The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 102 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 16 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.93% - 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Life Science
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
617 617 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.83% 33.61% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 474 399 421
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cheshire region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Cheshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Warrington - 11 £57,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £28,000 -
Life Science
North West

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (29.17%) ERP
5 7 (29.17%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Legal
6 6 (25.00%) Security Management
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (25.00%) Information Security
6 6 (25.00%) COBIT
6 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) Business Development
7 5 (20.83%) Coaching
8 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 3 (12.50%) Psychology
9 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 3 (12.50%) Statistics
9 3 (12.50%) Marketing
9 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
9 3 (12.50%) Market Research
9 3 (12.50%) MBA
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) .NET

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (25.00%) Legal
4 3 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Service Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Research Manager
5 1 (4.17%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) MFC
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (8.33%) SignalR
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Itk
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) Psychology
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) ERP
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security
3 6 (25.00%) Security Management
3 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (20.83%) Business Development
4 5 (20.83%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Market Research
5 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) MVVM
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) R
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MBA
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.33%) GxP
2 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Ariba
3 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.17%) Zend