Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 230 259
Rank change year-on-year -23 +29 +104
Permanent jobs citing Physics 80 98 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.04% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 112
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +32.74% +31.40%
10th Percentile £45,050 £36,250 £30,463
90th Percentile £120,500 £112,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +15.04% +29.89%

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 9,514 9,378 12,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.90% 89.20% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,468 8,536 11,165
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 74 (92.50%) Mathematics
2 56 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 53 (66.25%) Finance
4 47 (58.75%) Degree
5 46 (57.50%) C++
6 32 (40.00%) C#
6 32 (40.00%) Java
7 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (30.00%) Python
9 21 (26.25%) SQL
10 20 (25.00%) PhD
10 20 (25.00%) Fintech
11 19 (23.75%) Front Office
12 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
12 17 (21.25%) TDD
12 17 (21.25%) QA
12 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
12 17 (21.25%) Hedge funds
12 17 (21.25%) Test Strategy
13 16 (20.00%) Validation
13 16 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (18.75%) R
15 14 (17.50%) MATLAB
16 12 (15.00%) OO
16 12 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
17 11 (13.75%) SDET
17 11 (13.75%) BDD
17 11 (13.75%) Analytics
17 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
18 10 (12.50%) Statistics

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 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) DataSynapse
2 2 (2.50%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) Big Data
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.25%) Biml
6 1 (1.25%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (66.25%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Front Office
3 10 (12.50%) Advertising
3 10 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) Senior Developer
4 15 (18.75%) C++ Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Qualitative Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.75%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.50%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Junior
9 6 (7.50%) Python Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) STL
2 7 (8.75%) .NET
3 5 (6.25%) React
3 5 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (5.00%) scikit-learn
5 3 (3.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (3.75%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.50%) HTML5
6 2 (2.50%) Keras
6 2 (2.50%) NumPy
6 2 (2.50%) Pandas
6 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.50%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.50%) Theano
6 2 (2.50%) Torch
6 2 (2.50%) WPF
7 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (25.00%) Fintech
3 17 (21.25%) Hedge funds
4 16 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 9 (11.25%) Credit Risk
7 9 (11.25%) Market Risk
8 8 (10.00%) Fixed Income
9 5 (6.25%) Data Structures
9 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
10 4 (5.00%) Derivative
10 4 (5.00%) Reinsurance
11 3 (3.75%) Equities
12 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) HPUX
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (92.50%) Mathematics
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
3 17 (21.25%) TDD
3 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
3 17 (21.25%) Test Strategy
4 16 (20.00%) Validation
5 12 (15.00%) OO
6 11 (13.75%) Analytics
6 11 (13.75%) BDD
6 11 (13.75%) SDET
6 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (12.50%) Statistics
8 9 (11.25%) Credit Risk Management
8 9 (11.25%) Machine Learning
8 9 (11.25%) Multithreading
8 9 (11.25%) Stochastic Calculus
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.75%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) C++
2 32 (40.00%) C#
2 32 (40.00%) Java
3 24 (30.00%) Python
4 21 (26.25%) SQL
5 15 (18.75%) R
6 14 (17.50%) MATLAB
7 8 (10.00%) Scala
8 6 (7.50%) C
8 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.00%) VB
11 3 (3.75%) Julia
12 1 (1.25%) Go
12 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (58.75%) Degree
2 20 (25.00%) PhD
3 10 (12.50%) Master's Degree
4 7 (8.75%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (1.25%) CFA
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.25%) QA
2 9 (11.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (11.25%) EMIR
2 9 (11.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Solace
3 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.25%) Tableau