Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 95 138
Rank change year-on-year +35 +43 -29
Permanent jobs citing Physics 135 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.35% 2.47% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 2.79% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122 69 45
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +21.62%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £30,868
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,250 £76,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.56% -4.12% +6.25%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,781 2,362 3,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 89.54% 88.27% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,319 1,884 2,443
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Oxfordshire

Physics
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Physics in Oxfordshire

Physics
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in Oxfordshire

Physics
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Oxford +7 91 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Abingdon - 10 £52,500 - 3
Bicester - 5 £40,000 -
Kidlington - 3 - -
Physics
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Physics.

1 113 (83.70%) Mathematics
2 91 (67.41%) Python
3 82 (60.74%) C++
4 81 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 78 (57.78%) Degree
6 74 (54.81%) PhD
7 70 (51.85%) Software Engineering
8 67 (49.63%) Windows
9 52 (38.52%) Algorithms
10 51 (37.78%) Qt
11 49 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (29.63%) CUDA
13 38 (28.15%) Linux
13 38 (28.15%) Java
14 37 (27.41%) C#
15 36 (26.67%) Multithreading
16 29 (21.48%) OpenGL
17 27 (20.00%) WinForms
17 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 26 (19.26%) R
18 26 (19.26%) Machine Learning
19 25 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (18.52%) OOD
19 25 (18.52%) SQL
19 25 (18.52%) MFC
20 24 (17.78%) MATLAB
20 24 (17.78%) User Experience
21 23 (17.04%) Big Data
21 23 (17.04%) Statistics
22 22 (16.30%) Economics

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (0.74%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) Big Data
2 4 (2.96%) Redis
3 2 (1.48%) Power BI
4 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.70%) JIRA
4 3 (2.22%) JUnit
5 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 20 (14.81%) Automotive
2 8 (5.93%) Electronics
3 4 (2.96%) Finance
3 4 (2.96%) Games
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (45.93%) Software Engineer
2 52 (38.52%) C++ Software Engineer
3 31 (22.96%) Developer
4 20 (14.81%) Machine Learning Researcher
5 13 (9.63%) Software Developer
6 8 (5.93%) C++ Developer
6 8 (5.93%) C++ Software Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Graduate
8 6 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (3.70%) GUI Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.78%) Qt
2 29 (21.48%) OpenGL
3 27 (20.00%) WinForms
4 25 (18.52%) MFC
5 20 (14.81%) TensorFlow
6 19 (14.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 19 (14.07%) Natural Language Processing
7 11 (8.15%) HTML
8 9 (6.67%) CSS
9 7 (5.19%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.19%) HTML5
9 7 (5.19%) Spring
10 5 (3.70%) CSS3
10 5 (3.70%) STL
11 4 (2.96%) .NET
12 3 (2.22%) SOAP
13 2 (1.48%) MEAN Stack
13 2 (1.48%) WebGL
14 1 (0.74%) Theano
14 1 (0.74%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 81 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 52 (38.52%) Algorithms
3 40 (29.63%) CUDA
4 24 (17.78%) User Experience
5 10 (7.41%) VHDL
6 6 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (4.44%) Verilog
7 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.48%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 67 (49.63%) Windows
2 38 (28.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (83.70%) Mathematics
2 70 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 49 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 26 (19.26%) Machine Learning
6 25 (18.52%) OOD
7 23 (17.04%) Statistics
8 22 (16.30%) Economics
8 22 (16.30%) Neural Network
8 22 (16.30%) OO
9 21 (15.56%) Deep Learning
10 20 (14.81%) Bayesian Methods
10 20 (14.81%) Probabilistic Modelling
11 19 (14.07%) Cross-Platform Development
11 19 (14.07%) Prototyping
11 19 (14.07%) Time Management
12 12 (8.89%) Data Analysis
12 12 (8.89%) SDLC
13 6 (4.44%) Mathematical Modelling
14 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 91 (67.41%) Python
2 82 (60.74%) C++
3 38 (28.15%) Java
4 37 (27.41%) C#
5 26 (19.26%) R
6 25 (18.52%) SQL
7 24 (17.78%) MATLAB
8 21 (15.56%) Julia
9 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.70%) PHP
11 4 (2.96%) C
12 3 (2.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 78 (57.78%) Degree
2 74 (54.81%) PhD
3 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) ISO 13485
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (2.96%) EMC
2 3 (2.22%) ANSYS
2 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.74%) Twitter