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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 119 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 9 40 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 2.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 6.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 36 0
Average salary £85,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
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
735 617 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.54% 34.11% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 552 544 466
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 26 (96.30%) Manufacturing
2 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 17 (62.96%) PRINCE2
3 15 (55.56%) Project Management
4 14 (51.85%) Service Management
5 13 (48.15%) Transition Management
5 13 (48.15%) Presales
6 12 (44.44%) ISEB
7 11 (40.74%) Business Development
8 10 (37.04%) Degree
8 10 (37.04%) Law
8 10 (37.04%) ITSM
9 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
9 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
10 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
11 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
11 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) Line Management
11 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
11 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
11 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
12 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
12 4 (14.81%) Change Management
12 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
13 3 (11.11%) Retail
13 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (7.41%) Test Planning

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 26 (96.30%) Manufacturing
2 10 (37.04%) Law
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Transition Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Engagement Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Presales Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.41%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Transition Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.70%) ERP Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
1 17 (62.96%) PRINCE2
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
3 14 (51.85%) Service Management
4 13 (48.15%) Presales
4 13 (48.15%) Transition Management
5 11 (40.74%) Business Development
6 10 (37.04%) ITSM
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
9 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) Line Management
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
9 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
10 4 (14.81%) Change Management
10 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
10 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
11 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
11 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP