Period
to 27 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Biotechnology over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Biotechnology
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 177 282
Rank change year-on-year +24 +105 +76
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 61 1 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.29% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 0.079% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
10th Percentile " " £30,925
25th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £36,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £32,500 £50,750
Median % change year-on-year +53.85% -35.96% +12.78%
75th Percentile £57,813 £33,750 £66,813
90th Percentile £62,875 " £73,975
England median annual salary £53,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +64.62% -13.33% -33.04%

Biotechnology is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,851 1,269 2,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.15% 39.92% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 830 938 1,934
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Biotechnology
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Biotechnology as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Biotechnology in the East of England

Biotechnology
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Biotechnology in the East of England.

Salary trend for Biotechnology in the East of England

Biotechnology
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 Biotechnology within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
Hertfordshire - 31 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 24 £50,000 - 9
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Biotechnology
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT jobs citing Biotechnology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Biotechnology.

1 46 (75.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 27 (44.26%) Life Science
3 24 (39.34%) Social Skills
4 23 (37.70%) Degree
5 22 (36.07%) Python
6 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
7 17 (27.87%) Data Governance
7 17 (27.87%) Informatica
8 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.23%) Collaborative Working
9 15 (24.59%) R
9 15 (24.59%) Data Protection
10 14 (22.95%) Biostatistics
11 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
11 13 (21.31%) Data Management
11 13 (21.31%) PhD
12 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
12 12 (19.67%) Reference Data
12 12 (19.67%) Data Quality
13 11 (18.03%) Finance
13 11 (18.03%) Analytics
14 10 (16.39%) Customer Insight
14 10 (16.39%) Data Privacy
14 10 (16.39%) GDPR
14 10 (16.39%) SQL
14 10 (16.39%) Visualisation
14 10 (16.39%) HIPAA
14 10 (16.39%) Biology
15 9 (14.75%) Strategic Planning
15 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving

Biotechnology
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%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Power Platform
2 4 (6.56%) AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
1 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (11.48%) Power BI
1 7 (11.48%) Tableau
2 3 (4.92%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.28%) Metadata
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) GitLab
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (75.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (39.34%) Social Skills
3 11 (18.03%) Finance
4 8 (13.11%) Marketing
5 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.56%) Legal
6 4 (6.56%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (4.92%) French Language
7 3 (4.92%) German Language
7 3 (4.92%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.64%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (11.48%) Data Analytics Specialist
1 7 (11.48%) Programmer
2 6 (9.84%) Biologist
2 6 (9.84%) Computational Biologist
3 5 (8.20%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (6.56%) Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Procurement Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Analytics Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Business Analytics Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Report Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 3 (4.92%) Statistical Programmer
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Python Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) Shiny
2 2 (3.28%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) JWT
3 1 (1.64%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (44.26%) Life Science
2 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (19.67%) Reference Data
3 5 (8.20%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.56%) NHS
5 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 17 (27.87%) Data Governance
3 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.23%) Collaborative Working
4 15 (24.59%) Data Protection
5 14 (22.95%) Biostatistics
6 13 (21.31%) Data Management
6 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
7 11 (18.03%) Analytics
8 10 (16.39%) Biology
8 10 (16.39%) Customer Insight
8 10 (16.39%) Data Privacy
8 10 (16.39%) Visualisation
9 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (14.75%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (13.11%) Bioinformatics
10 8 (13.11%) Clinical Data Management
10 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
10 8 (13.11%) Informatics
10 8 (13.11%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Python
2 15 (24.59%) R
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Julia
6 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) PhD
3 3 (4.92%) HND
4 2 (3.28%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) Data Quality
2 10 (16.39%) GDPR
2 10 (16.39%) HIPAA
3 6 (9.84%) GxP
4 3 (4.92%) CDISC
5 2 (3.28%) GMP
5 2 (3.28%) QA
6 1 (1.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Ansible
1 2 (3.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Informatica
2 5 (8.20%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com