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

Physics
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 382 451
Rank change year-on-year +57 +69 +82
Permanent jobs citing Physics 1,551 1,313 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.79% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.88% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,360 1,214 1,132
England median annual salary £47,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.38% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £87,750 £77,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +6.51%

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 145,616 149,673 174,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.83% 89.55% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117,972 124,658 146,059
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +26 591 £62,500 +19.05% 89
East of England +57 417 £38,865 +7.96% 64
South East +65 364 £47,500 +18.75% 61
Midlands +32 104 £29,000 -19.44% 15
West Midlands +28 74 £27,500 -23.61% 10
North of England -33 49 £37,500 -20.21% 16
South West -19 36 £30,000 -14.29% 12
East Midlands +15 30 £34,000 -5.56% 5
North West -37 29 £38,000 -19.15% 10
Yorkshire +6 13 £40,000 +14.29% 6
North East -19 7 £22,500 -47.06%
Physics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Physics.

1 1,283 (82.72%) Mathematics
2 1,136 (73.24%) Computer Science
3 930 (59.96%) Degree
4 709 (45.71%) Python
5 658 (42.42%) C++
6 585 (37.72%) Software Engineering
7 496 (31.98%) Java
8 412 (26.56%) PhD
9 388 (25.02%) C#
10 381 (24.56%) Finance
11 348 (22.44%) Linux
12 334 (21.53%) SQL
13 328 (21.15%) Algorithms
14 317 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
15 314 (20.25%) Machine Learning
16 281 (18.12%) C
17 260 (16.76%) MATLAB
18 229 (14.76%) Statistics
19 221 (14.25%) Computer Science Degree
20 215 (13.86%) Windows
21 196 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
22 191 (12.31%) JavaScript
23 173 (11.15%) .NET
24 166 (10.70%) Analytics
25 163 (10.51%) R
26 154 (9.93%) OO
27 149 (9.61%) Multithreading
28 140 (9.03%) Big Data
29 133 (8.58%) Artificial Intelligence
30 122 (7.87%) Electronics

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 63 (4.06%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 28 (1.81%) SAS
4 16 (1.03%) CMS
5 14 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.84%) Apache
6 13 (0.84%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.19%) Confluence
9 3 (0.19%) DNN
10 2 (0.13%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.13%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.064%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.064%) Drupal
11 1 (0.064%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.064%) Luigi
Applications
1 17 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.84%) Zemax
3 12 (0.77%) SPSS
4 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.64%) Simulink
6 9 (0.58%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.26%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.26%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.13%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.064%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.064%) Maya
10 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.064%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.064%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) Relativity
2 2 (0.13%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.74%) GitHub
4 16 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.71%) SaaS
7 10 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 10 (0.64%) Google App Engine
7 10 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (0.32%) Datadog
8 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.19%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.13%) Heroku
12 1 (0.064%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.064%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.064%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 15 (0.97%) DHCP
2 15 (0.97%) DNS
3 10 (0.64%) Wireless
4 9 (0.58%) Ethernet
4 9 (0.58%) ICMP
4 9 (0.58%) InfiniBand
4 9 (0.58%) NAS
5 8 (0.52%) 3G
5 8 (0.52%) LTE
6 7 (0.45%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.45%) WAN
7 6 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (0.39%) Firewall
7 6 (0.39%) LAN
7 6 (0.39%) VPN
8 4 (0.26%) DWDM
8 4 (0.26%) Internet
8 4 (0.26%) Network Security
9 3 (0.19%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.03%) Big Data
2 113 (7.29%) NoSQL
3 67 (4.32%) SQL Server
4 56 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 49 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 32 (2.06%) MySQL
7 29 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 23 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.16%) Redis
11 15 (0.97%) Apache Hive
12 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.84%) Power BI
14 11 (0.71%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.71%) Text Mining
15 10 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 110 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 70 (4.51%) Visual Studio
3 49 (3.16%) LabVIEW
4 31 (2.00%) Subversion
5 26 (1.68%) JIRA
6 23 (1.48%) Selenium
7 15 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.90%) JUnit
9 12 (0.77%) Grunt
9 12 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.64%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.45%) Maven
11 7 (0.45%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.39%) GCC
13 5 (0.32%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.32%) Toad
14 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.19%) Gerrit
General
1 381 (24.56%) Finance
2 122 (7.87%) Electronics
3 100 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 89 (5.74%) Banking
5 78 (5.03%) Front Office
6 72 (4.64%) Games
7 46 (2.97%) Automotive
8 45 (2.90%) Investment Banking
9 39 (2.51%) Retail
10 38 (2.45%) Marketing
11 30 (1.93%) Aerospace
11 30 (1.93%) Manufacturing
12 28 (1.81%) Retail Banking
13 27 (1.74%) Advertising
14 13 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.77%) Legal
16 8 (0.52%) Publishing
17 7 (0.45%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.26%) Military
18 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 506 (32.62%) Developer
2 426 (27.47%) Software Engineer
3 309 (19.92%) Graduate
4 193 (12.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 174 (11.22%) Software Developer
6 147 (9.48%) C++ Developer
7 142 (9.16%) Analyst
8 125 (8.06%) Data Scientist
8 125 (8.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 112 (7.22%) Senior Developer
10 103 (6.64%) C++ Software Developer
11 102 (6.58%) Graduate Developer
12 82 (5.29%) Junior
13 79 (5.09%) C Software Engineer
14 78 (5.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 71 (4.58%) Graduate Analyst
16 67 (4.32%) Java Developer
17 65 (4.19%) Graduate Software Developer
18 61 (3.93%) C# Developer
19 60 (3.87%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (11.15%) .NET
2 113 (7.29%) HTML
3 92 (5.93%) ASP.NET
4 85 (5.48%) CSS
5 80 (5.16%) Qt
6 69 (4.45%) Natural Language Processing
7 57 (3.68%) OpenGL
8 51 (3.29%) HTML5
9 46 (2.97%) MFC
10 44 (2.84%) WinForms
11 41 (2.64%) jQuery
11 41 (2.64%) TensorFlow
12 38 (2.45%) AngularJS
13 35 (2.26%) Node.js
14 34 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (2.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 34 (2.19%) CSS3
15 30 (1.93%) RESTful
15 30 (1.93%) WebSockets
16 29 (1.87%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1,136 (73.24%) Computer Science
2 328 (21.15%) Algorithms
3 196 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (5.35%) Fintech
5 76 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
6 73 (4.71%) Hedge funds
7 45 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 41 (2.64%) CUDA
9 40 (2.58%) Data Structures
9 40 (2.58%) Life Science
10 36 (2.32%) User Experience
11 33 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
12 29 (1.87%) Augmented Reality
13 24 (1.55%) Fixed Income
14 23 (1.48%) Derivative
15 22 (1.42%) Optoelectronics
16 21 (1.35%) Equities
17 19 (1.23%) Acoustics
18 18 (1.16%) Market Risk
18 18 (1.16%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 348 (22.44%) Linux
2 215 (13.86%) Windows
3 112 (7.22%) Unix
4 22 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
5 20 (1.29%) CoreOS
5 20 (1.29%) Debian
5 20 (1.29%) Ubuntu
6 19 (1.23%) Android
7 13 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.64%) AIX
10 9 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.52%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.19%) HPUX
12 3 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.064%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,283 (82.72%) Mathematics
2 585 (37.72%) Software Engineering
3 317 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
4 314 (20.25%) Machine Learning
5 229 (14.76%) Statistics
6 166 (10.70%) Analytics
7 154 (9.93%) OO
8 149 (9.61%) Multithreading
9 133 (8.58%) Artificial Intelligence
10 118 (7.61%) Data Analysis
11 115 (7.41%) Deep Learning
12 99 (6.38%) Scrum
13 96 (6.19%) SDLC
14 93 (6.00%) Project Management
15 92 (5.93%) Bayesian Methods
16 90 (5.80%) Test Automation
17 85 (5.48%) Neural Network
17 85 (5.48%) TDD
18 78 (5.03%) Economics
19 75 (4.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 709 (45.71%) Python
2 658 (42.42%) C++
3 496 (31.98%) Java
4 388 (25.02%) C#
5 334 (21.53%) SQL
6 281 (18.12%) C
7 260 (16.76%) MATLAB
8 191 (12.31%) JavaScript
9 163 (10.51%) R
10 81 (5.22%) Scala
11 69 (4.45%) Julia
12 45 (2.90%) Embedded C
13 38 (2.45%) PHP
14 36 (2.32%) Embedded C++
15 28 (1.81%) Perl
16 24 (1.55%) F#
17 22 (1.42%) Ruby
18 21 (1.35%) Bash Shell
19 19 (1.23%) Fortran
20 15 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 930 (59.96%) Degree
2 412 (26.56%) PhD
3 221 (14.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 108 (6.96%) Numerate Degree
5 73 (4.71%) Master's Degree
6 34 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.71%) CCNA
8 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.64%) MCP
9 10 (0.64%) MCSE
10 8 (0.52%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.45%) ISEB
12 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.26%) HNC
13 4 (0.26%) HND
14 3 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.29%) QA
2 12 (0.77%) EMIR
2 12 (0.77%) MiFID
3 10 (0.64%) ISO 13485
4 9 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.32%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.26%) PMO
8 3 (0.19%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.19%) ECSS
8 3 (0.19%) FATCA
9 2 (0.13%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) WCAG
10 1 (0.064%) MISRA
10 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (3.35%) Docker
2 21 (1.35%) Ceph
3 18 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.10%) Firmware
5 8 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.26%) HDFS
7 1 (0.064%) iptables
7 1 (0.064%) Snort
7 1 (0.064%) Varnish
7 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (1.87%) Puppet
2 26 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.90%) Ansible
4 8 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.39%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.39%) Cobbler
6 5 (0.32%) Grafana
6 5 (0.32%) Nagios
6 5 (0.32%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.13%) EnCase
7 2 (0.13%) FTK
8 1 (0.064%) Kibana
Vendors
1 49 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 38 (2.45%) Google
3 35 (2.26%) Oracle
4 20 (1.29%) Tableau
5 16 (1.03%) NetApp
5 16 (1.03%) VMware
6 12 (0.77%) HP
6 12 (0.77%) IBM
7 11 (0.71%) Terracotta
8 10 (0.64%) EMC
9 9 (0.58%) Splunk
10 8 (0.52%) Bloomberg
10 8 (0.52%) Reuters
11 7 (0.45%) Cisco
11 7 (0.45%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.39%) Adobe
12 6 (0.39%) ANSYS
12 6 (0.39%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (0.39%) Teradata
12 6 (0.39%) Twitter