Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Biostatistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Biostatistics over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biostatistics (Biometry)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1196 1212 1303
Rank change year-on-year +16 +91 +12
Permanent jobs citing Biostatistics 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,770 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.79% -7.57% -3.85%
10th Percentile £34,750 £52,500 £46,625
90th Percentile £77,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 - -

Biostatistics 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Biostatistics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Biostatistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Biostatistics in the UK

Biostatistics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Biostatistics in the UK

Biostatistics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biostatistics over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Biostatistics in the UK

Biostatistics
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biostatistics within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +37 2 £55,000 -4.79% 2
London +2 1 £80,000 +38.48%
East of England - 1 £30,000 - 2
UK excluding London - 1 £30,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Biostatistics 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 Biostatistics.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics

Biostatistics
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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Clinical Statistician
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Statistician
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Statistician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PhD