Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 95 114
Rank change year-on-year -39 +19 +51
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 41 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.32% 2.31% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.59% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 10
Cambridge median annual salary £46,902 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.31% -35.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,500 £27,955 £32,225
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,350 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,902 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +44.31% -35.00% +33.33%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2887 2009 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.07% 89.25% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 1650 2180
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Bioinformatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Bioinformatics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (65.85%) Python
2 20 (48.78%) Web Development
3 19 (46.34%) Degree
4 18 (43.90%) Unit Testing
5 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
6 16 (39.02%) Unix
6 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
7 14 (34.15%) Linux
7 14 (34.15%) SQL
8 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (31.71%) Perl
9 12 (29.27%) HTML
9 12 (29.27%) React
10 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (26.83%) Informatics
10 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
11 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
11 10 (24.39%) HTML5
12 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
12 9 (21.95%) Flask
12 9 (21.95%) Django
12 9 (21.95%) Web Services
13 8 (19.51%) Java
13 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
13 8 (19.51%) Physics
13 8 (19.51%) GitHub
13 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
13 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
13 8 (19.51%) R
14 7 (17.07%) CSS

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 5 (12.20%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) GitHub
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) webpack
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Python Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Software Developer
4 13 (31.71%) Senior Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Python Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Data Scientist
7 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Embedded Java Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Java Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Junior
10 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Junior Python Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
1 12 (29.27%) React
2 10 (24.39%) HTML5
3 9 (21.95%) Django
3 9 (21.95%) Flask
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
4 7 (17.07%) CSS
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) Moose
6 4 (9.76%) Angular 2
6 4 (9.76%) DOM
6 4 (9.76%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) Catalyst
7 3 (7.32%) DBIx::Class
8 1 (2.44%) CSS3
8 1 (2.44%) Lucene
8 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.32%) LIMS
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Unix
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Web Development
2 18 (43.90%) Unit Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Informatics
5 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
6 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
7 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
7 8 (19.51%) Physics
8 7 (17.07%) MVC
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.63%) Data Security
9 6 (14.63%) DNA
9 6 (14.63%) SDLC
10 5 (12.20%) OO
10 5 (12.20%) OOP
10 5 (12.20%) Open Source
10 5 (12.20%) Open Source Development
10 5 (12.20%) People Management
10 5 (12.20%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Python
2 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Perl
5 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
5 8 (19.51%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) R
6 6 (14.63%) C
6 6 (14.63%) C++
7 5 (12.20%) Julia
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.32%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
1 5 (12.20%) VMware