Period
to 19 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 358 455
Rank change year-on-year +15 +97 -11
Permanent jobs citing Physics 1,486 1,506 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.90% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,330 1,176
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 142,261 152,478 166,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.53% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 114,089 121,222 140,331
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 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 September 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 +72 668 £63,750 +15.91% 91
East of England -33 324 £35,000 -10.26% 73
South East +39 306 £47,500 +11.76% 72
South West +41 82 £27,750 -19.57% 32
Midlands -40 82 £27,500 -21.43% 19
West Midlands -12 55 £27,500 - 12
North of England +17 30 £40,000 +6.67% 13
East Midlands -37 27 £37,500 - 7
Yorkshire +20 15 £40,000 - 3
North West -3 13 £40,000 +6.67% 8
North East -25 2 £35,000 +55.56% 2
Physics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1,297 (87.28%) Mathematics
2 1,018 (68.51%) Computer Science
3 846 (56.93%) Degree
4 572 (38.49%) Python
5 529 (35.60%) C++
6 453 (30.48%) Java
7 448 (30.15%) Software Engineering
8 424 (28.53%) PhD
9 371 (24.97%) Finance
10 351 (23.62%) C#
11 332 (22.34%) SQL
12 321 (21.60%) Machine Learning
13 295 (19.85%) Algorithms
14 293 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
15 271 (18.24%) Computer Science Degree
16 269 (18.10%) Data Science
17 260 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
18 238 (16.02%) C
19 235 (15.81%) Analytics
20 224 (15.07%) Artificial Intelligence
21 215 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
22 200 (13.46%) Linux
23 198 (13.32%) JavaScript
24 178 (11.98%) .NET
25 169 (11.37%) OO
25 169 (11.37%) R
26 164 (11.04%) Statistics
27 156 (10.50%) MATLAB
28 142 (9.56%) Data Analysis
29 138 (9.29%) Big Data

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 69 (4.64%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.02%) OpenStack
3 24 (1.62%) SAS
4 16 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.01%) Apache
6 12 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.74%) Tornado
8 10 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
8 10 (0.67%) GlassFish
9 9 (0.61%) CMS
9 9 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.40%) Luigi
12 4 (0.27%) Confluence
12 4 (0.27%) DNN
12 4 (0.27%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.27%) nginx
13 3 (0.20%) Kinematics
14 2 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 37 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.88%) GNU Octave
4 16 (1.08%) Simulink
5 14 (0.94%) SPSS
6 7 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Blender
8 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.067%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.067%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.067%) Odoo
2 1 (0.067%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (0.94%) Serverless
6 13 (0.87%) GitHub
7 12 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.40%) SaaS
11 5 (0.34%) PaaS
12 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.13%) Datadog
13 2 (0.13%) IaaS
14 1 (0.067%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.09%) TCP/IP
2 13 (0.87%) Wireless
3 11 (0.74%) RS-232
3 11 (0.74%) RS-422
3 11 (0.74%) RS-485
3 11 (0.74%) SMS
4 8 (0.54%) Ethernet
4 8 (0.54%) Internet
5 7 (0.47%) BGP
5 7 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 7 (0.47%) Firewall
6 6 (0.40%) OSPF
7 5 (0.34%) RFID
8 4 (0.27%) VSAN
9 3 (0.20%) DNS
9 3 (0.20%) HTTP
10 2 (0.13%) LAN
10 2 (0.13%) MPLS
10 2 (0.13%) SMTP
10 2 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (9.29%) Big Data
2 116 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 80 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.36%) Hadoop
5 42 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 32 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 30 (2.02%) MySQL
9 29 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.35%) Power BI
10 20 (1.35%) Redis
11 19 (1.28%) Apache Hive
11 19 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 17 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (0.81%) Blockchain
14 11 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 85 (5.72%) Git (software)
2 60 (4.04%) LabVIEW
3 47 (3.16%) Subversion
4 41 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.95%) Visual Studio
6 25 (1.68%) Gradle
7 24 (1.62%) JIRA
7 24 (1.62%) Selenium
8 22 (1.48%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.28%) Maven
9 19 (1.28%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.94%) Artifactory
11 13 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 13 (0.87%) Gerrit
12 12 (0.81%) GCC
12 12 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.54%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.34%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.34%) WiX
General
1 371 (24.97%) Finance
2 90 (6.06%) Games
3 81 (5.45%) Electronics
4 79 (5.32%) Banking
5 72 (4.85%) Telecoms
6 67 (4.51%) Front Office
7 63 (4.24%) Manufacturing
8 38 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 38 (2.56%) Marketing
9 29 (1.95%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.88%) Retail
11 23 (1.55%) Publishing
12 17 (1.14%) Law
13 14 (0.94%) Advertising
14 13 (0.87%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.87%) Legal
14 13 (0.87%) Military
15 12 (0.81%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.54%) Automotive
17 6 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 488 (32.84%) Developer
2 387 (26.04%) Graduate
3 256 (17.23%) Software Engineer
4 214 (14.40%) Analyst
5 147 (9.89%) Software Developer
6 145 (9.76%) Data Scientist
7 123 (8.28%) Graduate Analyst
7 123 (8.28%) Graduate Developer
8 110 (7.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 99 (6.66%) C++ Developer
10 98 (6.59%) Junior
11 87 (5.85%) Python Developer
12 85 (5.72%) Senior Developer
13 78 (5.25%) Java Developer
14 72 (4.85%) Consultant
15 66 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 62 (4.17%) C# Developer
16 62 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
17 56 (3.77%) Junior Developer
18 52 (3.50%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (11.98%) .NET
2 105 (7.07%) HTML
3 85 (5.72%) CSS
4 67 (4.51%) Natural Language Processing
5 54 (3.63%) ASP.NET
5 54 (3.63%) HTML5
6 50 (3.36%) Pandas
6 50 (3.36%) Web Services
6 50 (3.36%) XML
7 45 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 45 (3.03%) WPF
8 43 (2.89%) NumPy
9 40 (2.69%) J2EE
9 40 (2.69%) jQuery
9 40 (2.69%) TensorFlow
10 39 (2.62%) React
11 30 (2.02%) Node.js
11 30 (2.02%) SciPy
12 29 (1.95%) RESTful
13 26 (1.75%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1,018 (68.51%) Computer Science
2 295 (19.85%) Algorithms
3 260 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (7.94%) Fintech
5 95 (6.39%) Hedge funds
6 60 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
7 57 (3.84%) Data Structures
8 40 (2.69%) Derivative
9 39 (2.62%) Equities
10 36 (2.42%) Fixed Income
11 35 (2.36%) Optoelectronics
11 35 (2.36%) User Experience
12 32 (2.15%) Acoustics
13 29 (1.95%) CUDA
14 28 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
15 27 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
16 26 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (1.62%) Credit Risk
18 22 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 20 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 200 (13.46%) Linux
2 91 (6.12%) Windows
3 62 (4.17%) Unix
4 15 (1.01%) Android
5 11 (0.74%) AIX
6 10 (0.67%) CoreOS
7 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.54%) Robot Operating System
9 7 (0.47%) CentOS
9 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.40%) Debian
10 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.40%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.34%) HPUX
12 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.067%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.067%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,297 (87.28%) Mathematics
2 448 (30.15%) Software Engineering
3 321 (21.60%) Machine Learning
4 293 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
5 269 (18.10%) Data Science
6 235 (15.81%) Analytics
7 224 (15.07%) Artificial Intelligence
8 215 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
9 169 (11.37%) OO
10 164 (11.04%) Statistics
11 142 (9.56%) Data Analysis
12 114 (7.67%) SDLC
13 102 (6.86%) Deep Learning
14 100 (6.73%) Multithreading
15 93 (6.26%) TDD
16 92 (6.19%) DevOps
16 92 (6.19%) Neural Network
17 86 (5.79%) Scrum
18 80 (5.38%) Mentoring
19 69 (4.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 572 (38.49%) Python
2 529 (35.60%) C++
3 453 (30.48%) Java
4 351 (23.62%) C#
5 332 (22.34%) SQL
6 238 (16.02%) C
7 198 (13.32%) JavaScript
8 169 (11.37%) R
9 156 (10.50%) MATLAB
10 64 (4.31%) Scala
11 52 (3.50%) PHP
12 36 (2.42%) Go
13 35 (2.36%) Embedded C
14 26 (1.75%) Kotlin
15 25 (1.68%) VBA
16 24 (1.62%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.48%) Ruby
18 21 (1.41%) TypeScript
19 19 (1.28%) T-SQL
20 17 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 846 (56.93%) Degree
2 424 (28.53%) PhD
3 271 (18.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 108 (7.27%) Numerate Degree
5 81 (5.45%) Master's Degree
6 46 (3.10%) Security Cleared
7 22 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.54%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.27%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.27%) MBA
11 3 (0.20%) ACCA
11 3 (0.20%) CFA
11 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.13%) CCIE
12 2 (0.13%) CCNP
12 2 (0.13%) CISA
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.13%) CISM
12 2 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.50%) QA
2 12 (0.81%) ECSS
3 10 (0.67%) GCP
4 9 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.61%) EMIR
4 9 (0.61%) MiFID
5 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.20%) DICOM
6 3 (0.20%) GDPR
6 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.20%) HL7
6 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) IFRS
7 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.067%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.067%) DO-254
8 1 (0.067%) PMO
8 1 (0.067%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (5.05%) Docker
2 35 (2.36%) Firmware
3 22 (1.48%) Ceph
3 22 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.067%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (2.76%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.82%) Puppet
3 26 (1.75%) Ansible
4 24 (1.62%) Terraform
5 14 (0.94%) Consul
5 14 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.81%) Grafana
7 8 (0.54%) Packer
7 8 (0.54%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.40%) Graphite
9 5 (0.34%) Nagios
10 2 (0.13%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.13%) SCCM
11 1 (0.067%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.067%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.067%) Kibana
11 1 (0.067%) Mesos
Vendors
1 96 (6.46%) Microsoft
2 57 (3.84%) Oracle
3 40 (2.69%) Google
4 22 (1.48%) Sun
4 22 (1.48%) VMware
5 20 (1.35%) Tableau
6 12 (0.81%) Cisco
6 12 (0.81%) NetApp
6 12 (0.81%) Talend
7 11 (0.74%) Huawei
8 8 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.47%) Facebook
10 6 (0.40%) IBM
10 6 (0.40%) SAP
11 4 (0.27%) Aruba
11 4 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.27%) Capita
11 4 (0.27%) EMC
11 4 (0.27%) Juniper
11 4 (0.27%) Reuters