The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.72% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
Life Science
Leicestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 133 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 35.08% 34.02% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 123 129 132
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £20,905
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Life Science
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Leicester

Life Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree