Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 383 410
Rank change year-on-year +38 +27 +34
Permanent jobs citing Physics 623 563 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 572 520 544
London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,936 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.93% -9.03% +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 63,466 64,000 74,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.56% 91.59% 91.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51,159 52,351 64,010
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -20 141 £65,000 +44.44% 22
West London +21 31 £35,000 -12.50% 6
South London +2 17 £40,000 - 2
East London - 5 £92,500 - 2
North London -4 3 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 547 (87.80%) Mathematics
2 482 (77.37%) Computer Science
3 335 (53.77%) Degree
4 277 (44.46%) Finance
5 266 (42.70%) Python
6 225 (36.12%) C++
7 222 (35.63%) Java
8 178 (28.57%) SQL
9 173 (27.77%) PhD
10 156 (25.04%) Machine Learning
11 149 (23.92%) C#
12 138 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
13 132 (21.19%) Analytics
14 124 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
15 119 (19.10%) Algorithms
15 119 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
16 117 (18.78%) Data Science
17 108 (17.34%) Software Engineering
18 107 (17.17%) Computer Science Degree
19 100 (16.05%) Artificial Intelligence
19 100 (16.05%) Statistics
20 99 (15.89%) Fintech
21 98 (15.73%) Hedge funds
22 96 (15.41%) Linux
23 90 (14.45%) C
24 86 (13.80%) Big Data
25 78 (12.52%) R
26 67 (10.75%) Banking
26 67 (10.75%) Front Office
27 66 (10.59%) Greenfield Project

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 51 (8.19%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.09%) SAS
3 8 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (0.80%) Apache
4 5 (0.80%) Tornado
5 4 (0.64%) nginx
6 3 (0.48%) Confluence
6 3 (0.48%) JBoss
7 2 (0.32%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.32%) WildFly
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.16%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.77%) SPSS
4 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.64%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) Simulink
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.16%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.12%) Serverless
5 6 (0.96%) GitHub
6 5 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.93%) DNS
2 11 (1.77%) DHCP
3 8 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (0.80%) Internet
4 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.64%) LTE
6 3 (0.48%) DVB
7 2 (0.32%) 3G
7 2 (0.32%) GPRS
7 2 (0.32%) GSM
7 2 (0.32%) HbbTV
7 2 (0.32%) ICMP
7 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.32%) UMTS
7 2 (0.32%) VPN
7 2 (0.32%) WAN
7 2 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.16%) 5G
8 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.80%) Big Data
2 48 (7.70%) Hadoop
3 36 (5.78%) SQL Server
4 31 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.69%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.57%) Apache Hive
8 13 (2.09%) Data Lake
9 12 (1.93%) MySQL
10 11 (1.77%) MemSQL
10 11 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (1.44%) Power BI
11 9 (1.44%) Redis
12 8 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.12%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.96%) GIS
15 5 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.80%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.80%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.57%) Gradle
4 12 (1.93%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.77%) JIRA
5 11 (1.77%) Selenium
6 9 (1.44%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.12%) Artifactory
7 7 (1.12%) Maven
7 7 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.12%) Travis CI
7 7 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.80%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.64%) Spinnaker
10 3 (0.48%) GoCD
11 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.32%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.32%) Protractor
11 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 277 (44.46%) Finance
2 67 (10.75%) Banking
2 67 (10.75%) Front Office
3 36 (5.78%) Financial Institution
4 34 (5.46%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.98%) Electronics
6 18 (2.89%) Games
7 16 (2.57%) Marketing
7 16 (2.57%) Publishing
7 16 (2.57%) Retail
8 12 (1.93%) Advertising
8 12 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 209 (33.55%) Developer
2 106 (17.01%) Analyst
3 91 (14.61%) Graduate
4 77 (12.36%) Data Scientist
5 60 (9.63%) Graduate Analyst
6 54 (8.67%) Java Developer
7 53 (8.51%) Python Developer
8 52 (8.35%) Software Engineer
9 45 (7.22%) C++ Developer
10 41 (6.58%) Senior Developer
11 35 (5.62%) Software Developer
12 30 (4.82%) Data Engineer
13 28 (4.49%) Junior
14 25 (4.01%) C# Developer
15 24 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
16 23 (3.69%) Qualitative Analyst
16 23 (3.69%) Quantitative Analyst
17 20 (3.21%) Quantitative Developer
17 20 (3.21%) Senior Data Scientist
17 20 (3.21%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.67%) .NET
2 46 (7.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 43 (6.90%) HTML
4 28 (4.49%) NumPy
4 28 (4.49%) Pandas
5 24 (3.85%) CSS
6 23 (3.69%) HTML5
7 20 (3.21%) Web Services
8 19 (3.05%) Kafka
8 19 (3.05%) WPF
9 18 (2.89%) Flask
10 17 (2.73%) Django
10 17 (2.73%) Node.js
10 17 (2.73%) React
11 16 (2.57%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.25%) XML
13 12 (1.93%) REST
13 12 (1.93%) SciPy
13 12 (1.93%) TensorFlow
14 11 (1.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 482 (77.37%) Computer Science
2 138 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (19.10%) Algorithms
4 99 (15.89%) Fintech
5 98 (15.73%) Hedge funds
6 66 (10.59%) Greenfield Project
7 47 (7.54%) Equities
8 41 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 40 (6.42%) Fixed Income
10 37 (5.94%) Data Structures
11 26 (4.17%) Derivative
12 21 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
13 19 (3.05%) Credit Risk
14 17 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (2.73%) Management Information System
14 17 (2.73%) Market Risk
15 16 (2.57%) Social Media
16 14 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
17 11 (1.77%) Exotic Derivative
18 9 (1.44%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.41%) Linux
2 35 (5.62%) Unix
3 32 (5.14%) Windows
4 12 (1.93%) Android
5 5 (0.80%) HPUX
5 5 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.64%) CentOS
6 4 (0.64%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.48%) VMS
7 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (87.80%) Mathematics
2 156 (25.04%) Machine Learning
3 132 (21.19%) Analytics
4 124 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
6 117 (18.78%) Data Science
7 108 (17.34%) Software Engineering
8 100 (16.05%) Artificial Intelligence
8 100 (16.05%) Statistics
9 64 (10.27%) OO
10 60 (9.63%) Risk Management
11 59 (9.47%) TDD
12 49 (7.87%) Scrum
13 44 (7.06%) Deep Learning
13 44 (7.06%) Test Automation
14 43 (6.90%) Neural Network
14 43 (6.90%) Open Source
15 42 (6.74%) Multithreading
16 41 (6.58%) Low Latency
17 40 (6.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 266 (42.70%) Python
2 225 (36.12%) C++
3 222 (35.63%) Java
4 178 (28.57%) SQL
5 149 (23.92%) C#
6 90 (14.45%) C
7 78 (12.52%) R
8 64 (10.27%) JavaScript
8 64 (10.27%) Scala
9 42 (6.74%) MATLAB
10 29 (4.65%) Go
11 22 (3.53%) Kotlin
12 18 (2.89%) VBA
13 16 (2.57%) Java 8
14 13 (2.09%) Ruby
15 12 (1.93%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.44%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.96%) Fortran
17 6 (0.96%) Perl
17 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 335 (53.77%) Degree
2 173 (27.77%) PhD
3 107 (17.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (9.47%) Master's Degree
5 51 (8.19%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.96%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.64%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.98%) QA
2 9 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (1.44%) EMIR
2 9 (1.44%) MiFID
3 4 (0.64%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.48%) DICOM
4 3 (0.48%) HL7
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) GDPR
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (5.14%) Docker
2 9 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (2.57%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.77%) Grafana
2 11 (1.77%) Prometheus
3 8 (1.28%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.80%) Ansible
4 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.80%) Puppet
5 4 (0.64%) Fluentd
5 4 (0.64%) logstash
5 4 (0.64%) Rancher
5 4 (0.64%) Terraform
6 3 (0.48%) Ambari
6 3 (0.48%) Nagios
7 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.85%) Oracle
3 22 (3.53%) Google
4 15 (2.41%) Tableau
5 11 (1.77%) Bloomberg
5 11 (1.77%) Reuters
6 10 (1.61%) Cisco
6 10 (1.61%) VMware
7 8 (1.28%) NetApp
7 8 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (0.96%) Facebook
9 5 (0.80%) Citrix
10 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.64%) Teradata
11 3 (0.48%) HP
11 3 (0.48%) New Relic
12 2 (0.32%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.32%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.32%) Solace
12 2 (0.32%) Splunk