The first table below looks at the demand for Bioinformatics skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 850 838 880
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +42
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 55 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.048% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 18
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Trend in the UK

Bioinformatics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -16 54 £33,750 +3.84% 7
Cambridgeshire +9 24 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England +6 24 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South East -10 22 £28,000 +1.81% 2
Surrey -5 20 £28,000 +1.81% 2
London -38 8 £72,500 +190.00% 2
Cambridge -10 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
City of London - 6 £72,500 - 1
Slough - 2 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £67,500 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics.

1 53 (55.79%) Perl
1 53 (55.79%) Python
2 48 (50.53%) Computer Science
3 40 (42.11%) Degree
4 38 (40.00%) Biology
5 36 (37.89%) PhD
6 35 (36.84%) SQL
7 33 (34.74%) UNIX
8 29 (30.53%) Chemistry
9 28 (29.47%) Linux
10 25 (26.32%) OO
10 25 (26.32%) Java
10 25 (26.32%) R
11 24 (25.26%) HTML
11 24 (25.26%) Informatics
12 23 (24.21%) Relational Database
13 22 (23.16%) Visualisation
14 21 (22.11%) C
15 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
15 20 (21.05%) Data Analysis
16 18 (18.95%) MATLAB
16 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
17 17 (17.89%) C++
17 17 (17.89%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (17.89%) Mathematics
17 17 (17.89%) Physics
18 15 (15.79%) Biotechnology
18 15 (15.79%) Hadoop
18 15 (15.79%) SPSS
18 15 (15.79%) Oracle

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.53%) SAS
2 8 (8.42%) Apache
3 6 (6.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.79%) SPSS
3 14 (14.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (8.42%) Mathematica
5 7 (7.37%) Stata
6 6 (6.32%) CPLEX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 12 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (11.58%) Data Mining
5 9 (9.47%) MySQL
5 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
5 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (7.37%) Big Data
7 5 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Subversion
1 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.26%) Toad
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 17 (17.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Developer
2 25 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 20 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Web Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Consultant
4 14 (14.74%) Trainer
4 14 (14.74%) Training Consultant
5 12 (12.63%) Data Scientist
6 10 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Programmer
8 7 (7.37%) Graduate
9 6 (6.32%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Perl Web Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Perl Web Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Perl Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) HTML
2 14 (14.74%) CSS
2 14 (14.74%) JSON
2 14 (14.74%) jQuery
3 10 (10.53%) HTML5
4 8 (8.42%) Ajax
4 8 (8.42%) MapReduce
5 7 (7.37%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (6.32%) REST
6 6 (6.32%) GWT
6 6 (6.32%) Web Services
6 6 (6.32%) XML
7 5 (5.26%) POSIX
7 5 (5.26%) Spring
7 5 (5.26%) Ext JS
7 5 (5.26%) WebGL
7 5 (5.26%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.05%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (50.53%) Computer Science
2 38 (40.00%) Biology
3 29 (30.53%) Chemistry
4 24 (25.26%) Informatics
5 22 (23.16%) Visualisation
6 17 (17.89%) Mathematics
6 17 (17.89%) Physics
7 15 (15.79%) Biotechnology
8 14 (14.74%) Life Science
9 13 (13.68%) Statistics
10 10 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (10.53%) Open Source
11 8 (8.42%) LIMS
12 6 (6.32%) Neural Network
12 6 (6.32%) Economics
12 6 (6.32%) Applied Mathematics
12 6 (6.32%) Psychology
12 6 (6.32%) Digital Media
13 5 (5.26%) Data Extraction
13 5 (5.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) UNIX
2 28 (29.47%) Linux
3 11 (11.58%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) OO
2 20 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 12 (12.63%) Analytics
4 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 10 (10.53%) OOD
5 9 (9.47%) Machine Learning
6 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.32%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (6.32%) Monte Carlo Method
6 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) Logistic Regression
6 6 (6.32%) Cluster Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) Biostatistics
6 6 (6.32%) Econometrics
7 5 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (5.26%) Video Processing
7 5 (5.26%) Web Development
7 5 (5.26%) Memory Management
8 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) Perl
1 53 (55.79%) Python
2 35 (36.84%) SQL
3 25 (26.32%) Java
3 25 (26.32%) R
4 21 (22.11%) C
5 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.95%) MATLAB
7 17 (17.89%) C++
8 12 (12.63%) Ruby
9 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
9 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL
10 8 (8.42%) PHP
11 6 (6.32%) Clojure
12 5 (5.26%) Haskell
12 5 (5.26%) Scala
12 5 (5.26%) AWK
12 5 (5.26%) Golang
13 2 (2.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (42.11%) Degree
2 36 (37.89%) PhD
3 14 (14.74%) CIPD
4 8 (8.42%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Oracle
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.16%) Intel
3 3 (3.16%) VMware
3 3 (3.16%) IBM
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