The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 186 204 230
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +26
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 31 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 0.19% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 0.60% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 1
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
Biotechnology
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
1850 1497 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 38.75% 31.74% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1211 1617
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Biotechnology Salary Trend in Surrey

Biotechnology
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) PhD
1 36 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 36 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 36 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 36 (100.00%) Biology
1 36 (100.00%) Life Science
2 28 (77.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 28 (77.78%) CIPD
2 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 12 (33.33%) E-Learning
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) JMeter
4 8 (22.22%) Selenium
4 8 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (22.22%) GLP
4 8 (22.22%) ISEB
4 8 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) J2EE
4 8 (22.22%) MySQL
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) Web Services
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Solaris
4 8 (22.22%) Linux

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 28 (77.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JMeter
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
1 8 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 36 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Training Consultant
1 28 (77.78%) Consultant
1 28 (77.78%) Trainer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 8 (22.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) J2EE
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 36 (100.00%) Biology
1 36 (100.00%) Life Science
2 12 (33.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Mac OS X
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
1 8 (22.22%) Solaris
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) PhD
2 28 (77.78%) CIPD
3 8 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) GLP
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle