Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 20 48
Rank change year-on-year -28 +28 +23
Permanent jobs citing Physics 110 370 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.02% 13.42% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 14.41% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 74 264 77
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +36.84% -29.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £85,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -10.26% +36.84% -28.75%

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 2,045 2,567 2,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.38% 93.07% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 2,010 1,698
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 100 (90.91%) Mathematics
2 75 (68.18%) Computer Science
3 63 (57.27%) PhD
4 50 (45.45%) Python
5 44 (40.00%) Degree
6 39 (35.45%) Software Engineering
7 33 (30.00%) C++
7 33 (30.00%) Machine Learning
8 30 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 29 (26.36%) Linux
10 28 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (19.09%) C
12 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (15.45%) Java
14 16 (14.55%) Data Science
15 14 (12.73%) OO
16 13 (11.82%) Algorithms
16 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (10.91%) DevOps
18 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
18 11 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
19 10 (9.09%) Big Data
19 10 (9.09%) C#
19 10 (9.09%) Web Services
20 9 (8.18%) Electronics
20 9 (8.18%) Data Analysis
20 9 (8.18%) Bioinformatics
20 9 (8.18%) Deep Learning
20 9 (8.18%) Apache Spark
20 9 (8.18%) Numerate Degree

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 (8.18%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.27%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.73%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.82%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.64%) SMS
4 2 (1.82%) Firewall
4 2 (1.82%) SMTP
5 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) Big Data
2 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.73%) MySQL
6 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) HBase
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.91%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (8.18%) Electronics
2 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Law
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) Graduate
2 30 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 26 (23.64%) Developer
4 24 (21.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Analyst
8 8 (7.27%) C Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Graduate Analyst
8 8 (7.27%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Data Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Graduate Data Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Graduate Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Kernel Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) Web Services
2 6 (5.45%) .NET
3 5 (4.55%) HTML
3 5 (4.55%) Keras
3 5 (4.55%) Middleware
3 5 (4.55%) NumPy
3 5 (4.55%) Pandas
3 5 (4.55%) scikit-learn
3 5 (4.55%) SciPy
4 4 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (1.82%) jQuery
5 2 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) CSS
6 1 (0.91%) Kafka
6 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.91%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 75 (68.18%) Computer Science
2 28 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.82%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.27%) Cloud Native
5 7 (6.36%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (6.36%) Device Driver
6 6 (5.45%) User Experience
7 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.91%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.36%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (90.91%) Mathematics
2 39 (35.45%) Software Engineering
3 33 (30.00%) Machine Learning
4 30 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
5 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (14.55%) Data Science
7 14 (12.73%) OO
8 12 (10.91%) DevOps
9 9 (8.18%) Bioinformatics
9 9 (8.18%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.18%) Deep Learning
10 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.27%) Analytics
10 8 (7.27%) Computer Vision
10 8 (7.27%) Migration
10 8 (7.27%) Workflow
10 8 (7.27%) Workflow Management
11 7 (6.36%) Biology
11 7 (6.36%) CAD
11 7 (6.36%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.45%) Python
2 33 (30.00%) C++
3 21 (19.09%) C
4 17 (15.45%) Java
5 10 (9.09%) C#
6 8 (7.27%) Go
6 8 (7.27%) SQL
7 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.55%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.82%) R
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (57.27%) PhD
2 44 (40.00%) Degree
3 11 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (8.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Docker
1 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.64%) Firmware
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Ansible
1 8 (7.27%) Consul
1 8 (7.27%) Kubernetes
1 8 (7.27%) Packer
1 8 (7.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) VMware
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (0.91%) Hortonworks