The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 213 - 207
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Biology 2 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.043% - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% - 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 23
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -21.21%
Biology
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1757 1592 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 37.61% 34.22% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1504 1266 1741
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Biology
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Biology Salary Trend in Surrey

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 74 (98.67%) Chemistry
2 69 (92.00%) Life Science
3 48 (64.00%) PhD
4 41 (54.67%) Bioinformatics
5 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (46.67%) Oracle
6 35 (46.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 35 (46.67%) Biotechnology
7 29 (38.67%) Degree
8 27 (36.00%) Selenium
9 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 25 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 25 (33.33%) CIPD
10 24 (32.00%) Windows
10 24 (32.00%) Relational Database
10 24 (32.00%) Web Services
11 22 (29.33%) Mathematics
11 22 (29.33%) PL/SQL
11 22 (29.33%) SQL
12 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (26.67%) ISEB
14 17 (22.67%) Manual Testing
15 16 (21.33%) J2EE
15 16 (21.33%) JMeter
16 15 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
16 15 (20.00%) Physics
16 15 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (20.00%) MySQL
17 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
17 14 (18.67%) JSON

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 25 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.00%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Selenium
2 16 (21.33%) JMeter
3 15 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (6.67%) JIRA
5 5 (6.67%) Toad
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 35 (46.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Tester
2 27 (36.00%) Trainer
3 25 (33.33%) Consultant
3 25 (33.33%) Training Consultant
4 24 (32.00%) Software Tester
5 16 (21.33%) Graduate
6 14 (18.67%) Developer
6 14 (18.67%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (16.00%) Senior Tester
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Trainer
10 1 (1.33%) Manual Tester
10 1 (1.33%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) Web Services
2 16 (21.33%) J2EE
3 14 (18.67%) HTML
3 14 (18.67%) JSON
4 13 (17.33%) GWT
4 13 (17.33%) XML
4 13 (17.33%) REST
5 8 (10.67%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.33%) WCF
6 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (98.67%) Chemistry
2 69 (92.00%) Life Science
3 35 (46.67%) Biotechnology
4 22 (29.33%) Mathematics
5 15 (20.00%) Physics
6 11 (14.67%) E-Learning
6 11 (14.67%) Statistics
7 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Solaris
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Bioinformatics
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.67%) Manual Testing
4 12 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (13.33%) V-Model
5 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.67%) Test Management
8 2 (2.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) PL/SQL
1 22 (29.33%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) Java
4 11 (14.67%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (64.00%) PhD
2 29 (38.67%) Degree
3 25 (33.33%) CIPD
4 20 (26.67%) ISEB
5 10 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) GLP
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (46.67%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) HP