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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Physics 2 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.24% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.52% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 24
Median salary £57,750 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+102.63% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,550 £23,900 £24,978
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £41,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%

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
362 578 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.18% 46.58% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 222 385 327
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 17 January 2017.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (25.00%) Zemax
5 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (16.67%) PhD
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) 3D Programming
7 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Zemax
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) STL
3 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Programming
4 1 (8.33%) CAD
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Fortran
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (16.67%) PhD