The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology 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 Biology over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 256 271 274
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Biology 2 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.027% 0.14% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.37% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £31,875 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +34.32%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £36,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-38.77% +9.70%
Biology
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2993 3256 3046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.08% 38.54% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 2538 2635
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Biology
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Biology Salary Trend in the East of England

Biology
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biology across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Biology Salary Histogram in the East of England

Biology
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 Biology within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £31,875 -29.16% 8
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Life Science
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Chemistry
3 3 (33.33%) Robotics
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (33.33%) Django
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) DNA
3 3 (33.33%) LIMS
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (11.11%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Statistician
2 1 (11.11%) Statistician
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (33.33%) Django
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
1 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Life Science
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Chemistry
3 3 (33.33%) LIMS
3 3 (33.33%) Robotics
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) DNA
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 9 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK inc
Posted: 10 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 10 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 14 days ago