Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 251 266
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Physics 129 83 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.89% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 111 75 87
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -20.69% +39.42%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -2.65% +13.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,209 9,368 10,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.63% 91.67% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9,101 8,463 9,705
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,050 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the City of London

Physics
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Physics in the City of London

Physics
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 110 (85.27%) Mathematics
2 90 (69.77%) Computer Science
3 69 (53.49%) Degree
4 50 (38.76%) Finance
5 48 (37.21%) C#
5 48 (37.21%) Python
6 43 (33.33%) PhD
7 40 (31.01%) Software Engineering
8 36 (27.91%) Machine Learning
9 35 (27.13%) Java
10 30 (23.26%) SQL
11 29 (22.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 28 (21.71%) Analytics
13 27 (20.93%) C++
14 23 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (16.28%) Fintech
16 21 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
17 20 (15.50%) .NET
18 19 (14.73%) Banking
19 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
19 17 (13.18%) MATLAB
19 17 (13.18%) Risk Management
19 17 (13.18%) R
19 17 (13.18%) Algorithms
20 16 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
21 15 (11.63%) OO
21 15 (11.63%) Data Science
22 14 (10.85%) Computer Science Degree
22 14 (10.85%) SQL Server

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.55%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.78%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.33%) GitHub
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) Big Data
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.88%) Blockchain
4 5 (3.88%) Power BI
4 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) MySQL
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Protractor
2 1 (0.78%) Selenium
2 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (38.76%) Finance
2 19 (14.73%) Banking
3 13 (10.08%) Front Office
4 11 (8.53%) Advertising
5 8 (6.20%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.88%) Back Office
6 5 (3.88%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (3.10%) Marketing
8 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.55%) Games
9 2 (1.55%) Law
10 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 56 (43.41%) Developer
2 29 (22.48%) Software Engineer
3 26 (20.16%) Graduate
4 21 (16.28%) Analyst
4 21 (16.28%) Consultant
5 17 (13.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 17 (13.18%) Graduate Developer
6 16 (12.40%) C# Developer
7 14 (10.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 12 (9.30%) .NET Software Engineer
8 12 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
8 12 (9.30%) Data Scientist
8 12 (9.30%) Python Developer
9 11 (8.53%) Pricing Developer
10 10 (7.75%) Java Developer
10 10 (7.75%) Proprietary Trading Engineer
11 9 (6.98%) C# Pricing Developer
11 9 (6.98%) Qualitative Analyst
11 9 (6.98%) Quantitative Analyst
11 9 (6.98%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.50%) .NET
2 13 (10.08%) WPF
3 9 (6.98%) Entity Framework
4 8 (6.20%) TensorFlow
5 7 (5.43%) Pandas
6 6 (4.65%) HTML
6 6 (4.65%) Node.js
6 6 (4.65%) scikit-learn
7 5 (3.88%) CSS
7 5 (3.88%) Middleware
7 5 (3.88%) MLlib
7 5 (3.88%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (3.10%) HTML5
9 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.55%) Flask
10 2 (1.55%) NumPy
10 2 (1.55%) SciPy
10 2 (1.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (1.55%) WebGL
10 2 (1.55%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 90 (69.77%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (16.28%) Fintech
3 21 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (13.18%) Algorithms
5 10 (7.75%) Equities
5 10 (7.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (6.98%) Exotic Derivative
6 9 (6.98%) Hedge funds
6 9 (6.98%) Market Risk
7 8 (6.20%) Credit Risk
8 7 (5.43%) Derivative
9 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (3.10%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.33%) Robotics
11 3 (2.33%) User Experience
12 2 (1.55%) Browser Games
12 2 (1.55%) OTC Derivatives
13 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Linux
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Unix
3 3 (2.33%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (0.78%) HPUX
4 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (85.27%) Mathematics
2 40 (31.01%) Software Engineering
3 36 (27.91%) Machine Learning
4 29 (22.48%) Artificial Intelligence
5 28 (21.71%) Analytics
6 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (13.18%) Risk Management
8 16 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (11.63%) Data Science
9 15 (11.63%) OO
10 11 (8.53%) Multithreading
11 10 (7.75%) Presales
11 10 (7.75%) Proprietary Trading
11 10 (7.75%) Statistics
11 10 (7.75%) TDD
11 10 (7.75%) Validation
12 9 (6.98%) Capital Modelling
12 9 (6.98%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (6.98%) MVVM
12 9 (6.98%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.21%) C#
1 48 (37.21%) Python
2 35 (27.13%) Java
3 30 (23.26%) SQL
4 27 (20.93%) C++
5 17 (13.18%) MATLAB
5 17 (13.18%) R
6 13 (10.08%) Scala
7 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.43%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.88%) Ruby
10 2 (1.55%) GLSL
10 2 (1.55%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.55%) PHP
10 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 69 (53.49%) Degree
2 43 (33.33%) PhD
3 14 (10.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (7.75%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.65%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (3.88%) CFA
6 5 (3.88%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.88%) MBA
7 2 (1.55%) MPhil
8 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) Dodd-Frank
1 8 (6.20%) EMIR
1 8 (6.20%) MiFID
2 3 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.10%) Tableau
3 2 (1.55%) Cisco
3 2 (1.55%) Google
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) Facebook
4 1 (0.78%) Solace