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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 585 734 764
Rank change year-on-year
+149 +30
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 291 173 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 165 110 62
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 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £77,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
39660 45088 40470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.48% 40.31% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31577 36055 33248
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +73 101 £41,250 -0.60% 13
London +2 86 £72,500 +34.88% 13
West Midlands - 34 £37,500 -
North West +21 32 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South West +1 11 £62,500 +45.34% 1
East of England +13 10 £43,750 +9.37% 7
Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 190 (31.20%) Degree
2 155 (25.45%) ITIL
3 145 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 141 (23.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 109 (17.90%) Project Management
6 108 (17.73%) Oracle
7 102 (16.75%) SQL
8 98 (16.09%) Finance
9 90 (14.78%) .NET
10 86 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
11 85 (13.96%) C#
12 79 (12.97%) Business Development
13 76 (12.48%) Service Management
14 73 (11.99%) JavaScript
15 71 (11.66%) SAP
15 71 (11.66%) Security Cleared
16 69 (11.33%) SC Cleared
17 68 (11.17%) ASP.NET
18 67 (11.00%) SQL Server
18 67 (11.00%) Service Delivery
18 67 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
19 66 (10.84%) Retail
20 62 (10.18%) Computer Science
20 62 (10.18%) PRINCE2
21 61 (10.02%) Java
22 60 (9.85%) Web Services
23 59 (9.69%) Windows
23 59 (9.69%) Microsoft
24 54 (8.87%) Change Management
25 53 (8.70%) Problem Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.30%) JBoss
2 14 (2.30%) Mule
2 14 (2.30%) Mule ESB
3 12 (1.97%) SAS
4 10 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.15%) WordPress
6 6 (0.99%) CMS
7 5 (0.82%) Kentico
7 5 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.66%) Lync
9 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.33%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (5.42%) MS Office
2 25 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.49%) InDesign
8 3 (0.49%) MS Project
9 2 (0.33%) SPSS
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 20 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.81%) SAP SD
3 9 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.99%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.99%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.99%) assyst
6 5 (0.82%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.66%) Primavera
8 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.33%) HFM
9 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.33%) SAP SCM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.57%) SaaS
2 17 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.97%) Office 365
4 2 (0.33%) Veeva
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.45%) DHCP
1 21 (3.45%) DNS
2 19 (3.12%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.96%) Internet
3 18 (2.96%) VoIP
4 16 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 13 (2.13%) DECT
6 10 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.64%) HTTP
6 10 (1.64%) Firewall
6 10 (1.64%) NAS
7 9 (1.48%) Network Security
8 6 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (0.99%) VLAN
9 5 (0.82%) Intranet
10 2 (0.33%) SSL
10 2 (0.33%) SAN
10 2 (0.33%) LAN
10 2 (0.33%) WAN
10 2 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.27%) QlikView
3 26 (4.27%) Big Data
4 23 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.61%) MySQL
6 18 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.48%) OLTP
9 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.66%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.66%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (3.28%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.82%) NUnit
4 5 (0.82%) Maven
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.66%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.33%) JMeter
7 2 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 145 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 141 (23.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 98 (16.09%) Finance
4 66 (10.84%) Retail
5 53 (8.70%) Marketing
6 40 (6.57%) Law
7 38 (6.24%) Banking
8 26 (4.27%) Telecoms
9 22 (3.61%) Legal
10 13 (2.13%) German Language
11 12 (1.97%) Publishing
12 11 (1.81%) French Language
13 7 (1.15%) Automotive
14 6 (0.99%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.82%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.66%) Billing
17 3 (0.49%) Advertising
18 2 (0.33%) Back Office
19 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (17.24%) Developer
2 87 (14.29%) Architect
3 69 (11.33%) Analyst
4 44 (7.22%) Consultant
5 43 (7.06%) Transition Manager
6 36 (5.91%) Project Manager
7 35 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (5.42%) Service Manager
9 25 (4.11%) Software Developer
10 24 (3.94%) Delivery Manager
11 23 (3.78%) Services Delivery Manager
12 22 (3.61%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.12%) Applications Architect
14 18 (2.96%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.96%) Senior Architect
15 16 (2.63%) C# Developer
16 15 (2.46%) Enterprise Architect
17 14 (2.30%) SAP Consultant
17 14 (2.30%) Team Leader
17 14 (2.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.78%) .NET
2 68 (11.17%) ASP.NET
3 60 (9.85%) Web Services
4 47 (7.72%) HTML
5 40 (6.57%) CSS
6 32 (5.25%) HTML5
7 29 (4.76%) jQuery
8 22 (3.61%) Java EE
9 21 (3.45%) RESTful
10 19 (3.12%) CSS3
11 15 (2.46%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.46%) Middleware
12 14 (2.30%) WinForms
13 12 (1.97%) GWT
13 12 (1.97%) XML
14 11 (1.81%) RSS
15 10 (1.64%) .NET Framework
16 9 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
17 8 (1.31%) Ajax
18 6 (0.99%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (10.18%) Computer Science
3 48 (7.88%) Mathematics
4 29 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (4.11%) Biology
6 16 (2.63%) User Experience
7 13 (2.13%) Informatics
8 12 (1.97%) Statistics
9 11 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.81%) BBC
10 9 (1.48%) Chemistry
11 7 (1.15%) LIMS
11 7 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.99%) FMCG
12 6 (0.99%) PMI
13 4 (0.66%) Replication
13 4 (0.66%) Clustering
14 3 (0.49%) Psychology
15 2 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.69%) Windows
2 23 (3.78%) Linux
3 22 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.97%) Windows XP
6 10 (1.64%) Windows Vista
7 9 (1.48%) UNIX
7 9 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.82%) Android
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.33%) Debian
11 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (25.45%) ITIL
2 109 (17.90%) Project Management
3 86 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (12.97%) Business Development
5 76 (12.48%) Service Management
6 67 (11.00%) Service Delivery
7 62 (10.18%) PRINCE2
8 54 (8.87%) Change Management
9 53 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 53 (8.70%) Problem Management
10 45 (7.39%) Analytics
11 43 (7.06%) Software Engineering
12 40 (6.57%) Web Development
13 38 (6.24%) Transition Management
13 38 (6.24%) ITSM
14 37 (6.08%) Validation
14 37 (6.08%) OO
15 31 (5.09%) Logistics
16 30 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 102 (16.75%) SQL
2 85 (13.96%) C#
3 73 (11.99%) JavaScript
4 61 (10.02%) Java
5 41 (6.73%) PL/SQL
6 29 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 23 (3.78%) C
8 14 (2.30%) C++
9 13 (2.13%) Python
10 11 (1.81%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.64%) Perl
12 7 (1.15%) PHP
13 6 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.99%) ABAP
14 5 (0.82%) VB
14 5 (0.82%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.66%) R
15 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.49%) SAPscript
16 3 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 190 (31.20%) Degree
2 71 (11.66%) Security Cleared
3 69 (11.33%) SC Cleared
4 39 (6.40%) ISEB
5 21 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.63%) PhD
8 15 (2.46%) MCSE
9 11 (1.81%) Postgraduate
10 7 (1.15%) MCSA
10 7 (1.15%) CCNA
10 7 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.82%) MBA
13 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.33%) APMP
14 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.42%) SLA
2 11 (1.81%) GxP
3 10 (1.64%) GAMP
4 7 (1.15%) QA
5 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.99%) COBIT
6 5 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.33%) CDISC
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.81%) vSphere
3 10 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.99%) Xen
4 6 (0.99%) NFS
5 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.49%) Firmware
6 3 (0.49%) XenApp
6 3 (0.49%) XenServer
7 2 (0.33%) Postfix
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Control-M
2 3 (0.49%) SCCM
2 3 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.33%) Ansible
3 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.16%) WSUS
4 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 108 (17.73%) Oracle
2 71 (11.66%) SAP
3 59 (9.69%) Microsoft
4 36 (5.91%) IBM
5 26 (4.27%) HP
6 20 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.79%) Cognizant
9 15 (2.46%) Adobe
9 15 (2.46%) Siebel
10 14 (2.30%) WSO2
10 14 (2.30%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.97%) VMware
11 12 (1.97%) Teradata
11 12 (1.97%) Google
12 11 (1.81%) Sony
12 11 (1.81%) Dell
13 10 (1.64%) Citrix
14 9 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (1.15%) NetApp
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus&Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aerotek
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, London, South East
Oracle
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
REAL Software Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £160000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago