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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 102 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +29.87%
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
670 853 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.24% 47.52% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 542 636 572
Average salary £43,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

Informatics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (100.00%) Perl
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Degree
3 13 (86.67%) Bioinformatics
3 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
4 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (80.00%) Java
5 10 (66.67%) Python
6 9 (60.00%) C
6 9 (60.00%) MySQL
6 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (53.33%) Ruby
7 8 (53.33%) LIMS
8 7 (46.67%) Windows
9 6 (40.00%) Robotics
9 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
10 5 (33.33%) Games
10 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
10 5 (33.33%) Physics
10 5 (33.33%) Statistics
10 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (33.33%) Xen
10 5 (33.33%) Haskell
10 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
10 5 (33.33%) OOD
10 5 (33.33%) POSIX
10 5 (33.33%) Oracle

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SMTP
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (33.33%) MariaDB
4 5 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data
6 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) TestNG
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Mockito
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) POSIX
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
1 5 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
2 3 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) JSP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
3 1 (6.67%) Catalyst
3 1 (6.67%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (53.33%) LIMS
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) Robotics
4 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (33.33%) Physics
4 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Statistics
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Bioinformatics
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 5 (33.33%) Hidden Markov Model
3 5 (33.33%) Game Theory
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) Gibbs Sampling
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Security
5 3 (20.00%) CRUD
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Perl
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) C
5 8 (53.33%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) Haskell
6 5 (33.33%) R
6 5 (33.33%) Go
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) C++
8 3 (20.00%) C#
9 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) KVM
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
1 5 (33.33%) LXC
1 5 (33.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Xen
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Mesos
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Tableau