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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 213 192 186
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 22 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.42% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 31
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,100 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1656 1548 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.18% 30.57% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1288 1341
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol -7 12 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Wiltshire - 8 £33,000 -
Somerset -24 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Devon - 1 £65,000 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (77.27%) Mathematics
2 31 (70.45%) Computer Science
3 26 (59.09%) Degree
3 26 (59.09%) C++
4 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 13 (29.55%) Python
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 11 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (22.73%) PhD
7 10 (22.73%) C
8 9 (20.45%) C#
9 8 (18.18%) Fortran
9 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
9 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
9 8 (18.18%) NASTRAN
9 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
10 7 (15.91%) Statistics
10 7 (15.91%) HTML
10 7 (15.91%) .NET
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.91%) CSS
10 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
11 6 (13.64%) MS Access
11 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
11 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.64%) Electronics
11 6 (13.64%) DirectX

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
1 3 (6.82%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) NASTRAN
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
2 6 (13.64%) MS Access
2 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.64%) Electronics
3 5 (11.36%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Graduate
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Junior C++ Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Data Scientist
5 3 (6.82%) Junior
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Junior C Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
1 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 6 (13.64%) DirectX
3 5 (11.36%) Qt
4 1 (2.27%) Spring
4 1 (2.27%) JSF
4 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (77.27%) Mathematics
2 31 (70.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.91%) Statistics
4 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (9.09%) Firmware
7 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
8 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (4.55%) Chemistry
9 1 (2.27%) Robotics
9 1 (2.27%) Remote Sensing
9 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.64%) Web Development
3 6 (13.64%) Campaign Management
4 5 (11.36%) UML
4 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (11.36%) OO
4 5 (11.36%) OOD
5 4 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) Regression Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Analytics
6 3 (6.82%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.27%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) C++
2 13 (29.55%) Python
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Java
4 10 (22.73%) C
5 9 (20.45%) C#
6 8 (18.18%) Fortran
7 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.09%) R
8 4 (9.09%) Ruby
9 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
9 3 (6.82%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Degree
2 10 (22.73%) PhD
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
1 1 (2.27%) HP
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago