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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 212 224 239
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Physics 29 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,200 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1907 1906 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.50% 26.41% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1585 1738
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +12 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cheshire -5 13 £20,000 -46.66% 3
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (90.38%) Mathematics
2 46 (88.46%) Degree
3 39 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 37 (71.15%) .NET
5 32 (61.54%) C#
6 28 (53.85%) HTML
6 28 (53.85%) CSS
7 27 (51.92%) OO
8 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
9 25 (48.08%) VB.NET
10 24 (46.15%) NUnit
10 24 (46.15%) ADO.NET
10 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
10 24 (46.15%) OOD
10 24 (46.15%) WCF
10 24 (46.15%) LINQ
10 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (46.15%) Moq
10 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (46.15%) .NET Framework
10 24 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (26.92%) Project Management
12 12 (23.08%) MVC
12 12 (23.08%) WinForms
12 12 (23.08%) WPF
13 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
13 11 (21.15%) SAS
13 11 (21.15%) Java
14 10 (19.23%) C++

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (21.15%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) SPSS
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) RapidMiner
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) NUnit
1 24 (46.15%) Moq
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 25 (48.08%) C# Developer
3 24 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 24 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 24 (46.15%) C# Software Developer
3 24 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (46.15%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Graduate
5 6 (11.54%) Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Graduate Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Data Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) .NET
2 28 (53.85%) HTML
2 28 (53.85%) CSS
3 24 (46.15%) ADO.NET
3 24 (46.15%) WCF
3 24 (46.15%) LINQ
3 24 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 24 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (23.08%) WinForms
4 12 (23.08%) WPF
5 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 47 (90.38%) Mathematics
2 39 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (17.31%) Economics
3 9 (17.31%) Statistics
4 3 (5.77%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.85%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.92%) Animation
6 1 (1.92%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) OO
2 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 24 (46.15%) OOD
4 14 (26.92%) Project Management
5 12 (23.08%) MVC
6 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) FMECA
9 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.77%) Analytics
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.77%) CHAID
9 3 (5.77%) Econometrics
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) VB.NET
3 11 (21.15%) Java
4 10 (19.23%) C++
5 9 (17.31%) Python
6 6 (11.54%) C
6 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) VBA
8 2 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (88.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) PMP
2 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MBA
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
3 6 (11.54%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) IBM
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