Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 292 277
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 +35
Permanent jobs citing Physics 81 35 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.37% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 57
South West median annual salary £29,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,525 £30,600
90th Percentile £48,750 £54,625 £55,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 9,582 9,560 9,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.83% 92.14% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,892 7,921 8,197
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +39 39 £25,000 -28.57% 5
Wiltshire - 14 £42,500 - 3
Somerset +30 10 £27,000 - 1
Dorset -28 8 £47,500 +2.70%
Devon +19 4 £46,500 +52.33% 2
Gloucestershire +10 3 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Cornwall - 3 £40,500 -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 75 (92.59%) Degree
2 71 (87.65%) Computer Science
3 68 (83.95%) Mathematics
4 53 (65.43%) Java
5 39 (48.15%) Python
6 34 (41.98%) SQL
7 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (38.27%) C++
9 29 (35.80%) Software Engineering
10 27 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (32.10%) .NET
12 25 (30.86%) XML
13 24 (29.63%) Linux
13 24 (29.63%) Scrum
14 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
14 22 (27.16%) C
15 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
16 20 (24.69%) Games
16 20 (24.69%) OO
17 17 (20.99%) Algorithms
18 16 (19.75%) SDLC
19 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
20 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
20 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
20 14 (17.28%) C#
20 14 (17.28%) J2EE
20 14 (17.28%) Oracle
21 13 (16.05%) CSS
21 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
21 13 (16.05%) Subversion

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 7 (8.64%) CMS
1 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
2 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) Power BI
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
1 13 (16.05%) Maven
1 13 (16.05%) Subversion
2 12 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 12 (14.81%) GCC
2 12 (14.81%) Gerrit
2 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (24.69%) Games
2 11 (13.58%) Cantonese Language
2 11 (13.58%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Developer
2 34 (41.98%) Graduate
2 34 (41.98%) Software Developer
3 22 (27.16%) Graduate Developer
4 21 (25.93%) Graduate Software Developer
5 15 (18.52%) Software Engineer
6 14 (17.28%) Junior
6 14 (17.28%) Junior Developer
6 14 (17.28%) Junior Software Developer
7 11 (13.58%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Java Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Trainee
8 8 (9.88%) Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) Graduate Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) Graduate Software Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) Software Consultant
10 6 (7.41%) Software Manager
11 5 (6.17%) IT Graduate
11 5 (6.17%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) .NET
2 25 (30.86%) XML
3 14 (17.28%) J2EE
4 13 (16.05%) CSS
5 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (8.64%) jQuery
5 7 (8.64%) Redux
5 7 (8.64%) RESTful
6 2 (2.47%) Web Services
7 1 (1.23%) Flask
7 1 (1.23%) Kafka
7 1 (1.23%) Middleware
7 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.23%) React
7 1 (1.23%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.23%) Tapestry
7 1 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 71 (87.65%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.99%) Algorithms
3 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (13.58%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.70%) Acoustics
6 3 (3.70%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Fintech
7 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Android
3 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
3 11 (13.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (83.95%) Mathematics
2 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.80%) Software Engineering
4 24 (29.63%) Scrum
5 20 (24.69%) OO
6 16 (19.75%) SDLC
7 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Prototyping
9 12 (14.81%) UML
10 11 (13.58%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (13.58%) Validation
11 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.64%) CRM
12 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.64%) MVC
12 7 (8.64%) OOP
12 7 (8.64%) Presales
12 7 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (8.64%) TDD
12 7 (8.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (65.43%) Java
2 39 (48.15%) Python
3 34 (41.98%) SQL
4 31 (38.27%) C++
5 22 (27.16%) C
5 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
6 14 (17.28%) C#
7 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.47%) Fortran
9 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.23%) R
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (92.59%) Degree
2 27 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) ECSS
2 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
1 2 (2.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Tableau