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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 109 128 134
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 20 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.87% 0.048% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 0.10% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 15
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £55,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +64.28%
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
957 970 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.70% 46.93% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 709 806 826
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +12 17 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) Informatics
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) Information Management
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Eclipse
4 11 (40.74%) LIMS
5 10 (37.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) JDBC
6 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 9 (33.33%) Spring
6 9 (33.33%) Maven
6 9 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
6 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 9 (33.33%) Web Development
6 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.93%) Chemistry
7 7 (25.93%) Biology
7 7 (25.93%) Perl
8 6 (22.22%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) Text Mining
9 5 (18.52%) Big Data
10 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) Postgraduate
11 3 (11.11%) Web Services
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Text Mining
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.70%) QlikView
2 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Eclipse
2 9 (33.33%) Maven
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Fiddler
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (37.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Author
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) JDBC
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
1 9 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Informatics
2 11 (40.74%) LIMS
3 7 (25.93%) Chemistry
3 7 (25.93%) Biology
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Information Management
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
5 6 (22.22%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.70%) PhD
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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