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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 866 867 856
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Biology 26 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.064% 0.065% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 27
Average salary £85,000 £49,437 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.93% +4.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £25,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,875 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -18.15%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 6 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 27 March 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 +8 26 £85,000 +71.93% 10
London +40 21 £85,000 +30.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £40,000 +2.89% 9
East of England +7 5 £40,000 +2.89% 9
City of London - 5 £41,000 - 1
Cambridge +11 2 £40,000 - 9

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (80.95%) Degree
2 33 (78.57%) Computer Science
3 28 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 25 (59.52%) Life Science
4 25 (59.52%) Analytics
5 22 (52.38%) Marketing
6 21 (50.00%) Web Services
7 19 (45.24%) Big Data
8 18 (42.86%) Chemistry
9 17 (40.48%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (40.48%) SaaS
9 17 (40.48%) SOA
9 17 (40.48%) Project Management
9 17 (40.48%) Validation
10 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (35.71%) Oracle
12 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (30.95%) SAP
13 13 (30.95%) ITIL
13 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2
13 13 (30.95%) Siebel
14 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
14 12 (28.57%) Python
15 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
15 11 (26.19%) Physics
15 11 (26.19%) R
16 10 (23.81%) Java
17 9 (21.43%) Perl
18 8 (19.05%) JavaScript

Biology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
1 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (40.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) Big Data
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Fiddler
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (52.38%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Architect
1 17 (40.48%) Solutions Architect
1 17 (40.48%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 17 (40.48%) Senior Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Applications Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Applications Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Mobility Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
2 4 (9.52%) HTML5
2 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (9.52%) REST
2 4 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (7.14%) Django
3 3 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 28 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 25 (59.52%) Life Science
4 18 (42.86%) Chemistry
5 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (26.19%) Physics
8 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
8 6 (14.29%) Algorithms
9 5 (11.90%) User Experience
10 4 (9.52%) Open Source
10 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
10 4 (9.52%) Robotics
10 4 (9.52%) LIMS
11 3 (7.14%) Biotechnology
11 3 (7.14%) Smart Meter
12 1 (2.38%) Statistics
12 1 (2.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Android
2 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Analytics
2 17 (40.48%) SOA
2 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 17 (40.48%) Validation
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
4 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2
5 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.52%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) Web Design
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 3 (7.14%) DNA
8 3 (7.14%) Customer Insight
8 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
2 11 (26.19%) R
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) Perl
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) Golang
8 1 (2.38%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) SAP
2 13 (30.95%) Siebel
3 4 (9.52%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Google
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