The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 154 168 186
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Physics 18 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.55% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.62% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 1
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Physics
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1233 1296 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.55% 33.96% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1032 1224
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Physics
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Physics Salary Trend in Manchester

Physics
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Manchester

Physics
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cheadle - 2 - -
Physics
North West

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 29 (93.55%) Degree
2 27 (87.10%) Computer Science
3 20 (64.52%) Mathematics
4 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
5 15 (48.39%) C++
6 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (35.48%) DCOM
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) C#
9 9 (29.03%) Java
10 8 (25.81%) Law
10 8 (25.81%) Games
11 7 (22.58%) Electronics
11 7 (22.58%) OO
12 6 (19.35%) .NET
12 6 (19.35%) C
12 6 (19.35%) HTML
13 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
13 5 (16.13%) Windows
13 5 (16.13%) OpenGL
13 5 (16.13%) DirectX
13 5 (16.13%) Animation
13 5 (16.13%) Game Development
14 4 (12.90%) Signal Processing
14 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
14 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
14 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
14 4 (12.90%) Firmware
14 4 (12.90%) Device Driver

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) Facebook Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) OLTP
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) PVCS
2 3 (9.68%) Ant
2 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Moq
3 2 (6.45%) NUnit
General
1 8 (25.81%) Law
1 8 (25.81%) Games
2 7 (22.58%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Project Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) DCOM
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) OpenGL
3 5 (16.13%) DirectX
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Servlets
4 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) WSDL
4 3 (9.68%) JSON
4 3 (9.68%) Java EE
4 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) LINQ
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (87.10%) Computer Science
2 20 (64.52%) Mathematics
3 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Animation
5 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (12.90%) Device Driver
6 3 (9.68%) Online Games
7 2 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) Game Development
4 4 (12.90%) Signal Processing
4 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Data Privacy
5 3 (9.68%) Functional Programming
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Communications Security
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C++
2 10 (32.26%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) C
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
6 3 (9.68%) Lisp
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Haskell
6 3 (9.68%) Erlang
6 3 (9.68%) OCaml
6 3 (9.68%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Facebook
2 3 (9.68%) Twitter