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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 215 233 252
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Permanent jobs citing Physics 24 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.31% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.91% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 3
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,100 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,564 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.59% +14.28%
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
2286 2425 2421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.27% 34.16% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1884 1987
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +17 22 £32,500 - 2
Cheshire +8 2 £20,000 -13.04% 2
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 24 (85.71%) Computer Science
3 21 (75.00%) Mathematics
4 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
5 15 (53.57%) C++
6 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (35.71%) C#
8 9 (32.14%) Java
9 8 (28.57%) Electronics
9 8 (28.57%) Law
9 8 (28.57%) Games
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) OO
11 6 (21.43%) .NET
11 6 (21.43%) C
11 6 (21.43%) HTML
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (21.43%) DCOM
12 5 (17.86%) Animation
12 5 (17.86%) Game Development
12 5 (17.86%) Windows
12 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
12 5 (17.86%) Firmware
12 5 (17.86%) OpenGL
12 5 (17.86%) DirectX
13 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
13 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
13 4 (14.29%) Device Driver
13 4 (14.29%) Python

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) OLTP
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) PVCS
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) Moq
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 8 (28.57%) Electronics
1 8 (28.57%) Law
1 8 (28.57%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) iGaming
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Project Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Graduate
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) DCOM
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) OpenGL
2 5 (17.86%) DirectX
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) Servlets
3 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) WSDL
3 3 (10.71%) Java EE
3 3 (10.71%) JSON
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.14%) WCF
4 2 (7.14%) LINQ
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 21 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) Animation
5 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 4 (14.29%) Device Driver
6 3 (10.71%) Online Games
7 2 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (3.57%) Economics
8 1 (3.57%) Statistics
8 1 (3.57%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Game Development
4 4 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.29%) UML
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data Privacy
5 3 (10.71%) Functional Programming
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) Communications Security
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) C
5 4 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.71%) Lisp
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) Haskell
6 3 (10.71%) Erlang
6 3 (10.71%) OCaml
6 3 (10.71%) Scala
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Facebook
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
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