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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 91 76 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 19 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 2.91% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 6.52% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 7
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,570 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £65,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%

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
579 675 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.98% 44.58% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 459 459 569
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 18 (58.06%) Computer Science
3 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
4 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) Big Data
6 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
6 9 (29.03%) C
6 9 (29.03%) C++
7 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
7 8 (25.81%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) PhD
7 8 (25.81%) OpenGL
7 8 (25.81%) CAD
7 8 (25.81%) Aerospace
8 7 (22.58%) .NET
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (19.35%) Web Design
9 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
9 6 (19.35%) RESTful
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
9 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (16.13%) Analytics
10 5 (16.13%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (16.13%) C#
10 5 (16.13%) Unix
11 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce

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 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) ColdFusion
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) nginx
1 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
2 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.81%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Compliance Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Information Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Account Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) OpenGL
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) RESTful
4 5 (16.13%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) Node.js
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.68%) CSS3
6 3 (9.68%) D3.js
6 3 (9.68%) Django
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 3 (9.68%) JMS
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) Middleware
6 3 (9.68%) SOAP
6 3 (9.68%) SVG
6 3 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) W3C
3 3 (9.68%) Web 2.0
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
3 8 (25.81%) CAD
4 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Web Design
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Biology
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.68%) E-Procurement
7 3 (9.68%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) Information Security
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) C
2 9 (29.03%) C++
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) ES6
8 1 (3.23%) R
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) PhD
3 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
3 3 (9.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) HIPAA
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Packer
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
1 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Twitter
2 3 (9.68%) webMethods
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