The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 202 209 216
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 11 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.99% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 7
Median salary £42,500 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.03% +42.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
Life Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1953 2021 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.40% 37.04% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1402 1497
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell -7 5 £70,000 +3.70%
Wokingham - 3 £42,500 -
Reading +21 2 £20,000 -52.94%
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) APMP
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) GAMP
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Audit Manager
2 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Economics
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) APMP
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) IISP
2 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GAMP
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle