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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 81 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 42 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.33% - 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.38% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +25.00%
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
501 481 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.79% 32.33% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 416 419 386
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,000
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 3 March 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 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 61 (87.14%) ITIL
2 46 (65.71%) SC Cleared
2 46 (65.71%) Security Cleared
3 26 (37.14%) Problem Management
4 23 (32.86%) Change Management
4 23 (32.86%) Incident Management
5 22 (31.43%) Service Management
6 17 (24.29%) Service Delivery
7 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (18.57%) Degree
10 12 (17.14%) Project Management
11 11 (15.71%) HP
11 11 (15.71%) Oracle
11 11 (15.71%) IBM
11 11 (15.71%) Change Control
12 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
14 8 (11.43%) SLA
15 7 (10.00%) PRINCE
15 7 (10.00%) ITSM
15 7 (10.00%) ISEB
15 7 (10.00%) Law
15 7 (10.00%) Business Development
15 7 (10.00%) Transition Management
16 6 (8.57%) Master Data Management
16 6 (8.57%) SAP CRM
16 6 (8.57%) Data Management
16 6 (8.57%) French Language
16 6 (8.57%) German Language

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP SD
1 6 (8.57%) SAP CRM
2 5 (7.14%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) VoIP
1 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.00%) Law
3 6 (8.57%) French Language
3 6 (8.57%) German Language
3 6 (8.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Incident Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Head of Service Delivery
4 6 (8.57%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Sales Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Service Manager
4 6 (8.57%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Major Incident Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
1 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000
1 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (87.14%) ITIL
2 26 (37.14%) Problem Management
3 23 (32.86%) Incident Management
3 23 (32.86%) Change Management
4 22 (31.43%) Service Management
5 17 (24.29%) Service Delivery
6 12 (17.14%) Project Management
7 11 (15.71%) Change Control
8 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 7 (10.00%) ITSM
9 7 (10.00%) Business Development
9 7 (10.00%) Transition Management
10 6 (8.57%) Master Data Management
10 6 (8.57%) Data Management
10 6 (8.57%) CRM
11 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.14%) High Availability
12 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 46 (65.71%) SC Cleared
1 46 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (18.57%) Degree
4 7 (10.00%) ISEB
5 5 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle
1 11 (15.71%) IBM
1 11 (15.71%) HP
2 6 (8.57%) SAP
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Citrix
3 5 (7.14%) NetApp
3 5 (7.14%) Remedy
3 5 (7.14%) VMware
3 5 (7.14%) Altiris