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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 117 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Physics 37 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 1.18% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.48% 3.01% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 12
Average salary £36,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.25% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
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
1064 1297 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.25% 39.34% 33.22%
Number of salaries quoted 697 776 617
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +11 24 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Glasgow -4 9 £60,000 +50.00% 3
West Lothian - 2 £36,125 -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 63 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 55 (76.39%) Computer Science
2 55 (76.39%) Degree
3 44 (61.11%) C++
4 36 (50.00%) Java
5 32 (44.44%) Finance
6 30 (41.67%) C#
7 28 (38.89%) Software Engineering
8 25 (34.72%) OO
9 22 (30.56%) .NET
10 21 (29.17%) Linux
10 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
11 20 (27.78%) C
12 19 (26.39%) Investment Management
13 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (19.44%) HTML
15 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
15 14 (19.44%) OOP
16 13 (18.06%) Banking
17 12 (16.67%) Grid Computing
17 12 (16.67%) Market Risk
17 12 (16.67%) Windows
17 12 (16.67%) CSS
18 9 (12.50%) MVC
18 9 (12.50%) Financial Institution
18 9 (12.50%) SQL
18 9 (12.50%) Investment Banking
18 9 (12.50%) Low Latency
18 9 (12.50%) MVVM

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.39%) JBoss
1 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.94%) Clang
2 1 (1.39%) Ant
2 1 (1.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.39%) Gradle
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.56%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Publishing
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 15 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.28%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.89%) C++ Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Graduate
7 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 9 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (9.72%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Junior
11 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Analyst
12 3 (4.17%) Programmer
12 3 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 14 (19.44%) HTML
3 12 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (11.11%) Web Services
5 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.33%) CSS3
5 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.33%) HTML5
6 5 (6.94%) Qt
6 5 (6.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (6.94%) STL
6 5 (6.94%) OpenGL
7 4 (5.56%) jQuery
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.56%) REST
7 4 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (4.17%) Restlet
8 3 (4.17%) JAX-RS
8 3 (4.17%) Spring
8 3 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 55 (76.39%) Computer Science
3 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 12 (16.67%) Grid Computing
5 5 (6.94%) GIS
5 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (2.78%) Animation
6 2 (2.78%) Open Source
7 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.39%) Online Games
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Linux
2 12 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) UNIX
4 6 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.94%) Android
5 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 25 (34.72%) OO
3 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
4 19 (26.39%) Investment Management
5 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.44%) OOP
7 9 (12.50%) MVC
7 9 (12.50%) MVVM
7 9 (12.50%) Low Latency
8 8 (11.11%) Scrum
8 8 (11.11%) OOD
9 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (5.56%) Project Management
12 4 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (4.17%) Time Management
13 3 (4.17%) Coaching
14 2 (2.78%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.11%) C++
2 36 (50.00%) Java
3 30 (41.67%) C#
4 20 (27.78%) C
5 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.50%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Perl
8 5 (6.94%) Python
9 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.56%) VB
10 3 (4.17%) Groovy
10 3 (4.17%) VB6
11 2 (2.78%) Fortran
11 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.39%) Ruby
12 1 (1.39%) Scala
12 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (76.39%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) HND
2 3 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Squid
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Informatica
4 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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