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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 841 947 896
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -51
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 69 23 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.021% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.024% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 38
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £64,000 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £47,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%

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
86015 94271 97867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.58% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71937 77596 78114
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 £30,500
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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

Bioinformatics Salary Histogram in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 15 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 30 August 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 +81 69 £57,500 +21.05% 11
East of England +38 26 £47,250 -5.50% 7
Cambridgeshire +23 26 £47,250 -5.50% 7
Cambridge +20 26 £47,250 -5.50% 7
London +56 21 £80,000 +95.12% 2
South East - 20 £36,250 - 1
Surrey - 16 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £30,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport - 2 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £30,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £30,000 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 56 (54.90%) Python
1 56 (54.90%) Computer Science
2 46 (45.10%) Biology
3 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (39.22%) Finance
4 40 (39.22%) Big Data
5 34 (33.33%) PhD
6 33 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (31.37%) Analytics
7 32 (31.37%) Degree
8 30 (29.41%) Visualisation
8 30 (29.41%) Linux
9 28 (27.45%) Data Analysis
9 28 (27.45%) Machine Learning
10 27 (26.47%) Open Source
10 27 (26.47%) SQL
11 25 (24.51%) Chemistry
12 24 (23.53%) Java
13 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
13 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
14 20 (19.61%) Informatics
14 20 (19.61%) Relational Database
14 20 (19.61%) Bash Shell
14 20 (19.61%) R
14 20 (19.61%) Natural Language Processing
14 20 (19.61%) Scrum
15 19 (18.63%) HTML
15 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
16 18 (17.65%) Hadoop
16 18 (17.65%) SciPy

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 14 (13.73%) Apache Pig
1 14 (13.73%) Apache Spark
2 12 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) FrameMaker
1 14 (13.73%) RoboHelp
2 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) CPLEX
3 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.96%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 10 (9.80%) GitHub
3 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) LDAP
2 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) IMAP
3 3 (2.94%) SMTP
4 2 (1.96%) FTP
4 2 (1.96%) SSH
4 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.22%) Big Data
2 20 (19.61%) Relational Database
3 18 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 17 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 16 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (13.73%) MongoDB
7 12 (11.76%) Apache Hive
7 12 (11.76%) Impala
7 12 (11.76%) Mahout
7 12 (11.76%) Neo4j
8 10 (9.80%) MySQL
9 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.98%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.98%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.75%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.76%) Vagrant
3 12 (11.76%) Yeoman
4 4 (3.92%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (0.98%) Geb
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) JMeter
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) Spock
6 1 (0.98%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 18 (17.65%) Retail
3 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 16 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (13.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (7.84%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.90%) Publishing
7 2 (1.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Data Scientist
2 24 (23.53%) Developer
3 14 (13.73%) Author
3 14 (13.73%) Technical Author
3 14 (13.73%) Technical Leader
4 12 (11.76%) Analytics Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) Data Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Architect
6 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Analytics Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Data Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Analytics Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Data Scientist
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) Natural Language Processing
2 19 (18.63%) HTML
3 18 (17.65%) Pandas
3 18 (17.65%) SciPy
4 14 (13.73%) D3.js
5 12 (11.76%) Cascalog
5 12 (11.76%) scikit-learn
6 10 (9.80%) CSS
7 8 (7.84%) Web Services
8 6 (5.88%) NumPy
9 4 (3.92%) MyBatis
9 4 (3.92%) RESTful
9 4 (3.92%) Spring
10 3 (2.94%) HTML5
10 3 (2.94%) XML
11 2 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.96%) Flask
11 2 (1.96%) Lucene
11 2 (1.96%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 56 (54.90%) Computer Science
2 46 (45.10%) Biology
3 33 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (29.41%) Visualisation
5 25 (24.51%) Chemistry
6 20 (19.61%) Informatics
7 17 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 15 (14.71%) Physics
9 14 (13.73%) Life Science
10 12 (11.76%) Algorithms
11 10 (9.80%) User Experience
12 9 (8.82%) Statistics
13 7 (6.86%) Psychology
14 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
14 6 (5.88%) Ontologies
15 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
16 4 (3.92%) Artificial Intelligence
17 2 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
17 2 (1.96%) Economics
17 2 (1.96%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Linux
2 13 (12.75%) Unix
3 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.37%) Analytics
3 28 (27.45%) Data Analysis
3 28 (27.45%) Machine Learning
4 27 (26.47%) Open Source
5 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 20 (19.61%) Scrum
7 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
8 18 (17.65%) Data Analytics
9 16 (15.69%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (15.69%) Operations Research
9 16 (15.69%) Statistical Analysis
9 16 (15.69%) User Stories
10 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.73%) Time Series Analysis
11 12 (11.76%) Computer Vision
11 12 (11.76%) Data Munging
11 12 (11.76%) Open Source Development
11 12 (11.76%) Sentiment Analysis
12 10 (9.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.90%) Python
2 27 (26.47%) SQL
3 24 (23.53%) Java
4 20 (19.61%) Bash Shell
4 20 (19.61%) R
5 17 (16.67%) Perl
6 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 14 (13.73%) Clojure
8 12 (11.76%) C++
8 12 (11.76%) Cypher
8 12 (11.76%) VBA
9 11 (10.78%) C
10 6 (5.88%) C#
10 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.92%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.94%) Julia
13 2 (1.96%) PHP
13 2 (1.96%) Ruby
14 1 (0.98%) ES6
14 1 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (33.33%) PhD
2 32 (31.37%) Degree
3 3 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.96%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.98%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
1 12 (11.76%) VirtualBox
2 5 (4.90%) NFS
3 3 (2.94%) Postfix
3 3 (2.94%) Samba
3 3 (2.94%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.94%) Shibboleth
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) Docker
4 2 (1.96%) GPFS
4 2 (1.96%) PanFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Ganglia
1 5 (4.90%) Nagios
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) IBM
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) Apple
7 1 (0.98%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + good benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and share optio
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £30655 - £38428 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: monthly salary starting at £2,507 after tax, plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: monthly salary starting at £2,507 net of tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 12 days ago