The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Bioinformatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 84 104
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 22 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.78% 1.95% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.15% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 5
Median salary £35,044 £35,439 £38,564
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% -8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £34,317 £36,426
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,277 £48,426
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 £35,088 £38,564
% change year-on-year -8.34% -9.01%  

Bioinformatics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1129 1346 1243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.49% 90.27% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1028 1019
Median salary £46,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Bioinformatics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Bioinformatics in Cambridge

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bioinformatics in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Bioinformatics in Cambridge

Bioinformatics
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bioinformatics in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Bioinformatics in Cambridge

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Bioinformatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 39 (76.47%) Degree
2 30 (58.82%) Computer Science
3 27 (52.94%) Informatics
4 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
5 24 (47.06%) Java
6 23 (45.10%) SQL
6 23 (45.10%) Python
7 22 (43.14%) Perl
8 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (35.29%) Oracle
10 16 (31.37%) Linux
10 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
11 14 (27.45%) Spring
12 13 (25.49%) CSS
12 13 (25.49%) Web Development
13 12 (23.53%) jQuery
13 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (23.53%) JSP
13 12 (23.53%) Unix
13 12 (23.53%) Maven
13 12 (23.53%) Subversion
14 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
15 10 (19.61%) OpenStack
15 10 (19.61%) DNA
16 9 (17.65%) Web Services
16 9 (17.65%) Workflow
16 9 (17.65%) Visualisation
16 9 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
17 8 (15.69%) MySQL
17 8 (15.69%) HTML

Bioinformatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
1 2 (3.92%) SMTP
1 2 (3.92%) SNMP
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.92%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Maven
1 12 (23.53%) Subversion
2 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) Java Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Software Developer
4 16 (31.37%) Software Engineer
5 15 (29.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 11 (21.57%) Programmer
6 11 (21.57%) Software Programmer
7 9 (17.65%) Java Engineer
7 9 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (15.69%) Java Programmer
8 8 (15.69%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
9 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
10 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
11 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
12 3 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Spring
2 13 (25.49%) CSS
3 12 (23.53%) jQuery
3 12 (23.53%) JSP
4 9 (17.65%) Web Services
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
6 7 (13.73%) HTML5
7 5 (9.80%) JDBC
7 5 (9.80%) Sass
8 4 (7.84%) D3.js
9 3 (5.88%) Ext JS
10 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.92%) Lucene
10 2 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) User Experience
3 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.80%) LIMS
5 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Informatics
2 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
4 13 (25.49%) Web Development
5 10 (19.61%) DNA
6 9 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 9 (17.65%) Workflow
7 7 (13.73%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Workflow Management
8 5 (9.80%) Information Management
8 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Open Source
9 4 (7.84%) Physics
9 4 (7.84%) Prototyping
9 4 (7.84%) SDLC
10 3 (5.88%) Machine Learning
11 2 (3.92%) Data Transformation
11 2 (3.92%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
2 24 (47.06%) Java
3 23 (45.10%) Python
3 23 (45.10%) SQL
4 22 (43.14%) Perl
5 6 (11.76%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) C
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
1 2 (3.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Serena
4 2 (3.92%) Apple
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau