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

Physics
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 357 439
Rank change year-on-year -2 +82 +44
Permanent jobs citing Physics 1,465 1,485 1,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.97% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,195 1,322 1,178
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,425
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £84,125
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 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 149,069 152,478 172,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.68% 90.66% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 120,004 123,959 145,164
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +27 659 £62,500 +25.00% 91
East of England -6 361 £35,000 -6.67% 89
South East +12 271 £45,000 +12.50% 61
South West +20 79 £40,000 +12.68% 15
Midlands -62 74 £27,500 -26.67% 15
West Midlands -16 51 £27,500 -16.67% 8
North of England -72 34 £40,000 -0.92% 24
East Midlands -38 23 £32,500 -18.75% 7
North West -48 17 £40,000 -4.29% 11
Yorkshire +17 13 £40,000 - 12
North East -18 4 £67,500 +107.69% 1
Physics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,286 (87.78%) Mathematics
2 1,039 (70.92%) Computer Science
3 814 (55.56%) Degree
4 612 (41.77%) Python
5 567 (38.70%) C++
6 468 (31.95%) Java
7 432 (29.49%) Software Engineering
8 418 (28.53%) PhD
9 374 (25.53%) Finance
10 333 (22.73%) Machine Learning
11 314 (21.43%) SQL
12 296 (20.20%) C
12 296 (20.20%) C#
13 290 (19.80%) Algorithms
14 289 (19.73%) Data Science
15 266 (18.16%) Problem-Solving
16 255 (17.41%) Linux
17 251 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
17 251 (17.13%) Computer Science Degree
18 233 (15.90%) JavaScript
19 219 (14.95%) Artificial Intelligence
20 215 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
21 212 (14.47%) Analytics
22 175 (11.95%) Statistics
23 161 (10.99%) .NET
24 156 (10.65%) MATLAB
25 152 (10.38%) R
26 151 (10.31%) Big Data
27 141 (9.62%) HTML
28 136 (9.28%) OO

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 76 (5.19%) Apache Spark
2 21 (1.43%) SAS
3 19 (1.30%) Apache
3 19 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.09%) CMS
6 14 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 12 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (0.55%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.48%) Tornado
11 4 (0.27%) Confluence
11 4 (0.27%) DNN
11 4 (0.27%) JBoss
11 4 (0.27%) nginx
12 3 (0.20%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.20%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.20%) Luigi
Applications
1 36 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.23%) GNU Octave
4 15 (1.02%) SPSS
5 11 (0.75%) Simulink
6 9 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.27%) Zemax
9 3 (0.20%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.14%) Blender
11 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.068%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.068%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 13 (0.89%) GitHub
5 13 (0.89%) Serverless
6 11 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.34%) SaaS
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.21%) TCP/IP
2 12 (0.82%) Wireless
3 11 (0.75%) DNS
3 11 (0.75%) Internet
3 11 (0.75%) SMS
4 9 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (0.61%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.55%) DHCP
6 5 (0.34%) RS-232
6 5 (0.34%) RS-485
7 4 (0.27%) DVB
7 4 (0.27%) Firewall
7 4 (0.27%) RS-422
8 3 (0.20%) BGP
8 3 (0.20%) HbbTV
8 3 (0.20%) HTTP
8 3 (0.20%) ICMP
8 3 (0.20%) OpenFlow
9 2 (0.14%) MPLS
9 2 (0.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (10.31%) Big Data
2 103 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 63 (4.30%) Hadoop
4 58 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 43 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (1.91%) MySQL
8 27 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.64%) Data Mining
10 21 (1.43%) Power BI
11 19 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.30%) Redis
12 18 (1.23%) Apache Hive
13 17 (1.16%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (0.96%) Data Lake
15 14 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.89%) Blockchain
17 12 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.82%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.28%) LabVIEW
3 45 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.46%) Subversion
5 28 (1.91%) Selenium
6 23 (1.57%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.50%) Maven
8 19 (1.30%) Gradle
9 18 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 18 (1.23%) JIRA
10 16 (1.09%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.75%) Artifactory
12 10 (0.68%) Gerrit
13 9 (0.61%) GCC
13 9 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (0.55%) Grunt
15 7 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.48%) Travis CI
16 5 (0.34%) WiX
17 4 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 374 (25.53%) Finance
2 105 (7.17%) Electronics
3 85 (5.80%) Banking
4 65 (4.44%) Front Office
5 56 (3.82%) Games
6 52 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 47 (3.21%) Manufacturing
8 45 (3.07%) Investment Banking
9 41 (2.80%) Financial Institution
10 31 (2.12%) Marketing
11 28 (1.91%) Retail
12 16 (1.09%) Publishing
13 14 (0.96%) Advertising
14 12 (0.82%) Law
15 11 (0.75%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.75%) Cantonese Language
15 11 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
16 10 (0.68%) Military
17 9 (0.61%) Legal
18 6 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 451 (30.78%) Developer
2 378 (25.80%) Graduate
3 274 (18.70%) Software Engineer
4 215 (14.68%) Analyst
5 144 (9.83%) Data Scientist
6 141 (9.62%) Software Developer
7 123 (8.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 121 (8.26%) Graduate Analyst
9 115 (7.85%) C++ Software Engineer
10 109 (7.44%) Graduate Developer
11 102 (6.96%) C++ Developer
12 88 (6.01%) Senior Developer
13 73 (4.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 73 (4.98%) Junior
14 68 (4.64%) Python Developer
15 62 (4.23%) Graduate Software Developer
16 61 (4.16%) Consultant
17 60 (4.10%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
17 60 (4.10%) Java Developer
18 59 (4.03%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (10.99%) .NET
2 141 (9.62%) HTML
3 97 (6.62%) CSS
4 71 (4.85%) HTML5
5 56 (3.82%) Natural Language Processing
6 54 (3.69%) ASP.NET
7 49 (3.34%) XML
8 46 (3.14%) jQuery
9 45 (3.07%) Node.js
10 41 (2.80%) Web Services
11 39 (2.66%) WPF
12 38 (2.59%) AngularJS
12 38 (2.59%) TensorFlow
13 37 (2.53%) NumPy
14 36 (2.46%) CSS3
14 36 (2.46%) Pandas
15 35 (2.39%) React
16 32 (2.18%) Kafka
17 26 (1.77%) SciPy
18 25 (1.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,039 (70.92%) Computer Science
2 290 (19.80%) Algorithms
3 251 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (7.58%) Hedge funds
5 108 (7.37%) Fintech
6 73 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
7 47 (3.21%) Data Structures
8 45 (3.07%) Equities
9 44 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
10 41 (2.80%) Fixed Income
11 39 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (2.66%) User Experience
12 35 (2.39%) Acoustics
13 33 (2.25%) Optoelectronics
14 29 (1.98%) Derivative
15 26 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
16 24 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
17 22 (1.50%) Credit Risk
17 22 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
18 21 (1.43%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 255 (17.41%) Linux
2 99 (6.76%) Windows
3 80 (5.46%) Unix
4 36 (2.46%) Android
5 17 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.16%) CoreOS
6 10 (0.68%) AIX
6 10 (0.68%) Debian
7 8 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.34%) HPUX
9 4 (0.27%) CentOS
9 4 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
9 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.20%) VMS
11 2 (0.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.068%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,286 (87.78%) Mathematics
2 432 (29.49%) Software Engineering
3 333 (22.73%) Machine Learning
4 289 (19.73%) Data Science
5 266 (18.16%) Problem-Solving
6 219 (14.95%) Artificial Intelligence
7 215 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
8 212 (14.47%) Analytics
9 175 (11.95%) Statistics
10 136 (9.28%) OO
11 110 (7.51%) Data Analysis
12 94 (6.42%) TDD
13 91 (6.21%) SDLC
14 87 (5.94%) Scrum
15 85 (5.80%) Neural Network
16 81 (5.53%) Visualisation
17 79 (5.39%) Deep Learning
17 79 (5.39%) Test Automation
18 75 (5.12%) DevOps
19 73 (4.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 612 (41.77%) Python
2 567 (38.70%) C++
3 468 (31.95%) Java
4 314 (21.43%) SQL
5 296 (20.20%) C
5 296 (20.20%) C#
6 233 (15.90%) JavaScript
7 156 (10.65%) MATLAB
8 152 (10.38%) R
9 86 (5.87%) Scala
10 52 (3.55%) PHP
11 47 (3.21%) Embedded C
12 36 (2.46%) Go
13 29 (1.98%) Kotlin
14 28 (1.91%) Embedded C++
15 25 (1.71%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.57%) VBA
17 21 (1.43%) Ruby
18 16 (1.09%) Perl
19 14 (0.96%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 814 (55.56%) Degree
2 418 (28.53%) PhD
3 251 (17.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 104 (7.10%) Numerate Degree
5 87 (5.94%) Master's Degree
6 47 (3.21%) Security Cleared
7 13 (0.89%) Postgraduate
8 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.27%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.20%) HNC
12 2 (0.14%) CCIE
12 2 (0.14%) CCNP
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.068%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.068%) ISEB
13 1 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.068%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.44%) QA
2 9 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (0.61%) ECSS
2 9 (0.61%) EMIR
2 9 (0.61%) MiFID
3 7 (0.48%) GCP
4 6 (0.41%) ISO 9001
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%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) GDPR
8 1 (0.068%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.068%) DO-254
8 1 (0.068%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.068%) PMO
8 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.068%) SLA
8 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (4.03%) Docker
2 29 (1.98%) Firmware
3 17 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.09%) Ceph
5 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.55%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.14%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) KVM
7 2 (0.14%) Xen
8 1 (0.068%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.64%) Puppet
3 18 (1.23%) Grafana
4 13 (0.89%) Prometheus
5 12 (0.82%) Ansible
6 9 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.48%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.41%) Terraform
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
12 2 (0.14%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.068%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 1 (0.068%) Kibana
13 1 (0.068%) Mesos
13 1 (0.068%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 51 (3.48%) Oracle
3 43 (2.94%) Google
4 27 (1.84%) Tableau
5 19 (1.30%) VMware
6 17 (1.16%) NetApp
7 13 (0.89%) Reuters
8 12 (0.82%) Sun
9 11 (0.75%) Bloomberg
9 11 (0.75%) Cisco
10 10 (0.68%) IBM
11 9 (0.61%) Facebook
12 7 (0.48%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (0.34%) Citrix
14 4 (0.27%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.27%) Capita
14 4 (0.27%) New Relic
14 4 (0.27%) SAP
14 4 (0.27%) Splunk
14 4 (0.27%) Teradata