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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 253 247 234
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 12 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.79% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 22
Average salary £30,000 £48,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £34,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £72,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
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
3023 2929 2940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.26% 36.73% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2415 2330 2432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £32,500 -33.33% 5
Essex - 4 £20,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £27,500 - 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 31 July 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 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Biology
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (20.83%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) MySQL
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Sentinel
5 3 (12.50%) Legal
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) SAS
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) InDesign
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Sentinel
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
1 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Head of IT
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Statistician
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) RESTful
1 2 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Biology
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.33%) Semantic Web
2 2 (8.33%) Statistics
2 2 (8.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.17%) Video Editing
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.33%) RDF
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) SPARQL
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) R
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MOS
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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