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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 849 865 851
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Biology 28 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.013% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.032% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 24
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -31.57%
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
39867 40837 43139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.82% 39.48% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32405 32994 36450
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +9 20 £30,000 -7.69%
East of England -41 5 £36,500 - 4
London +4 3 £40,000 -4.19%
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 112 (91.06%) Chemistry
2 98 (79.67%) Life Science
3 57 (46.34%) PhD
4 55 (44.72%) Bioinformatics
5 52 (42.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 50 (40.65%) Degree
7 44 (35.77%) Oracle
8 42 (34.15%) Biotechnology
9 41 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 40 (32.52%) Mathematics
11 34 (27.64%) Relational Database
12 32 (26.02%) Selenium
12 32 (26.02%) Web Services
13 30 (24.39%) MS Excel
13 30 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
13 30 (24.39%) CIPD
14 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
15 28 (22.76%) Windows
15 28 (22.76%) SQL
16 27 (21.95%) HTML
17 26 (21.14%) PL/SQL
18 25 (20.33%) ISEB
18 25 (20.33%) Physics
19 24 (19.51%) MySQL
20 23 (18.70%) Manual Testing
21 22 (17.89%) Java
21 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
22 19 (15.45%) REST
23 18 (14.63%) J2EE

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (24.39%) MS Excel
1 30 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) SPSS
3 1 (0.81%) Simulink
3 1 (0.81%) Maple
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.64%) Relational Database
2 24 (19.51%) MySQL
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
5 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) Selenium
2 18 (14.63%) JMeter
3 17 (13.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (8.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.69%) Toad
5 7 (5.69%) JIRA
6 3 (2.44%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 52 (42.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (32.52%) Tester
2 32 (26.02%) Trainer
3 30 (24.39%) Consultant
3 30 (24.39%) Training Consultant
4 29 (23.58%) Software Tester
5 20 (16.26%) Graduate
6 18 (14.63%) Developer
7 16 (13.01%) Graduate Developer
8 15 (12.20%) Senior Tester
9 8 (6.50%) Author
9 8 (6.50%) Technical Author
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Software Tester
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (4.07%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Programmer
12 3 (2.44%) Analyst
12 3 (2.44%) Data Scientist
13 2 (1.63%) Mobility Architect
13 2 (1.63%) Senior Architect
13 2 (1.63%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.02%) Web Services
2 27 (21.95%) HTML
3 19 (15.45%) REST
4 18 (14.63%) J2EE
5 17 (13.82%) JSON
6 15 (12.20%) XML
6 15 (12.20%) GWT
7 10 (8.13%) CSS
8 9 (7.32%) Ext JS
9 3 (2.44%) HTML5
10 2 (1.63%) RESTful
10 2 (1.63%) .NET
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.81%) WCF
11 1 (0.81%) jQuery
11 1 (0.81%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.81%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 112 (91.06%) Chemistry
2 98 (79.67%) Life Science
3 42 (34.15%) Biotechnology
4 40 (32.52%) Mathematics
5 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
6 25 (20.33%) Physics
7 17 (13.82%) Statistics
8 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (10.57%) E-Learning
10 7 (5.69%) Visualisation
10 7 (5.69%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.44%) User Experience
11 3 (2.44%) LIMS
12 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.63%) Open Source
12 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.76%) Windows
2 12 (9.76%) Linux
3 10 (8.13%) Mac OS X
3 10 (8.13%) Solaris
4 2 (1.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) Android
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) Bioinformatics
2 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.70%) Manual Testing
4 18 (14.63%) Software Testing
5 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
6 15 (12.20%) V-Model
6 15 (12.20%) Automated Testing
7 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.94%) Analytics
9 7 (5.69%) Test Management
9 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.88%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.25%) Validation
12 3 (2.44%) Project Management
12 3 (2.44%) Performance Testing
12 3 (2.44%) Test Automation
13 2 (1.63%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.63%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (1.63%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.76%) SQL
2 26 (21.14%) PL/SQL
3 22 (17.89%) Java
3 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.01%) C++
5 14 (11.38%) Python
6 13 (10.57%) C#
7 11 (8.94%) Perl
8 8 (6.50%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.69%) R
9 7 (5.69%) C
10 2 (1.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) Fortran
11 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.81%) Pascal
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) VC++
Qualifications
1 57 (46.34%) PhD
2 50 (40.65%) Degree
3 30 (24.39%) CIPD
4 25 (20.33%) ISEB
5 15 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.07%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) GLP
2 3 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (13.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (35.77%) Oracle
2 41 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.69%) HP
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.81%) Minitab
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Salary: Package available
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago