Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 251 244
Rank change year-on-year +59 -7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Physics 140 82 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 0.77% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.82% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 101 74 92
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +15.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,300 £31,375
90th Percentile £92,500 £121,250 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,750
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% +2.21%

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 9,491 9,993 9,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.98% 93.27% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,430 8,904 8,709
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 116 (82.86%) Mathematics
2 90 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 87 (62.14%) Degree
4 61 (43.57%) Finance
5 53 (37.86%) Software Engineering
6 49 (35.00%) PhD
7 48 (34.29%) Python
8 42 (30.00%) C#
9 36 (25.71%) Machine Learning
10 32 (22.86%) Java
10 32 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
11 31 (22.14%) SQL
11 31 (22.14%) Fintech
12 29 (20.71%) C++
13 26 (18.57%) Risk Management
13 26 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (15.00%) Presales
15 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.00%) Advertising
16 19 (13.57%) Market Risk
17 18 (12.86%) Proprietary Trading
17 18 (12.86%) .NET
17 18 (12.86%) Computer Science Degree
18 17 (12.14%) MATLAB
18 17 (12.14%) R
19 16 (11.43%) Analytics
19 16 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
19 16 (11.43%) Linux
19 16 (11.43%) Master's Degree

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 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) Firewall
2 3 (2.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) Blockchain
2 3 (2.14%) Big Data
3 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.71%) PyCharm
2 1 (0.71%) RStudio
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 61 (43.57%) Finance
2 21 (15.00%) Advertising
3 12 (8.57%) Front Office
4 9 (6.43%) Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Back Office
5 5 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Marketing
6 4 (2.86%) German Language
6 4 (2.86%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.14%) Games
8 2 (1.43%) French Language
8 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.43%) Law
8 2 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (32.86%) Software Engineer
2 42 (30.00%) Developer
3 32 (22.86%) Consultant
4 23 (16.43%) Graduate
5 22 (15.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 19 (13.57%) Graduate Developer
6 19 (13.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 18 (12.86%) .NET Software Engineer
7 18 (12.86%) C# Software Engineer
7 18 (12.86%) Proprietary Trading Engineer
8 17 (12.14%) Analyst
9 16 (11.43%) Presales Consultant
10 15 (10.71%) Security Consultant
11 14 (10.00%) Qualitative Analyst
11 14 (10.00%) Quantitative Analyst
12 9 (6.43%) Security Presales Consultant
12 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
13 7 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
13 7 (5.00%) Junior
13 7 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.86%) .NET
2 5 (3.57%) Middleware
2 5 (3.57%) Pandas
3 4 (2.86%) CSS
3 4 (2.86%) HTML
3 4 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (2.86%) Node.js
4 3 (2.14%) NumPy
4 3 (2.14%) scikit-learn
4 3 (2.14%) SciPy
4 3 (2.14%) TensorFlow
5 2 (1.43%) Django
5 2 (1.43%) Flask
5 2 (1.43%) HTML5
5 2 (1.43%) PySpark
5 2 (1.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (1.43%) WebGL
5 2 (1.43%) WebSockets
5 2 (1.43%) WPF
6 1 (0.71%) PyTables
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) Fintech
2 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.57%) Market Risk
4 15 (10.71%) Credit Risk
5 14 (10.00%) Equities
6 13 (9.29%) Algorithms
6 13 (9.29%) Exotic Derivative
6 13 (9.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (5.00%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.29%) Derivative
8 6 (4.29%) Hedge funds
8 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.29%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (3.57%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.43%) Browser Games
11 2 (1.43%) CUDA
11 2 (1.43%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) Windows
3 5 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.71%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (82.86%) Mathematics
2 90 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 53 (37.86%) Software Engineering
4 36 (25.71%) Machine Learning
5 32 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
6 26 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (18.57%) Risk Management
7 21 (15.00%) Presales
8 18 (12.86%) Proprietary Trading
9 16 (11.43%) Analytics
9 16 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (10.71%) Information Security
11 14 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
12 13 (9.29%) Credit Risk Management
12 13 (9.29%) Stochastic Calculus
12 13 (9.29%) Validation
13 10 (7.14%) Data Science
14 9 (6.43%) Statistics
15 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (4.29%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.29%) Python
2 42 (30.00%) C#
3 32 (22.86%) Java
4 31 (22.14%) SQL
5 29 (20.71%) C++
6 17 (12.14%) MATLAB
6 17 (12.14%) R
7 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.29%) Ruby
8 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.57%) F#
9 3 (2.14%) Scala
10 2 (1.43%) GLSL
10 2 (1.43%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.43%) PHP
10 2 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (62.14%) Degree
2 49 (35.00%) PhD
3 18 (12.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (11.43%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.29%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.57%) CFA
6 5 (3.57%) MBA
7 2 (1.43%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) Dodd-Frank
1 13 (9.29%) EMIR
1 13 (9.29%) MiFID
2 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Puppet
1 4 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) Cisco