The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 240 245 249
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 23 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.67% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 9
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £30,750 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2312 2234 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.86% 28.52% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1857 1898 2088
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,928 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
England

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Salary Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Life Science Salary Histogram in the East of England

Life Science
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Cambridgeshire +5 20 £52,500 +35.48% 3
Hertfordshire -16 1 £36,500 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 22 (70.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (35.48%) Degree
3 8 (25.81%) Marketing
3 8 (25.81%) Chemistry
3 8 (25.81%) Biology
3 8 (25.81%) Validation
4 6 (19.35%) Statistics
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) Data Mining
5 5 (16.13%) SAS
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Publishing
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Finance
6 4 (12.90%) Legal
6 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.90%) Information Security
6 4 (12.90%) Information Management
6 4 (12.90%) Document Management
6 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
6 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (12.90%) CDISC
6 4 (12.90%) Biostatistics
6 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Java

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (16.13%) SAS
2 4 (12.90%) Documentum
3 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) S-PLUS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.68%) Text Mining
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (70.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Publishing
4 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Legal
5 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.68%) Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.23%) Retail
7 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) Author
1 4 (12.90%) Technical Author
1 4 (12.90%) Head of IT
1 4 (12.90%) Compliance Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Systems Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Head of Security
1 4 (12.90%) Head of IT Security
2 3 (9.68%) Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) SAS Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Chemistry
1 8 (25.81%) Biology
2 6 (19.35%) Statistics
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Informatics
4 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Copywriting
6 1 (3.23%) Wiki
6 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
6 1 (3.23%) W3C
6 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Validation
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) Analytics
3 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
3 4 (12.90%) Biostatistics
3 4 (12.90%) Data Security
3 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.90%) Information Management
3 4 (12.90%) Document Management
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Web Design
5 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) R
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) ABAP
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) GCP
1 4 (12.90%) GMP
1 4 (12.90%) GLP
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.90%) GxP
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) CDISC
2 1 (3.23%) WAI
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Citrix
1 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
1 1 (3.23%) NetApp
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.23%) VMware
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago