The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 176 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.026% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £36,750 £22,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.33% -53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £22,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £22,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £46,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +55.00%
Biotechnology
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1273 1355 1409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.38% 35.06% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1066 1217
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Biotechnology Salary Trend in Manchester

Biotechnology
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Stockport - 2 £36,750 -
Biotechnology
North West

Biotechnology
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Site Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) GMP
3 1 (33.33%) GLP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Site Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GMP
1 1 (33.33%) GLP
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Sage