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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 186 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Physics 6 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.42% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 4
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1365 1308 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.48% 32.21% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 993 1010
Average salary £38,000 £37,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Manchester

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (91.67%) Degree
3 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
4 12 (50.00%) C++
5 11 (45.83%) DCOM
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) Games
7 6 (25.00%) OO
7 6 (25.00%) OpenGL
7 6 (25.00%) DirectX
8 5 (20.83%) C
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (20.83%) Animation
8 5 (20.83%) Game Development
9 4 (16.67%) Law
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 2 (8.33%) Validation
11 2 (8.33%) Communications Security
11 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
11 2 (8.33%) .NET
11 2 (8.33%) HTML
11 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.33%) Mentoring

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) OLTP
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
1 11 (45.83%) Project Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) C++ Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) DCOM
2 6 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (25.00%) DirectX
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
3 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.83%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (20.83%) Animation
5 1 (4.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Game Development
4 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Communications Security
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) C
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle