The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 398 389 399
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 48 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 39
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +1.47%
Chemistry
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7720 7644 8059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.69% 35.38% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5827 6200 6724
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Chemistry Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Chemistry
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Chemistry Salary Trend in the South East

Chemistry
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chemistry across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Chemistry Salary Histogram in the South East

Chemistry
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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
Surrey +10 41 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Hampshire -2 3 £26,000 -13.33%
Oxfordshire -4 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Chemistry
England

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 98 (75.97%) Biology
2 94 (72.87%) Life Science
3 67 (51.94%) PhD
4 64 (49.61%) Degree
5 58 (44.96%) Mathematics
6 57 (44.19%) Oracle
7 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
7 49 (37.98%) Bioinformatics
8 48 (37.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 47 (36.43%) SQL
10 45 (34.88%) Physics
11 44 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (33.33%) Selenium
13 40 (31.01%) Biotechnology
14 35 (27.13%) Web Services
14 35 (27.13%) Relational Database
15 32 (24.81%) Windows
15 32 (24.81%) ISEB
16 30 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint
16 30 (23.26%) CIPD
16 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
16 30 (23.26%) PL/SQL
17 29 (22.48%) HTML
17 29 (22.48%) Java
17 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
17 29 (22.48%) Computer Science
17 29 (22.48%) Manual Testing
18 26 (20.16%) Statistics
19 25 (19.38%) MySQL
20 23 (17.83%) QuickTest Pro

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Maple
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) SPSS
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) Relational Database
2 25 (19.38%) MySQL
3 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.33%) DB2
7 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (33.33%) Selenium
2 23 (17.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (17.05%) JMeter
4 10 (7.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.43%) Toad
5 7 (5.43%) JIRA
6 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 48 (37.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (3.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (37.98%) Tester
2 34 (26.36%) Developer
3 33 (25.58%) Software Tester
4 32 (24.81%) Trainer
5 31 (24.03%) Consultant
6 30 (23.26%) Training Consultant
7 26 (20.16%) Graduate
8 20 (15.50%) Senior Tester
8 20 (15.50%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Senior Software Tester
10 5 (3.88%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.88%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Data Modeller
12 3 (2.33%) Graduate Java Developer
12 3 (2.33%) Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Junior
12 3 (2.33%) Junior Java Developer
12 3 (2.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.13%) Web Services
2 29 (22.48%) HTML
3 22 (17.05%) J2EE
3 22 (17.05%) XML
4 16 (12.40%) JSON
5 15 (11.63%) GWT
5 15 (11.63%) REST
6 12 (9.30%) .NET
7 8 (6.20%) Ext JS
8 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.88%) CSS
10 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.10%) OpenGL
10 4 (3.10%) OpenCL
11 3 (2.33%) XSLT
11 3 (2.33%) XBRL
11 3 (2.33%) Java EE
12 2 (1.55%) DirectX
12 2 (1.55%) CSS3
12 2 (1.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 98 (75.97%) Biology
2 94 (72.87%) Life Science
3 58 (44.96%) Mathematics
4 45 (34.88%) Physics
5 40 (31.01%) Biotechnology
6 29 (22.48%) Computer Science
7 26 (20.16%) Statistics
8 13 (10.08%) E-Learning
9 9 (6.98%) Visualisation
9 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (4.65%) Algorithms
11 4 (3.10%) CUDA
12 2 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.78%) NHS
13 1 (0.78%) LIMS
13 1 (0.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.81%) Windows
2 16 (12.40%) Linux
3 14 (10.85%) Mac OS X
4 10 (7.75%) Solaris
5 4 (3.10%) Android
5 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.98%) Bioinformatics
2 44 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (22.48%) Manual Testing
4 23 (17.83%) Software Testing
5 22 (17.05%) V-Model
6 20 (15.50%) Automated Testing
7 18 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 16 (12.40%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.08%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.98%) OO
11 7 (5.43%) Test Management
12 6 (4.65%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.88%) Data Analysis
14 4 (3.10%) Validation
14 4 (3.10%) Web Development
14 4 (3.10%) CAD
14 4 (3.10%) Data Modelling
15 3 (2.33%) Web Application Development
15 3 (2.33%) Analytics
15 3 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.43%) SQL
2 30 (23.26%) PL/SQL
3 29 (22.48%) Java
3 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.50%) C#
5 17 (13.18%) C++
6 5 (3.88%) VC++
7 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.33%) Fortran
9 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.55%) Python
9 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.55%) Perl
9 2 (1.55%) R
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) VBA
10 1 (0.78%) VB
10 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.78%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 67 (51.94%) PhD
2 64 (49.61%) Degree
3 32 (24.81%) ISEB
4 30 (23.26%) CIPD
5 22 (17.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) GLP
2 1 (0.78%) HL7
Systems Management
1 17 (13.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (44.19%) Oracle
2 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.43%) HP
4 3 (2.33%) Tieto
5 2 (1.55%) SAP
5 2 (1.55%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.78%) Minitab
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