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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 237 241 226
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 17 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.64% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 18
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £72,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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
2880 2824 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.97% 36.55% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2237 2356
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Hertfordshire - 7 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire +17 6 £33,250 -5.00% 9
Essex -3 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £85,000 -
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Biology
2 7 (25.93%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) MySQL
5 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) Legal
6 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (11.11%) SAS
7 2 (7.41%) VoIP
7 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (7.41%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Head of IT
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Statistician
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) RESTful
1 3 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Django
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Biology
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Semantic Web
3 2 (7.41%) e-Health
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) Ontologies
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.41%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) RDF
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) Perl
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) SPARQL
3 2 (7.41%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MOS
2 2 (7.41%) MCSA
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) NFS
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
1 2 (7.41%) Dovecot
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
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