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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 851 851 836
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Biology 15 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.032% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 33
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,500 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -21.21%
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
39758 40327 42565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.44% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32355 32066 35999
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
London +27 7 £100,000 +139.52%
East of England -21 6 £36,500 - 10
South East +11 2 - -
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 97 (89.81%) Chemistry
2 89 (82.41%) Life Science
3 48 (44.44%) PhD
4 46 (42.59%) Degree
5 45 (41.67%) Bioinformatics
5 45 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 39 (36.11%) Oracle
7 37 (34.26%) Biotechnology
8 36 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 35 (32.41%) Web Services
10 28 (25.93%) Selenium
10 28 (25.93%) Windows
11 27 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 27 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 27 (25.00%) HTML
12 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (23.15%) MS PowerPoint
13 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
13 25 (23.15%) CIPD
14 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
14 23 (21.30%) SQL
15 22 (20.37%) PL/SQL
15 22 (20.37%) Physics
16 20 (18.52%) ISEB
17 18 (16.67%) REST
17 18 (16.67%) MySQL
17 18 (16.67%) Java
17 18 (16.67%) Manual Testing
18 16 (14.81%) JMeter

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
1 25 (23.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) SPSS
3 1 (0.93%) Simulink
3 1 (0.93%) Maple
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (16.67%) MySQL
3 7 (6.48%) Big Data
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (25.93%) Selenium
2 16 (14.81%) JMeter
3 15 (13.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.63%) JIRA
5 5 (4.63%) Toad
6 4 (3.70%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 45 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Tester
2 27 (25.00%) Trainer
3 25 (23.15%) Consultant
3 25 (23.15%) Training Consultant
4 24 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 18 (16.67%) Graduate
6 16 (14.81%) Developer
7 14 (12.96%) Graduate Developer
8 12 (11.11%) Senior Tester
9 8 (7.41%) Author
9 8 (7.41%) Technical Author
10 6 (5.56%) Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Mobility Architect
13 3 (2.78%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.41%) Web Services
2 27 (25.00%) HTML
3 18 (16.67%) REST
4 16 (14.81%) J2EE
5 15 (13.89%) JSON
6 13 (12.04%) XML
6 13 (12.04%) GWT
7 12 (11.11%) CSS
8 9 (8.33%) Ext JS
9 5 (4.63%) HTML5
10 2 (1.85%) RESTful
10 2 (1.85%) .NET
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.93%) WCF
11 1 (0.93%) jQuery
11 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.93%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 97 (89.81%) Chemistry
2 89 (82.41%) Life Science
3 37 (34.26%) Biotechnology
4 36 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 27 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 22 (20.37%) Physics
7 12 (11.11%) Statistics
8 11 (10.19%) E-Learning
9 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (5.56%) Algorithms
11 5 (4.63%) User Experience
12 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
13 3 (2.78%) Visualisation
13 3 (2.78%) LIMS
14 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.85%) Open Source
14 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
15 1 (0.93%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 10 (9.26%) Mac OS X
3 10 (9.26%) Solaris
4 4 (3.70%) Android
4 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.70%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) Bioinformatics
2 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 13 (12.04%) Software Testing
4 13 (12.04%) Test Scripting
4 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
5 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.26%) V-Model
6 10 (9.26%) Analytics
7 8 (7.41%) Validation
8 6 (5.56%) SOA
8 6 (5.56%) Project Management
9 5 (4.63%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.63%) Test Management
10 4 (3.70%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (3.70%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.70%) Web Design
11 2 (1.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
1 23 (21.30%) SQL
2 22 (20.37%) PL/SQL
3 18 (16.67%) Java
4 12 (11.11%) C#
5 11 (10.19%) C++
6 9 (8.33%) Python
7 8 (7.41%) Perl
8 7 (6.48%) MATLAB
9 6 (5.56%) R
10 3 (2.78%) C
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) VC++
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Fortran
11 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.93%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 48 (44.44%) PhD
2 46 (42.59%) Degree
3 25 (23.15%) CIPD
4 20 (18.52%) ISEB
5 10 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) GLP
2 2 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (36.11%) Oracle
2 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) HP
4 4 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (1.85%) SAP
5 2 (1.85%) Siebel
6 1 (0.93%) Minitab
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