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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 125 115 143
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Permanent jobs citing Physics 37 51 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 1.57% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 3.86% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 15
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
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
1008 1322 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.40% 40.59% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 672 794 637
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 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +22 33 £35,000 -15.15%
Glasgow -35 2 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 75 (91.46%) Mathematics
2 67 (81.71%) Computer Science
3 63 (76.83%) Degree
4 53 (64.63%) C++
5 51 (62.20%) Java
6 37 (45.12%) Finance
7 31 (37.80%) C#
7 31 (37.80%) OO
7 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
8 27 (32.93%) Risk Management
9 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (25.61%) .NET
10 21 (25.61%) Investment Management
11 20 (24.39%) Market Risk
11 20 (24.39%) Grid Computing
12 19 (23.17%) Linux
13 18 (21.95%) C
14 17 (20.73%) Banking
15 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (15.85%) OOP
16 13 (15.85%) Investment Banking
16 13 (15.85%) Financial Institution
17 12 (14.63%) Windows
18 11 (13.41%) OOD
18 11 (13.41%) Games
19 10 (12.20%) PhD
20 9 (10.98%) HTML
20 9 (10.98%) CSS
20 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
20 9 (10.98%) MVC

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.44%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 4 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.10%) Clang
2 1 (1.22%) Ant
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) Gradle
General
1 37 (45.12%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Banking
3 13 (15.85%) Investment Banking
3 13 (15.85%) Financial Institution
4 11 (13.41%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 25 (30.49%) Java Developer
3 23 (28.05%) Software Developer
4 19 (23.17%) Software Engineer
5 17 (20.73%) Senior Developer
5 17 (20.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (14.63%) C++ Developer
7 11 (13.41%) Graduate
7 11 (13.41%) C++ Software Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Junior
8 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
9 8 (9.76%) Junior Developer
10 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
10 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 6 (7.32%) C++/Java Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Junior Java Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) .NET
2 9 (10.98%) CSS
2 9 (10.98%) HTML
3 8 (9.76%) Web Services
4 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.10%) STL
5 5 (6.10%) OpenGL
5 5 (6.10%) Qt
5 5 (6.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.88%) HTML5
6 4 (4.88%) REST
6 4 (4.88%) CSS3
6 4 (4.88%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.88%) jQuery
7 3 (3.66%) Spring MVC
7 3 (3.66%) Spring
7 3 (3.66%) Restlet
7 3 (3.66%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 75 (91.46%) Mathematics
2 67 (81.71%) Computer Science
3 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (24.39%) Market Risk
4 20 (24.39%) Grid Computing
5 7 (8.54%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.10%) GIS
7 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.88%) Hedge funds
7 4 (4.88%) Online Games
8 2 (2.44%) Open Source
8 2 (2.44%) Animation
9 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 12 (14.63%) Windows
3 7 (8.54%) UNIX
4 6 (7.32%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.10%) Android
5 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.66%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) OO
1 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
2 27 (32.93%) Risk Management
3 21 (25.61%) Investment Management
4 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.85%) OOP
6 11 (13.41%) OOD
7 9 (10.98%) MVC
8 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.54%) MVVM
9 7 (8.54%) Low Latency
10 6 (7.32%) Scrum
10 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Project Management
11 5 (6.10%) Game Development
12 4 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (3.66%) Coaching
13 3 (3.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) C++
2 51 (62.20%) Java
3 31 (37.80%) C#
4 18 (21.95%) C
5 9 (10.98%) SQL
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.54%) Perl
6 7 (8.54%) Python
7 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.88%) Scala
7 4 (4.88%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) Groovy
8 3 (3.66%) VB6
9 2 (2.44%) Fortran
9 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (76.83%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) PhD
3 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) Squid
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) Informatica
3 1 (1.22%) Twitter
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago