The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 50 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.83% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% - -
Number of salaries quoted 50 0 0
Median salary £53,573 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 427 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.46% 86.79% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 412 352 337
Median salary £40,436 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Physics
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Physics in Merseyside

Physics
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Merseyside over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Merseyside

Physics
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bootle - 50 £53,573 -
Physics
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Physics.

1 50 (100.00%) Human Factors
2 17 (34.00%) Information Security
3 16 (32.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.00%) Firewall
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) Network Security
4 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (18.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (16.00%) Data Architecture
5 8 (16.00%) Office 365
5 8 (16.00%) Information Governance
5 8 (16.00%) MAPM
5 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (16.00%) MS Office
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Finance

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Firewall
1 9 (18.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Network Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Head of Programme Management
3 8 (16.00%) Head of Programme Office
3 8 (16.00%) IT Security Officer
3 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Security Officer
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Human Factors
2 17 (34.00%) Information Security
3 16 (32.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (16.00%) Data Architecture
5 8 (16.00%) Information Governance
5 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (16.00%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Cisco
1 9 (18.00%) Citrix
1 9 (18.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle