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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bioinformatics
Rank 862 904 848
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -56
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 34 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.024% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.029% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 19
Average salary £37,500 £67,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +107.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £26,644 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £89,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £26,644 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+31.36% -18.02%

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
89822 97669 86864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.68% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72985 79475 71416
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 7 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 26 May 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 +44 15 £42,500 -37.03% 21
East of England +18 9 £34,569 +29.74% 18
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £34,569 +29.74% 14
Cambridge +32 8 £36,567 +4.47% 14
London +28 4 £51,250 -41.42% 3
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (64.00%) Python
2 26 (52.00%) Perl
3 25 (50.00%) Degree
4 23 (46.00%) Computer Science
5 22 (44.00%) MySQL
6 20 (40.00%) Linux
7 19 (38.00%) SQL
7 19 (38.00%) HTML
7 19 (38.00%) Informatics
7 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
8 18 (36.00%) MongoDB
9 17 (34.00%) HTML5
9 17 (34.00%) Java
10 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.00%) Relational Database
12 13 (26.00%) R
12 13 (26.00%) Ruby
12 13 (26.00%) jQuery
13 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
13 12 (24.00%) Big Data
13 12 (24.00%) Analytics
14 11 (22.00%) Statistics
14 11 (22.00%) CSS
15 10 (20.00%) Physics
15 10 (20.00%) Node.js
16 9 (18.00%) Gibbs Sampling
16 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
16 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
16 9 (18.00%) Artificial Intelligence

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (20.00%) Node.js
2 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Pig
3 4 (8.00%) SAS
4 3 (6.00%) GlassFish
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) CPLEX
2 3 (6.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DHCP
1 1 (2.00%) SNMP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) MySQL
2 18 (36.00%) MongoDB
3 14 (28.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (24.00%) Big Data
5 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (10.00%) CouchDB
6 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (10.00%) Neo4j
6 5 (10.00%) MariaDB
7 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Mockito
3 3 (6.00%) TestNG
4 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.00%) Games
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Software Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Data Scientist
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Web Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 17 (34.00%) HTML5
3 13 (26.00%) jQuery
4 11 (22.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.00%) Web Services
6 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
7 5 (10.00%) POSIX
7 5 (10.00%) .NET
7 5 (10.00%) REST
7 5 (10.00%) D3.js
8 3 (6.00%) JSP
8 3 (6.00%) Swing
8 3 (6.00%) J2EE
8 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (6.00%) JAX-RS
8 3 (6.00%) PowerMock
9 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.00%) JDBC
9 2 (4.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (38.00%) Informatics
3 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
4 11 (22.00%) Statistics
5 10 (20.00%) Physics
6 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
6 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
6 9 (18.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (14.00%) Life Science
8 6 (12.00%) LIMS
8 6 (12.00%) Biotechnology
9 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.00%) Digital Media
10 4 (8.00%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (8.00%) Psychology
10 4 (8.00%) Chemistry
10 4 (8.00%) Neural Network
10 4 (8.00%) Economics
11 3 (6.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Analytics
3 9 (18.00%) Gibbs Sampling
4 8 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Machine Learning
6 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (10.00%) Validation
7 5 (10.00%) OOD
7 5 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) Memory Management
7 5 (10.00%) Hidden Markov Model
7 5 (10.00%) Game Theory
8 4 (8.00%) Structural Equation Modelling
8 4 (8.00%) Time Series Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Python
2 26 (52.00%) Perl
3 19 (38.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (26.00%) R
6 13 (26.00%) Ruby
7 8 (16.00%) C#
8 7 (14.00%) C++
8 7 (14.00%) C
9 5 (10.00%) Haskell
9 5 (10.00%) Go
10 4 (8.00%) Clojure
10 4 (8.00%) MATLAB
11 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.00%) PHP
12 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Xen
1 5 (10.00%) KVM
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
1 5 (10.00%) LXC
1 5 (10.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Mesos
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Salt
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Pegasus
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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