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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 602 630 743
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +113
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 273 266 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.63% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 142 188 70
Average salary £48,050 £42,000 £37,533
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.40% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £65,000 £93,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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
41806 42101 41099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.09% 39.00% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33948 33029 33465
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +10 86 £56,000 +1.81% 15
South East -69 64 £45,000 +28.57% 5
North West +42 46 £53,750 +53.57% 2
West Midlands +38 34 £32,500 -40.90% 1
East of England +10 17 £33,250 -5.00% 8
South West - 15 £62,500 -
Yorkshire +17 7 £38,750 +28.29% 4
East Midlands +9 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 273 (47.64%) Manufacturing
2 189 (32.98%) Degree
3 158 (27.57%) ITIL
4 110 (19.20%) SQL
5 109 (19.02%) Project Management
6 104 (18.15%) Service Management
7 101 (17.63%) Business Development
8 96 (16.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 93 (16.23%) Service Delivery
10 92 (16.06%) Finance
11 86 (15.01%) .NET
12 84 (14.66%) C#
13 74 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (12.91%) Data Centre
14 70 (12.22%) PRINCE2
15 68 (11.87%) Microsoft
16 67 (11.69%) SQL Server
17 61 (10.65%) ISEB
18 60 (10.47%) Change Management
18 60 (10.47%) ITSM
19 58 (10.12%) Windows
20 57 (9.95%) ASP.NET
21 56 (9.77%) Law
21 56 (9.77%) Retail
22 55 (9.60%) Oracle
22 55 (9.60%) Transition Management
22 55 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (9.42%) JavaScript
24 49 (8.55%) Incident Management
25 46 (8.03%) Problem Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 13 (2.27%) SAS
2 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.22%) Node.js
3 7 (1.22%) Lync
4 6 (1.05%) Kentico
4 6 (1.05%) WordPress
4 6 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.05%) CMS
5 5 (0.87%) Apache
5 5 (0.87%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.52%) Documentum
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle 9iAS
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.32%) MS Office
3 8 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.22%) SPSS
5 5 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.52%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.35%) MS Project
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.05%) Primavera
4 6 (1.05%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.70%) Magento
5 4 (0.70%) assyst
6 3 (0.52%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.52%) HFM
7 2 (0.35%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.35%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.03%) SaaS
2 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.52%) Veeva
5 2 (0.35%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.19%) DNS
2 19 (3.32%) DHCP
3 18 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.97%) VoIP
5 15 (2.62%) Firewall
6 14 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 14 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.75%) Internet
8 9 (1.57%) LAN
8 9 (1.57%) Unified Communications
8 9 (1.57%) NAS
9 8 (1.40%) Wireless
9 8 (1.40%) WAN
10 6 (1.05%) HTTP
10 6 (1.05%) Intranet
11 5 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.87%) IPsec
11 5 (0.87%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.87%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 25 (4.36%) MySQL
4 19 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.75%) Big Data
8 9 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.22%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.05%) QlikView
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.87%) Mahout
11 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.70%) Selenium
3 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.70%) NUnit
3 4 (0.70%) Subversion
4 2 (0.35%) JIRA
4 2 (0.35%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.35%) JUnit
4 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.17%) MSI
5 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 273 (47.64%) Manufacturing
2 96 (16.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 92 (16.06%) Finance
4 56 (9.77%) Law
4 56 (9.77%) Retail
5 30 (5.24%) Marketing
6 29 (5.06%) Legal
7 25 (4.36%) Banking
8 12 (2.09%) Publishing
9 8 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.40%) German Language
10 7 (1.22%) Multimedia
11 6 (1.05%) French Language
11 6 (1.05%) Back Office
11 6 (1.05%) Automotive
12 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 85 (14.83%) Developer
2 79 (13.79%) Analyst
3 57 (9.95%) Transition Manager
4 42 (7.33%) Service Manager
5 39 (6.81%) Consultant
6 38 (6.63%) Delivery Manager
7 36 (6.28%) Business Analyst
8 33 (5.76%) Architect
8 33 (5.76%) Project Manager
8 33 (5.76%) Services Delivery Manager
9 23 (4.01%) .NET Developer
10 20 (3.49%) C# Developer
11 18 (3.14%) Software Developer
11 18 (3.14%) Head of Service Delivery
11 18 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (2.97%) Senior Manager
13 16 (2.79%) Support Analyst
14 14 (2.44%) Software Engineer
14 14 (2.44%) Technical Manager
15 13 (2.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (15.01%) .NET
2 57 (9.95%) ASP.NET
3 42 (7.33%) HTML
4 39 (6.81%) Web Services
5 37 (6.46%) CSS
6 29 (5.06%) HTML5
7 26 (4.54%) jQuery
8 19 (3.32%) Middleware
9 18 (3.14%) XML
10 13 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (1.92%) RESTful
11 11 (1.92%) CSS3
12 10 (1.75%) JSON
12 10 (1.75%) RSS
13 8 (1.40%) MDX
13 8 (1.40%) Java EE
14 7 (1.22%) SVG
14 7 (1.22%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.05%) OpenCV
15 6 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.91%) Data Centre
2 55 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.49%) User Experience
6 19 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.62%) Statistics
7 15 (2.62%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.09%) Pharmacovigilance
9 10 (1.75%) BBC
10 9 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.57%) Chemistry
10 9 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.40%) Biology
11 8 (1.40%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.22%) Informatics
12 7 (1.22%) Ontologies
12 7 (1.22%) Clustering
13 6 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.12%) Windows
2 30 (5.24%) Linux
3 27 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.97%) Windows 7
6 16 (2.79%) Windows XP
7 14 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 13 (2.27%) UNIX
9 9 (1.57%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.52%) Solaris
11 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (27.57%) ITIL
2 109 (19.02%) Project Management
3 104 (18.15%) Service Management
4 101 (17.63%) Business Development
5 93 (16.23%) Service Delivery
6 74 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (12.22%) PRINCE2
8 60 (10.47%) Change Management
8 60 (10.47%) ITSM
9 55 (9.60%) Transition Management
10 49 (8.55%) Incident Management
11 46 (8.03%) Problem Management
12 44 (7.68%) Analytics
13 35 (6.11%) Business Analysis
14 32 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (5.41%) Software Engineering
16 30 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (4.89%) SDLC
18 26 (4.54%) Information Management
18 26 (4.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 110 (19.20%) SQL
2 84 (14.66%) C#
3 54 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 43 (7.50%) Java
5 40 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.79%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.44%) R
8 13 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.27%) C
9 11 (1.92%) C++
9 11 (1.92%) PHP
10 7 (1.22%) Python
10 7 (1.22%) SPARQL
11 6 (1.05%) VB
11 6 (1.05%) Perl
12 5 (0.87%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.52%) ABAP
13 3 (0.52%) Prolog
14 2 (0.35%) SAPscript
14 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 189 (32.98%) Degree
2 61 (10.65%) ISEB
3 36 (6.28%) Security Cleared
4 34 (5.93%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.57%) MCSA
7 9 (1.57%) MOS
8 8 (1.40%) PMP
8 8 (1.40%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.05%) CCNP
10 4 (0.70%) APMP
11 3 (0.52%) MBA
11 3 (0.52%) OCP
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.52%) MCTS
11 3 (0.52%) MCITP
12 2 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.14%) SLA
2 11 (1.92%) GCP
3 8 (1.40%) QA
4 7 (1.22%) GAMP
5 6 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.70%) COBIT
7 3 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.35%) CDISC
8 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.05%) vSphere
4 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.70%) XenApp
4 4 (0.70%) XenServer
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.35%) Dovecot
6 2 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.70%) SCCM
1 4 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.60%) Oracle
3 37 (6.46%) SAP
4 21 (3.66%) Cognizant
5 19 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (3.32%) VMware
6 15 (2.62%) IBM
7 13 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
8 12 (2.09%) Cisco
9 11 (1.92%) Citrix
9 11 (1.92%) Symantec
10 10 (1.75%) Sony
10 10 (1.75%) Dell
11 8 (1.40%) Adobe
12 6 (1.05%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.05%) Tableau
13 5 (0.87%) hybris
13 5 (0.87%) ATG
13 5 (0.87%) Ariba
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary available - please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 to 95k
Posted: 5 days ago