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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 91 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Physics 6 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 1.44% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 3.77% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 14
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £25,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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
623 530 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.90% 38.27% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 417 304 303
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Physics.

1 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Economics
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (23.08%) CAD
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Physics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Graduate
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Leader
2 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) OpenMP
2 2 (15.38%) WebGL
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.69%) Mason
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Economics
4 2 (15.38%) GPGPU
4 2 (15.38%) Psychology
5 1 (7.69%) ASIC
5 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) CAD
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) CAE
4 2 (15.38%) Finite Element Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Research
4 2 (15.38%) Parallel Computing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica
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