The 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 265 278 270
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 10 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.13% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.33% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 0
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2890 3298 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.55% 38.24% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2274 2612 2574
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Essex - 4 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Hertfordshire -3 3 £70,000 +91.78%
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 13 (30.95%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (23.81%) SAP
3 10 (23.81%) Windows
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Informatics
5 8 (19.05%) Biology
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
6 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 7 (16.67%) LIMS
6 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 7 (16.67%) Information Management
6 7 (16.67%) Chemistry
7 6 (14.29%) French Language
7 6 (14.29%) German Language
7 6 (14.29%) Spanish Language
7 6 (14.29%) Master Data Management
7 6 (14.29%) Data Management
7 6 (14.29%) SAP CRM
7 6 (14.29%) SAP SD
7 6 (14.29%) CRM
8 5 (11.90%) Python
8 5 (11.90%) JDBC
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle
8 5 (11.90%) Spring
8 5 (11.90%) Maven
8 5 (11.90%) Bioinformatics

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) SAS
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) InDesign
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SAP SD
1 6 (14.29%) SAP CRM
2 3 (7.14%) Sentinel
3 2 (4.76%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) WebEx
3 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Big Data
2 4 (9.52%) Text Mining
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) SQLPlus
4 2 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (30.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (14.29%) French Language
2 6 (14.29%) German Language
2 6 (14.29%) Spanish Language
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Law
5 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Head of IT
5 3 (7.14%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) SAP SD Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) JDBC
1 5 (11.90%) Spring
1 5 (11.90%) jQuery
2 4 (9.52%) REST
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Informatics
2 8 (19.05%) Biology
3 7 (16.67%) LIMS
3 7 (16.67%) Chemistry
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.76%) Statistics
6 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.38%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
6 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) Information Management
3 6 (14.29%) CRM
3 6 (14.29%) Data Management
3 6 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 5 (11.90%) Analytics
4 5 (11.90%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) Perl
3 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
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