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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 104 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.069% 0.91% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 1.91% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 10
Average salary - £52,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.48%
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
688 838 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.35% 47.72% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 564 617 566
Average salary £42,500 £39,420 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 3 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 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Biology
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
4 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) PhD
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (16.67%) InDesign
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Programmer
1 1 (16.67%) Statistician
1 1 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Mechanical Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Statistician
1 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) Biology
2 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
2 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
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