Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 408 427
Rank change year-on-year +75 +19 +55
Permanent jobs citing Physics 1637 1326 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.83% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1274 1323
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £79,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 150826 160156 182795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.37% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119888 134356 152138
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +27 635 £57,500 +15.00% 28
East of England +84 485 £39,000 +8.33% 29
South East +40 335 £47,500 +33.80% 19
Midlands +20 116 £29,000 -19.44% 5
West Midlands 0 68 £27,500 -21.43% 2
East Midlands +28 49 £35,000 -2.78% 3
North of England -1 46 £35,000 -6.67% 3
South West -36 42 £34,000 -24.44% 3
North West -23 27 £37,500 -14.29% 1
North East +13 10 £27,000 -15.63% 1
Yorkshire +26 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Physics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 1356 (82.83%) Mathematics
2 1221 (74.59%) Computer Science
3 1004 (61.33%) Degree
4 708 (43.25%) Python
5 682 (41.66%) C++
6 631 (38.55%) Software Engineering
7 533 (32.56%) Java
8 441 (26.94%) C#
9 410 (25.05%) PhD
10 395 (24.13%) Algorithms
11 393 (24.01%) Finance
12 381 (23.27%) Machine Learning
13 354 (21.62%) Linux
14 348 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
15 343 (20.95%) SQL
16 291 (17.78%) MATLAB
17 285 (17.41%) C
18 244 (14.91%) Windows
19 241 (14.72%) Computer Science Degree
20 231 (14.11%) Statistics
21 228 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
22 204 (12.46%) OO
22 204 (12.46%) Analytics
23 193 (11.79%) .NET
24 174 (10.63%) JavaScript
25 161 (9.84%) Numerate Degree
26 154 (9.41%) R
27 143 (8.74%) Big Data
28 139 (8.49%) Artificial Intelligence
29 133 (8.12%) NoSQL

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 73 (4.46%) Apache Spark
2 29 (1.77%) SAS
3 19 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 17 (1.04%) CMS
5 14 (0.86%) Apache
5 14 (0.86%) Umbraco
6 12 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (0.43%) Confluence
8 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.37%) JBoss
9 6 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.31%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.12%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.12%) nginx
12 1 (0.061%) Ethereum
Applications
1 34 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.98%) SPSS
4 15 (0.92%) Simulink
5 8 (0.49%) Mathematica
6 6 (0.37%) Zemax
7 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.24%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.18%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.12%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.061%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.061%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.061%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.061%) Stata
11 1 (0.061%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.24%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.061%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 114 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.95%) GitHub
4 23 (1.41%) SaaS
5 14 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.37%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (0.31%) Datadog
9 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.12%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.12%) Heroku
11 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.061%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.79%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.10%) Firewall
3 15 (0.92%) Ethernet
4 14 (0.86%) DHCP
4 14 (0.86%) DNS
4 14 (0.86%) InfiniBand
5 9 (0.55%) NAS
5 9 (0.55%) VPN
5 9 (0.55%) Wireless
6 8 (0.49%) WAN
7 7 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (0.43%) Internet
7 7 (0.43%) LAN
8 5 (0.31%) ICMP
8 5 (0.31%) VoIP
9 4 (0.24%) 3G
9 4 (0.24%) Broadband
9 4 (0.24%) LTE
9 4 (0.24%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.74%) Big Data
2 133 (8.12%) NoSQL
3 71 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 70 (4.28%) SQL Server
5 55 (3.36%) Hadoop
6 47 (2.87%) RDBMS
7 37 (2.26%) MySQL
8 31 (1.89%) Data Mining
9 27 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.22%) Redis
11 19 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.10%) Text Mining
13 17 (1.04%) Apache Hive
14 16 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.92%) QlikView
16 12 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 117 (7.15%) Git (software)
2 91 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 52 (3.18%) LabVIEW
4 34 (2.08%) Subversion
5 26 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.59%) JUnit
6 21 (1.28%) Selenium
7 20 (1.22%) JIRA
7 20 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.79%) Grunt
9 9 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (0.43%) Maven
11 7 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.37%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.37%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.37%) GCC
12 6 (0.37%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.31%) Toad
13 5 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 393 (24.01%) Finance
2 109 (6.66%) Games
3 105 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 103 (6.29%) Electronics
5 97 (5.93%) Banking
6 64 (3.91%) Front Office
7 56 (3.42%) Investment Banking
8 53 (3.24%) Automotive
9 43 (2.63%) Retail Banking
10 42 (2.57%) Aerospace
11 35 (2.14%) Retail
12 34 (2.08%) Advertising
12 34 (2.08%) Marketing
13 21 (1.28%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.73%) Legal
15 7 (0.43%) Local Government
16 6 (0.37%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 521 (31.83%) Developer
2 453 (27.67%) Software Engineer
3 346 (21.14%) Graduate
4 213 (13.01%) C++ Software Engineer
5 212 (12.95%) Software Developer
6 168 (10.26%) C++ Developer
7 151 (9.22%) Analyst
8 139 (8.49%) C++ Software Developer
9 132 (8.06%) Data Scientist
10 119 (7.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 108 (6.60%) Graduate Developer
12 92 (5.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 88 (5.38%) Junior
14 84 (5.13%) Graduate Analyst
15 83 (5.07%) C# Developer
16 79 (4.83%) Senior Developer
17 72 (4.40%) Graduate Software Developer
18 68 (4.15%) C Software Engineer
19 58 (3.54%) .NET Developer
20 56 (3.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (11.79%) .NET
2 103 (6.29%) HTML
3 88 (5.38%) ASP.NET
3 88 (5.38%) Qt
4 85 (5.19%) CSS
5 75 (4.58%) Natural Language Processing
6 65 (3.97%) OpenGL
7 55 (3.36%) TensorFlow
8 53 (3.24%) MFC
9 45 (2.75%) HTML5
10 42 (2.57%) Node.js
11 41 (2.50%) AngularJS
12 40 (2.44%) Web Services
13 39 (2.38%) WinForms
14 36 (2.20%) jQuery
14 36 (2.20%) REST
15 34 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 34 (2.08%) CSS3
16 33 (2.02%) Kafka
17 32 (1.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1221 (74.59%) Computer Science
2 395 (24.13%) Algorithms
3 228 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (4.52%) Fintech
5 60 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (3.42%) Hedge funds
7 52 (3.18%) Data Structures
8 42 (2.57%) Augmented Reality
9 34 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 33 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 30 (1.83%) User Experience
12 29 (1.77%) 3D Printing
13 28 (1.71%) CUDA
13 28 (1.71%) Life Science
13 28 (1.71%) NHS
14 26 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 24 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
16 22 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
16 22 (1.34%) VHDL
17 21 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 354 (21.62%) Linux
2 244 (14.91%) Windows
3 98 (5.99%) Unix
4 38 (2.32%) Android
5 26 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
6 16 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 16 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.86%) Debian
9 13 (0.79%) CoreOS
10 11 (0.67%) Windows Server
11 10 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.43%) AIX
15 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 3 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1356 (82.83%) Mathematics
2 631 (38.55%) Software Engineering
3 381 (23.27%) Machine Learning
4 348 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (14.11%) Statistics
6 204 (12.46%) Analytics
6 204 (12.46%) OO
7 139 (8.49%) Artificial Intelligence
8 131 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 125 (7.64%) Scrum
10 118 (7.21%) Deep Learning
11 101 (6.17%) Project Management
12 97 (5.93%) Data Analysis
12 97 (5.93%) Test Automation
13 95 (5.80%) Bayesian Methods
14 92 (5.62%) TDD
15 91 (5.56%) OOP
16 88 (5.38%) Computer Vision
17 87 (5.31%) SDLC
18 83 (5.07%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 708 (43.25%) Python
2 682 (41.66%) C++
3 533 (32.56%) Java
4 441 (26.94%) C#
5 343 (20.95%) SQL
6 291 (17.78%) MATLAB
7 285 (17.41%) C
8 174 (10.63%) JavaScript
9 154 (9.41%) R
10 90 (5.50%) Scala
11 78 (4.76%) Julia
12 40 (2.44%) Perl
13 33 (2.02%) Fortran
14 30 (1.83%) Embedded C
15 29 (1.77%) PHP
16 25 (1.53%) Ruby
17 22 (1.34%) F#
18 21 (1.28%) Embedded C++
19 20 (1.22%) Shell Script
19 20 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1004 (61.33%) Degree
2 410 (25.05%) PhD
3 241 (14.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 161 (9.84%) Numerate Degree
5 63 (3.85%) Master's Degree
6 51 (3.12%) Security Cleared
7 16 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.67%) Postgraduate
10 10 (0.61%) CCNA
10 10 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.49%) MCP
11 8 (0.49%) MCSE
12 7 (0.43%) APMP
12 7 (0.43%) ISEB
13 5 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.24%) CISSP
14 4 (0.24%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.44%) QA
2 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (0.67%) EMIR
3 11 (0.67%) MiFID
4 10 (0.61%) ISO 13485
5 8 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.31%) PMO
9 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.18%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.18%) ECSS
10 3 (0.18%) FATCA
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) SLA
11 2 (0.12%) WCAG
12 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (2.63%) Docker
2 19 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.16%) Firmware
3 14 (0.86%) Ceph
4 13 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.31%) HDFS
5 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.061%) iptables
6 1 (0.061%) Snort
6 1 (0.061%) Varnish
6 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (1.34%) Puppet
2 19 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.92%) Ansible
4 8 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.37%) Cobbler
7 5 (0.31%) Grafana
7 5 (0.31%) Nagios
7 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.18%) SCCM
8 3 (0.18%) Terraform
9 1 (0.061%) Kibana
Vendors
1 73 (4.46%) Microsoft
2 50 (3.05%) Oracle
3 34 (2.08%) Google
4 22 (1.34%) VMware
5 18 (1.10%) Tableau
6 17 (1.04%) NetApp
7 16 (0.98%) Cisco
8 15 (0.92%) Bloomberg
9 14 (0.86%) Reuters
10 13 (0.79%) IBM
10 13 (0.79%) Terracotta
11 9 (0.55%) EMC
12 8 (0.49%) HP
12 8 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.43%) ANSYS
13 7 (0.43%) CA
13 7 (0.43%) Nimble Storage
13 7 (0.43%) Splunk
14 6 (0.37%) Adobe
14 6 (0.37%) Cloudera