Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1078 1078 1192
Rank change year-on-year 0 +114 +16
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 88 125 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.070% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.078% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 76 64 27
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +40.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £115,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -8.11% +37.04%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Bioinformatics in England

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Bioinformatics in England

Bioinformatics
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bioinformatics in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Bioinformatics in England

Bioinformatics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the 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
East of England +16 61 £42,500 +30.77% 6
London -6 18 £55,000 -29.03% 1
North of England +2 6 £35,875 +19.58%
North West -19 5 £35,875 +19.58%
South West - 2 - -
Yorkshire +25 1 £55,000 +29.41%
South East +8 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bioinformatics
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 58 (65.91%) Python
2 45 (51.14%) Degree
3 40 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 35 (39.77%) Linux
4 35 (39.77%) JavaScript
5 32 (36.36%) SQL
6 30 (34.09%) Perl
6 30 (34.09%) Software Engineering
7 29 (32.95%) Mathematics
8 28 (31.82%) Java
9 23 (26.14%) Unix
10 22 (25.00%) Web Development
10 22 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 20 (22.73%) R
11 20 (22.73%) Biology
11 20 (22.73%) HTML
12 19 (21.59%) PhD
12 19 (21.59%) Physics
12 19 (21.59%) Unit Testing
12 19 (21.59%) Data Analysis
12 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (21.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 18 (20.45%) C++
14 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
14 15 (17.05%) HTML5
15 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (15.91%) Informatics
15 14 (15.91%) Web Application Development
15 14 (15.91%) GitHub
16 13 (14.77%) React

Bioinformatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (6.82%) Apache Spark
1 6 (6.82%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.68%) Confluence
2 5 (5.68%) JBoss
2 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) GitHub
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.36%) MySQL
2 10 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.68%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.14%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.68%) Travis CI
2 4 (4.55%) webpack
3 3 (3.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Data Scientist
2 16 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Software Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Software Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Python Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Java Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Perl Software Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Programmer
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.41%) Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Quality Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) HTML
2 15 (17.05%) HTML5
3 13 (14.77%) React
4 10 (11.36%) Django
4 10 (11.36%) Flask
4 10 (11.36%) TensorFlow
4 10 (11.36%) Web Services
5 8 (9.09%) CSS
5 8 (9.09%) jQuery
6 6 (6.82%) Spring
7 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.68%) Keras
7 5 (5.68%) Middleware
7 5 (5.68%) Moose
7 5 (5.68%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (5.68%) RESTful
7 5 (5.68%) Swing
7 5 (5.68%) Theano
8 4 (4.55%) Angular 2
8 4 (4.55%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
4 13 (14.77%) Life Science
5 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.68%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.68%) Fintech
5 5 (5.68%) NHS
6 3 (3.41%) LIMS
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Linux
2 23 (26.14%) Unix
3 6 (6.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Software Engineering
2 29 (32.95%) Mathematics
3 22 (25.00%) Web Development
4 20 (22.73%) Biology
5 19 (21.59%) Data Analysis
5 19 (21.59%) Physics
5 19 (21.59%) Unit Testing
6 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.91%) Informatics
6 14 (15.91%) Web Application Development
7 13 (14.77%) Data Management
8 11 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 11 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 10 (11.36%) Deep Learning
9 10 (11.36%) DNA
9 10 (11.36%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (11.36%) Workflow
10 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.95%) MVC
11 7 (7.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (65.91%) Python
2 35 (39.77%) JavaScript
3 32 (36.36%) SQL
4 30 (34.09%) Perl
5 28 (31.82%) Java
6 20 (22.73%) R
7 18 (20.45%) C++
8 11 (12.50%) C
9 9 (10.23%) Bash Shell
10 6 (6.82%) Ruby
11 5 (5.68%) Julia
11 5 (5.68%) MATLAB
11 5 (5.68%) Scala
12 1 (1.14%) C#
12 1 (1.14%) Groovy
12 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (51.14%) Degree
2 19 (21.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (21.59%) PhD
3 6 (6.82%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.14%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) VMware
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat