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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 101 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 19 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.058% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 0.18% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Average salary £41,250 £72,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.10% +93.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £72,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
602 553 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.11% 32.21% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 470 370 429
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,021 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 14 £62,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £28,000 -
Life Science
North West

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 16 (55.17%) Manufacturing
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Service Management
4 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) ITSM
5 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (24.14%) ERP
5 7 (24.14%) Business Development
6 6 (20.69%) COBIT
6 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) Legal
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) ISEB
6 6 (20.69%) Security Management
6 6 (20.69%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Coaching
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) Transition Management
8 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) ETL

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (10.34%) Oracle 9iAS
1 3 (10.34%) Lync
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Network Security
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 16 (55.17%) Manufacturing
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (20.69%) Legal
5 4 (13.79%) Law
6 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Information Security Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Information Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Transition Manager
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Research Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) WebCenter
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (6.90%) SignalR
2 2 (6.90%) MFC
3 1 (3.45%) Itk
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) Psychology
2 3 (10.34%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Service Management
2 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) ITSM
3 7 (24.14%) ERP
3 7 (24.14%) Business Development
4 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (20.69%) Information Security
4 6 (20.69%) Security Management
5 5 (17.24%) Coaching
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Transition Management
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.34%) Market Research
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Prolog
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) R
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) MBA
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) OCP
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCTS
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) CommVault
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Ariba
4 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago