Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 267 270
Rank change year-on-year -27 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 33 70 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 84
South West median annual salary £37,000 £35,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.96% -17.06% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.76%

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 8,995 9,294 10,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.80% 89.90% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,353 7,656 8,806
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Dorset -24 11 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Bristol -7 10 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Wiltshire +8 8 £27,500 -56.00%
Somerset +3 3 £50,000 +122.22% 4
Cornwall - 1 £32,500 - 1
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 30 (90.91%) Degree
2 24 (72.73%) Mathematics
2 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 22 (66.67%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) C++
5 15 (45.45%) Python
6 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
7 12 (36.36%) C
7 12 (36.36%) Algorithms
7 12 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (30.30%) MATLAB
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) SQL
8 10 (30.30%) CSS
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) Prototyping
11 7 (21.21%) Signal Processing
11 7 (21.21%) Acoustics
11 7 (21.21%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (15.15%) Fortran
12 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
13 4 (12.12%) Firmware
13 4 (12.12%) XML
13 4 (12.12%) Validation
13 4 (12.12%) Electronics
14 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (9.09%) R
14 3 (9.09%) Simulink
14 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
14 3 (9.09%) UML

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 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (3.03%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) GCC
2 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (6.06%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Junior
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Graduate
4 9 (27.27%) Junior Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Graduate Software Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Junior Software Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Trainee
8 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) D3.js
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) Raphaël
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Sass
3 2 (6.06%) SVG
3 2 (6.06%) WebSockets
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) OpenCV
4 1 (3.03%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (36.36%) Algorithms
3 7 (21.21%) Acoustics
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Mathematics
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) Prototyping
4 7 (21.21%) Signal Processing
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Data Science
7 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) OOP
7 2 (6.06%) Statistics
7 2 (6.06%) Web Development
8 1 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) C++
3 15 (45.45%) Python
4 12 (36.36%) C
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 10 (30.30%) MATLAB
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
6 5 (15.15%) Fortran
7 3 (9.09%) R
8 2 (6.06%) Ada
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) Degree
2 12 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (21.21%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (3.03%) PhD
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ECSS
1 1 (3.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) MathWorks
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft