The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 26 66 42
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -24
Permanent jobs citing Physics 90 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.80% 2.19% 4.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.67% 5.63% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86 14 19
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 391 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 43.25% 38.94% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 341 348 181
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £56,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Physics
Oxfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Oxford

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 99 (98.02%) Mathematics
2 82 (81.19%) PhD
3 76 (75.25%) Computer Science
4 73 (72.28%) C++
5 50 (49.50%) Software Engineering
6 28 (27.72%) Java
7 25 (24.75%) C#
7 25 (24.75%) Parallel Computing
8 22 (21.78%) .NET
9 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
9 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
9 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
10 14 (13.86%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (13.86%) Finance
10 14 (13.86%) Python
10 14 (13.86%) Degree
11 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (11.88%) Signal Processing
11 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
12 10 (9.90%) XML
13 9 (8.91%) MATLAB
13 9 (8.91%) Project Management
13 9 (8.91%) CSS
13 9 (8.91%) VBA
13 9 (8.91%) Web Services
13 9 (8.91%) Sybase
13 9 (8.91%) IIS
13 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
13 9 (8.91%) ADO.NET

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (8.91%) IIS
2 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (5.94%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Games
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (45.54%) Software Engineer
2 39 (38.61%) Developer
3 24 (23.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Java Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Software Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) Java Programmer
5 14 (13.86%) Software Programmer
5 14 (13.86%) GUI Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Programmer
5 14 (13.86%) GUI Programmer
6 9 (8.91%) Computer Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.94%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (2.97%) C++ Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Junior
11 1 (0.99%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) .NET
2 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.90%) XML
4 9 (8.91%) CSS
4 9 (8.91%) Web Services
4 9 (8.91%) ADO.NET
4 9 (8.91%) HTML
5 6 (5.94%) jQuery
6 3 (2.97%) STL
6 3 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 99 (98.02%) Mathematics
2 76 (75.25%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.86%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (3.96%) Statistics
5 3 (2.97%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.99%) Equities
6 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.99%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Software Engineering
2 25 (24.75%) Parallel Computing
3 12 (11.88%) Signal Processing
4 9 (8.91%) Project Management
4 9 (8.91%) Image Processing
4 9 (8.91%) Video Processing
5 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.97%) Data Analysis
5 3 (2.97%) Multithreading
5 3 (2.97%) OO
5 3 (2.97%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (0.99%) Web Development
6 1 (0.99%) OOP
6 1 (0.99%) CAD
6 1 (0.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (72.28%) C++
2 28 (27.72%) Java
3 25 (24.75%) C#
4 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.86%) Python
6 9 (8.91%) MATLAB
6 9 (8.91%) VBA
6 9 (8.91%) Delphi
7 7 (6.93%) SQL
8 6 (5.94%) C
9 1 (0.99%) F#
9 1 (0.99%) Scala
9 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (81.19%) PhD
2 14 (13.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Sybase
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
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