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

Biology
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 927 982
Rank change year-on-year +94 +55  
Permanent jobs citing Biology 41 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.020% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.023% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 6
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £23,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +94.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,614 £32,061 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,750 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £23,125
% change year-on-year - +94.59%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
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%  

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Biology
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Biology in the UK

Biology
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +76 41 £45,000 - 13
East of England +8 17 £45,000 - 6
London +46 14 - - 4
Cambridge -1 12 £45,000 +26.97% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 12 £45,000 - 4
South East +47 10 £49,500 -1.00% 2
Oxfordshire +21 10 £49,500 -1.00% 2
Oxford +9 10 £49,500 -1.00% 2
Essex +1 4 £35,614 -20.85% 1
Saffron Walden -13 4 £35,614 -20.85% 1
Bedford - 1 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for Biology.

1 44 (52.38%) Python
2 37 (44.05%) Degree
3 36 (42.86%) PhD
4 35 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 33 (39.29%) Mathematics
6 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
7 24 (28.57%) Data Management
8 22 (26.19%) C++
9 21 (25.00%) PHP
10 20 (23.81%) Java
10 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 19 (22.62%) Chemistry
11 19 (22.62%) Linux
12 18 (21.43%) Perl
13 17 (20.24%) Git (software)
13 17 (20.24%) Visualisation
13 17 (20.24%) DevOps
14 16 (19.05%) R
14 16 (19.05%) Analytics
14 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
14 16 (19.05%) Physics
14 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (17.86%) Data Analysis
15 15 (17.86%) Bioinformatics
15 15 (17.86%) Statistics
16 14 (16.67%) C
17 13 (15.48%) MATLAB
17 13 (15.48%) React
18 12 (14.29%) Deep Learning
18 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Biology
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 10 (11.90%) Apache
2 8 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.14%) Confluence
3 6 (7.14%) JBoss
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.95%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.95%) Drupal
4 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Camtasia
2 4 (4.76%) FrameMaker
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.76%) RoboHelp
3 3 (3.57%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) GitHub
2 5 (5.95%) Office 365
3 4 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) DHCP
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 4 (4.76%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.57%) VLAN
3 3 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) Modbus
4 1 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 12 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 12 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.33%) Big Data
3 6 (7.14%) KNIME
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) Spotfire
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.14%) Ant
3 6 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (7.14%) Maven
3 6 (7.14%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.14%) Games
1 6 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.57%) Electronics
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 11 (13.10%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Python Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Senior Web Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Data Scientist
5 9 (10.71%) Research Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Graduate
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Data Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Author
8 4 (4.76%) Junior Technical Author
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) React
2 12 (14.29%) Web Services
3 11 (13.10%) HTML
3 11 (13.10%) LAMP
4 10 (11.90%) CSS
4 10 (11.90%) Natural Language Processing
4 10 (11.90%) Symfony
5 9 (10.71%) TensorFlow
6 7 (8.33%) Middleware
7 6 (7.14%) REST
7 6 (7.14%) RESTful
7 6 (7.14%) Spring
8 5 (5.95%) Drush
8 5 (5.95%) LESS
8 5 (5.95%) Memcached
8 5 (5.95%) Sass
8 5 (5.95%) SOAP
9 4 (4.76%) .NET
10 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.29%) Life Science
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.57%) GPGPU
5 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Replication
6 1 (1.19%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Unix
3 6 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (5.95%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.76%) Android
5 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.76%) CentOS
5 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Mathematics
2 24 (28.57%) Data Management
3 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 19 (22.62%) Chemistry
5 17 (20.24%) DevOps
5 17 (20.24%) Visualisation
6 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (19.05%) Analytics
6 16 (19.05%) Physics
7 15 (17.86%) Bioinformatics
7 15 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 15 (17.86%) Statistics
8 12 (14.29%) Deep Learning
8 12 (14.29%) Machine Learning
8 12 (14.29%) Web Development
9 11 (13.10%) Migration
9 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
9 11 (13.10%) Web Application Development
9 11 (13.10%) Workflow
10 10 (11.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 44 (52.38%) Python
2 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 22 (26.19%) C++
4 21 (25.00%) PHP
5 20 (23.81%) Java
6 18 (21.43%) Perl
7 16 (19.05%) R
8 14 (16.67%) C
9 13 (15.48%) MATLAB
10 9 (10.71%) C#
11 8 (9.52%) SQL
12 7 (8.33%) VB
13 6 (7.14%) Scala
14 3 (3.57%) Delphi
14 3 (3.57%) Embedded C
14 3 (3.57%) Fortran
14 3 (3.57%) Pascal
15 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (44.05%) Degree
2 36 (42.86%) PhD
3 12 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (8.33%) Postgraduate
5 4 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.38%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.38%) VCP5
7 2 (2.38%) VCP6
8 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) Docker
2 5 (5.95%) Varnish
3 4 (4.76%) vSphere
4 3 (3.57%) GPFS
5 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.19%) Firmware
6 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.19%) KVM
6 1 (1.19%) NFS
6 1 (1.19%) vCloud
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Ansible
1 1 (1.19%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.19%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.19%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Orchard
2 6 (7.14%) Tableau
3 5 (5.95%) Zend
4 4 (4.76%) VMware
5 3 (3.57%) IBM
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Dell
6 1 (1.19%) Dell KACE
6 1 (1.19%) EMC
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) Veeam
6 1 (1.19%) Zerto
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