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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 45 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Physics 29 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.04% 2.72% 3.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.12% 7.23% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 33
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
318 346 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.35% 37.65% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 250 310 287
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £73,000
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 17 September 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Oxford

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 89 (83.96%) Mathematics
2 76 (71.70%) C++
3 64 (60.38%) PhD
4 62 (58.49%) Computer Science
5 50 (47.17%) Software Engineering
6 35 (33.02%) Degree
7 27 (25.47%) Java
8 25 (23.58%) C#
9 21 (19.81%) Python
10 15 (14.15%) Parallel Computing
11 14 (13.21%) Finance
12 13 (12.26%) MATLAB
12 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (12.26%) Signal Processing
13 12 (11.32%) C
13 12 (11.32%) Linux
13 12 (11.32%) OO
14 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
15 10 (9.43%) XML
15 10 (9.43%) Regression Testing
15 10 (9.43%) Embedded Linux
15 10 (9.43%) Robotics
15 10 (9.43%) CMake
16 9 (8.49%) .NET
16 9 (8.49%) Project Management
16 9 (8.49%) Games
16 9 (8.49%) Image Processing
16 9 (8.49%) Video Processing
17 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
17 8 (7.55%) SQL Server

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (5.66%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) CMake
2 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.89%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.89%) Subversion
3 2 (1.89%) JIRA
3 2 (1.89%) GDB
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Games
3 6 (5.66%) Electronics
4 3 (2.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (43.40%) Software Engineer
2 23 (21.70%) Developer
3 22 (20.75%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Computer Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Graduate
6 8 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Programmer
7 6 (5.66%) Java Programmer
7 6 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) GUI Programmer
7 6 (5.66%) Software Programmer
7 6 (5.66%) GUI Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Data Modeller
9 3 (2.83%) Software Development Director
10 2 (1.89%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (1.89%) QA Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (1.89%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) XML
2 9 (8.49%) .NET
3 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.60%) CSS
4 7 (6.60%) HTML
5 6 (5.66%) Web Services
5 6 (5.66%) ADO.NET
6 3 (2.83%) XBRL
7 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.94%) HTML5
7 1 (0.94%) CSS3
7 1 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.94%) Underscore.js
7 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 89 (83.96%) Mathematics
2 62 (58.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.43%) Robotics
4 6 (5.66%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (4.72%) Statistics
5 5 (4.72%) Chemistry
6 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.83%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.89%) Firmware
9 1 (0.94%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Linux
2 10 (9.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) Software Engineering
2 15 (14.15%) Parallel Computing
3 13 (12.26%) Signal Processing
3 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.32%) OO
5 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
6 10 (9.43%) Regression Testing
7 9 (8.49%) Project Management
7 9 (8.49%) Image Processing
7 9 (8.49%) Video Processing
8 8 (7.55%) Validation
9 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.72%) CAD
11 4 (3.77%) Speech Recognition
11 4 (3.77%) OpenUP
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (3.77%) DNA
12 3 (2.83%) RUP
12 3 (2.83%) SOA
12 3 (2.83%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (71.70%) C++
2 27 (25.47%) Java
3 25 (23.58%) C#
4 21 (19.81%) Python
5 13 (12.26%) MATLAB
6 12 (11.32%) C
7 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.66%) Perl
8 6 (5.66%) Delphi
8 6 (5.66%) VBA
9 4 (3.77%) SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.89%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (60.38%) PhD
2 35 (33.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
1 2 (1.89%) JTAG
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle
1 6 (5.66%) Sybase
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.94%) Cadence
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