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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 82 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Physics 22 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% 0.57% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 1.93% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 7
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,400 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
480 363 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.02% 29.73% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 311 231 228
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 22 August 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 38 (76.00%) Software Engineering
3 33 (66.00%) C++
4 31 (62.00%) Degree
5 29 (58.00%) Java
6 27 (54.00%) OO
6 27 (54.00%) Computer Science
7 25 (50.00%) Games
8 24 (48.00%) PhD
9 21 (42.00%) C#
9 21 (42.00%) .NET
10 17 (34.00%) OOD
11 16 (32.00%) Game Development
12 11 (22.00%) Fortran
12 11 (22.00%) C
13 8 (16.00%) Internet
13 8 (16.00%) Hedge funds
13 8 (16.00%) Scala
13 8 (16.00%) Online Games
13 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
15 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
16 3 (6.00%) Economics
16 3 (6.00%) Open Inventor
16 3 (6.00%) HTML
16 3 (6.00%) 3D Graphics
16 3 (6.00%) Qt
17 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
17 2 (4.00%) Open Source

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 25 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 26 (52.00%) Software Developer
3 18 (36.00%) C++ Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (32.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Java Software Developer
4 16 (32.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 15 (30.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) Graduate
7 8 (16.00%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) IT Graduate
9 1 (2.00%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Open Inventor
2 3 (6.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.00%) Qt
3 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 27 (54.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (16.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (16.00%) Online Games
4 3 (6.00%) Economics
4 3 (6.00%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (54.00%) OO
3 17 (34.00%) OOD
4 16 (32.00%) Game Development
5 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.00%) System Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.00%) TDD
8 1 (2.00%) Web Development
8 1 (2.00%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) C++
2 29 (58.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) C#
4 11 (22.00%) Fortran
4 11 (22.00%) C
5 8 (16.00%) Scala
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Degree
2 24 (48.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago