Period
to 17 January 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 313 357 395
Rank change year-on-year +44 +38 -22
Permanent jobs citing Physics 631 593 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.91% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 579 535 479
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.05% -
10th Percentile £28,400 £32,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £115,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%

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 57,804 65,404 65,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.01% 93.18% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46,646 52,277 55,834
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 17 January 2019.

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 2019. 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 +87 156 £70,000 +16.67% 22
West London +10 15 £40,000 -11.11% 19
South London +3 13 £42,500 +70.00%
East London +3 2 £62,500 -16.67% 3
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 536 (84.94%) Mathematics
2 477 (75.59%) Computer Science
3 334 (52.93%) Degree
4 301 (47.70%) Python
4 301 (47.70%) Finance
5 255 (40.41%) SQL
6 212 (33.60%) Java
7 195 (30.90%) C++
8 194 (30.74%) Software Engineering
9 191 (30.27%) Machine Learning
10 189 (29.95%) C#
11 162 (25.67%) PhD
12 160 (25.36%) Algorithms
13 145 (22.98%) Artificial Intelligence
14 140 (22.19%) Analytics
15 131 (20.76%) Analytical Skills
16 130 (20.60%) R
17 122 (19.33%) Computer Science Degree
18 106 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
19 104 (16.48%) Fintech
20 102 (16.16%) Data Science
21 101 (16.01%) Statistics
22 87 (13.79%) .NET
23 85 (13.47%) OO
24 79 (12.52%) Natural Language Processing
24 79 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
25 78 (12.36%) MATLAB
26 77 (12.20%) Front Office
26 77 (12.20%) Big Data
27 72 (11.41%) Deep Learning

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 27 (4.28%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.11%) SAS
3 5 (0.79%) Apache
4 4 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (0.63%) Ethereum
4 4 (0.63%) Luigi
4 4 (0.63%) Tornado
5 3 (0.48%) Kinematics
6 2 (0.32%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.32%) nginx
6 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.16%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.79%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.48%) SPSS
4 2 (0.32%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Odoo
2 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.11%) SaaS
6 5 (0.79%) GitHub
7 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 2 (0.32%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) AdWords
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.90%) Firewall
2 10 (1.58%) BGP
2 10 (1.58%) OSPF
3 3 (0.48%) Internet
3 3 (0.48%) Network Security
4 2 (0.32%) DVB
4 2 (0.32%) HbbTV
4 2 (0.32%) VSAN
5 1 (0.16%) Broadband
5 1 (0.16%) DHCP
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) ICMP
5 1 (0.16%) MQTT
5 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (12.20%) Big Data
2 68 (10.78%) Relational Database
3 43 (6.81%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.28%) Hadoop
5 24 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 23 (3.65%) SQL Server
7 20 (3.17%) MySQL
8 12 (1.90%) Blockchain
8 12 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (1.43%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.27%) Redis
12 6 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.95%) KDB
13 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.63%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.54%) JIRA
3 8 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.11%) Artifactory
5 6 (0.95%) LabVIEW
5 6 (0.95%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.63%) RStudio
7 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.32%) Gradle
7 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.32%) Moq
7 2 (0.32%) NUnit
7 2 (0.32%) PyCharm
7 2 (0.32%) Subversion
7 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 301 (47.70%) Finance
2 77 (12.20%) Front Office
3 61 (9.67%) Banking
4 49 (7.77%) Games
5 29 (4.60%) Marketing
6 24 (3.80%) Publishing
7 23 (3.65%) Advertising
8 17 (2.69%) Retail
8 17 (2.69%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.06%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.74%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.58%) Electronics
12 9 (1.43%) Automotive
12 9 (1.43%) Legal
13 7 (1.11%) Law
14 6 (0.95%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.79%) Back Office
15 5 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.79%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 221 (35.02%) Developer
2 111 (17.59%) Graduate
3 86 (13.63%) Software Engineer
4 72 (11.41%) Python Developer
5 67 (10.62%) C# Developer
6 66 (10.46%) Analyst
7 65 (10.30%) Data Scientist
8 57 (9.03%) Consultant
9 47 (7.45%) Graduate Developer
10 42 (6.66%) C# Software Engineer
10 42 (6.66%) Junior
11 40 (6.34%) Java Developer
12 39 (6.18%) .NET Software Engineer
12 39 (6.18%) C++ Developer
13 35 (5.55%) Graduate Analyst
14 33 (5.23%) Junior Developer
15 29 (4.60%) Software Developer
16 26 (4.12%) Machine Learning Researcher
16 26 (4.12%) Senior Developer
17 25 (3.96%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.79%) .NET
2 79 (12.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 33 (5.23%) AngularJS
4 32 (5.07%) React
5 31 (4.91%) Pandas
5 31 (4.91%) TensorFlow
6 26 (4.12%) Web Services
7 25 (3.96%) CSS
7 25 (3.96%) NumPy
8 22 (3.49%) Node.js
9 19 (3.01%) Django
10 18 (2.85%) Flask
10 18 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (2.85%) SciPy
11 16 (2.54%) REST
12 15 (2.38%) .NET Framework
12 15 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (2.22%) scikit-learn
14 13 (2.06%) HTML
14 13 (2.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 160 (25.36%) Algorithms
2 131 (20.76%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (16.48%) Fintech
4 64 (10.14%) Derivative
5 63 (9.98%) Data Structures
5 63 (9.98%) Hedge funds
6 47 (7.45%) Equities
7 36 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (4.60%) Credit Risk
9 28 (4.44%) User Experience
10 26 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (3.96%) Analytical Mindset
12 22 (3.49%) Fixed Income
13 17 (2.69%) Market Risk
14 14 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (2.06%) Exotic Derivative
16 10 (1.58%) Mobile Games
17 9 (1.43%) Management Information System
18 7 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
19 6 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.87%) Linux
2 39 (6.18%) Windows
3 13 (2.06%) Unix
4 10 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.43%) CentOS
5 9 (1.43%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.63%) Android
6 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.63%) Robot Operating System
7 3 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (84.94%) Mathematics
2 477 (75.59%) Computer Science
3 194 (30.74%) Software Engineering
4 191 (30.27%) Machine Learning
5 145 (22.98%) Artificial Intelligence
6 140 (22.19%) Analytics
7 106 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (16.16%) Data Science
9 101 (16.01%) Statistics
10 85 (13.47%) OO
11 79 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (11.41%) Data Analysis
12 72 (11.41%) Deep Learning
13 71 (11.25%) Multithreading
14 45 (7.13%) Neural Network
15 41 (6.50%) DevOps
15 41 (6.50%) OOP
16 36 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
16 36 (5.71%) Front End Development
17 35 (5.55%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 301 (47.70%) Python
2 255 (40.41%) SQL
3 212 (33.60%) Java
4 195 (30.90%) C++
5 189 (29.95%) C#
6 130 (20.60%) R
7 78 (12.36%) MATLAB
8 61 (9.67%) JavaScript
9 34 (5.39%) C
10 31 (4.91%) Scala
11 25 (3.96%) Ruby
12 19 (3.01%) Go
13 15 (2.38%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.22%) F#
14 14 (2.22%) VBA
15 12 (1.90%) Perl
16 11 (1.74%) TypeScript
17 9 (1.43%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.11%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 334 (52.93%) Degree
2 162 (25.67%) PhD
3 122 (19.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (6.66%) Master's Degree
5 38 (6.02%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (2.85%) MPhil
7 8 (1.27%) MBA
8 6 (0.95%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.79%) ACCA
9 5 (0.79%) CFA
10 2 (0.32%) CISA
10 2 (0.32%) CISM
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) CRISC
10 2 (0.32%) ISEB
10 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
1 13 (2.06%) EMIR
1 13 (2.06%) MiFID
1 13 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) GDPR
2 2 (0.32%) IFRS
2 2 (0.32%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (3.65%) Docker
2 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.32%) Ceph
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (2.54%) Terraform
2 14 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.22%) Puppet
3 12 (1.90%) Ansible
4 6 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) Grafana
5 2 (0.32%) Graphite
5 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.32%) Icinga
5 2 (0.32%) Riemann
5 2 (0.32%) Salt
6 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 57 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.33%) Oracle
3 20 (3.17%) Cisco
4 12 (1.90%) Bloomberg
4 12 (1.90%) Red Hat
4 12 (1.90%) Reuters
5 7 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.11%) Tableau
6 6 (0.95%) Google
7 3 (0.48%) Adobe
7 3 (0.48%) Huawei
7 3 (0.48%) RapidMiner
8 2 (0.32%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.32%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.16%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.16%) Facebook
9 1 (0.16%) SAP
9 1 (0.16%) Tealium