Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Biotechnology over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Biotechnology
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1188 1177 1267
Rank change year-on-year -11 +90 +4
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 18 66 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% 0.085% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 13 52 18
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,825 £31,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £62,125 £57,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +85.71% -12.50% +33.33%

Biotechnology is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Biotechnology
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Biotechnology in the UK

Biotechnology
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Biotechnology in the UK

Biotechnology
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biotechnology over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Biotechnology in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -23 18 £55,000 +29.41% 8
UK excluding London +12 12 £65,000 +85.71% 5
South East +37 6 £65,000 +85.71%
London -11 6 £37,500 -31.82% 3
East of England +8 5 £52,500 +34.62%
North of England +7 1 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North West +2 1 £55,000 +69.23%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

1 15 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) GxP
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Grails
4 4 (22.22%) Django
4 4 (22.22%) Haskell
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (22.22%) Flask
4 4 (22.22%) Celery
5 3 (16.67%) React
5 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) HTML

Biotechnology
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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Celery
1 4 (22.22%) Django
1 4 (22.22%) Flask
1 4 (22.22%) Grails
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) React
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Meteor
3 2 (11.11%) Polymer
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Three.js
4 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) OOP
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) B2B Sales
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development
4 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Haskell
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) GxP
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle