The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 829 947 918
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -29
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 83 28 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.026% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.029% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 37
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £56,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Bioinformatics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +113 83 £42,500 +3.65% 11
East of England +43 40 £34,500 -27.36% 9
Cambridgeshire +37 40 £34,500 -27.36% 9
Cambridge +31 40 £34,500 -27.36% 7
London +58 17 £65,000 +58.53% 1
South East +53 16 £30,000 -
Surrey +41 12 £24,000 -
Yorkshire +35 5 £42,500 -
North West +10 5 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Manchester +4 5 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Sheffield - 5 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £30,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport - 2 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £30,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 - -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Bioinformatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 61 (52.59%) Computer Science
2 57 (49.14%) Biology
3 55 (47.41%) Python
4 53 (45.69%) Finance
4 53 (45.69%) Big Data
5 50 (43.10%) Degree
6 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (28.45%) SQL
8 31 (26.72%) PhD
8 31 (26.72%) Linux
9 30 (25.86%) Java
9 30 (25.86%) Analytics
10 28 (24.14%) Visualisation
10 28 (24.14%) Software Engineering
11 27 (23.28%) Machine Learning
11 27 (23.28%) Data Analysis
11 27 (23.28%) Scrum
12 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
12 26 (22.41%) Chemistry
12 26 (22.41%) Relational Database
13 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (18.97%) Hadoop
15 20 (17.24%) Algorithms
16 19 (16.38%) MongoDB
16 19 (16.38%) Natural Language Processing
16 19 (16.38%) Mathematics
16 19 (16.38%) C++
16 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (15.52%) HTML
17 18 (15.52%) C

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.34%) Apache Pig
1 12 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.62%) Apache
3 6 (5.17%) Confluence
4 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) FrameMaker
1 15 (12.93%) RoboHelp
2 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) CPLEX
3 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.72%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (8.62%) Amazon EMR
2 10 (8.62%) Amazon S3
3 8 (6.90%) GitHub
4 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) LDAP
2 6 (5.17%) HTTP
3 3 (2.59%) IMAP
3 3 (2.59%) SMTP
4 2 (1.72%) FTP
4 2 (1.72%) SSH
4 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (45.69%) Big Data
2 26 (22.41%) Relational Database
3 22 (18.97%) Hadoop
4 19 (16.38%) MongoDB
4 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (12.93%) Data Mining
6 11 (9.48%) MySQL
7 10 (8.62%) Apache Hive
7 10 (8.62%) Impala
7 10 (8.62%) Mahout
7 10 (8.62%) Neo4j
8 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (5.17%) HBase
9 6 (5.17%) Parquet
10 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.72%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.86%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.86%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.62%) Vagrant
3 10 (8.62%) Yeoman
4 7 (6.03%) JIRA
5 4 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) Maven
7 1 (0.86%) Geb
7 1 (0.86%) JMeter
7 1 (0.86%) JUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Selenium
7 1 (0.86%) Spock
7 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 53 (45.69%) Finance
2 17 (14.66%) Retail
3 16 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (12.93%) Banking
4 15 (12.93%) Manufacturing
4 15 (12.93%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.76%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.31%) Publishing
7 3 (2.59%) Electronics
8 2 (1.72%) Advertising
9 1 (0.86%) French Language
9 1 (0.86%) Games
9 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Data Scientist
2 24 (20.69%) Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Software Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) Author
4 15 (12.93%) Technical Author
4 15 (12.93%) Technical Leader
5 13 (11.21%) Architect
6 11 (9.48%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Analytics Consultant
7 10 (8.62%) Consultant
7 10 (8.62%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 10 (8.62%) Data Consultant
8 9 (7.76%) Analytics Manager
8 9 (7.76%) Data Manager
8 9 (7.76%) Senior Analytics Manager
8 9 (7.76%) Senior Data Scientist
8 9 (7.76%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Database Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Java Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 18 (15.52%) HTML
3 16 (13.79%) Pandas
3 16 (13.79%) SciPy
4 15 (12.93%) D3.js
5 11 (9.48%) Web Services
6 10 (8.62%) Cascalog
6 10 (8.62%) scikit-learn
7 9 (7.76%) CSS
8 6 (5.17%) NumPy
9 5 (4.31%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.31%) WPF
10 4 (3.45%) Flask
10 4 (3.45%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (3.45%) LESS
10 4 (3.45%) Pyramid
10 4 (3.45%) RESTful
10 4 (3.45%) Sass
10 4 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.45%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 61 (52.59%) Computer Science
2 57 (49.14%) Biology
3 28 (24.14%) Visualisation
4 26 (22.41%) Chemistry
5 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (17.24%) Algorithms
7 19 (16.38%) Mathematics
8 17 (14.66%) Informatics
8 17 (14.66%) Life Science
8 17 (14.66%) Physics
9 12 (10.34%) User Experience
10 9 (7.76%) Statistics
11 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
12 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
12 7 (6.03%) Psychology
13 6 (5.17%) Data Structures
13 6 (5.17%) Ontologies
14 5 (4.31%) Biotechnology
15 4 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
16 3 (2.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Unix
3 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.59%) VMS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) Analytics
3 28 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 27 (23.28%) Data Analysis
4 27 (23.28%) Machine Learning
4 27 (23.28%) Scrum
5 17 (14.66%) Data Analytics
5 17 (14.66%) Data Visualisation
5 17 (14.66%) Open Source
5 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.93%) Operations Research
6 15 (12.93%) User Stories
7 14 (12.07%) Statistical Analysis
8 12 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 12 (10.34%) Time Series Analysis
9 10 (8.62%) Computer Vision
9 10 (8.62%) Data Munging
9 10 (8.62%) Sentiment Analysis
10 8 (6.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.41%) Python
2 33 (28.45%) SQL
3 30 (25.86%) Java
4 19 (16.38%) C++
5 18 (15.52%) C
5 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.52%) R
6 16 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 15 (12.93%) Perl
8 12 (10.34%) Clojure
9 11 (9.48%) C#
10 10 (8.62%) Cypher
10 10 (8.62%) VBA
11 9 (7.76%) MATLAB
12 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
13 5 (4.31%) XAML
14 4 (3.45%) ES6
15 3 (2.59%) Julia
16 2 (1.72%) PHP
16 2 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (43.10%) Degree
2 31 (26.72%) PhD
3 3 (2.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.72%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.86%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (8.62%) VirtualBox
2 5 (4.31%) NFS
3 3 (2.59%) Postfix
3 3 (2.59%) Samba
3 3 (2.59%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.59%) Shibboleth
3 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.72%) Docker
4 2 (1.72%) GPFS
4 2 (1.72%) PanFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Ganglia
1 5 (4.31%) Nagios
1 5 (4.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle
2 7 (6.03%) IBM
3 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.45%) Twitter
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.59%) VMware
6 2 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (0.86%) Apple
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