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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 233 256
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.060% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -29.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 £35,088 £38,564
% change year-on-year -8.34% -9.01%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5510 4996 5898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.45% 87.88% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 4155 4746
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Logistic Regression
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Numerical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) R
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Time Series Forecasting
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Linear Regression
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Decision Tree

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Decision Tree
1 2 (66.67%) Linear Regression
1 2 (66.67%) Logistic Regression
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) Numerical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Time Series Forecasting
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Microscopy
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) R
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree