The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 298 276 248
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Permanent jobs citing Physics 148 157 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 2.15% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 123 144 193
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Physics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7959 7287 8195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.22% 34.68% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6014 5948 6864
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Physics
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Physics Salary Trend in the South East

Physics
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in the South East

Physics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -9 46 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Oxfordshire +20 41 £36,500 +4.28% 11
Hampshire +10 33 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £32,500 -
Berkshire -7 10 £26,000 +4.00% 2
West Sussex -19 4 £25,750 -35.62% 2
East Sussex -41 3 £27,500 -34.52%
Kent - 2 £40,000 - 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 344 (83.09%) Mathematics
2 261 (63.04%) Degree
3 223 (53.86%) Computer Science
4 215 (51.93%) C++
5 140 (33.82%) Software Engineering
6 131 (31.64%) Java
7 115 (27.78%) PhD
8 110 (26.57%) C#
9 100 (24.15%) C
10 89 (21.50%) Linux
11 77 (18.60%) Security Cleared
12 75 (18.12%) SQL
13 66 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (14.01%) MATLAB
15 57 (13.77%) Windows
16 54 (13.04%) Statistics
17 51 (12.32%) Python
18 50 (12.08%) OO
18 50 (12.08%) HTML
18 50 (12.08%) Electronics
19 49 (11.84%) JavaScript
20 46 (11.11%) Chemistry
21 43 (10.39%) .NET
22 42 (10.14%) Finance
22 42 (10.14%) Signal Processing
23 37 (8.94%) Oracle
23 37 (8.94%) UNIX
24 34 (8.21%) Image Processing
25 33 (7.97%) Games
26 31 (7.49%) Telecoms

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (1.69%) IIS
1 7 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.48%) SAS
2 2 (0.48%) Node.js
3 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.38%) MS Office
2 11 (2.66%) Simulink
3 10 (2.42%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.45%) AutoCAD
5 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.72%) TargetLink
6 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.48%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.24%) Maple
8 1 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.24%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.11%) Internet
2 10 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.45%) Wireless
3 6 (1.45%) Software-Defined Radio
4 5 (1.21%) ZigBee
4 5 (1.21%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.21%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.21%) GPRS
4 5 (1.21%) GSM
4 5 (1.21%) 3G
5 2 (0.48%) SMPP
5 2 (0.48%) SS7
5 2 (0.48%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.62%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.93%) QlikView
6 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) DB2
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.24%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 21 (5.07%) Selenium
2 20 (4.83%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.14%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (3.14%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.14%) Subversion
3 13 (3.14%) JMeter
4 10 (2.42%) CMake
5 5 (1.21%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.72%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.48%) Maven
7 2 (0.48%) Xcode
7 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.48%) Ant
7 2 (0.48%) JIRA
7 2 (0.48%) GDB
8 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
General
1 50 (12.08%) Electronics
2 42 (10.14%) Finance
3 33 (7.97%) Games
4 31 (7.49%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.83%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.62%) Military
7 13 (3.14%) Automotive
8 3 (0.72%) Marketing
8 3 (0.72%) Law
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.48%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 145 (35.02%) Developer
2 92 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 86 (20.77%) Graduate
4 46 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 38 (9.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 27 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
7 26 (6.28%) Java Developer
8 25 (6.04%) C++ Developer
9 21 (5.07%) Tester
9 21 (5.07%) Programmer
9 21 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
9 21 (5.07%) Senior Tester
10 20 (4.83%) Junior
10 20 (4.83%) Analyst
11 18 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.86%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.38%) Junior Developer
14 13 (3.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 13 (3.14%) Consultant
14 13 (3.14%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.08%) HTML
2 43 (10.39%) .NET
3 24 (5.80%) CSS
4 20 (4.83%) J2EE
5 18 (4.35%) XML
6 17 (4.11%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.90%) Spring
7 12 (2.90%) Web Services
7 12 (2.90%) jQuery
8 11 (2.66%) Hibernate
9 10 (2.42%) ADO.NET
10 9 (2.17%) HTML5
10 9 (2.17%) WPF
10 9 (2.17%) STL
10 9 (2.17%) Middleware
11 7 (1.69%) OpenCL
11 7 (1.69%) WCF
12 6 (1.45%) WinForms
12 6 (1.45%) OpenGL
12 6 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 344 (83.09%) Mathematics
2 223 (53.86%) Computer Science
3 54 (13.04%) Statistics
4 46 (11.11%) Chemistry
5 31 (7.49%) VHDL
6 25 (6.04%) Biology
7 24 (5.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 24 (5.80%) Life Science
8 23 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
9 17 (4.11%) Firmware
10 15 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (2.66%) Data Integration
12 10 (2.42%) Robotics
13 9 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.93%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.93%) Animation
15 6 (1.45%) Device Driver
15 6 (1.45%) Visualisation
15 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
16 5 (1.21%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.50%) Linux
2 57 (13.77%) Windows
3 37 (8.94%) UNIX
4 16 (3.86%) Solaris
5 12 (2.90%) AIX
6 10 (2.42%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.42%) Android
7 5 (1.21%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.24%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (33.82%) Software Engineering
2 66 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (12.08%) OO
4 42 (10.14%) Signal Processing
5 34 (8.21%) Image Processing
6 26 (6.28%) Manual Testing
7 25 (6.04%) Project Management
8 22 (5.31%) UML
8 22 (5.31%) Multithreading
9 21 (5.07%) Automated Testing
10 20 (4.83%) Scrum
11 19 (4.59%) Web Development
11 19 (4.59%) Digital Signal Processing
12 18 (4.35%) Software Testing
13 17 (4.11%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.86%) Data Modelling
14 16 (3.86%) Parallel Computing
15 14 (3.38%) CAD
15 14 (3.38%) Cyber Security
15 14 (3.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 215 (51.93%) C++
2 131 (31.64%) Java
3 110 (26.57%) C#
4 100 (24.15%) C
5 75 (18.12%) SQL
6 58 (14.01%) MATLAB
7 51 (12.32%) Python
8 49 (11.84%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.59%) Embedded C
10 13 (3.14%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.14%) Perl
11 11 (2.66%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.93%) Embedded C++
12 8 (1.93%) PHP
13 7 (1.69%) VBA
14 6 (1.45%) Delphi
14 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.21%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.21%) VC++
15 5 (1.21%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 261 (63.04%) Degree
2 115 (27.78%) PhD
3 77 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 30 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.83%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.14%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) XenApp
1 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (8.94%) Oracle
2 14 (3.38%) Google
3 8 (1.93%) Actuate
3 8 (1.93%) Tableau
4 7 (1.69%) IBM
5 6 (1.45%) Sybase
6 5 (1.21%) EMC
7 4 (0.97%) Sony
7 4 (0.97%) Apple
7 4 (0.97%) Xilinx
7 4 (0.97%) Altera
8 3 (0.72%) HP
8 3 (0.72%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.72%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.48%) SolidWorks
9 2 (0.48%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.48%) Facebook
9 2 (0.48%) Twitter
10 1 (0.24%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 1 (0.24%) Atmel
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