The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 222 198 190
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs citing Physics 18 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.43% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 21
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £38,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2130 2170 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.25% 35.31% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1752 1710
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Physics
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Physics Salary Trend in the South West

Physics
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in the South West

Physics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Bristol -12 13 £37,500 +56.25% 4
Gloucestershire -13 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 44 (86.27%) Software Engineering
2 40 (78.43%) Mathematics
3 35 (68.63%) C++
4 34 (66.67%) Degree
5 31 (60.78%) C
6 25 (49.02%) Computer Science
7 18 (35.29%) Linux
8 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.49%) UNIX
10 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
11 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (19.61%) .NET
13 9 (17.65%) Python
13 9 (17.65%) Electronics
13 9 (17.65%) Firmware
13 9 (17.65%) Scrum
13 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
13 9 (17.65%) OpenStack
14 8 (15.69%) C#
15 7 (13.73%) HTML
15 7 (13.73%) Java
15 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
15 7 (13.73%) Web Services
15 7 (13.73%) XML
15 7 (13.73%) IIS
15 7 (13.73%) CSS
15 7 (13.73%) CRM
15 7 (13.73%) Web Design

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (17.65%) Electronics
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Games
3 4 (7.84%) Military
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Software Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Graduate
3 11 (21.57%) Developer
4 8 (15.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Junior
7 5 (9.80%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Designer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) CSS
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) XML
2 7 (13.73%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) JSON
2 7 (13.73%) jQuery
2 7 (13.73%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) DirectX
4 4 (7.84%) Qt
5 3 (5.88%) OpenGL
6 2 (3.92%) STL
6 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.96%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (78.43%) Mathematics
2 25 (49.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.73%) Chemistry
3 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
4 6 (11.76%) Digital Media
5 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (7.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.88%) VHDL
8 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
8 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
8 2 (3.92%) Blog
8 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) UNIX
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) Web Design
4 7 (13.73%) CRM
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Time Management
5 5 (9.80%) Signal Processing
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) OOD
5 5 (9.80%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (7.84%) Logistics
6 4 (7.84%) Game Development
7 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) C++
2 31 (60.78%) C
3 9 (17.65%) Python
4 8 (15.69%) C#
5 7 (13.73%) Java
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ARP4754
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe
2 2 (3.92%) Minitab
2 2 (3.92%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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