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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 253 230 269
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 14 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
2722 2768 3254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.02% 39.15% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2144 2232 2760
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -7 7 £32,500 -5.79% 2
Essex - 7 £45,000 -
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 24 (64.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (32.43%) Validation
2 12 (32.43%) Chemistry
2 12 (32.43%) Biology
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) Marketing
5 9 (24.32%) Information Management
5 9 (24.32%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) Degree
7 7 (18.92%) Web Development
7 7 (18.92%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (18.92%) jQuery
7 7 (18.92%) MySQL
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) Informatics
9 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
9 5 (13.51%) REST
9 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.51%) Web Services
9 5 (13.51%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) Linux
9 5 (13.51%) Python
9 5 (13.51%) HTTP
10 4 (10.81%) SLA
10 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
10 4 (10.81%) GCP
10 4 (10.81%) GMP
10 4 (10.81%) GLP
10 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) Documentum
2 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 3 (8.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
2 4 (10.81%) QlikView
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Text Mining
5 1 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.81%) Maven
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
General
1 24 (64.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (27.03%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Publishing
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Author
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Author
3 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Head of IT
3 4 (10.81%) Compliance Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Head of Security
3 4 (10.81%) Head of IT Security
3 4 (10.81%) QlikView Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
1 11 (29.73%) CSS
2 7 (18.92%) jQuery
3 5 (13.51%) REST
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) JDBC
4 4 (10.81%) Spring
5 3 (8.11%) Ajax
5 3 (8.11%) JSON
5 3 (8.11%) Dojo
5 3 (8.11%) YUI
5 3 (8.11%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) CSS3
5 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.11%) Sass
5 3 (8.11%) LESS
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (8.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Chemistry
1 12 (32.43%) Biology
2 6 (16.22%) Informatics
3 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.81%) LIMS
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 3 (8.11%) Statistics
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Validation
2 9 (24.32%) Information Management
3 7 (18.92%) Bioinformatics
3 7 (18.92%) Web Development
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Document Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Security
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.81%) IT Governance
5 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance
6 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Biostatistics
6 3 (8.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) C
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) GCP
1 4 (10.81%) GMP
1 4 (10.81%) GLP
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
1 4 (10.81%) GxP
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) CDISC
3 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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