The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 228 239
Rank change year-on-year -25 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 19 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 16
Median salary £37,500 £26,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.50% +10.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Physics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Physics in the North West

Physics
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in the North West

Physics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester -25 17 £37,500 +41.50% 3
Cheshire - 2 £33,750 - 2
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 50 (58.14%) Human Factors
2 33 (38.37%) SQL
3 28 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 28 (32.56%) Degree
4 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
5 26 (30.23%) C++
6 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
7 24 (27.91%) Windows
7 24 (27.91%) OO
8 22 (25.58%) C#
9 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
10 20 (23.26%) Product Management
11 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (22.09%) Scrum
12 18 (20.93%) RDBMS
12 18 (20.93%) Marketing
12 18 (20.93%) Test Automation
12 18 (20.93%) Kanban
12 18 (20.93%) Mathematics
13 17 (19.77%) WCF
13 17 (19.77%) WPF
13 17 (19.77%) Silverlight
13 17 (19.77%) LINQ
13 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (19.77%) Mac OS
13 17 (19.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (19.77%) Unit Testing
13 17 (19.77%) Multithreading
13 17 (19.77%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (19.77%) Inversion of Control

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.16%) SPSS
2 1 (1.16%) Stata
2 1 (1.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) Ethernet
1 17 (19.77%) RS-232
1 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.47%) Firewall
2 9 (10.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
3 18 (20.93%) RDBMS
4 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.65%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.16%) HBase
8 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) QlikView
8 1 (1.16%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Blend
1 17 (19.77%) MSI
1 17 (19.77%) MSTest
1 17 (19.77%) NuGet
1 17 (19.77%) NUnit
1 17 (19.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (19.77%) Visual Studio
1 17 (19.77%) WiX
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (20.93%) Marketing
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Games
4 3 (3.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) C# Developer
3 17 (19.77%) .NET Developer
3 17 (19.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Network Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Network Security Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Security Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Head of Programme Management Office
5 8 (9.30%) Head of Programme Office
5 8 (9.30%) IT Security Officer
5 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.30%) Security Officer
5 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Data Scientist
7 6 (6.98%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Junior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
1 17 (19.77%) .NET Compact Framework
1 17 (19.77%) .NET Framework
1 17 (19.77%) COM
1 17 (19.77%) Entity Framework
1 17 (19.77%) Lambda Expressions
1 17 (19.77%) LINQ
1 17 (19.77%) LINQ to SQL
1 17 (19.77%) NHibernate
1 17 (19.77%) Silverlight
1 17 (19.77%) Unity DI Container
1 17 (19.77%) WCF
1 17 (19.77%) Web Services
1 17 (19.77%) WPF
1 17 (19.77%) XML
1 17 (19.77%) XSD
2 6 (6.98%) DirectX
2 6 (6.98%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.16%) Kafka
3 1 (1.16%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Data Structures
1 17 (19.77%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (19.77%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (19.77%) Internet of Things
2 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.98%) Algorithms
3 6 (6.98%) Animation
4 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Robotics
6 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) Linux
2 17 (19.77%) Mac OS
2 17 (19.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Human Factors
2 28 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 24 (27.91%) OO
4 20 (23.26%) Product Management
5 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (22.09%) Scrum
6 18 (20.93%) Kanban
6 18 (20.93%) Mathematics
6 18 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 17 (19.77%) Concurrent Programming
7 17 (19.77%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (19.77%) Information Security
7 17 (19.77%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (19.77%) Multithreading
7 17 (19.77%) MVC
7 17 (19.77%) OOD
7 17 (19.77%) RUP
7 17 (19.77%) TDD
7 17 (19.77%) UML
7 17 (19.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.37%) SQL
2 26 (30.23%) C++
3 22 (25.58%) C#
4 17 (19.77%) C
4 17 (19.77%) XAML
5 10 (11.63%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.81%) Java
7 5 (5.81%) R
8 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (9.30%) MAPM
4 7 (8.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco
3 9 (10.47%) Citrix
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) Splunk
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago