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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 190 187 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 31 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 1.61% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 16
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
1869 1797 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.37% 32.93% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1521 1506 1605
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Coventry -3 10 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +22 7 £80,000 +146.15%
Worcestershire -2 7 £35,000 +29.62%
Warwickshire -14 5 £28,250 +28.40%
Birmingham -27 2 £30,000 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 42 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 36 (75.00%) Degree
3 35 (72.92%) Computer Science
4 29 (60.42%) C++
5 28 (58.33%) C#
6 26 (54.17%) Software Engineering
7 18 (37.50%) Python
8 17 (35.42%) Linux
8 17 (35.42%) PhD
8 17 (35.42%) Java
8 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (33.33%) SQL
9 16 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 16 (33.33%) Windows
10 15 (31.25%) Electronics
10 15 (31.25%) Image Processing
11 14 (29.17%) Pattern Recognition
12 13 (27.08%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (25.00%) C
14 11 (22.92%) Scrum
14 11 (22.92%) Algorithms
15 10 (20.83%) Finance
16 8 (16.67%) Banking
17 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
18 5 (10.42%) HTML
18 5 (10.42%) .NET
18 5 (10.42%) MFC
18 5 (10.42%) Games
18 5 (10.42%) Fortran
18 5 (10.42%) Embedded C

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) GNU Octave
2 2 (4.17%) SPSS
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) QlikView
3 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) Mahout
4 1 (2.08%) Text Mining
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) TestNG
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.08%) Gradle
2 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 15 (31.25%) Electronics
2 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Games
5 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
7 2 (4.17%) Advertising
8 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Graduate
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) AWS Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Scientist
8 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.08%) RF Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Trainee Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Trainee Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) MFC
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) Swing
4 1 (2.08%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 35 (72.92%) Computer Science
3 13 (27.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (22.92%) Algorithms
5 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
5 5 (10.42%) Hedge funds
5 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.25%) Statistics
7 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.08%) Telematics
8 1 (2.08%) Chemistry
8 1 (2.08%) VHDL
8 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Software Engineering
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Image Processing
4 14 (29.17%) Pattern Recognition
5 11 (22.92%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.42%) Signal Processing
6 5 (10.42%) Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Probability Theory
6 5 (10.42%) Functional Programming
6 5 (10.42%) Linear Algebra
6 5 (10.42%) SDLC
7 4 (8.33%) CAD
8 3 (6.25%) Coaching
9 2 (4.17%) Display Advertising
9 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.17%) MVC
9 2 (4.17%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) Pay per click
10 1 (2.08%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) C++
2 28 (58.33%) C#
3 18 (37.50%) Python
4 17 (35.42%) Java
5 16 (33.33%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) C
7 5 (10.42%) Fortran
7 5 (10.42%) Embedded C
7 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++
7 5 (10.42%) Haskell
7 5 (10.42%) Erlang
7 5 (10.42%) F#
7 5 (10.42%) Scala
8 3 (6.25%) R
8 3 (6.25%) VB
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Degree
2 17 (35.42%) PhD
3 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle
1 1 (2.08%) Intel
1 1 (2.08%) Xilinx