The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 75 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 11 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.28% 0.23% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 0.59% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 9
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Physics
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
333 338 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.86% 38.24% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 300 320 315
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Physics
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Southampton region.

Physics Salary Trend in Southampton

Physics
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Southampton

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 36 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 31 (86.11%) Degree
3 28 (77.78%) Statistics
4 26 (72.22%) Computer Science
5 23 (63.89%) C++
6 18 (50.00%) PhD
6 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 17 (47.22%) Solaris
7 17 (47.22%) Linux
7 17 (47.22%) UNIX
8 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
9 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
10 12 (33.33%) Windows
10 12 (33.33%) AIX
11 11 (30.56%) Internet
11 11 (30.56%) Machine Learning
11 11 (30.56%) Cyber Security
12 4 (11.11%) Java
12 4 (11.11%) C#
12 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
12 4 (11.11%) Analytics
12 4 (11.11%) Signal Processing
13 2 (5.56%) VHDL
13 2 (5.56%) OpenMP
13 2 (5.56%) Electronics
13 2 (5.56%) C
13 2 (5.56%) Python
13 2 (5.56%) OpenCL
13 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (5.56%) Image Processing

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Security Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Security Consultant
3 11 (30.56%) Consultant
3 11 (30.56%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate
8 2 (5.56%) Programmer
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Graduate Web Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) OpenMP
1 2 (5.56%) OpenCL
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) CSS3
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 28 (77.78%) Statistics
3 26 (72.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) VHDL
4 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) UNIX
1 17 (47.22%) Solaris
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (30.56%) Machine Learning
2 11 (30.56%) Cyber Security
3 4 (11.11%) Analytics
3 4 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 2 (5.56%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.78%) BDD
5 1 (2.78%) SIEM
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C++
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (86.11%) Degree
2 18 (50.00%) PhD
3 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) CISA
5 1 (2.78%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Splunk
1 1 (2.78%) ArcSight