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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 226 225 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Physics 30 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
1899 1878 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 26.39% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1552 1672
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,600
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Manchester +9 17 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Cheshire -8 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 56 (91.80%) Mathematics
2 53 (86.89%) Degree
3 45 (73.77%) Computer Science
4 40 (65.57%) .NET
5 36 (59.02%) C#
6 32 (52.46%) HTML
6 32 (52.46%) CSS
7 31 (50.82%) OO
7 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
8 30 (49.18%) Unit Testing
9 29 (47.54%) VB.NET
10 28 (45.90%) ADO.NET
10 28 (45.90%) OOD
10 28 (45.90%) NUnit
10 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (45.90%) .NET Framework
10 28 (45.90%) LINQ
10 28 (45.90%) WCF
10 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (45.90%) Moq
10 28 (45.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (26.23%) WPF
11 16 (26.23%) WinForms
11 16 (26.23%) MVC
12 15 (24.59%) Project Management
13 13 (21.31%) Java
13 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
13 13 (21.31%) Economics
14 12 (19.67%) Statistics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (19.67%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.28%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.92%) OLTP
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.28%) Big Data
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) RapidMiner
Development Applications
1 28 (45.90%) NUnit
1 28 (45.90%) Moq
2 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 4 (6.56%) Games
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) C# Developer
3 28 (45.90%) Software Developer
3 28 (45.90%) .NET Developer
3 28 (45.90%) C# Software Developer
3 28 (45.90%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (45.90%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Graduate
5 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Graduate Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Web Analytics Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Web Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (65.57%) .NET
2 32 (52.46%) HTML
2 32 (52.46%) CSS
3 28 (45.90%) ADO.NET
3 28 (45.90%) .NET Framework
3 28 (45.90%) LINQ
3 28 (45.90%) WCF
3 28 (45.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 16 (26.23%) WPF
4 16 (26.23%) WinForms
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.92%) Servlets
6 3 (4.92%) SOAP
6 3 (4.92%) XML
6 3 (4.92%) WSDL
6 3 (4.92%) Java EE
6 3 (4.92%) JSON
7 1 (1.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 56 (91.80%) Mathematics
2 45 (73.77%) Computer Science
3 13 (21.31%) Economics
4 12 (19.67%) Statistics
5 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk
5 5 (8.20%) Data Extraction
6 3 (4.92%) Online Games
7 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.28%) Neural Network
8 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.64%) Animation
8 1 (1.64%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) UNIX
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) OO
2 30 (49.18%) Unit Testing
3 28 (45.90%) OOD
4 16 (26.23%) MVC
5 15 (24.59%) Project Management
6 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) Analytics
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.20%) CHAID
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.20%) Validation
8 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
8 5 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Econometrics
8 5 (8.20%) FMECA
8 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C#
2 29 (47.54%) VB.NET
3 13 (21.31%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) C++
5 8 (13.11%) Python
6 7 (11.48%) SQL
7 5 (8.20%) C
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.28%) R
9 2 (3.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (86.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MBA
2 1 (1.64%) PMP
2 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) ClickTale
5 2 (3.28%) Google
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