The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 771 766 816
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +50
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 133 109 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 113 85 70
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36789 35569 38814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.64% 32.67% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29201 28889 32878
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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
England -15 130 £35,000 -22.22% 11
South East +47 81 £31,500 +14.54% 2
Surrey +43 64 £30,000 +9.09% 2
London -49 29 £45,000 +2.85% 3
East of England -33 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cambridge +3 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Guildford - 9 £34,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 6 £30,250 -
City of London -10 6 £72,500 +70.58% 2
Oxford +13 5 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £67,500 -
Shepperton -2 4 £48,750 +77.27%
Kent - 4 £35,750 -
West Yorkshire -33 2 £32,500 -15.58%
Yorkshire -37 2 £32,500 -15.58%
North Wales - 2 £20,000 -
Wales - 2 £20,000 - 1
Slough - 2 £67,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £37,500 -
Wrexham - 2 £20,000 -
North West +7 1 £20,500 -40.21%
Leeds -33 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Hertfordshire -37 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £43,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside - 1 £20,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 112 (59.89%) Degree
2 82 (43.85%) Biology
3 80 (42.78%) Mathematics
4 75 (40.11%) Life Science
5 66 (35.29%) Physics
6 65 (34.76%) SQL
7 57 (30.48%) Oracle
7 57 (30.48%) PhD
8 55 (29.41%) Computer Science
9 51 (27.27%) C#
10 49 (26.20%) Java
11 42 (22.46%) HTML
12 40 (21.39%) JavaScript
12 40 (21.39%) Finance
13 38 (20.32%) Relational Database
14 33 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (17.65%) C++
14 33 (17.65%) Statistics
15 32 (17.11%) Windows
16 31 (16.58%) Selenium
17 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
18 28 (14.97%) Bioinformatics
19 27 (14.44%) Software Testing
19 27 (14.44%) V-Model
19 27 (14.44%) PL/SQL
19 27 (14.44%) ISEB
19 27 (14.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 26 (13.90%) XML
20 26 (13.90%) VBA
20 26 (13.90%) Software Engineering

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (5.35%) SAS
2 7 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.21%) Drupal
3 6 (3.21%) WordPress
3 6 (3.21%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.07%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.21%) SPSS
3 6 (3.21%) CPLEX
4 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.60%) Intranet
3 2 (1.07%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.07%) FTP
3 2 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.32%) Relational Database
2 20 (10.70%) MySQL
3 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.02%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.81%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.74%) OLTP
7 7 (3.74%) Big Data
8 6 (3.21%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.53%) QlikView
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (16.58%) Selenium
2 16 (8.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (6.42%) JMeter
4 8 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.74%) Toad
5 7 (3.74%) JIRA
6 2 (1.07%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 40 (21.39%) Finance
2 33 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (12.30%) Banking
4 17 (9.09%) Marketing
5 6 (3.21%) Retail
5 6 (3.21%) Publishing
6 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (34.22%) Developer
2 39 (20.86%) Tester
3 30 (16.04%) Graduate
4 21 (11.23%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (10.70%) Software Tester
6 18 (9.63%) Senior Tester
7 16 (8.56%) Junior
8 15 (8.02%) Junior Developer
9 14 (7.49%) Consultant
10 13 (6.95%) Trainer
10 13 (6.95%) Training Consultant
11 11 (5.88%) Analyst
11 11 (5.88%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.81%) Architect
13 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (4.28%) .NET Developer
14 7 (3.74%) DBA
14 7 (3.74%) Author
14 7 (3.74%) Technical Author
15 6 (3.21%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.46%) HTML
2 26 (13.90%) XML
3 24 (12.83%) Web Services
4 19 (10.16%) CSS
5 18 (9.63%) .NET
6 14 (7.49%) REST
7 13 (6.95%) JSON
8 12 (6.42%) GWT
9 11 (5.88%) J2EE
10 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.74%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (3.21%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.21%) OpenCL
12 6 (3.21%) Ext JS
12 6 (3.21%) OpenGL
13 4 (2.14%) DirectX
14 3 (1.60%) XBRL
15 2 (1.07%) MFC
15 2 (1.07%) Direct3D
15 2 (1.07%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 82 (43.85%) Biology
2 80 (42.78%) Mathematics
3 75 (40.11%) Life Science
4 66 (35.29%) Physics
5 55 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 33 (17.65%) Statistics
7 21 (11.23%) Visualisation
8 19 (10.16%) Market Risk
9 15 (8.02%) Biotechnology
10 9 (4.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (4.28%) Informatics
12 6 (3.21%) Applied Mathematics
12 6 (3.21%) Psychology
12 6 (3.21%) E-Learning
12 6 (3.21%) Neural Network
12 6 (3.21%) Economics
12 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
12 6 (3.21%) CUDA
12 6 (3.21%) Digital Media
13 5 (2.67%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.11%) Windows
2 15 (8.02%) Linux
3 7 (3.74%) Solaris
3 7 (3.74%) Android
3 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.21%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.97%) Bioinformatics
2 27 (14.44%) Software Testing
2 27 (14.44%) V-Model
3 26 (13.90%) Software Engineering
4 23 (12.30%) Waterfall
5 20 (10.70%) Test Scripting
6 18 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.63%) Analytics
7 17 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 17 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 15 (8.02%) Automated Testing
9 11 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 11 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 11 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.81%) TDD
11 8 (4.28%) Data Management
11 8 (4.28%) Content Management
11 8 (4.28%) OO
12 7 (3.74%) CRM
12 7 (3.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.76%) SQL
2 51 (27.27%) C#
3 49 (26.20%) Java
4 40 (21.39%) JavaScript
5 33 (17.65%) C++
6 27 (14.44%) PL/SQL
7 26 (13.90%) VBA
8 15 (8.02%) Perl
9 13 (6.95%) Python
10 11 (5.88%) MATLAB
10 11 (5.88%) R
11 9 (4.81%) VC++
11 9 (4.81%) C
12 8 (4.28%) PHP
13 7 (3.74%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.74%) Ruby
13 7 (3.74%) Bash Shell
14 6 (3.21%) Clojure
15 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (59.89%) Degree
2 57 (30.48%) PhD
3 27 (14.44%) ISEB
3 27 (14.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (6.95%) CIPD
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) HL7
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.07%) TickIT
3 2 (1.07%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.07%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 57 (30.48%) Oracle
2 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.81%) HP
4 7 (3.74%) Sybase
5 3 (1.60%) Tieto
6 2 (1.07%) Google
6 2 (1.07%) Facebook
6 2 (1.07%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.07%) SAP
6 2 (1.07%) Dell
6 2 (1.07%) NetApp
6 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Mercator
7 1 (0.53%) Tableau
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
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Salary: 40,000-45,000+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Buxton, Derbyshire
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City Of London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits & Bonus
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Cardiff
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Salary: Excellent + package
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