The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 684 763 776
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +13
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 219 99 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.097% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 149 60 73
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34606 33696 37025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.84% 33.07% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27721 27565 31589
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +64 104 £35,000 +27.27% 11
London +9 76 £52,500 -12.50% 7
East of England -12 25 £43,750 +16.66% 5
West Midlands +5 4 £28,750 -39.47%
North West +4 2 £72,500 +81.25% 2
North East - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 189 (47.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 154 (38.79%) Degree
3 114 (28.72%) Finance
4 110 (27.71%) Oracle
5 101 (25.44%) Project Management
6 78 (19.65%) SQL
7 75 (18.89%) Chemistry
8 65 (16.37%) Biology
9 63 (15.87%) Marketing
9 63 (15.87%) Java
9 63 (15.87%) MS Excel
10 61 (15.37%) Manufacturing
11 55 (13.85%) Microsoft
12 52 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (13.10%) Business Development
12 52 (13.10%) Mathematics
12 52 (13.10%) Analytics
13 51 (12.85%) PRINCE2
14 46 (11.59%) ISEB
14 46 (11.59%) Banking
15 45 (11.34%) PL/SQL
16 44 (11.08%) Computer Science
17 42 (10.58%) Web Services
18 41 (10.33%) JavaScript
19 39 (9.82%) SAP
20 38 (9.57%) Telecoms
20 38 (9.57%) Selenium
20 38 (9.57%) Retail
20 38 (9.57%) Data Management
21 37 (9.32%) Document Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (9.07%) SharePoint
2 34 (8.56%) Documentum
3 15 (3.78%) SAS
4 11 (2.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.51%) LiveLink
6 4 (1.01%) CMS
6 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.76%) Captiva
7 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.50%) Node.js
8 2 (0.50%) IIS
8 2 (0.50%) Apache
8 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 63 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (7.05%) MS Project
4 26 (6.55%) MS Office
5 9 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.01%) SPSS
7 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 7 (1.76%) SAP MDM
2 4 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.76%) Tridion
3 3 (0.76%) TrackWise
3 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.50%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.50%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.50%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.25%) Lawson
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.02%) SaaS
2 6 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.02%) TCP/IP
1 8 (2.02%) Internet
2 6 (1.51%) HTTP
3 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.50%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) VLAN
4 1 (0.25%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) DHCP
4 1 (0.25%) VPN
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.31%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.81%) MySQL
4 28 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.79%) Big Data
6 17 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.53%) QlikView
8 13 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.77%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.51%) EDMS
11 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.01%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.01%) Spotfire
13 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.01%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (9.57%) Selenium
2 23 (5.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (4.79%) JMeter
4 12 (3.02%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.27%) Toad
6 8 (2.02%) Ant
6 8 (2.02%) JIRA
7 7 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.01%) Subversion
9 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.50%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.25%) JUnit
11 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 189 (47.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 114 (28.72%) Finance
3 63 (15.87%) Marketing
4 61 (15.37%) Manufacturing
5 46 (11.59%) Banking
6 38 (9.57%) Retail
6 38 (9.57%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.78%) Publishing
8 13 (3.27%) Legal
9 8 (2.02%) Advertising
9 8 (2.02%) Back Office
10 7 (1.76%) Games
11 6 (1.51%) Law
12 4 (1.01%) Billing
12 4 (1.01%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 95 (23.93%) Consultant
2 60 (15.11%) Analyst
3 55 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 51 (12.85%) Business Analyst
5 46 (11.59%) Tester
6 44 (11.08%) Developer
7 26 (6.55%) Software Tester
7 26 (6.55%) Technology Consultant
8 25 (6.30%) Senior Tester
9 15 (3.78%) Trainer
10 14 (3.53%) Business Manager
11 13 (3.27%) Training Consultant
11 13 (3.27%) Senior Manager
11 13 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
12 12 (3.02%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.02%) Architect
13 11 (2.77%) IT Business Analyst
14 10 (2.52%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (2.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 10 (2.52%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.58%) Web Services
2 27 (6.80%) XML
3 26 (6.55%) HTML
3 26 (6.55%) J2EE
4 20 (5.04%) .NET
5 17 (4.28%) CSS
6 13 (3.27%) GWT
7 12 (3.02%) REST
8 8 (2.02%) HTML5
8 8 (2.02%) WDK
9 7 (1.76%) Ext JS
9 7 (1.76%) JSON
10 5 (1.26%) CSS3
10 5 (1.26%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.26%) SOAP
10 5 (1.26%) Spring
10 5 (1.26%) XSL
11 4 (1.01%) XSLT
11 4 (1.01%) RESTful
12 3 (0.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 75 (18.89%) Chemistry
2 65 (16.37%) Biology
3 52 (13.10%) Mathematics
4 44 (11.08%) Computer Science
5 35 (8.82%) Statistics
6 18 (4.53%) Visualisation
7 17 (4.28%) Biotechnology
7 17 (4.28%) PMI
8 15 (3.78%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.78%) Physics
8 15 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 13 (3.27%) Informatics
10 10 (2.52%) e-Health
11 9 (2.27%) Data Integration
12 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.51%) Taxonomies
14 5 (1.26%) E-Learning
14 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
15 4 (1.01%) Social Network
16 3 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.06%) Windows
2 17 (4.28%) Linux
3 13 (3.27%) UNIX
4 7 (1.76%) Solaris
4 7 (1.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.50%) Android
5 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.44%) Project Management
2 52 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (13.10%) Business Development
2 52 (13.10%) Analytics
3 51 (12.85%) PRINCE2
4 38 (9.57%) Data Management
5 37 (9.32%) Document Management
6 34 (8.56%) Validation
7 33 (8.31%) Six Sigma
7 33 (8.31%) Software Engineering
8 29 (7.30%) Software Testing
8 29 (7.30%) Change Management
9 28 (7.05%) ITIL
9 28 (7.05%) Waterfall
9 28 (7.05%) Test Scripting
9 28 (7.05%) V-Model
10 27 (6.80%) Risk Management
10 27 (6.80%) Business Analysis
11 26 (6.55%) ETL
12 25 (6.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (19.65%) SQL
2 63 (15.87%) Java
3 45 (11.34%) PL/SQL
4 41 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 30 (7.56%) C#
6 21 (5.29%) C++
7 12 (3.02%) PHP
8 10 (2.52%) Python
8 10 (2.52%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.02%) C
10 7 (1.76%) VB6
10 7 (1.76%) VB
11 6 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.51%) Perl
12 3 (0.76%) ABAP
13 2 (0.50%) Ruby
13 2 (0.50%) R
14 1 (0.25%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.25%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 154 (38.79%) Degree
2 46 (11.59%) ISEB
3 37 (9.32%) PhD
4 35 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (4.03%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.27%) CIPD
7 11 (2.77%) CBAP
8 10 (2.52%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.76%) PMP
10 2 (0.50%) MBA
10 2 (0.50%) CISA
11 1 (0.25%) CISM
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.29%) GCP
2 19 (4.79%) QA
3 9 (2.27%) CDISC
3 9 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.02%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.76%) GxP
6 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.01%) GMP
6 4 (1.01%) GLP
6 4 (1.01%) GAMP
6 4 (1.01%) Dublin Core
7 3 (0.76%) SLA
8 2 (0.50%) WAI
9 1 (0.25%) COBIT
9 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.25%) DICOM
9 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.76%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 110 (27.71%) Oracle
2 55 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.82%) SAP
4 16 (4.03%) Cognizant
5 12 (3.02%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.02%) IBM
6 8 (2.02%) Siebel
6 8 (2.02%) HP
6 8 (2.02%) Informatica
7 7 (1.76%) Google
7 7 (1.76%) Adobe
8 6 (1.51%) Cognos
9 4 (1.01%) Trillium
9 4 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.01%) NetApp
10 3 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.76%) JDA
10 3 (0.76%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.50%) Tableau
11 2 (0.50%) Netezza
Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: Good salary
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus & Corporate Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ID Business Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £90000 to £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Next Generation
Salary: Not Disclosed day rate
Posted: 13 days ago