The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bioinformatics
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 887 943
Rank change year-on-year +42 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Bioinformatics 38 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.041% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 19
Median salary £35,614 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.85% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,579 £33,155
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £115,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,614 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.20% +21.42%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78925 87582 97637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63638 73140 79819
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Bioinformatics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Bioinformatics in the UK

Bioinformatics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Bioinformatics in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +55 38 £35,614 -20.85% 6
East of England +9 20 £35,614 -20.85% 5
Essex +16 15 £35,614 -20.85%
Saffron Walden -3 15 £35,614 -20.85%
London +30 14 £90,000 -21.73% 1
Westminster - 6 £90,000 -
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £52,500 +16.66% 4
North West - 4 £30,000 -
Manchester - 4 £30,000 -
Cambridge -12 3 £50,000 +13.26% 4
Stockport - 3 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Bedford - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 59 (66.29%) Python
2 47 (52.81%) Degree
3 43 (48.31%) Perl
4 41 (46.07%) Computer Science
5 39 (43.82%) JavaScript
6 36 (40.45%) Linux
6 36 (40.45%) Informatics
7 33 (37.08%) PhD
8 32 (35.96%) SQL
9 30 (33.71%) Visualisation
10 27 (30.34%) Web Development
11 26 (29.21%) Machine Learning
12 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
13 22 (24.72%) Apache Spark
14 21 (23.60%) GitHub
14 21 (23.60%) NoSQL
14 21 (23.60%) Physics
15 20 (22.47%) Data Analysis
15 20 (22.47%) Computer Science Degree
16 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (21.35%) Java
16 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
17 18 (20.22%) R
17 18 (20.22%) Oracle
17 18 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (17.98%) Data Management
18 16 (17.98%) Statistical Analysis
18 16 (17.98%) Postgraduate
18 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (16.85%) DBIx::Class

Bioinformatics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (24.72%) Apache Spark
2 13 (14.61%) Apache
3 9 (10.11%) OpenStack
4 6 (6.74%) Confluence
4 6 (6.74%) JBoss
4 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.62%) nginx
6 4 (4.49%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.49%) Camtasia
3 4 (4.49%) FrameMaker
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.49%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.60%) GitHub
2 11 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
2 21 (23.60%) NoSQL
3 18 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (15.73%) MongoDB
5 12 (13.48%) Data Mining
6 11 (12.36%) CouchDB
6 11 (12.36%) MySQL
7 9 (10.11%) Big Data
7 9 (10.11%) Hadoop
8 7 (7.87%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.37%) Impala
9 3 (3.37%) Mahout
9 3 (3.37%) Text Mining
10 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.99%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.74%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.37%) Maven
5 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.37%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
2 6 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Developer
2 26 (29.21%) Software Developer
3 23 (25.84%) Data Scientist
4 22 (24.72%) Senior Developer
5 19 (21.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 12 (13.48%) Web Developer
7 11 (12.36%) Senior Data Scientist
7 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
8 10 (11.24%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 5 (5.62%) Analytics Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Data Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Junior
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Analytics Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
11 4 (4.49%) Author
11 4 (4.49%) Graduate Technical Author
11 4 (4.49%) Junior Technical Author
11 4 (4.49%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) DBIx::Class
2 14 (15.73%) TensorFlow
3 13 (14.61%) HTML
3 13 (14.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 13 (14.61%) Web Services
4 12 (13.48%) CSS
4 12 (13.48%) Spring
5 10 (11.24%) CPAN
5 10 (11.24%) Express
5 10 (11.24%) Moose
5 10 (11.24%) Node.js
6 8 (8.99%) jQuery
6 8 (8.99%) Keras
6 8 (8.99%) Theano
7 7 (7.87%) HTML5
8 6 (6.74%) Middleware
9 5 (5.62%) Dancer
9 5 (5.62%) Ext JS
9 5 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.62%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 41 (46.07%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.48%) Algorithms
4 10 (11.24%) Life Science
5 7 (7.87%) Fintech
6 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.62%) LIMS
7 5 (5.62%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.12%) e-Health
8 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.45%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Unix
3 10 (11.24%) VMS
4 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Informatics
2 30 (33.71%) Visualisation
3 27 (30.34%) Web Development
4 26 (29.21%) Machine Learning
5 21 (23.60%) Physics
6 20 (22.47%) Data Analysis
7 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (17.98%) Data Management
8 16 (17.98%) Statistical Analysis
9 15 (16.85%) Biology
9 15 (16.85%) Mathematics
10 14 (15.73%) Deep Learning
11 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (14.61%) Data Visualisation
11 13 (14.61%) Statistics
12 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.36%) Workflow
13 10 (11.24%) Health Informatics
13 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.11%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) Python
2 43 (48.31%) Perl
3 39 (43.82%) JavaScript
4 32 (35.96%) SQL
5 19 (21.35%) Java
6 18 (20.22%) R
7 11 (12.36%) C++
8 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
9 9 (10.11%) MATLAB
10 7 (7.87%) C
10 7 (7.87%) Scala
11 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.37%) Clojure
11 3 (3.37%) Cypher
11 3 (3.37%) VBA
12 1 (1.12%) C#
12 1 (1.12%) Go
12 1 (1.12%) Haskell
12 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (52.81%) Degree
2 33 (37.08%) PhD
3 20 (22.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (17.98%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) LXC
2 4 (4.49%) Docker
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.37%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.12%) KVM
4 1 (1.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) IBM
2 5 (5.62%) VMware
3 4 (4.49%) Serena
4 1 (1.12%) Apple
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.12%) Tableau
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