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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 75 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Physics 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.76% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 1.93% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 6
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
324 311 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.91% 39.27% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 296 302 294
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 20 (83.33%) Degree
3 18 (75.00%) Statistics
3 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 18 (75.00%) C++
4 16 (66.67%) PhD
5 12 (50.00%) UNIX
5 12 (50.00%) Solaris
5 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) AIX
7 8 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 6 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) Machine Learning
9 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) Signal Processing
9 4 (16.67%) Analytics
10 2 (8.33%) C
10 2 (8.33%) Python
10 2 (8.33%) Electronics
10 2 (8.33%) VHDL
10 2 (8.33%) OpenMP
10 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (8.33%) OpenCL

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) OpenMP
1 2 (8.33%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (75.00%) Statistics
2 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.33%) VHDL
4 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) UNIX
1 12 (50.00%) Solaris
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 4 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Degree
2 16 (66.67%) PhD
3 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared