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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 95 64 95
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +31
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 11 47 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 3.25% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 6.69% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 9
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,088 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £63,750 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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
640 703 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 56.29% 48.65% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 549 476 574
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 January 2017.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (34.78%) Big Data
4 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
4 7 (30.43%) Web Design
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
5 6 (26.09%) C
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Biology
6 5 (21.74%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (21.74%) Node.js
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
6 5 (21.74%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (21.74%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) PhD
7 4 (17.39%) SVG
7 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (17.39%) OpenGL
7 4 (17.39%) CAD
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio

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 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Text Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
2 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Compliance Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Information Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Account Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) D3.js
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5 Canvas
2 4 (17.39%) LESS
2 4 (17.39%) OpenGL
2 4 (17.39%) Sass
2 4 (17.39%) SVG
2 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (17.39%) Web Components
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) Django
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
3 6 (26.09%) Biology
4 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (17.39%) User Experience
5 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
6 3 (13.04%) W3C
6 3 (13.04%) Web 2.0
7 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Informatics
8 1 (4.35%) Clustering
8 1 (4.35%) Health Informatics
8 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.35%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (30.43%) Web Design
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (17.39%) CAD
4 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (13.04%) Customer-Centric Development
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) C
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) ES6
7 2 (8.70%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) R
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) Scala
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) PhD
3 3 (13.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) HIPAA
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.04%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Twitter
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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