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 22 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 79 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 21 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.77% 0.21% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 0.45% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 20
Median salary £45,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
647 670 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 54.55% 47.48% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 509 544 633
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 22 July 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 30 (49.18%) Games
2 26 (42.62%) Degree
3 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
4 20 (32.79%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (31.15%) Web Design
6 17 (27.87%) HTML
6 17 (27.87%) Java
6 17 (27.87%) ERP
7 16 (26.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (26.23%) CSS
7 16 (26.23%) Web Services
8 15 (24.59%) Python
9 14 (22.95%) HTML5
9 14 (22.95%) CSS3
9 14 (22.95%) Manufacturing
10 13 (21.31%) SQL
11 12 (19.67%) Natural Language Processing
11 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
12 11 (18.03%) Perl
13 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
13 10 (16.39%) Web Development
13 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
13 10 (16.39%) jQuery
13 10 (16.39%) QA
13 10 (16.39%) Magento
13 10 (16.39%) DevOps
13 10 (16.39%) Front End Development
14 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
14 8 (13.11%) RESTful

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 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
1 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (16.39%) Magento
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
1 6 (9.84%) Text Mining
2 5 (8.20%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Maven
General
1 30 (49.18%) Games
2 16 (26.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (22.95%) Manufacturing
4 7 (11.48%) Finance
5 4 (6.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (9.84%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (9.84%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Programmer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.92%) Perl Programmer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) HTML
2 16 (26.23%) CSS
2 16 (26.23%) Web Services
3 14 (22.95%) CSS3
3 14 (22.95%) HTML5
4 12 (19.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 10 (16.39%) jQuery
6 8 (13.11%) Django
6 8 (13.11%) REST
6 8 (13.11%) RESTful
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) J2EE
7 2 (3.28%) Lucene
7 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.28%) XML
7 2 (3.28%) XSLT
8 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) W3C
3 4 (6.56%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.92%) Biotechnology
4 3 (4.92%) Informatics
4 3 (4.92%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (3.28%) Biology
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.64%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.64%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Unix
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Web Design
2 17 (27.87%) ERP
3 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.39%) DevOps
4 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.39%) Front End Development
4 10 (16.39%) Web Development
5 8 (13.11%) Analytics
5 8 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.56%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (6.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (6.56%) OO
8 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Data Management
9 3 (4.92%) Use Case
10 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.87%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) Python
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 11 (18.03%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.64%) MCP
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) WAI
3 3 (4.92%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Google
2 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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