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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 109 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 1.30% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 2.73% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 16
Average salary - £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
667 842 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.61% 47.49% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 540 633 560
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Biology
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Ontologies
3 2 (28.57%) Semantic Web
3 2 (28.57%) SPARQL
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) RDF
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (14.29%) InDesign
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) InDesign
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Statistician
2 1 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Biology
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Ontologies
2 2 (28.57%) Semantic Web
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 1 (14.29%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (28.57%) RDF
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SPARQL
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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