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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 124 108 140
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Permanent jobs citing Physics 37 51 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 1.53% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 3.96% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 15
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1097 1287 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.56% 38.63% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 723 793 650
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 £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Edinburgh +12 32 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Glasgow -26 4 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Aberdeen +9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 77 (91.67%) Mathematics
2 70 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 66 (78.57%) Degree
4 60 (71.43%) C++
5 56 (66.67%) Java
6 38 (45.24%) Finance
7 30 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 30 (35.71%) Risk Management
7 30 (35.71%) OO
8 29 (34.52%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (33.33%) C#
10 24 (28.57%) Grid Computing
10 24 (28.57%) Market Risk
11 23 (27.38%) Investment Management
12 21 (25.00%) .NET
13 19 (22.62%) C
14 18 (21.43%) Linux
14 18 (21.43%) Banking
15 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (19.05%) Financial Institution
16 16 (19.05%) Investment Banking
17 14 (16.67%) Games
18 13 (15.48%) OOD
18 13 (15.48%) PhD
19 11 (13.10%) Windows
20 10 (11.90%) Algorithms
21 9 (10.71%) OOP
22 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
22 8 (9.52%) Python
22 8 (9.52%) Web Services

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (2.38%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.19%) JBoss
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Big Data
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Clang
2 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) Maven
3 2 (2.38%) Gradle
3 2 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
3 16 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 16 (19.05%) Financial Institution
4 14 (16.67%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Publishing
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (65.48%) Developer
2 31 (36.90%) Java Developer
3 25 (29.76%) Software Developer
4 20 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 20 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (20.24%) Software Engineer
6 13 (15.48%) C++ Developer
6 13 (15.48%) C++ Software Developer
7 10 (11.90%) Graduate
7 10 (11.90%) Junior
8 9 (10.71%) Junior Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior C++ Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 8 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
10 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
11 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
11 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (9.52%) Web Services
3 7 (8.33%) CSS
3 7 (8.33%) HTML
4 5 (5.95%) STL
4 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.95%) OpenGL
4 5 (5.95%) Qt
4 5 (5.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.57%) HTML5
5 3 (3.57%) REST
5 3 (3.57%) CSS3
5 3 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (3.57%) Restlet
5 3 (3.57%) JAX-RS
5 3 (3.57%) ActiveX
5 3 (3.57%) Spring MVC
5 3 (3.57%) jQuery
5 3 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 77 (91.67%) Mathematics
2 70 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 29 (34.52%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 24 (28.57%) Grid Computing
5 10 (11.90%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.95%) GIS
6 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
6 5 (5.95%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.95%) Online Games
7 2 (2.38%) Open Source
7 2 (2.38%) Animation
8 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) UNIX
4 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.95%) Android
4 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) OO
1 30 (35.71%) Risk Management
1 30 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 23 (27.38%) Investment Management
3 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.48%) OOD
5 9 (10.71%) OOP
6 8 (9.52%) MVC
6 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.33%) Game Development
8 6 (7.14%) MVVM
8 6 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 6 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) Project Management
9 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (3.57%) Coaching
11 3 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) C++
2 56 (66.67%) Java
3 28 (33.33%) C#
4 19 (22.62%) C
5 8 (9.52%) Perl
5 8 (9.52%) Python
6 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.95%) SQL
7 5 (5.95%) Scala
8 4 (4.76%) Fortran
8 4 (4.76%) VB
9 3 (3.57%) PHP
9 3 (3.57%) VB6
9 3 (3.57%) Groovy
10 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (78.57%) Degree
2 13 (15.48%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Firmware
2 1 (1.19%) Squid
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.19%) Informatica
3 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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