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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 127 137 148
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.32% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.71% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +5.06%
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
854 1134 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.36% 45.51% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 693 868 873
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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 +14 4 £36,250 -9.37% 7
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (37.50%) Informatics
4 7 (29.17%) Biology
4 7 (29.17%) LIMS
4 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Information Management
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Perl
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Chemistry
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.83%) Big Data
6 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
6 5 (20.83%) JDBC
6 5 (20.83%) Python
6 5 (20.83%) Spring
6 5 (20.83%) Maven
6 5 (20.83%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (16.67%) Text Mining
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Fiddler
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) InDesign
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Text Mining
3 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Fiddler
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Statistician
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JDBC
1 5 (20.83%) Spring
1 5 (20.83%) jQuery
2 3 (12.50%) REST
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Informatics
2 7 (29.17%) Biology
2 7 (29.17%) LIMS
3 6 (25.00%) Chemistry
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Statistics
5 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
6 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
6 1 (4.17%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Information Management
2 5 (20.83%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (20.83%) Web Development
2 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Market Research
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
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