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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
UK
Rank 347 433 525
Rank change year-on-year +86 +92  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 708 698 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.76% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 587 543 402
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,564
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.90%  

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 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
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 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 +92 696 £42,500 -5.55% 107
London +29 263 £52,500 -8.69% 38
East of England +68 161 £37,500 +10.29% 28
Cambridgeshire +54 120 £30,000 -18.36% 23
Cambridge +48 119 £30,000 -16.66% 22
South East +79 118 £45,000 +5.88% 16
North West +32 68 £53,573 +15.83% 5
City of London +38 50 £52,500 -16.00% 10
Bootle - 50 £53,573 -
Merseyside - 50 £53,573 -
Berkshire +51 37 £40,000 +53.84% 3
Hertfordshire +7 35 £40,000 +25.00% 4
Surrey +17 34 £46,000 +8.23% 6
West Midlands +40 33 £33,000 +3.12% 3
Oxfordshire +18 31 £47,500 +11.76% 5
South West -12 30 £37,500 -10.71% 8
Oxford +16 29 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Borehamwood +13 28 £36,250 +13.28% 1
East Midlands +25 23 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Bracknell +18 19 £57,500 +121.15% 2
Manchester -20 16 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Northamptonshire - 14 £38,750 - 4
West End of London +20 13 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Devon +15 13 £37,500 - 1
Reading +41 11 £65,000 +76.87%
Birmingham +10 11 £27,500 +3.77%
Hampshire +20 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leatherhead -5 9 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Gloucestershire -8 9 £32,750 - 1
Yorkshire +25 8 £35,000 -17.64% 4

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1097 (76.98%) Mathematics
2 971 (68.14%) Computer Science
3 932 (65.40%) Degree
4 672 (47.16%) C++
5 520 (36.49%) Python
6 465 (32.63%) Java
7 462 (32.42%) Software Engineering
8 391 (27.44%) C#
9 353 (24.77%) Finance
10 333 (23.37%) PhD
11 286 (20.07%) Linux
12 279 (19.58%) Machine Learning
13 275 (19.30%) Algorithms
14 259 (18.18%) C
15 243 (17.05%) SQL
16 226 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
17 206 (14.46%) .NET
18 196 (13.75%) Analytics
19 187 (13.12%) R
20 185 (12.98%) MATLAB
21 164 (11.51%) OO
22 160 (11.23%) JavaScript
23 159 (11.16%) Windows
23 159 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
24 147 (10.32%) Statistics
25 135 (9.47%) Big Data
26 124 (8.70%) Electronics
27 123 (8.63%) Banking
28 111 (7.79%) ASP.NET
29 109 (7.65%) Telecoms

Physics
Top Related 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 (5.33%) Apache Spark
2 35 (2.46%) Apache
3 28 (1.96%) SAS
4 12 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (0.77%) JBoss
6 10 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.63%) Confluence
7 9 (0.63%) Drupal
8 8 (0.56%) Moodle
9 6 (0.42%) Jupyter
9 6 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.14%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.070%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.070%) nginx
12 1 (0.070%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.070%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.25%) MS Office
3 21 (1.47%) SPSS
4 17 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.70%) Simulink
7 8 (0.56%) Camtasia
7 8 (0.56%) Snagit
8 4 (0.28%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.28%) Maya
8 4 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.21%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.14%) Maple
10 2 (0.14%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.070%) Blender
11 1 (0.070%) MS Project
11 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.070%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.070%) Zemax
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%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.33%) SaaS
4 14 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.77%) GitHub
7 9 (0.63%) Office 365
8 6 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.28%) Slack
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.21%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.070%) iTunes
13 1 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 32 (2.25%) Ethernet
3 24 (1.68%) Firewall
4 21 (1.47%) Internet
5 14 (0.98%) Network Security
6 11 (0.77%) InfiniBand
6 11 (0.77%) RS-232
7 9 (0.63%) SSH
8 5 (0.35%) DWDM
8 5 (0.35%) NAS
8 5 (0.35%) Wireless
9 4 (0.28%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.21%) HTTP
10 3 (0.21%) Junos
10 3 (0.21%) Modbus
10 3 (0.21%) SDH
10 3 (0.21%) WAN
10 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.21%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.14%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (9.47%) Big Data
2 100 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 65 (4.56%) Hadoop
4 60 (4.21%) NoSQL
5 55 (3.86%) Data Mining
6 45 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 39 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (0.98%) MySQL
12 13 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (0.91%) OLAP
12 13 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.77%) HBase
15 10 (0.70%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 67 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 62 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 40 (2.81%) Subversion
4 34 (2.39%) LabVIEW
5 32 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (0.77%) CMake
7 11 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.70%) Gradle
9 9 (0.63%) Travis CI
10 8 (0.56%) Maven
10 8 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
11 7 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.42%) Clang
12 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Blend
12 6 (0.42%) MSTest
12 6 (0.42%) NuGet
12 6 (0.42%) Selenium
12 6 (0.42%) WiX
General
1 353 (24.77%) Finance
2 124 (8.70%) Electronics
3 123 (8.63%) Banking
4 109 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 88 (6.18%) Games
6 59 (4.14%) Automotive
7 55 (3.86%) Front Office
8 50 (3.51%) Marketing
9 39 (2.74%) Aerospace
10 37 (2.60%) Investment Banking
11 33 (2.32%) Manufacturing
12 31 (2.18%) Retail
13 20 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (1.26%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.84%) Advertising
16 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.63%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.56%) French Language
17 8 (0.56%) German Language
18 6 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 481 (33.75%) Developer
2 253 (17.75%) Graduate
3 237 (16.63%) Software Engineer
4 186 (13.05%) Analyst
5 175 (12.28%) C++ Developer
6 174 (12.21%) Software Developer
7 148 (10.39%) Data Scientist
8 110 (7.72%) C++ Software Engineer
9 94 (6.60%) C++ Software Developer
10 91 (6.39%) Junior
11 87 (6.11%) Graduate Analyst
12 76 (5.33%) C# Developer
13 68 (4.77%) Senior Developer
14 62 (4.35%) Java Developer
15 58 (4.07%) Consultant
16 54 (3.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 52 (3.65%) Junior Developer
18 48 (3.37%) Web Developer
19 47 (3.30%) Quantitative Developer
20 44 (3.09%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (14.46%) .NET
2 111 (7.79%) ASP.NET
3 95 (6.67%) HTML
4 76 (5.33%) CSS
5 67 (4.70%) OpenGL
6 62 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 56 (3.93%) Node.js
8 46 (3.23%) Qt
9 40 (2.81%) STL
10 39 (2.74%) jQuery
11 38 (2.67%) Web Services
12 35 (2.46%) Ajax
13 34 (2.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 28 (1.96%) REST
15 25 (1.75%) JSON
16 24 (1.68%) .NET Framework
17 22 (1.54%) HTML5
17 22 (1.54%) OpenCV
18 21 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 971 (68.14%) Computer Science
2 275 (19.30%) Algorithms
3 226 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.02%) Fintech
5 42 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.60%) Data Structures
7 36 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
8 35 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 35 (2.46%) Robotics
9 32 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
11 24 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 23 (1.61%) NHS
13 22 (1.54%) Derivative
14 20 (1.40%) Market Risk
15 19 (1.33%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.26%) Credit Risk
17 16 (1.12%) Animation
17 16 (1.12%) CUDA
17 16 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 286 (20.07%) Linux
2 159 (11.16%) Windows
3 81 (5.68%) Unix
4 23 (1.61%) Android
5 19 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.35%) Solaris
12 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.14%) CentOS
15 1 (0.070%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (76.98%) Mathematics
2 462 (32.42%) Software Engineering
3 279 (19.58%) Machine Learning
4 196 (13.75%) Analytics
5 164 (11.51%) OO
6 159 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (10.32%) Statistics
8 87 (6.11%) Multithreading
9 84 (5.89%) Visualisation
10 77 (5.40%) SDLC
11 75 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 73 (5.12%) Project Management
12 73 (5.12%) Risk Management
13 67 (4.70%) Data Visualisation
14 66 (4.63%) OOD
15 65 (4.56%) OOP
15 65 (4.56%) Open Source
16 64 (4.49%) Mentoring
17 61 (4.28%) Image Processing
17 61 (4.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 672 (47.16%) C++
2 520 (36.49%) Python
3 465 (32.63%) Java
4 391 (27.44%) C#
5 259 (18.18%) C
6 243 (17.05%) SQL
7 187 (13.12%) R
8 185 (12.98%) MATLAB
9 160 (11.23%) JavaScript
10 95 (6.67%) Scala
11 63 (4.42%) Ruby
12 32 (2.25%) Perl
13 30 (2.11%) PHP
14 28 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.82%) Embedded C
16 25 (1.75%) VBA
17 18 (1.26%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.12%) T-SQL
19 15 (1.05%) Bash Shell
19 15 (1.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 932 (65.40%) Degree
2 333 (23.37%) PhD
3 76 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.05%) Postgraduate
6 12 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.56%) MAPM
9 6 (0.42%) APMP
9 6 (0.42%) CCNA
9 6 (0.42%) CISSP
10 5 (0.35%) CISM
11 4 (0.28%) GIAC
11 4 (0.28%) RHCE
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.21%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.14%) CHECK Team Member
13 2 (0.14%) CRISC
13 2 (0.14%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.00%) QA
2 20 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 13 (0.91%) JTAG
5 12 (0.84%) MiFID
6 9 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.63%) EMIR
6 9 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.56%) SLA
8 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.14%) FISMA
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.14%) MISRA
10 2 (0.14%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.14%) TickIT
11 1 (0.070%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.070%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (2.53%) Firmware
2 16 (1.12%) Docker
3 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.56%) OpenSSH
5 7 (0.49%) HDFS
6 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.14%) Xen
9 2 (0.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.070%) KVM
10 1 (0.070%) LXC
10 1 (0.070%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.070%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (1.05%) Puppet
2 13 (0.91%) Ansible
3 12 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.70%) Nmap
5 9 (0.63%) Kibana
5 9 (0.63%) logstash
5 9 (0.63%) Nagios
5 9 (0.63%) Salt
6 8 (0.56%) Graphite
7 6 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.21%) Ambari
8 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.21%) Mesos
8 3 (0.21%) Oozie
9 2 (0.14%) Nessus
10 1 (0.070%) StatsD
Vendors
1 63 (4.42%) Microsoft
2 51 (3.58%) Oracle
3 36 (2.53%) Tableau
4 22 (1.54%) VMware
5 16 (1.12%) Google
6 15 (1.05%) Cisco
7 9 (0.63%) Citrix
8 8 (0.56%) AppDynamics
8 8 (0.56%) Apple
8 8 (0.56%) Splunk
9 7 (0.49%) Cloudera
9 7 (0.49%) Hortonworks
9 7 (0.49%) SAP
10 6 (0.42%) BT
11 5 (0.35%) EMC
11 5 (0.35%) Juniper
11 5 (0.35%) NetApp
12 4 (0.28%) IBM
12 4 (0.28%) MapR
12 4 (0.28%) VocaLink
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: 60,000.00 + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Volt
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £53,000, subsidised gym membership, Cycle2Work scheme, company h
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago