The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank - - 87
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -45.45%
Bioinformatics
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1224 1033 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.65% 84.60% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 812 638 669
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Bioinformatics Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Bioinformatics
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Release Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef