The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 586 705 746
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +41
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 280 185 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 166 112 66
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £32,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Life Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38530 44146 39902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.66% 40.26% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30761 35563 32838
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in England

Life Science
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the England region.

Life Science Salary Trend in England

Life Science
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in England

Life Science
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
South East +57 108 £42,500 +13.33% 18
London +15 72 £72,500 +38.09% 10
West Midlands - 33 £52,500 -
North West +26 28 £62,500 +4.16% 3
South West +2 13 £62,500 +45.34% 5
East of England +8 11 £43,750 +2.94% 22
Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 - 2
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 176 (30.45%) Degree
2 163 (28.20%) Manufacturing
3 156 (26.99%) ITIL
4 121 (20.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 113 (19.55%) Project Management
6 106 (18.34%) SQL
7 94 (16.26%) Oracle
8 93 (16.09%) Finance
9 89 (15.40%) .NET
10 82 (14.19%) C#
11 81 (14.01%) Service Management
12 71 (12.28%) Business Development
12 71 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (12.11%) SQL Server
13 70 (12.11%) ASP.NET
14 68 (11.76%) JavaScript
15 66 (11.42%) PRINCE2
16 65 (11.25%) SAP
17 64 (11.07%) Service Delivery
18 63 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
19 60 (10.38%) Security Cleared
19 60 (10.38%) Microsoft
20 58 (10.03%) SC Cleared
21 57 (9.86%) Retail
22 56 (9.69%) Web Services
23 54 (9.34%) Windows
24 50 (8.65%) Problem Management
25 49 (8.48%) Incident Management
25 49 (8.48%) Change Management
26 48 (8.30%) HTML

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 14 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.90%) JBoss
2 11 (1.90%) SAS
2 11 (1.90%) Mule
2 11 (1.90%) Mule ESB
3 10 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.21%) CMS
4 7 (1.21%) WordPress
5 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.04%) Kentico
5 6 (1.04%) Lync
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.35%) Node.js
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (5.88%) MS Office
2 28 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.73%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.52%) ProjectWise
8 2 (0.35%) InDesign
8 2 (0.35%) MS Project
8 2 (0.35%) SPSS
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 18 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.73%) SAP SD
2 10 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.04%) assyst
4 6 (1.04%) Sentinel
4 6 (1.04%) Primavera
4 6 (1.04%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.69%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.52%) HFM
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.35%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.92%) SaaS
2 17 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.56%) Office 365
4 3 (0.52%) Veeva
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.81%) DNS
1 22 (3.81%) DHCP
2 20 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.94%) VoIP
4 16 (2.77%) Internet
5 15 (2.60%) iSCSI
6 11 (1.90%) DECT
7 10 (1.73%) NAS
7 10 (1.73%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.21%) Firewall
8 7 (1.21%) HTTP
8 7 (1.21%) Network Security
9 6 (1.04%) Intranet
10 5 (0.87%) VLAN
10 5 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.69%) LAN
11 4 (0.69%) WAN
12 3 (0.52%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.35%) SSL
14 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.92%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.98%) MySQL
3 23 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.98%) QlikView
3 23 (3.98%) Big Data
4 15 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.21%) OLTP
9 6 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.90%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.87%) NUnit
4 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.35%) Selenium
6 2 (0.35%) Maven
6 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.35%) JMeter
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
General
1 163 (28.20%) Manufacturing
2 121 (20.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 93 (16.09%) Finance
4 57 (9.86%) Retail
5 46 (7.96%) Law
6 45 (7.79%) Marketing
7 32 (5.54%) Banking
8 22 (3.81%) Telecoms
9 20 (3.46%) Legal
10 14 (2.42%) Publishing
11 13 (2.25%) German Language
12 11 (1.90%) French Language
13 7 (1.21%) Automotive
14 6 (1.04%) Spanish Language
14 6 (1.04%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.69%) Billing
17 3 (0.52%) Advertising
18 2 (0.35%) Back Office
19 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 99 (17.13%) Developer
2 79 (13.67%) Architect
3 71 (12.28%) Analyst
4 49 (8.48%) Transition Manager
5 38 (6.57%) Consultant
6 35 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 34 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (5.19%) Service Manager
9 29 (5.02%) Business Analyst
10 22 (3.81%) Software Developer
11 21 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
12 20 (3.46%) Services Delivery Manager
13 19 (3.29%) Applications Architect
13 19 (3.29%) Senior Architect
14 18 (3.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.94%) C# Developer
16 15 (2.60%) Enterprise Architect
16 15 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
17 14 (2.42%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.42%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.40%) .NET
2 70 (12.11%) ASP.NET
3 56 (9.69%) Web Services
4 48 (8.30%) HTML
5 40 (6.92%) CSS
6 33 (5.71%) HTML5
7 29 (5.02%) jQuery
8 18 (3.11%) RESTful
8 18 (3.11%) Java EE
9 17 (2.94%) CSS3
10 16 (2.77%) Middleware
11 14 (2.42%) AngularJS
12 13 (2.25%) RSS
13 12 (2.08%) WinForms
13 12 (2.08%) XML
14 10 (1.73%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (1.73%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.56%) Ajax
16 7 (1.21%) GWT
17 6 (1.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 41 (7.09%) Mathematics
4 33 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.81%) Biology
6 18 (3.11%) User Experience
7 13 (2.25%) BBC
8 11 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.90%) Statistics
9 8 (1.38%) Informatics
9 8 (1.38%) Chemistry
10 7 (1.21%) FMCG
10 7 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.69%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.69%) SCADA
11 4 (0.69%) Clustering
11 4 (0.69%) Economics
11 4 (0.69%) PMI
11 4 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.34%) Windows
2 23 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (3.46%) Linux
4 15 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 10 (1.73%) Windows 8
6 10 (1.73%) Windows Vista
6 10 (1.73%) UNIX
7 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.69%) Android
8 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.99%) ITIL
2 113 (19.55%) Project Management
3 81 (14.01%) Service Management
4 71 (12.28%) Business Development
4 71 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (11.42%) PRINCE2
6 64 (11.07%) Service Delivery
7 50 (8.65%) Problem Management
8 49 (8.48%) Incident Management
8 49 (8.48%) Change Management
9 47 (8.13%) ITSM
10 44 (7.61%) Transition Management
11 39 (6.75%) Software Engineering
12 38 (6.57%) Validation
12 38 (6.57%) Analytics
13 33 (5.71%) OO
14 32 (5.54%) Business Analysis
15 30 (5.19%) CRM
15 30 (5.19%) Web Development
16 28 (4.84%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 106 (18.34%) SQL
2 82 (14.19%) C#
3 68 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 47 (8.13%) Java
5 37 (6.40%) T-SQL
6 33 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 18 (3.11%) C
8 14 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.08%) C++
10 11 (1.90%) Python
11 7 (1.21%) Perl
11 7 (1.21%) PHP
12 6 (1.04%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.04%) ABAP
13 4 (0.69%) R
13 4 (0.69%) VB
14 3 (0.52%) SAPscript
14 3 (0.52%) Prolog
15 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 176 (30.45%) Degree
2 60 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 58 (10.03%) SC Cleared
4 45 (7.79%) ISEB
5 19 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.08%) MCSE
8 11 (1.90%) PhD
9 8 (1.38%) MCSA
10 6 (1.04%) CCNA
10 6 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.04%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.69%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.69%) MBA
13 3 (0.52%) OCP
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.52%) MOS
13 3 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.36%) SLA
2 10 (1.73%) QA
3 7 (1.21%) GAMP
4 6 (1.04%) COBIT
4 6 (1.04%) GxP
5 5 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.35%) CDISC
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.73%) vSphere
4 5 (0.87%) NFS
4 5 (0.87%) Xen
4 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.52%) Firmware
5 3 (0.52%) XenApp
5 3 (0.52%) XenServer
6 2 (0.35%) Postfix
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
1 3 (0.52%) SCCM
1 3 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.35%) Control-M
3 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 94 (16.26%) Oracle
2 65 (11.25%) SAP
3 60 (10.38%) Microsoft
4 33 (5.71%) IBM
5 21 (3.63%) HP
6 20 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.94%) Cognizant
8 16 (2.77%) Siebel
9 14 (2.42%) Adobe
10 13 (2.25%) VMware
10 13 (2.25%) Sony
10 13 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.25%) Dell
11 11 (1.90%) WSO2
11 11 (1.90%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
13 9 (1.56%) Business Objects
13 9 (1.56%) Citrix
13 9 (1.56%) Teradata
14 7 (1.21%) Google
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ilminster, Somerset
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
NES IT
Salary: Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, Yorkshire
ecruitaid.com
Salary: Negotiable Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
NES IT
Salary: Good
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
NES IT
Salary: Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK inc
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 6 days ago