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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 242 220 226
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 11 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 1.18% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
2395 2450 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.73% 34.25% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1866 1954
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 8 £24,000 -31.42% 3
Cheshire -9 3 £35,000 +75.00%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (94.29%) Degree
2 31 (88.57%) Computer Science
3 24 (68.57%) Mathematics
4 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 17 (48.57%) C++
6 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
7 12 (34.29%) Java
8 11 (31.43%) DCOM
9 10 (28.57%) Games
10 8 (22.86%) Law
10 8 (22.86%) OpenGL
10 8 (22.86%) DirectX
10 8 (22.86%) C#
11 7 (20.00%) C
11 7 (20.00%) .NET
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) OO
11 7 (20.00%) Game Development
11 7 (20.00%) Animation
12 6 (17.14%) Python
12 6 (17.14%) HTML
13 5 (14.29%) Linux
13 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
13 5 (14.29%) Electronics
13 5 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
14 4 (11.43%) HTML5
14 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
14 4 (11.43%) Oracle

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.57%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.57%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) OLTP
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.57%) Ant
3 2 (5.71%) PVCS
General
1 10 (28.57%) Games
2 8 (22.86%) Law
3 5 (14.29%) Electronics
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Project Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.29%) C++ Developer
7 4 (11.43%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Graduate
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Firmware Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Graduate Data Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) DCOM
2 8 (22.86%) OpenGL
2 8 (22.86%) DirectX
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) HTML5
6 3 (8.57%) Java EE
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) Servlets
6 3 (8.57%) SOAP
6 3 (8.57%) XML
6 3 (8.57%) WSDL
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (88.57%) Computer Science
2 24 (68.57%) Mathematics
3 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (20.00%) Animation
5 5 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
7 3 (8.57%) Online Games
8 2 (5.71%) Robotics
8 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
9 1 (2.86%) Economics
9 1 (2.86%) Statistics
9 1 (2.86%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) Game Development
2 7 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Data Privacy
3 3 (8.57%) Functional Programming
3 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.71%) UML
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Data Management
4 2 (5.71%) Signal Processing
4 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.71%) Communications Security
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Operations Research
5 1 (2.86%) Web Development
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C++
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) C
5 6 (17.14%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) Lisp
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 3 (8.57%) Haskell
6 3 (8.57%) Erlang
6 3 (8.57%) OCaml
6 3 (8.57%) Scala
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) ANSI C
7 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Facebook
3 3 (8.57%) Twitter
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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