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

Physics
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 441 426
Rank change year-on-year +95 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 794 635 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.73% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 648 546 627
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
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 £35,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00%  

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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 27 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 27 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 +91 765 £40,000 -1.23% 109
London +47 302 £52,500 -4.10% 41
East of England +70 243 £34,000 - 28
Cambridgeshire +40 190 £38,250 +9.28% 24
Cambridge +36 188 £37,500 +28.20% 23
South East +21 127 £42,500 +20.56% 21
West Midlands +31 50 £27,500 +3.77% 2
City of London +48 48 £45,000 -29.41% 9
Hertfordshire -2 40 £32,500 +1.56% 4
East Midlands +24 39 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +29 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Borehamwood +3 35 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 29 £33,750 -15.62% 3
Surrey +38 26 £35,000 -1.40% 3
Northamptonshire +7 24 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Scotland +13 23 £42,500 +60.37% 8
Oxford +15 21 £42,500 - 3
Coventry 0 21 £39,750 +13.57%
West End of London +6 20 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Northampton +5 20 £37,500 - 1
Watford +5 20 £32,500 +47.72%
Hampshire +16 19 £52,500 +75.00% 5
Birmingham +25 18 £27,500 +3.77%
North West -30 18 £37,500 +41.50% 5
Edinburgh -2 16 £38,250 -10.00% 3
Manchester -26 16 £37,500 +41.50% 3
Milton Keynes -11 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West -19 15 £35,000 -28.57% 6
Southampton +15 14 £52,500 +75.00% 5
Yorkshire +5 14 £42,500 +129.72% 4

For the 6 months to 27 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 1181 (78.73%) Mathematics
2 1017 (67.80%) Computer Science
3 897 (59.80%) Degree
4 689 (45.93%) C++
5 637 (42.47%) Python
6 505 (33.67%) Software Engineering
7 498 (33.20%) Java
8 425 (28.33%) PhD
9 421 (28.07%) C#
10 368 (24.53%) Algorithms
11 359 (23.93%) Machine Learning
12 349 (23.27%) Linux
13 347 (23.13%) Finance
14 266 (17.73%) SQL
15 255 (17.00%) MATLAB
16 248 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
17 246 (16.40%) C
18 236 (15.73%) Windows
19 211 (14.07%) OO
20 209 (13.93%) Analytics
21 197 (13.13%) .NET
22 188 (12.53%) Computer Science Degree
23 187 (12.47%) Statistics
24 185 (12.33%) Numerate Degree
25 177 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
25 177 (11.80%) R
26 172 (11.47%) Big Data
27 130 (8.67%) JavaScript
28 116 (7.73%) Telecoms
29 113 (7.53%) 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 77 (5.13%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.07%) SAS
3 28 (1.87%) Apache
4 11 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (0.53%) 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%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
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%) IPython
11 1 (0.067%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.20%) SPSS
4 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.67%) Simulink
5 9 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.53%) Camtasia
6 8 (0.53%) Snagit
6 8 (0.53%) Zemax
7 7 (0.47%) Maple
8 5 (0.33%) 3ds Max
8 5 (0.33%) Mathcad
8 5 (0.33%) 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 65 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.67%) SaaS
4 14 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.73%) 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%) G Suite
12 1 (0.067%) Slack
12 1 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.40%) Ethernet
3 33 (2.20%) Firewall
4 23 (1.53%) NAS
5 22 (1.47%) InfiniBand
6 17 (1.13%) RS-232
7 13 (0.87%) Internet
7 13 (0.87%) VoIP
8 12 (0.80%) Network Security
9 8 (0.53%) DHCP
9 8 (0.53%) DNS
10 6 (0.40%) HTTP
11 5 (0.33%) VPN
12 4 (0.27%) WAN
13 3 (0.20%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.20%) Broadband
13 3 (0.20%) DWDM
13 3 (0.20%) LAN
13 3 (0.20%) SDH
13 3 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (11.47%) Big Data
2 83 (5.53%) SQL Server
3 75 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 72 (4.80%) Hadoop
5 68 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 67 (4.47%) Data Mining
7 50 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 42 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (1.13%) MySQL
11 17 (1.13%) Redis
11 17 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.00%) Apache Hive
13 14 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (0.87%) Text Mining
15 10 (0.67%) QlikView
16 9 (0.60%) GIS
16 9 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 61 (4.07%) Visual Studio
2 59 (3.93%) LabVIEW
3 53 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.20%) NUnit
7 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Blend
7 17 (1.13%) MSI
7 17 (1.13%) MSTest
7 17 (1.13%) NuGet
7 17 (1.13%) WiX
8 14 (0.93%) Subversion
9 10 (0.67%) Clang
9 10 (0.67%) JUnit
10 9 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.53%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (0.40%) Maven
13 6 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
14 5 (0.33%) Grunt
General
1 347 (23.13%) Finance
2 116 (7.73%) Telecoms
3 113 (7.53%) Electronics
4 104 (6.93%) Games
5 65 (4.33%) Banking
6 50 (3.33%) Front Office
7 47 (3.13%) Automotive
8 46 (3.07%) Marketing
9 38 (2.53%) Aerospace
10 29 (1.93%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.80%) Retail
12 25 (1.67%) Investment Banking
13 18 (1.20%) 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 (0.33%) Military
19 4 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 471 (31.40%) Developer
2 322 (21.47%) Graduate
3 275 (18.33%) Software Engineer
4 195 (13.00%) Analyst
5 194 (12.93%) Software Developer
6 174 (11.60%) C++ Software Engineer
7 151 (10.07%) Data Scientist
8 142 (9.47%) C++ Developer
9 112 (7.47%) C++ Software Developer
10 96 (6.40%) Graduate Analyst
11 90 (6.00%) C# Developer
12 86 (5.73%) Junior
13 68 (4.53%) Graduate Developer
14 66 (4.40%) Consultant
15 63 (4.20%) Java Developer
16 57 (3.80%) Senior Developer
17 55 (3.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 53 (3.53%) Junior Developer
19 52 (3.47%) Graduate Software Developer
20 51 (3.40%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (13.13%) .NET
2 85 (5.67%) HTML
3 81 (5.40%) ASP.NET
4 66 (4.40%) AngularJS
5 60 (4.00%) CSS
5 60 (4.00%) Node.js
6 56 (3.73%) Natural Language Processing
7 53 (3.53%) Qt
7 53 (3.53%) Web Services
8 43 (2.87%) OpenGL
9 35 (2.33%) XML
10 34 (2.27%) HTML5
10 34 (2.27%) jQuery
10 34 (2.27%) REST
11 33 (2.20%) .NET Framework
11 33 (2.20%) TensorFlow
12 29 (1.93%) Spring
13 24 (1.60%) STL
14 23 (1.53%) Entity Framework
14 23 (1.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1017 (67.80%) Computer Science
2 368 (24.53%) Algorithms
3 248 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (4.73%) Fintech
5 69 (4.60%) Data Structures
6 41 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (2.07%) 3D Graphics
8 29 (1.93%) Augmented Reality
8 29 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 25 (1.67%) Hedge funds
9 25 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.60%) Device Driver
10 24 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.47%) Internet of Things
12 21 (1.40%) Animation
13 19 (1.27%) Derivative
14 18 (1.20%) 3D Printing
15 17 (1.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 349 (23.27%) Linux
2 236 (15.73%) Windows
3 63 (4.20%) Unix
4 50 (3.33%) Android
5 45 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.13%) Mac OS
9 17 (1.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 15 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.87%) Solaris
13 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.13%) Debian
18 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1181 (78.73%) Mathematics
2 505 (33.67%) Software Engineering
3 359 (23.93%) Machine Learning
4 211 (14.07%) OO
5 209 (13.93%) Analytics
6 187 (12.47%) Statistics
7 177 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (6.53%) Data Analysis
9 93 (6.20%) Visualisation
10 91 (6.07%) Multithreading
11 85 (5.67%) OOP
12 84 (5.60%) Artificial Intelligence
13 72 (4.80%) Image Processing
14 70 (4.67%) Project Management
14 70 (4.67%) Signal Processing
15 67 (4.47%) OOD
15 67 (4.47%) Test Automation
16 65 (4.33%) Data Visualisation
16 65 (4.33%) Scrum
17 63 (4.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 689 (45.93%) C++
2 637 (42.47%) Python
3 498 (33.20%) Java
4 421 (28.07%) C#
5 266 (17.73%) SQL
6 255 (17.00%) MATLAB
7 246 (16.40%) C
8 177 (11.80%) R
9 130 (8.67%) JavaScript
10 67 (4.47%) Scala
11 52 (3.47%) Ruby
12 39 (2.60%) Shell Script
13 35 (2.33%) Perl
14 29 (1.93%) Embedded C
15 28 (1.87%) Fortran
16 27 (1.80%) Julia
17 24 (1.60%) Embedded C++
18 23 (1.53%) VBA
19 20 (1.33%) PHP
20 17 (1.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 897 (59.80%) Degree
2 425 (28.33%) PhD
3 188 (12.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 185 (12.33%) Numerate Degree
5 62 (4.13%) Security Cleared
6 37 (2.47%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.73%) 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 (0.53%) MAPM
11 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.40%) RHCE
12 4 (0.27%) APMP
13 3 (0.20%) CCNA
13 3 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.13%) CISSP
14 2 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.53%) QA
2 11 (0.73%) JTAG
3 10 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.60%) MiFID
5 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.40%) EMIR
7 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.13%) SLA
8 2 (0.13%) TickIT
9 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.067%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (2.20%) Firmware
2 32 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.53%) Docker
4 13 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (0.53%) 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 (1.27%) Puppet
2 13 (0.87%) Backup Exec
2 13 (0.87%) SCCM
3 6 (0.40%) Ansible
3 6 (0.40%) Terraform
4 5 (0.33%) 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 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 61 (4.07%) Oracle
3 48 (3.20%) VMware
4 34 (2.27%) Cisco
5 28 (1.87%) Tableau
6 26 (1.73%) NetApp
7 23 (1.53%) Google
8 19 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 14 (0.93%) 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 (0.53%) Apple
14 7 (0.47%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.47%) Hortonworks
14 7 (0.47%) MapR
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + The Very Best+ Top Prospects!!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £33k DOE plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum family healthcare, pension, life ins
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £80000 per annum + Discretionary bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £48,000 per annum plus lots of benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday