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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 591 689 748
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +59
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 312 199 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 225 112 103
Average salary £47,500 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
40403 40867 42940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.83% 39.54% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32798 33066 36272
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 +17 114 £57,500 -11.53% 13
South East +68 101 £45,000 - 7
North West +10 27 £42,500 -38.18% 1
West Midlands - 27 £55,000 -
East of England -4 21 £45,000 +28.57% 7
South West - 8 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 8 £39,862 - 2
East Midlands +14 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 211 (37.61%) Oracle
2 203 (36.19%) Degree
3 196 (34.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 134 (23.89%) SQL
5 111 (19.79%) Microsoft
6 106 (18.89%) Windows
7 104 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (17.83%) Chemistry
9 98 (17.47%) Biology
10 95 (16.93%) ITIL
11 92 (16.40%) Mathematics
12 91 (16.22%) PL/SQL
13 90 (16.04%) Java
14 89 (15.86%) Project Management
15 76 (13.55%) Web Services
16 69 (12.30%) MySQL
16 69 (12.30%) SAP
16 69 (12.30%) C#
16 69 (12.30%) PhD
16 69 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
17 68 (12.12%) MS Excel
17 68 (12.12%) JavaScript
18 67 (11.94%) Finance
18 67 (11.94%) Marketing
19 66 (11.76%) Software Engineering
20 65 (11.59%) Computer Science
20 65 (11.59%) SQL Server
21 62 (11.05%) Security Cleared
22 59 (10.52%) SC Cleared
23 58 (10.34%) Linux

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 17 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.43%) IIS
5 7 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.71%) WordPress
6 4 (0.71%) JBoss
6 4 (0.71%) Documentum
6 4 (0.71%) SAS
7 3 (0.53%) Mule
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.53%) Node.js
8 2 (0.36%) Drupal
8 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.18%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
Applications
1 68 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (3.21%) MS Project
4 16 (2.85%) MS Office
5 7 (1.25%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.36%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.89%) SAP MDM
5 4 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.53%) Tridion
6 3 (0.53%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.53%) Magento
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.36%) assyst
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.18%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.63%) SaaS
2 20 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.21%) DNS
2 18 (3.21%) VoIP
3 14 (2.50%) DHCP
4 13 (2.32%) Ethernet
5 12 (2.14%) iSCSI
6 11 (1.96%) NAS
7 9 (1.60%) HTTP
7 9 (1.60%) Internet
7 9 (1.60%) Firewall
8 6 (1.07%) DECT
9 5 (0.89%) VPN
10 4 (0.71%) SMTP
10 4 (0.71%) Network Security
11 3 (0.53%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.36%) InfiniBand
12 2 (0.36%) VLAN
12 2 (0.36%) SAN
13 1 (0.18%) Intranet
13 1 (0.18%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.30%) MySQL
2 65 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 34 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.99%) Big Data
5 21 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (3.74%) QlikView
6 16 (2.85%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.14%) OLTP
9 7 (1.25%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.89%) Text Mining
10 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (0.71%) Xcelsius
11 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (9.45%) Selenium
2 38 (6.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (6.42%) JMeter
4 30 (5.35%) Eclipse
5 28 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (3.21%) Ant
7 8 (1.43%) JIRA
8 7 (1.25%) Maven
8 7 (1.25%) Toad
8 7 (1.25%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.53%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.36%) NUnit
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 196 (34.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 67 (11.94%) Finance
2 67 (11.94%) Marketing
3 56 (9.98%) Retail
4 40 (7.13%) Manufacturing
5 39 (6.95%) Banking
6 15 (2.67%) Legal
7 14 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.07%) Law
9 4 (0.71%) Local Government
9 4 (0.71%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (15.86%) Developer
2 71 (12.66%) Analyst
3 67 (11.94%) Consultant
4 63 (11.23%) Tester
5 53 (9.45%) Architect
6 47 (8.38%) Software Tester
7 39 (6.95%) Project Manager
8 35 (6.24%) Business Analyst
9 34 (6.06%) Trainer
10 33 (5.88%) Senior Tester
11 30 (5.35%) Training Consultant
12 24 (4.28%) Service Manager
13 23 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.74%) Senior Software Tester
15 20 (3.57%) Senior Architect
15 20 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
16 19 (3.39%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 19 (3.39%) Programme Manager
16 19 (3.39%) Java Developer
16 19 (3.39%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (13.55%) Web Services
2 54 (9.63%) .NET
3 47 (8.38%) HTML
4 40 (7.13%) J2EE
5 30 (5.35%) CSS
6 29 (5.17%) GWT
7 23 (4.10%) XML
8 22 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 21 (3.74%) jQuery
10 17 (3.03%) REST
11 14 (2.50%) HTML5
12 13 (2.32%) JSON
12 13 (2.32%) WinForms
13 8 (1.43%) Spring
13 8 (1.43%) Ajax
13 8 (1.43%) CSS3
13 8 (1.43%) Ext JS
14 7 (1.25%) Middleware
14 7 (1.25%) JDBC
14 7 (1.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.83%) Chemistry
2 98 (17.47%) Biology
3 92 (16.40%) Mathematics
4 69 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (11.59%) Computer Science
6 44 (7.84%) Biotechnology
7 23 (4.10%) Informatics
7 23 (4.10%) Visualisation
8 22 (3.92%) Statistics
9 20 (3.57%) Management Information System
10 18 (3.21%) Physics
11 13 (2.32%) E-Learning
11 13 (2.32%) FMCG
11 13 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (2.14%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.96%) PMI
14 10 (1.78%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.43%) User Experience
15 8 (1.43%) LIMS
15 8 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.89%) Windows
2 58 (10.34%) Linux
3 29 (5.17%) UNIX
4 28 (4.99%) Mac OS X
4 28 (4.99%) Solaris
5 19 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.85%) Windows XP
7 13 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.96%) Windows Vista
8 11 (1.96%) Android
9 10 (1.78%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.60%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.89%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.89%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (16.93%) ITIL
3 89 (15.86%) Project Management
4 66 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 57 (10.16%) Business Development
6 54 (9.63%) PRINCE2
7 51 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 50 (8.91%) Bioinformatics
9 47 (8.38%) Validation
10 44 (7.84%) Analytics
11 43 (7.66%) Change Management
12 41 (7.31%) Manual Testing
13 39 (6.95%) Web Development
14 38 (6.77%) Test Scripting
14 38 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (6.42%) Incident Management
16 32 (5.70%) Service Management
17 30 (5.35%) Problem Management
18 28 (4.99%) Information Management
19 27 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 134 (23.89%) SQL
2 91 (16.22%) PL/SQL
3 90 (16.04%) Java
4 69 (12.30%) C#
5 68 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 30 (5.35%) C++
7 26 (4.63%) C
8 22 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 19 (3.39%) VB
10 15 (2.67%) VB6
11 12 (2.14%) Python
12 9 (1.60%) Perl
13 7 (1.25%) PHP
14 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.89%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.53%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.53%) Ruby
17 1 (0.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 203 (36.19%) Degree
2 69 (12.30%) PhD
3 62 (11.05%) Security Cleared
4 59 (10.52%) SC Cleared
5 56 (9.98%) ISEB
6 38 (6.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (5.35%) CIPD
8 22 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (3.92%) Postgraduate
9 16 (2.85%) PMI Certification
10 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.60%) PMP
12 7 (1.25%) MCSE
13 6 (1.07%) CBAP
14 5 (0.89%) MCSA
14 5 (0.89%) MBA
15 4 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 4 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.53%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.60%) SLA
2 23 (4.10%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.50%) GLP
3 14 (2.50%) QA
4 12 (2.14%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.96%) GxP
6 10 (1.78%) GAMP
7 8 (1.43%) GCP
8 5 (0.89%) GMP
9 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.53%) Dublin Core
10 3 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.18%) COBIT
12 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
3 1 (0.18%) Xen
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.89%) Puppet
2 5 (0.89%) WSUS
3 3 (0.53%) Control-M
3 3 (0.53%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.36%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 211 (37.61%) Oracle
2 111 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 69 (12.30%) SAP
4 29 (5.17%) IBM
5 25 (4.46%) HP
6 23 (4.10%) Siebel
7 22 (3.92%) Cognizant
8 20 (3.57%) Google
9 11 (1.96%) Informatica
10 10 (1.78%) Adobe
11 9 (1.60%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.43%) NetApp
12 8 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.25%) VMware
13 7 (1.25%) WSO2
14 6 (1.07%) Citrix
14 6 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (0.89%) Hyperion
15 5 (0.89%) Teradata
15 5 (0.89%) Altiris
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Prospects
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £95000 - £115000 per annum + bonus+ car+ bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £52000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logix Resourcing (Permanent)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £9000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Salary: Package available
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Babraham Institute
Salary: From £22,327 to £25,256 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RecWorks Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Required IT
Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Amersham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago