The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Biology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 104 101 108
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Biology 2 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.16% 0.95% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.05% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Median salary £41,750 £35,088 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.98% -12.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £35,088 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.83% -12.28%  

Biology 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 1116 1336 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.55% 90.27% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1021 987
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £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%  

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Biology in Cambridge

Biology
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Biology in Cambridge

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (14.29%) React
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) API Design

Biology
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) HBase
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 1 (14.29%) Parquet
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) Chemistry
3 1 (14.29%) Computational Biology
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (14.29%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Orchard
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