The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 53 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 20 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.70% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 1.23% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 6
Median salary £32,500 £22,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.72% -22.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  

Physics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 407 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.52% 84.62% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 348 345
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Physics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Watford

Physics
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Physics in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Physics.

1 25 (89.29%) PhD
1 25 (89.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (75.00%) LabVIEW
3 19 (67.86%) Computer Science
3 19 (67.86%) MATLAB
3 19 (67.86%) C++
4 17 (60.71%) Degree
5 12 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 11 (39.29%) Data Analysis
6 11 (39.29%) Signal Processing
6 11 (39.29%) Machine Learning
6 11 (39.29%) Algorithms
6 11 (39.29%) Data Acquisition
7 8 (28.57%) Node.js
7 8 (28.57%) Zemax
7 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) OO
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) Web Development
8 6 (21.43%) JSON
8 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
8 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 6 (21.43%) ZeroMQ
8 6 (21.43%) Front End Development

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Zemax
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (89.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) MATLAB Engineer
1 11 (39.29%) Process Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (21.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Node.js
2 6 (21.43%) Ajax
2 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (7.14%) OpenCV
3 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Computer Science
2 11 (39.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 11 (39.29%) Data Acquisition
2 11 (39.29%) Data Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Machine Learning
2 11 (39.29%) Signal Processing
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Image Processing
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C++
1 19 (67.86%) MATLAB
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) PhD
2 17 (60.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree