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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 149 136 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Permanent jobs citing Physics 15 27 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.85% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 2.18% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 75
Median salary £26,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.54% -6.36%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
1217 1240 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.75% 39.18% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 554 770 840
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

Physics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Physics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 14 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Glasgow -11 4 £26,500 -48.54%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Physics.

1 32 (96.97%) Mathematics
2 22 (66.67%) Degree
3 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
4 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 16 (48.48%) C++
6 15 (45.45%) C#
7 14 (42.42%) Finance
8 13 (39.39%) Economics
9 11 (33.33%) Retail
10 10 (30.30%) Banking
10 10 (30.30%) Project Management
10 10 (30.30%) .NET
11 9 (27.27%) SQL
11 9 (27.27%) Java
11 9 (27.27%) PhD
11 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) Psychology
12 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
12 8 (24.24%) Local Government
12 8 (24.24%) Operations Research
12 8 (24.24%) OO
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.18%) C
14 5 (15.15%) Fortran
14 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
15 4 (12.12%) API Design
15 4 (12.12%) Presales
15 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
15 4 (12.12%) R
15 4 (12.12%) Analytics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) S-PLUS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Retail
3 10 (30.30%) Banking
4 8 (24.24%) Local Government
5 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Marketing
7 2 (6.06%) Avionics
7 2 (6.06%) Games
8 1 (3.03%) Electronics
8 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Graduate
3 9 (27.27%) Graduate Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Junior
4 8 (24.24%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Development Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Optimisation Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Qualitative Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (96.97%) Mathematics
2 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
3 13 (39.39%) Economics
4 8 (24.24%) Psychology
5 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
6 4 (12.12%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk
6 4 (12.12%) Derivative
6 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
7 2 (6.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) OO
4 8 (24.24%) Operations Research
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) API Design
5 4 (12.12%) Black-Scholes
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Monte Carlo Method
5 4 (12.12%) Presales
5 4 (12.12%) Stress Testing
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) OOD
7 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C++
2 15 (45.45%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) C
5 5 (15.15%) Fortran
6 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
6 4 (12.12%) R
6 4 (12.12%) VBA
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Python
8 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Xamarin
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
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