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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 121 125 148
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Physics 52 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.96% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.96% 3.20% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 9
Average salary £49,250 £53,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.37% +39.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,100 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
1048 938 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 29.94% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 660 606 565
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Glasgow -13 29 £55,000 - 2
Edinburgh +8 22 £42,000 - 3
West Lothian - 1 - -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 122 (94.57%) Mathematics
2 105 (81.40%) C++
3 103 (79.84%) Degree
4 100 (77.52%) Computer Science
5 99 (76.74%) Java
6 67 (51.94%) Finance
7 63 (48.84%) Risk Management
7 63 (48.84%) Grid Computing
7 63 (48.84%) Market Risk
8 47 (36.43%) Software Engineering
9 45 (34.88%) Banking
9 45 (34.88%) Investment Banking
9 45 (34.88%) Investment Management
9 45 (34.88%) Financial Institution
10 28 (21.71%) OO
11 26 (20.16%) C#
12 25 (19.38%) .NET
12 25 (19.38%) Games
13 24 (18.60%) PhD
14 20 (15.50%) C
15 17 (13.18%) OOD
16 16 (12.40%) Game Development
17 11 (8.53%) Fortran
17 11 (8.53%) Internet
18 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (6.20%) Scala
19 8 (6.20%) Online Games
19 8 (6.20%) Automated Testing
19 8 (6.20%) Hedge funds
19 8 (6.20%) SQL Server

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.55%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Big Data
3 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.78%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Gradle
1 3 (2.33%) Maven
1 3 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 67 (51.94%) Finance
2 45 (34.88%) Banking
2 45 (34.88%) Investment Banking
2 45 (34.88%) Financial Institution
3 25 (19.38%) Games
4 4 (3.10%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (72.09%) Developer
2 77 (59.69%) Java Developer
3 38 (29.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 38 (29.46%) Senior Developer
4 27 (20.93%) Software Developer
5 18 (13.95%) Junior
5 18 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 18 (13.95%) C++ Developer
6 17 (13.18%) Junior Developer
7 16 (12.40%) Senior Software Developer
7 16 (12.40%) C++ Software Developer
7 16 (12.40%) Senior C++ Developer
7 16 (12.40%) C++/Java Developer
7 16 (12.40%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 16 (12.40%) Java Software Developer
8 15 (11.63%) Junior Java Developer
8 15 (11.63%) Graduate
9 8 (6.20%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Hardware Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.38%) .NET
2 3 (2.33%) Qt
2 3 (2.33%) Open Inventor
2 3 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.55%) HTML5
4 1 (0.78%) jQuery
4 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.78%) Java EE
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.78%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (94.57%) Mathematics
2 100 (77.52%) Computer Science
3 63 (48.84%) Grid Computing
3 63 (48.84%) Market Risk
4 8 (6.20%) Online Games
4 8 (6.20%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.10%) VHDL
5 4 (3.10%) Verilog
5 4 (3.10%) Open Source
5 4 (3.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.33%) Economics
6 3 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.84%) Risk Management
2 47 (36.43%) Software Engineering
3 45 (34.88%) Investment Management
4 28 (21.71%) OO
5 17 (13.18%) OOD
6 16 (12.40%) Game Development
7 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.20%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.10%) Video Processing
10 3 (2.33%) 3D Modelling
10 3 (2.33%) Release Management
10 3 (2.33%) Software Distribution
10 3 (2.33%) Dependency Management
10 3 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.33%) DevOps
10 3 (2.33%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.33%) Workflow
10 3 (2.33%) Change Management
11 2 (1.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 105 (81.40%) C++
2 99 (76.74%) Java
3 26 (20.16%) C#
4 20 (15.50%) C
5 11 (8.53%) Fortran
6 8 (6.20%) Scala
7 6 (4.65%) Python
8 4 (3.10%) Tcl
8 4 (3.10%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.33%) Perl
9 3 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.78%) Ruby
11 1 (0.78%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (79.84%) Degree
2 24 (18.60%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (3.10%) Xilinx
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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