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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 213 285
Rank change year-on-year +29 +72  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 58 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 0.75% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.83% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 32
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +79.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £46,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,564
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.13%  

Physics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4809 6420 9352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.11% 90.93% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4354 5758 7873
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £83,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Physics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 105 (93.75%) Mathematics
2 82 (73.21%) Finance
3 78 (69.64%) Degree
4 73 (65.18%) C++
5 66 (58.93%) Computer Science
6 50 (44.64%) Python
7 42 (37.50%) Java
8 41 (36.61%) Linux
9 39 (34.82%) Windows
10 35 (31.25%) Fintech
11 34 (30.36%) Front Office
12 32 (28.57%) SQL
13 30 (26.79%) Banking
14 22 (19.64%) Risk Management
15 20 (17.86%) Market Risk
15 20 (17.86%) R
16 19 (16.96%) PhD
17 17 (15.18%) OO
17 17 (15.18%) SDLC
18 16 (14.29%) C#
19 15 (13.39%) Shell Script
19 15 (13.39%) Derivative
19 15 (13.39%) Statistics
19 15 (13.39%) Electronic Trading
20 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (12.50%) Validation
20 14 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 14 (12.50%) C
21 13 (11.61%) Unix
21 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development

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 (5.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.79%) Apache
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.89%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.89%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.89%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SPSS
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Slack
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) NAS
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) Big Data
2 8 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.36%) Data Mining
3 6 (5.36%) KDB
3 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.46%) Tick Data
5 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.89%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.89%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.89%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Subversion
2 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 82 (73.21%) Finance
2 34 (30.36%) Front Office
3 30 (26.79%) Banking
4 11 (9.82%) Advertising
5 7 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Electronics
7 2 (1.79%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) French Language
8 1 (0.89%) German Language
8 1 (0.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Developer
2 22 (19.64%) C++ Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Analyst
3 21 (18.75%) Quantitative Developer
4 15 (13.39%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Graduate
4 15 (13.39%) Graduate Support Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Support Engineer
5 14 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.61%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.61%) Data Scientist
7 11 (9.82%) C# Quant Developer
8 10 (8.93%) Python Developer
9 9 (8.04%) C++/C# Developer
9 9 (8.04%) C++/Java Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Market Risk C++ Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Market Risk Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Market Risk Java Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Qualitative Analyst
9 9 (8.04%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) STL
3 3 (2.68%) D3.js
3 3 (2.68%) Pandas
3 3 (2.68%) scikit-learn
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.79%) Matplotlib
4 2 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.79%) Node.js
4 2 (1.79%) NumPy
4 2 (1.79%) WPF
5 1 (0.89%) DirectX
5 1 (0.89%) HTML
5 1 (0.89%) HTML5
5 1 (0.89%) Lucene
5 1 (0.89%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.89%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 66 (58.93%) Computer Science
2 35 (31.25%) Fintech
3 20 (17.86%) Market Risk
4 15 (13.39%) Derivative
5 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (8.93%) Credit Risk
7 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 7 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (5.36%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (4.46%) Equities
9 5 (4.46%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.89%) Animation
11 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.89%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.61%) Linux
2 39 (34.82%) Windows
3 13 (11.61%) Unix
4 2 (1.79%) Solaris
4 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (93.75%) Mathematics
2 22 (19.64%) Risk Management
3 17 (15.18%) OO
3 17 (15.18%) SDLC
4 15 (13.39%) Electronic Trading
4 15 (13.39%) Statistics
5 14 (12.50%) Validation
6 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.71%) Analytics
7 12 (10.71%) Financial Modelling
7 12 (10.71%) Functional Programming
7 12 (10.71%) Machine Learning
8 11 (9.82%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (8.04%) Credit Risk Management
9 9 (8.04%) OOP
9 9 (8.04%) Quantitative Finance
9 9 (8.04%) Stochastic Calculus
9 9 (8.04%) Stochastic Modelling
10 8 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.18%) C++
2 50 (44.64%) Python
3 42 (37.50%) Java
4 32 (28.57%) SQL
5 20 (17.86%) R
6 16 (14.29%) C#
7 15 (13.39%) Shell Script
8 14 (12.50%) C
9 10 (8.93%) MATLAB
10 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.57%) Scala
12 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.79%) Ruby
12 2 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (69.64%) Degree
2 19 (16.96%) PhD
3 5 (4.46%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (8.04%) EMIR
1 9 (8.04%) MiFID
2 7 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.89%) Firmware
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (3.57%) Tableau
2 3 (2.68%) NetApp
2 3 (2.68%) VMware
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Veritas
4 1 (0.89%) Blue Coat
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco
4 1 (0.89%) Google
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.89%) Misys
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.89%) Solace
4 1 (0.89%) Veeam
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