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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 883 906 919
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Biology 52 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.072% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,937
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,500 £38,875
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £100,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,088 £36,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
-3.86% -6.10%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 23 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 12 February 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
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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 +41 52 £50,000 - 26
East of England +26 37 £35,088 -3.86% 12
Cambridgeshire +17 18 £35,088 -3.86% 12
Cambridge +11 18 £35,088 -3.86% 12
Essex - 18 - -
London -4 9 £60,000 -40.00% 5
City of London +55 5 £60,000 +46.34%
Surrey - 2 £22,500 - 1
South East - 2 £22,500 - 3
South West - 2 £31,250 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £37,500 - 5
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £17,500 -
Enfield - 1 £28,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £37,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £75,000 -
Bath - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £17,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £75,000 -

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 67 (67.68%) Bioinformatics
2 57 (57.58%) Finance
2 57 (57.58%) Computer Science
3 47 (47.47%) Degree
4 43 (43.43%) Life Science
5 32 (32.32%) Java
5 32 (32.32%) Python
6 30 (30.30%) PhD
7 29 (29.29%) Physics
8 28 (28.28%) Perl
9 24 (24.24%) SQL
9 24 (24.24%) Unix
9 24 (24.24%) Relational Database
10 23 (23.23%) Chemistry
10 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
11 22 (22.22%) Mathematics
12 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
13 18 (18.18%) Linux
13 18 (18.18%) NoSQL
14 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
14 16 (16.16%) HTML
15 15 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
16 14 (14.14%) Validation
16 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
17 13 (13.13%) MySQL
18 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
18 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
18 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
19 11 (11.11%) CSS

Biology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (7.07%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.04%) Apache
3 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
2 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) LAN
2 1 (1.01%) LDAP
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) SMTP
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) VoIP
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
2 1 (1.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 18 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.13%) MySQL
4 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
5 10 (10.10%) Data Mining
6 9 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.08%) Power BI
7 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.05%) Datomic
8 5 (5.05%) Neo4j
8 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.05%) Maven
4 4 (4.04%) Subversion
5 3 (3.03%) Trac
6 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (57.58%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.08%) Automotive
4 8 (8.08%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Publishing
6 3 (3.03%) Games
7 2 (2.02%) Electronics
7 2 (2.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.19%) Developer
2 13 (13.13%) Software Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Consultant
4 9 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Graduate
7 6 (6.06%) Administrator
7 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Programmer
8 5 (5.05%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.04%) Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) DBA
9 4 (4.04%) Graduate Tester
9 4 (4.04%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Python Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Systems Tester
9 4 (4.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) HTML
2 11 (11.11%) CSS
3 10 (10.10%) HTML5
4 9 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 9 (9.09%) jQuery
4 9 (9.09%) RESTful
5 6 (6.06%) JSON
5 6 (6.06%) Lucene
5 6 (6.06%) Spring
5 6 (6.06%) XML
6 5 (5.05%) DOM
6 5 (5.05%) Guice
6 5 (5.05%) Web Services
7 4 (4.04%) LAMP
8 3 (3.03%) Django
8 3 (3.03%) OpenGL
8 3 (3.03%) Polymer
8 3 (3.03%) Web Components
8 3 (3.03%) WebGL
9 1 (1.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (57.58%) Computer Science
2 43 (43.43%) Life Science
3 29 (29.29%) Physics
4 23 (23.23%) Chemistry
5 22 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
7 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (9.09%) Biotechnology
8 9 (9.09%) Replication
8 9 (9.09%) Statistics
9 7 (7.07%) Proteomics
10 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
10 6 (6.06%) User Experience
11 5 (5.05%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (5.05%) Economics
11 5 (5.05%) Semantic Web
11 5 (5.05%) Social Media
12 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
12 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
12 4 (4.04%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Unix
2 18 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (67.68%) Bioinformatics
2 14 (14.14%) Validation
3 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 11 (11.11%) Web Development
5 10 (10.10%) Data Management
6 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.08%) DNA
7 8 (8.08%) Information Management
8 7 (7.07%) Project Management
9 6 (6.06%) Analytics
9 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.06%) Web Design
9 6 (6.06%) Workflow
10 5 (5.05%) Functional Programming
10 5 (5.05%) Product Management
10 5 (5.05%) Rapid Prototyping
10 5 (5.05%) Time Management
10 5 (5.05%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) Java
1 32 (32.32%) Python
2 28 (28.28%) Perl
3 24 (24.24%) SQL
4 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.07%) C++
8 6 (6.06%) R
9 5 (5.05%) C
9 5 (5.05%) Clojure
9 5 (5.05%) Scala
10 4 (4.04%) PHP
11 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.02%) C#
12 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (47.47%) Degree
2 30 (30.30%) PhD
3 2 (2.02%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) COSHH
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) NFS
2 2 (2.02%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (1.01%) GPFS
3 1 (1.01%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Vertica
3 4 (4.04%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Isilon
4 1 (1.01%) NetApp
4 1 (1.01%) SAP
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