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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 358 388 402
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 84 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 67 22 37
Average salary £28,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
6761 6157 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.96% 28.97% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 4983 5878
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Surrey +42 74 £28,500 +14.00% 4
Berkshire - 3 £87,500 -
Oxfordshire -5 2 £48,750 +72.56% 1
Hampshire -14 2 £23,750 -20.83%
Kent - 2 £35,750 -
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Chemistry
England

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 87 (70.73%) Biology
2 85 (69.11%) Life Science
3 71 (57.72%) Degree
4 58 (47.15%) Mathematics
5 56 (45.53%) Oracle
5 56 (45.53%) PhD
6 49 (39.84%) SQL
7 44 (35.77%) Physics
8 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
9 37 (30.08%) Selenium
10 36 (29.27%) Relational Database
10 36 (29.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 36 (29.27%) Bioinformatics
11 33 (26.83%) Computer Science
12 30 (24.39%) ISEB
12 30 (24.39%) HTML
12 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
13 29 (23.58%) Software Testing
13 29 (23.58%) Statistics
14 28 (22.76%) Java
14 28 (22.76%) Web Services
14 28 (22.76%) V-Model
14 28 (22.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (21.14%) Biotechnology
15 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
16 25 (20.33%) Windows
17 24 (19.51%) CIPD
17 24 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
18 23 (18.70%) XML
18 23 (18.70%) C#

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) SAS
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 24 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Maple
3 1 (0.81%) SPSS
3 1 (0.81%) Simulink
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) FTP
1 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.27%) Relational Database
2 21 (17.07%) MySQL
3 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.44%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (30.08%) Selenium
2 18 (14.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (12.20%) JMeter
4 7 (5.69%) Toad
4 7 (5.69%) JIRA
5 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.81%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (29.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (3.25%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Tester
2 33 (26.83%) Developer
3 26 (21.14%) Trainer
3 26 (21.14%) Software Tester
4 25 (20.33%) Consultant
5 24 (19.51%) Graduate
5 24 (19.51%) Training Consultant
6 22 (17.89%) Senior Tester
7 18 (14.63%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.07%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Data Modeller
10 4 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Data Manager
11 3 (2.44%) Product Specialist
11 3 (2.44%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) HTML
2 28 (22.76%) Web Services
3 23 (18.70%) XML
4 16 (13.01%) JSON
5 15 (12.20%) GWT
5 15 (12.20%) .NET
5 15 (12.20%) REST
6 14 (11.38%) J2EE
7 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.50%) Ext JS
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.07%) OpenGL
8 5 (4.07%) OpenCL
9 4 (3.25%) CSS
10 3 (2.44%) DirectX
10 3 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (2.44%) XBRL
11 2 (1.63%) Direct3D
11 2 (1.63%) OpenCV
12 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (70.73%) Biology
2 85 (69.11%) Life Science
3 58 (47.15%) Mathematics
4 44 (35.77%) Physics
5 33 (26.83%) Computer Science
6 29 (23.58%) Statistics
7 26 (21.14%) Biotechnology
8 11 (8.94%) Visualisation
9 10 (8.13%) E-Learning
10 5 (4.07%) CUDA
11 3 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (2.44%) NHS
11 3 (2.44%) LIMS
11 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (2.44%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.63%) ASTM
13 1 (0.81%) Economics
13 1 (0.81%) Informatics
13 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
2 7 (5.69%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.07%) Android
3 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.44%) UNIX
5 2 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.27%) Bioinformatics
2 29 (23.58%) Software Testing
3 28 (22.76%) V-Model
4 19 (15.45%) Manual Testing
4 19 (15.45%) Automated Testing
4 19 (15.45%) Test Scripting
5 18 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.01%) Waterfall
7 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.69%) Test Management
9 7 (5.69%) Web Development
10 6 (4.88%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) OO
11 5 (4.07%) CAD
11 5 (4.07%) Project Management
11 5 (4.07%) Validation
11 5 (4.07%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) SQL
2 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.76%) Java
4 23 (18.70%) C#
4 23 (18.70%) PL/SQL
5 17 (13.82%) C++
6 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.88%) VC++
8 4 (3.25%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.44%) R
9 3 (2.44%) Python
9 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.44%) Perl
10 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) Fortran
11 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.81%) Pascal
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (57.72%) Degree
2 56 (45.53%) PhD
3 30 (24.39%) ISEB
4 28 (22.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (19.51%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) HL7
2 2 (1.63%) GLP
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (45.53%) Oracle
2 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (2.44%) Tieto
5 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.63%) SAP
5 2 (1.63%) Dell
6 1 (0.81%) Minitab
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Edissero Ltd
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Edissero Ltd
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Didcot, Oxfordshire, South West
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Salary: £28,384 - £29,566 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago