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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 559 676 715
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +39
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 320 174 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 254 115 103
Average salary £54,750 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.78% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £41,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +64.28%
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
37525 37904 39936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.98% 39.63% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30572 29904 33584
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 £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +42 141 £57,500 -11.53% 14
South East +14 69 £46,500 -7.00% 16
West Midlands - 38 £55,000 - 2
North West +16 36 £55,000 -15.38% 1
East of England +21 31 £45,000 -18.18% 9
South West -2 11 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £75,000 -
North East -8 4 £46,250 +15.62%
East Midlands +14 1 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 204 (33.77%) Degree
2 192 (31.79%) Oracle
3 187 (30.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 134 (22.19%) ITIL
5 118 (19.54%) SQL
6 101 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (16.39%) Project Management
8 97 (16.06%) Windows
9 93 (15.40%) SAP
10 92 (15.23%) Microsoft
11 87 (14.40%) Security Cleared
12 84 (13.91%) Finance
12 84 (13.91%) SC Cleared
13 79 (13.08%) Java
14 74 (12.25%) C#
14 74 (12.25%) PL/SQL
15 73 (12.09%) Computer Science
16 72 (11.92%) Retail
17 71 (11.75%) .NET
18 69 (11.42%) JavaScript
19 68 (11.26%) Mathematics
20 67 (11.09%) Service Delivery
20 67 (11.09%) Web Services
20 67 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
21 62 (10.26%) SQL Server
22 59 (9.77%) Business Development
23 58 (9.60%) Change Management
24 57 (9.44%) PRINCE2
24 57 (9.44%) Marketing
25 56 (9.27%) Biology

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (1.66%) SAS
3 10 (1.66%) JBoss
4 9 (1.49%) Mule
5 7 (1.16%) IIS
6 5 (0.83%) WordPress
7 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.50%) Node.js
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.33%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.33%) Documentum
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.17%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 41 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.31%) MS Office
3 17 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.99%) MS Project
6 2 (0.33%) InDesign
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (5.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.49%) SAP SD
3 9 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.99%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.83%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.66%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.66%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.50%) Magento
7 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.50%) assyst
8 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.97%) SaaS
2 24 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (2.15%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.30%) TCP/IP
2 25 (4.14%) DNS
3 22 (3.64%) DHCP
4 21 (3.48%) VoIP
4 21 (3.48%) iSCSI
5 15 (2.48%) NAS
5 15 (2.48%) Ethernet
6 14 (2.32%) Internet
7 11 (1.82%) DECT
7 11 (1.82%) HTTP
8 9 (1.49%) Firewall
9 6 (0.99%) VLAN
9 6 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.66%) Network Security
11 3 (0.50%) SAN
11 3 (0.50%) SMTP
11 3 (0.50%) SSL
11 3 (0.50%) VPN
12 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.61%) MySQL
3 34 (5.63%) QlikView
4 32 (5.30%) Big Data
5 25 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
5 25 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.81%) OLTP
8 13 (2.15%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
12 5 (0.83%) Text Mining
13 4 (0.66%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.66%) MS Access
13 4 (0.66%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (5.13%) Eclipse
2 28 (4.64%) Selenium
3 23 (3.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 22 (3.64%) JMeter
5 20 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.66%) Ant
7 9 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.49%) Maven
8 7 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.66%) NUnit
9 4 (0.66%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.17%) JIRA
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 187 (30.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 84 (13.91%) Finance
3 72 (11.92%) Retail
4 57 (9.44%) Marketing
5 46 (7.62%) Banking
6 44 (7.28%) Manufacturing
7 25 (4.14%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.99%) Law
8 12 (1.99%) Legal
9 7 (1.16%) German Language
10 6 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.99%) French Language
11 4 (0.66%) Billing
11 4 (0.66%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (15.23%) Developer
2 85 (14.07%) Architect
3 69 (11.42%) Analyst
4 65 (10.76%) Consultant
5 39 (6.46%) Solutions Architect
6 38 (6.29%) Service Manager
7 31 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
7 31 (5.13%) Tester
8 30 (4.97%) Services Delivery Manager
9 29 (4.80%) Project Manager
10 25 (4.14%) Programme Manager
10 25 (4.14%) Senior Architect
11 24 (3.97%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.97%) Software Tester
11 24 (3.97%) Business Analyst
12 19 (3.15%) Software Developer
13 18 (2.98%) Trainer
14 17 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (2.81%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.65%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.75%) .NET
2 67 (11.09%) Web Services
3 43 (7.12%) ASP.NET
4 40 (6.62%) HTML
5 30 (4.97%) CSS
6 26 (4.30%) J2EE
7 25 (4.14%) jQuery
8 23 (3.81%) HTML5
9 20 (3.31%) WinForms
10 19 (3.15%) GWT
11 15 (2.48%) CSS3
11 15 (2.48%) XML
12 14 (2.32%) Java EE
13 12 (1.99%) AngularJS
14 11 (1.82%) REST
14 11 (1.82%) RESTful
14 11 (1.82%) Middleware
15 10 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (1.49%) JDBC
16 9 (1.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.09%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.26%) Mathematics
3 67 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (9.27%) Biology
5 44 (7.28%) Chemistry
6 27 (4.47%) Biotechnology
7 21 (3.48%) Informatics
8 15 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.32%) Visualisation
10 13 (2.15%) FMCG
11 12 (1.99%) LIMS
12 11 (1.82%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.49%) User Experience
13 9 (1.49%) PMI
13 9 (1.49%) Physics
14 8 (1.32%) E-Learning
14 8 (1.32%) Clustering
14 8 (1.32%) Data Integration
15 7 (1.16%) Statistics
16 6 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.06%) Windows
2 51 (8.44%) Linux
3 29 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (3.48%) UNIX
6 20 (3.31%) Solaris
6 20 (3.31%) Windows XP
6 20 (3.31%) Mac OS X
7 15 (2.48%) Windows Vista
8 12 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 11 (1.82%) Android
9 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.83%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.19%) ITIL
2 101 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (16.39%) Project Management
4 67 (11.09%) Service Delivery
5 59 (9.77%) Business Development
6 58 (9.60%) Change Management
7 57 (9.44%) PRINCE2
8 56 (9.27%) Software Engineering
9 54 (8.94%) Service Management
10 51 (8.44%) Incident Management
11 50 (8.28%) Problem Management
12 47 (7.78%) Web Development
12 47 (7.78%) Validation
13 44 (7.28%) Analytics
14 40 (6.62%) Bioinformatics
15 37 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (5.96%) OO
17 33 (5.46%) SOA
18 32 (5.30%) Programme Management
18 32 (5.30%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (19.54%) SQL
2 79 (13.08%) Java
3 74 (12.25%) C#
3 74 (12.25%) PL/SQL
4 69 (11.42%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.30%) C
6 20 (3.31%) C++
7 16 (2.65%) VB
8 15 (2.48%) Python
9 14 (2.32%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.66%) VB6
12 9 (1.49%) Perl
13 8 (1.32%) PHP
14 5 (0.83%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.50%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.33%) ABAP
18 1 (0.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 204 (33.77%) Degree
2 87 (14.40%) Security Cleared
3 84 (13.91%) SC Cleared
4 52 (8.61%) PhD
5 34 (5.63%) ISEB
6 28 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (2.81%) MCSE
9 16 (2.65%) CIPD
9 16 (2.65%) Postgraduate
10 15 (2.48%) PMI Certification
11 11 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (1.49%) MCSA
12 9 (1.49%) PMP
13 8 (1.32%) CCNA
13 8 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.83%) MBA
16 4 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 4 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.45%) SLA
2 14 (2.32%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.32%) GxP
3 13 (2.15%) GAMP
4 11 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.66%) GLP
6 6 (0.99%) QA
6 6 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.33%) CDISC
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.33%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.17%) GMP
System Software
1 29 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.32%) vSphere
3 7 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.99%) Xen
4 6 (0.99%) NFS
5 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.83%) WSUS
3 4 (0.66%) Control-M
4 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 192 (31.79%) Oracle
2 93 (15.40%) SAP
3 92 (15.23%) Microsoft
4 34 (5.63%) IBM
5 29 (4.80%) HP
6 24 (3.97%) Siebel
7 23 (3.81%) Cognizant
8 17 (2.81%) Google
9 14 (2.32%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.15%) WSO2
10 13 (2.15%) VMware
11 12 (1.99%) Teradata
12 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.82%) NetApp
12 11 (1.82%) Adobe
12 11 (1.82%) Citrix
13 10 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (1.66%) Informatica
14 6 (0.99%) Cognos
15 5 (0.83%) Altiris
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £57000 - £62000 Per Annum holidays, pension and excellent be
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: very competitive + 30% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum dep on exp + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum dep on exp + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum dep on exp + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zetman
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + OTE £90k to £100k , Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Aerotek
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum £25,000 - £28,000 plus extensive ben
Posted: 3 days ago