The 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank - 246 -
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.081% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £27,625 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Biotechnology
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2434 2454 2192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.20% 33.30% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1937 1879 1783
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ION Trading