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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 772 758 816
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +58
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 127 115 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 100 87 68
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -23 126 £30,000 -14.28% 15
South East +30 84 £28,500 +14.00% 5
Surrey +42 74 £28,500 +14.00% 4
London -34 21 £51,250 +46.42% 7
City of London -8 11 £70,000 +33.33% 3
East of England -24 11 £35,000 -30.00%
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridge -3 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Guildford - 5 £34,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £87,500 -
Oxfordshire -5 2 £48,750 +72.56% 1
Hampshire -14 2 £23,750 -20.83%
West Yorkshire -38 2 £25,000 -40.47%
Yorkshire -45 2 £25,000 -40.47%
Kent - 2 £35,750 -
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 -
Oxford -5 1 £35,000 +23.89%
Hertfordshire -32 1 - -
Wrexham - 1 £20,000 -
Malvern - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £87,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Horsham - 1 £25,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £21,500 -
Fareham - 1 £26,000 -
Wales - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 118 (58.71%) Degree
2 110 (54.73%) Biology
3 99 (49.25%) Life Science
4 81 (40.30%) Mathematics
5 68 (33.83%) Physics
6 66 (32.84%) PhD
7 64 (31.84%) SQL
8 63 (31.34%) Oracle
9 56 (27.86%) Computer Science
10 52 (25.87%) C#
11 49 (24.38%) Java
12 47 (23.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 45 (22.39%) Relational Database
14 44 (21.89%) Bioinformatics
15 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
16 41 (20.40%) HTML
17 38 (18.91%) C++
18 37 (18.41%) JavaScript
18 37 (18.41%) Windows
18 37 (18.41%) Statistics
18 37 (18.41%) Selenium
19 34 (16.92%) Finance
20 30 (14.93%) ISEB
20 30 (14.93%) Web Services
21 29 (14.43%) MS Excel
21 29 (14.43%) Biotechnology
21 29 (14.43%) Software Testing
21 29 (14.43%) Software Engineering
22 28 (13.93%) V-Model
22 28 (13.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (5.47%) SAS
2 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.48%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.98%) SPSS
4 7 (3.48%) CPLEX
5 4 (1.99%) MS Office
6 1 (0.50%) Simulink
6 1 (0.50%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.49%) Intranet
3 2 (1.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.00%) FTP
3 2 (1.00%) HTTP
3 2 (1.00%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.39%) Relational Database
2 23 (11.44%) MySQL
3 19 (9.45%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.47%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.98%) Data Mining
6 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.98%) Big Data
7 7 (3.48%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.99%) OLTP
9 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.50%) QlikView
11 1 (0.50%) DB2
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (18.41%) Selenium
2 18 (8.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (7.46%) JMeter
4 7 (3.48%) Toad
4 7 (3.48%) JIRA
4 7 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.50%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 47 (23.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 34 (16.92%) Finance
3 23 (11.44%) Banking
4 13 (6.47%) Marketing
5 7 (3.48%) Retail
6 4 (1.99%) Publishing
7 3 (1.49%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (30.35%) Developer
2 46 (22.89%) Tester
3 36 (17.91%) Graduate
4 26 (12.94%) Trainer
4 26 (12.94%) Software Tester
5 25 (12.44%) Consultant
6 24 (11.94%) Training Consultant
7 23 (11.44%) Graduate Developer
8 22 (10.95%) Senior Tester
9 16 (7.96%) Junior
10 15 (7.46%) Junior Developer
11 10 (4.98%) Analyst
11 10 (4.98%) Data Scientist
12 9 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.48%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.98%) Author
13 8 (3.98%) Technical Author
14 7 (3.48%) .NET Developer
14 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (2.99%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.40%) HTML
2 30 (14.93%) Web Services
3 24 (11.94%) XML
4 18 (8.96%) .NET
5 17 (8.46%) REST
6 16 (7.96%) JSON
7 15 (7.46%) CSS
7 15 (7.46%) GWT
8 14 (6.97%) J2EE
9 9 (4.48%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.98%) Ext JS
11 7 (3.48%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (2.99%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.49%) OpenGL
13 5 (2.49%) OpenCL
14 3 (1.49%) XBRL
14 3 (1.49%) DirectX
15 2 (1.00%) MFC
15 2 (1.00%) HTML5
15 2 (1.00%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 110 (54.73%) Biology
2 99 (49.25%) Life Science
3 81 (40.30%) Mathematics
4 68 (33.83%) Physics
5 56 (27.86%) Computer Science
6 37 (18.41%) Statistics
7 29 (14.43%) Biotechnology
8 21 (10.45%) Visualisation
9 19 (9.45%) Market Risk
10 11 (5.47%) E-Learning
11 10 (4.98%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (4.48%) Economics
12 9 (4.48%) Informatics
13 7 (3.48%) Applied Mathematics
13 7 (3.48%) Psychology
13 7 (3.48%) Neural Network
13 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
13 7 (3.48%) Digital Media
14 6 (2.99%) LIMS
15 5 (2.49%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.41%) Windows
2 13 (6.47%) Linux
3 7 (3.48%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.99%) Android
4 6 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.99%) Solaris
5 3 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.89%) Bioinformatics
2 29 (14.43%) Software Engineering
2 29 (14.43%) Software Testing
3 28 (13.93%) V-Model
4 21 (10.45%) Test Scripting
5 20 (9.95%) Waterfall
5 20 (9.95%) Analytics
6 19 (9.45%) Manual Testing
6 19 (9.45%) Automated Testing
6 19 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (8.46%) Data Analysis
8 16 (7.96%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.47%) OO
10 11 (5.47%) Test Automation
11 8 (3.98%) Monte Carlo Method
12 7 (3.48%) Machine Learning
12 7 (3.48%) Predictive Modelling
12 7 (3.48%) Test Management
12 7 (3.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.84%) SQL
2 52 (25.87%) C#
3 49 (24.38%) Java
4 38 (18.91%) C++
5 37 (18.41%) JavaScript
6 27 (13.43%) PL/SQL
7 26 (12.94%) VBA
8 18 (8.96%) Python
9 17 (8.46%) MATLAB
10 14 (6.97%) R
11 12 (5.97%) Perl
12 9 (4.48%) C
13 8 (3.98%) Ruby
13 8 (3.98%) VC++
14 7 (3.48%) Clojure
14 7 (3.48%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.99%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 2 (1.00%) VB
17 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (58.71%) Degree
2 66 (32.84%) PhD
3 30 (14.93%) ISEB
4 28 (13.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (11.94%) CIPD
6 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) HL7
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) TickIT
3 2 (1.00%) GLP
3 2 (1.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 9 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.00%) Puppet
2 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 63 (31.34%) Oracle
2 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.48%) HP
4 4 (1.99%) Sybase
5 3 (1.49%) Tieto
6 2 (1.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.00%) SAP
6 2 (1.00%) Dell
6 2 (1.00%) NetApp
6 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.50%) Mercator
7 1 (0.50%) Minitab
7 1 (0.50%) Tableau
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
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