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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.57% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
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
185 121 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 47.56% 30.63% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 152 110 186
Average salary £43,917 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) CESG
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) CISA
3 5 (45.45%) CISM
3 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Licensing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) OS/400
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) RPG
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) EDI
5 2 (18.18%) AS400
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
General
1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Information Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Software Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) AS400 Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CESG
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Licensing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) RPG
1 2 (18.18%) RPG/400
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) CISA
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM