The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 180 176 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £43,750 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
Life Science
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1058 1178 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.46% 34.35% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 815 925 717
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £61,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Life Science
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Leeds region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Leeds

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Leeds

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) Spring
6 7 (46.67%) Subversion
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (33.33%) JUnit
8 5 (33.33%) Chemistry
8 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
10 3 (20.00%) Banking
10 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (20.00%) MySQL
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) CSS3
10 3 (20.00%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (20.00%) Selenium
10 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (20.00%) HTML5
10 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Acrobat
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) XMetaL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
4 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (53.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) Java Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) GWT
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) Struts
5 2 (13.33%) Vaadin
5 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Chemistry
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Perforce
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
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