Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 293 274
Rank change year-on-year +42 -19 +29
Permanent jobs citing Physics 87 40 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.43% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 28 61
South West median annual salary £28,000 £34,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.84% -27.37% +15.85%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,775 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 9,487 9,282 9,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.17% 91.48% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7,746 7,660 8,226
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +15 35 £25,000 -28.57% 8
Wiltshire 0 17 £42,500 +54.55% 3
Somerset +43 15 £27,000 -46.00% 1
Devon +20 6 £40,000 - 4
Cornwall - 6 £46,500 - 2
Dorset -22 5 £25,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +8 3 £54,000 -1.82% 3
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 77 (88.51%) Degree
2 72 (82.76%) Computer Science
3 71 (81.61%) Mathematics
4 52 (59.77%) Java
5 41 (47.13%) SQL
6 39 (44.83%) Python
7 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (36.78%) .NET
9 31 (35.63%) Software Engineering
9 31 (35.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 29 (33.33%) XML
11 28 (32.18%) C++
11 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
11 28 (32.18%) Scrum
12 25 (28.74%) OO
13 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
13 24 (27.59%) Games
14 21 (24.14%) C
15 18 (20.69%) Unit Testing
15 18 (20.69%) SDLC
16 17 (19.54%) Oracle Database
16 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
16 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
16 17 (19.54%) Google
16 17 (19.54%) C#
16 17 (19.54%) J2EE
16 17 (19.54%) Oracle
16 17 (19.54%) Linux
16 17 (19.54%) RDBMS
16 17 (19.54%) Microsoft

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 (8.05%) CMS
1 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.05%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) Oracle Database
2 17 (19.54%) RDBMS
2 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.75%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (3.45%) Big Data
4 3 (3.45%) Power BI
5 1 (1.15%) GIS
5 1 (1.15%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.15%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 12 (13.79%) GCC
1 12 (13.79%) Gerrit
1 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
1 12 (13.79%) Maven
1 12 (13.79%) Sonatype Nexus
1 12 (13.79%) Subversion
General
1 24 (27.59%) Games
2 5 (5.75%) Cantonese Language
2 5 (5.75%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (55.17%) Developer
2 45 (51.72%) Software Developer
3 36 (41.38%) Graduate
4 30 (34.48%) Graduate Developer
5 29 (33.33%) Graduate Software Developer
6 19 (21.84%) Junior
6 19 (21.84%) Junior Developer
6 19 (21.84%) Junior Software Developer
7 16 (18.39%) Software Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Java Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Consultant
9 8 (9.20%) Software Manager
10 7 (8.05%) Graduate Consultant
10 7 (8.05%) Graduate Software Consultant
10 7 (8.05%) Software Consultant
11 5 (5.75%) IT Graduate
11 5 (5.75%) Python Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) .NET
2 29 (33.33%) XML
3 17 (19.54%) J2EE
4 13 (14.94%) CSS
5 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (8.05%) jQuery
5 7 (8.05%) Redux
5 7 (8.05%) RESTful
6 5 (5.75%) React
7 1 (1.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.15%) Flask
7 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.15%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (82.76%) Computer Science
2 16 (18.39%) Algorithms
3 13 (14.94%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.15%) Acoustics
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (1.15%) PMI
7 1 (1.15%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Android
3 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (81.61%) Mathematics
2 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.63%) Software Engineering
4 28 (32.18%) Scrum
5 25 (28.74%) OO
6 18 (20.69%) SDLC
6 18 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 13 (14.94%) Prototyping
7 13 (14.94%) UML
8 11 (12.64%) Validation
9 9 (10.34%) Visualisation
10 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.20%) Project Management
11 7 (8.05%) CRM
11 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.05%) MVC
11 7 (8.05%) OOP
11 7 (8.05%) Presales
11 7 (8.05%) TDD
11 7 (8.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) Java
2 41 (47.13%) SQL
3 39 (44.83%) Python
4 28 (32.18%) C++
4 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 21 (24.14%) C
6 17 (19.54%) C#
7 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
8 8 (9.20%) PHP
9 5 (5.75%) Scala
10 3 (3.45%) R
11 1 (1.15%) Fortran
11 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (88.51%) Degree
2 31 (35.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) PhD
7 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) ECSS
2 5 (5.75%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Google
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Tableau