The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 109 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Biology 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% - 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £36,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -21.21%
Biology
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
855 693 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.58% 47.60% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 613 546 698
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biology across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Biology
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biology across the Cambridge region.

Biology Salary Trend in Cambridge

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 12 (92.31%) Chemistry
1 12 (92.31%) Life Science
2 9 (69.23%) Marketing
3 8 (61.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) MySQL
8 1 (7.69%) Big Data
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Biology 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 Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 8 (61.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Author
1 7 (53.85%) Technical Author
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Chemistry
1 12 (92.31%) Life Science
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) LIMS
3 1 (7.69%) Informatics
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
1 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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