The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bioinformatics 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
Bioinformatics
Rank 848 869 826
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 22 9 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.009% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.011% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 39
Average salary £61,250 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.13% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £39,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+135.00% -28.57%
Bioinformatics
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86698 83726 86947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.30% 81.77% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71999 67940 74673
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend in England

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

Bioinformatics Salary Trend in England

Bioinformatics
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bioinformatics across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in England

Bioinformatics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the 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
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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
East of England -15 13 £60,000 +33.33% 7
London +28 4 £65,000 +132.14% 3
South East +7 4 £30,000 +20.00%
South West - 1 - -
Bioinformatics
UK

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 56 (64.37%) Chemistry
2 55 (63.22%) PhD
3 47 (54.02%) Life Science
4 45 (51.72%) Biology
5 40 (45.98%) Biotechnology
6 39 (44.83%) SQL
7 38 (43.68%) Degree
8 37 (42.53%) Microsoft
9 36 (41.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 33 (37.93%) Python
11 30 (34.48%) Java
12 29 (33.33%) Informatics
13 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
14 27 (31.03%) MS Excel
14 27 (31.03%) Windows
15 25 (28.74%) CIPD
15 25 (28.74%) MS PowerPoint
15 25 (28.74%) Relational Database
16 24 (27.59%) jQuery
17 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
18 21 (24.14%) Linux
19 20 (22.99%) Web Services
19 20 (22.99%) Data Analysis
19 20 (22.99%) Visualisation
20 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (21.84%) PL/SQL
21 18 (20.69%) Mathematics
22 17 (19.54%) Oracle
22 17 (19.54%) HTML
22 17 (19.54%) Analytics

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 14 (16.09%) SAS
1 14 (16.09%) Apache Pig
2 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 25 (28.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (16.09%) SPSS
3 14 (16.09%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) SSL
2 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) SNMP
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) WAN
3 2 (2.30%) SMTP
3 2 (2.30%) DHCP
3 2 (2.30%) FTP
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.30%) NAS
3 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.30%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) Relational Database
2 16 (18.39%) Big Data
2 16 (18.39%) Hadoop
3 15 (17.24%) MySQL
4 14 (16.09%) Data Mining
5 8 (9.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.15%) HBase
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (11.49%) JMeter
1 10 (11.49%) Selenium
1 10 (11.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 9 (10.34%) Maven
3 5 (5.75%) Subversion
General
1 36 (41.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Consultant
2 25 (28.74%) Trainer
2 25 (28.74%) Training Consultant
3 14 (16.09%) Web Developer
3 14 (16.09%) Data Scientist
4 11 (12.64%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Tester
5 10 (11.49%) Software Tester
6 7 (8.05%) Graduate
7 6 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) Administrator
10 2 (2.30%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Programmer
11 1 (1.15%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) jQuery
2 20 (22.99%) Web Services
3 17 (19.54%) HTML
4 14 (16.09%) CSS
4 14 (16.09%) JSON
5 10 (11.49%) J2EE
5 10 (11.49%) REST
6 9 (10.34%) JDBC
6 9 (10.34%) XML
6 9 (10.34%) Spring
7 8 (9.20%) Ajax
8 6 (6.90%) GWT
8 6 (6.90%) HTML5
8 6 (6.90%) Backbone.js
9 4 (4.60%) D3.js
9 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.60%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.45%) CSS3
10 3 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 56 (64.37%) Chemistry
2 47 (54.02%) Life Science
3 45 (51.72%) Biology
4 40 (45.98%) Biotechnology
5 29 (33.33%) Informatics
6 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
7 20 (22.99%) Visualisation
8 18 (20.69%) Mathematics
9 16 (18.39%) Physics
10 15 (17.24%) Applied Mathematics
10 15 (17.24%) Statistics
10 15 (17.24%) LIMS
11 14 (16.09%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (16.09%) Neural Network
11 14 (16.09%) Economics
11 14 (16.09%) Psychology
11 14 (16.09%) Digital Media
11 14 (16.09%) Algorithms
12 11 (12.64%) E-Learning
13 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Linux
3 10 (11.49%) Mac OS X
3 10 (11.49%) Solaris
4 8 (9.20%) UNIX
5 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Data Analysis
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Analytics
4 15 (17.24%) Machine Learning
4 15 (17.24%) Web Development
5 14 (16.09%) Monte Carlo Method
5 14 (16.09%) Logistic Regression
5 14 (16.09%) Cluster Analysis
5 14 (16.09%) Biostatistics
5 14 (16.09%) Bayesian Methods
5 14 (16.09%) Time Series Analysis
5 14 (16.09%) Markov Chain
5 14 (16.09%) Factor Analysis
5 14 (16.09%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 14 (16.09%) Gibbs Sampling
5 14 (16.09%) Linear Regression
5 14 (16.09%) Database Theory
5 14 (16.09%) Relational Database Theory
5 14 (16.09%) Econometrics
5 14 (16.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) SQL
2 33 (37.93%) Python
3 30 (34.48%) Java
4 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.84%) PL/SQL
6 16 (18.39%) C++
6 16 (18.39%) Perl
7 15 (17.24%) Ruby
8 14 (16.09%) Clojure
8 14 (16.09%) R
8 14 (16.09%) MATLAB
9 10 (11.49%) PHP
10 3 (3.45%) C#
11 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (63.22%) PhD
2 38 (43.68%) Degree
3 25 (28.74%) CIPD
4 10 (11.49%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) GLP
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) NFS
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) VMware
4 3 (3.45%) Twitter
5 2 (2.30%) Isilon
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) EMC
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