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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 218 234 240
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 20 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.97% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 21
Median salary £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,564 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -3.59%
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
2279 2480 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.23% 37.72% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1965 1991
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,936 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 18 £39,250 +38.93% 1
Cheshire +25 1 £47,500 +137.50% 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 49 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 45 (91.84%) Degree
3 38 (77.55%) Computer Science
4 22 (44.90%) SQL
5 21 (42.86%) OO
5 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 18 (36.73%) OOD
6 18 (36.73%) HTML
6 18 (36.73%) CSS
7 15 (30.61%) Python
7 15 (30.61%) .NET
7 15 (30.61%) C#
7 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (28.57%) Machine Learning
9 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
10 11 (22.45%) NUnit
10 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
10 11 (22.45%) Web Services
10 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
10 11 (22.45%) Entity Framework
10 11 (22.45%) Moq
10 11 (22.45%) WCF
10 11 (22.45%) LINQ
10 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
11 10 (20.41%) Analytics
11 10 (20.41%) MySQL
11 10 (20.41%) Java
11 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.41%) Finance
11 10 (20.41%) Statistics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Moq
1 11 (22.45%) NUnit
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) Gradle
3 7 (14.29%) JUnit
3 7 (14.29%) Maven
3 7 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 7 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
1 10 (20.41%) Retail
2 7 (14.29%) Local Government
3 4 (8.16%) Games
4 3 (6.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Junior
3 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Data Scientist
4 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.45%) C# Software Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Software Developer
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Graduate
6 7 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) CSS
1 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 15 (30.61%) .NET
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
3 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.45%) Entity Framework
3 11 (22.45%) LINQ
3 11 (22.45%) WCF
3 11 (22.45%) Web Services
4 6 (12.24%) JavaFX
4 6 (12.24%) Swing
5 3 (6.12%) DirectX
5 3 (6.12%) LAMP
5 3 (6.12%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.04%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 49 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 38 (77.55%) Computer Science
3 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
4 10 (20.41%) Economics
4 10 (20.41%) Statistics
5 7 (14.29%) Psychology
6 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.12%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (6.12%) Animation
7 3 (6.12%) User Experience
8 2 (4.08%) Social Media
9 1 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) OO
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.73%) OOD
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Analytics
7 9 (18.37%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (16.33%) Data Analytics
9 7 (14.29%) Android Development
9 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) Operations Research
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (8.16%) TDD
11 3 (6.12%) Bioinformatics
11 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.12%) DevOps
11 3 (6.12%) Game Development
11 3 (6.12%) Product Management
12 2 (4.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) Python
3 10 (20.41%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) R
5 5 (10.20%) Ruby
6 4 (8.16%) C
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) APL
9 1 (2.04%) Lua
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (91.84%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) PhD
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