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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
UK / England
Rank 776 879 899
Rank change year-on-year +103 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Biology 43 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.050% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.057% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 26
Median salary £45,000 £35,791 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.72% -64.20%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £35,088 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.83% +0.25%  

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 70215 84908 85531
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.07% 88.53% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58110 71025 69911
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biology in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 March 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
London +78 21 £45,000 -24.63% 4
South East +68 17 £50,000 +122.22% 3
Yorkshire +34 3 £38,500 -
East of England +1 2 £41,750 +18.98% 6
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 46 (57.50%) Computer Science
2 38 (47.50%) Python
3 36 (45.00%) Degree
4 30 (37.50%) Linux
5 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
6 25 (31.25%) Java
7 24 (30.00%) Mathematics
8 22 (27.50%) Chemistry
8 22 (27.50%) Bioinformatics
8 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 22 (27.50%) C
8 22 (27.50%) C++
9 21 (26.25%) Physics
10 20 (25.00%) PhD
11 19 (23.75%) Jenkins
12 18 (22.50%) Perl
13 17 (21.25%) Unix
13 17 (21.25%) Hadoop
13 17 (21.25%) Visualisation
13 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
14 16 (20.00%) Statistics
14 16 (20.00%) HTML
15 15 (18.75%) MATLAB
15 15 (18.75%) R
16 14 (17.50%) Workflow
16 14 (17.50%) Migration
16 14 (17.50%) SQL
17 13 (16.25%) CSS
17 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
17 13 (16.25%) Web Development

Biology
Top Related 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 11 (13.75%) OpenStack
2 10 (12.50%) Apache
2 10 (12.50%) Confluence
3 9 (11.25%) Apache Spark
3 9 (11.25%) JBoss
3 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.50%) Apache Solr
5 5 (6.25%) Drupal
5 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) SAS
7 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.25%) Luigi
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) Camtasia
2 4 (5.00%) FrameMaker
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.00%) RoboHelp
3 3 (3.75%) Simulink
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.25%) InDesign
4 1 (1.25%) Maple
4 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) GitHub
2 5 (6.25%) Office 365
3 4 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) DHCP
2 5 (6.25%) DNS
2 5 (6.25%) SAN
3 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.00%) VLAN
3 4 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.25%) HTTP
5 1 (1.25%) LDAP
5 1 (1.25%) Modbus
5 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) Hadoop
1 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
2 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.75%) Big Data
4 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.75%) MySQL
5 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.50%) Data Mining
6 6 (7.50%) KNIME
6 6 (7.50%) Spotfire
7 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.50%) GIS
7 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.25%) HBase
8 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.25%) Parquet
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (11.25%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
1 7 (8.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.75%) Electronics
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Graduate
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Author
9 4 (5.00%) Data Scientist
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate Technical Author
9 4 (5.00%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Junior
9 4 (5.00%) Junior Technical Author
9 4 (5.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) HTML
2 13 (16.25%) CSS
3 11 (13.75%) LAMP
4 10 (12.50%) Middleware
4 10 (12.50%) Symfony
5 9 (11.25%) Spring
6 8 (10.00%) Web Services
7 7 (8.75%) .NET
8 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (6.25%) Drush
9 5 (6.25%) LESS
9 5 (6.25%) Memcached
9 5 (6.25%) React
9 5 (6.25%) REST
9 5 (6.25%) Sass
9 5 (6.25%) SOAP
10 4 (5.00%) TensorFlow
11 3 (3.75%) Angular 2
11 3 (3.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (57.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.75%) Life Science
4 9 (11.25%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.00%) GPGPU
7 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.25%) Animation
9 1 (1.25%) Biotechnology
9 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.25%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.25%) Replication
9 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Unix
3 7 (8.75%) CentOS
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
4 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.00%) Android
5 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.00%) Debian
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
2 24 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 22 (27.50%) Bioinformatics
3 22 (27.50%) Chemistry
4 21 (26.25%) Physics
5 17 (21.25%) Visualisation
6 16 (20.00%) Statistics
7 14 (17.50%) Migration
7 14 (17.50%) Workflow
8 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
8 13 (16.25%) Web Development
9 12 (15.00%) Data Management
10 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.75%) Machine Learning
11 10 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 10 (12.50%) MVC
11 10 (12.50%) Signal Processing
12 9 (11.25%) ITIL
12 9 (11.25%) Prototyping
12 9 (11.25%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) Python
2 25 (31.25%) Java
3 22 (27.50%) C
3 22 (27.50%) C++
3 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.50%) Perl
5 15 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 15 (18.75%) R
6 14 (17.50%) SQL
7 11 (13.75%) C#
7 11 (13.75%) PHP
8 10 (12.50%) Scala
9 5 (6.25%) VB
10 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.75%) Delphi
11 3 (3.75%) Fortran
11 3 (3.75%) Pascal
11 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (45.00%) Degree
2 20 (25.00%) PhD
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.75%) VCP5
4 3 (3.75%) VCP6
5 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 9 (11.25%) Ceph
3 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.25%) Docker
3 5 (6.25%) Varnish
3 5 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.00%) GPFS
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.50%) XenServer
6 1 (1.25%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) KVM
6 1 (1.25%) NFS
6 1 (1.25%) vCloud
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Ansible
1 1 (1.25%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.25%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Tableau
3 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) Zend
4 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) Dell KACE
6 1 (1.25%) EMC
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Minitab
6 1 (1.25%) Orchard
6 1 (1.25%) Veeam
6 1 (1.25%) Zerto
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £20,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £36,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: £40,000+
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Engineering
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 22 days ago
South West England
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable (DOE)
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 19 days ago