Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 335 340
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Physics 26 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 16
North West median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,940 £64,000 £46,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11841 11219 11660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.89% 89.76% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9400 9359 9637
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 West

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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
Manchester -13 16 £37,500 -20.21% 5
Cheshire -33 6 £55,000 +83.33%
Merseyside - 4 £54,109 - 2
Physics
England

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

1 19 (73.08%) Mathematics
2 18 (69.23%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) C++
9 6 (23.08%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
9 6 (23.08%) Python
9 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
10 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Retail
10 5 (19.23%) QA
10 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing

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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
1 3 (11.54%) RS-232
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (11.54%) QlikView
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Yellowfin
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) Power BI
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (19.23%) Toad
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (11.54%) MSI
3 3 (11.54%) MSTest
3 3 (11.54%) NuGet
3 3 (11.54%) NUnit
3 3 (11.54%) WiX
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
3 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Graduate
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Compact Framework
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) COM
2 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
2 3 (11.54%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (11.54%) LINQ
2 3 (11.54%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
2 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
2 3 (11.54%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (11.54%) WCF
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) WPF
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) XSD
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (11.54%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 3 (11.54%) Internet of Things
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Mathematics
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
6 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
6 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (15.38%) Human Factors
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) MATLAB
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) XAML
6 2 (7.69%) R
7 1 (3.85%) Lua
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (15.38%) PhD
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Apigee
3 2 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat