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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 82 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 16 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 1.17% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.28% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
Median salary £38,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00%  

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 1142 1094 1249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.80% 91.62% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 697 624 763
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
1 16 (84.21%) Mathematics
2 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
2 14 (73.68%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (47.37%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
5 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) PhD
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) R
7 3 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (15.79%) Tableau
7 3 (15.79%) BigQuery
7 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Spatial Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
7 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Scala
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) D3.js

Physics
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) BigQuery
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Data Scientist
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Qt Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Research Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) D3.js
1 3 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) MLlib
3 1 (5.26%) Qt
3 1 (5.26%) scikit-learn
3 1 (5.26%) TensorFlow
3 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.26%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Mathematics
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
3 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Spatial Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (5.26%) Game Development
7 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Statistics
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) R
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (26.32%) PhD
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago