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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 606 711 795
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +84
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 282 126 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 199 74 62
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -34.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
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
40314 39166 43679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.81% 39.33% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31726 32014 37058
Average salary £46,488 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 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
South East +85 144 £35,000 +40.00% 13
London +7 92 £57,500 +43.75% 12
East of England -18 18 £35,000 +1.44% 12
North West -13 8 £47,500 - 7
East Midlands - 8 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +1 6 £56,250 +104.54% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £30,205 - 1
South West - 1 £57,500 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 202 (42.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 201 (41.88%) Degree
3 170 (35.42%) Oracle
4 120 (25.00%) SQL
5 115 (23.96%) Project Management
6 109 (22.71%) Chemistry
7 104 (21.67%) Finance
8 100 (20.83%) Biology
9 99 (20.63%) Microsoft
10 88 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
11 80 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 76 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (15.63%) Web Services
13 75 (15.63%) Java
14 71 (14.79%) Mathematics
15 70 (14.58%) Windows
16 68 (14.17%) PL/SQL
17 67 (13.96%) Marketing
18 65 (13.54%) PhD
19 62 (12.92%) ISEB
20 61 (12.71%) Analytics
21 59 (12.29%) PRINCE2
21 59 (12.29%) Selenium
22 57 (11.88%) JavaScript
23 56 (11.67%) MySQL
24 55 (11.46%) SAP
24 55 (11.46%) Validation
25 54 (11.25%) Computer Science
26 53 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
27 51 (10.63%) SQL Server

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 21 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.33%) Documentum
2 16 (3.33%) SAS
3 12 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.04%) IIS
5 5 (1.04%) LiveLink
5 5 (1.04%) Node.js
5 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.42%) Drupal
6 2 (0.42%) Captiva
6 2 (0.42%) Apache
6 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Liferay
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 80 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (6.04%) MS Project
4 25 (5.21%) MS Office
5 8 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.83%) SPSS
6 4 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.42%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.25%) SAP MDM
4 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.63%) TrackWise
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.42%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.42%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.42%) Tridion
6 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.58%) SaaS
2 17 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.08%) DNS
3 8 (1.67%) HTTP
4 7 (1.46%) VoIP
4 7 (1.46%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.25%) DHCP
6 5 (1.04%) iSCSI
6 5 (1.04%) NAS
7 4 (0.83%) SMTP
7 4 (0.83%) VPN
8 3 (0.63%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.63%) Internet
9 2 (0.42%) Firewall
9 2 (0.42%) InfiniBand
10 1 (0.21%) VLAN
10 1 (0.21%) Network Security
10 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.67%) MySQL
2 51 (10.63%) SQL Server
3 40 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 34 (7.08%) Big Data
5 23 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.54%) QlikView
7 16 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.50%) Data Mining
9 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.67%) OLTP
10 8 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.04%) EDMS
13 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.83%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 59 (12.29%) Selenium
2 38 (7.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 35 (7.29%) JMeter
4 22 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (3.33%) Ant
6 11 (2.29%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.88%) Toad
8 7 (1.46%) JIRA
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.42%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.21%) Subversion
11 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
General
1 202 (42.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 104 (21.67%) Finance
3 67 (13.96%) Marketing
4 50 (10.42%) Manufacturing
5 41 (8.54%) Retail
6 39 (8.13%) Banking
7 28 (5.83%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.50%) Legal
9 9 (1.88%) Publishing
10 8 (1.67%) Back Office
11 6 (1.25%) Law
12 4 (0.83%) Advertising
12 4 (0.83%) Billing
12 4 (0.83%) Local Government
12 4 (0.83%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 95 (19.79%) Consultant
2 68 (14.17%) Tester
3 67 (13.96%) Analyst
4 55 (11.46%) Developer
5 48 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 47 (9.79%) Business Analyst
7 45 (9.38%) Software Tester
8 40 (8.33%) Senior Tester
9 32 (6.67%) Trainer
10 28 (5.83%) Training Consultant
11 26 (5.42%) Architect
11 26 (5.42%) Technology Consultant
12 19 (3.96%) Senior Software Tester
12 19 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.75%) Senior Architect
14 16 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 14 (2.92%) Business Manager
15 14 (2.92%) Java Developer
16 12 (2.50%) Programmer
16 12 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.63%) Web Services
2 39 (8.13%) .NET
3 37 (7.71%) J2EE
3 37 (7.71%) HTML
4 28 (5.83%) XML
5 24 (5.00%) CSS
6 19 (3.96%) REST
7 17 (3.54%) GWT
8 12 (2.50%) JSON
9 11 (2.29%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.08%) jQuery
10 10 (2.08%) HTML5
11 8 (1.67%) Ext JS
11 8 (1.67%) Ajax
12 7 (1.46%) WinForms
13 6 (1.25%) WDK
14 5 (1.04%) Middleware
14 5 (1.04%) WCF
14 5 (1.04%) SOAP
14 5 (1.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 109 (22.71%) Chemistry
2 100 (20.83%) Biology
3 88 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (14.79%) Mathematics
5 54 (11.25%) Computer Science
6 39 (8.13%) Biotechnology
7 38 (7.92%) Statistics
8 31 (6.46%) Visualisation
9 24 (5.00%) Physics
10 21 (4.38%) Management Information System
11 18 (3.75%) Informatics
12 13 (2.71%) PMI
12 13 (2.71%) Data Integration
12 13 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (2.50%) E-Learning
14 10 (2.08%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.88%) FMCG
16 8 (1.67%) User Experience
17 6 (1.25%) Client/Server
18 5 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 70 (14.58%) Windows
2 35 (7.29%) Linux
3 25 (5.21%) UNIX
4 22 (4.58%) Mac OS X
4 22 (4.58%) Solaris
5 10 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.67%) Android
6 8 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.46%) Windows Vista
7 7 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (23.96%) Project Management
2 76 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (12.71%) Analytics
4 59 (12.29%) PRINCE2
5 55 (11.46%) Validation
6 53 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (10.63%) ITIL
8 47 (9.79%) Software Engineering
9 45 (9.38%) Change Management
10 44 (9.17%) Data Management
10 44 (9.17%) Business Development
10 44 (9.17%) Manual Testing
11 39 (8.13%) Test Scripting
12 37 (7.71%) Bioinformatics
13 32 (6.67%) Software Testing
14 31 (6.46%) ETL
15 29 (6.04%) CRM
15 29 (6.04%) V-Model
16 27 (5.63%) SOA
16 27 (5.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (25.00%) SQL
2 75 (15.63%) Java
3 68 (14.17%) PL/SQL
4 57 (11.88%) JavaScript
5 50 (10.42%) C#
6 23 (4.79%) C++
7 19 (3.96%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.13%) VB6
8 15 (3.13%) VB
9 13 (2.71%) Python
10 9 (1.88%) C
11 8 (1.67%) Perl
12 7 (1.46%) PHP
13 6 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.63%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.42%) R
16 2 (0.42%) Ruby
17 1 (0.21%) SAS Macro
17 1 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 201 (41.88%) Degree
2 65 (13.54%) PhD
3 62 (12.92%) ISEB
4 45 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (5.83%) CIPD
6 18 (3.75%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.54%) SC Cleared
8 16 (3.33%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.50%) Postgraduate
10 11 (2.29%) CBAP
11 9 (1.88%) PMP
12 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.83%) MBA
13 3 (0.63%) MOS
13 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.63%) MCSA
13 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.17%) GCP
1 20 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 19 (3.96%) QA
3 14 (2.92%) SLA
4 11 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 10 (2.08%) GLP
6 9 (1.88%) CDISC
7 8 (1.67%) GxP
8 5 (1.04%) GAMP
9 4 (0.83%) GMP
9 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.42%) WAI
10 2 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.42%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.21%) DICOM
11 1 (0.21%) HL7
11 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 170 (35.42%) Oracle
2 99 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 55 (11.46%) SAP
4 21 (4.38%) Siebel
5 19 (3.96%) Cognizant
6 12 (2.50%) Informatica
7 10 (2.08%) IBM
7 10 (2.08%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.88%) Google
9 8 (1.67%) HP
10 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.25%) Adobe
11 6 (1.25%) Trillium
12 5 (1.04%) Cognos
12 5 (1.04%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.83%) Tableau
13 4 (0.83%) WSO2
14 3 (0.63%) Twitter
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £65000 per annum - Car + bonus etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
MasterControl Global Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Car, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Salary: Good
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
The Curve Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago