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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chemistry
Rank 832 854 812
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 49 38 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.036% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 52
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £25,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 49 £47,500 +31.94% 14
London +25 19 £50,000 +20.48% 4
South West - 12 £33,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 12 £33,500 - 1
East of England +1 8 £47,500 - 4
Tewkesbury - 8 £29,000 - 1
South East -26 7 £40,000 -
Oxford +2 6 £40,000 -30.43%
Oxfordshire -2 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £35,000 - 3
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 - 1
City of London - 5 £40,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 4 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
Coventry - 2 £46,250 -
North West -8 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (56.74%) Degree
2 74 (52.48%) Mathematics
3 73 (51.77%) Computer Science
4 71 (50.35%) Physics
5 52 (36.88%) PhD
6 50 (35.46%) Microsoft
6 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
7 46 (32.62%) SQL
8 38 (26.95%) MATLAB
8 38 (26.95%) Biology
9 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
9 32 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (21.99%) .NET
11 30 (21.28%) Java
11 30 (21.28%) Python
12 29 (20.57%) HTML
12 29 (20.57%) Web Services
13 28 (19.86%) C#
13 28 (19.86%) Bioinformatics
13 28 (19.86%) Analytics
14 26 (18.44%) R
14 26 (18.44%) Life Science
14 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
15 25 (17.73%) CSS
15 25 (17.73%) Electronics
15 25 (17.73%) Military
16 24 (17.02%) jQuery
16 24 (17.02%) Algorithms
17 20 (14.18%) Finance

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (10.64%) SAS
2 13 (9.22%) Apache Pig
3 10 (7.09%) IIS
4 3 (2.13%) CMS
5 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.51%) SPSS
2 12 (8.51%) CPLEX
3 8 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.13%) MS Office
4 3 (2.13%) S-PLUS
4 3 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) VoIP
1 4 (2.84%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) VLAN
2 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.42%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.35%) Big Data
3 14 (9.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.93%) Hadoop
4 13 (9.22%) Data Mining
5 8 (5.67%) MySQL
5 8 (5.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.42%) OLTP
7 2 (1.42%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) OLAP
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) UniData
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (10.64%) LabVIEW
2 13 (9.22%) Selenium
3 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.67%) JMeter
6 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.84%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.42%) Subversion
8 2 (1.42%) JUnit
8 2 (1.42%) JProfiler
8 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.42%) Hudson
8 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (17.73%) Electronics
1 25 (17.73%) Military
2 20 (14.18%) Finance
3 19 (13.48%) Manufacturing
4 18 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (8.51%) Retail
5 12 (8.51%) Marketing
6 6 (4.26%) Games
7 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.84%) Banking
8 3 (2.13%) Legal
9 2 (1.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (27.66%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) C# Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Software Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Graduate
5 15 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Tester
6 12 (8.51%) Junior
6 12 (8.51%) Data Scientist
7 11 (7.80%) Software Tester
8 10 (7.09%) Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Data Analyst
9 9 (6.38%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.67%) Trainer
10 8 (5.67%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Consultant
10 8 (5.67%) Training Consultant
11 7 (4.96%) Mechanical Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.99%) .NET
2 29 (20.57%) HTML
2 29 (20.57%) Web Services
3 25 (17.73%) CSS
4 24 (17.02%) jQuery
5 16 (11.35%) HTML5
6 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET
7 14 (9.93%) CSS3
8 12 (8.51%) XML
9 11 (7.80%) WCF
10 10 (7.09%) JSON
11 9 (6.38%) RESTful
11 9 (6.38%) J2EE
12 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (4.26%) REST
13 6 (4.26%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.84%) SOAP
14 4 (2.84%) Ajax
15 3 (2.13%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (52.48%) Mathematics
2 73 (51.77%) Computer Science
3 71 (50.35%) Physics
4 38 (26.95%) Biology
5 32 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (18.44%) Life Science
7 24 (17.02%) Algorithms
8 18 (12.77%) Biotechnology
8 18 (12.77%) Economics
9 16 (11.35%) Visualisation
10 15 (10.64%) Statistics
11 12 (8.51%) Applied Mathematics
11 12 (8.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 12 (8.51%) Neural Network
11 12 (8.51%) Informatics
11 12 (8.51%) Digital Media
11 12 (8.51%) Psychology
12 7 (4.96%) Data Structures
13 4 (2.84%) E-Learning
14 3 (2.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Linux
2 14 (9.93%) Windows
3 11 (7.80%) Solaris
4 9 (6.38%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.55%) UNIX
6 2 (1.42%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
3 28 (19.86%) Bioinformatics
3 28 (19.86%) Analytics
4 17 (12.06%) CAD
5 16 (11.35%) Data Analysis
6 15 (10.64%) Statistical Analysis
6 15 (10.64%) MVC
7 14 (9.93%) Scrum
7 14 (9.93%) Data Modelling
8 13 (9.22%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.51%) OO
9 12 (8.51%) Econometrics
9 12 (8.51%) Linear Regression
9 12 (8.51%) Database Theory
9 12 (8.51%) Relational Database Theory
9 12 (8.51%) Bayesian Methods
9 12 (8.51%) Time Series Analysis
9 12 (8.51%) Markov Chain
9 12 (8.51%) Factor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.62%) SQL
2 38 (26.95%) MATLAB
3 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 30 (21.28%) Java
4 30 (21.28%) Python
5 28 (19.86%) C#
6 26 (18.44%) R
7 20 (14.18%) C++
8 14 (9.93%) C
9 12 (8.51%) Ruby
9 12 (8.51%) Clojure
10 10 (7.09%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.96%) Perl
12 5 (3.55%) VBA
13 3 (2.13%) Fortran
13 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.42%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (56.74%) Degree
2 52 (36.88%) PhD
3 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.67%) CIPD
4 8 (5.67%) ISEB
5 2 (1.42%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) QA
2 9 (6.38%) GLP
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Firmware
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (35.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) SolidWorks
4 3 (2.13%) Adobe
4 3 (2.13%) EMC
4 3 (2.13%) Nokia
4 3 (2.13%) ION Trading
4 3 (2.13%) Google
4 3 (2.13%) Twitter
5 2 (1.42%) WatchGuard
5 2 (1.42%) SonicWALL
5 2 (1.42%) Lumension
5 2 (1.42%) Sophos
5 2 (1.42%) VMware
5 2 (1.42%) Mitel
5 2 (1.42%) Sybase
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnoldswick, Lancashire
The SmartList
Salary: £30k+ depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Hyphen
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire
TheSmartist
Salary: £15,818 + overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Training & 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £100k DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Circa £30,000
Posted: 9 days ago
London
JW Consulting
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leicester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leicester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago