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 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 769 752 836
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +84
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 118 121 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 91 61
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%

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
43012 41377 45827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 38.92% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33624 33569 38580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Chemistry Salary Histogram in the UK

Chemistry
Top 30 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 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
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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 -23 117 £30,000 -14.28% 7
South East +19 80 £30,000 +16.50% 1
Surrey +38 72 £30,000 +20.00%
London -48 18 £67,500 +92.85% 2
City of London -3 12 £70,000 +19.14% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East of England -40 10 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Cambridge -1 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Nottinghamshire - 5 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire -3 3 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Guildford - 3 - -
Oxfordshire +1 2 £48,750 +62.50%
West Yorkshire -30 2 £25,000 -30.55%
Yorkshire -39 2 £25,000 -30.55%
Fareham - 2 £26,000 - 1
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £87,500 -
Oxford +6 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Reading - 1 £87,500 -
Horsham - 1 £25,000 -
Malvern - 1 £42,500 -
Eastleigh - 1 £21,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £23,000 -
Belfast - 1 £23,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £23,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 122 (57.82%) Biology
2 120 (56.87%) Degree
3 111 (52.61%) Life Science
4 83 (39.34%) Mathematics
5 77 (36.49%) PhD
6 70 (33.18%) Physics
7 68 (32.23%) SQL
7 68 (32.23%) Oracle
8 57 (27.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 56 (26.54%) Computer Science
10 55 (26.07%) Bioinformatics
11 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
12 53 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (24.17%) C#
14 49 (23.22%) Java
15 47 (22.27%) Relational Database
16 45 (21.33%) Selenium
17 42 (19.91%) HTML
18 41 (19.43%) Windows
19 39 (18.48%) Biotechnology
19 39 (18.48%) Statistics
20 38 (18.01%) C++
21 37 (17.54%) Web Services
22 36 (17.06%) JavaScript
22 36 (17.06%) ISEB
22 36 (17.06%) Finance
23 34 (16.11%) MS Excel
24 31 (14.69%) PL/SQL
25 30 (14.22%) Manual Testing
26 29 (13.74%) Software Engineering

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (5.69%) SAS
2 8 (3.79%) Apache Pig
3 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.95%) Apache
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.27%) SPSS
4 8 (3.79%) CPLEX
5 5 (2.37%) MS Office
6 1 (0.47%) Simulink
6 1 (0.47%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.42%) Intranet
3 2 (0.95%) InfiniBand
3 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.95%) FTP
3 2 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
4 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.27%) Relational Database
2 29 (13.74%) MySQL
3 20 (9.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.21%) Data Mining
4 11 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.27%) Big Data
6 8 (3.79%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.95%) DB2
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.95%) OLTP
9 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.47%) QlikView
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (21.33%) Selenium
2 24 (11.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (9.95%) JMeter
4 8 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (3.32%) Toad
5 7 (3.32%) JIRA
5 7 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.95%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
General
1 57 (27.01%) Pharmaceutical
2 36 (17.06%) Finance
3 23 (10.90%) Banking
4 13 (6.16%) Marketing
5 8 (3.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (28.91%) Developer
2 54 (25.59%) Tester
3 37 (17.54%) Graduate
4 34 (16.11%) Software Tester
5 30 (14.22%) Trainer
6 29 (13.74%) Consultant
7 28 (13.27%) Training Consultant
8 24 (11.37%) Senior Tester
8 24 (11.37%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (8.06%) Junior
10 16 (7.58%) Junior Developer
11 11 (5.21%) Data Scientist
12 10 (4.74%) Analyst
13 9 (4.27%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.79%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.79%) Author
14 8 (3.79%) Technical Author
15 6 (2.84%) Senior Software Tester
15 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (2.84%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.91%) HTML
2 37 (17.54%) Web Services
3 25 (11.85%) XML
4 21 (9.95%) J2EE
5 18 (8.53%) .NET
6 17 (8.06%) REST
7 16 (7.58%) CSS
7 16 (7.58%) JSON
8 15 (7.11%) GWT
9 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.79%) Ext JS
11 7 (3.32%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (2.84%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.37%) OpenGL
13 5 (2.37%) OpenCL
14 3 (1.42%) XBRL
14 3 (1.42%) DirectX
15 2 (0.95%) Direct3D
15 2 (0.95%) HTML5
15 2 (0.95%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 122 (57.82%) Biology
2 111 (52.61%) Life Science
3 83 (39.34%) Mathematics
4 70 (33.18%) Physics
5 56 (26.54%) Computer Science
6 39 (18.48%) Biotechnology
6 39 (18.48%) Statistics
7 26 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (10.43%) Visualisation
9 19 (9.00%) Market Risk
10 13 (6.16%) E-Learning
11 11 (5.21%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (4.74%) Informatics
12 10 (4.74%) Economics
13 8 (3.79%) Digital Media
13 8 (3.79%) Applied Mathematics
13 8 (3.79%) Psychology
13 8 (3.79%) Neural Network
14 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
15 6 (2.84%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.43%) Windows
2 17 (8.06%) Linux
3 13 (6.16%) Mac OS X
4 10 (4.74%) Solaris
5 6 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.84%) Android
6 3 (1.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.07%) Bioinformatics
2 53 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.22%) Manual Testing
4 29 (13.74%) Software Engineering
4 29 (13.74%) Software Testing
5 28 (13.27%) V-Model
6 21 (9.95%) Test Scripting
6 21 (9.95%) Automated Testing
7 19 (9.00%) Analytics
8 18 (8.53%) Waterfall
8 18 (8.53%) Data Analysis
9 15 (7.11%) Data Modelling
10 14 (6.64%) Business Analysis
11 12 (5.69%) OO
12 11 (5.21%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.27%) Monte Carlo Method
14 8 (3.79%) Bayesian Methods
14 8 (3.79%) Time Series Analysis
14 8 (3.79%) Markov Chain
14 8 (3.79%) Factor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.23%) SQL
2 51 (24.17%) C#
3 49 (23.22%) Java
4 38 (18.01%) C++
5 36 (17.06%) JavaScript
6 31 (14.69%) PL/SQL
7 25 (11.85%) VBA
8 19 (9.00%) Python
9 17 (8.06%) MATLAB
10 15 (7.11%) R
11 10 (4.74%) Perl
12 9 (4.27%) Ruby
13 8 (3.79%) Clojure
13 8 (3.79%) VC++
14 7 (3.32%) C
15 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 120 (56.87%) Degree
2 77 (36.49%) PhD
3 36 (17.06%) ISEB
4 28 (13.27%) CIPD
4 28 (13.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) GLP
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) HL7
3 2 (0.95%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.95%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 15 (7.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) Puppet
2 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.95%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 68 (32.23%) Oracle
2 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.27%) HP
4 3 (1.42%) Tieto
5 2 (0.95%) SAP
5 2 (0.95%) Sybase
5 2 (0.95%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.95%) Dell
5 2 (0.95%) NetApp
5 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.47%) Mercator
6 1 (0.47%) Minitab
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) Tableau
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