The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
North West / Manchester
Rank 183 163 174
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 16 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 11
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3610 3030 3306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.60% 89.88% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3035 2504 2726
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,165 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Physics
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Physics in Manchester

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Physics.

1 24 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 21 (65.63%) Degree
3 19 (59.38%) C++
4 16 (50.00%) OO
4 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (46.88%) SQL
5 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
6 11 (34.38%) Machine Learning
7 10 (31.25%) Python
8 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
8 9 (28.13%) C#
8 9 (28.13%) OpenGL
8 9 (28.13%) DirectX
8 9 (28.13%) Games
8 9 (28.13%) Content Development
8 9 (28.13%) Game Development
8 9 (28.13%) R
8 9 (28.13%) Animation
9 8 (25.00%) Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) C
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) PhD
10 7 (21.88%) Data Mining
10 7 (21.88%) Marketing
11 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 6 (18.75%) NHibernate
11 6 (18.75%) Statistics
11 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 6 (18.75%) RS-232
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Data Mining
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Blend
1 6 (18.75%) MSI
1 6 (18.75%) MSTest
1 6 (18.75%) NuGet
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 6 (18.75%) WiX
General
1 9 (28.13%) Games
2 7 (21.88%) Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) Electronics
4 5 (15.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) C++ Software Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Data Scientist
1 9 (28.13%) Junior
1 9 (28.13%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Junior Software Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Senior Software Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Author
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Technical Author
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) DirectX
1 9 (28.13%) OpenGL
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Compact Framework
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 6 (18.75%) COM
2 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
2 6 (18.75%) Lambda Expressions
2 6 (18.75%) LINQ
2 6 (18.75%) LINQ to SQL
2 6 (18.75%) NHibernate
2 6 (18.75%) Silverlight
2 6 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (18.75%) WCF
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) WPF
2 6 (18.75%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) XSD
3 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
2 9 (28.13%) Animation
3 6 (18.75%) Data Structures
3 6 (18.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 6 (18.75%) Internet of Things
4 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (50.00%) OO
2 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (34.38%) Machine Learning
4 9 (28.13%) Content Development
4 9 (28.13%) Game Development
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Analytics
6 6 (18.75%) Kanban
6 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 6 (18.75%) MVC
6 6 (18.75%) MVVM
6 6 (18.75%) OOD
6 6 (18.75%) Product Management
6 6 (18.75%) RUP
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Statistics
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) UML
6 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C++
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 9 (28.13%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) R
5 8 (25.00%) C
6 6 (18.75%) XAML
7 5 (15.63%) Java
8 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
9 2 (6.25%) Perl
9 2 (6.25%) Scala
10 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
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