Each week, CK Science is providing a snapshot of the analytical chemistry jobs market. Over time, we aim to give you a picture of how it changes and evolves, and most importantly, how this may impact on you depending on overall demand and seasonal changes. So whether you are an Analyst looking for a new science job or an employer seeking new Chemist to join your team, we hope that this market snapshot helps you with your decision making.
Our tracking is based on each week screening some of the UKs leading vacancy boards for how many analytical chemistry jobs have been advertised within the previous week.
This summary was completed on Monday 7th March and relates to adverts posted for Analytical Chemists on:
- New Scientist
- CV Library
- Willey job network
- Access Science jobs.
Our results showed that from these job boards a total of 687 Analytical Chemistry vacancies were published last week, with:
- 555 permanent roles
- 132 temporary or contract roles
There has been a dramatic uplift in the number of Analytical Chemistry jobs that have been published in the last week – growing from 490 up to 687 this week. Both permanent and contract roles have experienced growth, with contract more than doubling its numbers! This change in behaviour belies our assessment last week that the tax year end will be slowing down recruitment. In fact, the increase in jobs could be a last minute recruitment drive to use up budgets! Lets see what next week brings.