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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 50 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Physics 26 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.56% 2.42% 3.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.85% 7.90% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
264 291 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.11% 30.60% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 212 262 246
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Oxford

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 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 95 (84.82%) Mathematics
2 81 (72.32%) C++
3 72 (64.29%) PhD
4 69 (61.61%) Computer Science
5 55 (49.11%) Software Engineering
6 35 (31.25%) Degree
7 30 (26.79%) Java
8 21 (18.75%) Python
8 21 (18.75%) C#
9 19 (16.96%) Parallel Computing
10 15 (13.39%) Finance
11 13 (11.61%) MATLAB
11 13 (11.61%) Signal Processing
12 12 (10.71%) C
13 11 (9.82%) XML
13 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
14 10 (8.93%) Embedded Linux
14 10 (8.93%) Robotics
14 10 (8.93%) CMake
14 10 (8.93%) Linux
14 10 (8.93%) OO
14 10 (8.93%) .NET
14 10 (8.93%) Regression Testing
14 10 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
14 10 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (8.04%) Games
15 9 (8.04%) Project Management
15 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
15 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
15 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (6.25%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) CMake
2 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.79%) Subversion
3 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 2 (1.79%) GDB
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Games
3 6 (5.36%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (45.54%) Software Engineer
2 25 (22.32%) Developer
3 22 (19.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Programmer
4 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.93%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Java Programmer
4 10 (8.93%) GUI Programmer
4 10 (8.93%) Software Programmer
4 10 (8.93%) GUI Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Computer Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Graduate
6 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Data Modeller
8 2 (1.79%) QA Analyst
8 2 (1.79%) Software Development Director
8 2 (1.79%) Analyst
8 2 (1.79%) C# Developer
8 2 (1.79%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (0.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) XML
2 10 (8.93%) .NET
3 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.14%) CSS
4 8 (7.14%) HTML
5 7 (6.25%) Web Services
5 7 (6.25%) ADO.NET
6 3 (2.68%) XBRL
7 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.89%) HTML5
7 1 (0.89%) CSS3
7 1 (0.89%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.89%) Underscore.js
7 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 95 (84.82%) Mathematics
2 69 (61.61%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (8.93%) Robotics
4 5 (4.46%) Statistics
4 5 (4.46%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.79%) Firmware
6 1 (0.89%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Linux
1 10 (8.93%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.11%) Software Engineering
2 19 (16.96%) Parallel Computing
3 13 (11.61%) Signal Processing
4 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.93%) OO
5 10 (8.93%) Regression Testing
5 10 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.04%) Project Management
6 9 (8.04%) Image Processing
6 9 (8.04%) Video Processing
7 8 (7.14%) Validation
8 7 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.46%) CAD
10 4 (3.57%) Speech Recognition
10 4 (3.57%) OpenUP
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (3.57%) DNA
11 2 (1.79%) OOP
11 2 (1.79%) RUP
11 2 (1.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 81 (72.32%) C++
2 30 (26.79%) Java
3 21 (18.75%) C#
3 21 (18.75%) Python
4 13 (11.61%) MATLAB
5 12 (10.71%) C
6 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.25%) Delphi
7 7 (6.25%) VBA
8 6 (5.36%) Perl
9 3 (2.68%) SQL
10 2 (1.79%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.79%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (64.29%) PhD
2 35 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
1 2 (1.79%) JTAG
Vendors
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle
1 7 (6.25%) Sybase
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.89%) Cadence
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago