Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South East
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 241 305
Rank change year-on-year -1 +64 +28
Permanent jobs citing Physics 122 330 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 1.24% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.36% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 107 245 275
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 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 12,102 24,313 28,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.27% 91.29% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9,780 19,530 23,211
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +54 61 £41,947 -23.73% 9
Oxfordshire +26 43 £41,947 -11.69% 3
Hampshire -4 39 £50,000 +42.86% 7
Berkshire +49 13 £57,500 - 4
Surrey +45 9 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Buckinghamshire +47 5 £22,500 -58.14% 2
Kent +44 5 £42,500 +54.55% 1
West Sussex +25 5 £50,000 - 2
Middlesex +10 2 £25,000 -77.27%
East Sussex +29 1 £55,000 +32.25% 1
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Physics.

1 95 (77.87%) Degree
2 76 (62.30%) Mathematics
3 63 (51.64%) Computer Science
4 46 (37.70%) Software Engineering
5 45 (36.89%) C++
6 41 (33.61%) Python
7 40 (32.79%) C#
8 31 (25.41%) .NET
9 28 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
11 26 (21.31%) SQL
11 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
12 25 (20.49%) Mentoring
12 25 (20.49%) Algorithms
12 25 (20.49%) Linux
13 20 (16.39%) Windows
14 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
14 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
14 18 (14.75%) Selenium
15 16 (13.11%) C
15 16 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
16 15 (12.30%) MATLAB
16 15 (12.30%) Middleware
16 15 (12.30%) OpenStack
17 14 (11.48%) PhD
18 13 (10.66%) Validation
18 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
18 13 (10.66%) Azure
19 12 (9.84%) jQuery

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 15 (12.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) QuarkXPress
2 3 (2.46%) Simulink
3 2 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) Azure
2 7 (5.74%) AWS
3 6 (4.92%) SaaS
4 5 (4.10%) GitHub
5 4 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (3.28%) NuGet
6 2 (1.64%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.64%) GCP
6 2 (1.64%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) ATM
1 8 (6.56%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.28%) SMTP
3 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) Modbus
4 2 (1.64%) PPP
5 1 (0.82%) Firewall
5 1 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.28%) Big Data
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.82%) GIS
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Redis
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.75%) Selenium
3 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.92%) SpecFlow
4 6 (4.92%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.10%) GitLab
6 4 (3.28%) JMeter
6 4 (3.28%) Locust
6 4 (3.28%) Moq
6 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.28%) WebSurge
7 3 (2.46%) Subversion
8 2 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 11 (9.02%) Aerospace
1 11 (9.02%) Games
2 10 (8.20%) Military
3 9 (7.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.92%) Electronics
5 4 (3.28%) Automotive
6 3 (2.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (31.97%) Developer
2 36 (29.51%) Software Engineer
3 25 (20.49%) Software Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Administrator
4 15 (12.30%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (12.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 15 (12.30%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 15 (12.30%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 15 (12.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 15 (12.30%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.02%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (6.56%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Real Time Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Junior
9 5 (4.10%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.41%) .NET
2 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
3 15 (12.30%) Middleware
4 12 (9.84%) jQuery
5 11 (9.02%) Qt
6 10 (8.20%) Ajax
6 10 (8.20%) CSS
6 10 (8.20%) HTML
6 10 (8.20%) OpenGL
6 10 (8.20%) WebSockets
6 10 (8.20%) WinForms
7 9 (7.38%) .NET Core
7 9 (7.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (7.38%) MFC
8 7 (5.74%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (4.92%) NumPy
9 6 (4.92%) Pandas
9 6 (4.92%) RESTful
9 6 (4.92%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Algorithms
2 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.20%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.38%) CUDA
5 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.10%) Wiki
7 4 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.28%) User Experience
8 2 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.64%) Animation
8 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.64%) Life Science
8 2 (1.64%) Podcast
8 2 (1.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.82%) iPhone
9 1 (0.82%) Online Games
9 1 (0.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.49%) Linux
2 20 (16.39%) Windows
3 8 (6.56%) Android
4 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (62.30%) Mathematics
2 63 (51.64%) Computer Science
3 46 (37.70%) Software Engineering
4 25 (20.49%) Mentoring
5 16 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.66%) Validation
7 12 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (9.84%) Project Management
8 11 (9.02%) OOD
8 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.20%) Multithreading
10 9 (7.38%) Biology
10 9 (7.38%) Complexity Analysis
10 9 (7.38%) Scrum
10 9 (7.38%) TDD
11 8 (6.56%) Component Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Control Theory
11 8 (6.56%) Data Acquisition
11 8 (6.56%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.56%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.89%) C++
2 41 (33.61%) Python
3 40 (32.79%) C#
4 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
5 26 (21.31%) SQL
6 16 (13.11%) C
7 15 (12.30%) MATLAB
8 9 (7.38%) Java
9 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.10%) Fortran
11 4 (3.28%) Ada
11 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.64%) Perl
12 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.82%) F#
13 1 (0.82%) Go
13 1 (0.82%) PHP
13 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (77.87%) Degree
2 28 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
4 14 (11.48%) PhD
5 9 (7.38%) DBS Check
6 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.74%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.82%) HNC
9 1 (0.82%) HND
9 1 (0.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Docker
2 5 (4.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Puppet
2 6 (4.92%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.46%) Google
3 2 (1.64%) Adobe
3 2 (1.64%) Spotify
4 1 (0.82%) IFS
4 1 (0.82%) Sun