The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 265 299 321
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +22
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 10
Median salary - £51,250 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.32%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Life Science
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2995 4611 6111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.40% 44.50% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 3782 5061
Median salary £58,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Life Science
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Life Science Salary Trend in the City of London

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Microservices
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) PhD
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) SAS
5 1 (9.09%) CGI
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Model Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Physics
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Microservices
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Metadata Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft