The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 79 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Physics 28 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.00% 1.96% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.11% 6.21% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 1
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +111.53%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
394 354 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.14% 31.55% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 233 213 135
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Physics
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics across the Glasgow region.

Physics Salary Trend in Glasgow

Physics
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Physics Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 72 (96.00%) C++
1 72 (96.00%) Mathematics
2 71 (94.67%) Degree
3 70 (93.33%) Java
4 69 (92.00%) Computer Science
5 67 (89.33%) Finance
6 63 (84.00%) Risk Management
6 63 (84.00%) Market Risk
6 63 (84.00%) Grid Computing
7 45 (60.00%) Banking
7 45 (60.00%) Investment Management
7 45 (60.00%) Investment Banking
7 45 (60.00%) Financial Institution
8 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.00%) C
9 6 (8.00%) Python
10 5 (6.67%) C#
11 4 (5.33%) .NET
11 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
11 4 (5.33%) Tcl
11 4 (5.33%) Electronics
11 4 (5.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (5.33%) Xilinx
11 4 (5.33%) Video Processing
11 4 (5.33%) VHDL
11 4 (5.33%) Verilog
12 3 (4.00%) Maven
12 3 (4.00%) Release Management
12 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.00%) Workflow

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (2.67%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Ant
1 3 (4.00%) Maven
1 3 (4.00%) Gradle
General
1 67 (89.33%) Finance
2 45 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 45 (60.00%) Banking
2 45 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 61 (81.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Senior Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (22.67%) Junior
5 16 (21.33%) Junior Developer
6 15 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Graduate
9 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.33%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Junior Software Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Junior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 72 (96.00%) Mathematics
2 69 (92.00%) Computer Science
3 63 (84.00%) Market Risk
3 63 (84.00%) Grid Computing
4 4 (5.33%) VHDL
4 4 (5.33%) Verilog
4 4 (5.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (84.00%) Risk Management
2 45 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (5.33%) Video Processing
5 3 (4.00%) Release Management
5 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.00%) Workflow
5 3 (4.00%) Change Management
5 3 (4.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (4.00%) Software Distribution
5 3 (4.00%) Dependency Management
5 3 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (2.67%) MVC
6 2 (2.67%) Machine Learning
7 1 (1.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 72 (96.00%) C++
2 70 (93.33%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) C
4 6 (8.00%) Python
5 5 (6.67%) C#
6 4 (5.33%) Tcl
6 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (94.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Xilinx
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
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