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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 882 938
Rank change year-on-year +56 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 39 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.035% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.039% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 15
Median salary £35,614 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.85% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £30,328
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £115,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,614 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.85% +28.57%  

Bioinformatics 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74950 82225 90350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.98% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60667 69603 74699
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Bioinformatics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
East of England +4 21 £35,614 -20.85% 3
London +35 14 £90,000 -21.73% 1
North West - 4 £30,000 -
Bioinformatics
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 60 (67.42%) Python
2 47 (52.81%) Degree
3 44 (49.44%) Perl
4 42 (47.19%) Computer Science
5 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
6 36 (40.45%) Linux
6 36 (40.45%) Informatics
7 34 (38.20%) PhD
8 33 (37.08%) SQL
9 31 (34.83%) Visualisation
10 26 (29.21%) Machine Learning
10 26 (29.21%) Web Development
11 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
12 22 (24.72%) Apache Spark
12 22 (24.72%) Data Analysis
13 21 (23.60%) GitHub
13 21 (23.60%) Physics
13 21 (23.60%) Computer Science Degree
14 20 (22.47%) NoSQL
14 20 (22.47%) Java
15 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (21.35%) R
15 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
16 18 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (20.22%) Oracle
17 16 (17.98%) Postgraduate
17 16 (17.98%) Data Management
17 16 (17.98%) Statistical Analysis
17 16 (17.98%) Biology
17 16 (17.98%) Mathematics

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 22 (24.72%) Apache Spark
2 13 (14.61%) Apache
3 7 (7.87%) OpenStack
4 6 (6.74%) Confluence
4 6 (6.74%) JBoss
4 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.62%) nginx
6 4 (4.49%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Pig
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.49%) Camtasia
3 4 (4.49%) FrameMaker
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.49%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.60%) GitHub
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
2 20 (22.47%) NoSQL
3 18 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (15.73%) MongoDB
5 12 (13.48%) Data Mining
6 11 (12.36%) CouchDB
6 11 (12.36%) MySQL
7 9 (10.11%) Big Data
7 9 (10.11%) Hadoop
8 7 (7.87%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.37%) Impala
9 3 (3.37%) Mahout
9 3 (3.37%) Text Mining
10 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.99%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.74%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.37%) Maven
5 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.37%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (49.44%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Software Developer
3 24 (26.97%) Data Scientist
4 21 (23.60%) Senior Developer
5 18 (20.22%) Senior Software Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Senior Data Scientist
6 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.36%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Junior
7 6 (6.74%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 5 (5.62%) Analytics Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Data Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Analytics Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Author
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate Technical Author
9 4 (4.49%) Junior Technical Author
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) DBIx::Class
2 14 (15.73%) TensorFlow
3 13 (14.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 13 (14.61%) Spring
4 12 (13.48%) HTML
4 12 (13.48%) Web Services
5 11 (12.36%) CSS
6 10 (11.24%) CPAN
6 10 (11.24%) Express
6 10 (11.24%) Moose
6 10 (11.24%) Node.js
7 8 (8.99%) jQuery
7 8 (8.99%) Keras
7 8 (8.99%) Theano
8 6 (6.74%) HTML5
8 6 (6.74%) Middleware
9 5 (5.62%) Dancer
9 5 (5.62%) Ext JS
9 5 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.62%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 42 (47.19%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.48%) Algorithms
4 10 (11.24%) Life Science
5 7 (7.87%) Fintech
6 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.62%) LIMS
7 5 (5.62%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.12%) e-Health
8 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.45%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Unix
3 10 (11.24%) VMS
4 3 (3.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Informatics
2 31 (34.83%) Visualisation
3 26 (29.21%) Machine Learning
3 26 (29.21%) Web Development
4 22 (24.72%) Data Analysis
5 21 (23.60%) Physics
6 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (17.98%) Biology
7 16 (17.98%) Data Management
7 16 (17.98%) Mathematics
7 16 (17.98%) Statistical Analysis
8 14 (15.73%) Deep Learning
9 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.61%) Data Visualisation
9 13 (14.61%) Statistics
10 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
11 10 (11.24%) Health Informatics
11 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
11 10 (11.24%) Workflow
12 9 (10.11%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) Python
2 44 (49.44%) Perl
3 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
4 33 (37.08%) SQL
5 20 (22.47%) Java
6 19 (21.35%) R
7 11 (12.36%) C++
8 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
9 9 (10.11%) MATLAB
10 7 (7.87%) C
10 7 (7.87%) Scala
11 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.37%) Clojure
11 3 (3.37%) Cypher
11 3 (3.37%) VBA
12 1 (1.12%) C#
12 1 (1.12%) Groovy
12 1 (1.12%) Haskell
12 1 (1.12%) PHP
12 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (52.81%) Degree
2 34 (38.20%) PhD
3 21 (23.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (17.98%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) LXC
2 4 (4.49%) Docker
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.37%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.12%) KVM
4 1 (1.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) IBM
3 4 (4.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Serena
5 1 (1.12%) Apple
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.12%) Tableau
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