Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 375 413
Rank change year-on-year +56 +38 -63
Permanent jobs citing Physics 693 610 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.03% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.89% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 637 534 523
London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 61,933 68,819 70,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.69% 92.82% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49,770 52,667 61,031
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in London

Physics
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Physics in London

Physics
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in London

Physics
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Central London +23 171 £65,000 +30.00% 30
South London +17 18 £40,000 +60.00% 3
West London +22 17 £40,000 -11.11% 23
East London -9 4 £63,750 -8.93% 2
North London +3 2 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 607 (87.59%) Mathematics
2 522 (75.32%) Computer Science
3 390 (56.28%) Degree
4 331 (47.76%) Finance
5 300 (43.29%) Python
6 238 (34.34%) SQL
7 237 (34.20%) C++
7 237 (34.20%) Java
8 202 (29.15%) C#
9 187 (26.98%) PhD
10 179 (25.83%) Machine Learning
11 171 (24.68%) Analytics
12 167 (24.10%) Algorithms
13 161 (23.23%) Software Engineering
14 153 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
15 140 (20.20%) Computer Science Degree
16 130 (18.76%) Artificial Intelligence
17 128 (18.47%) Data Science
18 122 (17.60%) Statistics
18 122 (17.60%) Fintech
19 119 (17.17%) R
20 113 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
20 113 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
21 95 (13.71%) Hedge funds
22 93 (13.42%) OO
23 89 (12.84%) .NET
24 84 (12.12%) Big Data
24 84 (12.12%) Banking
25 80 (11.54%) JavaScript
26 78 (11.26%) Front Office

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 39 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.44%) SAS
3 7 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (1.01%) Tornado
4 6 (0.87%) Luigi
5 5 (0.72%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.58%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.43%) Confluence
7 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.43%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.43%) Kinematics
8 2 (0.29%) Apache
8 2 (0.29%) JBoss
8 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.14%) Jetty
9 1 (0.14%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.15%) SPSS
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Simulink
6 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.14%) Odoo
1 1 (0.14%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.73%) Serverless
6 11 (1.59%) GitHub
7 10 (1.44%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.43%) PaaS
10 2 (0.29%) SaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Heroku
11 1 (0.14%) npm
11 1 (0.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.30%) BGP
1 9 (1.30%) OSPF
2 5 (0.72%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) Firewall
4 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.29%) DNS
5 2 (0.29%) DVB
5 2 (0.29%) HbbTV
5 2 (0.29%) HTTP
5 2 (0.29%) Multicast
5 2 (0.29%) VSAN
6 1 (0.14%) 5G
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) FTP
6 1 (0.14%) ICMP
6 1 (0.14%) MQTT
6 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.12%) Big Data
2 62 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 38 (5.48%) Hadoop
3 38 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 36 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.74%) MySQL
5 19 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.60%) Blockchain
7 17 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.16%) Apache Hive
9 12 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (1.59%) Redis
10 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.44%) KDB
12 8 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.01%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.01%) MemSQL
13 7 (1.01%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.31%) JIRA
3 12 (1.73%) Selenium
4 11 (1.59%) Artifactory
4 11 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.44%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.01%) Gradle
7 6 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.87%) LabVIEW
8 5 (0.72%) Maven
9 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.29%) Subversion
9 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.14%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.14%) Hudson
10 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 331 (47.76%) Finance
2 84 (12.12%) Banking
3 78 (11.26%) Front Office
4 52 (7.50%) Games
5 35 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 32 (4.62%) Financial Institution
7 26 (3.75%) Marketing
8 25 (3.61%) Publishing
9 20 (2.89%) Retail
9 20 (2.89%) Telecoms
10 18 (2.60%) Electronics
11 14 (2.02%) Advertising
12 8 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 8 (1.15%) Legal
12 8 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 7 (1.01%) Law
14 5 (0.72%) Back Office
14 5 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.72%) Retail Finance
15 4 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 251 (36.22%) Developer
2 126 (18.18%) Graduate
3 111 (16.02%) Analyst
4 85 (12.27%) Data Scientist
5 71 (10.25%) Python Developer
6 65 (9.38%) Software Engineer
7 62 (8.95%) C# Developer
8 57 (8.23%) Graduate Analyst
9 56 (8.08%) Java Developer
10 52 (7.50%) Junior
11 48 (6.93%) C++ Developer
12 43 (6.20%) Consultant
13 39 (5.63%) Software Developer
14 37 (5.34%) Graduate Developer
14 37 (5.34%) Junior Developer
15 29 (4.18%) Financial Analyst
16 28 (4.04%) .NET Software Engineer
16 28 (4.04%) C# Software Engineer
16 28 (4.04%) Senior Data Scientist
17 26 (3.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (12.84%) .NET
2 71 (10.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 38 (5.48%) Pandas
4 37 (5.34%) CSS
4 37 (5.34%) HTML
5 35 (5.05%) TensorFlow
6 32 (4.62%) NumPy
7 27 (3.90%) Node.js
7 27 (3.90%) React
8 26 (3.75%) AngularJS
8 26 (3.75%) Web Services
9 24 (3.46%) Flask
10 22 (3.17%) SciPy
11 20 (2.89%) REST
12 16 (2.31%) ASP.NET
12 16 (2.31%) Entity Framework
12 16 (2.31%) HTML5
12 16 (2.31%) WPF
13 15 (2.16%) Django
13 15 (2.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 522 (75.32%) Computer Science
2 167 (24.10%) Algorithms
3 153 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
4 122 (17.60%) Fintech
5 95 (13.71%) Hedge funds
6 57 (8.23%) Derivative
7 53 (7.65%) Data Structures
8 40 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
9 38 (5.48%) Equities
10 35 (5.05%) Fixed Income
11 27 (3.90%) User Experience
12 24 (3.46%) Credit Risk
12 24 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
14 17 (2.45%) Analytical Mindset
15 16 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (1.73%) Management Information System
17 11 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
17 11 (1.59%) Social Media
18 10 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.24%) Linux
2 42 (6.06%) Windows
3 22 (3.17%) Unix
4 9 (1.30%) CentOS
4 9 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.43%) HPUX
6 3 (0.43%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Debian
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (87.59%) Mathematics
2 179 (25.83%) Machine Learning
3 171 (24.68%) Analytics
4 161 (23.23%) Software Engineering
5 130 (18.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 128 (18.47%) Data Science
7 122 (17.60%) Statistics
8 113 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
8 113 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (13.42%) OO
10 74 (10.68%) Multithreading
11 72 (10.39%) Deep Learning
12 64 (9.24%) Data Analysis
13 56 (8.08%) Neural Network
14 52 (7.50%) Low Latency
15 51 (7.36%) TDD
16 50 (7.22%) Risk Management
17 46 (6.64%) DevOps
17 46 (6.64%) Scrum
18 40 (5.77%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 300 (43.29%) Python
2 238 (34.34%) SQL
3 237 (34.20%) C++
3 237 (34.20%) Java
4 202 (29.15%) C#
5 119 (17.17%) R
6 80 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 68 (9.81%) C
8 59 (8.51%) MATLAB
9 44 (6.35%) Scala
10 25 (3.61%) VBA
11 17 (2.45%) Kotlin
11 17 (2.45%) Ruby
12 15 (2.16%) Go
13 12 (1.73%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.59%) Perl
15 10 (1.44%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.87%) F#
Qualifications
1 390 (56.28%) Degree
2 187 (26.98%) PhD
3 140 (20.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (9.38%) Master's Degree
5 50 (7.22%) Numerate Degree
6 23 (3.32%) MPhil
7 7 (1.01%) MBA
8 5 (0.72%) CFA
9 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.58%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.43%) ACCA
10 3 (0.43%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.29%) CISA
11 2 (0.29%) CISM
11 2 (0.29%) CISSP
11 2 (0.29%) CRISC
11 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.74%) QA
2 8 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (1.15%) EMIR
2 8 (1.15%) MiFID
3 3 (0.43%) GDPR
4 2 (0.29%) IFRS
4 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (4.18%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.29%) Ceph
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (2.60%) Terraform
2 14 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.59%) Ansible
4 10 (1.44%) Puppet
5 9 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) SCCM
7 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) Mesos
7 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 55 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.61%) Oracle
3 16 (2.31%) Google
4 13 (1.88%) Cisco
5 12 (1.73%) Tableau
6 11 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.01%) Facebook
8 6 (0.87%) Reuters
9 4 (0.58%) Adobe
9 4 (0.58%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.43%) Huawei
10 3 (0.43%) SAP
11 2 (0.29%) RapidMiner
12 1 (0.14%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.14%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.14%) New Relic
12 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.14%) Solace
12 1 (0.14%) Splunk
12 1 (0.14%) Tealium