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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bioinformatics
Rank 879 899 846
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -53
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 24 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.034% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.041% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 24
Average salary £38,564 £38,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.79% +11.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £87,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,564 £36,937 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.40% +5.53%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 11 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 17 April 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 +5 10 £42,500 +9.32% 8
Cambridge +14 6 £38,564 +10.18% 4
East of England +13 6 £38,564 +10.18% 5
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £38,564 +10.18% 4
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
North West - 2 £42,500 -
London -1 1 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Wirral - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (59.09%) Python
2 25 (56.82%) Degree
3 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 19 (43.18%) Informatics
4 19 (43.18%) Linux
4 19 (43.18%) Java
5 18 (40.91%) Perl
5 18 (40.91%) SQL
6 15 (34.09%) HTML
7 14 (31.82%) MySQL
7 14 (31.82%) Data Analysis
7 14 (31.82%) HTML5
8 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
8 13 (29.55%) R
8 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
8 13 (29.55%) Mathematics
8 13 (29.55%) Physics
8 13 (29.55%) jQuery
8 13 (29.55%) Ruby
9 12 (27.27%) Statistics
9 12 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (27.27%) Gibbs Sampling
9 12 (27.27%) Big Data
9 12 (27.27%) Algorithms
10 10 (22.73%) Analytics
10 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.45%) Windows

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (15.91%) SAS
1 7 (15.91%) Node.js
1 7 (15.91%) Apache Pig
2 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) SPSS
1 7 (15.91%) CPLEX
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SMTP
1 3 (6.82%) DHCP
1 3 (6.82%) SNMP
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) FTP
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.55%) InfiniBand
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MySQL
2 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
2 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
3 12 (27.27%) Big Data
4 9 (20.45%) Hadoop
5 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
6 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (11.36%) CouchDB
6 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (11.36%) MariaDB
6 5 (11.36%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) Maven
3 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
1 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Web Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Data Scientist
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) HTML
2 14 (31.82%) HTML5
3 13 (29.55%) jQuery
4 8 (18.18%) CSS
5 5 (11.36%) JDBC
5 5 (11.36%) POSIX
5 5 (11.36%) Spring
5 5 (11.36%) REST
6 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.09%) .NET
7 3 (6.82%) Web Services
7 3 (6.82%) D3.js
8 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.27%) XML
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.27%) WinForms
8 1 (2.27%) Ajax
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.27%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 19 (43.18%) Informatics
3 13 (29.55%) Mathematics
3 13 (29.55%) Physics
4 12 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (27.27%) Statistics
4 12 (27.27%) Algorithms
5 8 (18.18%) Life Science
5 8 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 7 (15.91%) Psychology
6 7 (15.91%) Digital Media
6 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.91%) Neural Network
6 7 (15.91%) Economics
6 7 (15.91%) Chemistry
6 7 (15.91%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (11.36%) LIMS
7 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
8 4 (9.09%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) CentOS
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Data Analysis
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Gibbs Sampling
3 10 (22.73%) Analytics
3 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 9 (20.45%) Biostatistics
5 7 (15.91%) Logistic Regression
5 7 (15.91%) Cluster Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Monte Carlo Method
5 7 (15.91%) Predictive Modelling
5 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Statistical Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Econometrics
5 7 (15.91%) Bayesian Methods
5 7 (15.91%) Time Series Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Markov Chain
5 7 (15.91%) Factor Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 7 (15.91%) Linear Regression
5 7 (15.91%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Python
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) Perl
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Ruby
4 13 (29.55%) R
5 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.18%) C++
7 7 (15.91%) MATLAB
7 7 (15.91%) Clojure
8 6 (13.64%) C
9 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
9 5 (11.36%) Haskell
9 5 (11.36%) Golang
10 4 (9.09%) C#
11 1 (2.27%) PHP
11 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.27%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Xen
1 5 (11.36%) KVM
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
1 5 (11.36%) LXC
1 5 (11.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 2 (4.55%) NFS
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Mesos
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Pegasus
2 2 (4.55%) Isilon
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) EMC
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