The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +64.28%
Life Science
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
223 339 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 31.10% 41.29% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 198 288 265
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Life Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared