The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 77 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Physics 14 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.65% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 1.62% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 18
Median salary £41,500 £31,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.74% -25.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,575 £31,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Physics
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
508 618 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.07% 40.23% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 301 372 378
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Physics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Edinburgh region.

Physics Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Physics
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Physics.

1 31 (86.11%) Mathematics
2 29 (80.56%) Degree
3 21 (58.33%) C++
4 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 15 (41.67%) C#
7 12 (33.33%) Finance
8 11 (30.56%) PhD
9 10 (27.78%) Economics
9 10 (27.78%) Retail
10 9 (25.00%) Project Management
10 9 (25.00%) .NET
11 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
11 8 (22.22%) Local Government
11 8 (22.22%) Psychology
11 8 (22.22%) Banking
11 8 (22.22%) Operations Research
11 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
12 6 (16.67%) Fortran
12 6 (16.67%) C
12 6 (16.67%) Java
12 6 (16.67%) OO
12 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.89%) GIS
14 4 (11.11%) Windows
14 4 (11.11%) Python
14 4 (11.11%) SQL
14 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
14 4 (11.11%) Android

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) Zemax
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) GIS
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Retail
3 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Local Government
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.56%) Avionics
6 2 (5.56%) Games
6 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Graduate
3 8 (22.22%) Graduate Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Graduate Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Junior
3 8 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Junior Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Development Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Optimisation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Qualitative Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (8.33%) STL
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (86.11%) Mathematics
2 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (27.78%) Economics
4 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 8 (22.22%) Psychology
5 2 (5.56%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
5 2 (5.56%) Derivative
5 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.78%) GPGPU
6 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (11.11%) API Design
6 3 (8.33%) CAD
6 3 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Black-Scholes
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 2 (5.56%) Stress Testing
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
8 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C++
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) C
3 6 (16.67%) Fortran
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) R
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (80.56%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) PhD
3 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.78%) Informatica