The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 139 129
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 6 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.58% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.65% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 19
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,375 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.32% +8.33%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2077 2635 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.18% 90.61% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1701 1676
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Physics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Physics in Scotland

Physics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Physics 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 23 March 2017. 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 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 3 £63,750 +41.66% 3
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Glasgow +19 1 - - 2
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Physics.

1 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Electronics
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (13.33%) CryEngine
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) D3.js
8 2 (13.33%) R
8 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
8 2 (13.33%) OpenGL

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) Zemax
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.67%) iTunes
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) BigQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Real Time Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Process Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (13.33%) CryEngine
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) D3.js
2 2 (13.33%) DirectX
2 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
2 2 (13.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.67%) MFC
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.67%) STL
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Animation
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) GLSL
5 1 (6.67%) HLSL
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
2 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau
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