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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 812 838 789
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -49
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 83 61 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.056% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 92
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,100 £26,214
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +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
42188 43026 44700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.23% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34063 33892 37456
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Chemistry Salary Histogram in the UK

Chemistry
Top 26 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 18 December 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 +27 80 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East of England +10 37 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridge +25 33 £36,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +22 33 £36,500 - 1
London +15 21 £52,500 -8.69% 1
South East -4 14 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Oxfordshire +5 7 £35,000 +1.44%
City of London +21 5 £65,000 +23.80%
Surrey -10 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Oxford +2 4 £35,000 +1.44%
Cheltenham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £50,000 - 1
South West - 4 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -20 3 £62,500 +56.25%
Leeds -3 2 £37,500 +13.63%
West Yorkshire -13 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Yorkshire -23 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Newbury - 2 £54,250 -
Berkshire - 2 £54,250 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £45,000 -
Ealing +8 1 - -
Shepperton -6 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
North West - 1 £37,500 - 1

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 100 (50.00%) Degree
2 99 (49.50%) Biology
3 83 (41.50%) Life Science
4 79 (39.50%) Mathematics
5 78 (39.00%) PhD
6 67 (33.50%) Physics
7 66 (33.00%) Computer Science
8 61 (30.50%) SQL
9 59 (29.50%) Bioinformatics
10 56 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 46 (23.00%) Relational Database
12 45 (22.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (22.00%) Java
13 44 (22.00%) Oracle
13 44 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (21.00%) HTML
15 40 (20.00%) C++
16 39 (19.50%) MATLAB
17 37 (18.50%) C#
17 37 (18.50%) JavaScript
17 37 (18.50%) Software Engineering
17 37 (18.50%) Biotechnology
18 36 (18.00%) Web Services
18 36 (18.00%) Windows
19 33 (16.50%) MS Excel
19 33 (16.50%) Statistics
19 33 (16.50%) Algorithms
20 30 (15.00%) Finance
21 28 (14.00%) Selenium
21 28 (14.00%) Analytical Skills

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (10.00%) SAS
2 17 (8.50%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (9.00%) SPSS
4 17 (8.50%) CPLEX
5 6 (3.00%) MS Office
6 3 (1.50%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.50%) Simulink
7 1 (0.50%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.50%) VoIP
2 4 (2.00%) HTTP
3 3 (1.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.00%) PBX
4 2 (1.00%) Firewall
4 2 (1.00%) VLAN
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.00%) Big Data
4 17 (8.50%) Hadoop
4 17 (8.50%) Data Mining
5 15 (7.50%) MySQL
6 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.50%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.50%) DB2
10 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.00%) OLTP
11 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.50%) UniData
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (14.00%) Selenium
2 16 (8.00%) JMeter
3 15 (7.50%) LabVIEW
3 15 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.50%) Toad
6 5 (2.50%) JIRA
7 4 (2.00%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.50%) Subversion
8 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.00%) JUnit
9 2 (1.00%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.00%) Hudson
9 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (22.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 30 (15.00%) Finance
3 25 (12.50%) Military
3 25 (12.50%) Electronics
4 21 (10.50%) Manufacturing
5 17 (8.50%) Retail
6 14 (7.00%) Marketing
7 7 (3.50%) Banking
8 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.00%) Publishing
9 2 (1.00%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (22.00%) Developer
2 32 (16.00%) Tester
3 31 (15.50%) Graduate
4 27 (13.50%) Trainer
5 26 (13.00%) Consultant
6 25 (12.50%) Training Consultant
7 24 (12.00%) Software Tester
8 20 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 20 (10.00%) Data Scientist
9 17 (8.50%) C# Developer
9 17 (8.50%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (6.50%) Analyst
11 12 (6.00%) Senior Tester
12 11 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (5.00%) Data Analyst
14 8 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.00%) Author
14 8 (4.00%) Technical Author
14 8 (4.00%) Junior
15 7 (3.50%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.00%) HTML
2 36 (18.00%) Web Services
3 23 (11.50%) CSS
4 20 (10.00%) .NET
5 19 (9.50%) REST
6 17 (8.50%) J2EE
6 17 (8.50%) XML
7 15 (7.50%) GWT
8 14 (7.00%) JSON
9 13 (6.50%) HTML5
9 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.00%) jQuery
11 11 (5.50%) CSS3
12 9 (4.50%) WCF
13 8 (4.00%) Ext JS
14 6 (3.00%) RESTful
14 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (2.50%) AngularJS
16 4 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
16 4 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (49.50%) Biology
2 83 (41.50%) Life Science
3 79 (39.50%) Mathematics
4 67 (33.50%) Physics
5 66 (33.00%) Computer Science
6 37 (18.50%) Biotechnology
7 33 (16.50%) Algorithms
7 33 (16.50%) Statistics
8 28 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (12.50%) Economics
10 20 (10.00%) Visualisation
11 17 (8.50%) Psychology
11 17 (8.50%) Informatics
11 17 (8.50%) Digital Media
11 17 (8.50%) Applied Mathematics
11 17 (8.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 17 (8.50%) Neural Network
12 11 (5.50%) E-Learning
13 3 (1.50%) VHDL
13 3 (1.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.00%) Windows
2 16 (8.00%) Linux
3 13 (6.50%) Solaris
4 11 (5.50%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.50%) UNIX
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.50%) Bioinformatics
2 44 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.50%) Software Engineering
4 28 (14.00%) Analytics
5 26 (13.00%) Data Analysis
6 22 (11.00%) Business Analysis
7 20 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 19 (9.50%) Data Modelling
9 18 (9.00%) Manual Testing
9 18 (9.00%) Monte Carlo Method
10 17 (8.50%) Predictive Modelling
10 17 (8.50%) Linear Regression
10 17 (8.50%) Database Theory
10 17 (8.50%) Relational Database Theory
10 17 (8.50%) Machine Learning
10 17 (8.50%) Bayesian Methods
10 17 (8.50%) Time Series Analysis
10 17 (8.50%) Markov Chain
10 17 (8.50%) Factor Analysis
10 17 (8.50%) Structural Equation Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.50%) SQL
2 44 (22.00%) Java
3 40 (20.00%) C++
4 39 (19.50%) MATLAB
5 37 (18.50%) JavaScript
5 37 (18.50%) C#
6 27 (13.50%) Python
7 26 (13.00%) R
8 24 (12.00%) PL/SQL
9 17 (8.50%) Ruby
9 17 (8.50%) Clojure
10 8 (4.00%) C
11 7 (3.50%) VBA
12 6 (3.00%) Perl
13 4 (2.00%) Fortran
14 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.00%) VC++
15 2 (1.00%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.50%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 100 (50.00%) Degree
2 78 (39.00%) PhD
3 25 (12.50%) CIPD
4 20 (10.00%) ISEB
5 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) GLP
2 7 (3.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) Firmware
2 2 (1.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (22.00%) Oracle
3 7 (3.50%) SolidWorks
4 5 (2.50%) HP
5 3 (1.50%) EMC
5 3 (1.50%) Nokia
5 3 (1.50%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.00%) WatchGuard
6 2 (1.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.00%) Tieto
6 2 (1.00%) Lumension
6 2 (1.00%) VMware
6 2 (1.00%) Mitel
6 2 (1.00%) Sophos
6 2 (1.00%) Sybase
7 1 (0.50%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Minitab
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