Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 279 255
Rank change year-on-year -27 -24 +26
Permanent jobs citing Physics 43 50 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.53% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 70
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +8.97%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,372 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.66% -10.28% +12.50%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,770 9,419 9,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.26% 91.45% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,010 7,753 8,271
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the South West

Physics
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Physics in the South West

Physics
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the South West over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the South West

Physics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South West region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Bristol +3 21 £25,000 -44.44% 7
Dorset -33 12 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Wiltshire -5 4 £40,000 -36.00% 5
Devon -1 3 £46,500 +28.28% 3
Cornwall - 2 £39,500 - 4
Gloucestershire +13 1 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 South West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 41 (95.35%) Degree
2 38 (88.37%) Mathematics
3 37 (86.05%) Computer Science
4 29 (67.44%) Java
5 26 (60.47%) C++
6 22 (51.16%) Python
7 16 (37.21%) Linux
8 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
9 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
11 11 (25.58%) Unix
11 11 (25.58%) Mandarin Language
11 11 (25.58%) Cantonese Language
11 11 (25.58%) Android
11 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
11 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
11 11 (25.58%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (23.26%) C
12 10 (23.26%) MATLAB
12 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.93%) Signal Processing
13 9 (20.93%) Acoustics
14 8 (18.60%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (18.60%) .NET
15 7 (16.28%) XML
16 6 (13.95%) CSS
16 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
16 6 (13.95%) SDLC
16 6 (13.95%) Numerate Degree
17 5 (11.63%) C#

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Simulink
1 1 (2.33%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Maven
1 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) GCC
2 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.58%) Cantonese Language
1 11 (25.58%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (11.63%) Electronics
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Graduate
2 11 (25.58%) Trainee
3 9 (20.93%) Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Junior
7 5 (11.63%) Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Firmware Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) IT Graduate
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Software Manager
9 3 (6.98%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Graduate Software Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Junior Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Junior Software Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) XML
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) J2EE
5 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) D3.js
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) Raphaël
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 2 (4.65%) SVG
5 2 (4.65%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Kafka
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (86.05%) Computer Science
2 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
3 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
4 9 (20.93%) Acoustics
5 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.98%) NHS
7 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Android
2 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
2 11 (25.58%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Mathematics
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Signal Processing
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Prototyping
7 4 (9.30%) RUP
7 4 (9.30%) Unified Process
7 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) OO
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Validation
9 2 (4.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) C++
3 22 (51.16%) Python
4 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) C
5 10 (23.26%) MATLAB
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.63%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded C
7 5 (11.63%) Fortran
8 4 (9.30%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Ada
9 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (95.35%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (13.95%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ECSS
1 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) MathWorks