The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 234 266
Rank change year-on-year +16 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 35 38 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.51% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.58% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 7
Median salary £34,500 £35,791 £38,564
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.60% -7.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,792 £35,088 £37,138
10% offered a salary of more than £44,859 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 £35,439 £38,564
% change year-on-year -9.25% -8.10%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5394 6539 6376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.23% 87.90% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 5180 5085
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Bioinformatics in the East of England

Bioinformatics
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bioinformatics in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Bioinformatics in the East of England

Bioinformatics
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 22 £35,044 -2.08%
Essex +22 13 £32,159 - 7
Bioinformatics
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 47 (72.31%) Degree
2 40 (61.54%) Informatics
3 38 (58.46%) Computer Science
4 37 (56.92%) JavaScript
5 36 (55.38%) Python
6 35 (53.85%) Perl
7 29 (44.62%) Linux
8 25 (38.46%) Java
8 25 (38.46%) Web Development
9 23 (35.38%) SQL
9 23 (35.38%) Oracle
10 21 (32.31%) Visualisation
11 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (29.23%) Relational Database
13 18 (27.69%) CSS
14 17 (26.15%) Subversion
14 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
14 17 (26.15%) jQuery
15 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
16 14 (21.54%) MySQL
16 14 (21.54%) HTML
16 14 (21.54%) Spring
17 13 (20.00%) Unix
17 13 (20.00%) NoSQL
18 12 (18.46%) JSP
18 12 (18.46%) Maven
18 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (16.92%) OpenStack
20 10 (15.38%) DNA
21 9 (13.85%) Web Services

Bioinformatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (16.92%) OpenStack
2 9 (13.85%) Apache Spark
3 7 (10.77%) Apache
4 5 (7.69%) nginx
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.77%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DHCP
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) LDAP
1 2 (3.08%) SMTP
1 2 (3.08%) SNMP
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.54%) MySQL
3 13 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.31%) CouchDB
4 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.08%) Big Data
6 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.08%) Text Mining
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
1 17 (26.15%) Subversion
2 12 (18.46%) Maven
3 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.69%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (84.62%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) Software Developer
3 22 (33.85%) Java Developer
4 16 (24.62%) Software Engineer
5 15 (23.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 14 (21.54%) Senior Developer
7 13 (20.00%) Web Developer
8 12 (18.46%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (16.92%) Programmer
9 11 (16.92%) Software Programmer
10 9 (13.85%) Java Engineer
10 9 (13.85%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (12.31%) Java Programmer
11 8 (12.31%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (6.15%) C++ Developer
12 4 (6.15%) C++ Software Developer
12 4 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
13 3 (4.62%) Administrator
13 3 (4.62%) SQL Developer
13 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) CSS
2 17 (26.15%) jQuery
3 14 (21.54%) HTML
3 14 (21.54%) Spring
4 12 (18.46%) JSP
5 9 (13.85%) Web Services
6 8 (12.31%) HTML5
7 7 (10.77%) CPAN
7 7 (10.77%) DBIx::Class
7 7 (10.77%) Express
7 7 (10.77%) Moose
7 7 (10.77%) Node.js
8 5 (7.69%) Dancer
8 5 (7.69%) JDBC
8 5 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (7.69%) Sass
9 4 (6.15%) D3.js
10 3 (4.62%) Ext JS
11 2 (3.08%) Lucene
11 2 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (58.46%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.31%) Algorithms
2 8 (12.31%) User Experience
3 5 (7.69%) LIMS
4 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) e-Health
6 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (10.77%) VMS
4 5 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (3.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) Informatics
2 25 (38.46%) Web Development
3 21 (32.31%) Visualisation
4 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.38%) DNA
7 9 (13.85%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (13.85%) Workflow
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.77%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.77%) Workflow Management
9 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
10 5 (7.69%) Health Informatics
10 5 (7.69%) Information Management
10 5 (7.69%) Open Source
10 5 (7.69%) Physics
10 5 (7.69%) Secure Coding
10 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) JavaScript
2 36 (55.38%) Python
3 35 (53.85%) Perl
4 25 (38.46%) Java
5 23 (35.38%) SQL
6 8 (12.31%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.77%) C++
8 4 (6.15%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) Go
9 1 (1.54%) Haskell
9 1 (1.54%) R
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.08%) PhD
4 1 (1.54%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) GSEC
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) LXC
2 3 (4.62%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) KVM
3 1 (1.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
1 2 (3.08%) Salt
2 1 (1.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 5 (7.69%) Serena
4 2 (3.08%) Apple
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.54%) Tableau
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