Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Informatics over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Informatics
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1047 1037 1163
Rank change year-on-year -10 +126 -66
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 142 182 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.097% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 123 155 102
UK median annual salary £48,000 £37,500 £43,596
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% -13.98% -9.18%
10th Percentile £30,821 £22,500 £33,545
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £34,500 £43,596
% change year-on-year +44.93% -20.86% -8.22%

Informatics 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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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%

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +40 128 £50,000 +25.00% 12
UK excluding London -8 114 £50,000 +44.93% 7
East of England +33 51 £49,801 +53.23% 2
North of England +8 25 £52,500 +31.25% 4
London -2 23 £40,500 -26.36% 5
Yorkshire +4 17 £52,500 +31.25% 2
South East +8 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Midlands +16 9 £33,750 -38.64%
Midlands +16 9 £33,750 -10.00%
North West -6 8 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Wales -22 6 £31,000 +21.57%
South West +6 5 £72,500 +228.89%
Scotland -17 5 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Informatics 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 Informatics.

1 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (40.14%) JavaScript
3 56 (39.44%) Degree
4 47 (33.10%) SQL
5 41 (28.87%) HTML
6 38 (26.76%) Algorithms
7 35 (24.65%) GitHub
8 33 (23.24%) NHS
9 31 (21.83%) Python
9 31 (21.83%) Web Development
10 30 (21.13%) Ruby
10 30 (21.13%) Open Source
10 30 (21.13%) Mentoring
11 27 (19.01%) User Experience
11 27 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (18.31%) CSS
12 26 (18.31%) C#
13 24 (16.90%) Java
14 23 (16.20%) Finance
14 23 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (16.20%) Health Informatics
15 22 (15.49%) Coaching
16 21 (14.79%) Mobile App
16 21 (14.79%) .NET
17 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
17 20 (14.08%) Ruby on Rails
17 20 (14.08%) TDD
17 20 (14.08%) Blog
17 20 (14.08%) Bitbucket
17 20 (14.08%) Geospatial Data

Informatics
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 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.70%) Jupyter
2 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.65%) GitHub
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) Firewall
2 3 (2.11%) HTTP
2 3 (2.11%) LAN
2 3 (2.11%) Network Security
2 3 (2.11%) WAN
3 2 (1.41%) BGP
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.41%) IPv4
3 2 (1.41%) IPv6
3 2 (1.41%) OSPF
3 2 (1.41%) VLAN
3 2 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) PPP
4 1 (0.70%) Skype
4 1 (0.70%) SMS
4 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (14.08%) Geospatial Data
2 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.82%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.11%) Big Data
6 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.11%) QlikView
7 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.41%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Bitbucket
2 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.41%) Gatling
4 2 (1.41%) JMeter
4 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (16.20%) Finance
2 19 (13.38%) Marketing
3 17 (11.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.93%) Back Office
5 4 (2.82%) Advertising
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (36.62%) Developer
2 20 (14.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 20 (14.08%) Software Developer
3 13 (9.15%) Analyst
4 11 (7.75%) Consultant
5 9 (6.34%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.34%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.93%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (4.93%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (4.93%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.23%) Healthcare Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.52%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Healthcare Consultant
8 5 (3.52%) Junior
9 4 (2.82%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (2.82%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.87%) HTML
2 26 (18.31%) CSS
3 21 (14.79%) .NET
4 20 (14.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (7.75%) HTML5
6 10 (7.04%) Moose
7 6 (4.23%) Web Services
8 4 (2.82%) XML
9 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.11%) Catalyst
9 3 (2.11%) DBIx::Class
9 3 (2.11%) Swing
10 2 (1.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.41%) Keras
10 2 (1.41%) OpenACC
10 2 (1.41%) OpenCL
10 2 (1.41%) TensorFlow
10 2 (1.41%) Theano
10 2 (1.41%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.76%) Algorithms
2 33 (23.24%) NHS
3 27 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (19.01%) User Experience
4 21 (14.79%) Mobile App
5 20 (14.08%) Blog
6 18 (12.68%) Management Information System
7 16 (11.27%) Life Science
8 15 (10.56%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.11%) LIMS
10 2 (1.41%) CUDA
10 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.70%) CMDB
11 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.70%) Pharmacovigilance
11 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.68%) Windows
2 14 (9.86%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) Unix
4 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.83%) Web Development
3 30 (21.13%) Mentoring
3 30 (21.13%) Open Source
4 23 (16.20%) Health Informatics
5 22 (15.49%) Coaching
6 20 (14.08%) TDD
7 17 (11.97%) Visualisation
8 15 (10.56%) Analytics
8 15 (10.56%) Data Management
8 15 (10.56%) Data Visualisation
8 15 (10.56%) OO
9 14 (9.86%) Bioinformatics
9 14 (9.86%) IT Strategy
9 14 (9.86%) Matrix Management
9 14 (9.86%) Resource Management
10 13 (9.15%) Project Management
11 12 (8.45%) People Management
12 11 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.75%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 57 (40.14%) JavaScript
2 47 (33.10%) SQL
3 31 (21.83%) Python
4 30 (21.13%) Ruby
5 26 (18.31%) C#
6 24 (16.90%) Java
7 17 (11.97%) Perl
8 5 (3.52%) C++
9 4 (2.82%) PHP
9 4 (2.82%) VBScript
10 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.11%) R
11 2 (1.41%) Scala
11 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.70%) F#
12 1 (0.70%) Go
12 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (39.44%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.11%) CCNA
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) CCNP
4 2 (1.41%) CISSP
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.41%) PhD
4 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) HL7
3 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.41%) DICOM
4 2 (1.41%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
1 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) Tableau
4 8 (5.63%) SAP
5 6 (4.23%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (4.23%) VMware
6 5 (3.52%) Cisco
7 3 (2.11%) Dell
8 2 (1.41%) EMC
9 1 (0.70%) Agilent
9 1 (0.70%) Cerner
9 1 (0.70%) Google
9 1 (0.70%) iSOFT
9 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com