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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 220 269 252
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -17
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 27 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.34% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 22
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £23,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £66,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
2801 3249 3104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.58% 42.44% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2313 2588 2497
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Cambridgeshire +23 23 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Hertfordshire +22 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire +20 2 - -
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 30 (41.67%) Games
1 30 (41.67%) Degree
2 25 (34.72%) Computer Science
3 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.56%) Java
5 20 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (27.78%) Manufacturing
6 19 (26.39%) Web Design
7 18 (25.00%) SQL
8 17 (23.61%) HTML
8 17 (23.61%) ERP
9 16 (22.22%) CSS
9 16 (22.22%) Web Services
9 16 (22.22%) Python
10 14 (19.44%) HTML5
10 14 (19.44%) CSS3
11 12 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
11 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.67%) Linux
12 11 (15.28%) Perl
12 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
13 10 (13.89%) Web Development
13 10 (13.89%) Oracle
13 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
13 10 (13.89%) DevOps
13 10 (13.89%) Front End Development
13 10 (13.89%) QA
13 10 (13.89%) jQuery
13 10 (13.89%) Magento

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 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.94%) Apache
2 5 (6.94%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (13.89%) Magento
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 6 (8.33%) Text Mining
2 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) Big Data
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 30 (41.67%) Games
2 20 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 20 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (9.72%) Finance
4 6 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 5 (6.94%) Banking
5 5 (6.94%) Retail
6 4 (5.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) CSS
2 16 (22.22%) Web Services
3 14 (19.44%) CSS3
3 14 (19.44%) HTML5
4 12 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 10 (13.89%) jQuery
6 8 (11.11%) Django
6 8 (11.11%) REST
6 8 (11.11%) RESTful
7 5 (6.94%) .NET
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.94%) Middleware
8 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.78%) J2EE
8 2 (2.78%) Lucene
8 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.78%) XML
8 2 (2.78%) XSLT
9 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) W3C
4 4 (5.56%) Web 2.0
5 3 (4.17%) Biotechnology
5 3 (4.17%) Informatics
5 3 (4.17%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (2.78%) Biology
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.39%) LIMS
7 1 (1.39%) Physics
7 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Unix
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Web Design
2 17 (23.61%) ERP
3 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.89%) DevOps
4 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 10 (13.89%) Front End Development
4 10 (13.89%) Web Development
5 8 (11.11%) Analytics
5 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.94%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.94%) People Management
8 4 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (5.56%) OO
8 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.56%) Java
3 18 (25.00%) SQL
4 16 (22.22%) Python
5 11 (15.28%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) VB
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) C#
9 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 8 (11.11%) SLA
3 4 (5.56%) WAI
4 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.39%) GMP
4 1 (1.39%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Google
4 4 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.39%) Informatica
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