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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 101 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% 0.057% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.12% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £34,785 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.03% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,048 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +28.20%
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
683 840 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.17% 47.51% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 561 615 587
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 £60,000 £57,500
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 30 June 2015.

Informatics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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%) Degree
2 14 (93.33%) Perl
3 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
3 13 (86.67%) Bioinformatics
4 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (73.33%) Java
6 10 (66.67%) Python
6 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (60.00%) MySQL
8 8 (53.33%) C
8 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (53.33%) Ruby
9 7 (46.67%) LIMS
10 6 (40.00%) Windows
10 6 (40.00%) Robotics
10 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (33.33%) Games
11 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (33.33%) Physics
11 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (33.33%) Xen
11 5 (33.33%) Statistics
11 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
11 5 (33.33%) HTML
11 5 (33.33%) OO
11 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
11 5 (33.33%) OOD
11 5 (33.33%) POSIX

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (80.00%) 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 Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
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 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (46.67%) LIMS
4 6 (40.00%) Robotics
5 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 5 (33.33%) Physics
5 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) Statistics
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 4 (26.67%) User Experience
7 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
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%) Gibbs Sampling
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
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%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Python
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 8 (53.33%) C
5 5 (33.33%) Haskell
5 5 (33.33%) R
5 5 (33.33%) Go
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) C++
8 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) 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%) Pegasus
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Tableau