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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 95 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 11 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.80% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 4.63% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
536 583 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.02% 38.81% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 345 371 277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (77.78%) C++
4 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
5 9 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
7 6 (33.33%) SDLC
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) OO
9 4 (22.22%) Python
10 3 (16.67%) OOD
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
11 2 (11.11%) Economics
11 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
11 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 2 (11.11%) Finance
11 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
11 2 (11.11%) Military
11 2 (11.11%) VB
11 2 (11.11%) C
11 2 (11.11%) HTML

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (11.11%) VectorCAST
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Avionics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) C++ Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.11%) Economics
5 1 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (5.56%) Psychology
5 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Operations Research
8 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) C
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
7 1 (5.56%) Ada
7 1 (5.56%) Fortran
7 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Wind River
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft