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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 132 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Physics 17 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 1.42% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 3.40% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 45
Median salary £41,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.41% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,725 £28,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
1125 1354 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.81% 41.83% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 594 818 870
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +11 14 £41,500 +31.74%
Fife - 2 £33,750 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 34 (82.93%) Degree
2 33 (80.49%) Mathematics
3 22 (53.66%) C++
4 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
5 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
6 16 (39.02%) C#
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 11 (26.83%) PhD
9 10 (24.39%) .NET
9 10 (24.39%) Economics
9 10 (24.39%) Retail
10 9 (21.95%) Project Management
11 8 (19.51%) Banking
11 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
11 8 (19.51%) Local Government
11 8 (19.51%) Operations Research
11 8 (19.51%) Psychology
11 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
12 7 (17.07%) C
12 7 (17.07%) Java
13 6 (14.63%) OO
13 6 (14.63%) Fortran
13 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.20%) GIS
14 5 (12.20%) Python
15 4 (9.76%) API Design
15 4 (9.76%) Xamarin
15 4 (9.76%) Windows
15 4 (9.76%) SQL

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 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) S-PLUS
1 2 (4.88%) Zemax
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) GIS
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Retail
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Local Government
4 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.76%) Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.88%) Avionics
6 2 (4.88%) Electronics
6 2 (4.88%) Games
6 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Graduate
2 11 (26.83%) Junior
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Graduate Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Development Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (7.32%) STL
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (80.49%) Mathematics
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
3 10 (24.39%) Economics
4 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
4 8 (19.51%) Psychology
5 2 (4.88%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.88%) Derivative
5 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) GPGPU
6 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
3 8 (19.51%) Operations Research
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) OO
5 4 (9.76%) API Design
6 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.32%) CAD
6 3 (7.32%) OOD
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Black-Scholes
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (4.88%) Presales
7 2 (4.88%) Stress Testing
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 2 (4.88%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) C++
2 16 (39.02%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) C
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) Fortran
5 5 (12.20%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.32%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) R
8 2 (4.88%) VBA
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) Degree
2 11 (26.83%) PhD
3 2 (4.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica