The table below looks at the statistics for Biology skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
UK
Rank 798 887 935
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +48
Permanent jobs citing Biology 43 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.058% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 26
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,088 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +0.25%

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
73636 90103 92424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.28% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60524 74752 75526
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Biology as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biology over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +91 43 £46,250 -7.50% 17
London +92 25 £50,000 -16.26% 2
South East +73 13 £50,000 +122.22% 3
Surrey +48 5 £25,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +36 4 £38,500 - 1
Leeds +26 4 £38,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +21 4 £38,500 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £58,750 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Oxford - 3 £42,500 - 1
Slough - 2 £65,000 - 2
Cambridge 0 1 - - 6
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - - 9
East of England -11 1 - - 10
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £52,500 -

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 52 (61.18%) Computer Science
2 41 (48.24%) Degree
3 38 (44.71%) Bioinformatics
4 33 (38.82%) Software Engineering
4 33 (38.82%) Python
5 29 (34.12%) Java
6 28 (32.94%) Linux
7 25 (29.41%) C++
8 24 (28.24%) C
8 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
9 21 (24.71%) SQL
10 20 (23.53%) Physics
11 19 (22.35%) Mathematics
11 19 (22.35%) Perl
11 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
12 18 (21.18%) PhD
12 18 (21.18%) Chemistry
12 18 (21.18%) Hadoop
12 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
13 17 (20.00%) Big Data
13 17 (20.00%) Unix
14 16 (18.82%) HTML
14 16 (18.82%) MATLAB
14 16 (18.82%) Finance
14 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
14 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (18.82%) Web Development
15 15 (17.65%) Visualisation
15 15 (17.65%) Confluence
15 15 (17.65%) GitHub

Biology
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 (17.65%) Confluence
2 10 (11.76%) Apache
2 10 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 9 (10.59%) Apache Spark
3 9 (10.59%) JBoss
3 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.06%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.88%) Drupal
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.35%) SAS
8 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.18%) Luigi
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Camtasia
2 4 (4.71%) FrameMaker
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.71%) RoboHelp
3 2 (2.35%) Simulink
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.18%) InDesign
4 1 (1.18%) Maple
4 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) GitHub
2 3 (3.53%) Office 365
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.88%) DHCP
2 5 (5.88%) DNS
2 5 (5.88%) SAN
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.71%) VLAN
3 4 (4.71%) VPN
4 3 (3.53%) HTTP
5 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.35%) LDAP
6 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.18%) Modbus
6 1 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) Hadoop
1 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
2 17 (20.00%) Big Data
3 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
6 7 (8.24%) MySQL
7 6 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (7.06%) HBase
7 6 (7.06%) Parquet
8 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.35%) GIS
8 2 (2.35%) KNIME
8 2 (2.35%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (10.59%) Travis CI
4 6 (7.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.35%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Developer
1 20 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Web Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Graduate
8 6 (7.06%) Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Database Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Author
10 4 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) HTML
2 13 (15.29%) CSS
3 11 (12.94%) LAMP
4 10 (11.76%) Middleware
4 10 (11.76%) Symfony
5 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.59%) Spring
5 9 (10.59%) Web Services
6 8 (9.41%) LESS
6 8 (9.41%) Sass
7 6 (7.06%) .NET
8 5 (5.88%) Drush
8 5 (5.88%) Memcached
8 5 (5.88%) Node.js
8 5 (5.88%) REST
8 5 (5.88%) SOAP
8 5 (5.88%) WPF
9 4 (4.71%) D3.js
9 4 (4.71%) React
9 4 (4.71%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 52 (61.18%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.12%) Algorithms
2 12 (14.12%) Life Science
3 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.88%) Biotechnology
5 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.71%) GPGPU
6 4 (4.71%) User Experience
7 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.18%) Animation
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.18%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (8.24%) CentOS
4 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 4 (4.71%) Debian
6 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Android
7 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Bioinformatics
2 33 (38.82%) Software Engineering
3 20 (23.53%) Physics
4 19 (22.35%) Mathematics
5 18 (21.18%) Chemistry
6 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.82%) Web Development
7 15 (17.65%) Visualisation
8 14 (16.47%) Workflow
9 12 (14.12%) Data Analysis
9 12 (14.12%) Migration
9 12 (14.12%) Statistics
10 10 (11.76%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.76%) MVC
11 9 (10.59%) Informatics
11 9 (10.59%) Neuroscience
11 9 (10.59%) Prototyping
11 9 (10.59%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (9.41%) Open Source
13 7 (8.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) Python
2 29 (34.12%) Java
3 25 (29.41%) C++
4 24 (28.24%) C
4 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
5 21 (24.71%) SQL
6 19 (22.35%) Perl
7 16 (18.82%) MATLAB
8 12 (14.12%) C#
9 11 (12.94%) R
10 10 (11.76%) PHP
10 10 (11.76%) Scala
11 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
11 5 (5.88%) XAML
12 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
13 3 (3.53%) ES6
13 3 (3.53%) VB
13 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
13 3 (3.53%) VBA
14 2 (2.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 41 (48.24%) Degree
2 18 (21.18%) PhD
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.53%) VCP5
4 3 (3.53%) VCP6
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Ceph
1 9 (10.59%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (5.88%) Docker
2 5 (5.88%) Varnish
2 5 (5.88%) vSphere
3 4 (4.71%) GPFS
4 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.18%) Firmware
6 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.18%) KVM
6 1 (1.18%) NFS
6 1 (1.18%) vCloud
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Ansible
1 1 (1.18%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.18%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.88%) VMware
3 5 (5.88%) Zend
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) Twitter
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) Dell
7 1 (1.18%) Dell KACE
7 1 (1.18%) EMC
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Minitab
7 1 (1.18%) Veeam
7 1 (1.18%) Zerto
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Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Merck - RSR
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 3 days ago
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to c£45,000 DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive DOE
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360 Resourcing
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock options
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Salary: to £40k DoE
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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Salary: Excellent
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