Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Chemistry skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Chemistry over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chemistry
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1155 1168
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13 -65
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 59 67 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.035% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.039% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 126
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,900 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% +8.33%

Chemistry is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Chemistry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chemistry over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 58 £42,500 - 9
UK excluding London +45 31 £42,500 +6.25% 7
London +9 28 £45,125 +5.56% 2
South East +14 13 £27,500 -31.25% 2
East of England - 13 £42,500 - 4
South West -10 3 £54,000 -
Yorkshire +33 1 £32,500 +44.44%
North of England +7 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Wales - 1 £49,700 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 33 (55.93%) Mathematics
1 33 (55.93%) Physics
2 28 (47.46%) Computer Science
3 27 (45.76%) Degree
4 21 (35.59%) Java
5 20 (33.90%) Python
6 19 (32.20%) SQL
7 16 (27.12%) Life Science
7 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
7 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (25.42%) Data Management
9 14 (23.73%) Biology
9 14 (23.73%) Machine Learning
9 14 (23.73%) Algorithms
10 12 (20.34%) Data Mining
10 12 (20.34%) C++
10 12 (20.34%) Data Visualisation
10 12 (20.34%) Visualisation
11 11 (18.64%) Statistics
12 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (15.25%) Time Management
13 9 (15.25%) Analytics
13 9 (15.25%) Informatics
13 9 (15.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (15.25%) PhD
13 9 (15.25%) Windows
13 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.25%) Oracle
14 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling

Chemistry
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Data Mining
2 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.17%) Big Data
3 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) Text Mining
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (15.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Front Office
3 6 (10.17%) Advertising
3 6 (10.17%) Back Office
3 6 (10.17%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Graduate
3 11 (18.64%) Data Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Data Scientist
6 7 (11.86%) Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Test Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) C++ Developer
7 6 (10.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Healthcare Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Development Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) Keras
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.69%) Theano
3 1 (1.69%) Torch
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (47.46%) Computer Science
2 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (27.12%) Life Science
3 14 (23.73%) Algorithms
4 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.47%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.39%) NHS
8 1 (1.69%) Derivative
8 1 (1.69%) Fintech
8 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.69%) Linked Data
8 1 (1.69%) Optoelectronics
8 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Mathematics
1 33 (55.93%) Physics
2 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
3 15 (25.42%) Data Management
4 14 (23.73%) Biology
4 14 (23.73%) Machine Learning
5 12 (20.34%) Data Visualisation
5 12 (20.34%) Visualisation
6 11 (18.64%) Statistics
7 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.25%) Analytics
8 9 (15.25%) Informatics
8 9 (15.25%) Time Management
9 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
9 8 (13.56%) ETL
9 8 (13.56%) Statistical Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) Python
3 19 (32.20%) SQL
4 12 (20.34%) C++
5 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.86%) Perl
6 7 (11.86%) R
7 3 (5.08%) C
7 3 (5.08%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (15.25%) PhD
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Postgraduate
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (10.17%) Tableau
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Agilent