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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 129 121 152
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Permanent jobs citing Physics 46 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.14% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.46% 3.31% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 4
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +41.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
1331 1059 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.79% 34.50% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 877 685 662
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 -11 24 £49,250 -10.45% 2
Edinburgh -1 20 £42,000 - 3
Aberdeen +13 1 £47,500 +11.76%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 120 (96.77%) Mathematics
2 103 (83.06%) C++
3 102 (82.26%) Degree
4 99 (79.84%) Computer Science
5 93 (75.00%) Java
6 74 (59.68%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (54.03%) Finance
8 63 (50.81%) Risk Management
9 62 (50.00%) Grid Computing
9 62 (50.00%) Market Risk
10 47 (37.90%) Investment Management
11 46 (37.10%) Banking
11 46 (37.10%) Investment Banking
11 46 (37.10%) Financial Institution
12 41 (33.06%) Software Engineering
13 30 (24.19%) C#
14 29 (23.39%) .NET
15 28 (22.58%) OO
16 22 (17.74%) Games
16 22 (17.74%) C
17 21 (16.94%) PhD
18 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (10.48%) Game Development
19 13 (10.48%) OOD
20 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
21 11 (8.87%) Fortran
22 10 (8.06%) Internet
23 7 (5.65%) Linux
23 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
23 7 (5.65%) Scala

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (1.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) MSDE
3 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Maven
1 3 (2.42%) Ant
1 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.42%) Gradle
General
1 67 (54.03%) Finance
2 46 (37.10%) Banking
2 46 (37.10%) Investment Banking
2 46 (37.10%) Financial Institution
3 22 (17.74%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (75.00%) Developer
2 73 (58.87%) Java Developer
3 36 (29.03%) Senior Java Developer
3 36 (29.03%) Senior Developer
4 27 (21.77%) Software Developer
5 19 (15.32%) Software Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Junior
7 16 (12.90%) Junior Developer
8 15 (12.10%) C++ Developer
9 14 (11.29%) Junior Java Developer
10 13 (10.48%) C++ Software Developer
10 13 (10.48%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (10.48%) Senior C++ Developer
10 13 (10.48%) Java Software Developer
10 13 (10.48%) C++/Java Developer
10 13 (10.48%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 12 (9.68%) Graduate
12 7 (5.65%) Scala Developer
13 3 (2.42%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 2 (1.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) .NET
2 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.23%) HTML
3 3 (2.42%) Qt
3 3 (2.42%) Open Inventor
3 3 (2.42%) jQuery
3 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.61%) CSS
4 2 (1.61%) ActiveX
4 2 (1.61%) REST
4 2 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.81%) Java EE
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) WinForms
5 1 (0.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.81%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 120 (96.77%) Mathematics
2 99 (79.84%) Computer Science
3 74 (59.68%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (50.00%) Grid Computing
4 62 (50.00%) Market Risk
5 7 (5.65%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.65%) Online Games
6 4 (3.23%) Open Source
7 3 (2.42%) Economics
7 3 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.81%) Animation
8 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) VHDL
8 1 (0.81%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Linux
2 5 (4.03%) Windows
3 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.81%) Risk Management
2 47 (37.90%) Investment Management
3 41 (33.06%) Software Engineering
4 28 (22.58%) OO
5 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.48%) Game Development
6 13 (10.48%) OOD
7 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.65%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.23%) MVC
9 4 (3.23%) OOP
9 4 (3.23%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.42%) Release Management
10 3 (2.42%) Change Management
10 3 (2.42%) Workflow
10 3 (2.42%) Software Distribution
10 3 (2.42%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.42%) DevOps
10 3 (2.42%) Dependency Management
10 3 (2.42%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (83.06%) C++
2 93 (75.00%) Java
3 30 (24.19%) C#
4 22 (17.74%) C
5 11 (8.87%) Fortran
6 7 (5.65%) Scala
7 6 (4.84%) Python
8 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.42%) Perl
8 3 (2.42%) PHP
8 3 (2.42%) VB
9 2 (1.61%) VB6
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 102 (82.26%) Degree
2 21 (16.94%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.81%) Xilinx
3 1 (0.81%) Twitter
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