The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 60 31 67
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +36
Permanent jobs citing Physics 14 63 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.98% 7.49% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.93% 16.54% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 58 17
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £38,564 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +7.14%
Physics
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
356 381 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.35% 45.30% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 284 308 357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Physics
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Oxford region.

Physics Salary Trend in Oxford

Physics
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Oxford

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 37 (88.10%) Mathematics
2 25 (59.52%) PhD
3 23 (54.76%) Computer Science
4 22 (52.38%) C++
5 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (33.33%) Degree
8 11 (26.19%) C#
9 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 9 (21.43%) Chemistry
11 7 (16.67%) C
11 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) Linux
11 7 (16.67%) Parallel Computing
12 6 (14.29%) Python
13 5 (11.90%) Perl
13 5 (11.90%) SQL
13 5 (11.90%) Oracle
13 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
13 5 (11.90%) OO
13 5 (11.90%) Project Management
13 5 (11.90%) Time Management
14 4 (9.52%) HTML
14 4 (9.52%) Java
14 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.52%) .NET
14 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
14 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) GDB
General
1 1 (2.38%) Electronics
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Junior
5 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Product Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Product Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Software Manager
6 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Graduate
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
1 4 (9.52%) jQuery
1 4 (9.52%) HTML5
1 4 (9.52%) CSS3
1 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (88.10%) Mathematics
2 23 (54.76%) Computer Science
3 9 (21.43%) Chemistry
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.76%) Statistics
6 1 (2.38%) Economics
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Parallel Computing
4 5 (11.90%) Time Management
4 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.90%) OO
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) MVC
5 4 (9.52%) DNA
5 4 (9.52%) Speech Recognition
5 4 (9.52%) OpenUP
5 4 (9.52%) Signal Processing
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 1 (2.38%) TDD
8 1 (2.38%) Validation
8 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C++
2 11 (26.19%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) C
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) PhD
2 14 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle