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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 223 205 191
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Physics 16 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.32% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 19
Average salary £39,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2118 2278 2060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.33% 37.36% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1797 1750
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £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 3 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 3 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 -23 9 £25,000 +4.16% 6
Gloucestershire -3 4 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Somerset +12 1 £45,000 +119.51% 4
Dorset +4 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire -14 1 £39,000 +23.80% 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 49 (84.48%) Software Engineering
2 47 (81.03%) Mathematics
3 37 (63.79%) Degree
3 37 (63.79%) C++
4 33 (56.90%) C
5 28 (48.28%) Computer Science
6 19 (32.76%) Linux
7 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
7 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
8 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.41%) .NET
9 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
10 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (20.69%) OpenStack
10 12 (20.69%) Java
10 12 (20.69%) Python
11 11 (18.97%) UNIX
11 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.97%) CSS
11 11 (18.97%) HTML
11 11 (18.97%) XML
11 11 (18.97%) Scrum
12 10 (17.24%) jQuery
12 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
12 10 (17.24%) Chemistry
12 10 (17.24%) Firmware
12 10 (17.24%) Electronics
13 9 (15.52%) C#
13 9 (15.52%) IIS
13 9 (15.52%) Web Services

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (20.69%) OpenStack
2 9 (15.52%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.07%) HTTP
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (5.17%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.24%) Electronics
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Games
4 3 (5.17%) Military
4 3 (5.17%) Billing
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.72%) Automotive
6 1 (1.72%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Graduate
3 10 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior
5 6 (10.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Web Designer
6 3 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) CSS
2 11 (18.97%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) XML
3 10 (17.24%) jQuery
4 9 (15.52%) JSON
4 9 (15.52%) Web Services
5 7 (12.07%) REST
6 6 (10.34%) DirectX
7 4 (6.90%) OpenGL
7 4 (6.90%) Qt
8 2 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.45%) STL
9 1 (1.72%) J2EE
9 1 (1.72%) MFC
9 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.72%) WCF
9 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.72%) Spring
9 1 (1.72%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (81.03%) Mathematics
2 28 (48.28%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.24%) Chemistry
4 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.34%) Algorithms
6 5 (8.62%) Device Driver
6 5 (8.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
8 3 (5.17%) VHDL
8 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (5.17%) User Experience
8 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
8 3 (5.17%) Blog
8 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
8 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) Web Design
4 9 (15.52%) CRM
4 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (15.52%) Time Management
5 6 (10.34%) Signal Processing
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (8.62%) Logistics
7 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.90%) OOD
7 4 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (6.90%) OO
7 4 (6.90%) Game Development
8 3 (5.17%) SDLC
8 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) Analytics
8 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C++
2 33 (56.90%) C
3 12 (20.69%) Java
3 12 (20.69%) Python
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.52%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) SQL
6 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 37 (63.79%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) PhD
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ARP4754
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Adobe
2 3 (5.17%) Google
2 3 (5.17%) Twitter
3 2 (3.45%) Minitab
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
South West
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £24000 per annum + 27 days holiday, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Frome
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Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 25 Days Annual Leave, Pension, Hea
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Frome
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
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Gloucester
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 26 days ago