The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 121 118 151
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Permanent jobs citing Physics 35 55 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 1.49% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 4.15% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,564 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +7.14%
Physics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1143 1325 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.78% 35.83% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 674 826 625
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Physics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Physics Salary Trend in Scotland

Physics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Physics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Physics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Physics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 23 £55,000 +25.00% 3
Edinburgh -16 8 £35,000 -17.64% 2
West Lothian - 2 £36,125 -
Aberdeen +10 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 59 (86.76%) Mathematics
2 53 (77.94%) Computer Science
3 52 (76.47%) Degree
4 29 (42.65%) C#
4 29 (42.65%) C++
5 27 (39.71%) Java
5 27 (39.71%) Finance
5 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
6 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (36.76%) .NET
8 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
8 21 (30.88%) HTML
9 19 (27.94%) OO
10 18 (26.47%) Linux
11 17 (25.00%) Scrum
12 16 (23.53%) MVC
13 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
13 15 (22.06%) Investment Management
13 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
14 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
15 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
16 12 (17.65%) C
17 11 (16.18%) TDD
17 11 (16.18%) NHibernate
17 11 (16.18%) Software Architecture
17 11 (16.18%) Open Source
17 11 (16.18%) Castle Windsor
17 11 (16.18%) Spring.NET
17 11 (16.18%) UX Design

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (1.47%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.47%) JBoss
1 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Clang
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) Maven
3 2 (2.94%) Gradle
3 2 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) C++ Developer
3 12 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Software Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Graduate
7 6 (8.82%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Data Scientist
10 3 (4.41%) C Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) HTML
3 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (16.18%) Spring.NET
4 11 (16.18%) Castle Windsor
4 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
4 11 (16.18%) NHibernate
5 10 (14.71%) CSS
6 8 (11.76%) Web Services
7 6 (8.82%) CSS3
7 6 (8.82%) HTML5
8 5 (7.35%) Qt
8 5 (7.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (7.35%) OpenGL
8 5 (7.35%) STL
9 3 (4.41%) Middleware
9 3 (4.41%) Spring
9 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
9 3 (4.41%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 59 (86.76%) Mathematics
2 53 (77.94%) Computer Science
3 11 (16.18%) Open Source
3 11 (16.18%) User Experience
4 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.35%) Market Risk
5 5 (7.35%) GIS
5 5 (7.35%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.41%) Statistics
6 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) UNIX
4 5 (7.35%) Android
4 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (4.41%) Solaris
6 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
2 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) OO
4 17 (25.00%) Scrum
5 16 (23.53%) MVC
6 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
6 15 (22.06%) Investment Management
7 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.18%) UX Design
8 11 (16.18%) Software Architecture
8 11 (16.18%) TDD
9 10 (14.71%) OOP
9 10 (14.71%) MVVM
9 10 (14.71%) Low Latency
10 7 (10.29%) OOD
11 5 (7.35%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (5.88%) Project Management
12 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
13 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) C#
1 29 (42.65%) C++
2 27 (39.71%) Java
3 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.65%) C
5 9 (13.24%) SQL
6 8 (11.76%) Perl
7 6 (8.82%) Python
8 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.41%) Groovy
10 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) Fortran
11 1 (1.47%) VB
11 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (76.47%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.47%) Informatica
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