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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bioinformatics
UK
Rank 771 882 924
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +42
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 74 65 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.065% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.074% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 59 13 11
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,734 £35,088 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,088 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.67% -41.52%

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
73988 87832 90309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.69% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60898 73039 74561
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 13 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +75 74 £35,000 -17.64% 7
East of England +12 47 £33,500 -4.52% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 42 £34,500 -1.67% 4
Cambridge +11 42 £34,500 -1.67% 4
London +64 19 £95,000 +16.92%
South East +66 7 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Essex +5 5 £27,792 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Reading - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey +38 2 - - 1
North West -19 1 - -
Manchester -27 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £44,296 - 1

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 74 (58.27%) Computer Science
2 71 (55.91%) Degree
3 66 (51.97%) Python
4 57 (44.88%) Java
5 52 (40.94%) SQL
6 42 (33.07%) Biology
7 39 (30.71%) Informatics
7 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
7 39 (30.71%) Perl
8 37 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (29.13%) Software Engineering
9 34 (26.77%) Big Data
10 33 (25.98%) C++
10 33 (25.98%) Finance
11 30 (23.62%) Linux
11 30 (23.62%) Visualisation
12 27 (21.26%) Git (software)
12 27 (21.26%) Hadoop
13 26 (20.47%) Physics
13 26 (20.47%) R
14 25 (19.69%) Relational Database
14 25 (19.69%) C
14 25 (19.69%) PhD
15 24 (18.90%) NoSQL
16 23 (18.11%) Oracle
17 22 (17.32%) Data Analysis
18 20 (15.75%) Spring
18 20 (15.75%) Data Visualisation
18 20 (15.75%) Machine Learning
18 20 (15.75%) Chemistry

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 17 (13.39%) Apache Spark
2 15 (11.81%) Confluence
3 14 (11.02%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.66%) OpenStack
5 9 (7.09%) JBoss
6 8 (6.30%) Apache Pig
7 6 (4.72%) Apache
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (3.94%) SAS
9 4 (3.15%) nginx
10 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Camtasia
1 9 (7.09%) FrameMaker
1 9 (7.09%) RoboHelp
2 2 (1.57%) CPLEX
2 2 (1.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.81%) GitHub
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) HTTP
1 4 (3.15%) LDAP
2 2 (1.57%) DHCP
2 2 (1.57%) DNS
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) SMTP
2 2 (1.57%) SNMP
2 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.77%) Big Data
2 27 (21.26%) Hadoop
3 25 (19.69%) Relational Database
4 24 (18.90%) NoSQL
5 14 (11.02%) MongoDB
5 14 (11.02%) MySQL
6 13 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (8.66%) Data Mining
8 7 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (5.51%) Neo4j
9 6 (4.72%) Apache Hive
9 6 (4.72%) HBase
9 6 (4.72%) Impala
9 6 (4.72%) Mahout
9 6 (4.72%) Parquet
10 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.57%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.79%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (21.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.81%) Subversion
3 11 (8.66%) Maven
4 9 (7.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (7.09%) Travis CI
5 6 (4.72%) JIRA
5 6 (4.72%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.72%) Yeoman
6 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.94%) IntelliJ
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (9.45%) Retail
3 10 (7.87%) Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.09%) Multimedia
5 8 (6.30%) Electronics
6 2 (1.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (39.37%) Developer
2 35 (27.56%) Software Engineer
3 23 (18.11%) Software Developer
4 19 (14.96%) Java Developer
5 18 (14.17%) Data Scientist
6 15 (11.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) Java Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (8.66%) Programmer
8 11 (8.66%) Software Programmer
8 11 (8.66%) Web Developer
9 9 (7.09%) Architect
9 9 (7.09%) Author
9 9 (7.09%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Technical Author
9 9 (7.09%) Technical Leader
10 8 (6.30%) Data Manager
10 8 (6.30%) Java Programmer
10 8 (6.30%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) Spring
2 18 (14.17%) CSS
3 15 (11.81%) jQuery
4 14 (11.02%) HTML
5 13 (10.24%) D3.js
6 12 (9.45%) Natural Language Processing
7 11 (8.66%) JSP
8 10 (7.87%) Web Services
9 9 (7.09%) Middleware
9 9 (7.09%) Sass
10 7 (5.51%) HTML5
11 6 (4.72%) Cascalog
11 6 (4.72%) Pandas
11 6 (4.72%) scikit-learn
11 6 (4.72%) SciPy
12 5 (3.94%) JDBC
12 5 (3.94%) WPF
13 4 (3.15%) LESS
13 4 (3.15%) Node.js
13 4 (3.15%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 74 (58.27%) Computer Science
2 42 (33.07%) Biology
3 39 (30.71%) Informatics
4 30 (23.62%) Visualisation
5 26 (20.47%) Physics
6 20 (15.75%) Chemistry
7 18 (14.17%) Algorithms
7 18 (14.17%) Mathematics
8 14 (11.02%) User Experience
9 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (7.09%) Life Science
11 8 (6.30%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (5.51%) Statistics
13 6 (4.72%) Data Structures
14 5 (3.94%) Biotechnology
14 5 (3.94%) LIMS
15 4 (3.15%) Health Informatics
15 4 (3.15%) NHS
15 4 (3.15%) Ontologies
15 4 (3.15%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.62%) Linux
2 16 (12.60%) Unix
3 8 (6.30%) Windows
4 6 (4.72%) CentOS
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (29.13%) Software Engineering
2 22 (17.32%) Data Analysis
3 20 (15.75%) Data Visualisation
3 20 (15.75%) Machine Learning
3 20 (15.75%) Web Development
4 18 (14.17%) Workflow
5 17 (13.39%) Analytics
5 17 (13.39%) Scrum
6 15 (11.81%) Statistical Analysis
7 13 (10.24%) Prototyping
8 12 (9.45%) Data Analytics
9 11 (8.66%) Open Source
9 11 (8.66%) SDLC
9 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.87%) Operations Research
10 10 (7.87%) User Stories
11 9 (7.09%) DNA
11 9 (7.09%) Migration
11 9 (7.09%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.97%) Python
2 57 (44.88%) Java
3 52 (40.94%) SQL
4 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.71%) Perl
5 33 (25.98%) C++
6 26 (20.47%) R
7 25 (19.69%) C
8 18 (14.17%) MATLAB
9 13 (10.24%) Bash Shell
9 13 (10.24%) Scala
10 9 (7.09%) C#
11 8 (6.30%) Clojure
12 6 (4.72%) Cypher
12 6 (4.72%) VBA
13 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.94%) XAML
14 4 (3.15%) ES6
14 4 (3.15%) Groovy
15 3 (2.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (55.91%) Degree
2 25 (19.69%) PhD
3 1 (0.79%) CISSP
3 1 (0.79%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (4.72%) VirtualBox
2 5 (3.94%) XenServer
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) KVM
3 1 (0.79%) LXC
3 1 (0.79%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Ansible
1 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.57%) Puppet
1 2 (1.57%) Salt
2 1 (0.79%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (18.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.51%) IBM
2 7 (5.51%) VMware
3 5 (3.94%) Serena
4 4 (3.15%) Twitter
5 2 (1.57%) Apple
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) Pegasus
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