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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 411 401 396
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 671 798 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 1.75% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 590 695 730
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%

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
40575 45671 47723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.37% 41.57% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 36261 37768
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -10 638 £40,000 - 92
London -19 291 £50,000 +5.26% 38
South East +26 149 £35,000 -3.44% 16
East of England +53 118 £30,000 -11.76% 19
Cambridgeshire +23 72 £28,500 -24.00% 18
Cambridge +24 66 £28,500 -24.00% 16
West Midlands +3 41 £27,500 -31.25% 1
South West +37 39 £49,500 +46.66% 4
East Midlands +2 36 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Hertfordshire +36 33 £32,000 +12.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 33 £36,000 -10.00%
City of London +22 33 £78,750 +51.44% 13
Berkshire +12 31 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Northamptonshire +19 29 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northampton +14 29 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bristol +40 26 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Milton Keynes +24 26 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire -5 25 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Coventry +16 24 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey -2 21 £35,500 +44.89% 6
Scotland -14 18 £40,000 -22.33%
Southampton +5 17 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Oxfordshire -11 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Edinburgh +12 16 £40,000 -
West Sussex +11 16 £27,500 - 2
Bracknell - 14 £30,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +21 13 £40,000 +86.04%
Bedford +17 13 £40,000 -
Wales +10 11 £47,500 +46.15%
Gloucestershire +3 11 £49,000 +96.00% 1

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1185 (84.95%) Mathematics
2 1023 (73.33%) Degree
3 985 (70.61%) Computer Science
4 578 (41.43%) C++
5 506 (36.27%) Python
6 443 (31.76%) C#
7 415 (29.75%) Java
8 401 (28.75%) Software Engineering
9 331 (23.73%) SQL
10 281 (20.14%) .NET
11 280 (20.07%) PhD
12 276 (19.78%) Finance
13 272 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
14 271 (19.43%) Linux
15 257 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
16 256 (18.35%) C
17 224 (16.06%) Algorithms
18 214 (15.34%) Analytics
19 207 (14.84%) Machine Learning
20 203 (14.55%) OO
21 197 (14.12%) Statistics
22 170 (12.19%) HTML
23 148 (10.61%) JavaScript
24 139 (9.96%) ASP.NET
24 139 (9.96%) Windows
25 138 (9.89%) R
25 138 (9.89%) Big Data
26 131 (9.39%) CSS
27 126 (9.03%) Games
28 100 (7.17%) SQL Server

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 61 (4.37%) Apache Spark
2 46 (3.30%) SAS
3 22 (1.58%) OpenStack
4 20 (1.43%) Apache
5 14 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.93%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.50%) nginx
8 6 (0.43%) DNN
9 5 (0.36%) IIS
9 5 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.29%) IPython
11 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.22%) CMS
11 3 (0.22%) Drupal
11 3 (0.22%) JBoss
11 3 (0.22%) WordPress
12 2 (0.14%) Confluence
12 2 (0.14%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (1.43%) SPSS
4 18 (1.29%) MS Office
5 14 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.93%) Mathcad
7 9 (0.65%) XMetaL
8 7 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.36%) Gephi
10 4 (0.29%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.22%) Blender
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.14%) Maya
12 2 (0.14%) MODO
12 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.14%) Revit
12 2 (0.14%) Simulink
12 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.072%) FastStats
3 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.01%) SaaS
3 16 (1.15%) Google Analytics
4 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (0.50%) GitHub
7 5 (0.36%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.22%) Heroku
8 3 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.51%) Wireless
3 20 (1.43%) Network Security
4 18 (1.29%) Ethernet
4 18 (1.29%) Firewall
5 17 (1.22%) Internet
6 12 (0.86%) HTTP
7 11 (0.79%) Software-Defined Radio
8 9 (0.65%) DNS
8 9 (0.65%) MPLS
9 8 (0.57%) BGP
10 7 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.36%) Diameter Protocol
12 5 (0.36%) FTP
12 5 (0.36%) VSAT
13 4 (0.29%) NX-OS
13 4 (0.29%) PBX
13 4 (0.29%) VPN
13 4 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (9.89%) Big Data
2 100 (7.17%) SQL Server
3 84 (6.02%) Hadoop
4 60 (4.30%) Data Mining
5 50 (3.58%) MongoDB
6 46 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 35 (2.51%) MySQL
9 33 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 27 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (1.94%) GIS
11 23 (1.65%) Apache Hive
11 23 (1.65%) KDB
11 23 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.93%) HBase
12 13 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.72%) Redis
14 9 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 76 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.51%) Subversion
4 28 (2.01%) Maven
5 27 (1.94%) NUnit
5 27 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 19 (1.36%) Bugzilla
7 18 (1.29%) LabVIEW
7 18 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.15%) JIRA
9 15 (1.08%) ClearCase
10 13 (0.93%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.93%) Mercurial
11 10 (0.72%) Selenium
12 9 (0.65%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.50%) Gradle
13 7 (0.50%) JUnit
13 7 (0.50%) Moq
14 6 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
15 5 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 276 (19.78%) Finance
2 126 (9.03%) Games
3 75 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 73 (5.23%) Banking
5 69 (4.95%) Electronics
6 55 (3.94%) Retail
7 49 (3.51%) Marketing
8 47 (3.37%) Front Office
9 39 (2.80%) Manufacturing
10 35 (2.51%) Automotive
11 30 (2.15%) Local Government
12 28 (2.01%) Aerospace
13 25 (1.79%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.72%) Advertising
15 6 (0.43%) Military
15 6 (0.43%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.36%) Law
16 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.29%) Avionics
17 4 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 557 (39.93%) Developer
2 254 (18.21%) Graduate
3 240 (17.20%) Software Engineer
4 158 (11.33%) Software Developer
5 141 (10.11%) Analyst
6 133 (9.53%) C++ Developer
7 112 (8.03%) Junior
8 109 (7.81%) Data Scientist
9 105 (7.53%) C# Developer
10 87 (6.24%) C++ Software Engineer
10 87 (6.24%) Python Developer
11 83 (5.95%) .NET Developer
12 79 (5.66%) Graduate Developer
13 70 (5.02%) Graduate Analyst
13 70 (5.02%) Junior Developer
14 64 (4.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 63 (4.52%) Java Developer
16 57 (4.09%) Quantitative Developer
17 52 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
18 51 (3.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (20.14%) .NET
2 170 (12.19%) HTML
3 139 (9.96%) ASP.NET
4 131 (9.39%) CSS
5 77 (5.52%) HTML5
6 73 (5.23%) AngularJS
7 70 (5.02%) jQuery
8 67 (4.80%) CSS3
9 65 (4.66%) STL
10 63 (4.52%) XML
11 61 (4.37%) WPF
12 59 (4.23%) OpenGL
13 58 (4.16%) Web Services
14 53 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 46 (3.30%) NumPy
16 45 (3.23%) WCF
17 39 (2.80%) Qt
18 38 (2.72%) Node.js
19 33 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1185 (84.95%) Mathematics
2 985 (70.61%) Computer Science
3 257 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
4 224 (16.06%) Algorithms
5 197 (14.12%) Statistics
6 72 (5.16%) Visualisation
7 52 (3.73%) Chemistry
8 44 (3.15%) 3D Graphics
9 42 (3.01%) Hedge funds
10 40 (2.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 36 (2.58%) Economics
11 36 (2.58%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.94%) Credit Risk
13 26 (1.86%) Derivative
14 25 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
14 25 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
15 20 (1.43%) Fintech
16 19 (1.36%) Digital Media
16 19 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (1.36%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 271 (19.43%) Linux
2 139 (9.96%) Windows
3 98 (7.03%) Unix
4 22 (1.58%) Android
5 12 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (0.50%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.43%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.14%) AIX
11 2 (0.14%) Debian
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (28.75%) Software Engineering
2 272 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (15.34%) Analytics
4 207 (14.84%) Machine Learning
5 203 (14.55%) OO
6 95 (6.81%) Multithreading
7 94 (6.74%) Scrum
8 87 (6.24%) TDD
9 86 (6.16%) Open Source
10 83 (5.95%) SDLC
11 81 (5.81%) MVC
12 79 (5.66%) Low Latency
12 79 (5.66%) OOD
13 73 (5.23%) Data Analysis
14 70 (5.02%) Data Analytics
15 65 (4.66%) OOP
16 60 (4.30%) Project Management
17 58 (4.16%) Signal Processing
18 50 (3.58%) Unit Testing
19 49 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 578 (41.43%) C++
2 506 (36.27%) Python
3 443 (31.76%) C#
4 415 (29.75%) Java
5 331 (23.73%) SQL
6 256 (18.35%) C
7 148 (10.61%) JavaScript
8 138 (9.89%) R
9 92 (6.59%) MATLAB
10 66 (4.73%) Scala
11 58 (4.16%) Ruby
12 54 (3.87%) Perl
13 36 (2.58%) VBA
14 35 (2.51%) Bash Shell
15 28 (2.01%) VB
16 26 (1.86%) PHP
17 25 (1.79%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.72%) T-SQL
19 22 (1.58%) Shell Script
20 18 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1023 (73.33%) Degree
2 280 (20.07%) PhD
3 47 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.79%) MCAD
6 11 (0.79%) MCPD
6 11 (0.79%) MCSD
6 11 (0.79%) MCTS
7 10 (0.72%) Postgraduate
8 9 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.50%) OCP
9 7 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.43%) ISEB
10 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.29%) CCIE
11 4 (0.29%) CEH
11 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.29%) GIAC
11 4 (0.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.94%) QA
2 9 (0.65%) SLA
3 5 (0.36%) Def Stans
3 5 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.36%) MiFID
4 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.29%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.22%) TickIT
6 2 (0.14%) EMIR
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.072%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.072%) DICOM
7 1 (0.072%) FATCA
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.072%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.072%) ISO27005
System Software
1 36 (2.58%) Firmware
2 33 (2.37%) Docker
3 11 (0.79%) HDFS
3 11 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.36%) KVM
6 4 (0.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.22%) Ceph
7 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.14%) Squid
8 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.072%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.72%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.57%) Mesos
2 8 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.36%) Ansible
3 5 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.36%) Puppet
4 4 (0.29%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.29%) Nessus
4 4 (0.29%) Nmap
5 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.14%) logstash
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.14%) Oozie
6 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.14%) StatsD
7 1 (0.072%) Graphite
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (5.95%) Oracle
2 59 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 49 (3.51%) Google
4 28 (2.01%) Tableau
5 18 (1.29%) EMC
6 12 (0.86%) Cisco
6 12 (0.86%) Omniture
6 12 (0.86%) VMware
7 11 (0.79%) Actian
7 11 (0.79%) Facebook
8 8 (0.57%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.43%) Juniper
9 6 (0.43%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 5 (0.36%) Agilent
10 5 (0.36%) Pega
11 4 (0.29%) Aruba
11 4 (0.29%) Hitachi
11 4 (0.29%) Netezza
11 4 (0.29%) Qualys
11 4 (0.29%) Wall Street Systems
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + up to 34 days holiday!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits (and training)
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000. - £35000. per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago