Period
to 20 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 131 213
Rank change year-on-year +47 +82 +66
Permanent jobs citing Physics 412 284 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.29% 2.25% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 2.54% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 311 257 143
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £30,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +9.09%

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 11,048 11,198 13,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.11% 88.90% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,933 9,119 10,512
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
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 20 February 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 February 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 +11 297 £35,000 +16.67% 55
Hertfordshire -6 98 £33,750 -10.00% 12
Bedfordshire +22 6 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Suffolk +4 6 £26,000 -60.00% 2
Essex +8 5 £53,000 +47.64% 1
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 336 (81.55%) Mathematics
2 304 (73.79%) Computer Science
3 245 (59.47%) Software Engineering
4 226 (54.85%) Python
5 222 (53.88%) Degree
6 196 (47.57%) C++
7 165 (40.05%) C
8 135 (32.77%) Linux
9 129 (31.31%) Java
10 118 (28.64%) PhD
11 114 (27.67%) MATLAB
12 101 (24.51%) Algorithms
13 97 (23.54%) Machine Learning
14 83 (20.15%) Statistics
14 83 (20.15%) C#
15 80 (19.42%) Data Science
16 79 (19.17%) Computer Science Degree
17 68 (16.50%) Windows
18 60 (14.56%) JavaScript
19 54 (13.11%) Artificial Intelligence
20 52 (12.62%) TCP/IP
21 50 (12.14%) SQL
22 49 (11.89%) HTML
23 48 (11.65%) Telecoms
24 45 (10.92%) Embedded C
25 44 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
26 43 (10.44%) SDLC
27 42 (10.19%) Electronics
28 41 (9.95%) Embedded C++
28 41 (9.95%) Life Science

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 33 (8.01%) OpenStack
2 14 (3.40%) CMS
2 14 (3.40%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (3.88%) Zemax
2 2 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.24%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.24%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.24%) Maya
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.24%) Weka
3 1 (0.24%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (2.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 12 (2.91%) Google App Engine
2 12 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (2.91%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (1.21%) GitHub
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.18%) NAS
3 6 (1.46%) Wireless
4 5 (1.21%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.97%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.73%) DWDM
7 1 (0.24%) SNMP
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.01%) NoSQL
2 14 (3.40%) Redis
3 12 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 8 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.46%) Big Data
6 5 (1.21%) MySQL
7 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.24%) GIS
8 1 (0.24%) KNIME
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (9.47%) LabVIEW
2 14 (3.40%) Grunt
2 14 (3.40%) Selenium
3 10 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (11.65%) Telecoms
2 42 (10.19%) Electronics
3 27 (6.55%) Finance
4 14 (3.40%) Games
4 14 (3.40%) Marketing
5 9 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.70%) Retail
7 5 (1.21%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.73%) Arabic Language
8 3 (0.73%) Automotive
8 3 (0.73%) French Language
8 3 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (0.73%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 181 (43.93%) Software Engineer
2 111 (26.94%) Graduate
3 100 (24.27%) Developer
4 99 (24.03%) C++ Software Engineer
5 87 (21.12%) C Software Engineer
6 73 (17.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 67 (16.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 50 (12.14%) Software Developer
9 49 (11.89%) Embedded Engineer
10 48 (11.65%) Embedded C Engineer
11 46 (11.17%) C++ Developer
12 45 (10.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 45 (10.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 44 (10.68%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 44 (10.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 44 (10.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 44 (10.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 44 (10.68%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 44 (10.68%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 42 (10.19%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.89%) HTML
2 27 (6.55%) .NET
3 24 (5.83%) CSS
4 20 (4.85%) Web Services
5 15 (3.64%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (3.40%) Sass
6 14 (3.40%) SignalR
7 9 (2.18%) HTML5
8 8 (1.94%) Apache Axis
8 8 (1.94%) Ehcache
9 7 (1.70%) WPF
10 6 (1.46%) CGI
10 6 (1.46%) Node.js
10 6 (1.46%) WCF
11 5 (1.21%) JSON
12 4 (0.97%) Android SDK
12 4 (0.97%) CSS3
12 4 (0.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 304 (73.79%) Computer Science
2 101 (24.51%) Algorithms
3 41 (9.95%) Life Science
4 27 (6.55%) Embedded Systems
5 25 (6.07%) Optoelectronics
6 21 (5.10%) Augmented Reality
7 16 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.91%) Acoustics
9 10 (2.43%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.43%) Robotics
10 8 (1.94%) 3D Printing
10 8 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.94%) User Experience
11 7 (1.70%) Replication
12 5 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.97%) Animation
13 4 (0.97%) SCADA
13 4 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 135 (32.77%) Linux
2 68 (16.50%) Windows
3 27 (6.55%) Unix
4 22 (5.34%) CoreOS
4 22 (5.34%) Debian
4 22 (5.34%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.43%) AIX
6 8 (1.94%) Android
7 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.49%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (81.55%) Mathematics
2 245 (59.47%) Software Engineering
3 97 (23.54%) Machine Learning
4 83 (20.15%) Statistics
5 80 (19.42%) Data Science
6 54 (13.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 44 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (10.44%) SDLC
9 40 (9.71%) OO
10 39 (9.47%) Multithreading
11 38 (9.22%) Data Analysis
12 34 (8.25%) Open Source
13 28 (6.80%) Web Development
14 26 (6.31%) Signal Processing
15 25 (6.07%) Bayesian Methods
15 25 (6.07%) Configuration Management
15 25 (6.07%) Linux Kernel Development
15 25 (6.07%) Project Management
16 23 (5.58%) Computer Vision
16 23 (5.58%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 226 (54.85%) Python
2 196 (47.57%) C++
3 165 (40.05%) C
4 129 (31.31%) Java
5 114 (27.67%) MATLAB
6 83 (20.15%) C#
7 60 (14.56%) JavaScript
8 50 (12.14%) SQL
9 45 (10.92%) Embedded C
10 41 (9.95%) Embedded C++
11 34 (8.25%) R
12 27 (6.55%) Julia
13 11 (2.67%) Ruby
14 7 (1.70%) Perl
15 3 (0.73%) Lua
16 2 (0.49%) F#
16 2 (0.49%) Haskell
16 2 (0.49%) PHP
16 2 (0.49%) Tcl
16 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 222 (53.88%) Degree
2 118 (28.64%) PhD
3 79 (19.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (4.13%) Master's Degree
5 16 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.21%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 27 (6.55%) Docker
2 23 (5.58%) Ceph
3 6 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.73%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) iptables
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (5.83%) Puppet
2 23 (5.58%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (2.91%) Google
2 10 (2.43%) IBM
2 10 (2.43%) NetApp
3 8 (1.94%) Terracotta
4 6 (1.46%) Oracle
4 6 (1.46%) VMware
5 2 (0.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.24%) EMC
6 1 (0.24%) Huawei
6 1 (0.24%) PTC
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.24%) SAP
6 1 (0.24%) Wind River