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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 69 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Physics 8 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.14% 1.28% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 2.71% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
246 406 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.19% 47.32% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 211 366 343
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,480
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Southampton

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) C++
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
5 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
5 8 (57.14%) Statistics
5 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) Solaris
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) C
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) OOD
7 4 (28.57%) Line Management
8 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) JSON
9 1 (7.14%) Games
9 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.14%) TDD
9 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (7.14%) SOA
9 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 1 (7.14%) Simulink
9 1 (7.14%) OOP
9 1 (7.14%) HTML
9 1 (7.14%) Java
9 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.14%) CSS
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Principal Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
2 8 (57.14%) Statistics
2 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Line Management
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA