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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 213 211 199
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Physics 23 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.92% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 16
Average salary £40,500 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1972 2503 2069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.79% 41.09% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 2027 1747
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 May 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 28 May 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 0 8 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Gloucestershire -4 7 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Dorset +5 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Somerset - 2 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 63 (85.14%) Mathematics
2 52 (70.27%) Software Engineering
3 48 (64.86%) Degree
4 42 (56.76%) C++
5 41 (55.41%) C
6 33 (44.59%) Computer Science
7 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 21 (28.38%) Linux
9 19 (25.68%) Java
9 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
10 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
10 16 (21.62%) CSS
10 16 (21.62%) HTML
10 16 (21.62%) .NET
11 15 (20.27%) Python
12 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (17.57%) jQuery
13 13 (17.57%) OpenStack
13 13 (17.57%) XML
13 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
13 13 (17.57%) C#
13 13 (17.57%) Firmware
13 13 (17.57%) Chemistry
13 13 (17.57%) Logistics
14 12 (16.22%) Electronics
14 12 (16.22%) Algorithms
15 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
15 11 (14.86%) Scrum
16 10 (13.51%) SQL Server

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (17.57%) OpenStack
2 9 (12.16%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.05%) InfoPath
2 3 (4.05%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.46%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.81%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 12 (16.22%) Electronics
2 9 (12.16%) Military
3 7 (9.46%) Aerospace
4 5 (6.76%) Marketing
5 4 (5.41%) Finance
6 3 (4.05%) Games
6 3 (4.05%) Billing
6 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 3 (4.05%) Publishing
7 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.35%) Automotive
8 1 (1.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Software Engineer
2 22 (29.73%) Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Graduate
4 10 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Junior
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Junior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) CSS
1 16 (21.62%) HTML
1 16 (21.62%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) jQuery
2 13 (17.57%) XML
3 9 (12.16%) Web Services
3 9 (12.16%) JSON
4 7 (9.46%) REST
5 5 (6.76%) OpenGL
5 5 (6.76%) DirectX
6 4 (5.41%) HTML5
6 4 (5.41%) CSS3
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.41%) WCF
7 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.05%) Qt
8 2 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.70%) STL
9 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (85.14%) Mathematics
2 33 (44.59%) Computer Science
3 13 (17.57%) Chemistry
4 12 (16.22%) Algorithms
5 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.11%) Device Driver
7 5 (6.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.05%) VHDL
8 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
8 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (4.05%) User Experience
8 3 (4.05%) Blog
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (70.27%) Software Engineering
2 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) Logistics
4 11 (14.86%) Scrum
5 9 (12.16%) CRM
5 9 (12.16%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (12.16%) Web Design
5 9 (12.16%) Time Management
6 8 (10.81%) Signal Processing
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) SDLC
9 4 (5.41%) OO
9 4 (5.41%) MVC
10 3 (4.05%) Workflow
10 3 (4.05%) Migration
10 3 (4.05%) UML
10 3 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) C++
2 41 (55.41%) C
3 19 (25.68%) Java
4 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 15 (20.27%) Python
6 13 (17.57%) C#
7 5 (6.76%) SQL
8 4 (5.41%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.70%) GLSL
11 1 (1.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (64.86%) Degree
2 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.51%) PhD
5 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ARP4754
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) IBM
2 6 (8.11%) SIMUL8
3 3 (4.05%) Google
3 3 (4.05%) Adobe
3 3 (4.05%) Twitter
4 2 (2.70%) Minitab
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum
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