Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 220 275
Rank change year-on-year -32 +55 +116
Permanent jobs citing Physics 90 114 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 1.11% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.22% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 74 97 103
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.59% -5.83% +71.43%
10th Percentile £41,625 £26,250 £38,050
90th Percentile £121,250 £104,250 £94,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +38.10% -12.50% +50.00%

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 10,004 9,319 12,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.47% 90.65% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8,818 8,453 11,222
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 £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (76.67%) Mathematics
2 58 (64.44%) Finance
3 57 (63.33%) Computer Science
4 53 (58.89%) Degree
5 50 (55.56%) C#
6 37 (41.11%) C++
7 33 (36.67%) Java
8 29 (32.22%) Front Office
9 27 (30.00%) PhD
10 26 (28.89%) SQL
11 25 (27.78%) Python
11 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (25.56%) Banking
12 23 (25.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (23.33%) Risk Management
14 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
14 19 (21.11%) Greenfield Project
15 17 (18.89%) .NET
16 16 (17.78%) OO
16 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.78%) R
17 15 (16.67%) Multithreading
17 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
18 14 (15.56%) MATLAB
18 14 (15.56%) Market Risk
18 14 (15.56%) Fintech
19 13 (14.44%) Validation
19 13 (14.44%) Equities
20 12 (13.33%) Advertising
20 12 (13.33%) TDD

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 1 (1.11%) DataSynapse
1 1 (1.11%) JBoss
1 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (6.67%) Big Data
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.33%) Power BI
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) Biml
7 1 (1.11%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.11%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Protractor
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (64.44%) Finance
2 29 (32.22%) Front Office
3 23 (25.56%) Banking
4 12 (13.33%) Advertising
5 8 (8.89%) Investment Banking
6 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.22%) Marketing
8 1 (1.11%) Games
8 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 15 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 14 (15.56%) Senior Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Qualitative Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Quantitative Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Python Developer
8 8 (8.89%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (7.78%) C# Pricing Developer
9 7 (7.78%) C++/Java Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Pricing Developer
9 7 (7.78%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 10 (11.11%) XML
3 9 (10.00%) WPF
4 8 (8.89%) STL
5 7 (7.78%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.56%) Web Services
7 4 (4.44%) SOAP
8 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.22%) HTML
8 2 (2.22%) HTML5
8 2 (2.22%) Node.js
9 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.11%) CSS3
9 1 (1.11%) jQuery
9 1 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (63.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (25.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (21.11%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (15.56%) Fintech
4 14 (15.56%) Market Risk
5 13 (14.44%) Equities
6 10 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 10 (11.11%) Credit Risk
6 10 (11.11%) Derivative
6 10 (11.11%) Hedge funds
7 9 (10.00%) Fixed Income
8 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.78%) Exotic Derivative
10 6 (6.67%) Data Structures
11 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
11 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
12 1 (1.11%) HTC Vive
12 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.11%) PMI
12 1 (1.11%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) HPUX
3 3 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (76.67%) Mathematics
2 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.33%) Risk Management
4 16 (17.78%) OO
5 15 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (14.44%) Validation
7 12 (13.33%) Analytics
7 12 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
7 12 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (13.33%) TDD
8 11 (12.22%) Stochastic Calculus
8 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.11%) Credit Risk Management
10 9 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (8.89%) Electronic Trading
11 8 (8.89%) Machine Learning
12 7 (7.78%) Capital Modelling
12 7 (7.78%) MVVM
12 7 (7.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) C#
2 37 (41.11%) C++
3 33 (36.67%) Java
4 26 (28.89%) SQL
5 25 (27.78%) Python
6 16 (17.78%) R
7 14 (15.56%) MATLAB
8 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.56%) Scala
9 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.44%) VBA
10 3 (3.33%) C
10 3 (3.33%) Julia
11 2 (2.22%) F#
11 2 (2.22%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.11%) Perl
12 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (58.89%) Degree
2 27 (30.00%) PhD
3 12 (13.33%) Master's Degree
4 6 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.11%) CFA
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
2 10 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (11.11%) EMIR
2 10 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Citrix
4 1 (1.11%) Solace
4 1 (1.11%) Sun
4 1 (1.11%) Sybase