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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 99 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Biology 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.36% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.03% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
651 870 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.43% 47.72% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 555 633 586
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £60,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) RDF
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQLite
3 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Semantic Web
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Ontologies
3 2 (33.33%) SPARQL
3 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQLite
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Statistician
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) RDF
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East
EMBL
Salary: (monthly salary starting at £2,769.45 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
Posted: 13 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago