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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 97 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 31 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.50% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
564 544 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.99% 30.29% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 447 488 363
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 May 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 57 (83.82%) ITIL
2 29 (42.65%) SC Cleared
2 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
3 27 (39.71%) Manufacturing
4 25 (36.76%) Problem Management
5 22 (32.35%) Incident Management
6 20 (29.41%) Change Management
6 20 (29.41%) Service Management
7 17 (25.00%) Degree
8 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
10 12 (17.65%) Project Management
11 11 (16.18%) ISEB
11 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (16.18%) Law
11 11 (16.18%) ITSM
11 11 (16.18%) Transition Management
11 11 (16.18%) Business Development
12 10 (14.71%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.29%) PRINCE
14 6 (8.82%) assyst
14 6 (8.82%) Data Management
14 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 6 (8.82%) SAP CRM
14 6 (8.82%) SAP SD
14 6 (8.82%) Remedy
14 6 (8.82%) CRM
14 6 (8.82%) SLA
14 6 (8.82%) IBM
14 6 (8.82%) Oracle

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) assyst
1 6 (8.82%) SAP CRM
1 6 (8.82%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
General
1 27 (39.71%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.18%) Law
3 6 (8.82%) French Language
3 6 (8.82%) German Language
3 6 (8.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Transition Manager
2 11 (16.18%) Incident Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Data Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Data Centre Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Change Manager
4 6 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Sales Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Major Incident Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Problem Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Head of Service Delivery
7 3 (4.41%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
1 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (83.82%) ITIL
2 25 (36.76%) Problem Management
3 22 (32.35%) Incident Management
4 20 (29.41%) Change Management
4 20 (29.41%) Service Management
5 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) ITSM
7 11 (16.18%) Transition Management
7 11 (16.18%) Business Development
8 10 (14.71%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) PRINCE
10 6 (8.82%) Data Management
10 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.82%) CRM
10 6 (8.82%) Master Data Management
10 6 (8.82%) Change Control
11 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) SC Cleared
1 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) Degree
3 11 (16.18%) ISEB
3 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Remedy
1 6 (8.82%) IBM
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
1 6 (8.82%) SAP
1 6 (8.82%) HP
2 1 (1.47%) VMware
2 1 (1.47%) Altiris
2 1 (1.47%) NetApp
2 1 (1.47%) Citrix
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft