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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 228 208 247
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 17 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.79% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.86% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 14
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
2428 3006 3121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.23% 42.23% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1967 2395 2465
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +10 8 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 7 £45,000 - 3
Essex +2 2 £48,500 -
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 21 (58.33%) Python
2 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 14 (38.89%) Degree
4 13 (36.11%) Linux
5 12 (33.33%) C
6 11 (30.56%) C++
6 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) Big Data
8 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) Automotive
10 7 (19.44%) Web Design
10 7 (19.44%) Biology
10 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (16.67%) Analytics
11 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 6 (16.67%) Aerospace
11 6 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
11 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (13.89%) HTML
12 5 (13.89%) User Experience
12 5 (13.89%) Node.js
12 5 (13.89%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
13 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 4 (11.11%) Data Visualisation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.78%) Luigi
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) SMTP
2 1 (2.78%) SNMP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) Power BI
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) Text Mining
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.78%) QlikView
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Automotive
3 6 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
1 5 (13.89%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (13.89%) Node.js
2 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) D3.js
2 4 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
2 4 (11.11%) LESS
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
2 4 (11.11%) Sass
2 4 (11.11%) SVG
2 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (11.11%) Web Components
3 3 (8.33%) CSS3
3 3 (8.33%) Django
3 3 (8.33%) HTML5
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Biology
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) User Experience
4 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) Informatics
5 3 (8.33%) W3C
5 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
6 2 (5.56%) Biotechnology
6 2 (5.56%) Health Informatics
6 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.78%) Clustering
7 1 (2.78%) LIMS
7 1 (2.78%) Ontologies
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.78%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (19.44%) Web Design
3 6 (16.67%) Analytics
3 6 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Development
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Python
2 12 (33.33%) C
3 11 (30.56%) C++
4 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (11.11%) ES6
8 3 (8.33%) Perl
9 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.78%) C#
10 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.78%) R
10 1 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (2.78%) Scala
10 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.78%) VBA
10 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) HIPAA
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.33%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Twitter
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) IFS
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
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