Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 282 298
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 -1
Permanent jobs citing Physics 43 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.66% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 55 63
South West median annual salary £32,500 £39,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.88% +27.13%
10th Percentile £22,350 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,050
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 9252 9636 10507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.85% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7614 8032 8826
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -24 25 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Wiltshire +9 10 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Somerset 0 3 £50,000 +73.91%
Gloucestershire +8 2 £38,500 +2.67%
Dorset 0 2 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Devon +13 1 - -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 39 (90.70%) Degree
2 30 (69.77%) Mathematics
2 30 (69.77%) Java
3 25 (58.14%) Computer Science
4 22 (51.16%) C++
5 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
6 18 (41.86%) C
7 17 (39.53%) Linux
8 15 (34.88%) UML
8 15 (34.88%) Python
8 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
8 15 (34.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (30.23%) Fortran
10 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
10 12 (27.91%) SQL
10 12 (27.91%) CSS
10 12 (27.91%) MATLAB
10 12 (27.91%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (25.58%) OOP
12 10 (23.26%) OO
12 10 (23.26%) Simulink
12 10 (23.26%) Prototyping
12 10 (23.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
14 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
14 7 (16.28%) Validation
15 6 (13.95%) R
16 5 (11.63%) Statistics
16 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (11.63%) XML

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 Spark
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.98%) GCC
1 3 (6.98%) Gerrit
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.98%) Maven
1 3 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Software Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Developer
3 14 (32.56%) Junior
4 13 (30.23%) Junior Developer
4 13 (30.23%) Software Developer
5 12 (27.91%) Graduate
6 10 (23.26%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (23.26%) Graduate Software Developer
6 10 (23.26%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Junior Programmer
7 3 (6.98%) Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Data Scientist
8 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) CSS
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) D3.js
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) JSON
4 2 (4.65%) Node.js
4 2 (4.65%) Raphaël
4 2 (4.65%) REST
4 2 (4.65%) Sass
4 2 (4.65%) SVG
4 2 (4.65%) WebSockets
4 2 (4.65%) XSD
4 2 (4.65%) XSLT
5 1 (2.33%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Computer Science
2 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Mathematics
2 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
3 15 (34.88%) UML
4 11 (25.58%) OOP
5 10 (23.26%) OO
5 10 (23.26%) Prototyping
6 7 (16.28%) Validation
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Statistics
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Machine Learning
9 3 (6.98%) Psychology
9 3 (6.98%) System Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Computer Vision
10 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.65%) SABSA
10 2 (4.65%) SIEM
10 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (4.65%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) C++
3 18 (41.86%) C
4 15 (34.88%) Python
5 13 (30.23%) Fortran
6 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
6 12 (27.91%) MATLAB
6 12 (27.91%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) R
8 5 (11.63%) C#
9 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.65%) ECMAScript
10 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.33%) Ada
11 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.33%) Scala
11 1 (2.33%) sed
11 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (90.70%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (27.91%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) HND
6 3 (6.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ECSS
2 2 (4.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) ANSYS
1 1 (2.33%) MathWorks
1 1 (2.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft