The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 437 429
Rank change year-on-year +97 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 781 628 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.73% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 635 539 622
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  

Physics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Physics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the UK

Physics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Physics in the UK

Physics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in the UK

Physics
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 753 £40,000 -5.88% 109
London +35 304 £52,500 -4.54% 46
East of England +76 232 £34,000 - 25
Cambridgeshire +44 180 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Cambridge +37 178 £37,500 +28.20% 22
South East +38 124 £43,250 +23.57% 25
City of London +53 52 £47,500 -26.92% 12
West Midlands +35 49 £27,500 +3.77% 1
East Midlands +36 40 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -1 39 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Oxfordshire +34 37 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Borehamwood +3 35 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 29 £33,750 -15.62% 3
Surrey +32 25 £44,000 +22.22% 4
Northamptonshire +6 24 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Scotland +21 22 £41,250 +55.66% 7
Oxford +15 22 £42,500 - 4
Coventry +4 21 £39,750 +13.57%
Northampton +8 20 £37,500 - 1
Watford +6 20 £32,500 +47.72%
West End of London +4 20 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North West -26 19 £37,500 +41.50% 5
Hampshire +16 18 £52,500 +75.00% 5
Birmingham +18 17 £27,500 +3.77%
Manchester -12 17 £37,500 +41.50% 3
Edinburgh -2 16 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Milton Keynes -13 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire +20 14 £42,500 +129.72% 2
Southampton +15 14 £52,500 +75.00% 5
South West -12 14 £38,750 -20.91% 4

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Physics.

1 1171 (78.64%) Mathematics
2 1004 (67.43%) Computer Science
3 893 (59.97%) Degree
4 681 (45.74%) C++
5 625 (41.97%) Python
6 499 (33.51%) Software Engineering
7 489 (32.84%) Java
8 423 (28.41%) PhD
9 416 (27.94%) C#
10 358 (24.04%) Algorithms
11 351 (23.57%) Machine Learning
12 344 (23.10%) Linux
12 344 (23.10%) Finance
13 266 (17.86%) SQL
14 249 (16.72%) MATLAB
15 247 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
16 241 (16.19%) C
17 233 (15.65%) Windows
18 210 (14.10%) OO
19 209 (14.04%) Analytics
20 197 (13.23%) .NET
21 186 (12.49%) Computer Science Degree
22 185 (12.42%) Numerate Degree
23 183 (12.29%) Statistics
24 175 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
25 174 (11.69%) R
26 170 (11.42%) Big Data
27 133 (8.93%) JavaScript
28 116 (7.79%) Telecoms
29 114 (7.66%) Electronics

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 76 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.08%) SAS
3 28 (1.88%) Apache
4 10 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (0.54%) Moodle
6 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.47%) JBoss
7 6 (0.40%) Confluence
7 6 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.20%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.20%) nginx
10 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.13%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.067%) CMS
11 1 (0.067%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 47 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.21%) SPSS
4 11 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.60%) Simulink
6 8 (0.54%) Camtasia
6 8 (0.54%) Snagit
6 8 (0.54%) Zemax
7 7 (0.47%) Maple
8 5 (0.34%) 3ds Max
8 5 (0.34%) Mathcad
8 5 (0.34%) Maya
9 2 (0.13%) Abaqus
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.13%) Stata
10 1 (0.067%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.067%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.13%) HFM
3 2 (0.13%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.067%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.067%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.067%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.61%) SaaS
4 13 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.74%) GitHub
7 9 (0.60%) Office 365
8 7 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.20%) PaaS
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.067%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.067%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.067%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.067%) Slack
12 1 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.42%) Ethernet
3 33 (2.22%) Firewall
4 23 (1.54%) NAS
5 22 (1.48%) InfiniBand
6 17 (1.14%) RS-232
7 13 (0.87%) Internet
7 13 (0.87%) VoIP
8 12 (0.81%) Network Security
9 8 (0.54%) DHCP
9 8 (0.54%) DNS
10 6 (0.40%) HTTP
11 5 (0.34%) VPN
11 5 (0.34%) WAN
12 3 (0.20%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.20%) Broadband
12 3 (0.20%) DWDM
12 3 (0.20%) LAN
12 3 (0.20%) SDH
12 3 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (11.42%) Big Data
2 84 (5.64%) SQL Server
3 72 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 72 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 67 (4.50%) Data Mining
5 65 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.22%) RDBMS
7 42 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.14%) MySQL
9 17 (1.14%) Redis
9 17 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (0.94%) Apache Hive
10 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (0.87%) Text Mining
12 10 (0.67%) QlikView
13 9 (0.60%) GIS
13 9 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 61 (4.10%) Visual Studio
2 59 (3.96%) LabVIEW
3 52 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.21%) NUnit
7 17 (1.14%) Microsoft Blend
7 17 (1.14%) MSI
7 17 (1.14%) MSTest
7 17 (1.14%) NuGet
7 17 (1.14%) WiX
8 15 (1.01%) Subversion
9 10 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.67%) Clang
10 8 (0.54%) JUnit
10 8 (0.54%) Travis CI
11 7 (0.47%) Maven
11 7 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.40%) Grunt
12 6 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 344 (23.10%) Finance
2 116 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 114 (7.66%) Electronics
4 105 (7.05%) Games
5 65 (4.37%) Banking
6 50 (3.36%) Front Office
7 47 (3.16%) Automotive
8 46 (3.09%) Marketing
9 38 (2.55%) Aerospace
10 29 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.88%) Retail
12 25 (1.68%) Investment Banking
13 18 (1.21%) Advertising
14 16 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.67%) Billing
15 10 (0.67%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.40%) French Language
18 5 (0.34%) Military
19 4 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 470 (31.56%) Developer
2 314 (21.09%) Graduate
3 270 (18.13%) Software Engineer
4 194 (13.03%) Analyst
5 191 (12.83%) Software Developer
6 171 (11.48%) C++ Software Engineer
7 146 (9.81%) Data Scientist
8 139 (9.34%) C++ Developer
9 109 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
10 93 (6.25%) Graduate Analyst
11 91 (6.11%) C# Developer
12 88 (5.91%) Junior
13 66 (4.43%) Graduate Developer
14 65 (4.37%) Consultant
15 64 (4.30%) Java Developer
16 57 (3.83%) Senior Developer
17 53 (3.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 52 (3.49%) Junior Developer
19 51 (3.43%) .NET Developer
19 51 (3.43%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (13.23%) .NET
2 85 (5.71%) HTML
3 81 (5.44%) ASP.NET
4 66 (4.43%) AngularJS
5 60 (4.03%) CSS
5 60 (4.03%) Node.js
6 55 (3.69%) Natural Language Processing
7 53 (3.56%) Qt
7 53 (3.56%) Web Services
8 44 (2.96%) OpenGL
9 35 (2.35%) XML
10 34 (2.28%) HTML5
10 34 (2.28%) jQuery
11 33 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 33 (2.22%) REST
12 31 (2.08%) TensorFlow
13 29 (1.95%) Spring
14 24 (1.61%) STL
15 23 (1.54%) Entity Framework
15 23 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1004 (67.43%) Computer Science
2 358 (24.04%) Algorithms
3 247 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.70%) Fintech
5 68 (4.57%) Data Structures
6 42 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
8 29 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
9 28 (1.88%) Augmented Reality
10 26 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.68%) Hedge funds
12 24 (1.61%) Device Driver
12 24 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 22 (1.48%) Animation
13 22 (1.48%) Internet of Things
13 22 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.28%) Derivative
15 17 (1.14%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 17 (1.14%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 344 (23.10%) Linux
2 233 (15.65%) Windows
3 62 (4.16%) Unix
4 49 (3.29%) Android
5 44 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 17 (1.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 15 (1.01%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.87%) Solaris
13 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.13%) Debian
17 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1171 (78.64%) Mathematics
2 499 (33.51%) Software Engineering
3 351 (23.57%) Machine Learning
4 210 (14.10%) OO
5 209 (14.04%) Analytics
6 183 (12.29%) Statistics
7 175 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (6.51%) Data Analysis
9 92 (6.18%) Visualisation
10 90 (6.04%) Multithreading
11 84 (5.64%) OOP
12 79 (5.31%) Artificial Intelligence
13 72 (4.84%) Image Processing
14 70 (4.70%) Signal Processing
15 68 (4.57%) Project Management
16 67 (4.50%) OOD
16 67 (4.50%) Test Automation
17 65 (4.37%) Scrum
18 63 (4.23%) Data Visualisation
19 62 (4.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 681 (45.74%) C++
2 625 (41.97%) Python
3 489 (32.84%) Java
4 416 (27.94%) C#
5 266 (17.86%) SQL
6 249 (16.72%) MATLAB
7 241 (16.19%) C
8 174 (11.69%) R
9 133 (8.93%) JavaScript
10 66 (4.43%) Scala
11 53 (3.56%) Ruby
12 38 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.28%) Perl
14 30 (2.01%) Embedded C
15 27 (1.81%) Fortran
16 25 (1.68%) Julia
17 24 (1.61%) Embedded C++
18 23 (1.54%) VBA
19 20 (1.34%) PHP
20 17 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 893 (59.97%) Degree
2 423 (28.41%) PhD
3 186 (12.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 185 (12.42%) Numerate Degree
5 60 (4.03%) Security Cleared
6 37 (2.48%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.67%) Postgraduate
9 9 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.54%) MAPM
11 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.40%) RHCE
12 4 (0.27%) CCNA
12 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.20%) APMP
14 2 (0.13%) CISSP
14 2 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.50%) QA
2 11 (0.74%) JTAG
3 10 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.60%) MiFID
5 6 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.40%) EMIR
5 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) SLA
8 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.13%) TickIT
9 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.067%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (2.28%) Firmware
2 32 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.48%) Docker
4 13 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (0.54%) HDFS
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.20%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.067%) KVM
11 1 (0.067%) LXC
11 1 (0.067%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.067%) Snort
11 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (1.28%) Puppet
2 13 (0.87%) Backup Exec
2 13 (0.87%) SCCM
3 6 (0.40%) Ansible
3 6 (0.40%) Terraform
4 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (0.27%) Kibana
5 4 (0.27%) logstash
5 4 (0.27%) Nagios
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.20%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.20%) Graphite
6 3 (0.20%) Nmap
6 3 (0.20%) Salt
7 2 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.067%) Mesos
8 1 (0.067%) StatsD
Vendors
1 87 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.16%) Oracle
3 48 (3.22%) VMware
4 35 (2.35%) Cisco
5 29 (1.95%) Tableau
6 26 (1.75%) NetApp
7 22 (1.48%) Google
8 19 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 14 (0.94%) Bloomberg
10 13 (0.87%) Blue Coat
10 13 (0.87%) Reuters
10 13 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.87%) Veeam
11 10 (0.67%) IBM
12 9 (0.60%) Citrix
12 9 (0.60%) Veritas
13 8 (0.54%) Apple
14 7 (0.47%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.47%) Hortonworks
14 7 (0.47%) MapR
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20 - £40 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus, Full Training, Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Accreditations, bonus, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Link Financial
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago