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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 248 218 234
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing Physics 8 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 1.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 8
Average salary £32,250 £35,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% +30.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £35,000 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,800 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2458 2481 2256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.89% 33.37% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 1889 1833
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -9 7 £29,500 -15.71%
Cheshire -14 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (92.59%) Degree
1 25 (92.59%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Mathematics
3 13 (48.15%) C++
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) DCOM
5 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) Java
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) OO
9 5 (18.52%) OpenGL
9 5 (18.52%) DirectX
9 5 (18.52%) C
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 5 (18.52%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (14.81%) Games
10 4 (14.81%) Animation
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) Game Development
11 3 (11.11%) Python
11 3 (11.11%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) CSS
12 2 (7.41%) Law
12 2 (7.41%) Validation
12 2 (7.41%) Robotics
12 2 (7.41%) Communications Security
12 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
12 2 (7.41%) Data Management

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Project Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Software Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Graduate
5 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) DCOM
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) OpenGL
2 5 (18.52%) DirectX
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (92.59%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Mathematics
3 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (18.52%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (14.81%) Animation
6 2 (7.41%) Robotics
6 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.70%) Psychology
7 1 (3.70%) Economics
7 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Game Development
4 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) Communications Security
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Research
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) C
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
Northwich, Cheshire
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