Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 83 167
Rank change year-on-year -15 +84 +79
Permanent jobs citing Physics 350 417 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.04% 3.44% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 3.81% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 235 349 208
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -1.37%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 10,394 10,945 12,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.28% 90.16% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,618 8,771 10,157
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -16 225 £30,000 -20.00% 52
Hertfordshire +22 92 £36,250 -9.38% 16
Suffolk - 20 - -
Essex +31 7 - - 7
Bedfordshire +2 3 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Norfolk - 3 - -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 274 (78.29%) Mathematics
2 230 (65.71%) Computer Science
3 167 (47.71%) Degree
4 156 (44.57%) Software Engineering
4 156 (44.57%) Python
5 155 (44.29%) PhD
6 132 (37.71%) C++
7 96 (27.43%) Linux
8 87 (24.86%) C
9 83 (23.71%) Machine Learning
10 80 (22.86%) Java
11 66 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
12 64 (18.29%) Artificial Intelligence
13 63 (18.00%) Data Science
14 60 (17.14%) Algorithms
15 58 (16.57%) C#
16 47 (13.43%) MATLAB
16 47 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
18 41 (11.71%) LabVIEW
19 39 (11.14%) Telecoms
20 38 (10.86%) JavaScript
21 35 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (10.00%) Optoelectronics
21 35 (10.00%) DevOps
22 34 (9.71%) SQL
23 33 (9.43%) TCP/IP
24 32 (9.14%) Windows
25 31 (8.86%) Manufacturing
26 30 (8.57%) OO

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 21 (6.00%) OpenStack
2 13 (3.71%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 10 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.00%) Apache
5 5 (1.43%) CMS
6 4 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.57%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.29%) SMS
4 4 (1.14%) Firewall
5 3 (0.86%) OpenFlow
6 2 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.57%) BGP
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.57%) ICMP
6 2 (0.57%) Internet
6 2 (0.57%) Junos
6 2 (0.57%) MPLS
6 2 (0.57%) OSPF
6 2 (0.57%) PBX
6 2 (0.57%) SMTP
6 2 (0.57%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.71%) Big Data
1 13 (3.71%) NoSQL
2 12 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.57%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.43%) Redis
6 4 (1.14%) Power BI
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.29%) HBase
9 1 (0.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 41 (11.71%) LabVIEW
2 7 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.71%) Selenium
3 6 (1.71%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.14%) Grunt
5 1 (0.29%) GitLab
5 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 39 (11.14%) Telecoms
2 31 (8.86%) Manufacturing
3 20 (5.71%) Electronics
4 7 (2.00%) Games
5 6 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.43%) Finance
6 5 (1.43%) Retail
7 2 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (37.43%) Graduate
2 122 (34.86%) Software Engineer
3 84 (24.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 81 (23.14%) Developer
5 65 (18.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 45 (12.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 44 (12.57%) Graduate Developer
8 43 (12.29%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 41 (11.71%) C Software Engineer
10 35 (10.00%) Software Developer
11 33 (9.43%) C++ Developer
12 32 (9.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 29 (8.29%) C++ Software Developer
14 25 (7.14%) Process Engineer
15 24 (6.86%) Graduate C++ Developer
15 24 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
15 24 (6.86%) Test Engineer
16 23 (6.57%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
16 23 (6.57%) Graduate Software Developer
17 21 (6.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.00%) HTML
2 27 (7.71%) .NET
3 21 (6.00%) Web Services
4 16 (4.57%) CSS
5 14 (4.00%) Velocity
6 11 (3.14%) HTML5
6 11 (3.14%) Node.js
7 10 (2.86%) jQuery
8 7 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.00%) CSS3
8 7 (2.00%) XML
9 6 (1.71%) scikit-learn
10 5 (1.43%) Keras
10 5 (1.43%) Middleware
10 5 (1.43%) NumPy
10 5 (1.43%) Pandas
10 5 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.43%) SciPy
11 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 230 (65.71%) Computer Science
2 60 (17.14%) Algorithms
3 47 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (10.00%) Optoelectronics
5 16 (4.57%) User Experience
6 14 (4.00%) Acoustics
6 14 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.71%) Augmented Reality
8 11 (3.14%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (3.14%) Life Science
9 10 (2.86%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.29%) Replication
11 7 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (2.00%) Cloud Native
11 7 (2.00%) Device Driver
11 7 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.86%) CUDA
15 2 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 96 (27.43%) Linux
2 32 (9.14%) Windows
3 26 (7.43%) Unix
4 10 (2.86%) AIX
4 10 (2.86%) CoreOS
5 5 (1.43%) Android
5 5 (1.43%) Debian
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (78.29%) Mathematics
2 156 (44.57%) Software Engineering
3 83 (23.71%) Machine Learning
4 66 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (18.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 63 (18.00%) Data Science
7 35 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (10.00%) DevOps
8 30 (8.57%) OO
9 28 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 28 (8.00%) System Testing
10 23 (6.57%) Multithreading
11 21 (6.00%) Analytics
11 21 (6.00%) Signal Processing
12 20 (5.71%) Computer Vision
12 20 (5.71%) Statistics
13 19 (5.43%) Chemistry
13 19 (5.43%) SDLC
14 15 (4.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 156 (44.57%) Python
2 132 (37.71%) C++
3 87 (24.86%) C
4 80 (22.86%) Java
5 58 (16.57%) C#
6 47 (13.43%) MATLAB
7 38 (10.86%) JavaScript
8 34 (9.71%) SQL
9 19 (5.43%) Embedded C
10 18 (5.14%) Embedded C++
11 8 (2.29%) PHP
11 8 (2.29%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.71%) Go
13 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.57%) Lua
14 2 (0.57%) Perl
14 2 (0.57%) Scala
14 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 167 (47.71%) Degree
2 155 (44.29%) PhD
3 42 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (4.86%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.57%) CCIE
7 2 (0.57%) CCNP
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.57%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.00%) GCP
2 3 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (6.00%) Docker
2 17 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.29%) Ceph
4 9 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.43%) Firmware
6 2 (0.57%) KVM
6 2 (0.57%) Xen
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (6.00%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.29%) Puppet
3 11 (3.14%) Ansible
4 7 (2.00%) Consul
5 6 (1.71%) Packer
5 6 (1.71%) Terraform
6 1 (0.29%) Grafana
6 1 (0.29%) Graphite
6 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (4.86%) VMware
2 11 (3.14%) NetApp
3 7 (2.00%) Oracle
3 7 (2.00%) Talend
4 5 (1.43%) IBM
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.14%) Tableau
6 3 (0.86%) Aruba
6 3 (0.86%) Cisco
6 3 (0.86%) Huawei
6 3 (0.86%) Juniper
7 2 (0.57%) Foundry
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) F5
8 1 (0.29%) Google
8 1 (0.29%) Hortonworks