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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chemistry
Rank 833 779 779
Rank change year-on-year
-54 0
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 64 126 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 104 86
Average salary £24,500 £34,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.98% -21.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £31,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -33.68%

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
44237 45661 43678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 39.20% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35196 35860 35169
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £40,000

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -47 59 £24,750 -29.28% 12
South East -35 30 £24,500 -18.33%
Surrey -39 26 £24,500 -14.03%
East of England +8 16 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Cambridge +19 12 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £45,000 +28.57% 3
London +9 6 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -2 5 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Hertfordshire -1 4 £25,000 - 2
Hampshire +13 3 £40,000 +86.04%
Leeds +10 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire +2 3 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £25,000 -
Belfast - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Scotland - 2 £24,000 -
North West - 2 £29,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +4 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Oxford -5 1 £32,500 +7.43%
Stevenage - 1 £27,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £37,500 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £21,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 70 (64.22%) Degree
1 70 (64.22%) Mathematics
2 68 (62.39%) Physics
3 55 (50.46%) Computer Science
4 52 (47.71%) .NET
5 44 (40.37%) SQL
6 36 (33.03%) SQL Server
6 36 (33.03%) Software Engineering
7 32 (29.36%) C++
8 31 (28.44%) VB.NET
9 29 (26.61%) VB
9 29 (26.61%) Java
10 27 (24.77%) Python
11 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
12 24 (22.02%) PhD
13 23 (21.10%) Linux
14 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (19.27%) CSS
15 21 (19.27%) HTML
16 19 (17.43%) C
17 17 (15.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (14.68%) Statistics
18 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
19 14 (12.84%) C#
19 14 (12.84%) Marketing
19 14 (12.84%) Software Testing
20 13 (11.93%) Scrum
20 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
20 13 (11.93%) Windows
20 13 (11.93%) jQuery

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (10.09%) SAS
2 9 (8.26%) IIS
3 5 (4.59%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.26%) MS Office
3 4 (3.67%) CPLEX
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) DNS
3 2 (1.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) Big Data
3 8 (7.34%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.50%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.83%) OLAP
6 2 (1.83%) MySQL
6 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.92%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.83%) Subversion
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.83%) Selenium
3 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.83%) JUnit
General
1 17 (15.60%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (12.84%) Marketing
3 8 (7.34%) Finance
4 7 (6.42%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.75%) Local Government
7 2 (1.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Electronics
8 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) Analyst
3 31 (28.44%) Support Analyst
3 31 (28.44%) Technical Support
3 31 (28.44%) Applications Support
3 31 (28.44%) Technical Support Analyst
3 31 (28.44%) Applications Support Analyst
3 31 (28.44%) Technical Analyst
4 25 (22.94%) Junior
5 23 (21.10%) Graduate
6 22 (20.18%) Junior Developer
7 16 (14.68%) Junior Analyst
8 15 (13.76%) Junior Support Analyst
9 14 (12.84%) Junior Analyst Developer
9 14 (12.84%) Analyst Developer
10 13 (11.93%) Applications Developer
10 13 (11.93%) Junior Applications Developer
10 13 (11.93%) Technical Developer
11 9 (8.26%) C++ Developer
12 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.71%) .NET
2 21 (19.27%) CSS
2 21 (19.27%) HTML
3 13 (11.93%) jQuery
4 11 (10.09%) Web Services
4 11 (10.09%) XML
5 10 (9.17%) JSON
5 10 (9.17%) Qt
6 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.59%) HTML5
7 5 (4.59%) CSS3
8 3 (2.75%) D3.js
8 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.75%) Ajax
8 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.83%) GWT
9 2 (1.83%) Vaadin
10 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 70 (64.22%) Mathematics
2 68 (62.39%) Physics
3 55 (50.46%) Computer Science
4 16 (14.68%) Statistics
5 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (8.26%) Psychology
6 9 (8.26%) Algorithms
6 9 (8.26%) Economics
6 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
7 8 (7.34%) Life Science
7 8 (7.34%) Biology
8 7 (6.42%) Visualisation
9 6 (5.50%) Informatics
10 5 (4.59%) GIS
10 5 (4.59%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (3.67%) SCADA
11 4 (3.67%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (3.67%) Neural Network
11 4 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (3.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Windows
3 9 (8.26%) Mac OS X
4 7 (6.42%) UNIX
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) Software Engineering
2 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.84%) Software Testing
4 13 (11.93%) Scrum
5 10 (9.17%) Project Management
5 10 (9.17%) Web Development
6 9 (8.26%) Analytics
7 8 (7.34%) Operations Research
7 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.34%) CRM
7 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.42%) Web Design
8 7 (6.42%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (6.42%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (6.42%) Time Management
9 6 (5.50%) MVC
9 6 (5.50%) ETL
10 5 (4.59%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (4.59%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (3.67%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) SQL
2 32 (29.36%) C++
3 31 (28.44%) VB.NET
4 29 (26.61%) VB
4 29 (26.61%) Java
5 27 (24.77%) Python
6 19 (17.43%) C
7 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
8 14 (12.84%) C#
9 10 (9.17%) Perl
10 8 (7.34%) Fortran
10 8 (7.34%) MATLAB
10 8 (7.34%) R
11 4 (3.67%) Ruby
11 4 (3.67%) Clojure
11 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.75%) Scala
13 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.83%) VBA
13 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (64.22%) Degree
2 24 (22.02%) PhD
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) HL7
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 6 (5.50%) SAP
4 2 (1.83%) Google
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe
4 2 (1.83%) Twitter
5 1 (0.92%) HP
5 1 (0.92%) Dell
5 1 (0.92%) Xilinx
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Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Uncapped OTE, Car/Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage
Tessella
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000+
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 19 days ago