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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 198 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 19 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.017% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.045% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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
2141 2226 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.61% 37.94% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1397 1535
Average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 9 £60,000 - 1
Reading - 9 - -
Slough - 1 £24,000 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) Manufacturing
3 16 (48.48%) Project Management
4 13 (39.39%) ITIL
5 12 (36.36%) SaaS
6 10 (30.30%) Business Development
6 10 (30.30%) Service Management
6 10 (30.30%) ITSM
6 10 (30.30%) Law
6 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
6 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 10 (30.30%) ISEB
6 10 (30.30%) Transition Management
7 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 9 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (27.27%) GCP
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) VMware
8 7 (21.21%) Data Management
8 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.21%) Web Services
8 7 (21.21%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) Citrix
8 7 (21.21%) Symantec
9 6 (18.18%) SOA
9 6 (18.18%) Linux

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (51.52%) Manufacturing
2 10 (30.30%) Law
3 9 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Transition Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Business Development
3 10 (30.30%) Service Management
3 10 (30.30%) ITSM
3 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
3 10 (30.30%) Transition Management
4 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 7 (21.21%) Data Management
6 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Coaching
6 6 (18.18%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.15%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) ERP
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) GCP
2 3 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Citrix
2 7 (21.21%) Symantec