Physics Jobs in the South East

Physics
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East requiring Physics skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Physics over the 6 months leading up to 18 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
18 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 175 273 226
Rank change year-on-year +98 -47 +49
Permanent jobs citing Physics 268 105 332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 0.79% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.84% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 205 45 139
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,620 £35,000 £40,853
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £68,690
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% +20.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

Physics falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the South East.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,283 12,518 20,186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 81.98% 94.30% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10,406 7,566 11,829
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the South East

Physics
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Physics in the South East.

Salary trend for Physics in the South East

Physics
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Physics in the South East over the 6 months to 18 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Physics in the South East

Physics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +112 182 £52,500 +21.39% 52
Berkshire +74 105 £55,000 +35.22% 20
Oxfordshire +52 67 £50,000 -14.89% 27
Surrey -11 43 £47,500 - 19
Kent -5 15 £37,000 +23.33% 4
West Sussex +33 14 £60,000 -
Hampshire -38 13 £70,000 +16.67% 18
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £70,000 - 5
East Sussex +7 1 £35,000 -50.00% 7
Physics
England

Physics
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.75%) CMS
2 2 (0.75%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Simulink
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.73%) AWS
2 7 (2.61%) Azure
2 7 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
4 2 (0.75%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) Network Security
2 5 (1.87%) Firewall
2 5 (1.87%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (1.87%) VPN
3 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.12%) Modbus
4 3 (1.12%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.75%) Wireless
6 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) Power BI
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (8.58%) Git
2 20 (7.46%) GitLab
3 17 (6.34%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.73%) JIRA
4 10 (3.73%) Subversion
5 8 (2.99%) CMake
5 8 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.99%) TestRail
6 5 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.12%) gulp
7 3 (1.12%) PostCSS
7 3 (1.12%) rollup.js
7 3 (1.12%) Vite
8 2 (0.75%) GDB
General
1 78 (29.10%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (17.16%) Social Skills
3 40 (14.93%) Electronics
4 18 (6.72%) Organisational Skills
5 17 (6.34%) Aerospace
6 16 (5.97%) Games
7 10 (3.73%) Finance
8 7 (2.61%) Military
9 4 (1.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.75%) Law
11 2 (0.75%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Advertising
12 1 (0.37%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.37%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (30.60%) Software Engineer
2 41 (15.30%) Senior
3 34 (12.69%) Architect
4 29 (10.82%) Software Architect
5 27 (10.07%) Graduate
6 25 (9.33%) Developer
7 24 (8.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 18 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (5.22%) Junior
10 13 (4.85%) Research Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Development Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Physicist
12 11 (4.10%) Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Programmer
13 10 (3.73%) Research Software Engineer
14 9 (3.36%) Embedded Engineer
15 8 (2.99%) Principal Engineer
15 8 (2.99%) Principal Systems Engineer
15 8 (2.99%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.34%) OpenMP
2 14 (5.22%) HTML
3 13 (4.85%) HTML5
3 13 (4.85%) Unreal Engine
4 11 (4.10%) OpenACC
4 11 (4.10%) OpenGL
4 11 (4.10%) Qt
5 10 (3.73%) .NET
5 10 (3.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 9 (3.36%) OpenCL
7 8 (2.99%) QML
7 8 (2.99%) VTK
7 8 (2.99%) Vulkan
7 8 (2.99%) WinForms
7 8 (2.99%) WPF
8 5 (1.87%) Web Services
9 4 (1.49%) EDI
10 3 (1.12%) CSS
10 3 (1.12%) DirectX
10 3 (1.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 104 (38.81%) Algorithms
2 31 (11.57%) Analytical Mindset
3 27 (10.07%) CUDA
4 19 (7.09%) FPGA
5 16 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.97%) VHDL
6 15 (5.60%) Analogue Electronics
7 14 (5.22%) Data Structures
8 11 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.87%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (1.49%) Security Posture
12 3 (1.12%) Animation
12 3 (1.12%) Arduino
12 3 (1.12%) CAN bus
12 3 (1.12%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.88%) Linux
2 42 (15.67%) Unix
3 16 (5.97%) Windows
4 5 (1.87%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (67.54%) Mathematics
2 154 (57.46%) Computer Science
3 110 (41.04%) Software Engineering
4 90 (33.58%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (19.78%) Software Testing
6 50 (18.66%) Parallel Programming
7 42 (15.67%) Agile
8 38 (14.18%) Machine Learning
9 32 (11.94%) Chemistry
10 31 (11.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 27 (10.07%) Signal Processing
12 25 (9.33%) Validation
13 22 (8.21%) Monte Carlo Method
13 22 (8.21%) Open Source
14 21 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
15 19 (7.09%) SDLC
15 19 (7.09%) Verification and Validation
16 16 (5.97%) DevOps
16 16 (5.97%) Mathematical Modelling
17 15 (5.60%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 152 (56.72%) Python
2 114 (42.54%) C++
3 105 (39.18%) C
4 98 (36.57%) Fortran
5 57 (21.27%) C#
6 39 (14.55%) Bash
7 32 (11.94%) Java
8 25 (9.33%) MATLAB
9 24 (8.96%) SQL
10 13 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.48%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.99%) C-shell
13 7 (2.61%) Perl
14 6 (2.24%) Ada
15 5 (1.87%) R
15 5 (1.87%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.49%) Go
16 4 (1.49%) Rust
17 3 (1.12%) Embedded C
17 3 (1.12%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 232 (86.57%) Degree
2 110 (41.04%) PhD
3 94 (35.07%) Security Cleared
4 76 (28.36%) Master's Degree
5 41 (15.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (8.21%) SC Cleared
7 17 (6.34%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.24%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.87%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.87%) Azure Certification
9 5 (1.87%) CISSP
10 4 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 5 (1.87%) NIST
1 5 (1.87%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Firmware
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) Suricata
Vendors
1 61 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.87%) Cisco
2 5 (1.87%) Juniper
2 5 (1.87%) Palo Alto
2 5 (1.87%) Splunk
3 4 (1.49%) HubSpot
4 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.12%) Thales
5 2 (0.75%) EMC
5 2 (0.75%) Sun
5 2 (0.75%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.37%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.37%) Qubit
6 1 (0.37%) YouTube