The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chemistry
Rank 806 860 809
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -51
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 74 29 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.028% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.071% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 65
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39712 40951 42585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.40% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32110 31941 35519
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Chemistry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chemistry
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chemistry within the UK.

Chemistry Salary Trend in the UK

Chemistry
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chemistry over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Chemistry Salary Histogram in the UK

Chemistry
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
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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
England +44 73 £50,000 +25.00% 9
East of England - 41 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 35 £36,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 35 £36,500 -
London +15 17 £50,000 +1.01% 1
South East -40 6 £40,000 - 1
South West - 6 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £50,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 6 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
City of London - 5 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 4 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Oxford +4 3 £35,000 +14.75%
Berkshire - 2 £54,250 -
Newbury - 2 £54,250 -
Coventry - 2 £46,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
North West -6 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £45,000 -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 82 (52.23%) Degree
2 69 (43.95%) Mathematics
3 66 (42.04%) Physics
3 66 (42.04%) Computer Science
4 65 (41.40%) Biology
5 59 (37.58%) PhD
6 49 (31.21%) SQL
7 48 (30.57%) Life Science
8 47 (29.94%) Microsoft
9 42 (26.75%) MATLAB
9 42 (26.75%) Bioinformatics
10 40 (25.48%) Software Engineering
11 38 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (20.38%) Algorithms
14 31 (19.75%) Java
14 31 (19.75%) Python
15 30 (19.11%) C#
16 29 (18.47%) C++
16 29 (18.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (18.47%) Biotechnology
16 29 (18.47%) R
17 28 (17.83%) Analytics
18 27 (17.20%) JavaScript
19 25 (15.92%) HTML
19 25 (15.92%) Oracle
19 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
19 25 (15.92%) MS Excel
19 25 (15.92%) Web Services
19 25 (15.92%) Electronics

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (10.19%) SAS
2 13 (8.28%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (8.92%) SPSS
4 13 (8.28%) CPLEX
5 4 (2.55%) MS Office
6 3 (1.91%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.64%) Simulink
7 1 (0.64%) Maple
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) VoIP
2 4 (2.55%) HTTP
3 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.27%) PBX
4 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 2 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.38%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.55%) Big Data
4 14 (8.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (8.28%) Data Mining
5 13 (8.28%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.01%) MySQL
7 7 (4.46%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.91%) DB2
10 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.27%) OLTP
11 1 (0.64%) UniData
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Selenium
2 15 (9.55%) LabVIEW
3 11 (7.01%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (7.01%) JMeter
4 10 (6.37%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.55%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.27%) Subversion
6 2 (1.27%) JUnit
6 2 (1.27%) JProfiler
6 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.27%) Hudson
6 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 25 (15.92%) Military
2 25 (15.92%) Electronics
3 22 (14.01%) Finance
4 19 (12.10%) Manufacturing
5 13 (8.28%) Retail
6 9 (5.73%) Marketing
7 5 (3.18%) Games
8 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.55%) Banking
9 2 (1.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (21.02%) Developer
2 24 (15.29%) Software Engineer
3 20 (12.74%) C# Developer
4 19 (12.10%) Trainer
4 19 (12.10%) Tester
4 19 (12.10%) Graduate
5 17 (10.83%) Consultant
5 17 (10.83%) Software Tester
5 17 (10.83%) Training Consultant
6 16 (10.19%) Data Scientist
7 13 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) Data Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Senior Tester
10 7 (4.46%) Graduate Data Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Mechanical Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.92%) HTML
1 25 (15.92%) Web Services
2 22 (14.01%) .NET
3 17 (10.83%) CSS
4 14 (8.92%) jQuery
4 14 (8.92%) HTML5
4 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.64%) CSS3
5 12 (7.64%) J2EE
6 11 (7.01%) WCF
7 9 (5.73%) REST
8 8 (5.10%) RESTful
8 8 (5.10%) XML
9 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.18%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.18%) GWT
11 4 (2.55%) SOAP
11 4 (2.55%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.91%) XSLT
12 3 (1.91%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (43.95%) Mathematics
2 66 (42.04%) Physics
2 66 (42.04%) Computer Science
3 65 (41.40%) Biology
4 48 (30.57%) Life Science
5 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (20.38%) Algorithms
7 29 (18.47%) Biotechnology
8 21 (13.38%) Economics
9 20 (12.74%) Statistics
10 14 (8.92%) Visualisation
11 13 (8.28%) Psychology
11 13 (8.28%) Informatics
11 13 (8.28%) Digital Media
11 13 (8.28%) Applied Mathematics
11 13 (8.28%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (8.28%) Neural Network
12 8 (5.10%) E-Learning
13 6 (3.82%) Data Structures
14 4 (2.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.65%) Windows
2 16 (10.19%) Linux
3 13 (8.28%) Solaris
4 11 (7.01%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.91%) UNIX
6 2 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.75%) Bioinformatics
2 40 (25.48%) Software Engineering
3 38 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.83%) Analytics
5 22 (14.01%) Data Analysis
6 17 (10.83%) CAD
7 16 (10.19%) Statistical Analysis
8 15 (9.55%) OO
8 15 (9.55%) Data Modelling
9 14 (8.92%) MVC
9 14 (8.92%) Business Analysis
9 14 (8.92%) Monte Carlo Method
10 13 (8.28%) Predictive Modelling
10 13 (8.28%) Linear Regression
10 13 (8.28%) Database Theory
10 13 (8.28%) Relational Database Theory
10 13 (8.28%) Machine Learning
10 13 (8.28%) Bayesian Methods
10 13 (8.28%) Time Series Analysis
10 13 (8.28%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.21%) SQL
2 42 (26.75%) MATLAB
3 31 (19.75%) Python
3 31 (19.75%) Java
4 30 (19.11%) C#
5 29 (18.47%) C++
5 29 (18.47%) R
6 27 (17.20%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.28%) PL/SQL
7 13 (8.28%) Ruby
7 13 (8.28%) Clojure
8 7 (4.46%) C
8 7 (4.46%) Perl
9 5 (3.18%) VBA
10 4 (2.55%) Fortran
11 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.27%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (52.23%) Degree
2 59 (37.58%) PhD
3 17 (10.83%) CIPD
4 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (7.01%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) GLP
2 10 (6.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Firmware
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.92%) Oracle
3 7 (4.46%) SolidWorks
4 3 (1.91%) EMC
4 3 (1.91%) Nokia
4 3 (1.91%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.27%) WatchGuard
5 2 (1.27%) SonicWALL
5 2 (1.27%) Lumension
5 2 (1.27%) Mitel
5 2 (1.27%) Sophos
5 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 2 (1.27%) Sybase
6 1 (0.64%) Minitab
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