Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 242 287
Rank change year-on-year -14 +45 +49
Permanent jobs citing Physics 79 107 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.94% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.05% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72 97 108
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +41.51% +6.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £35,875
90th Percentile £109,500 £112,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +30.00% -

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 9398 10168 14366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.47% 89.45% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8461 9248 12520
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 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 74 (93.67%) Mathematics
2 54 (68.35%) Degree
3 53 (67.09%) Computer Science
4 52 (65.82%) Finance
5 39 (49.37%) C++
6 32 (40.51%) Java
7 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (36.71%) C#
9 25 (31.65%) Python
10 24 (30.38%) SQL
11 21 (26.58%) Fintech
12 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
13 18 (22.78%) Hedge funds
14 17 (21.52%) Test Strategy
14 17 (21.52%) QA
14 17 (21.52%) Front Office
14 17 (21.52%) TDD
15 16 (20.25%) Validation
15 16 (20.25%) R
15 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
16 15 (18.99%) MATLAB
16 15 (18.99%) PhD
17 13 (16.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (16.46%) Analytics
18 12 (15.19%) Advertising
19 11 (13.92%) Software Testing
19 11 (13.92%) SDET
19 11 (13.92%) BDD
19 11 (13.92%) Market Risk
19 11 (13.92%) Master's Degree

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 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.27%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Big Data
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Biml
5 1 (1.27%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.27%) QlikView
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.53%) Selenium
2 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (65.82%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Front Office
3 12 (15.19%) Advertising
4 6 (7.59%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.53%) French Language
6 2 (2.53%) German Language
6 2 (2.53%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Qualitative Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Quantitative Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.13%) C++ Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Junior
6 7 (8.86%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Data Scientist
7 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.33%) Graduate
7 5 (6.33%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) React
3 4 (5.06%) scikit-learn
3 4 (5.06%) STL
4 3 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (3.80%) TensorFlow
4 3 (3.80%) Theano
5 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.53%) HTML
5 2 (2.53%) Keras
5 2 (2.53%) NumPy
5 2 (2.53%) Pandas
5 2 (2.53%) Torch
5 2 (2.53%) XML
6 1 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) Django
6 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (67.09%) Computer Science
2 21 (26.58%) Fintech
3 18 (22.78%) Hedge funds
4 13 (16.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (13.92%) Market Risk
6 9 (11.39%) Credit Risk
6 9 (11.39%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (8.86%) Algorithms
8 5 (6.33%) Derivative
8 5 (6.33%) Fixed Income
8 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (5.06%) Reinsurance
10 3 (3.80%) Equities
11 2 (2.53%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (1.27%) Clustering
12 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) HPUX
3 3 (3.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (93.67%) Mathematics
2 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
4 17 (21.52%) TDD
4 17 (21.52%) Test Strategy
5 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
5 16 (20.25%) Validation
6 13 (16.46%) Analytics
7 11 (13.92%) BDD
7 11 (13.92%) SDET
7 11 (13.92%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Financial Modelling
8 10 (12.66%) Machine Learning
9 9 (11.39%) Credit Risk Management
9 9 (11.39%) Statistics
9 9 (11.39%) Stochastic Calculus
10 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.86%) Deep Learning
12 6 (7.59%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (7.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) C++
2 32 (40.51%) Java
3 29 (36.71%) C#
4 25 (31.65%) Python
5 24 (30.38%) SQL
6 16 (20.25%) R
7 15 (18.99%) MATLAB
8 8 (10.13%) Scala
9 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.59%) C
11 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
12 4 (5.06%) VB
12 4 (5.06%) VBA
13 3 (3.80%) Julia
14 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.27%) ES6
15 1 (1.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 54 (68.35%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) PhD
3 11 (13.92%) Master's Degree
4 9 (11.39%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (7.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) CFA
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) QA
2 9 (11.39%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (11.39%) EMIR
2 9 (11.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.27%) FactSet
2 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.27%) Solace
2 1 (1.27%) Tableau
2 1 (1.27%) Talend