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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 237 240 243
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Physics 14 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.046% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.14% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 14
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,800 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
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
2321 2178 2448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.37% 33.42% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 1698 2031
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +11 13 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Cheshire -6 1 £20,000 -13.04% 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 26 (96.30%) Mathematics
3 22 (81.48%) Computer Science
4 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
5 15 (55.56%) C#
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) .NET
8 10 (37.04%) HTML
8 10 (37.04%) Java
8 10 (37.04%) OO
9 9 (33.33%) Games
9 9 (33.33%) C++
10 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
10 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET
10 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) OOD
10 8 (29.63%) Electronics
10 8 (29.63%) NUnit
10 8 (29.63%) WCF
10 8 (29.63%) LINQ
10 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (29.63%) Moq
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
11 7 (25.93%) Game Development

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Facebook Platform
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) OLTP
3 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) NUnit
1 8 (29.63%) Moq
2 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
3 4 (14.81%) PVCS
4 2 (7.41%) Ant
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Games
2 8 (29.63%) Electronics
3 4 (14.81%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) iGaming
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Integration Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Graduate Data Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
3 8 (29.63%) WCF
3 8 (29.63%) LINQ
3 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (25.93%) Servlets
4 7 (25.93%) SOAP
4 7 (25.93%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) WSDL
4 7 (25.93%) Java EE
4 7 (25.93%) JSON
5 6 (22.22%) WinForms
5 6 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) OpenGL
6 2 (7.41%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (96.30%) Mathematics
2 22 (81.48%) Computer Science
3 7 (25.93%) Online Games
4 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
5 4 (14.81%) Device Driver
6 2 (7.41%) Animation
7 1 (3.70%) Economics
7 1 (3.70%) Statistics
7 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) OOD
4 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Game Development
6 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
7 4 (14.81%) UML
8 3 (11.11%) Functional Programming
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
10 1 (3.70%) Statistical Modelling
10 1 (3.70%) Analytics
10 1 (3.70%) Multivariate Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) C++
4 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
6 3 (11.11%) Lisp
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (11.11%) Haskell
6 3 (11.11%) Erlang
6 3 (11.11%) OCaml
6 3 (11.11%) Scala
6 3 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Facebook
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) ClickTale
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