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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 109 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Biology 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £26,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -52.27%
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
747 559 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.16% 35.09% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 554 468 599
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
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 27 August 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) Chemistry
1 11 (68.75%) Life Science
2 10 (62.50%) Marketing
3 9 (56.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) Robotics
7 4 (25.00%) Django
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (25.00%) JAX-RS
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (62.50%) Marketing
2 9 (56.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Author
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Author
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (25.00%) JSON
3 4 (25.00%) Django
3 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Chemistry
1 11 (68.75%) Life Science
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (25.00%) Robotics
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
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