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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 134 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.050% - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
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
681 581 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.32% 35.75% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 582 441 543
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Biotechnology
North West

Biotechnology
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading