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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 62 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.23% 0.75% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.53% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Median salary - £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,848
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.83%
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
185 196 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 41.67% 49.00% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 156 156 128
Median salary £43,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,837 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.59%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (75.00%) Software Asset Management
2 6 (75.00%) Software Licensing
2 6 (75.00%) Legal
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Telerik
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (75.00%) Software Asset Management
1 6 (75.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Telerik