Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 229 319
Rank change year-on-year -17 +90 -43
Permanent jobs citing Physics 59 81 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.83% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.92% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 116 32
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £34,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.12% +28.30% -24.29%
10th Percentile £21,850 £26,250 £23,650
90th Percentile £38,975 £45,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,372 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.66% -10.28% +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 8,490 8,829 10,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.70% 90.51% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,485 7,213 8,611
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +4 38 £27,500 - 1
Warwickshire +19 10 £22,500 +2.27% 3
Staffordshire -3 4 £27,500 - 1
Coventry -39 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Worcestershire +30 1 £27,500 -25.68% 3
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (91.53%) Mathematics
2 51 (86.44%) Computer Science
3 44 (74.58%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (57.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (52.54%) Finance
6 21 (35.59%) Degree
7 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (16.95%) HTML
9 8 (13.56%) Analytics
10 7 (11.86%) C#
11 6 (10.17%) Java
11 6 (10.17%) Python
12 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
12 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.47%) .NET
12 5 (8.47%) CSS
12 5 (8.47%) XML
12 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.47%) Google
12 5 (8.47%) Law
12 5 (8.47%) Legal
12 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (8.47%) SDLC
12 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (8.47%) QA
13 4 (6.78%) R
13 4 (6.78%) People Management
13 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis

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 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Blender
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Law
2 5 (8.47%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Graduate
2 40 (67.80%) Analyst
3 39 (66.10%) Graduate Analyst
4 29 (49.15%) Graduate Technical Analyst
4 29 (49.15%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (22.03%) Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Graduate Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Analytics Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Graduate Web Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) HTML
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) CSS
2 5 (8.47%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.39%) CSS3
4 2 (3.39%) Ext JS
4 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.39%) HTML5
4 2 (3.39%) Memcached
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
4 2 (3.39%) Three.js
4 2 (3.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (3.39%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (3.39%) WebGL
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (86.44%) Computer Science
2 44 (74.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) Mathematics
2 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (13.56%) Analytics
4 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.47%) SDLC
4 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) People Management
5 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.08%) Data Analytics
6 3 (5.08%) Operations Research
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development
7 2 (3.39%) OO
7 2 (3.39%) Open Source
7 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.39%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) C#
2 6 (10.17%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) C++
4 4 (6.78%) R
4 4 (6.78%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) C
5 2 (3.39%) Go
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (57.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (35.59%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) IEC 62304
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.69%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Google
2 3 (5.08%) Tableau
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) CA Agile Central