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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chemistry
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 749 923 785
Rank change year-on-year +174 -138 +270
Permanent jobs citing Chemistry 533 88 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.077% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.082% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 65 17 7
10th Percentile £30,787 £24,700 £31,400
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,500 £34,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +29.41%
75th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £58,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -17.34%

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 163,611 107,228 60,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.79% 94.06% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84,033 72,697 49,132
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Chemistry.

Salary trend for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Chemistry over the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Top 15 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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +169 486 £50,000 +11.11% 51
London +23 249 £70,000 +40.00% 5
UK excluding London +80 237 £45,000 - 54
Work from Home -154 88 £62,500 +38.89% 16
South East +4 71 £41,957 -6.76% 6
North of England -19 55 £80,000 +175.86% 15
South West +15 39 - - 5
Midlands -13 37 £46,000 -16.36% 9
West Midlands -17 35 £46,000 -16.36% 5
Yorkshire -2 28 £80,000 +91.62% 3
North West -33 27 - - 10
East of England -58 27 £50,000 - 11
Scotland -34 7 £55,000 +37.50% 7
East Midlands -11 2 - - 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, IT jobs citing Chemistry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 309 (57.97%) Biology
2 297 (55.72%) Degree
3 276 (51.78%) Machine Learning
4 236 (44.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 223 (41.84%) Informatics
6 204 (38.27%) Python
7 189 (35.46%) Data Science
8 186 (34.90%) Software Engineering
9 181 (33.96%) Twitter
10 169 (31.71%) Microservices
11 162 (30.39%) Algorithms
12 148 (27.77%) Kubernetes
13 145 (27.20%) JavaScript
14 144 (27.02%) Java
15 132 (24.77%) Computer Science
16 128 (24.02%) Pair Programming
17 123 (23.08%) TDD
17 123 (23.08%) Big Data
18 119 (22.33%) Data Structures
19 106 (19.89%) AWS
19 106 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
20 93 (17.45%) Manufacturing
21 92 (17.26%) Physics
22 90 (16.89%) Risk Management
23 84 (15.76%) Mathematics
24 81 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
24 81 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
25 78 (14.63%) Agile
25 78 (14.63%) Pharmaceutical
26 72 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.38%) Confluence
2 8 (1.50%) Apache
3 5 (0.94%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.94%) WordPress
4 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.94%) Maya
6 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Shopify
2 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 106 (19.89%) AWS
2 46 (8.63%) GCP
3 41 (7.69%) GitHub
4 37 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (6.94%) AWS Lambda
4 37 (6.94%) CloudFront
4 37 (6.94%) Serverless
5 35 (6.57%) Amazon S3
5 35 (6.57%) Amazon SQS
5 35 (6.57%) GitHub Actions
6 27 (5.07%) Amazon Cognito
7 11 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.88%) Slack
9 7 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (1.31%) Azure
9 7 (1.31%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.94%) Google Data Studio
10 5 (0.94%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.56%) Figma
12 2 (0.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.94%) DNS
2 3 (0.56%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) Modbus
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (23.08%) Big Data
2 43 (8.07%) BigQuery
3 37 (6.94%) Amazon RDS
4 35 (6.57%) DynamoDB
5 18 (3.38%) MySQL
6 16 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.25%) Tableau
8 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.13%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.75%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.38%) Looker
13 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.38%) Power BI
13 2 (0.38%) Redis
14 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
14 1 (0.19%) GIS
14 1 (0.19%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 37 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 35 (6.57%) Cypress.io
3 29 (5.44%) JIRA
4 10 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (1.69%) Snakemake
6 8 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 106 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (17.45%) Manufacturing
3 78 (14.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 71 (13.32%) Social Skills
5 66 (12.38%) Finance
6 36 (6.75%) Automotive
7 26 (4.88%) Marketing
8 23 (4.32%) Organisational Skills
8 23 (4.32%) Publishing
9 19 (3.56%) Influencing Skills
10 18 (3.38%) Retail
11 17 (3.19%) Electronics
11 17 (3.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 16 (3.00%) Legal
13 10 (1.88%) Law
13 10 (1.88%) Presentation Skills
14 9 (1.69%) Games
15 8 (1.50%) Avionics
16 4 (0.75%) Swedish Language
17 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 123 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 109 (20.45%) Senior Software Engineer
3 77 (14.45%) Security Manager
4 67 (12.57%) Developer
5 30 (5.63%) Analyst
6 17 (3.19%) Backend Developer
6 17 (3.19%) Data Scientist
6 17 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (3.19%) Product Manager
7 15 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (2.81%) Product Specialist
7 15 (2.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 13 (2.44%) Senior Manager
8 13 (2.44%) Senior Product Manager
9 12 (2.25%) Designer
10 11 (2.06%) Coordinator
10 11 (2.06%) Technologist
11 9 (1.69%) Data Analyst
12 8 (1.50%) Consultant
12 8 (1.50%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.57%) React
2 46 (8.63%) Jest
3 45 (8.44%) Node.js
4 36 (6.75%) Redux
5 29 (5.44%) Vue.js
6 13 (2.44%) GraphQL
7 11 (2.06%) Middleware
7 11 (2.06%) NumPy
7 11 (2.06%) Pandas
8 9 (1.69%) Matplotlib
9 8 (1.50%) CSS
10 7 (1.31%) HTML
10 7 (1.31%) Laravel
11 5 (0.94%) Direct3D
11 5 (0.94%) Flutter
11 5 (0.94%) OpenGL
11 5 (0.94%) Tailwind CSS
11 5 (0.94%) Vulkan
12 3 (0.56%) Django
13 2 (0.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 162 (30.39%) Algorithms
2 119 (22.33%) Data Structures
3 38 (7.13%) Hackathon
4 36 (6.75%) Life Science
5 30 (5.63%) User Experience
6 14 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.25%) CAN bus
7 12 (2.25%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.88%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.94%) FPGA
10 5 (0.94%) Legacy Code
11 3 (0.56%) Blog
11 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.56%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.56%) NHS
11 3 (0.56%) Social Media
11 3 (0.56%) Tandem
12 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.38%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.44%) Linux
2 5 (0.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (57.97%) Biology
2 276 (51.78%) Machine Learning
3 236 (44.28%) Artificial Intelligence
4 223 (41.84%) Informatics
5 189 (35.46%) Data Science
6 186 (34.90%) Software Engineering
7 169 (31.71%) Microservices
8 132 (24.77%) Computer Science
9 128 (24.02%) Pair Programming
10 123 (23.08%) TDD
11 92 (17.26%) Physics
12 90 (16.89%) Risk Management
13 84 (15.76%) Mathematics
14 81 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
14 81 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 78 (14.63%) Agile
16 72 (13.51%) Analytics
17 64 (12.01%) Cybersecurity
18 62 (11.63%) Information Security
18 62 (11.63%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (38.27%) Python
2 145 (27.20%) JavaScript
3 144 (27.02%) Java
4 48 (9.01%) TypeScript
5 43 (8.07%) SQL
6 34 (6.38%) MATLAB
7 26 (4.88%) R
8 19 (3.56%) C++
9 16 (3.00%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.25%) Bash
11 11 (2.06%) C
12 7 (1.31%) C#
12 7 (1.31%) PHP
13 5 (0.94%) Dart
14 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 297 (55.72%) Degree
2 72 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (11.82%) Master's Degree
4 62 (11.63%) CISM
4 62 (11.63%) CISSP
4 62 (11.63%) CRISC
5 54 (10.13%) PhD
6 41 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (1.88%) CSPO
8 8 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.38%) PMP
9 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.19%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.63%) GRC
1 62 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 62 (11.63%) NIST
2 55 (10.32%) QA
3 41 (7.69%) GMP
4 18 (3.38%) GLP
5 12 (2.25%) GxP
6 8 (1.50%) Good Clinical Practice
7 7 (1.31%) ISO 13485
8 5 (0.94%) Accessibility
9 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.75%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.56%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (1.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) Firmware
3 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 148 (27.77%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 181 (33.96%) Twitter
2 43 (8.07%) Google
3 18 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.31%) Adobe
5 3 (0.56%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.38%) Ensighten
6 2 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.38%) SAP
7 1 (0.19%) Apple
7 1 (0.19%) Mapinfo