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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 143 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Physics 18 39 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 1.23% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 3.09% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 69
Median salary £40,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
1266 1264 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.90% 39.81% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 597 793 888
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +13 16 £40,000 -
Glasgow -32 1 £26,500 -45.07%
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 36 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 33 (78.57%) Degree
3 24 (57.14%) C++
4 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
5 21 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 17 (40.48%) C#
7 15 (35.71%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) PhD
8 12 (28.57%) Economics
9 11 (26.19%) Java
9 11 (26.19%) .NET
10 10 (23.81%) Project Management
10 10 (23.81%) Retail
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) Banking
11 9 (21.43%) OO
12 8 (19.05%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
12 8 (19.05%) Psychology
12 8 (19.05%) Local Government
12 8 (19.05%) Operations Research
13 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 6 (14.29%) C
15 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
15 5 (11.90%) Python
15 5 (11.90%) Fortran
15 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
15 5 (11.90%) GIS
16 4 (9.52%) Fixed Income

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 (9.52%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) S-PLUS
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) GIS
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 9 (21.43%) Banking
4 8 (19.05%) Local Government
5 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (7.14%) Marketing
7 2 (4.76%) Avionics
7 2 (4.76%) Games
8 1 (2.38%) Electronics
8 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Graduate
3 9 (21.43%) Junior
3 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Graduate Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Credit Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Optimisation Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Qualitative Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Quantitative Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (7.14%) STL
3 2 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 21 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (28.57%) Economics
4 8 (19.05%) Psychology
5 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (9.52%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
6 4 (9.52%) Derivative
6 4 (9.52%) Fixed Income
7 2 (4.76%) SWIFT
8 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.38%) GPGPU
8 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Android
1 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (19.05%) Operations Research
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) API Design
5 4 (9.52%) Black-Scholes
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 4 (9.52%) Monte Carlo Method
5 4 (9.52%) Presales
5 4 (9.52%) Stress Testing
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
5 4 (9.52%) Validation
6 3 (7.14%) CAD
6 3 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) C++
2 17 (40.48%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) C
6 5 (11.90%) Fortran
6 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
6 5 (11.90%) Python
7 4 (9.52%) R
7 4 (9.52%) VBA
8 3 (7.14%) Perl
9 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby
10 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) Degree
2 12 (28.57%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle