The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 118 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% 0.058% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
Biotechnology
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
706 603 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.53% 35.16% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 538 443 475
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Biotechnology Salary Trend in Cheshire

Biotechnology
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ION Trading