Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Physics
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 118 144
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26 -32
Permanent jobs citing Physics 31 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.77% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.83% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 6
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +16.08% -10.63%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,113 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £51,250 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% -16.50% +22.62%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2456 2158 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 90.93% 92.54% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1405 1764
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +2.98%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,540 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 29 (93.55%) Mathematics
2 28 (90.32%) Degree
3 26 (83.87%) Computer Science
4 25 (80.65%) C++
5 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
6 17 (54.84%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (51.61%) Linux
7 16 (51.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (35.48%) Machine Learning
9 10 (32.26%) PhD
10 8 (25.81%) Statistics
11 7 (22.58%) Python
12 5 (16.13%) Java
12 5 (16.13%) R
13 4 (12.90%) Master's Degree
13 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
13 4 (12.90%) C
13 4 (12.90%) C#
13 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
13 4 (12.90%) Finance
13 4 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (12.90%) Robotics
13 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
13 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
14 3 (9.68%) Scala
14 3 (9.68%) SQL
14 3 (9.68%) Analytics
14 3 (9.68%) Big Data
14 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
14 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Text Mining
4 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Avionics
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Software Engineer
2 17 (54.84%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (51.61%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (12.90%) Data Scientist
5 4 (12.90%) Research Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Research Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) D3.js
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) MLlib
1 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (3.23%) NumPy
1 1 (3.23%) scikit-learn
1 1 (3.23%) SciPy
1 1 (3.23%) TensorFlow
1 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (3.23%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Robotics
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) ASIC
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Photography
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Mathematics
2 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (35.48%) Machine Learning
5 8 (25.81%) Statistics
6 4 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Cluster Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Deep Learning
8 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Mathematical Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 2 (6.45%) Reinforcement Learning
8 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) R
4 4 (12.90%) C
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Lua
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Degree
2 17 (54.84%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (32.26%) PhD
4 4 (12.90%) Master's Degree
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Tableau