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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 872 897 852
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -45
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 20 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.070% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 20
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,800 £41,145
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £25,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%

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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +8 20 £40,000 +60.00% 5
London +31 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +5 3 £40,000 +28.00% 1
South East -15 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
East of England +4 2 £67,500 +12.50% 4
West Midlands - 2 £36,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £67,500 - 1
Malvern - 2 £36,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £36,500 -
Cheshire +1 1 £45,000 +38.46%
North West -6 1 £45,000 +97.80%

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (81.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (51.35%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) SAP
5 7 (18.92%) ERP
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 7 (18.92%) SAP Business One
5 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (13.51%) Life Science
7 5 (13.51%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 5 (13.51%) Python
7 5 (13.51%) C#
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
7 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (10.81%) Node.js
8 4 (10.81%) MySQL
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
8 4 (10.81%) Perl
8 4 (10.81%) C++
8 4 (10.81%) CSS

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) OLAP
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 30 (81.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
2 4 (10.81%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Business Manager
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Information Systems Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Electrical Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
1 5 (13.51%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) MFC
4 1 (2.70%) WPF
4 1 (2.70%) SciPy
4 1 (2.70%) NumPy
4 1 (2.70%) Pandas
4 1 (2.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Life Science
3 2 (5.41%) Chemistry
3 2 (5.41%) Biology
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) ERP
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) Validation
5 3 (8.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Data Management
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Clinical Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
4 2 (5.41%) VC++
4 2 (5.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.11%) PhD
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (8.11%) GCP
2 2 (5.41%) GMP
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) SAP
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
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