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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 891 948 956
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +8
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 33 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.029% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 24
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,155 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £60,000 £83,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +25.00%

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
85293 96198 103096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.88% 86.80% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 71323 78610 83495
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 £31,500
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 June 2016 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 14 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 June 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 +56 33 £45,000 -10.00% 13
London +40 12 £115,000 +119.04% 3
East of England +34 9 £45,000 +29.36% 8
South East - 9 £42,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Surrey - 5 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge -1 2 £56,250 +32.35% 8
West Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 50 (54.35%) Python
2 41 (44.57%) Computer Science
3 37 (40.22%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (39.13%) Biology
5 34 (36.96%) PhD
6 30 (32.61%) Visualisation
7 29 (31.52%) Linux
8 27 (29.35%) Finance
8 27 (29.35%) Open Source
9 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
9 26 (28.26%) Relational Database
10 25 (27.17%) Analytics
10 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (26.09%) Data Analysis
11 24 (26.09%) Bash Shell
12 23 (25.00%) SQL
13 22 (23.91%) Machine Learning
14 21 (22.83%) Informatics
15 20 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (21.74%) SciPy
15 20 (21.74%) Unit Testing
15 20 (21.74%) Pandas
16 19 (20.65%) Data Visualisation
16 19 (20.65%) Big Data
16 19 (20.65%) Data Mining
16 19 (20.65%) Java
16 19 (20.65%) Perl
16 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
16 19 (20.65%) Validation
16 19 (20.65%) PostgreSQL

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 (16.30%) Apache
2 14 (15.22%) Apache Pig
2 14 (15.22%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) FrameMaker
3 5 (5.43%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (15.22%) Amazon EMR
1 14 (15.22%) Amazon S3
2 12 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) LDAP
2 2 (2.17%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) SSH
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) Relational Database
2 19 (20.65%) Big Data
2 19 (20.65%) Data Mining
2 19 (20.65%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (19.57%) MongoDB
4 16 (17.39%) Hadoop
5 15 (16.30%) Neo4j
6 14 (15.22%) Apache Hive
6 14 (15.22%) Impala
6 14 (15.22%) Mahout
7 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
8 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.35%) MySQL
10 3 (3.26%) Text Mining
11 2 (2.17%) Spatial Data
12 1 (1.09%) Datomic
12 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.22%) Vagrant
2 14 (15.22%) Yeoman
3 4 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (19.57%) Retail
4 17 (18.48%) Banking
4 17 (18.48%) Manufacturing
4 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.52%) Games
6 3 (3.26%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Data Scientist
2 23 (25.00%) Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Analytics Consultant
3 14 (15.22%) Consultant
3 14 (15.22%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 14 (15.22%) Data Consultant
3 14 (15.22%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Analytics Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Data Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Analytics Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Data Scientist
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Author
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Author
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) Pandas
1 20 (21.74%) SciPy
2 18 (19.57%) Natural Language Processing
3 15 (16.30%) D3.js
4 14 (15.22%) Cascalog
4 14 (15.22%) HTML
4 14 (15.22%) scikit-learn
5 10 (10.87%) Web Services
6 7 (7.61%) CSS
6 7 (7.61%) NumPy
7 5 (5.43%) RESTful
7 5 (5.43%) WPF
8 4 (4.35%) MyBatis
8 4 (4.35%) XML
9 3 (3.26%) jQuery
10 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.17%) HTML5
10 2 (2.17%) REST
10 2 (2.17%) Spring Integration
10 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.57%) Computer Science
2 37 (40.22%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (39.13%) Biology
4 30 (32.61%) Visualisation
5 21 (22.83%) Informatics
6 17 (18.48%) Life Science
7 14 (15.22%) Algorithms
8 11 (11.96%) Chemistry
9 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
10 8 (8.70%) Physics
11 6 (6.52%) User Experience
12 5 (5.43%) Biotechnology
12 5 (5.43%) Statistics
13 4 (4.35%) Health Informatics
14 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
15 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
15 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
15 1 (1.09%) Psychology
15 1 (1.09%) Semantic Web
15 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 18 (19.57%) Unix
3 4 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Open Source
2 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Analytics
3 24 (26.09%) Data Analysis
4 22 (23.91%) Machine Learning
5 20 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 19 (20.65%) Data Visualisation
6 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
6 19 (20.65%) Validation
7 18 (19.57%) Data Analytics
8 17 (18.48%) Operations Research
8 17 (18.48%) User Stories
9 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
10 14 (15.22%) Data Munging
10 14 (15.22%) Time Series Analysis
11 11 (11.96%) Open Source Development
12 8 (8.70%) Data Management
13 7 (7.61%) Data Security
13 7 (7.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) Python
2 24 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 23 (25.00%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) Java
4 19 (20.65%) Perl
5 18 (19.57%) R
6 15 (16.30%) Clojure
6 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
7 14 (15.22%) VBA
8 9 (9.78%) C++
9 8 (8.70%) C#
10 5 (5.43%) MATLAB
10 5 (5.43%) XAML
11 3 (3.26%) Julia
12 2 (2.17%) C
12 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 2 (2.17%) Scala
12 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (36.96%) PhD
2 18 (19.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) ISO13485
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Virtual Machines
1 14 (15.22%) VirtualBox
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Ansible
1 4 (4.35%) CFEngine
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Vertica
4 1 (1.09%) VMware
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31,033 - £39,142 pa plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31,033 - £39,142 pa plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Options
Posted: 24 days ago