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

Physics
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 143 140
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Physics 24 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 0.52% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.57% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 21
Median salary £46,250 £26,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.52% -48.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £51,250 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +11.42% -4.10%  

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 2484 2616 2845
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.42% 91.44% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6025 5743 7679
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £61,250 £67,442
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -7 16 £38,250 +44.33% 3
Glasgow +14 5 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Dundee - 1 £50,000 -
Physics
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Physics.

1 27 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 22 (73.33%) Degree
3 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
5 15 (50.00%) C++
6 14 (46.67%) Linux
7 10 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (30.00%) Python
8 9 (30.00%) C#
9 8 (26.67%) PhD
9 8 (26.67%) Machine Learning
10 7 (23.33%) R
11 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
11 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
11 6 (20.00%) Big Data
11 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
12 5 (16.67%) Java
12 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (13.33%) Statistics
13 4 (13.33%) Analytics
13 4 (13.33%) D3.js
13 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (10.00%) Spatial Analysis

Physics
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) BigQuery
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Electronics
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Data Scientist
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Process Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Research Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Sales Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) D3.js
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) TensorFlow
3 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) ggplot
4 1 (3.33%) Havok
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) MLlib
4 1 (3.33%) Pandas
4 1 (3.33%) React
4 1 (3.33%) scikit-learn
4 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Streaming Music
5 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) Machine Learning
5 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Statistics
8 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Spatial Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) Signal Processing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Web Development
10 1 (3.33%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (3.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (30.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) R
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.00%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (26.67%) PhD
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Tableau
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