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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 98 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 10 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 0.67% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £38,564 £34,142 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.95% +3.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -25.55%
Informatics
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
707 784 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.70% 52.34% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 527 672 595
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,440 £28,500
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%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Informatics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Informatics Salary Trend in Cambridge

Informatics
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Informatics across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Informatics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Informatics 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 Informatics.

1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) Python
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) Java
4 12 (52.17%) Perl
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Bioinformatics
7 9 (39.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (39.13%) Statistics
7 9 (39.13%) Information Management
7 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
7 9 (39.13%) Life Science
7 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 7 (30.43%) MySQL
9 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
9 7 (30.43%) Open Source
10 6 (26.09%) Analytics
10 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
10 6 (26.09%) OO
10 6 (26.09%) UNIX
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) Ruby
10 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 5 (21.74%) Text Mining
11 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
11 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
11 5 (21.74%) Games
11 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Informatics 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 Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SMTP
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) SNMP
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (21.74%) Text Mining
3 5 (21.74%) CouchDB
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (21.74%) Neo4j
3 5 (21.74%) Big Data
3 5 (21.74%) MariaDB
4 4 (17.39%) Spotfire
4 4 (17.39%) QlikView
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (21.74%) Games
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) POSIX
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) HTML5
1 5 (21.74%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) JDBC
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Statistics
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
1 9 (39.13%) Life Science
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Open Source
3 5 (21.74%) LIMS
3 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Physics
3 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
4 4 (17.39%) Ontologies
5 2 (8.70%) User Experience
6 1 (4.35%) Biology
6 1 (4.35%) Robotics
6 1 (4.35%) Social Media
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Bioinformatics
3 9 (39.13%) Information Management
4 6 (26.09%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Memory Management
5 5 (21.74%) Hidden Markov Model
5 5 (21.74%) Game Theory
5 5 (21.74%) Gibbs Sampling
5 5 (21.74%) OOD
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (17.39%) Data Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) ETL
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Master Data Management
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) Perl
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Ruby
5 5 (21.74%) Haskell
5 5 (21.74%) R
5 5 (21.74%) Golang
5 5 (21.74%) C
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.35%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Xen
1 5 (21.74%) KVM
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
1 5 (21.74%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Mesos
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) Salt
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Pegasus
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects