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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 843 923 860
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -63
Permanent jobs citing Biology 53 9 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.009% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.021% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 67
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
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
37749 43348 43086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.25% 42.36% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31270 35106 33813
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

Biology Salary Histogram in England

Biology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +36 25 - - 9
London - 19 £39,000 -
South East +32 8 £30,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Biology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 50 (63.29%) Bioinformatics
2 47 (59.49%) Computer Science
3 45 (56.96%) Python
4 43 (54.43%) Finance
5 42 (53.16%) Degree
6 31 (39.24%) Linux
7 30 (37.97%) Software Engineering
7 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (30.38%) Open Source
9 23 (29.11%) Big Data
9 23 (29.11%) Mathematics
10 21 (26.58%) Chemistry
10 21 (26.58%) Java
11 20 (25.32%) Physics
12 19 (24.05%) HTML
13 18 (22.78%) Perl
13 18 (22.78%) Oracle
14 17 (21.52%) SQL
14 17 (21.52%) C++
14 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (18.99%) C#
15 15 (18.99%) Informatics
16 14 (17.72%) Life Science
16 14 (17.72%) PhD
16 14 (17.72%) Algorithms
17 13 (16.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (16.46%) Unix
17 13 (16.46%) MySQL
17 13 (16.46%) Relational Database
18 12 (15.19%) Git (software)

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.33%) Apache
1 5 (6.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.06%) SAS
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) LDAP
2 5 (6.33%) DHCP
2 5 (6.33%) DMZ
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) Kerberos
2 5 (6.33%) SSH
2 5 (6.33%) SSL
2 5 (6.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.80%) HTTP
3 3 (3.80%) IMAP
3 3 (3.80%) SMTP
4 2 (2.53%) FTP
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) Big Data
2 13 (16.46%) MySQL
2 13 (16.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.27%) HBase
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 43 (54.43%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.33%) Publishing
4 4 (5.06%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Local Government
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Graduate
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.33%) Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) User Experience Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) HTML
2 10 (12.66%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) .NET
4 6 (7.59%) NumPy
4 6 (7.59%) Pandas
4 6 (7.59%) SciPy
4 6 (7.59%) Web Services
5 5 (6.33%) LAMP
5 5 (6.33%) Middleware
6 4 (5.06%) MyBatis
6 4 (5.06%) WPF
7 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.80%) D3.js
7 3 (3.80%) Flask
7 3 (3.80%) Pyramid
7 3 (3.80%) XML
8 2 (2.53%) Lucene
8 2 (2.53%) Node.js
8 2 (2.53%) Spring
8 2 (2.53%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 47 (59.49%) Computer Science
2 23 (29.11%) Mathematics
3 21 (26.58%) Chemistry
4 20 (25.32%) Physics
5 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (18.99%) Informatics
7 14 (17.72%) Algorithms
7 14 (17.72%) Life Science
8 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
9 10 (12.66%) User Experience
10 8 (10.13%) Visualisation
11 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
11 5 (6.33%) Ontologies
11 5 (6.33%) Private Cloud
11 5 (6.33%) Psychology
11 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
11 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
12 3 (3.80%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (3.80%) Data Extraction
12 3 (3.80%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.33%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Bioinformatics
2 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) Software Engineering
3 24 (30.38%) Open Source
4 10 (12.66%) Analytics
5 9 (11.39%) Data Management
5 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (11.39%) Open Source Development
5 9 (11.39%) Project Management
6 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.86%) Scrum
6 7 (8.86%) Web Development
7 6 (7.59%) Bayesian Methods
7 6 (7.59%) DevOps
7 6 (7.59%) Information Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) Kanban
7 6 (7.59%) Machine Learning
7 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.59%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) Python
2 21 (26.58%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) Perl
4 17 (21.52%) C++
4 17 (21.52%) SQL
5 15 (18.99%) C#
6 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
7 11 (13.92%) C
8 6 (7.59%) MATLAB
8 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.80%) R
10 3 (3.80%) VB
11 2 (2.53%) ES6
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
12 1 (1.27%) Scala
12 1 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) Degree
2 14 (17.72%) PhD
3 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) NFS
3 3 (3.80%) Postfix
3 3 (3.80%) Samba
3 3 (3.80%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.80%) Shibboleth
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) GPFS
4 2 (2.53%) PanFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Ganglia
1 5 (6.33%) Nagios
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) SAP
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco
5 5 (6.33%) Dell
5 5 (6.33%) EMC
5 5 (6.33%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) Isilon
6 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) Google
7 2 (2.53%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) Twitter
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: monthly salary starting at £2,507 after tax, plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
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Salary: monthly salary starting at £2,507 net of tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
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