The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 239 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.043% - 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £22,750 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £37,500 £27,750
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.13%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1878 1967 1993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 26.88% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1641 1714
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Biotechnology
England

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Biotechnology Salary Trend in the North West

Biotechnology
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Manchester - 2 £22,625 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Biotechnology
England

Biotechnology
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) GMP
2 2 (50.00%) GLP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Site Server
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 200

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) GMP
1 2 (50.00%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Sage