Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 243 288
Rank change year-on-year +39 +45 +41
Permanent jobs citing Physics 54 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.85% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.75% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 53
Berkshire median annual salary £36,750 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year +35.71% -2.10% +2.14%

Physics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5487 7632 9644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.37% 88.11% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4274 5822 7534
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Berkshire

Physics
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Physics in Berkshire

Physics
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Berkshire

Physics
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +8 32 £57,500 +91.67% 1
Slough +10 9 £22,500 +4.65%
Reading +39 4 £29,000 -27.50% 3
Maidenhead +32 4 £25,250 -51.90% 1
Newbury -18 3 £40,000 - 4
Ascot - 1 £33,500 -
Physics
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Physics.

1 54 (100.00%) Degree
2 52 (96.30%) Mathematics
3 51 (94.44%) Computer Science
4 27 (50.00%) .NET
5 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
5 23 (42.59%) Python
6 22 (40.74%) Project Management
6 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
7 21 (38.89%) Ajax
7 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 21 (38.89%) PHP
7 21 (38.89%) jQuery
7 21 (38.89%) WebSockets
7 21 (38.89%) Mentoring
8 15 (27.78%) C++
9 13 (24.07%) C
10 12 (22.22%) C#
11 10 (18.52%) Java
11 10 (18.52%) SQL
12 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
13 6 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (11.11%) RESTful
13 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (11.11%) SaaS
13 6 (11.11%) Music Industry
14 5 (9.26%) MATLAB
15 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
15 3 (5.56%) Banking

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (11.11%) Music Industry
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Graduate
3 21 (38.89%) Applications Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Applications Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Web Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Web Applications Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Web Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Graduate Python Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Graduate Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) IT Graduate
9 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (38.89%) Ajax
2 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 21 (38.89%) jQuery
2 21 (38.89%) WebSockets
3 6 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (94.44%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Derivative
4 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.70%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Mathematics
2 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 21 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.56%) Analytics
4 3 (5.56%) Chemistry
4 3 (5.56%) Complexity Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.56%) Statistics
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (3.70%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (3.70%) OO
5 2 (3.70%) OOD
5 2 (3.70%) Scrum
5 2 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (1.85%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
1 23 (42.59%) Python
2 21 (38.89%) PHP
3 15 (27.78%) C++
4 13 (24.07%) C
5 12 (22.22%) C#
6 10 (18.52%) Java
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (9.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Google
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle