The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 98 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Physics 10 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% 1.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 2.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Physics
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
502 448 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.14% 40.58% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 441 368 219
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Physics
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Physics Salary Trend in Kent

Physics
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Sevenoaks - 8 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Physics
South East

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 19 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (89.47%) Visualisation
3 15 (78.95%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) Fortran
4 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 11 (57.89%) Mathematics
5 10 (52.63%) C++
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) C
6 9 (47.37%) OOD
6 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) MATLAB
7 8 (42.11%) PhD
8 7 (36.84%) C#
9 6 (31.58%) Mathematica
10 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
11 3 (15.79%) R
11 3 (15.79%) Image Processing
11 3 (15.79%) 3D Visualisation
11 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
11 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
11 3 (15.79%) Postgraduate
12 2 (10.53%) OO
13 1 (5.26%) .NET
13 1 (5.26%) Apache
13 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
13 1 (5.26%) Firmware
13 1 (5.26%) Text Mining
13 1 (5.26%) Electronics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) Text Mining
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
1 17 (89.47%) Software Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Applications Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (89.47%) Visualisation
3 11 (57.89%) Mathematics
4 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
5 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) OOD
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Image Processing
2 3 (15.79%) 3D Visualisation
3 2 (10.53%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Fortran
3 10 (52.63%) C++
4 9 (47.37%) C
4 9 (47.37%) MATLAB
5 7 (36.84%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) PhD
3 3 (15.79%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Renesas
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