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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 821 832 841
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Biology 29 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.037% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 34
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £65,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 - £47,500
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
37525 37904 39936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.98% 39.63% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30572 29904 33584
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
London +12 18 £100,000 +53.84% 1
East of England -6 11 £36,500 - 7
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 57 (77.03%) Chemistry
2 56 (75.68%) Life Science
3 37 (50.00%) Degree
4 32 (43.24%) Computer Science
5 30 (40.54%) Mathematics
6 29 (39.19%) PhD
7 28 (37.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 28 (37.84%) Biotechnology
7 28 (37.84%) Bioinformatics
8 27 (36.49%) Web Services
9 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
10 21 (28.38%) Physics
11 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (27.03%) Oracle
12 19 (25.68%) Analytics
13 18 (24.32%) Windows
13 18 (24.32%) Selenium
14 17 (22.97%) Marketing
15 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
15 16 (21.62%) CIPD
15 16 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
16 14 (18.92%) MySQL
16 14 (18.92%) Python
16 14 (18.92%) Linux
17 13 (17.57%) Big Data
18 12 (16.22%) R
18 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (16.22%) Validation
18 12 (16.22%) MATLAB
18 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
1 16 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (14.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) MySQL
2 13 (17.57%) Big Data
3 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Selenium
2 11 (14.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (13.51%) JMeter
3 10 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.41%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (37.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (22.97%) Marketing
3 4 (5.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Trainer
2 17 (22.97%) Tester
3 16 (21.62%) Consultant
3 16 (21.62%) Training Consultant
3 16 (21.62%) Software Tester
4 12 (16.22%) Software Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Senior Architect
5 11 (14.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 11 (14.86%) Architect
5 11 (14.86%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Applications Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Applications Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Tester
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Tester
8 5 (6.76%) Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Mobility Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) Web Services
2 10 (13.51%) J2EE
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) REST
5 5 (6.76%) HTML5
5 5 (6.76%) CSS
6 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.41%) RESTful
6 4 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (4.05%) Spring
7 3 (4.05%) Django
8 2 (2.70%) Ext JS
8 2 (2.70%) JSON
9 1 (1.35%) GWT
9 1 (1.35%) jQuery
9 1 (1.35%) XML
9 1 (1.35%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (77.03%) Chemistry
2 56 (75.68%) Life Science
3 32 (43.24%) Computer Science
4 30 (40.54%) Mathematics
5 28 (37.84%) Biotechnology
6 21 (28.38%) Physics
7 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
9 8 (10.81%) E-Learning
10 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (8.11%) Data Structures
12 5 (6.76%) Open Source
12 5 (6.76%) LIMS
12 5 (6.76%) User Experience
13 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
13 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
13 4 (5.41%) Robotics
14 1 (1.35%) Informatics
14 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) Linux
3 10 (13.51%) Solaris
3 10 (13.51%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Phone
4 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.41%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Bioinformatics
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) Analytics
4 12 (16.22%) Validation
4 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.86%) Project Management
5 11 (14.86%) SOA
6 8 (10.81%) Manual Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.46%) ITIL
7 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.11%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.41%) Web Design
9 4 (5.41%) OO
9 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.41%) TDD
10 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) Python
2 12 (16.22%) R
2 12 (16.22%) MATLAB
3 11 (14.86%) Java
3 11 (14.86%) SQL
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.51%) Perl
4 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Scala
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) Degree
2 29 (39.19%) PhD
3 16 (21.62%) CIPD
4 10 (13.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) GLP
2 6 (8.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Siebel
3 7 (9.46%) SAP
4 4 (5.41%) Adobe
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