The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 840 851 861
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 56 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.034% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 21
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -54.54%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 21 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 24 October 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
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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 +12 52 £30,000 +14.28% 15
South East +7 30 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey +11 28 £30,000 +20.00%
East of England -9 17 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +11 14 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Cambridge -2 7 £37,500 +25.00% 8
London +14 5 £65,000 +132.14% 2
City of London - 5 £65,000 -
Essex - 3 - -
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Oxford - 2 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
South Wales - 2 - - 2
Wales - 2 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £25,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (56.25%) Chemistry
2 62 (55.36%) PhD
3 57 (50.89%) Biology
4 54 (48.21%) Python
5 47 (41.96%) Life Science
6 46 (41.07%) Biotechnology
7 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 42 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 41 (36.61%) SQL
8 41 (36.61%) Degree
9 37 (33.04%) Computer Science
10 36 (32.14%) Java
11 35 (31.25%) Perl
12 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
13 30 (26.79%) MS PowerPoint
13 30 (26.79%) CIPD
13 30 (26.79%) Informatics
14 29 (25.89%) Relational Database
15 27 (24.11%) Data Analysis
15 27 (24.11%) Linux
16 25 (22.32%) Visualisation
17 24 (21.43%) R
17 24 (21.43%) Windows
18 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
18 23 (20.54%) C++
18 23 (20.54%) HTML
18 23 (20.54%) Mathematics
19 22 (19.64%) Algorithms
20 21 (18.75%) Statistics
20 21 (18.75%) Physics

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (14.29%) SAS
2 13 (11.61%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.46%) Apache
4 3 (2.68%) Node.js
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 30 (26.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (13.39%) SPSS
4 13 (11.61%) CPLEX
5 2 (1.79%) Stata
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) SSL
2 3 (2.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.79%) SNMP
3 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) LAN
3 2 (1.79%) WAN
3 2 (1.79%) SMTP
3 2 (1.79%) DHCP
3 2 (1.79%) FTP
3 2 (1.79%) SAN
3 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.79%) NAS
3 2 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.79%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) Relational Database
2 18 (16.07%) MySQL
3 16 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 15 (13.39%) Data Mining
4 15 (13.39%) Big Data
5 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.89%) HBase
8 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (8.93%) JMeter
1 10 (8.93%) Selenium
1 10 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (8.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.46%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Maven
4 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 42 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (12.50%) Retail
3 13 (11.61%) Finance
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Developer
2 30 (26.79%) Trainer
2 30 (26.79%) Consultant
2 30 (26.79%) Training Consultant
3 17 (15.18%) Software Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Web Developer
5 14 (12.50%) Data Scientist
6 13 (11.61%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Tester
7 10 (8.93%) Software Tester
8 9 (8.04%) Graduate
9 7 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Web Applications Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Programmer
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Programmer
12 4 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) HTML
2 21 (18.75%) Web Services
3 20 (17.86%) jQuery
4 15 (13.39%) JSON
4 15 (13.39%) CSS
5 11 (9.82%) HTML5
5 11 (9.82%) REST
6 10 (8.93%) J2EE
6 10 (8.93%) XML
7 8 (7.14%) Ajax
8 7 (6.25%) GWT
9 6 (5.36%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (5.36%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.46%) D3.js
10 5 (4.46%) POSIX
10 5 (4.46%) Spring
11 4 (3.57%) JDBC
11 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (56.25%) Chemistry
2 57 (50.89%) Biology
3 47 (41.96%) Life Science
4 46 (41.07%) Biotechnology
5 37 (33.04%) Computer Science
6 30 (26.79%) Informatics
7 25 (22.32%) Visualisation
8 23 (20.54%) Mathematics
9 22 (19.64%) Algorithms
10 21 (18.75%) Physics
10 21 (18.75%) Statistics
11 16 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
12 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
14 13 (11.61%) Psychology
14 13 (11.61%) Neural Network
14 13 (11.61%) Economics
14 13 (11.61%) E-Learning
14 13 (11.61%) Digital Media
15 11 (9.82%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) Linux
2 24 (21.43%) Windows
3 17 (15.18%) UNIX
4 10 (8.93%) Solaris
4 10 (8.93%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.79%) CentOS
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Data Analysis
2 20 (17.86%) Analytics
3 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.07%) OO
5 15 (13.39%) Biostatistics
5 15 (13.39%) Machine Learning
6 13 (11.61%) Time Series Analysis
6 13 (11.61%) Markov Chain
6 13 (11.61%) Factor Analysis
6 13 (11.61%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 13 (11.61%) Gibbs Sampling
6 13 (11.61%) Bayesian Methods
6 13 (11.61%) Logistic Regression
6 13 (11.61%) Cluster Analysis
6 13 (11.61%) Monte Carlo Method
6 13 (11.61%) Predictive Modelling
6 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
6 13 (11.61%) Statistical Analysis
6 13 (11.61%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.61%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.21%) Python
2 41 (36.61%) SQL
3 36 (32.14%) Java
4 35 (31.25%) Perl
5 24 (21.43%) R
6 23 (20.54%) C++
6 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
7 18 (16.07%) C
7 18 (16.07%) Ruby
8 17 (15.18%) MATLAB
9 15 (13.39%) PL/SQL
10 13 (11.61%) Clojure
11 10 (8.93%) PHP
12 5 (4.46%) Haskell
12 5 (4.46%) Scala
12 5 (4.46%) Golang
13 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.68%) C#
15 1 (0.89%) Fortran
15 1 (0.89%) AWK
Qualifications
1 62 (55.36%) PhD
2 41 (36.61%) Degree
3 30 (26.79%) CIPD
4 10 (8.93%) ISEB
5 5 (4.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) GLP
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) NFS
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.96%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) VMware
4 3 (2.68%) Twitter
5 2 (1.79%) Isilon
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) EMC
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