The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Chemistry skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chemistry
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 430 455
Rank change year-on-year +56 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 22 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.092% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 3
Median salary £38,750 £22,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.22% -43.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £30,163 £33,500
% change year-on-year +49.19% -9.96%  

Chemistry is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12911 16973 17958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.11% 87.17% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10602 14317 14296
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Chemistry as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Chemistry in the South East

Chemistry
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chemistry in the South East.

Salary trend for Chemistry in the South East

Chemistry
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chemistry in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chemistry in the South East

Chemistry
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +50 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +47 9 £65,000 +209.52%
Oxfordshire +5 4 £38,750 +10.71%
Chemistry
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Chemistry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 26 (68.42%) Mathematics
2 24 (63.16%) PhD
3 18 (47.37%) Physics
3 18 (47.37%) Biology
3 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 18 (47.37%) Degree
4 15 (39.47%) Python
5 14 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (31.58%) Statistics
7 11 (28.95%) Linux
8 10 (26.32%) C++
8 10 (26.32%) .NET
8 10 (26.32%) Data Management
8 10 (26.32%) Life Science
9 9 (23.68%) C#
10 8 (21.05%) Informatics
10 8 (21.05%) Bioinformatics
11 7 (18.42%) Signal Processing
11 7 (18.42%) Machine Learning
11 7 (18.42%) VB
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.79%) Java
12 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
12 6 (15.79%) RoboHelp
12 6 (15.79%) FrameMaker
12 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
12 6 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (15.79%) Tableau
12 6 (15.79%) R

Chemistry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Camtasia
1 6 (15.79%) FrameMaker
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.79%) RoboHelp
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Big Data
1 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
1 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 6 (15.79%) KNIME
1 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 6 (15.79%) Spotfire
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Author
2 6 (15.79%) Graduate
2 6 (15.79%) Junior
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Author
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Data Scientist
4 4 (10.53%) Graduate Technical Author
4 4 (10.53%) Junior Technical Author
4 4 (10.53%) Scientific Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Customer Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Customer Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (7.89%) WinForms
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 10 (26.32%) Life Science
3 5 (13.16%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Mathematics
2 18 (47.37%) Biology
2 18 (47.37%) Physics
3 12 (31.58%) Statistics
4 10 (26.32%) Data Management
5 8 (21.05%) Bioinformatics
5 8 (21.05%) Informatics
6 7 (18.42%) Machine Learning
6 7 (18.42%) Signal Processing
7 6 (15.79%) Actionable Insight
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) Analytics
7 6 (15.79%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (15.79%) Deep Learning
7 6 (15.79%) Predictive Modelling
7 6 (15.79%) Visualisation
8 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) Validation
9 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.53%) Health Informatics
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Python
2 10 (26.32%) C++
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) VB
5 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.79%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) R
6 5 (13.16%) C
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
9 2 (5.26%) Delphi
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.26%) Fortran
9 2 (5.26%) Groovy
9 2 (5.26%) Pascal
9 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) PhD
2 18 (47.37%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Tableau
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle