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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 93 101 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Physics 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.85% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
370 424 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.74% 35.45% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 330 369 219
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 October 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
Sevenoaks - 9 £40,000 -
Physics
South East

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 9 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 9 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) Games
7 5 (27.78%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) PhD
7 5 (27.78%) Fortran
7 5 (27.78%) C
8 4 (22.22%) OOD
8 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Workflow
8 4 (22.22%) Mathematica
8 4 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
9 3 (16.67%) Chemistry
9 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) .NET

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Mathematica
2 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Software Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Programmer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Games Artist
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Artist
6 2 (11.11%) 3D Artist
6 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Games Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
3 9 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (27.78%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (16.67%) Chemistry
6 2 (11.11%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) OOD
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Game Development
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) Fortran
4 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) PhD