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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chemistry
Rank 414 376 427
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +51
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 28 79 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.94% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 67 11
Average salary £23,500 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.88% +23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £33,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-26.86% -18.78%
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
7806 8444 8347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.66% 36.94% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6082 6572 6846
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 8 July 2015.

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 8 July 2015. 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 -14 25 £22,500 -25.00%
Hampshire +6 2 £40,000 +86.04%
Oxfordshire +10 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Chemistry
England

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 31 (93.94%) Mathematics
1 31 (93.94%) Physics
2 28 (84.85%) Degree
2 28 (84.85%) .NET
3 27 (81.82%) SQL
4 25 (75.76%) VB.NET
5 23 (69.70%) VB
6 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 20 (60.61%) Computer Science
8 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.18%) PhD
12 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.15%) Project Management
12 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
13 4 (12.12%) Biology
14 3 (9.09%) C#
15 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
15 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
15 2 (6.06%) XML
15 2 (6.06%) jQuery
15 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (6.06%) MVC
15 2 (6.06%) Scrum
15 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
16 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
16 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
16 1 (3.03%) Algorithms

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Support Analyst
1 25 (75.76%) Technical Support
1 25 (75.76%) Applications Support
1 25 (75.76%) Technical Support Analyst
1 25 (75.76%) Applications Support Analyst
1 25 (75.76%) Technical Analyst
1 25 (75.76%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Junior
3 11 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
3 11 (33.33%) Junior Analyst Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Junior Applications Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Junior Support Analyst
3 11 (33.33%) Technical Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Software Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Software Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) jQuery
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (93.94%) Mathematics
1 31 (93.94%) Physics
2 20 (60.61%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Biology
4 1 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 25 (75.76%) VB.NET
3 23 (69.70%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Delphi
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Fortran
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.03%) Pascal
6 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft