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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 230 222 241
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Physics 18 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.98% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 13
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Physics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2351 2440 2582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.97% 34.67% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1866 1885 2111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Physics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Physics Salary Trend in the North West

Physics
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in the North West

Physics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Manchester +9 15 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Cheshire -2 3 £35,000 +75.00%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 36 (94.74%) Degree
2 32 (84.21%) Computer Science
3 27 (71.05%) Mathematics
4 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
5 18 (47.37%) C++
6 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 12 (31.58%) Java
8 11 (28.95%) C#
8 11 (28.95%) DCOM
9 10 (26.32%) Games
10 9 (23.68%) OO
10 9 (23.68%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) C
11 8 (21.05%) HTML
11 8 (21.05%) Law
12 7 (18.42%) Electronics
12 7 (18.42%) OpenGL
12 7 (18.42%) DirectX
12 7 (18.42%) Windows
12 7 (18.42%) Animation
12 7 (18.42%) Game Development
13 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
13 6 (15.79%) Python
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
14 5 (13.16%) Linux
14 5 (13.16%) CSS
15 4 (10.53%) ANSI C
15 4 (10.53%) Signal Processing

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.89%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) OLTP
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) PVCS
2 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Ant
3 2 (5.26%) Moq
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Games
2 8 (21.05%) Law
3 7 (18.42%) Electronics
4 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Project Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) C++ Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate
9 2 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) DCOM
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) OpenGL
4 7 (18.42%) DirectX
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) Java EE
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
7 3 (7.89%) Servlets
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 3 (7.89%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) WSDL
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET
8 2 (5.26%) WCF
8 2 (5.26%) LINQ
8 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (84.21%) Computer Science
2 27 (71.05%) Mathematics
3 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (18.42%) Animation
5 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
6 4 (10.53%) Device Driver
6 4 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (7.89%) Online Games
8 2 (5.26%) Robotics
9 1 (2.63%) Psychology
9 1 (2.63%) Economics
9 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.68%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) Game Development
4 4 (10.53%) Signal Processing
4 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) UML
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Data Privacy
5 3 (7.89%) Functional Programming
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Data Management
6 2 (5.26%) OOD
6 2 (5.26%) Communications Security
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) C++
2 12 (31.58%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) C
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded C
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded C++
6 4 (10.53%) ANSI C
7 3 (7.89%) Lisp
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) Haskell
7 3 (7.89%) Erlang
7 3 (7.89%) OCaml
7 3 (7.89%) Scala
8 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Facebook
3 3 (7.89%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
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