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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 203 231 251
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 60 31 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.42% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.05% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-13.26% -14.78%
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
3041 2946 2668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 43.06% 40.15% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 2270 2120
Average salary £43,627 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.65% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +37 48 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Essex +5 7 - -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £80,000 +72.04%
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 56 (55.45%) Degree
2 51 (50.50%) Bioinformatics
3 39 (38.61%) Python
4 38 (37.62%) Biology
5 37 (36.63%) Computer Science
6 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
7 33 (32.67%) Java
8 31 (30.69%) Finance
9 24 (23.76%) HTML
9 24 (23.76%) Linux
9 24 (23.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (19.80%) SQL
11 19 (18.81%) CSS
11 19 (18.81%) jQuery
11 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
12 18 (17.82%) HTML5
12 18 (17.82%) NoSQL
12 18 (17.82%) Perl
13 15 (14.85%) Oracle
14 14 (13.86%) Web Services
14 14 (13.86%) Project Management
14 14 (13.86%) Web Design
14 14 (13.86%) Social Media
14 14 (13.86%) RESTful
15 13 (12.87%) Django
15 13 (12.87%) Mathematics
16 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
16 12 (11.88%) Unix
16 12 (11.88%) PhD
16 12 (11.88%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (8.91%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Intranet
2 5 (4.95%) Firewall
3 4 (3.96%) DNS
4 3 (2.97%) HTTP
4 3 (2.97%) LDAP
5 2 (1.98%) DHCP
5 2 (1.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) NAS
6 1 (0.99%) SMTP
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) VoIP
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
6 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.91%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.93%) MySQL
4 7 (6.93%) Text Mining
5 6 (5.94%) Big Data
5 6 (5.94%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.95%) Datomic
6 5 (4.95%) Neo4j
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.93%) Maven
3 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.97%) Fiddler
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 24 (23.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (5.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Developer
2 9 (8.91%) Administrator
2 9 (8.91%) Java Engineer
2 9 (8.91%) Software Engineer
3 8 (7.92%) Full Stack Developer
3 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.92%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (7.92%) Programmer
3 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Communications Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Consultant
4 7 (6.93%) Python Developer
5 5 (4.95%) Business Manager
5 5 (4.95%) Solutions Consultant
5 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
6 4 (3.96%) Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) IT Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (3.96%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) HTML
2 19 (18.81%) CSS
2 19 (18.81%) jQuery
3 18 (17.82%) HTML5
4 14 (13.86%) RESTful
4 14 (13.86%) Web Services
5 13 (12.87%) Django
6 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.91%) CSS3
7 9 (8.91%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (7.92%) Lucene
9 7 (6.93%) Spring
10 6 (5.94%) JSON
10 6 (5.94%) XML
11 5 (4.95%) DOM
11 5 (4.95%) Guice
11 5 (4.95%) REST
12 3 (2.97%) Polymer
12 3 (2.97%) Web Components
12 3 (2.97%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (37.62%) Biology
2 37 (36.63%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.86%) Social Media
4 13 (12.87%) Mathematics
5 11 (10.89%) Visualisation
6 10 (9.90%) User Experience
7 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
8 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (5.94%) Proteomics
10 5 (4.95%) Chemistry
10 5 (4.95%) Semantic Web
11 4 (3.96%) Informatics
11 4 (3.96%) Replication
11 4 (3.96%) W3C
11 4 (3.96%) Web 2.0
12 3 (2.97%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.97%) Physics
13 2 (1.98%) Biotechnology
13 2 (1.98%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Linux
2 12 (11.88%) Unix
3 9 (8.91%) Windows
4 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.96%) VMS
5 2 (1.98%) Solaris
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Bioinformatics
2 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.86%) Project Management
3 14 (13.86%) Web Design
4 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.90%) Analytics
5 10 (9.90%) Web Development
6 9 (8.91%) Validation
7 8 (7.92%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (7.92%) Front End Development
8 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.93%) Human Factors
8 7 (6.93%) Product Management
9 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.94%) ERP
10 5 (4.95%) OO
10 5 (4.95%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) Python
2 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 33 (32.67%) Java
4 20 (19.80%) SQL
5 18 (17.82%) Perl
6 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.95%) C++
7 5 (4.95%) Clojure
7 5 (4.95%) Scala
8 3 (2.97%) R
9 2 (1.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (55.45%) Degree
2 12 (11.88%) PhD
3 3 (2.97%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
1 4 (3.96%) WAI
2 3 (2.97%) GCP
2 3 (2.97%) GLP
2 3 (2.97%) GMP
2 3 (2.97%) GxP
3 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.96%) NFS
2 4 (3.96%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.98%) Docker
3 2 (1.98%) Dovecot
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) GPFS
4 1 (0.99%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.93%) VMware
4 5 (4.95%) SAP
5 4 (3.96%) Vertica
6 2 (1.98%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) Isilon
7 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.99%) NetApp
7 1 (0.99%) NetSuite
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