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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 237 224 255
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 23 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.03% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 6
Average salary £48,750 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -31.81%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2323 2224 2616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.15% 28.92% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 1865 2144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 28 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 28 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 -2 21 £48,750 +44.44% 4
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 25 (73.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (32.35%) Marketing
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) Chemistry
2 11 (32.35%) Biology
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) Validation
5 6 (17.65%) Data Mining
5 6 (17.65%) Statistics
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Publishing
6 5 (14.71%) SAS
6 5 (14.71%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.76%) GCP
7 4 (11.76%) GMP
7 4 (11.76%) GLP
7 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
7 4 (11.76%) GxP
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Java
7 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) Data Security
7 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (11.76%) Documentum
7 4 (11.76%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (14.71%) SAS
2 4 (11.76%) Documentum
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 3 (8.82%) Text Mining
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.94%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (73.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (32.35%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Publishing
4 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 4 (11.76%) Legal
5 3 (8.82%) Banking
5 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Author
1 7 (20.59%) Technical Author
2 4 (11.76%) Head of Security
2 4 (11.76%) Head of IT Security
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Head of IT
2 4 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Programmer
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Programmer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) IT Support
5 1 (2.94%) Web Content Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Chemistry
1 11 (32.35%) Biology
2 6 (17.65%) Statistics
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.82%) Informatics
4 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
6 1 (2.94%) Wiki
6 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.94%) W3C
6 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Validation
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (14.71%) Analytics
3 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Data Security
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.76%) Information Security
3 4 (11.76%) Information Management
3 4 (11.76%) Document Management
3 4 (11.76%) IT Governance
3 4 (11.76%) Biostatistics
3 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Web Design
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) R
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) ABAP
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GCP
1 4 (11.76%) GMP
1 4 (11.76%) GLP
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.76%) GxP
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.76%) CDISC
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) VMware
1 1 (2.94%) SAP
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix
1 1 (2.94%) Cognizant
1 1 (2.94%) NetApp
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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