Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 62 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 +46
Permanent jobs citing Physics 78 134 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.36% 4.42% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 4.87% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75 123 63
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £56,250
South East median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% -

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 2,138 2,749 2,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 92.04% 90.58% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,795 2,246 1,884
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% -1.11%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -20 60 £50,000 - 9
Abingdon +15 3 £37,500 -28.57% 4
Physics
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 67 (85.90%) Mathematics
2 57 (73.08%) C++
3 43 (55.13%) PhD
4 40 (51.28%) Machine Learning
5 38 (48.72%) C#
6 37 (47.44%) Data Science
7 34 (43.59%) Artificial Intelligence
7 34 (43.59%) R
8 32 (41.03%) Computer Vision
9 31 (39.74%) Neural Network
9 31 (39.74%) Software Engineering
10 30 (38.46%) Python
10 30 (38.46%) Deep Learning
11 29 (37.18%) Big Data
11 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
11 29 (37.18%) Algorithms
11 29 (37.18%) MATLAB
11 29 (37.18%) Data Analysis
12 28 (35.90%) Subversion
12 28 (35.90%) Mathematical Modelling
12 28 (35.90%) GNU Octave
12 28 (35.90%) Image Processing
13 22 (28.21%) Computer Science
13 22 (28.21%) Java
14 20 (25.64%) SDLC
15 13 (16.67%) J2EE
15 13 (16.67%) Sun
15 13 (16.67%) J2SE
15 13 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
15 13 (16.67%) Nanotechnology

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 7 (8.97%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (35.90%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.18%) Big Data
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.56%) InfluxDB
2 2 (2.56%) Looker
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
2 28 (35.90%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) CMake
3 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.28%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 12 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Data Scientist
3 17 (21.79%) Computer Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 13 (16.67%) C++ Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Games Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.97%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) C++ Games Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C++/C# Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) J2EE
1 13 (16.67%) J2SE
2 9 (11.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.56%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (1.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.28%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.28%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.28%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.28%) Qt
4 1 (1.28%) React
4 1 (1.28%) STL
4 1 (1.28%) Swing
4 1 (1.28%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.26%) CUDA
3 4 (5.13%) Robotics
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.28%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (85.90%) Mathematics
2 40 (51.28%) Machine Learning
3 37 (47.44%) Data Science
4 34 (43.59%) Artificial Intelligence
5 32 (41.03%) Computer Vision
6 31 (39.74%) Neural Network
6 31 (39.74%) Software Engineering
7 30 (38.46%) Deep Learning
8 29 (37.18%) Data Analysis
9 28 (35.90%) Image Processing
9 28 (35.90%) Mathematical Modelling
10 22 (28.21%) Computer Science
11 20 (25.64%) SDLC
12 13 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
12 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 13 (16.67%) Nanotechnology
13 8 (10.26%) Multithreading
13 8 (10.26%) Statistics
14 7 (8.97%) Analytics
15 5 (6.41%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (73.08%) C++
2 38 (48.72%) C#
3 34 (43.59%) R
4 30 (38.46%) Python
5 29 (37.18%) MATLAB
6 22 (28.21%) Java
7 6 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) PhD
2 10 (12.82%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Sun
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) RapidMiner
2 2 (2.56%) Tableau
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle