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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 43 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 31 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.47% 3.61% 3.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.45% 9.02% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 35
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.00%
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
328 366 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 47.26% 40.09% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 255 326 299
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Oxford

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 71 (80.68%) Mathematics
2 58 (65.91%) C++
3 45 (51.14%) Computer Science
4 42 (47.73%) PhD
5 41 (46.59%) Software Engineering
6 34 (38.64%) Degree
7 27 (30.68%) C#
8 23 (26.14%) Java
9 17 (19.32%) Python
10 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (17.05%) OO
12 14 (15.91%) Linux
13 13 (14.77%) C
13 13 (14.77%) Finance
14 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 10 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
15 10 (11.36%) Robotics
15 10 (11.36%) CMake
15 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
16 9 (10.23%) MATLAB
16 9 (10.23%) Validation
16 9 (10.23%) Signal Processing
17 8 (9.09%) XML
18 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
18 7 (7.95%) Perl
18 7 (7.95%) .NET
18 7 (7.95%) Project Management
18 7 (7.95%) Statistics
19 6 (6.82%) Electronics
19 6 (6.82%) Parallel Computing

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) CMake
2 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) GDB
3 2 (2.27%) Subversion
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Games
4 3 (3.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Software Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Graduate
4 6 (6.82%) Java Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Computer Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Data Modeller
6 3 (3.41%) Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Software Development Director
7 2 (2.27%) GUI Developer
7 2 (2.27%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (2.27%) Software Programmer
7 2 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) QA Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) GUI Programmer
7 2 (2.27%) Programmer
7 2 (2.27%) Java Programmer
7 2 (2.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) XML
2 7 (7.95%) .NET
3 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.68%) CSS
4 5 (5.68%) HTML
5 4 (4.55%) Web Services
5 4 (4.55%) ADO.NET
6 3 (3.41%) XBRL
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.14%) HTML5
7 1 (1.14%) Underscore.js
7 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (80.68%) Mathematics
2 45 (51.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.36%) Robotics
4 7 (7.95%) Statistics
5 5 (5.68%) Chemistry
5 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.14%) Verilog
9 1 (1.14%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.05%) OO
4 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
6 9 (10.23%) Validation
6 9 (10.23%) Signal Processing
7 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
8 6 (6.82%) Parallel Computing
9 5 (5.68%) DNA
9 5 (5.68%) CAD
9 5 (5.68%) OpenUP
9 5 (5.68%) Speech Recognition
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Image Processing
10 4 (4.55%) Video Processing
10 4 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.41%) RUP
11 3 (3.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (65.91%) C++
2 27 (30.68%) C#
3 23 (26.14%) Java
4 17 (19.32%) Python
5 13 (14.77%) C
6 9 (10.23%) MATLAB
7 7 (7.95%) Perl
8 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.55%) VBA
9 4 (4.55%) SQL
9 4 (4.55%) Delphi
10 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.27%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.14%) VB
11 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (47.73%) PhD
2 34 (38.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) JTAG
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle
1 4 (4.55%) Sybase
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.14%) Cadence
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