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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 824 836 842
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 52 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.036% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 21
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -54.54%
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
87785 82919 84498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.14% 81.58% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71606 68904 71839
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
South East +7 30 £30,000 +20.00% 1
East of England -9 17 £37,500 +25.00% 12
London +14 5 £65,000 +132.14% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Bioinformatics
UK

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 61 (57.01%) Chemistry
2 60 (56.07%) PhD
3 57 (53.27%) Biology
4 51 (47.66%) Python
5 47 (43.93%) Life Science
6 45 (42.06%) Biotechnology
7 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
7 42 (39.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 39 (36.45%) SQL
8 39 (36.45%) Degree
9 35 (32.71%) Computer Science
10 34 (31.78%) Java
10 34 (31.78%) Perl
11 32 (29.91%) MS Excel
12 30 (28.04%) MS PowerPoint
12 30 (28.04%) CIPD
13 28 (26.17%) Informatics
14 27 (25.23%) Relational Database
15 26 (24.30%) Linux
16 24 (22.43%) Windows
16 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
17 23 (21.50%) HTML
17 23 (21.50%) Visualisation
18 22 (20.56%) R
18 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
19 21 (19.63%) C++
19 21 (19.63%) Web Services
19 21 (19.63%) Mathematics
20 20 (18.69%) Algorithms
21 19 (17.76%) Physics

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.08%) SAS
2 11 (10.28%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.67%) Apache
4 3 (2.80%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (29.91%) MS Excel
2 30 (28.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (12.15%) SPSS
4 11 (10.28%) CPLEX
5 2 (1.87%) Stata
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) SSL
2 3 (2.80%) HTTP
3 2 (1.87%) SNMP
3 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) SMTP
3 2 (1.87%) DHCP
3 2 (1.87%) FTP
3 2 (1.87%) SAN
3 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.87%) NAS
3 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.87%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) Relational Database
2 18 (16.82%) MySQL
3 14 (13.08%) Hadoop
4 13 (12.15%) Data Mining
4 13 (12.15%) Big Data
5 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) HBase
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (9.35%) JMeter
1 10 (9.35%) Selenium
1 10 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) Subversion
4 4 (3.74%) Maven
4 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 42 (39.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (11.21%) Retail
3 11 (10.28%) Finance
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (37.38%) Developer
2 30 (28.04%) Trainer
2 30 (28.04%) Consultant
2 30 (28.04%) Training Consultant
3 17 (15.89%) Software Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Web Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.21%) Data Scientist
7 10 (9.35%) Software Tester
7 10 (9.35%) Tester
8 9 (8.41%) Graduate
9 7 (6.54%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (4.67%) Programmer
12 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Web Applications Developer
13 2 (1.87%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) HTML
2 21 (19.63%) Web Services
3 19 (17.76%) jQuery
4 15 (14.02%) JSON
5 14 (13.08%) CSS
6 11 (10.28%) HTML5
6 11 (10.28%) REST
7 10 (9.35%) J2EE
7 10 (9.35%) XML
8 8 (7.48%) Ajax
9 7 (6.54%) GWT
10 6 (5.61%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (5.61%) Backbone.js
11 5 (4.67%) POSIX
11 5 (4.67%) Spring
12 4 (3.74%) JDBC
12 4 (3.74%) D3.js
12 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (57.01%) Chemistry
2 57 (53.27%) Biology
3 47 (43.93%) Life Science
4 45 (42.06%) Biotechnology
5 35 (32.71%) Computer Science
6 28 (26.17%) Informatics
7 23 (21.50%) Visualisation
8 21 (19.63%) Mathematics
9 20 (18.69%) Algorithms
10 19 (17.76%) Physics
10 19 (17.76%) Statistics
11 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (13.08%) Artificial Intelligence
13 13 (12.15%) E-Learning
14 12 (11.21%) Applied Mathematics
15 11 (10.28%) Psychology
15 11 (10.28%) Neural Network
15 11 (10.28%) Economics
15 11 (10.28%) LIMS
15 11 (10.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Linux
2 24 (22.43%) Windows
3 17 (15.89%) UNIX
4 10 (9.35%) Solaris
4 10 (9.35%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.87%) CentOS
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
2 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.82%) OO
3 18 (16.82%) Analytics
4 13 (12.15%) Machine Learning
5 11 (10.28%) Predictive Modelling
5 11 (10.28%) Monte Carlo Method
5 11 (10.28%) Business Analysis
5 11 (10.28%) Statistical Analysis
5 11 (10.28%) Logistic Regression
5 11 (10.28%) Cluster Analysis
5 11 (10.28%) Biostatistics
5 11 (10.28%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.28%) Econometrics
5 11 (10.28%) Bayesian Methods
5 11 (10.28%) Time Series Analysis
5 11 (10.28%) Markov Chain
5 11 (10.28%) Factor Analysis
5 11 (10.28%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 11 (10.28%) Gibbs Sampling
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.66%) Python
2 39 (36.45%) SQL
3 34 (31.78%) Java
3 34 (31.78%) Perl
4 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.56%) R
5 21 (19.63%) C++
6 17 (15.89%) C
7 16 (14.95%) Ruby
8 15 (14.02%) MATLAB
8 15 (14.02%) PL/SQL
9 11 (10.28%) Clojure
10 10 (9.35%) PHP
11 5 (4.67%) Haskell
11 5 (4.67%) Scala
11 5 (4.67%) Golang
12 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.80%) C#
14 1 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 60 (56.07%) PhD
2 39 (36.45%) Degree
3 30 (28.04%) CIPD
4 10 (9.35%) ISEB
5 5 (4.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) GLP
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) NFS
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.76%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) VMware
4 3 (2.80%) Twitter
5 2 (1.87%) Isilon
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco
5 2 (1.87%) HP
5 2 (1.87%) EMC
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