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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 255 - 247
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £32,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
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
2412 2133 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.63% 31.50% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1763 1957
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Biotechnology
England

Biotechnology
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) GMP
2 2 (66.67%) GLP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Site Server
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) GMP
1 2 (66.67%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) ION Trading