The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biology
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 898 956
Rank change year-on-year +77 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Biology 42 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.021% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 5
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +100.00%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74281 81140 91281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 68634 75471
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%  

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Biology
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Biology in England

Biology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 +15 18 £45,000 - 4
London +36 14 - - 4
South East +60 10 £49,500 -1.00% 1
Biology
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 45 (52.94%) Python
2 38 (44.71%) Degree
3 37 (43.53%) PhD
4 36 (42.35%) Computer Science
5 34 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
7 24 (28.24%) Data Management
8 22 (25.88%) C++
9 21 (24.71%) PHP
10 20 (23.53%) Java
10 20 (23.53%) Linux
10 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 19 (22.35%) Chemistry
11 19 (22.35%) Perl
12 18 (21.18%) Visualisation
13 17 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 17 (20.00%) R
13 17 (20.00%) DevOps
14 16 (18.82%) Analytics
14 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
14 16 (18.82%) Physics
14 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (18.82%) Data Analysis
14 16 (18.82%) Bioinformatics
15 15 (17.65%) Statistics
16 14 (16.47%) C
17 13 (15.29%) MATLAB
17 13 (15.29%) React
18 12 (14.12%) Deep Learning
18 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills

Biology
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 10 (11.76%) Apache
2 8 (9.41%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.06%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.06%) Confluence
3 6 (7.06%) JBoss
3 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.88%) Drupal
4 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Camtasia
2 4 (4.71%) FrameMaker
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.71%) RoboHelp
3 3 (3.53%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) GitHub
2 5 (5.88%) Office 365
3 4 (4.71%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) DHCP
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) IP Telephony
2 4 (4.71%) SAN
3 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.53%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.53%) VLAN
3 3 (3.53%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) Modbus
4 1 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Data Mining
1 12 (14.12%) Hadoop
1 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.24%) Big Data
3 6 (7.06%) KNIME
3 6 (7.06%) MySQL
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.06%) Spotfire
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.06%) Ant
3 6 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (7.06%) Maven
3 6 (7.06%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.06%) Games
1 6 (7.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.53%) Electronics
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
2 12 (14.12%) Web Developer
3 11 (12.94%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Python Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Data Scientist
4 10 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Research Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Data Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Graduate
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Data Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Author
8 4 (4.71%) Junior
8 4 (4.71%) Junior Technical Author
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) React
2 12 (14.12%) Web Services
3 11 (12.94%) HTML
3 11 (12.94%) LAMP
4 10 (11.76%) CSS
4 10 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
4 10 (11.76%) Symfony
5 9 (10.59%) TensorFlow
6 7 (8.24%) Middleware
7 6 (7.06%) REST
7 6 (7.06%) RESTful
7 6 (7.06%) Spring
8 5 (5.88%) Drush
8 5 (5.88%) LESS
8 5 (5.88%) Memcached
8 5 (5.88%) Sass
8 5 (5.88%) SOAP
9 4 (4.71%) .NET
10 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.35%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.12%) Algorithms
2 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.12%) Life Science
3 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.53%) GPGPU
5 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.18%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Unix
3 6 (7.06%) Windows
4 5 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.71%) Android
5 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.71%) CentOS
5 4 (4.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.53%) Debian
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 24 (28.24%) Data Management
3 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 19 (22.35%) Chemistry
5 18 (21.18%) Visualisation
6 17 (20.00%) DevOps
7 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.82%) Analytics
7 16 (18.82%) Bioinformatics
7 16 (18.82%) Data Analysis
7 16 (18.82%) Physics
8 15 (17.65%) Statistics
9 12 (14.12%) Deep Learning
9 12 (14.12%) Machine Learning
9 12 (14.12%) Web Development
10 11 (12.94%) Data Visualisation
10 11 (12.94%) Migration
10 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
10 11 (12.94%) Web Application Development
10 11 (12.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.94%) Python
2 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.88%) C++
4 21 (24.71%) PHP
5 20 (23.53%) Java
6 19 (22.35%) Perl
7 17 (20.00%) R
8 14 (16.47%) C
9 13 (15.29%) MATLAB
10 9 (10.59%) C#
11 8 (9.41%) SQL
12 7 (8.24%) VB
13 6 (7.06%) Scala
14 3 (3.53%) Delphi
14 3 (3.53%) Embedded C
14 3 (3.53%) Fortran
14 3 (3.53%) Pascal
15 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (44.71%) Degree
2 37 (43.53%) PhD
3 12 (14.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (8.24%) Postgraduate
5 4 (4.71%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.35%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.35%) VCP5
7 2 (2.35%) VCP6
8 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) Docker
2 5 (5.88%) Varnish
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) GPFS
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.18%) Firmware
6 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.18%) KVM
6 1 (1.18%) NFS
6 1 (1.18%) vCloud
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Ansible
1 1 (1.18%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.18%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Orchard
2 6 (7.06%) Tableau
3 5 (5.88%) Zend
4 4 (4.71%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Dell
6 1 (1.18%) Dell KACE
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle
6 1 (1.18%) Veeam
6 1 (1.18%) Zerto
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + shares
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Skegness, Lincolnshire
The SmartList
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £38989 - £49602 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
The Francis Crick Institute
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago