The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 764 725 821
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +96
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 116 121 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87 93 62
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
Chemistry
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39912 39336 43601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.92% 39.39% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31445 32173 37001
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Chemistry Jobs Demand Trend in England

Chemistry
Salary Trend in England

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

Chemistry Salary Trend in England

Chemistry
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chemistry across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Chemistry Salary Histogram in England

Chemistry
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 79 £30,000 +11.11% 1
London -38 19 £67,500 +92.85% 2
East of England -29 10 £35,000 -30.00% 3
East Midlands - 5 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -31 2 £25,000 -30.55%
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Chemistry
UK

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 121 (58.45%) Biology
2 119 (57.49%) Degree
3 112 (54.11%) Life Science
4 82 (39.61%) Mathematics
5 76 (36.71%) PhD
6 68 (32.85%) Oracle
6 68 (32.85%) Physics
7 66 (31.88%) SQL
8 57 (27.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 56 (27.05%) Computer Science
10 55 (26.57%) Bioinformatics
11 54 (26.09%) Microsoft
12 52 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (23.67%) C#
14 48 (23.19%) Java
14 48 (23.19%) Relational Database
15 46 (22.22%) Selenium
16 41 (19.81%) HTML
17 40 (19.32%) Windows
18 39 (18.84%) Biotechnology
19 38 (18.36%) C++
19 38 (18.36%) Web Services
19 38 (18.36%) Statistics
20 37 (17.87%) Finance
21 36 (17.39%) JavaScript
21 36 (17.39%) ISEB
22 33 (15.94%) MS Excel
23 31 (14.98%) Manual Testing
24 30 (14.49%) PL/SQL
25 29 (14.01%) MySQL

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 12 (5.80%) SAS
2 8 (3.86%) Apache Pig
3 7 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.35%) SPSS
4 8 (3.86%) CPLEX
5 3 (1.45%) MS Office
6 1 (0.48%) Simulink
6 1 (0.48%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.45%) Intranet
3 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.97%) FTP
3 2 (0.97%) HTTP
3 2 (0.97%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.48%) VoIP
4 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.19%) Relational Database
2 29 (14.01%) MySQL
3 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.31%) Data Mining
5 10 (4.83%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.35%) Big Data
7 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.45%) DB2
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.48%) QlikView
11 1 (0.48%) OLTP
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (22.22%) Selenium
2 24 (11.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (10.14%) JMeter
4 8 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.38%) Toad
5 7 (3.38%) JIRA
6 2 (0.97%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.48%) Subversion
7 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
General
1 57 (27.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 37 (17.87%) Finance
3 23 (11.11%) Banking
4 13 (6.28%) Marketing
5 8 (3.86%) Retail
6 2 (0.97%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (29.47%) Developer
2 55 (26.57%) Tester
3 37 (17.87%) Graduate
4 35 (16.91%) Software Tester
5 30 (14.49%) Trainer
6 29 (14.01%) Consultant
7 28 (13.53%) Training Consultant
8 25 (12.08%) Graduate Developer
8 25 (12.08%) Senior Tester
9 18 (8.70%) Junior
10 17 (8.21%) Junior Developer
11 11 (5.31%) Analyst
11 11 (5.31%) Data Scientist
12 9 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Author
13 8 (3.86%) Technical Author
14 7 (3.38%) C# Developer
14 7 (3.38%) Senior Software Tester
15 5 (2.42%) Data Modeller
15 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.81%) HTML
2 38 (18.36%) Web Services
3 26 (12.56%) XML
4 20 (9.66%) J2EE
5 17 (8.21%) REST
6 16 (7.73%) .NET
6 16 (7.73%) JSON
7 15 (7.25%) CSS
7 15 (7.25%) GWT
8 8 (3.86%) Ext JS
9 7 (3.38%) Natural Language Processing
9 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.90%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.42%) OpenGL
11 5 (2.42%) OpenCL
12 3 (1.45%) XBRL
12 3 (1.45%) DirectX
12 3 (1.45%) Java EE
12 3 (1.45%) XSLT
13 2 (0.97%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 121 (58.45%) Biology
2 112 (54.11%) Life Science
3 82 (39.61%) Mathematics
4 68 (32.85%) Physics
5 56 (27.05%) Computer Science
6 39 (18.84%) Biotechnology
7 38 (18.36%) Statistics
8 25 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (10.14%) Visualisation
10 19 (9.18%) Market Risk
11 12 (5.80%) E-Learning
12 11 (5.31%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (5.31%) Economics
13 10 (4.83%) Informatics
14 8 (3.86%) Applied Mathematics
14 8 (3.86%) Psychology
14 8 (3.86%) Neural Network
14 8 (3.86%) Digital Media
15 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
16 6 (2.90%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.32%) Windows
2 16 (7.73%) Linux
3 13 (6.28%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.35%) Solaris
5 6 (2.90%) Android
5 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.57%) Bioinformatics
2 52 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.98%) Manual Testing
4 29 (14.01%) Software Testing
5 28 (13.53%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.53%) V-Model
6 22 (10.63%) Automated Testing
7 21 (10.14%) Test Scripting
8 18 (8.70%) Analytics
8 18 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 17 (8.21%) Waterfall
10 14 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.28%) OO
11 13 (6.28%) Business Analysis
12 11 (5.31%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.35%) Monte Carlo Method
14 8 (3.86%) Predictive Modelling
14 8 (3.86%) Machine Learning
14 8 (3.86%) Logistic Regression
14 8 (3.86%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (31.88%) SQL
2 49 (23.67%) C#
3 48 (23.19%) Java
4 38 (18.36%) C++
5 36 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 30 (14.49%) PL/SQL
7 25 (12.08%) VBA
8 19 (9.18%) Python
9 17 (8.21%) MATLAB
10 15 (7.25%) R
11 9 (4.35%) Ruby
11 9 (4.35%) Perl
12 8 (3.86%) VC++
12 8 (3.86%) Clojure
13 7 (3.38%) C
14 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.97%) VB
16 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 119 (57.49%) Degree
2 76 (36.71%) PhD
3 36 (17.39%) ISEB
4 28 (13.53%) CIPD
4 28 (13.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) GLP
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.45%) HL7
3 2 (0.97%) TickIT
3 2 (0.97%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 15 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.97%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 68 (32.85%) Oracle
2 54 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.35%) HP
4 3 (1.45%) Tieto
5 2 (0.97%) Dell
5 2 (0.97%) NetApp
5 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.97%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) Sybase
6 1 (0.48%) Mercator
6 1 (0.48%) Minitab
6 1 (0.48%) Tableau
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago