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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 73 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Physics 22 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 0.60% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.30% 1.77% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 30
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,346 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
512 452 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.52% 33.88% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 266 277 332
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,300 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 May 2016.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 30 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 19 (63.33%) Degree
3 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
3 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
4 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 14 (46.67%) C++
5 13 (43.33%) C#
5 13 (43.33%) Economics
6 11 (36.67%) Retail
7 10 (33.33%) Project Management
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Banking
8 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (26.67%) Psychology
9 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
9 8 (26.67%) Local Government
9 8 (26.67%) Operations Research
9 8 (26.67%) Java
9 8 (26.67%) .NET
9 8 (26.67%) OO
9 8 (26.67%) PhD
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) SAS
11 4 (13.33%) Fortran
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.33%) Windows
11 4 (13.33%) VBA
11 4 (13.33%) C
11 4 (13.33%) Derivative
11 4 (13.33%) Credit Derivative

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 4 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) S-PLUS
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Retail
3 9 (30.00%) Banking
4 8 (26.67%) Local Government
5 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.67%) Avionics
6 2 (6.67%) Games
6 2 (6.67%) Marketing
7 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Graduate
3 9 (30.00%) Graduate Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Junior
4 8 (26.67%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Qualitative Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Development Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
3 13 (43.33%) Economics
4 8 (26.67%) Psychology
5 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
5 4 (13.33%) Derivative
5 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) OO
4 8 (26.67%) Operations Research
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) API Design
5 4 (13.33%) Black-Scholes
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Monte Carlo Method
5 4 (13.33%) Presales
5 4 (13.33%) Stress Testing
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) OOD
7 2 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C++
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) C
5 4 (13.33%) Fortran
5 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.33%) R
5 4 (13.33%) VBA
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Xamarin
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Informatica
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