The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 883 888 875
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Biology 13 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.034% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.031% 0.086% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 16
Average salary £85,000 £39,437 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.53% -21.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £38,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-42.12% -2.81%

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
42370 47466 43370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.79% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33398 37613 35205
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biology within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 13 £85,000 +118.65% 6
London +14 9 £100,000 +66.66% 1
Surrey +19 3 £22,500 -23.07%
South East +3 3 £22,500 -25.00%
City of London - 2 £85,000 -
Cambridge +15 1 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £40,000 +2.89% 5
East of England +2 1 £40,000 +2.89% 5

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Biology also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Biology.

1 35 (81.40%) Degree
2 34 (79.07%) Computer Science
3 29 (67.44%) Mathematics
4 25 (58.14%) Life Science
5 23 (53.49%) Analytics
6 22 (51.16%) Marketing
7 21 (48.84%) Web Services
8 19 (44.19%) Chemistry
8 19 (44.19%) Big Data
9 17 (39.53%) SaaS
9 17 (39.53%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (39.53%) SOA
9 17 (39.53%) Project Management
9 17 (39.53%) Validation
10 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (34.88%) Oracle
12 13 (30.23%) ITIL
12 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
12 13 (30.23%) SAP
12 13 (30.23%) Siebel
12 13 (30.23%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (27.91%) Physics
14 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
14 10 (23.26%) Python
14 10 (23.26%) Java
15 9 (20.93%) Perl
15 9 (20.93%) MATLAB
15 9 (20.93%) R
16 8 (18.60%) JavaScript

Biology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Biology also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) SaaS
1 17 (39.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Fiddler
2 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (51.16%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 17 (39.53%) Senior Architect
1 17 (39.53%) Architect
1 17 (39.53%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (30.23%) Applications Architect
2 13 (30.23%) Enterprise Architect
2 13 (30.23%) Enterprise Applications Architect
2 13 (30.23%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 13 (30.23%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Mobility Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) REST
2 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
2 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.30%) RESTful
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) Django
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (79.07%) Computer Science
2 29 (67.44%) Mathematics
3 25 (58.14%) Life Science
4 19 (44.19%) Chemistry
5 13 (30.23%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (27.91%) Physics
7 5 (11.63%) User Experience
8 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
8 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
8 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
8 4 (9.30%) Open Source
8 4 (9.30%) Robotics
8 4 (9.30%) LIMS
9 3 (6.98%) Biotechnology
9 3 (6.98%) Smart Meter
10 1 (2.33%) Informatics
10 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Phone
2 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Android
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Analytics
2 17 (39.53%) SOA
2 17 (39.53%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) Validation
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) ITIL
4 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
5 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) Web Design
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) DNA
7 3 (6.98%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.98%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Python
1 10 (23.26%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) Perl
2 9 (20.93%) MATLAB
2 9 (20.93%) R
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) Go
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (81.40%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) SAP
2 13 (30.23%) Siebel
3 4 (9.30%) Adobe
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Google
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London, WC1E
Medical Research Council
Salary: £27,084 - £37,785
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago