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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 425 497
Rank change year-on-year +64 +72  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 734 728 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.70% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.79% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 609 574 458
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,564
% change year-on-year - +3.72%  

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 77870 91765 96775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.30% 88.79% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64067 76274 78129
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +89 716 £40,000 -11.11% 142
London +39 291 £50,000 -14.89% 54
East of England +41 152 £32,500 -9.72% 47
South East +42 128 £42,500 +3.65% 23
Cambridgeshire +45 116 £32,000 -18.98% 41
Cambridge +30 115 £32,000 -11.11% 40
West Midlands +54 58 £33,000 +24.52% 3
City of London +40 58 £47,500 -26.92% 20
East Midlands +62 45 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West -2 43 £40,372 -5.00% 3
Oxfordshire +28 39 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hertfordshire +4 32 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Northamptonshire +42 31 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Surrey +24 30 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Borehamwood +10 30 £32,500 +1.56% 2
Oxford +3 30 £47,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +27 26 £38,750 -32.60% 2
Berkshire +30 23 £30,000 - 5
South West 0 23 £36,250 -13.69% 5
Coventry - 22 £40,000 - 2
Manchester -18 20 £35,000 -10.82% 3
Bootle - 20 £53,573 -
Merseyside - 20 £53,573 -
Northampton +27 19 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Birmingham +20 15 £27,500 +3.77%
Milton Keynes +17 14 £38,750 -32.60%
Yorkshire +17 14 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Bracknell +16 14 £43,750 +45.83% 2
West End of London +12 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Derby - 14 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1111 (77.53%) Mathematics
2 968 (67.55%) Computer Science
3 897 (62.60%) Degree
4 672 (46.89%) C++
5 570 (39.78%) Python
6 476 (33.22%) Java
7 449 (31.33%) Software Engineering
8 378 (26.38%) C#
9 370 (25.82%) PhD
10 360 (25.12%) Finance
11 323 (22.54%) Linux
12 307 (21.42%) Algorithms
13 301 (21.00%) Machine Learning
14 255 (17.79%) C
15 241 (16.82%) SQL
16 235 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
17 212 (14.79%) MATLAB
18 198 (13.82%) Windows
19 190 (13.26%) Analytics
20 183 (12.77%) OO
21 182 (12.70%) R
22 180 (12.56%) .NET
23 169 (11.79%) Statistics
24 149 (10.40%) Big Data
24 149 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
25 135 (9.42%) JavaScript
26 116 (8.09%) Telecoms
27 114 (7.96%) Electronics
28 102 (7.12%) Banking
29 89 (6.21%) Games

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 80 (5.58%) Apache Spark
2 33 (2.30%) Apache
3 28 (1.95%) SAS
4 10 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (0.70%) JBoss
4 10 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.63%) Confluence
6 8 (0.56%) Moodle
7 6 (0.42%) Drupal
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.28%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.21%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.070%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.070%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.070%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.070%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.070%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.070%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.26%) SPSS
4 12 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.63%) Simulink
6 8 (0.56%) Camtasia
6 8 (0.56%) Snagit
7 7 (0.49%) Maple
8 5 (0.35%) 3ds Max
8 5 (0.35%) Mathcad
8 5 (0.35%) Maya
8 5 (0.35%) Zemax
9 4 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.070%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.070%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.070%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.070%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (0.070%) HFM
3 1 (0.070%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.070%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 13 (0.91%) SaaS
4 12 (0.84%) GitHub
5 9 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.63%) Office 365
6 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.28%) Slack
8 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.070%) iTunes
10 1 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.51%) Ethernet
1 36 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.61%) Firewall
3 17 (1.19%) Internet
4 16 (1.12%) InfiniBand
4 16 (1.12%) NAS
5 14 (0.98%) RS-232
6 13 (0.91%) Network Security
7 9 (0.63%) SSH
8 6 (0.42%) VoIP
9 5 (0.35%) HTTP
9 5 (0.35%) Wireless
10 4 (0.28%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.28%) DWDM
10 4 (0.28%) SDH
11 3 (0.21%) DHCP
11 3 (0.21%) DNS
11 3 (0.21%) WAN
11 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.21%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (10.40%) Big Data
2 84 (5.86%) SQL Server
3 75 (5.23%) Hadoop
4 55 (3.84%) Data Mining
5 51 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 43 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 42 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 16 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.05%) MySQL
12 15 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 12 (0.84%) OLAP
15 12 (0.84%) Redis
16 10 (0.70%) HBase
17 9 (0.63%) Neo4j
17 9 (0.63%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (4.54%) Git (software)
2 64 (4.47%) Visual Studio
3 44 (3.07%) LabVIEW
4 32 (2.23%) Subversion
5 31 (2.16%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Blend
7 11 (0.77%) MSI
7 11 (0.77%) MSTest
7 11 (0.77%) NuGet
7 11 (0.77%) NUnit
7 11 (0.77%) WiX
8 10 (0.70%) Clang
8 10 (0.70%) Travis CI
9 9 (0.63%) Gradle
10 8 (0.56%) CMake
10 8 (0.56%) Maven
10 8 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 360 (25.12%) Finance
2 116 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 114 (7.96%) Electronics
4 102 (7.12%) Banking
5 89 (6.21%) Games
6 56 (3.91%) Automotive
7 54 (3.77%) Front Office
8 47 (3.28%) Marketing
9 41 (2.86%) Aerospace
10 28 (1.95%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.88%) Retail
12 23 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (1.19%) Advertising
14 11 (0.77%) Billing
14 11 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.56%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.42%) French Language
16 6 (0.42%) Military
17 5 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 465 (32.45%) Developer
2 281 (19.61%) Graduate
3 246 (17.17%) Software Engineer
4 194 (13.54%) Analyst
5 167 (11.65%) Software Developer
6 162 (11.30%) C++ Developer
7 151 (10.54%) Data Scientist
8 133 (9.28%) C++ Software Engineer
9 100 (6.98%) C++ Software Developer
10 94 (6.56%) Junior
11 90 (6.28%) Graduate Analyst
12 72 (5.02%) C# Developer
13 68 (4.75%) Java Developer
14 60 (4.19%) Senior Developer
15 57 (3.98%) Consultant
15 57 (3.98%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 53 (3.70%) Junior Developer
17 51 (3.56%) Graduate Developer
18 43 (3.00%) Graduate Software Developer
18 43 (3.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (12.56%) .NET
2 85 (5.93%) ASP.NET
3 71 (4.95%) HTML
4 59 (4.12%) AngularJS
5 56 (3.91%) CSS
5 56 (3.91%) OpenGL
6 53 (3.70%) Node.js
7 47 (3.28%) Qt
8 40 (2.79%) Web Services
9 34 (2.37%) Ajax
10 33 (2.30%) jQuery
10 33 (2.30%) STL
11 27 (1.88%) Spring
11 27 (1.88%) XML
12 26 (1.81%) REST
13 25 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 23 (1.61%) .NET Framework
14 23 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
15 20 (1.40%) JSON
15 20 (1.40%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 968 (67.55%) Computer Science
2 307 (21.42%) Algorithms
3 235 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.84%) Fintech
5 45 (3.14%) Data Structures
6 35 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
7 32 (2.23%) Robotics
8 31 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
10 25 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.47%) Derivative
13 21 (1.47%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.33%) Animation
14 19 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
14 19 (1.33%) Device Driver
14 19 (1.33%) Market Risk
15 16 (1.12%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 323 (22.54%) Linux
2 198 (13.82%) Windows
3 69 (4.82%) Unix
4 29 (2.02%) Android
5 27 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.91%) Solaris
8 12 (0.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 11 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1111 (77.53%) Mathematics
2 449 (31.33%) Software Engineering
3 301 (21.00%) Machine Learning
4 190 (13.26%) Analytics
5 183 (12.77%) OO
6 169 (11.79%) Statistics
7 149 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (5.93%) Visualisation
9 84 (5.86%) Data Analysis
10 78 (5.44%) Multithreading
10 78 (5.44%) OOP
11 68 (4.75%) SDLC
12 67 (4.68%) Data Visualisation
12 67 (4.68%) Project Management
13 64 (4.47%) Image Processing
14 63 (4.40%) OOD
15 56 (3.91%) Scrum
16 50 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (3.49%) Open Source
16 50 (3.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 672 (46.89%) C++
2 570 (39.78%) Python
3 476 (33.22%) Java
4 378 (26.38%) C#
5 255 (17.79%) C
6 241 (16.82%) SQL
7 212 (14.79%) MATLAB
8 182 (12.70%) R
9 135 (9.42%) JavaScript
10 77 (5.37%) Scala
11 57 (3.98%) Ruby
12 34 (2.37%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.16%) Perl
14 28 (1.95%) Embedded C
15 25 (1.74%) PHP
15 25 (1.74%) VBA
16 19 (1.33%) Embedded C++
17 17 (1.19%) Fortran
18 15 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 897 (62.60%) Degree
2 370 (25.82%) PhD
3 65 (4.54%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.84%) Postgraduate
7 9 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.56%) MAPM
9 6 (0.42%) CCNA
9 6 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.28%) RHCE
12 3 (0.21%) APMP
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.21%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.14%) CISSP
13 2 (0.14%) GIAC
13 2 (0.14%) GPEN
13 2 (0.14%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.98%) QA
2 13 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (0.91%) MiFID
3 12 (0.84%) JTAG
4 9 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.63%) EMIR
4 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.28%) SLA
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.14%) TickIT
8 1 (0.070%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.070%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.070%) MISRA
8 1 (0.070%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (2.44%) Firmware
2 26 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.91%) Docker
4 9 (0.63%) HDFS
4 9 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.56%) OpenSSH
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.14%) Xen
9 2 (0.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.070%) KVM
10 1 (0.070%) LXC
10 1 (0.070%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.070%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.070%) Snort
10 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (1.54%) Puppet
2 11 (0.77%) Ansible
2 11 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.63%) Kibana
3 9 (0.63%) logstash
3 9 (0.63%) Nagios
4 8 (0.56%) Graphite
4 8 (0.56%) Nmap
5 7 (0.49%) Salt
6 6 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.42%) SCCM
7 3 (0.21%) Ambari
7 3 (0.21%) Mesos
7 3 (0.21%) Oozie
8 1 (0.070%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.070%) StatsD
8 1 (0.070%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (5.02%) Microsoft
2 53 (3.70%) Oracle
3 39 (2.72%) VMware
4 31 (2.16%) Tableau
5 22 (1.54%) Cisco
6 16 (1.12%) NetApp
7 14 (0.98%) Google
8 9 (0.63%) Citrix
8 9 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 9 (0.63%) Veritas
9 8 (0.56%) AppDynamics
9 8 (0.56%) Apple
9 8 (0.56%) Cloudera
9 8 (0.56%) Hortonworks
9 8 (0.56%) Splunk
10 6 (0.42%) Blue Coat
10 6 (0.42%) IBM
10 6 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.42%) Veeam
11 5 (0.35%) Juniper
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus/equity
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Highly competitive market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to 250,000 SGD / (~£130K)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Highly competitive market rate
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum bonus, sensible work life balance, 25 days h
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Training, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago