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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 910 954 954
Rank change year-on-year
+44 0
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 46 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.023% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.026% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 22
Average salary £37,896 £38,564 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £26,644
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,791 £38,032 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +8.66%

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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 18 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 29 April 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
(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 +43 46 £37,896 -9.30% 13
East of England +24 21 £35,791 -7.19% 10
Cambridgeshire +11 20 £35,791 -7.19% 10
Cambridge +28 18 £35,439 -8.10% 8
London +16 10 £85,000 +21.42%
South East - 9 £22,500 - 3
Surrey - 6 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 3
Oxford - 3 £40,000 - 3
Sheffield - 2 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 64 (53.78%) Biology
2 62 (52.10%) Computer Science
3 60 (50.42%) Python
4 45 (37.82%) PhD
5 44 (36.97%) Life Science
6 41 (34.45%) Finance
7 40 (33.61%) Linux
8 36 (30.25%) Degree
9 35 (29.41%) Perl
10 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 33 (27.73%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (26.89%) Java
12 32 (26.89%) Visualisation
13 29 (24.37%) Unix
14 26 (21.85%) Validation
14 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
15 25 (21.01%) Open Source
15 25 (21.01%) SQL
16 24 (20.17%) Bash Shell
17 23 (19.33%) Analytics
18 22 (18.49%) Data Visualisation
18 22 (18.49%) Informatics
18 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
18 22 (18.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
19 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (15.97%) R
21 18 (15.13%) MongoDB
21 18 (15.13%) Data Analysis
22 17 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 13 (10.92%) Apache
1 13 (10.92%) Apache Spark
2 11 (9.24%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.20%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.08%) GitHub
3 11 (9.24%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (9.24%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (9.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) LDAP
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.68%) LAN
3 2 (1.68%) SSH
3 2 (1.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) NAS
4 1 (0.84%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) SMTP
4 1 (0.84%) VoIP
4 1 (0.84%) Wireless
4 1 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 18 (15.13%) MongoDB
3 17 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (13.45%) Data Mining
4 16 (13.45%) NoSQL
5 15 (12.61%) Hadoop
6 14 (11.76%) Neo4j
7 12 (10.08%) Big Data
7 12 (10.08%) MySQL
8 11 (9.24%) Apache Hive
8 11 (9.24%) Impala
8 11 (9.24%) Mahout
9 10 (8.40%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.52%) Datomic
10 3 (2.52%) Text Mining
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.24%) Vagrant
3 11 (9.24%) Yeoman
4 7 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (1.68%) Subversion
General
1 41 (34.45%) Finance
2 22 (18.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (10.08%) Retail
4 11 (9.24%) Banking
4 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.04%) Games
6 3 (2.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.01%) Developer
2 18 (15.13%) Software Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 11 (9.24%) Consultant
4 11 (9.24%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 11 (9.24%) Data Consultant
5 10 (8.40%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Administrator
9 4 (3.36%) Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.36%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Programmer
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) HTML
2 14 (11.76%) Pandas
2 14 (11.76%) SciPy
3 12 (10.08%) D3.js
3 12 (10.08%) Natural Language Processing
4 11 (9.24%) Cascalog
4 11 (9.24%) scikit-learn
5 10 (8.40%) CSS
6 9 (7.56%) jQuery
6 9 (7.56%) Web Services
7 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.72%) HTML5
8 7 (5.88%) RESTful
9 6 (5.04%) Lucene
9 6 (5.04%) Spring
10 5 (4.20%) JSON
10 5 (4.20%) WPF
10 5 (4.20%) XML
11 4 (3.36%) DOM
11 4 (3.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (53.78%) Biology
2 62 (52.10%) Computer Science
3 44 (36.97%) Life Science
4 33 (27.73%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (26.89%) Visualisation
6 22 (18.49%) Informatics
7 16 (13.45%) Algorithms
7 16 (13.45%) Mathematics
8 15 (12.61%) Physics
9 11 (9.24%) User Experience
10 10 (8.40%) Chemistry
10 10 (8.40%) Statistics
11 9 (7.56%) Biotechnology
12 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
12 6 (5.04%) Proteomics
13 5 (4.20%) Replication
13 5 (4.20%) Social Media
14 4 (3.36%) Health Informatics
15 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
15 3 (2.52%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.61%) Linux
2 29 (24.37%) Unix
3 10 (8.40%) Windows
4 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.36%) VMS
5 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) Validation
2 25 (21.01%) Open Source
3 23 (19.33%) Analytics
4 22 (18.49%) Data Visualisation
4 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
5 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.13%) Data Analysis
7 17 (14.29%) Machine Learning
8 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
9 14 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 13 (10.92%) Data Management
11 12 (10.08%) Data Analytics
12 11 (9.24%) Data Munging
12 11 (9.24%) Operations Research
12 11 (9.24%) Time Series Analysis
12 11 (9.24%) User Stories
13 9 (7.56%) Product Management
13 9 (7.56%) Web Development
14 8 (6.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.42%) Python
2 35 (29.41%) Perl
3 32 (26.89%) Java
4 25 (21.01%) SQL
5 24 (20.17%) Bash Shell
6 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 19 (15.97%) R
8 14 (11.76%) C++
8 14 (11.76%) Clojure
9 11 (9.24%) VBA
10 8 (6.72%) C#
10 8 (6.72%) MATLAB
10 8 (6.72%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.20%) XAML
12 4 (3.36%) C
12 4 (3.36%) Scala
13 3 (2.52%) Julia
13 3 (2.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (37.82%) PhD
2 36 (30.25%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) COSHH
2 1 (0.84%) GCP
2 1 (0.84%) GLP
2 1 (0.84%) GMP
2 1 (0.84%) GxP
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) VirtualBox
2 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.36%) Docker
4 3 (2.52%) NFS
5 2 (1.68%) Samba
5 2 (1.68%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.84%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.04%) Puppet
2 4 (3.36%) Ansible
2 4 (3.36%) CFEngine
3 2 (1.68%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.68%) Isilon
3 2 (1.68%) NetApp
3 2 (1.68%) Vertica
3 2 (1.68%) VMware
4 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco
4 1 (0.84%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.84%) EMC
4 1 (0.84%) ICL
4 1 (0.84%) Sophos
4 1 (0.84%) Xerox
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