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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 864 972 904
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -68
Permanent jobs citing Biology 50 10 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.009% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.022% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 66
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £32,000 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
40236 46205 47052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.18% 42.11% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32923 36937 36708
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 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 10 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 August 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 +78 49 £30,000 - 12
East of England +43 23 - - 9
Cambridge +32 23 - - 8
Cambridgeshire +27 23 - - 8
London - 18 £28,000 - 1
South East +28 8 £30,000 -7.69%
Oxfordshire -9 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Oxford -5 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Surrey - 3 £24,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £30,000 -

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (59.76%) Computer Science
2 47 (57.32%) Bioinformatics
3 45 (54.88%) Finance
4 44 (53.66%) Python
4 44 (53.66%) Degree
5 33 (40.24%) Software Engineering
6 31 (37.80%) Linux
7 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (34.15%) Open Source
9 26 (31.71%) Mathematics
10 25 (30.49%) Chemistry
11 24 (29.27%) Java
12 23 (28.05%) Physics
13 21 (25.61%) Big Data
14 19 (23.17%) HTML
15 18 (21.95%) Perl
15 18 (21.95%) Oracle
16 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (18.29%) SQL
17 15 (18.29%) C++
17 15 (18.29%) PhD
18 14 (17.07%) C#
18 14 (17.07%) Informatics
19 13 (15.85%) Life Science
19 13 (15.85%) Algorithms
19 13 (15.85%) Unix
19 13 (15.85%) MySQL
19 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
19 13 (15.85%) Project Management
19 13 (15.85%) Pharmaceutical

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 5 (6.10%) Apache
1 5 (6.10%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.88%) SAS
3 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) GitHub
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) LDAP
2 5 (6.10%) DHCP
2 5 (6.10%) DMZ
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) Firewall
2 5 (6.10%) Kerberos
2 5 (6.10%) SSH
2 5 (6.10%) SSL
2 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.66%) IMAP
3 3 (3.66%) SMTP
4 2 (2.44%) FTP
4 2 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) Big Data
2 13 (15.85%) MySQL
3 12 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.22%) Power BI
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (9.76%) Retail
4 7 (8.54%) Local Government
5 5 (6.10%) Publishing
6 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.44%) Electronics
7 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.44%) Marketing
8 1 (1.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Developer
2 11 (13.41%) Graduate
2 11 (13.41%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.10%) Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
6 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) User Experience Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) HTML
2 10 (12.20%) CSS
3 7 (8.54%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) NumPy
4 6 (7.32%) Pandas
4 6 (7.32%) SciPy
4 6 (7.32%) Web Services
5 5 (6.10%) LAMP
5 5 (6.10%) Middleware
6 4 (4.88%) MyBatis
7 3 (3.66%) WPF
7 3 (3.66%) XML
8 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.44%) D3.js
8 2 (2.44%) Flask
8 2 (2.44%) Lucene
8 2 (2.44%) Pyramid
8 2 (2.44%) RESTful
8 2 (2.44%) Spring
8 2 (2.44%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 49 (59.76%) Computer Science
2 26 (31.71%) Mathematics
3 25 (30.49%) Chemistry
4 23 (28.05%) Physics
5 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (17.07%) Informatics
7 13 (15.85%) Algorithms
7 13 (15.85%) Life Science
8 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
9 9 (10.98%) User Experience
10 7 (8.54%) Visualisation
11 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
11 5 (6.10%) Ontologies
11 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
11 5 (6.10%) Psychology
11 5 (6.10%) Public Cloud
11 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
12 3 (3.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (3.66%) Data Extraction
12 3 (3.66%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Windows
5 3 (3.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Bioinformatics
2 33 (40.24%) Software Engineering
3 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (34.15%) Open Source
5 13 (15.85%) Project Management
6 10 (12.20%) Analytics
6 10 (12.20%) Data Management
7 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (10.98%) Open Source Development
8 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.32%) Bayesian Methods
9 6 (7.32%) Data Security
9 6 (7.32%) DevOps
9 6 (7.32%) Information Architecture
9 6 (7.32%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.32%) Scrum
9 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) Python
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 18 (21.95%) Perl
4 15 (18.29%) C++
4 15 (18.29%) SQL
5 14 (17.07%) C#
6 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
6 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.20%) C
8 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.10%) MATLAB
9 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.66%) R
10 3 (3.66%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) ES6
11 1 (1.22%) PHP
11 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) Degree
2 15 (18.29%) PhD
3 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) NFS
3 3 (3.66%) Postfix
3 3 (3.66%) Samba
3 3 (3.66%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.66%) Shibboleth
4 2 (2.44%) Docker
4 2 (2.44%) GPFS
4 2 (2.44%) PanFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Ganglia
1 5 (6.10%) Nagios
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Oracle
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) SAP
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco
5 5 (6.10%) Dell
5 5 (6.10%) EMC
5 5 (6.10%) HP
5 5 (6.10%) Isilon
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) Google
7 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £30655 - £38428 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: monthly salary starting at £2,507 after tax, plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £30655 - £38428 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: monthly salary starting at £2,507 net of tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 8 days ago