The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 107 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 66 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 1.04% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.23% 3.39% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 29 12
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1059 1004 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.48% 30.62% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 680 644 639
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Physics
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +8 40 £55,000 +25.71% 4
Edinburgh +4 26 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 124 (93.23%) Mathematics
2 109 (81.95%) Degree
3 108 (81.20%) C++
4 102 (76.69%) Computer Science
5 99 (74.44%) Java
6 68 (51.13%) Finance
7 62 (46.62%) Risk Management
7 62 (46.62%) Grid Computing
7 62 (46.62%) Market Risk
8 49 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 45 (33.83%) Investment Banking
9 45 (33.83%) Banking
9 45 (33.83%) Investment Management
9 45 (33.83%) Financial Institution
10 35 (26.32%) OO
11 28 (21.05%) C#
11 28 (21.05%) .NET
12 27 (20.30%) Games
13 26 (19.55%) PhD
14 21 (15.79%) OOD
15 18 (13.53%) Game Development
16 17 (12.78%) C
17 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
18 11 (8.27%) Internet
18 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (7.52%) Hedge funds
19 10 (7.52%) Fortran
20 9 (6.77%) Automated Testing
21 8 (6.02%) Scala
21 8 (6.02%) Online Games

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.50%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.50%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.50%) Big Data
2 2 (1.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) MSDE
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Ant
1 3 (2.26%) Maven
1 3 (2.26%) Gradle
General
1 68 (51.13%) Finance
2 45 (33.83%) Financial Institution
2 45 (33.83%) Banking
2 45 (33.83%) Investment Banking
3 27 (20.30%) Games
4 4 (3.01%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (73.68%) Developer
2 80 (60.15%) Java Developer
3 43 (32.33%) Senior Developer
4 41 (30.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (22.56%) Software Developer
6 20 (15.04%) C++ Developer
6 20 (15.04%) Senior Software Developer
7 18 (13.53%) Senior C++ Developer
7 18 (13.53%) Java Software Developer
7 18 (13.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 18 (13.53%) C++/Java Developer
7 18 (13.53%) C++ Software Developer
8 17 (12.78%) Software Engineer
9 15 (11.28%) Junior
9 15 (11.28%) Junior Developer
10 14 (10.53%) Junior Java Developer
11 11 (8.27%) Graduate
12 8 (6.02%) Scala Developer
13 4 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (3.01%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (4.51%) HTML
3 5 (3.76%) Qt
3 5 (3.76%) Open Inventor
4 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.26%) CSS
5 3 (2.26%) HTML5
6 2 (1.50%) REST
6 2 (1.50%) Ext JS
6 2 (1.50%) OAuth
6 2 (1.50%) XML
6 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.50%) JSON
7 1 (0.75%) jQuery
7 1 (0.75%) Java EE
7 1 (0.75%) Middleware
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 124 (93.23%) Mathematics
2 102 (76.69%) Computer Science
3 62 (46.62%) Market Risk
3 62 (46.62%) Grid Computing
4 10 (7.52%) Hedge funds
5 8 (6.02%) Online Games
6 5 (3.76%) Open Source
6 5 (3.76%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (3.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (3.01%) VHDL
7 4 (3.01%) Verilog
8 3 (2.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) Linux
2 2 (1.50%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.62%) Risk Management
2 49 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 45 (33.83%) Investment Management
4 35 (26.32%) OO
5 21 (15.79%) OOD
6 18 (13.53%) Game Development
7 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.77%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.76%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (3.76%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (3.01%) Video Processing
12 3 (2.26%) 3D Modelling
12 3 (2.26%) Build Automation
12 3 (2.26%) DevOps
12 3 (2.26%) Software Distribution
12 3 (2.26%) Dependency Management
12 3 (2.26%) Release Management
12 3 (2.26%) Workflow
12 3 (2.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (81.20%) C++
2 99 (74.44%) Java
3 28 (21.05%) C#
4 17 (12.78%) C
5 10 (7.52%) Fortran
6 8 (6.02%) Python
6 8 (6.02%) Scala
7 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.01%) SQL
8 4 (3.01%) Tcl
8 4 (3.01%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.26%) Perl
9 3 (2.26%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 109 (81.95%) Degree
2 26 (19.55%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (3.01%) Xilinx
2 2 (1.50%) Tableau
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.50%) Omniture
2 2 (1.50%) Google
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago