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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 98 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.47% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.72% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Average salary £38,564 £34,142 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.95% +3.46%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
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
661 834 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.57% 46.28% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 532 656 683
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Informatics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Bioinformatics
4 10 (55.56%) Perl
5 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (44.44%) Life Science
7 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
7 7 (38.89%) Information Management
7 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 7 (38.89%) Open Source
8 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) Ruby
9 5 (27.78%) Statistics
9 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (27.78%) Xen
9 5 (27.78%) Physics
9 5 (27.78%) Haskell
9 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) LIMS
9 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
9 5 (27.78%) Games
9 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (27.78%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (27.78%) Pegasus
9 5 (27.78%) POSIX

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (27.78%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SMTP
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) SNMP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (27.78%) CouchDB
3 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (27.78%) Neo4j
3 5 (27.78%) Big Data
3 5 (27.78%) MariaDB
4 4 (22.22%) Text Mining
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Developer
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) POSIX
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) HTML5
1 5 (27.78%) REST
2 4 (22.22%) JDBC
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) Life Science
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
4 5 (27.78%) Physics
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
4 5 (27.78%) LIMS
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Statistics
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (5.56%) Biology
6 1 (5.56%) Robotics
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Bioinformatics
3 7 (38.89%) Information Management
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) OOD
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Hidden Markov Model
5 5 (27.78%) Game Theory
5 5 (27.78%) Gibbs Sampling
5 5 (27.78%) Memory Management
5 5 (27.78%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Coaching
9 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) Haskell
4 5 (27.78%) R
4 5 (27.78%) Go
4 5 (27.78%) C
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Xen
1 5 (27.78%) KVM
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
1 5 (27.78%) LXC
1 5 (27.78%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Mesos
2 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) Salt
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Pegasus
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30574 - £38564 per annum + plus excellent benefits
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