The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biology
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 246 283
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Biology 17 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.13% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.15% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 2
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £25,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +75.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - +100.00%  

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 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 5373 5963 7096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.11% 87.70% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4336 4996 5808
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 £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Biology
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Biology in the East of England

Biology
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 Biology within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire -4 12 £45,000 - 4
Essex +5 4 £35,614 -20.85%
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Biology
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 17 (89.47%) Python
1 17 (89.47%) Degree
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) PHP
3 11 (57.89%) Orchard
3 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
3 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) React
4 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
4 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (26.32%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) PhD
6 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) R
6 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Life Science
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
8 2 (10.53%) C
8 2 (10.53%) C#
8 2 (10.53%) C++

Biology
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Python Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Data Scientist
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) React
2 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
1 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 5 (26.32%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
6 2 (10.53%) Physics
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Informatics
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) R
6 3 (15.79%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) PhD
3 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Orchard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £38989 - £49602 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago