Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 250 290
Rank change year-on-year +24 +40 +11
Permanent jobs citing Physics 128 82 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.88% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 115 73 71
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £39,400 £26,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £83,500 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year +36.84% -15.93% +13.00%

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 10,182 9,300 11,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.19% 91.54% 91.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,072 8,386 10,424
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 109 (85.16%) Mathematics
2 90 (70.31%) Computer Science
3 71 (55.47%) Degree
4 68 (53.13%) C#
5 55 (42.97%) Finance
6 43 (33.59%) Python
7 39 (30.47%) SQL
8 34 (26.56%) PhD
9 33 (25.78%) Java
9 33 (25.78%) Software Engineering
9 33 (25.78%) Greenfield Project
10 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (25.00%) Analytics
11 30 (23.44%) Machine Learning
12 29 (22.66%) C++
12 29 (22.66%) .NET
13 28 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
15 24 (18.75%) Fintech
16 22 (17.19%) WPF
17 21 (16.41%) Banking
18 20 (15.63%) TDD
18 20 (15.63%) Artificial Intelligence
18 20 (15.63%) OO
18 20 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (14.84%) Multithreading
20 17 (13.28%) MVVM
20 17 (13.28%) R
20 17 (13.28%) Entity Framework
20 17 (13.28%) MATLAB

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 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.56%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.78%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.78%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.56%) GitHub
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (10.94%) Big Data
4 9 (7.03%) Power BI
5 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.34%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.56%) MySQL
8 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.78%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.56%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) Protractor
3 2 (1.56%) Selenium
3 2 (1.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (42.97%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Banking
3 16 (12.50%) Front Office
4 11 (8.59%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.81%) Advertising
6 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.13%) Marketing
7 3 (2.34%) Back Office
7 3 (2.34%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.56%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (44.53%) Developer
2 26 (20.31%) Analyst
3 25 (19.53%) Software Engineer
4 24 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 19 (14.84%) Graduate
5 19 (14.84%) Pricing Developer
6 17 (13.28%) C# Pricing Developer
6 17 (13.28%) C# WPF Developer
6 17 (13.28%) WPF Developer
7 15 (11.72%) .NET Software Engineer
7 15 (11.72%) C# Software Engineer
7 15 (11.72%) Python Developer
8 12 (9.38%) Consultant
8 12 (9.38%) Data Scientist
9 11 (8.59%) Junior
10 10 (7.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (7.81%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (7.03%) Java Developer
11 9 (7.03%) Qualitative Analyst
11 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.66%) .NET
2 22 (17.19%) WPF
3 17 (13.28%) Entity Framework
4 7 (5.47%) HTML
4 7 (5.47%) TensorFlow
5 6 (4.69%) CSS
5 6 (4.69%) Node.js
5 6 (4.69%) Pandas
6 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.91%) MLlib
6 5 (3.91%) scikit-learn
7 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.13%) HTML5
8 3 (2.34%) Middleware
8 3 (2.34%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.34%) Web Services
9 2 (1.56%) CSS3
9 2 (1.56%) Flask
9 2 (1.56%) React
9 2 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 90 (70.31%) Computer Science
2 33 (25.78%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (18.75%) Fintech
4 15 (11.72%) Algorithms
4 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (11.72%) Equities
5 10 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (7.81%) Hedge funds
6 9 (7.03%) Exotic Derivative
7 8 (6.25%) Credit Risk
7 8 (6.25%) Market Risk
8 6 (4.69%) Derivative
9 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.34%) User Experience
11 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.56%) Robotics
12 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) HPUX
2 5 (3.91%) Linux
2 5 (3.91%) Unix
3 2 (1.56%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (85.16%) Mathematics
2 33 (25.78%) Software Engineering
3 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.00%) Analytics
4 30 (23.44%) Machine Learning
5 20 (15.63%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (15.63%) OO
5 20 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (15.63%) TDD
6 19 (14.84%) Multithreading
7 17 (13.28%) Capital Modelling
7 17 (13.28%) MVVM
8 14 (10.94%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.38%) Data Science
10 10 (7.81%) Validation
11 9 (7.03%) Financial Modelling
11 9 (7.03%) Statistics
11 9 (7.03%) Stochastic Calculus
12 8 (6.25%) Credit Risk Management
13 7 (5.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.13%) C#
2 43 (33.59%) Python
3 39 (30.47%) SQL
4 33 (25.78%) Java
5 29 (22.66%) C++
6 17 (13.28%) MATLAB
6 17 (13.28%) R
7 16 (12.50%) Scala
8 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
9 11 (8.59%) Kotlin
10 7 (5.47%) VB.NET
10 7 (5.47%) VBA
11 5 (3.91%) Ruby
12 2 (1.56%) PHP
13 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.78%) GLSL
13 1 (0.78%) Go
13 1 (0.78%) Java 8
13 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (55.47%) Degree
2 34 (26.56%) PhD
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (7.03%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.69%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (2.34%) CFA
6 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.34%) MBA
7 2 (1.56%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
1 8 (6.25%) EMIR
1 8 (6.25%) MiFID
2 6 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Ansible
1 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle
2 4 (3.13%) Tableau
3 3 (2.34%) Google
4 1 (0.78%) Facebook
4 1 (0.78%) Solace
4 1 (0.78%) Sybase