The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 377 423 433
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +10
Permanent jobs citing Biology 66 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.073% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 4 12
Average salary £28,500 £25,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £25,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -54.54%
Biology
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6756 6360 7204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.34% 29.08% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 5177 6062
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Biology
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Biology Salary Trend in the South East

Biology
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biology across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Biology Salary Histogram in the South East

Biology
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Surrey +44 64 £28,500 +14.00% 2
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 79 (100.00%) Chemistry
2 68 (86.08%) Life Science
3 42 (53.16%) Degree
3 42 (53.16%) Oracle
4 39 (49.37%) PhD
5 36 (45.57%) Mathematics
6 35 (44.30%) Relational Database
7 30 (37.97%) Bioinformatics
8 28 (35.44%) SQL
9 25 (31.65%) Selenium
10 24 (30.38%) Statistics
11 23 (29.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (26.58%) PL/SQL
12 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
12 21 (26.58%) Physics
13 20 (25.32%) Biotechnology
13 20 (25.32%) MS PowerPoint
13 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
13 20 (25.32%) Java
13 20 (25.32%) CIPD
14 19 (24.05%) Software Testing
14 19 (24.05%) ISEB
14 19 (24.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 19 (24.05%) Test Scripting
14 19 (24.05%) Manual Testing
14 19 (24.05%) V-Model
15 18 (22.78%) Automated Testing
16 16 (20.25%) Windows
16 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
16 16 (20.25%) HTML

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Biology 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 Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
1 20 (25.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) Maple
2 1 (1.27%) SPSS
2 1 (1.27%) Simulink
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.66%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Selenium
2 13 (16.46%) JMeter
3 7 (8.86%) Toad
3 7 (8.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (8.86%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 23 (29.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Tester
2 22 (27.85%) Trainer
3 20 (25.32%) Consultant
3 20 (25.32%) Software Tester
3 20 (25.32%) Training Consultant
4 18 (22.78%) Senior Tester
5 17 (21.52%) Graduate
6 16 (20.25%) Developer
6 16 (20.25%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (3.80%) Data Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Trainer
8 2 (2.53%) Manual Tester
8 2 (2.53%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) HTML
1 16 (20.25%) Web Services
1 16 (20.25%) JSON
2 15 (18.99%) GWT
2 15 (18.99%) XML
2 15 (18.99%) REST
3 12 (15.19%) J2EE
4 8 (10.13%) Ext JS
5 3 (3.80%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 1 (1.27%) RESTful
7 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (100.00%) Chemistry
2 68 (86.08%) Life Science
3 36 (45.57%) Mathematics
4 24 (30.38%) Statistics
5 21 (26.58%) Physics
6 20 (25.32%) Biotechnology
7 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
8 8 (10.13%) E-Learning
9 3 (3.80%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
9 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Bioinformatics
2 19 (24.05%) Software Testing
2 19 (24.05%) Test Scripting
2 19 (24.05%) Manual Testing
2 19 (24.05%) V-Model
3 18 (22.78%) Automated Testing
4 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.86%) Test Management
5 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.80%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) Scrum
9 1 (1.27%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.27%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) PL/SQL
3 20 (25.32%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.19%) C#
5 12 (15.19%) C++
6 4 (5.06%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.80%) R
7 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.80%) Python
7 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) VBA
8 1 (1.27%) VC++
8 1 (1.27%) Fortran
8 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.27%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) Degree
2 39 (49.37%) PhD
3 20 (25.32%) CIPD
4 19 (24.05%) ISEB
4 19 (24.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Oracle
2 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) HP
4 1 (1.27%) Minitab
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