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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bioinformatics
Rank 881 837 839
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 18 73 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.063% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.076% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 31
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +4.34%

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
94518 96399 86950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.80% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77981 76960 71128
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 10 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 1 September 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
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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 -33 17 £55,000 +83.33% 6
East of England -14 14 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Cambridge +15 11 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £50,000 +33.33% 5
London -4 3 £70,000 -1.75% 1
Essex -4 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (57.69%) Python
2 28 (53.85%) Perl
3 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
4 22 (42.31%) Degree
4 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
5 21 (40.38%) MySQL
6 20 (38.46%) Linux
7 18 (34.62%) Java
7 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 16 (30.77%) SQL
8 16 (30.77%) C++
8 16 (30.77%) Informatics
9 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
10 13 (25.00%) Analytics
10 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 12 (23.08%) Windows
12 11 (21.15%) HTML
12 11 (21.15%) R
12 11 (21.15%) Node.js
12 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
12 11 (21.15%) Big Data
13 10 (19.23%) Visualisation
13 10 (19.23%) HTML5
13 10 (19.23%) C
13 10 (19.23%) CSS
14 9 (17.31%) PhD
14 9 (17.31%) jQuery
15 8 (15.38%) Biology
15 8 (15.38%) Life Science

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (21.15%) Node.js
2 5 (9.62%) Apache Pig
2 5 (9.62%) SAS
3 3 (5.77%) GlassFish
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) MySQL
2 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 13 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (21.15%) Big Data
5 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.85%) SQLite
9 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) Mockito
3 3 (5.77%) TestNG
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Data Scientist
5 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
2 10 (19.23%) HTML5
3 9 (17.31%) jQuery
4 7 (13.46%) D3.js
4 7 (13.46%) Web Services
4 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.69%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) J2EE
6 3 (5.77%) JSP
6 3 (5.77%) Swing
6 3 (5.77%) Spring
6 3 (5.77%) JAX-RS
6 3 (5.77%) PowerMock
6 3 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) Java SE
7 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.92%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.77%) Informatics
3 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
4 10 (19.23%) Visualisation
5 8 (15.38%) Biology
5 8 (15.38%) Life Science
5 8 (15.38%) Statistics
5 8 (15.38%) LIMS
6 7 (13.46%) Robotics
7 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 5 (9.62%) Biotechnology
8 5 (9.62%) Chemistry
9 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
9 4 (7.69%) Digital Media
9 4 (7.69%) Psychology
9 4 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (7.69%) Physics
9 4 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (7.69%) Neural Network
9 4 (7.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.00%) Analytics
2 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
3 6 (11.54%) TDD
4 5 (9.62%) MVC
4 5 (9.62%) Workflow
4 5 (9.62%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) Econometrics
5 4 (7.69%) Data Security
5 4 (7.69%) Logistic Regression
5 4 (7.69%) Cluster Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Biostatistics
5 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
5 4 (7.69%) Time Series Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Markov Chain
5 4 (7.69%) Factor Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) Python
2 28 (53.85%) Perl
3 18 (34.62%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) C++
5 11 (21.15%) R
6 10 (19.23%) C
7 8 (15.38%) Ruby
8 7 (13.46%) C#
9 4 (7.69%) MATLAB
9 4 (7.69%) Clojure
10 3 (5.77%) Scala
11 2 (3.85%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) PhD
3 4 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Tableau
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