The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 118 135 151
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Biology 19 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.77% 0.25% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 0.82% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -33.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
856 729 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.67% 30.64% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 641 601 783
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Biology
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biology across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Biology Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Biology
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 14 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Biology
East of England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (50.00%) Perl
3 14 (46.67%) Degree
4 13 (43.33%) Linux
4 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) Chemistry
5 11 (36.67%) Life Science
6 10 (33.33%) Marketing
6 10 (33.33%) OO
7 9 (30.00%) MySQL
7 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (30.00%) Robotics
7 9 (30.00%) Django
7 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 9 (30.00%) Spring
7 9 (30.00%) Bioinformatics
7 9 (30.00%) Ruby
7 9 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (30.00%) RESTful
7 9 (30.00%) Open Source
7 9 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (23.33%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) C
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (16.67%) DNA
10 5 (16.67%) LIMS

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (30.00%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Author
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Author
3 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Programmer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (16.67%) Principal Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (13.33%) DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) Django
2 9 (30.00%) Spring
2 9 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (30.00%) RESTful
2 9 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
4 4 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (36.67%) Chemistry
2 11 (36.67%) Life Science
3 9 (30.00%) Robotics
3 9 (30.00%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) LIMS
4 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (13.33%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) OO
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (16.67%) DNA
3 5 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.33%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (3.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (30.00%) Ruby
3 7 (23.33%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) C
4 6 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
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