The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 6 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.65% 6.83% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 7.87% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 5
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  

Physics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 121 178 261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 93.80% 86.83% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 114 157 204
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Physics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Bedford

Physics
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics in Bedford.

Salary trend for Physics in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Physics.

1 6 (100.00%) PhD
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Yocto
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Yocto
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) PhD
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware