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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 867 881 874
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 42 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.014% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.017% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 26
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £29,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £25,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -32.43%

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
93552 90411 91426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.24% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76783 73632 77460
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 25 November 2014 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 17 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 25 November 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 +25 37 £37,500 +41.50% 11
South East +13 20 £30,000 +20.00%
Surrey +4 18 £30,000 +20.00%
East of England -2 14 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £43,750 -2.77% 9
Cambridge +2 6 £43,750 -2.77% 3
London +28 4 £65,000 +132.14% 2
City of London - 4 £65,000 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £66,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 65 (57.02%) Chemistry
2 64 (56.14%) PhD
3 56 (49.12%) Biology
4 54 (47.37%) Python
5 50 (43.86%) Life Science
6 46 (40.35%) Biotechnology
7 45 (39.47%) Degree
7 45 (39.47%) SQL
8 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 41 (35.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 40 (35.09%) Java
11 38 (33.33%) Computer Science
12 33 (28.95%) Informatics
13 32 (28.07%) Relational Database
13 32 (28.07%) Perl
13 32 (28.07%) MS Excel
14 30 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
14 30 (26.32%) CIPD
15 29 (25.44%) Data Analysis
16 28 (24.56%) Linux
17 27 (23.68%) Visualisation
18 26 (22.81%) Windows
19 25 (21.93%) C++
19 25 (21.93%) R
19 25 (21.93%) Mathematics
20 23 (20.18%) Statistics
20 23 (20.18%) jQuery
20 23 (20.18%) Physics
20 23 (20.18%) Algorithms
20 23 (20.18%) Analytics

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 18 (15.79%) SAS
2 16 (14.04%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.39%) Apache
4 3 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 30 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (15.79%) SPSS
4 16 (14.04%) CPLEX
5 2 (1.75%) Stata
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) SSL
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) SNMP
3 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) SMTP
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) FTP
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.75%) NAS
3 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.75%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.07%) Relational Database
2 19 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 18 (15.79%) MySQL
3 18 (15.79%) Big Data
4 17 (14.91%) Data Mining
5 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) HBase
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (8.77%) JMeter
1 10 (8.77%) Selenium
1 10 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.14%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.14%) Maven
4 5 (4.39%) Subversion
General
1 41 (35.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (14.91%) Retail
3 16 (14.04%) Finance
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.96%) Developer
2 30 (26.32%) Trainer
2 30 (26.32%) Consultant
2 30 (26.32%) Training Consultant
3 17 (14.91%) Data Scientist
3 17 (14.91%) Software Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Tester
6 10 (8.77%) Software Tester
7 9 (7.89%) Graduate
8 7 (6.14%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Web Applications Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Programmer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Programmer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) jQuery
2 22 (19.30%) HTML
3 21 (18.42%) Web Services
4 15 (13.16%) CSS
4 15 (13.16%) JSON
5 11 (9.65%) REST
6 10 (8.77%) HTML5
6 10 (8.77%) J2EE
6 10 (8.77%) XML
7 8 (7.02%) Ajax
8 7 (6.14%) Spring
8 7 (6.14%) JDBC
8 7 (6.14%) GWT
9 6 (5.26%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.39%) D3.js
10 5 (4.39%) Natural Language Processing
11 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.51%) POSIX
12 3 (2.63%) YUI
12 3 (2.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 65 (57.02%) Chemistry
2 56 (49.12%) Biology
3 50 (43.86%) Life Science
4 46 (40.35%) Biotechnology
5 38 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 33 (28.95%) Informatics
7 27 (23.68%) Visualisation
8 25 (21.93%) Mathematics
9 23 (20.18%) Physics
9 23 (20.18%) Statistics
9 23 (20.18%) Algorithms
10 18 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
11 17 (14.91%) Applied Mathematics
12 16 (14.04%) Psychology
12 16 (14.04%) Neural Network
12 16 (14.04%) Economics
12 16 (14.04%) Digital Media
13 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.40%) LIMS
13 13 (11.40%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Linux
2 26 (22.81%) Windows
3 15 (13.16%) UNIX
4 10 (8.77%) Solaris
4 10 (8.77%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.75%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Data Analysis
2 23 (20.18%) Analytics
3 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.79%) Biostatistics
4 18 (15.79%) Machine Learning
5 16 (14.04%) Bayesian Methods
5 16 (14.04%) Time Series Analysis
5 16 (14.04%) Markov Chain
5 16 (14.04%) Factor Analysis
5 16 (14.04%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 16 (14.04%) Gibbs Sampling
5 16 (14.04%) Linear Regression
5 16 (14.04%) Database Theory
5 16 (14.04%) Relational Database Theory
5 16 (14.04%) Logistic Regression
5 16 (14.04%) Cluster Analysis
5 16 (14.04%) Monte Carlo Method
5 16 (14.04%) Predictive Modelling
5 16 (14.04%) Business Analysis
5 16 (14.04%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.37%) Python
2 45 (39.47%) SQL
3 40 (35.09%) Java
4 32 (28.07%) Perl
5 25 (21.93%) C++
5 25 (21.93%) R
6 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
7 20 (17.54%) Ruby
8 19 (16.67%) MATLAB
9 17 (14.91%) C
9 17 (14.91%) PL/SQL
10 16 (14.04%) Clojure
11 10 (8.77%) PHP
12 4 (3.51%) Haskell
12 4 (3.51%) Scala
12 4 (3.51%) Golang
13 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.63%) C#
14 1 (0.88%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 64 (56.14%) PhD
2 45 (39.47%) Degree
3 30 (26.32%) CIPD
4 10 (8.77%) ISEB
5 5 (4.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) GLP
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) NFS
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) Twitter
5 2 (1.75%) Isilon
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 2 (1.75%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) EMC
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