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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 127 123 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Physics 19 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.43% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 3.42% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 44
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +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
966 1376 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.20% 41.96% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 552 814 878
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +18 15 £39,000 +9.09%
Fife - 3 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (88.24%) Degree
2 24 (70.59%) Mathematics
3 18 (52.94%) C++
4 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 12 (35.29%) C#
6 9 (26.47%) PhD
6 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
7 7 (20.59%) .NET
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Fortran
8 6 (17.65%) Project Management
8 6 (17.65%) C
8 6 (17.65%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Retail
9 5 (14.71%) Operations Research
9 5 (14.71%) Economics
9 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Local Government
9 5 (14.71%) Psychology
9 5 (14.71%) Java
9 5 (14.71%) Python
9 5 (14.71%) GIS
10 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) Postgraduate
10 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
10 4 (11.76%) Zemax
10 4 (11.76%) Marketing
11 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing

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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Zemax
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) GIS
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Local Government
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Marketing
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.88%) Electronics
6 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Graduate
2 7 (20.59%) Junior
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Development Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Junior Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Junior Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Optical Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Scientific Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (8.82%) STL
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Mathematics
2 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
4 5 (14.71%) Economics
4 5 (14.71%) Psychology
5 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) GPGPU
5 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Operations Research
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.82%) CAD
6 2 (5.88%) API Design
6 2 (5.88%) Image Processing
6 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.88%) OOD
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Code Optimisation
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) C++
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) C
3 6 (17.65%) Fortran
4 5 (14.71%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (88.24%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) PhD
3 4 (11.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
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