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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 197 193 177
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Physics 14 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.08% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 21
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £52,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1246 1574 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.19% 28.51% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1354 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Coventry +1 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Birmingham -5 5 £35,000 +45.83%
Worcestershire - 3 £24,000 -
Warwickshire +11 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 32 (72.73%) Degree
2 31 (70.45%) Mathematics
3 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (43.18%) C#
5 15 (34.09%) .NET
5 15 (34.09%) CAD
6 13 (29.55%) Electronics
7 12 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.45%) Automotive
9 9 (20.45%) C++
10 8 (18.18%) UML
10 8 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
10 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (18.18%) Marketing
11 7 (15.91%) Statistics
11 7 (15.91%) Economics
11 7 (15.91%) Web Analytics
11 7 (15.91%) Google
11 7 (15.91%) Web Development
11 7 (15.91%) Google Analytics
11 7 (15.91%) Time Management
11 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (15.91%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
11 7 (15.91%) Analytics
11 7 (15.91%) Customer Segmentation
11 7 (15.91%) Games

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) WebTrends
1 7 (15.91%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) NUnit
General
1 13 (29.55%) Electronics
2 9 (20.45%) Automotive
3 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
3 8 (18.18%) Marketing
4 7 (15.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Design Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Team Leader
2 7 (15.91%) RF Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) RF Design Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Agile C# Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Research Scientist
4 5 (11.36%) Graduate
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Programmer
5 3 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Microwave Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Graduate Programmer
6 2 (4.55%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) OpenGL
2 3 (6.82%) DirectX
2 3 (6.82%) WCF
2 3 (6.82%) WPF
2 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
3 2 (4.55%) MFC
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) EJB
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.27%) Spring
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) JPA
4 1 (2.27%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (70.45%) Mathematics
2 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (15.91%) Economics
4 7 (15.91%) Statistics
4 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.55%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.27%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) CAD
2 12 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) UML
6 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.91%) Benchmarking
6 7 (15.91%) Web Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) Web Development
6 7 (15.91%) Time Management
6 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (15.91%) Statistical Modelling
6 7 (15.91%) Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) Customer Segmentation
7 6 (13.64%) OOD
8 5 (11.36%) OO
8 5 (11.36%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) C#
2 9 (20.45%) C++
3 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) C
6 2 (4.55%) VC++
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.55%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Atmel