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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 76 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 32 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.59% 0.21% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.29% 0.46% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 13
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,250 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
605 651 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.03% 46.10% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 487 545 640
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £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 31 May 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 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 43 (55.13%) Degree
2 31 (39.74%) Computer Science
3 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.90%) Games
5 24 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (29.49%) HTML
6 23 (29.49%) Python
7 22 (28.21%) CSS
8 20 (25.64%) Java
8 20 (25.64%) Web Design
8 20 (25.64%) Dynamics AX
9 19 (24.36%) Web Services
9 19 (24.36%) ERP
10 18 (23.08%) HTML5
10 18 (23.08%) CSS3
11 16 (20.51%) SQL
12 15 (19.23%) Perl
12 15 (19.23%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (17.95%) jQuery
13 14 (17.95%) Front End Development
13 14 (17.95%) Bioinformatics
13 14 (17.95%) Linux
14 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
14 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 13 (16.67%) Web Development
15 12 (15.38%) Mathematics
15 12 (15.38%) Finance
15 12 (15.38%) Django
16 10 (12.82%) RESTful
17 9 (11.54%) Analytics

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 (3.85%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (10.26%) Magento
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Data Mining
1 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
1 8 (10.26%) Text Mining
2 7 (8.97%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Fiddler
2 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 28 (35.90%) Games
2 24 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 12 (15.38%) Finance
5 6 (7.69%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (8.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.13%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Data Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.49%) HTML
2 22 (28.21%) CSS
3 19 (24.36%) Web Services
4 18 (23.08%) CSS3
4 18 (23.08%) HTML5
5 15 (19.23%) Natural Language Processing
6 14 (17.95%) jQuery
7 12 (15.38%) Django
8 10 (12.82%) RESTful
9 8 (10.26%) REST
10 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.56%) LAMP
10 2 (2.56%) Lucene
10 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.56%) XML
11 1 (1.28%) Ajax
11 1 (1.28%) J2EE
11 1 (1.28%) JSON
11 1 (1.28%) JSP
11 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.74%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.69%) Biology
4 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.41%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) Biotechnology
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.13%) W3C
5 4 (5.13%) Web 2.0
6 3 (3.85%) Informatics
6 3 (3.85%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (3.85%) Social Media
6 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.56%) Psychology
8 1 (1.28%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.28%) Health Informatics
8 1 (1.28%) Proteomics
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.13%) Unix
3 4 (5.13%) VMS
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Web Design
2 19 (24.36%) ERP
3 14 (17.95%) Bioinformatics
3 14 (17.95%) Front End Development
4 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 13 (16.67%) Web Development
5 9 (11.54%) Analytics
6 8 (10.26%) DevOps
6 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 4 (5.13%) OO
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Process Management
10 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.49%) Python
3 20 (25.64%) Java
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
5 15 (19.23%) Perl
6 4 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) WAI
3 1 (1.28%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) Google
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) Vertica
3 1 (1.28%) VMware
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