The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 86 92
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.35% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.38% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £41,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.15% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,564
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.90%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 792 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.92% 93.29% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 425 644 735
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Physics
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Physics in Bedfordshire

Physics
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £41,500 -
Physics
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Physics.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) PhD
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (50.00%) Games
4 3 (50.00%) OpenGL
4 3 (50.00%) MFC
4 3 (50.00%) STL
4 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Yocto
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Electronics
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (16.67%) CRM

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (50.00%) MFC
1 3 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (50.00%) STL
2 2 (33.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware