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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 86 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 42 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% - 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.65% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
632 717 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.33% 36.41% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 496 593 663
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 67 (94.37%) Manufacturing
2 65 (91.55%) ITIL
3 29 (40.85%) Data Centre
4 23 (32.39%) Service Management
5 22 (30.99%) Change Management
5 22 (30.99%) Incident Management
6 21 (29.58%) Problem Management
7 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
7 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
8 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery
8 16 (22.54%) Project Management
8 16 (22.54%) PRINCE2
9 15 (21.13%) ISEB
9 15 (21.13%) ITSM
9 15 (21.13%) Law
9 15 (21.13%) Business Development
9 15 (21.13%) Degree
9 15 (21.13%) Transition Management
10 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.86%) Finance
12 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
13 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
13 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (8.45%) Remedy
13 6 (8.45%) PRINCE
13 6 (8.45%) assyst
14 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
14 5 (7.04%) Oracle
15 3 (4.23%) MS Office

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) assyst
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 67 (94.37%) Manufacturing
2 15 (21.13%) Law
3 7 (9.86%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Transition Manager
2 11 (15.49%) Technical Manager
3 10 (14.08%) Incident Manager
4 9 (12.68%) Data Manager
4 9 (12.68%) Data Centre Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Head of Service Delivery
6 6 (8.45%) Major Incident Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Change Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Service Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Services Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Problem Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Relationships Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Supplier Relationship Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Service Architect
10 1 (1.41%) IT Technical Manager
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (91.55%) ITIL
2 23 (32.39%) Service Management
3 22 (30.99%) Change Management
3 22 (30.99%) Incident Management
4 21 (29.58%) Problem Management
5 16 (22.54%) Project Management
5 16 (22.54%) PRINCE2
5 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery
6 15 (21.13%) ITSM
6 15 (21.13%) Business Development
6 15 (21.13%) Transition Management
7 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.45%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) Change Control
9 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.23%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.82%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) Java
1 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) ISEB
2 15 (21.13%) Degree
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Remedy
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) HP
3 3 (4.23%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft