Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Biotechnology
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 719 765 832
Rank change year-on-year +46 +67 +285
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 622 212 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.20% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.50% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 16
10th Percentile £32,000 £38,375 -
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,125 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +76.92% -13.33%
75th Percentile £63,125 £70,313 £37,188
90th Percentile £69,750 £75,375 £61,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +53.85% -13.33%

Biotechnology is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84,439 42,407 28,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 47.01% 39.68% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34,284 26,171 22,789
10th Percentile £33,943 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.13%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Biotechnology
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Biotechnology in the UK

Biotechnology
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Biotechnology.

Salary trend for Biotechnology in the UK

Biotechnology
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Biotechnology over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Biotechnology in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 16 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -52 326 £52,500 -4.55% 21
UK excluding London +33 274 £56,250 +12.50% 19
Work from Home -143 207 £60,000 -7.69% 8
South East -28 93 £60,000 +5.73% 1
London -179 91 £52,500 -19.23% 3
East of England -66 68 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Scotland -34 32 - -
Midlands -44 27 £22,000 - 2
East Midlands -25 24 £22,000 - 2
South West - 24 - -
Northern Ireland - 12 - -
North of England -88 9 £52,500 +50.00%
Wales - 9 - - 1
North West -73 8 £52,500 +50.00%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Yorkshire -57 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT jobs citing Biotechnology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Biotechnology.

1 594 (95.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 385 (61.90%) Degree
3 310 (49.84%) Social Skills
4 230 (36.98%) Computer Science
5 225 (36.17%) Life Science
6 172 (27.65%) SAS
7 162 (26.05%) Project Management
8 151 (24.28%) Data Management
9 139 (22.35%) Validation
10 129 (20.74%) Mentoring
11 126 (20.26%) Statistics
12 109 (17.52%) Mathematics
13 107 (17.20%) CDISC
14 101 (16.24%) Data Science
15 99 (15.92%) Computer Science Degree
16 98 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
17 94 (15.11%) Management Information System
18 92 (14.79%) Statistical Analysis
19 88 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
20 87 (13.99%) QA
21 85 (13.67%) Biometrics
22 79 (12.70%) Agile
23 74 (11.90%) SAP
24 69 (11.09%) Oracle
24 69 (11.09%) Finance
25 67 (10.77%) Data Protection
25 67 (10.77%) SaaS
26 66 (10.61%) Process Improvement
26 66 (10.61%) Pharmacovigilance
26 66 (10.61%) Veeva

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
1 172 (27.65%) SAS
2 53 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 47 (7.56%) Documentum
4 6 (0.96%) Drupal
5 4 (0.64%) ThingWorx
6 3 (0.48%) CMS
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.32%) Jupyter
Applications
1 41 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.64%) Pipeline Pilot
5 4 (0.64%) Windchill
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 47 (7.56%) TrackWise
2 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.77%) SaaS
2 66 (10.61%) Veeva
3 39 (6.27%) AWS
4 33 (5.31%) Azure
5 29 (4.66%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.13%) PaaS
7 5 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.80%) IaaS
7 5 (0.80%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.48%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
8 3 (0.48%) Serverless
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.32%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (0.32%) GCP
9 2 (0.32%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.45%) VoIP
2 7 (1.13%) Network Security
3 5 (0.80%) DHCP
3 5 (0.80%) DNS
3 5 (0.80%) HTTP
3 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.48%) FTP
5 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.98%) Big Data
2 28 (4.50%) Base SAS
3 25 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.89%) MySQL
5 15 (2.41%) Spotfire
6 11 (1.77%) SQL Server
6 11 (1.77%) Tableau
7 9 (1.45%) MS Access
8 8 (1.29%) Electronic Patient Records
8 8 (1.29%) OLTP
8 8 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.80%) Power BI
12 4 (0.64%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.64%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.64%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.64%) JMeter
5 4 (0.64%) Maven
5 4 (0.64%) REST Assured
5 4 (0.64%) Selenium
6 3 (0.48%) GitLab
7 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.16%) Spinnaker
General
1 594 (95.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 310 (49.84%) Social Skills
3 98 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (11.09%) Finance
5 52 (8.36%) French Language
5 52 (8.36%) German Language
5 52 (8.36%) Italian Language
5 52 (8.36%) Spanish Language
6 50 (8.04%) Marketing
7 48 (7.72%) Manufacturing
7 48 (7.72%) Publishing
8 41 (6.59%) Legal
9 38 (6.11%) Influencing Skills
10 29 (4.66%) Law
11 20 (3.22%) Presentation Skills
12 19 (3.05%) Organisational Skills
13 9 (1.45%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.32%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.32%) Wearables
15 1 (0.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 160 (25.72%) Programmer
2 109 (17.52%) Statistical Programmer
3 86 (13.83%) Senior Programmer
4 65 (10.45%) Consultant
5 61 (9.81%) Implementation Consultant
5 61 (9.81%) Project Manager
6 54 (8.68%) Senior Manager
7 51 (8.20%) Senior Statistical Programmer
8 37 (5.95%) Data Manager
8 37 (5.95%) SAS Programmer
9 30 (4.82%) Senior SAS Programmer
10 28 (4.50%) Senior Consultant
11 27 (4.34%) Senior Implementation Consultant
12 22 (3.54%) Analyst
13 20 (3.22%) Systems Manager
14 18 (2.89%) Developer
14 18 (2.89%) Technical Leader
15 17 (2.73%) Lead Programmer
16 16 (2.57%) Quality Manager
17 14 (2.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.70%) XML
2 19 (3.05%) .NET
2 19 (3.05%) CSS
2 19 (3.05%) HTML
3 11 (1.77%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (1.29%) LESS
4 8 (1.29%) RESTful
4 8 (1.29%) Sass
4 8 (1.29%) WCF
4 8 (1.29%) WinForms
5 7 (1.13%) React
5 7 (1.13%) REST
6 6 (0.96%) PySpark
6 6 (0.96%) Shiny
7 5 (0.80%) Ajax
7 5 (0.80%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.80%) CakePHP
7 5 (0.80%) Laravel
7 5 (0.80%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 225 (36.17%) Life Science
2 94 (15.11%) Management Information System
3 66 (10.61%) Pharmacovigilance
4 22 (3.54%) Virtual Team
5 18 (2.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 17 (2.73%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.61%) User Experience
9 9 (1.45%) LIMS
10 8 (1.29%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (0.64%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.64%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.64%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.64%) Low-Code
11 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.64%) PMI
11 4 (0.64%) SCADA
11 4 (0.64%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.75%) Windows
2 18 (2.89%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.80%) Linux
4 3 (0.48%) CentOS
4 3 (0.48%) Debian
5 2 (0.32%) Android
5 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (36.98%) Computer Science
2 162 (26.05%) Project Management
3 151 (24.28%) Data Management
4 139 (22.35%) Validation
5 129 (20.74%) Mentoring
6 126 (20.26%) Statistics
7 109 (17.52%) Mathematics
8 101 (16.24%) Data Science
9 92 (14.79%) Statistical Analysis
10 88 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
11 85 (13.67%) Biometrics
12 79 (12.70%) Agile
13 67 (10.77%) Data Protection
14 66 (10.61%) Process Improvement
15 63 (10.13%) Biostatistics
16 62 (9.97%) Content Management
16 62 (9.97%) Data Analysis
17 59 (9.49%) Document Management
18 57 (9.16%) Line Management
19 56 (9.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (9.32%) SQL
2 56 (9.00%) R
3 52 (8.36%) Python
4 36 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.47%) C#
6 33 (5.31%) Java
7 29 (4.66%) SAS Macro
8 17 (2.73%) C
9 13 (2.09%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.77%) C++
11 10 (1.61%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.45%) Scala
13 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.13%) PHP
15 5 (0.80%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.80%) VBA
16 3 (0.48%) Bash
17 2 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 385 (61.90%) Degree
2 99 (15.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (8.20%) PhD
4 40 (6.43%) PMI Certification
5 39 (6.27%) Master's Degree
6 36 (5.79%) PMP
7 21 (3.38%) Numerate Degree
8 18 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.41%) MCSE
9 15 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (2.09%) CCNP
10 13 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.61%) MCSA
12 8 (1.29%) CCNA
12 8 (1.29%) NCDA
13 5 (0.80%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.64%) CISA
14 4 (0.64%) CISSP
14 4 (0.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (17.20%) CDISC
2 87 (13.99%) QA
3 38 (6.11%) GMP
4 36 (5.79%) GLP
5 31 (4.98%) Good Clinical Practice
6 28 (4.50%) COBIT
7 23 (3.70%) GxP
8 19 (3.05%) SLA
9 15 (2.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 14 (2.25%) GAMP
11 12 (1.93%) ISO 9001
12 11 (1.77%) Data Quality
13 7 (1.13%) GDPR
13 7 (1.13%) PMO
14 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.48%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 2 (0.32%) NIST
16 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.45%) Docker
4 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (1.29%) vSphere
5 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.64%) Terraform
3 3 (0.48%) Ansible
3 3 (0.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.48%) MOM
3 3 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (11.90%) SAP
2 69 (11.09%) Oracle
3 58 (9.32%) Salesforce.com
4 57 (9.16%) Microsoft
5 47 (7.56%) OpenText
5 47 (7.56%) Workday
6 19 (3.05%) VMware
7 18 (2.89%) Charles River
7 18 (2.89%) NetApp
8 11 (1.77%) Sun
9 8 (1.29%) Cisco
10 6 (0.96%) Google
11 5 (0.80%) Talend
11 5 (0.80%) Varonis
12 4 (0.64%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.64%) OutSystems
12 4 (0.64%) PTC
12 4 (0.64%) SEEBURGER
13 3 (0.48%) Qualtrics
13 3 (0.48%) Sitecore