Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 93 100
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Physics 11 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.95% 1.27% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 3
Staffordshire median annual salary £25,500 £50,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.00% -37.50% +100.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £54,000
90th Percentile £28,750 £65,000 £90,000
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% -2.78% -10.00%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1005 1091 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.49% 92.22% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 821 951 914
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.47% -1.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Staffordshire

Physics
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Physics in Staffordshire

Physics
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent +16 11 £25,500 -49.00%
Physics
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Physics.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (63.64%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Riak
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Riak
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Graduate
3 8 (72.73%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft