The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 72 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +11
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 41 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.00% 0.20% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.07% 0.46% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36 3 7
Median salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
Life Science
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
676 658 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.49% 44.64% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 533 537 652
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Life Science
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridge region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Cambridge

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 52 (57.14%) Degree
2 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
2 31 (34.07%) Computer Science
3 26 (28.57%) Python
4 25 (27.47%) HTML
4 25 (27.47%) Bioinformatics
5 23 (25.27%) CSS
5 23 (25.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (24.18%) Games
7 21 (23.08%) Java
8 20 (21.98%) HTML5
9 19 (20.88%) Web Services
9 19 (20.88%) ERP
9 19 (20.88%) Web Design
9 19 (20.88%) Finance
10 18 (19.78%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (18.68%) jQuery
11 17 (18.68%) Linux
11 17 (18.68%) Perl
12 16 (17.58%) SQL
12 16 (17.58%) Biology
13 15 (16.48%) CSS3
14 14 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
15 13 (14.29%) Social Media
15 13 (14.29%) Web Development
15 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 13 (14.29%) Manufacturing
16 12 (13.19%) Django
16 12 (13.19%) Front End Development
17 11 (12.09%) Mathematics

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.40%) Magento
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Intranet
2 6 (6.59%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) LDAP
4 1 (1.10%) NAS
4 1 (1.10%) SAN
4 1 (1.10%) SMTP
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) VoIP
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Data Mining
1 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
1 8 (8.79%) Text Mining
2 6 (6.59%) Big Data
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Fiddler
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
General
1 23 (25.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 22 (24.18%) Games
3 19 (20.88%) Finance
4 13 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.59%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 10 (10.99%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Communications Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Programmer
5 7 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) HTML
2 23 (25.27%) CSS
3 20 (21.98%) HTML5
4 19 (20.88%) Web Services
5 17 (18.68%) jQuery
6 15 (16.48%) CSS3
7 14 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
8 12 (13.19%) Django
9 9 (9.89%) RESTful
10 8 (8.79%) REST
11 5 (5.49%) JSON
12 4 (4.40%) DOM
13 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.30%) Lucene
13 3 (3.30%) XML
14 2 (2.20%) LAMP
14 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1 (1.10%) Ajax
15 1 (1.10%) Spring
15 1 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.58%) Biology
3 13 (14.29%) Social Media
4 11 (12.09%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.89%) User Experience
6 7 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
8 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
9 4 (4.40%) Biotechnology
9 4 (4.40%) W3C
9 4 (4.40%) Web 2.0
10 3 (3.30%) Informatics
10 3 (3.30%) Pharmacovigilance
11 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
11 2 (2.20%) Psychology
11 2 (2.20%) Replication
12 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.10%) Health Informatics
12 1 (1.10%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.40%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) VMS
4 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Bioinformatics
2 19 (20.88%) ERP
2 19 (20.88%) Web Design
3 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 13 (14.29%) Web Development
4 12 (13.19%) Front End Development
5 10 (10.99%) Analytics
6 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.59%) Human Factors
8 6 (6.59%) Product Management
8 6 (6.59%) Rapid Prototyping
8 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.49%) OO
10 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.40%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
2 26 (28.57%) Python
3 21 (23.08%) Java
4 17 (18.68%) Perl
5 16 (17.58%) SQL
6 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.30%) C++
7 3 (3.30%) R
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) PhD
3 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) WAI
3 1 (1.10%) GCP
3 1 (1.10%) GLP
3 1 (1.10%) GMP
3 1 (1.10%) GxP
3 1 (1.10%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) NFS
3 1 (1.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) Vertica
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
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