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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 198 198 202
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Physics 49 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.44% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 22
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +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
2303 2008 2136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.52% 33.35% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1622 1722
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 28 £42,000 +2.43% 4
Gloucestershire -1 13 - - 1
Somerset - 6 £42,500 -
Devon 0 1 £39,000 +13.04%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 69 (78.41%) Mathematics
2 67 (76.14%) Degree
3 55 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 55 (62.50%) C++
4 32 (36.36%) C
4 32 (36.36%) Big Data
5 28 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 26 (29.55%) Telecoms
6 26 (29.55%) Linux
6 26 (29.55%) Digital Media
7 25 (28.41%) Java
8 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (22.73%) Requirements Management
9 20 (22.73%) Unix
9 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
10 18 (20.45%) Electronics
11 17 (19.32%) Python
11 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
12 13 (14.77%) DV Cleared
12 13 (14.77%) C#
12 13 (14.77%) OpenStack
13 12 (13.64%) SQL
13 12 (13.64%) .NET
13 12 (13.64%) Internet
14 11 (12.50%) UML
14 11 (12.50%) SysML
15 10 (11.36%) Amazon S3
15 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (11.36%) TOGAF
15 10 (11.36%) Hadoop

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (14.77%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) Mathcad
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.36%) Big Data
2 10 (11.36%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) MS Access
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Moq
1 6 (6.82%) NUnit
2 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
2 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.45%) Electronics
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Software Engineer
2 30 (34.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 23 (26.14%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (19.32%) Developer
6 11 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Java Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Network Operations Specialist
9 8 (9.09%) Network Specialist
10 7 (7.95%) Graduate
11 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
11 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Python Software Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) .NET
2 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.82%) CSS
3 6 (6.82%) Entity Framework
3 6 (6.82%) HTML
3 6 (6.82%) LINQ
3 6 (6.82%) WCF
3 6 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) D3.js
4 2 (2.27%) DirectX
4 2 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (1.14%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (78.41%) Mathematics
2 28 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 26 (29.55%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.68%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (3.41%) Statistics
7 2 (2.27%) Arduino
7 2 (2.27%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.27%) Mechatronics
7 2 (2.27%) PlayStation
7 2 (2.27%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.27%) Xbox
8 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.14%) Biology
8 1 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Linux
2 20 (22.73%) Unix
3 3 (3.41%) CentOS
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
3 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.73%) Requirements Management
4 11 (12.50%) SysML
4 11 (12.50%) UML
5 10 (11.36%) Change Management
5 10 (11.36%) ITIL
5 10 (11.36%) MODAF
5 10 (11.36%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (9.09%) Information Security
6 8 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 8 (9.09%) OO
6 8 (9.09%) OOD
7 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Electronic Design Automation
9 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.55%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 55 (62.50%) C++
2 32 (36.36%) C
3 25 (28.41%) Java
4 17 (19.32%) Python
5 13 (14.77%) C#
6 12 (13.64%) SQL
7 8 (9.09%) Assembly Language
7 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.09%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) R
9 2 (2.27%) Lua
10 1 (1.14%) GLSL
10 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 67 (76.14%) Degree
2 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
3 13 (14.77%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) PhD
5 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) EMC Certification
6 1 (1.14%) OCP
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) EMC
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