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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 100 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 4 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.50% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-8.22% +21.79%
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
642 867 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.09% 47.77% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 540 627 575
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) LIMS
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Bioinformatics
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Robotics
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
5 5 (55.56%) C++
5 5 (55.56%) C
5 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (44.44%) Data Security
6 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 4 (44.44%) Postgraduate
7 3 (33.33%) Swing
7 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (33.33%) Python
7 3 (33.33%) JSP
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) J2EE
7 3 (33.33%) MySQL
7 3 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (33.33%) TDD

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) TestNG
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Mockito
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) JSP
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) Swing
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (33.33%) PowerMock
1 3 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 1 (11.11%) Catalyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBIx::Class
2 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) LIMS
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Robotics
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Bioinformatics
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Security
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) CRUD
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Tableau