Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Physics
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 139 153
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 18 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.89% 0.77% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.86% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 1
Wales median annual salary £20,000 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -41.18% +21.43%
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1823 2322 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.02% 88.93% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1984 1981
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,700 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Wales

Physics
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Physics in Wales

Physics
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Wales

Physics
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
South Wales +21 6 £32,000 +28.00%
North Wales - 2 £28,250 -
Physics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Physics.

1 16 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 15 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 13 (72.22%) C++
4 12 (66.67%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) Degree
5 11 (61.11%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) OO
5 11 (61.11%) HTML
5 11 (61.11%) Java
6 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 10 (55.56%) Oracle
6 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 10 (55.56%) OOP
6 10 (55.56%) Finance
6 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (55.56%) Web Development
6 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
6 10 (55.56%) SDLC
6 10 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (38.89%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
8 4 (22.22%) Statistics
8 4 (22.22%) Data Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) R
9 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (16.67%) Business Forecasting
9 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) French Language
2 2 (11.11%) German Language
2 2 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
1 12 (66.67%) Graduate
1 12 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Graduate Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Graduate Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CAD Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CAD Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB Developer
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.56%) STL
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 11 (61.11%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (55.56%) OOP
3 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) Data Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 4 (22.22%) Statistics
5 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (16.67%) Business Forecasting
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
6 2 (11.11%) CAD
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) R
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle