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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 76 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Physics 15 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.32% 0.57% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.41% 1.41% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 18
Median salary £39,000 £35,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,575 £31,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,350 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
440 639 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.80% 40.62% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 288 369 411
Median salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 September 2016.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 23 (79.31%) Mathematics
3 18 (62.07%) C++
4 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
5 12 (41.38%) C#
6 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
7 9 (31.03%) Algorithms
7 9 (31.03%) PhD
8 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) C
9 6 (20.69%) Fortran
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) Retail
10 5 (17.24%) Economics
10 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) Local Government
10 5 (17.24%) GIS
10 5 (17.24%) Psychology
10 5 (17.24%) Operations Research
11 4 (13.79%) Marketing
11 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) Python
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.34%) STL
12 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
12 3 (10.34%) CAD
12 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Zemax
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Local Government
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing
5 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.90%) Games
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Graduate
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Development Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Graduate Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Graduate Test Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Junior
2 5 (17.24%) Junior Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Junior Test Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (10.34%) STL
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) Mathematics
2 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
3 9 (31.03%) Algorithms
4 5 (17.24%) Economics
4 5 (17.24%) Psychology
5 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.45%) GPGPU
5 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Operations Research
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) CAD
6 2 (6.90%) API Design
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.90%) OOD
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Code Optimisation
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) Linear Algebra
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) C
3 6 (20.69%) Fortran
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) PhD
3 2 (6.90%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica