Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 389 365
Rank change year-on-year +42 -24 +98
Permanent jobs citing Physics 593 534 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.83% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 535 479 619
London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,500 £29,950
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +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 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 64,280 64,377 75,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.58% 90.52% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51,279 54,857 63,801
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 January 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 17 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
Central London -63 84 £60,000 -11.11% 19
West London +20 25 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East London +3 15 £75,000 - 2
South London -18 1 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Physics
England

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

1 507 (85.50%) Mathematics
2 472 (79.60%) Computer Science
3 342 (57.67%) Degree
4 278 (46.88%) Finance
5 243 (40.98%) Python
6 208 (35.08%) C++
7 184 (31.03%) Java
8 180 (30.35%) SQL
9 140 (23.61%) C#
10 139 (23.44%) Analytics
11 133 (22.43%) Machine Learning
12 129 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
13 128 (21.59%) Software Engineering
14 127 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
15 121 (20.40%) PhD
16 105 (17.71%) Linux
17 92 (15.51%) Statistics
17 92 (15.51%) Algorithms
18 83 (14.00%) Fintech
19 79 (13.32%) Front Office
20 75 (12.65%) Big Data
21 74 (12.48%) R
22 73 (12.31%) Deep Learning
23 71 (11.97%) Numerate Degree
24 70 (11.80%) OO
24 70 (11.80%) Banking
24 70 (11.80%) Scala
25 69 (11.64%) Hedge funds
26 67 (11.30%) Computer Science Degree
27 62 (10.46%) Risk Management

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 48 (8.09%) Apache Spark
2 16 (2.70%) SAS
3 13 (2.19%) Apache
4 8 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.51%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.34%) Confluence
7 2 (0.34%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) Luigi
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.18%) SPSS
3 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.67%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.67%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.34%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.34%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.17%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.34%) Relativity
2 2 (0.34%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.34%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.01%) GitHub
4 5 (0.84%) SaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.67%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.34%) Heroku
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) AdWords
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.36%) DHCP
1 14 (2.36%) DNS
2 12 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.52%) ICMP
3 9 (1.52%) InfiniBand
4 8 (1.35%) 3G
4 8 (1.35%) LTE
5 5 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (0.84%) LAN
5 5 (0.84%) VPN
5 5 (0.84%) WAN
6 4 (0.67%) Internet
6 4 (0.67%) Network Security
7 2 (0.34%) FTP
7 2 (0.34%) HTTP
7 2 (0.34%) Hyperconnected
7 2 (0.34%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) DVB
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.65%) Big Data
2 46 (7.76%) Hadoop
3 29 (4.89%) NoSQL
4 28 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 27 (4.55%) MySQL
6 23 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.85%) Text Mining
9 9 (1.52%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.35%) HBase
10 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.84%) Power BI
12 5 (0.84%) QlikView
13 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.51%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 34 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.36%) JIRA
3 12 (2.02%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.85%) JUnit
5 10 (1.69%) LabVIEW
6 9 (1.52%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.18%) Selenium
8 6 (1.01%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.67%) Subversion
10 3 (0.51%) GCC
10 3 (0.51%) GDB
11 2 (0.34%) Appium
11 2 (0.34%) Calabash
11 2 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.34%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.17%) git-flow
12 1 (0.17%) gulp
General
1 278 (46.88%) Finance
2 79 (13.32%) Front Office
3 70 (11.80%) Banking
4 43 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 39 (6.58%) Telecoms
6 35 (5.90%) Games
7 31 (5.23%) Retail Banking
8 22 (3.71%) Aerospace
9 21 (3.54%) Marketing
10 20 (3.37%) Advertising
10 20 (3.37%) Retail
11 17 (2.87%) Electronics
12 14 (2.36%) Automotive
13 13 (2.19%) Financial Institution
14 12 (2.02%) Legal
15 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
16 8 (1.35%) Publishing
17 4 (0.67%) Back Office
18 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 217 (36.59%) Developer
2 77 (12.98%) Software Engineer
3 74 (12.48%) Data Scientist
4 72 (12.14%) Analyst
5 59 (9.95%) C++ Developer
6 51 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 46 (7.76%) Graduate
8 39 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 37 (6.24%) Python Developer
10 35 (5.90%) Senior Developer
11 32 (5.40%) IT Engineer
12 29 (4.89%) Junior
13 25 (4.22%) Graduate Analyst
13 25 (4.22%) Quantitative Developer
14 22 (3.71%) C# Developer
14 22 (3.71%) C++ Software Developer
15 21 (3.54%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 19 (3.20%) Machine Learning Engineer
16 19 (3.20%) Qualitative Analyst
16 19 (3.20%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 35 (5.90%) .NET
3 30 (5.06%) HTML
4 19 (3.20%) NumPy
5 18 (3.04%) CSS
5 18 (3.04%) Kafka
6 17 (2.87%) scikit-learn
7 15 (2.53%) HTML5
7 15 (2.53%) Pandas
7 15 (2.53%) Qt
8 14 (2.36%) REST
9 13 (2.19%) TensorFlow
10 12 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (2.02%) React
10 12 (2.02%) STL
11 11 (1.85%) Akka
11 11 (1.85%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.85%) Django
12 10 (1.69%) XML
13 9 (1.52%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 472 (79.60%) Computer Science
2 129 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (15.51%) Algorithms
4 83 (14.00%) Fintech
5 69 (11.64%) Hedge funds
6 56 (9.44%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (7.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (4.55%) Data Structures
9 25 (4.22%) Fixed Income
10 22 (3.71%) Derivative
11 21 (3.54%) Equities
12 17 (2.87%) Market Risk
13 13 (2.19%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (1.69%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
15 9 (1.52%) Device Driver
15 9 (1.52%) Social Media
16 8 (1.35%) Reinsurance
17 6 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 105 (17.71%) Linux
2 54 (9.11%) Unix
3 42 (7.08%) Windows
4 14 (2.36%) Android
5 10 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.51%) HPUX
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (85.50%) Mathematics
2 139 (23.44%) Analytics
3 133 (22.43%) Machine Learning
4 128 (21.59%) Software Engineering
5 127 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (15.51%) Statistics
7 73 (12.31%) Deep Learning
8 70 (11.80%) OO
9 62 (10.46%) Risk Management
10 57 (9.61%) Multithreading
11 54 (9.11%) Artificial Intelligence
12 49 (8.26%) Scrum
13 48 (8.09%) Test Automation
14 47 (7.93%) Data Analytics
15 46 (7.76%) DevOps
16 42 (7.08%) Neural Network
16 42 (7.08%) OOP
17 36 (6.07%) Bayesian Methods
18 35 (5.90%) Asset Management
18 35 (5.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 243 (40.98%) Python
2 208 (35.08%) C++
3 184 (31.03%) Java
4 180 (30.35%) SQL
5 140 (23.61%) C#
6 74 (12.48%) R
7 70 (11.80%) Scala
8 55 (9.27%) MATLAB
9 53 (8.94%) C
10 32 (5.40%) JavaScript
11 17 (2.87%) Julia
12 12 (2.02%) VBA
13 11 (1.85%) Go
14 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.18%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.01%) Fortran
17 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 342 (57.67%) Degree
2 121 (20.40%) PhD
3 71 (11.97%) Numerate Degree
4 67 (11.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 44 (7.42%) Master's Degree
6 14 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.85%) CCNA
8 10 (1.69%) MCP
8 10 (1.69%) MCSE
8 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.52%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.51%) GIAC
11 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.34%) ISEB
12 2 (0.34%) PMP
12 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.25%) QA
2 12 (2.02%) EMIR
2 12 (2.02%) MiFID
3 9 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.51%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.51%) FATCA
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 22 (3.71%) Docker
2 17 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Snort
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) Ansible
2 5 (0.84%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.34%) EnCase
3 2 (0.34%) FTK
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (4.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.37%) Oracle
3 13 (2.19%) Google
4 12 (2.02%) Tableau
5 10 (1.69%) HP
6 9 (1.52%) Splunk
7 8 (1.35%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.35%) Reuters
8 7 (1.18%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.18%) VMware
9 6 (1.01%) Cisco
10 5 (0.84%) Adobe
10 5 (0.84%) ArcSight
10 5 (0.84%) NetApp
10 5 (0.84%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (0.67%) Facebook
12 2 (0.34%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.34%) MapR
12 2 (0.34%) Solace
12 2 (0.34%) Vertica