Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 359 366
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 5 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.038% 0.064% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.072% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
North West median annual salary £35,875 £30,000 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.58% +66.67% -53.25%
10th Percentile £33,863 £27,500 £17,000
90th Percentile £37,888 £32,500 £19,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +40.74%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11979 11171 11575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.86% 89.81% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9526 9316 9573
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Bioinformatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Bioinformatics in the North West

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Bioinformatics in the North West

Bioinformatics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester -23 5 £35,875 +19.58%
Bioinformatics
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Life Science
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow Development
1 5 (100.00%) Microscopy
1 5 (100.00%) Computational Biology

Bioinformatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Life Science
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
1 5 (100.00%) Computational Biology
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Microscopy
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow Development
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow Management