The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biology
England / South East
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 441 473
Rank change year-on-year +59 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Biology 13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.086% 0.046% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.053% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 2
Median salary £50,000 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,088 £22,500
% change year-on-year +28.25% +55.94%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12936 16839 18407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 85.98% 86.73% 85.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10727 14167 14549
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Biology
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Biology in the South East

Biology
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biology in the South East over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Biology in the South East

Biology
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Berkshire - 6 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 4 £38,750 -22.50%
Surrey +49 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Biology
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Biology.

1 18 (90.00%) Chemistry
2 16 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (70.00%) Statistics
3 14 (70.00%) PhD
4 11 (55.00%) Python
5 10 (50.00%) Data Management
5 10 (50.00%) Life Science
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) Physics
7 7 (35.00%) Signal Processing
7 7 (35.00%) Machine Learning
8 6 (30.00%) Big Data
8 6 (30.00%) R
8 6 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (30.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (30.00%) Tableau
8 6 (30.00%) Analytics
8 6 (30.00%) Deep Learning
8 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (30.00%) Spotfire
8 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (30.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (30.00%) KNIME
8 6 (30.00%) Actionable Insight
8 6 (30.00%) Bioinformatics
8 6 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical

Biology
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (20.00%) Camtasia
2 4 (20.00%) FrameMaker
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (20.00%) RoboHelp
3 2 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Big Data
1 6 (30.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (30.00%) KNIME
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (30.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (10.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Graduate
2 4 (20.00%) Author
2 4 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (20.00%) Graduate Technical Author
2 4 (20.00%) Junior
2 4 (20.00%) Junior Technical Author
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Author
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Life Science
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) CentOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Chemistry
2 16 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (70.00%) Statistics
4 10 (50.00%) Data Management
5 8 (40.00%) Physics
6 7 (35.00%) Machine Learning
6 7 (35.00%) Signal Processing
7 6 (30.00%) Actionable Insight
7 6 (30.00%) Analytics
7 6 (30.00%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (30.00%) Deep Learning
7 6 (30.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) Health Informatics
8 4 (20.00%) Informatics
9 2 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) R
3 5 (25.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Delphi
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.00%) Fortran
5 2 (10.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Pascal
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) PhD
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle