The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 113
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 11 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.60% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.54% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 2
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -18.46%  
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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1641 2055 1444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.72% 87.22% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1576 1195
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Physics
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Physics in Birmingham

Physics
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Physics.

1 26 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 26 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 22 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Stochastic Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) R
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (3.85%) Three.js
6 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.85%) Go
6 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (3.85%) Docker
6 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.85%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows
6 1 (3.85%) C#

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Graduate
2 22 (84.62%) Analyst
2 22 (84.62%) Graduate Analyst
2 22 (84.62%) Graduate Technical Analyst
2 22 (84.62%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) Memcached
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.85%) Three.js
2 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (3.85%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Stochastic Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Python
1 3 (11.54%) Ruby
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) R
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Go
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Google