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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 220 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.036% 0.019% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.050% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £67,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+145.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +58.62%
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
1800 1992 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.85% 37.14% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1404 1552
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 January 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 - 2 £67,500 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Business Development
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) GAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GAMP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) HP