Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 313 415
Rank change year-on-year +57 +102 -39
Permanent jobs citing Physics 348 307 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 0.88% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.00% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 326 347 265
South East median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £59,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26949 30583 37028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.48% 87.45% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22185 25384 30618
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics in the South East.

Salary trend for Physics in the South East

Physics
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +94 204 £47,500 +31.94% 20
Oxfordshire +74 123 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Hampshire +1 68 £50,000 +53.85% 5
Berkshire +39 55 £33,500 +11.67% 7
Surrey -5 51 £35,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +5 26 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Kent - 11 £48,750 -
West Sussex -16 8 £47,500 +58.33%
East Sussex -4 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Physics.

1 287 (82.47%) Mathematics
2 257 (73.85%) Degree
3 252 (72.41%) Computer Science
4 157 (45.11%) Python
5 149 (42.82%) C++
6 148 (42.53%) Software Engineering
7 120 (34.48%) PhD
8 102 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (28.74%) C#
10 87 (25.00%) Java
10 87 (25.00%) Algorithms
11 76 (21.84%) Windows
12 72 (20.69%) .NET
13 67 (19.25%) Linux
14 63 (18.10%) JavaScript
15 59 (16.95%) Qt
16 53 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
16 53 (15.23%) Machine Learning
17 52 (14.94%) MATLAB
18 50 (14.37%) OOD
19 48 (13.79%) Git (software)
20 47 (13.51%) Multithreading
21 46 (13.22%) OO
22 44 (12.64%) MFC
22 44 (12.64%) Electronics
22 44 (12.64%) NoSQL
23 43 (12.36%) SQL
23 43 (12.36%) ASP.NET
24 42 (12.07%) OpenGL
24 42 (12.07%) WinForms

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (4.02%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.15%) SAS
3 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
4 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Simulink
2 4 (1.15%) Mathematica
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.15%) SPSS
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.57%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.29%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.29%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.29%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 53 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.59%) SaaS
4 5 (1.44%) Datadog
5 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.01%) Firewall
2 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) DHCP
3 2 (0.57%) DNS
3 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) Modbus
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.64%) NoSQL
2 42 (12.07%) Big Data
3 22 (6.32%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.87%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.72%) Redis
8 5 (1.44%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.15%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.15%) Flink
9 4 (1.15%) GIS
9 4 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.86%) MySQL
11 2 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.29%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 48 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.77%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.59%) Subversion
4 5 (1.44%) JIRA
5 4 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.86%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.57%) JUnit
7 2 (0.57%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (12.64%) Electronics
2 22 (6.32%) Automotive
3 20 (5.75%) Finance
4 15 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.02%) Banking
6 12 (3.45%) Games
7 8 (2.30%) Retail
8 7 (2.01%) Advertising
8 7 (2.01%) Local Government
9 6 (1.72%) Music Industry
10 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.86%) Military
13 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (32.76%) Software Engineer
2 110 (31.61%) Developer
3 76 (21.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 72 (20.69%) Graduate
5 37 (10.63%) Senior Developer
6 31 (8.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 31 (8.91%) Software Developer
7 28 (8.05%) C# Developer
8 25 (7.18%) Applications Developer
8 25 (7.18%) Graduate Developer
9 22 (6.32%) Consultant
9 22 (6.32%) Data Scientist
9 22 (6.32%) Web Developer
10 21 (6.03%) Senior Applications Developer
10 21 (6.03%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 21 (6.03%) Senior Web Developer
10 21 (6.03%) Web Applications Developer
11 19 (5.46%) Junior
12 18 (5.17%) .NET Developer
13 17 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.69%) .NET
2 59 (16.95%) Qt
3 44 (12.64%) MFC
4 43 (12.36%) ASP.NET
5 42 (12.07%) OpenGL
5 42 (12.07%) WinForms
6 33 (9.48%) HTML
7 32 (9.20%) CSS
8 29 (8.33%) jQuery
9 27 (7.76%) HTML5
10 26 (7.47%) CSS3
11 25 (7.18%) Node.js
12 22 (6.32%) RESTful
13 21 (6.03%) Ajax
13 21 (6.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 21 (6.03%) Natural Language Processing
13 21 (6.03%) WebSockets
14 20 (5.75%) AngularJS
15 17 (4.89%) TensorFlow
16 16 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 252 (72.41%) Computer Science
2 87 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 28 (8.05%) CUDA
4 21 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 21 (6.03%) NHS
5 18 (5.17%) User Experience
6 17 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.89%) VHDL
7 13 (3.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.01%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.72%) Verilog
11 5 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.44%) PKI
11 5 (1.44%) Robotics
11 5 (1.44%) Social Media
12 3 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.57%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.84%) Windows
2 67 (19.25%) Linux
3 31 (8.91%) Unix
4 5 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.86%) Android
6 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (82.47%) Mathematics
2 148 (42.53%) Software Engineering
3 102 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (15.23%) Machine Learning
5 50 (14.37%) OOD
6 47 (13.51%) Multithreading
7 46 (13.22%) OO
8 40 (11.49%) Statistics
9 39 (11.21%) Project Management
10 23 (6.61%) Mentoring
10 23 (6.61%) TDD
11 22 (6.32%) Business Analysis
12 21 (6.03%) Data Analysis
13 20 (5.75%) Neural Network
14 19 (5.46%) Economics
14 19 (5.46%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (5.46%) ITIL
14 19 (5.46%) TOGAF
15 18 (5.17%) Bayesian Methods
15 18 (5.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 157 (45.11%) Python
2 149 (42.82%) C++
3 100 (28.74%) C#
4 87 (25.00%) Java
5 63 (18.10%) JavaScript
6 52 (14.94%) MATLAB
7 43 (12.36%) SQL
8 33 (9.48%) C
9 31 (8.91%) R
10 26 (7.47%) PHP
11 20 (5.75%) F#
12 19 (5.46%) Julia
13 15 (4.31%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.87%) Ruby
15 7 (2.01%) Perl
16 6 (1.72%) Fortran
17 5 (1.44%) Haskell
17 5 (1.44%) Scala
18 2 (0.57%) Groovy
18 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 257 (73.85%) Degree
2 120 (34.48%) PhD
3 30 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 29 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (3.74%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (3.16%) Master's Degree
7 7 (2.01%) APMP
8 4 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (1.15%) CISM
8 4 (1.15%) CISSP
8 4 (1.15%) CREST Certified
8 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) HNC
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (2.01%) ISO 13485
3 5 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.86%) QA
5 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (3.74%) Firmware
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) Ansible
1 5 (1.44%) Cobbler
1 5 (1.44%) Grafana
1 5 (1.44%) Nagios
1 5 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.44%) Prometheus
1 5 (1.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.16%) Google
3 7 (2.01%) CA
3 7 (2.01%) Oracle
4 5 (1.44%) ANSYS
5 4 (1.15%) Altera
5 4 (1.15%) EMC
5 4 (1.15%) Teradata
5 4 (1.15%) Twitter
6 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco
6 2 (0.57%) Dell
6 2 (0.57%) HP
6 2 (0.57%) VMware
6 2 (0.57%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) Keysight
7 1 (0.29%) Perforce