Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +51
Permanent jobs citing Physics 99 93 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.25% 3.78% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 4.14% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 119
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,189 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.62% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £35,800
90th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +33.80%

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 1,694 2,246 2,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 89.82% 91.38% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,444 1,939 2,332
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -26 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Bicester - 8 £45,000 - 1
Abingdon -3 1 - - 4
Physics
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 78 (78.79%) Degree
2 69 (69.70%) Software Engineering
3 49 (49.49%) Validation
3 49 (49.49%) Component Testing
4 42 (42.42%) C++
5 40 (40.40%) Mentoring
6 36 (36.36%) DBS Check
7 33 (33.33%) Python
8 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
8 30 (30.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (28.28%) Algorithms
10 23 (23.23%) Mathematics
11 22 (22.22%) Java
12 20 (20.20%) Data Acquisition
13 17 (17.17%) PhD
13 17 (17.17%) Data Analysis
13 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (15.15%) Fortran
14 15 (15.15%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
15 14 (14.14%) Middleware
15 14 (14.14%) Eclipse
15 14 (14.14%) Client/Server
15 14 (14.14%) JMS
15 14 (14.14%) Java RMI
15 14 (14.14%) Robotics
15 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
15 14 (14.14%) SDLC
15 14 (14.14%) Eclipse RCP
16 13 (13.13%) Machine Learning

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 3 (3.03%) Apache Airflow
1 3 (3.03%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Azure
1 4 (4.04%) GCP
2 3 (3.03%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) Big Data
1 10 (10.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Eclipse
1 14 (14.14%) Eclipse RCP
2 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.04%) Cypress.io
4 4 (4.04%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.04%) Mocha
4 4 (4.04%) Selenium
4 4 (4.04%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.10%) Law
3 6 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Finance
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Software Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Junior
5 6 (6.06%) Data Scientist
5 6 (6.06%) Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Graduate
6 5 (5.05%) Development Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Graduate Python Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Junior Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Junior Python Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Project Leader
6 5 (5.05%) Python Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Real Time Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Scientific Software Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Data Engineer
9 1 (1.01%) Head of Data Analytics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) Java RMI
1 14 (14.14%) JMS
1 14 (14.14%) Middleware
2 8 (8.08%) WPF
3 5 (5.05%) OpenMP
4 4 (4.04%) .NET
4 4 (4.04%) .NET Core
4 4 (4.04%) NumPy
4 4 (4.04%) REST
4 4 (4.04%) Web Services
5 3 (3.03%) Pandas
5 3 (3.03%) PyTorch
5 3 (3.03%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.28%) Algorithms
2 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (14.14%) Client/Server
3 14 (14.14%) Robotics
4 11 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (10.10%) Data Centre
6 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
7 6 (6.06%) Life Science
7 6 (6.06%) VHDL
8 5 (5.05%) CUDA
8 5 (5.05%) GPGPU
8 5 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.01%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.70%) Software Engineering
2 49 (49.49%) Component Testing
2 49 (49.49%) Validation
3 40 (40.40%) Mentoring
4 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
5 23 (23.23%) Mathematics
6 20 (20.20%) Data Acquisition
7 17 (17.17%) Data Analysis
8 15 (15.15%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
8 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.14%) SDLC
9 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
10 13 (13.13%) Machine Learning
10 13 (13.13%) Project Management
11 10 (10.10%) Data Management
11 10 (10.10%) High-Throughput Computing
11 10 (10.10%) Prototyping
11 10 (10.10%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (9.09%) Chemistry
13 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) C++
2 33 (33.33%) Python
3 22 (22.22%) Java
4 15 (15.15%) Fortran
5 10 (10.10%) Jython
6 8 (8.08%) C#
7 7 (7.07%) C
8 5 (5.05%) MATLAB
9 4 (4.04%) Go
10 3 (3.03%) Scala
10 3 (3.03%) SQL
11 2 (2.02%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (78.79%) Degree
2 36 (36.36%) DBS Check
3 30 (30.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (17.17%) PhD
5 10 (10.10%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Docker
2 6 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Xilinx
3 5 (5.05%) Intel
3 5 (5.05%) Sun
4 4 (4.04%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) SAP