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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 105 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £34,569 £34,142 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -3.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,750 £40,995
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +18.91%
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
664 885 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.18% 46.38% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 550 654 618
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,100 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 May 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 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (73.33%) Java
4 11 (73.33%) Python
4 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
6 9 (60.00%) MySQL
7 8 (53.33%) Ruby
8 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (40.00%) C
8 6 (40.00%) LIMS
9 5 (33.33%) OOD
9 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
9 5 (33.33%) POSIX
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
9 5 (33.33%) OO
9 5 (33.33%) HTML
9 5 (33.33%) Windows
9 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (33.33%) Games
9 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) Statistics
9 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
9 5 (33.33%) Physics
9 5 (33.33%) KVM

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
4 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (33.33%) MariaDB
5 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Mockito
2 3 (20.00%) TestNG
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) POSIX
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
1 5 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) JSP
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) Swing
3 3 (20.00%) JAX-RS
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
4 1 (6.67%) JDBC
4 1 (6.67%) Catalyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBIx::Class
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) LIMS
3 5 (33.33%) Statistics
3 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) Physics
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
4 4 (26.67%) Robotics
5 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (13.33%) Life Science
7 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Hidden Markov Model
3 5 (33.33%) Game Theory
3 5 (33.33%) Gibbs Sampling
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Information Management
5 3 (20.00%) CRUD
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 11 (73.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) C
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Go
5 5 (33.33%) Haskell
5 5 (33.33%) R
6 3 (20.00%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) 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%) Salt
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago