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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 126 128 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Biology 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.31% 0.46% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.94% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £38,875 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.96% +23.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,875 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.96% -18.15%
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
927 1066 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.40% 48.59% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 707 882 775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 2 March 2015. 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 -1 4 £35,000 - 4
Biology
East of England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Chemistry
2 6 (54.55%) Life Science
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Robotics
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) LIMS
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) DNA
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (36.36%) RESTful
1 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (36.36%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) Django
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Chemistry
1 6 (54.55%) Life Science
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) LIMS
3 4 (36.36%) Robotics
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Informatics
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) DNA
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago