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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 119 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 1.47% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 16
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £35,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £72,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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
868 1022 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.83% 40.88% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 745 751 759
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 +7 6 £33,250 -5.00% 11
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Biology
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) SPARQL
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Dovecot
4 2 (18.18%) e-Health
4 2 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 2 (18.18%) Ontologies
4 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Semantic Web
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Statistician
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Statistician
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Biology
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Semantic Web
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 2 (18.18%) Ontologies
3 2 (18.18%) e-Health
4 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
4 1 (9.09%) W3C
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (18.18%) RDF
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) SPARQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
1 2 (18.18%) Dovecot
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Pension, Stock Options, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East
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Salary: (monthly salary starting at £2,769.45 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago