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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 124 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% 0.063% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.22% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £72,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
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
527 463 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.19% 29.10% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 408 369 446
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) DRM
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (100.00%) Spotfire
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DRM
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Competitive Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica