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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 864 832 864
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +32
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 39 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.029% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.089% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 8
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -42.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,995 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -17.94%

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
35882 36024 39558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.09% 33.01% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28164 29090 33417
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 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 -2 38 £30,000 +20.00% 4
South East +14 24 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +11 20 £30,000 +20.00% 2
East of England 0 5 £60,000 +50.00%
London -17 4 - -
Abingdon - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Cambridge -3 2 £37,500 -3.22%
Cambridgeshire -6 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 -
North West - 2 £27,625 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Manchester - 1 £22,750 -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (84.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
3 29 (54.72%) MS Excel
4 25 (47.17%) Life Science
5 24 (45.28%) Bioinformatics
6 23 (43.40%) Chemistry
7 22 (41.51%) Biology
8 20 (37.74%) PhD
8 20 (37.74%) CIPD
8 20 (37.74%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
10 12 (22.64%) Marketing
11 11 (20.75%) Degree
11 11 (20.75%) Windows
11 11 (20.75%) CRM
12 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
13 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
13 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
13 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (16.98%) Firewall
14 8 (15.09%) E-Learning
14 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.09%) SAN
15 6 (11.32%) Citrix
15 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (11.32%) MCITP
15 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
15 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
16 5 (9.43%) Analytics
16 5 (9.43%) Asset Management

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Site Server
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (54.72%) MS Excel
2 20 (37.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 8 (15.09%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
3 4 (7.55%) NAS
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) DB2
4 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
General
1 45 (84.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (22.64%) Marketing
3 4 (7.55%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Consultant
2 20 (37.74%) Trainer
2 20 (37.74%) Training Consultant
3 11 (20.75%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Sales Executive
4 4 (7.55%) Head of IT
4 4 (7.55%) Programmer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) IT Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Support Manager
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) Classic ASP
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) jQuery
2 3 (5.66%) D3.js
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Life Science
2 23 (43.40%) Chemistry
3 22 (41.51%) Biology
4 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
5 8 (15.09%) E-Learning
6 4 (7.55%) EqualLogic
7 3 (5.66%) LIMS
7 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.89%) Statistics
9 1 (1.89%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) UNIX
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Bioinformatics
2 11 (20.75%) CRM
3 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
3 5 (9.43%) Data Management
3 5 (9.43%) Analytics
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Validation
4 4 (7.55%) Telemarketing
4 4 (7.55%) Business Development
4 4 (7.55%) Operations Management
5 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Information Management
5 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Document Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.89%) SIEM
7 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.89%) Biostatistics
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) Perl
2 4 (7.55%) C
2 4 (7.55%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) PhD
1 20 (37.74%) CIPD
2 11 (20.75%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) MCITP
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.43%) MCSE
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) CISA
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GMP
1 2 (3.77%) GLP
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) CDISC
2 1 (1.89%) GAMP
2 1 (1.89%) GxP
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) ARCserve
1 4 (7.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Veeam
4 4 (7.55%) Avaya
4 4 (7.55%) CA
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
4 4 (7.55%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.89%) Sage
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus pension contribution, health scheme
Posted: 13 days ago