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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 221 242 255
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 31 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.015% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.039% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 16
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £55,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +64.28%
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
2704 2549 2874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.15% 38.86% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2065 2013 2447
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +19 20 £37,500 -31.81% 8
Norfolk - 6 £75,000 -
Essex - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £46,500 -
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (52.27%) Degree
2 20 (45.45%) Java
3 14 (31.82%) SAP
3 14 (31.82%) Informatics
4 13 (29.55%) Windows
5 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (27.27%) Web Development
5 12 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.27%) Information Management
5 12 (27.27%) jQuery
6 11 (25.00%) LIMS
6 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (25.00%) Linux
6 11 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (20.45%) JDBC
7 9 (20.45%) Python
7 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Spring
7 9 (20.45%) Maven
7 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
8 8 (18.18%) Chemistry
8 8 (18.18%) Biology
8 8 (18.18%) MySQL
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) Perl
9 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.91%) Web Services
9 7 (15.91%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.82%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) SAP SD
1 6 (13.64%) SAP CRM
2 5 (11.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (4.55%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (13.64%) QlikView
4 5 (11.36%) Big Data
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) Text Mining
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (20.45%) Maven
2 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) Fiddler
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (13.64%) French Language
2 6 (13.64%) German Language
2 6 (13.64%) Spanish Language
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Sales Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) QlikView Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) SAP SD Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) jQuery
2 9 (20.45%) JDBC
2 9 (20.45%) Spring
3 7 (15.91%) Web Services
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.82%) CSS3
5 3 (6.82%) YUI
5 3 (6.82%) Dojo
5 3 (6.82%) Ajax
5 3 (6.82%) JSON
5 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.82%) Sass
5 3 (6.82%) LESS
5 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Informatics
2 11 (25.00%) LIMS
3 8 (18.18%) Chemistry
3 8 (18.18%) Biology
4 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Web Development
1 12 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.27%) Information Management
2 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.64%) Data Management
3 6 (13.64%) CRM
3 6 (13.64%) Master Data Management
4 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (6.82%) Web Design
5 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.82%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (20.45%) Python
5 8 (18.18%) Perl
6 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.36%) C
8 3 (6.82%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) SAP
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Twitter
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum £25,000 - £28,000 plus extensive ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago