The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 143 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Physics 2 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.078% 0.29% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.94% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Physics
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
779 745 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.26% 30.77% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 470 546 584
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Physics
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Reading region.

Physics Salary Trend in Reading

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Automotive
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) Information Management
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (20.00%) Operations Research
6 2 (20.00%) Cybernetics
6 2 (20.00%) Communications Security
6 2 (20.00%) Numerical Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
6 2 (20.00%) Military
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematica
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C++

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (20.00%) Mathematica
2 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Military
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Graduate
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Research Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Graduate C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) DirectX
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Cybernetics
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) CAD
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 2 (20.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Communications Security
3 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (10.00%) SolidWorks