The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 81 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Physics 26 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 1.01% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.66% 3.34% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 12
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,100 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
459 359 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.14% 30.09% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 296 221 257
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Physics
Scotland

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 July 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (94.64%) Mathematics
2 41 (73.21%) Software Engineering
3 39 (69.64%) Degree
4 37 (66.07%) C++
5 32 (57.14%) OO
6 30 (53.57%) Computer Science
7 29 (51.79%) Java
8 26 (46.43%) .NET
9 25 (44.64%) Games
10 24 (42.86%) C#
10 24 (42.86%) PhD
11 20 (35.71%) OOD
12 17 (30.36%) Game Development
13 10 (17.86%) Fortran
13 10 (17.86%) C
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
14 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Hedge funds
15 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (12.50%) Online Games
16 7 (12.50%) Scala
16 7 (12.50%) Internet
17 6 (10.71%) HTML
17 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
17 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
18 5 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
18 5 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
18 5 (8.93%) Open Inventor
18 5 (8.93%) Qt
19 4 (7.14%) SQL

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
General
1 25 (44.64%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) Software Developer
3 19 (33.93%) Senior Developer
3 19 (33.93%) Java Developer
3 19 (33.93%) C++ Developer
3 19 (33.93%) Senior Software Developer
4 17 (30.36%) C++ Software Developer
4 17 (30.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (30.36%) Senior C++ Developer
4 17 (30.36%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 17 (30.36%) Java Software Developer
4 17 (30.36%) C++/Java Developer
5 16 (28.57%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Graduate
7 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) Open Inventor
3 5 (8.93%) Qt
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) Ext JS
5 2 (3.57%) OAuth
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (94.64%) Mathematics
2 30 (53.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.07%) Hedge funds
4 7 (12.50%) Online Games
5 5 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (5.36%) Economics
6 3 (5.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Software Engineering
2 32 (57.14%) OO
3 20 (35.71%) OOD
4 17 (30.36%) Game Development
5 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Analytics
9 2 (3.57%) Data Management
9 2 (3.57%) SOA
10 1 (1.79%) Project Management
10 1 (1.79%) TDD
10 1 (1.79%) Web Development
10 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) C++
2 29 (51.79%) Java
3 24 (42.86%) C#
4 10 (17.86%) Fortran
4 10 (17.86%) C
5 7 (12.50%) Scala
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 24 (42.86%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Tableau
1 2 (3.57%) Omniture
1 2 (3.57%) Google
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