The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chemistry
Rank 79 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 35 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% - 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% - 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 16
Average salary £36,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 - £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
Chemistry
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
772 728 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.30% 51.30% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 557 626 590
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Chemistry across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Chemistry Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Chemistry
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chemistry across the Cambridge region.

Chemistry Salary Trend in Cambridge

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Chemistry also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Chemistry.

1 25 (71.43%) Electronics
1 25 (71.43%) Military
2 21 (60.00%) Degree
3 19 (54.29%) Manufacturing
4 16 (45.71%) CAD
5 15 (42.86%) MATLAB
5 15 (42.86%) LabVIEW
6 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) Stress Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) SolidWorks
8 6 (17.14%) Biology
8 6 (17.14%) Life Science
8 6 (17.14%) C
9 5 (14.29%) Marketing
10 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) Perl
10 4 (11.43%) VBA
10 4 (11.43%) Python
10 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
11 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.57%) R
11 3 (8.57%) REST
11 3 (8.57%) SAS
11 3 (8.57%) HTTP
11 3 (8.57%) EMC
11 3 (8.57%) Nokia
11 3 (8.57%) Firmware
11 3 (8.57%) JavaScript

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Chemistry also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Chemistry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) LabVIEW
2 3 (8.57%) Fiddler
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (71.43%) Electronics
1 25 (71.43%) Military
2 19 (54.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Finance
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) REST
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
1 3 (8.57%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Biology
2 6 (17.14%) Life Science
3 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.57%) VHDL
3 3 (8.57%) Verilog
3 3 (8.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) CAD
2 7 (20.00%) Stress Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 6 (17.14%) C
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
3 4 (11.43%) VBA
3 4 (11.43%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) R
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GLP
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) SolidWorks
2 3 (8.57%) EMC
2 3 (8.57%) Nokia
2 3 (8.57%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle