Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 294 349
Rank change year-on-year +49 +55 -53
Permanent jobs citing Physics 92 86 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82 79 97
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +30.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £26,250 £39,100 £26,550
90th Percentile £87,250 £112,500 £81,000
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.00% -23.08%

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 9251 12135 18719
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.92% 90.74% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8315 10984 15910
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 87 (94.57%) Mathematics
2 70 (76.09%) Degree
3 68 (73.91%) Finance
4 63 (68.48%) Computer Science
5 51 (55.43%) Python
6 44 (47.83%) SQL
7 42 (45.65%) C++
8 39 (42.39%) Fintech
9 37 (40.22%) Java
10 33 (35.87%) Linux
11 32 (34.78%) Windows
12 23 (25.00%) Front Office
13 20 (21.74%) Shell Script
13 20 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
14 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (18.48%) PhD
15 17 (18.48%) R
16 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (16.30%) Banking
17 14 (15.22%) Analytics
18 12 (13.04%) Big Data
19 11 (11.96%) Machine Learning
19 11 (11.96%) Statistics
20 10 (10.87%) Hedge funds
20 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
20 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
20 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
20 10 (10.87%) VBA
20 10 (10.87%) C
21 9 (9.78%) C#

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 7 (7.61%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) NAS
2 3 (3.26%) VoIP
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Multicast
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Big Data
2 8 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.61%) Data Mining
3 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) KDB
5 5 (5.43%) Tick Data
6 4 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (4.35%) QlikView
7 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.17%) MySQL
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.09%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.09%) DB2
8 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) SAS EBI
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Maven
2 1 (1.09%) Selenium
2 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (73.91%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) Front Office
3 15 (16.30%) Banking
4 9 (9.78%) Advertising
5 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.35%) French Language
6 4 (4.35%) German Language
7 2 (2.17%) Electronics
7 2 (2.17%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Analyst
2 23 (25.00%) Developer
3 21 (22.83%) Support Engineer
4 20 (21.74%) Graduate
4 20 (21.74%) Graduate Support Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Data Scientist
6 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Client Relationship Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Junior
7 6 (6.52%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Relationships Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.43%) KDB Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Trainee
8 5 (5.43%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.26%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.17%) D3.js
4 2 (2.17%) Django
4 2 (2.17%) TensorFlow
4 2 (2.17%) Theano
4 2 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) CNTK
5 1 (1.09%) Esper
5 1 (1.09%) Flask
5 1 (1.09%) Keras
5 1 (1.09%) NumPy
5 1 (1.09%) Pandas
5 1 (1.09%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.09%) React
5 1 (1.09%) RESTful
5 1 (1.09%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 63 (68.48%) Computer Science
2 39 (42.39%) Fintech
3 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.87%) Hedge funds
5 9 (9.78%) Derivative
5 9 (9.78%) Market Risk
5 9 (9.78%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
8 3 (3.26%) Equities
8 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.09%) Clustering
10 1 (1.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.87%) Linux
2 32 (34.78%) Windows
3 9 (9.78%) Unix
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.09%) Debian
5 1 (1.09%) HPUX
5 1 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (94.57%) Mathematics
2 20 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
3 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.22%) Analytics
5 11 (11.96%) Machine Learning
5 11 (11.96%) Statistics
6 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.78%) SDLC
7 9 (9.78%) Validation
8 7 (7.61%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.61%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.52%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.52%) Data Integration
9 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.52%) Quantitative Analysis
9 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.43%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) Python
2 44 (47.83%) SQL
3 42 (45.65%) C++
4 37 (40.22%) Java
5 20 (21.74%) Shell Script
6 17 (18.48%) R
7 10 (10.87%) C
7 10 (10.87%) VBA
8 9 (9.78%) C#
9 8 (8.70%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.17%) Ruby
11 2 (2.17%) Scala
12 1 (1.09%) ES6
12 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (76.09%) Degree
2 17 (18.48%) PhD
3 9 (9.78%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (7.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (3.26%) EMIR
2 3 (3.26%) MiFID
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle
2 4 (4.35%) Bloomberg
2 4 (4.35%) FactSet
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) NetApp
2 4 (4.35%) Tableau
2 4 (4.35%) Talend
2 4 (4.35%) VMware
3 3 (3.26%) Blue Coat
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco
3 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.26%) Veeam
4 1 (1.09%) Google
4 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.09%) Misys
4 1 (1.09%) Veritas
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