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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 793 831 873
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +42
Permanent jobs citing Biology 95 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.022% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.066% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 69 8 16
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.27%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £26,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -52.27%
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
33835 33397 37114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.13% 33.55% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26794 27173 31554
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biology across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

Biology Salary Histogram in England

Biology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South East +38 73 £28,500 +14.00% 6
East of England -3 15 £35,000 -17.64% 5
London +3 5 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 109 (79.56%) Chemistry
2 89 (64.96%) Life Science
3 73 (53.28%) Degree
4 51 (37.23%) Relational Database
5 50 (36.50%) PhD
6 48 (35.04%) Computer Science
7 47 (34.31%) Mathematics
7 47 (34.31%) Bioinformatics
8 44 (32.12%) Oracle
9 40 (29.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 38 (27.74%) Java
11 37 (27.01%) Physics
12 36 (26.28%) SQL
13 31 (22.63%) Statistics
14 29 (21.17%) MS PowerPoint
14 29 (21.17%) HTML
15 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
15 28 (20.44%) Biotechnology
15 28 (20.44%) Selenium
16 25 (18.25%) MS Excel
16 25 (18.25%) Web Services
17 24 (17.52%) Python
17 24 (17.52%) CIPD
18 23 (16.79%) Windows
18 23 (16.79%) C#
18 23 (16.79%) C++
18 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
18 23 (16.79%) PL/SQL
19 22 (16.06%) MySQL
19 22 (16.06%) REST

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Biology 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 Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.19%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (21.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 25 (18.25%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.38%) SPSS
4 5 (3.65%) Mathematica
5 3 (2.19%) Stata
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.73%) Maple
6 1 (0.73%) Simulink
6 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
1 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (37.23%) Relational Database
2 22 (16.06%) MySQL
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Selenium
2 15 (10.95%) JMeter
3 9 (6.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.11%) Toad
4 7 (5.11%) JIRA
5 2 (1.46%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 40 (29.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (12.41%) Marketing
3 5 (3.65%) Advertising
4 3 (2.19%) Finance
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (29.20%) Tester
2 28 (20.44%) Developer
3 26 (18.98%) Trainer
4 24 (17.52%) Graduate
4 24 (17.52%) Consultant
4 24 (17.52%) Training Consultant
5 23 (16.79%) Software Tester
6 19 (13.87%) Senior Tester
7 18 (13.14%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Author
8 8 (5.84%) Technical Author
9 7 (5.11%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.38%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Programmer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Data Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (3.65%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.17%) HTML
2 25 (18.25%) Web Services
3 22 (16.06%) REST
4 20 (14.60%) JSON
5 16 (11.68%) XML
6 15 (10.95%) GWT
7 14 (10.22%) J2EE
8 13 (9.49%) CSS
9 10 (7.30%) RESTful
10 9 (6.57%) Django
10 9 (6.57%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (6.57%) Spring
10 9 (6.57%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (5.84%) Ext JS
12 4 (2.92%) JAX-RS
13 3 (2.19%) Natural Language Processing
14 2 (1.46%) .NET
15 1 (0.73%) WCF
15 1 (0.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 109 (79.56%) Chemistry
2 89 (64.96%) Life Science
3 48 (35.04%) Computer Science
4 47 (34.31%) Mathematics
5 37 (27.01%) Physics
6 31 (22.63%) Statistics
7 28 (20.44%) Biotechnology
8 16 (11.68%) Visualisation
9 10 (7.30%) E-Learning
10 9 (6.57%) Robotics
10 9 (6.57%) Open Source
11 7 (5.11%) LIMS
12 3 (2.19%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
13 2 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.46%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.73%) Economics
14 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.79%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Linux
3 3 (2.19%) UNIX
4 2 (1.46%) Solaris
4 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.73%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.31%) Bioinformatics
2 21 (15.33%) Test Scripting
3 20 (14.60%) Software Testing
4 19 (13.87%) V-Model
4 19 (13.87%) Manual Testing
4 19 (13.87%) Automated Testing
5 14 (10.22%) Analytics
6 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.76%) OO
7 10 (7.30%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.57%) MVC
9 7 (5.11%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.11%) Test Management
10 5 (3.65%) MapReduce
10 5 (3.65%) Pay per click
10 5 (3.65%) SEO
10 5 (3.65%) CRM
10 5 (3.65%) DNA
10 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.74%) Java
2 36 (26.28%) SQL
3 24 (17.52%) Python
4 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.79%) C#
4 23 (16.79%) C++
4 23 (16.79%) PL/SQL
5 19 (13.87%) Perl
6 17 (12.41%) R
7 14 (10.22%) MATLAB
8 12 (8.76%) Ruby
8 12 (8.76%) C
9 9 (6.57%) VBA
10 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.73%) VC++
11 1 (0.73%) Fortran
11 1 (0.73%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.73%) Pascal
11 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (53.28%) Degree
2 50 (36.50%) PhD
3 24 (17.52%) CIPD
4 21 (15.33%) ISEB
5 19 (13.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) GLP
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) Oracle
2 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.11%) HP
4 5 (3.65%) Facebook
4 5 (3.65%) Twitter
5 4 (2.92%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) Minitab
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe
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