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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 49 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Physics 26 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.63% 2.31% 3.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.96% 7.43% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 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
261 296 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.40% 31.09% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 209 265 248
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,721
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £70,000
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 27 August 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Oxford

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 97 (85.09%) Mathematics
2 83 (72.81%) C++
3 73 (64.04%) PhD
4 71 (62.28%) Computer Science
5 57 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 36 (31.58%) Degree
7 31 (27.19%) Java
8 22 (19.30%) C#
9 20 (17.54%) Python
9 20 (17.54%) Parallel Computing
10 16 (14.04%) Finance
11 12 (10.53%) MATLAB
11 12 (10.53%) XML
11 12 (10.53%) Signal Processing
12 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.65%) C
12 11 (9.65%) .NET
13 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
13 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
13 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
13 10 (8.77%) Linux
13 10 (8.77%) OO
13 10 (8.77%) Project Management
13 10 (8.77%) Regression Testing
13 10 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (8.77%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (8.77%) Robotics
13 10 (8.77%) CMake
14 9 (7.89%) Image Processing

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (7.02%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) CMake
2 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.75%) Subversion
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) GDB
General
1 16 (14.04%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Games
3 6 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (46.49%) Software Engineer
2 26 (22.81%) Developer
3 23 (20.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Programmer
4 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Java Programmer
4 10 (8.77%) GUI Programmer
4 10 (8.77%) Software Programmer
4 10 (8.77%) GUI Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Computer Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Graduate
7 4 (3.51%) Data Modeller
8 2 (1.75%) QA Analyst
8 2 (1.75%) Software Development Director
8 2 (1.75%) Analyst
8 2 (1.75%) C# Developer
8 2 (1.75%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (0.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) XML
2 11 (9.65%) .NET
3 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.89%) CSS
4 9 (7.89%) HTML
5 8 (7.02%) Web Services
5 8 (7.02%) ADO.NET
6 3 (2.63%) XBRL
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) CSS3
7 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.88%) Underscore.js
7 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 97 (85.09%) Mathematics
2 71 (62.28%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (8.77%) Robotics
4 5 (4.39%) Statistics
4 5 (4.39%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.75%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
1 10 (8.77%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (17.54%) Parallel Computing
3 12 (10.53%) Signal Processing
4 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.77%) OO
5 10 (8.77%) Project Management
5 10 (8.77%) Regression Testing
5 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.89%) Image Processing
6 9 (7.89%) Video Processing
7 8 (7.02%) Validation
8 7 (6.14%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.39%) CAD
10 3 (2.63%) Speech Recognition
10 3 (2.63%) OpenUP
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (2.63%) DNA
11 2 (1.75%) OOP
11 2 (1.75%) RUP
11 2 (1.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (72.81%) C++
2 31 (27.19%) Java
3 22 (19.30%) C#
4 20 (17.54%) Python
5 12 (10.53%) MATLAB
6 11 (9.65%) C
7 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.02%) Delphi
8 8 (7.02%) VBA
9 5 (4.39%) Perl
10 3 (2.63%) SQL
11 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.75%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (64.04%) PhD
2 36 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
1 2 (1.75%) JTAG
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle
1 8 (7.02%) Sybase
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) Cadence
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago