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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 133 114 142
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 7 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.29% 0.65% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.49% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -19.47%
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
983 937 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.19% 43.24% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 687 746 1030
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 22 October 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 -8 2 £32,500 -5.79% 1
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (40.00%) Chemistry
2 12 (40.00%) Biology
3 10 (33.33%) Marketing
4 9 (30.00%) Validation
4 9 (30.00%) Information Management
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 8 (26.67%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) Degree
6 7 (23.33%) Informatics
7 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (13.33%) Web Development
9 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 4 (13.33%) Python
9 4 (13.33%) Documentum
9 4 (13.33%) LIMS
9 4 (13.33%) JDBC
9 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
9 4 (13.33%) GCP

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (13.33%) Documentum
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.00%) Text Mining
3 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (13.33%) Publishing
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Author
1 8 (26.67%) Technical Author
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Head of Security
3 4 (13.33%) Head of IT Security
3 4 (13.33%) Compliance Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Head of IT
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 4 (13.33%) JDBC
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Chemistry
1 12 (40.00%) Biology
2 7 (23.33%) Informatics
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) LIMS
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Validation
1 9 (30.00%) Information Management
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
3 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) IT Governance
3 4 (13.33%) Document Management
3 4 (13.33%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security
3 4 (13.33%) Data Security
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Python
2 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.33%) GCP
1 4 (13.33%) GMP
1 4 (13.33%) GLP
1 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.33%) GxP
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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