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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
England / East of England
Rank 243 218 263
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +45
Permanent jobs citing Biology 2 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.035% 0.63% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 1.48% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £62,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +71.23%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +2.73%

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
2247 2897 2936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.77% 42.29% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 2226 2270
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,675 £25,841
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -9 2 - -
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Biology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 20 (95.24%) Finance
1 20 (95.24%) Bioinformatics
2 18 (85.71%) Big Data
3 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
4 15 (71.43%) Degree
5 13 (61.90%) Java
5 13 (61.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (42.86%) C
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) Scrum
8 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 6 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (28.57%) Confluence
9 6 (28.57%) User Experience
9 6 (28.57%) Data Structures
9 6 (28.57%) HBase
9 6 (28.57%) GitHub
9 6 (28.57%) Parquet
9 6 (28.57%) JIRA
9 6 (28.57%) Life Science
10 5 (23.81%) Python
10 5 (23.81%) Unix
10 5 (23.81%) JavaScript

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) Big Data
2 13 (61.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (28.57%) HBase
4 6 (28.57%) Parquet
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 20 (95.24%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Database Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (19.05%) D3.js
2 4 (19.05%) HTML5 Canvas
2 4 (19.05%) LESS
2 4 (19.05%) Sass
2 4 (19.05%) SVG
2 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (19.05%) Web Components
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 6 (28.57%) Life Science
2 6 (28.57%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.52%) Psychology
6 1 (4.76%) Chemistry
6 1 (4.76%) Informatics
6 1 (4.76%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Bioinformatics
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
4 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
4 4 (19.05%) Web Design
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Computational Biology
6 2 (9.52%) Full Text Search
6 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Usability Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) ES6
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.52%) C++
7 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (4.76%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Twitter
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat