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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 244 270
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 21 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 10
Median salary £35,614 £45,000 £34,785
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.85% +29.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £45,000 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,614 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.85% +28.57%  

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 5457 6001 6987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.00% 87.67% 86.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4413 5042 5722
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Essex +14 15 £35,614 -20.85%
Cambridgeshire -24 4 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £26,000 -
Bioinformatics
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 39 (68.42%) Degree
2 38 (66.67%) Perl
3 37 (64.91%) Python
4 35 (61.40%) Linux
5 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
5 32 (56.14%) Informatics
6 30 (52.63%) Computer Science
7 26 (45.61%) Visualisation
7 26 (45.61%) Web Development
8 21 (36.84%) Relational Database
9 18 (31.58%) Oracle
10 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 15 (26.32%) GitHub
10 15 (26.32%) DBIx::Class
10 15 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
12 13 (22.81%) Apache Spark
12 13 (22.81%) Java
12 13 (22.81%) Unix
13 12 (21.05%) HTML
13 12 (21.05%) SQL
13 12 (21.05%) Web Services
14 11 (19.30%) CSS
14 11 (19.30%) MySQL
14 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
14 11 (19.30%) CouchDB
14 11 (19.30%) LXC
15 10 (17.54%) Moose
15 10 (17.54%) Express

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 13 (22.81%) Apache Spark
2 10 (17.54%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.77%) nginx
5 4 (7.02%) Apache Solr
5 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) GitHub
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
3 11 (19.30%) CouchDB
3 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
3 11 (19.30%) MySQL
4 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.02%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.26%) Big Data
6 3 (5.26%) Text Mining
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Games
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 25 (43.86%) Software Developer
3 21 (36.84%) Senior Developer
4 18 (31.58%) Senior Software Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Java Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Web Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Data Scientist
7 5 (8.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Lucene Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Software Programmer
10 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) DBIx::Class
2 12 (21.05%) HTML
2 12 (21.05%) Web Services
3 11 (19.30%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) CPAN
4 10 (17.54%) Express
4 10 (17.54%) Moose
4 10 (17.54%) Node.js
5 8 (14.04%) jQuery
6 7 (12.28%) Spring
7 6 (10.53%) HTML5
8 5 (8.77%) Catalyst
8 5 (8.77%) Dancer
8 5 (8.77%) Ext JS
8 5 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (8.77%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (7.02%) RESTful
10 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.26%) JSP
10 3 (5.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.77%) Life Science
4 5 (8.77%) LIMS
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) e-Health
6 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Unix
3 10 (17.54%) VMS
4 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Informatics
2 26 (45.61%) Visualisation
2 26 (45.61%) Web Development
3 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.54%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (17.54%) Statistical Analysis
4 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
5 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
6 8 (14.04%) Machine Learning
7 6 (10.53%) Biology
7 6 (10.53%) Health Informatics
8 5 (8.77%) Data Management
8 5 (8.77%) DNA
8 5 (8.77%) Information Management
8 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 5 (8.77%) Secure Coding
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.02%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) Perl
2 37 (64.91%) Python
3 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) Java
5 12 (21.05%) SQL
6 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
7 7 (12.28%) R
8 4 (7.02%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) Go
9 1 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (1.75%) Haskell
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) Degree
2 15 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (17.54%) Postgraduate
4 7 (12.28%) PhD
5 1 (1.75%) CISSP
5 1 (1.75%) GSEC
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) LXC
2 4 (7.02%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) Serena
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
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