Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 386 412
Rank change year-on-year +51 +26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Physics 670 582 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 623 521 577
London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £106,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 63,654 68,533 74,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.75% 92.58% 92.09%
Number of salaries quoted 50,865 53,324 64,701
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £94,250 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +1 164 £65,000 +44.44% 37
West London +27 30 £35,000 -12.50% 11
South London +7 16 £40,000 +60.00%
East London +2 3 £72,500 +11.54% 1
North London -1 2 £48,750 -7.14% 5
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 601 (89.70%) Mathematics
2 509 (75.97%) Computer Science
3 381 (56.87%) Degree
4 297 (44.33%) Finance
5 290 (43.28%) Python
6 235 (35.07%) C++
7 217 (32.39%) Java
8 206 (30.75%) SQL
9 177 (26.42%) PhD
10 175 (26.12%) Machine Learning
11 171 (25.52%) C#
12 157 (23.43%) Analytics
13 146 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
14 141 (21.04%) Algorithms
15 133 (19.85%) Data Science
16 130 (19.40%) Software Engineering
17 126 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
18 119 (17.76%) Computer Science Degree
19 114 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
20 112 (16.72%) Artificial Intelligence
20 112 (16.72%) Statistics
21 107 (15.97%) Hedge funds
22 106 (15.82%) R
23 105 (15.67%) Fintech
24 85 (12.69%) Big Data
24 85 (12.69%) C
25 83 (12.39%) Linux
26 77 (11.49%) OO
27 76 (11.34%) JavaScript
28 75 (11.19%) Banking

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 42 (6.27%) Apache Spark
2 13 (1.94%) Apache Airflow
2 13 (1.94%) SAS
3 11 (1.64%) Tornado
4 7 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.90%) Luigi
6 4 (0.60%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.60%) nginx
7 3 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.45%) Confluence
7 3 (0.45%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.30%) Apache
8 2 (0.30%) JBoss
8 2 (0.30%) Kinematics
8 2 (0.30%) WildFly
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) Jetty
9 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.79%) SPSS
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.30%) Simulink
7 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.15%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.94%) Serverless
4 12 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (1.64%) GitHub
6 9 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.45%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (0.45%) PaaS
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.30%) SaaS
10 1 (0.15%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.15%) Heroku
10 1 (0.15%) npm
10 1 (0.15%) Office 365
10 1 (0.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.04%) Internet
2 6 (0.90%) DNS
3 4 (0.60%) DHCP
3 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.45%) DVB
4 3 (0.45%) HbbTV
5 2 (0.30%) HTTP
5 2 (0.30%) Multicast
6 1 (0.15%) 5G
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) ICMP
6 1 (0.15%) Skype
6 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.69%) Big Data
2 47 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 39 (5.82%) Hadoop
4 37 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (2.24%) MySQL
9 14 (2.09%) Redis
10 12 (1.79%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.64%) Power BI
12 10 (1.49%) Data Lake
12 10 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.49%) MemSQL
12 10 (1.49%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.19%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (1.04%) KDB
14 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.39%) Gradle
4 15 (2.24%) Selenium
4 15 (2.24%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.09%) Artifactory
6 13 (1.94%) JIRA
7 11 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.34%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.04%) Maven
9 7 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.60%) LabVIEW
10 4 (0.60%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.45%) GoCD
11 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.30%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.30%) Protractor
12 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 297 (44.33%) Finance
2 75 (11.19%) Banking
3 67 (10.00%) Front Office
4 44 (6.57%) Investment Banking
5 35 (5.22%) Financial Institution
6 30 (4.48%) Games
7 27 (4.03%) Electronics
8 24 (3.58%) Marketing
9 21 (3.13%) Publishing
10 18 (2.69%) Retail
11 13 (1.94%) Advertising
11 13 (1.94%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.04%) Legal
12 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.90%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.45%) Law
15 2 (0.30%) Billing
15 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 225 (33.58%) Developer
2 129 (19.25%) Analyst
3 113 (16.87%) Graduate
4 84 (12.54%) Data Scientist
5 69 (10.30%) Python Developer
6 64 (9.55%) Graduate Analyst
7 53 (7.91%) Software Engineer
8 51 (7.61%) Java Developer
9 45 (6.72%) C# Developer
10 44 (6.57%) C++ Developer
11 42 (6.27%) Junior
12 36 (5.37%) Software Developer
13 31 (4.63%) Financial Analyst
14 27 (4.03%) Qualitative Analyst
14 27 (4.03%) Quantitative Analyst
15 26 (3.88%) Senior Data Scientist
15 26 (3.88%) Senior Developer
16 25 (3.73%) Graduate Developer
17 24 (3.58%) Consultant
17 24 (3.58%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.15%) .NET
2 54 (8.06%) Natural Language Processing
3 42 (6.27%) HTML
4 39 (5.82%) Pandas
5 33 (4.93%) NumPy
6 30 (4.48%) React
7 29 (4.33%) CSS
8 27 (4.03%) TensorFlow
9 25 (3.73%) Flask
10 23 (3.43%) Django
11 22 (3.28%) SciPy
11 22 (3.28%) WPF
12 21 (3.13%) Node.js
13 18 (2.69%) AngularJS
14 17 (2.54%) Entity Framework
14 17 (2.54%) HTML5
15 15 (2.24%) Kafka
15 15 (2.24%) REST
16 14 (2.09%) Web Services
17 13 (1.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 509 (75.97%) Computer Science
2 146 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (21.04%) Algorithms
4 107 (15.97%) Hedge funds
5 105 (15.67%) Fintech
6 62 (9.25%) Greenfield Project
7 48 (7.16%) Data Structures
8 44 (6.57%) Equities
9 40 (5.97%) Fixed Income
10 34 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (4.78%) Derivative
12 24 (3.58%) Cyberthreat
13 22 (3.28%) Credit Risk
14 19 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
15 17 (2.54%) User Experience
16 16 (2.39%) Social Media
17 15 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
17 15 (2.24%) Market Risk
18 13 (1.94%) Management Information System
19 11 (1.64%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.39%) Linux
2 31 (4.63%) Windows
3 28 (4.18%) Unix
4 5 (0.75%) HPUX
5 4 (0.60%) Android
5 4 (0.60%) CentOS
6 3 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.30%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) VMS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (89.70%) Mathematics
2 175 (26.12%) Machine Learning
3 157 (23.43%) Analytics
4 133 (19.85%) Data Science
5 130 (19.40%) Software Engineering
6 126 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
7 114 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (16.72%) Artificial Intelligence
8 112 (16.72%) Statistics
9 77 (11.49%) OO
10 69 (10.30%) TDD
11 61 (9.10%) Risk Management
12 55 (8.21%) Neural Network
13 54 (8.06%) Deep Learning
14 53 (7.91%) Scrum
15 48 (7.16%) Data Analysis
15 48 (7.16%) DevOps
16 47 (7.01%) Low Latency
16 47 (7.01%) Multithreading
17 42 (6.27%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 290 (43.28%) Python
2 235 (35.07%) C++
3 217 (32.39%) Java
4 206 (30.75%) SQL
5 171 (25.52%) C#
6 106 (15.82%) R
7 85 (12.69%) C
8 76 (11.34%) JavaScript
9 61 (9.10%) Scala
10 51 (7.61%) MATLAB
11 29 (4.33%) Go
12 24 (3.58%) Kotlin
12 24 (3.58%) VBA
13 18 (2.69%) Ruby
14 12 (1.79%) Java 8
14 12 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.19%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 381 (56.87%) Degree
2 177 (26.42%) PhD
3 119 (17.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (8.81%) Master's Degree
5 53 (7.91%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.75%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) CISA
10 1 (0.15%) CISM
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) CRISC
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.37%) QA
2 9 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (1.34%) EMIR
2 9 (1.34%) MiFID
3 3 (0.45%) DICOM
3 3 (0.45%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.45%) HL7
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) IFRS
4 2 (0.30%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) GCP
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (4.63%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.34%) Terraform
3 8 (1.19%) Grafana
3 8 (1.19%) Prometheus
4 5 (0.75%) Ansible
5 4 (0.60%) Puppet
6 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.45%) Nagios
7 2 (0.30%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) Ambari
8 1 (0.15%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.15%) logstash
8 1 (0.15%) Mesos
8 1 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 55 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.73%) Oracle
3 20 (2.99%) Google
4 15 (2.24%) Tableau
5 9 (1.34%) Reuters
6 7 (1.04%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.04%) Facebook
7 5 (0.75%) Cisco
7 5 (0.75%) Citrix
7 5 (0.75%) VMware
8 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.60%) New Relic
9 3 (0.45%) NetApp
9 3 (0.45%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (0.45%) SAP
10 2 (0.30%) Teradata
11 1 (0.15%) Charles River
11 1 (0.15%) Dell
11 1 (0.15%) HP
11 1 (0.15%) Sybase