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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank - - 191
Permanent jobs citing Biology 0 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 24
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 - £47,500
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
1636 1468 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 37.39% 33.94% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1155 1596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,400 £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 28 January 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Life Science
2 38 (97.44%) Chemistry
3 29 (74.36%) PhD
4 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 26 (66.67%) Biotechnology
4 26 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
5 17 (43.59%) Selenium
6 16 (41.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (41.03%) CIPD
6 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
7 13 (33.33%) Oracle
8 11 (28.21%) Web Services
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 11 (28.21%) J2EE
8 11 (28.21%) MySQL
8 11 (28.21%) JMeter
8 11 (28.21%) ISEB
8 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (25.64%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (25.64%) Physics
9 10 (25.64%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (25.64%) Mac OS X
9 10 (25.64%) GLP
9 10 (25.64%) Solaris
9 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) E-Learning

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
1 16 (41.03%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) JMeter
3 10 (25.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Trainer
1 18 (46.15%) Tester
2 17 (43.59%) Software Tester
3 16 (41.03%) Training Consultant
3 16 (41.03%) Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Graduate
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Trainer
8 1 (2.56%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) J2EE
1 11 (28.21%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) GWT
2 1 (2.56%) Ext JS
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Life Science
2 38 (97.44%) Chemistry
3 26 (66.67%) Biotechnology
4 10 (25.64%) Physics
5 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
5 8 (20.51%) E-Learning
6 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Solaris
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) PhD
2 16 (41.03%) CIPD
3 11 (28.21%) ISEB
4 8 (20.51%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) GLP
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle