The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 862 930 932
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +2
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 56 31 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.028% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.032% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 29
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,862 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £61,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%

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
85991 96193 99396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.80% 87.24% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 78620 80201
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Bioinformatics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 56 £45,000 -10.00% 13
East of England +33 26 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Cambridgeshire +20 26 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Cambridge +13 21 £60,000 +20.00% 12
South East - 15 £42,500 - 1
London +46 13 £85,000 +58.13%
Surrey - 12 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £30,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Bioinformatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 58 (53.70%) Python
2 52 (48.15%) Computer Science
3 48 (44.44%) Biology
4 40 (37.04%) PhD
5 38 (35.19%) Finance
5 38 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (34.26%) Big Data
7 36 (33.33%) Linux
8 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (28.70%) Analytics
9 31 (28.70%) Visualisation
9 31 (28.70%) Open Source
10 30 (27.78%) Relational Database
10 30 (27.78%) SQL
11 26 (24.07%) Data Analysis
11 26 (24.07%) Machine Learning
11 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
11 26 (24.07%) Degree
12 24 (22.22%) Perl
12 24 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 23 (21.30%) Informatics
13 23 (21.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
15 21 (19.44%) Java
15 21 (19.44%) Unit Testing
15 21 (19.44%) SciPy
15 21 (19.44%) Pandas
16 20 (18.52%) Natural Language Processing
16 20 (18.52%) Data Mining

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.89%) Apache
1 15 (13.89%) Apache Pig
1 15 (13.89%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) FrameMaker
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 9 (8.33%) MS Office
1 9 (8.33%) RoboHelp
2 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (13.89%) Amazon EMR
1 15 (13.89%) Amazon S3
2 13 (12.04%) GitHub
3 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) LDAP
2 3 (2.78%) IMAP
2 3 (2.78%) SMTP
3 2 (1.85%) FTP
3 2 (1.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) SSH
3 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.26%) Big Data
2 30 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (18.52%) Data Mining
5 18 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 17 (15.74%) MongoDB
7 15 (13.89%) Apache Hive
7 15 (13.89%) Impala
7 15 (13.89%) Mahout
7 15 (13.89%) Neo4j
8 10 (9.26%) MySQL
9 7 (6.48%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.85%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.93%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.93%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.89%) Vagrant
2 15 (13.89%) Yeoman
3 4 (3.70%) Maven
3 4 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 38 (35.19%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (16.67%) Banking
3 18 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 18 (16.67%) Retail
3 18 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Games
5 3 (2.78%) Advertising
5 3 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Data Scientist
2 25 (23.15%) Developer
3 15 (13.89%) Analytics Consultant
3 15 (13.89%) Consultant
3 15 (13.89%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 15 (13.89%) Data Consultant
4 14 (12.96%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Author
5 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Technical Author
5 9 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.41%) Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Data Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) Pandas
1 21 (19.44%) SciPy
2 20 (18.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 19 (17.59%) HTML
4 16 (14.81%) D3.js
5 15 (13.89%) Cascalog
5 15 (13.89%) scikit-learn
6 10 (9.26%) CSS
6 10 (9.26%) Web Services
7 6 (5.56%) NumPy
8 5 (4.63%) RESTful
9 4 (3.70%) Lucene
9 4 (3.70%) MyBatis
9 4 (3.70%) Spring
10 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.78%) HTML5
10 3 (2.78%) jQuery
10 3 (2.78%) WPF
10 3 (2.78%) XML
11 2 (1.85%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 52 (48.15%) Computer Science
2 48 (44.44%) Biology
3 38 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (28.70%) Visualisation
5 23 (21.30%) Informatics
6 18 (16.67%) Chemistry
7 16 (14.81%) Life Science
8 15 (13.89%) Algorithms
9 12 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 10 (9.26%) Physics
10 10 (9.26%) User Experience
11 7 (6.48%) Statistics
12 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
13 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
13 5 (4.63%) Health Informatics
13 5 (4.63%) Ontologies
14 3 (2.78%) Biotechnology
14 3 (2.78%) Psychology
15 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
15 2 (1.85%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) Unix
3 7 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.78%) VMS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) Analytics
2 31 (28.70%) Open Source
3 26 (24.07%) Data Analysis
3 26 (24.07%) Machine Learning
4 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 21 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 18 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 18 (16.67%) Operations Research
6 18 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 18 (16.67%) User Stories
7 15 (13.89%) Data Munging
7 15 (13.89%) Time Series Analysis
8 14 (12.96%) Data Management
8 14 (12.96%) Validation
9 13 (12.04%) Scrum
10 12 (11.11%) Open Source Development
11 9 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.70%) Python
2 30 (27.78%) SQL
3 24 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 24 (22.22%) Perl
4 21 (19.44%) Java
5 19 (17.59%) R
6 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.89%) Clojure
7 15 (13.89%) VBA
8 10 (9.26%) C++
9 7 (6.48%) C#
10 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.63%) C
12 3 (2.78%) Julia
12 3 (2.78%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.78%) XAML
13 2 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (37.04%) PhD
2 26 (24.07%) Degree
3 3 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.85%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.93%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 15 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
1 15 (13.89%) VirtualBox
2 5 (4.63%) NFS
3 3 (2.78%) Postfix
3 3 (2.78%) Samba
3 3 (2.78%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.78%) Shibboleth
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) Docker
4 2 (1.85%) GPFS
5 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) Ganglia
2 5 (4.63%) Nagios
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) IBM
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
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