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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chemistry
Rank 856 879 849
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 43 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.045% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 42
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.66%

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
42661 47290 42709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 39.83% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33662 37337 34591
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Chemistry Salary Histogram in the UK

Chemistry
Top 24 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 27 April 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 +24 43 £37,500 - 9
East of England +29 11 £37,500 -
London +19 10 £51,250 +13.88%
Gloucestershire -8 9 £29,000 -27.50%
South West -16 9 £29,000 -27.50%
Hertfordshire - 9 £37,500 -
Tewkesbury - 9 £29,000 -
South East -4 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Royston - 6 £41,250 -
Oxford +10 5 £40,000 -30.43%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £40,000 +23.07%
City of London - 3 £30,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 2 - -
Surrey +7 2 £22,500 -35.71%
Cambridge - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £35,250 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +16 1 - - 3
Worcester -1 1 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -4 1 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands -20 1 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 69 (58.97%) Degree
2 59 (50.43%) Computer Science
3 58 (49.57%) Physics
4 57 (48.72%) Mathematics
5 43 (36.75%) Software Engineering
6 38 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (29.06%) PhD
8 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
8 32 (27.35%) MATLAB
9 31 (26.50%) .NET
10 28 (23.93%) SQL
10 28 (23.93%) Python
10 28 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 26 (22.22%) Electronics
13 25 (21.37%) Military
14 23 (19.66%) C#
14 23 (19.66%) HTML
14 23 (19.66%) CSS
14 23 (19.66%) jQuery
15 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
16 21 (17.95%) Java
16 21 (17.95%) C++
17 20 (17.09%) C
17 20 (17.09%) Manufacturing
17 20 (17.09%) Marketing
17 20 (17.09%) Analytics
18 19 (16.24%) Biology
18 19 (16.24%) R
18 19 (16.24%) Web Services

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (9.40%) IIS
2 9 (7.69%) SAS
3 7 (5.98%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.56%) CMS
5 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.98%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (5.13%) SPSS
2 6 (5.13%) CPLEX
3 3 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.56%) S-PLUS
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) PBX
2 2 (1.71%) VoIP
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
2 2 (1.71%) VLAN
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (10.26%) Big Data
4 10 (8.55%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.84%) Data Mining
6 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) OLAP
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.85%) OLTP
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) LabVIEW
2 12 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.42%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (22.22%) Electronics
2 25 (21.37%) Military
3 20 (17.09%) Manufacturing
3 20 (17.09%) Marketing
4 11 (9.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (7.69%) Finance
6 6 (5.13%) Games
6 6 (5.13%) Retail
7 3 (2.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) C# Developer
3 21 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Junior
6 11 (9.40%) Graduate
7 9 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Junior Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.98%) Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) Mechanical Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Junior Web Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Data Scientist
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Software Manager
11 5 (4.27%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.50%) .NET
2 23 (19.66%) CSS
2 23 (19.66%) jQuery
2 23 (19.66%) HTML
3 19 (16.24%) Web Services
4 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
4 14 (11.97%) HTML5
4 14 (11.97%) CSS3
5 12 (10.26%) JSON
5 12 (10.26%) XML
6 10 (8.55%) WCF
7 6 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (5.13%) REST
7 6 (5.13%) RESTful
7 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.27%) Qt
9 3 (2.56%) Ajax
9 3 (2.56%) Java SE
10 2 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (50.43%) Computer Science
2 58 (49.57%) Physics
3 57 (48.72%) Mathematics
4 28 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (16.24%) Biology
6 15 (12.82%) Algorithms
7 9 (7.69%) Visualisation
8 8 (6.84%) Life Science
9 7 (5.98%) Informatics
9 7 (5.98%) Economics
10 6 (5.13%) Statistics
10 6 (5.13%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (5.13%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (5.13%) Neural Network
10 6 (5.13%) Psychology
10 6 (5.13%) Digital Media
10 6 (5.13%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.56%) Smart Meter
11 3 (2.56%) User Experience
11 3 (2.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 7 (5.98%) UNIX
4 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) Software Engineering
2 38 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.09%) Analytics
4 16 (13.68%) CAD
5 15 (12.82%) MVC
5 15 (12.82%) Scrum
6 10 (8.55%) CRM
7 9 (7.69%) Web Design
7 9 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (7.69%) Time Management
8 8 (6.84%) TDD
8 8 (6.84%) OO
9 7 (5.98%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.98%) OOD
9 7 (5.98%) Stress Analysis
10 6 (5.13%) Monte Carlo Method
10 6 (5.13%) Logistic Regression
10 6 (5.13%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.35%) MATLAB
2 28 (23.93%) Python
2 28 (23.93%) SQL
3 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.66%) C#
5 21 (17.95%) C++
5 21 (17.95%) Java
6 20 (17.09%) C
7 19 (16.24%) R
8 10 (8.55%) Perl
9 6 (5.13%) VBA
9 6 (5.13%) Clojure
9 6 (5.13%) Ruby
10 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.71%) Fortran
12 1 (0.85%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (58.97%) Degree
2 34 (29.06%) PhD
3 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) HL7
2 1 (0.85%) GLP
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Firmware
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) vSphere
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) ION Trading
3 3 (2.56%) Google
3 3 (2.56%) Twitter
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe
3 3 (2.56%) EMC
3 3 (2.56%) Nokia
4 2 (1.71%) Sophos
4 2 (1.71%) VMware
4 2 (1.71%) Mitel
4 2 (1.71%) WatchGuard
4 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL
4 2 (1.71%) Lumension
5 1 (0.85%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.85%) Sybase
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) Dell
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