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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 116 123 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.42% 2.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 1.15% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 35
Median salary £22,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%

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
625 784 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.19% 36.53% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 389 571 542
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware