Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 265 253
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +44
Permanent jobs citing Physics 47 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.75% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 68 126
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £31,650 £42,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,687 9,191 10,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.62% 90.97% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5,858 7,456 8,029
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the West Midlands

Physics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Physics in the West Midlands

Physics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Physics in the West Midlands

Physics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Birmingham +9 44 £27,500 - 3
Coventry +1 2 £42,250 +6.96% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £22,500 - 2
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Physics.

1 47 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 44 (93.62%) Computer Science
3 37 (78.72%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (59.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (57.45%) Finance
6 21 (44.68%) Degree
7 10 (21.28%) Business Analysis
8 9 (19.15%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.51%) Master's Degree
11 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.38%) C#
11 3 (6.38%) HTML
11 3 (6.38%) SQL
11 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (4.26%) Firewall
12 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.26%) Web Development
12 2 (4.26%) .NET
12 2 (4.26%) Oracle
12 2 (4.26%) Java
12 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
12 2 (4.26%) OO
12 2 (4.26%) Python
12 2 (4.26%) C
12 2 (4.26%) Cisco
12 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.26%) CSS
12 2 (4.26%) Analytics

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) GIS
1 1 (2.13%) Power BI
1 1 (2.13%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Graduate
2 40 (85.11%) Analyst
3 39 (82.98%) Graduate Analyst
4 28 (59.57%) Graduate Technical Analyst
4 28 (59.57%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (93.62%) Computer Science
2 37 (78.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) BBC
3 1 (2.13%) Blog
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (21.28%) Business Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (4.26%) OO
5 2 (4.26%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.13%) API Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.13%) Scrum
6 1 (2.13%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C#
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (44.68%) Degree
3 9 (19.15%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (8.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Splunk
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau