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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 203 265 266
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +1
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 44 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 15
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,250 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,284
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.54%
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
2730 3112 3440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 41.85% 41.50% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 2455 2725
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +33 37 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Hertfordshire +29 7 £80,000 +14.28% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Life Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (54.00%) Degree
2 41 (41.00%) Computer Science
3 32 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (31.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 30 (30.00%) Java
6 28 (28.00%) Python
6 28 (28.00%) Games
7 23 (23.00%) HTML
8 22 (22.00%) CSS
9 21 (21.00%) Linux
9 21 (21.00%) SQL
9 21 (21.00%) Bioinformatics
10 20 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
10 20 (20.00%) Web Design
11 19 (19.00%) Manufacturing
11 19 (19.00%) Web Services
11 19 (19.00%) ERP
12 18 (18.00%) HTML5
12 18 (18.00%) CSS3
13 17 (17.00%) Finance
14 15 (15.00%) Perl
14 15 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
14 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
15 14 (14.00%) jQuery
15 14 (14.00%) Oracle
15 14 (14.00%) Front End Development
16 13 (13.00%) Windows
16 13 (13.00%) Mathematics
16 13 (13.00%) Web Development
17 12 (12.00%) Biology

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 (7.00%) Apache
1 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.00%) IIS
2 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (8.00%) Magento
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) DHCP
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 8 (8.00%) Text Mining
3 7 (7.00%) Big Data
4 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.00%) MySQL
6 3 (3.00%) Datomic
6 3 (3.00%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Fiddler
2 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 31 (31.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 28 (28.00%) Games
3 19 (19.00%) Manufacturing
4 17 (17.00%) Finance
5 6 (6.00%) Aerospace
5 6 (6.00%) Marketing
6 5 (5.00%) Banking
6 5 (5.00%) Retail
7 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (46.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Analyst
2 15 (15.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Business Manager
8 5 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Programmer
8 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) HTML
2 22 (22.00%) CSS
3 19 (19.00%) Web Services
4 18 (18.00%) CSS3
4 18 (18.00%) HTML5
5 15 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 14 (14.00%) jQuery
7 12 (12.00%) Django
7 12 (12.00%) RESTful
8 8 (8.00%) REST
9 5 (5.00%) .NET
9 5 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.00%) Middleware
10 4 (4.00%) XML
11 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.00%) LAMP
11 2 (2.00%) Lucene
11 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.00%) D3.js
12 1 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (12.00%) Biology
4 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.00%) User Experience
5 4 (4.00%) Biotechnology
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.00%) Social Media
5 4 (4.00%) W3C
5 4 (4.00%) Web 2.0
6 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.00%) Informatics
6 3 (3.00%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (3.00%) Semantic Web
6 3 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.00%) Psychology
8 1 (1.00%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Linux
2 13 (13.00%) Windows
3 9 (9.00%) Unix
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.00%) VMS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Bioinformatics
2 20 (20.00%) Web Design
3 19 (19.00%) ERP
4 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.00%) Front End Development
6 13 (13.00%) Web Development
7 9 (9.00%) Analytics
8 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.00%) DevOps
8 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.00%) People Management
11 5 (5.00%) Project Management
12 4 (4.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 4 (4.00%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (30.00%) Java
3 28 (28.00%) Python
4 21 (21.00%) SQL
5 15 (15.00%) Perl
6 5 (5.00%) VB
7 4 (4.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.00%) C++
8 3 (3.00%) Clojure
8 3 (3.00%) R
8 3 (3.00%) Scala
9 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 54 (54.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) PhD
4 2 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) SLA
2 8 (8.00%) QA
3 4 (4.00%) WAI
4 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.00%) GMP
5 1 (1.00%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 5 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) Informatica
6 2 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (2.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.00%) Vertica
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