The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 817 924 879
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -45
Permanent jobs citing Biology 65 13 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.013% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.030% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 62
Median salary £37,500 £60,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £38,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,320 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +34.39%
Biology
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36550 43629 43013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.19% 42.58% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30116 35459 33849
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in England

Biology
Salary Trend in England

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

Biology Salary Trend in England

Biology
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biology across the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Biology Salary Histogram in England

Biology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
East of England +38 35 - - 8
London +64 18 £28,000 -53.33% 1
South East +53 8 £30,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 56 (68.29%) Bioinformatics
2 50 (60.98%) Finance
3 49 (59.76%) Degree
4 47 (57.32%) Computer Science
5 45 (54.88%) Python
6 33 (40.24%) Software Engineering
6 33 (40.24%) Big Data
7 32 (39.02%) Linux
8 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (29.27%) Java
10 21 (25.61%) SQL
10 21 (25.61%) Mathematics
11 20 (24.39%) Chemistry
11 20 (24.39%) Oracle
11 20 (24.39%) C++
12 19 (23.17%) HTML
12 19 (23.17%) Physics
13 18 (21.95%) Open Source
13 18 (21.95%) Relational Database
13 18 (21.95%) Algorithms
14 17 (20.73%) Perl
15 16 (19.51%) C
15 16 (19.51%) C#
15 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
16 15 (18.29%) Life Science
17 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
18 13 (15.85%) MySQL
18 13 (15.85%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (15.85%) Management Information System
19 12 (14.63%) Unix

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (6.10%) Apache
1 5 (6.10%) Confluence
1 5 (6.10%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.88%) SAS
3 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) GitHub
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) LDAP
2 5 (6.10%) DHCP
2 5 (6.10%) DMZ
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) Firewall
2 5 (6.10%) Kerberos
2 5 (6.10%) SSH
2 5 (6.10%) SSL
2 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.88%) HTTP
4 3 (3.66%) IMAP
4 3 (3.66%) SMTP
5 2 (2.44%) FTP
6 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.24%) Big Data
2 18 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (15.85%) MySQL
4 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
5 9 (10.98%) Hadoop
6 8 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.10%) HBase
7 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.10%) Parquet
8 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 50 (60.98%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.10%) Publishing
4 3 (3.66%) Local Government
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Graduate
6 6 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.10%) Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Database Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Java Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) User Experience Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) HTML
2 10 (12.20%) CSS
3 8 (9.76%) Web Services
4 6 (7.32%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) NumPy
4 6 (7.32%) Pandas
4 6 (7.32%) SciPy
4 6 (7.32%) WPF
5 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.10%) D3.js
5 5 (6.10%) LAMP
5 5 (6.10%) Middleware
6 4 (4.88%) Flask
6 4 (4.88%) HTML5 Canvas
6 4 (4.88%) LESS
6 4 (4.88%) Node.js
6 4 (4.88%) Sass
6 4 (4.88%) SVG
6 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.88%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 47 (57.32%) Computer Science
2 21 (25.61%) Mathematics
3 20 (24.39%) Chemistry
4 19 (23.17%) Physics
5 18 (21.95%) Algorithms
6 15 (18.29%) Life Science
7 13 (15.85%) Management Information System
8 12 (14.63%) Informatics
8 12 (14.63%) User Experience
9 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
12 5 (6.10%) Data Structures
12 5 (6.10%) Ontologies
12 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
12 5 (6.10%) Psychology
12 5 (6.10%) Public Cloud
12 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
13 4 (4.88%) Biotechnology
14 3 (3.66%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Linux
2 12 (14.63%) Unix
3 9 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Windows
5 3 (3.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) Bioinformatics
2 33 (40.24%) Software Engineering
3 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.95%) Open Source
5 11 (13.41%) Scrum
6 9 (10.98%) Analytics
6 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (10.98%) Project Management
7 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.76%) Web Development
8 6 (7.32%) Data Management
8 6 (7.32%) Data Security
8 6 (7.32%) DevOps
8 6 (7.32%) Information Architecture
8 6 (7.32%) Kanban
8 6 (7.32%) Machine Learning
8 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.32%) SDLC
8 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.32%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) Python
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 21 (25.61%) SQL
4 20 (24.39%) C++
5 17 (20.73%) Perl
6 16 (19.51%) C
6 16 (19.51%) C#
7 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 10 (12.20%) Bash Shell
9 9 (10.98%) MATLAB
10 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
12 4 (4.88%) ES6
12 4 (4.88%) XAML
13 3 (3.66%) R
13 3 (3.66%) VB
14 1 (1.22%) PHP
14 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (59.76%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) PhD
3 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) NFS
3 3 (3.66%) Postfix
3 3 (3.66%) Samba
3 3 (3.66%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.66%) Shibboleth
4 2 (2.44%) Docker
4 2 (2.44%) GPFS
4 2 (2.44%) PanFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Ganglia
1 5 (6.10%) Nagios
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) Dell
4 5 (6.10%) EMC
4 5 (6.10%) HP
4 5 (6.10%) Isilon
4 5 (6.10%) SAP
5 4 (4.88%) Twitter
6 2 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £40k DoE
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Salary: to £48k + excellent benefits
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: to £40k DoE
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