The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 104 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.14% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Biotechnology
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
649 874 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.13% 47.71% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 553 635 575
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £61,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology across the Cambridge region.

Biotechnology Salary Trend in Cambridge

Biotechnology
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Electrical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree