The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 99 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 21 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 1.15% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 3.41% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 3
Average salary £48,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -37.20%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
724 558 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.07% 33.82% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 540 472 577
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 2014.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (37.93%) Marketing
2 11 (37.93%) Chemistry
2 11 (37.93%) Biology
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) Validation
5 7 (24.14%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) Data Mining
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) Publishing
8 4 (13.79%) Documentum
8 4 (13.79%) Legal
8 4 (13.79%) Data Security
8 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) GCP
8 4 (13.79%) GMP
8 4 (13.79%) GLP
8 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
8 4 (13.79%) GxP
8 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.79%) IT Governance
8 4 (13.79%) Information Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Documentum
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.34%) Text Mining
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (37.93%) Marketing
3 5 (17.24%) Publishing
4 4 (13.79%) Legal
5 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.90%) Finance
6 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Author
1 7 (24.14%) Technical Author
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Head of IT
2 4 (13.79%) Compliance Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Head of Security
2 4 (13.79%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) Web Content Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Chemistry
1 11 (37.93%) Biology
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Statistics
3 3 (10.34%) Informatics
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.45%) Copywriting
5 1 (3.45%) Wiki
5 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Validation
2 4 (13.79%) Data Security
2 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
2 4 (13.79%) Information Security
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) IT Governance
2 4 (13.79%) Information Management
2 4 (13.79%) Document Management
2 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
3 3 (10.34%) Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Data Management
4 2 (6.90%) Web Design
4 2 (6.90%) Biostatistics
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) GCP
1 4 (13.79%) GMP
1 4 (13.79%) GLP
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.79%) GxP
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) CDISC
3 1 (3.45%) WAI
3 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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