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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
UK
Rank 814 880 925
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +45
Permanent jobs citing Biology 35 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.059% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.14% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 22
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,115 £25,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.95%

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
34145 42640 42584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.46% 42.66% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27843 34180 34549
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Biology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biology
Top 15 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +62 35 £50,000 -13.04% 6
London +85 24 £50,000 -16.66% 1
South East +72 5 £52,500 +133.33% 1
Leeds - 4 £38,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £38,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £38,500 - 1
Surrey +34 2 £52,500 +133.33% 1
Cambridge -12 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -16 2 - -
East of England -18 2 - -
Dorking - 2 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £51,250 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 - -

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 52 (63.41%) Computer Science
2 43 (52.44%) Degree
3 42 (51.22%) Bioinformatics
4 40 (48.78%) Python
5 36 (43.90%) Java
6 32 (39.02%) C++
7 30 (36.59%) Linux
8 29 (35.37%) SQL
8 29 (35.37%) Software Engineering
9 28 (34.15%) Physics
10 27 (32.93%) C
11 26 (31.71%) Finance
12 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
12 20 (24.39%) Perl
13 19 (23.17%) Chemistry
13 19 (23.17%) Mathematics
14 18 (21.95%) Hadoop
14 18 (21.95%) Big Data
14 18 (21.95%) C#
14 18 (21.95%) Unix
14 18 (21.95%) MATLAB
15 17 (20.73%) Oracle
16 16 (19.51%) NoSQL
17 15 (18.29%) GitHub
17 15 (18.29%) Confluence
17 15 (18.29%) Middleware
18 14 (17.07%) Visualisation
18 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (17.07%) Data Analysis
19 13 (15.85%) Relational Database

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 15 (18.29%) Confluence
2 10 (12.20%) OpenStack
3 9 (10.98%) Apache Spark
3 9 (10.98%) JBoss
3 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.32%) SAS
5 5 (6.10%) Apache
5 5 (6.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.22%) Luigi
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.22%) InDesign
2 1 (1.22%) Maple
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.22%) Simulink
2 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) GitHub
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) DHCP
1 10 (12.20%) DNS
2 9 (10.98%) Firewall
3 7 (8.54%) LDAP
4 5 (6.10%) DMZ
4 5 (6.10%) HTTP
4 5 (6.10%) Kerberos
4 5 (6.10%) SAN
4 5 (6.10%) SSH
4 5 (6.10%) SSL
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
5 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.88%) VLAN
5 4 (4.88%) VPN
6 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) Big Data
1 18 (21.95%) Hadoop
2 16 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (7.32%) HBase
6 6 (7.32%) Parquet
7 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.66%) MySQL
9 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.22%) GIS
10 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.98%) Travis CI
3 6 (7.32%) JIRA
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.44%) Electronics
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Software Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Graduate
7 6 (7.32%) Database Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Java Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) Middleware
2 12 (14.63%) HTML
3 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
4 9 (10.98%) .NET
4 9 (10.98%) CSS
4 9 (10.98%) Spring
5 6 (7.32%) LAMP
5 6 (7.32%) Node.js
6 5 (6.10%) D3.js
6 5 (6.10%) WPF
7 4 (4.88%) Flask
7 4 (4.88%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (4.88%) LESS
7 4 (4.88%) Pyramid
7 4 (4.88%) React
7 4 (4.88%) Sass
7 4 (4.88%) SVG
7 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.88%) Web Components
7 4 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (63.41%) Computer Science
2 28 (34.15%) Physics
3 19 (23.17%) Chemistry
3 19 (23.17%) Mathematics
4 14 (17.07%) Visualisation
5 13 (15.85%) Algorithms
6 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (13.41%) Life Science
7 8 (9.76%) Informatics
8 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
8 7 (8.54%) User Experience
9 6 (7.32%) Data Structures
9 6 (7.32%) Public Cloud
9 6 (7.32%) Statistics
10 5 (6.10%) Biotechnology
10 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
10 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
11 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
11 4 (4.88%) GPGPU
12 3 (3.66%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.59%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Unix
3 8 (9.76%) Windows
4 7 (8.54%) CentOS
5 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.88%) Debian
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Bioinformatics
2 29 (35.37%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.07%) Data Analysis
4 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (12.20%) ITIL
5 10 (12.20%) Migration
6 9 (10.98%) Neuroscience
6 9 (10.98%) Prototyping
6 9 (10.98%) Rapid Prototyping
6 9 (10.98%) Workflow
7 8 (9.76%) Open Source
7 8 (9.76%) Scrum
8 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.54%) Project Management
8 7 (8.54%) SDLC
8 7 (8.54%) Web Development
9 6 (7.32%) Computational Biology
9 6 (7.32%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) Python
2 36 (43.90%) Java
3 32 (39.02%) C++
4 29 (35.37%) SQL
5 27 (32.93%) C
6 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
6 20 (24.39%) Perl
7 18 (21.95%) C#
7 18 (21.95%) MATLAB
8 12 (14.63%) R
9 11 (13.41%) Scala
10 10 (12.20%) Bash Shell
11 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
12 5 (6.10%) XAML
13 4 (4.88%) ES6
13 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
14 3 (3.66%) VB
14 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
14 3 (3.66%) VBA
15 2 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) PhD
3 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.66%) VCP5
5 3 (3.66%) VCP6
6 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Ceph
1 9 (10.98%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.10%) vSphere
5 4 (4.88%) GPFS
6 2 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (1.22%) Firmware
7 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.22%) KVM
7 1 (1.22%) NFS
7 1 (1.22%) vCloud
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
1 1 (1.22%) Casper Suite
1 1 (1.22%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.22%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
3 6 (7.32%) Dell
3 6 (7.32%) EMC
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.32%) SAP
4 5 (6.10%) HP
4 5 (6.10%) Isilon
5 4 (4.88%) IBM
5 4 (4.88%) Twitter
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Dell KACE
6 1 (1.22%) Google
6 1 (1.22%) Minitab
6 1 (1.22%) Veeam
6 1 (1.22%) Zerto
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