The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 188 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Physics 22 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.96% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 18
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1606 1528 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.85% 30.65% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1291 1197
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,796 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Physics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Physics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Physics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Physics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Birmingham -11 6 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Worcestershire -1 5 £35,000 +29.62%
Coventry -17 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Warwickshire -10 3 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Shropshire - 2 £20,000 -
Herefordshire -7 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 30 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 24 (66.67%) Degree
3 23 (63.89%) C++
3 23 (63.89%) Software Engineering
4 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 16 (44.44%) C#
6 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 12 (33.33%) Python
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) PhD
8 10 (27.78%) C
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) Java
9 9 (25.00%) Image Processing
10 8 (22.22%) Pattern Recognition
10 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
10 8 (22.22%) Electronics
10 8 (22.22%) Windows
11 7 (19.44%) Linux
11 7 (19.44%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (16.67%) Fortran
12 6 (16.67%) .NET
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
13 5 (13.89%) Data Mining
13 5 (13.89%) Finance
13 5 (13.89%) Scrum
13 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
13 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
13 5 (13.89%) Linear Algebra

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (5.56%) SAS
1 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) GNU Octave
2 2 (5.56%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.89%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.56%) QlikView
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) TestNG
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.78%) Gradle
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 8 (22.22%) Electronics
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Graduate
3 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Junior
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.78%) RF Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Marketing Executive
7 1 (2.78%) Sales Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) RF Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) MFC
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Swing
4 1 (2.78%) JavaFX
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 7 (19.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
7 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (5.56%) Statistics
7 2 (5.56%) VHDL
8 1 (2.78%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 8 (22.22%) Pattern Recognition
5 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Probability Theory
5 5 (13.89%) Linear Algebra
6 4 (11.11%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) CAD
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) Pay per click
8 2 (5.56%) Display Advertising
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.78%) 3D Modelling
9 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C++
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (27.78%) C
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) Fortran
7 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
8 4 (11.11%) VB
8 4 (11.11%) C++/CLI
9 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
9 3 (8.33%) Embedded C++
10 2 (5.56%) R
11 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) PhD
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Intel
2 1 (2.78%) Xilinx
Birmingham, West Midlands
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Salary: £0 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
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Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago