Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 22 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 +47 +12
Permanent jobs citing Physics 237 300 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.35% 11.21% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 12.35% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 124 183 60
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £85,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +5.63% -5.33%

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 2,678 2,430 2,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.30% 90.77% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,817 1,825 1,884
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Physics.

1 226 (95.36%) Mathematics
2 184 (77.64%) Computer Science
3 149 (62.87%) Software Engineering
3 149 (62.87%) Python
4 124 (52.32%) C++
5 103 (43.46%) PhD
6 102 (43.04%) C
7 95 (40.08%) Linux
8 86 (36.29%) Degree
9 76 (32.07%) Machine Learning
10 65 (27.43%) Java
11 63 (26.58%) Artificial Intelligence
12 59 (24.89%) Data Science
13 50 (21.10%) Algorithms
14 36 (15.19%) C#
15 34 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (13.08%) Windows
16 31 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (11.81%) Statistics
18 27 (11.39%) JavaScript
18 27 (11.39%) Embedded C
19 26 (10.97%) Embedded C++
19 26 (10.97%) TCP/IP
20 25 (10.55%) Computer Vision
21 24 (10.13%) MATLAB
21 24 (10.13%) Computer Science Degree
22 23 (9.70%) SQL
23 21 (8.86%) OO
23 21 (8.86%) Electronics
24 19 (8.02%) SDLC

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 11 (4.64%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.95%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.97%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.38%) Ethernet
2 8 (3.38%) SMS
3 2 (0.84%) Firewall
3 2 (0.84%) ICMP
3 2 (0.84%) SMTP
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.64%) Big Data
2 9 (3.80%) Data Mining
2 9 (3.80%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.69%) Power BI
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.42%) HBase
7 1 (0.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) LabVIEW
1 2 (0.84%) Selenium
2 1 (0.42%) GitLab
General
1 21 (8.86%) Electronics
2 7 (2.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.84%) Finance
4 1 (0.42%) Banking
4 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (54.01%) Software Engineer
2 127 (53.59%) Graduate
3 85 (35.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 83 (35.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 56 (23.63%) C Software Engineer
6 55 (23.21%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 51 (21.52%) Developer
8 44 (18.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 42 (17.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 40 (16.88%) Graduate Developer
11 32 (13.50%) C++ Developer
11 32 (13.50%) C++ Software Developer
11 32 (13.50%) Software Developer
12 30 (12.66%) Graduate C++ Developer
12 30 (12.66%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
12 30 (12.66%) Graduate Software Developer
13 27 (11.39%) Embedded Engineer
14 26 (10.97%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 26 (10.97%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 26 (10.97%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.59%) HTML
2 15 (6.33%) .NET
3 8 (3.38%) jQuery
3 8 (3.38%) Node.js
3 8 (3.38%) scikit-learn
4 7 (2.95%) TensorFlow
4 7 (2.95%) Web Services
5 4 (1.69%) HTML5
5 4 (1.69%) Middleware
5 4 (1.69%) NumPy
5 4 (1.69%) SciPy
6 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.27%) Keras
6 3 (1.27%) Pandas
7 2 (0.84%) Kafka
8 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.42%) CSS
8 1 (0.42%) Java EE
8 1 (0.42%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 184 (77.64%) Computer Science
2 50 (21.10%) Algorithms
3 34 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.59%) Augmented Reality
5 15 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (6.33%) Life Science
6 14 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (5.49%) User Experience
8 7 (2.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.53%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.84%) Robotics
11 1 (0.42%) Acoustics
11 1 (0.42%) Verilog
11 1 (0.42%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 95 (40.08%) Linux
2 31 (13.08%) Windows
3 12 (5.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (95.36%) Mathematics
2 149 (62.87%) Software Engineering
3 76 (32.07%) Machine Learning
4 63 (26.58%) Artificial Intelligence
5 59 (24.89%) Data Science
6 31 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (11.81%) Statistics
8 25 (10.55%) Computer Vision
9 21 (8.86%) OO
10 19 (8.02%) SDLC
11 16 (6.75%) Multithreading
11 16 (6.75%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.49%) Linux Kernel Development
13 12 (5.06%) Analytics
13 12 (5.06%) Bug Management
13 12 (5.06%) Deep Learning
13 12 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
13 12 (5.06%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.22%) DevOps
15 9 (3.80%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 149 (62.87%) Python
2 124 (52.32%) C++
3 102 (43.04%) C
4 65 (27.43%) Java
5 36 (15.19%) C#
6 27 (11.39%) Embedded C
6 27 (11.39%) JavaScript
7 26 (10.97%) Embedded C++
8 24 (10.13%) MATLAB
9 23 (9.70%) SQL
10 8 (3.38%) PHP
11 5 (2.11%) Julia
12 1 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (43.46%) PhD
2 86 (36.29%) Degree
3 24 (10.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (7.59%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (5.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.11%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) GCP
2 3 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Firmware
2 2 (0.84%) KVM
2 2 (0.84%) Xen
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (1.69%) Tableau
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle
3 1 (0.42%) Hortonworks