Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 358 457
Rank change year-on-year +11 +99 +120
Permanent jobs citing Physics 1,469 1,418 1,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.88% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.97% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,274 1,049
England median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -7.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.46% -7.78% +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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150,744 146,484 173,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.82% 90.40% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123,140 121,546 145,703
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in England

Physics
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Physics in England

Physics
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in England

Physics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the England region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
London +19 581 £65,000 +23.81% 72
East of England +24 395 £34,000 -2.86% 90
South East +25 358 £43,750 +9.38% 52
Midlands -48 62 £27,500 -29.03% 13
North of England -61 49 £40,000 -4.29% 16
West Midlands -32 47 £27,500 -16.67% 9
South West -29 36 £45,750 +29.79% 33
North West -73 27 £40,776 -13.70% 6
Yorkshire +7 17 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands -39 15 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North East -27 5 £67,500 +92.86% 2
Physics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 England region with a requirement for Physics.

1 1,251 (85.16%) Mathematics
2 1,067 (72.63%) Computer Science
3 810 (55.14%) Degree
4 717 (48.81%) Python
5 633 (43.09%) C++
6 497 (33.83%) Java
7 496 (33.76%) Software Engineering
8 444 (30.22%) PhD
9 334 (22.74%) Finance
10 319 (21.72%) Machine Learning
11 315 (21.44%) C#
12 310 (21.10%) SQL
12 310 (21.10%) Linux
13 309 (21.03%) C
14 294 (20.01%) Data Science
15 291 (19.81%) Algorithms
16 223 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
17 220 (14.98%) JavaScript
18 217 (14.77%) Artificial Intelligence
19 213 (14.50%) MATLAB
19 213 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
20 204 (13.89%) Statistics
21 199 (13.55%) Computer Science Degree
22 195 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
23 170 (11.57%) R
24 160 (10.89%) Analytics
25 154 (10.48%) Windows
26 153 (10.42%) Big Data
27 146 (9.94%) .NET
28 140 (9.53%) Data Analysis

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 84 (5.72%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.91%) SAS
3 25 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.50%) Apache
4 22 (1.50%) OpenStack
5 12 (0.82%) CMS
6 11 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.34%) DNN
10 4 (0.27%) nginx
10 4 (0.27%) Tornado
11 3 (0.20%) Confluence
11 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.20%) JBoss
11 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.068%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.95%) SPSS
2 14 (0.95%) Zemax
3 10 (0.68%) Mathematica
4 7 (0.48%) Simulink
5 6 (0.41%) GNU Octave
5 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.068%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.068%) Maya
8 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.068%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.068%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.068%) Weka
8 1 (0.068%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) Relativity
2 2 (0.14%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.14%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 111 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 9 (0.61%) GitHub
5 9 (0.61%) Google App Engine
5 9 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
5 9 (0.61%) SaaS
6 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.14%) Datadog
9 2 (0.14%) Serverless
10 1 (0.068%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.068%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.068%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.81%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.09%) DNS
3 15 (1.02%) DHCP
4 9 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (0.54%) ICMP
5 8 (0.54%) LTE
6 7 (0.48%) Wireless
7 6 (0.41%) 3G
7 6 (0.41%) NAS
8 4 (0.27%) DVB
8 4 (0.27%) Internet
8 4 (0.27%) Network Security
8 4 (0.27%) SMS
8 4 (0.27%) WAN
9 3 (0.20%) LAN
9 3 (0.20%) OpenFlow
9 3 (0.20%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) DWDM
10 2 (0.14%) GPRS
10 2 (0.14%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.42%) Big Data
2 80 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 69 (4.70%) SQL Server
4 64 (4.36%) Hadoop
5 45 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 39 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (1.70%) MySQL
8 22 (1.50%) Redis
9 21 (1.43%) Apache Hive
9 21 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 19 (1.29%) Data Mining
11 17 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.09%) Power BI
13 15 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (0.95%) Flink
15 13 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.68%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 71 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.06%) LabVIEW
3 34 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.36%) Selenium
6 19 (1.29%) JIRA
7 14 (0.95%) Subversion
7 14 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.75%) Grunt
9 10 (0.68%) Gradle
10 8 (0.54%) Maven
11 7 (0.48%) Travis CI
12 6 (0.41%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.27%) Spinnaker
13 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.20%) GoCD
14 3 (0.20%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 334 (22.74%) Finance
2 121 (8.24%) Electronics
3 78 (5.31%) Front Office
4 74 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 60 (4.08%) Banking
6 45 (3.06%) Retail
7 38 (2.59%) Marketing
8 35 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 33 (2.25%) Games
10 23 (1.57%) Advertising
11 22 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.43%) Automotive
12 21 (1.43%) Investment Banking
13 16 (1.09%) Aerospace
14 15 (1.02%) Publishing
15 7 (0.48%) Legal
16 6 (0.41%) Cantonese Language
16 6 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.41%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 485 (33.02%) Developer
2 337 (22.94%) Software Engineer
3 327 (22.26%) Graduate
4 174 (11.84%) C++ Software Engineer
5 158 (10.76%) Analyst
6 146 (9.94%) Software Developer
7 143 (9.73%) Data Scientist
8 132 (8.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 118 (8.03%) Senior Developer
10 110 (7.49%) Graduate Developer
11 107 (7.28%) C++ Developer
12 97 (6.60%) C Software Engineer
13 80 (5.45%) Graduate Analyst
14 79 (5.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 74 (5.04%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 71 (4.83%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
17 70 (4.77%) Java Developer
18 69 (4.70%) Graduate Software Developer
19 64 (4.36%) Embedded Engineer
20 59 (4.02%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (9.94%) .NET
2 137 (9.33%) HTML
3 93 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 82 (5.58%) CSS
5 65 (4.42%) HTML5
5 65 (4.42%) Natural Language Processing
6 51 (3.47%) jQuery
7 47 (3.20%) Qt
8 46 (3.13%) Node.js
9 43 (2.93%) AngularJS
10 38 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (2.59%) Web Services
11 37 (2.52%) CSS3
11 37 (2.52%) TensorFlow
12 35 (2.38%) OpenGL
13 33 (2.25%) NumPy
14 31 (2.11%) Ajax
15 30 (2.04%) Kafka
15 30 (2.04%) WebSockets
16 27 (1.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1,067 (72.63%) Computer Science
2 291 (19.81%) Algorithms
3 195 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (5.92%) Fintech
4 87 (5.92%) Hedge funds
5 81 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
6 60 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
7 55 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (2.86%) Equities
9 40 (2.72%) Data Structures
10 39 (2.65%) User Experience
11 38 (2.59%) Fixed Income
12 37 (2.52%) CUDA
13 36 (2.45%) Life Science
14 35 (2.38%) Acoustics
15 34 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
16 29 (1.97%) Optoelectronics
17 27 (1.84%) Augmented Reality
18 24 (1.63%) Derivative
19 23 (1.57%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 310 (21.10%) Linux
2 154 (10.48%) Windows
3 97 (6.60%) Unix
4 35 (2.38%) Android
5 20 (1.36%) CoreOS
6 19 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 16 (1.09%) Debian
8 15 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.48%) AIX
10 6 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) CentOS
12 3 (0.20%) VMS
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.068%) HPUX
13 1 (0.068%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,251 (85.16%) Mathematics
2 496 (33.76%) Software Engineering
3 319 (21.72%) Machine Learning
4 294 (20.01%) Data Science
5 223 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
6 217 (14.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 213 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
8 204 (13.89%) Statistics
9 160 (10.89%) Analytics
10 140 (9.53%) Data Analysis
11 122 (8.30%) Multithreading
12 120 (8.17%) OO
13 88 (5.99%) SDLC
14 86 (5.85%) Test Automation
15 83 (5.65%) Deep Learning
16 80 (5.45%) Neural Network
17 75 (5.11%) TDD
18 73 (4.97%) Project Management
19 72 (4.90%) Risk Management
20 71 (4.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 717 (48.81%) Python
2 633 (43.09%) C++
3 497 (33.83%) Java
4 315 (21.44%) C#
5 310 (21.10%) SQL
6 309 (21.03%) C
7 220 (14.98%) JavaScript
8 213 (14.50%) MATLAB
9 170 (11.57%) R
10 101 (6.88%) Scala
11 61 (4.15%) Embedded C
12 51 (3.47%) Embedded C++
12 51 (3.47%) PHP
13 33 (2.25%) Go
14 32 (2.18%) Julia
15 25 (1.70%) Java 8
16 24 (1.63%) Fortran
17 22 (1.50%) Ruby
18 17 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 16 (1.09%) F#
Qualifications
1 810 (55.14%) Degree
2 444 (30.22%) PhD
3 199 (13.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 89 (6.06%) Numerate Degree
5 88 (5.99%) Master's Degree
6 41 (2.79%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.61%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.27%) CCNA
9 4 (0.27%) MCP
9 4 (0.27%) MCSE
9 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.27%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.20%) HNC
10 3 (0.20%) PMP
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.068%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.36%) QA
2 9 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (0.61%) EMIR
2 9 (0.61%) MiFID
3 8 (0.54%) ISO 13485
4 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.34%) PMO
5 4 (0.27%) GCP
5 4 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.20%) DICOM
6 3 (0.20%) HL7
6 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.068%) ECSS
8 1 (0.068%) GDPR
8 1 (0.068%) MISRA
8 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (3.61%) Docker
2 23 (1.57%) Firmware
3 16 (1.09%) Ceph
4 13 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) HDFS
6 2 (0.14%) KVM
6 2 (0.14%) Xen
7 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.068%) iptables
7 1 (0.068%) Snort
7 1 (0.068%) Varnish
7 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.63%) Puppet
3 16 (1.09%) Grafana
4 12 (0.82%) Prometheus
5 9 (0.61%) AirWatch
6 8 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.48%) Ansible
8 6 (0.41%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.34%) Nagios
10 4 (0.27%) Fluentd
10 4 (0.27%) logstash
10 4 (0.27%) Rancher
11 3 (0.20%) Ambari
11 3 (0.20%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.20%) Terraform
12 2 (0.14%) EnCase
12 2 (0.14%) FTK
Vendors
1 50 (3.40%) Microsoft
2 39 (2.65%) Google
3 32 (2.18%) Oracle
4 26 (1.77%) Tableau
5 16 (1.09%) NetApp
6 12 (0.82%) VMware
7 11 (0.75%) Bloomberg
7 11 (0.75%) Cisco
7 11 (0.75%) Reuters
8 9 (0.61%) IBM
8 9 (0.61%) Nimble Storage
8 9 (0.61%) Teradata
9 8 (0.54%) Cloudera
10 7 (0.48%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.48%) HP
10 7 (0.48%) Splunk
10 7 (0.48%) Twitter
11 6 (0.41%) ArcSight
12 5 (0.34%) ANSYS
12 5 (0.34%) Citrix