The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology 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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 880 960 948
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -12
Permanent jobs citing Biology 31 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.008% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.020% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 30
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,791 £22,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+59.07% -38.77%

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
41177 44556 49291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.93% 40.61% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33460 35281 39514
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biology over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 22 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 29 May 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 +62 26 £40,000 - 14
East of England +45 15 £35,791 +12.28% 11
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £35,791 +12.28% 11
Cambridge +8 8 £35,439 -11.40% 10
South East +37 7 £50,000 +122.22%
Oxford - 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Belfast - 4 £25,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £25,000 -
County Antrim - 4 £25,000 -
London +42 2 £56,250 -39.18% 2
Surrey +2 2 £22,500 -
Somerset - 2 £38,500 -
Bath - 2 £38,500 -
South West - 2 £38,500 -
City of London +62 1 £60,000 -29.41% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Ware - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 44 (55.70%) Bioinformatics
2 43 (54.43%) Computer Science
3 38 (48.10%) Finance
4 33 (41.77%) Degree
5 27 (34.18%) Python
6 26 (32.91%) Java
7 22 (27.85%) PhD
7 22 (27.85%) Linux
7 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
8 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
9 20 (25.32%) Open Source
9 20 (25.32%) Chemistry
10 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
11 18 (22.78%) Life Science
11 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (22.78%) Unix
12 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (20.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (18.99%) Perl
15 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
15 14 (17.72%) Physics
16 13 (16.46%) Data Management
16 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
16 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
17 12 (15.19%) Visualisation
17 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
18 11 (13.92%) HTML
18 11 (13.92%) Validation
19 10 (12.66%) GitHub
20 9 (11.39%) Algorithms

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 3 (3.80%) SAS
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.33%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.06%) Power BI
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.80%) Datomic
6 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.80%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.53%) Big Data
7 2 (2.53%) KNIME
7 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
2 1 (1.27%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (48.10%) Finance
2 16 (20.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (10.13%) Retail
4 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Automotive
5 4 (5.06%) Electronics
5 4 (5.06%) Games
5 4 (5.06%) Local Government
6 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.80%) Marketing
7 2 (2.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Developer
2 9 (11.39%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Graduate
5 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.06%) SSIS Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) SSRS Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.80%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (3.80%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) HTML
2 7 (8.86%) Web Services
3 6 (7.59%) NumPy
3 6 (7.59%) Pandas
3 6 (7.59%) SciPy
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
4 4 (5.06%) MyBatis
4 4 (5.06%) RESTful
4 4 (5.06%) XML
5 3 (3.80%) .NET
5 3 (3.80%) WPF
6 2 (2.53%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) Ajax
7 1 (1.27%) D3.js
7 1 (1.27%) HTML5
7 1 (1.27%) J2EE
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) JSON
7 1 (1.27%) JSP
7 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (54.43%) Computer Science
2 20 (25.32%) Chemistry
3 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
4 18 (22.78%) Life Science
5 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (17.72%) Physics
7 12 (15.19%) Visualisation
8 9 (11.39%) Algorithms
9 8 (10.13%) Informatics
10 4 (5.06%) Statistics
11 3 (3.80%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (3.80%) Biotechnology
11 3 (3.80%) Data Extraction
11 3 (3.80%) Semantic Web
12 2 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
12 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
13 1 (1.27%) Economics
13 1 (1.27%) Neural Network
13 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Linux
2 18 (22.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Bioinformatics
2 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
3 20 (25.32%) Open Source
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.46%) Data Management
6 11 (13.92%) Validation
7 8 (10.13%) Open Source Development
8 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.86%) DNA
9 6 (7.59%) Bayesian Methods
9 6 (7.59%) Data Security
9 6 (7.59%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (7.59%) DevOps
9 6 (7.59%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Web Development
10 5 (6.33%) TDD
11 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.06%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) Python
2 26 (32.91%) Java
3 15 (18.99%) Perl
4 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) SQL
6 7 (8.86%) C#
6 7 (8.86%) C++
7 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.33%) R
8 4 (5.06%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.80%) Clojure
9 3 (3.80%) Scala
10 2 (2.53%) PHP
10 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.27%) C
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Degree
2 22 (27.85%) PhD
3 2 (2.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) SAP
3 1 (1.27%) Vertica
3 1 (1.27%) VMware
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