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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 219 193
Rank change year-on-year +35 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 49 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.48% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 29
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -24.28%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +4 21 £39,750 +13.57%
Birmingham +18 17 £27,500 +3.77%
Staffordshire +18 7 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Physics
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Physics.

1 73 (89.02%) Mathematics
2 72 (87.80%) Computer Science
3 43 (52.44%) C++
4 41 (50.00%) Degree
5 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
6 31 (37.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (36.59%) PhD
8 29 (35.37%) Algorithms
9 28 (34.15%) Linux
10 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (28.05%) Finance
11 22 (26.83%) Electronics
12 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
13 19 (23.17%) C#
14 16 (19.51%) Windows
14 16 (19.51%) OO
14 16 (19.51%) MATLAB
14 16 (19.51%) Signal Processing
14 16 (19.51%) Computer Vision
15 14 (17.07%) Open Source
15 14 (17.07%) .NET
16 12 (14.63%) Python
17 10 (12.20%) Java
17 10 (12.20%) SystemC
17 10 (12.20%) Refactoring
17 10 (12.20%) Performance Optimisation
17 10 (12.20%) Clang
18 9 (10.98%) Machine Learning
19 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software

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 (2.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Maple
2 5 (6.10%) 3ds Max
2 5 (6.10%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) GIS
3 2 (2.44%) QGIS
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Clang
3 7 (8.54%) LabVIEW
4 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 22 (26.83%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Automotive
3 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Graduate
2 29 (35.37%) Developer
3 24 (29.27%) Analyst
3 24 (29.27%) Graduate Analyst
4 23 (28.05%) Graduate Technical Analyst
4 23 (28.05%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Research Scientist
7 7 (8.54%) Computer Science Graduate
7 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.10%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Algorithm Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Embedded Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Embedded Software Developer
11 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Development Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (4.88%) Yocto
4 3 (3.66%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.22%) CSS
5 1 (1.22%) CSS3
5 1 (1.22%) DirectX
5 1 (1.22%) Express
5 1 (1.22%) HTML
5 1 (1.22%) HTML5
5 1 (1.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.22%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.22%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 72 (87.80%) Computer Science
2 29 (35.37%) Algorithms
3 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.20%) SystemC
5 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.44%) Social Media
9 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.22%) HoloLens
9 1 (1.22%) HTC Vive
9 1 (1.22%) NHS
9 1 (1.22%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Android
3 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (89.02%) Mathematics
2 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
3 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.51%) Computer Vision
4 16 (19.51%) OO
4 16 (19.51%) Signal Processing
5 14 (17.07%) Open Source
6 10 (12.20%) Performance Optimisation
6 10 (12.20%) Refactoring
7 9 (10.98%) Machine Learning
8 7 (8.54%) Image Processing
8 7 (8.54%) OOP
9 6 (7.32%) Line Management
9 6 (7.32%) Scrum
10 5 (6.10%) Android Development
10 5 (6.10%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.88%) Remote Sensing
12 3 (3.66%) Low Latency
12 3 (3.66%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) C++
2 19 (23.17%) C#
3 16 (19.51%) MATLAB
4 12 (14.63%) Python
5 10 (12.20%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) Lua
7 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.66%) Clojure
8 3 (3.66%) Erlang
8 3 (3.66%) F#
8 3 (3.66%) Haskell
9 2 (2.44%) Go
10 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (50.00%) Degree
2 31 (37.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (36.59%) PhD
4 3 (3.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.22%) IBM
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