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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 305 311 338
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 13 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.086% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.18% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,500 £77,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £130,000 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
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
5014 5449 6062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.67% 46.72% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4135 4758 5544
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Life Science Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 35 (70.00%) Project Management
2 34 (68.00%) Finance
3 33 (66.00%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (56.00%) Change Management
5 25 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 25 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
6 23 (46.00%) Analytics
7 22 (44.00%) Manufacturing
8 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
9 17 (34.00%) Degree
10 15 (30.00%) Marketing
11 14 (28.00%) Big Data
12 12 (24.00%) Content Management
13 11 (22.00%) QlikView
13 11 (22.00%) Data Architecture
13 11 (22.00%) Data Management
13 11 (22.00%) Oracle
13 11 (22.00%) SAP
13 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
13 11 (22.00%) Business Transformation
14 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
14 10 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (20.00%) Retail
14 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (18.00%) Banking
15 9 (18.00%) Information Management
15 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
16 8 (16.00%) Marketing Strategy
16 8 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
16 8 (16.00%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Documentum
2 5 (10.00%) LiveLink
3 3 (6.00%) SAS
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) SPSS
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) TrackWise
2 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (2.00%) Tridion
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Big Data
2 11 (22.00%) QlikView
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.00%) EDMS
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.00%) HBase
7 2 (4.00%) Hypertable
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.00%) Spotfire
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 22 (44.00%) Manufacturing
3 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (30.00%) Marketing
5 10 (20.00%) Retail
6 9 (18.00%) Banking
7 8 (16.00%) Back Office
8 7 (14.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (8.00%) Legal
10 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Consultant
2 25 (50.00%) Technology Consultant
3 3 (6.00%) Architect
3 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Java Consultant
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (4.00%) Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Management Consultant
4 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) REST
3 2 (4.00%) SOAP
3 2 (4.00%) WSDL
4 1 (2.00%) XSL
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (66.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.00%) PMI
5 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.00%) FMCG
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.00%) Informatics
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Project Management
2 28 (56.00%) Change Management
3 25 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 25 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
4 23 (46.00%) Analytics
5 12 (24.00%) Content Management
6 11 (22.00%) Data Architecture
6 11 (22.00%) Data Management
6 11 (22.00%) Business Transformation
7 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.00%) Information Management
9 8 (16.00%) Marketing Strategy
9 8 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
9 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (14.00%) Validation
10 7 (14.00%) ERP
10 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.00%) CDISC
3 1 (2.00%) Dublin Core
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
1 11 (22.00%) SAP
2 7 (14.00%) Siebel
3 3 (6.00%) Cognos
4 2 (4.00%) Tableau
4 2 (4.00%) Netezza
4 2 (4.00%) DataFlux
4 2 (4.00%) Teradata
4 2 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.00%) Informatica
4 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) Trillium
5 1 (2.00%) Vignette
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Open Text