The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Life Science
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
585 545 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.68% 25.23% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 470 509 344
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Life Science
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Birmingham

Life Science
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Transition Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 1 (33.33%) Service Transition Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification