Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 68 159
Rank change year-on-year -45 +91 +70
Permanent jobs citing Physics 263 485 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.57% 4.03% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 4.47% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 207 409 247
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £60,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 9,202 10,849 12,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.02% 90.15% 90.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,905 8,819 9,894
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Hertfordshire +33 122 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Cambridgeshire -67 96 £34,000 -12.52% 34
Suffolk +27 31 - - 3
Essex +10 8 - - 3
Norfolk - 6 - - 1
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 186 (70.72%) Mathematics
2 151 (57.41%) Computer Science
3 149 (56.65%) Degree
4 130 (49.43%) PhD
5 80 (30.42%) Software Engineering
6 79 (30.04%) Python
7 58 (22.05%) Problem-Solving
8 54 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (19.77%) C++
10 51 (19.39%) Telecoms
10 51 (19.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 49 (18.63%) C#
12 48 (18.25%) Linux
13 47 (17.87%) Data Analysis
14 45 (17.11%) Machine Learning
15 44 (16.73%) Java
16 39 (14.83%) SQL
17 38 (14.45%) DevOps
18 34 (12.93%) Chemistry
19 33 (12.55%) Optoelectronics
19 33 (12.55%) Data Science
20 32 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (11.79%) Algorithms
22 30 (11.41%) Artificial Intelligence
22 30 (11.41%) LabVIEW
22 30 (11.41%) MATLAB
23 29 (11.03%) Analytics
24 27 (10.27%) Kubernetes
24 27 (10.27%) OpenStack

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 27 (10.27%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.18%) GlassFish
2 11 (4.18%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.66%) Apache
4 7 (2.66%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.84%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.90%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.76%) IaaS
6 2 (0.76%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.66%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.52%) Firewall
4 3 (1.14%) Wireless
5 2 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.76%) BGP
5 2 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.76%) Internet
5 2 (0.76%) Junos
5 2 (0.76%) LAN
5 2 (0.76%) MPLS
5 2 (0.76%) OSPF
5 2 (0.76%) PBX
5 2 (0.76%) SMS
5 2 (0.76%) SMTP
5 2 (0.76%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.56%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.04%) Big Data
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.04%) Redis
3 5 (1.90%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.52%) MySQL
5 3 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.38%) HBase
6 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (11.41%) LabVIEW
2 10 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.04%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 51 (19.39%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.27%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.56%) Electronics
4 8 (3.04%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.66%) Finance
6 6 (2.28%) Games
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (29.28%) Graduate
2 67 (25.48%) Developer
3 65 (24.71%) Software Engineer
4 48 (18.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 36 (13.69%) Process Engineer
6 29 (11.03%) Graduate Developer
7 28 (10.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 20 (7.60%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.84%) Test Engineer
10 17 (6.46%) Development Engineer
11 13 (4.94%) C++ Developer
12 12 (4.56%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.18%) C++ Software Engineer
13 11 (4.18%) Test Development Engineer
14 10 (3.80%) C++ Software Developer
14 10 (3.80%) Consultant
14 10 (3.80%) Optical Engineer
15 9 (3.42%) C Developer
15 9 (3.42%) Junior
15 9 (3.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.27%) Web Services
2 23 (8.75%) .NET
3 17 (6.46%) Velocity
4 11 (4.18%) HTML
5 8 (3.04%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (2.66%) CSS
6 7 (2.66%) HTML5
7 6 (2.28%) XML
8 5 (1.90%) Middleware
8 5 (1.90%) Spring
8 5 (1.90%) Spring Boot
9 4 (1.52%) Keras
9 4 (1.52%) NumPy
9 4 (1.52%) Pandas
9 4 (1.52%) React
9 4 (1.52%) scikit-learn
9 4 (1.52%) SciPy
10 3 (1.14%) CSS3
10 3 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 151 (57.41%) Computer Science
2 33 (12.55%) Optoelectronics
3 32 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (11.79%) Algorithms
5 21 (7.98%) Acoustics
6 12 (4.56%) Replication
7 11 (4.18%) Private Cloud
8 10 (3.80%) Cloud Native
9 8 (3.04%) Analytical Mindset
10 7 (2.66%) Device Driver
10 7 (2.66%) SCADA
11 6 (2.28%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (1.90%) User Experience
13 4 (1.52%) CUDA
14 3 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
15 2 (0.76%) Cyberattack
15 2 (0.76%) Cybercrime
15 2 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
16 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.25%) Linux
2 22 (8.37%) Unix
3 18 (6.84%) Windows
4 12 (4.56%) AIX
5 11 (4.18%) CoreOS
6 6 (2.28%) Debian
7 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (70.72%) Mathematics
2 80 (30.42%) Software Engineering
3 58 (22.05%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (17.87%) Data Analysis
6 45 (17.11%) Machine Learning
7 38 (14.45%) DevOps
8 34 (12.93%) Chemistry
9 33 (12.55%) Data Science
10 30 (11.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 29 (11.03%) Analytics
12 26 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (9.89%) Migration
13 25 (9.51%) Experimental Design
14 24 (9.13%) Signal Processing
15 22 (8.37%) Systems Engineering
16 21 (7.98%) System Testing
17 20 (7.60%) Change Control
18 19 (7.22%) Data Analytics
18 19 (7.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (30.04%) Python
2 52 (19.77%) C++
3 49 (18.63%) C#
4 44 (16.73%) Java
5 39 (14.83%) SQL
6 30 (11.41%) MATLAB
7 24 (9.13%) C
8 19 (7.22%) T-SQL
9 18 (6.84%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.56%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.56%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.04%) Go
12 6 (2.28%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.90%) PHP
14 2 (0.76%) R
15 1 (0.38%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 149 (56.65%) Degree
2 130 (49.43%) PhD
3 51 (19.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.42%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.28%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.76%) CCIE
6 2 (0.76%) CCNP
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.76%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (9.51%) Docker
2 21 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.22%) Ceph
4 10 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (10.27%) Kubernetes
2 17 (6.46%) Puppet
3 16 (6.08%) Consul
4 14 (5.32%) Ansible
5 8 (3.04%) Graphite
5 8 (3.04%) Packer
5 8 (3.04%) Terraform
6 2 (0.76%) Grafana
6 2 (0.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (7.98%) VMware
2 18 (6.84%) Talend
3 13 (4.94%) NetApp
4 10 (3.80%) Oracle
5 7 (2.66%) Google
6 6 (2.28%) Huawei
6 6 (2.28%) IBM
7 5 (1.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.52%) Aruba
8 4 (1.52%) Cisco
8 4 (1.52%) Juniper
9 2 (0.76%) Citrix
9 2 (0.76%) F5
9 2 (0.76%) Foundry
10 1 (0.38%) Hortonworks