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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 71 45 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Physics 6 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 4.01% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 10.33% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 10
Average salary £42,500 £32,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.77% +23.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
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
305 300 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 39.97% 38.81% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 232 263 326
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Oxford

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (73.68%) Degree
3 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
4 10 (52.63%) C
4 10 (52.63%) C++
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) PhD
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) Time Management
8 5 (26.32%) Chemistry
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
8 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (21.05%) Modbus
9 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 4 (21.05%) Firmware
9 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (10.53%) Scrum
11 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 2 (10.53%) OO
11 2 (10.53%) Perl
11 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
11 2 (10.53%) Ethernet

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Modbus
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) GDB
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Junior
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Product Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Product Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Junior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Software Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Software Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (26.32%) Chemistry
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Biology
5 1 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) DNA
5 1 (5.26%) OpenUP
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C
1 10 (52.63%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) Pascal
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) Fortran
5 1 (5.26%) Delphi
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
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