Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 304 280
Rank change year-on-year +53 -24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Physics 64 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.39% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 51
South West median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,125 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%

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 9,026 9,220 9,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.69% 91.08% 91.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7,073 7,570 7,959
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £64,600
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +23 25 £25,000 -26.47% 12
Devon - 17 £44,400 - 4
Somerset +25 8 £28,000 -44.00%
Gloucestershire - 6 £53,250 - 4
Wiltshire -15 4 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Cornwall +21 3 £46,500 +43.08% 1
Dorset +5 1 - -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 55 (85.94%) Mathematics
2 52 (81.25%) Degree
3 43 (67.19%) Computer Science
4 34 (53.13%) Python
5 30 (46.88%) Java
6 23 (35.94%) C++
7 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
8 21 (32.81%) SQL
8 21 (32.81%) .NET
9 20 (31.25%) OO
10 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
11 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
12 17 (26.56%) SDLC
13 15 (23.44%) XML
13 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
13 15 (23.44%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.88%) Scrum
15 13 (20.31%) RDBMS
15 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
15 13 (20.31%) J2EE
15 13 (20.31%) Oracle
15 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
15 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
15 13 (20.31%) C#
15 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database
15 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
16 12 (18.75%) C
17 10 (15.63%) Visualisation

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 5 (7.81%) Apache
1 5 (7.81%) nginx
1 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.56%) Simulink
1 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Link 16
1 4 (6.25%) Link 22
1 4 (6.25%) Tactical Data Link
2 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.69%) RS-232
3 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database
1 13 (20.31%) RDBMS
1 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) GIS
3 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 5 (7.81%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (4.69%) Spatial Data
5 2 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (3.13%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.94%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.81%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.13%) GCC
5 2 (3.13%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) Maven
5 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.50%) Electronics
2 6 (9.38%) Games
2 6 (9.38%) Military
3 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Finance
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 20 (31.25%) Graduate
4 18 (28.13%) Graduate Developer
4 18 (28.13%) Graduate Software Developer
5 16 (25.00%) Junior
6 15 (23.44%) Junior Developer
6 15 (23.44%) Junior Software Developer
6 15 (23.44%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Java Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Data Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Graduate Java Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Lead Programmer
8 5 (7.81%) Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Scientific Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) .NET
2 15 (23.44%) XML
3 13 (20.31%) J2EE
4 9 (14.06%) React
5 5 (7.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (7.81%) CSS
5 5 (7.81%) CSS3
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) HTML5
5 5 (7.81%) LESS
5 5 (7.81%) Node.js
5 5 (7.81%) Sass
6 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.25%) jQuery
6 4 (6.25%) Qt
6 4 (6.25%) Velocity
6 4 (6.25%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.56%) JSP
7 1 (1.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
1 5 (7.81%) Optoelectronics
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Mathematics
2 43 (67.19%) Computer Science
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
5 20 (31.25%) OO
6 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
7 17 (26.56%) SDLC
8 14 (21.88%) Scrum
9 10 (15.63%) Visualisation
10 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.94%) Analytics
11 7 (10.94%) Data Science
11 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 7 (10.94%) UML
12 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
12 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
12 5 (7.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) Python
2 30 (46.88%) Java
3 23 (35.94%) C++
4 21 (32.81%) SQL
5 13 (20.31%) C#
5 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
6 12 (18.75%) C
7 6 (9.38%) Scala
8 5 (7.81%) PHP
9 4 (6.25%) Lua
10 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.13%) R
11 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.13%) VB
12 1 (1.56%) Ada
12 1 (1.56%) Fortran
12 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (81.25%) Degree
2 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (23.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.13%) PhD
7 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ECSS
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.13%) Tableau