Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 119 143
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 -4
Permanent jobs citing Physics 5 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.35% 0.87% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.96% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 1
South Wales median annual salary £32,000 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% -41.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,200 £22,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £43,310 £51,750 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £20,000 £25,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -41.18% +21.43%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1259 1977 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.35% 90.11% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1769 1778
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.96% +5.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in South Wales

Physics
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Physics in South Wales

Physics
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in South Wales

Physics
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South Wales 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
Newport - 4 £32,000 -
Cardiff +32 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Physics
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Physics.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) R
2 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 4 (80.00%) Data Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (60.00%) Business Forecasting
3 3 (60.00%) Quantitative Research
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (60.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) STL
5 1 (20.00%) PhD
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (20.00%) STL
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) Actionable Insight
2 3 (60.00%) Business Forecasting
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Metadata Management
4 1 (20.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) R
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD