Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 155 215
Rank change year-on-year +85 +60 +48
Permanent jobs citing Physics 487 250 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.02% 1.89% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 2.13% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 407 247 189
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +11.89%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 10658 11731 13218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.03% 88.52% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8649 9672 10866
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +34 384 £38,182 +33.97% 30
Hertfordshire +10 87 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Essex +41 9 £53,000 +92.73% 1
Bedfordshire +17 4 £35,000 -2.78%
Suffolk +7 3 £26,000 -60.00%
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Physics.

1 401 (82.34%) Mathematics
2 371 (76.18%) Computer Science
3 289 (59.34%) Software Engineering
4 273 (56.06%) Python
5 269 (55.24%) C++
6 250 (51.33%) Degree
7 195 (40.04%) Java
8 169 (34.70%) C
9 158 (32.44%) MATLAB
10 157 (32.24%) Machine Learning
11 156 (32.03%) Algorithms
12 154 (31.62%) PhD
13 136 (27.93%) Linux
13 136 (27.93%) C#
14 110 (22.59%) Windows
15 94 (19.30%) Statistics
16 89 (18.28%) Computer Science Degree
17 85 (17.45%) Artificial Intelligence
18 66 (13.55%) OO
19 64 (13.14%) SDLC
20 57 (11.70%) Telecoms
21 54 (11.09%) Multithreading
22 53 (10.88%) JavaScript
23 52 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
24 48 (9.86%) NoSQL
25 47 (9.65%) SQL
25 47 (9.65%) TCP/IP
25 47 (9.65%) Finance
25 47 (9.65%) LabVIEW
26 46 (9.45%) Signal Processing

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 19 (3.90%) OpenStack
2 14 (2.87%) CMS
2 14 (2.87%) Umbraco
3 9 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Zemax
2 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.21%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (1.23%) Google App Engine
3 6 (1.23%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (0.41%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.65%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.64%) Wireless
3 7 (1.44%) Bluetooth
3 7 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.23%) NAS
5 5 (1.03%) Firewall
6 2 (0.41%) DWDM
7 1 (0.21%) SNMP
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.86%) NoSQL
2 17 (3.49%) Big Data
2 17 (3.49%) RDBMS
2 17 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.87%) Redis
4 6 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.03%) MySQL
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (9.65%) LabVIEW
2 27 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.87%) Selenium
5 13 (2.67%) Grunt
6 8 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.64%) JUnit
7 7 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.23%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.41%) JIRA
9 2 (0.41%) Subversion
9 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (11.70%) Telecoms
2 47 (9.65%) Finance
3 32 (6.57%) Electronics
4 24 (4.93%) Games
5 16 (3.29%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (0.82%) Retail
9 3 (0.62%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 201 (41.27%) Software Engineer
2 150 (30.80%) Graduate
3 139 (28.54%) Developer
4 101 (20.74%) Software Developer
5 98 (20.12%) C++ Software Engineer
6 85 (17.45%) C++ Developer
7 81 (16.63%) C++ Software Developer
8 72 (14.78%) C Software Engineer
9 68 (13.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 62 (12.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 59 (12.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 40 (8.21%) Graduate Developer
13 34 (6.98%) Java Engineer
13 34 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
14 33 (6.78%) C Developer
14 33 (6.78%) C/C++ Developer
14 33 (6.78%) C/C++ Software Developer
14 33 (6.78%) Embedded Engineer
15 31 (6.37%) Embedded C Engineer
16 29 (5.95%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.62%) .NET
2 38 (7.80%) HTML
3 29 (5.95%) Apache Axis
4 24 (4.93%) ASP.NET
5 22 (4.52%) CSS
6 14 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (2.87%) SignalR
7 13 (2.67%) Ehcache
7 13 (2.67%) Sass
7 13 (2.67%) Web Services
8 9 (1.85%) OpenGL
9 8 (1.64%) HTML5
9 8 (1.64%) REST
10 7 (1.44%) DirectX
10 7 (1.44%) JSON
11 6 (1.23%) WCF
11 6 (1.23%) WPF
12 5 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (0.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 371 (76.18%) Computer Science
2 156 (32.03%) Algorithms
3 38 (7.80%) Augmented Reality
4 37 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.16%) Life Science
6 29 (5.95%) 3D Printing
7 20 (4.11%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.70%) Acoustics
8 18 (3.70%) Optoelectronics
9 16 (3.29%) Video\Live Streaming
10 15 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (2.26%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.85%) Robotics
13 8 (1.64%) Renewable Energy
13 8 (1.64%) Smart Energy
14 6 (1.23%) User Experience
15 5 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 5 (1.03%) Replication
16 4 (0.82%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 136 (27.93%) Linux
2 110 (22.59%) Windows
3 26 (5.34%) Unix
4 13 (2.67%) CoreOS
4 13 (2.67%) Debian
4 13 (2.67%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.64%) Android
6 7 (1.44%) AIX
6 7 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.41%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (82.34%) Mathematics
2 289 (59.34%) Software Engineering
3 157 (32.24%) Machine Learning
4 94 (19.30%) Statistics
5 85 (17.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 66 (13.55%) OO
7 64 (13.14%) SDLC
8 54 (11.09%) Multithreading
9 52 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (9.45%) Signal Processing
11 43 (8.83%) Bayesian Methods
11 43 (8.83%) Data Analysis
11 43 (8.83%) Web Development
12 38 (7.80%) CAD
13 36 (7.39%) Economics
14 34 (6.98%) Computer Vision
14 34 (6.98%) TDD
15 31 (6.37%) Open Source
16 30 (6.16%) Data Acquisition
16 30 (6.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 273 (56.06%) Python
2 269 (55.24%) C++
3 195 (40.04%) Java
4 169 (34.70%) C
5 158 (32.44%) MATLAB
6 136 (27.93%) C#
7 53 (10.88%) JavaScript
8 47 (9.65%) SQL
9 41 (8.42%) Julia
10 30 (6.16%) R
11 28 (5.75%) Embedded C
12 21 (4.31%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.67%) Ruby
14 10 (2.05%) Perl
15 8 (1.64%) Scala
16 2 (0.41%) HLSL
16 2 (0.41%) Tcl
16 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.41%) VB
17 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 250 (51.33%) Degree
2 154 (31.62%) PhD
3 89 (18.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (5.95%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (2.05%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.03%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.21%) CIMA
8 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 20 (4.11%) Docker
2 14 (2.87%) Ceph
3 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.03%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) iptables
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.29%) Puppet
2 15 (3.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (2.67%) Terracotta
2 11 (2.26%) Google
3 7 (1.44%) IBM
3 7 (1.44%) NetApp
3 7 (1.44%) Oracle
4 6 (1.23%) VMware
5 5 (1.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.41%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.21%) SAP
7 1 (0.21%) Wind River