The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank 216 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -21.53%
Biotechnology
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1605 1516 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.01% 30.56% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1279 1193
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,796 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biotechnology across the West Midlands region.

Biotechnology Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Biotechnology
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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
Worcestershire - 2 £36,500 -
Biotechnology
England

Biotechnology
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (50.00%) PhD
1 2 (50.00%) GMP
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MFC
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) VC++
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GMP