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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 786 835 875
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +40
Permanent jobs citing Biology 87 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.043% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 62 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 £30,000 £26,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
40403 39211 43666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 39.37% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31821 32135 36995
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +48 69 £30,000 +20.00% 3
East of England -6 11 £35,000 -17.64% 6
London - 5 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 122 (82.99%) Chemistry
2 105 (71.43%) Life Science
3 72 (48.98%) Degree
4 61 (41.50%) PhD
5 56 (38.10%) Bioinformatics
6 52 (35.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 50 (34.01%) Oracle
7 50 (34.01%) Relational Database
8 49 (33.33%) Mathematics
9 42 (28.57%) Computer Science
10 41 (27.89%) SQL
11 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
11 40 (27.21%) Biotechnology
12 37 (25.17%) Physics
12 37 (25.17%) Selenium
13 36 (24.49%) Java
14 34 (23.13%) MS PowerPoint
15 32 (21.77%) Web Services
16 31 (21.09%) MS Excel
16 31 (21.09%) Manual Testing
17 30 (20.41%) HTML
17 30 (20.41%) Statistics
17 30 (20.41%) CIPD
18 29 (19.73%) PL/SQL
18 29 (19.73%) Windows
19 27 (18.37%) MySQL
19 27 (18.37%) ISEB
19 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
20 22 (14.97%) Automated Testing

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.04%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (23.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 31 (21.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.68%) Simulink
4 1 (0.68%) Stata
4 1 (0.68%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) Maple
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) HTTP
1 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.01%) Relational Database
2 27 (18.37%) MySQL
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.04%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) HBase
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (25.17%) Selenium
2 21 (14.29%) JMeter
3 15 (10.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (6.80%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (4.76%) Toad
6 7 (4.76%) JIRA
7 2 (1.36%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 52 (35.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (10.88%) Marketing
3 4 (2.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Games
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (33.33%) Tester
2 32 (21.77%) Trainer
2 32 (21.77%) Software Tester
3 30 (20.41%) Training Consultant
3 30 (20.41%) Consultant
4 27 (18.37%) Developer
5 23 (15.65%) Graduate
6 22 (14.97%) Senior Tester
7 17 (11.56%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (5.44%) Author
8 8 (5.44%) Technical Author
9 7 (4.76%) Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
10 6 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Programmer
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (3.40%) Principal Software Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Ruby Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Senior Data Analyst
12 4 (2.72%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.77%) Web Services
2 30 (20.41%) HTML
3 22 (14.97%) REST
4 20 (13.61%) J2EE
4 20 (13.61%) JSON
5 16 (10.88%) XML
6 15 (10.20%) GWT
7 13 (8.84%) CSS
8 10 (6.80%) RESTful
9 9 (6.12%) Django
9 9 (6.12%) Ext JS
9 9 (6.12%) Spring
9 9 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.72%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (1.36%) .NET
12 2 (1.36%) HTML5
13 1 (0.68%) jQuery
13 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (82.99%) Chemistry
2 105 (71.43%) Life Science
3 49 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 42 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 40 (27.21%) Biotechnology
6 37 (25.17%) Physics
7 30 (20.41%) Statistics
8 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (9.52%) Visualisation
10 13 (8.84%) E-Learning
11 10 (6.80%) Open Source
12 9 (6.12%) Robotics
13 7 (4.76%) LIMS
14 3 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
15 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
15 2 (1.36%) Device Driver
15 2 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
16 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.73%) Windows
2 19 (12.93%) Linux
3 8 (5.44%) Mac OS X
3 8 (5.44%) Solaris
4 4 (2.72%) UNIX
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.10%) Bioinformatics
2 31 (21.09%) Manual Testing
3 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.97%) Automated Testing
5 21 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 21 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 19 (12.93%) V-Model
7 13 (8.84%) Analytics
8 12 (8.16%) OO
9 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.80%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.12%) MVC
11 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.76%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.76%) Test Management
13 5 (3.40%) DNA
14 4 (2.72%) CRM
14 4 (2.72%) SEO
14 4 (2.72%) Project Management
14 4 (2.72%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.89%) SQL
2 36 (24.49%) Java
3 29 (19.73%) PL/SQL
4 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.29%) C++
6 20 (13.61%) C#
6 20 (13.61%) Python
7 16 (10.88%) Perl
8 12 (8.16%) Ruby
8 12 (8.16%) R
9 10 (6.80%) C
9 10 (6.80%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.08%) VBA
11 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) VC++
12 1 (0.68%) Fortran
12 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.68%) Pascal
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (48.98%) Degree
2 61 (41.50%) PhD
3 30 (20.41%) CIPD
4 27 (18.37%) ISEB
5 19 (12.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) GLP
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (34.01%) Oracle
2 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.76%) HP
4 4 (2.72%) VMware
4 4 (2.72%) Facebook
4 4 (2.72%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) Minitab
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
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