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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 365 384 401
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 80 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 33
Average salary £30,000 £25,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.50% -35.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
7959 7287 8195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.22% 34.68% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6014 5948 6864
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 £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 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 16 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
Surrey +38 72 £30,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -3 3 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Oxfordshire +1 2 £48,750 +62.50%
Berkshire - 2 £87,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Chemistry
England

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 99 (73.33%) Biology
2 97 (71.85%) Life Science
3 73 (54.07%) Degree
4 66 (48.89%) PhD
5 63 (46.67%) Oracle
6 60 (44.44%) Mathematics
7 54 (40.00%) SQL
8 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
9 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (34.07%) Bioinformatics
10 46 (34.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 46 (34.07%) Physics
11 45 (33.33%) Selenium
12 37 (27.41%) Relational Database
13 36 (26.67%) Biotechnology
13 36 (26.67%) ISEB
14 35 (25.93%) Web Services
15 33 (24.44%) Computer Science
16 31 (22.96%) Windows
17 30 (22.22%) HTML
17 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
17 30 (22.22%) MS Excel
17 30 (22.22%) Manual Testing
18 29 (21.48%) Software Testing
18 29 (21.48%) Statistics
18 29 (21.48%) PL/SQL
18 29 (21.48%) Java
19 28 (20.74%) CIPD
19 28 (20.74%) MS PowerPoint
19 28 (20.74%) V-Model

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.22%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Simulink
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) SPSS
3 1 (0.74%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) FTP
1 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) Relational Database
2 27 (20.00%) MySQL
3 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.48%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (33.33%) Selenium
2 24 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (15.56%) JMeter
4 8 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.19%) JIRA
5 7 (5.19%) Toad
6 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 46 (34.07%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
3 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (40.00%) Tester
2 34 (25.19%) Software Tester
3 33 (24.44%) Developer
4 30 (22.22%) Trainer
5 29 (21.48%) Consultant
6 28 (20.74%) Training Consultant
7 25 (18.52%) Graduate
8 24 (17.78%) Senior Tester
9 19 (14.07%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.44%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Software Tester
11 5 (3.70%) Data Modeller
12 4 (2.96%) C# Developer
13 3 (2.22%) Data Manager
13 3 (2.22%) Analyst
13 3 (2.22%) Test Analyst
13 3 (2.22%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.93%) Web Services
2 30 (22.22%) HTML
3 24 (17.78%) XML
4 20 (14.81%) J2EE
5 16 (11.85%) JSON
6 15 (11.11%) REST
6 15 (11.11%) GWT
7 14 (10.37%) .NET
8 8 (5.93%) Ext JS
9 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.70%) OpenCL
10 5 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.70%) OpenGL
11 4 (2.96%) CSS
12 3 (2.22%) DirectX
12 3 (2.22%) XBRL
12 3 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (1.48%) Direct3D
13 2 (1.48%) OpenCV
13 2 (1.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (73.33%) Biology
2 97 (71.85%) Life Science
3 60 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 46 (34.07%) Physics
5 36 (26.67%) Biotechnology
6 33 (24.44%) Computer Science
7 29 (21.48%) Statistics
8 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (8.89%) E-Learning
10 11 (8.15%) Visualisation
11 5 (3.70%) CUDA
12 3 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (2.22%) LIMS
12 3 (2.22%) NHS
12 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (2.22%) Data Integration
13 2 (1.48%) ASTM
14 1 (0.74%) Economics
14 1 (0.74%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.96%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) Linux
2 13 (9.63%) Mac OS X
3 8 (5.93%) Solaris
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.70%) Android
5 3 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.07%) Bioinformatics
3 30 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 29 (21.48%) Software Testing
5 28 (20.74%) V-Model
6 21 (15.56%) Automated Testing
7 19 (14.07%) Test Scripting
8 18 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.85%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.19%) Test Management
11 7 (5.19%) OO
12 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.44%) Web Development
13 5 (3.70%) Validation
13 5 (3.70%) CAD
13 5 (3.70%) Project Management
13 5 (3.70%) Data Modelling
14 3 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (2.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.00%) SQL
2 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 29 (21.48%) PL/SQL
3 29 (21.48%) Java
4 22 (16.30%) C#
5 17 (12.59%) C++
6 6 (4.44%) VC++
6 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.96%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.22%) Perl
8 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.22%) Python
8 3 (2.22%) R
9 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.74%) Pascal
10 1 (0.74%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 73 (54.07%) Degree
2 66 (48.89%) PhD
3 36 (26.67%) ISEB
4 28 (20.74%) CIPD
4 28 (20.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) GLP
2 3 (2.22%) HL7
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (46.67%) Oracle
2 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (2.22%) Tieto
5 2 (1.48%) Dell
5 2 (1.48%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Minitab
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago