Period
to 15 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 238 288
Rank change year-on-year +10 +50 +59
Permanent jobs citing Physics 121 101 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 0.97% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.07% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 99 91 83
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.63% -24.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £38,450 £26,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £87,500 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +44.44% -15.09% +6.00%

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 10,404 9,420 12,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.23% 90.55% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9,254 8,468 11,227
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

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

1 98 (80.99%) Mathematics
2 81 (66.94%) Computer Science
3 72 (59.50%) Degree
4 69 (57.02%) C#
4 69 (57.02%) Finance
5 37 (30.58%) SQL
6 34 (28.10%) C++
7 33 (27.27%) Python
8 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (25.62%) PhD
9 31 (25.62%) Java
9 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
10 29 (23.97%) .NET
10 29 (23.97%) Greenfield Project
11 28 (23.14%) Microsoft
11 28 (23.14%) Software Engineering
12 25 (20.66%) Banking
12 25 (20.66%) Front Office
12 25 (20.66%) Analytics
13 21 (17.36%) Fintech
14 20 (16.53%) WPF
14 20 (16.53%) OO
15 19 (15.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (15.70%) Multithreading
15 19 (15.70%) Machine Learning
15 19 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (14.88%) TDD
17 17 (14.05%) Equities
17 17 (14.05%) Risk Management
18 16 (13.22%) Hedge funds

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 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.83%) DataSynapse
2 1 (0.83%) JBoss
2 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (7.44%) Big Data
4 8 (6.61%) Power BI
5 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.65%) MySQL
8 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.48%) JIRA
3 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.65%) Protractor
3 2 (1.65%) Selenium
3 2 (1.65%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (57.02%) Finance
2 25 (20.66%) Banking
2 25 (20.66%) Front Office
3 10 (8.26%) Advertising
3 10 (8.26%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.44%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (40.50%) Developer
2 30 (24.79%) Analyst
3 20 (16.53%) C# Developer
4 18 (14.88%) Software Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) Graduate
6 15 (12.40%) Pricing Developer
7 14 (11.57%) C# Pricing Developer
7 14 (11.57%) C# WPF Developer
7 14 (11.57%) WPF Developer
8 13 (10.74%) .NET Software Engineer
8 13 (10.74%) C# Software Engineer
8 13 (10.74%) Junior
9 11 (9.09%) C++ Developer
9 11 (9.09%) Qualitative Analyst
9 11 (9.09%) Quantitative Analyst
10 10 (8.26%) Python Developer
11 9 (7.44%) Java Developer
12 8 (6.61%) Data Scientist
12 8 (6.61%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (5.79%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.97%) .NET
2 20 (16.53%) WPF
3 14 (11.57%) Entity Framework
4 8 (6.61%) Web Services
4 8 (6.61%) XML
5 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.13%) HTML
5 5 (4.13%) Node.js
6 4 (3.31%) CSS
6 4 (3.31%) HTML5
6 4 (3.31%) SOAP
6 4 (3.31%) STL
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.48%) CSS3
7 3 (2.48%) jQuery
7 3 (2.48%) React
7 3 (2.48%) WCF
8 2 (1.65%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.65%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 81 (66.94%) Computer Science
2 29 (23.97%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (17.36%) Fintech
4 19 (15.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (14.05%) Equities
6 16 (13.22%) Hedge funds
7 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (10.74%) Algorithms
8 13 (10.74%) Market Risk
9 12 (9.92%) Derivative
10 11 (9.09%) Exotic Derivative
11 9 (7.44%) Credit Risk
12 7 (5.79%) Data Structures
13 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
13 4 (3.31%) Fixed Income
13 4 (3.31%) User Experience
13 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.83%) HTC Vive
14 1 (0.83%) OTC Derivatives
14 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Unix
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 5 (4.13%) HPUX
3 5 (4.13%) Linux
4 2 (1.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (80.99%) Mathematics
2 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.14%) Software Engineering
4 25 (20.66%) Analytics
5 20 (16.53%) OO
6 19 (15.70%) Machine Learning
6 19 (15.70%) Multithreading
6 19 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (14.88%) TDD
8 17 (14.05%) Risk Management
9 14 (11.57%) Capital Modelling
9 14 (11.57%) MVVM
10 12 (9.92%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (9.92%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.92%) Validation
11 11 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (9.09%) Stochastic Calculus
12 9 (7.44%) Credit Risk Management
12 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.61%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.02%) C#
2 37 (30.58%) SQL
3 34 (28.10%) C++
4 33 (27.27%) Python
5 31 (25.62%) Java
6 15 (12.40%) R
7 14 (11.57%) MATLAB
8 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.61%) VB.NET
10 7 (5.79%) VBA
11 6 (4.96%) Kotlin
11 6 (4.96%) Scala
12 2 (1.65%) F#
13 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.83%) Go
13 1 (0.83%) Perl
13 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (59.50%) Degree
2 31 (25.62%) PhD
3 11 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 5 (4.13%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 9 (7.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (7.44%) EMIR
2 9 (7.44%) MiFID
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Ansible
1 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (23.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Citrix
4 3 (2.48%) Tableau
5 2 (1.65%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook
6 1 (0.83%) Solace
6 1 (0.83%) Sun
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase