The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 863 827 874
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +47
Permanent jobs citing Biology 39 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.085% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 20
Average salary £38,875 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.15% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,000 £43,042
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.61% +28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37546 34232 38718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 33.22% 32.89% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29975 28091 32949
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Biology
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 23 £65,000 -
East of England - 10 £38,875 - 3
South East -32 6 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (88.24%) Computer Science
2 42 (82.35%) Degree
3 35 (68.63%) Relational Database
4 33 (64.71%) SQL
5 24 (47.06%) Java
6 22 (43.14%) C#
6 22 (43.14%) R
6 22 (43.14%) Physics
7 20 (39.22%) Perl
7 20 (39.22%) MySQL
7 20 (39.22%) Python
8 18 (35.29%) Linux
8 18 (35.29%) VBA
8 18 (35.29%) Visualisation
9 16 (31.37%) Facebook
9 16 (31.37%) Bioinformatics
9 16 (31.37%) Statistics
10 14 (27.45%) Advertising
10 14 (27.45%) Oracle
10 14 (27.45%) Marketing
10 14 (27.45%) Twitter
10 14 (27.45%) REST
10 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
11 12 (23.53%) SEO
11 12 (23.53%) OO
11 12 (23.53%) CRM
11 12 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (23.53%) Chemistry
11 12 (23.53%) Pay per click
12 11 (21.57%) Mathematics

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.80%) SPSS
2 5 (9.80%) Mathematica
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (68.63%) Relational Database
2 20 (39.22%) MySQL
3 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
4 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
4 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 14 (27.45%) Advertising
1 14 (27.45%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Data Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Data Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Graduate
5 6 (11.76%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Data Scientist
6 5 (9.80%) Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.84%) DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Senior DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Principal Software Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) REST
2 8 (15.69%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (15.69%) RESTful
2 8 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (9.80%) MapReduce
3 5 (9.80%) Spring
3 5 (9.80%) Django
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 4 (7.84%) JSON
4 4 (7.84%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (88.24%) Computer Science
2 22 (43.14%) Physics
3 18 (35.29%) Visualisation
4 16 (31.37%) Statistics
5 12 (23.53%) Chemistry
6 11 (21.57%) Mathematics
7 8 (15.69%) Open Source
7 8 (15.69%) Robotics
8 7 (13.73%) LIMS
9 5 (9.80%) Informatics
9 5 (9.80%) Life Science
9 5 (9.80%) Firmware
10 2 (3.92%) Social Media
10 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Bioinformatics
2 12 (23.53%) SEO
2 12 (23.53%) OO
2 12 (23.53%) CRM
2 12 (23.53%) Pay per click
3 10 (19.61%) Analytics
4 7 (13.73%) DNA
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.80%) MVC
6 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) V-Model
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) Java
3 22 (43.14%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) R
4 20 (39.22%) Perl
4 20 (39.22%) Python
5 18 (35.29%) VBA
6 8 (15.69%) Ruby
7 7 (13.73%) C++
8 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
8 6 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.84%) C
9 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.92%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (82.35%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) PhD
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Facebook
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 14 (27.45%) Twitter
3 5 (9.80%) Sun
4 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Google
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £37,377 - £47,553 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago