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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 259 234 284
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +50
Permanent jobs citing Biology 6 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.075% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.34% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £36,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 - £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -21.21%
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
2852 2680 3177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.70% 39.08% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 2078 2680
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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
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 18 December 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 -13 5 £36,500 - 9
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) Life Science
1 15 (78.95%) Chemistry
2 10 (52.63%) Marketing
2 10 (52.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) Perl
5 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) REST
8 4 (21.05%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) Fiddler
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) MySQL
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Analytics
10 2 (10.53%) C
10 2 (10.53%) C++
10 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
10 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) HBase
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Fiddler
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 10 (52.63%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (52.63%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Author
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Author
2 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Principal Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Life Science
1 15 (78.95%) Chemistry
2 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) LIMS
5 1 (5.26%) Informatics
5 1 (5.26%) Robotics
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
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