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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 107 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Biology 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £36,500 - £32,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 - £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 - £47,500
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
772 728 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.30% 51.30% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 557 626 590
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,950
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 30 January 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 6 (85.71%) Chemistry
1 6 (85.71%) Life Science
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Chemistry
1 6 (85.71%) Life Science
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Robotics
3 1 (14.29%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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