The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 129 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 5 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.23% 0.86% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 2.00% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 18
Average salary £32,500 £48,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.48%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Life Science
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
921 1048 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.34% 42.69% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 748 782 752
Average salary £42,500 £38,575 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.17% -3.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridgeshire region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 3 - - 6
Huntingdon - 2 £32,500 -
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Biology
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Ontologies
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
4 2 (20.00%) SPARQL
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) RDF
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (10.00%) InDesign
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) InDesign
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (10.00%) Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Statistician
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Statistician
2 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Biology
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Ontologies
3 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (10.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) RDF
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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