Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > East of England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 110 192
Rank change year-on-year +5 +82 +83
Permanent jobs citing Physics 356 341 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.87% 2.80% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.14% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 233 269 148
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,372 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.66% -10.28% +12.50%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,045 10,868 12,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.15% 89.24% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,446 8,772 10,376
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the East of England

Physics
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics in the East of England.

Salary trend for Physics in the East of England

Physics
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the East of England

Physics
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 261 £30,000 -11.76% 59
Hertfordshire +13 83 £35,000 - 9
Bedfordshire +18 6 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Suffolk - 4 - -
Essex +15 2 £85,000 +91.89% 11
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Physics.

1 305 (85.67%) Mathematics
2 262 (73.60%) Computer Science
3 216 (60.67%) Software Engineering
4 210 (58.99%) Python
5 176 (49.44%) C++
6 154 (43.26%) Degree
7 137 (38.48%) C
8 130 (36.52%) PhD
9 127 (35.67%) Linux
10 109 (30.62%) Java
11 96 (26.97%) Machine Learning
12 85 (23.88%) Data Science
13 81 (22.75%) Algorithms
14 74 (20.79%) MATLAB
15 67 (18.82%) Artificial Intelligence
16 66 (18.54%) C#
17 51 (14.33%) Windows
18 46 (12.92%) JavaScript
18 46 (12.92%) Statistics
19 45 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
20 43 (12.08%) Embedded C
20 43 (12.08%) Embedded C++
21 39 (10.96%) TCP/IP
22 38 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
23 37 (10.39%) SQL
24 36 (10.11%) HTML
25 35 (9.83%) LabVIEW
26 34 (9.55%) Electronics
26 34 (9.55%) Telecoms
27 33 (9.27%) Self-Motivation

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (5.06%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.53%) CMS
3 8 (2.25%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.97%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Zemax
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.28%) Maya
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.28%) Weka
5 1 (0.28%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (1.97%) Google App Engine
3 7 (1.97%) Google Compute Engine
4 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.40%) GitHub
4 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.69%) SMS
3 4 (1.12%) NAS
4 3 (0.84%) OpenFlow
5 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.56%) Firewall
5 2 (0.56%) ICMP
5 2 (0.56%) SMTP
6 1 (0.28%) DWDM
6 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.93%) NoSQL
2 8 (2.25%) Data Mining
2 8 (2.25%) Redis
2 8 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.69%) Big Data
5 4 (1.12%) Power BI
6 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) KNIME
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (9.83%) LabVIEW
2 14 (3.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.81%) Selenium
4 8 (2.25%) Grunt
5 1 (0.28%) GitLab
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 34 (9.55%) Electronics
1 34 (9.55%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.78%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.81%) Marketing
4 6 (1.69%) Games
5 5 (1.40%) Retail
6 3 (0.84%) Finance
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (47.19%) Software Engineer
2 137 (38.48%) Graduate
3 107 (30.06%) C++ Software Engineer
4 96 (26.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 89 (25.00%) Developer
6 83 (23.31%) C Software Engineer
7 64 (17.98%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 63 (17.70%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 55 (15.45%) Graduate Developer
10 54 (15.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded C Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded Engineer
11 43 (12.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 42 (11.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.11%) HTML
2 26 (7.30%) .NET
3 16 (4.49%) CSS
3 16 (4.49%) Web Services
4 14 (3.93%) Node.js
5 11 (3.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.25%) jQuery
6 8 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (2.25%) Sass
6 8 (2.25%) SignalR
7 7 (1.97%) CSS3
7 7 (1.97%) HTML5
7 7 (1.97%) TensorFlow
8 6 (1.69%) scikit-learn
9 5 (1.40%) CGI
10 4 (1.12%) Android SDK
10 4 (1.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (0.84%) NumPy
11 3 (0.84%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 262 (73.60%) Computer Science
2 81 (22.75%) Algorithms
3 33 (9.27%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (7.30%) Optoelectronics
6 25 (7.02%) Life Science
7 22 (6.18%) Embedded Systems
8 21 (5.90%) Augmented Reality
9 15 (4.21%) User Experience
10 7 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.69%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.40%) Acoustics
12 5 (1.40%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.40%) Replication
13 4 (1.12%) iPhone
14 3 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.84%) Robotics
15 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 127 (35.67%) Linux
2 51 (14.33%) Windows
3 25 (7.02%) Unix
4 12 (3.37%) CoreOS
4 12 (3.37%) Debian
4 12 (3.37%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.81%) Android
6 5 (1.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (85.67%) Mathematics
2 216 (60.67%) Software Engineering
3 96 (26.97%) Machine Learning
4 85 (23.88%) Data Science
5 67 (18.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 46 (12.92%) Statistics
7 45 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (8.43%) OO
9 28 (7.87%) Multithreading
10 27 (7.58%) Computer Vision
11 26 (7.30%) Data Analysis
11 26 (7.30%) SDLC
12 24 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (5.90%) Linux Kernel Development
14 17 (4.78%) Open Source
14 17 (4.78%) Signal Processing
14 17 (4.78%) Test Automation
15 15 (4.21%) DevOps
16 14 (3.93%) Prototyping
17 12 (3.37%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 210 (58.99%) Python
2 176 (49.44%) C++
3 137 (38.48%) C
4 109 (30.62%) Java
5 74 (20.79%) MATLAB
6 66 (18.54%) C#
7 46 (12.92%) JavaScript
8 43 (12.08%) Embedded C
8 43 (12.08%) Embedded C++
9 37 (10.39%) SQL
10 18 (5.06%) R
11 8 (2.25%) Julia
11 8 (2.25%) PHP
12 5 (1.40%) Ruby
13 4 (1.12%) Lua
14 3 (0.84%) Perl
14 3 (0.84%) Scala
15 2 (0.56%) F#
15 2 (0.56%) Haskell
15 2 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 154 (43.26%) Degree
2 130 (36.52%) PhD
3 38 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (6.18%) Security Cleared
5 16 (4.49%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.40%) GCP
2 3 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (5.34%) Docker
2 13 (3.65%) Ceph
3 2 (0.56%) KVM
3 2 (0.56%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.93%) Puppet
2 13 (3.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (1.97%) Google
2 5 (1.40%) IBM
2 5 (1.40%) NetApp
3 4 (1.12%) Tableau
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.28%) EMC
5 1 (0.28%) Huawei
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle
5 1 (0.28%) PTC
5 1 (0.28%) Talend
5 1 (0.28%) VMware