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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 227 242 250
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 21 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.60% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 10
Median salary £50,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% +12.85%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £44,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +18.00%
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
2466 2998 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.16% 40.97% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1941 2488 2308
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +10 13 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Hertfordshire +19 7 £50,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +16 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 20 (33.90%) Computer Science
2 20 (33.90%) Web Design
2 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.20%) Python
4 17 (28.81%) Games
5 15 (25.42%) Java
5 15 (25.42%) Linux
6 14 (23.73%) SQL
6 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
6 14 (23.73%) Web Development
7 13 (22.03%) Windows
8 12 (20.34%) HTML
8 12 (20.34%) CSS
8 12 (20.34%) HTML5
8 12 (20.34%) CSS3
9 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
10 10 (16.95%) Unix
10 10 (16.95%) Web Services
10 10 (16.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (16.95%) QA
10 10 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (16.95%) Big Data
10 10 (16.95%) Magento
10 10 (16.95%) DevOps
11 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
11 9 (15.25%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (13.56%) Aerospace
12 8 (13.56%) C
12 8 (13.56%) ERP

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 5 (8.47%) Apache
1 5 (8.47%) IIS
1 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
1 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Magento
2 7 (11.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Big Data
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.39%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (28.81%) Games
2 10 (16.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (13.56%) Aerospace
4 6 (10.17%) Finance
4 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (8.47%) Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Retail
6 3 (5.08%) Automotive
6 3 (5.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Applications Support
3 7 (11.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (10.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (10.17%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.78%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Support Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) CSS
1 12 (20.34%) CSS3
1 12 (20.34%) HTML
1 12 (20.34%) HTML5
2 10 (16.95%) Web Services
3 9 (15.25%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (10.17%) Django
4 6 (10.17%) jQuery
4 6 (10.17%) RESTful
5 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.47%) Middleware
6 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.78%) D3.js
6 4 (6.78%) HTML5 Canvas
6 4 (6.78%) LESS
6 4 (6.78%) Node.js
6 4 (6.78%) REST
6 4 (6.78%) Sass
6 4 (6.78%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.56%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.17%) Biology
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) User Experience
4 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.08%) W3C
5 3 (5.08%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.39%) Biotechnology
6 2 (3.39%) Informatics
7 1 (1.69%) Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.69%) LIMS
7 1 (1.69%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.69%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (1.69%) Photography
7 1 (1.69%) Physics
7 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Windows
3 10 (16.95%) Unix
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Web Design
2 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
2 14 (23.73%) Web Development
3 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps
4 10 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
6 8 (13.56%) ERP
7 7 (11.86%) Analytics
7 7 (11.86%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (8.47%) People Management
9 4 (6.78%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.08%) Information Security
10 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.20%) Python
3 15 (25.42%) Java
4 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) C
6 7 (11.86%) C++
7 6 (10.17%) Embedded C
8 5 (8.47%) Perl
8 5 (8.47%) VB
9 4 (6.78%) ES6
9 4 (6.78%) PHP
10 2 (3.39%) R
11 1 (1.69%) C#
11 1 (1.69%) Scala
11 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.39%) PhD
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) SLA
3 3 (5.08%) HIPAA
3 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.08%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) IBM
4 4 (6.78%) Google
4 4 (6.78%) Rackspace
4 4 (6.78%) Twitter
5 1 (1.69%) IFS
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