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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 880 920 860
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -60
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 18 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.043% 0.035% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +5.51%

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
42223 48524 42653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.42% 39.82% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33333 38564 34660
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 May 2015 within the UK.

Biotechnology Salary Histogram in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 14 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 7 May 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
(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 +31 13 £37,500 -14.77% 7
London +35 4 £85,000 +93.18% 4
North West +3 4 £36,750 +13.07% 2
Manchester +6 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £36,500 -
City of London - 3 £85,000 -
Malvern - 3 £36,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £36,500 -
East of England +29 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £36,750 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 1 £90,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £90,000 -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 15 (57.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Validation
3 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) PhD
5 5 (19.23%) Python
5 5 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (19.23%) HTML5
6 4 (15.38%) Node.js
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (15.38%) Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) GMP
6 4 (15.38%) Perl
6 4 (15.38%) MySQL
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.54%) VBA

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Site Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 15 (57.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Product Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) HTML5
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) WPF
4 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) MFC
4 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) Pandas
5 1 (3.85%) SciPy
5 1 (3.85%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) LIMS
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Chemistry
2 3 (11.54%) Biology
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Validation
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Product Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 3 (11.54%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) VC++
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) PhD
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) GMP
2 2 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) GAMP
3 1 (3.85%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Google
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.85%) Sage
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Agilent
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, London, South East
Oracle
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago