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 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
Biotechnology
Rank 877 883 849
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 15 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.029% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 18
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £44,400 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -40.90%

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%

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 March 2015 within the UK.

Biotechnology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 17 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 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 +11 12 £44,500 +1.13% 4
North West +12 4 £40,000 +23.07%
London +34 3 £85,000 +93.18% 3
East of England +12 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £65,000 -
Wirral - 2 £40,000 -
City of London - 2 £85,000 - 1
Manchester +9 1 £22,500 -30.76%
Slough - 1 £49,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £49,000 -
Malvern - 1 £36,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £36,500 -
South East - 1 £49,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,500 -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (60.87%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) PhD
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) GMP
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Avaya
7 3 (13.04%) SAN
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) LIMS
7 3 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) VBA
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) Documentum
4 1 (4.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) OLAP
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 14 (60.87%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) WPF
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) WinForms
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Pandas
3 1 (4.35%) SciPy
3 1 (4.35%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) LIMS
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.04%) Chemistry
2 3 (13.04%) Biology
2 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
2 3 (13.04%) EqualLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) Informatics
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Validation
2 3 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Product Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VBA
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Golang
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) GMP
2 2 (8.70%) GAMP
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) GLP
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Dell
1 3 (13.04%) Avaya
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Agilent
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) ION Trading
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago