Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 44 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 +32 +22
Permanent jobs citing Physics 371 133 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.24% 5.83% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.16% 6.52% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 264 77 94
Cambridge median annual salary £38,932 £27,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.57% -32.10% +15.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £50,200 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,865 £28,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +36.37% -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 2820 2039 2537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.04% 89.31% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 1674 2178
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 336 (90.57%) Mathematics
2 291 (78.44%) Computer Science
3 247 (66.58%) Python
4 221 (59.57%) C++
5 220 (59.30%) Software Engineering
6 185 (49.87%) Degree
6 185 (49.87%) Java
7 156 (42.05%) C
8 143 (38.54%) Machine Learning
9 139 (37.47%) Algorithms
10 128 (34.50%) MATLAB
11 122 (32.88%) PhD
12 116 (31.27%) Linux
13 111 (29.92%) C#
14 94 (25.34%) Statistics
15 85 (22.91%) Artificial Intelligence
16 81 (21.83%) Windows
17 51 (13.75%) Computer Science Degree
18 48 (12.94%) SQL
18 48 (12.94%) OO
19 46 (12.40%) Bayesian Methods
20 44 (11.86%) Julia
21 43 (11.59%) SDLC
21 43 (11.59%) Finance
22 40 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
23 39 (10.51%) Economics
24 37 (9.97%) JavaScript
24 37 (9.97%) Augmented Reality
25 36 (9.70%) CAD
26 34 (9.16%) TDD

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 9 (2.43%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) GNU Octave
1 1 (0.27%) Mathematica
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.54%) GitHub
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.16%) Wireless
3 7 (1.89%) Bluetooth
3 7 (1.89%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.16%) NoSQL
2 17 (4.58%) Big Data
2 17 (4.58%) RDBMS
2 17 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.16%) JUnit
3 7 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.62%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.54%) JIRA
5 2 (0.54%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (11.59%) Finance
2 20 (5.39%) Electronics
3 8 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.08%) Marketing
5 3 (0.81%) Games
6 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 185 (49.87%) Software Engineer
2 136 (36.66%) Graduate
3 104 (28.03%) Developer
4 88 (23.72%) C++ Software Engineer
5 82 (22.10%) Software Developer
6 67 (18.06%) C++ Developer
7 66 (17.79%) C Software Engineer
8 64 (17.25%) C++ Software Developer
9 62 (16.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 60 (16.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 54 (14.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 36 (9.70%) Graduate Developer
13 34 (9.16%) Java Engineer
13 34 (9.16%) Java Software Engineer
14 33 (8.89%) C Developer
14 33 (8.89%) C/C++ Developer
14 33 (8.89%) C/C++ Software Developer
15 30 (8.09%) Embedded Engineer
16 29 (7.82%) Principal Engineer
17 28 (7.55%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.82%) Apache Axis
2 24 (6.47%) .NET
3 20 (5.39%) HTML
4 13 (3.50%) Ehcache
5 9 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.16%) REST
7 7 (1.89%) CSS
7 7 (1.89%) DirectX
7 7 (1.89%) HTML5
7 7 (1.89%) JSON
7 7 (1.89%) OpenGL
7 7 (1.89%) Web Services
8 5 (1.35%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (1.35%) WCF
8 5 (1.35%) WPF
9 3 (0.81%) jQuery
9 3 (0.81%) Node.js
9 3 (0.81%) TensorFlow
9 3 (0.81%) Velocity
10 2 (0.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 291 (78.44%) Computer Science
2 139 (37.47%) Algorithms
3 37 (9.97%) Augmented Reality
4 29 (7.82%) 3D Printing
5 24 (6.47%) Life Science
6 23 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (5.39%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
10 9 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (2.16%) Renewable Energy
11 8 (2.16%) Smart Energy
12 6 (1.62%) Acoustics
13 5 (1.35%) Robotics
14 3 (0.81%) Animation
15 2 (0.54%) User Experience
16 1 (0.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.27%) Linux
2 81 (21.83%) Windows
3 8 (2.16%) Android
4 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (90.57%) Mathematics
2 220 (59.30%) Software Engineering
3 143 (38.54%) Machine Learning
4 94 (25.34%) Statistics
5 85 (22.91%) Artificial Intelligence
6 48 (12.94%) OO
7 46 (12.40%) Bayesian Methods
8 43 (11.59%) SDLC
9 40 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (10.51%) Economics
11 36 (9.70%) CAD
12 34 (9.16%) TDD
13 33 (8.89%) Multithreading
14 31 (8.36%) Computer Vision
15 30 (8.09%) Project Management
15 30 (8.09%) Test Automation
16 29 (7.82%) CAE
16 29 (7.82%) Content Writing
17 28 (7.55%) Complexity Analysis
18 26 (7.01%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 247 (66.58%) Python
2 221 (59.57%) C++
3 185 (49.87%) Java
4 156 (42.05%) C
5 128 (34.50%) MATLAB
6 111 (29.92%) C#
7 48 (12.94%) SQL
8 44 (11.86%) Julia
9 37 (9.97%) JavaScript
10 32 (8.63%) R
11 24 (6.47%) Embedded C
12 17 (4.58%) Embedded C++
13 13 (3.50%) Ruby
14 10 (2.70%) Perl
15 8 (2.16%) Scala
16 2 (0.54%) Tcl
16 2 (0.54%) VB
17 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 185 (49.87%) Degree
2 122 (32.88%) PhD
3 51 (13.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (7.55%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.39%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) Docker
2 5 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (3.50%) Terracotta
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle
2 5 (1.35%) VMware
3 2 (0.54%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.27%) Wind River