The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biotechnology
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -4.57%
Biotechnology
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1173 1192 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.81% 37.94% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 668 696 806
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Biotechnology Salary Trend in Scotland

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 14 (100.00%) Charles River
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (57.14%) Life Science
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (42.86%) MBA
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) SAS
5 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
5 5 (35.71%) Statistics
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
6 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) CA
6 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (35.71%) SAS
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Statistician
1 5 (35.71%) Statistician
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Master Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Principal Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) Life Science
3 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 5 (35.71%) Statistics
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Process Management
3 3 (21.43%) RAD
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Ada
1 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (21.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Charles River
2 3 (21.43%) CA
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP