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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 915 952 924
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -28
Permanent jobs citing Biology 18 6 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.013% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 46
Median salary £45,000 £23,125 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+94.59% -32.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £30,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £23,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+94.59% -31.98%

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
40878 45059 48620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.55% 41.16% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33408 35791 38792
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 £28,636
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 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 19 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 28 June 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 +42 15 £45,000 +94.59% 14
East of England +37 7 £45,000 +75.60% 8
South East +41 5 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £45,000 +89.47% 8
Oxford 0 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Oxfordshire -10 5 £50,000 +53.84%
London - 2 £52,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +25 1 - -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 -
Somerset - 1 £38,500 -
South West - 1 £38,500 -
Bath - 1 £38,500 -
Belfast - 1 £25,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Ware - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £25,000 -

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 37 (53.62%) Computer Science
2 36 (52.17%) Bioinformatics
3 31 (44.93%) Finance
4 25 (36.23%) Degree
5 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 21 (30.43%) Python
7 19 (27.54%) Linux
7 19 (27.54%) Mathematics
8 18 (26.09%) Chemistry
8 18 (26.09%) Java
8 18 (26.09%) Open Source
8 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
9 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (23.19%) Unix
11 15 (21.74%) PhD
11 15 (21.74%) Physics
12 14 (20.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (18.84%) Life Science
14 11 (15.94%) Data Management
14 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.94%) Visualisation
15 10 (14.49%) GitHub
15 10 (14.49%) Algorithms
15 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
15 10 (14.49%) Perl
16 9 (13.04%) C#
16 9 (13.04%) HTML

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 2 (2.90%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.70%) MySQL
3 4 (5.80%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.35%) Power BI
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) KNIME
5 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.90%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (44.93%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.80%) Electronics
5 4 (5.80%) Games
5 4 (5.80%) Local Government
6 3 (4.35%) Automotive
6 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Graduate
7 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) HTML
2 7 (10.14%) Web Services
3 6 (8.70%) NumPy
3 6 (8.70%) Pandas
3 6 (8.70%) SciPy
4 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) WPF
5 4 (5.80%) MyBatis
5 4 (5.80%) RESTful
5 4 (5.80%) XML
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) Ajax
7 1 (1.45%) D3.js
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) J2EE
7 1 (1.45%) jQuery
7 1 (1.45%) JSON
7 1 (1.45%) JSP
7 1 (1.45%) LAMP
7 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (53.62%) Computer Science
2 19 (27.54%) Mathematics
3 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (26.09%) Chemistry
4 15 (21.74%) Physics
5 13 (18.84%) Life Science
6 11 (15.94%) Visualisation
7 10 (14.49%) Algorithms
8 8 (11.59%) Informatics
9 5 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) Data Extraction
10 3 (4.35%) Statistics
11 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
12 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.45%) Fintech
12 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
12 1 (1.45%) Neural Network
12 1 (1.45%) Semantic Web
12 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Bioinformatics
2 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 18 (26.09%) Open Source
4 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.94%) Data Management
6 8 (11.59%) Bayesian Methods
6 8 (11.59%) Open Source Development
6 8 (11.59%) Validation
7 7 (10.14%) DNA
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) Data Security
8 6 (8.70%) DevOps
8 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (7.25%) Pattern Recognition
9 5 (7.25%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Web Development
10 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) TDD
10 4 (5.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) Python
2 18 (26.09%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) Perl
4 9 (13.04%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) C++
5 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.35%) R
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) Clojure
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Degree
2 15 (21.74%) PhD
3 2 (2.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Vertica
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
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