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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 170 186 165
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.058% 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.38% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
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
1172 1319 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.20% 36.76% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1064 966
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,687 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,633 £55,000 £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 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 24 December 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
Nottinghamshire +14 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) XHTML
5 4 (36.36%) OOD
5 4 (36.36%) SMTP
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Graphic Design
5 4 (36.36%) WCF
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) SaaS
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SMTP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Lead Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Lead Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Clinical Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Clinical Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XHTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Graphic Design
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
1 4 (36.36%) Android Development
1 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) PLM
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM