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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 869 920 918
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -2
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 66 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.019% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 8
Average salary £42,500 £53,250 £37,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.18% +42.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,050 £34,998
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £61,000 £38,875
UK excluding London average salary £35,088 £53,750 £38,875
% change year-on-year
-34.72% +38.26%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 15 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 12 February 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
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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 +69 66 £42,500 -20.18% 20
East of England +35 48 £35,088 -38.97% 16
Cambridgeshire +32 32 £35,088 -22.02% 16
Cambridge +23 32 £35,088 -22.02% 16
Essex - 16 - -
London +12 7 £85,000 +81.81% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 5 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
North West +28 3 £30,000 -29.41% 1
South East - 3 £22,500 - 2
Manchester - 3 £30,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £22,500 - 1
Oxford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 67 (58.77%) Biology
2 61 (53.51%) Computer Science
3 57 (50.00%) Life Science
4 50 (43.86%) Python
5 48 (42.11%) Finance
6 45 (39.47%) PhD
7 41 (35.96%) Degree
8 38 (33.33%) Linux
9 34 (29.82%) Java
9 34 (29.82%) Perl
10 31 (27.19%) Unix
11 28 (24.56%) Relational Database
12 26 (22.81%) JavaScript
12 26 (22.81%) Validation
13 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
13 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
13 21 (18.42%) Visualisation
14 20 (17.54%) NoSQL
15 18 (15.79%) C++
15 18 (15.79%) HTML
15 18 (15.79%) SQL
15 18 (15.79%) Mathematics
16 16 (14.04%) Data Visualisation
16 16 (14.04%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (13.16%) Algorithms
17 15 (13.16%) MySQL
17 15 (13.16%) Oracle
17 15 (13.16%) Physics
18 14 (12.28%) Biotechnology

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (7.89%) Apache
1 9 (7.89%) Apache Solr
2 6 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.51%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) NAS
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.88%) SMTP
4 1 (0.88%) SSH
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.56%) Relational Database
2 20 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.16%) MySQL
4 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.65%) RDBMS
6 9 (7.89%) Data Mining
6 9 (7.89%) Neo4j
7 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
7 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.39%) Big Data
8 5 (4.39%) Datomic
9 4 (3.51%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.51%) Impala
9 4 (3.51%) Mahout
9 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.63%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) Maven
4 4 (3.51%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.51%) Yeoman
General
1 48 (42.11%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
5 3 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Developer
2 19 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (7.89%) Data Scientist
3 9 (7.89%) Java Engineer
3 9 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) Administrator
4 7 (6.14%) Consultant
5 6 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Programmer
6 5 (4.39%) Python Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.51%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 4 (3.51%) Data Consultant
7 4 (3.51%) DBA
7 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) HTML
2 12 (10.53%) CSS
2 12 (10.53%) jQuery
3 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.77%) HTML5
5 9 (7.89%) RESTful
6 8 (7.02%) Lucene
6 8 (7.02%) Web Services
7 7 (6.14%) Spring
8 6 (5.26%) JSON
8 6 (5.26%) XML
9 5 (4.39%) D3.js
9 5 (4.39%) DOM
9 5 (4.39%) Guice
9 5 (4.39%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (4.39%) WPF
10 4 (3.51%) Cascalog
10 4 (3.51%) LAMP
10 4 (3.51%) REST
10 4 (3.51%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 67 (58.77%) Biology
2 61 (53.51%) Computer Science
3 57 (50.00%) Life Science
4 21 (18.42%) Visualisation
5 18 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (13.16%) Algorithms
7 15 (13.16%) Physics
8 14 (12.28%) Biotechnology
9 11 (9.65%) Statistics
10 9 (7.89%) Chemistry
10 9 (7.89%) Replication
11 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
11 8 (7.02%) Informatics
11 8 (7.02%) Proteomics
11 8 (7.02%) User Experience
12 6 (5.26%) Social Media
13 5 (4.39%) Semantic Web
14 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
15 3 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.33%) Linux
2 31 (27.19%) Unix
3 13 (11.40%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.51%) VMS
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Validation
2 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 16 (14.04%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (10.53%) Web Development
5 11 (9.65%) Analytics
5 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.77%) Data Management
6 10 (8.77%) DNA
6 10 (8.77%) Machine Learning
6 10 (8.77%) Product Management
7 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.02%) Open Source
8 8 (7.02%) Workflow
9 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.14%) Human Factors
9 7 (6.14%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (5.26%) Project Management
10 6 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) Python
2 34 (29.82%) Java
2 34 (29.82%) Perl
3 26 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.79%) C++
4 18 (15.79%) SQL
5 14 (12.28%) Bash Shell
6 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
7 10 (8.77%) R
8 9 (7.89%) C#
8 9 (7.89%) Clojure
9 8 (7.02%) MATLAB
10 6 (5.26%) C
10 6 (5.26%) PHP
10 6 (5.26%) Scala
11 5 (4.39%) XAML
12 4 (3.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (39.47%) PhD
2 41 (35.96%) Degree
3 2 (1.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) GCP
2 3 (2.63%) GLP
2 3 (2.63%) GMP
2 3 (2.63%) GxP
3 1 (0.88%) COSHH
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) VirtualBox
2 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.51%) Docker
3 4 (3.51%) NFS
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) Samba
4 2 (1.75%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.26%) Puppet
2 4 (3.51%) Ansible
2 4 (3.51%) CFEngine
2 4 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Oracle
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) Vertica
3 4 (3.51%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) Isilon
5 2 (1.75%) EMC
5 2 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) ICL
6 1 (0.88%) Sophos
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive + benefits, subject to skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £38413 - £48869 per annum + plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £24226 - £30537 per annum + plus excellent benefits
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Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
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