The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 836 841 836
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 40 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.062% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 25
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -47.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
Biotechnology
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
40427 40489 42484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.83% 39.84% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32254 33228 35762
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 £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%

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in England

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology across the England region.

Biotechnology Salary Trend in England

Biotechnology
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biotechnology across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Biotechnology Salary Histogram in England

Biotechnology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 +13 32 £30,000 +20.00% 2
London +13 4 £52,500 +87.50%
East of England - 4 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Biotechnology
UK

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

1 58 (82.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 45 (64.29%) Bioinformatics
3 45 (64.29%) Life Science
4 43 (61.43%) Chemistry
5 42 (60.00%) Biology
6 40 (57.14%) PhD
7 36 (51.43%) MS Excel
8 30 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 30 (42.86%) CIPD
9 22 (31.43%) Windows
10 13 (18.57%) Linux
10 13 (18.57%) SQL
10 13 (18.57%) E-Learning
11 12 (17.14%) ISEB
11 12 (17.14%) GLP
12 11 (15.71%) Oracle
12 11 (15.71%) Degree
13 10 (14.29%) Selenium
13 10 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (14.29%) JMeter
13 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
13 10 (14.29%) J2EE
13 10 (14.29%) MySQL
13 10 (14.29%) Web Services
13 10 (14.29%) Solaris
13 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (14.29%) Mac OS X

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.86%) Site Server
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (51.43%) MS Excel
2 30 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) VPN
1 7 (10.00%) SAN
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
1 7 (10.00%) Firewall
1 7 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (14.29%) JMeter
1 10 (14.29%) Selenium
1 10 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 58 (82.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (11.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Trainer
1 30 (42.86%) Consultant
1 30 (42.86%) Training Consultant
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Tester
3 11 (15.71%) Software Tester
4 5 (7.14%) Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Head of IT
5 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Sales Executive
5 4 (5.71%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Programmer
7 2 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) J2EE
1 10 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) CSS
2 4 (5.71%) jQuery
2 4 (5.71%) D3.js
3 3 (4.29%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) STL
4 2 (2.86%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) Swing
5 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
5 1 (1.43%) SWT
5 1 (1.43%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 45 (64.29%) Life Science
2 43 (61.43%) Chemistry
3 42 (60.00%) Biology
4 13 (18.57%) E-Learning
5 7 (10.00%) EqualLogic
6 6 (8.57%) Data Integration
7 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.29%) LIMS
9 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.86%) Physics
10 1 (1.43%) Statistics
10 1 (1.43%) Informatics
10 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 10 (14.29%) Solaris
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.57%) CRM
3 6 (8.57%) People Management
4 5 (7.14%) Data Management
5 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.71%) Telemarketing
5 4 (5.71%) Business Development
5 4 (5.71%) Analytics
5 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.29%) Validation
6 3 (4.29%) Information Management
6 3 (4.29%) TDD
7 2 (2.86%) Document Management
7 2 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (2.86%) OO
7 2 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.00%) Python
3 7 (10.00%) Perl
3 7 (10.00%) C
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (57.14%) PhD
2 30 (42.86%) CIPD
3 12 (17.14%) ISEB
4 11 (15.71%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.43%) MCITP
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) GLP
2 2 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) GMP
3 1 (1.43%) CDISC
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) Dell
3 7 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.43%) Sage
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