The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 433 436 437
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 9 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.009% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.025% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 13
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.44%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7690 7899 8611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.08% 36.36% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5925 6225 7380
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Biotechnology Salary Trend in the South East

Biotechnology
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 Biotechnology within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
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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 0 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Biotechnology
England

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (95.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 37 (84.09%) Bioinformatics
4 35 (79.55%) PhD
4 35 (79.55%) Chemistry
4 35 (79.55%) Biology
4 35 (79.55%) Life Science
5 27 (61.36%) MS Excel
6 25 (56.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (56.82%) CIPD
7 15 (34.09%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) E-Learning
9 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
9 10 (22.73%) SQL
9 10 (22.73%) J2EE
9 10 (22.73%) MySQL
9 10 (22.73%) Oracle
9 10 (22.73%) Web Services
9 10 (22.73%) Solaris
9 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 10 (22.73%) GLP
9 10 (22.73%) ISEB
9 10 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (22.73%) Mac OS X
9 10 (22.73%) JMeter
9 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.73%) Selenium
9 10 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (11.36%) SQL Server

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (61.36%) MS Excel
2 25 (56.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
1 5 (11.36%) VPN
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
1 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JMeter
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
1 10 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 42 (95.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Trainer
1 25 (56.82%) Consultant
1 25 (56.82%) Training Consultant
2 10 (22.73%) Software Tester
2 10 (22.73%) Tester
3 3 (6.82%) Administrator
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Product Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Head of IT
4 2 (4.55%) Developer
4 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Web Services
1 10 (22.73%) J2EE
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (79.55%) Chemistry
1 35 (79.55%) Biology
1 35 (79.55%) Life Science
2 11 (25.00%) E-Learning
3 5 (11.36%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Informatics
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.55%) LIMS
4 2 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Solaris
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Mac OS X
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.55%) Validation
3 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 2 (4.55%) CRM
3 2 (4.55%) People Management
3 2 (4.55%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) C
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) PhD
2 25 (56.82%) CIPD
3 10 (22.73%) ISEB
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) GLP
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Avaya
3 5 (11.36%) Dell