The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 80 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Physics 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.59% 0.30% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 0.79% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
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 Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 254 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.54% 38.48% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 156 209 219
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Physics
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Physics Salary Trend in Dorset

Physics
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Dorset

Physics
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 3 £27,500 -
Physics
South West

Physics
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) SysML
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (50.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SysML
2 2 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware