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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 217 211 184
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Permanent jobs citing Physics 23 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.30% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.79% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 32
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,600 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £39,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2193 2018 2020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.26% 37.99% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 1691 1692
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
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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 +3 13 £29,250 -16.42% 7
Gloucestershire -10 4 £31,500 +18.86% 2
Somerset -15 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 39 (70.91%) Mathematics
2 36 (65.45%) C++
3 34 (61.82%) Computer Science
4 31 (56.36%) Degree
5 30 (54.55%) Algorithms
6 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
7 17 (30.91%) Python
8 15 (27.27%) Java
9 12 (21.82%) C
9 12 (21.82%) SQL
9 12 (21.82%) PhD
10 10 (18.18%) Aerospace
10 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
10 10 (18.18%) Fortran
10 10 (18.18%) NASTRAN
11 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.55%) Data Structures
12 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
12 8 (14.55%) DirectX
12 8 (14.55%) Statistics
12 8 (14.55%) Games
13 7 (12.73%) Qt
13 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
13 7 (12.73%) OOD
13 7 (12.73%) Data Mining
13 7 (12.73%) Electronics
13 7 (12.73%) Linux
13 7 (12.73%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (12.73%) OO

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.45%) SAS
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) NASTRAN
2 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Data Mining
2 6 (10.91%) MS Access
2 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 10 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 8 (14.55%) Games
3 7 (12.73%) Electronics
4 5 (9.09%) Finance
5 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Graduate
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Junior C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.64%) Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) DirectX
2 7 (12.73%) Qt
2 7 (12.73%) CSS
3 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.09%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) Spring
5 2 (3.64%) CSS3
5 2 (3.64%) JSP
5 2 (3.64%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) J2EE
5 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.64%) JSF
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) Java EE
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.82%) MFC
6 1 (1.82%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (70.91%) Mathematics
2 34 (61.82%) Computer Science
3 30 (54.55%) Algorithms
4 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.55%) Data Structures
5 8 (14.55%) Statistics
6 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
7 5 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (9.09%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.82%) Open Source
8 1 (1.82%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.82%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
3 7 (12.73%) OOD
3 7 (12.73%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (12.73%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) Campaign Management
5 4 (7.27%) MVC
5 4 (7.27%) UML
5 4 (7.27%) OOP
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Regression Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (5.45%) Analytics
6 3 (5.45%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) CRUD
7 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) C++
2 17 (30.91%) Python
3 15 (27.27%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) C
4 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) Fortran
6 7 (12.73%) C#
7 6 (10.91%) Ruby
8 5 (9.09%) Perl
9 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.27%) R
10 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.64%) PHP
11 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.82%) VC++
11 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) Degree
2 12 (21.82%) PhD
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.64%) Sage
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle
1 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
2 1 (1.82%) HP
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