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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 609 706 740
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +34
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 265 174 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 168 129 67
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £86,650 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.50%
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
38117 42174 38819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.84% 40.12% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30591 33395 31841
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 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +45 102 £70,000 +27.27% 11
South East +31 68 £45,000 +2.85% 18
West Midlands +20 38 £42,500 +21.42%
North West +36 35 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East of England +24 15 £42,500 +17.24% 9
South West - 6 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £75,000 -
North East - 1 £47,500 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 175 (30.49%) Degree
2 152 (26.48%) ITIL
3 142 (24.74%) Oracle
4 139 (24.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 103 (17.94%) Project Management
6 97 (16.90%) Finance
6 97 (16.90%) Manufacturing
7 96 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (15.16%) SQL
9 84 (14.63%) Security Cleared
10 83 (14.46%) SC Cleared
11 80 (13.94%) SAP
12 73 (12.72%) Business Development
13 71 (12.37%) Retail
14 69 (12.02%) C#
15 68 (11.85%) Java
16 67 (11.67%) .NET
17 66 (11.50%) Computer Science
18 64 (11.15%) SQL Server
18 64 (11.15%) Windows
18 64 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
19 61 (10.63%) JavaScript
19 61 (10.63%) Service Delivery
20 59 (10.28%) Service Management
21 58 (10.10%) Mathematics
22 55 (9.58%) PRINCE2
23 52 (9.06%) Microsoft
24 51 (8.89%) Marketing
25 49 (8.54%) Incident Management
25 49 (8.54%) Problem Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (2.79%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.61%) JBoss
3 14 (2.44%) Mule
4 12 (2.09%) SAS
4 12 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.05%) WordPress
6 5 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.70%) IIS
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.35%) Documentum
9 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (5.23%) MS Office
2 25 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.09%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.52%) InDesign
6 3 (0.52%) MS Project
7 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (4.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.92%) SAP SD
2 11 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.05%) SAP R/3
4 6 (1.05%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.70%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.70%) assyst
5 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.52%) Magento
6 3 (0.52%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.35%) HFM
7 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.35%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.66%) SaaS
2 17 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.83%) DHCP
2 22 (3.83%) DNS
3 20 (3.48%) VoIP
4 18 (3.14%) Internet
4 18 (3.14%) iSCSI
5 15 (2.61%) DECT
6 12 (2.09%) Ethernet
6 12 (2.09%) NAS
6 12 (2.09%) Firewall
7 9 (1.57%) Network Security
7 9 (1.57%) HTTP
8 6 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.05%) VLAN
9 3 (0.52%) SSL
9 3 (0.52%) SAN
10 2 (0.35%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.17%) Wireless
11 1 (0.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.92%) QlikView
3 25 (4.36%) MySQL
3 25 (4.36%) Big Data
3 25 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.74%) OLTP
6 10 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.70%) Spotfire
11 4 (0.70%) Text Mining
11 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.70%) MS Access
12 3 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 29 (5.05%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.22%) Maven
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.87%) NUnit
5 4 (0.70%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.35%) JMeter
7 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 139 (24.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 97 (16.90%) Finance
2 97 (16.90%) Manufacturing
3 71 (12.37%) Retail
4 51 (8.89%) Marketing
5 46 (8.01%) Banking
6 27 (4.70%) Telecoms
6 27 (4.70%) Law
7 18 (3.14%) Legal
8 8 (1.39%) German Language
9 6 (1.05%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.05%) French Language
9 6 (1.05%) Publishing
10 4 (0.70%) Billing
10 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Automotive
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 95 (16.55%) Architect
2 94 (16.38%) Developer
3 59 (10.28%) Analyst
4 51 (8.89%) Consultant
5 36 (6.27%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (5.75%) Service Manager
6 33 (5.75%) Transition Manager
7 28 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.36%) Delivery Manager
9 24 (4.18%) Services Delivery Manager
10 23 (4.01%) Software Developer
11 19 (3.31%) Applications Architect
12 18 (3.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.14%) Senior Architect
13 15 (2.61%) Programme Manager
13 15 (2.61%) Business Analyst
14 14 (2.44%) Senior Manager
14 14 (2.44%) Sales Consultant
14 14 (2.44%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 14 (2.44%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.67%) .NET
2 46 (8.01%) ASP.NET
3 40 (6.97%) HTML
4 39 (6.79%) Web Services
5 30 (5.23%) CSS
6 26 (4.53%) HTML5
7 19 (3.31%) jQuery
8 18 (3.14%) Java EE
8 18 (3.14%) GWT
8 18 (3.14%) CSS3
9 17 (2.96%) RESTful
10 15 (2.61%) WinForms
11 12 (2.09%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.92%) Middleware
12 11 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (1.74%) .NET Framework
14 8 (1.39%) XML
15 7 (1.22%) JDBC
15 7 (1.22%) Spring
16 6 (1.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 64 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (10.10%) Mathematics
4 25 (4.36%) Biology
5 19 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.44%) Informatics
7 9 (1.57%) LIMS
7 9 (1.57%) User Experience
8 8 (1.39%) Statistics
9 7 (1.22%) Chemistry
9 7 (1.22%) PMI
9 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.05%) FMCG
10 6 (1.05%) Clustering
11 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.87%) BBC
11 5 (0.87%) Social Media
12 4 (0.70%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.70%) Replication
13 3 (0.52%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.15%) Windows
2 28 (4.88%) Linux
3 21 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (2.61%) Windows XP
5 12 (2.09%) Windows Vista
6 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.39%) UNIX
8 6 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.05%) Android
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (26.48%) ITIL
2 103 (17.94%) Project Management
3 96 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (12.72%) Business Development
5 61 (10.63%) Service Delivery
6 59 (10.28%) Service Management
7 55 (9.58%) PRINCE2
8 49 (8.54%) Incident Management
8 49 (8.54%) Problem Management
9 48 (8.36%) Change Management
10 46 (8.01%) Analytics
11 42 (7.32%) Web Development
12 41 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 40 (6.97%) Validation
14 34 (5.92%) OO
14 34 (5.92%) Logistics
14 34 (5.92%) Change Control
15 30 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (5.05%) CRM
17 26 (4.53%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (15.16%) SQL
2 69 (12.02%) C#
3 68 (11.85%) Java
4 61 (10.63%) JavaScript
5 45 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 32 (5.57%) C
7 22 (3.83%) C++
8 15 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.09%) Python
10 9 (1.57%) Perl
10 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.39%) VB
12 6 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.05%) ABAP
12 6 (1.05%) PHP
12 6 (1.05%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.52%) Ruby
14 3 (0.52%) R
14 3 (0.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 175 (30.49%) Degree
2 84 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 83 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 34 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (4.36%) ISEB
6 20 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.14%) PhD
7 18 (3.14%) MCSE
8 16 (2.79%) Postgraduate
9 8 (1.39%) CCNA
9 8 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.39%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.22%) MCSA
11 6 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.70%) MBA
13 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.35%) PMP
13 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.14%) SLA
2 12 (2.09%) GxP
3 10 (1.74%) GAMP
4 6 (1.05%) QA
4 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.87%) COBIT
5 5 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.35%) CDISC
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 26 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.39%) vSphere
3 7 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.05%) NFS
4 6 (1.05%) Xen
5 3 (0.52%) Firmware
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (0.70%) Control-M
2 3 (0.52%) WSUS
3 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.35%) Puppet
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 142 (24.74%) Oracle
2 80 (13.94%) SAP
3 52 (9.06%) Microsoft
4 45 (7.84%) IBM
5 38 (6.62%) HP
6 21 (3.66%) Cognizant
7 20 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.96%) Google
10 15 (2.61%) WSO2
10 15 (2.61%) Siebel
11 13 (2.26%) Adobe
12 12 (2.09%) Teradata
13 11 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
13 11 (1.92%) VMware
14 9 (1.57%) NetApp
14 9 (1.57%) Citrix
15 6 (1.05%) Dell
15 6 (1.05%) Cognos
16 5 (0.87%) Business Objects
Surrey
CBS butler
Salary: £20k - £22k per annum + £2k per year bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: GBP 60K up to GBP 80K base + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive dep. on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Accenture
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT
Salary: Bonus & Corporate Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago