The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 872 883 839
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 9 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.022% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 20
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £32,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
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 £29,000 £28,000
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%

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biotechnology
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK.

Biotechnology Salary Trend in the UK

Biotechnology
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biotechnology over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Biotechnology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -5 9 £40,000 +23.07% 10
North West -5 4 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 5
Cambridge - 2 - - 5
Liverpool - 2 £65,000 - 1
Wirral - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 5
London +10 1 £87,500 -
Manchester -1 1 £22,500 -30.76%
Slough - 1 £49,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £49,000 - 1
South East - 1 £49,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

1 25 (67.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (54.05%) PhD
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Bioinformatics
4 18 (48.65%) Chemistry
4 18 (48.65%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) Biology
5 17 (45.95%) Life Science
6 12 (32.43%) Linux
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) Degree
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle
9 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
9 9 (24.32%) ISEB
9 9 (24.32%) GLP
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) JMeter
10 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (21.62%) CIPD
10 8 (21.62%) Selenium
10 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
10 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Solaris
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 8 (21.62%) J2EE
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
10 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Documentum
3 1 (2.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) VPN
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (21.62%) JMeter
1 8 (21.62%) Selenium
1 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 25 (67.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Tester
1 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Training Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Trainer
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
1 8 (21.62%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) STL
2 2 (5.41%) WinForms
2 2 (5.41%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) WPF
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.41%) D3.js
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) Pandas
3 1 (2.70%) SWT
3 1 (2.70%) SciPy
3 1 (2.70%) NumPy
3 1 (2.70%) OSGi
3 1 (2.70%) Swing
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Chemistry
2 17 (45.95%) Biology
2 17 (45.95%) Life Science
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.81%) E-Learning
5 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) EqualLogic
5 3 (8.11%) LIMS
6 2 (5.41%) Social Media
6 2 (5.41%) Informatics
6 2 (5.41%) Physics
7 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
3 8 (21.62%) Solaris
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Bioinformatics
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) Validation
5 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Product Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.41%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) ETL
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Document Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) C
5 3 (8.11%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) PhD
2 11 (29.73%) Degree
3 9 (24.32%) ISEB
4 8 (21.62%) CIPD
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) GLP
2 3 (8.11%) GMP
3 2 (5.41%) GAMP
4 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Dell
3 3 (8.11%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.70%) Agilent
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp ( A Certa Company)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cogent Skills
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 28 days annual leave, private medical care, li
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DOE + top benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Babraham Institute
Salary: From £24,794 to £26,039 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago