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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bioinformatics
Rank 849 860 835
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 17 15 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.017% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 48
Average salary £54,000 £37,309 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,917 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,309 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £29,606 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+102.66% -15.41%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 11 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 28 January 2015. 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 +17 16 £53,250 +42.72% 11
East of England -6 11 £60,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £35,000 - 10
Cambridge 0 5 £35,000 - 10
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
London -5 3 £46,750 +25.30% 1
Edgware - 2 £46,750 -
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
North West - 2 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Wirral - 1 £40,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 40 (57.14%) Chemistry
1 40 (57.14%) Life Science
2 39 (55.71%) PhD
3 36 (51.43%) SQL
4 32 (45.71%) Biotechnology
5 30 (42.86%) Degree
6 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 28 (40.00%) Biology
7 27 (38.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (38.57%) Java
8 26 (37.14%) Python
9 24 (34.29%) Informatics
10 23 (32.86%) Linux
11 22 (31.43%) Windows
12 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
13 20 (28.57%) jQuery
14 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (27.14%) Data Analysis
14 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
14 19 (27.14%) Relational Database
15 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
16 17 (24.29%) Visualisation
17 16 (22.86%) Big Data
17 16 (22.86%) Mathematics
17 16 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (22.86%) CIPD
18 15 (21.43%) Biostatistics
18 15 (21.43%) Hadoop
19 14 (20.00%) Machine Learning
19 14 (20.00%) Statistics

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (18.57%) SAS
1 13 (18.57%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.29%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (18.57%) SPSS
3 13 (18.57%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) SNMP
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) SMTP
2 2 (2.86%) DHCP
2 2 (2.86%) FTP
2 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.86%) NAS
2 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.86%) InfiniBand
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) Relational Database
2 16 (22.86%) Big Data
3 15 (21.43%) Hadoop
4 13 (18.57%) MySQL
4 13 (18.57%) Data Mining
5 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.43%) HBase
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (14.29%) JMeter
1 10 (14.29%) Selenium
1 10 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (12.86%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.86%) Maven
2 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (38.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Trainer
2 16 (22.86%) Consultant
2 16 (22.86%) Training Consultant
3 13 (18.57%) Data Scientist
4 11 (15.71%) Software Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Tester
5 10 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 9 (12.86%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.43%) Graduate
10 1 (1.43%) Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) jQuery
2 14 (20.00%) Web Services
3 10 (14.29%) J2EE
4 9 (12.86%) CSS
4 9 (12.86%) JDBC
4 9 (12.86%) Spring
5 8 (11.43%) HTML
6 6 (8.57%) HTML5
7 5 (7.14%) Ajax
8 4 (5.71%) JSON
8 4 (5.71%) XML
8 4 (5.71%) REST
8 4 (5.71%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.71%) D3.js
8 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.29%) YUI
9 3 (4.29%) Sass
9 3 (4.29%) LESS
9 3 (4.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.14%) Chemistry
1 40 (57.14%) Life Science
2 32 (45.71%) Biotechnology
3 28 (40.00%) Biology
4 24 (34.29%) Informatics
5 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 17 (24.29%) Visualisation
7 16 (22.86%) Mathematics
8 14 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
8 14 (20.00%) Physics
8 14 (20.00%) Statistics
9 13 (18.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (18.57%) Neural Network
9 13 (18.57%) Economics
9 13 (18.57%) Psychology
9 13 (18.57%) Algorithms
9 13 (18.57%) Digital Media
10 11 (15.71%) LIMS
11 8 (11.43%) E-Learning
12 4 (5.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 22 (31.43%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Solaris
3 10 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 6 (8.57%) UNIX
5 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.86%) CentOS
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (27.14%) Data Analysis
2 15 (21.43%) Biostatistics
3 14 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 14 (20.00%) Web Development
3 14 (20.00%) Analytics
4 13 (18.57%) Predictive Modelling
4 13 (18.57%) Bayesian Methods
4 13 (18.57%) Time Series Analysis
4 13 (18.57%) Markov Chain
4 13 (18.57%) Factor Analysis
4 13 (18.57%) Structural Equation Modelling
4 13 (18.57%) Gibbs Sampling
4 13 (18.57%) Linear Regression
4 13 (18.57%) Database Theory
4 13 (18.57%) Relational Database Theory
4 13 (18.57%) Logistic Regression
4 13 (18.57%) Cluster Analysis
4 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
4 13 (18.57%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) Java
3 26 (37.14%) Python
4 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
5 14 (20.00%) Ruby
6 13 (18.57%) Clojure
6 13 (18.57%) R
6 13 (18.57%) MATLAB
6 13 (18.57%) C++
7 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 9 (12.86%) Perl
9 5 (7.14%) PHP
10 3 (4.29%) C#
11 1 (1.43%) C
11 1 (1.43%) Fortran
11 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (55.71%) PhD
2 30 (42.86%) Degree
3 16 (22.86%) CIPD
4 10 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) GLP
2 2 (2.86%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) NFS
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Twitter
4 2 (2.86%) Isilon
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) HP
4 2 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
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