Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 137 140
Rank change year-on-year +36 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 9 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.64% 0.047% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.054% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Essex median annual salary £53,000 £27,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.73% -42.11% -
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +11.89%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1187 1862 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.48% 87.83% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1428 1602
Essex median annual salary £45,001 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,925 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Essex

Physics
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Physics in Essex

Physics
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Colchester - 4 - -
Witham - 3 £53,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £55,000 -
Physics
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for Physics.

1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
5 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
5 2 (22.22%) CAD
5 2 (22.22%) CGI
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Vision
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Effects
5 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
5 2 (22.22%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CGI
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
1 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (22.22%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) CAD
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Vision
3 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Effects
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft