The first table below looks at the demand for Bioinformatics skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bioinformatics 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 238 240 273
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +33
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 25 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.22% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.29% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 1
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,828
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -45.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6240 5806 6310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.23% 75.91% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 4860 5338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Bioinformatics
England

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Bioinformatics across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bioinformatics across the East of England region.

Bioinformatics Salary Trend in the East of England

Bioinformatics
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bioinformatics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the East of England

Bioinformatics
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire +12 25 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Bioinformatics
England

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics.

1 42 (84.00%) Perl
2 35 (70.00%) Python
3 33 (66.00%) Computer Science
4 27 (54.00%) UNIX
5 26 (52.00%) OO
6 25 (50.00%) SQL
7 21 (42.00%) Linux
8 19 (38.00%) C
8 19 (38.00%) HTML
8 19 (38.00%) Degree
8 19 (38.00%) Informatics
9 14 (28.00%) jQuery
9 14 (28.00%) Java
9 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.00%) CSS
10 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
11 10 (20.00%) Open Source
11 10 (20.00%) HTML5
11 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 10 (20.00%) Physics
11 10 (20.00%) OOD
12 9 (18.00%) SSL
12 9 (18.00%) Apache
12 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (18.00%) PHP
12 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
12 9 (18.00%) MySQL
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle
12 9 (18.00%) Subversion
12 9 (18.00%) LIMS

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (18.00%) MySQL
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Subversion
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 25 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 21 (42.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (28.00%) Web Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (18.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Perl Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Perl Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Perl Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Perl Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Programmer
8 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) DBA
8 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Senior DBA
9 2 (4.00%) Junior
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) jQuery
2 14 (28.00%) CSS
3 10 (20.00%) HTML5
4 9 (18.00%) Ajax
4 9 (18.00%) JSON
5 5 (10.00%) POSIX
5 5 (10.00%) Spring
5 5 (10.00%) WebGL
5 5 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 5 (10.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (66.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (38.00%) Informatics
3 10 (20.00%) Open Source
3 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (20.00%) Physics
4 9 (18.00%) LIMS
4 9 (18.00%) Biology
5 7 (14.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 5 (10.00%) Statistics
7 4 (8.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) UNIX
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) OO
2 10 (20.00%) OOD
3 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (10.00%) Analytics
4 5 (10.00%) Video Processing
4 5 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Web Development
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) BCP
6 2 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) Perl
2 35 (70.00%) Python
3 25 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (38.00%) C
5 14 (28.00%) Java
5 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.00%) PHP
6 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (14.00%) R
7 7 (14.00%) C++
8 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (10.00%) Ruby
9 5 (10.00%) AWK
9 5 (10.00%) Golang
9 5 (10.00%) Scala
9 5 (10.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) PhD
2 5 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
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