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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 214 238 243
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 39 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.087% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.28% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 12
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £35,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
2405 2171 2308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.74% 31.61% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 1789 1957
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 £24,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +13 25 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cheshire -4 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 63 (94.03%) Mathematics
2 60 (89.55%) Degree
3 50 (74.63%) Computer Science
4 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (59.70%) SQL Server
5 39 (58.21%) .NET
6 37 (55.22%) C#
7 35 (52.24%) HTML
7 35 (52.24%) CSS
8 33 (49.25%) OO
9 32 (47.76%) VB.NET
9 32 (47.76%) Unit Testing
10 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (46.27%) WCF
10 31 (46.27%) LINQ
10 31 (46.27%) Moq
10 31 (46.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 31 (46.27%) NUnit
10 31 (46.27%) .NET Framework
10 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (46.27%) ADO.NET
10 31 (46.27%) OOD
10 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (28.36%) MVC
11 19 (28.36%) WinForms
11 19 (28.36%) WPF
12 16 (23.88%) Java
13 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
14 14 (20.90%) Economics
15 12 (17.91%) Project Management

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 9 (13.43%) Apache
1 9 (13.43%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) WebTrends
1 3 (4.48%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (59.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.43%) OLTP
3 9 (13.43%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) NUnit
1 31 (46.27%) Moq
2 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Marketing
2 9 (13.43%) Games
3 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Legal
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 31 (46.27%) Software Developer
2 31 (46.27%) .NET Developer
2 31 (46.27%) C# Developer
2 31 (46.27%) C# Software Developer
2 31 (46.27%) C# .NET Developer
2 31 (46.27%) .NET Software Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Software Integration Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Graduate
6 4 (5.97%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Graduate Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Web Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Web Analytics Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) .NET
2 35 (52.24%) HTML
2 35 (52.24%) CSS
3 31 (46.27%) ADO.NET
3 31 (46.27%) .NET Framework
3 31 (46.27%) WCF
3 31 (46.27%) LINQ
3 31 (46.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 19 (28.36%) WPF
4 19 (28.36%) WinForms
5 9 (13.43%) Servlets
5 9 (13.43%) SOAP
5 9 (13.43%) XML
5 9 (13.43%) WSDL
5 9 (13.43%) Java EE
5 9 (13.43%) JSON
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (94.03%) Mathematics
2 50 (74.63%) Computer Science
3 14 (20.90%) Economics
4 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (14.93%) Statistics
6 9 (13.43%) Online Games
7 5 (7.46%) Data Extraction
7 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk
8 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.99%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.99%) Human Factors
9 2 (2.99%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) UNIX
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) OO
3 32 (47.76%) Unit Testing
4 31 (46.27%) OOD
5 19 (28.36%) MVC
6 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
7 12 (17.91%) Project Management
8 9 (13.43%) Game Development
9 8 (11.94%) Analytics
10 6 (8.96%) FMECA
11 5 (7.46%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
11 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.46%) Validation
11 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.46%) Econometrics
11 5 (7.46%) CHAID
11 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.46%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) C#
2 32 (47.76%) VB.NET
3 16 (23.88%) Java
4 7 (10.45%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) C++
5 5 (7.46%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) VBA
7 2 (2.99%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (89.55%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) PMP
2 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MBA
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) Google
4 3 (4.48%) ClickTale
5 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) RapidMiner
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