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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 87 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Physics 17 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.74% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.47% 2.49% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 6
Average salary £42,250 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
490 362 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.82% 29.79% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 328 231 215
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 September 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 49 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 37 (75.51%) Software Engineering
3 32 (65.31%) C++
4 31 (63.27%) Degree
5 29 (59.18%) Java
6 27 (55.10%) OO
6 27 (55.10%) Computer Science
7 25 (51.02%) Games
8 24 (48.98%) PhD
9 21 (42.86%) C#
10 20 (40.82%) .NET
11 17 (34.69%) OOD
12 16 (32.65%) Game Development
13 10 (20.41%) Fortran
13 10 (20.41%) C
14 8 (16.33%) Internet
14 8 (16.33%) Hedge funds
14 8 (16.33%) Scala
14 8 (16.33%) Online Games
14 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
15 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
16 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
17 3 (6.12%) Economics
17 3 (6.12%) Open Inventor
17 3 (6.12%) HTML
17 3 (6.12%) 3D Graphics
17 3 (6.12%) Qt
18 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
18 2 (4.08%) Open Source

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
General
1 25 (51.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) Software Developer
3 18 (36.73%) C++ Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Senior Software Developer
4 16 (32.65%) C++ Software Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Senior Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Java Software Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 16 (32.65%) C++/Java Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Senior C++ Developer
5 14 (28.57%) Software Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Graduate
7 8 (16.33%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) IT Graduate
9 1 (2.04%) Junior
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) Qt
2 3 (6.12%) Open Inventor
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 27 (55.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (16.33%) Online Games
3 8 (16.33%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.12%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (6.12%) Economics
5 2 (4.08%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Software Engineering
2 27 (55.10%) OO
3 17 (34.69%) OOD
4 16 (32.65%) Game Development
5 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) TDD
8 1 (2.04%) System Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL
8 1 (2.04%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Web Development
8 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C++
2 29 (59.18%) Java
3 21 (42.86%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) C
4 10 (20.41%) Fortran
5 8 (16.33%) Scala
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) Degree
2 24 (48.98%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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