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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 82 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 69 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.90% 1.59% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 4.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
1034 667 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.48% 36.65% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 620 539 645
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -9.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 78 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 52 (66.67%) ITIL
3 30 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 21 (26.92%) Mentoring
5 19 (24.36%) PRINCE2
6 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
7 16 (20.51%) People Management
7 16 (20.51%) Remedy
7 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
7 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (19.23%) Trend Analysis
8 15 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
8 15 (19.23%) ISEB
8 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (19.23%) SLA
8 15 (19.23%) Project Management
8 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (16.67%) Service Management
9 13 (16.67%) Finance
9 13 (16.67%) Performance Management
10 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Security Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Test Management
10 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
11 9 (11.54%) Line Management
11 9 (11.54%) Retail
11 9 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (11.54%) Project Planning

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
General
1 78 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 13 (16.67%) Finance
3 9 (11.54%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (12.82%) Test Manager
2 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Data Centre Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Incident Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Major Incident Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Problem Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Transition Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Engagement Manager
8 3 (3.85%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.85%) IT Operations Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Presales Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Commercial Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Service Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Service Manager
10 1 (1.28%) Technical Manager
10 1 (1.28%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) CMDB
4 2 (2.56%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) ITIL
2 30 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 21 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 19 (24.36%) PRINCE2
5 16 (20.51%) People Management
5 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 15 (19.23%) Project Management
6 15 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (19.23%) Trend Analysis
7 13 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 13 (16.67%) Service Management
8 10 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Security Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.82%) Test Management
8 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 9 (11.54%) Line Management
9 9 (11.54%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) ISEB
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (11.54%) APMP
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Remedy
2 2 (2.56%) HP
2 2 (2.56%) IBM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle