Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 73 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Physics 22 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.25% 2.03% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.26% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 18
Watford median annual salary £32,500 £36,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +27.19% +46.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,150 £26,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £56,125 £30,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +20.97% -31.11%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 837 929 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.76% 89.59% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 687 793 745
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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

Physics
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for Physics.

1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (90.91%) LabVIEW
2 20 (90.91%) PhD
2 20 (90.91%) MATLAB
3 14 (63.64%) Data Analysis
3 14 (63.64%) C++
3 14 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 14 (63.64%) Signal Processing
3 14 (63.64%) Machine Learning
3 14 (63.64%) Algorithms
3 14 (63.64%) Data Acquisition
4 12 (54.55%) Finite Element Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Optoelectronics
6 6 (27.27%) Zemax
7 2 (9.09%) Electronics
7 2 (9.09%) DWDM
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing

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 6 (27.27%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DWDM
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) MATLAB Engineer
1 14 (63.64%) Process Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) RF Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Algorithms
1 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (36.36%) Optoelectronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Data Acquisition
1 14 (63.64%) Data Analysis
1 14 (63.64%) Machine Learning
1 14 (63.64%) Mathematics
1 14 (63.64%) Signal Processing
2 12 (54.55%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) MATLAB
2 14 (63.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) PhD
2 8 (36.36%) Degree