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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 820 861 937
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +76
Permanent jobs citing Biology 41 62 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.062% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.15% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 15
Median salary £42,500 £58,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.65% +67.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,910 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.22% +19.72%
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
35153 42542 43050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.83% 42.73% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28881 34350 35054
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 £29,433 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
London +74 23 £28,000 -53.33% 2
East of England -16 12 - - 8
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
South East +60 1 £52,500 +133.33% 1
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 69 (71.88%) Computer Science
2 61 (63.54%) Bioinformatics
3 60 (62.50%) Degree
4 48 (50.00%) Finance
5 46 (47.92%) Python
6 40 (41.67%) Java
7 39 (40.63%) Software Engineering
8 37 (38.54%) Linux
9 36 (37.50%) Big Data
10 34 (35.42%) SQL
11 33 (34.38%) C++
12 30 (31.25%) C
12 30 (31.25%) Physics
13 26 (27.08%) Perl
14 24 (25.00%) Oracle
15 22 (22.92%) Unix
15 22 (22.92%) Chemistry
15 22 (22.92%) Mathematics
16 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (21.88%) Relational Database
17 20 (20.83%) Hadoop
17 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
18 19 (19.79%) C#
18 19 (19.79%) MATLAB
19 18 (18.75%) HTML
20 17 (17.71%) GitHub
21 16 (16.67%) Algorithms
21 16 (16.67%) Life Science
21 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
22 15 (15.63%) Confluence

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 15 (15.63%) Confluence
2 9 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 9 (9.38%) JBoss
2 9 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.25%) SAS
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.21%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Drupal
6 1 (1.04%) Luigi
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.04%) InDesign
4 1 (1.04%) Maple
4 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.04%) Simulink
4 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) GitHub
2 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) LDAP
2 6 (6.25%) DHCP
2 6 (6.25%) DNS
2 6 (6.25%) Firewall
3 5 (5.21%) DMZ
3 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 5 (5.21%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.21%) SSH
3 5 (5.21%) SSL
3 5 (5.21%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.13%) IMAP
4 3 (3.13%) SMTP
5 2 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (1.04%) Intranet
6 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
6 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.50%) Big Data
2 21 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 20 (20.83%) Hadoop
4 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 10 (10.42%) MySQL
5 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (6.25%) HBase
8 6 (6.25%) Parquet
9 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.08%) Spotfire
12 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.04%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.38%) Travis CI
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.21%) Publishing
4 3 (3.13%) Local Government
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Software Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Architect
5 10 (10.42%) Graduate
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Database Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Java Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.21%) Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) HTML
2 14 (14.58%) Middleware
3 13 (13.54%) CSS
4 11 (11.46%) Spring
5 9 (9.38%) .NET
6 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.25%) D3.js
7 6 (6.25%) Node.js
7 6 (6.25%) WPF
8 5 (5.21%) LAMP
9 4 (4.17%) Flask
9 4 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
9 4 (4.17%) LESS
9 4 (4.17%) Pyramid
9 4 (4.17%) Sass
9 4 (4.17%) SVG
9 4 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.17%) Web Components
9 4 (4.17%) Web Services
10 3 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (71.88%) Computer Science
2 30 (31.25%) Physics
3 22 (22.92%) Chemistry
3 22 (22.92%) Mathematics
4 16 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 16 (16.67%) Life Science
5 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (14.58%) Visualisation
6 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
6 13 (13.54%) User Experience
7 11 (11.46%) Informatics
8 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
9 6 (6.25%) Data Structures
9 6 (6.25%) Psychology
10 5 (5.21%) Biotechnology
10 5 (5.21%) Ontologies
10 5 (5.21%) Private Cloud
10 5 (5.21%) Public Cloud
10 5 (5.21%) Virtual Team
11 3 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Linux
2 22 (22.92%) Unix
3 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Windows
5 3 (3.13%) VMS
6 1 (1.04%) CentOS
6 1 (1.04%) Debian
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) Bioinformatics
2 39 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.58%) Open Source
4 14 (14.58%) Prototyping
5 12 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 12 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 12 (12.50%) Scrum
6 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (9.38%) Migration
7 9 (9.38%) Neuroscience
7 9 (9.38%) Project Management
7 9 (9.38%) Workflow
8 8 (8.33%) Analytics
8 8 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.29%) Information Architecture
9 7 (7.29%) SDLC
9 7 (7.29%) Web Development
10 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.25%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) Python
2 40 (41.67%) Java
3 34 (35.42%) SQL
4 33 (34.38%) C++
5 30 (31.25%) C
6 26 (27.08%) Perl
7 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 19 (19.79%) C#
8 19 (19.79%) MATLAB
9 12 (12.50%) R
10 11 (11.46%) Scala
11 9 (9.38%) Bash Shell
12 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
13 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
13 5 (5.21%) XAML
14 4 (4.17%) ES6
15 3 (3.13%) VB
16 2 (2.08%) Ruby
16 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
16 2 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (62.50%) Degree
2 13 (13.54%) PhD
3 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) VCP5
5 1 (1.04%) VCP6
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Ceph
1 9 (9.38%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.21%) NFS
4 3 (3.13%) GPFS
4 3 (3.13%) Postfix
4 3 (3.13%) Samba
4 3 (3.13%) Sendmail
4 3 (3.13%) Shibboleth
5 2 (2.08%) Docker
5 2 (2.08%) PanFS
6 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Ganglia
1 5 (5.21%) Nagios
1 5 (5.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) VMware
3 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.25%) SAP
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) Dell
5 5 (5.21%) EMC
5 5 (5.21%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) Isilon
6 4 (4.17%) Twitter
7 3 (3.13%) Google
7 3 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) Minitab
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