The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 190 192 168
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs citing Physics 18 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.14% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 26
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,300 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1230 1576 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.79% 28.23% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1335 1051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Physics
England

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 July 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 30 July 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
Birmingham +4 10 £35,000 +45.83%
Coventry +7 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 31 (67.39%) Mathematics
3 22 (47.83%) Computer Science
4 21 (45.65%) C#
4 21 (45.65%) CAD
5 15 (32.61%) .NET
5 15 (32.61%) Electronics
6 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.74%) 3D Graphics
8 9 (19.57%) Marketing
8 9 (19.57%) C++
9 8 (17.39%) Aerospace
9 8 (17.39%) Automotive
9 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (15.22%) Visualisation
10 7 (15.22%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (15.22%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (15.22%) Google Analytics
10 7 (15.22%) Time Management
10 7 (15.22%) Analytics
10 7 (15.22%) Customer Segmentation
10 7 (15.22%) Games
10 7 (15.22%) Web Development
10 7 (15.22%) Statistics
10 7 (15.22%) Economics
10 7 (15.22%) Web Analytics
10 7 (15.22%) Google
10 7 (15.22%) Benchmarking
10 7 (15.22%) WebTrends

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Google Analytics
1 7 (15.22%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) NUnit
General
1 15 (32.61%) Electronics
2 9 (19.57%) Marketing
3 8 (17.39%) Aerospace
3 8 (17.39%) Automotive
4 7 (15.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Design Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) RF Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) RF Design Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 7 (15.22%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Research Scientist
5 6 (13.04%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Graduate
6 3 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Microwave Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) OpenGL
2 6 (13.04%) DirectX
3 3 (6.52%) WCF
3 3 (6.52%) WPF
3 3 (6.52%) NHibernate
4 2 (4.35%) MFC
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) JPA
5 1 (2.17%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) EJB
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) Mathematics
2 22 (47.83%) Computer Science
3 10 (21.74%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (15.22%) Visualisation
4 7 (15.22%) Statistics
4 7 (15.22%) Economics
5 2 (4.35%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.17%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) CAD
2 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (15.22%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (15.22%) Time Management
4 7 (15.22%) Analytics
4 7 (15.22%) Customer Segmentation
4 7 (15.22%) Web Development
4 7 (15.22%) Web Analytics
4 7 (15.22%) Benchmarking
4 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.04%) UML
5 6 (13.04%) OOD
5 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) C++
3 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) VC++
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) TickIT
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Atmel
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss