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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 115 114 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.11% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £36,750 £85,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.76% +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
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
713 631 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.47% 36.39% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 637 468 611
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
Macclesfield +4 3 £35,000 -
Warrington - 3 £29,500 -
Chester - 3 - -
Life Science
North West

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Business Development
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) Social Media
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 3 (21.43%) Content Management
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
5 3 (21.43%) Zend
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) WordPress
5 3 (21.43%) Magento
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) IIS
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) C

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MDM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
2 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Research Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Client Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
2 3 (21.43%) XHTML
2 3 (21.43%) DHTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
3 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 2 (14.29%) Psychology
4 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
4 1 (7.14%) Informatics
4 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Content Management
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Market Research
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MBA
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GxP
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) VMware