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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 80 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Physics 32 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.10% 0.47% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.55% 1.34% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,987 £32,100 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,000
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
577 524 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.94% 35.05% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 379 337 231
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,550
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 28 November 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 46 (92.00%) Mathematics
2 39 (78.00%) Computer Science
3 37 (74.00%) Degree
4 31 (62.00%) C++
5 30 (60.00%) OO
6 27 (54.00%) Java
7 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
8 21 (42.00%) C#
9 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (32.00%) Linux
11 14 (28.00%) .NET
11 14 (28.00%) Games
12 13 (26.00%) PhD
12 13 (26.00%) OOD
13 12 (24.00%) C
13 12 (24.00%) Finance
14 10 (20.00%) Windows
14 10 (20.00%) Algorithms
15 9 (18.00%) OOP
16 8 (16.00%) Web Services
17 7 (14.00%) Investment Management
17 7 (14.00%) Game Development
17 7 (14.00%) HTML
17 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
17 7 (14.00%) CSS
18 6 (12.00%) Perl
18 6 (12.00%) UNIX
18 6 (12.00%) Scrum
18 6 (12.00%) MVC
18 6 (12.00%) Risk Management

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (2.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.00%) JBoss
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Clang
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.00%) Games
2 12 (24.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 24 (48.00%) Software Developer
3 13 (26.00%) C++ Developer
3 13 (26.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Java Software Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Graduate
7 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Scala Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) Web Services
3 7 (14.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 5 (10.00%) STL
4 5 (10.00%) Qt
4 5 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (10.00%) OpenGL
5 3 (6.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.00%) HTML5
5 3 (6.00%) REST
5 3 (6.00%) CSS3
5 3 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (6.00%) Restlet
5 3 (6.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) Spring
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (92.00%) Mathematics
2 39 (78.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (10.00%) Online Games
4 5 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 5 (10.00%) GIS
4 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.00%) Animation
6 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.00%) Android
4 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) OO
2 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) OOD
5 9 (18.00%) OOP
6 7 (14.00%) Investment Management
6 7 (14.00%) Game Development
7 6 (12.00%) Low Latency
7 6 (12.00%) MVVM
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) Coaching
10 3 (6.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (6.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) C++
2 27 (54.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) C
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.00%) Perl
7 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) Scala
8 4 (8.00%) Python
8 4 (8.00%) Fortran
9 3 (6.00%) Groovy
10 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (74.00%) Degree
2 13 (26.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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