The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 882 842 854
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Permanent jobs citing Biology 10 87 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.074% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% 0.19% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 3 65 6
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biology within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biology
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biology within the UK.

Biology Salary Trend in the UK

Biology
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -59 9 £27,500 -8.33% 6
East of England -6 8 £25,625 -26.78% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £23,750 -32.14% 3
Cambridge 0 4 - - 3
Essex - 2 - -
South East -60 1 £32,500 +14.03%
Hertfordshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £27,500 - 1
Oxford - 1 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 -

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 17 (70.83%) Degree
1 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 12 (50.00%) Life Science
4 11 (45.83%) Analytics
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
7 8 (33.33%) Chemistry
8 7 (29.17%) Big Data
8 7 (29.17%) Physics
8 7 (29.17%) Project Management
8 7 (29.17%) SAP
8 7 (29.17%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (25.00%) Siebel
9 6 (25.00%) SOA
9 6 (25.00%) Validation
9 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (25.00%) SaaS
9 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (25.00%) Marketing
10 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 5 (20.83%) Python
10 5 (20.83%) .NET
10 5 (20.83%) Perl
11 4 (16.67%) MySQL
11 4 (16.67%) OO

Biology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Biology 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 Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Applications Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Graduate
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 2 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 12 (50.00%) Life Science
4 8 (33.33%) Chemistry
5 7 (29.17%) Physics
6 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Semantic Web
8 2 (8.33%) Biotechnology
8 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.33%) Statistics
8 2 (8.33%) Ontologies
8 2 (8.33%) Informatics
9 1 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
9 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Analytics
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) SOA
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (8.33%) RDF
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Open Source
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.50%) R
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Go
4 2 (8.33%) SPARQL
5 1 (4.17%) Fortran
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) Pascal
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
3 6 (25.00%) Siebel
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Google
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EMBL
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Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago