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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 590 687 770
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +83
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 313 210 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.19% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.47% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 178 138 60
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
41407 44899 41644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.19% 40.05% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33182 35905 34095
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +60 136 £42,500 +21.42% 12
London +29 66 £55,000 +4.76% 12
West Midlands +29 43 £41,000 +42.60% 3
North West +31 32 £55,000 -24.13% 4
South West - 21 £62,500 - 1
East of England -7 7 £32,500 -38.09% 4
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 220 (37.87%) Manufacturing
2 182 (31.33%) Degree
3 177 (30.46%) ITIL
4 120 (20.65%) Project Management
5 117 (20.14%) SQL
6 104 (17.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 99 (17.04%) .NET
8 96 (16.52%) Finance
9 92 (15.83%) C#
10 90 (15.49%) Service Management
11 87 (14.97%) Business Development
12 81 (13.94%) SQL Server
13 76 (13.08%) Service Delivery
14 75 (12.91%) Oracle
15 71 (12.22%) PRINCE2
16 70 (12.05%) ASP.NET
16 70 (12.05%) Microsoft
17 60 (10.33%) Data Centre
18 59 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
18 59 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (9.81%) ITSM
19 57 (9.81%) Windows
20 54 (9.29%) ISEB
20 54 (9.29%) Law
21 52 (8.95%) Transition Management
22 51 (8.78%) JavaScript
23 50 (8.61%) Change Management
23 50 (8.61%) SaaS
24 49 (8.43%) SAP
24 49 (8.43%) Retail

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (2.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.72%) JBoss
2 10 (1.72%) Mule
2 10 (1.72%) Mule ESB
3 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.20%) Lync
4 7 (1.20%) SAS
5 6 (1.03%) CMS
5 6 (1.03%) WordPress
5 6 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.03%) Kentico
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.34%) Node.js
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 38 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.02%) MS Office
3 9 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.52%) MS Project
6 3 (0.52%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.34%) InDesign
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.20%) assyst
4 6 (1.03%) SAP SD
4 6 (1.03%) Primavera
5 5 (0.86%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.52%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.52%) HFM
7 3 (0.52%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.61%) SaaS
2 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.03%) Office 365
4 3 (0.52%) Veeva
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.61%) DHCP
1 21 (3.61%) DNS
2 18 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.10%) VoIP
3 17 (2.93%) Internet
4 14 (2.41%) iSCSI
5 11 (1.89%) Firewall
5 11 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 9 (1.55%) Network Security
6 9 (1.55%) NAS
7 8 (1.38%) DECT
8 7 (1.20%) LAN
9 6 (1.03%) WAN
9 6 (1.03%) HTTP
9 6 (1.03%) Intranet
10 5 (0.86%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.52%) Wireless
11 3 (0.52%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.71%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.96%) MySQL
4 17 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.58%) Big Data
6 15 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.24%) QlikView
8 12 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.52%) Hyperion Smart View
14 3 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.03%) NUnit
3 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
General
1 220 (37.87%) Manufacturing
2 104 (17.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 96 (16.52%) Finance
4 54 (9.29%) Law
5 49 (8.43%) Retail
6 40 (6.88%) Marketing
7 28 (4.82%) Legal
8 26 (4.48%) Banking
9 16 (2.75%) Publishing
10 13 (2.24%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.55%) German Language
12 8 (1.38%) French Language
13 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 6 (1.03%) Automotive
14 6 (1.03%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.52%) Advertising
16 2 (0.34%) Back Office
16 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 95 (16.35%) Developer
2 78 (13.43%) Analyst
3 62 (10.67%) Architect
4 55 (9.47%) Transition Manager
5 37 (6.37%) Service Manager
6 33 (5.68%) Consultant
7 32 (5.51%) Project Manager
8 31 (5.34%) Business Analyst
9 30 (5.16%) Delivery Manager
10 25 (4.30%) Services Delivery Manager
11 23 (3.96%) .NET Developer
12 22 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.61%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.27%) C# Developer
15 17 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (2.75%) Technical Manager
17 14 (2.41%) Team Leader
17 14 (2.41%) Software Engineer
17 14 (2.41%) Service Architect
18 13 (2.24%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (17.04%) .NET
2 70 (12.05%) ASP.NET
3 48 (8.26%) Web Services
4 41 (7.06%) HTML
5 33 (5.68%) CSS
6 28 (4.82%) jQuery
7 26 (4.48%) HTML5
8 15 (2.58%) XML
8 15 (2.58%) RSS
8 15 (2.58%) Middleware
9 13 (2.24%) RESTful
10 12 (2.07%) CSS3
11 10 (1.72%) Java EE
11 10 (1.72%) JSON
11 10 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (1.55%) WinForms
12 9 (1.55%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.20%) Ajax
13 7 (1.20%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 59 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (4.48%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.75%) User Experience
7 15 (2.58%) BBC
8 13 (2.24%) Biology
9 12 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.72%) Statistics
11 8 (1.38%) Clustering
11 8 (1.38%) Pharmacovigilance
11 8 (1.38%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.20%) FMCG
13 6 (1.03%) Biotechnology
13 6 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.03%) Chemistry
14 5 (0.86%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.86%) SCADA
15 4 (0.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.81%) Windows
2 29 (4.99%) Linux
3 24 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.55%) UNIX
8 9 (1.55%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.34%) Debian
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (30.46%) ITIL
2 120 (20.65%) Project Management
3 90 (15.49%) Service Management
4 87 (14.97%) Business Development
5 76 (13.08%) Service Delivery
6 71 (12.22%) PRINCE2
7 59 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (9.81%) ITSM
9 52 (8.95%) Transition Management
10 50 (8.61%) Change Management
11 47 (8.09%) Incident Management
11 47 (8.09%) Problem Management
12 37 (6.37%) Business Analysis
12 37 (6.37%) SDLC
13 35 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 33 (5.68%) Validation
15 32 (5.51%) Analytics
16 29 (4.99%) CRM
17 28 (4.82%) ERP
18 27 (4.65%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 117 (20.14%) SQL
2 92 (15.83%) C#
3 51 (8.78%) JavaScript
4 48 (8.26%) T-SQL
5 34 (5.85%) Java
6 20 (3.44%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.41%) C++
7 14 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.24%) C
9 8 (1.38%) VB
9 8 (1.38%) Python
10 7 (1.20%) PHP
11 6 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.03%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.86%) R
12 5 (0.86%) ABAP
13 4 (0.69%) Ruby
14 3 (0.52%) Prolog
14 3 (0.52%) SAPscript
14 3 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 182 (31.33%) Degree
2 54 (9.29%) ISEB
3 46 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 44 (7.57%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.38%) MCSA
8 7 (1.20%) MCSE
8 7 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.03%) PhD
10 5 (0.86%) MBA
10 5 (0.86%) MOS
11 4 (0.69%) CCNA
11 4 (0.69%) APMP
12 3 (0.52%) PMP
12 3 (0.52%) CCNP
12 3 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.65%) SLA
2 11 (1.89%) QA
2 11 (1.89%) GCP
3 8 (1.38%) GAMP
3 8 (1.38%) COBIT
4 6 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.52%) CDISC
5 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) vSphere
4 4 (0.69%) XenApp
4 4 (0.69%) XenServer
4 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.52%) NFS
5 3 (0.52%) Xen
5 3 (0.52%) Firmware
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.34%) Postfix
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) SCCM
1 4 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 75 (12.91%) Oracle
2 70 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 49 (8.43%) SAP
4 29 (4.99%) IBM
5 23 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (3.10%) Cognizant
7 17 (2.93%) HP
8 15 (2.58%) Dell
8 15 (2.58%) Sony
9 14 (2.41%) VMware
10 13 (2.24%) Siebel
11 11 (1.89%) Citrix
12 10 (1.72%) Adobe
12 10 (1.72%) WSO2
12 10 (1.72%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (1.38%) Symantec
15 7 (1.20%) Remedy
15 7 (1.20%) Cisco
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 7 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 7 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 7 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aerotek
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
CK Group
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago