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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 77 30 63
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +33
Permanent jobs citing Physics 4 88 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.53% 9.66% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 22.28% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 88 12
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
353 395 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 46.94% 43.36% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 280 355 380
Average salary £44,500 £40,290 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% -7.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) PhD
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Chemistry
6 6 (35.29%) C++
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) C
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Time Management
7 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (17.65%) Firmware
8 3 (17.65%) Perl
8 3 (17.65%) Python
9 2 (11.76%) DNA
9 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
9 2 (11.76%) OpenUP
9 2 (11.76%) Speech Recognition
9 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.88%) Parallel Computing
10 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (58.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) GDB
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Junior
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Junior Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Software Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Product Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Product Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Software Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (35.29%) Chemistry
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) DNA
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
3 2 (11.76%) OpenUP
3 2 (11.76%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) PhD
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle