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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 82 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Physics 26 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 0.83% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.62% 2.72% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 8
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,900 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,300 £42,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
463 368 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.28% 30.41% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 303 224 241
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
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 30 July 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 56 (94.92%) Mathematics
2 41 (69.49%) Software Engineering
2 41 (69.49%) Degree
3 39 (66.10%) C++
4 33 (55.93%) OO
5 32 (54.24%) Java
5 32 (54.24%) Computer Science
6 27 (45.76%) C#
7 26 (44.07%) .NET
7 26 (44.07%) Games
8 25 (42.37%) PhD
9 20 (33.90%) OOD
10 17 (28.81%) Game Development
11 10 (16.95%) Hedge funds
11 10 (16.95%) Fortran
11 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.95%) C
12 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
13 8 (13.56%) Online Games
13 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.56%) Scala
13 8 (13.56%) Internet
14 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (10.17%) HTML
15 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
16 5 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
16 5 (8.47%) 3D Graphics
16 5 (8.47%) Qt
16 5 (8.47%) Open Inventor
17 4 (6.78%) SQL

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (3.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 26 (44.07%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 28 (47.46%) Software Developer
3 19 (32.20%) Senior Developer
3 19 (32.20%) C++ Developer
3 19 (32.20%) Java Developer
3 19 (32.20%) Senior Software Developer
4 17 (28.81%) C++ Software Developer
4 17 (28.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (28.81%) Java Software Developer
4 17 (28.81%) Senior C++ Developer
4 17 (28.81%) Software Engineer
4 17 (28.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 17 (28.81%) C++/Java Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Graduate
6 8 (13.56%) Scala Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) Qt
3 5 (8.47%) Open Inventor
4 3 (5.08%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) HTML5
5 2 (3.39%) Ext JS
5 2 (3.39%) OAuth
5 2 (3.39%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.39%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) Java EE
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (94.92%) Mathematics
2 32 (54.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.95%) Hedge funds
4 8 (13.56%) Online Games
5 5 (8.47%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (5.08%) Economics
6 3 (5.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Software Engineering
2 33 (55.93%) OO
3 20 (33.90%) OOD
4 17 (28.81%) Game Development
5 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Analytics
9 2 (3.39%) Data Management
9 2 (3.39%) SOA
10 1 (1.69%) Project Management
10 1 (1.69%) ITIL
10 1 (1.69%) Web Development
10 1 (1.69%) TDD
10 1 (1.69%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) C++
2 32 (54.24%) Java
3 27 (45.76%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) Fortran
4 10 (16.95%) C
5 8 (13.56%) Scala
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.78%) SQL
8 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.39%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 25 (42.37%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Tableau
1 2 (3.39%) Omniture
1 2 (3.39%) Google