The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 154 172 193
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 15 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.091% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
Life Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1322 1095 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.76% 34.46% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 979 880 1078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Life Science
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Life Science Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Life Science
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Leicestershire - 10 - -
Nottinghamshire +11 4 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 12 (70.59%) Manufacturing
3 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) CESG
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (29.41%) CISA
4 5 (29.41%) CISM
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Legal
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Licensing
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) RPG/400
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) AS400
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (5.88%) Documentum
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
General
1 12 (70.59%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Information Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Software QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Quality Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) AS400 Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) AS400
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Biotechnology
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) OS/400
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
1 5 (29.41%) Information Security
1 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (17.65%) Software Licensing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) System Testing
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) RPG
1 2 (11.76%) RPG/400
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) CISA
2 5 (29.41%) CISM
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin