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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 73 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs citing Physics 33 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.34% 0.55% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.64% 1.58% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 15
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,994 £32,200 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
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
497 507 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.22% 34.92% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 321 315 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 48 (92.31%) Mathematics
2 41 (78.85%) Computer Science
3 37 (71.15%) Degree
4 31 (59.62%) OO
5 28 (53.85%) C++
6 27 (51.92%) Java
7 24 (46.15%) C#
8 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
9 17 (32.69%) Linux
10 16 (30.77%) Finance
11 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (26.92%) .NET
13 13 (25.00%) OOP
14 11 (21.15%) OOD
14 11 (21.15%) Windows
14 11 (21.15%) C
14 11 (21.15%) Games
15 10 (19.23%) PhD
16 9 (17.31%) SQL
17 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
17 8 (15.38%) HTML
17 8 (15.38%) CSS
17 8 (15.38%) Web Services
17 8 (15.38%) Investment Management
18 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (13.46%) MVVM
18 7 (13.46%) Low Latency
18 7 (13.46%) MVC
18 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
18 7 (13.46%) Algorithms

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss
1 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Clang
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Games
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Software Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) C++ Developer
4 11 (21.15%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (17.31%) C# Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Graduate
7 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
7 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C++/Java Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Scala Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
2 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
3 5 (9.62%) OpenGL
3 5 (9.62%) STL
3 5 (9.62%) Qt
3 5 (9.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.69%) jQuery
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (7.69%) REST
5 3 (5.77%) CSS3
5 3 (5.77%) Restlet
5 3 (5.77%) JAX-RS
5 3 (5.77%) Spring
5 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (92.31%) Mathematics
2 41 (78.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.46%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.62%) GIS
5 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 4 (7.69%) Online Games
5 4 (7.69%) Hedge funds
6 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.85%) Animation
8 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX
3 6 (11.54%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.62%) Android
4 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) OO
2 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) OOP
5 11 (21.15%) OOD
6 8 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 7 (13.46%) MVVM
7 7 (13.46%) Low Latency
7 7 (13.46%) MVC
7 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
7 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
9 5 (9.62%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Game Development
10 4 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.77%) Coaching
11 3 (5.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) C++
2 27 (51.92%) Java
3 24 (46.15%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) C
5 9 (17.31%) SQL
6 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.54%) Perl
8 4 (7.69%) Python
8 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.69%) Scala
9 3 (5.77%) Groovy
10 2 (3.85%) Fortran
10 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) Ruby
11 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (71.15%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter