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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 858 871 867
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 8 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% 0.010% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 15
Average salary £40,000 - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £36,250

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
39255 41093 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.41% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31712 32035 35265
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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
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 28 January 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 +20 8 £40,000 - 3
South East - 3 £49,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Wirral - 2 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 - 1
North West - 2 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £49,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 £49,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 1

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (74.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 32 (68.09%) Bioinformatics
3 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
3 29 (61.70%) PhD
4 28 (59.57%) Chemistry
4 28 (59.57%) Biology
4 28 (59.57%) Life Science
5 18 (38.30%) Windows
6 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
7 16 (34.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (34.04%) CIPD
8 13 (27.66%) Linux
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle
9 11 (23.40%) ISEB
10 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.28%) Selenium
10 10 (21.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (21.28%) Mac OS X
10 10 (21.28%) GLP
10 10 (21.28%) JMeter
10 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
10 10 (21.28%) J2EE
10 10 (21.28%) MySQL
10 10 (21.28%) Web Services
10 10 (21.28%) Solaris
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) E-Learning

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 16 (34.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
1 3 (6.38%) SAN
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (21.28%) JMeter
1 10 (21.28%) Selenium
1 10 (21.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 35 (74.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Trainer
1 16 (34.04%) Consultant
1 16 (34.04%) Training Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) Software Tester
2 11 (23.40%) Tester
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Graduate
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
1 10 (21.28%) J2EE
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 4 (8.51%) jQuery
2 4 (8.51%) D3.js
3 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) WPF
3 2 (4.26%) STL
3 2 (4.26%) WinForms
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) Swing
4 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) SWT
4 1 (2.13%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Chemistry
1 28 (59.57%) Biology
1 28 (59.57%) Life Science
2 8 (17.02%) E-Learning
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.51%) LIMS
5 3 (6.38%) EqualLogic
6 2 (4.26%) Social Media
6 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.26%) Informatics
6 2 (4.26%) Physics
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Mac OS X
3 10 (21.28%) Solaris
4 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.64%) Validation
4 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) TDD
5 3 (6.38%) CRM
5 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Product Marketing
6 2 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (4.26%) OO
7 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Telemarketing
7 1 (2.13%) Business Development
7 1 (2.13%) ERP
7 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Management
7 1 (2.13%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 4 (8.51%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) C
5 3 (6.38%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) PhD
2 16 (34.04%) CIPD
3 11 (23.40%) ISEB
4 9 (19.15%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) GLP
2 2 (4.26%) GAMP
2 2 (4.26%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Dell
3 3 (6.38%) Avaya
4 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.13%) Agilent
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
London
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wirral
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago