The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 115 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 21 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 2.74% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 4
Average salary £48,750 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -37.20%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
856 729 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.63% 30.67% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 637 601 780
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
East of England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +3 21 £48,750 +50.00% 3
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 22 (70.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 11 (35.48%) Chemistry
2 11 (35.48%) Biology
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) Validation
5 6 (19.35%) Data Mining
6 5 (16.13%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) Publishing
7 4 (12.90%) Information Management
7 4 (12.90%) Document Management
7 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
7 4 (12.90%) Information Security
7 4 (12.90%) Data Security
7 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Legal
7 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
7 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
7 4 (12.90%) Documentum
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) GCP
7 4 (12.90%) GMP

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) Documentum
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.68%) Text Mining
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (70.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (35.48%) Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Publishing
4 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Legal
5 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.68%) Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Author
1 7 (22.58%) Technical Author
2 4 (12.90%) Head of IT
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Compliance Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Head of Security
2 4 (12.90%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) IT Support
4 1 (3.23%) Web Content Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Chemistry
1 11 (35.48%) Biology
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 3 (9.68%) Informatics
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) W3C
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Copywriting
5 1 (3.23%) Wiki
5 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Information Management
2 4 (12.90%) Document Management
2 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
2 4 (12.90%) Information Security
2 4 (12.90%) Data Security
2 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
2 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Analytics
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Web Design
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.45%) Biostatistics
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) ABAP
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) GCP
1 4 (12.90%) GMP
1 4 (12.90%) GLP
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.90%) GxP
2 2 (6.45%) CDISC
3 1 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Citrix
1 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
1 1 (3.23%) NetApp
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) VMware
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