The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 124 110 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 13 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.72% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.82% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 15
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Physics
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
796 714 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 43.14% 39.40% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 682 541 605
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Physics
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Physics Salary Trend in Bristol

Physics
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Bristol

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 22 (95.65%) C++
1 22 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 18 (78.26%) Mathematics
3 16 (69.57%) C
3 16 (69.57%) Degree
4 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
5 13 (56.52%) UNIX
6 9 (39.13%) Python
6 9 (39.13%) OpenStack
7 7 (30.43%) REST
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (30.43%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
8 6 (26.09%) Digital Media
8 6 (26.09%) Big Data
9 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
9 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
9 5 (21.74%) OOD
9 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (17.39%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) DirectX
10 4 (17.39%) Games
10 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
10 4 (17.39%) Qt
10 4 (17.39%) Game Development
11 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
11 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
12 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (4.35%) Electronic Design Automation

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) DirectX
2 4 (17.39%) Qt
3 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Digital Media
4 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
6 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
7 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) OOD
3 4 (17.39%) Game Development
4 1 (4.35%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C++
2 16 (69.57%) C
3 9 (39.13%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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