Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 95 105
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Physics 6 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.38% 0.74% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.88% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
North East median annual salary £22,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.06% +41.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,372 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.85% -10.28% +5.88%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,397 1,139 1,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.37% 84.75% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,220 954 1,056
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the North East

Physics
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Physics in the North East

Physics
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the North East over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the North East

Physics
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -11 4 £22,500 -47.06%
Durham - 2 £22,500 -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Physics.

1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) Derivative
6 1 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (16.67%) R
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (16.67%) SQL

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (16.67%) SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Graduate
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Graduate Software Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Graduate Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Graduate Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Graduate Software Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree