Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 34 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 +38 +47
Permanent jobs citing Physics 302 162 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.61% 7.30% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.25% 8.11% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 198 100 83
Cambridge median annual salary £37,500 £28,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -29.63% +15.71%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £52,750 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £28,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -28.75% +14.29%

Physics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,946 1,997 2,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.76% 90.04% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,173 1,695 2,188
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Cambridge

Physics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Physics in Cambridge

Physics
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Physics.

1 262 (86.75%) Mathematics
2 235 (77.81%) Computer Science
3 199 (65.89%) Software Engineering
4 191 (63.25%) Python
5 180 (59.60%) C++
6 156 (51.66%) C
7 154 (50.99%) Degree
8 130 (43.05%) Java
9 105 (34.77%) Linux
10 96 (31.79%) MATLAB
11 90 (29.80%) Algorithms
12 88 (29.14%) Machine Learning
13 85 (28.15%) PhD
14 80 (26.49%) Statistics
15 74 (24.50%) C#
16 67 (22.19%) Windows
17 62 (20.53%) Artificial Intelligence
18 45 (14.90%) SQL
19 43 (14.24%) Computer Science Degree
20 41 (13.58%) SDLC
21 38 (12.58%) JavaScript
22 37 (12.25%) Embedded C
23 35 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
24 34 (11.26%) Life Science
24 34 (11.26%) Finance
25 33 (10.93%) Multithreading
25 33 (10.93%) Bayesian Methods
26 31 (10.26%) TCP/IP
27 30 (9.93%) Embedded C++
27 30 (9.93%) OO

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (1.66%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.33%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.33%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.33%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.33%) Maya
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.33%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.98%) Wireless
3 7 (2.32%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.32%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.33%) SNMP
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.95%) NoSQL
2 9 (2.98%) Big Data
2 9 (2.98%) RDBMS
2 9 (2.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.99%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.99%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (11.26%) Finance
2 29 (9.60%) Electronics
3 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.66%) Games
4 5 (1.66%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Retail
6 3 (0.99%) Arabic Language
6 3 (0.99%) French Language
6 3 (0.99%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (0.99%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 178 (58.94%) Software Engineer
2 105 (34.77%) Graduate
3 82 (27.15%) C++ Software Engineer
4 76 (25.17%) C Software Engineer
5 72 (23.84%) Developer
6 66 (21.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 57 (18.87%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 47 (15.56%) Software Developer
9 46 (15.23%) C++ Developer
9 46 (15.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 43 (14.24%) Embedded Engineer
11 42 (13.91%) C++ Software Developer
11 42 (13.91%) Embedded C Engineer
12 36 (11.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 35 (11.59%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 35 (11.59%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 35 (11.59%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 35 (11.59%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 35 (11.59%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 35 (11.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.61%) HTML
2 14 (4.64%) Apache Axis
3 11 (3.64%) Ehcache
4 9 (2.98%) .NET
5 7 (2.32%) JSON
5 7 (2.32%) Web Services
5 7 (2.32%) WPF
6 6 (1.99%) WCF
7 5 (1.66%) CSS
7 5 (1.66%) HTML5
8 4 (1.32%) DirectX
8 4 (1.32%) OpenGL
8 4 (1.32%) Velocity
9 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.66%) TensorFlow
10 1 (0.33%) Keras
10 1 (0.33%) NumPy
10 1 (0.33%) OpenEmbedded
10 1 (0.33%) SciPy
10 1 (0.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 235 (77.81%) Computer Science
2 90 (29.80%) Algorithms
3 34 (11.26%) Life Science
4 24 (7.95%) Augmented Reality
5 23 (7.62%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.64%) 3D Printing
8 11 (3.64%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.65%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (2.65%) Acoustics
11 6 (1.99%) Robotics
12 4 (1.32%) Animation
13 2 (0.66%) User Experience
14 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 105 (34.77%) Linux
2 67 (22.19%) Windows
3 3 (0.99%) Unix
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (86.75%) Mathematics
2 199 (65.89%) Software Engineering
3 88 (29.14%) Machine Learning
4 80 (26.49%) Statistics
5 62 (20.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 41 (13.58%) SDLC
7 35 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (10.93%) Bayesian Methods
8 33 (10.93%) Multithreading
9 30 (9.93%) OO
10 29 (9.60%) Project Management
11 25 (8.28%) TDD
12 24 (7.95%) Computer Vision
13 23 (7.62%) Economics
14 22 (7.28%) CAD
15 21 (6.95%) Linux Kernel Development
16 18 (5.96%) Test Automation
17 15 (4.97%) Performance Engineering
18 14 (4.64%) Content Writing
18 14 (4.64%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 191 (63.25%) Python
2 180 (59.60%) C++
3 156 (51.66%) C
4 130 (43.05%) Java
5 96 (31.79%) MATLAB
6 74 (24.50%) C#
7 45 (14.90%) SQL
8 38 (12.58%) JavaScript
9 37 (12.25%) Embedded C
10 30 (9.93%) Embedded C++
11 28 (9.27%) Julia
12 22 (7.28%) R
13 8 (2.65%) Ruby
14 5 (1.66%) Perl
15 2 (0.66%) Tcl
15 2 (0.66%) VB
16 1 (0.33%) Lua
16 1 (0.33%) PHP
16 1 (0.33%) Scala
16 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 154 (50.99%) Degree
2 85 (28.15%) PhD
3 43 (14.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (5.30%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.65%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.66%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (3.64%) Terracotta
2 5 (1.66%) Oracle
2 5 (1.66%) VMware
3 2 (0.66%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.33%) EMC
4 1 (0.33%) PTC
4 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.33%) Wind River