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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 649 750 806
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +56
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 236 109 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 166 67 64
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £88,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
34229 33569 37216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.29% 33.45% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27122 27269 31654
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +61 119 £35,000 +40.00% 24
London +4 77 £53,750 -6.52% 14
East of England -17 19 £40,000 +23.07% 6
West Midlands -1 6 £30,000 +9.09% 4
North West -14 4 £41,250 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £30,205 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 180 (42.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 176 (41.81%) Degree
3 142 (33.73%) Oracle
4 103 (24.47%) Project Management
5 100 (23.75%) Finance
6 99 (23.52%) SQL
7 91 (21.62%) Chemistry
8 81 (19.24%) Biology
9 73 (17.34%) Microsoft
10 71 (16.86%) Java
11 67 (15.91%) MS Excel
12 63 (14.96%) Mathematics
13 60 (14.25%) Web Services
13 60 (14.25%) Marketing
14 56 (13.30%) PL/SQL
15 54 (12.83%) JavaScript
15 54 (12.83%) Analytics
16 51 (12.11%) Windows
17 50 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (11.88%) ISEB
18 49 (11.64%) PhD
18 49 (11.64%) Validation
19 48 (11.40%) PRINCE2
20 47 (11.16%) Manufacturing
21 45 (10.69%) SQL Server
21 45 (10.69%) Business Development
21 45 (10.69%) Selenium
22 44 (10.45%) Computer Science
23 43 (10.21%) C#
23 43 (10.21%) MySQL

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 23 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.75%) Documentum
3 15 (3.56%) SAS
4 11 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.43%) LiveLink
6 5 (1.19%) Node.js
7 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.95%) IIS
7 4 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.48%) Drupal
9 2 (0.48%) Captiva
9 2 (0.48%) Apache
9 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.24%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Liferay
Applications
1 67 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (6.41%) MS Project
4 26 (6.18%) MS Office
5 9 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.95%) SPSS
7 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.95%) SAP MDM
2 4 (0.95%) Tridion
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.71%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.48%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.48%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.48%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.48%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.04%) SaaS
2 14 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.14%) HTTP
3 7 (1.66%) DNS
4 6 (1.43%) Internet
5 5 (1.19%) VoIP
5 5 (1.19%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.95%) DHCP
7 3 (0.71%) SMTP
7 3 (0.71%) VPN
7 3 (0.71%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.71%) NAS
7 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.48%) InfiniBand
9 1 (0.24%) Firewall
9 1 (0.24%) VLAN
9 1 (0.24%) Network Security
9 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.21%) MySQL
3 39 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.36%) Big Data
5 24 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.80%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.56%) QlikView
9 13 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (2.85%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.43%) EDMS
12 6 (1.43%) OLTP
13 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.19%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 4 (0.95%) Xcelsius
14 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (10.69%) Selenium
2 27 (6.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (5.70%) JMeter
4 12 (2.85%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.61%) Ant
5 11 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (2.14%) Toad
7 7 (1.66%) JIRA
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.48%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.48%) Subversion
10 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 180 (42.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 100 (23.75%) Finance
3 60 (14.25%) Marketing
4 47 (11.16%) Manufacturing
5 41 (9.74%) Banking
6 37 (8.79%) Retail
7 26 (6.18%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.38%) Publishing
9 9 (2.14%) Legal
10 8 (1.90%) Back Office
11 7 (1.66%) Advertising
12 6 (1.43%) Law
13 4 (0.95%) Billing
13 4 (0.95%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.48%) Games
15 1 (0.24%) French Language
15 1 (0.24%) German Language
15 1 (0.24%) Local Government
15 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (20.43%) Consultant
2 59 (14.01%) Analyst
3 55 (13.06%) Developer
4 54 (12.83%) Tester
5 45 (10.69%) Project Manager
6 43 (10.21%) Business Analyst
7 33 (7.84%) Software Tester
8 32 (7.60%) Senior Tester
9 26 (6.18%) Technology Consultant
10 24 (5.70%) Trainer
11 20 (4.75%) Training Consultant
12 18 (4.28%) Architect
13 15 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.56%) Java Developer
13 15 (3.56%) Senior Architect
14 13 (3.09%) Senior Software Tester
14 13 (3.09%) Business Manager
14 13 (3.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.61%) Programmer
16 10 (2.38%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.25%) Web Services
2 34 (8.08%) XML
2 34 (8.08%) HTML
3 31 (7.36%) .NET
4 30 (7.13%) J2EE
5 23 (5.46%) CSS
6 19 (4.51%) REST
7 17 (4.04%) GWT
8 12 (2.85%) JSON
9 10 (2.38%) HTML5
10 9 (2.14%) jQuery
10 9 (2.14%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.90%) Ext JS
12 7 (1.66%) WDK
12 7 (1.66%) Ajax
13 6 (1.43%) WinForms
13 6 (1.43%) Spring
13 6 (1.43%) CSS3
14 5 (1.19%) Hibernate
14 5 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.62%) Chemistry
2 81 (19.24%) Biology
3 63 (14.96%) Mathematics
4 44 (10.45%) Computer Science
5 37 (8.79%) Statistics
6 25 (5.94%) Biotechnology
6 25 (5.94%) Visualisation
7 20 (4.75%) Physics
7 20 (4.75%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.09%) Informatics
9 12 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.38%) PMI
10 10 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.14%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.90%) E-Learning
13 6 (1.43%) Taxonomies
14 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.19%) FMCG
14 5 (1.19%) Open Source
15 3 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.11%) Windows
2 24 (5.70%) Linux
3 20 (4.75%) UNIX
4 11 (2.61%) Solaris
4 11 (2.61%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.43%) Android
5 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.19%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (24.47%) Project Management
2 54 (12.83%) Analytics
3 50 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (11.64%) Validation
5 48 (11.40%) PRINCE2
6 45 (10.69%) Business Development
7 41 (9.74%) Software Engineering
8 40 (9.50%) Data Management
9 37 (8.79%) Change Management
10 35 (8.31%) ITIL
11 34 (8.08%) Test Scripting
12 30 (7.13%) Manual Testing
12 30 (7.13%) Software Testing
13 29 (6.89%) V-Model
14 27 (6.41%) Document Management
14 27 (6.41%) CRM
15 26 (6.18%) ETL
15 26 (6.18%) Risk Management
15 26 (6.18%) Business Analysis
16 25 (5.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 99 (23.52%) SQL
2 71 (16.86%) Java
3 56 (13.30%) PL/SQL
4 54 (12.83%) JavaScript
5 43 (10.21%) C#
6 25 (5.94%) C++
7 14 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.09%) VB6
8 13 (3.09%) VB
9 12 (2.85%) Python
10 11 (2.61%) PHP
11 8 (1.90%) C
12 7 (1.66%) Perl
13 6 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.48%) R
15 2 (0.48%) Ruby
16 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.24%) ABAP
16 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (41.81%) Degree
2 50 (11.88%) ISEB
3 49 (11.64%) PhD
4 40 (9.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (4.75%) CIPD
6 11 (2.61%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.61%) Postgraduate
7 10 (2.38%) CBAP
8 9 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.14%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.19%) PMP
10 3 (0.71%) MCSA
10 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.71%) MOS
11 2 (0.48%) MBA
12 1 (0.24%) CISA
12 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.99%) GCP
2 17 (4.04%) QA
3 16 (3.80%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.14%) CDISC
5 8 (1.90%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.66%) GxP
6 7 (1.66%) SLA
7 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.95%) GMP
7 4 (0.95%) GLP
7 4 (0.95%) GAMP
7 4 (0.95%) Dublin Core
8 2 (0.48%) WAI
9 1 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.24%) DICOM
9 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.71%) Puppet
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 142 (33.73%) Oracle
2 73 (17.34%) Microsoft
3 40 (9.50%) SAP
4 19 (4.51%) Cognizant
5 17 (4.04%) Siebel
6 11 (2.61%) IBM
6 11 (2.61%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.14%) HP
7 9 (2.14%) Google
8 7 (1.66%) Adobe
8 7 (1.66%) Informatica
9 5 (1.19%) Cognos
10 4 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.95%) Twitter
10 4 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.71%) NetApp
11 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.71%) Trillium
11 3 (0.71%) EMC
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus + c.£6K Car Allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicestershire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Car + bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
GE
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Anglia
Pharma Division
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SCR-Consulting (UK Ltd)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago