Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Bioinformatics
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 314 330
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 61 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56 13 12
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -31.58% +15.15%
10th Percentile £31,875 £27,955 £30,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,350 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +40.74%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10609 11704 13300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.00% 88.59% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8613 9643 10938
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Bioinformatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -26 47 £47,201 +45.23% 4
Hertfordshire - 8 £37,500 -
Essex - 6 £35,614 - 2
Bioinformatics
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 38 (62.30%) Python
2 33 (54.10%) Degree
3 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.70%) Unix
4 23 (37.70%) Linux
5 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 22 (36.07%) Web Development
5 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
5 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
6 19 (31.15%) Unit Testing
6 19 (31.15%) Perl
6 19 (31.15%) HTML
7 17 (27.87%) Java
8 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
9 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.95%) HTML5
9 14 (22.95%) Web Application Development
10 13 (21.31%) R
10 13 (21.31%) Informatics
10 13 (21.31%) Data Analysis
10 13 (21.31%) Oracle
10 13 (21.31%) React
11 12 (19.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
13 10 (16.39%) Web Services
13 10 (16.39%) MySQL
13 10 (16.39%) DNA
13 10 (16.39%) Flask
13 10 (16.39%) Statistical Analysis

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 5 (8.20%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) GitHub
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.39%) MySQL
3 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) webpack
2 3 (4.92%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Python Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Software Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Data Scientist
6 9 (14.75%) Senior Python Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.92%) Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Junior
10 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.28%) MySQL Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Java Swing Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Junior Python Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Python Software Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) HTML
2 14 (22.95%) HTML5
3 13 (21.31%) React
4 10 (16.39%) Django
4 10 (16.39%) Flask
4 10 (16.39%) Web Services
5 8 (13.11%) jQuery
6 7 (11.48%) CSS
7 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.20%) Moose
7 5 (8.20%) RESTful
7 5 (8.20%) Swing
8 4 (6.56%) Angular 2
8 4 (6.56%) DOM
9 3 (4.92%) Ajax
9 3 (4.92%) Catalyst
9 3 (4.92%) DBIx::Class
10 2 (3.28%) Grails
11 1 (1.64%) CSS3
11 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) Algorithms
4 7 (11.48%) Life Science
5 3 (4.92%) LIMS
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
1 23 (37.70%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Web Development
2 19 (31.15%) Unit Testing
3 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
4 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.95%) Web Application Development
5 13 (21.31%) Data Analysis
5 13 (21.31%) Informatics
6 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.39%) DNA
7 10 (16.39%) Statistical Analysis
7 10 (16.39%) Visualisation
8 9 (14.75%) Biology
9 8 (13.11%) Physics
10 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.48%) MVC
10 7 (11.48%) SDLC
11 6 (9.84%) Data Security
12 5 (8.20%) OO
12 5 (8.20%) OOP
12 5 (8.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) Python
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 19 (31.15%) Perl
5 17 (27.87%) Java
6 13 (21.31%) R
7 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.84%) C
8 6 (9.84%) C++
9 5 (8.20%) Julia
10 1 (1.64%) C#
10 1 (1.64%) Groovy
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Degree
2 12 (19.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (13.11%) PhD
4 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.64%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft