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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 580 676 752
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +76
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 310 224 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 161 153 64
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
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
41535 43201 41409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33275 34237 33636
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 107 £42,500 +21.42% 16
London +30 77 £55,000 +4.76% 16
West Midlands +32 47 £32,500 +8.33% 3
North West +28 34 £55,000 -24.13% 2
South West - 20 £62,500 - 1
East of England -6 12 £30,000 -38.46% 9
Yorkshire - 8 £35,000 - 6
East Midlands +2 2 £40,000 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 271 (45.17%) Manufacturing
2 190 (31.67%) Degree
3 183 (30.50%) ITIL
4 125 (20.83%) Project Management
5 113 (18.83%) SQL
6 107 (17.83%) Service Management
7 106 (17.67%) Business Development
8 105 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 100 (16.67%) Finance
10 88 (14.67%) Service Delivery
11 87 (14.50%) .NET
12 84 (14.00%) C#
13 77 (12.83%) SQL Server
14 76 (12.67%) PRINCE2
15 75 (12.50%) Data Centre
16 70 (11.67%) Oracle
16 70 (11.67%) Microsoft
17 68 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
18 64 (10.67%) ITSM
19 63 (10.50%) ISEB
20 61 (10.17%) Change Management
21 60 (10.00%) Law
21 60 (10.00%) Windows
22 59 (9.83%) ASP.NET
22 59 (9.83%) Transition Management
23 58 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
23 58 (9.67%) Retail
24 53 (8.83%) Incident Management
25 51 (8.50%) Problem Management
26 50 (8.33%) Security Cleared

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (1.33%) SAS
4 7 (1.17%) Lync
5 6 (1.00%) Kentico
5 6 (1.00%) CMS
5 6 (1.00%) WordPress
5 6 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.83%) JBoss
6 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.83%) Mule
6 5 (0.83%) Mule ESB
7 4 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.67%) Apache
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (0.50%) Node.js
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 39 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.00%) MS Office
3 9 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.00%) SPSS
5 6 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.83%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.50%) MS Project
7 3 (0.50%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.17%) InDesign
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 15 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.00%) assyst
4 6 (1.00%) Primavera
5 5 (0.83%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.83%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.67%) HFM
7 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP SCM
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.33%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.33%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.17%) SaaS
2 7 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.50%) Office 365
3 3 (0.50%) Veeva
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Force.com
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.67%) DNS
2 21 (3.50%) DHCP
3 20 (3.33%) VoIP
4 19 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.33%) Internet
5 14 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 13 (2.17%) Firewall
6 13 (2.17%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.67%) NAS
8 8 (1.33%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.33%) Network Security
9 7 (1.17%) HTTP
9 7 (1.17%) LAN
10 6 (1.00%) DECT
10 6 (1.00%) WAN
10 6 (1.00%) Intranet
11 4 (0.67%) Wireless
12 3 (0.50%) IPsec
12 3 (0.50%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.33%) MySQL
4 16 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.67%) Big Data
8 9 (1.50%) QlikView
8 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.67%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 11 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.67%) Selenium
3 4 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.67%) NUnit
3 4 (0.67%) Subversion
4 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.33%) JUnit
5 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
General
1 271 (45.17%) Manufacturing
2 105 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 100 (16.67%) Finance
4 60 (10.00%) Law
5 58 (9.67%) Retail
6 36 (6.00%) Marketing
7 30 (5.00%) Banking
8 28 (4.67%) Legal
9 16 (2.67%) Publishing
10 10 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.17%) German Language
12 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.00%) Automotive
12 6 (1.00%) French Language
12 6 (1.00%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.67%) Back Office
14 3 (0.50%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (14.67%) Developer
2 82 (13.67%) Analyst
3 63 (10.50%) Transition Manager
4 49 (8.17%) Architect
5 42 (7.00%) Service Manager
6 40 (6.67%) Consultant
7 36 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
8 35 (5.83%) Project Manager
9 34 (5.67%) Business Analyst
10 31 (5.17%) Services Delivery Manager
11 21 (3.50%) .NET Developer
12 19 (3.17%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.00%) C# Developer
13 18 (3.00%) Head of Service Delivery
14 16 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (2.67%) Technical Manager
14 16 (2.67%) Support Analyst
15 14 (2.33%) Software Engineer
15 14 (2.33%) Senior Manager
15 14 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.50%) .NET
2 59 (9.83%) ASP.NET
3 43 (7.17%) Web Services
4 38 (6.33%) HTML
5 32 (5.33%) CSS
6 26 (4.33%) jQuery
6 26 (4.33%) HTML5
7 21 (3.50%) Middleware
8 15 (2.50%) RSS
8 15 (2.50%) XML
8 15 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (2.00%) RESTful
9 12 (2.00%) CSS3
10 10 (1.67%) JSON
11 8 (1.33%) Java EE
12 7 (1.17%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.17%) MDX
12 7 (1.17%) SVG
12 7 (1.17%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 58 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.50%) Mathematics
7 19 (3.17%) User Experience
8 15 (2.50%) BBC
9 12 (2.00%) Statistics
9 12 (2.00%) Pharmacovigilance
9 12 (2.00%) Biology
10 9 (1.50%) FMCG
10 9 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.33%) Clustering
12 7 (1.17%) Chemistry
12 7 (1.17%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.00%) Ontologies
14 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.00%) Windows
2 30 (5.00%) Linux
3 25 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 14 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.67%) UNIX
8 10 (1.67%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.33%) Debian
10 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (30.50%) ITIL
2 125 (20.83%) Project Management
3 107 (17.83%) Service Management
4 106 (17.67%) Business Development
5 88 (14.67%) Service Delivery
6 76 (12.67%) PRINCE2
7 68 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (10.67%) ITSM
9 61 (10.17%) Change Management
10 59 (9.83%) Transition Management
11 53 (8.83%) Incident Management
12 51 (8.50%) Problem Management
13 40 (6.67%) Analytics
14 38 (6.33%) Business Analysis
15 33 (5.50%) CRM
16 32 (5.33%) Validation
17 31 (5.17%) Software Engineering
18 30 (5.00%) Logistics
19 29 (4.83%) ERP
20 28 (4.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 113 (18.83%) SQL
2 84 (14.00%) C#
3 47 (7.83%) JavaScript
4 46 (7.67%) T-SQL
5 40 (6.67%) Java
6 16 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.33%) C
7 14 (2.33%) C++
8 13 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.83%) R
10 7 (1.17%) PHP
11 6 (1.00%) VB
11 6 (1.00%) Python
11 6 (1.00%) SPARQL
11 6 (1.00%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.83%) ABAP
12 5 (0.83%) Perl
13 4 (0.67%) Ruby
14 3 (0.50%) Prolog
14 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 190 (31.67%) Degree
2 63 (10.50%) ISEB
3 50 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 48 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.50%) MCSA
8 8 (1.33%) MOS
9 7 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.67%) PMP
11 4 (0.67%) CCNP
11 4 (0.67%) APMP
11 4 (0.67%) MBA
12 3 (0.50%) MCTS
12 3 (0.50%) MCITP
12 3 (0.50%) MCSE
12 3 (0.50%) OCP
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.00%) SLA
2 11 (1.83%) GCP
2 11 (1.83%) QA
3 8 (1.33%) GAMP
3 8 (1.33%) COBIT
4 6 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) GxP
7 1 (0.17%) CDISC
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.83%) vSphere
4 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.67%) XenApp
4 4 (0.67%) XenServer
5 3 (0.50%) Firmware
5 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.33%) Postfix
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) SCCM
1 4 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 70 (11.67%) Oracle
1 70 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.50%) SAP
3 29 (4.83%) IBM
4 25 (4.17%) Cognizant
5 21 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.50%) Sony
6 15 (2.50%) VMware
6 15 (2.50%) Dell
6 15 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
7 11 (1.83%) HP
7 11 (1.83%) Citrix
8 10 (1.67%) Symantec
9 9 (1.50%) Adobe
9 9 (1.50%) Siebel
9 9 (1.50%) Cisco
10 6 (1.00%) Remedy
10 6 (1.00%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.83%) WSO2
11 5 (0.83%) MuleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Laptop, Pension, Health etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50,000, bonus, company equity, medical cover, 10% pension, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 per annum + 5% bonus, full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum 50% OTE (uncapped), Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES IT
Salary: Good salary
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ID Business Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago