The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 100 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Physics 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.18% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £38,564 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +7.14%
Physics
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
494 339 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.65% 30.65% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 398 255 281
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Physics
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Physics Salary Trend in Wales

Physics
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Wales

Physics
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South Wales -10 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Cartography
4 2 (33.33%) Green Hills
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (33.33%) POCO
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) STL
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) VC++
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Military
5 1 (16.67%) PDM
5 1 (16.67%) Windchill

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) SPSS
2 1 (16.67%) Windchill
2 1 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
1 2 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) STL
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (33.33%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Cartography
3 1 (16.67%) PDM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) VC++
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Green Hills