The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 877 847 887
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +40
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 34 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.092% 0.079% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 4
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -23.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £41,145 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £37,500 £27,750
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.13%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36828 35498 38799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.49% 32.69% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29168 28706 32836
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Biotechnology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 18 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 2014. 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 -30 33 £25,000 -9.09% 5
South East +1 19 £25,000 -4.76% 2
Surrey 0 14 £25,000 -4.76% 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £49,000 -
East of England -6 4 £60,000 +54.83% 1
London -42 4 - - 1
Abingdon - 4 - -
Hertfordshire -11 3 £60,000 +100.00%
North West - 3 £22,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £31,250 -
Manchester - 2 £22,625 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - - 1
Cambridge 0 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Oxford - 1 £49,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 45 (88.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
4 19 (37.25%) Life Science
5 16 (31.37%) Chemistry
5 16 (31.37%) Bioinformatics
6 15 (29.41%) Biology
6 15 (29.41%) Degree
6 15 (29.41%) Windows
7 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
7 14 (27.45%) PhD
7 14 (27.45%) Marketing
7 14 (27.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (27.45%) CIPD
8 11 (21.57%) CRM
8 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
9 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
9 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (19.61%) Firewall
9 10 (19.61%) MCITP
9 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (17.65%) Data Integration
10 9 (17.65%) SAN
10 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
11 8 (15.69%) MS Office
12 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.73%) Citrix
13 6 (11.76%) CCNA
13 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (11.76%) Oracle

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Site Server
6 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (27.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (15.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) NAS
3 5 (9.80%) DHCP
3 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.80%) DNS
4 4 (7.84%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) VPN
4 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
General
1 45 (88.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (27.45%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Consultant
2 14 (27.45%) Trainer
2 14 (27.45%) Training Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.84%) Head of IT
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) Sales Executive
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) Classic ASP
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) jQuery
2 2 (3.92%) D3.js
3 1 (1.96%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Life Science
2 16 (31.37%) Chemistry
3 15 (29.41%) Biology
4 9 (17.65%) Data Integration
5 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.80%) E-Learning
6 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.84%) EqualLogic
7 2 (3.92%) LIMS
8 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.96%) Informatics
8 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Bioinformatics
2 11 (21.57%) CRM
3 6 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 5 (9.80%) Analytics
4 5 (9.80%) Data Management
4 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.80%) Operations Management
4 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) Telemarketing
5 4 (7.84%) Business Development
6 3 (5.88%) Validation
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Information Management
7 2 (3.92%) Document Management
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.96%) SIEM
8 1 (1.96%) Information Security
8 1 (1.96%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.84%) C
3 3 (5.88%) Python
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) Perl
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 14 (27.45%) PhD
2 14 (27.45%) CIPD
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.61%) MCITP
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) MCSE
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.88%) ISEB
6 1 (1.96%) CISA
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) GMP
1 2 (3.92%) GLP
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) CDISC
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) GxP
2 1 (1.96%) GAMP
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) XenApp
1 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) ARCserve
2 4 (7.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Citrix
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 5 (9.80%) Veeam
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) CA
5 4 (7.84%) Dell
5 4 (7.84%) Avaya
6 3 (5.88%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.96%) Sage
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ID Business Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago