The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 92 78 95
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 3 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 1.20% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.33% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 7
Median salary £63,750 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £26,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £57,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,564
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.90%  

Physics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1048 1206 1193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.07% 90.81% 88.50%
Number of salaries quoted 678 809 712
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Physics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Edinburgh

Physics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Physics in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Physics in Edinburgh

Physics
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Edinburgh

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Physics.

1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Postgraduate
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) PhD
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) 3D Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Zemax
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) D3.js
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) 3D Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PhD
2 2 (28.57%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago