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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biotechnology
UK
Rank 848 920 951
Rank change year-on-year +72 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Biotechnology 12 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.035% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.085% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 10
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50%  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Biotechnology
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Biotechnology as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Biotechnology in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 12 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 3 months to 26 March 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 +88 12 £30,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +16 7 £30,000 -29.41%
South Yorkshire +13 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Sheffield +11 5 £30,000 -29.41%
London - 3 £45,000 -
South East +43 1 £27,500 -38.88%
East of England +14 1 £59,258 +0.86%
Oxfordshire -14 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £59,258 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £59,258 -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 31 (56.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 30 (54.55%) Degree
4 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
4 21 (38.18%) Windows
5 19 (34.55%) SharePoint
6 15 (27.27%) ITIL
7 14 (25.45%) MS Office
8 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
8 12 (21.82%) Office 365
9 11 (20.00%) R
9 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 11 (20.00%) CSS
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
10 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.18%) SQL
10 10 (18.18%) Linux
10 10 (18.18%) Firewall
10 10 (18.18%) Algorithms
11 9 (16.36%) EMC VNX
11 9 (16.36%) Windows 10
11 9 (16.36%) vSphere
11 9 (16.36%) Network Management
11 9 (16.36%) VMware
11 9 (16.36%) SonicWALL
11 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA

Biotechnology
Top Related 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 19 (34.55%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.36%) IIS
3 7 (12.73%) CMS
4 5 (9.09%) SAS
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.64%) Site Server
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Office
2 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.73%) SaaS
4 5 (9.09%) PaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (16.36%) VPN
3 6 (10.91%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) NAS
5 4 (7.27%) DHCP
5 4 (7.27%) DNS
5 4 (7.27%) Symposium
5 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) Skype
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (56.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Administrator
3 9 (16.36%) Desktop Support
3 9 (16.36%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) CSS
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) .NET
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.45%) CSS3
4 3 (5.45%) HTML5
4 3 (5.45%) jQuery
4 3 (5.45%) LESS
4 3 (5.45%) Sass
5 2 (3.64%) Android SDK
5 2 (3.64%) Ember.js
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
5 2 (3.64%) React
6 1 (1.82%) Android NDK
6 1 (1.82%) NumPy
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.82%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.82%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 9 (16.36%) EMC VNX
4 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.27%) NHS
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
6 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.64%) Life Science
7 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (18.18%) Linux
4 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.36%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.36%) Network Management
4 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (14.55%) Web Development
5 7 (12.73%) Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.91%) Data Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) Informatics
7 5 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.09%) Statistics
8 4 (7.27%) Customer Insight
8 4 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (7.27%) Logistic Regression
8 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) Psychology
8 4 (7.27%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) R
2 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.45%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) ES6
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) PMP
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) PhD
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.36%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Apple
2 9 (16.36%) Avaya
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco
2 9 (16.36%) EMC
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 9 (16.36%) SonicWALL
2 9 (16.36%) Sophos
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Sage
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard