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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 235 221 286
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +65
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 18 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.28% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.75% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 0
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -44.18%
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
2673 2667 3314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.08% 37.62% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 2244 2778
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,646 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -1 13 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Essex - 5 £45,000 - 1
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (67.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) Chemistry
3 12 (32.43%) Biology
4 11 (29.73%) Validation
5 10 (27.03%) Marketing
5 10 (27.03%) Degree
6 8 (21.62%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) Python
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) MySQL
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
8 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 6 (16.22%) Information Management
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Web Design
9 5 (13.51%) HTTP
9 5 (13.51%) HTML5
9 5 (13.51%) REST
9 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.81%) User Experience
10 4 (10.81%) Analytics
10 4 (10.81%) CSS3
10 4 (10.81%) SAS
10 4 (10.81%) Documentum
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) Data Security

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 4 (10.81%) SAS
2 3 (8.11%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) 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 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
3 3 (8.11%) Text Mining
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 25 (67.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (27.03%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Publishing
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Author
1 8 (21.62%) Technical Author
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Head of IT
2 4 (10.81%) Compliance Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Head of Security
2 4 (10.81%) Head of IT Security
3 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Programmer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 5 (13.51%) HTML5
4 5 (13.51%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) CSS3
6 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
6 3 (8.11%) Sass
6 3 (8.11%) LESS
6 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.11%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) Ajax
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) Dojo
6 3 (8.11%) YUI
7 2 (5.41%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) Django
8 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Chemistry
1 12 (32.43%) Biology
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) Statistics
3 4 (10.81%) Informatics
3 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.70%) W3C
6 1 (2.70%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.70%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Validation
2 6 (16.22%) Information Management
3 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) Web Design
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) OO
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) IT Governance
4 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance
4 4 (10.81%) Document Management
4 4 (10.81%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (10.81%) Web Development
4 4 (10.81%) Data Security
5 3 (8.11%) Biostatistics
5 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) R
5 2 (5.41%) C
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) ABAP
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) 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%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) CDISC
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
4 1 (2.70%) WAI
4 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) SAP
1 3 (8.11%) Twitter
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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