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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 100 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 10 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.59% 0.61% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.32% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 20
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
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
837 682 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.38% 46.43% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 604 531 794
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% +4.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 November 2014.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (45.83%) Chemistry
2 11 (45.83%) Biology
3 9 (37.50%) Marketing
3 9 (37.50%) Information Management
4 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 8 (33.33%) Informatics
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Postgraduate
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Text Mining
7 5 (20.83%) Validation
8 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 4 (16.67%) Information Security
8 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.67%) IT Governance
8 4 (16.67%) Perl
8 4 (16.67%) Data Mining
8 4 (16.67%) GCP
8 4 (16.67%) GMP
8 4 (16.67%) GLP
8 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 4 (16.67%) Data Security
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Text Mining
2 4 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (79.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (37.50%) Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Author
1 7 (29.17%) Technical Author
2 4 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 4 (16.67%) Head of Security
2 4 (16.67%) Head of IT Security
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) JDBC
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Chemistry
1 11 (45.83%) Biology
2 8 (33.33%) Informatics
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) LIMS
4 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Information Management
2 5 (20.83%) Validation
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Data Security
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 3 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GCP
1 4 (16.67%) GMP
1 4 (16.67%) GLP
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
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