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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 104 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Biology 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.067% 0.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £38,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-42.12% -2.81%
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
661 834 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.57% 46.28% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 532 656 683
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 7 (87.50%) Life Science
2 6 (75.00%) Chemistry
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Statistician
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Statistician
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Life Science
2 6 (75.00%) Chemistry
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Biotechnology
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) LIMS
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Informatics
4 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago