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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 99 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Physics 11 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 1.23% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 3.04% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 5
Average salary £35,750 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.88% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
629 592 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.94% 40.33% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 382 377 294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) Mathematics
2 16 (84.21%) C++
3 14 (73.68%) Degree
4 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
4 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
5 8 (42.11%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
7 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) OO
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.79%) OOD
9 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management
10 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
10 2 (10.53%) CAD
10 2 (10.53%) CAE
10 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.53%) Finance

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (10.53%) VectorCAST
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Military
1 2 (10.53%) Avionics
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) WebGL
4 2 (10.53%) OpenMP
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Flash
5 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Mathematics
2 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.53%) GPGPU
4 2 (10.53%) Economics
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
5 1 (5.26%) Biology
5 1 (5.26%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 4 (21.05%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) CAD
6 2 (10.53%) CAE
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
6 2 (10.53%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
7 2 (10.53%) VB
8 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
8 1 (5.26%) Ada
8 1 (5.26%) C
8 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Wind River
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
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