Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biology
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 108 136
Rank change year-on-year -56 +28 +24
Permanent jobs citing Biology 15 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.48% 1.70% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.90% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Cambridge median annual salary £38,500 - -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,500 - -

Biology 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 2886 2052 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.10% 89.37% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2197 1687 2166
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,150 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biology in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Biology in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (80.00%) Life Science
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Chemistry
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) HTTP
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Text Mining
4 6 (40.00%) PhD
5 4 (26.67%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) React
7 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Physics
8 1 (6.67%) Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (6.67%) Orchard
8 1 (6.67%) DNA
8 1 (6.67%) PHP
8 1 (6.67%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) Linux

Biology
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (40.00%) Text Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Biologist
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) React
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Django
2 1 (6.67%) Flask
2 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Life Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Chemistry
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (6.67%) DNA
6 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Microscopy
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PhD
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Orchard