Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 115 102
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Physics 3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.23% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £28,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.91% -32.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £43,000 £21,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £35,000 £49,250
South West median annual salary £32,500 £38,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year -15.03% -6.71% +27.13%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1201 1208 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.17% 90.76% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1023 949
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Somerset

Physics
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Physics in Somerset

Physics
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bath -13 2 £50,000 +73.91%
Clevedon - 1 £45,000 -
Physics
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Physics.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) Ada
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Deep Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Reinforcement Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Ada
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PhD