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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 893 955 906
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -49
Permanent jobs citing Biology 38 10 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.009% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.022% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 60
Median salary £45,000 £25,625 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.60% -18.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,875 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £31,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £25,625 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+75.60% -14.58%

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
40643 45800 46768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.46% 41.53% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33161 36311 36979
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 9 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 24 July 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 +76 37 £45,000 +75.60% 12
East of England +48 23 £45,000 +75.60% 11
Cambridgeshire +23 23 £45,000 +89.47% 11
Cambridge +15 19 - - 11
South East +41 8 £42,500 +54.54% 1
London - 6 £39,000 -
Oxford -1 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Oxfordshire -17 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Surrey +33 3 £24,000 +6.66%

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 49 (60.49%) Bioinformatics
2 47 (58.02%) Computer Science
3 40 (49.38%) Finance
4 37 (45.68%) Degree
5 31 (38.27%) Software Engineering
6 30 (37.04%) Linux
7 28 (34.57%) Python
8 24 (29.63%) Open Source
9 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (27.16%) Chemistry
11 20 (24.69%) Relational Database
11 20 (24.69%) Mathematics
11 20 (24.69%) Java
12 19 (23.46%) Unix
12 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (22.22%) Big Data
13 18 (22.22%) PhD
14 16 (19.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (19.75%) Perl
14 16 (19.75%) Physics
15 15 (18.52%) Data Management
16 14 (17.28%) HTML
17 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
18 12 (14.81%) Life Science
18 12 (14.81%) MySQL
18 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
19 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
19 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
19 11 (13.58%) Informatics
19 11 (13.58%) Git (software)

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 4 (4.94%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) GitHub
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LDAP
2 3 (3.70%) IMAP
2 3 (3.70%) SMTP
3 2 (2.47%) FTP
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) Relational Database
2 18 (22.22%) Big Data
3 12 (14.81%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.47%) KNIME
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) HBase
7 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Power BI
7 1 (1.23%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 16 (19.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (9.88%) Retail
4 7 (8.64%) Local Government
5 4 (4.94%) Games
6 3 (3.70%) Electronics
6 3 (3.70%) Publishing
6 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.47%) Marketing
8 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Graduate
5 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) HTML
2 6 (7.41%) NumPy
2 6 (7.41%) Pandas
2 6 (7.41%) SciPy
2 6 (7.41%) Web Services
3 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 5 (6.17%) WPF
4 4 (4.94%) CSS
4 4 (4.94%) MyBatis
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 2 (2.47%) Lucene
6 2 (2.47%) Spring
6 2 (2.47%) Thymeleaf
6 2 (2.47%) XSLT
7 1 (1.23%) D3.js
7 1 (1.23%) HTML5
7 1 (1.23%) JSON
7 1 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.02%) Computer Science
2 22 (27.16%) Chemistry
3 20 (24.69%) Mathematics
4 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (19.75%) Physics
6 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
7 12 (14.81%) Life Science
8 11 (13.58%) Informatics
9 8 (9.88%) Visualisation
10 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
11 6 (7.41%) User Experience
12 5 (6.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
12 5 (6.17%) Data Extraction
13 4 (4.94%) Ontologies
14 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
14 3 (3.70%) Psychology
14 3 (3.70%) Statistics
15 2 (2.47%) Neural Network
15 2 (2.47%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Unix
3 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (60.49%) Bioinformatics
2 31 (38.27%) Software Engineering
3 24 (29.63%) Open Source
4 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.52%) Data Management
6 9 (11.11%) Bayesian Methods
6 9 (11.11%) Open Source Development
7 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.64%) Validation
9 6 (7.41%) Data Security
9 6 (7.41%) DevOps
9 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.17%) Analytics
10 5 (6.17%) DNA
10 5 (6.17%) Machine Learning
10 5 (6.17%) Pattern Recognition
10 5 (6.17%) Prototyping
10 5 (6.17%) TDD
10 5 (6.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Python
2 20 (24.69%) Java
3 16 (19.75%) Perl
4 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.11%) C#
6 8 (9.88%) C++
6 8 (9.88%) SQL
7 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.17%) C
9 5 (6.17%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.70%) R
11 2 (2.47%) VB
12 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Degree
2 18 (22.22%) PhD
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) HND
4 2 (2.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) NFS
2 3 (3.70%) Postfix
2 3 (3.70%) Samba
2 3 (3.70%) Sendmail
2 3 (3.70%) Shibboleth
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) GPFS
4 1 (1.23%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Ganglia
1 5 (6.17%) Nagios
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Google
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
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