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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 176 173 178
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 24 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 2.04% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +31.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,900 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1226 1174 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.88% 23.43% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1002 936
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 14 £42,500 - 3
Coventry +15 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Birmingham -3 2 £50,000 +69.49% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (95.45%) Degree
2 35 (79.55%) CAD
3 28 (63.64%) Mathematics
4 25 (56.82%) Computer Science
4 25 (56.82%) C#
5 23 (52.27%) C++
5 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
6 19 (43.18%) DirectX
6 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
6 19 (43.18%) Waterfall
7 17 (38.64%) Multithreading
7 17 (38.64%) 3D Graphics
8 14 (31.82%) Electronics
9 8 (18.18%) Marketing
10 7 (15.91%) OpenGL
11 6 (13.64%) .NET
12 5 (11.36%) jQuery
13 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
13 4 (9.09%) Windows
13 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (6.82%) Games
14 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
14 3 (6.82%) C
14 3 (6.82%) SQL
14 3 (6.82%) HTML
14 3 (6.82%) Java
14 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
15 2 (4.55%) MS Project
15 2 (4.55%) XML
15 2 (4.55%) PhD

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (31.82%) Electronics
2 8 (18.18%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) RF Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) RF Design Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Team Leader
3 7 (15.91%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) DirectX
2 7 (15.91%) OpenGL
3 6 (13.64%) .NET
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 2 (4.55%) XML
7 2 (4.55%) WCF
7 2 (4.55%) WPF
7 2 (4.55%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (2.27%) REST
8 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.27%) MFC
8 1 (2.27%) EJB
8 1 (2.27%) CSS
8 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 25 (56.82%) Computer Science
3 17 (38.64%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Arduino
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) CAD
2 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
3 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
3 19 (43.18%) Waterfall
4 17 (38.64%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) TDD
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
7 1 (2.27%) Android Development
7 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) C
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VC++
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (95.45%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.27%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.27%) Atmel
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