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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 102 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Biology 4 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.71% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.48% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -22.44%
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
663 879 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.66% 47.82% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 531 642 585
Average salary £43,000 £39,420 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.08% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Life Science
3 2 (40.00%) SQLite
3 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) SPARQL
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Ontologies
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) RDF
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQLite
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Statistician
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Statistician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Life Science
3 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Ontologies
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) RDF
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago