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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 828 841 875
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 66 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.034% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.041% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 15
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
93593 86753 92892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.19% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74739 71234 78546
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014 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 22 September 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 +36 65 £30,000 +14.28% 12
South East +14 39 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +12 37 £30,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +7 18 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £37,500 +25.00% 5
London -6 9 £70,000 +150.00% 5
City of London - 9 £70,000 - 1
Cambridge +3 7 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Oxford - 2 £37,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 62 (55.36%) PhD
2 58 (51.79%) Chemistry
3 56 (50.00%) Biology
3 56 (50.00%) Python
4 44 (39.29%) Biotechnology
5 42 (37.50%) Life Science
6 41 (36.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 41 (36.61%) Perl
7 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
7 38 (33.93%) Computer Science
8 37 (33.04%) SQL
9 35 (31.25%) Degree
10 33 (29.46%) Java
11 30 (26.79%) MS Excel
11 30 (26.79%) CIPD
11 30 (26.79%) Informatics
11 30 (26.79%) MS PowerPoint
12 25 (22.32%) Linux
12 25 (22.32%) Relational Database
13 24 (21.43%) Visualisation
13 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 24 (21.43%) HTML
13 24 (21.43%) Data Analysis
14 23 (20.54%) R
15 22 (19.64%) UNIX
15 22 (19.64%) OO
16 21 (18.75%) Windows
16 21 (18.75%) Oracle
17 20 (17.86%) C++
18 19 (16.96%) Web Services

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (11.61%) SAS
2 9 (8.04%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.46%) Apache
4 3 (2.68%) Node.js
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (26.79%) MS Excel
1 30 (26.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (11.61%) SPSS
3 9 (8.04%) CPLEX
4 4 (3.57%) Stata
5 3 (2.68%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) SSL
2 3 (2.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) Relational Database
2 16 (14.29%) MySQL
3 14 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 14 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 10 (8.93%) Big Data
5 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.89%) HBase
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (7.14%) JMeter
2 8 (7.14%) Selenium
2 8 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.36%) Subversion
4 5 (4.46%) Toad
5 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.89%) Maven
5 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (36.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (8.93%) Retail
3 9 (8.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (41.96%) Developer
2 30 (26.79%) Trainer
2 30 (26.79%) Consultant
2 30 (26.79%) Training Consultant
3 23 (20.54%) Software Developer
4 17 (15.18%) Senior Developer
5 16 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Data Scientist
7 9 (8.04%) Graduate
8 8 (7.14%) Tester
8 8 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 7 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Web Applications Developer
10 5 (4.46%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Programmer
10 5 (4.46%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) HTML
2 19 (16.96%) Web Services
3 18 (16.07%) jQuery
4 16 (14.29%) CSS
5 15 (13.39%) JSON
6 12 (10.71%) HTML5
7 11 (9.82%) REST
8 10 (8.93%) XML
9 8 (7.14%) J2EE
9 8 (7.14%) Ajax
10 7 (6.25%) GWT
10 7 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (6.25%) Backbone.js
11 6 (5.36%) Spring
12 5 (4.46%) D3.js
12 5 (4.46%) POSIX
13 4 (3.57%) Ext JS
13 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
14 3 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 58 (51.79%) Chemistry
2 56 (50.00%) Biology
3 44 (39.29%) Biotechnology
4 42 (37.50%) Life Science
5 38 (33.93%) Computer Science
6 30 (26.79%) Informatics
7 24 (21.43%) Visualisation
8 19 (16.96%) Mathematics
9 18 (16.07%) Physics
10 16 (14.29%) Statistics
11 14 (12.50%) Open Source
11 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (11.61%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (11.61%) E-Learning
13 12 (10.71%) LIMS
14 9 (8.04%) Digital Media
14 9 (8.04%) Neural Network
14 9 (8.04%) Economics
14 9 (8.04%) Applied Mathematics
14 9 (8.04%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Linux
2 22 (19.64%) UNIX
3 21 (18.75%) Windows
4 8 (7.14%) Solaris
4 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 22 (19.64%) OO
3 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.39%) Analytics
4 12 (10.71%) Machine Learning
5 10 (8.93%) OOD
6 9 (8.04%) Monte Carlo Method
6 9 (8.04%) Predictive Modelling
6 9 (8.04%) Biostatistics
6 9 (8.04%) Bayesian Methods
6 9 (8.04%) Time Series Analysis
6 9 (8.04%) Markov Chain
6 9 (8.04%) Factor Analysis
6 9 (8.04%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 9 (8.04%) Gibbs Sampling
6 9 (8.04%) Econometrics
6 9 (8.04%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.04%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (8.04%) Logistic Regression
6 9 (8.04%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.00%) Python
2 41 (36.61%) Perl
3 37 (33.04%) SQL
4 33 (29.46%) Java
5 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 23 (20.54%) R
7 20 (17.86%) C++
8 18 (16.07%) C
9 16 (14.29%) MATLAB
10 15 (13.39%) Ruby
11 14 (12.50%) PL/SQL
12 11 (9.82%) PHP
13 9 (8.04%) Clojure
14 5 (4.46%) Golang
14 5 (4.46%) Haskell
14 5 (4.46%) Scala
14 5 (4.46%) AWK
14 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
15 3 (2.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 62 (55.36%) PhD
2 35 (31.25%) Degree
3 30 (26.79%) CIPD
4 8 (7.14%) ISEB
5 5 (4.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) GLP
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.75%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) VMware
4 3 (2.68%) Twitter
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Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago