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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
England / West Midlands
Rank 182 221 198
Rank change year-on-year +39 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 31 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 8
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +46.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,564
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.90%  

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 4187 5362 4198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.89% 88.10% 83.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3396 4320 3502
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.35% +3.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,898
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Birmingham +16 11 £27,500 +3.77%
Coventry - 7 £33,000 -
Warwickshire +27 3 £22,000 -60.00% 1
Staffordshire +11 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Worcestershire -9 2 £37,000 +48.00% 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 50 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 50 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (38.33%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Degree
3 20 (33.33%) C++
4 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
5 17 (28.33%) Linux
6 16 (26.67%) C#
6 16 (26.67%) Algorithms
7 14 (23.33%) Open Source
8 13 (21.67%) .NET
9 10 (16.67%) Electronics
9 10 (16.67%) Python
9 10 (16.67%) PhD
9 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.33%) Java
10 8 (13.33%) Go
11 7 (11.67%) Low Latency
11 7 (11.67%) Data Structures
11 7 (11.67%) Complexity Analysis
11 7 (11.67%) Multithreaded Programming
11 7 (11.67%) Internet
11 7 (11.67%) Middleware
11 7 (11.67%) Haskell
11 7 (11.67%) Erlang
11 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
11 7 (11.67%) F#
11 7 (11.67%) Git (software)

Physics
Top Related 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 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) 3ds Max
1 4 (6.67%) Maya
2 1 (1.67%) Blender
2 1 (1.67%) Maple
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) Clang
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Graduate
2 24 (40.00%) Analyst
2 24 (40.00%) Graduate Analyst
3 23 (38.33%) Graduate Technical Analyst
3 23 (38.33%) Technical Analyst
4 16 (26.67%) Developer
5 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Algorithm Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Development Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Data Scientist
10 2 (3.33%) DSP Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) .NET
2 7 (11.67%) Middleware
3 6 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) Yocto
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) Memcached
6 2 (3.33%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.67%) CSS3
7 1 (1.67%) DirectX
7 1 (1.67%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.67%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) Node.js
7 1 (1.67%) OpenCV
7 1 (1.67%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.67%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (38.33%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (26.67%) Algorithms
4 7 (11.67%) Data Structures
5 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (8.33%) SystemC
6 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Android
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
3 14 (23.33%) Open Source
4 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.67%) Complexity Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Low Latency
5 7 (11.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 5 (8.33%) Line Management
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 5 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) Android Development
7 4 (6.67%) Computer Vision
7 4 (6.67%) Image Processing
7 4 (6.67%) iOS Development
7 4 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.67%) Signal Processing
7 4 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) C++
2 16 (26.67%) C#
3 10 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) Go
4 8 (13.33%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) Clojure
5 7 (11.67%) Erlang
5 7 (11.67%) F#
5 7 (11.67%) Haskell
6 4 (6.67%) Lua
6 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 4 (6.67%) SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.00%) C
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) R
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) PhD
3 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.67%) ISO13485
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Firmware
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (1.67%) QNX
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago