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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 206 232
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 14 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.58% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.66% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 16
Median salary £38,750 £49,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.91% +20.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,853 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  

Physics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4793 4576 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.31% 88.46% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3946 3833 4370
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Physics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -31 6 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Gloucestershire -11 4 £38,500 -21.42%
Devon +6 2 £30,525 -48.04%
Somerset -4 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 38 (86.36%) Degree
2 24 (54.55%) C
2 24 (54.55%) C++
3 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
3 21 (47.73%) Mathematics
4 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
4 17 (38.64%) C#
5 16 (36.36%) Electronics
6 15 (34.09%) Firmware
7 14 (31.82%) UML
7 14 (31.82%) Regression Testing
8 13 (29.55%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (25.00%) JTAG
10 11 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (25.00%) Java
11 10 (22.73%) MODAF
11 10 (22.73%) SysML
11 10 (22.73%) Requirements Management
12 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
12 9 (20.45%) Algorithms
13 8 (18.18%) Linux
13 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
14 6 (13.64%) Windows
14 6 (13.64%) Python
15 5 (11.36%) OO
15 5 (11.36%) ITIL
15 5 (11.36%) Validation
15 5 (11.36%) Change Management

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 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Simulink
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Infor M3
2 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Big Data
1 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (11.36%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Electronics
2 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Firmware Engineer
1 14 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Development Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Graduate
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Junior
6 2 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (20.45%) Algorithms
3 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.82%) VHDL
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Mathematics
1 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.82%) Regression Testing
2 14 (31.82%) UML
3 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (22.73%) MODAF
4 10 (22.73%) Requirements Management
4 10 (22.73%) SysML
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.36%) Validation
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) C
1 24 (54.55%) C++
2 17 (38.64%) C#
3 11 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Fortran
6 2 (4.55%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) R
7 1 (2.27%) sed
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (86.36%) Degree
2 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) PhD
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) JTAG
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.55%) TickIT
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
1 2 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) Actel
2 1 (2.27%) Dell
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) Xilinx
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