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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 83 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 35 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.00% - 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.60% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
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
530 533 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.22% 32.58% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 427 467 352
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 £26,375 £27,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 59 (84.29%) ITIL
2 37 (52.86%) SC Cleared
2 37 (52.86%) Security Cleared
3 26 (37.14%) Problem Management
4 24 (34.29%) Incident Management
5 20 (28.57%) Service Management
6 19 (27.14%) Change Management
6 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
7 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (21.43%) Degree
9 14 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2
11 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
11 11 (15.71%) Project Management
12 10 (14.29%) HP
12 10 (14.29%) Oracle
12 10 (14.29%) IBM
12 10 (14.29%) Change Control
13 9 (12.86%) Transition Management
13 9 (12.86%) ISEB
13 9 (12.86%) ITSM
13 9 (12.86%) Business Development
13 9 (12.86%) Law
14 8 (11.43%) PRINCE
15 6 (8.57%) SLA
15 6 (8.57%) SAP SD
15 6 (8.57%) SAP
15 6 (8.57%) CRM
15 6 (8.57%) SAP CRM
15 6 (8.57%) Data Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP SD
1 6 (8.57%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.71%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) VoIP
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
General
1 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.86%) Law
3 6 (8.57%) French Language
3 6 (8.57%) German Language
3 6 (8.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Transition Manager
2 11 (15.71%) Incident Manager
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Sales Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Major Incident Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Data Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Data Centre Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Change Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Problem Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Head of Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) PMO Manager
7 3 (4.29%) SAP CRM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
1 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (84.29%) ITIL
2 26 (37.14%) Problem Management
3 24 (34.29%) Incident Management
4 20 (28.57%) Service Management
5 19 (27.14%) Change Management
6 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.71%) Project Management
7 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
8 10 (14.29%) Change Control
9 9 (12.86%) Business Development
9 9 (12.86%) ITSM
9 9 (12.86%) Transition Management
10 8 (11.43%) PRINCE
11 6 (8.57%) CRM
11 6 (8.57%) Data Management
11 6 (8.57%) Master Data Management
12 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
13 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) SC Cleared
1 37 (52.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.43%) Degree
3 14 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (12.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
1 10 (14.29%) IBM
1 10 (14.29%) HP
2 6 (8.57%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Remedy
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Altiris
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) NetApp
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft