Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biology
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 328 346
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 +36
Permanent jobs citing Biology 25 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 1
East of England median annual salary £35,614 - £27,500
10th Percentile £26,600 - £26,250
90th Percentile £49,500 - £28,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% +8.33%

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 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 10699 11661 13281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.06% 88.55% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8689 9618 10915
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%
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%

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biology in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 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 -55 18 £45,000 - 5
Essex - 5 £35,614 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Biology
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 14 (56.00%) Life Science
2 12 (48.00%) Perl
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) PhD
4 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) Bioinformatics
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Python
6 8 (32.00%) Chemistry
7 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
7 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) HTTP
8 6 (24.00%) Text Mining
8 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
8 6 (24.00%) Unix
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (20.00%) R
9 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 4 (16.00%) QA
11 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (12.00%) DNA
11 3 (12.00%) React

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (24.00%) Text Mining
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Biologist
1 5 (20.00%) Data Scientist
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) React
2 2 (8.00%) Grails
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) Swing
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) Django
3 1 (4.00%) Flask
3 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Life Science
2 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Bioinformatics
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Chemistry
3 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) DNA
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Computational Biology
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (4.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Microscopy
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) R
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) PhD
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) Orchard