Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 139 176
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37 +7
Permanent jobs citing Physics 89 76 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.03% 1.70% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.93% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 126 98 67
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +31.58% -36.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £60,375 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +14.29%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3716 3933 4709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.65% 87.79% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3128 3241 3827
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Hertfordshire

Physics
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Physics in Hertfordshire

Physics
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Hertfordshire

Physics
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Borehamwood 0 47 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hatfield +14 23 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Watford -3 23 £32,500 -7.14% 1
St Albans +8 14 £62,500 +95.31%
Stevenage 0 2 £27,000 -43.16%
Hemel Hempstead +6 1 £22,000 - 1
Physics
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Physics.

1 70 (78.65%) Computer Science
2 55 (61.80%) Software Engineering
3 50 (56.18%) Mathematics
4 49 (55.06%) Telecoms
5 47 (52.81%) LabVIEW
6 45 (50.56%) Degree
7 34 (38.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (37.08%) C++
9 32 (35.96%) Signal Processing
10 31 (34.83%) Data Analysis
10 31 (34.83%) MATLAB
10 31 (34.83%) Data Acquisition
11 30 (33.71%) PhD
11 30 (33.71%) Web Development
12 21 (23.60%) Windows
13 20 (22.47%) Unix
13 20 (22.47%) Python
14 18 (20.22%) OO
14 18 (20.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (20.22%) Optoelectronics
15 16 (17.98%) SDLC
15 16 (17.98%) Aerospace
15 16 (17.98%) Games
15 16 (17.98%) Video\Live Streaming
15 16 (17.98%) .NET
15 16 (17.98%) C#
15 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
15 16 (17.98%) OOD
15 16 (17.98%) Multithreading
15 16 (17.98%) Image Processing

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (15.73%) CMS
1 14 (15.73%) OpenStack
1 14 (15.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Zemax
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (12.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 6 (6.74%) Google App Engine
2 6 (6.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.74%) NAS
3 2 (2.25%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) NoSQL
1 14 (15.73%) Redis
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) GIS
Development Applications
1 47 (52.81%) LabVIEW
2 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.61%) Grunt
3 13 (14.61%) Selenium
General
1 49 (55.06%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.98%) Aerospace
2 16 (17.98%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Electronics
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) C++ Developer
2 16 (17.98%) C++ Software Developer
2 16 (17.98%) MATLAB Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Process Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Software Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Test Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Administrator
5 9 (10.11%) Optical Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.87%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (7.87%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Head of Infrastructure
8 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) .NET
2 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
2 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (15.73%) CSS
2 14 (15.73%) HTML
2 14 (15.73%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (15.73%) SignalR
3 13 (14.61%) Sass
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
5 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 70 (78.65%) Computer Science
2 18 (20.22%) Optoelectronics
3 16 (17.98%) Algorithms
3 16 (17.98%) Video\Live Streaming
4 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (10.11%) Acoustics
6 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.37%) Robotics
7 3 (3.37%) SCADA
8 2 (2.25%) Replication
9 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Unix
3 15 (16.85%) Linux
4 13 (14.61%) CoreOS
4 13 (14.61%) Debian
4 13 (14.61%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.87%) AIX
6 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.80%) Software Engineering
2 50 (56.18%) Mathematics
3 32 (35.96%) Signal Processing
4 31 (34.83%) Data Acquisition
4 31 (34.83%) Data Analysis
5 30 (33.71%) Web Development
6 18 (20.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (20.22%) OO
7 16 (17.98%) Image Processing
7 16 (17.98%) Machine Learning
7 16 (17.98%) Multithreading
7 16 (17.98%) OOD
7 16 (17.98%) SDLC
8 15 (16.85%) Configuration Management
8 15 (16.85%) Open Source
9 14 (15.73%) CQRS
9 14 (15.73%) MVC
10 13 (14.61%) Prototyping
10 13 (14.61%) Server Building
11 12 (13.48%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) C++
2 31 (34.83%) MATLAB
3 20 (22.47%) Python
4 16 (17.98%) C#
5 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.87%) Java
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (50.56%) Degree
2 34 (38.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (33.71%) PhD
4 3 (3.37%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.12%) CIMA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Ceph
2 13 (14.61%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Kubernetes
1 15 (16.85%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Google
2 7 (7.87%) IBM
2 7 (7.87%) NetApp
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) VMware