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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 585 698 736
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +38
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 296 161 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 214 125 77
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,900 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +22.99%
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
37714 39132 39045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.80% 39.92% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30504 30675 32356
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
London +45 118 £65,750 +14.34% 12
South East +21 68 £46,500 -2.10% 7
West Midlands +25 43 £55,000 +57.14%
North West +27 40 £56,250 -13.46% 3
East of England +17 22 £43,750 +9.37% 7
South West -7 9 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £75,000 -
North East - 4 £46,250 -
East Midlands +26 1 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 198 (32.62%) Degree
2 174 (28.67%) Oracle
3 173 (28.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 154 (25.37%) ITIL
5 108 (17.79%) Project Management
6 101 (16.64%) SQL
7 100 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (16.14%) Finance
9 95 (15.65%) SAP
10 92 (15.16%) Security Cleared
11 89 (14.66%) SC Cleared
12 83 (13.67%) Windows
13 77 (12.69%) Microsoft
14 76 (12.52%) Manufacturing
15 75 (12.36%) Retail
16 73 (12.03%) Computer Science
16 73 (12.03%) Java
17 71 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
18 70 (11.53%) Business Development
19 67 (11.04%) Mathematics
20 66 (10.87%) C#
21 65 (10.71%) SQL Server
21 65 (10.71%) Service Delivery
22 62 (10.21%) PL/SQL
22 62 (10.21%) PRINCE2
23 61 (10.05%) .NET
24 58 (9.56%) JavaScript
25 57 (9.39%) Marketing
26 56 (9.23%) Service Management
27 53 (8.73%) Change Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.31%) JBoss
2 14 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (2.14%) Mule
4 10 (1.65%) SAS
5 5 (0.82%) WordPress
5 5 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.66%) IIS
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.33%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.33%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.61%) MS Office
3 12 (1.98%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.99%) MS Project
7 3 (0.49%) InDesign
7 3 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (5.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.48%) SAP SD
4 7 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.99%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.82%) SAP R/3
6 5 (0.82%) assyst
7 4 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.66%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.49%) Magento
8 3 (0.49%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.33%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.12%) SaaS
2 21 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.27%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.79%) VoIP
3 22 (3.62%) DHCP
3 22 (3.62%) DNS
4 20 (3.29%) iSCSI
5 17 (2.80%) Internet
6 14 (2.31%) Ethernet
6 14 (2.31%) DECT
6 14 (2.31%) NAS
7 12 (1.98%) Firewall
8 9 (1.48%) HTTP
9 7 (1.15%) Network Security
10 6 (0.99%) VLAN
10 6 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.49%) SSL
11 3 (0.49%) SAN
12 2 (0.33%) VPN
12 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
13 1 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.75%) MySQL
3 38 (6.26%) QlikView
4 29 (4.78%) Big Data
5 25 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.14%) OLTP
9 11 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.82%) Text Mining
13 5 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.66%) Spotfire
14 4 (0.66%) MS Access
15 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (5.11%) Eclipse
2 18 (2.97%) Selenium
3 16 (2.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (2.47%) JMeter
5 13 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.48%) Maven
7 7 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.82%) Ant
9 4 (0.66%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.66%) NUnit
10 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.16%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 173 (28.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 98 (16.14%) Finance
3 76 (12.52%) Manufacturing
4 75 (12.36%) Retail
5 57 (9.39%) Marketing
6 46 (7.58%) Banking
7 28 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 20 (3.29%) Law
9 15 (2.47%) Legal
10 7 (1.15%) German Language
11 6 (0.99%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.99%) French Language
12 5 (0.82%) Publishing
13 4 (0.66%) Billing
14 2 (0.33%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (15.98%) Architect
2 88 (14.50%) Developer
3 67 (11.04%) Analyst
4 60 (9.88%) Consultant
5 38 (6.26%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (5.27%) Service Manager
7 30 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 26 (4.28%) Transition Manager
9 24 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
10 23 (3.79%) Services Delivery Manager
11 21 (3.46%) Business Analyst
11 21 (3.46%) Tester
11 21 (3.46%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.46%) Senior Architect
12 20 (3.29%) Programme Manager
12 20 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 17 (2.80%) Applications Architect
13 17 (2.80%) QlikView Developer
14 15 (2.47%) Sales Consultant
14 15 (2.47%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.05%) .NET
2 52 (8.57%) Web Services
3 40 (6.59%) ASP.NET
4 34 (5.60%) HTML
5 24 (3.95%) CSS
6 21 (3.46%) HTML5
7 20 (3.29%) jQuery
8 19 (3.13%) J2EE
9 18 (2.97%) GWT
10 16 (2.64%) WinForms
11 14 (2.31%) Java EE
11 14 (2.31%) CSS3
12 13 (2.14%) RESTful
13 9 (1.48%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.48%) Spring
13 9 (1.48%) JDBC
14 8 (1.32%) Middleware
15 7 (1.15%) XML
15 7 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
16 6 (0.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 71 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (11.04%) Mathematics
4 42 (6.92%) Biology
5 26 (4.28%) Chemistry
6 20 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.13%) Informatics
8 17 (2.80%) Biotechnology
9 14 (2.31%) FMCG
10 12 (1.98%) LIMS
11 9 (1.48%) PMI
12 8 (1.32%) Clustering
12 8 (1.32%) Statistics
12 8 (1.32%) User Experience
13 7 (1.15%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.82%) Social Media
15 5 (0.82%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.66%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.67%) Windows
2 43 (7.08%) Linux
3 25 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 14 (2.31%) Windows Vista
6 14 (2.31%) UNIX
7 13 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 13 (2.14%) Solaris
8 11 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.48%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.15%) Android
12 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.82%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (25.37%) ITIL
2 108 (17.79%) Project Management
3 100 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (11.53%) Business Development
5 65 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 62 (10.21%) PRINCE2
7 56 (9.23%) Service Management
8 53 (8.73%) Change Management
9 48 (7.91%) Software Engineering
9 48 (7.91%) Incident Management
9 48 (7.91%) Problem Management
10 46 (7.58%) Analytics
11 41 (6.75%) Web Development
11 41 (6.75%) Validation
12 40 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (5.44%) Change Control
14 30 (4.94%) Logistics
15 29 (4.78%) Information Management
16 28 (4.61%) Programme Management
16 28 (4.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 101 (16.64%) SQL
2 73 (12.03%) Java
3 66 (10.87%) C#
4 62 (10.21%) PL/SQL
5 58 (9.56%) JavaScript
6 36 (5.93%) C
7 21 (3.46%) C++
8 12 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.98%) Python
9 11 (1.81%) VB
10 9 (1.48%) Perl
10 9 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.99%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.82%) PHP
12 5 (0.82%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.82%) VB6
13 4 (0.66%) ABAP
14 3 (0.49%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 198 (32.62%) Degree
2 92 (15.16%) Security Cleared
3 89 (14.66%) SC Cleared
4 37 (6.10%) PhD
4 37 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
5 35 (5.77%) ISEB
6 21 (3.46%) VCP4
6 21 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (3.13%) MCSE
8 16 (2.64%) Postgraduate
9 14 (2.31%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.32%) CIPD
10 8 (1.32%) CCNA
10 8 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.15%) MCSA
12 6 (0.99%) PMP
12 6 (0.99%) MBA
12 6 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.91%) SLA
2 14 (2.31%) GxP
3 13 (2.14%) GAMP
4 10 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.48%) QA
6 8 (1.32%) GLP
7 7 (1.15%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.49%) COBIT
10 2 (0.33%) CDISC
11 1 (0.16%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.16%) GMP
System Software
1 28 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.32%) vSphere
3 7 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.99%) NFS
4 6 (0.99%) Xen
5 3 (0.49%) Firmware
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.82%) WSUS
3 4 (0.66%) Control-M
4 2 (0.33%) Ansible
4 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 174 (28.67%) Oracle
2 95 (15.65%) SAP
3 77 (12.69%) Microsoft
4 47 (7.74%) IBM
5 38 (6.26%) HP
6 21 (3.46%) Cognizant
7 20 (3.29%) Siebel
8 18 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.80%) Google
10 16 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.64%) WSO2
11 13 (2.14%) VMware
12 12 (1.98%) Teradata
12 12 (1.98%) Adobe
13 11 (1.81%) Citrix
13 11 (1.81%) NetApp
14 9 (1.48%) Informatica
15 7 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
16 6 (0.99%) Cognos
17 5 (0.82%) Business Objects
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Attractive Commission Structure
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £52000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Double OTE, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cogent Skills
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 28 days annual leave, private medical care, li
Posted: 14 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £100000 per annum + Commission plus others.
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago