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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 662 613 747
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +134
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 243 313 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.79% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 128 240 116
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -12.50%
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
40387 39680 39855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.49% 40.53% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32845 32431 31356
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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
London -54 76 £65,000 +11.11% 12
East of England +31 53 £45,000 +12.50% 15
South East -35 28 £32,500 -30.10% 5
West Midlands -36 26 £50,000 -9.09%
North West +14 20 £37,500 -31.81% 6
East Midlands +20 19 £40,000 -
South West -10 11 £49,500 -34.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 8 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 264 (43.07%) Manufacturing
2 201 (32.79%) Degree
3 159 (25.94%) Finance
4 122 (19.90%) Project Management
5 121 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (19.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 106 (17.29%) ITIL
8 104 (16.97%) Microsoft
9 93 (15.17%) JavaScript
10 87 (14.19%) PRINCE2
11 85 (13.87%) Java
12 83 (13.54%) SQL
13 74 (12.07%) Computer Science
14 73 (11.91%) Analytics
15 72 (11.75%) Retail
16 66 (10.77%) HTML
17 61 (9.95%) C#
18 60 (9.79%) Oracle
18 60 (9.79%) .NET
19 59 (9.62%) Windows
19 59 (9.62%) Business Development
20 58 (9.46%) CSS
20 58 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
20 58 (9.46%) Bioinformatics
21 55 (8.97%) SQL Server
21 55 (8.97%) Presales
22 52 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
23 51 (8.32%) Marketing
24 49 (7.99%) SAP
25 48 (7.83%) MS Excel

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (3.59%) SAS
2 14 (2.28%) CMS
3 11 (1.79%) IIS
4 10 (1.63%) WordPress
5 9 (1.47%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.65%) Node.js
9 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.33%) Apache
11 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.33%) CICS
11 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.16%) Documentum
12 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.36%) MS Office
3 8 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.49%) MS Project
5 3 (0.49%) SPSS
6 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.33%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.33%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.98%) Magento
2 6 (0.98%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.82%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.65%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.65%) SAP LE
4 4 (0.65%) SAP QM
4 4 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.65%) SAP WM
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.94%) SaaS
2 15 (2.45%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.14%) Force.com
3 7 (1.14%) GitHub
4 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.33%) Office 365
7 2 (0.33%) Veeva
8 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.26%) DHCP
2 19 (3.10%) Firewall
2 19 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.63%) LAN
4 9 (1.47%) DNS
4 9 (1.47%) Internet
5 8 (1.31%) Intranet
6 6 (0.98%) WAN
7 5 (0.82%) HTTP
7 5 (0.82%) VPN
7 5 (0.82%) Wireless
8 4 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.65%) VoIP
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.33%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.33%) NX-OS
9 2 (0.33%) WebEx
9 2 (0.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.69%) MySQL
3 35 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.55%) Big Data
5 27 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.61%) Data Mining
7 16 (2.61%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.79%) QlikView
9 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.47%) SAP BW
10 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.47%) Text Mining
11 8 (1.31%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.98%) Neo4j
13 6 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.77%) Subversion
3 12 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.96%) JIRA
3 12 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.63%) Maven
5 6 (0.98%) Selenium
6 5 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.82%) JUnit
6 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.49%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (0.49%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.49%) NUnit
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.33%) Ant
9 2 (0.33%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.33%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 264 (43.07%) Manufacturing
2 159 (25.94%) Finance
3 119 (19.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 72 (11.75%) Retail
5 51 (8.32%) Marketing
6 42 (6.85%) Law
7 28 (4.57%) Telecoms
8 24 (3.92%) Banking
9 18 (2.94%) Legal
10 10 (1.63%) Automotive
11 6 (0.98%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.98%) Publishing
12 5 (0.82%) Games
13 3 (0.49%) Back Office
13 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.33%) German Language
14 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.16%) Billing
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 128 (20.88%) Developer
2 65 (10.60%) Analyst
3 53 (8.65%) Consultant
4 49 (7.99%) Project Manager
5 46 (7.50%) Architect
6 39 (6.36%) Java Developer
7 33 (5.38%) Transition Manager
8 32 (5.22%) .NET Developer
9 30 (4.89%) C# Developer
10 28 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (3.92%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.59%) Service Manager
13 21 (3.43%) Delivery Manager
14 20 (3.26%) Web Developer
15 18 (2.94%) Administrator
15 18 (2.94%) Agile Developer
15 18 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
15 18 (2.94%) IT Manager
16 17 (2.77%) Junior
16 17 (2.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.77%) HTML
2 60 (9.79%) .NET
3 58 (9.46%) CSS
4 44 (7.18%) HTML5
4 44 (7.18%) jQuery
5 42 (6.85%) ASP.NET
6 35 (5.71%) Web Services
7 29 (4.73%) CSS3
7 29 (4.73%) XML
8 28 (4.57%) Spring
9 23 (3.75%) AngularJS
10 18 (2.94%) Ajax
11 15 (2.45%) RESTful
12 13 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.12%) Django
13 12 (1.96%) JSP
14 10 (1.63%) CakePHP
14 10 (1.63%) Classic ASP
14 10 (1.63%) CodeIgniter
14 10 (1.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 52 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.18%) Biology
4 36 (5.87%) Data Centre
5 35 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 33 (5.38%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.43%) User Experience
8 19 (3.10%) Visualisation
9 17 (2.77%) Data Integration
10 16 (2.61%) Chemistry
10 16 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 15 (2.45%) Social Media
12 14 (2.28%) Statistics
13 11 (1.79%) Physics
14 10 (1.63%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.14%) Proteomics
16 6 (0.98%) Biotechnology
16 6 (0.98%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.98%) FMCG
16 6 (0.98%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.62%) Windows
2 25 (4.08%) Linux
3 17 (2.77%) Windows 7
3 17 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.96%) Windows XP
5 11 (1.79%) Unix
6 10 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.65%) VMS
7 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.49%) Android
8 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.33%) OS/400
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (19.90%) Project Management
2 121 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (17.29%) ITIL
4 87 (14.19%) PRINCE2
5 73 (11.91%) Analytics
6 59 (9.62%) Business Development
7 58 (9.46%) Bioinformatics
7 58 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (8.97%) Presales
9 48 (7.83%) Service Management
10 45 (7.34%) Software Engineering
11 40 (6.53%) SDLC
12 36 (5.87%) Service Delivery
12 36 (5.87%) Transition Management
13 33 (5.38%) Asset Management
14 32 (5.22%) Change Management
14 32 (5.22%) ITSM
14 32 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (5.06%) Mentoring
15 31 (5.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (15.17%) JavaScript
2 85 (13.87%) Java
3 83 (13.54%) SQL
4 61 (9.95%) C#
5 47 (7.67%) Python
6 27 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.26%) C++
8 19 (3.10%) Perl
9 18 (2.94%) PHP
10 16 (2.61%) R
11 14 (2.28%) C
12 12 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.14%) Scala
14 7 (1.14%) VBA
15 5 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.82%) Clojure
16 3 (0.49%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.49%) PL/1
17 2 (0.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 201 (32.79%) Degree
2 43 (7.01%) ISEB
3 34 (5.55%) PhD
4 21 (3.43%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.26%) PMI Certification
5 20 (3.26%) PMP
6 19 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.96%) CISM
8 11 (1.79%) APMP
8 11 (1.79%) CISA
8 11 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.79%) HND
9 9 (1.47%) CCNA
9 9 (1.47%) CISSP
10 8 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.92%) QA
2 16 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.28%) SLA
4 9 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.14%) GMP
7 6 (0.98%) GCP
8 5 (0.82%) COBIT
9 4 (0.65%) WAI
10 3 (0.49%) GLP
10 3 (0.49%) GxP
11 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.65%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.65%) XenApp
5 3 (0.49%) HDFS
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.33%) Docker
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) GPFS
7 1 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.65%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.65%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.49%) Mesos
3 3 (0.49%) QRadar
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.79%) Oracle
3 49 (7.99%) SAP
4 27 (4.40%) Adobe
4 27 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (3.59%) Cisco
6 17 (2.77%) Cognizant
7 16 (2.61%) Google
7 16 (2.61%) VMware
8 14 (2.28%) IBM
9 11 (1.79%) Informatica
10 10 (1.63%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.63%) Zend
11 8 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.31%) Symantec
12 7 (1.14%) Tableau
12 7 (1.14%) Teradata
13 6 (0.98%) Cognos
14 5 (0.82%) Citrix
14 5 (0.82%) Hyperion
London
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 - £72000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, North Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18.5k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 - £70,000 plus bonus and ext
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton, nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Car Allowance, Private
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Private Healthcare, Pe
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OTE up to £60k in Year 1
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + work from home
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + work from home
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
POPSCIENCE
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 30,000 - £35,000 plus bonus and exte
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + Bonus + Life Assurance + 25 days holiday + Flexi Time + On
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + work from home
Posted: 9 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + work from home
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + work from home
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University of Manchester
Posted: 11 days ago