The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 138 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Permanent jobs citing Physics 1 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.050% 0.74% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 2.06% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Physics
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
625 680 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.97% 35.85% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 495 582 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Physics
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Physics Salary Trend in Birmingham

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Physics.

1 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) C
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) PhD
5 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
5 5 (41.67%) Fortran
5 5 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) Image Processing
5 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
5 5 (41.67%) Pattern Recognition
5 5 (41.67%) Signal Processing
5 5 (41.67%) Probability Theory
5 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (41.67%) Linear Algebra
5 5 (41.67%) GNU Octave
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) CAD

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Physics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) GNU Octave
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) TestNG
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (8.33%) Gradle
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Swing
3 1 (8.33%) JavaFX
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Image Processing
3 5 (41.67%) Pattern Recognition
3 5 (41.67%) Signal Processing
3 5 (41.67%) Probability Theory
3 5 (41.67%) Linear Algebra
4 2 (16.67%) CAD
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Fortran
5 2 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle