The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 128 122 143
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing Biology 1 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.046% 0.75% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 1.69% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £23,750 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.22% +34.32%
UK excluding London average salary £23,125 £31,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.74%
Biology
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
918 1064 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.09% 44.31% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 748 774 770
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biology across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Biology
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biology across the Cambridgeshire region.

Biology Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Django
3 3 (50.00%) Robotics
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) DNA
3 3 (50.00%) LIMS
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (33.33%) Life Science
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
5 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Biology 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 Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Statistician
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (50.00%) Django
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) LIMS
2 3 (50.00%) Robotics
3 2 (33.33%) Life Science
4 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
4 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DNA
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago