The table below looks at the statistics for Physics skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
England / South West
Rank 202 204 192
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Physics 37 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.81% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.91% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 37
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4549 5177 5223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.51% 89.34% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3713 4272 4391
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,550 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 18 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -3 12 £35,500 -
Bristol -14 3 £47,500 +13.09% 3
Dorset - 2 £38,250 -
Somerset -3 1 £22,500 -47.05%
Wiltshire - 1 £62,500 - 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 61 (85.92%) Degree
2 41 (57.75%) Mathematics
3 40 (56.34%) C++
4 37 (52.11%) C
5 36 (50.70%) Software Engineering
6 29 (40.85%) C#
7 25 (35.21%) Electronics
8 24 (33.80%) Computer Science
9 22 (30.99%) Security Cleared
10 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.76%) Algorithms
12 18 (25.35%) Java
12 18 (25.35%) UML
13 17 (23.94%) Firmware
13 17 (23.94%) MODAF
14 15 (21.13%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (21.13%) Regression Testing
15 13 (18.31%) SQL
15 13 (18.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (18.31%) SysML
15 13 (18.31%) Requirements Management
16 12 (16.90%) JTAG
17 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
17 11 (15.49%) R
17 11 (15.49%) ITIL
17 11 (15.49%) TOGAF
18 10 (14.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 9 (12.68%) Hadoop
19 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity
19 9 (12.68%) MATLAB

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) AutoCAD
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (5.63%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Ethernet
1 5 (7.04%) RS-232
2 4 (5.63%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) Junos
3 1 (1.41%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.41%) LTE
3 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Hadoop
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (8.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (35.21%) Electronics
2 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Firmware Engineer
3 14 (19.72%) Graduate
4 12 (16.90%) Development Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Graduate
6 6 (8.45%) Design Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Developer
6 6 (8.45%) IT Graduate
6 6 (8.45%) Trainee
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Development Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Junior
9 3 (4.23%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) Web Services
2 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.04%) CSS
2 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Computer Science
2 19 (26.76%) Algorithms
3 15 (21.13%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (14.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.63%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Mathematics
2 36 (50.70%) Software Engineering
3 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.35%) UML
5 17 (23.94%) MODAF
6 15 (21.13%) Regression Testing
7 13 (18.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (18.31%) Requirements Management
7 13 (18.31%) SysML
8 11 (15.49%) ITIL
8 11 (15.49%) TOGAF
9 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (11.27%) Cryptography
10 8 (11.27%) Scrum
11 7 (9.86%) Change Management
12 6 (8.45%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.45%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) C++
2 37 (52.11%) C
3 29 (40.85%) C#
4 18 (25.35%) Java
5 13 (18.31%) SQL
6 11 (15.49%) R
7 9 (12.68%) MATLAB
8 7 (9.86%) PHP
9 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.04%) Python
9 5 (7.04%) VC++
10 2 (2.82%) VB
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.41%) Scala
11 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (85.92%) Degree
2 22 (30.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) CCNA
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (5.63%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.23%) PhD
6 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) HNC
7 1 (1.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) JTAG
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Firmware
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco
3 4 (5.63%) Juniper
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Actel
4 1 (1.41%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Xilinx
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