Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 239 286
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 -2
Permanent jobs citing Physics 55 85 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.93% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 119 92
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.68% +5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,475 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £45,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 8,237 9,094 10,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.25% 91.40% 90.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,311 7,518 8,501
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +5 44 £27,500 - 3
Warwickshire +36 6 £22,500 +2.27% 2
Staffordshire -1 2 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Worcestershire +11 1 £27,500 -25.68%
Coventry -25 1 £19,500 -51.25%
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 55 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 52 (94.55%) Computer Science
3 46 (83.64%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (61.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (56.36%) Finance
6 22 (40.00%) Degree
7 10 (18.18%) HTML
8 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.91%) Java
10 6 (10.91%) Analytics
11 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.09%) Law
11 5 (9.09%) Legal
11 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.09%) CSS
11 5 (9.09%) XML
12 4 (7.27%) Web Development
12 4 (7.27%) C#
12 4 (7.27%) Master's Degree
13 3 (5.45%) .NET
13 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
13 3 (5.45%) OO
13 3 (5.45%) Python
14 2 (3.64%) Ext JS
14 2 (3.64%) Android
14 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC

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 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Law
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (89.09%) Graduate
2 47 (85.45%) Analyst
3 45 (81.82%) Graduate Analyst
4 31 (56.36%) Graduate Technical Analyst
4 31 (56.36%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Graduate Business Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Graduate Software Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Junior
11 1 (1.82%) Junior Analyst
11 1 (1.82%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Junior Tester
11 1 (1.82%) QA Tester
11 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) HTML
2 5 (9.09%) CSS
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.64%) CSS3
4 2 (3.64%) Ext JS
4 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) Memcached
4 2 (3.64%) Node.js
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
4 2 (3.64%) Three.js
4 2 (3.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (3.64%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (3.64%) WebGL
5 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (94.55%) Computer Science
2 46 (83.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.82%) BBC
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Android
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.91%) Analytics
5 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
7 3 (5.45%) OO
8 2 (3.64%) Open Source
9 1 (1.82%) Actionable Insight
9 1 (1.82%) API Testing
9 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.82%) Chemistry
9 1 (1.82%) Data Science
9 1 (1.82%) Defect Management
9 1 (1.82%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (1.82%) Game Development
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.82%) SDLC
9 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) C
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) Go
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 22 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (7.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) Splunk