GitHub
8 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.36%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.15%) Heroku
12 1 (0.073%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.073%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 34 (2.48%) Internet
3 33 (2.41%) Firewall
4 24 (1.75%) Wireless
5 21 (1.53%) Network Security
6 14 (1.02%) DNS
7 13 (0.95%) HTTP
8 11 (0.80%) Software-Defined Radio
8 11 (0.80%) SSL
9 10 (0.73%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.58%) BGP
10 8 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.44%) MPLS
11 6 (0.44%) OSPF
12 5 (0.36%) DVB
12 5 (0.36%) GSM
12 5 (0.36%) PBX
13 4 (0.29%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (10.21%) Big Data
2 127 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 104 (7.59%) Hadoop
4 63 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 54 (3.94%) MySQL
6 53 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 52 (3.79%) Data Mining
8 33 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (1.90%) GIS
11 22 (1.60%) KDB
12 20 (1.46%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.17%) Apache Hive
14 12 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.80%) Redis
16 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 85 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.62%) Maven
3 53 (3.87%) Visual Studio
4 52 (3.79%) Mercurial
5 44 (3.21%) Selenium
6 43 (3.14%) Subversion
7 39 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 39 (2.84%) NUnit
8 29 (2.12%) Bugzilla
9 24 (1.75%) JUnit
10 23 (1.68%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.68%) Moq
11 19 (1.39%) JIRA
12 18 (1.31%) ClearCase
13 17 (1.24%) TeamCity
14 16 (1.17%) LabVIEW
15 14 (1.02%) Gradle
16 10 (0.73%) JMeter
16 10 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (0.51%) TestNG
General
1 287 (20.93%) Finance
2 80 (5.84%) Games
3 73 (5.32%) Electronics
4 67 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 65 (4.74%) Banking
5 65 (4.74%) Retail
6 51 (3.72%) Marketing
7 43 (3.14%) Front Office
8 33 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.90%) Local Government
10 16 (1.17%) Aerospace
10 16 (1.17%) Automotive
10 16 (1.17%) Military
11 10 (0.73%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.66%) Advertising
12 9 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.51%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 454 (33.11%) Developer
2 206 (15.03%) Software Engineer
3 201 (14.66%) Graduate
4 154 (11.23%) Analyst
5 138 (10.07%) Data Scientist
6 122 (8.90%) C# Developer
7 115 (8.39%) Software Developer
8 110 (8.02%) Junior
9 89 (6.49%) C++ Developer
10 86 (6.27%) .NET Developer
11 74 (5.40%) Java Engineer
12 70 (5.11%) Python Developer
13 63 (4.60%) Java Developer
14 60 (4.38%) C++ Software Engineer
15 59 (4.30%) Junior Developer
16 58 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
16 58 (4.23%) Consultant
16 58 (4.23%) Graduate Analyst
17 57 (4.16%) Java Software Engineer
18 53 (3.87%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (17.58%) .NET
2 174 (12.69%) HTML
3 120 (8.75%) CSS
4 99 (7.22%) ASP.NET
5 88 (6.42%) XML
6 80 (5.84%) jQuery
7 78 (5.69%) Web Services
8 76 (5.54%) AngularJS
9 59 (4.30%) NumPy
10 57 (4.16%) HTML5
11 53 (3.87%) WPF
12 51 (3.72%) CSS3
13 46 (3.36%) Spring
13 46 (3.36%) WCF
14 44 (3.21%) JSP
15 41 (2.99%) SciPy
16 40 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (2.77%) Pandas
18 37 (2.70%) Esper
19 36 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1183 (86.29%) Mathematics
2 980 (71.48%) Computer Science
3 268 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
4 243 (17.72%) Algorithms
5 219 (15.97%) Statistics
6 100 (7.29%) Visualisation
7 52 (3.79%) Economics
8 51 (3.72%) Hedge funds
8 51 (3.72%) Management Information System
9 49 (3.57%) Chemistry
10 48 (3.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 34 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
12 29 (2.12%) 3D Graphics
13 22 (1.60%) Digital Media
13 22 (1.60%) User Experience
14 21 (1.53%) VHDL
15 20 (1.46%) Biology
15 20 (1.46%) Derivative
15 20 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.46%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 236 (17.21%) Linux
2 96 (7.00%) Windows
3 85 (6.20%) Unix
4 35 (2.55%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.04%) Android
6 15 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.51%) CoreOS
7 7 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.36%) CentOS
8 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.15%) Debian
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (28.37%) Software Engineering
2 306 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (14.08%) Analytics
4 192 (14.00%) OO
5 190 (13.86%) Machine Learning
6 96 (7.00%) Scrum
7 94 (6.86%) SDLC
8 93 (6.78%) MVC
8 93 (6.78%) Open Source
9 73 (5.32%) TDD
10 72 (5.25%) Data Analysis
11 70 (5.11%) Unit Testing
12 68 (4.96%) Data Analytics
13 65 (4.74%) Multithreading
14 64 (4.67%) Low Latency
15 62 (4.52%) Project Management
16 61 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (4.01%) OOD
17 55 (4.01%) Signal Processing
18 53 (3.87%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 484 (35.30%) C++
2 468 (34.14%) Python
3 443 (32.31%) Java
4 369 (26.91%) C#
5 325 (23.71%) SQL
6 224 (16.34%) C
7 170 (12.40%) R
8 155 (11.31%) JavaScript
9 76 (5.54%) Ruby
10 73 (5.32%) MATLAB
11 65 (4.74%) Scala
12 57 (4.16%) Perl
13 37 (2.70%) VB.NET
14 36 (2.63%) VBA
15 25 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.75%) PHP
17 20 (1.46%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.24%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.17%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 988 (72.06%) Degree
2 239 (17.43%) PhD
3 71 (5.18%) Security Cleared
4 32 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.24%) ISEB
7 16 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.80%) Postgraduate
9 9 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.58%) OCP
10 8 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.36%) MCAD
11 5 (0.36%) MCPD
11 5 (0.36%) MCSD
11 5 (0.36%) MCTS
12 4 (0.29%) CCIE
12 4 (0.29%) CCNP
13 2 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.33%) QA
2 10 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.51%) FATCA
4 5 (0.36%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.29%) SDET
5 4 (0.29%) SLA
6 3 (0.22%) TickIT
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.073%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.073%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.073%) MISRA
8 1 (0.073%) MISRA C
System Software
1 35 (2.55%) Firmware
2 24 (1.75%) HDFS
3 20 (1.46%) Docker
4 9 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.22%) Ceph
8 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.15%) KVM
8 2 (0.15%) Squid
8 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.073%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.073%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (1.68%) Mesos
2 11 (0.80%) Data Guard
3 9 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.51%) Puppet
5 6 (0.44%) Ansible
6 4 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.22%) Graphite
8 2 (0.15%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.15%) Nagios
8 2 (0.15%) Nessus
8 2 (0.15%) Nmap
8 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.073%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.073%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.073%) logstash
9 1 (0.073%) Oozie
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.073%) StatsD
Vendors
1 113 (8.24%) Oracle
2 85 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.08%) Google
4 25 (1.82%) Tableau
5 20 (1.46%) EMC
6 17 (1.24%) Facebook
7 12 (0.88%) Cisco
7 12 (0.88%) Omniture
8 10 (0.73%) VMware
9 9 (0.66%) Juniper
9 9 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.58%) StreamBase
11 7 (0.51%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.44%) Agilent
13 5 (0.36%) Actian
13 5 (0.36%) Aruba
13 5 (0.36%) Lattice Semiconductor
13 5 (0.36%) NetApp
13 5 (0.36%) Pega
13 5 (0.36%) Xamarin
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £100,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 45k per year
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Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Fantastic Salary!
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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City, London
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ECM Selection
Salary: DoE - £28k to £45k
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
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Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £48000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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London
TEKsystems
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £26,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
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