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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 821 894 938
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +44
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 56 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.060% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.069% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 20
Median salary £42,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £21,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £31,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -17.10%

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
80020 92993 98289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.55% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65997 76776 80782
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 £77,500 £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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 16 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 5 December 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 +65 56 £42,500 -8.10% 10
Cambridge +8 25 £32,092 +1.87% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 25 £32,092 -16.09% 8
East of England -26 25 £32,092 -16.09% 8
London +86 15 £75,000 -11.76%
South East +61 6 £50,000 +122.22% 1
North West -8 6 - -
Manchester -22 6 - -
Yorkshire +21 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Sheffield - 4 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Surrey +24 3 - -
Reading - 2 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +28 1 - -
Oxford +25 1 - -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 78 (60.47%) Computer Science
2 61 (47.29%) Biology
2 61 (47.29%) Degree
3 60 (46.51%) Python
4 56 (43.41%) Java
5 54 (41.86%) Big Data
6 53 (41.09%) SQL
7 51 (39.53%) Finance
8 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (27.91%) Software Engineering
10 33 (25.58%) PhD
11 31 (24.03%) Hadoop
12 30 (23.26%) Informatics
12 30 (23.26%) Perl
12 30 (23.26%) Relational Database
13 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
13 29 (22.48%) C++
14 27 (20.93%) Scrum
14 27 (20.93%) R
15 26 (20.16%) Chemistry
15 26 (20.16%) C
15 26 (20.16%) Linux
16 25 (19.38%) Visualisation
16 25 (19.38%) Git (software)
16 25 (19.38%) Analytics
17 24 (18.60%) Machine Learning
18 23 (17.83%) Physics
18 23 (17.83%) Data Analysis
19 19 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (14.73%) Apache Spark

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 19 (14.73%) Apache Spark
2 15 (11.63%) Confluence
3 14 (10.85%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.75%) Apache Pig
5 9 (6.98%) JBoss
6 8 (6.20%) Apache
7 5 (3.88%) SAS
8 4 (3.10%) Apache Solr
8 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (11.63%) FrameMaker
1 15 (11.63%) RoboHelp
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) CPLEX
3 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.18%) GitHub
2 11 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.20%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (6.20%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) LDAP
2 5 (3.88%) SMTP
3 4 (3.10%) HTTP
4 3 (2.33%) IMAP
5 2 (1.55%) DHCP
5 2 (1.55%) DNS
5 2 (1.55%) FTP
5 2 (1.55%) SNMP
5 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (41.86%) Big Data
2 31 (24.03%) Hadoop
3 30 (23.26%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.95%) NoSQL
5 17 (13.18%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (11.63%) Data Mining
6 15 (11.63%) MongoDB
7 11 (8.53%) MySQL
8 8 (6.20%) Apache Hive
8 8 (6.20%) Impala
8 8 (6.20%) Mahout
8 8 (6.20%) Neo4j
9 6 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.65%) HBase
9 6 (4.65%) Parquet
10 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.55%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.78%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 25 (19.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.95%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.75%) Travis CI
4 9 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (6.98%) Subversion
5 8 (6.20%) Vagrant
5 8 (6.20%) Yeoman
6 7 (5.43%) JIRA
6 7 (5.43%) Maven
7 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.88%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.78%) Geb
8 1 (0.78%) JMeter
8 1 (0.78%) JUnit
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) Spock
General
1 51 (39.53%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Retail
3 13 (10.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (9.30%) Banking
4 12 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 11 (8.53%) Multimedia
6 6 (4.65%) Electronics
7 5 (3.88%) Publishing
8 2 (1.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Software Engineer
2 30 (23.26%) Developer
3 21 (16.28%) Data Scientist
4 15 (11.63%) Author
4 15 (11.63%) Technical Author
4 15 (11.63%) Technical Leader
5 13 (10.08%) Architect
5 13 (10.08%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.08%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Java Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Analytics Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Data Consultant
8 7 (5.43%) Analytics Manager
8 7 (5.43%) Data Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Analytics Manager
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Data Scientist
8 7 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) Spring
2 16 (12.40%) Natural Language Processing
3 14 (10.85%) CSS
3 14 (10.85%) D3.js
4 12 (9.30%) HTML
5 9 (6.98%) Middleware
5 9 (6.98%) Sass
6 8 (6.20%) Cascalog
6 8 (6.20%) jQuery
6 8 (6.20%) Pandas
6 8 (6.20%) scikit-learn
6 8 (6.20%) SciPy
7 7 (5.43%) JSP
8 6 (4.65%) Web Services
9 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.88%) JDBC
9 5 (3.88%) WPF
10 4 (3.10%) Flask
10 4 (3.10%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 78 (60.47%) Computer Science
2 61 (47.29%) Biology
3 30 (23.26%) Informatics
4 26 (20.16%) Chemistry
5 25 (19.38%) Visualisation
6 23 (17.83%) Physics
7 19 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (13.95%) User Experience
9 17 (13.18%) Algorithms
9 17 (13.18%) Mathematics
10 16 (12.40%) Life Science
11 9 (6.98%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (6.98%) Ontologies
12 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
12 8 (6.20%) Statistics
13 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
13 7 (5.43%) Psychology
14 6 (4.65%) Data Structures
15 5 (3.88%) Biotechnology
15 5 (3.88%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.16%) Linux
2 15 (11.63%) Unix
3 9 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.88%) Windows
5 4 (3.10%) CentOS
6 3 (2.33%) VMS
7 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 27 (20.93%) Scrum
4 25 (19.38%) Analytics
5 24 (18.60%) Machine Learning
6 23 (17.83%) Data Analysis
7 16 (12.40%) Data Visualisation
8 14 (10.85%) Data Analytics
8 14 (10.85%) Prototyping
8 14 (10.85%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.30%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.30%) Open Source
9 12 (9.30%) Operations Research
9 12 (9.30%) Rapid Prototyping
9 12 (9.30%) Statistical Analysis
9 12 (9.30%) User Stories
9 12 (9.30%) Web Development
9 12 (9.30%) Workflow
10 10 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.75%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.51%) Python
2 56 (43.41%) Java
3 53 (41.09%) SQL
4 30 (23.26%) Perl
5 29 (22.48%) C++
5 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
6 27 (20.93%) R
7 26 (20.16%) C
8 18 (13.95%) MATLAB
9 14 (10.85%) Bash Shell
10 12 (9.30%) Scala
11 11 (8.53%) C#
12 10 (7.75%) Clojure
13 8 (6.20%) Cypher
13 8 (6.20%) Shell Script
13 8 (6.20%) VBA
14 5 (3.88%) XAML
15 4 (3.10%) ES6
16 3 (2.33%) Groovy
17 2 (1.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (47.29%) Degree
2 33 (25.58%) PhD
3 3 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (1.55%) ISO13485
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (6.20%) VirtualBox
2 5 (3.88%) NFS
3 3 (2.33%) Postfix
3 3 (2.33%) Samba
3 3 (2.33%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.33%) Shibboleth
3 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) Docker
4 2 (1.55%) GPFS
4 2 (1.55%) PanFS
4 2 (1.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) Puppet
2 5 (3.88%) Ganglia
2 5 (3.88%) Nagios
3 2 (1.55%) Ansible
3 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Oracle
2 6 (4.65%) IBM
2 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.10%) Twitter
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.33%) VMware
5 2 (1.55%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
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