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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biotechnology
Rank 846 837 866
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 48 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.096% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 15
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%

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
43021 41581 45815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.92% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33611 33777 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 +18 47 £30,000 +13.20% 9
South East +18 34 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +15 31 £30,000 +20.00% 2
London -13 6 £47,500 +69.64% 2
East of England 0 5 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cambridge +5 4 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Oxford - 2 £37,500 -
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Abingdon - 1 - -
North West - 1 £32,500 - 2

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 56 (82.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
3 44 (64.71%) Bioinformatics
4 43 (63.24%) Life Science
5 41 (60.29%) Chemistry
6 40 (58.82%) Biology
7 38 (55.88%) PhD
8 35 (51.47%) MS Excel
9 30 (44.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 30 (44.12%) CIPD
10 16 (23.53%) Windows
11 13 (19.12%) E-Learning
12 12 (17.65%) Degree
13 11 (16.18%) Marketing
13 11 (16.18%) SQL
14 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
14 10 (14.71%) CRM
14 10 (14.71%) Linux
14 10 (14.71%) GLP
15 9 (13.24%) ISEB
15 9 (13.24%) Oracle
15 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.24%) Data Integration
16 8 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (11.76%) Selenium
16 8 (11.76%) JMeter
16 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (11.76%) J2EE
16 8 (11.76%) MySQL
16 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.94%) Site Server
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (51.47%) MS Excel
2 30 (44.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
1 4 (5.88%) VPN
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) MySQL
3 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (11.76%) Selenium
1 8 (11.76%) JMeter
1 8 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.47%) JUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (82.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (16.18%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Trainer
1 30 (44.12%) Consultant
1 30 (44.12%) Training Consultant
2 15 (22.06%) Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Software Tester
3 8 (11.76%) Tester
4 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Head of IT
5 4 (5.88%) Sales Executive
5 4 (5.88%) Programmer
5 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.94%) IT Administrator
7 2 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) J2EE
1 8 (11.76%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) D3.js
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) Classic ASP
2 5 (7.35%) CSS
2 5 (7.35%) jQuery
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.94%) Swing
4 1 (1.47%) STL
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.47%) OSGi
4 1 (1.47%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (63.24%) Life Science
2 41 (60.29%) Chemistry
3 40 (58.82%) Biology
4 13 (19.12%) E-Learning
5 9 (13.24%) Data Integration
6 4 (5.88%) EqualLogic
6 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.41%) LIMS
7 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.47%) Statistics
9 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.47%) Informatics
9 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Solaris
3 8 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (14.71%) CRM
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.82%) People Management
5 5 (7.35%) Data Management
5 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Business Development
6 4 (5.88%) Telemarketing
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (4.41%) Information Management
7 3 (4.41%) Validation
8 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.94%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.94%) TDD
8 2 (2.94%) Document Management
8 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.47%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.29%) Python
4 7 (10.29%) Perl
5 6 (8.82%) C
6 3 (4.41%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) PhD
2 30 (44.12%) CIPD
3 12 (17.65%) Degree
4 9 (13.24%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) GLP
2 2 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) GMP
3 1 (1.47%) CDISC
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Dell
3 4 (5.88%) Avaya
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Sage
5 1 (1.47%) ION Trading
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Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TM Recruit
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Kelly Services-Uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Kelly NL En
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago