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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 90 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Physics 19 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.08% 1.77% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 2
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £29,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
617 452 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.33% 35.73% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 239
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 33 (67.35%) Software Engineering
2 33 (67.35%) C++
3 32 (65.31%) Degree
4 28 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 26 (53.06%) OO
6 24 (48.98%) Java
7 23 (46.94%) .NET
8 22 (44.90%) C#
8 22 (44.90%) Games
9 21 (42.86%) PhD
10 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.57%) C
12 13 (26.53%) OOD
12 13 (26.53%) Game Development
13 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (22.45%) Fortran
14 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (14.29%) Online Games
15 7 (14.29%) Scala
15 7 (14.29%) Hedge funds
15 7 (14.29%) Internet
15 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
16 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
17 4 (8.16%) HTML
18 3 (6.12%) Windows
18 3 (6.12%) Linux
18 3 (6.12%) OOP
18 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
18 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (44.90%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) Software Developer
3 15 (30.61%) C++ Developer
4 14 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 13 (26.53%) Senior Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Java Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Senior Software Developer
5 13 (26.53%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Senior C++ Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Java Software Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 13 (26.53%) C++/Java Developer
6 9 (18.37%) Graduate
7 7 (14.29%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) Qt
3 3 (6.12%) Open Inventor
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
5 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.04%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 49 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 28 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (14.29%) Hedge funds
4 7 (14.29%) Online Games
5 3 (6.12%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (6.12%) Economics
6 2 (4.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Software Engineering
2 26 (53.06%) OO
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) OOD
4 13 (26.53%) Game Development
5 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.12%) OOP
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.08%) MVC
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.04%) System Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.04%) MVVM
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) C++
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) C#
4 14 (28.57%) C
5 11 (22.45%) Fortran
6 7 (14.29%) Scala
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Degree
2 21 (42.86%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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