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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chemistry
Rank 892 869 907
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +38
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 43 68 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.064% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.100% 0.16% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 22
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 -9 39 £35,000 -30.00% 7
South East +21 9 £24,500 -38.75% 1
East of England -27 9 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Leeds - 9 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
London -1 7 £50,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -16 6 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Cambridge -25 6 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Surrey - 6 £23,500 - 1
South West -18 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Bristol - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +50 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -4 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxford -13 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +1 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Berkshire -9 1 £21,000 -61.81%
West Midlands -15 1 £20,000 -56.75%
Reading - 1 £21,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £75,000 -
Enfield - 1 £28,500 -
Malvern - 1 £20,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £20,000 -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 61 (50.00%) Degree
2 57 (46.72%) Computer Science
3 54 (44.26%) Physics
4 43 (35.25%) Mathematics
5 35 (28.69%) C++
6 34 (27.87%) Software Engineering
7 31 (25.41%) HTML
8 29 (23.77%) Linux
9 28 (22.95%) CSS
9 28 (22.95%) SQL
10 23 (18.85%) Windows
10 23 (18.85%) .NET
10 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (18.85%) Biology
11 22 (18.03%) Qt
12 21 (17.21%) Java
13 20 (16.39%) Web Development
14 19 (15.57%) Mac OS X
14 19 (15.57%) PhD
15 18 (14.75%) VB
15 18 (14.75%) Marketing
15 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (13.93%) VB.NET
16 17 (13.93%) Python
16 17 (13.93%) Finance
17 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
17 15 (12.30%) Life Science
18 13 (10.66%) QA
19 11 (9.02%) Manual Testing
19 11 (9.02%) Pharmaceutical

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.82%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) HTTP
1 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MySQL
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.46%) Big Data
3 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.46%) Subversion
2 3 (2.46%) Trac
3 2 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (0.82%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.82%) JUnit
4 1 (0.82%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (14.75%) Marketing
2 17 (13.93%) Finance
3 11 (9.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (6.56%) Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.10%) Retail
6 4 (3.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Military
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (27.05%) Developer
2 24 (19.67%) Analyst
3 21 (17.21%) Junior
4 20 (16.39%) Applications Support
5 19 (15.57%) Support Analyst
6 16 (13.11%) Software Engineer
7 15 (12.30%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (11.48%) Graduate
9 13 (10.66%) C++ Developer
10 12 (9.84%) Junior Analyst
10 12 (9.84%) Junior Applications Support
10 12 (9.84%) Junior Support Analyst
11 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
12 8 (6.56%) Tester
13 7 (5.74%) Consultant
13 7 (5.74%) Junior Developer
13 7 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (5.74%) Technical Support
13 7 (5.74%) Technical Support Analyst
13 7 (5.74%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.41%) HTML
2 28 (22.95%) CSS
3 23 (18.85%) .NET
4 22 (18.03%) Qt
5 7 (5.74%) AngularJS
5 7 (5.74%) HTML5
5 7 (5.74%) jQuery
6 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (3.28%) CSS3
7 3 (2.46%) Django
7 3 (2.46%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.46%) Polymer
7 3 (2.46%) Web Components
7 3 (2.46%) WebGL
8 2 (1.64%) XML
9 1 (0.82%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.82%) REST
9 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (46.72%) Computer Science
2 54 (44.26%) Physics
3 43 (35.25%) Mathematics
4 23 (18.85%) Biology
5 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (12.30%) Life Science
7 5 (4.10%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.10%) Economics
7 5 (4.10%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.28%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.46%) Biotechnology
9 3 (2.46%) e-Learning
9 3 (2.46%) Statistics
10 2 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.64%) Derivative
10 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.82%) Ergonomics
11 1 (0.82%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.77%) Linux
2 23 (18.85%) Windows
3 19 (15.57%) Mac OS X
4 9 (7.38%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) Software Engineering
2 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.39%) Web Development
4 11 (9.02%) Manual Testing
5 9 (7.38%) Bioinformatics
5 9 (7.38%) Project Management
6 7 (5.74%) Analytics
6 7 (5.74%) Automated Testing
7 6 (4.92%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.10%) Microscopy
8 5 (4.10%) User Stories
9 4 (3.28%) Coaching
9 4 (3.28%) CRM
9 4 (3.28%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.28%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.28%) MVC
9 4 (3.28%) Presales
9 4 (3.28%) Workflow
10 3 (2.46%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) C++
2 28 (22.95%) SQL
3 21 (17.21%) Java
4 18 (14.75%) VB
5 17 (13.93%) Python
5 17 (13.93%) VB.NET
6 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.38%) Perl
8 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.92%) C#
9 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.46%) R
10 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.64%) C
12 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.82%) Fortran
12 1 (0.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (50.00%) Degree
2 19 (15.57%) PhD
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) MBA
4 1 (0.82%) MCP
4 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.64%) TickIT
3 1 (0.82%) MISRA
3 1 (0.82%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) Oracle
3 2 (1.64%) Sybase
4 1 (0.82%) Google
4 1 (0.82%) Lotus
4 1 (0.82%) ReadSoft
4 1 (0.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) SAP
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Training & Bonus!
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Thermo Fisher
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Newcastle or Scotland
Thermo Fisher
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DoE
Posted: 27 days ago