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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 615 624 630
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Biology 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.010% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% -50.88%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -36.84%
Biology
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19644 20896 22037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.49% 45.31% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16292 17010 18475
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in London

Biology
Salary Trend in London

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

Biology Salary Trend in London

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (88.89%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) MATLAB
3 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (77.78%) R
4 6 (66.67%) Analytics
4 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 6 (66.67%) Physics
4 6 (66.67%) Chemistry
5 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
7 1 (11.11%) Games
7 1 (11.11%) Stata
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematica
7 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (11.11%) Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) Ruby
7 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (11.11%) Statistics
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) SPSS
1 1 (11.11%) Stata
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematica
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Mobility Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
3 6 (66.67%) Physics
3 6 (66.67%) Chemistry
3 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Life Science
5 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) MATLAB
2 7 (77.78%) R
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe