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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 437 419 366
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -53
Permanent jobs citing Physics 635 741 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.68% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.65% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 546 627 875
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -1.31%

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
40944 45036 49424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.59% 41.16% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33435 35775 39458
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -15 594 £40,000 - 81
London -38 274 £54,750 +21.66% 33
South East +48 146 £35,250 -11.87% 19
East of England +56 107 £32,250 -11.64% 20
Cambridgeshire +11 64 £35,000 -4.10% 18
Cambridge +16 55 £29,250 -20.94% 18
Berkshire +29 35 £30,000 -25.00% 5
City of London +25 31 £63,750 +18.05% 8
South West +27 30 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Hertfordshire +35 29 £31,500 +10.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 29 £40,000 -
East Midlands +4 29 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -17 26 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Northamptonshire +18 23 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northampton +18 23 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Surrey -8 23 £35,500 +44.89% 3
Milton Keynes +27 20 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 20 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Sussex +1 18 £30,000 +9.09%
Hampshire 0 18 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Bracknell - 18 £30,000 - 1
Bristol +22 15 £50,000 +51.51% 2
Coventry +14 15 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland -9 15 £26,500 -48.54% 3
Bedfordshire +22 14 £40,000 -
Wales +19 14 £47,500 +46.15%
Bedford +12 14 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +7 14 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Oxford +6 14 £42,500 +6.25%
South Wales +13 12 £47,500 +46.15%

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1149 (86.00%) Mathematics
2 966 (72.31%) Computer Science
3 958 (71.71%) Degree
4 516 (38.62%) C++
5 473 (35.40%) Python
6 414 (30.99%) C#
7 404 (30.24%) Java
8 382 (28.59%) Software Engineering
9 345 (25.82%) SQL
10 282 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
11 274 (20.51%) Finance
12 261 (19.54%) .NET
13 256 (19.16%) Linux
14 254 (19.01%) PhD
15 251 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
16 233 (17.44%) C
17 218 (16.32%) Algorithms
18 199 (14.90%) Analytics
19 198 (14.82%) OO
20 196 (14.67%) Machine Learning
21 193 (14.45%) Statistics
22 166 (12.43%) HTML
23 146 (10.93%) JavaScript
24 144 (10.78%) R
25 139 (10.40%) Big Data
26 131 (9.81%) CSS
27 129 (9.66%) ASP.NET
28 126 (9.43%) Windows
29 109 (8.16%) Games
30 102 (7.63%) 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 70 (5.24%) Apache Spark
2 39 (2.92%) SAS
3 23 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 18 (1.35%) Apache
5 14 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.52%) IIS
7 7 (0.52%) nginx
8 6 (0.45%) DNN
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.22%) CMS
9 3 (0.22%) Drupal
9 3 (0.22%) IPython
9 3 (0.22%) JBoss
9 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.22%) WordPress
10 2 (0.15%) Confluence
10 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (1.35%) MS Office
4 17 (1.27%) SPSS
5 13 (0.97%) Mathcad
5 13 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.45%) Gephi
8 4 (0.30%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.15%) Blender
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%) Revit
9 2 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.075%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.95%) SaaS
3 18 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 17 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (0.52%) GitHub
7 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.37%) Office 365
10 3 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.84%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.72%) Wireless
3 21 (1.57%) Internet
4 20 (1.50%) Firewall
5 19 (1.42%) Network Security
6 17 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 12 (0.90%) HTTP
8 11 (0.82%) Software-Defined Radio
9 10 (0.75%) DNS
10 9 (0.67%) MPLS
11 8 (0.60%) BGP
11 8 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.37%) Diameter Protocol
13 5 (0.37%) FTP
13 5 (0.37%) GSM
13 5 (0.37%) VSAT
14 4 (0.30%) NX-OS
14 4 (0.30%) PBX
14 4 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (10.40%) Big Data
2 102 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 93 (6.96%) Hadoop
4 54 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 50 (3.74%) Data Mining
6 43 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (3.14%) NoSQL
8 41 (3.07%) MySQL
9 36 (2.69%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (1.87%) GIS
13 22 (1.65%) Apache Hive
14 17 (1.27%) KDB
14 17 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 13 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.82%) Redis
18 10 (0.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 79 (5.91%) Git (software)
2 52 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 41 (3.07%) NUnit
4 39 (2.92%) Subversion
5 37 (2.77%) Maven
6 28 (2.10%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.57%) Bugzilla
8 19 (1.42%) Mercurial
9 18 (1.35%) Moq
10 17 (1.27%) ClearCase
11 16 (1.20%) Selenium
11 16 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (1.12%) JIRA
13 14 (1.05%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.05%) LabVIEW
14 13 (0.97%) Jenkins
15 12 (0.90%) Gradle
15 12 (0.90%) JUnit
16 7 (0.52%) QUnit
17 6 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 274 (20.51%) Finance
2 109 (8.16%) Games
3 75 (5.61%) Banking
4 72 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 63 (4.72%) Retail
6 62 (4.64%) Electronics
7 53 (3.97%) Marketing
8 41 (3.07%) Front Office
9 30 (2.25%) Manufacturing
10 27 (2.02%) Local Government
11 25 (1.87%) Aerospace
11 25 (1.87%) Automotive
12 23 (1.72%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.60%) Advertising
13 8 (0.60%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.45%) Military
15 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.37%) Law
17 4 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 498 (37.28%) Developer
2 233 (17.44%) Graduate
3 217 (16.24%) Software Engineer
4 143 (10.70%) Analyst
5 130 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 116 (8.68%) C# Developer
7 115 (8.61%) Data Scientist
8 112 (8.38%) Junior
9 109 (8.16%) C++ Developer
10 84 (6.29%) .NET Developer
11 81 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
12 80 (5.99%) Python Developer
13 70 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
14 67 (5.01%) Junior Developer
15 64 (4.79%) Graduate Analyst
16 60 (4.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 58 (4.34%) Java Developer
18 57 (4.27%) Consultant
19 54 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
20 52 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (19.54%) .NET
2 166 (12.43%) HTML
3 131 (9.81%) CSS
4 129 (9.66%) ASP.NET
5 76 (5.69%) jQuery
6 72 (5.39%) AngularJS
7 71 (5.31%) HTML5
8 69 (5.16%) XML
9 62 (4.64%) CSS3
9 62 (4.64%) WPF
10 57 (4.27%) Web Services
11 52 (3.89%) NumPy
11 52 (3.89%) WCF
12 48 (3.59%) STL
13 47 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (3.44%) OpenGL
15 41 (3.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 35 (2.62%) SciPy
17 33 (2.47%) Node.js
18 32 (2.40%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1149 (86.00%) Mathematics
2 966 (72.31%) Computer Science
3 251 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
4 218 (16.32%) Algorithms
5 193 (14.45%) Statistics
6 78 (5.84%) Visualisation
7 47 (3.52%) Chemistry
8 43 (3.22%) Hedge funds
9 40 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 40 (2.99%) Management Information System
10 39 (2.92%) Economics
11 32 (2.40%) 3D Graphics
12 27 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
13 22 (1.65%) Derivative
14 20 (1.50%) Digital Media
14 20 (1.50%) Fintech
14 20 (1.50%) User Experience
15 19 (1.42%) Equities
15 19 (1.42%) VHDL
16 18 (1.35%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 256 (19.16%) Linux
2 126 (9.43%) Windows
3 82 (6.14%) Unix
4 21 (1.57%) Android
5 16 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.52%) CoreOS
7 7 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.22%) CentOS
10 3 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.15%) Debian
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (28.59%) Software Engineering
2 282 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (14.90%) Analytics
4 198 (14.82%) OO
5 196 (14.67%) Machine Learning
6 94 (7.04%) Scrum
7 90 (6.74%) TDD
8 85 (6.36%) SDLC
9 80 (5.99%) Multithreading
10 79 (5.91%) MVC
11 77 (5.76%) OOD
12 76 (5.69%) Open Source
13 74 (5.54%) Low Latency
14 67 (5.01%) Data Analysis
15 66 (4.94%) Data Analytics
16 60 (4.49%) OOP
17 57 (4.27%) Unit Testing
18 56 (4.19%) Signal Processing
19 55 (4.12%) Project Management
20 47 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 516 (38.62%) C++
2 473 (35.40%) Python
3 414 (30.99%) C#
4 404 (30.24%) Java
5 345 (25.82%) SQL
6 233 (17.44%) C
7 146 (10.93%) JavaScript
8 144 (10.78%) R
9 76 (5.69%) MATLAB
10 70 (5.24%) Scala
11 66 (4.94%) Ruby
12 51 (3.82%) Perl
13 34 (2.54%) VBA
14 31 (2.32%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.32%) VB.NET
15 28 (2.10%) PHP
16 23 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.72%) VB
17 22 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 958 (71.71%) Degree
2 254 (19.01%) PhD
3 55 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.82%) Postgraduate
7 10 (0.75%) MCAD
7 10 (0.75%) MCPD
7 10 (0.75%) MCSD
7 10 (0.75%) MCTS
8 8 (0.60%) OCP
8 8 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.52%) ISEB
9 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.30%) CCIE
10 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.22%) CCNP
12 2 (0.15%) CISSP
12 2 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.47%) QA
2 8 (0.60%) SLA
3 5 (0.37%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.22%) FATCA
4 3 (0.22%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.22%) MiFID
4 3 (0.22%) TickIT
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.075%) DICOM
6 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.075%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.075%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.075%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 34 (2.54%) Firmware
2 26 (1.95%) Docker
3 18 (1.35%) HDFS
4 11 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.37%) KVM
7 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.22%) Ceph
7 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.15%) Squid
8 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.075%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 15 (1.12%) Mesos
2 11 (0.82%) Data Guard
3 9 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.37%) Ansible
4 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 4 (0.30%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
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%) Oozie
6 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.15%) StatsD
7 1 (0.075%) Graphite
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 91 (6.81%) Oracle
2 70 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.19%) Google
4 28 (2.10%) Tableau
5 17 (1.27%) EMC
6 16 (1.20%) Facebook
7 14 (1.05%) Omniture
8 12 (0.90%) Cisco
8 12 (0.90%) VMware
9 10 (0.75%) Actian
10 8 (0.60%) StreamBase
11 6 (0.45%) Juniper
11 6 (0.45%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 5 (0.37%) Agilent
12 5 (0.37%) Pega
12 5 (0.37%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.30%) Aruba
13 4 (0.30%) Hitachi
13 4 (0.30%) Wall Street Systems
13 4 (0.30%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £38,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k
Posted: 6 days ago