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UK Physical Sciences and Engineering Industry

Get to know the UK’s Physical Sciences and Engineering industry of researchers and consultants. View company data, industry trends, market size, financials and download our free sector report today.

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What is Physical Sciences and Engineering?

Physical Sciences and Engineering brings together a number of disciplines and fields, including physics, chemistry, astronomy, engineering, the environment and architecture.

Our Real-time Industrial Classification (RTIC) of this sector is focused on companies providing complementary research and consulting services within the Physical Sciences and Engineering sector. This includes those working across physical sciences, engineering and architecture.

Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering sector summary

Key information you should know about the Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:

  • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering has turnover of £153.35bn, meaning it is our 7th largest RTIC, and our 36th fastest growing sector.
  • The Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering sector has not received additional investor attention in recent years and the amount of venture capital funding is not increasing as fast as our other emerging economy sectors.
  • On average the roles advertised in this sector are 1.86% lower than the UK’s average salary.
12,001
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£211.0bn
TOTAL TURNOVER
556,276
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£11.0bn
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£2.1bn
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
3.5%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Physical Sciences and Engineering verticals

Our Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering RTIC is made up of 6 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as Achitectural Consulting, Architectural Research, Engineering Consulting. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0070 Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering 12001 companies

    Companies providing complementary research and consulting services in the fields of environmental, life, physical sciences, and engineering.

    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Achitectural Consulting

      Companies offering in consulting and advisory services for the architectural/construction sectors

      2732 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Architectural Research

      Companies involved in research for the architectural/construction sectors

      1712 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Engineering Consulting

      Companies providing consulting and advisory services for engineering and/or related processes

      2047 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Engineering Research

      Companies engaging in research for engineering and/or related processes

      1654 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Physical Sciences Consulting

      Companies providing consulting services for companies in the field of physical sciences

      1817 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Physical Sciences Research

      Companies focused in research activity within the field of physical sciences

      2752 companies

Physical Sciences and Engineering industry growth

We estimate that the UK Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering sector could be worth approximately £193.9bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.8%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.

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– Geographic analysis & breakdown
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