The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 222 249 228
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing Physics 22 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.041% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.15% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 12
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1822 2006 1793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.86% 27.57% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1677 1497
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Physics
England

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 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 14 £32,500 +4.83% 1
Cheshire +17 6 £23,000 +2.22%
Lancashire - 1 £20,000 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 20 (86.96%) Computer Science
3 19 (82.61%) Mathematics
3 19 (82.61%) .NET
4 14 (60.87%) C#
5 13 (56.52%) OO
6 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
7 11 (47.83%) VB.NET
8 10 (43.48%) HTML
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (43.48%) ADO.NET
8 10 (43.48%) CSS
8 10 (43.48%) OOD
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (43.48%) NUnit
8 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
8 10 (43.48%) LINQ
8 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (43.48%) WCF
8 10 (43.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (43.48%) Moq
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (39.13%) C++
10 8 (34.78%) Oracle
11 7 (30.43%) Java
11 7 (30.43%) Python
12 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
12 6 (26.09%) SAS
12 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (26.09%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) NUnit
1 10 (43.48%) Moq
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) C# Developer
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C# Software Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Graduate
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Sales Executive
5 1 (4.35%) Sales Executive
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) ADO.NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) LINQ
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
2 10 (43.48%) WCF
2 10 (43.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) Computer Science
2 19 (82.61%) Mathematics
3 6 (26.09%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) OO
2 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
3 10 (43.48%) OOD
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) VB.NET
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) C
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Business Objects
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
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